iOS app Android app

Artlog
GET UPDATES FROM Artlog
 

Blog Entries by Artlog

Eleven for Eleven: Damien Hirst's Controversial Worldwide Exhibition

Posted January 13, 2012 | 10:42:48 (EST)

2012-01-11-394429_10150523283553910_6527263909_8825287_753475005_n1.jpg
Damien Hirst, Controlled Substance Key Painting, 1994 Household gloss on canvas; Photo by Prudence Cuming Associates; © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2011 / Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

Damien Hirst is coming to a town near you. In fact,...

Read Post

12 Fabulous Holiday Gifts For Art Lovers

Posted December 19, 2011 | 11:49:00 (EST)

Some people are impossible to shop for. From the person who has everything to the recipient with discriminating taste, holiday shopping can be downright stressful. Over at Artlog, we've compiled a list of unique gifts from our favorite museum stores and art websites, and the best part is,...

Read Post

Summer Nights (and Days) of Art

Posted June 23, 2011 | 14:15:09 (EST)

New York comes alive in the summer -- the days are full of concerts, festivals, and events, and the best part is that many of them are free. Whether you are looking for a dose of culture after work or in the Hamptons, read below for our must-see events.

...

Read Post

Art Basel: Not Just a Trade Show

Posted June 14, 2011 | 16:58:38 (EST)


Ugo Rondinone, We Run through a Desert on Burning Feet, All of Us Are Glowing Our Faces Look Twisted, 2008-11. Installation at St. Alban Churchyard, Basel, Switzerland. Image courtesy of Art Basel and Galerie Eva Presenhuber.

The 42nd installment of Art Basel, one of...

Read Post

VOLTA: The Art Fair as Festival and Studio Visit

Posted June 14, 2011 | 16:41:15 (EST)

The 7th edition of VOLTA opened yesterday, continuing its innovative approach to the art fair model. Instead of the usual custom of having galleries showcase a wide range of artists, the curatorial board has strongly encouraged exhibitors to dedicate their booths to fewer artists and establish a...

Read Post

The 54th Venice Biennale: And the Winner Is...

Posted June 7, 2011 | 13:36:02 (EST)

The results are in for the 54th Venice Biennale's award recipients. Germany won the Golden Lion for best national pavilion for its Christoph Schlingensief exhibition, which featured an architectural installation of the church where he served as an altar boy (his first "stage experience,"...

Read Post

Highlights From the 54th Venice Biennale 2011

Posted June 1, 2011 | 15:44:37 (EST)

The 2011 International Venice Biennale opens this week, featuring the national pavilions of a record 88 participating countries. Long hailed as the world's most prestigious forum for contemporary art, this year's celebration largely focuses on innovation, youth, and global transformation. Zimbabwe and Haiti are...

Read Post

Armory NYC: The Art World's Fashion Week

Posted March 3, 2011 | 07:43:01 (EST)

Every year in March, New York City is taken over by the art community for a week of art fairs, gallery openings and of course parties. It is the art world's fashion week, but unlike the tents at Lincoln Center, the public is invited in. 100,000+...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Posted February 7, 2011 | 18:58:52 (EST)

For the first time since 1971, Lynda Benglis' melting, phosphorescent Phantom will appear in public. Her New Museum retrospective puts breadth and substance behind the artist's much-debated (and maligned) '74 Artforum advertisement, in which she poses naked with a double-headed dildo. Meanwhile a group show featuring...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Posted January 24, 2011 | 20:22:17 (EST)

MoMA's exhibition of Warhol films brings you face-to-face with the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Lou Reed, and Dennis Hopper - time creeping by in slow-motion silence. In a new take on epic-length cinema about time and film, Christian Marclay premieres The Clock, a 24-hour video screened...

Read Post

What Were Your Favorites in 2010?

Posted January 11, 2011 | 13:24:38 (EST)

We are three friends, who look at and participate in art, sometimes professionally, sometimes recreationally, sometimes together, but always with a sense of an adventure and excitement. As three opinionated viewers we have our own relational aesthetic, but tend to agree on some key visual events and social exhibitions...

Read Post

Artlog's Weekly Art & Culture Picks

Posted December 15, 2010 | 10:40:50 (EST)

Even with holiday parties in full swing, the New York artworld does not rest. This week we highlight a few gallery soirees, openings and screenings to check out - if you can!

Drop into the Flux Factory silent auction tonight and pick up some original works or...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Art and Culture Picks

Posted December 9, 2010 | 14:49:43 (EST)

The NYC art scene is back in full swing this week: you can eat dinner amidst biblical and art historical allusions, play a larger-than-life video game from the MoMA collection, see how Murakami's studio interpreted Peter and the Wolf, and hear a typography talk...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Posted December 1, 2010 | 14:59:35 (EST)

Greetings from Miami! This week we're focusing on the excitement down south. If you're looking to make the most of Miami, our Miami Guide is a good place to start, with an overview of the art fairs and a calendar of events and picks. We also have more...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Posted November 15, 2010 | 20:33:38 (EST)

In the warm up to Art Basel Miami Beach, Artlog will be hosting our annual pre-Miami Collectors Party at the Chelsea Museum this Thursday, November 18. Mix with the New York art scene movers and shakers for an evening of complimentary cocktails and dancing -- to...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Posted November 15, 2010 | 17:28:45 (EST)

With Art Basel Miami only two weeks anyway, Artlog is kicking off the festivities with our annual Pre-Miami Collectors Party on Thursday, November 18 at the Chelsea Museum. Presented by ZYNC from American Express, The Misshapes and fashion duo Timo Weiland & Alan Eckstein will be providing the music, BULLDOG...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Art and Culture Picks

Posted November 2, 2010 | 15:39:06 (EST)

As the benefit season continues throughout November, two essential museum events to attend on the circuit are the Guggenheim's International Gala honoring Ellsworth Kelly and Julie Mehretu on November 8th, and the MoMA Film Benefit paying tribute to director Kathryn Bigelow on November 10th. Outside of...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Posted October 26, 2010 | 17:31:29 (EST)

Halloween weekend in New York City always promises a parade of unique parties, and this year is no exception. The weekend festivities kick off on Friday night at Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn with the annual Mask Party. Saturday will see the opening of MOVE!, a two-day...

Read Post

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Posted September 29, 2010 | 11:40:33 (EST)

The rush of gallery openings is giving way to the second wave: Fall's major art fairs, benefits, and museum shows. You can ease into the art fair schedule with the Affordable Art Fair - all works are priced under $10,000 but many are just a few hundred dollars....

Read Post

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Posted September 23, 2010 | 13:43:16 (EST)

You might have a hard time making it to Chelsea this week. There are two major new galleries opening on the Lower East Side, a day of free museum tickets, and, to add a few more reasons to give Chelsea a rest, Brooklyn open studios and...

Read Post