K11 Art Mall in Shanghai
As New York looks to contemporary China - the focus of this year's Armory Show - China's looking to early 20th century Paris. Mainland China is about to see its first large-scale exhibition of works by Claude Monet. And they’ll find it… in a mall.
The Chinese art foundation K11 announced they’ll be bringing some 40 original Monet paintings to the Shanghai K11 Art Mall in early March to be exhibited among its luxury stores such as Burberry and Va... [more]
The sixth volume of ArtSlant’s Collector’s Catalogue is coming out next month!
Our Collector's Catalogue series bridges the gap between collectors and artists by focusing on the industry of art.
The sixth edition of this popular series will bring collectors and artists even closer by taking on the subject of modern-day patronage. What does patronage look like in the modern world? What sort of relationships do contemporary artists have to their patrons today? We’ll... [more]
We assume that when a book is sold, the author gets paid. When a song is played, the musician gets paid. But when a work of art is sold, often the artist gets...well, nothing.
In an art economy becoming ever more characterized by quick turn-arounds and massive art speculation, it isn't the artists who profit when the price tags on their works go up. Those profits go to the dealers, the auction houses, and the galleries. The artists that created the works: they can't claim a dime of what they s... [more]
In Deep Sleep, Srinivasa Prasad journeys back to the memories of childhood and the subconscious to create work that is playful, engaging and interactive. Employing discarded, found, retired, reused and readymade objects Prasad creates works across the media of sculpture and installation, video and photography. Continuing his exploration of ritual, Prasad infuses his work with elements of performance. The eponymous work in the show is a black tent constructed of mosquito nets, hung from the ceilin... [more]
This year ArtSlant’s Armory Arts Week coverage gets even bigger as the opening of the Whitney Biennial joins an already packed art calendar. Our Special Edition coverage starts this week with our comprehensive fair guide and a special look at the Armory Show's focus on China and the commissioned artist Xu Zhen.
Next week keep your eye out for our coverage of the other fairs, as well as our critics' take on the 2014 Whitney Biennial!
*ArtSlant's Special Editions c... [more]
Round 1 of the ArtSlant Prize is coming to a close this Thursday, the 27th. Be sure to enter now to be part of the first round showcase. See below for the jurors that will be selecting our juried winners for this round.
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We are very pleased to announce the Round 1 Jurors for the ArtSlant Prize 2014!
Jeremy E. SteinkeGuggenhe... [more]
Jessica Bradley Gallery is pleased to present Brussels-based Canadian artist Zin Taylor’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery.Since 2012, Taylor’s ongoing body of work, The Story of Stripes and Dots, has been exhibited internationally. Spanning sculpture, painting, drawing, collage, video and sound, Taylor’s storytelling begins with formal hallmarks of abstraction, the stripe and the dot. With an expansive and philosophical approach to art making, Taylor employs familiar... [more]
‘In saying yes, Andy Warhol agreed with social and economic reality. Warhol is the artist of agreement. To agree in this sense, though, is to confront oneself with reality as it is. To agree is the precondition for either accepting or refusing something; only by agreeing can one change it. Andy Warhol was courageous. He cooperated with reality in order to change it. He showed me that reality cannot be changed unless you agree with it.' (Thomas Hirschhorn) Sprovieri is delighted to present... [more]
An Out Of Sight (But Not Out Of Mind) Conversation Between Olivier Millagou and Gabriela Jauregui.
Gabriela Jauregui: First off, could you tell me more about exhibition title? There is a nice play on words: Out Of Sight can mean that which is, literally, hidden from sight—in this case the darker side of the sunny Beach Boys legacy, and the darkness of the gallery space itself—and it can also mean out of sight as in something amazing, surprising, unbelievable, which can be ‘... [more]
Pussy Riot's Riot
Following a tumultuous week of performances protesting the Olympics in Sochi, Russian punk band Pussy Riot released a music video criticizing Vladimir Putin and the Sochi Winter Games. Titled “Putin will teach you how to love the motherland” (above), the video includes footage of the band being beaten with horsewhips while trying to stage a performance in front of an Olympic sign. In their lyrics, the female activist group criticizes Putin for using the Olympics... [more]
Corcoran College of Art + Design and its Gallery of Art, once boasting a commitment to its three “C’s” – collection, college, community – will soon have none.
The prestigious Washington D.C. institution announced yesterday night that its college, buildings, and expansive, world-renowned collection will be divvied up between the National Gallery and George Washington University as Corcoran collapses under financial distress.
In an official statement, Corcoran l... [more]