Friday, July 20, 2018

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Works by Picasso Worth Several Billion Dollars Will Head to Basel’s Fondation

Works by Picasso worth several billion dollars will head to Basel’s Fondation Beyeler on loan next year for the first exhibition in Europe dedicated to the artist’s Blue and Rose Periods, dating from 1901 to 1906. Key works in the 80-strong show (3 February-26 May 2019) include Fillette à la corbeille fleurie (young girl with a flower basket, 1905),...

Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One, Tate Britain, London

The question asked is this: what kind of art, whether English, French or German, could be regarded as the legacy of the Great War of 1914-1918, the bloodiest and most foolish conflict in the history of the world? 10 million was the death toll. Art was one of its (almost) unsparing witnesses, of course, and this exhibition begins on the devastated...

Kunstmuseum Bonn Opens Comprehensive Exhibition of Hans Hartung’s Work

Hans Hartung (1904-1989) is one of the most outstanding painters of the 20th century. Born in Leipzig, the artist already left Germany as a young man to live in Spain and France. As a convinced antifascist, he fought for the French during the Second World War, which he survived being severely injured. After the war, he soon became a...

The Human Microbiome Reimagined as a Cut-Paper Coral Reef by Rogan Brown

Using the visual metaphor of a coral reef, artist Rogan Brown  introduces his audience to the diverse bacteria, archaea, fungi found in the human body through paper-based sculptures. The detailed works are created after months of research and hunting for aesthetic parallels that might link the two surprisingly similar worlds. His series Magical Circle Variations merge these sources of inspiration with a pastel color...

Exhibition Features More than 80 Paintings and Drawings from the Early Career of Marc Chagall

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is presenting Chagall: The Breakthrough Years, 1911 – 1919 , featuring more than 80 paintings and drawings from the early career of a unique artist, whose seemingly simple universe conceals a complex reality where opposing worlds intertwine. This exhibition has been organized by Kunstmuseum Basel in collaoration with the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Born in 1887 to a...

Artist 1010 – Ron Agam – Nelio Started the Largest Urban Art Project

“CHIMERA” is group show featuring different generations of artists whose works investigate and advance the discourse around colors and patterns, optical illusion, abstract geometry and urban culture. The exhibition will feature recent works by three pioneering masters: 1010, Ron Agam and Nelio. The exhibition will close Sunday, June 10. One of the highlights of the show are the latest works on canvas by 1010....

Solaris-inspired Show in Florence Sheds Light on ‘Soviet Renaissance’

A new exhibition of Soviet nonconformist art at the Fondazione Franco Zeffirelli in Florence takes inspiration from the work of the Russian film-maker Andrei Tarkovsky. New Flight to Solaris, which opened this week (until 31 July), is the first foreign venture of Moscow’s AZ Museum. The AZ Museum, which opened in 2015, is named after Anatoly Zverev (1931-86), who became a...

Damir Medvešek will Present “Mirage” Exhibition

Damir  Medvešek, an academic artist from Zagreb, known on the real art scene in Croatia. He is actively engaged art in the Croatian National Theater, as well in workshops and regular coverage in his homeland, but more often at the international level, where he earned most of his laudatory words. The newest independent exhibition Damir Medvešek opens in the gallery...

Othoniel Makes a Splash in his Hometown of Saint-Etienne

A towering surge of black glass bricks is about to hit central France. The Big Wave (2018) is the centerpiece of Jean-Michel Othoniel’s major retrospective, Facing Obscurity (26 May-16 September). Organised for the Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Saint-Etienne’s 30th anniversary, the exhibition is also a homecoming for the artist, who was born in the former coal mining town. The...

Werner Büttner Exhibition Occupies both Floors of Marlborough’s Mayfair Gallery

Following Marlborough New York’s Werner Büttner show in 2016, the first exhibition in New York since 1986, Marlborough Londonannounces their second exhibition, Plenty of Room for All Sorts of Happiness, by the leading German artist Werner Büttner. This exhibition on both floors of Marlborough’s Mayfair gallery space encompasses new works made over the last two years together with a rich selection...

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