Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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Josh Sperling – “Chasing Rainbows”. Perrotin Paris

On January 10th, Perrotin Paris will be opening a solo show by Josh Sperling titled Chasing Rainbows. With his first international show, the NY-based artist is being added to gallery’s stellar roster along such names as Takashi Murakami, JR, KAWS, Daniel Arsham, Maurizio Cattelan, etc. For this showcase, Sperling produced a new series of signature works that include composites, or shaped canvases and plywood panels, a series of...

Botero Compares With Picasso In Aix-en-Provence

In the center of the art of Hôtel de Caumont in French Aix-en-Provence the exhibition "Botero: dialogue with Picasso" was opened. For the Hispanic, Fernando Botero is a retrospective, where Picasso acts as one of the main sources of inspiration. An epigraph to the exhibition is the saying of Botero about Picasso, in which an artist from Columbia praises the...

The Lives and Works of Raden Saleh and Juan Luna Explored in Exhibition

During the height of colonial rule in Southeast Asia in the 19th century, two young men from Indonesia and the Philippines sailed across the ocean to Europe, to train under great painters of their time. They steadily earned their place within European art worlds, and their successes there made them national heroes in their respective homelands. The exhibition will be...

Van Gogh in Japan: Research Uncovers a Two-Way Affair

Vincent van Gogh loved the work of Japanese artists, and their prints proved to be a great inspiration. He admired the bold way that they cropped images, made striking use of strong colours and focused on the beauty of nature. The Dutchman collected hundreds of Japanese prints, many of which are preserved at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Although...

First-ever Survey of Photographer Madame d’Ora’s Work on View in Hamburg

Anyone having their portrait done by Madame d’Ora (1881–1963) could be confident they were lending themselves a touch of French elegance. Her sitters included writers such as Arthur Schnitzler, the composer Alban Berg, and the cultural critic Hermann Bahr. And she also produced portraits of the Wiesenthal sisters and Anna Pavlova, action shots of the scandalous nude dancer Anita...

UK’s First Permanent Virtual Reality Space in an Arts Institution to Open in London

This year saw Virtual Reality (VR) reach new heights and capabilities in the art world and now London is getting its first free and permanent public VR space. London’s Zabludowicz Collection will focus its programme—called 360—on film, video and VR next year and will open a dedicated room for artists to explore the developing medium. The new room will open on...

Exhibition Illustrates The Rich Cultural And Visual History of Geometric Abstraction

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University is presenting the exhibition Continental Abstraction: Highlights from the Art Museum of the Americas on view through Feb. 18. Originally organized by Museo de las Artes de la Universidad de Guadalajara, in collaboration with the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of the American States (AMA). The Art...

Camille Corot Exhibition Will Be Opened In Paris

Paris Museum Marmottan Monet is preparing an exhibition "Coro: the artist and his models." The exhibition, dedicated to the largest French artist of the XIX century, will be the largest show of his works since the retrospective in Grand Palais in 1996. The name of Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875) seldom surfaced in news feeds: he is known mostly for...

Impressive Exhibition at the Dordrechts Museum Includes Work by Jongkind

Johan Barthold Jongkind (1819-1891) was a key figure in nineteenth century European painting. He was a linking pin in the development of modern painting and quite rightly a true pioneer of Impressionism. Working from the Dutch, realistic tradition, Jongkind gave the initial push to Impressionism in France. He was born in the Netherlands, but most of his life he...

Liebieghaus exhibits the restored ‘Crucified Thief’ by the Master of Flémalle

From 15 November 2017 to 18 February 2018,  The Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung will present a special exhibition revolving around a work of key significance to the history of European art: the so-called “Crucified Thief“ by the Master of Flémalle, one of the most enigmatic figures of Early Netherlandish painting. Comprehensive examination and restoration of the fragment got underway at the Städel Museum in...

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