Tag: contemporary art

MET BREUER OPENS CONTEMPORARY VIDEO EXHIBIT

"The Body Politic: Video from The Met Collection" is being featured at The Met Breuer from June 20th until September 3rd. The exhibit presents four videos created between 1995 and 2015 that range from provocative to the poignant while considering the body in relationship to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. One of the videos is David…

A LOOK INTO ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2017

Art Basel Switzerland is set to return this year from June 15-18 and is curated for the second year by Samuel Leuenberger, director and curator of SALTS in Birsfelden, Switzerland. This year's show show has work from about 300 galleries that feature pieces of modern and contemporary art that include, paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, prints, video, multimedia…

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT “UNTITLED” PAINTING SELLS FOR OVER $110MILLION

Jean-Michel Basquiat became a legendary artist on May 18th when the deceased painter’s work, “Untitled,” sold for $110.5 million at a Sotheby's postwar and contemporary auction. The auction spanned 10 minutes as the prices soared higher and higher. This price is the highest sum ever paid at auction for an American artist, a record Andy Warhol…

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ‘SHE INSPIRES’ ARTIST TALK AT THE UNTITLED SPACE

On May 16th, The Untitled Space gallery presented a panel discussion for the SHE INSPIRES group exhibition. The exhibit, curated by gallery director and artist Indira Cesarine, features the work of 60 contemporary artists with works honoring inspirational women. A She Should Run ambassador as well as ten artists from the exhibit shared insights behind their…

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VENICE BIENNALE 2017 WITH THE CULTURALLY CURIOUS NOMAD

Being a notorious culturally curious Nomad, there are a few cultural gatherings I look forward to on the social calendar. From my favorite art, film, music, fashion and architecture events, the Venice Biennale definitely wins hands down. Every two years, a group of friends that are mostly artists, collectors and dealers, and I (who just like to…

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FRIEZE NY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

From May 5 - 7, art lovers in NYC flocked to Randall's Island for the sixth edition of Frieze New York! The Untitled Magazine paid a visit to the fair and scoped out the best and brightest in contemporary art. Check out our exclusive gallery above and read on for more information about this year's Frieze. Although it has…

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THE ARMORY SHOW – 2017 HIGHLIGHTS AT PIER 94

The Armory Show Piers 92 & 94 711 12th Avenue NY 10019 The Armory Show is back in NYC! From March 2nd through 5th, art enthusiasts and serious collectors flock to Piers 92 & 94 to view art from leading galleries, specially commissioned projects & public events. Since 1994, The Armory Show has been an anchor…

WORKS & PROCESS INITIATIVE LAUNCHED WITH GUGGENHEIM GALA

Works and Process, the performing-arts series at the Guggenheim, has a new initiative, the Works and Process Rotunda Projects. By expanding in to the museum's famed rotunda the new programming continues a tradition of commissioning performances for the unique architecture of the Guggenheim's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater. On October 27, 2016, the Works & Process…

PHILIP GUSTON: LAUGHTER IN THE DARK @ HAUSER & WIRTH

Philip Guston "Laughter in the Dark" Hauser & Wirth, NYC November 1st - January 14th November 1st, one week prior to the presidential general election, Hauser & Wirth opened ‘Philip Guston: Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975', an exhibition devoted to the renowned late artist’s satirical caricatures of the 37th President of…

THE NEW MUSEUM’S DEMOCRACY THEMED SEASON CONTINUES AS ELECTION DRAWS NEAR

The New Museum’s Democracy-themed season presents a series of public programs and conversations around matters of representation, suppression, constitutional protection, political identity, and activism. A residency and exhibition with My Barbarian (Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and Alexandro Segade) anchors the season. Working at the intersection of theater, visual arts, and critical practice, the collective uses…

FATTER IRL: A FAT ART SHOW @ OLD PFIZER FACTORY

FATTER IRL: A FAT ART SHOW Old Pfizer Factory 630 Flushing Ave, 5th Floor, Brooklyn NY 11206 October 15th - November 5th (open weekends 11am - 6pm & by appointment) *For weekday appointments, email reartshow@gmail.com Rose Budz (Annie Rose) has curated FATTER IRL, an art show in the Old Pfizer Factory building in Brooklyn. The show…

MET COSTUME INSTITUTE’S SPRING 2017 EXHIBITION TO FOCUS ON REI KAWAKUBO

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced this week that The Costume Institute’s spring 2017 exhibition will be Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons, on view from May 4 through September 4, 2017. The exhibition will examine Kawakubo’s fascination with interstitiality, or the space between boundaries. Existing within and between entities—self/other, object/subject, fashion/anti-fashion—Kawakubo’s work challenges conventional notions of beauty,…

MISSONI LAUNCHES SURFACE CONVERSION WITH ARTIST SERVANE MARY

Missoni Creative Director, Angela Missoni, is merging contemporary culture, modern art, and fashion design with her new project which launched this week, Surface Conversion. The project has the intention of developing a series which is based in the idea of sharing, discussing and supporting contemporary art. The ongoing program will be alternating every three months, and will touch upon various disciplines…

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KERRY JAMES MARSHALL ‘MASTRY’ @ THE MET BREUER – NEW YORK – OCT 25 – JAN 29

Kerry James Marshall | "Mastry" The Met Breuer 945 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10021 October 25, 2016 - January 29, 2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Breuer is presenting its largest museum retrospective to date of the work of American artist Kerry James Marshall (born 1955). The exhibition called "Mastry" encompasses nearly 80 works, including 72 paintings, that…

CHENG RAN: DIARY OF A MADMAN + PIPILOTTI RIST: PIXEL FOREST @ THE NEW MUSEUM

Cheng Ran, In Course of the Miraculous, 2015 (still). Wide-screen HD film, 5.1 surround sound, color; 468 min. Courtesy the artist, K11 Art Foundation, Erlenmeyer Foundation, and Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne. This month, The New Museum opens two new exhibits from Pipilotti Rist and Cheng Ran. On view October 19th, 2016 through January 15th will…

“GIRLS I LOVE” GROUP SHOW @ THE LOVE MUSEUM – NEW YORK

"Girls I Love" The Love Museum 156 1st Ave, NYC Oct 1 - Nov 5 The Modern Love Club presents The Love Museum, an experimental art gallery experience curated by matchmaker Amy Van Doran and museologist Marina Press. The Love Museum’s inaugural exhibition, entitled Girls I Love, includes works by Kirsten Bode, Jenna Gribbon, Loretta Mae…

MISAKI KAWAI ‘CAVE LIFE’ @ THE HOLE – NEW YORK – OCT 8 – OCT 30

Misaki Kawai | Cave Life The Hole 312 Bowery, NYC Oct 8 - Oct 30 This month, The Hole gallery presents their second solo show by Misaki Kawai, “Cave Life".  Kawai will present large-scale paintings, wall murals and new furniture. Blending European art traditions of "primitivism" and Japanese underground punk sensibilities developed in the 70s, Kawai here plays…

JEFF KOONS @ ALMINE RECH GALLERY – LONDON – OCTOBER 4 – JANUARY 21

Jeff Koons Almine Rech Gallery Grosvenor Hill, W1K 3JH London UK October 4, 2016 - January 21, 2017 Almine Rech Gallery opened its second London space on Grosvenor Hill with Jeff Koons, a solo exhibition, on view from October 4, 2016 to January 21, 2017. The exhibition is comprised of paintings and sculptures by Jeff Koons from his Gazing…

PAULA CROWN “FREEZING RAIN” @ MARLBOROUGH GALLERY – NYC – SEPT 13 – OCT 8

Paula Crown | "Freezing Rain" Marlborough Gallery 40 W. 57th Street, NYC September 13 - October 8, 2016 The Directors of Marlborough Gallery are presenting an exhibition of new works by American artist, Paula Crown. The exhibition will feature her sculptural work, Freezing Rain. Continuing her artistic practice of embracing the use of photography and technology while honoring the core human…

DOUG AITKEN “ELECTRIC EARTH” @ THE MOCA – LA – SEPTEMBER 10 – JAN 15

Doug Aitken | "Electric Earth" The Museum of Contemporary Arts, LA 250 S Grand Ave, Plaza Level, Los Angeles CA September 10th - January 15th The Museum of Contemporary Arts presents "Doug Aitken: Electric Earth," Aitken’s first North American survey. From his breakthrough installation diamond sea (1997) to his most recent event-based work Black Mirror (2011), the exhibition unfolds around…

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