Posts Tagged 'art'

Check it out: Up & Coming

Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know I’m working on a really exciting project Up & Coming. Up & Coming publishes exciting, original and and engaging artwork from both talented newcomers and established names. We like to think about

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Check it out: Up & Coming

Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know I’m working on a really exciting project Up & Coming. Up & Coming publishes exciting, original and and engaging artwork from both talented newcomers and established names. We like to think about

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Tight competition for the Sobey Art Award

After visiting Toronto Art, where the majority of the art I saw inside the booths appeared to be too market-centric, I thoroughly appreciated seeing the intimate display of the Sobey Art Award finalists at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.

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Tight competition for the Sobey Art Award

After visiting Toronto Art, where the majority of the art I saw inside the booths appeared to be too market-centric, I thoroughly appreciated seeing the intimate display of the Sobey Art Award finalists at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.

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We are all connected: Rope + Thread=ism

On the weekend, I checked out Rope + Thread=ism a large-scale exhibition at St-Brigide de Kildaire, an abandoned church in the Gay Village. Organized by IQ gallery, the exhibition displayed an eclectic array of paintings, sculptures, photos and installations by

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We are all connected: Rope + Thread=ism

On the weekend, I checked out Rope + Thread=ism a large-scale exhibition at St-Brigide de Kildaire, an abandoned church in the Gay Village. Organized by IQ gallery, the exhibition displayed an eclectic array of paintings, sculptures, photos and installations by

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This is a film about John Baldessari

I have to share this short video about John Baldessari, narrated by Tom Waits. It is made by filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, aka Supermarché. And, inside this film, it has everything you wanted to know about Baldessari, including

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This is a film about John Baldessari

I have to share this short video about John Baldessari, narrated by Tom Waits. It is made by filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, aka Supermarché. And, inside this film, it has everything you wanted to know about Baldessari, including

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Henry Ford’s Jungle City, Fordlandia

Scott Chandler’s photographic exhibition, Fordlandia at Galerie Les Territoires documents Henry Ford’s now-abandoned prefabricated industrial American town located in the depths of the Brazilian Amazon. In the late 1920′s Ford wanting his own supply of cheap rubber built a miniature

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Henry Ford’s Jungle City, Fordlandia

Scott Chandler’s photographic exhibition, Fordlandia at Galerie Les Territoires documents Henry Ford’s now-abandoned prefabricated industrial American town located in the depths of the Brazilian Amazon. In the late 1920′s Ford wanting his own supply of cheap rubber built a miniature

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Skullphone @ Subliminal Projects

The line to get into Subliminal Projects latest exhibition for one of the hottest street artists working today, Skullphone was pretty intense. The Los Angeles based street artist, Skullphone became a sensation in 2008, when he supposedly ‘hacked’ into Los Angeles’s

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Skullphone @ Subliminal Projects

The line to get into Subliminal Projects latest exhibition for one of the hottest street artists working today, Skullphone was pretty intense. The Los Angeles based street artist, Skullphone became a sensation in 2008, when he supposedly ‘hacked’ into Los Angeles’s

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Art Collecting: The MOCA’s First Thirty Years

I pity the permanent collection in the age of the blockbuster. While art museums are often rated by the quality of their permanent collections, too often it is the temporary exhibits that stir excitement and draw crowds. A work of art will that is barely noticed while on permanent display is suddenly lionized in a short-term exhibition. The MOCA’s First Thirty Years is a quest by museum curators to divert attention away from the blockbuster and instead direct the art lovers’ attention towards the collection and all of its treasures. The collection displayed here creates a visual timeline; a master narrative of art from 1945 – 2009, highlighting some of the most influential artists associated with contemporary art pra

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Art Collecting: The MOCA’s First Thirty Years

I pity the permanent collection in the age of the blockbuster. While art museums are often rated by the quality of their permanent collections, too often it is the temporary exhibits that stir excitement and draw crowds. A work of art will that is barely noticed while on permanent display is suddenly lionized in a short-term exhibition. The MOCA’s First Thirty Years is a quest by museum curators to divert attention away from the blockbuster and instead direct the art lovers’ attention towards the collection and all of its treasures. The collection displayed here creates a visual timeline; a master narrative of art from 1945 – 2009, highlighting some of the most influential artists associated with contemporary art pra

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A step in the right direction

I am transplant to Los Angeles from Vancouver.  This is why the photography exhibition Transplants, from 10 non-indigenous Angelenos at THIS Los Angeles gallery caught my attention. The photographers exhibited in Transplants are all young, award-winning artists with varying degrees of technical

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A step in the right direction

I am transplant to Los Angeles from Vancouver.  This is why the photography exhibition Transplants, from 10 non-indigenous Angelenos at THIS Los Angeles gallery caught my attention. The photographers exhibited in Transplants are all young, award-winning artists with varying degrees of technical

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A New Horizon: Seascapes by Catherine Opie

Best known for her mid 1990′s series of portraits of individuals and couples from the queer, S&M and other communities, including several notorious self-portraits, Catherine Opie gave new visibility to marginalized subcultures helping define a charged current of “identity politics”

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A New Horizon: Seascapes by Catherine Opie

Best known for her mid 1990′s series of portraits of individuals and couples from the queer, S&M and other communities, including several notorious self-portraits, Catherine Opie gave new visibility to marginalized subcultures helping define a charged current of “identity politics”

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Andreas Gursky’s Ocean series unveiled at the Gagosian

Last Thursday evening, I attended the Andreas Gursky’s exhibition (March 4th – May 1st 2010) at the newly expanded Beverly Hills Gagosian, designed by Richard Meier and Partners. It’s more than a coincidence that Andreas Gursky, whose 99 Cent ll, Diptych (2001) photograph holds the auction record for the most expensive photograph ever sold ($3.3 million at Sotheby’s in 2007), is the first artist to exhibit in the newly expanded Beverly Hills gallery. Gursky’s large-scale color photographs of trading floors, hotel lobbies, raves, and landscapes are excellent at portraying the busy obliviousness….

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Andreas Gursky’s Ocean series unveiled at the Gagosian

Last Thursday evening, I attended the Andreas Gursky’s exhibition (March 4th – May 1st 2010) at the newly expanded Beverly Hills Gagosian, designed by Richard Meier and Partners. It’s more than a coincidence that Andreas Gursky, whose 99 Cent ll, Diptych (2001) photograph holds the auction record for the most expensive photograph ever sold ($3.3 million at Sotheby’s in 2007), is the first artist to exhibit in the newly expanded Beverly Hills gallery. Gursky’s large-scale color photographs of trading floors, hotel lobbies, raves, and landscapes are excellent at portraying the busy obliviousness….

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