Salvage Art – What happens to damaged art ?

Salvage Art – What happens to damaged art ?

November 24th, 2012 | Law, Restoration, Shows

A thought-provoking exhibition of artwork deemed, by insurance companies, no longer art at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery at Columbia University in New York through Dec. 20. Salvage art, a term borrowed from the art insurance lexicon, refers to work removed from art circulation due… Read More

Doug Aitken – The Source Videos

Doug Aitken – The Source Videos

November 24th, 2012 | Documentaries, Media, NEWEST, Shows, Videos

Artist Doug Aitken presents a series of filmed conversations with well-known cultural figures, exploring the essence of their creative process. The film is part of Aitken’s artwork The Source, an installation at Tate Liverpool (Until 13 January 2013). Doug Aitken – The Source: Jacques Herzog… Read More

French Artists get Lost in LA

French Artists get Lost in LA

November 24th, 2012 | Contemporary Art, France, Shows, TV

LOST (in LA) is an exhibition and an innovative dialogue between LA artists and French artists. It reproduces the quintessential Los Angeles experience of being lost in the heart of this metropolis. Layers of time and space appear to be interlaced together atop a hill… Read More

ART & AIDS – IT’S NOT OVER

ART & AIDS – IT’S NOT OVER

November 21st, 2012 | Shows

It’s been more than 30 years since AIDS slammed into the international consciousness, costing tens of thousands of lives. Avert.org reports that more than 30 million people have died from HIV/AIDS since 1981. And today it’s estimated that 34 million people are living with HIV/AIDS… Read More

First exhibition of contemporary Russian art at Saatchi London

First exhibition of contemporary Russian art at Saatchi London

November 21st, 2012 | Contemporary Art, Russia, Shows

“Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union – Art from Russia” is the first exhibition of contemporary Russian art at the Saatchi Gallery. This large survey show features 18 artists working in diverse ways across the mediums of painting, photography, sculpture and… Read More

Art Show in Space Could Last Billions of Years

Art Show in Space Could Last Billions of Years

November 20th, 2012 | Science, Shows, Videos

The Last Pictures Disc will be launched into space tonight. Since 1963, more than eight hundred spacecraft have been launched into geosynchronous orbit, forming a man-made ring of satellites around the Earth. These satellites are destined to become one of the longest-lasting artifacts of human… Read More

Heavenly Creatures -The Offering of the Angels

Heavenly Creatures -The Offering of the Angels

November 20th, 2012 | Art History, Religion, Shows

The Offering of the Angels examines classical art as an expression of spirituality. The path to redemption is illustrated, from the Old Testament to the New Testament, from the creation of Adam and the Original Sin to the passion and death of Christ, as a… Read More

Luftraum – Drawings and interactive works by Björn Schülke at bitforms

Luftraum – Drawings and interactive works by Björn Schülke at bitforms

November 20th, 2012 | Germany, Interactive Art, Sculptures, Shows

bitforms gallery announced a second solo exhibition in New York with German sculptor Björn Schülke. Luftraum features a selection of drawings and the debut of three interactive works. Tools of modern observation and precision are evoked by Schülke’s new sculptures, which utilize the gallery’s airspace,… Read More

The Young Anthony Van Dyck at Museo del Prado

The Young Anthony Van Dyck at Museo del Prado

November 20th, 2012 | Old Masters, Shows

Anthony van Dyck is one of the few artists over the course of history to reveal an astonishingly precocious talent. The exhibition “The young Van Dyck” at the Prado (until 3 March 2013) opens with a self-portrait of around 1615 executed when he was only… Read More

A Self-portrait – Death at the Wellcome Collection

A Self-portrait – Death at the Wellcome Collection

November 19th, 2012 | Collections, Shows

Try as we might, there’s no escaping death. Art collector Richard Harris has decided to embrace it instead — and wants the rest of us to do the same. The retired Chicago print dealer has spent years acquiring works imbued with mortality, from 18th-century anatomical… Read More

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