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Inside Nashville's Sherrick and Paul Gallery
Nashville, Tennessee truly embraces its place as the heart of the country music industry, and doesn't take its reputation as Music City lightly. Art dealer Susan Sherrick—after working at some of the most influential galleries in the world—tells...
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Wayne Chisnall: Dreams of Being Batman
Newly minted London exhibition space The Vaults Gallery is located deep in the underground tunnels below the gigantic Waterloo Station. To enter, pass the skateboarders and street artists tagging the walls of Leake Street, also known as The Tunnel...
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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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Venice in a Bottle
Venice, Italy is a truly iconic city and, even though it's a multi-faceted place, it's oftentimes portrayed as a little stereotyped or clichéd—all gondolas and glass. In an effort to show the city's ever-evolving identity and culture, a group of...
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Aviva Neuman of Brooklyn's Simon/Neuman² Gallery
by Laila Gohar When Swedish curator Aviva Neuman decided to open a contemporary art photo gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, she did not have to look far for inspiration; for Neuman, art has always been a family affair. The 25-year-old was raised...
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City Guides: Detroit
Since overhauling our City Guides last fall, we've had many an opportunity to make our way back to Detroit and delve further into one of the most culturally rich cities in the country. While there, various team members found that the ever-expanding...
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The N'Namdi Center For Contemporary Art
Helmed and founded by George N'Namdi (a longtime art dealer and gallery owner), the N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art is guaranteed to wow. An exhibition space with continuously changing showcases, the venue also houses events, performance art, experiential...
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Lee Bul
Acclaimed international artist Lee Bul currently has a show at NYC's Lehmann Maupin, bringing together futuristic works that are at once massive and meditative. Dealing mainly with what Lee calls our "disappointment about modern life," the show...
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Joris Laarman Lab: Bits and Crafts
There's a downpour falling in Chelsea—Manhattan's west side neighborhood where galleries outnumber bodegas—a ceaseless opening of the skies, the kind that New Yorkers refuse to adapt to. Outside the Friedman Benda gallery, Amsterdam-based Joris Laarman...
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Avec Motifs Apparents: Terracotta Daughters
Centquatre (aka 104) is one of Paris' newly opened and exciting art centers. Along with Gaité Lyrique, this new generation of venues are no longer just art galleries, but spaces that are more easily accessible to visitors, and in which creativity...
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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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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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The Postcard is a Public Work of Art
No matter where you go in the world, you will, no doubt, have the opportunity to pick up a postcard to commemorate the place and time. Taking the novel piece of rectangle card and transforming it into a canvas with near infinite potential, 60 Britain...
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Stan Douglas: Luanda-Kinshasa
by Charlotte Anderson The recording studio on East 30th Street in Manhattan was once holy ground. Carved out of the abandoned remains of an old Armenian Church, it was a place where musicians shared in a mutual, perhaps now lost, struggle—to record...
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Plus Gallery
Denver's Golden Triangle neighborhood is home to major cultural institutions such as the Denver Art Museum and the Clyfford Still Museum, but just north on Broadway is Plus Gallery, founded by Ivar and Karen Zeile in 2001. Plus Gallery has become an...
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The Heidelberg Project
Artist Tyree Guyton started the Heidelberg Project 27 years ago as a necessary response to the decay of his childhood neighborhood in the notoriously dangerous East Side of Detroit. Slowly, the vacant houses on the block were transformed into colorful...
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Ladyshark Week
"Sharknado" may be the most recent example of America's infatuation with the deep sea predator, but the Discovery Channel's annual celebratory tribute—a phenomenon known as Shark Week—has actually been hitting airwaves since 1987. And now, in the...
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Interview: Photographer Stephen Iles
by Carol Huston "Photography is an experiment, but it's the results that count." Art rhetoric is no stranger to Stephen Iles, who divides his time between London and Manchester. A music promoter during Manchester's media-crazed years, Iles (who...