Gagosian Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition Scratching the Surface: Photographs by Dennis Hopper. Hopper established his reputation as a cult film director with Easy Rider (1969) and played many important roles in blockbuster films such as Apocalypse Now (1979). He initially became interested in photography during the 1950s with the encouragement of James […]
LAS VEGAS, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Wynn Las Vegas welcomes Popeye by acclaimed American artist Jeff Koons, as part of the resort’s continued appreciation and commitment to public art. At 6 feet 5 inches tall and more than 2,000 pounds, the mirror-polished stainless steel Popeye stands proudly in the Wynn Esplanade. The sculpture took two […]
For the 2014 edition Chianti Star Festival is proud to have three additional outstanding backdrops from where this Festival of Art and Science will be hosted. From 13th June to 20th July 2014, the ancient abbey at Badia a Passignano, the stunning agritourism farm and terracotta furnaces of Fattoria Montecchio and for the prize giving […]
This summer, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Pop Art Myths, the first exhibition on this subject in Madrid since Pop Art at the Museo Reina Sofía in 1992. More than twenty years later, the exhibition’s curator Paloma Alarcó, Head of Modern Painting at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, will offer a reassessment of this artistic trend from […]
Robert Adams – The Place We Live is a major retrospective by America’s foremost living landscape photographer. Featuring around 240 works spanning Adams’s 45-year career, the exhibition casts a forensic eye over the rapidly changing geography of the American West. On the one hand, the photographer’s pictures reveal mankind’s increasingly tragic relationship with the natural […]
From June 13 through October 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will present the exhibition Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, which marks the second phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the […]
Melanie Yazzie is an artist who lives and works in Boulder, CO, where she is Professor of Art at the University of Colorado. The works included in the exhibition feature a variety of circular relief plates that Yazzie carved with her husband Clark Barker. She states that “the works challenge the idea of what most […]
René Magritte, the playful and provocative Belgian Surrealist who set out to create works that would “challenge the real world” by making “everyday objects shriek out loud,” is the focus of a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago: Magritte, The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938. The show opens June 25, 2014 and runs […]
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art, the Goethe Institute in Moscow and the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa) in Stuttgart are honored to present “The Paths of German Art from 1949 to the present”, a unique exhibition project comprising painting, graphic art, photography, sculpture and installation. There are about 400 works of nearly a […]
Gagosian Rome is pleased to present Nan Goldin’s Scopophilia. This is the renowned photographer’s first major exhibition in Rome.
The Greek term scopophilia literally means “love of looking,” but also refers to the erotic pleasure derived from gazing at images of the body. Nan Goldin’s Scopophilia is both a slide-show and an ongoing photographic series, begun in 2010 when she was given private access to the Louvre Museum every Tuesday. During these privileged sojourns, she wandered and photographed freely throughout the museum’s renowned collections of painting and sculpture.
SESTO SAN GIOVANNI, Italy, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Campari presents the new Art Labels limited edition, a modern reinterpretation of a number of works by Fortunato Depero, one of the most representative artists of the Futurist movement who had a long association with Campari. Three collectible labels are the protagonists of the Campari limited edition […]
Existential questions about life and death permeate the entire work of painter Albin Egger-Lienz (1868–1926). Today his war images are regarded as poignant memorials, as warnings against the horrors of battle and violence. He was also deeply influenced by his experiences on the front as a war painter. From 7 March to 9 June 2014 […]