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Hello Nature
Best known for his photographs of his beloved Weimaraners, William Wegman is an American artist with a talent for the unexpected. The recent release of his book "Hello Nature" coincides with an exhibition at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, both serving...
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Starnet Works
In their first visit to the United States, Japan's famed Starnet artisans fill Heath Ceramics in Los Angeles with a gallery of handcrafted designs. Curated by Shin Nakahara of Playmountain and Heath's Adam Silverman, the Starnet Works summer shop...
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Cy Twombly & The School of Fontainebleau
It's hard to imagine that Cy Twombly, with his canvases composed of angry scratch marks and messy swathes of paint, would have been influenced by 16th-century French painting. But the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin's leading modern art museum, proposes...
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Teeny Tiny Woman
LA-based artist Amanda Ross-Ho creates works that feel a little bit like a good trip. The myriad ways in which she explores space and scale often seem to delude the eye, making it hard to distinguish where the work begins and where it ends. Cut-out...
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Bauhaus: Art as Life
Beginning tomorrow, London's Barbican Art Gallery will kick off a several-month-long Bauhaus-themed exhibit—the UK's largest in four decades—in Bauhaus: Art as Life. The 400-piece show will cover a wide swathe of topics, from art (paintings...
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Transmission LA: AV Club
by Naheed Simjee A resurrected rapper by way of a hologram wasn't the only technological breakthrough that had people talking last week. Returnees from Coachella Part I flocked downtown on Thursday night for the opening of Transmission LA: AV Club...
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Marni Chairs and L'arte del Ritratto
Unveiled in a flurry of buzz at the 2012 Salone del Mobile, Marni has created a collection of 100 colorful wicker chairs made by ex-convicts in Colombia re-assimilating into social and professional life. The chairs are constructed from metal frames...
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Gabriel Dawe
Growing up as a boy in Mexico, Gabriel Dawe was forbidden to explore the artistic elements of textiles and embroidery, an area thought to be reserved for women. Nevertheless, the color and intensity of Mexican culture began to appear in his artwork...
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Secret Art Show
Keren Richter—who last year had us reading Space is the Place, a psychedelic art zine inspired by the eponymous film by Sun Ra—has teamed up with designer Nanse Kawashima to present "Secret", an art exhibition dedicated to the many faces...
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Pavilions
The new show by Dan Graham at the Lisson Gallery in London is at once predictable and unexpected. Those who have known and loved the interactive experience of Graham's Pavilions for the last several decades will recognize his stamp, yet somehow...
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Metamorphabets
Viktor Koen takes pictures of renaissance rapiers in museum corridors. He hordes images of salmon steaks, microscopes, beheaded dolls and nautilus shells. From the thousands of archived shots, the Greek typographical artist composes unique alphabets...
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Manhattan Born
Bemodern, otherwise known as Paul Darragh, grew up in a tiny farming community in New Zealand before moving to Melbourne, Australia, where he lived for the next four years. It was there that he first caught our attention and, not long after that...
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Alpha Wave
Opening tomorrow at Duve Berlin, an exhibition of new work by Evan Gruzis explores the interstices of waking and dreaming life. "Alpha Wave" derives its aesthetic from the afterimage effect—the "burning" of an image on ones vision after the...
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Then Darkness Fell
Artist Scott Hunt turns flea market photographs into modern-day allegories. In his new series of charcoal drawings currently on view at Schroeder, Romero and Shredder Gallery in New York, Hunt presents images that are enigmatic, humorous and occasionally...
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100 Headless Women
To say that nudity is trending is nothing new. The statement has certainly rung true for the last 60,000 years, or at least since we began walking upright and admiring each other's progressively less hairy bodies. Appreciation of the naked form...
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Anyone and No One
Currently at the Paul Kasmin Gallery, "Anyone and No One" is an exhibition that tests the limits of scale and complexity. The three pieces that compose the show are situated in both of Paul Kasmin's two Chelsea locations—a first for the gallery...
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I Feel Lucky
Debuting a series of self portraits at NYC's Clamp Gallery today, Frank Yamrus returns from a photographic hiatus after several years of soul searching from out behind the camera. "I Feel Lucky" marks the photographer's response to his mid-life...
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Homage to Joe Colombo
To commemorate the life and work of Joe Colombo, Italian design company Kartell has reissued his iconic 4801 chair. Designed in 1965, the 4801 was the first of 12 objects that Colombo created for Kartell until his premature death in 1971. In conjunction...
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Resolve
The first in a series of artist-curated exhibitions at NYC's Joshua Liner Gallery, "Resolve" gathers together the peers and influencing figures of the highly skilled painter Tony Curanaj. Each of the 25 contemporary artists included in the group...
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Blind Cut
In magic, a blind cut refers to when the illusionist appears to shuffle a deck of cards, but in reality, hasn't actually shuffled them at all. This sleight-of-hand trick is also the befitting title of the forthcoming exhibition at NYC's Marlborough...