The Berlin World Improvement Machine

The Berlin World Improvement Machine

September 24th, 2013 | Germany, Shows

The BERLIN WORLD IMPROVEMENT MACHINE aims to encourage a discussion about the role of art and science in relation to the improvement of our present-day world. What if there had been a secret plan to improve the world, steadily pursued in Berlin since the seventeenth… Read More

New light on da Vinci’s anatomical drawings in Edinburgh

New light on da Vinci’s anatomical drawings in Edinburgh

August 5th, 2013 | Art History, Drawing, Renaissance, Science, Shows

Almost 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci’s death, an exhibition that sheds new light on the his groundbreaking studies of the human body opened this Friday at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. Da Vinci’s anatomical drawings have… Read More

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer turns Park Avenue Tunnel into installation

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer turns Park Avenue Tunnel into installation

August 5th, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Installations, Shows

Voice Tunnel is an interactive light and sound installation by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, transforms the 1,400 foot long Park Avenue Tunnel with 300 theatrical spotlights that produce glimmering arches of light along the tunnel’s walls and ceiling. Participants are able to influence the intensity… Read More

The Most Amazing Worlds of Rachel Maclean

The Most Amazing Worlds of Rachel Maclean

August 2nd, 2013 | Film, Scotland, Shows, Videos

You rarely get to see works as original and mindblowing as the films and prints of Rachel Maclean, who stole our hearts immediately. This lady from Scotland should be on everybody’s watchlist for sure. If you’re near Edinburgh for some reason, go and see “I… Read More

Who is the Curator? The Arty Horror Picture Show

Who is the Curator? The Arty Horror Picture Show

August 2nd, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Curators, England, Events, Shows

Every October in the city of Derby in England a mysterious, macabre ‘Art’ event is taking place. No one knows who is the organizer of this terrifying event, the uncanny curator, or what the intention of this event is. The documentary you find below tries… Read More

Outrage in Ukraine – Kiev museum destroyed controversial painting

Outrage in Ukraine – Kiev museum destroyed controversial painting

The deputy of Kiev’s Mystetskyi Arsenal Museum has just resigned, after director Natalia Zabolotna’s destroyed Volodymyr Kuznetsov’s “Koliivschina: Judgment Day”, which she considered immoral, by pouring black paint over it. The event happened just one night before President Viktor Ianoukovytch was supposed to inaugurate an… Read More

Mexican Lucha Libre at Museum of Latin American Art

Mexican Lucha Libre at Museum of Latin American Art

August 1st, 2013 | Mexico, Photography, Shows, Sports

Katharsis is an exhibition that includes over 150 photographs and film clips from the Photography Collection of the Fundación Televisa. The collection documents Mexican wrestling or lucha libre. The images produced under journalistic assignment, studio portraiture, documentary and/or artistic production, span a period of nearly… Read More

Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction in Berlin

Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction in Berlin

July 31st, 2013 | Abstract Art, Modernism, Shows, Sweden, Women

The first comprehensive retrospective of the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) is being held at the Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof. The exhibition (until 6 October 2013) presents a first comprehensive survey of the creative work of the Swedish female artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944),… Read More

Looking at Lebanese artist Akram Zaatari

Looking at Lebanese artist Akram Zaatari

July 30th, 2013 | Arab World, Contemporary Art, Lebanon, Shows

Working in photography, film, video, installation, and performance, Beirut-based artist Akram Zaatari has built a complex, compelling body of work that explores the state of image-making today. One of the founders of the Arab Image Foundation, which aims to track down and preserve photos from… Read More

Inside Out – A chat with Richard Rogers RA

Inside Out – A chat with Richard Rogers RA

July 30th, 2013 | Architecture, Documentaries, Shows

Richard Rogers RA is one of the most successful and influential architects in the world. He is responsible for some of the most radical designs of the 20th century, including the Pompidou Centre in Paris (with Renzo Piano), Lloyd’s of London and the Law Courts… Read More