Shirin Neshat – A Contemporary Artist that will blow you away

Shirin Neshat – A Contemporary Artist that will blow you away

August 1st, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Iran, Video Art, Videos, Women

Shirin Neshat is among the best-known Persian artists in the Western world and compared to all the boring whitebread art by flannell shirt wearing, bearded hipsters you find in galleries these days she is not scared of the impact of her art. Or as Henry… Read More

“Hope” by Alfredo Jaar

“Hope” by Alfredo Jaar

Today, as the world celebrates Mandela’s 95th birthday, ikono is excited to share with you a short video work by Alfredo Jaar. In 2003, on the occasion of the first 46664-concert held in Cape Town, the Chilean artist presented this colorful tribute to the icon… Read More

Steve McQueen – Most comprehensive exhibition at Schaulager

Steve McQueen – Most comprehensive exhibition at Schaulager

July 14th, 2013 | Shows, Video Art

Schaulager is presenting the most comprehensive exhibition ever of works by the British video artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen. More than twenty video and film installations by this radical artist will be presented in the elaborate architecture of a specially built City of Cinemas, supplemented… Read More

Popism – Dave Allen, Candice Breitz & Douglas Gordon in Berlin

Popism – Dave Allen, Candice Breitz & Douglas Gordon in Berlin

In the exhibition POPISM at nbk in Berlin, Dave Allen, Candice Breitz and Douglas Gordon examine the operating system of pop music in order to reflect the contradiction between profit-oriented production and pleasurable consumption in a critical way. The focus is on the fan as… Read More

Bill Viola – Museum-scale exhibition of nine new works at Blain/Southern

Bill Viola – Museum-scale exhibition of nine new works at Blain/Southern

June 4th, 2013 | Shows, Video Art

Blain|Southern presents Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures, a museum-scale exhibition of nine new works by the internationally renowned video artist Bill Viola. Created between 2012 and 2013, both on location and in the artist’s studio in Southern California, the exhibition presents three distinct bodies of… Read More

PULSATIONS – CATHERINE GFELLER IN BERLIN

PULSATIONS – CATHERINE GFELLER IN BERLIN

Catherine Gfeller is a Swiss artist living in France (Paris and Southern France). She has exhibited her work in many different countries since 1988: Switzerland, France, Italy, England, Holland, Germany, Belgium, Argentina, Chile, Canada and the United States. She regularly takes part in art fairs,… Read More

Ben Jones – L.A. Videostar

Ben Jones – L.A. Videostar

Ben Jones was the rising star at Mike D’s Transmission L.A. at the MOCA last year. He currently produces animated shows, helping to rewrite a modern vocabulary of new shapes, colors and ideas from a visual language that as a child he was obsessed with…. Read More

Anton Perich – Video Art & Art TV Pioneer

Anton Perich – Video Art & Art TV Pioneer

Anton Perich is an American Filmmaker, photographer and video artist who was very close to Andy Warhol and filmed in and around The Factory. Some of this footage is on Youtube now. Anton Perich was born in Dubrovnik (Croatia) in 1945. From 1965 to 1970,… Read More

Jack Goldstein × 10,000

Jack Goldstein × 10,000

May 8th, 2013 | Canada, Film, Shows, Video Art

Jack Goldstein transformed, restaged, and remade films in such a way as to strip out specific details, context, and function. The first American retrospective of the Canadian-born artist brings to light his important legacy. This comprehensive exhibition frames Goldstein as a central figure of the… Read More

Water Diary – A dialogue between artist videos and amateur films

Water Diary – A dialogue between artist videos and amateur films

Frac Haute-Normandie presents Water Diary: A dialogue between artist videos and amateur films on view through 8 September 2013. As part of the Normandy Impressionist Festival, the Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (Frac) has partnered with Pôle Image Haute-Normandie to develop a project that explores the… Read More