5 days 12 hours ago
Andy Warhol’s portraits of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe are today branded on our minds. The iconic images have acquired a timelessness that transcends boundaries and speaks across generations. But how often is it that you see Monroe or Taylor get an Indian or say a Bollywood makeover?
3 weeks 5 days ago
The exhibition of the last series from Mexican photographer Yvonne Venegas (Long Beach, California, 1970) has been opened on September 6th at the L.A. Gallery Shoshana Wayne. The artist again lays her eyes on the Mexican middle high-class, and high-class society, this time from the village San Pedro Garza Garcia. It is broadly known that this precise village from Nuevo León State is one of the richest of the country, with the highest per capita income, and the highest life standard of all Latin America. It is an exceptional idyllic place, far from a country reality with deep contrasts and social and economic inequalities.
1 month 3 days ago
For its 60th anniversary in 2014 the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition in Biel/Bienne replaces the static presentation of artworks by performances in public space thus questioning the state of static representation and public involvement. It’s Le Mouvement. Chris Sharp, co-curator of the event talks with us about it.
1 month 2 weeks ago
Chinese artist Song Dong’s English is a series of morphemes that reunite his conceptual universe. During a conversation with him, Chinese terms arise at any time and a bunch of meanings seem to unfold from them. Translating can be tricky; this is not only a fact but also the topic for the book Song Dong Doing Nothing: 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts. We met him during his visit to Brazil and talked about how art has been sewn together with his life by means of translating difficulties, his family and all kind of daily events.
1 month 3 weeks ago
For the first time, Indian art has been given a large platform along the sidelines of yet another biennale in Venice called the Venice Biennale of Architecture. The show titled India: The Revealed Mysteries, is the biggest show of contemporary Indian art ever to be held in Italy.
2 months 1 day ago
Next 27th August BOSI Contemporary Gallery hosts the opening of Unconscious Lens, a group exhibition curated by Roya Sachs, featuring works by New York based artists Najib Aschrafzai, Rosanna Bach, Mike Fernandez, Gabriele Giugni, Alison Nguyen, and Anh Thuy Nguyen.
2 months 2 weeks ago
India’s wide and varied world of contemporary artists is a thriving community meeting with unprecedented success both at home and abroad. In fact, quite often, they seem to be doing far more challenging and interesting work outside India. Installation art, which requires huge space, is often restricted owing to small gallery spaces in India. The best of experimental installation work by our artists is often seen outside in biennales, museum solo shows and international art fairs.
5 days 12 hours ago
Andy Warhol’s portraits of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe are today branded on our minds. The iconic images have acquired a timelessness that transcends boundaries and speaks across generations. But how often is it that you see Monroe or Taylor get an Indian or say a Bollywood makeover?
3 weeks 5 days ago
The exhibition of the last series from Mexican photographer Yvonne Venegas (Long Beach, California, 1970) has been opened on September 6th at the L.A. Gallery Shoshana Wayne. The artist again lays her eyes on the Mexican middle high-class, and high-class society, this time from the village San Pedro Garza Garcia. It is broadly known that this...
1 month 3 days ago
For its 60th anniversary in 2014 the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition in Biel/Bienne replaces the static presentation of artworks by performances in public space thus questioning the state of static representation and public involvement. It’s Le Mouvement. Chris Sharp, co-curator of the event talks with us about it.
1 month 2 weeks ago
Chinese artist Song Dong’s English is a series of morphemes that reunite his conceptual universe. During a conversation with him, Chinese terms arise at any time and a bunch of meanings seem to unfold from them. Translating can be tricky; this is not only a fact but also the topic for the book Song Dong Doing Nothing: 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts. We...
1 month 3 weeks ago
For the first time, Indian art has been given a large platform along the sidelines of yet another biennale in Venice called the Venice Biennale of Architecture. The show titled India: The Revealed Mysteries, is the biggest show of contemporary Indian art ever to be held in Italy.
2 months 1 day ago
Next 27th August BOSI Contemporary Gallery hosts the opening of Unconscious Lens, a group exhibition curated by Roya Sachs, featuring works by New York based artists Najib Aschrafzai, Rosanna Bach, Mike Fernandez, Gabriele Giugni, Alison Nguyen, and Anh Thuy Nguyen.
2 months 2 weeks ago
India’s wide and varied world of contemporary artists is a thriving community meeting with unprecedented success both at home and abroad. In fact, quite often, they seem to be doing far more challenging and interesting work outside India. Installation art, which requires huge space, is often restricted owing to small gallery spaces in India. The...
2 months 4 weeks ago
A lot has happened on planet Earth since 1493. Liber Chronicarium left a blank space between that date and the Apocalypse and it is now the ESDM students’ duty to fill that space with their own story and designs for that time before the end.
3 months 6 days ago
“Life is only half a game. Molecules are always at the verge of half disappearing and half emerging. Somebody said I should also put half-a-person in the show. But we are halves already”. Yoko Ono (1967)
3 months 1 week ago
A couple of meticulous mix-up-languages subtitles escort O/A ARTISTA COMO presentation. In the end, they bring up more questions on the nature of the event than the answers they provided. To elicit what it is all about from the artists and organizers, during the three day-practice at Pivô, an interview is set up in which each one answers a...
3 months 2 weeks ago
This is about the books we love not only as booksellers but also as readers. Our bookshop is filled these days with beautiful books you might want to bring with yourself on a summer trip. Here are some of them along with a little something else to make of this a special holiday. Who said booksellers can only advise on the stuff they sell?
3 months 3 weeks ago
The 14th edition of LOOP Art Fair took place on June 5-7 at Hotel Catalonia Ramblas in the heart of Barcelona. But the fair was part of a much larger multi-venue moving image festival (LOOP Festival) that lasted from May 27-June 7 and a series of public panels and debates (LOOP Studies), all of which focused on the theme of Engaging Audiences.
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