Videos

Earthscape Art – The City Exposed

Earthscape Art – The City Exposed

Posted November 27th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Land Art, USA, Videos

The San Francisco Chronicle has commissioned a piece of art here: “Andres Amador looked over a rock wall at tire tracks running through the canvas that the receding tide had left on the beach below the Cliff House. A pained look came across his face…. Read More

Modernism

Zervos – THE Picasso Catalogue Returns

Zervos – THE Picasso Catalogue Returns

Posted November 27th, 2013

Art History, Books, Modernism

Picasso biographer John Richardson, Cahiers d’Art’s Staffan Ahrenberg and Sotheby’s Philip Hook preview the extraordinary new edition of Christian Zervos’ enequalled and historic 33-volume Picasso Catalogue.This massive undertaking became Zervos’s life work and one of the most influential pieces of scholarship on the 20th century’s… Read More

Videos

Battleship Potemkin with the Pet Shop Boys Score

Battleship Potemkin with the Pet Shop Boys Score

Posted November 27th, 2013

Film, Mashups, Music, Russia, Videos

Battleship Potemkin is a 2005 album from the Pet Shop Boys, written to accompany the 1925 silent film The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein, performed by Tennant, Lowe and the Dresdner Sinfoniker who were conducted by Jonathan Stockhammer with orchestrations by Torsten Rasch. In April… Read More

Switzerland

Ugo Rondinone shows gold masks

Ugo Rondinone shows gold masks

Posted November 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Sculptures, Shows, Switzerland

Sebastien and Stephanie Janssen present their first signature artist’s jewellery project. Artist Ugo Rondinone has, for the first time, created a series of seven masks, veritable wearable sculptures in gold, realised in collaboration with goldsmith Pierre Hugo. Ugo Rondinone is a major artist of the… Read More

Video Art

Video and performance artist Guido van der Werve in Vienna

Video and performance artist Guido van der Werve in Vienna

Posted November 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Netherlands, Performances, Shows, Video Art

As the protagonist of his own films, Dutch video and performance artist Guido van der Werve makes great physical demands upon himself. His works chart approaches to the experience of self and the world by staging an existentialist competition with himself. However, he not only… Read More

USA

Alexander Calder – From Avant-Garde to Iconic in L.A.

Alexander Calder – From Avant-Garde to Iconic in L.A.

Posted November 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Kinetic Art, Sculptures, Shows, USA

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic, the first monographic presentation of Alexander Calder’s work in a Los Angeles museum. Taking as its compass the large-scale sculpture Three Quintains (Hello Girls), a site-specific fountain commissioned by LACMA’s… Read More

Videos

Film meets Art – How Francis Bacon inspired the Joker

Film meets Art – How Francis Bacon inspired the Joker

Posted November 26th, 2013

Art History, Film, Inspiration, Videos

The films below are from a series in which leading creatives share artworks from Tate Britain’s collection that have inspired them. Film meets Art – Mike Leigh inspired by JMW Turner Mike Leigh on transforming Turner’s life and work into cinema. Mike Leigh takes time… Read More

Spain

The abstraction of Rafael Canogar

The abstraction of Rafael Canogar

Posted November 25th, 2013

Abstract Art, Contemporary Art, Shows, Spain

In the present exhibition of Canogar (until Feb 02, 2014 at The Valencian Institute of Modern Art)it has been sought to display, the permanent presence of abstraction throughout his long career, from 1957 to 2013. Very soon Canogar reached notoriety as an avant-garde painter and… Read More

Videos

From Paper to Screen – The Evolution of Typography

From Paper to Screen – The Evolution of Typography

Posted November 25th, 2013

Animation, Books, Design, Typography, Videos

Animation which shows typography evolution from paper to screen. The animation is divided in two parts. The first deals with the basic rules of typesetting. The second, is about the evolution of typography in cinema used mainly for Opening and Closing title. By Thibault de… Read More