Ming Wong is a Singapore-born artist who received a Special Jury Mention at last year’s Venice Biennale. He works out of Singapore and Berlin, and his entire acclaimed exhibition, Life of Imitation, is now on view at the Singapore Art Museum through August 22nd. His work confronts issues of identity in contemporary Singapore and highlights […]
Thanks to Artkrush for bringing this Washington Post article and the work to my attention. Not being a Klimt scholar, though definitely an admirer, I’m interested to hear that Beethoven Frieze (1902), the permanent, too-racy-for-early-20th C.-audiences work at Secession, gets a contextual reboot by Swiss artist Christoph Büchel.
The idea of moving a local sex club, […]
The Art Newspaper, by Andrew Goldstein, has been covering the unfolding legal tête-à-tête between French photographer Patrick Cariou and Richard Prince over the latter’s appropriation of 30 photographs from the former for his Canal Zone (2008) exhibition at Gagosian Gallery.
First filed December 30, 2008, the complaint (.PDF link) alleges copyright infringement by Prince for the […]
Tonight, February 6, opening at Gallery 1988 in San Francisco, see the work of artist Nanami Cowdroy from Sydney, Australia in a group show titled Some Kind of Wonderful. The show brings together an array of vastly talented, young women working in several fields — fine art, design, character design, textiles, toy design, concept art, […]
New Year’s Day was Thursday, January 1st and no good art was going to happen then as thoughts waxed and hangovers waned. Fast forward to the next Thursday (Jan. 8th) and you have yourself a major event. The art world came out in droves following the holidays, which stretched at least as far back as […]
Zak Smith’s latest solo exhibition at Fredericks & Freiser gallery opens this Friday, October 10. From the press release:
Midnight in the Empire features compulsively dense abstract works, a grab bag of drawings and paintings on different subjects, as well as the latest installments of “Girls In The Naked Girl Business”–Smith’s ongoing series of portraits of […]
In a bout of self-promotion (which I hope to keep to a minimum), I wanted to inform our readers that the show that Alex and I curated and have been working on for so long is finally open. The reception for the LouvreFRITOS will take place tomorrow, Friday, October 3rd at Cuchifritos gallery/project space from […]
Express yourself on Saturday, October 4, at Art Response’s silent protest event. Bring a canvas (whatever that may be), your creative materials, and a posse.
At 11 am on October 4th, 2008 ART RESPONSE!® will be hosting its first public art project. We are calling on the art community in and around the Brooklyn area to […]
The NYTimes reports that The Museum of Modern Art has finally found a successor to John Elderfield, chief curator of sculpture and painting:
[Ann] Temkin assumes the curatorial post, considered the most prestigious in the field of Modern art, as MoMA gears up for its second growth spurt in less than a decade[…]
In addition to the […]
MSNBC.com has a piece on 798, one of the massive art spaces in Beijing gaining worldwide notoriety and dripping with a hip, trendy sheen unseen in the New York art world in recent times. More impressive is the sheer size of the space, owing to its previous life as a munitions factory.