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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...

Jackson Pollock and Thornton Dial Given Equal Billing in Met Exhibition

History Refused to Die at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates the acquisition in 2014 of 57 works from the Atlanta-based non-profit Souls Grown Deep Foundation, which promotes the art of self-taught contemporary African-American artists from the south-east US. The show aims “to put these works in the context of contemporary art in general”, says the co-curator Amelia Peck. For...

Exhibition at Pace Gallery Features Twelve Recent Paintings by Julian Schnabel

Pace is presenting Julian Schnabel: The re-use of 2017 by 2018. The re-use of Christmas, birthdays. The re-use of a joke. The re-use of air and water. This is the first solo presentation by the artist at Pace in London. The exhibition features twelve recent paintings using imagery and an approach to painting that the artist has refined throughout his...

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