Conceptual Art

Women

The Museum of Crying Women – Francesco Vezzoli in Qatar

The Museum of Crying Women – Francesco Vezzoli in Qatar

For his first exhibition in the Middle East, Italian artist Francesco Vezzoli will bring together his most striking portraits of iconic female figures of the last century, including Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor and Lady Gaga, in a celebration of femininity. Presented by Qatar Museums Authority,… Read More

Videos

Bruce Nauman: Teachers & Artists

Bruce Nauman: Teachers & Artists

Posted September 26th, 2013

Conceptual Art, Contemporary Art, Documentaries, USA, Videos

“A good teacher is like a good artist. They go right to the most difficult part of whatever’s going on…” —Bruce Nauman Bruce Nauman discusses two teachers who influenced his approach to horseback riding and art making: master horse trainer Ray Hunt and painter Wayne… Read More

USA

Artist to use unused TV channels for New Orleans project

Artist to use unused TV channels for New Orleans project

Posted June 27th, 2013

Conceptual Art, Contemporary Art, TV, USA

Conceptual artist Mary Ellen Carroll‘s latest vision, PUBLIC UTILITY 2.0, would combine unused TV channels, emblematic cultural symbols and cutting-edge wireless technology from Rice University for connectivity in underresourced communities across greater New Orleans. Carroll plans to build PUBLIC UTILITY 2.0 for the upcoming Prospect.3… Read More

USA

Food – The Restaurant that Gordon Matta-Clark ran

Food – The Restaurant that Gordon Matta-Clark ran

Posted May 13th, 2013

Conceptual Art, Food, USA

“Food” was an artist-run restaurant in SoHO, New York started by Gordon Matta-Clark and Carol Goodden. It was open from 1971 to 1974 and has become the stuff of legends. The restaurant turned dining into an event with an open kitchen and exotic ingredients that… Read More

Technology

Lowry Burgess – Space Artist

Lowry Burgess – Space Artist

Lowry Burgess, a pioneer space artist, has over 30 years of experience collaborating with NASA and creating visionary artworks in a cosmic context. In 2013, a robotic mission from Carnegie Mellon (the first commercially funded lunar expedition) will send his art to the Moon. The… Read More

Conceptual Art

CONTINENTAL DRIFT – Conceptual Art in Canada: The 1960s and 70s

CONTINENTAL DRIFT – Conceptual Art in Canada: The 1960s and 70s

Posted April 16th, 2013

Canada, Conceptual Art

This exhibition is the first comprehensive presentation of Canadian conceptual art in Europe and is part of Badischer Kunstverein’s ongoing interest in histories of conceptual art, explored in exhibitions such as Why here is always somewhere else (2008) and Nancy Holt: Sightlines (2011). CONTINENTAL DRIFT… Read More

Videos

John Baldessari – “This Not That” Documentary

John Baldessari – “This Not That” Documentary

Posted February 22nd, 2013

Conceptual Art, Contemporary Art, Documentaries, Videos

As one of the most unusual of all contemporary art forms, conceptual art is an art form that finds the ideas or concepts attached to the work taking on much greater importance than visual concerns. The mode, which frequently overlaps with the concept of artistic… Read More

Conceptual Art

قلب – Arabic Programming Language as Conceptual Art

قلب – Arabic Programming Language as Conceptual Art

Posted January 27th, 2013

Arab World, Calligraphy, Computer Art, Conceptual Art

“قلب, as far as I know, is the first programming language that’s also a conceptual art piece,” says Ramsey Nasser, computer scientist and a fellow at New York’s Eyebeam Art+Technology Center. He can’t read the Russian hacker forums or the Chinese Twitter accounts buzzing about… Read More

Shows

Art in Conversation: Tom Burr

Art in Conversation: Tom Burr

Posted October 9th, 2012

Conceptual Art, Shows

Tom Burr‘s show “Now I am quietly waiting for the catastrophe of my personality to seem beautiful again and interesting and modern.” is currently on view at Bortolami Gallery in New York City. Art in Conversation is a new interview series conducted by Nick Faust… Read More