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20150322162836-plat_6 private & confidential  
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Mark Stammers at AE Contemporary Art Gallery > London
June 27th - July 18th
Posted 8/9/15

Just to introduce this a little further: check this video: https://vimeo.com/135701191 [more]

ArtSlant Prize | Round 4 Juried Winners Announced!  
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8/4/15 Posted 8/4/15

$20,000 in Cash and Exhibition Awards We're excited to announce our Round 4 juried winners! Congratulations! This round's selections courtesy of Phillip March Jones of Insititute 193, New York, and Andy of Ashes/Ashes Gallery, Los Angeles. Thank you to our jurors and all of the Winners from Round 4! Round 5 opens on Friday, August 7th. Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize Round 4 Juried Winners: ABSTRACT Artist: Ben Rosecrans Ti... [more]

20150801165116-to-front-2-w YOU PEOPLE  
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The Fairman Family at ARTHOUSE1 > London
August 1st - August 28th
Posted 8/2/15

First there was the Boyle Family and now it's the Fairman Family but with a twist. The Boyles collaborated, the Fairmans worked independently and only brought the work together as part of the curating process. Bold? Foolhardy? Well, it works! "You People" is a celebration of the variety of creative talents across three generations of the family - Sheila Fairman and her chidren, Sean, Rebecca, Jonathan and Robert and grandchildren, Jackson and Georgia. The show revolves around the installation... [more]

20150415223410-sbma_1953 Beautiful Experiments  
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László Moholy-Nagy at Santa Barbara Museum of Art > Los Angeles
July 5th - September 27th
Posted 8/2/15

The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come puts forth a unique take on Moholy-Nagy's painted work with the incorporation of two interventionist pieces by other creators and a smattering of his own theatrical and photographic works. Due to the technology-based works’ expense and inherent complications, Moholy-Nagy reinvestigated painting as a medium to explore light and optics, while still drawing inspiration from these periodic experiments with other media. Perhaps somewhat mi... [more]

Art or Not?  
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7/31/15 Posted 7/31/15

Art or Not? Summer is properly upon us: the art world populus has migrated from urban cultural epicentres to scattered exotic outposts—but this time, the art is following them. Hoping to posit itself as one of those is Marbella, freshly added to the fair circuit, with its inaugural edition of Art Marbella. Will it change the attitudes of the cultural elite towards this coastal luxury hotspot, currently known as a magnet for Brits with bad taste? We've been on the prowl to see what's on off... [more]

ArtSlant at Art Marbella  
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7/28/15 Posted 7/28/15

Brett Day Windham - Art Marbella ArtSlant is pleased to present Brett Day Windham at Art Marbella, a new fair in the Costa del Sol of Southern Spain. We will be exhibiting the works she completed during her time at the Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency as well as a selection of her collage work. You can find us at booth A-03 at the Palacio de Congresos, Marbella, Spain. Art Marbella runs July 30th - August 3rd. BRETT DAY WINDHAM | www.brettdaywindham.com Bio: ... [more]

Art or Not?  
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7/24/15 Posted 7/24/15

Art or Not? You thought you had the art world sussed, but every once in a while it chucks you a curve ball. In short, sometimes art can seem like a joke. What if we strip away the nonsense jargon—is the artwork still an artwork? What if we attribute those words to a different image—does that make it more legit? Every week, we ask our readers to play a game of guess who, and enjoy moment of irreverance in an oh-so-serious art world... This week: which pile of goo was made by an art... [more]

20150702184721-able_fine_art_ny_gallery_jeon_nak__nexus-2_103x103cm-3d_lenticular_2015 Jeon Nak - Nexus at Able Fine Art NY - An interplay of surface and depth  
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Jeon Nak at Able Fine Art NY Gallery > New York
July 9th - September 15th
Posted 7/21/15

This summer, visitors to Able Fine Art NY Gallery have a chance to explore the artistic possibilities of new advances in lenticular printing joined with a unique creative vision as Jeon Nak's large scale (41 x 41 in., 103 x 103 cm.) 3D prints are being shown in New York for the very first time. For Nexus, Jeon Nak has created a series of imges that draw the eye into an astonishing three dimensional space. His images contain a symphony of line and color backed with a tremendous illusion of space... [more]

Art or Not?  
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7/17/15 Posted 7/17/15

Art or Not? "An intellect says a simple thing in a hard way, an artist says a hard thing in a simple way"—Bukowski once quipped. On our weekly meanderings through galleries and press releases, we seem to find that the art world is full of both. Each week, we select some of our findings and ask you to have some fun figuring out with us just what is art, what is artifice, and what is just bottles of cleaning product. This week: One of the images described below is a genuine piece and text by... [more]

20150619183853-strip-banner Comicon North by Vanguard Culture/Rebecca Romani  
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Gary Aagaard, Lauren Berley, Thayer Bray, Maclovio Cantu IV, Brittany Ellis, eric garcia, Wes Hardesty, Khryztof, Michael Koerner, Alberto Lopez, Kathleen McLaughlin, Chris Smith, Richard Smolinksi, Sallie Whistler Marcucci at The Studio Door > Worldwide San Diego
July 3rd - July 26th
Posted 7/16/15

Comicon North Article by Rebecca Romani It’s late on a Friday and the Studio Door Gallery on 30th is still going strong for the opening of its national Comicon-inspired show, “Strip: Caricature, Satire and the Funnies.” The caricature artist is working on a couple who looks thrilled to be getting mildly caricaturized and someone is busily adding lines to the communal canvas off in the corner. She is concentrating so hard she barely notices people looking over her shoulder. ... [more]

20150627182152-4matthew MUSEE MAGAZINE  
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Matthew Arnold, Bill Durgin, Ima Mfon, JOHANNA WARWICK, Kimberly Witham at KLOMPCHING GALLERY > New York
July 8th - August 1st
Posted 7/26/15

FRESH 2015 ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW AT KLOMPCHING GALLERY Klompching Gallery presented FRESH 2015, the gallery’s annual summer exhibition on July 8,2015. FRESH 2015 is co-curated by Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching, from an international open call for submissions. Five new voices are presented, each presenting distinct bodies of work, but united in bringing the subject of the photograph(y) itself into scrutiny through their different methodologies of merging subject and image construction. READ MORE ... [more]

Did Starbucks Really Rip Off Maya Hayuk's Artwork?  
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7/13/15 Posted 7/13/15

Image via Starbucks Every artist worth their salt has their own distinctive aesthetic, and that proves especially important for graffiti and street art, where artists compete directly in the public space, not only to catch the eye of the passerby but to build an instantly recognizable identity within their community. Graffiti, after all, is all about whose tag is "up" the most in a territory. Brooklyn-based Maya Hayuk works both in the streets and the studio and her aesthetic is ubiquitous. With its pop ne... [more]

20150713144936-being_man_2 Being Man: An Indexical History  
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Rameshwar Broota at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art > India
October 14th, 2014 - March 1st
Posted 7/13/15

Published in Art India Magazine http://artindiamag.com/quarter_06_01_15/BEING_MAN.html Sourav Roy responds to Rameshwar Broota’s multi-generic journey over the last fifty years. Rameshwar Broota. Metamorphosis VI. Oil on canvas. 1986. Images courtesy Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Delhi. Contemporary art discourse constantly refers to the male gaze as it stays trained on a female body: longing, projecting, mapping, invading. But when the male gaze turns inwards, towards its host male body, not... [more]

ArtSlant Editons Issue 5: Conscience  
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7/9/15 Posted 7/9/15

Are You Living The Life You Always Wanted? Do you fall asleep fulfilled with everything you've done? Are you making meaningful friendships? Spending time on your family? Giving everyday your all? If you are, good for you. Keep being you. If you, like many Americans, are poor, bored and overworked, it's time you stop living like you're dying. You may have thought of filing for bankruptcy, moving away, changing names, dealing drugs, cheating taxes... You may have even fantasiz... [more]

20150705183604-the_omega__at_last_my_thoughts_lay_silent__oil_on_board_-_30x30x30_cm Review of Omega 3d by Lisa Mikulski  
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at The Alley Theatre/Arts Centre > Worldwide Strabane
July 6th - July 31st
Posted 7/5/15

The Divine Between Heaven and Earth - Paul McCloskey’s ’Omega 3D’ - By Lisa Mikulski The Alley Theatre/Arts Centre, Strabane, Co. Tyrone presents Paul McCloskey’s anticipated ’Omega 3D’, showing July 6 through July 31, 2015. The ’Omega 3D’ is the third series in McCloskey's Awakenings trilogy: The Alpha, Reloaded, and the Omega. It is rare that a work of art, or a series of works, strikes me with a physical as well as an emotional reaction. The w... [more]

Art or Not?  
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7/3/15 Posted 7/3/15

Art or Not? When we're doing our weekly rounds of the world's galleries and musuems, we sometimes find ourselves baffled. The press release and the art work often don't seem to add up. And what about those fleeting encounters with the natural beauty that surrounds us, the perfect poetry of a passing moment? Every week, we ask our readers to have some fun with us and tell us, what is art, and what is not? This week, it's a foggy question. #1 A graduate of the Royal College of Art, London,... [more]


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