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A new, ballet-like performance at Paris’s fashion museum explores the process of ceating a beautiful garment, using actress Tilda Swinton as mannequin in ‘Eternity Dress’ (running through Sunday November 24th as part of the annual French Festival d’Automne). Olivier Saillard (director of Paris’s eminent fashion museum, Palais Galliera) and Tilda Swinton (the beguiling Scottish-born actress)
Yes, I know … it may sound like one of these stupid conspiracy theories, why I immediately will refer you to an article about the subject by The Daily Beast for you to judge yourself. Jump to the next site in cyberspace here.
Barcelona hosts this international gallerist meeting, which aims to discuss and explore the issues that concern and affect gallery practices today. Through panel discussions, case studies and presentations, TALKING GALLERIES attempts to respond in a dynamic way to a profession that questions how to adapt to a reality marked by the economic crisis, by changing
Performa is the only biennial dedicated to commissioning, presenting and exploring new visual art performance across disciplines. For three weeks Performa and a consortium of arts organizations will band together to transform New York City into the performance capital of the world. More than 100 separate events presented at over 40 venues will showcase new
ArtReview has just released a quite interesting ranked list of the contemporary art worlds most powerful figures ’13 Have a look yourself! Talk about finical crisis one more time …
If you haven’t had the opportunity to see the documentary about Marina Abramovic – The Artist is Present – you should really take the time to enjoy it!
It’s time for Paris Fashion Week, so of course this weeks Weekly Weekend Weirdness is Rick Owens strange – yet fascinating – fashion shows! MENS / WEAR 2014 WOMANS / WEAR 2014
Artissima has just announced the names of the artists and their representing galleries taking part at the 2013 Present Future section. As a special section of the fair devoted to emerging talents, realised in collaboration with illycaffè, Present Future has grown both in horizons and scale by proposing in 2013 the projects by 24 artists
Ron Mueck is a figurative sculptor whose works are included in significant collections around the world. He’s born in Melbourne in 1958 and spent his childhood spare time crafting figures. Started his career as a model maker and puppeteer for the television and film industries, entered the world of contemporary art in 1996 with his
In 1913, an art exhibition opened in New York City that shocked the country, shattered perceptions of beauty, and shifted the American cultural landscape forever. “The International Exhibition of Modern Art” became known simply and infamously as “The Armory Show,” after its venue¬, the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue. It was a show of
EAI will present a screening and talk with artist Liz Magic Laser (Commissioned Armory Artist of 2013), whose provocative performances and videos question the use of public relations methods and techniques in business and politics. Following the screening, Laser will participate in a Q&A with the audience. More info: www.newmuseum.org Tuesday, September 24, 6:30 pm
Iran do Espírito Santo is one of Brazil’s most accomplished contemporary artists. His body of work ranges from exquisitely detailed works on paper to large-scale wall pieces and immersive sculptural installations. Much of his art explores the space between the concrete and the abstract, translating familiar forms and everyday materials into formally precise and perceptually
Oh yes! It’s true! Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 just released the names of this year’s exhibitors! Though the list runs about as long as last year’s (258 in 2013, 257 in 2012), the fair has added Edition, a new section of 13 art publishers that includes New York’s Pace Prints and Two Palms. Public
Indulge your curiosity by exploring the abandoned military barracks of Governors Island Art Fair, 100 singular rooms of painting, photography, sculpture, installation, video, sound and performance art. Run by artists, for artists, New York’s largest independent exhibition enters its 6th year this fall. Once again GIAF organizers, 4heads, have sifted through a sea of creative
Oh yes! We bring our 7th Weekly Weekend Weirdness at a very special day – actually the luckiest day of the century! (7-9-13) directed by Ruslan Pelykh facebook.com/ruslan.pelykh art director – Yulia Kulik facebook.com/juliableue style – Kira Romanova make-up & hair Anna Zakhozhaya facebook.com/zakhozhaya music – Massive Attack – Angel pelicanos.ru
NOVA – New Art and the Young Artists behind it A brilliant documentary about new tendencies in art and the young artists behind it. Directed by Isaac Niemand, and produced by ROJO® in collaboration with BossaNovaFilms, it was all filmed on the heat of live action of the first ®Nova Contemporary Culture which happened in
Yes! It’s friday! And not just an ordinary friday – in Copenhagen it’s the beginning of three art fairs: Art Copenhagen, art_cph and CHART (the last one is brand new). We will of course cover the art fairs / events / parties during the next couple of days. And to celebrate the beginning of Copenhagen
Visual inspiring artistic video from Nowness called ‘Gymnast’. The minimalism, low key lightning and silent music creates a beautiful and fascinating artistic visual experience. Enjoy!
A great documentary describing and revealing the most expensive paintings ever sold at the art marked (at this moment, from 2011)
“I put the bag with the seven paintings on the stove and let it burn, then puts shoes and boots onto the bag and waited until it was burned down” Quote: Suspect’s mother A number of paintings (about seven) from a art heist at Kunsthal Rotterdam in 2012 feared lost forever. The total value on
An American tourist visiting Florence has fallen out of favor in the Renaissance city. Because of curiosity, the tourist has come to break the finger of a statue from the 14th century, supposed to portray Virgin Mary. The statue is attributed to the Italian sculptor and architect Giovanni d’Ambrogio, who was active in Florence in
Italian researcher opens old tomb in Florence to prove that silk dealer’s wife was the real Mona Lisa.
Scientists have opened a centuries-old tomb in Florence, hoping to be able to determine the identity of the women with her enigmatic smile, who sat model for Leonardo da Vinzis world famous painting Mona Lisa. A hole was on Friday buried in a church floor just above the place where the silk trader Francesco del
Short film by street artist BLU an ambiguous animation painted on public walls. Made in Buenos Aires and in Baden (fantoche) blublu.org/ blublu.org/sito/video/muto.htm music by Andrea Martignoni produced by Mercurio Film assistant: Sibe
It’s only been a week since Amazon launched its new fine arts category, and the customer reviews are simply crazy! And some of the customers really seems to have great sense of humor …. Damien Hirst, “Ethylamine”, 2012. $8,500 Go to Amazon and check out some of the ‘reviews’ yourself!