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BWW Review: Recontextualizing Architecture as Art in Pacific Standard Time LA/LA's CONDEMNED TO BE MODERN BWW Review: Recontextualizing Architecture as Art in Pacific Standard Time LA/LA's CONDEMNED TO BE MODERN
by Ellen Dostal - September 15, 2017

While watching Crystal Sep lveda perform during the opening of Pacific Standard LA/LA's Condemned To Be Modern exhibit, I couldn't help but think of a quote by Frank Lloyd Wright: 'Space is the breath of art.' Poetic in its simplicity, it is an observation that is particularly eloquent when consider... (more...)
'Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends' On Display at National Portrait Gallery 'Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends' On Display at National Portrait Gallery
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends is the first ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of the great British painter Howard Hodgkin, who died earlier this month at the age of 84. The exhibition shows the breadth and nature of Hodgkin's long-standing engagement with portraiture, an important aspect of h... (more...)
New Public Artwork by Arden Bendler Browning on Display at the  Philadelphia International Airport New Public Artwork by Arden Bendler Browning on Display at the Philadelphia International Airport
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy's Percent for Art Program and Philadelphia International Airport are pleased to announce the completion of Nonstop, a new site-specific public artwork by Philadelphia-based artist Arden Bendler Browning. This commission is part of a restroom renov... (more...)
Creative Time Announces New Public Artwork by Sophie Calle Creative Time Announces New Public Artwork by Sophie Calle
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Creative Time is pleased to announce the commission of 'Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery”, a 25 year long new public artwork by the internationally renowned French conceptual artist Sophie Calle co-presented with Green-Wood Cemetery. The project will debut with a two daylo... (more...)
Percent for Art Program Announces New Public Art Commission at the Viaduct Rail Park Percent for Art Program Announces New Public Art Commission at the Viaduct Rail Park
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

The Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy's Percent for Art Program (OACCE), Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Center City District, and the Friends of the Rail Park are pleased to announce a new site-specific public art commission by Philadelphia-based artists, Brent Wahl and Laynie Brow... (more...)
The Rose Art Museum Announces Jennie C. Jones as Recipient of 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award The Rose Art Museum Announces Jennie C. Jones as Recipient of 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

The Rose Art Museum is pleased to name Jennie C. Jones as the recipient of the 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award. Drawing connections between art and music, the Brooklyn-based artist creates visual and sound abstractions that explore intersections between cultural and soc... (more...)
MoMA Presents 'Louise Lawler: WHY PICTURES NOW', 4/30-7/30
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

With Louise Lawler: WHY PICTURES NOW, The Museum of Modern Art presents the first major survey in New York of Louise Lawler (American, b. 1947), spanning the 40-year creative output of one of the most influential artists working in the fields of image production and institutional critique. On view f... (more...)
National Gallery Welcomes The Prince of Wales to Private View of THE CREDIT SUISSE EXHIBITION National Gallery Welcomes The Prince of Wales to Private View of THE CREDIT SUISSE EXHIBITION
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

The National Gallery had the honour last night (Monday 13 March 2017) of welcoming its Royal Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales, to a Private View of The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano.... (more...)
De Re Gallery Presents Nicholas Kontaxis' Collection, 4/1 De Re Gallery Presents Nicholas Kontaxis' Collection, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

 The De Re Gallery in Los Angeles announces the gallery's inaugural showing of painter Nicholas Kontaxis' collection, opening on April 1, 2017.... (more...)
MADD Presents 'Jes Fan: No Clearance in Niche', Thru 4/30 MADD Presents 'Jes Fan: No Clearance in Niche', Thru 4/30
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2017

 The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is pleased to present Jes Fan: No Clearance in Niche, running from March 2 through April 30. This marks the inaugural installation of Fellow Focus, an ongoing exhibition series highlighting the work of alumni of the Van Lier Arts Fellowship at MAD. Funded by the ... (more...)
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Present Solo Exhibition by Erica Deeman, 3/8-6/11 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Present Solo Exhibition by Erica Deeman, 3/8-6/11
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) will present the first solo museum exhibition of works by Erica Deeman, a San Francisco-based photographer whose images explore the subtleties of black female identity. Erica Deeman: Silhouettes is the first comprehe... (more...)
BWW Interview: Catinca Tabacaru: Q/A with an Admirable Gallerist BWW Interview: Catinca Tabacaru: Q/A with an Admirable Gallerist
by Barry Kostrinsky - February 28, 2017

Through a series of questions with the founder of Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, a relatively young Catinca sheds some age old wisdom and her vision that governs her gallery in the heart of the LES at 250 Broome street. I learned new things about an old friend that makes me understand better how she has ... (more...)
Seurat's Circus Sideshow:  One Painting With A Sideshow Of Its Own At The MET Seurat's Circus Sideshow: One Painting With A Sideshow Of Its Own At The MET
by Barry Kostrinsky - February 17, 2017

One painting does not make an exhibit.  With the help of 50 other institutions and collectors from around the world  the MET has assembled a host of preparatory drawings, paintings by peers including Paul Signac, an early work by Pablo Picasso and some Honore Daumier's, as well as vintage posters an... (more...)
ART WYNWOOD Announces Exhibitors, Fair Highlights and Special Events 2/16 to 2/20 ART WYNWOOD Announces Exhibitors, Fair Highlights and Special Events 2/16 to 2/20
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

Art Wynwood, presented by Art Miami, is proud to announce its list of exhibitors, special events and fair highlights for 2017. The five-day fair will return for its sixth edition Presidents Day Weekend, February 16 through February 20.... (more...)
BWW Review: ELEANOR MERRITT ART EXHIBIT at Arts And Cultural Alliance Of Sarasota County BWW Review: ELEANOR MERRITT ART EXHIBIT at Arts And Cultural Alliance Of Sarasota County
by Carolan Trbovich - February 17, 2017

There is a lot to be said about anything that lasts 60 years these days. Eleanor Merritt has been painting in all types of medias for that period of time. The recent showing of her artistry highlights her journey as we stand before each piece and marvel at her artistic growth, diversity of technique... (more...)
BWW Review: Hercules Segers: 400 Years New at The MET BWW Review: Hercules Segers: 400 Years New at The MET
by Barry Kostrinsky - February 08, 2017

I remember the Herzog Video at the Whitney Biennial 2 rounds past but forgot the name of the Dutch artist he portrayed. Now the MET has the definitive exhibition of Hercules Segers......Who? Yes, that artist. In the way only the MET can do with the help of the RijksMuseum and a few others you can se... (more...)
A.K. Burns Announces New Serial Work, SHABBY BUT THRIVING, Beginning Today A.K. Burns Announces New Serial Work, SHABBY BUT THRIVING, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

“A.K. Burns: Shabby but Thriving” marks a new chapter in artist A.K. Burns' serial work drawing on theater, science fiction, philosophy, and ecological anxieties.Presented as part of the Department of Education and Public Engagement's R&D Season: BODY, the project is organized around five elements: ... (more...)
Art Miami Presents PALM BEACH MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY FAIR, 1/12 to 1/15 Art Miami Presents PALM BEACH MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY FAIR, 1/12 to 1/15
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary art fair, presented by Art Miami and sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach, will make its debut in West Palm Beach City's Tent Site from January 12th through January 15th, 2017.... (more...)
BWW Review: The Overpowering Modernity of Francis Picabia BWW Review: The Overpowering Modernity of Francis Picabia
by Patrick Kennedy - January 03, 2017

The Museum of Modern Art delivers a stunning one-artist showcase, and puts forward powerful evidence of Francis Picabia's sly, sensitive genius.... (more...)
BWW Review: Exhibitions for the Holidays at the Jewish Museum, Asia Society, and More BWW Review: Exhibitions for the Holidays at the Jewish Museum, Asia Society, and More
by Patrick Kennedy - December 15, 2016

This season, explore Manhattan's major museums and give the gift of thought-provoking art.... (more...)
BWW Review: AGNES MARTIN, Subtlety on a Grand Scale at the Guggenheim BWW Review: AGNES MARTIN, Subtlety on a Grand Scale at the Guggenheim
by Patrick Kennedy - November 28, 2016

With its retrospective of a North American painter of grandeur and grace, the Guggenheim gives top billing to Agnes Martin and her finely-wrought abstractions.... (more...)
TARNANTHI Annual Arts Festival to Continue for Five Years with $17.54 Million Partnership TARNANTHI Annual Arts Festival to Continue for Five Years with $17.54 Million Partnership
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2016

BHP Billiton, the State Government of South Australia and Art Gallery of South Australia will today announce a $17.54 million partnership to present TARNANTHI Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, building on the popular and critical success of the 2015 Festival.... (more...)
Aesthetics and Art Change Today: A Tipping Point in Time Aesthetics and Art Change Today: A Tipping Point in Time
by Barry Kostrinsky - November 11, 2016

Art has needed it for a long time and of all things, it comes from the political realm. The tipping point has dropped with Donald Trumpeting a New Order unlike Joy Division. The new Don's deal will play out in the arts like a match to gunpowder.... (more...)
Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents First Solo Exhibition in China by Felix Gonzalez-Torres Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents First Solo Exhibition in China by Felix Gonzalez-Torres
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

Andrea Rosen Gallery is pleased to share the first solo exhibition in China of works by Felix Gonzalez-Torres at Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai, curated by Larys Frogier and Li Qi.... (more...)
Fiber Artist Alicia Evans Announces TREE-MENDOUS ART EXHIBIT AFFAIR, 11/6 Fiber Artist Alicia Evans Announces TREE-MENDOUS ART EXHIBIT AFFAIR, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

Long Island-based fiber artisan Alicia Evans  invites you to celebrate fall enjoying a wonderful array of crocheted trees at the opening reception for her  'Tree-Mendous Art Exhibit Affair' at the Uniondale Public Library on Long Island, New York on Sunday, November 6, 2016. It's a divine exhibit th... (more...)