• “Sommerfreuden“ (“Summer Pleasures”) at the Vienna Ringturm

      Monday, 11 May 2015 21:12

      On its 60th birthday, the Ringturm is attracting the attention of the international art scene. For the eighth time, Wiener Städtische Versicherungsverein will wrap the Ringturm – this year with the work “Sommerfreuden“ (“Summer Pleasures”) by Croatian artist Tanja Deman. (Vienna, 11 May 2015) Today, work is set to start on the façade of the […]

    • Chris Burden: “My God, are they going to leave me here to die?”, 1975

      Monday, 11 May 2015 00:08

      At 8:20 p.m., the body artist Chris Burden entered a large gallery of the Museum of Contemporary Art, did not look at his audience of 400 or more, set a clock for midnight, and lay down on the floor beneath a large sheet of plate glass that was angled against the wall. So began on […]

    • 56th Venice Biennale Art Activism

      Saturday, 9 May 2015 22:22

      Gulf Labor is an active participant in the 2015 Venice Biennale’s central exhibition, All the World’s Futures, which is curated by Okwui Enwezor. They are a coalition of artists, writers, architects, curators, and political cultural advocates. The group staged a series of protests dedicated to its investigations of labor conditions in the Persian Gulf: May 8, 2015, […]

    • Tomer Sapir / Terra Incognita

      Friday, 8 May 2015 17:03

      In this exhibition Sapir continues his ongoing project “Research for the Full Crypto-Taxidermical Index,” a coming into being lexicon of objects. The term “crypto-taxidermy” alludes to the embalming of animals that are not part of the official zoological index. Sapir’s cataloguing system undermines familiar systems of classification and distorts coherency and differentiated meaning. The objects […]

    • Janet Echelman’s light-as-air sculpture rises over the Greenway

      Friday, 8 May 2015 01:41

      Floating sculpture rises over the Greenway Half-acre net tethered between buildings to waft overhead until Oct. Is it a giant jellyfish? A spaceship? An outsized butterfly net? Whatever it is, Brookline artist Janet Echelman’s light-as-air sculpture, which turned heads as it soared over the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway on Sunday morning, took a village to […]


      Thursday, 7 May 2015 20:29

      PAVILION OF THE UNITED STATES 56TH INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION – LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA JOAN JONAS’S THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD Presented by the MIT List Visual Arts Center Commissioner and Co-Curator: Paul C. Ha, Director of the MIT List Visual Arts Center Co-Curator: Ute Meta Bauer, Director of the NTU Centre for […]

    • Sol LeWitt ’17 Wall Drawings’ at The Botín Foundation

      Wednesday, 6 May 2015 22:13

      The Botín Foundation presents Sol LeWitt. 17 Wall Drawings. 1970-2015 Spain’s most important exhibition to date devoted entirely to Wall Drawings by Sol LeWitt, an artist who is regarded as the father of Conceptual Art A selection of 17 Wall Drawings, most of which have never been shown before in Spain, made in collaboration with […]

    • Tania Bruguera

      Friday, 1 May 2015 22:07

      by Eleanor Heartney for Art in America For the opening on Jan. 28 of “Tania Bruguera: On the Political Imaginary,” the normally sedate galleries of the Neuberger Museum were transformed by light, sound, smell and live performance. The atmosphere was carnivalesque—the strong aroma of sugarcane mingled with a milder one of tea, while the faint […]

    • Christo invites public to walk on water

      Thursday, 30 April 2015 20:12

      Artist best known for wrapping Reichstag turns his attention to creating paths in Italian lake The New York-based, Bulgarian artist Christo is to create three kilometres of shimmering yellow walkways on Lake Iseo in Italy that will link two of its islands to the mainland for the first time. The nylon paths will branch out […]

    • Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971

      Thursday, 30 April 2015 11:25

      NEWS May 17–September 7, 2015 The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art Exhibition Gallery, sixth floor. The Museum of Modern Art presents its first exhibition dedicated exclusively to the work of Yoko Ono, taking as its point of departure the artist’s unofficial MoMA debut in late 1971. At that time, Ono advertised her […]