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Urs Fischer

The Artist Multiple: A Collector's Source List

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

But what is great about editions and multiples, is that they are meant to be more accessible and fun. These often whimsical objects can lend a breath of creativity to the more functional areas of life -- like kitchenware, rugs, jewelry and furniture.

The Expanding Universe of Doug Aitken's "Station to Station"

Dean Kuipers | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

I ducked into a black felt yurt set up in the Railyard in Santa Fe, New Mexico, one of the installations traveling with Doug Aitken's latest large-scale artwork, "Station To Station," and was instantly involved in a mind-bending discussion about the expansion of the universe.

Doug Aitken: All Aboard the Art Train

MutualArt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

All aboard the art express! Next week, Doug Aitken’s art train project, Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening, will embark on a cross-country ...

A Modest Proposal for MOCA: Show More Representational Paintings

John Seed | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts
John Seed

MOCA has now become a place where you just might see a live naked person but it is very unlikely that you might see a painting of a naked person there, especially one executed with real skill.

Let's Go For Baroque (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

The Baroque style is often identified by luxurious materials, chubby cherubs and sumptuous details. A new exhibition entitled "Riotous Baroque: From C...

The History of the Stick: Georg Herold's Path to Mastery

Bettina Gilois | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

Georg Herold is the master of the material in the realm of the conceptual. As it all began with a stick, it has never lost its original conception.

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World...of Museums

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Once upon a time -- a long, long time ago -- the world of art museums was a relatively quiet, scholarly domain of academic pursuit and aesthetic co...

Urs Fisher Art Exhibit at MOCA and Geffen Is Astonishing

Jay Weston | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I think that MOCA and its Geffen Contemporary offshoot, are really fulfilling their missions under the direction of a fellow named Jeffrey Deitch.

Paris Photo-LA: Lights, Camera, Action

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Among the world-famous landmarks of Los Angeles, which are your favorites? My choices would be the iconic Hollywood sign, and the gate entrance to ...

Melting Away The Real

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts

Urs Fischer and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art are a match made in artsy heaven. The Swiss artist, who notoriously took a jackhamm...

Gestural Painting, Roasting Pigs & Scratching Heads: Josh Smith's New Exhibition

Dorothy Spears | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

Josh Smith and his dinosaur painting, Brant Foundation/courtesy Billy Farrell Agency If lush green paddocks, a pig roast, an abundance of celebriti...

Bear Market

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

Anyone who has taken a ride down (or up) Park Avenue lately surely has noticed a certain 23-foot, 35,000-pound, bronze, yellow teddy bear sculpture se...

Giant Teddy Bear Sculpture On Display At Seagram Plaza

| Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN — A gigantic yellow teddy bear will be unveiled in Seagram Plaza Friday before being auctioned off by Christie's for, presumably, a simila...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Urs Fischer at The Brant Foundation

Liz Markus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Liz Markus

The other day I went up to Greenwich, Connecticut to see the Urs Fischer show at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center. I had missed his exhibition a...