Archive for May, 2012

The Frick Collection publishes Gold, Jasper, and Carnelian. Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon Court

The Frick Collection publishes Gold, Jasper, and Carnelian. Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon Court

| May 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Frick Collection presents a lavishly illustrated publication in English by Paul Holberton publishing, London, and in French by Editions d’Art Monelle Hayot, under the direction of Alexis Kugel, for it’s Gold, Jasper, and Carnelian: Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon Court exhibition (On view May 30 through August 19, 2012). The authors include Dr. […]

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SKOR| Foundation for Art and Public Domain and Sternberg Press publishes Social Housing – Housing the Social. Art, Property and Spatial Justice

SKOR| Foundation for Art and Public Domain and Sternberg Press publishes Social Housing – Housing the Social. Art, Property and Spatial Justice

| May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Social Housing—Housing the Social: Art, Property and Spatial Justice examines ongoing transformations in social housing and asks how these transformations are reflected in the aspirations and practices of artists. Housing provides essential shelter, but also gives form to the social. It represents and embodies the materiality of civic politics and thus demonstrates the uneven nature […]

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Cleveland Museum of Art announces DIY. Photographers & Books

Cleveland Museum of Art announces DIY. Photographers & Books

| May 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Cleveland Museum of Art presents DIY. Photographers & Books an exhibition on view August 11–December 30, 2012 in the museum’sPhotography Gallery. Gomorrah Girl (2nd edition), 2011. Valerio Spada (Italian, b. 1972). 40 pages + 40 pages, 8.9 x 13.1 in + 9.4 x 8.3 in. Cross Editions, November 2011 A new golden age of […]

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Carleton Watkins. The Complete Mammoth Photographs Wins 2012 Kraszna-Karusz Best Photography Book Award

Carleton Watkins. The Complete Mammoth Photographs Wins 2012 Kraszna-Karusz Best Photography Book Award

| May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Kraszna-Karusz Best Photography Book Award was given to Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs (Getty Publications, $195.00, hardcover) at the Sony Photo Awards in London on April 26. The extraordinary body of work produced by photographer Carleton Watkins (1829–1916) between 1858 and 1891 constitutes one of the longest and most productive careers in […]

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Eli Broad, One of America’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Most Generous Philanthropists, Shares How to Master the Art of Being Unreasonable and Create Extraordinary Success

Eli Broad, One of America’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Most Generous Philanthropists, Shares How to Master the Art of Being Unreasonable and Create Extraordinary Success

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Reasonable people come up with all the reasons something new and different can’t be done, because, after all, no one else has done it that way. Eli Broad, the founder of two Fortune 500 companies in completely different industries and one of the country’s most generous philanthropists, has turned reason and convention on its head […]

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Hans Ulrich Obrist. The future will be… China Edition book launch

Hans Ulrich Obrist. The future will be… China Edition book launch

| May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Internationally celebrated curator Hans Ulrich Obrist is often asked about the future of art. His answer is always that we have to listen to artists. Since 2005, Obrist has expanded this narrative to ask not only artists but also writers, architects, mathematicians, scientists, poets, photographers, designers, novelists, professors, lawyers, actors, and philosophers to complete the […]

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Major New Pasifika Title Launched

Major New Pasifika Title Launched

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tangata o le Moana: New Zealand and the People of the Pacific is published by Te Papa Press this month. The lavishly illustrated book features fifteen essays on the history of Pacific people’s interactions with New Zealand and the impact New Zealand has had on its Pacific neighbours. Edited by Sean Mallon, Kolokesa Māhina-Tuai and […]

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