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Art Mar 2, 2010

Benches and Binoculars at Walker Art Center

Walker Art Center reminds that all art was once contemporary in the current installation Benches and Binoculars. The galleries are crowded with masterpieces and oddities from the Walker’s collection, indicative of both past artistic trend… Read more
Architecture Mar 1, 2010

Architecture Now! Museums

Catch up with recent trends in museum architecture through Architecture Now! Museums. 50 projects are highlighted, each representing major figures who have pushed the boundaries of contemporary museum design. Frank Gehry’s Art Gallery of… Read more
Books & Magazines Dec 18, 2009

Italics

The catalog for Italics: Italian Art Between Tradition and Revolution 1968 – 2008 untangles the messy web of tradition and trend that characterizes the last 40 years of Italian art. As one might expect, key players in the story are … Read more
Art Dec 7, 2009

NYT Art Basel Review

As most readers will surely know, Miami hosted Art Basel and its related contemporary art fairs last week. Karen Rosenberg reviewed the event for the New York Times last Friday, noting a more relaxed atmosphere than previous years (to be… Read more
Art Nov 25, 2009

Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger, whose influence finds clear evidence in the world of contemporary art, is currently subject of an exhibition at Sprueth Margers, London. Her work incorporates image and block text, critiquing media by subverting the… Read more
Art Feb 26, 2009

Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art

This winter, an exhibition of works from the foremost collection of contemporary Chinese art comes to the Peabody Essex Museum February 21 through May 17, 2009. PEM is the exclusive East Coast venue for Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art… Read more
Art Feb 12, 2009

Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Tonight, Phillips de Pury & Company hosts a sale of contemporary art at their London location. It is a relatively small auction, 50 odd lots, with work from Jeff Koons, Ron Arad, Keith Haring and others. Above is Banksy’s Happy … Read more
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