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The Alien Within - A Living Laboratory of Western Society at Malmö Konsthall (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 11:08 AM

The Alien Within - A Living Laboratory of Western Society at Malmö Konsthall in Malmö (Sweden) is a project around the multi-media installation Animatograph - Icelandic Edition. Destroy Thingvellir, 2005, by the late German theater director, filmmaker, and visual artist Christoph Schlingensief (1960-2010). It's the first exhibition curated by Diana...

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Saving Simon Rodia's Watts Towers in L.A. (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2014 | 2:40 PM

In spite of being one of the most unique works of art, the Watts Towers by Simon Rodia are on The Cultural Landscape Foundation's Landslide list of threatened and at-risk landscapes and landscape features. Built by the Italian immigrant Simon Rodia between 1921 to 1955, the...

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Walead Beshty at the Curve, Barbican Centre, London (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 2, 2014 | 4:34 AM

"A Partial Disassembling of an Invention Without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in Which the Pulleys and Cogwheels Are Lying Around at Random All Over the Workbench" is the title of Walead Beshty's large scale installation for the Barbican Centre's The Curve. For his Curve commission, the London-born, Los...

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The Story of Art By Dimitar Solakov (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 12:25 PM

Bulgarian artist Dimitar Solakov never had a proper academical education on the history of art. One day he decided not to be ashamed of that anymore and to use it as a kind of advantage. He read the popular book The Story of Art by Ernst H. Gombrich, and created...

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

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 3:08 PM

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 attend a program that features more than 120 events held in museums, galleries, theaters, cinemas, clubs, bars, and open spaces throughout the city....

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

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2014 | 11:14 AM

Until November 2014, the 12th edition of the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition is taking place in the city of Biel/Bienne (Switzerland). Entitled Le Mouvement, the contemporary art exhibition is dedicated to performance in the urban space. One of the artists, which have been invited by the curators Gianni Jetzer...

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Up Hill Down Hall. An Indoor Carnival. Tate Modern, London (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 3:47 PM

London's Notting Hill Carnival is one of the largest street festivals in the world. Starting its life as a local festival set up by the West Indian community of the Notting Hill area, it has now become a full-blooded Caribbean carnival, which attracts millions of visitors from all over the...

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Cantoni Crescenti's Interactive Installation 'Melt' (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 17, 2014 | 11:38 AM

Ruhrtriennale, the International Festival of the Arts in the Ruhr district in Germany, opened with a variety of art events last weekend, including concerts, theater productions, dance performances, and exhibitions. In the visual arts section, the Brazilian collaborative duo cantoni crescenti present Melt, a 70 meter long interactive...

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Punctum. Reflections on Photography (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 12:57 PM

Punctum. Reflections on Photography at Salzburger Kunstverein is an exhibition about the nature of photography today. Curated by Séamus Kealy, the exhibition takes its cue from the term "punctum," which was coined by the French philosopher Roland Barthes in his final book Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography. "Punctum" refers, for...

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

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 8:00 PM

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. On...

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A Day at Storm King Art Center Sculpture Park (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 4:52 AM

In this video, we spend at day at Storm King Art Center Sculpture Park. Storm King Art Center is one of the world's leading sculpture parks. The park is located one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley. Its 500-acre landscape of fields, hills,...

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Otto Piene at New National Gallery in Berlin (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 5:20 PM

Until August 31, 2014, the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin (Germany) presents ZERO artist Otto Piene's large-scale slide installation The Proliferation of the Sun. To mark the start of the exhibition, a Sky Art Event has been held outside the Neue Nationalgalerie on the evening of July 19, 2014. Otto Piene...

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The Biennale, the Bungalow, and the Birds (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 5:55 AM

The choreographer William Forsythe developed a new acoustic performance for Bungalow Germania, the German Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014. Bungalow Germania merges two buildings of different eras of German history by erecting a copy of the bungalow of the German chancellor (Kanzler Bungalow) inside the German Pavilion. In...

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Art Basel in Basel 2014: Unlimited (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 2:28 AM

This year, Art Basel's Unlimited sector presents 78 large-scale artworks from five generations of artists. Curated by Gianni Jetzer, the show features works by artists such as Haegue Yang, Julio Le Parc, Sterling Ruby, John Bock, Matias Faldbakken, Sam Falls, Laure Prouvost, Carsten Nicolai, Edith Dekyndt, Ann Veronica Janssens, Troika,...

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'14 Rooms' Live Art Exhibition During Art Basel (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 8:47 AM

In this video, we attend the opening reception of 14 Rooms, a Live Art Exhibition in Basel curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Klaus Biesenbach. 14 Rooms is presented by Fondation Beyeler, Art Basel, and Theater Basel, and features live art works by Marina Abramović, Allora & Calzadilla, Ed Atkins,...

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Fujiko Nakaya Wraps Philip Johnson's Glass House in Artificial Fog (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2014 | 9:44 AM

Fujiko Nakaya: Veil is a site-specific installation that enters into dialog with the Glass House, the iconic building that was designed American architect Philip Johnson and completed in 1949. The Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya is known for her fog sculptures and environments. With Veil, she wraps the Glass House in...

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Carl Andre Retrospective at Dia Art Foundation in Beacon (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 9:05 AM

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010 at Dia Beacon is the first retrospective to consider the full spectrum of Carl Andre's art. The exhibition is grouped into three parts: sculpture, poetry, and Carl Andre's unclassifiable productions, from the enigmatic assemblages known as Dada Forgeries to his wide-ranging ephemera. In this...

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

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 6:00 AM

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (born 1957) is one of the world's most famous artists. The Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin is now staging his largest solo exhibition to date. On 3,000 square meters in 18 rooms and in the spectacular Lichthof the retrospective features works and installations that were either designed specifically...

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A Visit to the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Poland (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2014 | 11:04 AM

The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle CSW in Warsaw (Poland) is known for its diverse cultural activities, ranging from research and artistic exploration to educational workshops, concerts and exhibitions. Due to Warsaw's geographical location, the CSW also serves as a hub between the West and the East, via residencies...

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SANAA Architects win Daylight Award, Talk About Light in Architecture (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 3:53 PM

Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA) have won the 2014 Daylight Award for the design of the Rolex Learning Center EPFL in Lausanne (Switzerland). With CHF 100,000 prize money the award is the highest architectural prize in Switzerland. It promotes buildings with an innovative use of daylight. In...

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