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Damien Hirst Retrospective at Tate Modern, London

VernissageTV | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

The exhibition spans two decades. On display are unseen early works as well as later works such as the famous shark in formaldehyde and the notorious diamond skull. Among the highlights is the piece "In and Out of Love" (1991), consisting of a room full of live butterflies.

Barbara Hammer At The Tate Modern

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

Barbara Hammer is an experimental filmmaker and is perhaps best known for her early work, which constitutes some of the first lesbian-made films (see:...

WATCH: Yayoi Kusama Interview

Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama turned her hallucinations into an obsession, and her obsession into unique creations of repeated forms. Throughout her life she has creat...

Gavin Turk and the Art of Identity (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

In the late 1980s a group of Young British Artists (or YBAs) like Damien Hurst, Tracey Emin, and Gavin Turk himself, began consistently challenging accepted artistic ideals.

Artist Gets Help From An Unlikely Source

Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts

Usually Gavin Turk inserts himself into his work, combining iconography with his own likeness, but for his latest series, the Young British Artist has...

Solving the Scenario: Asad Raza, Art Producer

Eric J. Henderson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts
Eric J. Henderson

The credits roll and you notice the name of the producer. Stock-in-trade for a film, but what about that role in the world of art?

Yayoi Kusama: A Life Of Obsession

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama forever changed the polka dot. What was before a cute if not ordinary pattern was, to her, a hallucination, an absolute fixation on a rep...

George Condo Retrospective

The Guardian | Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent | Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts

Nine portraits of the Queen as she has never been seen before -- with a green nose, a robot eye or a long carrot through her head -- are going on disp...

Gerhard Richter Retrospective At The Tate Modern

ARTINFO | Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

WHAT: Gerhard Richter's "Panorama" WHERE: Tate Modern, Bankside, London WHEN: October 6-January 8, Sunday-Thursday 10AM-6PM, Friday-Saturday 10AM-1...

Tate Modern Shows Tacita Dean: FILM. New Commission for the Turbine Hall (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 12.11.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

The twelfth commission in The Unilever Series at Tate Modern in London has been realized by the Berlin-based artist Tacita Dean. Dean conceived a piec...

PHOTOS: Hirst Brings Opulent Art To Free Show

Posted 11.07.2011 | Arts

Now showing at Leeds Art Gallery is a comprehensive collection from Damien Hirst in his hometown, a surprisingly personal exhibition from an artist so...

The Genius of Damien Hirst

David Galenson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Hirst has not only influenced many of his peers; he is among the small number of artists who have spawned major artistic movements, and influenced important cultural institutions.

My Trip to England: The Ministry of Culture

Michael Kaiser | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

The importance of cultural tourism in England is astonishing, the level of theater, opera, symphony and dance performance is extraordinary, the museums are crowded and the export of arts of all kinds is thriving.

Louis Vuitton Launches Young Arts Project

Posted 08.18.2011 | Arts

French fashion house Louis Vuitton has just created an amazing opportunity for young artists, a website where aspiring artists can upload their work a...

WATCH: Joan Miró's Secret Political Side

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 06.20.2011 | Arts

Curators have a lot to say about the new Joan Miró exhibition at London's Tate Modern. In the video below, journalist Will Gompertz asks Tate Modern ...

Hirst, Picasso Exhibitions Slated At Tate For London Olympics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON (Reuters) - Tate museums will showcase works by 19th and 20th century giants Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Edvard Munch as well as contempo...

Art in Anticipation: 11 Reasons to Look Forward to 2011

Rebecca Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rebecca Taylor

Whether he's striking down the pope with a meteorite or restraining his dealer to a gallery wall with masking tape, Maurizio Cattelan does it with wit and panache. This promises to be an unprecedented and, likely, unorthodox installation.

The Return of the Wizard

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Yazmany Arboleda

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WATCH: Celebrating Tate Modern's 10 Years With A Confessional

curatedmag.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Fun stuff in celebration of 10 years of the Tate Modern - "It's ten years since Tate Modern opened its doors for the first time. For the film 'Tate M...

POLITICAL ART: Chinese Artist Ai WeiWei On House Arrest, Shanghai

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As Weiwei states in the video below, the Chinese government "cannot let anything happen if they don't understand it." Following his recent October ope...

WATCH: BLOG WATCH> Francis Alys: Deceiving Everyone, Even You

dailyserving.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A Story of Deception is the title of Francis Alys' current retrospective on view at the Tate Modern. The title of the exhibition, which spans the arti...

Faile Studio Visit: Readying for Rubenstein

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An industrial building has been reconfigured to accommodate the adventurous appetites of these childhood buddies, who have taken their street art from Brooklyn to the Tate -- with many stops along the way.

'Inevitable Hassle' Leads Tony Blair To Cancel Book Party

The Guardian | Helene Mulholland and Agencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tony Blair today cancelled a second event scheduled to mark the launch of his memoirs after anti-war campaigners prepared to mount a protest against h...

DANCE: Michael Clark Company Takes Over Tate Modern's Turbine Hall

e-flux.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

For Part I of his choreographic project at Tate Modern, Michael Clark and his company have been resident in the Turbine Hall for seven weeks, making t...

Interview With West of Rome Public Art's Emi Fontana

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bettina Korek

A Night of Growth and Discovery will be an unforgettable night for art in Los Angeles; we have over 20 artists involved in different capacities, it will be a performance festival in a benefit disguise.