Contemporary galleries

Small, landlocked Luxembourg is the richest country in Europe. He has big plans to develop an artistic infrastructure to match

While most art fairs have reduced the number of exhibitors and events this fall, one has done the opposite. The young hybrid art fair and exhibition program called Luxembourg Art Week (LAW), which took place from November 12 to 14, has grown with each edition since its creation seven years …

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Some beloved rooms will have a new home

When Newfields installed The Lume on the fourth floor of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, many art lovers wondered: where would that leave the beloved contemporary art pieces that resided there? The museum chose the 30,000 square foot fourth floor, which previously contained contemporary artwork, for The Lume because the …

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OPEN Digital Residency Program – Announcements

Blitz Valletta is a contemporary independent art, not-for-profit space that supports original and radical artistic practice in all its forms since 2013, through an international program of residencies, exhibitions and public engagement activities. Blitz Valletta is pleased to launch an open call for three digital artistic residencies that will take …

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Battle to preserve Uzbekistan’s largest art collection takes place online – the Calvert Journal

After all, during the heyday of Soviet censorship, Savitsky routinely disguised thousands of priceless paintings as mere baggage before loading them onto trains and trucks for “archaeological expeditions” to Nukus, according to the documentary. Even after Stalin and his successors Nikita Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev and Alexei Kosygin softened, Savitsky regularly …

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The impressive collection of Western art in Iran

23 October 2021 DAYS BEFORE Ebrahim Raisi, a die-hard cleric, won the Iranian presidential election in June, Tehran’s Contemporary Art Museum reopened to the public after a lengthy renovation. It created a strange juxtaposition. Mr. Raisi celebrates the decline of American influence; his Minister of Culture denounces “the deviation and …

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The revolutionary contemporary art market in Russia

Simon Rees, artistic director of the International Contemporary Art Fair Cosmoscow, spoke to the Moscow Times about the state of the contemporary art market in Russia today. Judging by this year’s fair, the market is booming. Art arrived from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Georgia, Russia, …

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König Galerie opens space in Vienna – ARTnews.com

Monday, October 11 The König Galerie opens a space in ViennaThe Berlin-based König Gallery, which also has galleries in London and Seoul, has opened a new outpost in Vienna. The space’s inaugural exhibit, titled “A Decade of Women Sculptors,” is an investigation of contemporary female sculptors, including Alicja Kwade, Helen …

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October 7 exhibitions | Arts

Torosiete Contemporary Art Museum: “Hearts’ Lonely Hunters” (1995) by Daniel Kuttner and Beatrix Ost is streaming in the Virtual Contemporary Art Gallery. Streaming instructions: http://heartsmovie.torosiete.museum/. University of Virginia Health Arts Program: “Capturing the stillness of nature,” watercolors by Jane Skafte, can be seen in the main hospital lobby until October …

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NFTs relaunch contemporary art sales

Art was once confined to the hushed expanse of a museum or the walls of an apartment. But he has found an expansive new home today: in the world of crypto. Contemporary art sales are apparently facing a significant revival using non-fungible tokens – NFTs are a form of cryptocurrency, …

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3 fall events not to miss for design lovers

3 must-see fall events for design lovers – 5280 “Ocelots Blue Pearl Managuas”, 60 x 70 inches, oil on canvas, 2021, by Hunt Slonem. Courtesy of K Contemporain Here and now artist Hunt Slonem’s first solo exhibition in Denver; the diverse fall launch of Design Within Reach; an exhibition for …

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The latest exhibitions from the Bloomington-Normal area | Arts and theater

Bloomington-Normal Galleries, museums Some cultural institutions are open or are considering reopening under current COVID restrictions. Check with each establishment for indoor, online or outdoor programming. Open facilities have face covering, distancing and other guidelines in effect; check the websites or call for details. Angel Ambrose Fine Art Studio; 101 …

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As part of an expansion, the Rubell Museum will bring its private Tastemaking art collection to Washington, DC, next year

The Rubell Museum in Miami, one of America’s most prestigious and influential private contemporary art institutions, expands with long-awaited second location in Washington, DC Founded by Don and Mera Rubell, the institution is a showcase for their extensive art collection. For emerging artists, Rubell’s patronage (and a coveted museum residency) …

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from Etel Adnan to Afra Al Dhaheri

Art Basel returns this year in physical and digital formats, allowing the public to experience the fair up close in Switzerland or from the comfort of their own homes around the world. The 2021 event features major regional gallery presentations, while artists from the Middle East are increasingly visible among …

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From “mask of shame” to “badge of honor”

Samantha Mullen is working on a sculpture. (Courtesy of the artist) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal In medieval times, men forced women considered to be scolding or gossiping to wear “masks of shame”. Created in mortifying patterns as punishment devices, they were popular in Europe until the 18th century. Santa …

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UICA celebrates inauguration on KCAD campus

Save this date! The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will celebrate the grand opening of its new location inside the historic Woodbridge N. Ferris building on the campus of Kendall College of Art and Design at Ferris State University (KCAD) on Thursday 9 September 2021, 5 pm-7pm. UICA invites …

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Magnificent machines a few minutes by car

DANVILLE – “Eleanor” – a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 Fastback that mirrors Nicholas Cage’s dream car from the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds” – awaits you in Danville. So does the lavish 1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Sedanca DeVille “Cooper Kettle” that oozes 1930s British wealth and breeding. These are just …

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Jacolby Satterwhite’s Grub Street Diet

Jacolby Satterwhite and her bagel. Illustration: Maanvi Kapur On August 14, the Miller Institute for Contemporary Art at Carnegie Mellon University will debut Jacolby Satterwhite‘s “Spirits wandering the Earth”, The first solo investigation into the artist’s work. This is one of the many projects that Satterwhite – which incorporates animation, …

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The back room: return to form

A financier in his Fifth Avenue office in New York City. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP via Getty Images) As the Delta variant Tearing up unvaccinated populations around the world, the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all on the rise. But with existing COVID-19 injections still …

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CAN WE EVER KNOW THE MEANING OF THESE OBJECTS?

“Archaeologists excavate sites and objects from the past, then write about them; while artists create and invent objects or situations in the present. Sarah Scott, World Archeology Vol. 38, (Taylor and François: 2018) “Without the allure of objects – we are trapped in the midst of the swirling black noise …

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Indigenous artwork at the Dairy, an exhibition centered on Niwot and Tony Ortega’s Mexican-American mashups – Boulder Daily Camera

Rock area 15th Street Gallery “Magia Chicana”, by Tony Ortega; open by appointment 11 am-3pm from Thursday to Saturday; 1708 15th Street, Boulder; 303-447-2841; 15thstreetgalleryboulder.com Ana Art Gallery Art by local, African and Caribbean artists; from noon to 5 p.m. from Friday to Sunday; 958 Cherryvale Road, Boulder; 303-261-5936; anasartgallery.com …

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Museums plan a summer of fun for the kids

From giant scribbles to sensory zones, museums, galleries and heritage sites are gearing up for a summer of fun to improve the well-being of children and youth after a traumatic year. Many institutions are preparing to participate in the UK-wide Summer of Play campaign led by children’s charities, including Play …

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Galerie Petzel expands and moves

In a major movement in the art world, the Petzel Gallery is moving its contemporary collection and exhibition space to 520-530 W. 25th St. Leaving his longtime home at 456 W. 18th St., Petzel will more than double his footprint with 11,000 square feet of gallery space on the ground …

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