Tag: art

fabian oefner cuts-up and recomposes cameras, exposing their inner beauty

fabian oefner loves the process of destruction and reassembly. he previously created two-dimensional works that have seen iconic sports cars ‘exploded’ using thousands of images, and photos seemingly shot by a gun. oefner breaks objects and images down into smaller pieces and reassembles them into new compositions, enhancing them in form, meaning and function. his […]

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Art, Exercise or a Nap? All Could Be Yours During a Long Layover

You’ve been in this situation before: After arriving at Chicago O’Hare, or Dallas/Fort Worth, or Boston Logan, your connecting flight is delayed by several hours. Or maybe you have a long layover, and want to make better use of your down time. Sure, you could window shop at Hudson News, or nurse a venti soy […]

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An Artist Making a Powerful Statement — by Creating Work About Herself

During the final days of her solo show at Kravets Wehby Gallery in Manhattan this past spring, the mixed-media artist Theresa Chromati had something to confess about her latest body of work. “I realized that you can’t hide from anything,” she said, staring up at the 2019 painting “We All Look Back At It (Morning […]

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sasan nasernia deconstructs persian and arabic calligraphy to form ‘dripping’ compositions

beginning his career primarily as a calligrapher and typography artist, artist sasan nasernia furthers the breadth of his work by exploring new ways to exhibit persian and arabic classical and modern calligraphy. the tehran-born, vancouver-based creative approaches calligraphy as a personal journey, and finds new ways to create letter forms using contemporary concepts. by deconstructing […]

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solo houses summer show features pezo von ellrichshausen, barozzi/veiga, & ugo rondinone

following the completion of two holiday homes, designed by pezo von ellrichshausen and OFFICE kersten geers david van severen respectively, a series of artworks is the latest offering from solo houses — the ambitious initiative led by developer christian bourdais and art producer eva albarran. featuring pieces by barozzi/veiga, ugo rondinone, and christian boltanski, among […]

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Two Photographers Explain How To Capture The Instagram Travel Aesthetic In The Wild

Brandon Woelfel/Dixie Dixon/Uproxx The days of looking at your friend’s Instagram travel photos with envy are gone. Why shouldn’t you be the person who gets comments like “OMG SO GOOD,” or “#goals,” or “Do you accept money for prints because I would totally hang this on my wall!” (to which I have to say, Kevin, […]

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It Was ‘Cool Central’: Bill T. Jones Leads a Trip Through His Archive

“There are a lot of emotions in these stories,” the choreographer, dancer and director Bill T. Jones said one evening this summer as he rummaged through some of the hundreds of folders and document boxes that make up the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company Archive, which had just been acquired by the New York Public […]

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Lynda Benglis Redefined Sculpture in the ’60s. Now, She’s at Her Most Prolific.

Memory is as important to the work of Lynda Benglis as any of her artistic materials, including the globular polyurethane foam and wax for which she is perhaps best known. A pioneer of free-form sculpture who radically pushed the medium in the late ’60s, she fills her biomorphic abstract works with the textures, sounds and […]

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héctor zamora and solo houses exhibit brick labyrinth in a natural gallery space

eva albarrán and christian bourdais — founders of dwelling-focused architectural initiative solo houses — introduce a sprawling gallery space to the rugged landscape of eastern spain. since 2011 the group has worked with young and established architects to populate the remote landscape with small residences. with the latest undertaking, a collection of artists are offered […]

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Could Architecture Help You Live Forever?

THE SEARCH FOR immortality has always been a subtext of architecture. From the pyramids, thought to have been designed as massive stairways so the soul of the deceased pharaoh could ascend to the heavens, to the aspirationally named New York Coliseum, the 1956 exhibition space, demolished in 2000, that was Robert Moses’s bid to join […]

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getaway in ‘gateway’, an artwork that doubles as a swimming pool you can take a dip in

this summer, artist joana vasconcelos is making a splash at jupiter artland, a contemporary sculpture garden located just outside edinburgh, scotland. the nine-meter, fully functioning swimming pool features a intricate arrangement of 11,366 hand-painted and glazed tiles that incorporates patterns from her own astrological chart. from now through august 22, 2019, guests are invited to […]

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dutch artist hella jongerius transforms paris gallery into massive open textile studio

throughout summer 2019, lafayette anticipations in paris presents the experimental textile work of dutch designer hella jongerius. with the exhibition entitled ‘interlace,’ the artist makes use of the building’s performative qualities to transform the interior into a vast, constantly shifting loom — a massive textile studio open to the public. hella jongerius is one of […]

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The Met Reviews Items It Received From a Dealer, Now a Looting Suspect

Officials of the Indian government and the Metropolitan Museum of Art are discussing whether a number of prized antiquities that the museum began acquiring three decades ago were the product of looting by Subhash Kapoor, a Manhattan art dealer accused of being one of the world’s most prolific smugglers of stolen artifacts. Since 1990, the […]

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The New York Furniture Studio That’s Become a Fashion World Favorite

For designers whose work centers on the home, Ben Bloomstein and Aaron Aujla — who make raw, sculptural furniture under the name Green River Project — don’t particularly like staying in one place. When they founded the business in autumn 2017, the pair produced most of their pieces on Bloomstein’s family farm in Hillsdale, N.Y., […]

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