April, 2011

Swann Galleries Sale Offers Signed Monographs and Portfolios by Contemporary Artist

Swann Galleries Sale Offers Signed Monographs and Portfolios by Contemporary Artist

Swann Galleries’ auction of Important Photobooks and Photographs on Thursday, May 19, offers outstanding collection of 21ST Editions books from the fine art photography publisher and creator of The Journal of Contemporary Photography based in South Dennis, Mass. These 26 oversized, hand-bound and fully signed monographs and portfolios range from 1998 to 2010 and are […]

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National Endowment for the Arts Announces New Study That Measures The Value Of The Performing Arts And Other Arts Sectors

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it,” said American author Henry David Thoreau more than 150 years ago. Time and Money: Using Federal Data to Measure the Value of Performing Arts Activities is a new research note from the National Endowment for the Arts that looks at the value […]

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Macedonian Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale

Macedonian Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale

The Republic of Macedonia is represented by two projects at the 54. International Art Exhibition in Venice– La Biennale di Venezia. One of them is the installation LEAP, which should take place in Palazzo Pesaro Papafava in Venice. LEAP is a story based on the ideas of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche about man’s struggle […]

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Gwangju Design Biennale

The Gwangju Biennale Foundation and Co-Artistic Directors Seung H-Sang and Ai Weiwei would like to announce the fourth edition of the Gwangju Design Biennale. It is most regrettable that Ai Weiwei, Co-Artistic Director of the 4th Gwangju Design Biennale, has been detained since April 3rd and his whereabouts are still officially unknown. Ai Weiwei has […]

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The Design Exchange Opens Guy Tillim: Avenue Patrice Lumumba

The Design Exchange Opens Guy Tillim: Avenue Patrice Lumumba

The Design Exchange presents Guy Tillim: Avenue Patrice Lumumba, on view through June 14, 2011 The exhibition is comprised of 49 images from Guy Tillim’s (South African, b. 1962) series Avenue Patrice Lumumba (2007-08). In this project Tillim records the architecture and infrastructure of colonial and postcolonial Africa. Guy Tillim, Apartment building, Beira, Mozambique, 2008, […]

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American Institute of Architects AIA/HUD Secretary Awards Recognize Three Outstanding Housing Projects

American Institute of Architects AIA/HUD Secretary Awards Recognize Three Outstanding Housing Projects

The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing and Custom Residential Knowledge Community, in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), recognized three recipients of the 2011 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards. The categories of the program include (1) Excellence in Affordable Housing Design (2) Creating Community Connection […]

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Romanian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Romanian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

After twenty years of contradictory transition toward democracy, in the Eastern European contemporary art, the moralizing neoliberal paradigm has generated a counter-paradigm that aims to accommodate the structural discontinuity of the East, questioning the very legitimacy of the project of modernity with renewed understanding and a heightened degree of responsibility. With the intention of articulating […]

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