I wish I could attend this, but I am previously engaged with:
An Evening with The Raincoats (tickets)
Saturday, November 20, 2010
PopRally invites you to a special performance by the legendary post-punk group The Raincoats, presented in conjunction with a pair of MoMA exhibitions featuring influential women artists. Kathleen Hanna will kick […]
Finally, after reading about this so long ago on Boing Boing, Takashi Murakami’s piece from last year’s Tate Modern exhibition, Pop Life: Art in a Material World, curated by Alison Gingeras, hits the Internet. The video, produced by Murakami and directed by McG, features actress Kirsten Dunst in anime-inspired garb and blue hair frolicking […]
The film tracks Vezzoli’s scandalous life and art career, the plot hinging on coverage of a fictional project by Vezzoli, an implausible remake of Maximilian Schell’s 1984 documentary Marlene, 1984, about Marlene Dietrich.
New York-based French artist Michel Auder will open his first Berlin solo show titled Heads of the Town today, Friday, February 6 at Aurel Scheibler. Borrowing liberally from his friend, the poet Jack Spicer, Auder interprets the title My Vocabulary Did This to Me to produce new work that “remains self-referential in its treatment of […]
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.
As part of the opening of intransit, the summer group show curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, performance artist Micki Pellerano parted the literal swell of people to deliver a riveting staged sacrifice, of sorts, steeped in mysticism and ritual.
See the Flickr slideshow here.
See another performance on video after the jump.
Beginning this week, two opportunities to view works by a large, diverse, and (judging by the names I recognize) excellent selection of artists, c/o curator Omar Lopez-Chahoud. Artist as Publisher opens tonight at The Center for Book Arts, notably featuring works by members of maverick Chilean collective La Nueva Grafica Chilena (LNGCh) [see a sample […]
The © MURAKAMI retrospective at the Los Angeles MOCA, while spanning a massive 35,000 sq. ft. and nearly fifteen years of Takashi Murakami’s work, it’s the inclusion of his newest and most unique works that matter in this instance:
Of particular importance, is the debut of Oval Buddha, an enormous self-portrait sculpture in the guise of […]