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Renee Baker as Guest- Artist in Residency -2016  
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6/14/16 Posted 6/14/16

Photo Credits: Christopher Andrews sponsored by the Aurora Public Art Commission, curated by Lew Achenbach and Rena Church. Renee Baker as Guest- Artist in Residency -2016 The Phantom Gallery Chicago Network is proud to announce Renee Baker as guest- artist in residency. Her residency will take place between June 1st– December 31, 2016. She will be working directly with Phantom Gallery Chicago’s chief curator Alpha Bruton, and Alan Emerson Hicks. The Phantom Gallery Chicago will provide AIR with technic... [more]

My Favorite Artworks at Palazzo della Ragione, Padova (Padua), Italy  
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6/6/16 Posted 7/4/16

The gracefully proportioned Palazzo della Ragione in Padova (Padua), Italy, was a unique building, which was not only enormous in dimensions, but functions uniquely as a market place in its lower level, and a civic center on the top tier. The most outlandish thing, and my favorite, was a huge wooden horse, basked in blue light (or was it painted blue?). According to Padovaincoming.it, "the big wooden horse kept in Palazzo della Ragione was ordered by Annibale Capodilista in 1466: it was one of the big machines - and the only one that has survived... [more]

Three Shows on Deconstructing Main Street, Blackness, and the American Landscape   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Rodney McMillian at Studio Museum in Harlem March 24th - June 26th
Posted 6/6/16

Upon entering Rodney McMillian: Views from Main Street at the Studio Museum in Harlem, brisk piano notes float out over the exhibition space followed by an almost euphoric serenade by Erykah Badu. Her voice is emanating from a video near the entrance of the gallery where a T-Rex puppet bops around a stage singing along, mouthing out every trill with his toothy jaw gaping open and shut. On the puppet-sized podium hangs a banner reading “The Neshoba County Fair Assc.—Giant House Party... [more]

GM Arts Prize - Award Commision Winner  
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5/28/16 Posted 5/28/16

New Annual Emerging Contemporary Visual Arts Prize 2016 Artist - Leigh Humby The awards are created using three elements which consist of a ball an outer vertical structure and lower horizontal supports. The Ball The ball structure embraces the ten local authorities. The ball is created with ten flat discs each representing the local boroughs of Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Manchester, Trafford, Tameside and Wigan. Each disk is printed with its own design. The design is based on a select... [more]

The Shipwreck and the Beehive: A Sculpture Park Claims a Space for Itself, and Others   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Abigail DeVille, Brendan Fernandes, Cary Leibowitz, Jonathan Odom, Jessica Segall, Casey Tang, ARTPORT_making waves, Meg Webster, Hank Willis Thomas at Socrates Sculpture Park May 8th - August 28th
Posted 5/13/16

In the coming days, Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign off on (by not vetoing) a Uniform Land Use Review Proposal that will officially add Socrates Sculpture Park to the city park system and literally “put it on the map.” On this plein air exhibition space’s 30th anniversary, a more fitting symbol of acceptance could hardly be more encouraging. For a place that has shifted from ferry slip, city landfill, illegal landfill, and finally appropriated into a sculpture park, transitio... [more]

"Under the Sea" by Poramit Thantapalit won 2nd prize at BWAC Recycle Show 2016  
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5/8/16 Posted 5/12/16

Under the Sea, recycle plastic bottle wall installation by Poramit Thantapalit 2nd Place Winner - SIMS Municipal Prize Most Innovative Use of Material at BWAC Recycle Juried Show 2016 On view May 7 - June 12, 2016 • 1-6 pm weekends only bwac.org [more]

"Under the Sea" Traveling inside the sculpture video  
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5/5/16 Posted 5/12/16

Under the Sea, Traveling inside the sculpture from Pixibition by Poramit on Vimeo. Tile: Net-Work #2, Under the SeaArtist: Poramit ThantapalitMedium: Cut plastic bottle sculpture, recycled sculpture, wall installationSize: 92”x46”x24”Year: 2016 View more photos [more]

Nathan Mabry Makes Art in a Post-Modernist Modernist World  
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Nathan Mabry at Cherry and Martin 4/25/16 Posted 4/25/16

Nathan Mabry’s exhibition gripgrabstacksqueeze, at Cherry and Martin, opens with a black, partially abstract, figurative sculpture suggestive of indigenous art placed on an oil drum. The upper half of this totemic form seems to have emerged from the drum, its dark and glutinous texture reminiscent of tar. With this opening work, Mabry succinctly kicks off the show with a meditation on the fetishism of early western cultures and their artifacts, as well as the loss of these cultures as a re... [more]

Nathan Mabry: Postmodernist Sculpture for a Modernist's World   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Nathan Mabry at Cherry and Martin April 2nd - May 14th
Posted 4/25/16

Nathan Mabry’s exhibition gripgrabstacksqueeze, at Cherry and Martin, opens with a black, partially abstract, figurative sculpture suggestive of indigenous art placed on an oil drum. The upper half of this totemic form seems to have emerged from the drum, its dark and glutinous texture reminiscent of tar. With this opening work, Mabry succinctly kicks off the show with a meditation on the fetishism of early peoples and their artifacts, as well as the loss of these cultures as a result of m... [more]

Artist’s gloves  
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4/24/16 Posted 4/24/16

Work represents taking prints from the hand of the artist, creating a unique usable object (gloves, made of latex). The subject indicates the question of mass production in the world in general, and the mass production of art, and therefore raises another issue of authenticity of the product itself. Taking direct prints from artists skin, leads us to giving and taking personal identity, which is also used in translating to massive identity, and therefore it raises another question of consuming pe... [more]

OPEN CALL - BA CONTEMPORARY 2016 Vienna  
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4/10/16 Posted 4/10/16

OPEN CALL for Artists Deadline May 15, 2016 BA CONTEMPORARY 2016 Vienna Vienna, September 26 – October 9, 2016 Please, don’t miss the date and check for more information the announcement. https://biennaleaustria.wordpress.com/open-call/ Thanks for your attention, Best regards BIENNALE AUSTRIA Association office@biennaleaustria.org [more]

THE FUTURE OF ART: Fabiola Jean-Louis Rewrites History  
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4/9/16 Posted 4/9/16

Recently exhibited at Harlem School of the Arts' freshly renovated Gallery Space, Fabiola Jean-Louis' Rewriting History is an interdisciplinary series that serves up a ride through antiquity and imagination. Modern period dresses, fashioned almost entirely from paper, become actors in a photographic essay that challenges notions of reality, time and space. Visual, sculptural and performative at once, the artist creates a world that embodies an alternate past where people of color might have live... [more]

What Does an Interesting Theory Look Like?   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Adriana Lara at Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler February 27th - April 9th
Posted 4/7/16

Interesting. The word says a lot and nothing at all. We often leverage it to describe people, projects, and ideas that we don’t quite know what to make of yet—or notions too complicated to be quickly defined. Used and abused, the word teeters on the brink of vacuity. Defining something as interesting insists on a radical subjectivity, the spark of a personal constellation of references and affinities. Yet it equally connotes the superficial bundle of affects often tendered in digital exc... [more]

GRAFT, ArtSlant Prize winner Edra Soto's exhibit opens today at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, NYC  
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4/1/16 Posted 4/1/16

Curated by Albert Stabler, GRAFT is an installation work by ArtSlant Prize 2014 winner, Edra Soto, opening this Friday, April 1st from 6 - 8 pm at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space. The exhibition will be on view until May 1st, 2016. Galley Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 12-6 pm. Located inside Essex Street Market, New York. Image: Edra Soto, Photo Documentation (Cement Bus Stop, San Juan, Puerto Rico), 2016. Photo courtesy of the artist. Born in Puerto Rico and residing for decades in Chicago,... [more]

When I Am Working I am Exploring  
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3/30/16 Posted 3/30/16

Dorothy L Merk When I am working, I am not worrying about what other people think and feel, I am exploring my most mundane feelings. The purpose of my work is to take the ordinary and transform it into a universal feeling or expression. My work is applicable to all people because it transcends our basic existence and expresses a real humanness and spirituality. The result is the truth and the beauty of truth that is universal. [more]

I Love  
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3/30/16 Posted 3/30/16

Dorothy L Merk I love the beauty of the exquisite line, elegant composition, the artist touch and the rapture of the stroke of the pen or brush. It is the love that inspires me to become excited by a strong emotion and to try to move through it to this place of the universal understanding and freedom I bring to the viewer. [more]


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