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Art Exhibitions

Korakrit Arunanondchai "Painting With History in a Room Filled With People With Funny Names 3" at Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Korakrit Arunanonchai recently opened an installation at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, which tells the story of the formation of a painter.

September Must-See Gallery Exhibitions in New York

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Arthena is sharing three of its top picks for gallery exhibitions you won't want to miss this September. Jan Kossen Art Gallery, Causey Contemporary gallery and Art 3 are just a few of New York's galleries with upcoming exhibitions that are shaping up to be must-sees.

Arthena's Guide to This Week's Can't-Miss Art Exhibitions

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

From August 4th to September 7th, Niki de Saint Phalle's "Californian Diary" will be on view at Nohra Haime Gallery. Niki de Saint Phalle, whose work often reflected her relationship with California, is exhibiting nine silkscreens that visually convey her experiences with California.

Elizabeth Livingston's Paintings Come Out of Darkness With Solo Show 'Night Fell' in LES

Adrian Margaret Brune | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Adrian Margaret Brune

That general reluctance toward averment has, perhaps, kept Livingston away from the necessary self-promotion required for the coveted New York scene since she earned an MFA in painting at Boston University.

8 Artists Hide and Show in Los Angeles at MAMA Gallery

Jessica Robin Trent | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts
Jessica Robin Trent

To Hide To Show is a group exhibition at MAMA, one of the newest contemporary art galleries taking Los Angeles by storm. The exhibition title is derived from the loose English translation of a contemporary French social anthropological study entitled "Montrer / Occulter."

Alexander Calder's Abstract Paintings (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

Alexander Calder's abstract paintings are largely unknown, but they mark the decisive transition from figuration to abstraction in the artist's work. At the same time, they herald his first abstract sculptures in which he progressively introduced not only actual motion, but also unprecedented concepts such as sound and viewer intervention.

Bring Ai Weiwei's Tree to London

Charlotte Appleyard | Posted 07.15.2015 | Arts
Charlotte Appleyard

Weiwei wants to support those people of China, those unheard voices. Whilst he is no longer imprisoned his passport remains confiscated and he's not allowed to leave the country.

Interview With the Curator of Art Basel's 'Unlimited' Sector (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 07.07.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

Unlimited is Art Basel's exhibition platform for projects that transcend the limitations of a classical art-show stand. The sector includes out-sized sculpture and paintings, video projections, large-scale installations, and live performances.

Spathe at CACA, Saint Petersburg

John Gascot | Posted 07.06.2015 | Arts
John Gascot

Step into the Cory Allen Contemporary Art showroom (2121 2nd Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL) and you will be greeted by a cast of wondrous and otherworldly characters.

Art Basel in Basel 2015 Unlimited (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Unlimited sector of the international art fair Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland, presents large scale installations, paintings and sculptures, performances and videos in Hall 1 of Messe Basel. This year, the fair presents 74 projects.

The Photographic Eye of Sarah Kaufman

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.08.2015 | Arts
Jack Meyer

With the click of a shutter, the photographer catches a moment in time, thereby capturing a desired subject. Sarah Kaufman focuses her lens on moments of quotidian experience.

The Venice Art Biennale 2015 in Moving Images (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

It's impossible for a single person to see all the events and exhibitions that take place during the sprawling art event that the Art Biennale in Venice, Italy, has become.

How Do We Write When We Write About Art?

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Hannah Lamarque

We all have tried to talk about an affecting or lasting experience to our closest friends and been struck by the thought that language simply is not enough. It's hard to talk about art in a way which feels truly meaningful.

Mosque Built Inside Defunct Venetian Church Is Shut Down By City Officials

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 05.22.2015 | Religion

MILAN (AP) — Authorities in Venice on Friday closed a working mosque in an ex-church that was Iceland's contribution to the 56th Venice Biennale con...

'Fowl as Centerfold' at Mary Ryan Gallery

Isa Freeling | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Jean Pagliuso has photographed models, celebrities, movie posters and landscapes. In recent years, her camera lens has pointed in a different direction -- poultry.

'For Art's Sake' at Envoy Enterprises

Isa Freeling | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

What is a work of art? Does art for art's sake serve a purpose? Who or what influences the value of art?

An Exhibit of Remarkable Young Women

Augusta Thomson | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
Augusta Thomson

This is how we begin each class: A friend and I arrive to a line of shoes outside the doorway of a classroom in Tibet World, a non-profit volunteer organization in McLeod Ganj, India.

Jerry's Gift: The Art and Passion of a Circus Super Fan

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact
Johnathan Lee Iverson

The arts cast a peculiar spell. Relationships are forged and avenues are explored that likely would have never been considered. For some time, Jerry was simply a character, a fun-loving fan of The Greatest Show On Earth whose presence and kindness was much appreciated.

Is Basquiat's 'The Unknown Notebooks' Art?

Marlon Regis | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Marlon Regis

Jean-Michel Basquiat passed at the tender age of 27 years young, yet his body of works isn't just someone's brilliant idea to fabricate the young artist's thoughtful 'scribbles' into some artistic sense of expression.

From the Streets to the Galleries, Art Is Thriving in São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts
Stephen Grant

The city of São Paulo in Brazil is home to hundreds of museums and galleries. Browsing through neighborhoods such as Pinheiros, Jardim Paulista, or my favorite Vila Madalena, you are sure to find a space that meets your cultural desires.

Sara Zielinski Interviews Sara Zielinski

Sara Zielinski | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts
Sara Zielinski

In advance of her show ONLY IN HEAVEN, Sara Zielinski had the chance to ask Sara Zielinski a few questions about the unique nature of the show. It takes place in her apartment and features a wide variety of media.

The School of the Heartist -- Days of Founding a New School

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.

Could Your Fitbit Steps Be Art?

Kerri Allen | Posted 04.11.2015 | Arts
Kerri Allen

In the Kennedy era, the concept of "wearable technology" that would capture your every motion and wink of sleep was the stuff of science fiction. But for conceptual artist On Kawara (1933-2014), logging everyday minutiae became his life's work and legacy.

Paul Gauguin at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.10.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

The exhibition Paul Gauguin at Fondation Beyeler in Riehen (Basel, Switzerland) is one of the highlights of the art year 2015. The show brings together about fifty masterpieces by Paul Gauguin from leading international museums and private collections such as the Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

Just When You Believe It's Over, in Fact It Can Just Begin

Valerie Sobel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Valerie Sobel

At 73, art hit me like a piece of the Eiffel Tower. I was in a state of "philanthropic burn out" at the time, a phrase often used by unrelentingly working founders of a charitable organization.