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Art Exhibitions

Artist Displays Hard Drive Filled With $5 Million In Pirated Files

Posted 11.06.2011 | Arts

Artist Manuel Palou's new piece, '5 Million Dollars 1 Terabyte straddles the line betweenart and piracy. The work is described on the gallery's w...

Valley of Dolls: The Popovy Sisters, the New Wave of Russian Art-Doll Designers

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 11.07.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

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Art: Preseason

Paul Klein | Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

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Dreams And Adolescence In 'Ruud van Empel: Photoworks 1995-2010'

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 10.31.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Dutch visual artist Ruud van Empel (1958) hardly needs any introduction. He is one of the most extraordinary photographic artists working today. Van ...

Virtuosos Of Doll Design, Part 1: Virginie Ropars

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 10.27.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Over the next few days, I will introduce you to some fabulous doll-designers. I came across their artwork recently and was astonished by their talent,...

PHOTOS: Major Art Exhibition Explores...Dirt?

Posted 10.27.2011 | Arts

Dirt is a part of life. Whether its grime or dust, it envelops even the most ordinary of circumstances or objects. Wellcome Collection’s exhibition,...

WATCH: 'Star Wars' As Fine Art?

Posted 10.25.2011 | Arts

Art From A Galaxy Far Far Away has landed in Los Angeles in artists Randy Martinez and Denis Vasquez's show at Hold Up Art. According to the galle...

WATCH: Post-Communist Art: VernissageTV Investigates 'The Journey To The East'

VernissageTV | Posted 10.20.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Journey to the East is an exhibition that takes its visitors on a trip to the post-communist countries in Eastern Europe. 40 artists from Armenia,...

First Annual Workhouse National Ceramics Exhibition

John Gascot | Posted 10.16.2011 | Arts
John Gascot

The Workhouse Arts Center, a project of the Lorton Arts Foundation, is home for more than 150 of the region's finest professional and emerging artists.

This Is James Franco's Art

ARTINFO | Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

NEW YORK-- There were no bold names (aside from artist Terence Koh and P.S. 1 head Klaus Biesenbach) or event photographers at the opening of the omni...

'Car Fetish: I Drive, Therefore I Am'

VernissageTV | Posted 09.30.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

Back in 1888, when Berta Benz made the pioneering long distance trip with her husband's car, no one could imagine traffic jams or even "Carmageddons"....

'Powhida' Mocks The Art Establishment

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.28.2011 | Arts

Last night, William Powhida looked set to be the most annoying artist on the scene right now. At the opening of his show at the posh Marlborough Galle...

Mapping Memories: Natalie Turturro's Pieces of Paris

Nicole Garton | Posted 09.28.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

Natalie Turturro has not depicted reality as she found it, but instead as how she would like to remember it; that is, in a dazzling state of beauty.

Art Show Benefits Human Rights In Iran

Posted 09.27.2011 | Arts

The campaign for human rights in Iran has gone visual with a new show in Los Angeles which explores the lives of marginalized Iranians. The show is pr...

Patrick Lee: Deadly Friends

Tracey Harnish | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

These portraits are startling contemporary insights into the society of men. These are men who clearly have lived lives of intensity and peril and are part of a society that signals their wounds with physical visuals.

Toulouse-Lautrec's Favorite Dancer

David Galenson | Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

An 1893 article by the critic Arsène Alexandre described the art of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec as "very spontaneous in its execution, yet very calcula...

The Godly And The Mundane: Wilhelm Sasnal At Sadie Coles

Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

Wilhelm Sasnal's new exhibition at Sadie Coles in London is an extensive collection of new paintings which "draw upon a broad range of sources and tra...

Experience Parisian Opulence At The Getty

Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts

The Getty Museum's exhibition "Paris Life and Luxury" is a chance to experience the opulence which filled the parlors of Paris in the mid-eighteenth c...

Photography And The Art Of 'Refraction'

Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts

Photographer Lydia Anne McCarthy's new show, Refraction, at Daniel Cooney Fine Art is "a series of portraits made with refracted light, the highlights...

PHOTOS: Conan O'Brien Fan Art Gallery Opens For Comic Con

Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

Conan O'Brien fans have always been passionate about "the Flaming C," and now TBS is giving them a chance to express that devotion publicly in the "CO...

Murakami Erects Erotic Show In London

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Takashi Murakami's latest group of paintings explores his complex ambivalence to the legacy of cosmopolitan painter Kuroda Seiki, who brought Western-...

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: Takashi Murakami Thinks His Art Is Overpriced

Bloomberg | Posted 09.11.2011 | Arts

Takashi Murakami's sexually charged exhibit at the Gagosian Gallery in London is filled with towering sculptures of erotic school girls and male and f...

Nude Sean Connery Painting To Be Displayed For First Time

Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

For the first time, a nude painting of Sir Sean Connery will be be displayed later this year. The painting shows a young Connery from the back, clad o...

Federico Diaz' Robot-Assembled Sculpture

VernissageTV | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

Prague-based artist Federico Díaz is known for his work that combines art and technology. For the 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di ...