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November 21, 2015

“‘Fast Forward’ reveals a complex subject crying out for attention by outlining how the Neo-Expressionists and their ’80s cohort broke painting wide open. Their legacy is a sense of freedom and possibility that infuses the medium to this day.”  —Roberta Smith on our new exhibition focusing on 1980s painting form the collection. Read more in The New York Times. [Left, Kathe Burkhart’s painting “Prick: From the Liz Taylor Series (Suddenly Last Summer),” from 1987, reprises a movie scene with Eliza...

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#fast_forward, #1980s_painting, #painting, #1980s, #art, #american_art, #neo_expressionism, #contemporary_art, #whitney_collection, #whitney_museum, #whitney_museum_of_ame

February 4, 2015 yama-bato2:By yama-bato
February 7, 2012 GEORGE SNYDER
February 9, 2015 by id_magazine
January 25, 2016

When the museum is also a place for play…  While a few spaces remain empty in our new building, SFMOMA Director Neal Benezra’s learning to paint the corners in preparation for Sunday’s Giants vs. Dodgers game. Watch for Neal throwing the first pitch and LET’S GO GIANTS!

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#mlbopeningday, #art_of_baseball

FEATURED ARTIST: Shinji Turner-Yamamoto The Global Tree Project explores a poetic reunion with nature, making visible bonds and similarities between plant life and humanity, emphasizing ecological wisdom and the interconnectedness of all life. They illuminate our mutual destiny and the precarious beauty of this relationship. A monograph Shinji Turner-Yamamoto: Global Tree Projectwas published by DAMIANI, fall 2012, and documents 11 projects realized in a ruined folly on a cliff overlooking the C...

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#sculpturecenter, #globaltreeproject, #art, #mongolia_360, #shinji_turner_yamamoto, #2014

artnet: Lucian Freud Lucian Freud is undeniably one of the greatest figurative painters of his time. The sitter for this classic Freud etching was the artist’s favorite model - Leigh Bowery. Bowery (1961-1994) was an Australian performance artist based in London who posed for the artist over a period of four years. Freud’s attraction to Bowery is obvious, for the sheer size and unique look of the sitter, his physical presence a wonderful exotic body to interpret. This work has been in a private...

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Gundula Blumi’s photos exploring long exposure, double takes and a radical approach to the printing process.

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#juxtapoz_magazine, #art, #photographs, #photography, #light

PHOTO COLORIZATION BY SANNA DULLAWAY FOR TIME/ORIGINAL IMAGE: GETTY IMAGES These Colorized Photos Show a Century’s Evolution of Indy 500 RacingThe first Indy 500 was held on May 30, 1911

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#colorization, #sanna_dullaway, #indy500, #racing

Akio Hirata’s exhibition features more than 4,000 white hats suspended from invisible threads by Japanese designers Nendo.

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#art, #installation, #design

October 4, 2015 Chad Wys
October 31, 2016 nick sheehy
December 8, 2012 jesuisperdu: wim wenders

In our newest podcast episode, we traveled to Cairo to see one among a new wave of exhibitions that are reintroducing Egyptian modern art to a wider audience. We talked to Fateen Mostafa Kanafani of Art Talk gallery in Cairo, Sharjah Art Foundation Director Hoor Al Qasimi, and Metropolitan Museum curator Clare Davies about the history of modern art in Egypt, the factors that contributed to this flowering, and the inclusion of non-Western modernism in Western museums.Tune in via link in our bio....

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#egyptian_art, #hyperallergic_podcast, #podcast, #sharjah_art_foundation, #clare_davies, #fateen_mostafa_kanafani, #ramsis_yunan, #hamed_nada, #george_henein, #contempora

socialclaustrophobia: Max Bill (Swiss, 1908 –1994), Zerstrahlung von Orange [annihilation of orange], 1972. Oil on canvas, 62 × 62 cm. via

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thunderstruck9:Antoni Tàpies (Catalan/Spanish, 1923-2012), Cor sobre fletxa [Heart on Arrow], 1983. Oil on firm Guarro wove paper, 64 × 50 cm.

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February 12, 2015 by caitoppermann

“I shot this last summer in my own hometown of #Bristol,” photographer Esther May Campbell (@esthermaycampbell) tells us. “I had watched these pigs be born and grow into teenage pigs. It became part of a photo show and book called ‘Water Salad On Monday,’ an on-site, immersive exhibition of cinematic black and white photographs that tenderly picked their way through the Elm Tree Farm, a working farm staffed by adults with learning disabilities and their carers. The...

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An over-5,000-year-old linen dress was recently confirmed as the world’s oldest woven garment. The Tarkhan Dress, named for the Tarkhan cemetery south of Cairo in Egypt where it was excavated, had a long road to its title, from its use as clothing and then a shroud, and later being lost amidst a grimy bundle of overlooked textile.A 5,000-Year-Old Linen Dress Is the World’s Oldest Woven Garment

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#petrie_museum_of_egyptian_archaeology, #university_college_london, #egypt, #clothing, #archaeology, #ancient_egypt

itscolossal: Faig Ahmed Creates Glitched-Out Contemporary Rugs from Traditional Azerbaijani Textiles

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#art, #textile

June 25, 2012 ROBERT HUDSON
August 7, 2017

“German architecture firm Bruno Fioretti Marquez has completed a grand redesign of the House Gropius. The original House Gropius, designed by renowned Bauhaus architect Walter Gropius, was revolutionary for its time. The simple, geometric forms, large windows, and minimal decor were new architectural features that were thought to define modern living. In 1945, the bombings of WWII destroyed Walter Gropius’s modern masterpiece. After the war, the only part of the home that remained was the baseme...

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#art, #architecture, #design, #interiors, #bauhaus, #walter_gropius, #bruno_fioretti_marquez, #usa

April 15, 2015 by danielpshea

cavinmorrisgallery: Yuko KimuraSample book III, 2015Etching, indigo dye, persimmon dye on handmade paper (abaca, cotton, kozo) and old bookpages6 x 4.75 x .25 inches15.2 x 12.1 x .6 cmYuK 37 http://www.cavinmorris.com http://yukokimura.com/     more

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#yuko_kimura, #art

December 7, 2016 moroldo:A single unit