• Facebook Image: Joulia Strauss.

      56th Venice Biennale Art Activism

      Saturday, 9 May 2015 22:22

      Gulf Labor is an active participant in the 2015 Venice Biennale’s central exhibition, All the World’s Futures, which is curated by Okwui Enwezor. They are a coalition of artists, writers, architects, curators, and political cultural advocates. The group staged a series of protests dedicated to its investigations of labor conditions in the Persian Gulf: May 8, 2015, […]

    • Twitter Image: Cate Blanchett TG ‏@catebblogbr May 5  Cate Blanchett & Fiona Hall - Opening of the Australian Pavilion at Venice Biennale #CateBlanchett #biennaledivenezia

      Female artists are representing more countries than ever in national pavilions

      Saturday, 9 May 2015 20:01

      Venice Biennale represents rebalancing in the art world VENICE (AP) — A Nigerian art critic and museum director is the first African to curate the Biennale contemporary art fair that opens Saturday for its seven-month run, while female artists are representing more countries than ever in national pavilions — trends seen as an informal rebalancing […]

    • Tomer Sapir / Terra Incognita

      Friday, 8 May 2015 17:03

      In this exhibition Sapir continues his ongoing project “Research for the Full Crypto-Taxidermical Index,” a coming into being lexicon of objects. The term “crypto-taxidermy” alludes to the embalming of animals that are not part of the official zoological index. Sapir’s cataloguing system undermines familiar systems of classification and distorts coherency and differentiated meaning. The objects […]

    • The vast net of rusty orange, magenta, and green hues will float above the Greenway until October. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

      Janet Echelman’s light-as-air sculpture rises over the Greenway

      Friday, 8 May 2015 01:41

      Floating sculpture rises over the Greenway Half-acre net tethered between buildings to waft overhead until Oct. Is it a giant jellyfish? A spaceship? An outsized butterfly net? Whatever it is, Brookline artist Janet Echelman’s light-as-air sculpture, which turned heads as it soared over the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway on Sunday morning, took a village to […]

    • JoanJonasatMITPhotobyLBarryHetherington2014_CP


      Thursday, 7 May 2015 20:29

      PAVILION OF THE UNITED STATES 56TH INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION – LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA JOAN JONAS’S THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD Presented by the MIT List Visual Arts Center Commissioner and Co-Curator: Paul C. Ha, Director of the MIT List Visual Arts Center Co-Curator: Ute Meta Bauer, Director of the NTU Centre for […]

    • Sol LeWitt. Wall Drawing 386 
India ink washes . Environmental dimensions. First drawn by: Julie Jarvis, Renee Milliken, Anthony Sansotta.
First  installation: Carol Taylor Art, Dallas, Texas. January 1983.
Courtesy of the Estate of Sol LeWitt.
Photo credit: Phogo by Alessandro Zambianchi. Courtesy Massimo De Carlo, Milan/Londres.

      Sol LeWitt ’17 Wall Drawings’ at The Botín Foundation

      Wednesday, 6 May 2015 22:13

      The Botín Foundation presents Sol LeWitt. 17 Wall Drawings. 1970-2015 Spain’s most important exhibition to date devoted entirely to Wall Drawings by Sol LeWitt, an artist who is regarded as the father of Conceptual Art A selection of 17 Wall Drawings, most of which have never been shown before in Spain, made in collaboration with […]

    • Tania Bruguera’s original performance of  Displacement, 1998-99, Cuban earth, glue, wood, nails and fabric; in Havana.

      Tania Bruguera

      Friday, 1 May 2015 22:07

      by Eleanor Heartney for Art in America For the opening on Jan. 28 of “Tania Bruguera: On the Political Imaginary,” the normally sedate galleries of the Neuberger Museum were transformed by light, sound, smell and live performance. The atmosphere was carnivalesque—the strong aroma of sugarcane mingled with a milder one of tea, while the faint […]

    • Christo's The Floating Piers (Project for Lake Iseo, Italy) Collage (2014). Photo by André Grossmann. © 2014 Christo

      Christo invites public to walk on water

      Thursday, 30 April 2015 20:12

      Artist best known for wrapping Reichstag turns his attention to creating paths in Italian lake The New York-based, Bulgarian artist Christo is to create three kilometres of shimmering yellow walkways on Lake Iseo in Italy that will link two of its islands to the mainland for the first time. The nylon paths will branch out […]

    • Yoko Ono. Cut Piece. 1964. Performed by Yoko Ono in New Works of Yoko Ono, Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, March 21, 1965. Photograph by Minoru Niizuma. © Minoru Niizuma. Courtesy Lenono Photo Archive, New York

      Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971

      Thursday, 30 April 2015 11:25

      NEWS May 17–September 7, 2015 The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art Exhibition Gallery, sixth floor. The Museum of Modern Art presents its first exhibition dedicated exclusively to the work of Yoko Ono, taking as its point of departure the artist’s unofficial MoMA debut in late 1971. At that time, Ono advertised her […]

    • Marilyn Minter, Black Orchid, 2012, C Print

      Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

      Tuesday, 28 April 2015 19:16

      Brown Foundation Gallery On View: April 18 – August 2, 2015 Contemporary Arts Museum Houston For over three decades Marilyn Minter has produced lush paintings, photographs, and videos that vividly manifest our culture’s complex and contradictory emotions around the feminine body and beauty. Her unique works—from the oversized paintings of makeup-laden lips and eyes to soiled […]

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