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A Short Jaunt Through the Whitney's Meat & Bone Collection

0 Comments | Posted November 20, 2010 | 11:29 AM

By Kisa Lala

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Anselm Kiefer's Remembrance of Things Past

0 Comments | Posted November 19, 2010 | 3:21 PM



By Kisa Lala

ANSELM KIEFER Fitzcarraldo, 2010 Oil, emulsion, acrylic, shellac, ash, thorn bushes, resin ferns, synthetic teeth, lead and rust on canvas in glass and steel frames © Anselm Kiefer. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery
"ANSELM...
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Sir Peter Blake Speaks About His Collection of Curiosities

0 Comments | Posted November 10, 2010 | 1:59 PM

By Kisa Lala

Sir Peter Blake. Photo: Kisa Lala, 2010
"Sir Peter Blake. Photo: Kisa Lala, 2010"

The vintage worlds of fairgrounds, Victorian curios, cultural detritus and memorabilia have been Sir Peter Blake's passion for most...

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Simon Says, It's Open House

0 Comments | Posted November 3, 2010 | 5:40 PM

Simon de Pury, 2010, photo: Kisa Lala
Simon de Pury, turning law and reason on its head, in front of Maurizio Cattelan's Frank and Jaime, 2002. Edition of 3. Estimated at $1-1.5 million. Photo credit:Kisa Lala

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Interview: Filmmaker Ruth Hogben Revamps the Fashion Video

0 Comments | Posted November 2, 2010 | 12:28 PM

By Kisa Lala

Video Still, "Joie de Vivre" by Ruth Hogben for Gareth Pugh, Courtesy of Ruth Hogben
"Video Still, "Joie de Vivre" by Ruth Hogben for Gareth Pugh, Courtesy of Ruth Hogben, 2010"


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Ant Farm And The Influences Of Guerilla Architecture (PHOTOS)

0 Comments | Posted October 23, 2010 | 3:44 PM

Vincent Callebaut Lilypad, A Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees, 2008 Digital rendering, dimensions variable © Vincent Callebaut Architectures
"Vincent Callebaut Lilypad, A Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees, 2008 Digital rendering, dimensions variable © Vincent Callebaut Architectures"

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Patricia Piccinini's World Of Creatures Great & Small

0 Comments | Posted October 21, 2010 | 11:42 AM

By Kisa Lala


Patricia Piccinini - Balasana - 2009 - Silicone, fiberglass, human hair, clothing, Red-necked Wallaby, rug
"Patricia Piccinini - Balasana - 2009 - Silicone, fiberglass, human hair, clothing, Red-necked Wallaby, rug"

Australian...

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Resampling Jean Cocteau at the Guggenheim

0 Comments | Posted October 14, 2010 | 11:35 AM

By Kisa Lala

Jean Cocteau by Irving Penn
"Portrait of Jean Cocteau by Irving Penn"

As part of the Guggenheim's "Chaos and Classicism" exhibition, curator Charles Fabius had organized a theatrical performance Coup De Foudre,...

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Interview: Eve Sussman - On The Making Of Her Film, Rape Of The Sabine Women

0 Comments | Posted October 11, 2010 | 2:06 PM

By Kisa Lala

Production Still, Rape of the Sabine Women
"Production Still, Rape of the Sabine Women, Marilisa on the Floor Photo by Eve Sussman & Ricoh Gerbl, Courtesy of Eve Sussman...

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The Rebirth of Jeff Koons: 'Made in Heaven'

0 Comments | Posted October 11, 2010 | 12:06 PM

By Kiša Lala

Jeff Koons, Hand on Breast, Courtesy of Luxembourg and Dayan Gallery
"Jeff Koons, Hand on Breast, Courtesy of Luxembourg and Dayan Gallery"

It has been twenty years since Jeff Koons' show Made in...

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Interview with Edward Burtynsky: Photographing a Planet on the Edge

0 Comments | Posted October 1, 2010 | 5:28 PM

By Kiša Lala

Edward Burtynsky Shipbreaking # 4, Chittagong, Bangladesh 2000
"Edward Burtynsky Shipbreaking # 4, Chittagong, Bangladesh 2000"

Photographer Edward Burtynsky is drawn to waste and contemporary ruins, to the flotsam and jetsam of our...

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Sperone Westwater Gallery Moves Into the Bowery

0 Comments | Posted September 23, 2010 | 5:18 PM

By Kisa Lala


"Sperone Westwater Gallery -- Norman Foster Designed Building at 257 Bowery, NYC"

The Bowery is undergoing a renaissance and facelift with new restaurants and hotels sprouting along the once seedy avenue -...

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Jeff Bark Photographs Lucifer Falls - A Beautiful Place to Die

0 Comments | Posted September 20, 2010 | 8:30 PM

By Kiša Lala

Jeff Bark, Lucifer Falls, Courtesy of artist and Hasted Hunt Kraeutler Gallery
Jeff Bark, Lucifer Falls, Courtesy of artist and Hasted Hunt Kraeutler Gallery

In Jeff Bark's new series, Lucifer Falls, the water...

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Yul Love These... Yul Brynner Photographs

0 Comments | Posted September 15, 2010 | 4:49 PM

By Kiša Lala

Yul Brynner Self Portrait
"YUL BRYNNER The King and I, Self-Portrait, 1956 color print, 30 x 40" (paper) - Courtesy of the Artist and Lehmann Maupin Gallery,...

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Exhibition: Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin Relive Their Past Together

0 Comments | Posted September 11, 2010 | 12:55 PM

By Kisa Lala

Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin, 2010. Portrait by Brigitte Cornand
"Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin, 2010. Portrait by Brigitte Cornand"

Before her death recently at the age of 98, Louise Bourgeois had...

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The Politics of Art: The People Will Not be Silenced

0 Comments | Posted September 4, 2010 | 3:26 PM

Poster © Anita Kunz
"© Anita Kunz From "Where is My Vote? Posters for the Green Movement in Iran."


By Kiša Lala

American artists may have the luxury of distancing themselves from...

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New Visions of the Apocalypse (VIDEO)

0 Comments | Posted August 30, 2010 | 4:16 PM

By Kiša Lala

Horizon Features, An image from
"Acqua Alta in Venice, An image from "Beautiful Islands," Horizon Features"

A recent surge in apocalyptic films indicates the mood of the zeitgeist. With 2012 fast...

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Polly Morgan's Psychopomps Escorts One into the After-Life

0 Comments | Posted August 24, 2010 | 10:29 AM

By Kiša Lala

Polly Morgan, Systemic Inflammation, 2010, Taxidermy finches and canaries, steel, leather © Polly Morgan
"Polly Morgan, Systemic Inflammation, 2010, Taxidermy finches and canaries, steel, leather © Polly Morgan"


UK...

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Phillips de Pury & Company Prepare to Launch in Uptown Manhattan

0 Comments | Posted August 20, 2010 | 11:12 AM


"Phillips de Pury's new location at 450 Park Avenue, Manhattan"


By Kiša Lala

Phillips de Pury & Company, the world's third largest auction house, has been expanding their ventures worldwide...

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Photography: Nick Knight pays tribute to i-D Magazine's 30th Birthday (VIDEO)

0 Comments | Posted August 16, 2010 | 12:25 PM

Nick Knight -self-portrait (2006)
"Nick Knight, Self Portrait (2006)"


By Kisa Lala

For its 30th anniversary this August, the now venerable, i-D magazine, has just released three birthday editions shot by photographer Nick...

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