Shows

Shows

Dash Snow’s Polaroids in Berlin until March 24

Dash Snow’s Polaroids in Berlin until March 24

Posted March 16th, 2012

Photography, Shows

Contemporary Fine Arts Berlin is still showing works by Dash Snow (1981-2009). Mary Blair Hansen of the Dash Snow Archive curated the show that is comprised of two elements: a film and a selection of original Polaroids. Snow archived roughly 8,000 of his Polaroids but… Read More

Spain

Goya: Lights and Shadows in Barcelona

Goya: Lights and Shadows in Barcelona

Posted March 16th, 2012

Shows, Spain

Nearly two hundred years after his death, Francisco de Goya continues to exercise a universal attraction that very few others in the history of art have equalled. Not only is Goya enveloped in the greatness of his art and his genius, he is also shrouded… Read More

USA

The Keith Haring Journals (1978 – 1982)

The Keith Haring Journals (1978 – 1982)

Posted March 16th, 2012

Graffiti, Shows, Text, USA

The Keith Haring Foundation is posting Haring’s journals to Tumblr for the duration of the exhibition Keith Haring: 1978–1982, opening tomorrow at the Brooklyn Museum. Keith Haring: 1978–1982 is the first large-scale exhibition to explore the early career of one of the best-known American artists… Read More

Shows

Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition

Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition

Posted March 15th, 2012

Art History, Islam, Shows

As the seventh century began, vast territories extending from Syria to Egypt and across North Africa were ruled by the Byzantine Empire from its capital, Constantinople (modern Istanbul). Critical to the wealth and power of the empire, these southern provinces, long influenced by Greco-Roman traditions,… Read More

Shows

The Brooklyn Museum gets an Art Roof

The Brooklyn Museum gets an Art Roof

Posted March 15th, 2012

Museums, Restoration, Shows

“The Brooklyn Museum is getting a new roof — an art exhibit, not a repair job. Bedford-Stuyvesant artist Heather Hart is building a full-sized house roof for a solo show opening next month. When it’s done, it will look like it was torn off a… Read More

USA

“Pacific Standard Time: Art in Los Angeles 1950-1980″ in Berlin

“Pacific Standard Time: Art in Los Angeles 1950-1980″ in Berlin

Posted March 15th, 2012

Contemporary Art, Shows, USA

3 decades of LA art go on show in Berlin. A primer on three decades of post-World War II art from Los Angeles, including iconic images from Ed Ruscha and David Hockney, abstract works by Sam Francis and conceptual pieces from the 1960s and 1970s,… Read More

Shows

Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic Arts

Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic Arts

Posted March 9th, 2012

Architecture, Islam, Malaysia, Shows

“Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic Arts”, a travelling exhibition of objects and art from the Aga Khan Museum collection, which has been touring renowned museums in key European cities, is now coming to the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. The exhibition will… Read More

Videos

“The Art of Video Games” at the Smithsonian

“The Art of Video Games” at the Smithsonian

Posted March 9th, 2012

Games, Shows, Videos

Video games are a prevalent and increasingly expressive medium within modern society. In the forty years since the introduction of the first home video game, the field has attracted exceptional artistic talent. An amalgam of traditional art forms—painting, writing, sculpture, music, storytelling, cinematography—video games offer… Read More

Shows

Der Sturm: Exhibition celebrates one of Germany’s most important galleries

Der Sturm: Exhibition celebrates one of Germany’s most important galleries

Posted March 9th, 2012

Galleries, Germany, Shows

With the opening of the gallery “Der Sturm” in 1912, Herwarth Walden marked a new chapter in the fascinating history of modern art. Until 1928 the gallery remained an important center for the avant-garde movements and one of the most important galleries in Germany which… Read More