Archive for February, 2012

Nature and Humanity in Bruce Cull’s artwork at Agora Gallery

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Canadian artist Bruce Cull’s French, Irish, and Mohawk roots have profoundly connected him to the land, and it is from this deep connection that his art evolves. His paintings deal with the natural environment and humanity’s relationship with it. He challenges his viewers to consider the consequences of their actions, and how changes in technology […]

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Schirn Kunsthalle presents George Condo Mental States exhibition

Schirn Kunsthalle presents George Condo Mental States exhibition

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Schirn Kunsthalle presents George Condo Mental States, on view through 28. MAY 2012. George Condo, “Couple on Blue Striped Chair”, 2005. Oil on canvas, 165.1 x 152.4 cm. Private Collection, Courtesy Simon Lee Gallery, © George Condo, 2011. Ironic, provocative, witty—since his beginnings in New York’s East Village in the early 1980s American artist George […]

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The Artful Exuberance of Briggitte Lazo (“Blazo”) at Agora Gallery

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Blazo (Briggitte Lazo) is an intensely active painter – drizzling, splattering and daubing oil paint onto canvas. Her brushstrokes become the vehicle for her moods, billowing like smoke or cascading like a waterfall. With Latin and Caribbean roots, Blazo’s interests are energetic, worldly and varied. Her body of work features contemplative images of self-discovery, serene […]

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Art Dubai Announces Projects Programme

Art Dubai Announces Projects Programme

| February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Art Dubai Projects is a programme of new works that explores the fabric and economy of an art fair, embracing the theatrical nature of such an event. In 2012, this critically-acclaimed, interactive programme at Art Dubai (21–24 March 2012) features dynamic new initiatives: artists’ residencies and site-specific projects are joined by live, city-wide radio transmissions; […]

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me Collectors Room presents Gerhard Richter exhibition in Berlin

| February 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The me Collectors Room Berlin presents Gerhard Richter – Editions 1965–2011, an exhibition on view 12.02.2012 to 13.05.2012. Gerhard Richter has secured an international reputation as one of the most important and successful German artists of current times. Although most famous for his paintings, over the last few years his editions have also increasingly become […]

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Morikami Museum presents Mariko Kusumoto. Unfolding Stories

Morikami Museum presents Mariko Kusumoto. Unfolding Stories

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens opens Mariko Kusumoto. Unfolding Stories, an exhibition on view through May 6, 2012. Mariko Kusumoto The Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens Japanese artist Mariko Kusumoto transforms extraordinary metal sculptures and a variety of found objects and intricate ephemera into music boxes, clocks, and other constructions with multiple doors, compartments, […]

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The Textures of Life of Armande Lebeau at Agora Gallery

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thick yet delicate and nuanced washes of texture flow throughout Armande Lebeau’s enthralling creations. Though rooted in the techniques and tenants of watercolor painting, Lebeau works mainly in acrylic in transparency, a method that gives her art a romantic, melodic sense of space and time. Her primary motif is nature, with emphatic attention to trees, […]

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