Videos

Gustav Klimt – das Musical

Gustav Klimt – das Musical

Posted November 27th, 2013

Austria, Kitsch, Videos

No, really, the dvd might make a great christmas gift for the art lover who has everything! Kitsch as kitsch can. This was performed in 2009 at the Festspiele Gutenstein. Trailer Wait, there is more! Why, oh, why? -> Homepage for Gustav Klimt – das… Read More

News

“Schwabing Art Trove” – 39 Toulouse-Lautrec Works and more

“Schwabing Art Trove” – 39 Toulouse-Lautrec Works and more

Posted November 27th, 2013

Drawing, France, Germany, Lost Art, News

It’s hard to believe that this press release about the “Schwabing art trove” from 11 November is the only reaction from the “the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts, the Federal Ministry of Finance and the… Read More

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