29 April, 2010

Art Melbourne 2010

The Weekend Australian Art Melbourne will return to the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton from 22-25 April 2010. Adding to Melbourne's vibrant art scene, Art Melbourne showcases over a hundred galleries with thousands of new artworks.

The fair invites both first-time buyers and seasoned collectors to seek out exciting new artists and to browse the thousands of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography, indigenous works, new media art and works on paper, including limited edition prints.

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35/94 Oxford Street
Darlinghurst 2010
T 02 9331 7507
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http://www.artmelbourne10.com.au/am10/



Allpress Printworks is an exhibition of contemporary printmaking, and features a working press with participating artists and printmakers from Block Editions on hand to demonstrate and explain editioning and printing processes.

http://www.artmelbourne10.com.au/am10/printworks.asp


List of participating galleries
http://www.artmelbourne10.com.au/am10/galleriesList.asp

27 April, 2010

Art Cologne 2010 - 3




Vernissage
Art Cologne 2010, 44. Internationaler Kunstmarkt, International Fair for Modern and Contemporary Art: Vernissage (Opening reception).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YowSkxwg-uQ

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K21 Monika Sosnowska - Ohne Titel (untitled), 2010
Lichthof/Atrium Project 1

Monika Sosnowska in the K21 Museum in Dusseldorf.

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Erwin Wurm in the Kunst Museum Bonn
http://www.kunstmuseum-bonn.de/ausstellungen/aktuell/info/ex/erwin-wurm-152/

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Liam Gillick in the Kunst und Ausstellungs Hall, Bonn
http://www.kah-bonn.de/index_e.htm

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Wade Guyton
and Jochen Lempert will open at the Museum Ludwig



25 April, 2010

Art Cologne 2010


The 44th ART COLOGNE will take place April 21-25, 2010. The last edition of the ART COLOGNE proved able to meet the challenges of the new economy by physical consolidation, conceptual expansion and easy access to the cultural riches of the Rhineland.

The 44th Internationaler Kunstmarkt will build on this model. Located again in Levels 1 and 2 of Hall 11 of the Koelnmesse grounds in Cologne-Deutz, the 44th ART COLOGNE will showcase 180 modern, post-war and contemporary galleries.

Modern and post-war will occupy level 1. Level 2 will present contemporary galleries, as well as Open Space and New Contemporaries, ART COLOGNE's proven platforms for the presentation of young and cutting-edge international art.

The Vernissage will take place on April 20, 2010 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

http://www.artcologne.com/thefair/


Interview with Art Cologne Director Daniel Hug at Kunsthaus Z├╝rich, Switzerland.
(English)

http://www.youtube.com/vernissagetv#p/u/15/qeUmvCvtGVg


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For the 44th Art Cologne in April 2010, 190 International Galleries will present Modern, Post-war and cutting-edge Contemporary art in a particularly interesting context.

Several important museum exhibitions throughout Germany will be occurring in tandem with the Fair.

A two-part Retrospective of Neo Rauch opens simultaneously at the Museum der Bildenen Kunste in Leipzig and the Museum der Pinakotheke der Moderne in Munich.

Ed Ruscha opens a retrospective in the Haus der Kunst in Munich. In the Rheinland, Fischli/Weiss will receive the Wolfgang Hahn Award.

Wade Guyton and Jochen Lempert will open at the Museum Ludwig; Alexandra Birken at the Koelnischer Kunstverein; Liam Gillick in the Kunst und Ausstellungs Hall, Bonn; Erwin Wurm in the Kunst Museum Bonn, Katharina Fritsch in the Kunsthalle Dusseldorf and Monika Sosnowska in the K21 Museum in Dusseldorf.

http://www.dexigner.com/art/news-g19687.html

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23 April, 2010

On Photography

Is Photography over? Symposium at SFMoma.

"people are wrong when they say that photography in art museums isn't what it used to be. It's what it used to be – that's what's wrong with it."

http://www.sfmoma.org/pages/research_projects_photography_over


more
http://www.foto8.com/new/online/blog/1166-is-photography-over


21 April, 2010

Otto Karvonen - Birdhouses



As in "Alien Palace", Karvonen takes the tense political climate in the Netherlands, the complex debate with regard to immigration and integration, and the position of the ‘stranger’ as the starting point for a new sculptural project entitled "Alien Palace Birdhouse Collection". The “Collection” consists of six birdhouses that were specially developed for migrating birds in Amsterdam. In general birdhouses have a welcoming character and are made of warm, natural materials, but Karvonen has opted for cement, aluminium and stainless steel. The harsh aesthetics of his designs are derived from various Dutch detention centres for asylumseekers, such as those in Schiphol Oost, Alphen aan den Rijn, Soesterberg, Zaanstad, Zestienhoven and Dordrecht.

From 24 March these birdhouses will be hung from streetlights in the Vondelpark, close to the Filmmuseum (for the exact locations please see the map on this web page), where they will remain on view till the end of July 2010. In September 2010 the birdhouses and photographic documentation of the project will be exhibited in the enclosed garden of de Appel Boys’ school.

full info and images
http://www.deappel.nl/exhibitions/e/693/1/11/

Marlena Dumas - new work

http://www.davidzwirner.com/artists/152/



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0YIKjh2gSM&feature=digest