Archive for July, 2013

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen acquires work by Thomas Huber

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen acquires work by Thomas Huber

| July 30, 2013

Together with the Centraal Museum in Utrecht, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has acquired a work by the German artist Thomas Huber. Each museum has acquired one part of a two-part work. Both paintings are now on display in Rotterdam. They will be shown in Utrecht in the spring. This spring Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen purchased […]

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Museum Schloss Moyland opens Katharina Sieverding: WORLDLINE 1968–2013

Museum Schloss Moyland opens Katharina Sieverding: WORLDLINE 1968–2013

| July 30, 2013

Museum Schloss Moyland presents Katharina Sieverding: WORLDLINE 1968–2013 an exhibition on view 28 July–24 November 2013. Katharina Sieverding has created a broad and multifaceted body of work that has been of international importance in contemporary art since the late 1960s. Beginning with large-format photography, projections of films and slides and montages of photographs, she has […]

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Salzburger Kunstverein presents Agnieszka Polska Pseudoword Hazards

Salzburger Kunstverein presents Agnieszka Polska Pseudoword Hazards

| July 22, 2013

Salzburger Kunstverein presents Agnieszka Polska Pseudoword Hazards on view 18 July–15 September 2013. The young Polish artist Agnieszka Polska is presenting a series of videos and photographs created in recent years in a large-scale installation in the Salzburger Kunstverein. Polska’s materials are illustrations from old newspapers, magazines, and books that she animates and puts together […]

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New Zealand Artist Sarah Mitchell Munro Takes in the Big Apple

New Zealand Artist Sarah Mitchell Munro Takes in the Big Apple

| July 17, 2013

Sarah Mitchell Munro’s art deftly bridges the divide between figurative painting and abstraction that is firmly based in reality. Within these paintings, a dialog emerges, contemplating psychological and social complexities in a thoughtful and calming way. Throughout the artist’s paintings is a vision of a woman standing alone and seen from outside a window, deftly […]

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Norwegian Artist Sirenes Takes on the Big Apple

Norwegian Artist Sirenes Takes on the Big Apple

| July 17, 2013

For Norwegian artist Sirenes, painting is a visceral undertaking, one that represents an organic connection between painter and canvas. Often foregoing the use of even a brush as an intermediary, she will apply her paints with her fingers, creating what she calls “abstract expressions on the canvas.” The artist loved painting with her hands when […]

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Elena Shorokhova-Gayun: Depth and Decoration

Elena Shorokhova-Gayun: Depth and Decoration

| July 16, 2013

“I enjoy experimenting with decorative surfaces in my paintings,” Elena Shorokhova-Gayun says of her varied body of work. But those surfaces go far beyond the standard definitions of decoration. The artist’s interests cover a broad range — from art photography and computer graphics to animal paintings and works that address the motifs and history of […]

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Escoto.Carrara: Combining a Digital Vision with Traditional Media

Escoto.Carrara: Combining a Digital Vision with Traditional Media

| July 16, 2013

Working exclusively as a pair, Mexican artists Federico Escoto and Roberto Carrara – together, Escoto.Carrara – draw inspiration from the digital revolution – but they use oils and photorealistic painting techniques, not pixels, to create their large-format paintings with fantastically saturated colors. Their art is an exploration and exaltation of the feminine qualities of the […]

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