April, 2012

NEW FIGURAL SCULPTURES BY SOPHIE DICKENS CELEBRATE AESTHETIC AND MUSCULAR ENERGY OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES AT SLADMORE CONTEMPORARY

NEW FIGURAL SCULPTURES BY SOPHIE DICKENS CELEBRATE AESTHETIC AND MUSCULAR ENERGY OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES AT SLADMORE CONTEMPORARY

LONDON – Sophie Dickens’ work as a sculptor is figurative, not conceptual, and she describes her subjects as ‘within the context of traditional art.’ Her inspiration comes from Michelangelo, ancient Greek tradition and the ‘kinematic” skills of photographer Eadward Muybridge, with an emphasis on muscularity and circular forms. Her talents are reflected in a new […]

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EDOUARD MARTINET DISPLAYS “GENUIUS OF FOUND MATERIALS” in SCULPTURE being offered at 2012 MASTERPIECE LONDON2 MASTERPIECE by SLADMORE GALLERY

EDOUARD MARTINET DISPLAYS “GENUIUS OF FOUND MATERIALS” in SCULPTURE being offered at 2012 MASTERPIECE LONDON2 MASTERPIECE by SLADMORE GALLERY

London – Gerry Farrell and Edward Horswell of Sladmore Gallery London (www.sladmore.com) love the quirky appeal of the contemporary sculptures created by EDOUARD MARTINET (Le Mans, France b. 1963) from “found” objects he collects from second-hand markets, garage sales and car-boot events. Sladmore Contemporary will be showing a new selection of Edouard Martinet’s sculptures at […]

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Frist Center presents Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination sculpture exhibition

Frist Center presents Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination sculpture exhibition

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination, an exhibition of photographs, paintings, videos, sculptures and installations by contemporary artists who invent humanlike, animal or hybrid creatures to symbolize life’s mysteries, desires and fears, on view Feb. 24 through May 28, 2012. Patricia Piccinini, The Long Awaited, 2008. […]

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Spring 2012 edition of ArteEast Quarterly

ArteEast announce the release of the Spring 2012 edition of ArteEast Quarterly, an online publication that offers readers a critical forum for contemporary artistic practices in the Middle East, North Africa and their diaspora. Consisting of 3 sections—ArteZine, Shahadat and Gallery—ArteEast Quarterly complements ArteEast live programs to serve its global audience. Spring 2012: ArteZine Title: […]

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Museum Morsbroich presents Michael Schmidt. Lebensmittel photographs exhibition

Museum Morsbroich presents Michael Schmidt. Lebensmittel photographs exhibition

The Museum Morsbroich presents Michael Schmidt. Lebensmittel on view through 13 May 2012. Michael Schmidt, “Untitled, # 22,” from: “Lebensmittel,” 2006–2010. Photography, 54,1 x 81,8 cm. © Michael Schmidt From 2006 to 2010, Michael Schmidt travelled the continent of Europe photographing the production, processing, packaging and presentation of foodstuffs. After five years of planning and […]

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Emre Baykal appointed curator of the Pavilion of Turkey at the 55th Venice Biennale

The Pavilion of Turkey at the Venice Biennale will be coordinated by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) with the contribution of the Promotion Fund of the Turkish Prime Ministry, and sponsored by Fiat in 2013, as it was in 2011. Emre Baykal, the curator of the Pavilion of Turkey at the 55th […]

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Kunsthaus Zurich presents Posada to Alys. Mexican Art From 1900 to the Present

Kunsthaus Zurich presents Posada to Alys. Mexican Art From 1900 to the Present

The Kunsthaus Zurich presents Posada to Alys. Mexican Art From 1900 to the Present, an exhibition on view through20 May 2012. Francis Alys Sleepers II, 2000, 80 slides, copyright Francis Alys Kunsthaus Zurich Mexico occupies a special position in the international art of the last 100 years, one essentially characterized by a mixture of topicality […]

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Fundacion Botín Visual announces Arts Grants and Art Workshop 2012

Fundación Botín, a Spanish institution created in 1964, launches a call for the Visual Arts Grants and the Art Workshop to be directed by Lothar Baumgarten. The call is international in both cases. INTERNATIONAL VISUAL ARTS GRANTS. 20th CALL 2012–2013 These are for study, research and the undertaking of individual projects in the sphere of […]

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MoMA presents Foreclosed. Rehousing the American Dream

MoMA presents Foreclosed. Rehousing the American Dream

The Museum of Modern Art presents Foreclosed. Rehousing the American Dream, an exhibition on view through July 30, 2012, in the The Robert Menschel Architecture and Design Gallery. Architectural model for Studio Gang Architects The Garden in the Machine project for Cicero, Illinois. Photograph James Ewing. © 2011 James Ewing The Museum of Modern Art […]

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