Posts Tagged ‘Sculpture’

PUBLIC ART | JR COMMEMORATES THE LEGACY OF FUKUSHIMA

May 19, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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The 2011 Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami left the region devastated, evacuated, and irradiated. Four years later, it's remaining inhabitants are still working to regain the way of life they once knew and cope with Read More

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PUBLIC ART | KAWS’ “CLEAN SLATE” ON VIEW AT LANE CRAWFORD, SHANGHAI

May 18, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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Following the recent debut of three colossal sculptures in Amsterdam, longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS proves he's the king of public art this summer with the launch of his giant Clean Slate sculpture in Shanghai, marking the first time one of his sculptures has appeared on mainland China. Appearing out front of Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | YAYOI KUSAMA “GIVE ME LOVE” AT DAVID ZWIRNER, NYC

May 12, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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86-year-old Tokyo-based artist Yayoi Kusama—recently named the World's Most Popular Artist based on museum show attendance— is nothing short of a force of nature. Working at least six days a week in her studio as she has since the 1950s, Kusama feels the pressure of time and uses it to fuel her Read More

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FIRST LOOK | CHRISTOPHER WOOL AT LUHRING AUGUSTINE, CHELSEA & BUSHWICK

May 12, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Badass Art World legend Christopher Wool has built a controversial career around a body of inscrutable tonal abstract and text-based work that has captured the hearts & minds of a growing mass of art lovers, both accredited and amateur (while ringing the cash register to record heights along the Read More

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STREET LIFE | KAWS’ GIANT COMPANION SCULPTURES IN AMSTERDAM FOR ARTZUID

May 12, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS has been blowing minds with his large-scale sculptural work in recent years, and this month sees his giant Companion figures making the journey to Amsterdam as the centerpieces of the open air biennial ArtZuid Fair. The exhibition, which began in Read More

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LAST LOOK | ROBERT IRWIN “CACOPHONOUS” AT PACE GALLERY, NYC

May 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Since the 1960s, pioneering Light & Space movement artist Robert Irwin has emphasized experience as an extension of the perceptual in his illuminated works. For his  current must-see exhibition Cacophonous ending this week Pace Gallery in NYC, Irwin has produced eight immersive Read More

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FIRST LOOK | NEW WORK BY TONY OURSLER AT LEHMANN MAUPIN, NYC

April 29, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Last nite at Lehmann Maupin Gallery in NYC, groundbreaking projection artist Tony Oursler opened a stunning new body of digitally animated sculptures exploring the relationship between humans and machines, exemplified through Read More

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PUBLIC ART | THOMAS HOUSEAGO’S “MASKS (PENTAGON)” SCULPTURE ON DISPLAY AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER

April 28, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For six weeks beginning today, Thomas Houseago’s new commission Masks (Pentagon), featuring five large sculptural masks forming a pentagonal space that visitors may enter, will be on view for public use & abuse in Rockefeller Plaza. From within, the mask’s eyes will create Read More

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ROCK OF AGES | XAVIER VEILHAN “MUSIC” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, NYC

March 31, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Wrapping up next week at Galerie Perrotin in NYC is French multimedia artist Xavier Veilhan's Music, featuring an impressive array of wood sculptures depicting Veilhan's favorite music producers. Known primarily for his figurative works, Xavier Veilhan has developed his own formal vocabulary, often reinterpreting classical sculptural and architectural elements with the aid of high technology. Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DANIEL ARSHAM “REMEMBER THE FUTURE” AT THE CAC, OHIO

March 24, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Cleveland-born art star in the making Daniel Arsham has returned to the motherland for the grandest exhibition of his nascent career to date, the newly-opened survey, Remember the Future at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center (CAC). From collaborations with artists Pharrell and Read More

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