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Art Exhibitions

Plovdiv Night of Museums and Galleries Celebrates 10th Anniversary (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Plovdiv Night of Museums and Galleries is an event that brings more than 60'000 visitors to the second largest city in Bulgaria, Plovdiv, to atten...

Crystal Bridges Exhibition Reveals Curatorial Missteps

Blair Schulman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Covering over 19,000 square feet of exhibition space, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas is an enormous undertaking that casts a wide net but misses the mark when it comes to the emergence of strong, definitive themes.

Photography: With Closed Eyes

Giovanni Savino | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
Giovanni Savino

The important thing, what truly motivated me in producing this work, after endless research and a good deal of sleepless nights, is the fact that all my subjects were to keep their eyes closed for those very long six seconds that picture-taking required

Conceptual Collaborator's Build Palaces

Isa Freeling | Posted 09.11.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

After an exhausting day of walking and looking, ready to return to the other side of Brooklyn without much inspiration, I trundled over to one more building appropriated for art for this occasion, where I saw a new installation by Pia Coronel and G. Romero called "Palaces."

Willi Dorner's 'Bodies in Urban Spaces' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.01.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Until November 2014, the 12th edition of the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition is taking place in the city of Biel/Bienne (Switzerland). Entitled Le Mouvemen...

Cécile zu Hohenlohe: The Princess and her Traveling Jewels

Duane Wells | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

Just as might be said of the entire In The Space Between collection, an eclectic array of pieces that have traveled from places both significant and inconsequential to tell unique tales from a most compelling life.

Souls of Wisdom

Neil Seligman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Neil Seligman

It was the end of a fourth day of packed programming at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco where a series of talks, workshops and classes had left me exhausted but deeply inspired by this gathering of conscious business enthusiasts.

19 Contemporary Artists From The Arab World You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts

A family of tourists pose in front of a monument, gazing into the camera as one unit. A block of white-washed apartments rise up behind a smattering o...

Richard Prince: It's a Free Concert (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

The American artist Richard Prince is mainly known for his photographs of iconic pictures from pop culture and his text images of chauvinist jokes. The exhibition It's a Free Concert at the Peter Zumthor-designed Kunsthaus Bregenz is the first large-scale solo show by Richard Prince in an Austrian institution.

State of the Art: The Installation Begins

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

On November 11, 2013, the second anniversary of the Museum's opening, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.

Proof The World Has Long Been Paranoid About Tropical Disease

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts

Tropical diseases have mystified and terrified humans for centuries, inducing cross-continental paranoia at even the thought of a mosquito bite. While...

Otto Piene at New National Gallery in Berlin (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.21.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Otto Piene was a key artist of the twentieth century avant-garde and one of the founders of the international ZERO movement in the 1960s. His smoke and fire images, his light spaces and ballets stand for a virtually romantic longing for unity with nature.

Nerdrumklanen

Brandon Kralik | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Nerdrumklanen, a new exhibition of paintings and prints from the members of the Nerdrum School is opening this weekend at Raugland Atelier in Norway.

Effigy and Exile

Brandon Kralik | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Perhaps the images we ordinarily see move too quickly. Maybe we wince when we are stared at or when are caught staring. Holdfast III will allow you to slow down and stare at our faces, engage the characters depicted, be they familiar effigies or exiles come home.

Changing the Art Movement

Shai Baitel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
Shai Baitel

Around the world, artists come together and decide to work, create, and at times even live under the same roof. There are many reasons for this phenom...

Bunny Yeager's Vibrant Legacy Lives on in Las Vegas

JK Russ | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

The photographer on the beach that day was Bunny Yeager and the model was 32-year old Bettie Page. This iconic image is included in the exhibition "Bunny's Bombshells" at Sin City Gallery in Las Vegas.

State of the Art: Studio Rodeo

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

In selecting artists for State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Crystal Bridges President Don Bacigalupi and Curator for Special Projects, Chad Alligood, visited nearly 1,000 artists around the country.

Jennifer Bartlett's History of the Universe

Francis Levy | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Bartlett occupies another place in the pantheon of modernism to the extent that she refuses such categorization. There's something almost homespun about Bartlett's brand of abstraction. At times her paintings exude the feeling of Americana, of folk art.

When Art and History Combine Perfectly

Rebecca Price | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Rebecca Price

A photograph of a wax figure sculpted from a painting. That's the idea behind Hiroshi Sugimoto's Portraits, a series of nine-minute-long exposures of wax figures that were modeled from painted portraits.

A Most Exquisite Exhibit: Degas/Cassatt at the National Gallery

Christian Josi | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Christian Josi

I managed to score a preview and an interview with Kimberly Jones, who serves as associate curator for the Department of French Paintings and who, along with senior conservator of paintings Ann Hoenigswald, took this wonderful, historic concept and made it into an exquisite reality.

State of the Art: At Journey's End

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Crystal Bridges Assistant Curator Chad Alligood and President Don Bacigalupi have recently wrapped up their epic adventure: meeting and talking with nearly 1,000 artists all across the United States in preparation for an unprecedented exhibition called State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.

What Buying Signs From the Homeless Has Taught Me About Home

Oral Fixation | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
Oral Fixation

In 1993, I began buying and collecting these signs. Like many of my ideas, it was born out of frustration, and I didn't know where it would lead me.

Ai Weiwei's Evidence: Major Solo Exhibition in Berlin (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

The retrospective is titled Evidence and is seen as a political exhibition with works that comment on social and political issues in China.

Sonos: 'Ring di Alarm'!

Marlon Regis | Posted 05.25.2014 | Arts
Marlon Regis

It's been just over a year since I -- amongst many other insiders, fans and lovers of music in L.A., have been witness to some of the most magnifice...

On Seeing Online: Circles and Signs

Annie Buckley | Posted 05.22.2014 | Arts
Annie Buckley

This edition of "On Seeing" includes new work made for the web, most seen here for the first time. It was created with support from curatorial intern,...