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Puddle, Pothole, Portal at SculptureCenter
Originally founded in 1928 as The Clay Club by sculptor Dorothea Denslow, SculptureCenter has had many locations and iterations and made an undeniable impact on the NYC arts community—both established and emerging. Back in 2001, the organization...
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Doug Aitken: Still Life
The white walls of Doug Aitken’s new show "Still Life" at LA's Regen Projects appear to have been ravaged by an earthquake or some other natural disaster. The multimedia artist created his sculptural works with vivid photographs, LED lights, gleaming...
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Grant Nimmo: Dreams That I've Thrown Down the Hall
With his latest Australian exhibition "Dreams That I've Thrown Down the Hall," Melbourne-based artist Grant Nimmo delivers vibrant mixed media works that offer a brief commentary on what he finds to be the frustrating state of contemporary art. Balanced...
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That Obscure Object of Desire
It all begins with Luis Buñuel. The Spanish filmmaker's 1977 masterpiece not only lends its name to a new group exhibition opening at NYC's Luxembourg & Dayan gallery, but also the inspiration behind unifying disparate artists with a universal subject...
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Culture Lab Detroit
Detroit has more than the makings of a contemporary cultural capital; the city holds a rich history as a pioneer in music and industrial innovation. But there's no shortage of current programs that continue to encourage artists to foster, evolve...
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Satta + Stevie Gee: Be Love Now
London's Brixton neighborhood is fast becoming a bastion of creativity and artisan craftwork south of the river. Leading the charge is Joe Lauder of Satta, a woodworker and artist specializing in handmade skate decks that call to mind the early days...
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Tokyo Graphic Passport 2014
Housed across three galleries—two in DUMBO, Brooklyn and one in Manhattan's Lower East Side—bilingual Japanese arts publication +81 presents "Tokyo Graphic Passport," a traveling exhibition of Japanese posters and more from many famed makers and...
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Dan Gluibizzi: Between Friends
Sex, bongs and the internet—these are the motifs explored in the watercolors of Portland-via-New York artist and Tumblr addict Dan Gluibizzi (pronounced "glue-busy"). Opening tomorrow, 1 March 2014, at LA's Kopeikin Gallery, Gluibizzi's solo exhibition...
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Eleanor Hubbard: Just One Look
Opening this Saturday, 1 February 2014, at NYC's Walter Wickiser Gallery artist Eleanor Hubbard will be showcasing bright, beautiful works—with one of the main inspirations behind the pieces being the adoption of a homeless ox. The show, "Just One...
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Sundance 2014: SPACE and 1MSQFT
Amid the clattering bustle of a small resort town packed street-to-screen with the film industry, two art galleries are providing a different option for the artistic influx that temporarily inhabits Park City, Utah. This year at Sundance, pop-ups...
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Adam Green: Hot Chicks
In a vibrant, mesmerizing match of childlike wonder and moderate perversion, musician and artist Adam Green's latest show at NYC's The Hole gallery features the exploratory wit for which Green has become known. Through "Hot Chicks" (running through...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Glass
Of all the materials put to use and on display during Miami's art extravaganza, we saw several shimmering, shiny—but also innovative—works utilizing glass. Fragile, see-through and with the ability to morph light and color, it's as multidimensional...
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Barry Underwood's Luminescent Landscapes
In conjunction with an installation by Sarah Kabot, Johansson Projects in Oakland, CA is presenting new work by photographer Barry Underwood. The exhibition, called "Trace Artifice," shows the artist at work again creating otherworldly light installations...
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Walls by Miranda Donovan
With her first show "Lost World of Innocence" (2008) selling out before she even arrived for the private view and several pieces from the second show, "The Home Unleashed" (2011), bought up by British art collector of the moment Frank Cohen, Miranda...
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Barnaby Barford's Seven Deadly Sins
by Sabine Zetteler Never one to shy away from making a bold statement, ceramics artist Barnaby Barford's new exhibition "The Seven Deadly Sins"—currently showing at London's David Gill Gallery—addresses biblical maladies in a tellingly...
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Endbahnhof by Kate Seabrook
by Jason Kenny In 2011 Melbourne photographer Kate Seabrook moved back to Berlin looking for a new project. She found her muse in the 173 stations of the city's underground subway system, the U-Bahn. Aptly titling the series "Endbahnhof"—...
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Shark Toof
by Vivianne Lapointe LA-based artist Shark Toof has made quite a name for himself for his dangerously bold depictions of the world's most popular and misunderstood apex predator on street corners across the US. When asked about the genesis of his...
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Jenn Porreca: Love In Absentia
In painter Jenn Porreca's alluring and romantic world, women wear glamorous gowns, flowers and feathers in their hair and dramatic makeup. The sounds of a jazz band, stringed instruments or classic movie scores feel like they practically leap from...
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Something Wicked This Way Comes
by Vivianne Lapointe Something Wicked This Way Comes, a group exhibition curated by Stephanie Chefas, offers a glimpse of what's going on in the wicked minds of ten of today's most innovative and powerful contemporary artists: Annie Owens, Christian...
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POW WOW Hawaii
by Vivianne Lapointe A grouping of islands smack dab in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii is one of the most isolated places on earth. Over many generations, Hawaii has become a melting pot of cultures home to a vibrant alliance of artists...
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The Sigman Gift and German Expressionism
Last night saw two compelling openings at NYC's Neue Galerie, a museum dedicated to German and Austrian art and design from the early 20 century. Highlights from collector Harry C. Sigman's recent gift to Neue—which total more than 100 works...
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Misunderstanding
Currently installed at Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the aptly titled "Misunderstanding" is an exhibition featuring the astonishing work of Frank Selby. The drawings on paper show scenes...
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Amanda Browder
When looking at one of Amanda Browder's colorful installations or plush creations, one can't help but smile. Working from often recycled materials and fabrics, the Brooklyn-based artist creates her patchwork world of sculptures and objects including...
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Reach Ruin
Working with crushed glass, recycled ceramics, molded sand and the resin for which he is most known, multidisciplinary artist Daniel Arsham expanded upon his preferred material to create "Reach Ruin," a beautifully resonating solo exhibition currently...
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