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Amazing SFMOMA SECA Award Show 2021

Amazing SFMOMA SECA Award Show 2021

| August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

SFMOMA SECA: Bay Area art fans still have a few weeks to see the SECA Art Award exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The biennial award is administered by the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art, an SFMOMA-associated art interest group. Since 1967 the SECA award has honored Bay Area artists of exceptional […]

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Louisa Bufardeci and Zon Ito: Remarkable MCA Sydney 2021

Louisa Bufardeci and Zon Ito: Remarkable MCA Sydney 2021

| August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Louisa Bufardeci: They say international pairings bring forth interesting children. That is probably due to unrelated gene pools coming together in novel ways, but the same may be true in art. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Australia has been exploring the potential of international art pairings in an occasional series of exhibitions, the latest of […]

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Hanging Fire: Amazing Contemporary Art from Pakistan 2021

Hanging Fire: Amazing Contemporary Art from Pakistan 2021

| August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Art from Pakistan: The first major survey exhibition of Pakistani contemporary art opens this week at the Asia Society Museum in New York.  Titled Hanging Fire, the exhibition provides an important window into the creative energies of a country more often associated in the West with political conflict and social instability. The show includes 55 works by 15 […]

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Gabriel Orozco at MoMA: Range, Power and Beauty 2021

Gabriel Orozco at MoMA: Range, Power and Beauty 2021

| August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The mid-career retrospective of Mexican contemporary artist Gabriel Orozco at the Museum of Modern Art has been drawing rave reviews. Orozco emerged as a rising star in the contemporary art world in the 1990s, and his trajectory continues upward. He may be the preeminent  Latin American artist working today. He may be even more. The […]

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The Art of Desire 2021

The Art of Desire 2021

| August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Contemporary art may be most accessible when it explores aspects of human reality we all have in common. With its single-word title, DESIRE, currently ongoing at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, announces itself as a show with a theme that everyone can relate to. That’s not to say the subject–and the art–may not elicit many […]

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Gerhard Richter Best Drawings | ‘Lines which do not exist’ 2021

Gerhard Richter Best Drawings | ‘Lines which do not exist’ 2021

| August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Artist: Gerhard Richter The Show: Lines which do not exist Gerhard Richter: Exhibition of the artist’s graphite, ink and watercolor drawings at The Drawing Center in New York September 11 – November 18, 2010 As a painter many critics consider Richter to be unsurpassed among contemporary artists now working. But as this show notes, his drawing practice […]

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Dan Flavin | Best Four Early Works at Paula Cooper Gallery 2021

Dan Flavin | Best Four Early Works at Paula Cooper Gallery 2021

| August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dan Flavin | Four Early Works at Paula Cooper Gallery Paula Cooper Gallery presents four early and exploratory works by florescent light artist Dan Flavin September 10 – October 30, 2010 In the 1960s minimalist artist Dan Flavin began a long series of experiments in activating sculptural and architectural space with colored light. On display at the Paula […]

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Ryan McGinness: Best Recent and New Paintings 2021

Ryan McGinness: Best Recent and New Paintings 2021

| August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Artist: Ryan McGinnessThe Show: Recent Paintings, at Michael Kohn Gallery, Los AngelesMay 19 – July 1, 2011 The ever-prolific painter and pop iconographer Ryan McGinness spins into neo-Warholian overdrive this month. As Culture Monster recently reported, McGinness will be blanketing the LA area with his creative output including three gallery shows (paintings, sculptures, works on paper), a […]

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Feng Shui at the World’s Fantastic Tallest Twin Towers 2021

Feng Shui at the World’s Fantastic Tallest Twin Towers 2021

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Let Feng Shui bring you barrows of luck and money. Feng Shui are Chinese words for Wind and Water. It is the practice of using spatial arrangements to accomplish harmony in the environment and thus bring you good health, wealth and happiness. Feng Shui needs co-operation from architecture design, interior furnishings and decorations in order […]

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Environmental Art Impact: Memorable Christo and ‘Over the River’ in CO 2021

Environmental Art Impact: Memorable Christo and ‘Over the River’ in CO 2021

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Christo: The clock is winding down for public comment on what may be the first formal Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) ever required for a work of art: Christo’ s proposed Over the River project in southern Colorado. The Wall Street Journal did a pretty good story on this a few days ago, though the title “Christo vs. Colorado” is somewhat misleading. […]

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