Friday, July 3rd, 2009

7:30 pm

Goodwood Festival of Speed

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed enters its 12th year this weekend. Hosted at a Goodwood House in Sussex, the festival celebrates the raw power and dynamism of the automobile. Each year a sculpture is erected at the site and Audi…

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Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

2:28 pm

Jeff Koons on Channel 4

Jeff Koons on Channel 4

Ahead of the July 2 opening of his first major showing in England, taking place at the Serpentine Gallery in London, Jeff Koons entertained the Channel 4 news crew. Focus is on the Popeye series of paintings and sculpture, giving…

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

8:23 pm

Classified: Contemporary Art

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Tate Britain’s newer acquisitions are presented in Classified: Contemporary Art. Included are works by Jake and Dinos Champman and Damien Hirst. Hirst’s Pharmacy (1992) has been installed for the first time, allowing visitors a great chance to become immersed fully…

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Monday, April 20th, 2009

“Calder 1898 – 1976″ Book

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Taschen’s run of single artist survey books builds a valuable set of introductory texts. Calder: 1898-1976 suggests the series will continue on that path. Written by Jacob Baal-Teshuva, the book covers Calder’s innovations as a sculptor, as well as forays…

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Friday, January 23rd, 2009

9:50 pm

Celebrating Dali

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In memory of the 20th anniversary of Salvidor Dali’s death the Guardian has produced a fun slide show of some favorites from the artist as well as a few photographs. It serves as a quick career recap and reminder of…

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Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

11:27 pm

Alexander Calder: The Paris Years, 1926-1933

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Now on view at the Whitney, Alexander Calder: The Paris Years, 1926-1933, surveys the sculptors formative years. During his stay in France, and over the 7 year period, Calder graduated from urban realist to “drawing in space.” The exhibition is…

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Sunday, December 21st, 2008

2:36 pm

Marten Baas at Design Miami

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Dutch designer Marten Baas’ Chinese inspired work originally found light at an exhibition in Shanghai. More of this memorable sculptural design, which sees traditional Chinese furniture melting into glorious pools of wood, was on view earlier this month at Design…

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Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

10:21 am

Takashi Murakami @ MOCA L.A.

Takashi Murakami @ MOCA L.A.

Takashi Murakami, an artist that we have followed and admired for quite some time now, has recently opened his most comprehensive and complete exhibition to date at the MOCA in Los Angeles. The exhibition his showing works from the early…

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