Archive for June, 2011

New Book on the History of The Saatchi Gallery Published

New Book on the History of The Saatchi Gallery Published

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Over the years, The Saatchi Gallery has launched the careers of many young artists who have since become household names. For the first time one book, The History of the Saatchi Gallery, chronicles the breadth of work exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery from Lucian Freud to Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol to Cy Twombly and Richard […]

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Van Gogh Museum Publishing New Standard Work: Vincent van Gogh, Paintings 2. Antwerp and Paris 1885-1888

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The book focuses on 93 paintings that are central to Van Gogh’s years in Antwerp and Paris, a period that has been somewhat underexposed in the past. This is the first time the paintings produced in this period have been subjected to detailed scrutiny and interpretation. The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has under its […]

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WestLicht Photo Museum Presents From Polaroid to Impossible

WestLicht Photo Museum Presents From Polaroid to Impossible

| June 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Masterpieces of Instant Photography The WestLicht Collection The art of Polaroid – the first presentation of the legendary instant film‘s fascinating range of materials and techniques While the world evaporates into the digital, the anachronistic Polaroid snapshot dominates media and advertising. The recent sale of the photography collection owned by Polaroid’s inventor Edwin Land to […]

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Museum Folkwang Publish Hacking the City – Interventions in public and communicative spaces  Book

Museum Folkwang Publish Hacking the City – Interventions in public and communicative spaces Book

| June 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The project “Hacking the City” took place on the occasion of the “European Capital of Culture RUHR.2010.” Twenty museums collaborated in a multifaceted common series of exhibitions called “Mapping the Region.” Museum Folkwang contributed with an experimental project which went far away from traditional museum activities. More than thirteen projects in public space, a “Base-Station” […]

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PHotoEspana 2011 Best Photography Book of the Year Award

| June 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

PHotoEspaña awards nine prizes every edition which recognise the Festival’s best exhibitions, the year’s most outstanding publications and the professional path of Spanish and international photographers, both well-known and emerging. With these awards the festival recognizes the important function that the publishing industry takes as a way for the diffusion of photography. The jury formed […]

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Sternberg Press Publishes Hans Ulrich Obrist Everything You Always Wanted to Know About CuratingBut Were Afraid to Ask

Sternberg Press Publishes Hans Ulrich Obrist Everything You Always Wanted to Know About CuratingBut Were Afraid to Ask

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

But his most important contribution, in my view, lies in the fact that he is (maybe more than he is aware of) searching for modalities in art that go beyond objecthood. As he phrases it in these pages: “We must experiment with ways beyond objects.” Some, including myself, think that the notion of “art” that […]

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