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The Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Design and Architecture, one of seven finalists selected for the 2022 Mies van der Rohe Prize, features custom Petersen bricks developed in collaboration with architect Francesca Torzo. The European Commission and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation recently announced the finalists for the coveted 2022 Mies van der Rohe …

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTnews may receive an affiliate commission. There’s an old joke that describes sculpture as the thing you bump into when stepping back to look at a painting. While the gag reflects the long-held prejudice that sculpture is somehow secondary to …

As chancellor from 1960 to 1968, Franklin D. Murphy designed and organized the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden at UCLA. The bucolic hills and surrounding trails, completed by architect Ralph Cornell in 1967, serve as a community meeting place and the backdrop for some of the finest sculpture of the 20th century. Follow columnist David …

On February 16, 2022, at the EU Mies Award exhibition at the Zodiak Pavilion in Warsaw, the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the finalists of the Mies van der Rohe Prize 2022, the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. The seven selected projects are built based on the principles …

Tamsin Dillon, a curator with extensive experience in commissioning public art, has been announced as the next director of Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, Queens. She will take the reins from Suzy Delvalle, who had served as interim director since July, following the departure of longtime executive director John Hatfield. Dillon will step …

Every great society has had at least one body art tradition. There are so many ways to be human and so many different views of beauty. Sometimes identity marks can disturb others, but they have a very deep meaning. Body painting is one of the most fascinating art forms in the world. People love it …

WESTON — After a two-year hiatus from Miami Art Week, local artist Jesse Nusbaum returned to Art Basel Miami’s Red Dot last month to unveil two of his latest sculptures — and walked away with the prize for the best sculpture. Nusbaum’s last two sculptures, “The Black Panther” and “Spanish Fighting Bull”, helped Zenith Art …

In 1995, Horst Hoheisel responded to a competition to design a “Berlin Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe” with a provocation. Blow up the Brandenburg Gate, he said, and the scorched earth would become a new Holocaust monument. Surely the artist thought it unlikely that the triumphal arch and the emblem of Prussian power …

The Royal Academy of Arts has elected three new Royal Academicians: Michael Armitage in the Painting category, Peter Barber in the Architecture category and Ryan Gander in the Sculpture category. Additionally, Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert and Hisham Matar were elected honorary members. All of this took place at a recent meeting of the General Assembly. …

Wang Xijing is a famous painter specializing in realistic portraits. Wang experienced a major shift in 2000, moving into contemporary figure painting. The year also marked a revival of ink and wash painting. Wang was born in Xi’an, an ancient cultural capital of 13 dynasties, and the origin of Chinese ink and wash art in …

“Paper & Glue,” the feature-length documentary that follows French artist JR as he glues his provocative large-scale images of people in places such as Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, the US-Mexico border wall and a Californian supermax prison, won the first prize at the first Uruguayan artistic film festival, ARCA, which ended on Friday, January 14. …

Grounds For Sculpture (GFS) is at the beginning of a long journey towards building a more equitable, diverse and inclusive (EDI) institution. We are looking for people, at all levels of the institution, who want to join us on this journey of intentionality and public accountability. This path expands our workforce (board, staff, volunteers), broadens …

Photo courtesy of Outsider Supply “Very often, art is found in hidden places, hanging on the walls of museums, galleries, artists’ studios and collectors’ houses, sometimes exposed to a visitor or to a selected public where all the circumstances arise. line up for the viewer and the artwork to be there in the same place …

Cairo Opera Complex Gezira Exhibition Center, Zamalek Salah Taher Gallery Phone 02 2739 0132/0144 “Fantasy” exhibition of black and white paintings by Khaled amir (January 1-8). Music Library Gallery (Ziad Bakir) Oil paintings by Raid El Shimy (January 1-8). Cordoba 3A, Degla St, next to Furat St, Mohandessein, Tel 01111 665868 “Insight”, group exhibition of …

Artist Guy Warren with the winning portrait of Archibald by Peter Wegner.Credit:Steven siewert The NSW Art Gallery played it safe, postponing its blockbuster Matisse to the end of this year, but got caught with the Archibald Prize and its associated exhibits. As these exhibitions are the gallery’s biggest annual revenue, it was a huge blow …

A confessional, hidden behind the wall of a gallery; a forest of withered white trees; a ritual of public mourning, illuminated by candlelight. In 2021, artists have transcended conventional museum presentations to engage the full range of senses. Instead of just looking at paintings, visitors to exhibitions around the world were invited to touch – …

Cairo Opera Complex Gezira Exhibition Center, Zamalek Salah Taher Gallery Phone 02 2739 0132/0144 Sculpture exhibition organized by the Embassy of Ecuador (closed on December 25). Exhibition of sculptures by Atef Abdel-Shafy (December 26-31). Music Library Gallery (Ziad Bakir) Exhibition of paintings by the artist Abeer Abdel-Qader (closed on December 25). Oil paintings by Seham …

“Fina”, Kayla Rumpp In a city full of dynamic exhibition spaces, it is reductive to call one of them the best. But if I made a list of must-see local arts spaces, Channel to Channel would be on top. So it’s sad that painter Kayla Rumpp’s current Channel to Channel exhibit is her last in …

MACHINE HALLUCINATIONS: NATURAL DREAMS! a unique AI data sculpture by @refikanadol on @opensea has reached the price of 300.6942 ETH! $1,210,841.42 We are still amazed by Refik’s outstanding auction result of 1.18 million. USD which proves the enormous potential of digital art in the market. Johann Konig Refik Anadol.Machine Hallucinations – Nature Dreams AI Data …

December 21, 2021 | 4:14 p.m. Students at OU’s Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture created an overhaul of the Oklahoma County Jail from punishment to rehabilitation. Senior architecture student JD Zogg led the 17-student redesign project, named “Rebuild incarceration, to answer the serious overpopulation and conception issues with the Oklahoma County Jail. The team’s …

You should book a ticket to Berlin now. Why? the Renée Green retrospective at KW Institute of Contemporary Art is on. Green is an international treasure, with a dense practice that entangles architecture, field research, writing, sculpture and cinema in an immersive and infinitely rewarding whole. The artist’s multidisciplinary approach addresses and demystifies ideas that …

The late Lebanese artist Etel Adnan once said: “We are used to living in a world of” either or or “, but we are complex beings, multiple beings, diverse beings.” All his life has demonstrated this maxim. Etel Adnan passed away last month, and the Guggenheim Museum remembers with a solo show with the evocative …

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Particle, a company deeply rooted in the worlds of art and technology, launches its platform with a historic marriage of art and technology by dividing Banksy’s 2005 work ‘The’ love is in the air ”in 10,000 particles, and selling the particles as NFT, allowing anyone to own any part of this …

A retrospective covering more than 400 projects by architectural firm MVRDV is among the events featured in the Dezeen Events Guide this month, alongside major design fairs in Miami and Shenzhen. Other events taking place in December include a CPD webinar on Chris Precht’s recently completed Bert Modular Hut and a talk on the art …

John Burke’s abstract metal sculpture attracted endless publicity when it was installed at Wilton Roundabout in Cork in December 1984. The piece – 25 feet tall and eight tons in weight – was commissioned by the local businessmen Clayton Love and Séamus Gallagher to inaugurate the Cork 800 celebrations the following year. Painted a distinctive …

“In the old days, there were songs for everything. Marie Watt, whose solo exhibition “Companion Species (At What Cost)” runs through January 9, 2022, at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clifton, New Jersey, speaks in her studio in Portland, Oregon, with the debris of the making fabric sculptures and installations all around it. She talks …

A LARGE SCALE POOL PAINTING by Hurvin anderson set a new artist record in London. “Audition” (1998) sold for $ 10,138,261 (£ 7,369,000) at Christie’s 20th / 21st Century Evening Sale on October 15. ). The record result is nearly three times higher than Anderson’s previous benchmark set in 2017 and stands as one of …

Bronze sculpture by Henry Moore (British, 1898-1986) titled Mother and Child on Ladderback Rocking Chair (1952), edition 9 +1, 8 ¼ inches high. Estimate $ 400,000 to $ 600,000.Shannon’s Art Auctioneers MILFORD, Connecticut – Shannon’s has assembled an exceptional group of 180 works of art that will be offered at their Fall Art Auction on …

A partially shredded Banksy painting sold for £ 18,582,000 at auction. His work Love Is In The Bin was sold in London by auction house Sotheby’s, which said the fees were a record for the street artist. The painting, originally titled Girl With Balloon, made headlines in 2018 when it partially self-destructed following a previous …

LONDON – During the construction of Zaha Hadid’s first building in Germany in the early 1990s, she commissioned photographer Hélène Binet to take a picture of it. The Vitra fire station in Weil am Rhein was then a forest of steel rebars. “Hélène went out on the site and climbed on cranes and ladders,” recalls …

Art #architecture # gravity #oil painting #paint October 1, 2021 Grace Ebert “Evenfall” (2021), oil on canvas, 28.75 × 23.62 inches. All images are courtesy of Thinkspace Projects, shared with permission Whether depicting a floating group of stairs and balconies or a living space separated by different forces of gravity, a new series of paintings …

The latest news in Black Art presents updates and developments in the world of art and related culture Scale model of Martin Puryear’s permanent commission for the Storm King Art Center. | © Studio Martin Puryear. Photo by SandenWolff Commissions Storm King Art Center commissioned Martin Puryear to create an in situ sculpture for its …