PARIS — Kurt Perschke's huge red ball is the talk of Paris. The American artist is installing it in a new location each day, to the delight of tourists and Parisians alike. The RedBall Project will be touring Paris...
Last week’s episode of This American Life (“Picture Show”) set the art world abuzz with a tale of an unusual — and apparently fairly widespread — scheme that contemporary artists have been roped into.The focus of the story is Schandra...
On July 16, 2012, a painting by a little-known artist sold at Christie’s for $74,500, nearly ten times its high estimate of $8,000. The work that yielded this unexpected result — an acrylic teal-hued painting of a rocky coast called “Nob Hill”...
Venice is a city always haunted by the specter of rising tides. But when the Venice Biennale returns this summer, it'll be impossible to escape the issue, courtesy two island nations who are using the art festival to make a point about the looming threat...
LONDON — “Saatchi of the North” Frank Cohen and Danish collector Nicolai Frahm’s much anticipated contemporary art venue — The Dairy Art Centre — opens to the public April 25 with a solo exhibition by the Swiss artist John Armleder. “We’ve collected [...
HONG KONG – The life-size version of Fabien Mérelle’s “Pentateuque” will be exhibited in Hong Kong’s Statue Square Garden beginning May 21 to July 6.Presented by Edouard Malingue Gallery, the five-meter-tall statue made of resin and fiberglass depicts an...
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TOKYO — Starting April 27, visitors to Tokyo and other travelers who are passing through Narita Airport will be able to view a specially produced atmospheric installation by Japanese art collective teamLab, projected onto the concave El Panorama Vision...
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TOKYO — Laurie Simmons is known for a body of work that explores notions of performativity and emotional transference within specific settings and stage-like environments where dolls, interiors, and other objects are carefully choreographed with an...
MUNICH — As part of Elmgreen & Dragset’s public art project “A Space Called Public / Hoffentlich Öffentlich,” Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley has created a monument to Michael Jackson’s former pet-chimp Bubbles. Most widely known for his naïve,...
From the first cave drawings made in Lascaux approximately 20,000 years ago, art has altered the Earth. And the Earth has informed art. The Land Art movement of the 1960s was, in many ways, a return to primitive art; works were designed and built to interact...
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