Roy Lichtenstein Re-Figure

Until January 28, 2017 Castelli Gallery, New York Castelli Gallery is pleased to present Roy Lichtenstein: Re-Figure. This exhibition focuses on Lichtenstein’s diverse treatment of the human figure in works that proceed from his iconic cartoon paintings from the ’60s. Featuring some of the artist’s most innovative works, Lichtenstein: Re- …

Artist Aims to Stop Museum Loan of Painting to Trump Inauguration

More than 1,800 people have signed a petition to stop the Saint Louis Art Museum from lending one of its treasures to President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inaugural luncheon celebration. George Caleb Bingham’s Verdict of the People (1854-55) depicts the announcement of the results of a local election. It’s the third…

Cash-Strapped UK Council Considers Sale of $24-Million Francis Bacon Painting

The controversial sale could be blocked by the Contemporary Art Society. Francis Bacon, Figure Study II (1945-46). Courtesy Kirklees Museums and Galleries artuk.org. Kirklees council in West Yorkshire may be selling a much-prized Francis Bacon painting from its collection to make up for a shortfall in government funding. The painting…

RICHARD SERRA NJ-2, ROUNDS: EQUAL WEIGHT, UNEQUAL MEASURE, ROTATE

Until March 10, 2017 Gagosian Gallery, London Gagosian is pleased to present three recent large-scale steel sculptures by Richard Serra. Richard Serra was born in San Francisco in 1938 and has lived in New York since 1966. He studied at the University of California (Berkeley and Santa Barbara) and at…

Nude Performance Artist Defends Herself Against Unauthorized Performances in Court

Artist Deborah de Robertis appeared in court in Paris on December 13, having been arrested for two nude performance art pieces staged without permission in local museums. The first event took place in March at Paris’s Maison Européenne de la Photographie, during a Bettina Rheims show. Clad in a red…

HELEN MARTEN WINS THE 2016 TURNER PRIZE

Tate announced today that Helen Marten has won its 2016 Turner Prize. The young London-based sculptor will now receive £25,000, or about $31,800. Earlier this month, Marten also won the Hepworth Wakefield museum’s inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture. With two of England’s biggest art prizes in tow, Marten has experienced…

III Venice International Performance Art Week

Under the focus 'Fragile Body – Material Body', the III VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK concludes the trilogy project following the first two editions 'Hybrid Body – Poetic Body' and 'Ritual Body – Political Body' that took place in December 2012 and 2014. In this third edition the live art…

Jeff Koons Gifts Monumental Statue to Paris in Memory of Attack Victims

By: Amah-Rose Abrams Photo:Jeff Koons Bouquet of Tulips (2016). Jeff Koons. Courtesy Noirmontartproduction. Jeff Koons. Courtesy Noirmontartproduction. Illustration 3D de l’oeuvre in situ. Jeff Koons will gift a Bouquet of Tulips statue to the City of Paris as an offering in memory of the victims of the recent terror attacks.…

THE INFINITE RELATION IN DIFFERENCE

Opening : Monday, 28 November at 8 p.m. in DUM Project Space. The Infinite Relation in Difference exhibition offers an opportunity to reflect in direct terms on the relationship between artistic practices that emerged in different temporal, geopolitical, social and economic contexts, which can always affect the concept of a…

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