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Anish Kapoor

EXPO/CHICAGO Announces Participation of Premier Galleries and Citywide Celebration of ARTS and CULTURE

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

A well-traveled Tony Karman, President and Director of EXPO CHICAGO, recently returned from visiting Galleries in Berlin, Paris, Milan, Madrid, London, Amsterdam, Vienna, Mexico City, Basel, Canada and Brussels.

9 Public Art Projects That Brought Beauty And Design To The Streets

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks and Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.09.2014 | Arts

Public art is a loose term we use to describe any art project -- in any media -- that has been designed and crafted for the public domain. Often locat...

Frieze New York 2014

MutualArt | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

This week marks the third year of Frieze New York, the London fair that went head-to-head with the tradition of the Armory Show and took NADA and Pulse with it, subsequently asserting itself as a "fair" contender.

Laure Prouvost: A Turner Prize for the Senses

MutualArt | Posted 02.17.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Laure Prouvost, surprised many by taking home the prestigious prize with her moving piece Wantee, which weaves together a fictional narrative about her grandfather's relationship with artist Kurt Schwitters.

September: Chicago at Its Best

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.08.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Chicago is notorious for its less than perfect weather, which changes, seemingly, every few minutes. Two weeks ago, the very moment my plane landed ...

World's First Inflatable Concert Hall To Tour Earthquake-Devastated Japan

Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts

From the outside it resembles a giant, plushy purple jelly bean, while on the inside it looks more like a glowing, colored seashell. Actually, this ba...

Inhotim: Brazil's Contemporary Art Wonderland

Zach Udko | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of Inhotim, Brazil's best-kept secret for lovers of contemporary art.

Art for the People - Public Art Around the World

MutualArt | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Public art is a democratic entity, open to everyone, not just art seekers going to visit museums and galleries. We've rounded up ten public art projects from around the world that are well worth a visit and accessible to all.

Anish Kapoor Gets Gory

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 07.17.2013 | Arts

BERLIN — Conveyor belts hum quietly, towering over piles of dark red wax. A giant mauve object that looks like a deflating balloon sprawls and s...

In Praise Of The Bean

Daniel Maidman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I haven't been back to Chicago since 1996. Among the things I've missed was the creation of Millennium Park, and with it, of the Bean, a 100-ton sta...

Beyond the White Cube: Collector Profile

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 11.10.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

Working in this world can be surreal but, when one comes across kindred spirits who have an authentic appreciation for art, it's refreshing and reaffirms the validity of participating in this dialogue.

Kathryn Findlay on her Favourite Impermanent Structures in London (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Kathryn Findlay is the Principal Director of Ushida Findlay Architects. Gaining prominence in the nineties, the practice is known for its use of exper...

Orbit Tower Too Late To Be Olympic Cauldron

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 09.23.2012 | Arts

LONDON — Love it or loathe it one thing is for sure: The Orbit Tower is not the Olympic cauldron. Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal says the ruby re...

In Tough Economic Times, Does Public Art Make Sense?

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.16.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

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Times Square Desert-Scape

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The place, ablaze with lights and crowds, just begs to be turned into an art arena. It's the exact opposite of a serene gallery or museum space. And it absolutely requires a display that reveals this dilemma. How to grab and hold a viewer's attention amid all that hustle?

From NYC to Dubai - Public Art Heats Up for the Summer

MutualArt | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

After a long, cold winter of hibernating inside museums, artists venture out into the heat this summer to create art in the public realm...

WATCH: Anish Kapoor Gets A Disco Makeover

Posted 02.13.2012 | Arts

Cloud Gate, the commandingly large sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor known affectionately as "The Bean" is the focus of a new project that will make yo...

All-Star Cast Of Artists Contemplate 'Color'

Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts

Color is a simple enough idea, but sometimes in a scene filled with swollen egos and overly conceptual work we tend to forget the beauty inherent in s...

Anish Kapoor Completes Twisted Tower For London Olympics

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Internationally-renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor's "Orbit" tower, previously covered on the Huffington Post, is finally complete. The giant, 1,400 ton t...

Insane Plans For London Olympics Labyrinth

ARTINFO | Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

The verdict is in: after launching a design competition in July for London's forthcoming 50-acre Olympic Park, the Olympic Park Legacy Company has ann...

London Gets Its Own 'Eiffel Tower'

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

To get ready for the 2012 Olympic games, London needed the customary facelift that goes along with the festivities. Efforts have been made to push Lon...

Anish Kapoor's Mobile Concert Hall In Japan

Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts

At once sculptor, architect, and magician, Anish Kapoor brings mythical significance to a physical site with a mobile concert hall honoring the region...

Crazy Stuff We Did During Summer Vacation

Fathom | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Fathom

These tales of adventure instantly transport us from our cubicle to the age of exploration.

PHOTOS: The Show Critics Love to Hate

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) The equally beloved-and-berated Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is back, now on view from June 7th-August 17th. It is the world’...

WATCH: Ai Weiwei Released From Prison

Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts

After being imprisoned for three months in a Chinese prison, artist-activist Ai Weiwei has been released on bail. Originally detained while try...