Archive for December, 2013

Museum Folkwang presents Taryn Simon exhibition

Museum Folkwang presents Taryn Simon exhibition

| December 17, 2013

Museum Folkwang in Essen presents Taryn Simon There Are Some Who Are in Darkness Works from the Olbricht Collection, selected by the artist on view through 2 March 2014, for the first time, a unique constellation of Taryn Simon’s main series The Innocents, An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar and A Living Man […]

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Hamburger Kunsthalle presents Eva Hesse One More than One

| December 15, 2013

Hamburger Kunsthalle presents Eva Hesse One More than One an exhibition on view through 2 March 2014. Eva Hesse (1936–1970) was one of the foremost women artists of the 20th century. In the mid-1960s she began experimenting with new materials that had never before been used to produce art objects; these included polyester, fibreglass and […]

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Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga presents Kati Heck exhibition

Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga presents Kati Heck exhibition

| December 14, 2013

The Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga presents the first solo exhibition in Spain and a museum of Kati Heck, on view December 13 2013 to March 16, 2014. The exhibition KOPF = Kopfnuss, curated by Fernando Francés, shows 41 works: paintings of small and large format drawings, sculpture, photography and video. The artist moves […]

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Matilde Calamai: Re-envisioning the World through Color and Form

| December 12, 2013

Italian artist Matilde Calamai creates abstract visions as compelling as they are mysterious. Combining an abstract and figurative approach, Calamai takes familiar shapes and forms and transforms them into liminal spaces that push the boundaries of all we know, opening up new vistas of perception. Intertwined throughout is a strong emphasis on emotive exploration, achieved […]

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Marcus Viljoen Conjures With Nostalgia and Photographic Metaphor

| December 11, 2013

Marcus Viljoen is a conceptual photographer who utilizes various photo-based and mixed media processes to create limited edition prints which explore the rich terrain of social memory and perception through landscape. With admirable precision and flair, Viljoen depicts the five geographic regions of Nambia: the Central Plateau; the Namib Desert; the Escarpment; the Bushveld; and […]

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Marie-Luise Quandt’s Oil Still Lifes

| December 10, 2013

Marie-Luise Quandt paints realistic still lifes using oils on canvas. Typically, she creates soothing backdrops of neutral white and off-white tones, and then gives her subjects accents of red and bright color to draw interest. Quandt is particularly interested in realistically portraying shapes and textures. “During the course of the last thirty-five years my painting […]

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Kiev International Biennale  of Contemporary Art

Kiev International Biennale of Contemporary Art

| December 9, 2013

ARSENALE 2014 will run from September through November 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine with the Mystetskyi Arsenal serving as the main venue. The curators will present the concept and structure of ARSENALE 2014 at an upcoming press conference in spring 2014. The Vienna-based curators bring an impressive experience to the Biennale. They have worked on renowned […]

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