Environmental Art

African Artists Address Environmental Struggles

• June 24, 2011 • Comments (0)
African Artists Address Environmental Struggles

Contemporary African artists explore themes of environmental and social disintegration. “Environment and Object: Recent African Art” at the Tang Museum.

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Environmental Art Impact: Christo and ‘Over the River’ in CO

• September 14, 2010 • Comments (0)
Christo "Over the River", preliminary design

“Over the River” by Christo and Jeanne-Claude may be the first art work subjected to NEPA environmental review. Public comment closes September 14.

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Earth: Art of a Changing World

• October 28, 2009 • Comments (4)
Mariele Neudecker, "400 Thousand Generations". Courtesy the artist and Galerie Barbara Thumm. © the artist

Contemporary artists and writers respond to climate change in “Earth: Art of a Changing World” at London’s Royal Academy of Art.

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Contemporary Art and Climate Change: RETHINK opens in Copenhagen

• October 24, 2009 • Comments (8)
Tomas Seraceno, Biospheres

The international environmental art exhibition “RETHINK: Contemporary Art and Climate Change” opens in Copenhagen October 31.

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Human/Nature at the Berkeley Art Museum

• May 29, 2009 • Comments (3)
Diana Thater: RARE. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery, New York

The Human/Nature exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) is beautiful, both in concept and content. Among other qualities, the show achieves an aura of maturity and real world-relevance that stands in quiet contrast to some of the contemporary art world’s less noble celebrations of cultural currency and market value. It [...]

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Outdoor Inspiration: Artist Jim Denevan

• February 19, 2008 • Comments (1)
Outdoor Inspiration: Artist Jim Denevan

Nature has inspired artists for centuries, from depicting it to interacting with it. Artist Jim Denevan is one of those who prefer the latter. Working completely by free-hand, Denevan constructs complex drawings on long stretches of beach. His canvas is organic, made of sea and sand. His drawings however look exactly the opposite; precise and [...]

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Chris Jordan Running the Numbers: The Art of the Statistic

• September 18, 2007 • Comments (2)
In Katrina’s Wake: Portraits of Loss from an Unnatural Disaster

Chris Jordan, a Seattle based visual artist, has created an exciting new exhibit entitled “Running the Numbers: An American Self-Portrait.” It can be viewed from September 8 to October 20 at the Paul Kopeikin Gallery located in Los Angeles, California. Jordan, the man behind previous works such as “In Katrina’s Wake: Portraits of Loss from [...]

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