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American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation - Washington City Paper (blog)

American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation - Washington City Paper (blog) | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Washington City Paper (blog) American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation Washington City Paper (blog) artsgrazer-renwick-CREDIT-joshua-yetman Capping off its fundraising goal for a $30 million renovation, the...
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THE NAKED LIFE - “How little abstraction can art tolerate?” (2015)

Swiss performance artist Milo Moire visits a German museum.

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François Boutard's curator insight, April 7, 4:38 AM

La confrontation entre l'art et le réel est parfois surprenante, pour le reste Milo Noire nous a déjà habitué à ses performances "naked".

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Museum to feature Chinese dissident artist’s ‘Animal Heads’ - News Columns | WyoFile

Museum to feature Chinese dissident artist’s ‘Animal Heads’ - News Columns | WyoFile | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads sculpture exhibit will be featured at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson.
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One of the greatest metaphysical painters gets a surreal videogame tribute

One of the greatest metaphysical painters gets a surreal videogame tribute | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Behind the sunlit arches of amber stone and their elongated shadows, behind the marble busts poised lonesome in the air, behind the ivy-crept porticos sitting empty with umbra, there lies a self-portrait of the Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico.
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Alex Salmond to feature in Kelvingrove heads exhibit

Alex Salmond to feature in Kelvingrove heads exhibit | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond is to be honoured by Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum - in its ‘floating heads’ exhibition.
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Picasso painting tipped for record sale unveiled in Hong Kong

Picasso painting tipped for record sale unveiled in Hong Kong | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
HONG KONG (AFP) - Picasso masterpiece Les Femmes d'Alger went on show for the first time in Hong Kong on Wednesday ahead of an auction where it is tipped to smash the world record price for a painting.
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Deutsche Börse 2015: Russian photographer Nikolai Bakharev and his portraits of bathing Soviets

Deutsche Börse 2015: Russian photographer Nikolai Bakharev and his portraits of bathing Soviets | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
A series of semi-posed, semi-nude portraits of Russians at play, taken in the 1980-90s by a Soviet photographer in his downtime, have been nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.
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Ingrid Schaffner named curator of 57th Carnegie International

Ingrid Schaffner named curator of 57th Carnegie International | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Auction Central News is the worldwide leader in auction and collecting news, updated daily from all major sources in the industry.
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Ukraine Museum Unearths Sophisticated Art Scene Suppressed by Soviet Regime | Artinfo

Ukraine Museum Unearths Sophisticated Art Scene Suppressed by Soviet Regime | Artinfo | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
A generation of Ukrainian artists was eviscerated under Soviet rule, and an exhibition at the National Art Museum of Ukraine revisits this brutal legacy.
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Eye on the Market: Sotheby's, Christie's, and Phillips Plan Photography Sales | Artinfo

Eye on the Market: Sotheby's, Christie's, and Phillips Plan Photography Sales | Artinfo | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
On March 31, Sotheby’s and Christie’s offer an array of classic and contemporary works in the category.
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Marc Chagall and the City of Vitebsk

Marc Chagall and the City of Vitebsk | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Marc Chagall was born to a Hasidic Jewish family in Vitebsk, a city in what is now Belarus near the border with Russia. The folklore and culture of Vitebsk profoundly affected his artistic career.
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step in stone Sculpture Design Competition 2015

step in stone Sculpture Design Competition 2015 | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Deadline: Monday 18 May, 5.30pm. A sculpture design competition, offering young budding designers the opportunity to design and develop an original sculpture to exhibit as part of the step in stone art Trail.
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From the Roden Crater to Business: Where Do Artists Often Stumble?

From the Roden Crater to Business: Where Do Artists Often Stumble? | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
The following post is part of a series of interviews with influencers in the contemporary art world.Crista Cloutier is a working contemporary artist and entrepreneur.
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UQ Art History graduate opens his own commercial gallery - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - The University of Queensland, Australia

UQ Art History graduate opens his own commercial gallery - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - The University of Queensland, Australia | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
RT @HASSUQ: #UQ grad opens commercial art gallery in Melbourne @uqalumni @ntgmelbourne @UQ_News http://t.co/tkCCFthsyU http://t.co/1aQc1ogW…
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Herzog & de Meuron exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Herzog & de Meuron exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Herzog & de Meuron exhibits its famous building designs inside one of its newest projects: the Vancouver Art Gallery
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Is This Project Guerrilla Street Art or Vandalism? - Slate Magazine (blog)

Is This Project Guerrilla Street Art or Vandalism? - Slate Magazine (blog) | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
French artist Julien de Casabianca was visiting the Louvre when an otherwise unremarkable portrait caught his eye. “I saw a young woman in an abandoned painting in the corner, she was bored,” Casabianca told me in an email written in French.
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Celebrate Dan Flavin's Birthday With 5 Fluorescent works - artnet News

Celebrate Dan Flavin's Birthday With 5 Fluorescent works - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
In celebration of Dan Flavin's birthday, discover some of the artist's most inspired installations.
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Why Does Everyone Have to Have Their Own Four Walls?

Why Does Everyone Have to Have Their Own Four Walls? | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Why Does Everyone Have to Have Their Own Four Walls? A New Wave of Seattle Art Galleries Fights to Survive
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Drake to curate music for Sotheby's art show

Drake to curate music for Sotheby's art show | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
He's creating the soundtrack for an exhibition of black artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat and Kara Walker
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Palm Springs Art Museum opens 20th century art exhibition

Palm Springs Art Museum opens 20th century art exhibition | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Some of the most impressive works from the PS Art Museum's permanent collection on display
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Datebook: '80s L.A., women photographers, Inglewood's architectural stage

Datebook: '80s L.A., women photographers, Inglewood's architectural stage | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
The L.A. photographs of Robert Rauschenberg, images by female photographers and a benefit exhibition that pays tribute to filmmaker Isaac Julien. Plus, Los Angeles graffiti artists and a talk about the evolving streetscape of American cities. Here are six things to do in Los Angeles and beyond this week:
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Sonic Highways: Scott Benzel and the "Manifest Destiny Billboard Project" | Artinfo

Sonic Highways: Scott Benzel and the "Manifest Destiny Billboard Project" | Artinfo | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Scott Benzel discusses his inspirations, relationship with Mike Kelley, and how he conceptualizes his work.
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Highlights From Art Dubai 2015 | Artinfo

Highlights From Art Dubai 2015 | Artinfo | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
If Art Dubai 2015 opened on a weaker note than last year’s fair — commercially speaking — the event itself wasn’t to blame. The opening night crowd was noticeably smaller than in previous years, what
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Street artists transform blank walls into superhero playground - The Canberra Times

Street artists transform blank walls into superhero playground - The Canberra Times | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
With spray paint fumes and hip-hop beats wafting around the CBD it was hard to miss Tocumwal Lane on Sunday.
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Pop goes the art market

Pop goes the art market | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Prices have inflated to record levels—but that may not be good news for Sotheby’s and Christie’s.
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Artist's body painting transforms five people into a tropical frog

Artist's body painting transforms five people into a tropical frog | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
On first inspection, this picture looks like the a tropical frog sitting on top of a leaf in a far-flung rainforest. However it is actually an incredible illusion by Italian body painter Johannes Stoetter.
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