• John Lennon: Artwork Exhibit – Cynicism, Joy and Love

      Sunday, 4 October 2015 23:35

      Interview with Yoko Ono by Abraham Lubelski Yoko Ono: The criterion of me selecting John’s work for the show was that artistically it was good. It had to be artistically good. With both of us being an artist that comes first. I am very happy there is going to be a John Lennon art exhibition […]


      Saturday, 26 September 2015 18:21

      Kaunas Biennial, the biggest contemporary art event in the Baltic States, has started its 10th edition with the exhibition Threads: Fantasmagoria about Distance, curated by the well-known art theorist and curator Nicolas Bourriaud. Kaunas central post office became a key to the exhibition itself, accumulating works by artists as Liam Gillick (USA), Walead Beshty (UK), […]

    • It should be a capitalist flop, but Banksy’s Dismaland is pure magic

      Friday, 11 September 2015 15:52

      Victoria Anderson, Cardiff University It’s not easy being a superstar anti-establishment art celebrity. Back in the late 1990s I was one of a group of art students who, for a time, became mildly famous as art pranksters. Within the group we could never be sure – and this despite our most earnest efforts – that […]


      Friday, 11 September 2015 13:09

      INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION AT THE KANELLOPOULOS ART CENTRE IN ELEUSIS In flux 1 September – 9 Οctober 2015 Eleusis21 European Capital of Culture – Candidate City and Aeschylia Festival organise the exhibition “In Flux” curated by Shoair Mavlian at Kanelopoulos Arts Centre in Eleusis, Greece. The exhibition In Flux brings to the forefront the idea […]

    • Gender in Art @ MOCAK

      Monday, 7 September 2015 15:09

      Gender is socially constructed sex. Gender studies examine the way history and culture determine sex. Who a man or a woman is in a given world largely depends on the one who manipulates these images. For centuries the conception of gender has remained in the hands of religions, which have imposed ʻproperʼ social roles on the representatives of different […]

    • The Gospel According to Istanbul Biennial Curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

      Monday, 7 September 2015 14:53

      BY NOELLE BODICK | Blouinartinfo.com ISTANBUL — Following the bloody breakdown between the Turkish government and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), a few participants in the Istanbul Biennial proposed that artists briefly suspend their work in the citywide exhibition that opens to the public on September 5. On Wednesday, curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, who was copied on the emailed proposal to the […]

    • In the Lower Ninth Ward, a museum works to preserve a culture washed away

      Monday, 31 August 2015 07:02

      Ian Breckenridge-Jackson, University of California, Riverside The human-made disaster in New Orleans before, during and after Hurricane Katrina was the first time I was forced to really grapple with race and class inequality. And it’s what motivated me and three fellow volunteers to try to preserve the history of one neighborhood – New Orleans’ Lower […]

    • Stanley Whitney ‘Dance the Orange’

      Friday, 31 July 2015 13:24

      The Studio Museum in Harlem is proud to present Stanley Whitney: Dance the Orange, the first New York City solo museum exhibition of the work of a painter (born Philadelphia, 1946) whose intensely color-based abstractions have won steadily mounting recognition since the mid-1990s. The exhibition will feature twenty-eight paintings and works on paper created between […]

    • The Late Drawings of 1973 -1987 ANDY WARHOL

      Friday, 17 July 2015 17:13

      Drawing was central to Andy Warhol’s creative output. Throughout his lifetime, the artist created thousands of drawings, observing and documenting the world around him. As a youth in Pittsburgh, Warhol drew people and landmarks in his neighborhood. While a commercial artist in New York in the 1950s, Warhol produced playful and delicate ballpoint pen portraits […]


      Thursday, 16 July 2015 21:51

      The American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989) lived a life of passion in the New York underground and rock scenes in the 1970s and ‘80s. That passion also made its way into his art. Consisting of more than 250 works, the retrospective exhibition in the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma offers a broad overview of the […]