Archive for October, 2011

Bonniers Konsthall Announces Two New Publications

Bonniers Konsthall Announces Two New Publications

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two new publications from Bonniers Konsthall Translatability With texts by Erik Andersson, Sara Arrhenius, Magnus Bergh, J L Borges, Daniela Castro, Eduard Glissant, Aleksandar Hemon, Osman Lins, Clarice Lispector, Vladimir Nabokov, Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback, Vladimir Safatle, Cecilia Sjöholm, Jochen Volz. Our world is enmeshed in translation. We translate between different languages, between images and […]

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Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Announces The Pleasure of Research Book Launch

Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Announces The Pleasure of Research Book Launch

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Research and visual art have colored the context of many activities developed by Henk Slager over the last five years. Significant contributions to the debate on the situation of research in visual art resulted from his professorship in Artistic Research and his position of Dean of the Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design […]

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery Publishes The Long Curve. 150 Years of Visionary Collecting

Albright-Knox Art Gallery Publishes The Long Curve. 150 Years of Visionary Collecting

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

This full-colour catalogue accompanies an international tour that features 70 twentieth-century paintings and sculptures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Collection, including masterpieces by Salvador Dalí, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo and many others. Rich in illustrations the volume emphasizes the remarkable vitality, salience, and subversiveness of the twentieth-century’s best art. Insightful […]

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Cabinet Announces The Last Calendar a project by  Bigert & Bergstrom for Cabinet Books

Cabinet Announces The Last Calendar a project by Bigert & Bergstrom for Cabinet Books

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cabinet Books announces the coming of Bigert & Bergström’s “The Last Calendar,” your companion for the 356 days of 2012, the world’s final year. When the current cycle of the Maya Long Count calendar concludes on 21 December 2012, the world will end. Of course, this is hardly the first time the planet’s demise has […]

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Maori Cloaks Weaving Techniques Detailed in New Book

Maori Cloaks Weaving Techniques Detailed in New Book

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

A major new publication from Te Papa Press is being launched at the National Weavers’ hui in Kawhia this weekend. Whatu Kakahu: Maori Cloaks is a beautifully illustrated new book that hopes to help open the storeroom doors of the Maori collections held in our national museum, home to the largest collection of kakahu (Maori […]

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Bonniers Konsthall Exercises in Translatability Book Release

Bonniers Konsthall Exercises in Translatability Book Release

| October 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

What is a translation? Do we only translate words, or perhaps also art? Is it possible to translate one culture into another? The symposium Exercises in Translatability, on 13 October 2011 at 2–7 pm, gathers a group of theorists and curators to discuss how we in a globalised world can relate to questions about translations […]

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Sheila Hicks Museum Exhibition Catalogue Published

Sheila Hicks Museum Exhibition Catalogue Published

| October 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

This lavishly illustrated and beautifully designed catalogue by Joan Simon and Susan Faxon accompanies the first museum retrospective devoted to fiber artist Sheila Hicks. Extensive images are accompanied by three scholarly essays which analyze and place in critical context her many modes of creation, and demonstrate how Hicks’ pioneering work has both embraced and reinvented […]

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