Contemporary Art

The Frame-Busting Manga of Shintaro Kago

Manga artist Shintaro Kago subverts the form in his provocative, occasionally grotesque narratives. In one tale, in particular, the typical panels …

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Miami Art Week 2017 Diary: Part 4

Francisco Esnayra When you’re faced with fairs measured in dozens, visiting every Miami Art Week offering isn’t feasible if you really want to enjoy …

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Miami Art Week 2017 Diary: Part 3

Merrilee Challiss Enormous works—and in particular, sculptures and installations—tend to garner the biggest crowds at these fairs. But tucked away in …

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The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

Overview<p>The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art by Don Thompson<p>Why would a smart New York investment banker pay $12 …

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Miami Art Week 2017 Diary: Part 1

Cranio<p>Since its debut 15 years ago, Art Basel Miami Beach has spawned and spread across Miami and Miami Beach, with dozens of new fairs and events in …

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If you make one side trip from the big Art Basel fair, this is one to see

Jacob Felländer is an accidental artist.<p>Not only did he take a circuitous route to become an accomplished and innovative photographer, but his …

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Museum in a suitcase

A group of Georgian artists has launched a Portable Museum of Contemporary Art in Tbilisi, in order to showcase a forty year collection of photos and videos.<p>The museum is, in fact, a suitcase, the contents of which are explained to visitors on request in the comfort of their own home across the …

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Alexandra Bircken at BQ (Contemporary Art Daily)

An important characteristic that marks Alexandra Bircken’s art is the entanglement of different, often divergent, mutually exclusive moments through …

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Marlie Mul at Croy Nielsen (Contemporary Art Daily)

Boobies often come in pairs, and not just physically: a booby means both a breast and a stupid, gullible or reckless person. The humble, …

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Sylvie Fleury at Salon 94 (Contemporary Art Daily)

For her second solo exhibition at Salon 94, Sylvie Fleury presents a new group of sculptural paintings evoking the shape and color of make up …

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Guillermo Santamarina at House of Gaga (Contemporary Art Daily)

The atomic rooster has sung and warned us about the catastrophe to come, its song is a beautiful and painful rumble; similar to a swan’s last song …

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“Guatemala from 33,000 km” at various locations (Contemporary Art Daily)

With the support of the Getty’s Fall 2017 initiative, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, <i>Guatemala from 33,000 km</i> features artwork in a range of media, …

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Adrián Villar Rojas at MOCA Geffen (Contemporary Art Daily)

MOCA presents Adrián Villar Rojas: <i>The Theater of Disappearance</i>, a site-specific installation inside The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA’s warehouse …

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Jack Goldstein at Meliksetian | Briggs (Contemporary Art Daily)

<i>I want to turn thought into something tangible – an object – and then back to a thought.</i><br>Jack Goldstein, Interview with Morgan Fisher, 2002<p>A graduate …

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Frieda Toranzo Jaeger at Reena Spaulings (Contemporary Art Daily)

For her first show at the gallery, Frieda Toranzo Jaeger presents a new series of oil paintings depicting automobile interiors, some of which are …

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Karla Black at Modern Art (Contemporary Art Daily)

Modern Art is pleased to announce Karla Black’s third solo exhibition at the gallery.<p>Karla Black will present a new body of work, made specifically …

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Nicola L. at SculptureCenter (Contemporary Art Daily)

Since the 1960s, Nicola L. has occupied a unique position through her interdisciplinary practice. She creates works that are thematically connected …

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The Twelfth Season of The Artist’s Institute with Sharon Lockhart (Contemporary Art Daily)

<i>Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens, and Frances Stark</i>, September 15 – October 22, 2016<p>In June 1997, Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens, and Frances Stark mounted …

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Arthur Ou at Brennan & Griffin (Contemporary Art Daily)

<i>When we think about the future of the world, we always have in mind its being at the place where it would be if it continued to move as we see it</i> …

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Alexandra Bircken at Le Crédac (Contemporary Art Daily)

The skin is our largest organ and at the same time it’s what we see when we look at ourselves. Michel Serres says the deepest thing we have is our …

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Richard Aldrich at Adrian Rosenfeld (Contemporary Art Daily)

Adrian Rosenfeld is pleased to present Richard Aldrich, the next exhibition at his gallery in San Francisco. Organized in close collaboration with …

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Week in Review: December 10, 2017 (Contemporary Art Daily)

Welcome to Week in Review, our Sunday round-up of the last seven days of activity here at Contemporary Art Daily. Please subscribe to our RSS feed, …

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul at Sullivan Galleries (Contemporary Art Daily)

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Martin Soto Climent at Atlantis (Contemporary Art Daily)

Atlantis is proud to inaugurate its new space with a solo exhibition by the Mexico City-based, Mexican artist Martin Soto Climent.<p>For his exhibition …

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Anna Maria Maiolino at MOCA Los Angeles (Contemporary Art Daily)

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Margaret Lee at Misako & Rosen (Contemporary Art Daily)

Margaret Lee at Misako & Rosen, <i>in situ</i> documentation<p><i>Full gallery of images, video, press release and link available after the jump.</i><p>Margaret Lee at …

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“Hecate” at Various Small Fires (Contemporary Art Daily)

“W.I.T.C.H. is an all-women Everything. It’s theater, revolution, magic, terror, joy, garlic flowers, spells. It’s an awareness that witches and …

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Gilbert “Magu” Luján at University Art Galleries, UC Irvine (Contemporary Art Daily)

One of the founding members of the Chicano artists collective Los Four, Luján is known for his coloration and visual explorations of Chicano culture …

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Week in Review: December 17, 2017 (Contemporary Art Daily)

Welcome to Week in Review, our Sunday round-up of the last seven days of activity here at Contemporary Art Daily. Please subscribe to our RSS feed, …

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Josephine Halvorson at Sikkema Jenkins (Contemporary Art Daily)

Sikkema Jenkins & Co. is pleased to present <i>As I Went Walking</i>, an exhibition of recent paintings and works on paper by Josephine Halvorson. On view …

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