1. Alle Posts mit dem Tag "female artists"

  2. The Anatomy of White

    The National Academy has a lot going on lately! In addition to Women’s Work and other shows, White: The Anatomy of a Color just opened.

    "This dramatic exhibition explores the infinite properties of the color white, presented in various ways and different media," featuring works by Dorothea Rockburne, and many other notable Academicians.

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  3. Grande Dame, Mary Cassatt

    In honor of her inclusion in the Women’s Work exhibition at the national Museum, today we’re remembering Mary Cassatt (American, born May 22, 1844—died June 14, 1926).

    One of the three grandes dames of Impressionism—according to influential art critic Gustave Geffroy—Cassett was a pioneer in the art world, as well as a powerful fighter in the women’s suffrage movement.

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  4. Women’s Work at National Academy

    A major exhibition, comprised of five shows centered around female artists, opens today at the National Academy Museum. Women’s Work features Modern and Contemporary paintings, sculptures, and more by Mary Cassett, Nancy Grossman, Elizabeth Catlett, and many others, through August 26.

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  5. Yayoi Kusama & Louis Vuitton

    Louis Vuitton is collaborating with avant garde artist Yayoi Kusama! The collection of clothes and accessories, graced with Kasuma’s artistic touch, will be launched on July 10. 

    The debut of the collaboration coincides with the opening of Yayoi Kusama’s exhibition at the Whitney Museum, July 12. 

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  6. Liza Lou At White Cube

    For the past six years, Liza Lou has maintained a studio in Durban, South Africa, where she works with Zulu artisans whose families have worked with beads for generations.

    If you’re in London, don’t miss her stunning exhibition at White Cube, which closes this Friday, May 26!

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  7. Color Show Closing in Boston

    Figuring Color, featuring approximately 65 paintings, sculptures, and design works “which employ color and form to represent a metaphorical body,” closes this weekend at ICA Boston.

    Featured artists include Kathy Butterly, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Roy McMakin, and Sue Williams.

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  8. Women Sculptors of the National Academy

    A new exhibition just opened at the National Academy in New York: 20 works that reflect the evolution of American sculpture between the late 19th and 20th centuries, and celebrate the special achievements and contributions of female artists to the medium. The works vary in subject from classical allegory to politically charged, such as Nancy Grossman’s Gunhead, and from the ethnic references to the sexually infused works.

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  9. Olowsk’s Alphabet

    Polish artist Paulina Olowska presents Alphabet (2005/2012) at the MoMA, May 1, 2012.

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  10. Parnes’ County Down

    Trailer for Laura Parnes’ County Down, her feature-length rotoscoped film about teens peddling a hallucinogenic drug called Quix, now screening at LAXART in Culver City, LA.

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  11. Stern’s Photo Abstractions

    Lynn Stern’s photographs at Peter Findlay Gallery are all but pure abstractions, the grand climax of more than a century of experimentation.

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  12. Kahlo as Muse

    Frida Kahlo’s self-portraits are rightly celebrated, but she was a muse to more than just herself. These three 1939 portraits of Kahlo by Nickolas Muray are are only available for a limited time.

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  13. Lalla Essaydi’s Revisions

    Revisions, Lalla Essaydi's gorgeous new exhibition at Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, opens today!

    Essaydi’s work draws on Arabic calligraphy, and pushes the boundaries of Arab, Muslim, African, and perceptions of women’s identities.

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  14. Party for Kilimnik’s New Show at the Met

    The art world elite pre-gamed for the Metropolitan Museum of Art gala for Karen Kilimnik's new show with a mid-day celebration at billionaire art collector Peter Brant's estate in Greenwich, and we've got 21 party pictures to prove it.

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  15. Abramović’s Performance Art Center

    “I feel like I could become a brand, like Coca-Cola, or Levis for jeans. My names is now about performing art.”

    Controversial artist Marina Abramović is raising $15 million to build a 23,000-square-foot performance art center in New York, designed by OMA.

    She hopes to begin construction by the end of the year in an abandoned theatre in Hudson; the space will feature auditoriums for long-term performances, and specially-designed reclining massage chairs for attendees to sleep in.

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  16. Political Performance: The Digital Face

    New York-based artist Liz Magic Laser brought her political performance The Digital Face to the McKittrick Hotel, as part of Oh, you mean cellophane and all that crap, the Calder Foundation’s 12-hour-long fete. 


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