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Nerdrumklanen

Brandon Kralik | Posted 07.08.2014 | 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 06.24.2014 | 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 06.12.2014 | 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 06.11.2014 | 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 05.21.2014 | 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 05.21.2014 | 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 05.16.2014 | 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,...

Moby Talks Apocalypse and True Detective

Jose Martinez | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jose Martinez

Introverted, sober and not part of the Hollywood scene, it almost makes sense Moby would become interested in creating his own "cult."

Notes from the Road: Artists at Work

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

As Chad and Don are beginning to wrap up their long months of studio visits, we've been talking with them to get a sense of the big picture in America...

Notes From the Road: Las Vegas and Beyond

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Don Bacigalupi and Chad Alligood have been traveling around the United States for the better part of the past year, visiting artists in every region of the country in preparation for the exhibition. Chad stopped in the Museum offices this week long enough to answer a few questions.

Forget Pirates, Vikings Are The New Throwback Trend

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — They had names like Thorfinn Skull-splitter, Erik Bloodaxe and Ragnar Hairy Pants. No wonder the Vikings have a rough and bloody reput...

Sister Corita Kent Retrospective in Berlin (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

The retrospective exhibition Sister Corita: Let The Sun Shine In at Circle Culture Gallery in Berlin (Germany) documents Corita's practice during over 30 years which she spent in Los Angeles, where she produced a variety of serigraph or screen-printed images.

The Artist Is Not Present

Mel Chin | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
Mel Chin

"I'm sorry." A few months before his retrospective, the artist started offering this apology when he met friends or acquaintances, instead of "Great to see you! How's the wife? How's your art?"

Ray Atkeson: Pacific Northwest

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Prominent among photographers of the American West, especially winter landscapes and the emergence of the modern ski industry, Ray Atkeson also made poetic photographs of the bustling industries gaining momentum.

10 Contemporary Chinese Artists Who Aren't Ai Weiwei

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts

It's no secret that China has a formidable art scene, anchored on one side by a market hungry for collectable masterpieces and the other, by an establ...

Silence, El Segundo Museum of Art

James Scarborough | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

As befits an art space that calls itself a 'lab,' the interior of the El Segundo Museum of Art is sparse. In the center of the space rests a chair and, piled with art books, a small table. The walls are lab white, the ceiling high.

Cavafy's 'Figures' Loved and Idealized

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
Sandra Marinopoulos

Inspired by the verse "Voices, loved and idealized" from the poem "Voices," the exhibit uses archaeological artefacts to illustrate a selection of Cavafy's poems with mythological and, especially, historical subjects, which experts believe account for approximately one third of his work.

Minotaurs And Gorgons And Sphinx, Oh My!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Minotaurs, chimeras, gorgons, the Sphinx, harpies, sirens, satyrs, centaurs, Pegasus, Scylla -- these are but a few of the monsters and creatures that...

Dalí on Display

Blair Schulman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

A traveling exhibition of works by Spanish Surrealist Salvador Dalí is a great undertaking for a prominent Kansas City gallery. It also introduces conflicting ideas on how to absorb the intent.