Archive for June, 2011

Fondazione Querini Stampalia Onlus Presents Marisa Merz Exhibition

Fondazione Querini Stampalia Onlus Presents Marisa Merz Exhibition

. June 30, 2011 . 0 Comments

Fondazione Querini Stampalia Onlus presents Marisa Merz: non corrisponde eppur fiorisce It doesn’t match yet it flourishes an exhibition on view 1 June–18 September 2011. One of the most significant and interesting artists of the past forty years and indisputably a protagonist of the Italian art scene since the end of the 1960s when she […]

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Sir Terence Conran Makes Major Gift to the London Design Museum

. June 30, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Trustees of the Design Museum announced a major gift by the Conran Foundation, endowed by Sir Terence Conran towards the museum’s new development project. This will help to create the world’s leading museum of contemporary design and architecture in London. Sir Terence Conran’s donation consists of a cash gift of £7.5m and the value […]

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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Opens Harun Farocki: Images of War (at a Distance) Solo Exhibition

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Opens Harun Farocki: Images of War (at a Distance) Solo Exhibition

. June 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

Harun Farocki: Images of War (at a Distance) marks the first comprehensive solo exhibition of Berlin-based artist Harun Farocki (b. 1944, German-annexed Czechoslovakia) in a United States museum, and features the U.S. premiere of Serious Games I–IV (2009–10), a four–part video installation at the center of the exhibition. The exhibition reflects a recent large-scale acquisition—realized […]

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Tate Britain Opens BP British Art Displays: Has the film already started?

. June 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

Tate Britain presents BP British Art Displays: Has the film already started? on view 27 June 2011 – Thursday 1 March 2012. Significant new acquisitions to Tate’s Collection by some of Britain’s most innovative contemporary artists go on display at Tate Britain today. Presented in a newly re-hung suite of contemporary galleries, works by artists […]

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Tate Britain Announces John Martin: Apocalypse

Tate Britain Announces John Martin: Apocalypse

. June 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

Tate Britain presents John Martin: Apocalypse, on view 21 September 2011 – 15 January 2012. John Martin (1789–1854) was a key figure in the nineteenth-century art world, renowned for his dramatic scenes of apocalyptic destruction and biblical disaster. While he was hugely popular, he remained something of an outsider, scorned by the art critics of […]

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