VISUAL ARTS NEWS COVERAGE


Brazilian Artist, Lydia Okumura to Make Utah Debut at Weber State University Brazilian Artist, Lydia Okumura to Make Utah Debut at Weber State University
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery (http://weber.edu/shawgallery/) is set to host the Utah debut of Latin American-born artist, Lydia Okumura. Utilizing simple materials such as string, glass and paint, Okumura's work dynamically balances line, ... (more...)
VanGo! Hits the Road with ARTECH Exhibit VanGo! Hits the Road with ARTECH Exhibit
by Tory Gates - February 27, 2017

'When you get new technology and it falls into creative hands, something entirely new happens."... (more...)
Smithsonian and the National Art Education Association Announce Partnership Smithsonian and the National Art Education Association Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

The Smithsonian and the National Art Education Association (NAEA), the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators, announced a three-year agreement to work collaboratively on educator professional development and to support teacher creation of model curriculum... (more...)
DC Moore Gallery at the Armory Show DC Moore Gallery at the Armory Show
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

DC Moore Gallery's presentation at the Armory Show explores the compelling directions of contemporary abstraction through a selection of new paintings by Robert Kushner, Carrie Moyer, and Barbara Takenaga. Each of these artists creates visually stunning work that critically engages both the history ... (more...)
BWW Special Feature: Top Ten Highlights from the Glamorous and Ebullient kykNET Fiëstas! BWW Special Feature: Top Ten Highlights from the Glamorous and Ebullient kykNET Fiëstas!
by David Fick - February 27, 2017

The kykNET Fiestas were presented at an ebullient ceremony at the Artscape Theatre Center on Thursday night. Broadcast live on kykNET, the evening was a suitably extravagant affair that honoured the best in Afrikaans theatre, classical music and visual arts. David Fick counts down his top ten highli... (more...)
Robert Mann Gallery Presents Newest Works by Susan Rankaitis in Exhibition 'Grey Matters' Robert Mann Gallery Presents Newest Works by Susan Rankaitis in Exhibition 'Grey Matters'
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

Just as scientific study is an ongoing venture of discovering, negating and reinventing, the work of Susan Rankaitis is a forever open ended endeavor. Robert Mann Gallery is pleased to present the newest works by Rankaitis in the exhibition Grey Matters. Although her work is continually evolving, Gr... (more...)
Betty Cunningham Gallery Presents Mia Westerlund Roosen, Opening Reception Betty Cunningham Gallery Presents Mia Westerlund Roosen, Opening Reception
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new sculptures and drawings by Mia Westerlund Roosen.  This will be the artist's fourth exhibition with the Gallery, located at 15 Rivington Street, New York, NY. The artist will be present for an opening reception on Today, February 25... (more...)
Lehmann Maupin Announces 'Ethics Demonstrated In Geometrical Order' Featuring Erwin Wurm Lehmann Maupin Announces 'Ethics Demonstrated In Geometrical Order' Featuring Erwin Wurm
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce Ethics demonstrated in geometrical order, an exhibition of new One Minute Sculptures by Erwin Wurm. This year marks the 20th anniversary of these audience-activated sculptures, which will also be the focus of Wurm's installation for the Austrian pavilion in the ... (more...)
White Cube Artist Rachel Kneebone Announces Exhibition at Glyndebourne Festival, March 5 White Cube Artist Rachel Kneebone Announces Exhibition at Glyndebourne Festival, March 5
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

New work by the English artist Rachel Kneebone will be exhibited at Glyndebourne Festival 2017, which opens for public booking on 5 March.... (more...)
Visual Arts of NJ Explores New Jersey Parks Visual Arts of NJ Explores New Jersey Parks
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

More than two years in the making, Park Wonder: Rediscovering Four New Jersey Landscapes will open at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey on April 20, 2017. Park Wonder is a multi-dimensional site-specific exhibition drawn from the artist Matthew Jensen's experiences in public parks and landscapes.... (more...)
The Capitol Center For The Arts Welcomes Cynthia Huntington, 3/31 The Capitol Center For The Arts Welcomes Cynthia Huntington, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

The Capitol Center for the Arts welcomes poet, memoirist and professor Cynthia Huntington to its Kimball House Victorian mansion as part of the 2016-17 Salon Series, a thought-provoking series of talks that highlight some of the significant artistic work being developed in the region.... (more...)
American Museum of National History Presents Summer 2017 Camps American Museum of National History Presents Summer 2017 Camps
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

The Adventures in Science program introduces children to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits.... (more...)
Times Square Presents MATTEO ZAMAGNI'S NATURE ABSTRACTION Times Square Presents MATTEO ZAMAGNI'S NATURE ABSTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

 In partnership with Moving Image Art Fair & Gazelli Art House, Times Square Arts presents artist Matteo Zamagni's virtual reality film Nature Abstraction on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in March.... (more...)
Archivo Carol Rama Presents Venice Solo Exhibition, May 8 Archivo Carol Rama Presents Venice Solo Exhibition, May 8
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Beginning May 8, 2017, the Archivio Carol Rama is proud to present the first Venice exhibition in a decade to celebrate the late artist Carol Rama (b. 1918, Turin, Italy-d. 2015, Turin, Italy).... (more...)
NJPAC Presents WOMEN IN THE WORLD: A VISUAL PERSPECTIVE, 3/1-31 NJPAC Presents WOMEN IN THE WORLD: A VISUAL PERSPECTIVE, 3/1-31
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Association with Women in Media Newark Presents an Innovative Art Exhibit "Women in the World: A Visual Perspective" Curated by renowned New Jersey artists Gladys Barker Grauer and Adrienne Wheeler.... (more...)
Abend Gallery presents SIGHT UNSEEN Abend Gallery presents SIGHT UNSEEN
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Abend Gallery is proud to present Sight Unseen, a group exhibition hosted by the gallery and guest curated by artist Alia El-Bermani. This exhibition seeks to explore the idea of what lies at the boundary of the known and unknown through representational work. This is a complex and multi-layered exh... (more...)
Frist Center Presents Works By Irving Penn In IRVING PENN: BEYOND BEAUTY Opens Today Frist Center Presents Works By Irving Penn In IRVING PENN: BEYOND BEAUTY Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Irving Penn (1917-2009), known for his iconic fashion, portrait, and still life images that appeared in Vogue magazine, ranks as one of the twentieth century's most prolific and influential photographers. The first retrospective of his work in 20 years, Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty conveys the extraor... (more...)
Israeli Artist Announces UN Exhibition Israeli Artist Announces UN Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

A special exhibition by Israeli artist Orna Ben-Ami entitled 'Entire Life in a Package' will be displayed at the United Nations in partnership with The Israel Project from February 27 to March 10, 2017. The exhibit, which includes welded iron sculptures combined with photographs of refugees in vario... (more...)
FMC Launches Art Initiative with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts FMC Launches Art Initiative with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ On February 2, FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) launched the FMC | PAFA Art Initiative, a unique community partnership that is designed to promote culture and the arts through a series of programs and events. Th... (more...)
AMERICA'S PRESIDENTS Announces Renovation; Reopens Sept. 22 AMERICA'S PRESIDENTS Announces Renovation; Reopens Sept. 22
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

'America's Presidents' is getting a new look! The exhibition space will close for renovation February 26 and will reopen September 22. ... (more...)
Artists Gather to Create 'I Am America' Video Artists Gather to Create 'I Am America' Video
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

Led by performing artist and community leader Craig Taubman, a group of musicians came together last week to create 'I Am America,' a video of hope in a time of change.... (more...)
Artadia Announces 2017 Los Angeles Award Finalists Artadia Announces 2017 Los Angeles Award Finalists
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

The Finalists were selected by jurors Daniel Joseph Martinez, artist, Los Angeles, CA; Yesomi Umolu, Exhibitions Curator, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL; and Anuradha Vikram, Artistic Director, 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA. ... (more...)
Zimmerli Art Museum Presents Guerrilla Girls ARTISTS AND ACTIVISM Zimmerli Art Museum Presents Guerrilla Girls ARTISTS AND ACTIVISM
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites the public to "Artists and Activism: A View from Behind the Gorilla Mask" on Monday, February 27, beginning at 7 p.m. This free program features two former members of the original Guerrilla Girls, a group of anonymous artists that formed in 1985 to expose i... (more...)
Brooklyn's CAMBA To Showcase South African Sculptures, 4/6-9 Brooklyn's CAMBA To Showcase South African Sculptures, 4/6-9
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

 Continuing the celebration of their 40thyear anniversary, Brooklyn-based nonprofit organization CAMBA will again showcase an extensive collection of sculptures from Zimbabwe and honor their dedicated volunteers and supporters at a four-day exhibition and public sale at the Shona Gallery (19 Winthro... (more...)
NADA New York Announces Partnership With Kickstarter, 3/2-5 NADA New York Announces Partnership With Kickstarter, 3/2-5
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is proud to present a partnership with Kickstarter for the 6th edition of NADA New York, which will take place March 2-5 at Skylight Clarkson North (572 Washington St). Kickstarter will serve as the lead partner for NADA Presents, an interdisciplinary program of p... (more...)