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Art Gallery Museum

The Art Institute of Chicago – Until Sep 05, 2022 Chicago (US)


This groundbreaking retrospective sheds new light not only on how this pivotal artist created his works, but also on why his art remains so vital today.

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906) pursued a pair of questions throughout his life: Could a painter create works of art one sensation at a time? And, if so, would images made this way be somehow more true to life than those made by other means?


This approach to artistic creation was complex and set Cézanne apart from the Impressionist circle and modern art as a whole. It is perhaps unsurprising that his fellow artists were among the first to recognize the value of his singular and, at the time, seemingly unsophisticated approaches to color, technique and materiality. As such, he came to be considered an “artist’s artist”. Indeed many of his supporters and admirers. Whom Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro in the 19th century and Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso in the 20th century, called Cézanne “the greatest of us all. Today, more than a hundred years after the completion of Cézanne’s last works, artists always revere his commitment to upholding personal truth in the act of artistic creation.


This exhibition is the first major retrospective of the artist’s work in the United States for more than 25 years and the first exhibition on Cézanne organized by The Art Institute of Chicago for more than 70 years. Planned in coordination with Tate Modern. This ambitious project explores Cézanne’s work across media and genres with 80 oil paintings. 40 watercolors and drawings and two complete sketchbooks. This exceptional range encompasses the range of Cézanne’s emblematic subjects and series. Little known early allegorical paintings. Impressionist landscapes, paintings of the Montagne Sainte Victoire. Portraits and Scenes of Bathers and includes both well-known works and rarely seen compositions from the public and private. collections in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

The artist’s palette.

This extraordinary breadth of works is accompanied by a cutting-edge technical analysis of the artist’s palette. From the construction of composition and the creation of marks, deepening our understanding of how Cézanne conceived and developed his famous deliberate, non-linear process. The exhibition also sheds light on the pioneering path that Cézanne traced for successive generations of artists. Through these complementary perspectives. Art historians, practicing artists and curators. This unique exhibition in a generation reframes Cézanne, a giant in the history of art, for our own time.



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The Art Institute of Chicago  111 South Michigan Avenue Loop – Chicago, IL, USA 60603





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Turner’s Modern World
Museum of Fine Arts – Until Jul 10, 2022 Boston (US)

One of Britain’s greatest artists, J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851) lived and worked at the height of the Industrial Revolution. When steam replaced sailing, machinery replaced labour. Wars, political unrest and social reforms have transformed society. “Turner’s Modern World” explores how this artist, more than any of his contemporaries, embraced these changes. He developed an innovative painting style to better capture the new world.

100 paintings.

This historic exhibition brings together more than 100 paintings. watercolours, drawings and sketchbooks by Turner, including Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps (1812) from Tate Britain. The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons. October 16, 1834 (1835) from the Cleveland Museum of Art. Also, the MFA slave ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On) (1840). These vivid and dramatic compositions demonstrate Turner’s commitment to depicting major events. Developments of his time, from technological advances to causes such as abolition and political reform.



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Museum of Fine Arts →  465 Huntington Avenue Back Bay – Boston, MA, USA 02115





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Barbara Kruger – Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You
LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Mar 20 to Jul 1, 2022 Los Angeles (US)


Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You. is a major exhibition devoted to the work of Barbara Kruger, one of the most significant and visible artists of our time. Spanning four decades, this exhibition is the largest and most comprehensive presentation of Kruger’s work in 20 years. It spans her single-channel videos from the 1980s to digital productions of the last two decades. And includes large-scale vinyl room wraps.
Popular culture.
Multichannel video installations, and audio soundscapes throughout LACMA’s campus. As an active consumer and vigilant viewer of popular culture. Kruger grapples with the accelerated ways pictures and words instantaneously flow through media. How they are simultaneously played and re-played informs her most recent video works, which are an exhibition highlight. Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You. is a visually compelling gathering of groundbreaking artwork that is resonant, courageous, and crucial.



Barbara Kruger - Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean YouRoom-wrap “Forever” by Barbara Kruger at Sprüth Magers, Berlin | Artinfo | Barbara kruger, Art institute of chicago, Text art

LACMA  5905 Wilshire Boulevard Park La Brea – Los Angeles, CA, USA 10785





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Picasso, shared and divided.
The artist and his image in East and West Germany.
Museum Ludwig – Sep 25 to Jan 30, 2022 Köln (Germany)


What do we associate with Pablo Picasso? And what associations with him did the German people have in mind during the postwar years, when he was at the height of his glory? Much more than us: it is the central idea of ​​the exhibition, which reveals a forgotten scale, tension and productivity of these appropriations. It is not just about the artist, but his audience, who interpreted Picasso’s art in very different ways in the capitalist West and in the socialist East. The German Picasso was divided, but this division also stimulated reception. Because everyone questioned their art, he had something to say for everyone.

Political works.

The exhibition presents political works. Like the painting Massacre in Korea (1951) at the Picasso Museum in Paris. These stand alongside some 150 pieces reflecting the impact of Picasso’s work. As well as a theater curtain from the Berliner Ensemble on which Bertolt Brecht had “my brother Picasso’s militant peace dove” painted.

The mystery of Picasso.

Picasso served as a figurehead and symbol for both systems and in the two German states. He was a member of the French Communist Party and supported the liberation struggles as well as the peace conferences. But he lived in the West and allowed bourgeois critics to conventionalize him as an apolitical genius, “the mystery of Picasso”. What works were shown under socialism. Which ones under capitalism? How was his work transmitted? Has the West seen only art, and the East its politics? And how did the artist see things himself? Picasso, Shared and Divided examines the image people took of Picasso’s paintings in the two Germanies. One of the targets is the Picasso collection by Peter and Irene Ludwig, which remains one of the most important to this day. When the Ludwigs made parts of it available to the GDR, they multiplied the number of works exhibited there by several.

Eran Schaerf.

Two new works have been commissioned for the exhibition. The exhibition architecture designed by artist Eran Schaerf connects the exhibitions without prioritizing works of art and their social use. The wooden installations, diagonal partitions and bare walls of the museum give the impression of a deliberate incompleteness. The individual exhibitions remain anchored in their context. How we make them our own remains evident. Peter Nestler’s film Picasso in Vallauris was shot in January 2020 to incorporate Picasso’s War and Peace mural in the exhibition. The film focuses on Picasso’s production as well as his political connections and connections, and it looks at the people who live in Vallauris today in that context.



Picasso and his image in East and West GermanyMuseum Ludwig on Twitter: "Starting this week with a classic from our permanent collection: Pablo Picasso's "Tete de femme lisant" from 1953. Happy Monday! 😊 #museumludwig #picasso © Succession Picasso / VG

Museum Ludwig→  Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Köln, Germany




Starting From Language. Joseph Beuys at 100
Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum of Contemporary Art – JUN 13 to SEP 19, 2021 Berlin (Deutschland)


At the Kammerspiele in Munich in 1985, Joseph Beuys contributed to the series Reden über das eigene Land. Deutschland (Conferences on his country: Germany). In his conference, Beuys underlined that he develops his works “from language”. Beuys considered language to be the equal of sculptural means. A plastic material through which each individual could participate in a reorganization of society with their body. His mind and his communication behavior. It deals with a wide variety of linguistic phenomena. From silence to prolonged discussions. From bestial noises to precise conceptual analyzes and enigmatic writings.

100th anniversary.

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Beuys. The Hamburger Bahnhof puts language at the center of an exhibition that includes sculptures. Drawings. Facilities. Movies. Posters and documents from the collections of the Nationalgalerie. Sammlung Marx. Kupferstichkabinett and the Kunstbibliothek. Including the cycle The Secret Block for a Secret Person in Ireland and the installation Das Kapital Raum 1970-1977.



Joseph_BeuysHamburger Bahnhof :: Joseph Beuys: Unschlitt/Tallow - Skulptur, die nicht kalt werden will, 1977 | Skulpturen, Kalt, BahnhofStarting From Language. Joseph Beuys at 100

SMB-Museum→  Invalidenstrasse 50-51 Berlin, Germany 10557




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Another Energy: Power to Continue Challenging. 16 Women Artists from around the World
Mori Art Museum – April 22 to September 26, 2021 Tokyo (Japan)


The last few years have seen growing movements around the world to correct inequalities around aspects of identity such as gender. The race. Ethnicity and beliefs, and attach greater value to diversity. Always in contemporary art for ten years. Attention has increasingly turned to women artists. Who began their careers in contemporary art between the 1950s and 1970s. They continue to remain active as artists today.

Another Energy focuses on 16 of these female artists aged 70 or older. Coming from all over the world, who continue to take on new challenges. Aged 71 to 105 with a career spanning over 50 years. Hailing from 14 different countries and equally diverse in their current situation. Nonetheless, what these women share. Regardless of recognition or evaluation by art museums and the art market. It is a determination to pursue their own path of creation. Distinctive with an unwavering conviction in different environments. And this at changing times.

Showcasing their wide array of powerful works ranging from paintings. Videos. Sculptures, to large-scale installations and performances. This exhibit contemplates the nature of particular force. “Another Energy” – from those women who have all continued to challenge throughout their long careers. As we try to recover from an unprecedented situation. Perhaps the sight of those women who have spent their lives walking their own path with such unwavering conviction will give us new energy to meet the challenges of today.

Exhibiting artists.

Etel Adnan. Phyllida Barlow. Anna Bogigian. Miriam Cahn. Lili du Julie. Anna Bella Geiger . Beatriz Gonzalez. Carmen Herrera. Kim Seung-gi. Suzanne Lacy. Kimiyo Mishima. Kazuko Miyamoto. Sengah Nengdi. Nunun WS. Alpita Singh. Robin White.



Another Energy - 16 Women Artists from around the World

Philida Barlow

出展アーティスト | アナザーエナジー展: 挑戦しつづける力―世界の女性アーティスト16人 | 森美術館 - MORI ART MUSEUM

Kimiyo Mishima

Participating Artists | Another Energy: Power to Continue Challenging - 16 Women Artists from around the World | Mori Art Museum

Anna Boghiguian


Mori Art Museum→  53F Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 6-10-1 Roppongi Minatoku Minato-ku – Tokyo, Japan 106-6150





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Alexander Calder – Great Yellow Sun
Tel Aviv Museum of Art – Until August 15, 2021 Tel Aviv (Israel)


American-born artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976). One of the most fascinating figures of modern art of the twentieth century, developed her artistic language in New York and Paris in the interwar period. His work emerged alongside avant-garde notions of surrealism. Dada and abstraction. Yet he has developed a unique style of his own.


The exhibition offers a glimpse into Calder’s world through works he has created in various media. Spanning more than five decades of his career. The first pencil drawings, made in 1925. One of his very last mobiles, created in 1976, the year of his death. The title of the exhibition, Great Yellow Sun (taken from one of his gouaches), reflects three significant elements of his abstractions. Scale, color and shape. The reference to the sun also suggests another stimulating reading of the artist’s production. Calder’s work can be seen as an exploration of energetic forces. It combines aesthetics and the fourth dimension with scientific knowledge of physics. Mathematics and mechanics. Asked about the way art is made, Calder replied: “Outside of volumes, of movement, of spaces delimited by large space, the universe”.

Gouache paintings.

The exhibition focuses on a lesser-known part of Calder’s production. His gouache paintings. Gouaches, a medium he began to explore in the 1940s. It has become one of his most prolific works. They were rarely a complement to his sculptural works, and were not preparatory drawings or exercises in color or iconography. Rather, it was an independent practice within Calder’s work. Throughout his career, has been marked by constant transitions from two-dimensional forms to three-dimensional forms and vice versa. The wide range of gouaches presented in the exhibition express two contrasting aspects of his work. The creation of multiplicity and variability, while maintaining stylistic consistency and consistency.

Primitive symbols.

The qualities of gouache paint as a quick-drying medium with high opacity allowed Calder a great deal of freedom to experiment. Immediacy and impulsiveness. The paintings represent basic shapes (circles, triangles, spirals). Alongside primitive symbols (sun, moon, stars). Elements of ancient civilizations (masks, pyramids, boomerangs) and motifs from nature (flowers, butterflies, sea creatures). Using minimalist means, this vocabulary of simple images and a palette of bright colors and black and white. Calder returned to the simplicity of the fundamentals, both current and metaphysical. This can be seen as an expression of his desire to find a place of innocence and primitive existence that is not yet shaped by knowledge. Culture and self-awareness.



Alexander Calder - Great Yellow Sun

Alexander Calder - Segmented Spiral 1974 - Frieze London | Alexander calder, Saatchi gallery, Art



TAmuseum→  The Golda Meir Cultural and Art Center, Sderot Sha’ul HaMelech 27, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel





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The absence of Mark Manders
Museum of Contemporary Art – Until June 20, 2021 Tokyo (Japan)


The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT) is delighted to present the first solo exhibition in a museum of Japanese art by Mark Manders. A Dutch artist who occupies a unique position on the contemporary art scene.

The history of art.

For this solo exhibition, Manders designed the entire exhibition as the installation of a single work. Building. The individual works are assembled from images based on the history of art. Personal memories. of statues and words. Also, various furniture and other objects. For the viewer, they invoke complex emotions. Distort the sense of time and encourage reflection and introspection. Each independent work is fascinating in isolation. However, being part of a larger picture reveals even more captivating new aspects. Each work manifests itself as a part of this imaginary building. The real Manders who produce the works and the self-portrait of the imaginary Manders mingle. Disappear and reappear as they draw the viewer into a fictional space. At the same time, the individual works are interchangeable. Like the words in a sentence, they can be interchanged depending on the room and the setting.

The absence.

For this reason, the imaginary building as a whole looks like an automatic mechanism in constant modification and updating. Absence in the title is one of the keywords behind all of Manders’s work. It has multiple meanings, including the reference to stillness. To the feeling that what can be seen in an installation is a moment frozen in time. Traces of missing occupants. The way the agency oscillates between the real artist and the imaginary artist.

It can also be taken to mean that the work is autonomous. Able to maintain an independent existence even if the artist is absent. The world of Manders continues to captivate those who enter it. It encourages them to reconsider their thoughts about the meaning of art. Their thoughts about time and experiences of human life and the imagination. This solo exhibition is a very valuable opportunity to appreciate in depth the work of Manders. To observe its unique structure. Viewers are recommended to sharpen their senses and take their time to fully experience this world.



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MCA→  4-1-1 Miyoshi Toritsu Kiba-koen Koto-ku – Tokyo, Japan 135-0022





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Yayoi Kusama: The vision of fantasy we have never seen in this splendor
Yayoi Kusama Museum – Until March 29, 2021 Tokyo (Japan)


Artist Yayoi Kusama began her creative career as an artist by portraying the hallucinations she experienced as a child. A way to overcome your fears. Since then, Kusama has continued to produce works. Using these visions of his hallucinations and his inner world.
On this occasion, the Yayoi Kusama museum presents recent and new works by Yayoi Kusama. Works created over the past ten years. With the theme of his various visions, consisting only of works presented for the first time in Japan or elsewhere in the world.

My Eternal Soul.

From his latest series of paintings, My Eternal Soul. Into which she pours visions overflowing from her inner world. The exhibition features the most recent of his completed one-square-meter paintings. It also includes his latest participatory project, FLOWER OBSESSION. His hallucinatory vision is realized through the surface of an entire room covered with flowers. As well as an immersive installation created for this exhibition, Infinity Mirrored Room. A Wish for Human Happiness Calling from Beyond the Universe, which is being seen for the very first time.
This exhibition invites you to see the current state of Kusama’s visions. Which portray his desire for the universe and the unknown. Transforming his hallucinations that bring fear into visions that bring ecstasy. As if she were immersing herself in the stardust of the infinite universe.



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Yayoi Kusama Museum→  107 Bentencho Shinjuku-ku – Tokyo, Japon 162-0851





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Van Gogh Alive

Salvator Dali Museum – Until April 21, 2021 St-Petersburg, Floride (US)


Discover the works of Vincent van Gogh in an immersive art installation. An installation which opens a new window on the artistic genius of the famous painter. From its famous “Starry Night” to its radiant “Sunflowers”. Van Gogh’s vibrant work invites viewers to revel in colors, light and sound. Visitors will feel the sensation of stepping directly into Van Gogh’s paintings. An experience that is both educational and inspiring.

3000 images.

The exhibition presents more than 3000 images of Van Gogh on an enormous scale. Seen through high definition projectors and synchronized with a powerful classical score. Cinema-quality surround sound amplifies the emotion generated by the works themselves. In addition to the iconic works on display, visitors can examine Van Gogh’s inspiration. Through photographs and videos displayed next to them. The installation is powered by SENSORY4 ™. A unique system developed by Grande Experiences of Melbourne, Australia.

Provocative artist.

The Dalí is the first North American venue to host this fascinating version of Van Gogh Alive. Dalí’s presentation of this experience builds on the Museum’s commitment to artistic innovation. It invites visitors to discover another provocative artist in an entirely new way. Fully accessible and fully transformative.


Salvator Dali Museum→  1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, United States





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Ed Ruscha “Travel Log”

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art – Until Jan 3, 2021 Sonoma, California (US)

[More information on visiting this exhibition will be available soon.]


This exhibition by Ed Ruscha includes black and white photographs. Rarely seen documenting the artist’s frequent trips from Los Angeles to Oklahoma in the 1960s. They reveal inspirations for his iconic prints and paintings. Including images of gas stations. Restaurants. Streets in rural towns like Gallup, New Mexico and Winslow, Arizona. Also shown are examples of his well-known word impressions. Color lithographs that combine visual formality with playful language.

Ed Ruscha was born December 16, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska. His family moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 1941. In 1956, Ruscha moved to Los Angeles. He attended the Chouinard Art Institute, from which he graduated in 1960. Ruscha’s early paintings gained attention as part of the Pop art movement of the 1960s. His art also has a history in Dada. Surrealism and abstract expressionism, and would be at the heart of conceptual art. His work includes paintings. Drawings. Engravings. Photographs. Artist books and movies. It is part of the collections of major national and international museums. Ruscha lives and works in Los Angeles.


Ed Ruscha - Travel LogEd Ruscha, Double Standard, 1970 UBS Art Collection © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of the artist & Gagosian / UBS Art … | Typography, Double standards, Typographic art print→   551 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476, US





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Matisse “LIKE A NOVEL”

Museum Center Pompidou – Until Feb 22, 2021 Paris (France)


The Center Pompidou in Paris is dedicating an exhibition to the master of modern painting: Matisse, pairs and series. Few paintings, but all of them are dazzling masterpieces that tell how Henri Matisse confronted the creative process. His simultaneous approach to the same motif. Through frame variations. Drawing. Touch, and colors. In short, one of the most beautiful and surprising exhibitions of the Parisian cultural season.

In 1942, Henri Matisse declared: “The importance of an artist is measured by the quantity of new signs he has introduced into visual language. “Throughout his career, he is this artist. Like all great creators, he gives birth to worlds without equivalents. These new plastic signs he is calling for. His work, intended to upset the modern gaze. Expressed himself through a variety of techniques that he worked on tirelessly. Painting. Drawing. Sculpture. Illustrated books, and up to this singular invention. Rich in consequences on the artistic level. From a drawing in color, with the cut-out gouaches made at the end of his life.


Museum Center Pompidou→  Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris (France)




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The Bourdelle Museum – Until Jan 21, 2021 Paris (France)


The Bourdelle Museum presents a brand new exhibition between sculpture and music. Entitled Bourdelle in front of Beethoven. The Bourdelle Museum will pay tribute to the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven, born in 1770. An exhibition conceived after the sculptor’s obsession with the great composer. Both for his music and for his imagery. Bourdelle thus produced more than 80 sculptures of the great master. As well as about twenty drawings. He did indeed consider Beethoven to be a father (he discovered him when he was not yet 20 years old). A brother, a double and a traveling companion. It took a whole artistic event to account for this analogy between the two artists.


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The Bourdelle Museum→18, rue Antoine Bourdelle 75015 Paris (France) 



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Georg Baselitz – Years later

Gagosian Gallery – Until Aug 08, 2020 Hong Kong (China)


Gagosian is here with another impressive art exhibit. Presenting years later. An exhibition of new paintings. And works on paper by Georg Baselitz, painter, sculptor. German graphic designer renowned for his figurative and expressive paintings. The art collection includes 13 large oil paintings. Baselitz performed using a “contact printing” technique. Using black and gold paint to create a striking contrast. The artist uses a stencil to make a bold but gently inverted silhouette on the canvas. The result not only highlights the use of the medium on imagery. But it also causes a feeling of freedom and unpredictability. A nod to the idea of the moving human framwork.


*Pin en Georgia BaselitzGeorg Baselitz: Years later, Hong Kong, May 21–August 8, 2020 ...

Gagosian Gallery7/F Pedder Building 12 Pedder Street Central, Hong Kong (China)




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Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art

Due to the current epidemic, you can find the virtual tour for an indefinite period. Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art online- Barcelona (Spain)


Explore the MACBA’s archives, made of more than 5,000 works by 986 artists. What’s more, they’ve created a confinement diary where they are sharing content and experiences.

Since its inauguration in 1995. The MACBA has become a power player on the city’s contemporary arts scene. 



Alexander Calder


Henri Michaux

Jenny Holzer

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Henri Matisse 

Due to the current epidemic, you can find the virtual tour for an indefinite period. The Moma presents 415 works online- New York (US)


Henri Matisse never stopped looking, in his own words. “the same things, which I may have achieved by different means”. Celebrated both as an orchestrator of tonal harmonies. A designer capable of distilling a form to its essentials. He has long sought a way to unite color. The line in his work. The relationship between these two formal elements can be traced from ancient works such as dance. In which the side of the body of a dancer. Against fields rich in blue and green. Described in a single arc outline, with its late cuts. like The Swimming Pool. In which the artist discovered a way at the end of his life to “cut directly in bright colors”.


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Louvre Museum Online

Due to the current epidemic, you can find the virtual tour for an indefinite period – Paris (France)


Visit the museum’s exhibition rooms and galleries, contemplate the façades of the Louvre…
Come along on a virtual tour and enjoy the view. Exhibition. The Advent of the Artist’. For its fifth season. The Louvre’s Petite Galerie a space dedicated to art and cultural education. Is holding an exhibition titled ‘The  Advent  of  the  Artist’. Discover artworks from Delacroix. Rembrandt or Tintoretto. Egyptian Antiquities. Collections from the Pharaonic period are displayed on the east side of the Sully wing. On the ground floor and 1st floor.


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MOMA Online

Due to the current epidemic you can find the virtual visit for an indefinite period – New-York (US)


You can view 129 artworks from MoMA’s collection on Moma Online, including big-hitters like van Gogh’s ‘The Starry Night’, Paul Cézanne’s ‘Still Life with Apples’ and Rousseau’s ‘The Sleeping Gypsy’. What’s more, they’re grouped into categories such as contemporary art, Modernist art and Cubism. Making for fun, easy and informative browsing.


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Georg Baselitz | MoMA

Georges Baselitz (1938)

Arman (1928-2005)

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Keith Haring – Jean-Michel Basquiat 

Due to the current epidemic, you can find the virtual tour for an indefinite period. The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) – Melbourne (Australia)


Yhe NGV has announced that virtual tours.  E-books, online galleries and children’s activities are available online. In addition to the gallery’s already large collection (which includes 75,000 works, 90% of which are are available online).

Visitors Who Missed Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat. Crossing Lines and Kaws. Companionship in the Age of Loneliness (an exhibition title that seems far too real now) is in luck. With the gallery announcing that both exhibitions. Are available as online tours. Free virtual tours are led by a curator. Giving those who may. Or may not have seen the exhibitions a new perspective.


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For a dreamer of houses, an imaginative and immersive exhibition. It explores the meaning of the spaces we inhabit and how they represent themselves. Our values and our desires. Discover more than fifty works from the DMA collection. In a variety of media that demonstrate the evocative power of objects. And domestic structures. The artists presented use forms derived from dwellings. Or furniture to investigate ideas such as belonging. Alienation. Fancy. Sex and body.

Gaston Bachelard.

The exhibition is based on the influential 1958 book by philosopher Gaston Bachelard. The poetics of space, and its organization correspond to five chapters. Who examine the psychological importance of houses. The main recent acquisitions, in particular the works of Alex Da Corte. Olivia Erlanger. EJ Hill. Francisco Moreno. Pipilotti Rist and Do Ho Suh, are highlighted in each section.



Olivia Erlanger

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Alex Da Corte

Dallas Museum of art – 1717 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201, US




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Pierres Soulages

Centre Pompidou – Until March 9, 2020 Paris (France)


2020 marks the centenary of Pierre Soulages. One of the greatest artists of our time. His pictorial production is impressive (over one thousand six hundred canvases). And accompanied by other creations, limited by their number
From the end of 1946, Soulages definitely broke with figurative representation. While questioning historical abstraction like that of Malévitch or Mondrian. Soulages chooses very young the color which carries in it all the others, black. He remains very attached to it, so much so that it contributes to its artistic identity.

Roman Art.

Major in his art. It is available, depending on the tools with which it is applied. On smooth or uneven surfaces. Which reveal a multiple and unsuspected light. With his attachment to the art of the origins and to Romanesque art. Soulages develops its creation outside of any styling group. According to a solitary and free approach. Its numerous exhibitions and publications. The multiple interviews of which bear witness to a forged work. In loyalty while remaining open to the unexpected.


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Centre Pompidou – Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris (France)




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Takis (Panagiotis Vassilakis)

MACBA. Museu d’Art Contemporani – Until April 19, 2020 Barcelona (Spain)


This is the first solo show in Barcelona for Greek artist Takis (Panagiotis Vassilakis). A pioneer in the creation of new artistic forms using invisible energies that surround us. Like magnetism and electricity. Takis was born in 1925 in Athens, where he passed away in August 2019. He developed greatly as an artist while living and working in Paris, London and New York.


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MACBA – Plaça dels Àngels, 1 El Raval Barcelona 08001 (Spain)



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Oscar Oiwa

Pacific Asia Museum – Until April 26, 2020 Pasadena (USA)


Find peace in chaotic dreamscapes. At the premiere of this solo exhibition from Oscar Oiwa. Which includes four large-scale surreal landscape paintings. Plus an 800-square-foot site-specific mural. Dreams of a Sleeping World. Using nothing more than a Sharpie (OK, actually about 120 of them). Oiwa and his four assistants have drawn dreamy illustrations. Onto the side of an inflated. White nylon dome at Pasadena’s USC Pacific Asia Museum (it took them about two weeks to finish the work).


Oscar Oiwa (Photograph: Michael Juliano)

Pacific Asia Museum – 46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA



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Andy Warhol 

Tate Modern – March 12 to Sep 6, 2020 London (UK)


Warhol’s famous for Campbell’s soup and Marylin Monroe. But there’s a lot more to the artist than that. In between the product placement and the slebs. Visitors to this show will be able to see his lesser-known portraits of black and Latinx drag queens and trans women. You can also get hair inspo from a display of Warhol’s own amazing wigs. The pop master remains as popular as ever.


Andy Warhol 

Tate Modern – Bankside London SE1 9TG (UK)




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Matisse & Picasso

National Gallery of Australia – Until April 13, 2020 Sydney (Australia)


Matisse & Picasso traces one of the most fascinating and turbulent friendships in the history of modern art. The two artists felt that the other was their only real competition. Throughout their lives. Each used the other to inspire them to reach new creative heights. Gathering more than 200 paintings. Sculptures. Drawings. Prints. Books and costumes from 40 international collections including the Picasso Museum. The Tate London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition begins with Picasso’s arrival in Paris and his first meeting with the older and respected Matisse. It traces their relationship from curiosity to competition and finally. The respect. “No one has ever looked at Matisse’s work as thoroughly as I have. And him to me. ” Said Picasso on the death of his friend in 1954.


Matisse & Picasso

NGA – Parkes Pl Parkes Canberra 2600 (Australia)




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Wangechi Mutu “The Facade Commission”

Metropolitan Museum of Art – Until Jan 12, 2020 New-York (USA)


For the first time since the Metropolitan Museum of Art was completed in 1902. The four niches on the facade of Fifth Avenue are used. The museum selected Wangechi Mutu for its inaugural façade commission. Born in Kenya, Mutu is based in Brooklyn, New York. She has a studio in Nairobi. Inspired by the caryatid ,. A motif that finds its roots in African and Western art. She filled the niches with four female figures. Then, bronze sculptures entitled The Seated I, II, III, and IV (2019). The works “engage in a critique of gender policy. Racial as sharp as it is poetic and fantastic. ”


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Metropolitan Museum of Art – 1000 Fifth Ave New York 10028 (USA)




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Dali & Picasso 

Vasili’s III Palace – Until Jan 8, 2020 Moscow (Russia)


With the support of the Moscow Department of Culture. The collection of works by Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso. Is exhibited at the Vasili III Palace. It is actually one of the oldest buildings in Moscow!

230 authentic masterpieces. With famous plots. As well as works from the end of the period are presented.

The exhibition is accompanied by a special program. Several conferences. ‘Events dedicated to great artists.


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DaliPicasso Vasili’s III Palace : Russia, Moscow, Old Basmannaya street, 15s3




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Art & Language Picasso’s Guernica in the Style of Jackson Pollock (Essay II)

Sprovieri Gallery – 17 Jan 2020 to 13 March 2020, London


Sprovieri is proud to present Picasso’s Guernica in the Style of Jackson Pollock (Essay II). The second collaboration of the gallery with Art & Language.

Picasso’s Guernica in the Style of Jackson Pollock (Essay II). 1980-2019, is a large rectangular work on paper. Where the powerful and dramatic painting by Picasso Guernica. Is disguised as a Pollock-like painting. The work was not produced by means of the ‘literal’. Use of Pollock’s well known technique. It is rather a drawing in which drips. And spatters are represented or depicted. The drawing is made with Indian ink on 114 sheets of Teslin. Printed with essays and texts written by the artists themselves between 1980 and 2016.


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Sprovieri Gallery : 23 Heddon Street W1B4BQ, LONDON




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Gallery Perrotin – Until Dec 21, 2019 Hong Kong (China)


Rendez-vous à la galerie Perrotin. Rendez hommage au regretté artiste français Georges Mathieu. Lors de la première exposition consacrée à Hong Kong. Représentant le langage calligraphique des années 1950. Sous une forme totalement nouvelle. Les œuvres haut de gamme de Mathieu. Sont constituées de gestes véhéments. De lignes brisées. D’explosions de peinture et de couleurs très contrastées.


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The Broad – Until Feb 16, 2020 Los Angeles (USA)


The retrospective of Broad. Covers 30 years of photo and video work by the artist of Iranian origin. Brand the first major exhibition of Neshat in the western United States. And the museum made him count, filling his galleries. On the first floor with more than 230 photos. Eight video installations that tackle the story. Politics and identity with austere elegance.


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The Broad – 221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA




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Mario Merz

Palacio de Velázquez – Until March 29, 2020 Madrid (Spain)


The Reina Sofía Museum dedicates a retrospective to the Italian artist Mario Merz. Deceased, member of the group Turin Arte Povera. He died in 2003. The exhibition plunges the viewer into the Italian socio-political context of the 1960s and 1970s. When Merz, through his works. Made with raw or found materials. He was already questioning the established system. The role of individuals as social agents in a predetermined structure. Merz has returned to traditional forms almost ancestral. Including household objects. Animals and archaic constructions. Such as the igloo, with organic materials. Daily and symbolic. He sought to deepen the origin of society. As well as the traces of this life. Models in current times


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Palacio de Velázquez Parque del Retiro, Paseo Venezuela, 2, 28001 Madrid, (Spain)



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Anselm Kiefer

White Cube Bermondsey – Nov 15, 2019 to Jan 26, 2020 London (England)


Anselm Kiefer. It is always a pleasure to see a new exhibition of this type. The painter, sculptor and installation artist. Creates cryptic works. Intelligent and convincing for more than four decades. A Kiefer business card is the use of found materials. So, that of various natural substances. Such as straw and sand. Inorganic color chips. Grey. Black. Moles and unexpected appear regularly in the works of Kiefer. In the past, have confronted German history and symbolism.


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White Cube Bermondsey – 144-152, Bermondsey St, Bermondsey, London SE1 3TQ (England)



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Francis Bacon

Centre Pompidou – Until Jan 20, 2020 Paris (France)


This retrospective Francis Bacon. The second in Paris after the Grand Palais in 1971. More important since the exhibition of the Tate Gallery in London in 1985. Constitutes an event. Gathering a selection of 86 works. 79 paintings including 16 large on triptychs. 7 works on paper including 4 unpublished. Public and private collections. French and foreign. Auusi, this exhibition pays tribute to the one who has already been appreciated. The greatest English painter of the twentieth century.


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Centre Pompidou – Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris (France)



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William Blake (1757- 1827)

Tate Britain – Until Fev 20, 2020 London (England)


William Blake was a painter. Engraver and a poet. He created some of the most iconic images of British art. Radical and rebellious. He is an inspiration to visual artists. Musicians, poets and performers from around the world. His personal struggles. In a period of political terror and oppression. His technical innovation. His vision and political commitment. May have never been so relevant.


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Tate Britain – Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RG, England



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Zao Wou-Ki 

Gagosian Gallery – Until Oct 26, 2019 New-York (USA)


Gagosian is pleased to present. A series of paintings by the Chinese-born French artist Zao Wou-Ki (1920–2013). The exhibition pays homage to the close. Enduring friendship between Zao Wou-Ki and the Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei (1917–2019).

Throughout his career, Zao Wou-Ki merged Eastern. And Western aesthetic traditions in his paintings. Retaining technical elements of Chinese painting styles. While embracing European Modernism. As a student in China, he studied ink drawings and classical Eastern painting.


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Gagosian Gallery – 976 Madison Avenue,New York, ny 10075, USA



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David Nash

Gallery Lelong – Sept 05 to Oct 05, 2019, Paris (France)


David Nash explores the very essence of trees. Their materials and their symbolism. In their natural environment. Mostly known for his sculptures. Often using burnt wood. David Nash is working in 2D here. Producing simple forms with a strong expressive force. Having started his career as an artist and painter. David Nash accords great importance to colour. Related to details he observes in the landscapes. Here, red and black are the dominant colours in his works on paper.


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Gallery Lelong 13 Rue de Téhéran, 75008 Paris (France)




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Leonardo da Vinci’s St. Jerome

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Until Oct 06, 2019 New-York (USA)


This year marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). To pay tribute to this occasion. The Metropolitan Museum Of Art offers New Yorkers. A unique opportunity to see his unfinished masterpiece, St. Jerome Praying in the Wilderness. The work portrays one of the principal theologians of the early Christian Church. During his two-year stay as a hermit in the Syrian desert. It was not unusual for Leonardo to leave his works in an incomplete state. Since other interests – science. The design of weapons. The construction of a flying machine – often distracted him from his art. Saint Jerome still shows Da Vinci at the height of his powers.


The Metropolitan Museum of Art – 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10028 (USA)




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Adriana Varejão

Museum of Modern Art Aloísio Magalhães – Until Sep 08, 2019 Recife (Brasil)


With about 25 works quite representative of his career of more than 30 years. Adriana Varejão, carioca artist. Present at the Museum of Modern Art Aloisio Magalhães (MAMAM). In Recife, the show For a Cannibal Rhetoric. After visiting Salvador. The exhibition organized by Luisa Duarte arrives in the capital of Pernambuco. With some additional works. All produced between 1992 and 2016.


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Museum of Modern Art Aloisio Magalhães – R. da Aurora, 265 – Boa Vista, Recife – PE, 50060-010, Brasil



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Olafur Eliasson

Tate Modern – July 11 / Junuary 5, 2020 London (England)


In Eliasson’s captivating installations you become aware of your senses. People around you and the world beyond.

Some artworks introduce natural phenomena. Such as rainbows to the gallery space. Others use reflections and shadows to play with the way. We perceive and interact with the world. Many works result from the artist’s research into complex geometry. Motion patterns, and his interest in colour theory. All but one of the works have never been seen in the UK before.


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Tate Modern : Bankside, London SE1 9TG (England)




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Alexander Calder

NGV International – Until August 4, 2019 Melbourne (Australia)


It is no exaggeration to say that Alexander Calder has changed the face of modern art. Known as “the man who moved the sculpture”. His gravity defying motives are immediately recognizable. In concert with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. The Victoria Museum of Fine Arts. Presents the first retrospective of Calder’s work in an Australian public institution. Gathering over 100 works by the artist. Ranging from childhood works to three-dimensional wired portraits. Moving through mobiles and “stabiles” (anchored sculptures). With whom he made himself known. The heart of the exhibition will be an immersive canopy exhibition. The suspended mobiles of Calder, including “Jacaranda” (1949) and the flagship monument “Black Mobile with Hole” (1954).


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NGV International – 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006, Australia



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Joan Mitchell / Jean-Paul Riopelle

Gallery Jean Fournier – Until July 20, 2019 Paris (France)


Joan Mitchell and Jean-Paul Riopelle, a couple that still fascinates today. Similarly, if their love story ended badly. When they meet in 1955 in Paris. He has painted for three years small rectangles of color that look like mosaics. She is still under the influence of the first generation of American abstract artists. Of which one of the most eminent figures remains Willem de Kooning. Both have very different universes. Riopelle’s art is powerful and instinctive. While Mitchell’s is much more cerebral and intellectual.

The Parian years.

Yet it would be naïve to think that these artists did not influence each other. Throughout their life together, advising and exchanging on their impressions. By bringing together some fifteen works. The exhibition gives us to see the reciprocal influence of these two artists. She focuses on their Parisian years. Period of their meeting and their first exchanges with Jean Fournier. We are pleased to find works deeply related to the history of the gallery. Like an oil on canvas realized in 1964 by Riopelle. A work exhibited during the inauguration of the space.


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Gallery Jean Fournier – 22 Rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France




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Lorenzo Quinn

Building Bridges, 2019 Venise Biennale – Until Nov 24, 2019 Venise (Italia)


In May 2019, during the 58th International Art Exhibition of ‘Biennale de Venise 2019’. The monumental sculpture Building Bridges by Lorenzo Quinn. Will be installed in a basin adjacent to the entrance of the Arsenale. In the Castello District of Venice. Building Bridges is composed of six pairs of monumental ‘stone’ hands. Individually titled ‘Help’. ‘Love’. ‘Friendship’. ‘Faith’. ‘Wisdom’ and ‘Hope’. The installation engages with the history of Venice. As a meeting point of international history and culture.


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Laurenzo Quinn Building – Arsenale Nord – Bacini Di Carenaggio, Venise (Italia)



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Norman Reedus

Curator : HappenArt, Géraldine Beigbeder & Laurie Dolphin.

Gallery Maison Sophie Lacasse – May 28/June 29, 2019 Paris (France)


Norman Reedus is a multi-disciplined photographer, director, filmmaker, and actor. He is widely known for his current role as Daryl Dixon on AMC’s The Walking Dead. Norman Reedus also has a successful new travel series. Ride with Norman featuring motorcycle road trips which is enter- ing its second season on AMC in 2017.

Norman has a deep passion for photography and has been taking photos throughout the en- tirety of his acting career. His photographs are beautiful and terrifying. Macabre and provoking. Alternately dark and sublime. The recurring theme in his images is making the disturbing beauti- ful. His work has been exhibited in Europe and in the United States. Berlin. Hamburg. New York City. San Francisco, and Los Angeles. His photographs have been published in a limited edition collector’s volume titled The Sun’s Coming Up…Like a Big Bald Head (Authorscape 2013).


Maison Sophie Lacasse – 33 Rue de Bellechasse, 75007 Paris, (France)

Curator : @happen_art, @geraldine.beigbeder, @lauriedolphin



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Cy Twonbly

Museum Brandhorst – Until May 31, 2019, München (Germany)


Cy Twombly returns to the top floor of the Museum Brandhorst with a new presentation. A retrospective  selection ranging from his early 1950’s. paintings.Sculptures. Drawings and photographes to a work from his final series. Completed in 2011 shortly before his death. With more than 200 works. Half of wich will now be displayed. From different stages of his career at its disposal. The Brandhorst Collection contains the most significant survey of the artist’s works enywhere in Europe.


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Museum Brandhorst – Theresienstraße 35, 80333 München, Germany




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Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro Palazzo Biennale Arte 2019 – May 8/Nov 24, Venise (Italia)


Carpenters Workshop Gallery, in partnership with the Lombard Odier Group. Are proud to present DYSFUNCTIONAL at Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro Palazzo on the Grand Canal during Biennale Arte 2019.

The exhibition will present works by established. And rising artists seeking to break the thin boundaries between art. Architecture and design. The site-specific works combine extraordinary craftsmanship. With strong artistic and emotional expression.

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17 artists from the Carpenters Workshop roster. Have been invited to create a dialogue between the jaw dropping architecture of Ca’ d’Oro. Its impressive collection of Italian masters. And the best of contemporary collectible design. To name a few, Atelier Van Lieshout. Studio Drift. Maarten Baas. Nacho Carbonell. Vincent Dubourg. Verhoeven Twins and Virgil Abloh, who recently joined the gallery.


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Random International, Audience, 2008. Miroirs, métal

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Studio Drift

Galleria Giorgio Franchetti – Calle Ca’ d’Oro, 3934, 30121 Venezia VE, Italia



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Nathan Sawaya

Buffalo Museum of Science – Until May 5, 2019 New-York (USA)


Named  one  of  CNN’s  Top  Ten  ‘Global  Must-See  Exhibitions.  THE  ART  OF  THE  BRICK  exhibit  by  artist  Nathan  Sawaya. Is  a  critically-acclaimed  collection.  Of  inspiring  artworks  is  made  exclusively.  From  one  of  the  most  recognizable  toys  in  the  world.  The  LEGO®  brick.  From  child’s  toy  to  sophisticated  art  form.  And  beyond,  the  world’s  most elaborate display  of  LEGO  art.  Ever  features  original  pieces  as  well  as  re-imagined  versions  of  the  world’s.  Most  famous  art  masterpieces  like  Van  Gogh’s.  Starry  Night  and  Da  Vinci’s.  Mona  Lisa  as  well  as  a  gallery  showcasing  an  innovative.  Multimedia  collection  of  LEGO  brick  infused  photography  produced  in  tandem.  With  award-winning  photographer Dean West.


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Buffalo Museum of Science – 1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211, USA



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Edvard Munch

Bristish Museum – Until July 21, 2019 London (England)


Loneliness, anxiety, jealousy, fear and torment. Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944). Probably wasn’t much fun at parties. But he sure had a knack for art. This exhibition doesn’t make for easy viewing. It’s heavy, dour stuff that’ll hang over you like a dark cloud.

But don’t come here expecting a massive in-depth show of his iconic paintings. Tthis is all about his prints. Munch worked extensively with woodcuts. Lithographs and etchings, and the results are often lovely.


Everything that’s in Munch’s paintings. Except for colour – is also in his prints. There are lovers whose bodies merge. Couples tearing themselves apart in separation. Solitary figures lost in unbearable anguish. Beautiful unattainable women. ‘The Kiss’ is filled with a naked lust that’s almost Shockingly intense; the eyes of the lovers in ‘Attraction I’ are sunken and hollow; and ‘. The Scream’ – yes, it’s here, relax – is colourless. Stark and almost more haunted than the painted version.



British Museum – Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG, England




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Urban Art Fair

Carreaux du Temple – Until April14, 2019 Paris (France)


First international fair of urban art. Urban Art Fair is the unmissable meeting place dedicated to the market of urban art. Since 2016, the three Parisian editions and the New York edition have each welcomed of 20,000 visitors. Bringing together an audience of enthusiasts, professionals. Collectors and amateurs come to discover the work of hundreds of international artists.
For this fourth year. Urban Art Fair wants to focus on the wealth of urban creation
Contemporary. His message carried universally within the public space.


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Urban Art Fair – 4, Rue Eugene Spuller 75003 Paris, France




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Art Basel Hong Kong 2019

Convention and Exhibition Centre – Until March 31, 2019 Hong-Kong (China)


Undeniably Hong Kong’s biggest annual art even.  Art Basel returns on March 29 for its sixth edition. And three-day takeover of Hong Kong Convention Center. Featuring masterpieces and contemporary artworks from 242 leading international galleries. People from all walks of life. From first-time visitors to A-List celebrities. Be on the lookout for regulars like Leonardo diCaprio. David Beckham – converge in Wan Chai. To make a turn at Art Basel to admire and discover weird and wonderful works. While it’s literally impossible to check out every piece of artwork. The fair is never boring.


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Jo de Gruyter & Harald Thys

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Art Basel 2019 – 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (China)




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Erwin Wurm

König Galerie – Until April 21, 2019 Berlin (Germany)


With The Serious Life of a Ridiculous Man KÖNIG GALERIE. Is pleased to present Erwin Wurm’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. It is also the artist’s first solo presentation in Berlin since Bei Mutti at Berlinische Galerie in 2016.
The title of the exhibition refers directly to the artist’s legendary retrospective The Ridiculous Life of a Serious Man. The Serious Life of a Ridiculous Man at Deichtorhallen Hamburg in 2007. And in his opinion, the world has become no better since then.


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König Galerie, Berlin 121, Alexandrinenstraße 118, 10969 Berlin,Germany




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Vivian Maier (the color work)

Les douches The Gallery – Until March 30, 2019 Paris (France)


One of photography’s truths is that the best street photographers learn to be invisible or. At the very
least, to convince themselves that they are. Over the years, I’ve walked the streets with Henri CartierBresson. Garry Winogrand. Tony Ray-Jones. Diane Arbus. Lee Friedlander, Tod Papageorge, and some of today’s younger shooters. Gus Powell. Melanie Einzig. Ben Ingham, and Matt Stuart. And we have all developed our own sleight-of-hand street act. We dodge, feint, twirl, two-step, and eye-shift our way through crowds and rallies. Along avenues and backstreets. In parks and on beaches. Anywhere that ordinary life draws our attention and desire. It is our invisibility that helps us get away with stealing fire from the gods.


Les douches The Gallery – 5 Rue Legouvé, 75010 Paris (France)



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Julie Béna

Contemporary Art Museum of Bordeaux – Until May 05, 2019 Bordeaux (French)


The opening exhibition of Satellite 2019 by French artist Julie Béna presents a sculpture (Flexibility, 2015). And a new film (Anna & the Jester in Window of Opportunity, 2019). Which, through storytelling and the use of animation. Brings to life characters that otherwise would remain anonymous and inanimate.


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Musée Art Contemporain de Bordeaux – 7 Rue Ferrere, 33000 Bordeaux (France)



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Antony Gromley

Le Gallerie Degli Uffizi – Until May 26, Florence, (Italy)


This exhibition is intended as a form of adventure that invites both physical and imaginative participation. The body in Gormley’s work is not a protagonist in a narrative. Nor an ideal, a portrait or a memorial. It is the body in and as space.

Early experimental sculptures, objects and drawings. Often made using his own body as a primary tool, material and subject. Are brought together with large scale environments made especially for the RA. Using organic. Industrial and elemental materials, such as iron. Steel. Lead. Seawater and clay. The solidity and certainty of sculpture is put to the test. Acknowledging entropy, disintegration. The experience of disorientation. Our understanding of matter itself is under scrutiny. What it means to have a body. When every ‘thing’ is essentially space and energy.


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Le Gallerie Degli Uffizi – Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy




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Pierre Bonnard

Tate Modern – Until May 06, 2019 London (England)


This is the first major exhibition of Pierre Bonnard’s work in the UK. Since the much-loved show at Tate 20 years ago. It will allow new generations to discover Bonnard’s unconventional use of colour. While surprising those who think they already know him.

Born 1867. Bonnard was, with Henri Matisse. One of the greatest colourists of the early 20th century. He preferred to work from memory. Imaginatively capturing the spirit of a moment. And expressing it through his unique handling of colour and innovative sense of composition.


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Tate Modern – Bankside London SE1 9TG



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Macba – Until April 22, 2019 Barcelona (Spain)


This solo exhibition of Jaume Plensa at MACBA. Offers a broad overview of the work of one of the Catalan sculptors. With the widest international profile. Awarded the National Visual Arts Prize of the Generalitat (1997). The Velazquez Prize for Visual Arts of the Ministry of Education. And Culture (2013) and the City of Barcelona Prize (2015). Among others, he is recognised worldwide for his public works in cities such as Chicago. London. Montreal. Nice. Tokyo. Toronto and Vancouver.


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Macba – Plaça dels Àngels, 1, 08001 Barcelona, Spain



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David Goldblatt

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) – Oct 19 / March 03, 2019 Sydney (Autralia)


David Goldblatt was internationally renowned for documenting South Africa’s people. And turbulent history with a quiet determination and unflinching sense of what is right and just, and what is not.

Capturing seven decades of his work. David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948–2018features. His compelling portrayal of the rise and dismantling of Apartheid. This Sydney-exclusive exhibition includes. His striking key black-and-white and colour photographic series. As well as never-before-seen material from his personal archive.

This exhibition, exclusive to Sydney. Will be the largest retrospective of Goldblatt’s work in the region and marks the photographer’s final project before his death.


MCA – 140 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia



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Charlotte Salomon – (Berlin, 1917 – Auschwitz, 1943)

Monestir de Pedralbes – Until Frb 17, 2019 Barcelona (Spain)


Charlotte Salomon’s life was short but intense. Marked by love. Death and a family history of suffering. Art was a refuge where she could overcome the past. And come to terms with a present that saw her being deported to Auschwitz. Where she would die in 1943. The Monastir de Pedralbes, continuing its commitment to resarch and disseminating information. On silenced women. Gives a voice to this Jewish artist. And the time she lived in, with some of the 782 gouaches that make up her ‘Life? Or theatre?’


Monestir de Pedralbes – Baixada del Monestir, 9, 08034 Barcelona, Spain



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Vanessa Safavi

The Approach Gallery – Until Feb 10, 2019 London (Engand)


The Breeder participates at Condo London 2019, hosted at The Approach, with a presentation of works Vanessa Safavi.

Vanessa Safavi uses the conceptual systems of language. And a personal narrative to explore in her work the experience of the dearticulated body. Questioning the relationship between the brain and the flesh. Her work recalls the weakness of our bodies and also. The poetry that emerges from them. She employs the modernist idiom of geometric abstraction. And the fluorescent-flavoured vernacular of contemporary pop culture. Delineating a landscape where both languages are spoken fluently. Silicone is a recurrent medium in her works. As the artist is interested in its materiality and is fascinated. By its analogy with the human body and skin.

Vanessa Safavi (1980) is Swiss-Iranian and she lives and works in Berlin.She has been awarded the Luci d’Artista award in Turin (2013).


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The Approach Gallery – 47 Approach Rd, London E2 9LY, England



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Paula Rego

Musée de l’Orangerie – Until Jan 14, 2019 Paris (France)


The only female artist to be part of the London Group. Paula Rego set herself apart with her highly figurative. Literary, incisive and unusual work.

Born in Lisbon in 1935. Paula Rego left Portugal and Salazar’s oppressive dictatorship. As an adolescent to study in London. Where she has now lived for over fifty years. As a student at the Slade School of Arts. She rubbed shoulders with the likes of Francis Bacon. Lucian Freud. Frank Auerbach and David Hockney.

Dark narratives. Ser paintings seem to be taken from a cruel tale. And evoke the female condition in strange scenes. Going against social codes. “My favourite themes are power games and hierarchies. I always want to turn things on their heads. To upset the established order, to change heroines and idiots”.


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Musée de L’Orangerie – Jardin Tuileries, 75001 Paris



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Julio Le Parc 1959

The Met Breuer – Feb 24, 2019 New-York


Mounted on the occasion of the artist’s 90th birthday. This survey constitutes the first solo exhibition in a New York museum of this mid-century Argentinian modernist. Whose Op-y. Pop-y geometric abstractions evoked a sense of movement through the repetition. And sequencing of varied motifs. He was also a pioneer of kinetic art. A role most notably represented here by an immersive psychedelic installation from 1962 titled. Continual Light Cylinder.


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The Met Breuer – 945 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA



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M. C. ESCHER (1892-1972)

National Gallery of Victoria – Until Apr 07, 2019 Melbourne (Australia)


The National Gallery of Victoria is bringing a world-first exhibition of works by MC Escher to Melbourne this summer. Between Two Worlds | Escher X nendo will feature more than 160 prints and drawings from the renowned Dutch artist. As well as an immersive Escher-inspired environment created by Japanese design studio Nendo.

We can’t wait to see how they’ll respond to Escher’s most iconic image. The physically impossible, Hogwarts-esque staircases.

Escher rose to prominence in the 20th-century art world for his mind-bending and mathematically complex works like. ‘Hand with Reflecting Sphere’. ‘Relativity’ and ‘Balcony’. Though he considered himself to have little mathematical ability. Sis art has become iconic for its seamless tessellation, warped perspectives and impossible objects. Like endless, connected staircases and mirrored self-portraits.


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National Gallery of Victoria – 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006, Australia



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Nick Cave

Carriageworks Gallery – Until March 03, 2019 Sydney (Australia)


American artist Nick Cave – not to be confused with the Australian singer-songwriter. Is bringing 16,000 wind spinners, 24 chandeliers, 10 miles of crystals. Thousands of ceramic birds and one crocodile to Sydney. Cave’s Until is a mammoth new installation work coming to Carriageworks from November 23 2018. It will be open until March 2019. So you’ve got plenty of time to explore every nook. And cranny of this extraordinarily detailed, opulent, kitschy world.

Cave is best known for his ‘soundsuits’. Brightly colourful, full-body costumes covered in noise-making materials. Made of everything from dyed human hair to plastic buttons. He made his first soundsuit in 1992. As a response to the Rodney King bashing. And in late 2016 brought a herd of horse-shaped soundsuits to Carriageworks for a memorable performance parade.


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Carriageworks – 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015, Sydney, Australia



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Peter Kogler

Chiostro Del Bramante – Until May 05, 2019 Rome (Italy)


The Chiostro del Bramante in Rome presents Dream. Arte incontra i sogni, an enchanting exhibition of works of art on the theme of dreams. Guides the viewer through a “physical, surreal, mental and dreamlike journey”. Through site-specific installations by great artists. From 29 September to 5 May 2019. The Austrian artist Peter Koger, whose mesh of stripes. And knotted lines distorts the space and leaves the viewer almost stunned. Whose mesh of stripes and knotted lines distort the space. And leave the viewer almost stunned.


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Chiostro Del Bramante – Arco della Pace, 5, 00186 Roma RM, Italy



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Fredy Alzate

Cultural Center of Medellín – until Feb  03, 2019 Medellin (Colombia)


The “Contingents” exhibition was inaugurated at the Cultural Center of the Bank of the Republic of Medellín. Inhabiting the border “of the Antioquian artist Fredy Alzate. A monographic exhibition that is part of the “Destacados” chapter of Imagen Regional. The emerging art promotion program of the Banco de la República. Which seeks to highlight the career of artists. Who have forged their careers in cities other than Bogotá. The center of the national plastic par excellence.


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 Cultural Center of Medellín –  Cra. 52, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia



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Not Vital

Galeria Nara Roesler –  Until Jan 19, 2019 São Paulo (Brasil)


Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo is pleased to present Not Vital. Saudade [Longing], solo exhibition by the Swiss artist. That brings a slice of his vast and renowned production. The sculptures and drawings featured in the show highlight. Sis particular knack for decontextualizing. Reconfiguring and relocating cultural symbols and fragments.

The various worlds contained in Vital’s work derive from his life experience. He was born in 1948 in Sent, Switzerland. At 18 he moved to Paris; a little later. To Rome; and to New York, in 1976. Since then, he has traveled incessantly to the four corners of the world. Having lived and worked periodically in Agadez (Niger). Lucca (Italy). Beijing (China). Patagonia (Chile) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).


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Galeria Nara Roesler –  Av. Europa, 655 – Jardim Europa, São Paulo (Brasil)



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Luis Camnitzer

Museo Reina Sofía – Until March 04, 2019 Madrid (Spain)


This retrospective offers a global. Contextualised view of Luis Camnitzer’s multi-faceted work. Spanning nearly sixty years. As an essayist. Art critic. Curator. Teacher. Lecturer and a creator of objects, actions and musical compositions, Camnitzer focuses on art’s transformative capacity. Viewing it essentially as a product of reflection. His practice, whether it be artistic. Or through his essays or teaching. Is defined by its approach to the controversial issues of our times.

the criticism of art-commodity, the demystification. And obsolescence of the role of the artist in consumer society. The strategies power uses to impose its logic and perpetuate its control. Or the capacity of neoliberal societies to turn education. Into an instrument of propaganda and thus render it irrelevant. All through the signifying role of language. With its ambiguities and arbitrariness. And images’ power to evoke. With these tools Camnitzer seeks to awaken the active participation. Of the viewer and their involvement in the artistic process.


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Museo Reina Sofía – Calle de Santa Isabel, 52, 28012 Madrid, Spain



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Do Ho Suh

Frist Center for the Visual Arts – Until Jan 06, 2018 Tennesse (USA)


Artist Do Ho Suh. Creates astonishingly detailed and lyrical sculptural installations. That alter perceptions of built environments and how the body relates to space. The centerpiece of this exhibition will be his Specimen Series. Which explores details of Suh’s domestic existence such as light switches. Door handles, electric panels and appliances taken from his living spaces. And recreated in fabric. By isolating these objects. Suh invites the viewer to reflect on their everyday interaction with the seemingly mundane.


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Frist Center for the Visual Arts – 919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203



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“Gutai” Group

Hauser & Wirth Gallery – Until Dec 22, 2018 New York (USA)


The work of Gutai.  The postwar, Japanese neo-avant grade group that roughly coincided with Abstract Expressionism. Pop Art and Minimalist in the US.  Has been shown in several NYC exhibits over the years since the Guggenheim staged. The first major revival of the movement in 2013. This one at Hauser & Wirth’s uptown space will put you up close. And personal with paintings and sculptures by Gutai’s major players.


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Atsuko Tanaka (1976)

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Atsuko Tanaka (1969)

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Shozo Shimamoto (1954)

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Takesada Matsutani (1966)

Hauser & Wirth Gallery – 32 East 69th Street New York 10021 USA



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Franz West

Museum Centre Pompidou – Until Dec 10, 2018 Paris (France)


A retrospective of Austrian artist Franz West at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Begins where most biographical tales perhaps should – with his mother. Emilie West. Born to a well-to-do Viennese Jewish family. She espoused communist ideals and the artist’s father, Ferdinand Zokan, a Serbian coal merchant. The family lived in a public housing complex. Out of which Emilie ran a private dental practice. Her clients included many artists and poets. Among them Reinhard Priessnit. A poet and theorist who would give the name Paßstücke (Adaptives). To West’s most iconic series of sculptures. This early contact with Vienna’s artistic milieu. Would have a profound impact on the young West’s later career. As would the sounds of whirling drills. And the image of his mother creating white and pink moulds of teeth from plaster and resin.


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Centre Pompidou–  Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris (France)



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Pieter Bruegel (1525-1569)

Kunsthistorisches Museum – Until Jan 13, 2019 Vienna (Austria)


Pieter Bruegel the Elder was a much sought-after artists even during his lifetime. Which is why his works achieved unusually high prices at the time. On the occasion of the 450th anniversary of his death. The Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna dedicates a special exhibition. To the most important Flemish painter of the 16th century. It is the world’s first major monographic show on his work. Only just over forty paintings. And sixty prints by the master remain in existence today. With 12 panel paintings, the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna owns. The world’s biggest collection of Bruegel paintings. That is also mostly because the Habsburgs prized. The quality and originality of Bruegel’s imagery as early as the 16th century. And went to the effort of acquiring famous. Prestigious works by the artist.


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Kunsthistorisches Museum –  Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Wien, Austria



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Andy Warhol “Shadows”

Dia Art Foundation – Oct 26 / Dec 15, 2018 NY (USA)

Created between 1978 and 1979. Shadows is one of Andy’s most abstract and enigmatic pieces. Consisting of variously colored silk screened. Canvases hung edge-to-edge in a site-specific installation. Some 102 paintings were produced in all. Though the total number of panels varies from one location. To the next, depending on the dimensions of a given space. Each silk screen is limited to a palette of two contrasting colors. While the picture itself—which flips between positive. And negative—comes from the same photo of the eponymous subject taken at Warhol’s Factory studio. Taken together, Shadows resembles a film strip capturing an indeterminate play of light.


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Dia Art Foundation –  535 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011, USA



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Biennale of Australian Art

Art Gallery of Ballarat – Until Nov 6, 2018 Melbourne (Australia)


This will be the first year Ballarat has played host to this brand new art biennale. But we feel that we can already confidently declare it. The daytrip of every Melbourne art lover’s dreams. The only problem might be that it could take you a little more than a day to get around all of Ballarat. And take in the works from more than 150 artists. across three different “villages”. Much like a European biennale. The Biennale of Australian Art will properly take over Ballarat. With 14 different venues playing host to artworks.





Art Gallery of Ballarat – 40 Lydiard St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350, Australie



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Saul Leiter

Fundación Foto Colectania – Until Oct 21, 2018 Barcelona (Spain)


This exhibition is dedicated to the work of American artist Saul Leiter. Who was one of the early adopters of working with colour photography. Leiter combined photography and painting his whole life. And he was still painting daily until he died in November 2013 at the age of 89. But the camera was the medium that helped him. Capture and interpret live in New York City in many-layered compositions. As well as intimate scenes as nobody had done before. Leiter also played an important role in the formation of the New York school of photography in the 1940s and 1950s.


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Fundación Foto Colectania – Passeig de Picasso, 14, 08003 Barcelona (Spain)



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Hilma af Klint

Guggenheim Museum – Oct 12 / Apr 23, 2018 New York (USA)


Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) was a pioneer of abstract painting, though admittedly. Something of an accidental one. Although she produced purely non-objective paintings. Well before the likes of Vassily Kandinsky or Kasimir Malevich. She created them as part of her involvement in occult and mystical practices. That sought contact with the spirit realm. When Klint did exhibit. She mostly showed conventional portraits and landscapes. Nonetheless, there’s no denying that the Swedish artist anticipated one of the most important aesthetic revolutions in 20th-century art. This show takes the measure of her singular artistic achievement.


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Guggenheim Museum – 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128, USA



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Yasumasa Morimura

Japan Society – Oct 12 / jan 13, 2019 New York (USA)


Often referred to as the Cindy Sherman of Japan. Yasumasa Morimura has put a gender-bending spin on a photographic genre. That might be called performative self-portraiture. Staged entirely for the camera His work is a form of drag that involves elaborate customs and sets to deconstruct icons of pop culture and art history—and. Very often, the overlap between the two. Famous paintings and photos are the grist for his work. Which channels Marilyn Monroe. Che Guevara. Frida Kahlo and Vincent Van Gogh, among many others.


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Japan Society – 333 E 47th St, New York, NY 10017, USA



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Takashi Murakami: Change the Rule!

Gagosian Gallery – Until Nov 10, 2018 Hong Kong (China)


While most audiences would often relate Takashi Murakam.i To imagery and motifs featuring clusters of cartoon sunflowers with smiley faces on it. His repertoire expands far beyond it. Continually evolving while blending everything from traditional Japanese painting. To otaku subculture to Western art theory to hip-hop. Presenting new paintings seen by the public. For the first time, the solo exhibition features variations of Murakami’s. Own larger-than-life characters and a mural-sized painting that perfectly encapsulates. His flirtation with high art and popular culture.


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Gagosian Gallery – 7/F Pedder Building 12 Pedder Street Central, Hong Kong



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Mike Parr

Anna Schwartz Gallery – Oct 06 /Dec 21, 2018 Melbourne (Australia)


Australia’s favourite performance artist is showing his latest sculpture works as part of Melbourne Festival.

Mike Parr is best known for his innovative performance artworks (earlier this year he was buried under a main road in Hobart). But for Melbourne Festival he’ll be showing his latest project. Self portraits made from glass sculpture. But all of the sculptures have been created through. “Blind negative modelling,” which essentially means Parr has replaced his sight with other senses.


Mike Parr Melbourne Festival 2018

Anna schwartz Gallery – 85 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia



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Modern Master Photography

Hamiltons Gallery – Until Nov 23, 2018 London (England)

Hamiltons’ group show Modern Masterspresents. A selection of work by some of the greatest names in Modern and Contemporary photographic history. Including Helmut Newton. Irving Penn. Richard Avedon. Herb Ritts. Robert Mapplethorpe. Robert Frank. Sir Don McCullin. Peter Beard. Hiro and Erwin.


Robert Mapplethorpe

Erwin Olaf

Don McCullin

Hamiltons Gallery – 13 Carlos Pl, Mayfair, London W1K 2EU, Royaume-Uni



Poppies: Weeping Window

Imperial War Museums – Until Nov 18, 2018 London (England)


Remember Paul Cummins and Tom Piper’s mega-popular installation. ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ and it’s torrents of ceramic red poppies sweeping over the Tower of London? When it went on tour around the country. London lost a seriously emotive work of art. But. The poppies are back in the capital this year for ‘Weeping Window’. This time they’ll be filling the grounds of the Imperial War Museum.


Poppies: Weeping Window

Imperial War Museum – Lambeth Rd, London SE1 6HZ, Royaume-Uni



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Zao Wou-Ki

The Musée d’Art Moderne of Paris – Until Jan 06, 2019 Paris (France)


His work has now achieved the fame it deserves. But the opportunities to appreciate its complexity have been too rare here. This exhibition sets out to consider it in a new light while. Also inviting the viewer to reflect on the question of large-format paintings.

The exhibition itinerary begins with Zao Wou-Ki’s adoption of a new, “abstract” approach – even. If he found the term too restrictive. With the 1956 painting titled Traversée des apparences. This decisive step preceded a first stay in the United States, in 1957. That encouraged him in his quest for an ever-larger picture space.


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The Musée d’Art Moderne of Paris – 11 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris (France)



Nam June Paik

Santa Barbara Museum of Art – Until Oct 14, 2018 Santa Barbara (US)

Korean-born, American artist Nam June Paik (1932–2006). Blazed a trail with video art that remains influential to this day. Paik’s TV Clock, one of SBMA’s most important media art works. Is on view for the first time in nearly a decade. TV Clock consists of 24 color televisions mounted upright on pedestals that are arranged in a gentle arc. And displayed in a darkened space. Paik created each electronic image by manipulating the television to compress its red, green. And blue color into a single line against a black background. Called a “fixed-image television” by Paik. Each TV does not involve a videotape. disc, or computer chip but an image.

The artist created by ingenious manipulation of electronic elements. Read in sequence, each static line tumbles. Into the next to form a dynamic yet elegantly spare. Rhythm that resembles a universally recognized way to measure time. A crucial work in Paik’s long career. TV Clock offers audiences the chance to experience. The art and thought of one of the 20th century’s most innovative. And enduringly vital artists.

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art – 1130 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, US




Hans Op de Beeck

Galleria Continua – Until Sept 30, 2018 Boissy le Châtel (France)

For his solo exhibition at Art Gallery Continua. Which also presents his latest film ‘The Girl’.Op de Beeck brings together new sculptural. And photographic works into one larger whole, a feast for the senses.
On the ground floor. He stages a kind of hiking trail with gravel and small sculpted ponds. As if it were a small, indoor park. In which the spectator discovers life-size sculpted figures of children and
a young woman. These silent figures in everyday poses. All of them with their eyes closed. Seem lost in thought yet simultaneously caught in a moment of high concentration. There is, for example, a boy meditatively holding a crystal ball in his hands. A boy who just closed his eyes before shooting. An arrow with a toy bow, and a young woman listening to music.


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Galleria Continua – 46 Rue de la Ferté Gaucher, 77169 Boissy-le-Châtel -France




DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics

Hayward gallery – Until Oct 14, 2018 London (England)

This free exhibition features the work of more than 30 artists. Who have used drag to explore or question identity. Gender, class and politics, from the 1960s to the present day.

Alongside key figures such as Pierre Molinier. VALIE EXPORT. Robert Mapplethorpe and Cindy Sherman. The exhibition also includes self-portraits by a younger generation of contemporary artists. Who have recently embraced drag as an art form, including Adam Christensen and Victoria Sin.

Rather than offering a linear or chronological narrative. This exhibition aims to present a multitude of voices that explore cultural shifts of the past 50 years. And touch on topics that include the 1980s AIDS crisis and post-colonial theory.

Focused on photography but spanning a variety of other media. DRAG is accompanied by a programme of tours led by drag performers.

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Hayward Gallery – Southbank Centre, 337-338 Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX, Royaume-Uni




Jack Whitten

The Met Breuer – Sept 06 / Dec 02, 2018 New York (USA)


For much of his career the veteran African-American artist Jack Whitten (1939–2018). Was somewhat under appreciated by the art world. Even though he had major shows at the Whitney (1974). The Studio Museum in Harlem (1983) and the New Museum (1993). A moment of “re-discovery”. About a dozen years finally put him on the map as an artist to contend with. As appreciation grew for his over-all abstracted paintings. That touched on themes from race to cosmology. This show introduces viewers to his sculptures. A heretofore, little-known aspect of his practice notable for its frequent references to African art.


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The Met Breuer – 945 Madison Ave New York




Michelangelo Pistoletto

Galleria Continua – Until Oct 21, 2018 – San Gimignano, (Italie)

A leading figure in the development of Arte Povera and Conceptual art. Michelangelo Pistoletto is best known for his “mirror paintings” beginning in the 1960s. Which first used grounds of metallic paint on canvas before rejecting canvas entirely for polished steel. Pistoletto’s life-size. Photo-silkscreened images of people atop. Highly reflective surfaces integrate the environment and viewer into the work. In his “minus objects”. Sculptures that explore how objects become artworks through the ideas they express. Pistoletto uses “poor” materials as a liberation from the traditional art system,.As in his 1967 work Venus of the Rags. A copy of the classical figure set against a mound of old clothes and rags. An early performance art innovator. Pistoletto founded The Zoo in the late 1960s. Which joined artists. Intellectuals, and the public for collaborative “actions”. That unified art and daily life.


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Galleria Continua – Via del Castello, 11, 53037 San Gimignano SI, Italie




Caravaggio’s Roman Period

Jacquemart-Andre Museum Sept 21 to Jan 28, 2019 Paris (France)

These extraordinary canvases from major Italian museums. Such as the Galleria Nazionale in Palazzo Barberini. The Art Gallery Borghese and the Musei Capitolini in Rome. The Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan. The Musei di Strada Nuova in Genoa. And the Museo Civico Ala Ponzone in Cremona. Not to mention the prestigious loan. Of the Lute Player (1595-1596) from the Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg. Presented in France or the first time. Nine Caravaggio will retrace Caravaggio’s Roman period from 1592. Until he fled into exile in 1606. They will be complemented by the works of leading contemporary painters. such as Cavaliere d’Arpino. Annibale Carracci. Orazio Gentileschi. Giovanni Baglione, and José de Ribera. In order to highlight Caravaggio’s innovative genius. And the artistic effervescence that reigned in the Eternal City at the time.


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Jacquemart-Andre Museum – 158 Boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris




Kader Attia

Fundacio Joan Miro – Until Sept 30, 2018 Barcelona (Spain)


The Japanese ‘kintsugi’ technique involves restoring broken ceramic pieces. With a type of gold varnish. It’s done to transform a cracked object into a unique element. Making the fissures stand out. It’s more than a reconstruction procedure. It’s a philosophy of life. Dealing with trauma as a way to achieve catharsis and overcome pain. The work of French-Algerian artist Kader Attia. Winner of the latest edition of the Joan Miró Prize. Looks at different scenes of suffering and reparation. This first Attia monographic in Spain is a highly emotional one indeed.


Fundacio Joan Miro – Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona, Espagne





Acquavella Galleries – Until Sept 28, 2018 – New York


The premise of this high-concept uptown exhibition is simple enough. Present works in black and/or white by major figures such as Keith Haring. Robert Longo and Andy Warhol. While the selection isn’t terribly challenging. It is elegant and serves as a reminder of how unlimited visual possibilities. Can be wrought from a limited palette.

Acquavella Galleries – 18 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075, États-Unis




Antony Gormley

Kettle’s Yard Gallery – Until Aug 27, 2018 (Cambridge, England)


Devised for the new Art Gallery and spaces at Kettle’s Yard. ‘SUBJECT’ highlights many of Antony Gormley’s interests. Including how sculpture can activate both the space that it occupies and the body of the viewer. The exhibition offers a series of physical and metaphysical encounters. Exploring our relationship to space and our sense of self.

‘SUBJECT’ will encompass both galleries. The Learning Studio and the Research Space. The exhibition includes the first in a new series of works. Subject (2018), from which the title of the show derives. And the first UK showing of Infinite Cube II(2018). Made of one-way mirror glass and 1,000 LED lights.


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Kettle’s Yard Gallery – Castle St, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, Royaume-Uni




Anselm Kiefer

White Cube Gallery – Until Aug 25, 2018 (Hong Kong)


Anselm Kiefer has produced a diverse body of work comprising painting. Sculpture and installation that has made him one of the most important European artists of the past four decades.

After studying law, and Romance languages and literature. Kiefer devoted himself entirely to painting. He attended the School of Fine Arts at Fribourg-in-Brisgau. Then the Art Academy in Karlsruhe, while maintaining contact with Joseph Beuys. But soon began to develop his own deliberately indigenous set of subjects and symbols. That he used to explore the fraught territory of German history and identity. In his artistic language. Physical materiality and visual complexity enliven his themes and content with a rich. Vibrant tactility.

His subject-matter ranges from sources as diverse as Teutonic Mythology and history. Alchemy and the nature of belief. All depicted in a bewildering variety of materials. Including oil paint. Dirt. Lead. Photography. Woodcuts, sand, straw and all manner of organic material. By adding found materials to the painted surface of his immense tableaux. He invents a compelling third space between painting and sculpture. Recent work has broadened his range yet further, and in 2005 he showed a series of paintings based around the little-known work of the modernist poet Velimir Chlebnikov (1885-1922). Few contemporary artists match Kiefer’s epic reach, and his work consistently balances powerful imagery with acute critical analysis.

White Cube Hong Kong – 50 Connaught Road Central – Hong Kong




Erwin Wurm’s outdoor installation

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Until Aug 26, 2018


It’s a gray, dreary day at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, on Furman Street. And Austrian sculptor Erwin Wurm is going somewhat off topic whil. Discussing his new installation for the Public Art Fund. “In my country, it’s an insult to call someone a virsli”. He says, referring to a local variety of sausage. “If you call someone a virsli. It means you’re calling him, um, how would you say?” A dick? “A dick, yes.”

Hot Dog Bus.

Sometimes a virsli is just a virsli. Though for the purposes of Wurm’s project, Hot Dog Bus. This delicacy, or rather its American cousin, is being elevated to art. The piece comprises a mustard-colored VW bus. That is handing out free hot dogs this summer at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The vehicle itself looks like it has consumed too many tube steaks. Bulging across its grill. Trunk and fenders as if it were wearing the automotive equivalent of a fat suit. “I work quite often with sausages”. Says Wurm, “because it’s such an iconic Middle-European food.”

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Brooklyn Bridge Park – Old Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11201





Tate Modern – Until Oct 14, 2018 (London)


Shape of Light. Is the first major exhibition to explore the relationship between the two. Spanning the century from the 1910s to the present day. It brings to life the innovation and originality of photographers. Over this period, and shows how they responded. And contributed to the development of abstraction.

Key photographs are brought together from pioneers including Man Ray. Alfred Stieglitz, major contemporary artists such as Barbara Kasten. And Thomas Ruff, right up to exciting new work by Antony Cairns. Maya Rochat and Daisuke Yokota, made especially for the exhibition.


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John Divola (1974)

Antony Cairns (2017)

Tate Modern – Bankside London SE1 9TG




Alexander Calder

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – Sep 21 / Feb 24, 2018 Montreal (Canada)


The first major Canadian retrospective of Alexander Calder (1898–1976). Presents the work of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. The exhibition centres on the inventive talent of this American painter and sculptor.

Calder questioned artistic conventions and reimagined the very nature of drawing and sculpture. With his pioneering use of industrial materials. Such as steel wire and sheet metal as well as found objects. By introducing the fourth dimension of time into sculpture. He entirely transformed the way objects animate space. And his invention of the mobile, as he explained. Opened up “a new possibility of beauty.” Calder also created stationary abstract works, which Jean Arp dubbed “stabiles” in 1932. From Paris to New York . Later Montreal with Trois disques (Man). Created for Expo 67. Calder moved in premier artistic and intellectual circles. (Cocteau. Duchamp. Le Corbusier. Léger. Mondrian. Miró. Prévert. Sartre. Varèse. among others). And established himself as a forerunner of the international avant-garde.


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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – 1380 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3G 1J5, Canada




“John Russell: DOGGO”

Bridget Donahue Gallery – Until Sep 05, 2018 new-York


The British artist and writer is known for his gonzo meditations. On death and nature, and on that score. The eponymous video centerpiece for his current show doesn’t disappoint. In it, a pair of performers respectively wear rubber. Over-the-head masks of a pug dog. And housefly as they search London. For a person gone missing from a nursing home. This “fairy tale” as the artist calls it. Also, is joined by paintings. Sculptures and backlit digital prints on vinyl. Hence, that find inspiration in sources ranging from Richard Bach’s new age-y tale. Jonathan Livingstone Seagull. To the work of the 19th-century English Romantic landscapist. Samuel Palmer.


Bridget Donahue Gallery – 99 Bowery, New York, NY 10002, (USA)




John Mawurndjul

Museum of Contemporary Art – Until Sep 23, 2018 Australia, Sydney

Bark painting is among the most recognisable Aboriginal art, but you mightn’t know that it was only popularised in the 1930s. Until then, the familiar imagery was used as body paint and in caves. Occasionally the patterns were painted onto bark as a record of the designs, but it’s only relatively recently that the bark has been considered its own canvas.

One of the greatest exponents of bark painting – and one of the greatest exponents of Aboriginal art in general. Is John Mawurndjul, who rose to international fame in the late 1980s and ‘90s. The Kuninjku artist, based in Arnhem Land, is getting a major career retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art, made up of 165 works.


They’ll take over the third level of the MCA this winter, the same space where English artist and provocateur Grayson Perry presented a blockbuster show in 2015. At the time, Perry sparked debate when he controversially said Aboriginal art should not be considered contemporary art.

Clothilde Bullen, one of the curators behind Mawurndjul’s exhibition and a Wardandi (Nyoongar). Aboriginal woman, strongly disagrees. “I think all Aboriginal art being made here and now is contemporary, and I’d absolutely stand by that.” she says. “But it’s OK that [Perry] is given the opportunity to say those things at the MCA, and we have this kind of rebuttal.”

Not only is Mawurndjul one of the major pioneers of the bark medium. He has evolved and pushed traditional practices, like rarrk, which refers to a close and meticulous cross-hatching that creates an almost shimmering effect on the bark. And he has been deeply involved in shaping the narrative and layout of this exhibition, which explores elements of Kuninjku culture and then covers parts of his country in Central Arnhem Land.

“In a sense, you’re working through country in the way you should – in the way John would want you to walk through,” Bullen says. “We’ve had a collaborative approach, and allowing the artist to guide what we do rather than us being the gatekeeper – that’s a very contemporary approach to Aboriginal curation.”


The exhibition will also show his evolution as an artist, starting with figurative works which show natural elements like barramundi, frogs and turtles. In his mid-career, he started to push his use of ‘rarrk’ even further with paintings of the weeks-long Mardayin ceremonies that take place in Arnhem land. In the later stages of his career, his work became more abstract.

Bullen says that although both Mawurndjul and the MCA consider his work contemporary, his output stands on its own terms. And while his work is imbued with stories and images stretching back thousands of years, visitors shouldn’t be worried about interpreting the paintings incorrectly.

“It’s actually okay – it’s an artwork and people will have different experiences with it and different takes on it, and can interpret it in lots of different ways. I think people need to drop that fear.”


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Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australie




Modern Couples

Centre Pompidou Metz – Until August 20, 2018 Metz (France)

Pablo Picasso and Dora Maar, the Delaunay’s, Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, Man Ray and Lee Miller, the Eames’s are some of the around forty artist couples showcased in this important cross-topical exhibition organized by Centre Pompidou-Metz in collaboration with Barbican Centre, London. With a comprehensive mix of visual arts, architecture, design, cinema, and literature from the first half of the twentieth century, this show displays master-pieces, including some one hundred from Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne and from international prestigious collections.

This exihibition looks into creative pair-work and the mechanisms of an artistic companionship. Does each approach dissolve into one, are they complementary or do they oppose each other? Here, are explored the creative processes and artistic approaches which interact and evolve within the intimacy of a twosome to give us a broader understanding of Art History and the soul and fringes of its essential movements. The very idea of modernity, as impacted by social, artistic and technical evolutions. Is reviewed here through the prism of the couple.

Artists couple.

Alvar & Aino Aalto. Eileen Agar & Paul Nash. Anni & Josef Albers. Louis Aragon & Nancy Cunard. Jean Arp & Sophie Taeuber-Arp. Jean Badovici & Eileen Gray. Hugo Ball & Emmy Hennings
Clive & Vanessa Bell. Vanessa Bell & Roger Fry. Vanessa Bell & Duncan Grant. André Breton & Valentine Hugo. André Breton & Jacqueline Lamba. Romaine Brooks & Natalie Clifford-Barney. Til Brugman & Hannah Höch. Claude Cahun & Marcel Moore. Benedetta Cappa & Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. Leonora Carrington & Max Ernst. Marie Cerminova (Toyen) & Jindrich Styrsky. Jean Cocteau & Jean Desbordes. Jean Crotti & Suzanne Duchamp. Nancy Cunard & Henry Crowder. Robert & Sonia Delaunay. Elise & Georges Djo-Bourgeois. Marcel Duchamp & Maria Martins. Charles & Ray Eames.

Max Ernst & Dorothea Tanning. Emilie Flöge & Gustav Klimt. Natalia Gontcharova & Mikhail Larionov. Raoul Hausmann & Hannah Höch. Jindřich Heisler & Marie Cerminova (Toyen). Barbara Hepworth & Ben Nicholson. Walter Holdt & Lavinia Schulz. Joris Ivens & Germaine Krull. Alexej Jawlensky & Marianne von Werefkin. Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera.Wassily Kandinsky & Gabriele Münter. Oskar Kokoschka & Alma Mahler. Germaine Krull & Eli Lotar. Dora Maar & Pablo Picasso. Alma & Gustav Mahler. Man Ray & Lee Miller. Tina Modotti & Edward Weston. Lucia Moholy & Lazlo Moholy-Nagy. Ditha & Koloman Moser. Charles & Marie-Laure de Noailles. Georgia O’Keeffe & Alfred Stieglitz. Wolfgang Paalen & Alice Rahon. Wolfgang Paalen & Eva Sulzer. Alexander Rodchenko & Varvara Stepanova. Arpad Szenes & Maria-Helena Vieira da Silva. Théo van Doesburg & Nelly van Moorsel. Leonard & Virginia Woolf.


Dorothea Tanning and Max Ernst with his sculpture, Capricorn, 1947Charles and Ray Eames, 1947 (Photo © Eames Office LLC, Courtesy Vitra Design Museum)

Centre Pompidou-Metz – 1 Parvis des Droits de l’Homme, 57020 Metz



Daniel Buren

Carriageworks – Until Aug 12, 2018 Sydney (Australia)


Daniel Buren is one of France’s leading contemporary artists and has exhibited work at an astonishing ten Venice Biennales. He’s best known for his site-specific stripe installations, and there’ll be glimpses of those stripes (which have featured in his artworks since the 1960s), in the mammoth installation he’s bringing to Carriageworks.

‘Like Child’s Play’ features 100 oversized children’s wooden block toys arranged into a colourful cityscape. It’ll be a little like stepping into a Toy Story movie. The toys that we once played with and held dominance over as children now tower high above our heads. The installation was first shown in 2014 at Musée d’Art moderne et contemporain of Strasbourg in France.


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Carriageworks – 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015, Australie


Alberto Giacometti

The Guggenheim Museum – June 8/Sept 12, 2018 New-York

When they think of him at all, most people remember Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) as the artist who created skinny figures. That’s true, of course, though it neglects the context in which he made those sculptures in the late 1940s. After war and genocide left the world both devastated and numb. Though it may be simplistic to draw a correlation between the death camps and Giacometti’s. Emaciated forms, his treatment of the body. Transforming it into something resembling a burnt matchstick, exemplified a zeitgeist stunned by catastrophe. The Guggenheim’s magisterial survey of his career affirms as much, while noting that Giacometti defined the figure in existential terms. As a manifestation of the vulnerability, anguish and mystery of the human condition.

Born in Switzerland into a family of artists, Giacometti moved, in 1922. To study art in Paris, where he discovered the work of Constantin Brancusi and Pablo Picasso. He assimilated aspects of their styles. Also found inspiration in the artifacts of ancient cultures, like the Bronze Age’s Cycladic civilization. All of these influences are evident in Giacometti’s totemic sculpture Spoon Woman (1927)., In which a female torso takes the shape of the eponymous implement. A rather blatant vaginal reference that also recalls a fertility fetish.

André Breton.

Around this time, Giacometti fell under the sway of André Breton and the Surrealists, a group known for hitting the mother lode of eroticism by mining the subconscious for subject matter. Giacometti followed suit with his seminal 1932 construction, The Palace at 4 a.m. (which is not on display, though a preparatory study of it is). By his own admission, the piece—a sort of 3D drawing of a house or stage set haunted by an enigmatic cast that includes a woman, a spinal column and a flying creature—came out of a torrid love affair that consumed him for six months, suggesting that Palace totes some major sexual baggage. In any case, Giacometti drifted away from Surrealism by the mid-1930s.


He remained in Paris after the Nazi takeover in 1940, but a 1941 trip to Geneva to visit his mother left him in exile after he was denied reentry into France. He sat out World War II in a hotel room. Where he made work at a diminished scale, necessitated by his cramped surroundings.

Whether due to his isolation during the war or the horrors precipitated by it, Giacometti, upon returning to Paris in 1946. Embarked on the attenuated figuration that would remain his signature style until his death in 1966. His postwar reunion with friends and family also sparked a body of portrait paintings featuring people close to him.

Regardless of medium or personal familiarity, though. Giacometti set his subjects at a seemingly unbridgeable distance from the viewer. His use of dashed-off schematic lines for his portraits, and gnarled textures for his sculpture.Cconveys the sense of something consumed or atomized by elemental forces—as indeed the world had been by 1945. Since then, Giacometti’s art has continued to remind us of humanity’s inability to escape its own folly.

Sculpture of three tall thin people in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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Antoni Tàpies

Fundació Antoni Tàpies – Until 24 Feb 2019 Barcelona, (Espagne)

Antoni Tàpies exploded on to the art scene in the 1950s when he began to incorporate waste paper, mud and rags into his paintings, eventually moving on to the point where his works included whole pieces of furniture, running water and girders. Today, he’s Barcelona’s most celebrated living artist, and his trademark scribbled and paint-daubed pieces are sought after for everything from wine bottle labels to theatre posters.

The artist set up the Tàpies Foundation in this, the former Montaner i Simon publishing house, in 1984, dedicating it to the study and appreciation of contemporary art. In a typically contentious act, Tàpies crowned the building with a glorious tangle of aluminium piping and ragged metal netting (‘Núvol i Cadira’, or ‘Cloud and Chair’). The building remains one of the earliest examples of Modernisme to combine exposed brick and iron, and is now a cultural centre and museum dedicated to the work and life of the man himself, with exhibitions, symposiums, lectures and films.


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Fundació Antoni Tàpies – 255, Carrer d’Aragó, 08007 Barcelona, Espagne

Summer Exhibition/The Great Spectacle review – a Grayson revolution

Royal Academy – Untl 19 August, 2018 London

This year, the committee included Phyllida Barlow, Conrad Shawcross and Cornelia Parker and was helmed by none other than dotty potter and art world everyman Grayson Perry, who has given more space than ever to plucky, undiscovered amateurs. But it’s not all weekend paintbrush warriors: there are major works by the likes of Anish Kapoor, David Shrigley, David Hockney and Rose Wylie too. Even everyone’s favourite wall-botherer Banksy is involved, displaying a work of art made out of a Ukip placard, priced at £350m. £350m! Like the Brexit bus! More like Bants-y, amirite?

250 years.

Every year for the past 250 years, the Royal Academy has bravely opened its doors and allowed literally any old schmuck to have a go at getting their art on its walls. The annual Summer Exhibition is an open submission show: that means plebs and haughty fine artists alike can send in their work for consideration by a jury of Royal Academicians, who sift through thousands of works of art before choosing the best 1,300 pieces to display.

Almost everything in the Summer Exhibition is for sale, so this could be your chance to nab a bargain painting by a future superstar, or to finally invest your riches in a Tracey Emin. And this year, to help celebrate that whole 250 years of being a leading light in the UK art scene thing, the RA is taking the Summer Exhibition out into the street as well, with works by artists spilling out onto Piccadilly and Regent Street.

The Summer Exhibition is an annual highlight: 250 years of tradition, art and giving the little guy a chance. Long may it continue.

Grayson Perry in front of his Summer Exhibition

Royal Academy of Art –  Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 0BD, Royaume Unis



Yayoi Kusama

Exhibition Infinity Mirrors – USA

  • Cleveland Museum of Art (July 9-September 30, 2018)

  • The High Museum, Atlanta (November 18, 2018-February 17, 2019)

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors will provide visitors with the unique opportunity to experience six of Kusama’s infinity rooms. The artist’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments. Llongside large-scale installations and key paintings, sculptures and works on paper from the early 1950s to the present, which contextualize the foundational role the concept of infinity has played in the artist’s work over many decades and through diverse media. The traveling exhibition marks the North American debut of numerous new works by the 88-year-old artist, who is still actively creating in her Tokyo studio. These include large-scale, vibrantly colored paintings and her most recent infinity room, All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins, 2016.

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Cleveland Museum of Art: 11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA

The High Museum, Atlanta: 1280 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA



Yves Klein Exhibition

 Blenheim Art Foundation – 18July/07Oct 2018 – (England)

A major exhibition of French artist Yves Klein’s work is to go on display at Blenheim Palace from 18 July – 7 October. The show will mark what would have been the visionary French artist’s 90th birthday and will explore concepts of “beauty, sensibility and the sublime”.

Klein is considered one of the most important figures in post-war European art, combining traditional artistic mediums with innovative techniques. His imaginative creative approach influenced movements in conceptual art, minimalism and performance art; his Anthropometryseries, which will be on display at Yves Klein at Blenheim Palace, saw Klein employ models as “living brushes” to create marks on the canvases in front of a live audience, breaking down the boundaries between artistic process and finished product.

Blenheim Palace

Yves Klein at Blenheim Palace will feature a total of 50 artworks including painting, sculpture and large-scale installation. Visitors can expect to see Klein’s large-scale Monochrome Paintings,which were decisive in the artist’s fascination with and focus on the colour blue. Klein is perhaps most famous for developing his own vivid, ultramarine pigment, International Klein Blue, which became a symbol of reaching the ‘infinite’ or the ‘sublime’ through pure colour.

The exhibition is hosted by the Blenheim Art Foundation, which aims to inspire visitors of Blenheim Palace with modern and contemporary art inside the 18th-century building, and will mark the institution’s 5th anniversary.

Daniel Moquay of Yves Klein Archives said in a statement: “We are very happy to collaborate with Blenheim Art Foundation on the occasion of Yves Klein’s 90th birthday year and to present his artworks in a totally different environment from the usual exhibitions that we organise. This exhibition Art Gallery will present Yves Klein’s artworks from a new angle and bring contemporary and neo-classical art into unprecedented dialogue, as a fluid tradition.”

Yves KleinYves Klein

Blenheim Palace – Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP




The Centre Pompidou – Until 03 Sept 2018 (Paris)

A regular event, the exhibition of recent acquisitions by the Graphic Art department reveals new historical and contemporary works to the public. This edition features a selection of a hundred or so works on paper acquired by the Centre Pompidou since 2011. This varied and eclectic exhibition opens with Henri Matisse’s large-scale stained-glass window project for the Chapelle de Vence and a large collage by the contemporary artist Pierre Buraglio, clearly inspired by Matisse’s chasuble designs for the same chapel. Modern and contemporary drawings are given equal billing in a chronological circuit illustrating incredible diversity, with artists like Kandinsky, Klee, Picabia, Wols, de Staël.



De Stael

De Stael

John Cage

John Cage

Museum Pompidou – Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris




Isamu Noguchi (US)

Art Gallery Opera 14 july/24Sept (Tokyo)

Isamu Noguchi (1904-88) is an artist representing the 20th century with extensive activities. The fusion of different cultures aimed for by Noguchi and integration with living and the environment. Can be said to be the precursor of the 21st century seeking connection between art and society. Its activities have greatly influenced many artists, architects. And designers until today. In this exhibition. Noguchi always kept conscious of “body” even. In the field of abstract sculpture, and that consciousness headed towards the environment. Surrounding humans such as children’s play equipment design and landscape, and Noguchi himself said ” Sculpture.

To the passion for the garden. Stage related work by collaboration with modern dance pioneer Martha Graham, young Noguchi drawing in Beijing. Paintings made in Japan, light sculpture “Akari”, New York’s “Chase Manhattan. We introduce about 80 points which selected carefully the whole picture of Noguchi art, from garden such as “sedimentary garden for bank plaza” and models and materials related to landscape, and even stone carvings of later years.

Bust of A. Conger GoodyearPortrait of Anna Marie MerkelHead of a Young Girl

Tokyo Opera City Art Galler3-20-2 NishishinjukuShinjuku 163-1403


Museum Rodin until 22 July Paris (French)

From the 1890s onward, the art of dance was transformed, with new experiences revolutionizing what was sometimes an urbane and codifi ed form of entertainment. Rodin’s keen interest in these innovations led him to meet such exceptional figures as Hanako and Loïe Fuller. A particular highlight was his encounter with the dancers of the Cambodian royal ballet during their visit to Paris to perform at the World’s Fair. When they left, in the sculptor’s words.

They “took the beauty of the world with them”. Inspired by his complicity with the shapers of this revolution. Rodin associated dance and sculpture, both of which explore the possibilities of the human body. He turned his attention to all forms of dance. Regional and oriental folk dances. Cabaret performances, outstanding contemporary dancers, and dance as it was practiced in Antiquity. An interest he shared with Isadora Duncan.


The exhibition, centered on the “Dance Movements” series, will survey all Rodin’s research and experimentation. The sculptor used assemblages to convey the body’s tensions. Inventing audacious portés that combine effects of void and solid, balance and imbalance. Rodin’s creativity focused on expressing the life force of the body.  Itsvital energy, strength and equilibrium – just as dance explores the body’s relationship with space and weightlessness through extension. Flexibility and freedom of line.

Dance Movement D, from Head of the Slav WomanPas de deux A, Auguste Rodin

Museum Rodin, 77 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France

Picasso and Dance

Palais Garnier/Paris Opera –  June 19/September 16, 2018 (French)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was without a doubt one of the most versatile artists of the 20th century – a painter, draftsman, sculptor and engraver. He never stopped investigating a wide range of techniques, exploring the most diverse fields and forms of expression. In the 1910s, he discovered the world of show business and started working on the creation of sets and costumes. That would mark the history of ballet. Parade (1917), The Three-Cornered Hat (1919), Pulcinella (1920) and Mercure (1924) are all major landmark works for this art. Picasso’s legacy remains alive in the Ballet repertoire of the Paris Opera, which demonstrates how important a role he played in the choreographic landscape of the time.

In dance

However, looking beyond the world of ballet, we can see that Picasso expressed an interest in dance from a young age. From the circus dancers of the 1900s. To the bacchanal scenes of the 1940s to 1960s, to the erotic dances of Picasso’s later work. Everything seemed to be a pretext to depicting bodies in movement. The dynamics of the danced movement thus featured in all of the master’s work. Sometimes going so far as to in fact fuel his artistic expression.
The exhibition held by the Bibliothèque nationale de France and the Paris National Opera explores the different aspects of Picasso’s relationship with dance. From company life and creative research, to fine arts and performing arts.

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Palais Garnier – Opera of Paris – Entrance at the corner of rue Scribe and rue Auber, Paris 9th



 The Musée Unterlinden, Colmar, France.

June 10 / October 29, 2018.

To coincide with Georg Baselitz’s 80th birthday, the Musée Unterlinden is devoting a major exhibition to the German artist.

The event in Colmar, entitled Corpus Baselitz. Will mark the first exhibition in a French museum of a new and significant body of works (paintings, drawings and sculptures). Produced between 2014 and 2017, in which the artist examines his own body, and through it, his place in the history of art.

Since his first inverted paintings of 1969. The representation of his own body has proliferated in Baselitz’s work with varying degrees of regularity.  Either alone or accompanied by the body of his wife Elke, in the tradition of the nude and the self-portrait.

Whilst his gaze was previously that of a distant observer, in the series of works. That he began in the winter of 2014–15. He confronts the reality of his advanced years and the ravages of time. In this introspective work, he summons up his masters (Duchamp, Dubuffet, Dix, Picasso, or De Kooning) for what resembles a descent into hell.


The mutilated, incomplete, and fragmented body. Yet the violence of the subject of old age is counterbalanced by the movement of walking downstairs (a reference to Duchamp’s 1912 work Nude Descending a Staircase). Which the inversion transforms into an upward movement. The generosity of the medium and a new painting technique transfigure the bodies, which become luminescent and vibrant.

The obsession with the subject of his body stripped bare explored by Baselitz on the cusp of his eightieth birthday and the transmutation of this black vision into a vigorous. Generous representation offered up to the public demonstrate the artist’s unwavering vital and creative energy.

The subject

The subject, the form (sometimes drawing upon medieval triptychs). The monumentality, the physical substance, and the color of the German artist’s works resonate like a contemporary echo. Of Grünewald’s panels in the Isenheim Altarpiece. The masterpiece of the Musée Unterlinden’s collections.

The exhibition constitutes an exceptional and unique tribute to a major contemporary artist. Following on from the retrospective of his work being held at the Beyeler Foundation. Near Basel from January to May 2018.

Georg Baselitz, Orangenesser IV, 1981 - Huile et détrempe sur toile, 146 x 114 cm, München, Pinakothek der Moderne, © Georg Baselitz, 2018Baselitz en pleines formes au musée Unterlinden de Colmar

Musée UnterlindenPlace Unterlinden 68000  Colmar- France.



Aurélien Froment – oe

Marcelle Alix Gallery – 31 May/21 July 2018 (Paris)

Aurélien Froment’s not only reveals existing forms, but it also determines other ways of dreaming them by seeking the right transformation, that enables the past to build a future. The artist aims at making an effort of imagination to connect himself to faraway things in order to put them on a common stage and determine their importance together. In this light, he has conceived the inventory of the elements constituting the Ideal Palace of postman Cheval. A work which is so intense that only a closer vision may contribute to shedding light on this “work of one man”. Concerned about his own pace.


What these figures (imaginary animals, plants, ornaments, etc). Carved in rock and photographed separately depict. Is a different life pulse. A rhythm that the world needs as a kind of support.

These pieces translate performative thinking in relation to preexisting works: they seek to stress the path that starts with the gesture and leads towards the form, and vice versa. The exhibition will always be, for the artist, a way of not forgetting what might be called “the arising of the gesture”. The way in which the gesture enables us to truly make use of forms as much as it helps us become receptive.


Marcelle Alix Gallery – 4 rue Jouye-Rouve, 75020 Paris- France




Gallery Magda danysz 9 JUN – 20 AUG 2018 (Paris)

In this exhibition, SHAPING THE ESSENCE. Presented at Danysz Art Gallery in Shanghai. Chen Yingjie presents his most recent artworks. As the artist shares ?The concept of tangible and intangible, figurative and abstract is always presented in my painting. It helps me to explore and create an original form of urban art tinted with oriental traditional ink principles.? Combining landscape representation with abstract expressionism gets even more interesting. As the artist adds his splattered ink technique. In order to experience Chen Yingjie?s creative process, where movement meets painting in an unprecedented way. The large central artwork of the show is executed during a special live painting moment.


Magda Danysz – Paris 78 rue Amelot

– Shanghai 256 Beijing East Road x Jiangxi Road

– London 61 Charlotte St.


Here’s the Joseph Beuys myth: the hugely influential German artist was a pilot in World War II. He crashed his Stuka over the Crimea and was found by a tribe of nomadic. Tartars who wrapped him in fat and felt to keep him warm. They saved his life.

Out of that fable came a whole career based on felt, fat, electricity and medicine. The building blocks of survival, used to help deal with his country’s tormented recent past. His work took in sculpture, drawing, performance, political activism and lectures. It’s art as spiritual first aid for a damaged national psyche, sculpture as healing object. Performance as shamanic ritual – and it’s some of the most important art of the twentieth century.


The first room here is full of felt clipped to the walls, copper boxes and piles of relay equipment. In

one piece, rolls of felt nestle in smeared globs of fat. A hammer on the wall promises to rebuild something, a sled on the floor promises to whisk your broken body to safety.

Upstairs, the floor is littered with little coiled clay turds with tools stuck in them – like the charred faecal remains of some group of workers – cracked machinery and powerless electricity rods. It leaves you certain that once this was alive, but is now anything but. You’ve probably seen a bronze version of this landmark installation in the Tate. They are sad, forlorn, abandoned things.

In a side room, you find a bunch of early works – fragile little female figures and crucifixes, all on the edge of crumbling like disintegrating prayers.

Social cohésion.

These are all political statements too – works that scream for healing and social cohesion, not the destructive, nihilistic drive of capital. That they’re on show, and many for sale, in a huge international commercial gallery is pretty at odds with Beuys’s whole vibe.

But look past that and in this art of upheaval and pain, you might just find some balm for the soul, and we could all use a bit of that.

Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

Gallery : Thaddaeus Ropac

Address : Ely House 37 Dover Street London W1S 4NJ 




“She logs on every day, and out of habit types in product names one after another as if panning for gold; she always finds a reason to add them to the shopping cart. One item leads to another, and the sea of merchandise only expands her bottomless appetite.”

This passage sums up a widespread 21st-century experience: the feeling of near-mindlessness or automation that accompanies online shopping. When we shop on the internet, we often become untethered from ourselves, and we feel, and then try to satisfy, needs we didn’t even know we had.

The words come from a short story contributed by artist Cao Fei to the catalogue for One Hand Clapping, an Exhibition Gallery Opening at the Guggenheim May 4. Cao Fei’s new video work—a commission for the Guggenheim’s Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative—is set in the place that makes online shopping possible: a package distribution center.



FEBRUARY 2 – MAY 13, 2018 –  Guggenheim Bilbao

An unclassifiable figure of the arts and literature of the 20th century, Henri Michaux (b. 1899, Namur, Belgium–d. 1984, Paris) greatly influenced the artists and writers of his time over the course of his long life. Both a “poets’ poet” and a “painters’ painter.” Lionized by figures in both fields like André Gide and Francis Bacon. Michaux feverishly produced thousands of works on paper whose full extent is only now becoming apparent.

Archives in Paris.

This Exhibition Gallery, organized in collaboration with the Michaux Archives in Paris, covers fifty years of Michaux’s creative activity. Focusing on his most important periods and series. Bringing together some 230 of the artist’s visual works. Documents, and personal objects, Henri Michaux: The Other Side is organized around three principal themes. Offering a panoramic view of each: the human figure, the alphabet, and the altered psyche.

The show emphasizes the formal and material parallels and convergences between these three themes, and reveals central aspects of the artist’s modus operandi. Underscoring his constant interest in science, musicology, and ethnography. Some of Michaux’s fundamental series. Like the fonds noirs (black backgrounds). The frottages (rubbings), the mouvements (movements), and the dessins mescaliniens (mescaline drawings). Are amply represented in this show, which includes works never exhibited before as well as pieces from major national and international collections.


MARCH 17 TO AUGUST 26, 2018

(Ruchfeldstrasse 19, 4142 Münchenstein, Suisse)

The Schaulager dedicates a long-awaited retrospective to one of the most important artists of our time. The Exhibition Gallery “Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts” was organized by the Laurenz Foundation. Schaulager Basel and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

It has been 25 years since the work of Bruce Nauman was presented in its entire medial width. The exhibition includes video works, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures, neon works and expansive installations. In addition to key works, lesser-known works are on show. And the world premiere will feature the Controposto Split 3D video projection. The monumental sculpture Leaping Foxes and, for the first time in Europe. The most recent Contrapposto Studies, i through vii.

Born in 1941.

Born in the Midwest United States in 1941 and now living and working in New Mexico. Also, the artist is a key figure in contemporary art because of his pioneering work. In his work he explores topics such as language and corporeality and explores power structures and rules. With his persistent questioning of aesthetic and moral values ​​and habits of seeing. Bruce Nauman constantly challenges our perception and imagination. «Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts». Offers an overview of the multifaceted work of this elusive artist spanning five decades. Which has lost none of its urgency and relevance to this day.

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Dance. Opera.

Dance. Opera.

Welcome to our section Dance. Opera. The will of the HappenArt, Arts & Culture Platform is to offer you its best selections of dancers, ballets and events that will interest you.

Dancer,  Opera, submission your work here



Sharon Lockhart: Noa Eshkol’s Movement Notation
Guggenheim Bilbao – Nov 4 to Feb 27, 2022 Bilbao (Spain)


The video installations and photographic works of Sharon Lockhart (b.1964, Norwood, USA) pay particular attention to human action. To its modes of representation, whether social or in solitude. From artistic work to choreography, she highlights the complexity and poetic depth of a simple movement. Among Lockhart’s many investigations on this subject, reflection on the researcher’s work. Israeli theorist and choreographer Noa Eshkol (b.1895; d.1969) occupies an exceptional place in the artist’s last decade of production.

Four Exercises in Eshkol-Wachman Movement Notation.

Eshkol is known for her pioneering efforts to transcribe human movements. In a writing system capable of recording almost all the modalities of movement of the body. In the installation Four Exercises in Eshkol-Wachman Movement Notation (2011). One of Eshkol’s most accomplished students leads a series of exercises in this system based on strict compositional patterns. It raises the possibility of articulating messages through body language as if the space were a textual medium. The performer’s concentration and awareness of each movement give the performance equal serenity and power. The silence of the film further intensifies the purity of the gestures. The scores adopt three-dimensional geometric shapes in Lockhart’s photographs. This installation is the result of a special collaboration with the Thyssen Bornemisza Art 21 (TBA21) and The Wellbeing Project.


Sharon Lockhart: Noa Eshkol’s Movement Notation

Guggenheim Bilbao →  Avenida Abandoibarra 2 Bilbao, Spain 48001





Ohad Naharin / Batsheva Dance Company – ONLINE

The Palais de Chaillot – Show filmed in 2013, Paris (France) 



Critically acclaimed internationally, Batsheva Dance Company is recognized as one of the most exciting contemporary dance companies in the world. With the Junior Batsheva Ensemble, the Batsheva brings together more than 40 dancers, both Israeli and foreign. Scheduled for more than 250 performances per year on the biggest stages and by the most prestigious festivals in the world, the company has acquired an international reputation.


Ohad Naharin: Movement of the People | Dance photography, Contemporary dance,  Dance poses

SEE ALL THE ONLINE SHOWS filmed at the Palais de Chaillot→

Carolyn Carlson. Trisha Brown. Rocio Molina.
Thomas Lebrun. Jean-Claude Gallotta. Saburo Teshigawara.





Akhnaten – Nightly Opera streame

The Metropolitan Opera – Each Opera goes live on the Met’s website at 7:30 p.m. EST (12:30 p.m. GMT) and stays there until 6:30 p.m. EST the following evening. Met’s website


The modern and fascinating masterpiece of Philip Glass. A resounding success in its first series in 2019, returns in the unforgettable production of Phelim McDermott. Bringing ancient Egypt to life with striking scene paintings. And a troop of jugglers. Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo resumes his famous tour as revolutionary pharaoh Akhnaten. With mezzo-soprano Rihab Chaieb as wife and queen, Nefertiti. Conductor Karen Kamensek is in charge again. A great master of Glass music.


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Antonio Vivaldi “Winter”

Choreography: Javier Latorre.

Dance: Kristina Amelina, Olga Barshadskaya, Anastasia Lesnikova, Екатерина Сергеева & Ekaterina Tsvetkova.


Aire Flamenco Theatre





L’absolu of Boris Sibé

Theater Nest – April 23/ May 4, 2019 Thionville, (France)


The Absolute is first and foremost an experience outside the walls. Since the viewer will enter, not in a theater. But in a huge silo of silver metal. Designed by the company Les Choses de Rien. In this strange circular marquee of sheet metal. On four floors, the audience will be overhanging the artist. Circassian along two helical ramps. This industrial space will become metamorphosed. In turn, image well. Court. Chasm. Way to infinity in a poetic show. Interrogating our usual perceptions.


Théâtre Nest – 15 route de Manom, 57100 Thionville (France)




Shen Yun 

Palais de Congrés – May 8/12, 2019 paris (France)


Regularly present in Paris. Shen Yun Company is one of the ambassadors of Chinese Classics. Inspired by Chinese legends and mythologies. based in New York, the troop actually. There are five, which rotate around the world in parallel. Presents a book of wonderful stories about the themes of virtue. Courage and beauty A big plateau for a blockbuster that counts on the number. Technological effects. The costumes and sets to pack the viewer.


Le Palais des Congrès. – 2 Place de la Porte Maillot, 75017 Paris (France)




Retrospectives of Lin Hwai-min’s

Hong Kong Cultural Centre – Feb 21/24, 2019 Hong Kong (China)


A celebration of world-famous Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min’s. Nearly five decades’ worth of work. These performances demonstrate classic dances and routines created by Lin’s company. Cloud Gate. Lin has been credited for helping bring Asian dance culture. To a wider international audience. This is your chance to experience his unique lyrical. And meditative choreography. Which draws from martial arts. Ballet and calligraphy.


Hong Kong Cultural Centre – 10 Salisbury Rd Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong 




Blanca Li Company

Theater National of Dance Chaillot – Nov 08 to 15, 2018


Beware, this is a committed show. In an intricate fusion between visual perfection. Ecological urgency and hypersensitive feelings. The choreographer Blanca Li shakes our consciousness. Whilst delighting the senses.

Air, water, earth, fire. To talk about the threats weighing on our planets. Blanca Li summons the four elements. On an immaculate stage. She implements with an enchanting and unique scenography. The complex and ambiguous relationship that we have with our environment. A veil of aerial tulle imagined by Pierre Attrait is in turn a cloud. The ground, the sky, or wind. And becomes the base of suggestive videos. In the midst of the recreated nature.

15 dancers accustomed to all styles embody our humanity. Their organic dance elates beauty. But also the fragility of an ecosystem in danger of which we are just one of the components. The lyric or percussive music composed by Tao Gutierrez intensely underlines. The multiple forms of our relationship to the world. Produced by Chaillot last season. This creation acts as an alarm for our future and is more than ever of concern today.


Dance Opera

Theater National of Dance Chaillot – 1 Place du Trocadéro, 75016 Paris (France)




Judson Dance Theater Performance : “The Work Is Never Done”

MOMA – Until Feb 03, 2019 New-Yok (USA)


For a brief period in the early 1960s. A group of choreographers. Visual artists. Composers, and filmmakers gathered in Judson Memorial Church. A socially engaged Protestant congregation in New York’s Greenwich Village. For a series of workshops that ultimately redefined what counted as dance. The performances that evolved from these workshops. Incorporated everyday movements—gestures drawn from the street or the home. Their structures were based on games. Simple tasks, and social dances. Spontaneity and unconventional methods of composition were emphasized. The Judson artists investigated the very fundamentals of choreography. Stripping dance of its theatrical conventions. And the result, according to Village Voice critic Jill Johnston was the most exciting new dance in a generation.


MOMA – 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019, USA




Porgy and Bess

English National Opera – Oct 11/Nov 17, 2018 London (England)


The Gershwins. Porgy and Bess explores the relationships between members of a close-knit community in 1920s South Carolina.

More than 80 years after its premiere. Porgy and Bess receives its first ENO staging. Written for a large cast. With a 40-voice chorus specially formed for this production. And full orchestra, Porgy and Bess is infused with unforgettable melodies. Including the much-loved ‘Summertime’. This is a stage work that is emotionallycharged, powerful and moving. Delivered through jazz, ragtime, blues and spirituals.


Image associée

English National Opera – St Martin’s Ln, London WC2N 4ES, Royaume-Uni




Martin Zimmermann – EINS ZWEI DREI

Biennale of the Dance of Lyon – Until 30 Sept, 2018 Villeurbanne (French)


Packed with visual collisions. Zimmermann’s wordless theatre has circus. Dance and visual-arts roots. Here, with live piano accompaniment. A tasteful museum space catalyses. In tragi-comic manner. The violence and complexity of human passion As the three characters (at once actors. Dancers and circus performers). Come up against the institution’s walls and their own limits. And things go irresistibly askew. What chance survival. Will the seeds of conflict finally cause them to snap, or rewrite the rules?


TNP – Théâtre national populaire Lyon – 8 Place du Dr Lazare Goujon, 69100 Villeurbanne (French)




All George Balanchine

New York City Ballet – Sept 21/22/26, 2018 New York (US)

This evening’s four distinctive ballets. Created across more than three decades.Reveal the wonderful variety of  Balanchine’s neoclassical style. In Concerto Barocco he matches the serene purity of Bach. Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux is a tour de force that never fails to thrill. And Stravinsky Violin Concerto dazzles with its intricate dynamics. The ebullient Symphony in C. Set to Bizet. Remains one of the most treasured ballets of the Balanchine repertory.


New York City Ballet – 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, US




Saburo Teshigawara / Rihoko Sato

National Theater of Dance – Sept 27 / Oct 5, 2018 Paris (France)


As one of the most influential Japanese creators of his time. Saburo Teshigawara renews on stage with his accomplice and dancer Rihoko Sato for The Idiot. Not really an adaptation, more a reinterpretation..

“I knew it would be impossible to create a choreography taken from such a novel”. Saburo Teshigawara said about Dostoievski’s The Idiot. “But this impossibility has been key to approach and create something completely new. A dance that only exists in the present”. A duo transforming each voice, each cry or murmur into movement. It is not however question of a narrative dance. But more the idea of recreating a body language. The gestural grammar developed and magnified by Rihoko Sato and Saburo Teshigawara are rich in tempo. vVrtuoso and slow motion. The result is a labyrinth of sensations in which one can get los. Or find oneself. The Idiot, after major pieces such as Flexible SilenceGlass Tooth or Miroku, testifies once again to Saburo Teshigawara’s creativity. Whether it be with group or duo pieces, he uses the body as an amazing artistic laboratory.


Théâtre national de Chaillot – 1 Place du Trocadéro, 75016 Paris (France)





The Lowry – Oct 10/12, 2018 Salford (England)


Life is a Dream is a spectacular new dance show from the Olivier Award-winning choreographer Kim Brandstrup. Alongside dramatic. Lyrical dancing from Rambert’s brilliant ensemble. Imagery from legendary filmmakers. The Quay Brothers creates a dream-like experience. And a live orchestra playing the rich music of Witold Lutosławski. Adds to the otherworldly atmosphere.

They combine in a contemporary re-imagining of a classic play by Calderón. A study of desires as recognisable in today’s world as at any time in the past 400 years. The longing for authentic experience, and the need to dream.


The Lowry – Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, Royaume-Uni




Chaillot, a memory of dance

BNF, François-Mitterrand / Allée Julien Cain – Until August 26, 2018 (Paris)


In June 2016. The National Theater of Chaillot officially took the name of National Theater of Dance. The opportunity for the BnF to explore its collections. To rediscover the great moments of dance that have marked. The history of this place for more of a century. Presented at Allée Julien Cain. The gathers programs, posters. Photographs and archives and shows the diversity of the choreographic proposals. Also evokes the dancers. And companies that made and still make the history of dance. From Isadora Duncan to Angelin Preljocaj via Maurice Béjart. José Montalvo. Carolyn Carlson or Philippe Decouflé. Over the artistic directions and architectural evolutions. The Palais du Trocadéro to recent works. Including the construction of the Palais de Chaillot in 1937.


Exposition Chaillot, une mémoire de la danse

BNF, François-Mitterrand – Quai François Mauriac, 75706 Paris





Sydney Opera House – 08/12 Aug, 2018 Sydney (Australia)


Two women dance on stage inside an increasingly small space. One is clothed. The other naked, both moving in perfect sync with the other. This is Split a  work of contemporary dance by fearless Australian Lucy Guerin.


After a successful run in 2017. Split is returning to the stage to awe audiences with its stark. But beautiful portrayal of power, vulnerability and synchronicity. Bringing Split to life on stage are dancers Melanie Lane and Lilian Steiner. The latter of which has won a Helpmann Award. For best dancer in 2017 (with Melanie Lane nominated in the same category).

As the size of the area in which the dancers move decreases. The choreography becomes fraught with tension. Ambiguity surrounds the performance. The dancers locked in an struggle. Are they in a relationship. Or are they two halves of the same person?

Split isn’t explicit in its meaning and it doesn’t need to be. Also, with the powerful performances of Lane and Steiner. Enthralling audiences.Backed. By a rhythmic and complex percussive. Score by UK composer Scanner (real name Robin Rimbaud). Finally, Split is an hour of frantic, mesmerising contemporary dance.



Sydney Opera House – Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australie




Ballet Festival

Joyce Teater 26June/07July – New York


The Joyce Theater Foundation presents a buffet of ballet dancers who work. Oof the usual large-company model. This year’s lineup includes Dimensions Dance. Theatre of Miami (June 26, 27). Joshua Beamish/Move. The Company (June 28, 29). BalletX (June 30, July 1). The Ashley Bouder Project (July 2, 3, 5). And Barak Ballet (July 6, 7). Each program includes a Joyce commission.


Joyce Teater 175 Eighth Ave – New York 10011




Alain Platel

Festival de Marseille 06/07/08 July – France


For more than thirty years, the choreographer and director Alain Platel and his collective, Ballets C de la B (C for Contemporary, B for Belgium), has constantly pushed the boundaries of dance, theatre and music. A unique combination of grace and triviality, the grotesque and the sublime, charged with human fragility, his work takes audiences to the limits of human suffering with delicacy and empathy.

Alain Platel trained as a remedial teacher and is a self-taught theatre director. In 1984, with friends and family members. Also, he set up a dance company operating as a collective. The ballets C de la B. Emma (1988). Bonjour Madame (1993). La tristeza complice (1995) and Lets Op Bach (1998). Brought them international renown. With the author Arne Sierens. Hence, he staged several shows supporting the development of the children’s theatre company Victoria in Ghent. In 2003 he staged Wolf for the dance. Then the choral project. Coup de Chœurs for the opening of KVS. Which marked the beginning. Of a close collaboration with Fabrizio Cassol. In 2006. VSPRS heralded a change of direction. Finally, the exuberance of his early. Shows giving way to greater introspection. And nervousness and revealing a world of impulses and aspirations. As well as violence (Nine Finger (2007). With Benjamin Verdonck and Fumiyo Ikeda).

For Pina

This approach then evolved (Pitié ! (2008). Out of Context. For Pina (2010). Exploring how to express intense feelings and aspiring to something beyond the individual. In 2010 he staged Gardenia in collaboration with Frank Van Laecke. Then in 2012, for the Teatro Real in Madrid. Produced C(H)ŒURS, which explored the dangerous beauty of the group and was his most ambitious project ever. The political overtones of his shows such as Tauberbach (2014). And Coup fatal (2014) are rooted in his zest for life and the energy that bursts onto the stage. Expressing ways of living and surviving in terrible circumstances.

The same instinct for life drove the dancers. In their quest for possibie  in Nicht schlafen (2016). In parallel. Alain Platel works on more personal large-scale choreographic projects. Also, and has been involved in several films on dance. With the British filmmaker Sophie Fiennes. I Sing in 2001.  And working alone (Les Ballets de-ci de-là  in 2006).





Chinese choreographer Wen Hui draws up the inventory of 1960-1970 Maoism.


Wen Hui translates into dance the traces. Left on bodies by the amazing movements of Chinese society. Through gesture and backed by files. Interviews and videos. Also, She breaks the bonds between history and intimacy. In “Red”, she revives “. Red Detachment of Women”. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution iconic ballet. Did this choreography stand the test of time?. A fascinating history(ies) book, open-body.






Batsheva Dance Company Ohad Naharin 

Théâtre Nationnal de Chaillot – Mercredi 17 Oct. 2018 à 20h30


Ohad Naharin is a choreographer. The Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company, and creator of the Gaga movement language.

Naharin was born in 1952 in Mizra, Israel.  First of all, is mother is a choreographer, dance teacher. Feldenkrais instructor, and his father was an actor and psychologist.  He joined Batsheva Dance Company in 1974 despite having little formal training.  During his first year. Guest choreographer Martha Graham invited him to join her own company in New York.  Between 1975 and 1976. Naharin studied at the School of American Ballet. The Juilliard School. With Maggie Black and David Howard.  He then joined Maurice Béjart’s Ballet du XXe Siecle in Brussels for one season.

Naharin returned to New York in 1979 and made his choreographic debut at the Kazuko Hirabayshi studio the following year.  From 1980 until 1990. Naharin presented works in New York and abroad, including pieces for Batsheva Dance Company. The Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, and Nederlands Dans Theater.  At the same time. Also, he worked with his first wife, Mari Kajiwara, and a group of dancers in New York.  Naharin and Kajiwara continued to work together until she died from cancer in 2001.

In 1990, Naharin was appointed Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company, and in the same year. He established the company’s junior division. Batsheva . The Young Ensemble.  He has since created over thirty works for both companies.

In addition to his stagework. Naharin also developed GAGA. also, innovative movement language based on research into heightening sensation and imagination. Becoming aware of form. Finding new movement habits, and going beyond familiar limits.  GAGA is the daily training of Batsheva’s dancers and has spread globally. Among both dancers and non-dancers.






Fall Season

Every fall, join American dance Ballet Theatre at the David H. Koch Theater . For two weeks of mixed repertory ballet and dance performances. Featuring classic choreography. Groundbreaking World Premieres, and our world-class company of dancers.

2018 Fall Season information will be announced in July 2018.


Akademi’s The Troth is a gripping wartime story of love and loss. Told through powerful dance theatre.

Inspired by the classic Hindi short story Usne Kaha Tha (written in 1915 by Chandradhar Sharma Guleri). The action moves from the intense life and colour of rural India. To the horrific darkness of the trenches in Belgium. Where young Indian men have been brought to fight for the Allied Forces. As the drama unfolds. We learn about the secret promise made by one soldier. 

Marking the centenary of World War I. Also, iwinning choreographer Gary Clarke unfolds the poignant narrative through contemporary dance. Music and film. The show features a specially  music score by Shri Sriram and a cast including Vidya Patel. (BBC Young Dancer 2015 finalist).

Supported by Arts Council England and British Council’s. Reimagine India cultural exchange programme. This international project is a collaboration between creatives from the UK and India. Touring both countries during January to March 2018 as part of the UK-India Year of Culture.

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Books To Read

Books To Read

Arts & Culture Platform section: Books To Read and New Novels.

The HappenArt team is to offer you its best selections of books and events that will interest you.


Books To Read, Novelists, Whriters, submission your work 



Andy Modeling Portfolio Makos

By: Christopher Makos,  Peter Wise (Preface), David Fahey (Foreword)


World-renowned photographer Christopher Makos brings to light an entirely new dimension of artist Andy Warhol’s early life and career. Featuring bold, never-before-seen images of Warhol’s early foray into modeling when he first moved to New York City. Andy Modeling Portfolio Makos offers us an intimate look at a household name before he became well-known. The electric collaboration between these confidants is showcased in photographs that will captivate readers with their stunning amount of personality and dynamicity. This work reveals not only the close relationship between Makos and Warhol as artists and friends, but a new dimension to Warhol in his more formative years, trying to forge a name and a career for himself.


Publisher ‏ : ‎ G Editions LLC (April 26, 2022)






Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies

By: Caroline Bourgeois, Erica Battle, Jean-Pierre Criqui, Damon Krukowski, Noé Soulier, Michael Taylor. Interview by Carlos Basualdo.


“Contrapposto” refers to a pose in which the human subject is rotated slightly so that the torso is positioned off the axis of the lower body. American artist Bruce Nauman (b.1941) explores this concept of ancient art. With his most recent project, in which he revisits his 1968 video piece Walk with Contrapposto. It depicts the artist’s attempt to hold the classic pose as he walks down a narrow hallway. Nauman uses today’s digital manipulation technologies. Bruce builds on this early work in an entirely new context. Thus, he calls into question the representation of human movement, of human immobility throughout history.

Contrapposto series.

This volume, designed by the London graphic studio Zak Group. Presents the documentation of the Contrapposto series by Nauman from 2015 to 2019. As well as the original video. With new tests that extrapolate the use of space. Performances by Nauman at all. Throughout his career.


Publisher: Marsilio Editori (2021)





London’s New Scene: Art and Culture in the 1960s

By Lisa Tickner (UK)


How big a role did art and artists play in making London swing in the 1960s? Lisa Tickner’s book considers not just the individuals who shot to fame. Many of them female (such as Bridget Riley. Ida Kar and Pauline Boty). It will also look at a number of key episodes through the decade. From Ken Russell’s 1962 film Pop Goes the Easel to the student occupation of Hornsey College of Art in 1968.


Editor: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (2020)





You Are an Artist

By Sarah Urist Green (US)


Over 50 missions, ideas and prompts to expand your world and help you create great new things to put in it

Curator Sarah Urist Green has left her office in the basement of an art museum to travel and visit a wide range of artists. By asking them to share messages that relate to their own ways of working. The result is You Are an Artist, a creative journey through which you will invent imaginary friends. Sort books. Declare a cause. Build a landscape. Find your group and become someone else (or at least try). Your challenge is to filter these assignments through the prism of your own experience. To create art that reflects the world as you see it.

The process.

You don’t need to know how to draw well. Stretch a canvas. Mix in a paint color that perfectly matches that of a mountain stream. This book is for anyone who wants to make art. Whatever their level of experience. The only materials you will need are those that you already have on hand or that you can get for free. Full of ideas, techniques and inspiration from the history of art. This book opens the process. The artist practices and proves that you too have what it takes to call yourself one.


Editor: Penguin Books (2020)





Art Povera

By Germano Celant (Italy)


Critical book. Photograph of Germano Celant documenting the movement known as “Art Povera / Arte Povera”. Includes a short text followed by photographs for each artist. Walter de Maria. Michelangelo Pisteletto. Stephen Kaltenbach. Richard Long. Mario Merz. Etc. “This book does not aim to be an objective and general analysis of the phenomenon of art or of life. But rather an attempt to flank (both art and life) as accomplices of change. Attitudes in the development of their daily future. The book does not claim to be objective since the consciousness of objectivity is a false consciousness. The book, consisting of photographs and written documents. Bases its critical and editorial assumptions on knowledge. Criticism and iconographic documents give a limited vision. And a partial perception of artistic work.

Object of consumption.

This book, when it reproduces the documents of artistic work, refutes the linguistic mediation of photography. The book, even if it wants to avoid the logic of consumption, is an object of consumption. There is no need to think about looking for a unitary and reassuring value, immediately refuted by the authors themselves. Rather, there is the need to seek changes there. The limits, the precariousness and the instability of artistic work. “- text of Celant’s introduction” Stating That “.


Editor: Praeger, 1969; First Edition (January 1, 1969)




Installation Art

By Claire Bishop (England)


Installation Art provides both a history. And a full critical examination of this challenging area of contemporary art. From 1950 to the present day. Using case studies of significant artists and individual works. Claire Bishop argues that. As installation art requires its audience to physically enter the artwork. In order to experience it. Installation pieces can be categorised. By the type of experience they provide for the viewing subject. As well as exploring the methodologies. Of the artists examined. Bishop also explains the critical theory. That informed their work. While revising and in some cases. Re-assessing many well-known names. This fully illustrated book will introduce the reader. To a wide spectrum of younger artists. Some yet to receive critical attention.


Editor :  Tate Publishing




Bill Traylor

By Valérie Rousseau, Debra Purden (USA)


Born into slavery around 1853/4 on a cotton plantation in Benton. Alabama, Traylor has become one of the most important self-taught artists of the twentieth century. And certainly one of the most celebrated African-American artists. Along with Thorton Dial and William Edmondson. The story of Bill Traylor’s life and work is a remarkable one. It is a story that deserves attention both nationally and internationally.

This publication. Generously illustrated with full-page high-quality reproductions. Provides a close examination of Traylor’s recurrent themes. Composition schemes. Favored iconography, and contextual information related to the artist’s biography. Creative process and tools. Visual environment, and artistic mindset.


Each artwork is considered in a context beyond that of an isolated image. And in response to one another. Forming a series of intricate and consistent narratives. Intriguingly cinematic in its development. The elements of Traylor’s biography are the anchors of an individual mythology. Instead of merely being a basic depiction. The subject becomes a visual statement structuring Traylor’s mind. Bringing together hidden symbols from Kongo Vodou. Hoodoo. Southern Baptist. Freemasonry, and Blues sources, as well as layers of references. Slavery, uncensored violence in the Jim Crow era. And turbulence within the black enclave known as ‘Dark Town’ in Montgomery, Alabama.


Editor :  5 Continents Editions




Bio Art: Altered Realities

By William Myers (Nederland)


A visually striking, authoritative survey of the crossover between art and biotechnology by an expert in the field.

In an era of fast-paced technological progress. And with the impact of humans on the environment increasing. The concept of “nature” itself seems called into question. Bio Art explores the work of “bio artists”. Those who work with living organisms and life processes to address. The possibilities and dangers posed by biotechnological advancement.

300 illustrations.

A contextual introduction traces the roots of bio artistic practice. followed by four thematic chapters. Altering Nature. Experimental Identity and Mediums. Visualizing Scale and Scope. And Redefining Life. The chapters cover the key areas in which biotechnology. Has had an impact on today’s world, including ecology. Bomedicine. Designer genomes, and changing approaches to evolutionary theory. Include profiles of the work of sixty artists. Collectives, and organizations from around the world. Interviews with eight leading bio artists and technologists provide deeper. Insight into the ideas and methods of this new breed of creative practitioners. 300 illustrations.


Editor : Thames & Hudson




Art Brut in America: The Incursion of Jean Dubuffet

By Valérie Rousseau, Jean Dubuffet (French)


Art Brut in America. The Incursion of Jean Dubuffet traces the influence of Art Brut in the US. Through works from Dubuffet’s art brut collection. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are organized around two seminal art-historical moments. The display of Dubuffet’s collection at the home of artist and collector Alfonso Ossorio in the 1950s. And Dubuffet’s provocative speech “Anticultural Positions”. Delivered at the Arts Club of Chicago in 1951.

Abstract Expressionism.

Including both little-known and canonical works–such as drawings. Annotated manuscripts. Letters. paintings. Embroideries and sculptures–created by 38 artists. Including Aloïse Corbaz. Heinrich Anton Müller. Francis Palanc. Jeanne Tripier and Adolf Wölfli. As well as artworks by anonymous artists and children. This volume points to the influence of Art Brut on the burgeoning American style of Abstract Expressionism. As well as on individual artists and collectors.


Editor :  Art Museum; Annotated edition (2016)




Peter Lindbergh: A Different Vision on Fashion Photography

By Thierry-Maxime Loriot, Peter Lindbergh (German)


When German photographer Peter Lindbergh. Shot five young models in downtown New York City in 1989. He produced not only the iconic British Vogue January 1990 cover but also the birth certificate of the supermodels. The image didn’t just bring revered faces together for the first time. It marked the beginning of a new fashion era and a new understanding of female beauty.

Coinciding with his major retrospective at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. This book gathers more than 400 images from four decades of Lindbergh’s photography. To celebrate his unique and game-changing storytelling and the new romantic. And narrative vision it brought to art and fashion.


Books to read

Editor : Taschen




La poésie du mouvement

By  Julien Benhamou (French)


Photographer Julien Benhamou. Has captured the beauty of the dancing form for decades having shot.For some of the most professional dancers of the contemporary world from Marie-Agnès Gillotto. Ludmila Pagliero. Hugo Marchand and Germain Louve. In this poetic collection of photographs. Benhamou gifts the reader with a close up of both the beauty. And suffering of these dancing bodies.


Editor : Normal Editions




East Village USA

By Dan Cameron, Liza Kirwin, Susana Ventura


East Village USA revisits the sprawling. Renegade art scene that flourished in the East Village during the 1980s. Many prominent artists, including Jeff Koons. Kiki Smith. Peter Halley, and Philip Taaffe. Began their careers in the occasionally makeshift. Storefront galleries that prospered for several years as low-priced alternatives to Soho’s rapid gentrification. Representing traditional media such as painting. Sculpture, and photography, while emphasizing the film. Music, and performance art of the period. This lavishly illustrated exhibition catalogue contains works by more than 75 artists. As well as documentary photographs of people. Galleries, performance spaces, and clubs. It provides a striking contribution to the resurgence of interest in a brief. But little documented and even less understood period of art history.

200 images.

Covering the stylistic gamut from graffiti and punk expressionism to Neo-Geo. And appropriation through some 200 images. East Village USA examines the key exhibition sites. And events that shaped the neighborhood and includes work by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Sarah Charlesworth. Keith Haring. Jenny Holzer. Lady Pink. Tom Otterness. Kenny Scharf. Fiona Templeton. Tseng Kwong Chi. David Wojnarowicz, and many others. The catalogue accompanies an exhibition at the New Museum of Contemporary Art.


Editor :  Dan Cameron




Jean-Michel Basquiat

By Dieter Buchhart – (Austria)


In 2018 the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris. Will host exhibitons on two of the greatest artists of the 20th century. Egon Schiele, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Both exhibitions will have the same curator. And will be held at the same time. The shows will illustrate exactly what it is that linked the two artists: line, and the use of expressive force.

This, the catalogue of the Basquiat exhibition.

Labelled “the definitive exhibition” by its curator. Brings together 100 of the artist’s most important masterpieces. Sourced from interational museums and private collections. With the astonishing radicalness of his artistic practice. Basquiat renewed the concept of art with enduring impact. This Basquiat retrospective centres on the idea of Basquiat’s unique energetic line. His use of words, symbols, and how he integrates collage in his paintings. Sculptures. Objects, and large-scale drawings.

Paul Schimmel.

The catalogue includes texts by great authors. Including Paul Schimmel who tells of his meeting with Basquiat in California. Francesco Pellizi who knew Basquiat well and has not written about him for a long time. And Okwui Enwezor who talks about the Afro American identity.


Editor : Gallimard




Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

By Carmen C. Bambach (USA)


By Carmen C. Bambach. This catalogue accompanies The Metropolitan Museum of Art Department of Drawings and Prints exhibition. Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475-1564) was especially celebrated for his disegno. A term that embraces both drawing and conceptual design. Featuring more than 200 drawings as well as paintings. Sculpture, and architectural plans and views. This authoritative volume examines the Renassiance master as “the divine draftsman and designer” whose work. According to Giorgio Vasari, embodied the unity of the arts.

Featured projects.

In each thematic chapter. Related drawings and other works are illustrated and discussed together. Many for the first time, to provide new insights into Michelangelo’s creative process. In addition to St. Peter’s, other featured projects include the Sistine Chapel ceiling. The Tomb of Pope Julius II, and the architecture of the Campidoglio in Rome. Carmen C. Bambach is curator in the Department of Drawings. And Prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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Editor : Metropolitan Museum of Art




Saul Leiter (Photofile)

By Saul Leiter – Photographer (USA)


Saul Leiter (b. 1923) is one of those photographers who seek neither fame nor commercial success. Despite their talent for imagemaking. Born in Pittsburgh, he spent the 1940s and 1950s in New York. In an intensely creative environment where ideas from Europe and America. Came together and intermingled. There he encountered Rothko and the Abstract Expressionists. And discovered street photography and the work of Cartier-Bresson. His mastery of color is displayed in unconventional cityscapes in which reflections. Transparency, complex framing and mirroring effects. Are married to a very personal printing style, creating a unique urban view. 64 duotone photographs.


Editor : Thames & Hudson




Before the Fall: German and Austrian Art in the 1930s

Stefanie Heckmann, Andreas Huyssen, Alfred Pfabigan, Ernst ploil (Contributor)


The 1930s in Germany and Austria were marked by economic crisis political disintegration. And social chaos. This beautifully illustrated catalog surveys the development of the arts in these two countries. Between the two World Wars. Presenting nearly 150 paintings and works on paper. This book reveals artistic developments that foreshadowed. Reflected, and accompanied the beginning of World War II. Works by Max Beckmann. Otto Dix. Max Ernst. Oskar Kokoschka, and Alfred Kubin are presented alongside pieces by lesser-known artists such as Friedl Dicker-Brandeis. Albert Paris Gütersloh. Karl Hubbuch. Richard Oelze. Josef Scharl. Franz Sedlacek, and Rudolf Wacker. This book features essays about the appropriation of artistic idioms. The reactions of artists toward their historical circumstances. And major political events that shaped the era.


Editor –  Olaf Peters




Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting

Sabine Breitweiser (Austrian Author)


This fully illustrated monograph is devoted to the full range of Carolee Schneemann’s pioneering work. Unapologetically incorporating her body into her works of art.  Carolee Schneemann emerged as one of the leading forces in the feminist art movement of the 1970s. This wide-ranging book follows Schneemann’s remarkable career in its entirety.


Editor : Prestel




Jasper Johns: Pictures within Pictures, 1980-2015

Fiona Donovan (USA)


In the late 1970s, after the artist’s explosive Pop Art beginnings and a period of abstraction. Representational objects made their way back into Jasper Johns’ work. Supported by the artist’s words and previous scholarship. Jasper Johns is the first comprehensive study of his later paintings and works on paper.


Editor : Thames & Hudson




Jill Freedman : Resurrection City, 1968

John Edwin Mason and Aaron Bryant (USA)


Published in 1970, Jill Freedman’s Old News. Resurrection City documented the culmination of the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968. Organized by Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. And carried out under the leadership of Ralph Abernathy in the wake of Dr King’s assassination. Three thousand people set up camp for six weeks in a makeshift town. That was dubbed Resurrection City. And participated in daily protests. Freedman lived in the encampment for its entire six weeks. Photographing the residents, their daily lives, their protests and their eventual eviction.


Editor :  Signed Books




Items: Is Fashion Modern?

Paola Antonelli and Michelle Fisher (Italian Author)


Arranged A-Z encyclopedia-style. It includes designs as iconic as Levi’s 501 jeans. The pearl necklace and Yves Saint Laurent’s Le Smoking. And as ancient and rich as the sari, the Breton shirt, the kippah and the keffiyeh.

The catalog accompanies the first fashion exhibition to be mounted at MoMA since 1944. An essay by curator Paola Antonelli opens the volume. Highlighting the Museum’s unique perspective on fashion. And exploring the latter’s role in the changing international landscape of design. The 111 texts that follow trace the history of each item in relation to cultural forces past and present, touching on labor, marketing, technology, religion, politics. Aesthetics and popular culture, among many others. These concise essays are richly illustrated with a lively mix of archival images. Fashion photography, film stills and documentary shots.


Editor : MOMA




Adam Pendleton: Black Dada Reader

Adrienne Edwards, Laura Hoptman


Black Dada Reader is a collection of texts and documents that elucidates “Black Dada”.A term that acclaimed New York–based artist Adam Pendleton (born 1984). Uses to define his artistic output. The Reader brings a diverse range of cultural figures into a shared conceptual space. Including Hugo Ball, W.E.B. Du Bois. Stokely Carmichael. LeRoi Jones. Sun Ra. Adrian Piper. Joan Retallack. Harryette Mullen. Ron Silliman and Gertrude Stein. As well as artists from different generations such as Ad Reinhardt. Joan Jonas, William Pope.L, Thomas Hirschhorn and Stan Douglas. The Reader also includes essays on the concept of Black Dada. And its historical implications from curators and critics including Adrienne Edwards (Walker Arts Center / Performa). Laura Hoptman (MoMA). Tom McDonough (Binghamton). Jenny Schlenzka (PS122) and Susan Thompson (Guggenheim).


Editor : Koenig Books




Ma vie en peintures (French Edition)

Maria Gainza (Argentina)


Ma vie en peintures est une délicieuse fiction autobiographique dans laquelle l’histoire de l’art joue un rôle central. Notre protagoniste, une brillante critique et journaliste argentine. Parcourt avec intelligence et avec humour les épisodes les plus marquants de son enfance. De sa jeunesse et de son âge mûr. Elle nous raconte les relations intenses. Souvent conflictuelles qu’elle a eues avec sa famille et avec ses amies.


Le douanier Rousseau.

Mais elle le fait en nous décrivant, en même temps. Les rapports qu’elle entretient avec un certain nombre d’artistes et de tableaux qui composent sa galerie la plus personnelle et intime. De Dreux. Courbet. Hubert Robert. Toulouse-Lautrec. Le Douanier Rousseau. Foujita. Le Greco et Rothko. Aux côtés des peintres argentins Cándido López et Augusto Schiavoni, sont les principaux membres de ce cercle privé. Au fil des chapitres. Ces artistes et leurs œuvres deviennent les secrets miroirs émotionnels dans lesquels se reflètent les petits et les grands


Ma vie en peinture (Du monde entier) (French Edition) by [Gainza, María]

Editor : Gallimard




New Museum: 40 Years New

Lisa Philips


Through a detailed chronology that captures the New York museum’s legendary firsts,. Major milestones, groundbreaking exhibitions. And prescient curatorial thinking, this book provides the first authoritative history. On an institution whose bold and experimental spirit. Has made it a model twenty-first-century art museum. The book traces its growth, from its beginnings in a classroom at the New School. To its role as an international institution.


Editor : Phaidon




Fashion Climbing: A Memoir with Photographs

Bill Cunningham (USA)


For Bill Cunningham. New York City was the land of freedom. glamour, and, above all, style. Growing up in a lace-curtain Irish suburb of Boston. secretly trying on his sister’s dresses . And spending his evenings after school in the city’s chicest boutiques. Bill dreamed of a life dedicated to fashion. But his desires were a source of shame for his family. And after dropping out of Harvard. He had to fight them tooth-and-nail to pursue his love.


Editor : Pinguin Press




Berlin Noir

Miron Zownir (German Author, Photographer)


Released in March this year. This beautiful 232-page coffee table book. Is a hardcore tome offering a unique photographic insight into “eternal Berlin”. By the veteran photographer/ filmmaker/novelist who’s called the city home for 40 years. Junkies with needles in their veins. Tattooed bodies hung from butcher’s hooks at Kit Kat. Desolate ruins of the old Palast der Republik. Inflatable dolls. Nudity. Police brutality.


70’s and the 90’s.

This is no material for the faint of heart! Many photos date back from the late 1970s and the 1990s. Others are more recent. (the latest, of a street musician playing guitar in a bear mask in Mauerpark, is from 2015). But strangely enough. As shot through Zownir’s signature high-contrast B&W lens. They all show a city that’s retained the same raw. Hedonistic beauty that made us fall in love with it. The sleaze, ruins and junkyards. So dear to this tough romantic might be slowly growing extinct. But Zownir hasn’t given up on “his” Berlin. A testament to this city’s enduring dystopian beauty. By a man who’s withheld his gaze.


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Editor : PogoBooks




German for Artist

Stine Marie Jacobsen (Danish author)


Danish artist Stine Marie Jacobsen reflects on the philosophical aspects. Of the German language in this critical. Yet also hilarious linguistic guide to the throbbing. And international cultural scene of Berlin. Aspiring artists and curators will find useful advice. For making themselves understood in various typical professional. Social and practical situations in Berlin.

Immigrant artist.

Others might find interesting insights. Into the paralinguistic enclave of international cultural actors. In a city known as the cultural nerve center of Europe. Jacobsen herself an immigrant artist. Has lived and worked for several years in Berlin. Where she taught German grammar and language to fellow artists. In German for Artists she shares. Her linguistic and anthropological knowledge of Berlin. Intriguing artists scene. Jacobsen has exhibited and performed extensively internationally with shows in Germany. Denmark. Turkey. Finland and China.


Editor :  Ida Bencke Graphic /  ENGLISH/GERMAN





Robert Carrithers & Louis Armand (US)


Literary Nonfiction. Art. Photography. CITY PRIMEVAL is a constellation of personal documentaries of place. And time by key contemporary writers, poets. Musicians. Designers. Filmmakers. Photographers. Artists. Editors. Performers from within the New York, Berlin and Prague underground scenes. From the late 1970s to the present. From New York Post-Punk & No Wave. To the fall of the Berlin Wall and Reunification. The Velvet Revolution and the Prague Renaissance.


City Primeval: New York, Berlin, Prague (Litteraria Pragensia) by [Carrithers, Robert, Armand, Louis, Lunch, Lydia, Bockris, Victor, Resnick, Marcia, Zedd, Nick, Cerny, David, Garcia, Thor, Reeder, Mark, Coupon, William]

Editor : Univerzita Karlova



Extending The Artist’s Hand

Chris Bruce & Keith P. Wells (USA)


A quiet country town nestled at the foot of Washington’s Blue Mountains. With one high school and a population. Of just under 30,000 is the unlikely home of a world-class art organization. The Walla Walla Foundry. On one particular day. Curious onlookers outside the unassuming building could have observed a crane lifting. A women’s torso onto legs to form a giant urethane foam model. Several stories tall. Now ready to be molded and cast. Once inside, they might have watched expert workers pour glowing molten metal into a monument-sized plaster mold, weld architectural elements, perform wax tooling. Or remove a rubber mold from a huge plaster model.

Artistic Vision.

Established in 1980 and winner of the 1996 Governor’s Arts Award. The Walla Walla Foundry has become a prominent fine arts bronze casting. Facility where skilled technicians craft artistic vision. Into actual artwork through digital scanning. Machining. Manipulation. Assembly,.Casting. Fabrication, and design. Renowned artists such as Robert Arneson. Terry Allen. Deborah Butterfield. Jim Dine, and Tom Otterness have utilized the firm’s services to create. Produce, and install finished art pieces worldwide. With full color photography and informative text. The Walla Walla Foundry celebrates the collaboration between artist and technician. Explores the fascinating journey of metal sculpture from initial concept. To final installation. And documents the history and achievements. Of this extraordinary eastern Washington enterprise.


Editor : Mark A. Anderson



Men Without Women – Stories

Haruki Murakami (Japan)


Across seven tales. Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways. Find themselves alone. Here are lovesick doctors. Students. Ex-boyfriends. Actors. Bartenders, and even Kafka’s Gregor Samsa. Brought together to tell stories that speak to us all. In Men Without Women Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic. Marked by the same wry humor and pathos that have defined his entire body of work.


Editor : Vintage International



The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

Aharon Appelfeld  (Romanian Author)


Erwin doesn’t remember much about his journey across Europe. When the war finally ended because he spent most of it asleep. Carried by other survivors as they emerged from their hiding places. Or were liberated from the camps. And made their way to the shores of Naples. Where they filled refugee camps and wondered what was to become of them. As he struggles to stay awake. Erwin becomes part of a group of boys. Being rigorously trained both physically and mentally by an emissary from Palestine. For life in their new home.

The fog of sleep slowly begins to lift. And when Erwin and his fellow clandestine immigrants are released by British authorities from the detention camp in Atlit. He and his comrades are assigned to a kibbutz. Where they learn how to tend to the land and speak their new language. But a part of Erwin desperately clings to the past–to memories of his parents. To his mother tongue. To the Ukrainian city where he was born–and he knows. That despite what he is being told. Who he was is just as important as who he is now becoming.

The Bible.

When he is wounded in an engagement with snipers. Erwin must spend long months recovering from multiple surgeries. And trying to regain the use of his legs. As he exercises his body. He exercises his mind as well. Copying passages from the Bible. Also, in his newly acquired Hebrew and working up the courage to create. His own texts in this language both old and new. Hoping to succeed as a writer where his beloved. Tormented father had failed. With the support of his friends and of other survivors. And with the encouragement of his mother (who visits him in his dreams). Erwin takes his first tentative steps with his crutches–and with his pen.


Editor : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group



Coney Island: 40 Years

Harvey Stein  (US)


Since 1970, when world-renowned photographer Harvey Stein first turned his discerning eye toward Coney Island.  Is love affair with this New York beachfront amusement park began to grow. Over 200 compelling black and white photos tell the tale of his 40-year romance with this iconic locale. Entering Coney Island through his lens is like stepping into another culture. Capturing the lives and times of those who work and play there. There is a sense of adventure, a thrilling escape from daily worries, and much pleasure. Whether riding the jarring Cyclone roller coaster, walking the boardwalk, viewing the Mermaid Parade. Or sunbathing on the beach. Coney Island, America’s first amusement park, is celebrated worldwide. It is a fantasyland of the past with an irrepressible optimism about its future.


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Editor :  Schiffer Publishing, Ltd



Mirror Mirror


Ryan McGinley. One of the most important photographers of his generation. Asks his friends and colleagues. To take the camera into their own hands. Following instructions given to them by the artist, a group of individuals explore their own image.

He since the earliest days of his unparalleled career. Has chronicled his friends and cohorts. Whether on the now legendary annual road trips. He has organized with a large coterie of twentysomethings documenting. Summertime exploits or documenting the early gritty years in downtown New York. McGinley is known as the consummate storyteller about freedom and abandon of youth. A few years ago. However, he wanted to challenge his creative habits. And asked more than one hundred of his friends and colleagues. Guided by detailed instructions and a camera given to them by the artist. To take nude self-portraits using mirrors and other props.


Though related to the ubiquitous selfie. The participants didn’t have the benefit of seeing. The image before they clicked the shutter. Furthermore, McGinley would make the selection of the final image. To represent the photo session. The experiment yielded scores. Of intimate and psychologically revealing photos that. Even though not done by his own hand. Bear some signature McGinley flourishes in their emotional depth and resonance.


Ryan McGinley

Editor : Rizzoli Electa



Paris Reconnaissance

Jim Dine (US)


This book is the catalog to Jim Dine’s (born 1935) exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, covering four decades of his varied and prodigious output. Over the past years Dine has donated large personal selections of his art to museums across Europe and the US, including the British Museum, the Albertina in Vienna, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Centre Pompidou.

One such gift to the Centre Pompidou, consisting of 24 paintings and sculptures from 1966 to the present, is the subject of this book. Featuring double-page reproductions of each work―covering Dine’s major motifs including his hearts, bathrobes, birds, self-portraits and tools―as well his new 40-page interview with Centre Pompidou director Bernard Blistène (supplemented with archival photos), this book is the most detailed survey to date of one of the most important contemporary artists.


Editor:  Steidl / Editions du Centre Pompidou; Bilingual edition (April 24, 2018)



The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

Josiah Ober (US)


Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly healthy Greeks lived in remarkably big houses and worked for high wages at specialized occupations. Middle-class spending drove sustained economic growth and classical wealth produced a stunning cultural efflorescence lasting hundreds of years.

Why did Greece reach such heights in the classical period―and why only then? And how, after “the Greek miracle” had endured for centuries, did the Macedonians defeat the Greeks, seemingly bringing an end to their glory? Drawing on a massive body of newly available data and employing novel approaches to evidence, Josiah Ober offers a major new history of classical Greece and an unprecedented account of its rise and fall.


Ober argues that Greece’s rise was no miracle but rather the result of political breakthroughs and economic development. The extraordinary emergence of citizen-centered city-states transformed Greece into a society that defeated the mighty Persian Empire. Yet Philip and Alexander of Macedon were able to beat the Greeks in the Battle of Chaeronea in 338 BCE, a victory made possible by the Macedonians’ appropriation of Greek innovations. After Alexander’s death, battle-hardened warlords fought ruthlessly over the remnants of his empire. But Greek cities remained populous and wealthy, their economy and culture surviving to be passed on to the Romans―and to us.

A compelling narrative filled with uncanny modern parallels, this is a book for anyone interested in how great civilizations are born and die.


Editor: Princeton University press



The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead (US)


Cora is a young slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is on the cusp of womanhood—where greater pain awaits. And so when Caesar, a slave who has recently arrived from Virginia, urges her to join him on the Underground Railroad, she seizes the opportunity and escapes with him. In Colson Whitehead’s ingenious conception, the Underground Railroad is no mere metaphor: engineers and conductors operate a secret network of actual tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.

The Underground Railroad.

Cora embarks on a harrowing flight from one state to the next, encountering, like Gulliver, strange yet familiar iterations of her own world at each stop. As Whitehead brilliantly re-creates the terrors of the antebellum era, he weaves in the saga of our nation, from the brutal abduction of Africans to the unfulfilled promises of the present day. The Underground Railroad is both the gripping tale of one woman’s will to escape the horrors of bondage—and a powerful meditation on the history we all share.


Editor: Anchor Books



My Emily Dickinson

Susan Howe (US)


For Wallace Stevens, “Poetry is the scholar’s art.” Susan Howe―taking the poet-scholar-critics Charles Olson, H.D. And William Carlos Williams (among others) as her guides―embodies that art in her 1985. My Emily Dickinson (winner of the Before Columbus Foundation Book Award). Howe shows ways in which earlier scholarship had shortened Dickinson’s intellectual reach by ignoring the use to which she put her wide reading. Giving close attention to the well-known poem. “My Life had stood―a Loaded Gun.” Home tracks Dickens, Browning, Emily Brontë, Shakespeare, and Spenser, as well as local Connecticut River Valley histories. Puritan sermons, captivity narratives books, and the popular culture of the day. “Dickinson’s life was language and a lexicon her landscape. Forcing, abbreviating, pushing, padding, subtracting, riddling, interrogating, re-writing, she pulled text from text….”


Editor: A New Directions Book




Paulo Coelho (Brazil)

Drawing on the rich experience of his own life. Best-selling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to re-live the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order. In Hippie, he tells the story of a young Brazilian man. Paulo, and Karla, a Dutch woman in her twenties, who share a journey of self-discovery aboard the Magic Bus, as it travels from Amsterdam to Kathmandu in 1970. In his most autobiographical novel to date. Paulo Coelho interweaves adventure, philosophy, and the true stories of his own life to give readers an essential book for our time.

Hippie, Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to re-live the dream of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order–authoritarian politics. Conservative modes of behavior, excessive consumerism, and an unbalanced concentration of wealth and power.


Following the “three days of peace and music” at Woodstock. The 1969 gathering in Bethel, New York that would change the world forever, hippie paradises began to emerge all around the world. In the Dam Square in Amsterdam. Long-haired young people wearing vibrant clothes and burning incense could be found meditating. Playing music, and discussing sexual liberation. The expansion of consciousness and the search for an inner truth. They were a generation refusing to live the robotic and unquestioning life that their parents had known.

Death Train to Bolivia.

At this time, Paulo is a young, skinny Brazilian with a goatee and long, flowing hair who wants to become a writer. He sets off on a journey in search of freedom and a deeper meaning for his life: first, with a girlfriend, on the famous “Death Train to Bolivia,” then on to Peru and later hitchhiking through Chile and Argentina.

His travels take him further, to the famous square in Amsterdam, where Paulo meets Karla. She convinces Paulo to join her on a trip to Nepal. Aboard the Magic Bus that travels across Europe and Central Asia to Kathmandu. They embark on a journey in the company of fascinating fellow travelers. Each of whom has a story to tell, and each of whom will undergo a transformation. Changing their priorities and values, along the way. As they travel together, Paulo and Karla explore their own relationship, an awakening on every level that brings both of them to a choice and a decision that sets the course for their lives thereafter.

editor : Hardcover



British Books Publishers Fear Brexit Will Bring a U.S. Invasion

LONDON — Atopening of the London Books  Fair on Tuesday, a mobile massage company set up a row of stools for anyone in need of a shoulder and neck rub. It’s been a feature of the fair for years, but the service has never seemed more timely.

The Olympia exhibition center in West Kensington teemed with British publishers and editors, a cohort badly in need of stress relief these days. Britain’s looming departure from the European Union has set many people here on edge.

“Because the details haven’t been worked out yet, it’s hard to know what is coming next.” said Francis Bickmore, a director at Canongate, a Scottish publisher. “I think we’re sort of in denial.”

International Book Festival.

Nearby, Nick Barley, who runs the Edinburgh International Books Festival, was more blunt. “Half the time” he said, “people are scared out of their minds.”

Britain’s vote to leave the union produced a brief boomlet here for publishers, which hurried out titles such as “The Brexit Survival Activity Books,” “The Brexit Cook books” and, of course, the latest popular riff on Enid Blyton’s classic children’s books, “Five Escape Brexit Island.” Since then, the national referendum has produced something very different for the business: a whole lot of anxiety.

Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by  Clarissa Pinkola Estés Phd


Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts. Passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D. “psychic archeological digs” into the ruins of the female unconsious. Using multicultural myths, fairy tales, folk tales, and stories. Dr. Estes helps women reconnect with the healthy, instinctual. Visionary attributes of the Wild Woman archetype.

Dr. Estes has created a new lexicon for describing the female psyche. Fertile and life-giving, it is a psychology of women in the truest sense, a knowing of the soul.



Philip Roth, the Incomparable American Novelist, Has Died at Eighty-Five

Philip Roth,a fearless novelist who wrote about Jewish life and male sexual identity, died Tuesday night at a hospital in New York.


Prolific novelist

Roth was one of America’s most prolific and controversial 20th-century novelists. With a career that spanned decades and more than two dozen books. In addition to a Pulitzer for fiction writing. He won other top literary honors, including National Book Awards and PEN/Faulkner Awards.
“From the beginning of his long and celebrated career, Philip Roth’s fiction has often explored the human need to demolish, to challenge, to oppose, to pull apart,” the Pulitzer committee said when it awarded him the prize two decades ago for “American Pastoral.”

No more writing

In 2012, Roth announced that his most recent novel.”Nemesis,”.Published two years earlier about a polio outbreak in New Jersey. Would be his last. He made the decision after he reread all his books.
“I decided that I was done with fiction,” he said at the time. “And I don’t want to read any more of it. Write any more of it, and I don’t even want to talk about it anymore. … I no longer feel this dedication to write what I have experienced my whole life.”
After he stopped writing. He spent his free time reading, swimming and meeting friends.
“He was such a driven perfectionist. So when he felt his power ebbing, he wanted to quit at the top of his game, and he did,” Thurman said.

Military and teaching

Roth was born in Newark. New Jersey, on March 19, 1933. Philip briefly attended the Newark branch of Rutgers University before. He transferred to Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, to discover “the rest of America,” according to the Philip Roth Society. He earned his master’s degree from the University of Chicago in 1955.
Following graduation. He enlisted in the Army but was discharged after he suffered a back injury. He returned to his Chicago alma mater. Where he was an English instructor while he wrote fiction.
A few years later, his first books was published.
Roth’s death comes a little over a week after that of Tom Wolfe. Another literary giant. Wolfe, an innovative journalist and author of masterpieces. Such as “The Bonfire of the Vanities” and “The Right Stuff,” died May 14 at 88.
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Thom Browne (US)

Thom Browne, (born 1965, Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.), American fashion designer known for his reconceptualization of the classic men’s suit. He became widely recognized for his womenswear after U.S. first lady Michelle Obama wore one of his designs to the 2013 presidential inauguration.


Browne studied business at the University of Notre Dame, where he was a competitive swimmer. Following graduation in 1988, he moved to Hollywood to become an actor and found some success working in commercials. Though not formally trained as a designer, he left for New York City in 1997 to pursue a career in the fashion industry, first working with a tailor, then as a salesman for Giorgio Armani, and later as a designer for Club Monaco.


Browne launched a line of made-to-measure menswear in 2001. His signature soon became impeccably tailored suits in traditional navy wools and gray flannels skewed with shrunken proportions. His designs initially shocked the fashion world. But soon came to lead the trend of slim-fitting menswear. Browne drew much of his inspiration from classic mid-20th-century American style. He incorporated preppy details such as grosgrain trim. Also, short trousers shown with exposed ankles.








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Barbara í Gongini (Danish)


Barbara í Gongini was born in the Faroe Islands and graduated in 1996 from the Danish design school of the Institute of Unica Design. Its collections present a different approach to Nordic clothing, derived from a conceptual approach to fashion design. The specific construction process aims to make clothes perfectly suited to both men and women. Structural forms are called into question and experimental model making forms a solemn backdrop for contemporary couture.








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Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Brooklyn Museum of Art – Sept 10 to February 20, 2022 Brooklyn (United States)


The New York premiere of the exhibition Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. Traces the revolutionary history and heritage of Maison Dior. The exhibition brings to life Dior’s many sources of inspiration. From the splendor of flowers and other natural forms to classical and contemporary art. With objects drawn mainly from the Dior archives, the exhibition includes a wide range of more than two hundred haute couture garments as well as photographs. Archive videos. Sketch. Vintage perfume elements. Accessories and works from the Museum’s collection. The haute couture on display illustrates many of the legendary silhouettes of the French couturier, including the “New Look”, which debuted in 1947.

Tribute to the Workshops.

On display are galleries dedicated to Dior and the artistic directors who succeeded him. Yves Saint Laurent. Marc Bohan. Gianfranco Ferré. John Galliano. Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri. A canvas room, homage to the Workshops. Adjacent couture clothing galleries showcase the excellence of Dior’s little hands. The central atrium of our Cour des Beaux-Arts has been redesigned into an enchanted garden. A closing gallery celebrates the dresses worn by stars from Grace Kelly to Jennifer Lawrence.


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Thierry Mugler: Couturissime
MAD, Museum of Decorative Arts – Sep 30 to April 24, 2022 Paris (France)


The Decorative Arts Museum presents Thierry Mugler, Couturissime. Initiated, produced and distributed by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) in 2019. This major and unprecedented exhibition will retrace the work of Thierry Mugler. A unique artist who has revolutionized worlds. of fashion. Then, haute couture and perfume throughout his brilliant career.

From 1973 to 2014.

The scene offered by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to the exceptional creations of Mugler will mark the return of this visionary artist to Paris. Its fame began almost five decades ago. From ready-to-wear and haute couture silhouettes to stage costumes. Unpublished photographs, films and archives dating from 1973 to 2014. Thierry Mugler, Couturissime will present the fascinating universe of this creator and his multiple collaborations in the fields of entertainment. Music and cinema. Curated by Thierry-Maxime Loriot, a collective scenography with the MMFA will include digital performances by entertainment and audiovisual professionals.


Thierry Mugler : couturissime 22 octobre 2020 4 avril 2021 | Musée des arts décoratifs, Art, Musée






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Yves Saint Laurent “Behind the scenes of haute couture in Lyon”
Yves Saint Laurent Museum – June 17 to Dec. 05 2021 Paris (France)


The extraordinary talent of Yves Saint Laurent and his universe are presented among sublime fabrics. From the most eminent Lyon houses. Delicate muslins. Shimmering fabrics. Exquisite velours are unveiled in an exhibition that highlights a close creative collaboration. Unwavering that spans over forty years. With around thirty haute couture sets presented. Along with many documents. The exhibition offers an original approach to explore the couturier’s creative process.


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Oscar Keene at Melbourne Fashion Festival (March 2021)


Oscar Keene began their Bachelor of Fashion (Design) Honors year at RMIT University in 2020. He is focusing on digital fashion design due to the limitations imposed by the pandemic. Their practice explores queer materiality. The subversion of convention through the archetypes of fashion. After earning a History degree from the University of Queensland and an Associate’s Degree in Fashion and Design Technology at RMIT. In 2020, Oscar’s digital outfit opened the Melbourne Fashion Week student runway. They were finalists for the Australian Fashion Foundation Scholarship. Previously, they had received the award for a diverse and impactful studio project in 2018, for creativity in sustainability 2019, and had their work featured in Semi-Grad. The Showcase, Location: Brunswick and Wandering Room Gallery. They are recipients of the Grathelms Fellowship for their year of honor at RMIT in 2020. Also, the City of Melbourne COVID-19 Art Fellowship.






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Versace Fall Winter 2020


Since its founding in 1978, Versace has continued to impress the world with its sleek and sexy designs. An artistic, chic and luxurious look. Versace’s Fall / Winter 2020 collection ranges from structured black suits to bold pop art-inspired pieces. Passing through many technical clothes.





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About Time: Fashion and Duration

The Met Fifth Avenue – Oct 2 to Feb 7, 2021 New-York (US)


The Costume Institute’s 2020 exhibition traces a century and a half of fashion. From 1870 to the present day. Along a disruptive timeline, on the occasion of the Met’s 150th anniversary. Using Henri Bergson’s concept of duration. He explores how clothes generate temporal associations that confuse the past. Present and future. Virginia Woolf is the exhibition’s “ghost narrator”.

The chronology takes place in two adjacent galleries. Made like huge clock faces. Organized around the principle of 60 minutes of fashion. Each “minute” presents a pair of clothes. The main work representing the linear nature of fashion. The secondary work its cyclical character. To illustrate Bergson’s concept of duration – of the past coexisting with the present. The works of each pair are connected by form. The reason. The material. The technique or the decoration.

Viktor and Rolf.

All the clothes are black to emphasize the changes in figure. Except at the end of the show, where a white dress from Viktor & Rolf’s Spring / Summer 2020 haute couture collection. Made from recycled samples in a designer patchwork. Serves as a symbol for the future of fashion with a focus on community. Collaboration and sustainability.


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The Met Fifth Avenue  1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028,  US




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kimono exhibition online

The V&A – Museum Of Art And Design – Until Oct 25,  2020, London (UK)


Thanks to the lockdown, the first major European kimono exhibition was forced to close just two weeks after it opened. Fortunately, we live in the age of high-quality streaming and super-fast broadband so we can still indulge in the famous V&A fashion shows at home.

The V&A’s Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk, which opened on February 29 before closing in early March. Was one of the first exhibitions in Europe to delve into the sartorial and social significance of the kimono. From exploring its traditional roots in the 1660s in Japan to the recent reinvention of clothing in Japanese street culture. The museum has released a series of five films made just before the country went into lockdown that will allow anyone who failed to catch the very limited series to get an intimate 30-minute behind-the-scenes experience. tour of the show, led by curator Anna Jackson.


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Maison Margiela 

Spring/Summer  2020 – Fashion Week Paris (France)


While haute couture houses presented their next collections in the French capital. Maison Margiela was able to impress the audience. A performance that leaves speechless.

John Galliano.

For this new collection. Artistic Director John Galliano proposed dark clothes. This is the German model Leon Dame. Who stole the show, though? To these clothing creations by closing the parade of an original approach.




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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

Bendigo Art Gallery – Until Nov 10, 2019 Melbourne (Australia)


Spanish designer Cristóbal Balenciaga. Mightn’t be quite as famous as Coco Chanel. And Christian Dior. But both those designers tipped their hat to Balenciaga. As the leader of his generation. Dior said he was “the master of us all”. Chanel said he was “the only couturier in the truest sense of the word”.


Elise Daniels with street performers, suit by Balenciaga, Le Marais, Paris, 1948 - © The Richard Avedon Foundation

Bendigo art Gallery : 42 View Street, Bendigo VIC 3550 Melbourne, Australia



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Iris van Herpen

Spring-Summer 2019 Collection


The house Iris van Herpen. Presents its new spring-summer 2019 collection during the fashion show in Paris. Check out all the looks of Iris van Herpen’s show on video.


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Karl Lagerfeld Fashion Drawings Auction

Urban Culture Auctions – April 18, 2019 Palm Beach (USA)


Karl Lagerfeld died two months ago and is one of the greatest fashion designers of our time. His work remains unforgettable for Chanel, Fendi, Chloé, Patou and Balmain. However, there is another step in Lagerfeld’s life, which many ignore: his short-term work for the Roman fashion house Tiziani in the 1960s. As he became known, the collector who had provided him withheld 125 of his favorite sketches. They must now find new owners at an auction on April 18, 2019.

$ 3,000

The starting offers for the drawings, with Lagerfeld’s comments and often fabric samples, can reach $ 3,000 per copy and the actual prices are likely to be much higher. We are viewing a selection of fashion drawings, including a drawing by Lagerfeld for Elisabeth Taylor.


Urban Culture Auction / Palm Beach Modern Auctions – 417 Bunker Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405, USA




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Louis Vuitton

Fall Winter 2019/2020

Louis Vuitton presented its new Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection. At the ready-to-wear parade in Paris. “The Pompidou Center, Beaubourg, Les Halles, Place des Innocents … A neighborhood like a fascinating incubator. An incredible mix was converging on this epicenter. Bands, style, life … ” Says Nicolas Ghesquière in the note of intent about the inspiration of this collection.


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Goerges Hobeika 

Collection Spring/Summer 2019


Lebanese couturier Georges Hobeika. It’s inspired this season from the era of Marie Antoinette. In addition, it is the last queen of France whose reign ended during the French Revolution.

The sumptuous essence of the royal residence. The Palace of Versailles, was captured by Baroque embroidery. Also, nostalgic silhouettes reminiscent of the eighteenth century. However, reimagined with a contemporary twist (combinations and numbers without metallic straps).


Fashion Week Paris, 2019




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Tim Yip

HKDI Gallery – Until March 31, 2019 Hong-Kong (China)


Marking the artist’s first large-scale solo exhibition in Hong Kong. “Tim Yip: Blue – Art, Costumes and Memory”. Captures over 30 years of artistic evolution of the award-winning Tim Yip. Lauded for his artistic direction and costume designs. For “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (Oscar Academy Awards. British Academy of Film and Television Award). Tim Yip is a world-renowned visual artist. Stage and film art director and costume designer. Who has over the years left an imprint in art. Culture and performance across the globe.


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HKDI Gallery – 3 King Lung St Tseung Kwan O – Hong Kong (China)




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Las femeninas de la moda de España

Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas – Until March 31, 2019 Madrid (Spain)


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid is on from January 24 to 29. So of course you can expect that museums around. The Spanish capital would host exhibitions related to this world of glamour. Suits, fabrics and needles. The Museum of Decorative Arts offers up this show (‘The feminine lines of fashion in Spain 1930-2018’). Featuring works by some 50 journalistic photographs in dialogue. With garments by Spanish designers and accessories such as jewellery, hats and shoes.


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Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas –  Calle de Montalbán, 12, 28014 Madrid, Spain




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1920, the birth of the modern woman

Museo del Traje – Nov 17/ Jan 06, 2019 Madrid (Spain)


The woman of the 1920s, independent. Hard-working, flirtatious, with her straight suit. And her small hat stuck in, is born of a Europe devastated by the First World War. And decimated by the Spanish Flu. This modern woman. Who increasingly has a presence in universities and in jobs. Previously dominated by men and who continues to fight for their right to vote. Seeks above all comfort without sacrificing elegance.


If there is a hat that defines the time. There is no doubt that it is the cloche. French word that means bell. Cloche alludes to the shape of the hat. That although hardly varies in form throughout its reign. Yes that shows a great diversity in what refers to materials and finishes. Other hats that triumph are the turban, the hat and three-cornered hat. The headdress at night, and of course the wide-brimmed hat that despite its. Detractors does not just disappear.

This is an exhibition that will cause delight among hat and fashion lovers. As well as a well-deserved tribute to the modern and elegant woman of the twenties.


Hat: Amaterasu de Henar Iglesias, exhibition With hats and the crazy, Museum of CostumeModiste année 30Headdress: GranGatsby by Sylvia Martinez. Exhibition With hats and crazy, Costume Museum

Museo del Traje – Av. Juan de Herrera, 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain




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Maurizio Cattelan and Gucci

Yuz Museum – Until Dec 11, 2018 Shanghai (China)


A new masterpiece by Maurizio Cattelan. With a new exhibition that focuses on the notion of “copy”. Famous for his irreverence and extravagance. Maurizio Cattelan makes the art of repetition. Imitation and cultural appropriation the watchword of this exhibition. Thus, The artist is present brings together about thirty foreign artists. Including Philippe Parreno. Oscar Tuazon. Danh Vo. Yan Pei-Ming. Damon Zucconi. Christopher Williams. Ma Jun. Aleksandra Mir. Everyone tries to question the originality. The intention as well as the artistic expression.


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Yuz Museum of Shanghai – 35 Fenggu Rd, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China




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Moncler Genius & Pierpaolo Piccioli

The most fashionable jacket of the winter 2018


After (among others) Simone Rocha for line 4. And Craig Green for line 5. Moncler launches line 1, this time entrusted to Pierpaolo Piccioli. Who signs a very personal test. From the Renaissance painting. The creator has retained the mystical and majestic essence of the Italian Madonnas. Which borrows both the Moncler Genius collection and his creation Valentino. Thus Pierpaolo declines the down jacketsin capes. Long or short. Skirts or gaiters with hierarchical look. Like so many fixed, timeless silhouettes. Maintaining the ambiguity between references. To the past or futuristic inspirations. For a result so fair, the creator is surrounded by Sidival Fila.  Artist and Italian priest, who participated in the scenography of the presentation of the collection at the Palace of Scintille in Milan, February 20. The collection is already available.





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Between Art & Fashion. Collection of Carla Sozzani

Museum für Fotografie – Until Nov 18, 2018 Berlin (German)


Carla Sozzani, former editor-in-chief of the Italian Elle and Vogue magazines. Has collected photographs for many years. Since 1990, she has also exhibited these works. In her Milan gallery in close cooperation with numerous internationally. Renowned photographers – including Helmut Newton four times. “Ritratti di donna” in 1993. “Impressions, Polaroids” in 1996. “Us and them” in 1999. Together with his wife June, aka Alice Springs, and “Yellow Press” in 2003.


Peggy Moffitt, en Rudy Gernreich, maillot de bain sans haut, 1964. William Claxton.

Museum für Fotografie : Jebensstraße 2-3, 10623 Berlin, Germany




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Yves Saint Laurent : Dreams of the Orient

Musée Yves Saint Laurent – Oct 02/Jan27, 2019 Paris (France)


The first temporary exhibition to be held at Paris. Musée Yves Saint Laurent is set to open this October. “Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient” Transports visitors to the enchantments. Of the east by means of a stunning collection of haute couture dresses. And the traditional pieces of Asian art that inspired the French designer.


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Musée Yves Saint Laurent –  5 Avenue Marceau, 75116 Paris (France)




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Chanel will present its Métiers d’Art 2018-2019 collection at the Met

Following shows in Rome, Paris and Hamburg last year. Chanel’s Métiers d’Art show will come to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on December 4.


In 2005. Chanel became the subject of a special exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. And the house will return to the iconic New York museum on December 4. To present its Métiers d’Art 2018-2019 show. A tribute to the skill that Métiers d’Art exemplifies. The show will take place in the American metropolis. To which Karl Lagerfeld and Coco Chanel have a profound connection. the French house’s designer having visited for the first time in 1931. Having previously made the city the first place where one could buy her first hats. Which were created in 1912. The last presentation of Métiers d’Art by Chanel was in Lagerfeld’s hometown of Hamburg in December 2017. And this edition will mark the third time a Chanel show is held in NYC.





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A documentary about Antonio Lopez is about to be released


A portrait of fashion illustrator and photographer Antonio Lopez’s vibrant life during the 70s. Directed by James Crump, is set to be released. “Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco”. Follows one of fashion’s most well-known illustrators. From his beginnings in East Harlem. Where, at age eight. He took an interest in fashion illustration after seeing René Bouché’s work in VogueElle and WWD. In 1969, Antonio Lopez travelled to Paris. Where he met Karl Lagerfeld and struck up a friendship with Jerry Hall – even though she was only 15 at the time.

Antonio had tasted artistic freedom. And in a matter of moments his illustrations had become well-known throughout France. Antonio’s fantastical.colorful and exotic drawings. Inspired by boldly liberated models. Live on in the work of today’s designers. Former Vogue ParisEditor in Chief Joan Juliet Buck decreed Lopez’s work was “the ideal lived reality at the end of a crayon.” Conversely, Lopez’s own lived reality in Paris was blighted by racism and prejudice. And the documentary paints an accurate. Unflinching portrait of the illustrator. And his friends (who included Grace Coddington. Jessica Lange and Bill Cunningham) share anecdotes about his mischievous nature. And his radiant take on kitsch fashion. “Antonio Lopez. Sex, Fashion & Disco” will be in US theatres September 14.


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Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro

Museum of Arts and Design – Until Sep 09, 2018 (New-York)


The 1970s saw a number of artistic reactions to the Pop Art. Minimalist and Conceptualist aesthetics of the previous decade—among them. The Pattern and Decoration movement (often abbreviated to P&D). Which borrowed motifs from craft traditions particularly. Weaving usually excluded from fine art. Because many of these disciplines were associated with so-called women’s work. Pattern and Decoration had a feminist slant. Most decidedly in the work of Miriam Schapiro (1923–2015). One of P&D’s founder (not all of the artists in the group, however, were female).

This show revisits the legacy of Pattern. And Decoration by taking the Schapiro’s oeuvre as a point of departure. Hanging a selection of her self-styled mixed-media femmages alongside contributions by notable contemporary artists influenced by Schapiro. Including Sanford Biggers. Ruth Root and Jeffrey Gibson among others.


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Museum of arts and design – 2 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019, États-Unis




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Hussein Chalayan

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Chalayan was born in the Turkish community of Nicosia on the island of Cyprus in 1970. His parents separated when he was a child. At the age of eight, he joined his father, who had moved to the United Kingdom. Chalayan was sent to a private school in London when he was twelve, but returned to Cyprus to study for his A-level examinations. He went back to London and attended Central Saint Martin’s College at the age of nineteen to study fashion. Chalayan rose to fashion fame soon after he received his B.A.Degree from Central Saint Martin’s in 1993. His graduating collection, titled The Tangent Flows, was the now infamous series of buried garments that were exhumed just before the show and presented with a text that explained the process.


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