Marcel Duchamp

Ulla von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast

Commission<br>Ulla von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast<p>In partnership with Le Prix Marcel Duchamp<p>20 September 2018 – 31 March 2019<p>Five hundred children visited …


Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor

Whether you call him an inventor, a restless creator, or the sculptor who set art in motion—American artist Alexander Calder (d. 1976) is all of the …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Hirshhorn Curator Explains the Significance of the Huge Marcel Duchamp Donation

Up to now, the single piece of work from Marcel Duchamp in the Smithsonian’s contemporary and modern art Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden was a …


Legendary Japanese Artist Tadanori Yokoo Brings "Death and Dreams" to Albertz Benda, New York

Featuring the complete 1980 series <i>Back of Head</i>, the 2010 series <i>Falling Woman</i>, and a body work started in 2016, <i>Death and Dreams</i> examines the …

Link Love: 9/7/2018

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Marcel Duchamp | Bicycle Wheel Sculpture (Limited Edition 9" Working Replica Exclusively for the Philadelphia Museum of Art) (2002) | Available for Sale

Group Shows<p>2018<p>The Museum Show: Works that were exhibited, owned, sold by - or about - museums (including the gift shops!!!)<p>2017<p>SIDNEY JANIS GALLERY …


NEWS: Hirshhorn Gifted More Than Fifty Works by Marcel Duchamp and His Contemporaries



Man Ray and The Dadaistic Art of Photography

Portrait of Man Ray and Salvador Dali, Paris by Carl Van Vechten<p>On August 27, 1890, American modernist artist and photographer <b>Emmanuel Radnitzky</b> was …


Swiss surrealism: where the imaginary becomes real

Surrealism was characterised “more by an artistic attitude of mind than by a stylistic programme”, according to the Aargauer Kunsthaus. “In a time of …


Sweet on Europe: Ulla von Brandenburg to re-stage exhibition of European confectionery, 45 years on

Show at Whitechapel Gallery in London was held in 1973 to mark the UK's entry to the common market


In Praise of the Unshelveable: 5 Weird Finds From the Used Books Boxes

The summer after graduating high school I got a job at San Francisco’s Green Apple Books, one of those great old massive bookstores with more volumes …


The big picture: Peggy Guggenheim in Venice

The German photographer Stefan Moses met Peggy Guggenheim in Venice in April 1969, when the art world’s “last duchess”, then aged 70, was at her most formidable. He persuaded the collector to lead him around her Venice, which she did, in red stockings and with a pair of lapdogs, staring into his …


"Virginia Overton: Built" - The New Yorker

Mark di Suvero, the American sculptor who founded Socrates Sculpture Park, in Long Island City, in 1987, resists the term “Abstract Expressionist.” “I’m a corrupted Constructivist,” he once said. The Tennessee-born sculptor <b>Virginia Overton,</b> now based in New York, defies labels, too. It’s tempting …


A museum in Germany received a trove of 150 works by Joseph Beuys.

Joseph Beuys, <i>Capri-Battery</i> (1985). Photo by Anne Neier for LWL, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018.The Westphalian State Museum of Art and Cultural History …


A Film Exploring the Mischievous Potential of Domestic Objects

“Whether Mr Mutt with his own hands made the fountain or not has no importance. He CHOSE it. He took an ordinary article of life, and placed it so …


7 Artists Who Created Innovative Mobiles—beyond Alexander Calder

Double Gong, 1953.<br>Alexander Calder<br>San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)Alexander Calder’s name has become synonymous with the mobile, a kinetic …


Mucem exhibits fifty artworks, 2 of which are new creations, by Ai Weiwei

<b>MARSEILLE</b><b>.-</b> The Mucem is hosting Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, one of the major actors on the international art scene. The work of the photographer, …


arthur hoffner's fountain series combines ancient forms with PVC pipes and kitchen sponges

<b>french designer arthur hoffner has designed a series of fountains combining ancient forms with unexpected materials.</b> the sculptural objects combine …


Reading Comprehension: Inference Questions | GMAT practice question

Modern art challenges our understanding of art by adding a new and crucial element, the concept, to its definition. With the brazen beginnings of …


Aurora Halal and Rrose

RA Pick<p>A clever pairing of two techno DJs with distinct approaches to the sound of psychedelia.<p>Line-up /<p>Aurora Halal is the person behind the …


Ten Picassos Discovered Amid Tehran Museum’s Hidden Collection of Western Art

The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art is home to one of the world’s greatest collections of postwar Western artworks—but these pieces have rarely …


School holidays 2018: Ten artworks to show your kids in London | London Evening Standard

Let’s start off with a classic, because everyone loves a bit of celeb-spotting. Vincent Van Gogh had a revolutionary eye for colour, with his …


“B. Wurtz: Kitchen Trees”

Known for creating whimsical, spindly assemblages that draw upon the legacies of Marcel Duchamp and Alexander Calder, B. Wurtz ventures into public …

New York City

Andy Warhol | Mona Lisa | The Met

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Art in the Mirror," November 22, 1966–February 5, 1967; travelled in U.S. through March 1968, brochure no. …


New York art turns Bulgarian village into outdoor gallery

STARO ZHELEZARE, Bulgaria (Reuters) - With fewer than 500 inhabitants, Staro Zhelezare in southern Bulgaria is a world away from the mean streets of Manhattan, but its houses and barns have now been painted with some of the most famous images from New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).<p>A local …


Biography of Marcel Duchamp, Revolutionary of the Art World

The French-American artist Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) was an innovator, working across mediums such as painting, sculpture, collages, short films, …


MoMA comes to Melbourne - Vacations & Travel Magazine

REVIEW<p>The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is now showing a world-premier exhibition – MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art. An …


Famous birthdays for July 28: Lori Loughlin, Dana White

Actor Lori Loughlin turns 54 and UFC President Dana White turns 49, among the famous birthdays for July 28.

Beatrix Potter

The Founders of Zero Art Go Down Under

July 28, 2018<p>Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.<p>The European art …

The Arts

‘Hidden Noise.’ Kathryn Cowles. Wood, cloth, paper, twine, thread, furniture, building materials, body. 2017

Kathryn CowlesJuly 27, 2018after <i>With Hidden Noise.</i> Marcel Duchamp. Ball of twine between two brass plates, joined by four long screws, containing …