Archive for April, 2012

Frac Haute-Normandie presents Michael Sailstorfer. Forest Cleaning

Frac Haute-Normandie presents Michael Sailstorfer. Forest Cleaning

| April 30, 2012

Frac Haute-Normandie presents German artist Michael Sailstorfer’s first exhibition at a French art institution ‘Forest Cleaning’ on view through July 2012. Michael Sailstorfer, “Raketenbaum,” 2008. Diptych: diasec on aluminium, museum glass For German artist Michael Sailstorfer’s first exhibition at a French art institution, Frac Haute-Normandie has set out to bring together a body of work […]

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Kunsthaus Zurich announces new agreement with Fondation Hubert Looser

| April 28, 2012

An outstanding private collection of modern and contemporary art is coming to the Kunsthaus Zürich, thanks to a new agreement with the Fondation Hubert Looser. Focusing on Abstract Expressionism, Minimal Art and Arte Povera, the Looser Collection will be exhibited in the Kunsthaus extension on long-term loan from 2017, and will ideally complement the museum’s […]

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Marty Maehr Explores the Power of Color at Agora Gallery

Marty Maehr Explores the Power of Color at Agora Gallery

| April 23, 2012

Marty Maehr’s resplendent, rainbow-tinted oil paintings are illuminated from within with a relish for simplicity and the power of color. A flat treatment of space is Maehr’s filter; sometimes he uses it to express an abstract concept in glorious, pealing swirls, and at other times he applies it to a specific image, slimming it down […]

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Helen Laishley Paints a Moment of Truth at Agora Gallery

Helen Laishley Paints a Moment of Truth at Agora Gallery

| April 22, 2012

Figurative painter Helen Laishley employs bold colors and skewed perspectives in order to depict her emotional narratives more vividly. Naming the pre-Raphaelite era as a major influence, Laishley implements the period’s characteristic use of symbolism in order to develop the stories in her paintings. In capturing the essence of her subjects, the artist creates holistic […]

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Beauty of Entire Nature in Heather Diane Rule’s artwork at Agora Gallery

Beauty of Entire Nature in Heather Diane Rule’s artwork at Agora Gallery

| April 22, 2012

The nature photographs of Heather Diane Rule (Adams) fall into two opposite categories: the extreme close-up of a single bud or branch, breathtaking in its intimacy and clarity; and the deeply receding seascape, which turns a body of water into an endless, perfectly still surface. In both types of image, the Canadian landscape seems to […]

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Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga presents Paradises and Landscapes From Brueghel to Gauguin exhibition

Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga presents Paradises and Landscapes From Brueghel to Gauguin exhibition

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga presents Paradises and Landscapes in the Carmen Thyssen Collection From Brueghel to Gauguin, an exhibition on view through 7 October 2012. Paul Gauguin An Orchard under the Church of Bihorel 1884 Detalle The exhibition entitled Paradises and Landscapes in the Carmen Thyssen Collection. From Brueghel to Gauguin presents an interesting […]

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Queensland Art Gallery presents Carl and Phillip McConnell pottery exhibition

| April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) presents a joint exhibition of Queensland father and son potters Carl and Phillip McConnell, on view now through June 24, 2012. QAG Director Tony Ellwood said ‘Carl and Phillip McConnell: Queensland Studio Potters’ recognised the important place the two potters hold in the history of pottery in Australia. ‘Carl McConnell (1926 […]

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