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Art news, work and views online this week curated by OPENINGS (@openingsny #openingsny) BLOG: http://openingsny.tumblr.com/ NEXT EXHIBITION: http://openingsny.splashthat.com/
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The Hole: An Existential Meditation in Simple Scandinavian Illustrations and Die-Cut Magic

The Hole: An Existential Meditation in Simple Scandinavian Illustrations and Die-Cut Magic | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
"Hello, I've discovered a hole in my apartment… It moves… If you could come take a look… Bring it down, you say? What? Hello?!"

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn 2013 sales: What will go under the hammer?

What will Sotheby’s Hong Kong offer in the upcoming Autumn sale series?
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How Marshall Berman reclaimed modernity for Marxists | Owen Hatherley

How Marshall Berman reclaimed modernity for Marxists | Owen Hatherley | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
The Bronx-born writer who died last week saw the danger of leaving decisions about public spaces to the technocrats There are many people who think they've dismissed any criticism of capitalism if they find that the person doing the criticism owns...
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Power Dealer Tim Blum on Opening Shop in the Crowded New York Market

Power Dealer Tim Blum on Opening Shop in the Crowded New York Market | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Power Dealer Tim Blum on Opening Shop in the Crowded New York MarketLos Angeles-based gallery Blum and Poe is set to open shop in New York — but it won’t just be another “big box situation,” according to Tim Blum.
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Fall public programs

Fall public programs | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Alongside five new temporary exhibitions this fall, The Jewish Museum is presenting a variety of daytime and evening programs, beginning with the symposium “Who is Jack Goldstein?” on September 22 and including gallery...
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Art Talk: Mike Brown

Mike Brown is a tattoo artist who, if you know your history, always comes up when people talk about those who pioneered tattooing in the late 1970s. He worke...
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Food with a story to tell

Food with a story to tell | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Stories have always been shared over a good meal, but now chefs and artists are using the food itself to spin yarns, from ancient myths to family memories It is the final balmy evening of summer and the streets of Southwark in London, where city...
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These Are Heady Times for Glass Blowers' High Art - Wall Street Journal

These Are Heady Times for Glass Blowers' High Art - Wall Street Journal | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
These Are Heady Times for Glass Blowers' High Art Wall Street Journal Like many devoted artists, Luken Sheafe has spent years perfecting his craft, shaping rods of multicolored glass into intricate mythological creatures that sell for thousands of...
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New York and San Francisco in the blink of an eye: Photographer captures stunning pictures of city life through Google Glass

New York and San Francisco in the blink of an eye: Photographer captures stunning pictures of city life through Google Glass | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Richard Koci Hernandez, a California photographer and media professor, creates atmospheric city photography using Google Glass (Photographer Richard Koci Hernandez captures pictures of city life through ...
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Two Pioneers of Arab Abstraction, Side by Side

Two Pioneers of Arab Abstraction, Side by Side | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Ibrahim El-Salahi, “Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams 1″ (1962-3) (© Ibrahim El-Salahi)LONDON — In a time of acute upheaval, there is something comforting about the concurrent retrospectives currently on view at the Tate Modern for two seminal Arab...
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Art from the Philippines showcases global influences anchored in Manila

Art from the Philippines showcases global influences anchored in Manila | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Manila Vice exhibition in Sète explores work of 23 Filipino artists while Manuel Ocampo takes centre stage in Montpellier
In the catalogue to his show, Romeo Lee, born in 1956, describes himself as "the first Filipino punk".
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Aesthetic Consumerism and the Violence of Photography: What Susan Sontag Teaches Us about Visual Culture and the Social Web

Aesthetic Consumerism and the Violence of Photography: What Susan Sontag Teaches Us about Visual Culture and the Social Web | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
"Needing to have reality confirmed and experience enhanced by photographs is an aesthetic consumerism to which everyone is now addicted."
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Art Rx: Art Events in the City this Week by @Hyperallergic

Art Rx: Art Events in the City this Week by @Hyperallergic | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Hassla’s table at the New York Art Book Fair 2012 (via nyartbookfair.com)The fall art season is in full swing in New York, and we can barely keep up.
OPENINGS's insight:

We're on the list for our #openingsny Opening Reception. : )

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The Creators Project: Human Harp Makes Sounds Using NYC Bridges

The Creators Project: Human Harp Makes Sounds Using NYC Bridges | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Sound artist creates sculptural instruments that attached to the human body and make noise through movement.
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Why You Should Go To Governors Island Art Fair

Why You Should Go To Governors Island Art Fair | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Governor’s Island Art Fair (GIAF) isn’t your typical fair. At GIAF, there are no identical dry-walled booths or uniform foam core placards. There are no stranded-looking gallery girls and boys chec...
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Australia at the Royal Academy: Ned Kelly to the rescue

Australia at the Royal Academy: Ned Kelly to the rescue | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
The RA's new show is strong on Aboriginal art and full of classics – but loses its way in modern times
The guy on the motorbike cruises down the blacktop into the red landscape, his arms outstretched.
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The ‘Village Underground Wall’ presented by Street Art London

The ‘Village Underground Wall’ presented by Street Art London | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
        Statement Street art is the biggest artistic movement of the 21st Century, London is a pre-eminent city within this movement and the Village Underground Wall itself is at the epicentre of London’s street art milieu.
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Manhattan Has a Gas Station That's Also an Art Gallery - The Atlantic Cities

Manhattan Has a Gas Station That's Also an Art Gallery - The Atlantic Cities | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Cities
Manhattan Has a Gas Station That's Also an Art Gallery
The Atlantic Cities
"Internationally acclaimed art" and "fill-up station" don't often fit together in the same sentence.
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The best examples of street art in 2012 (48 pictures)

The best examples of street art in 2012 (48 pictures) | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Some of the most amazing examples of street art. A huge amount and variety of these works certainly confirms the fact that the street may be the best ...
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Interview with an Art Director: Sue Murphy of Ogilvy & Mather

Interview with an Art Director: Sue Murphy of Ogilvy & Mather | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
I can’t remember how I first met Designer and Art Director Sue Murphy but it was some time ago; and every now and then I check back on her work to see what she’s up to and find her in a different c...
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100 days of Eugene Tan: Singapore’s National Art Gallery Director on his first 3 months

100 days of Eugene Tan: Singapore’s National Art Gallery Director on his first 3 months | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Singapore’s National Art Gallery is set to hold the largest collection of Singaporean and Southeast Asian art anywhere in the world, and Director Eugene Tan is the man in charge of making that happen.
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The First-Ever Digital Art Auction at Phillips Wants Your Submissions - ANIMAL

The First-Ever Digital Art Auction at Phillips Wants Your Submissions - ANIMAL | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
Lindsay Howard, who curated the F.A.T. Lab's epic five year retrospective at Eyebeam and organized the 48-hour #GodsMode art hack day at 319 Scholes in Bro
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UK Dealer Dishes on Hockney, Scotland Yard's "Black Museum," and More

UK Dealer Dishes on Hockney, Scotland Yard's "Black Museum," and More | This Week in Art by OPENINGS | Scoop.it
UK Dealer Dishes on Hockney, Scotland Yard's "Black Museum," and MorePublished: September 3, 2013– Dealer John Kasmin Dishes About David Hockney: British art dealer John Kasmin, who discovered David Hockney in the early 60s, got very candid in an...
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