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Lorenzo Agius In the Mood at Alon Zakaim Fine Art from Monday 14th September

September 14, 2009 Art News, Events No Comments

Lorenzo Agius at Alon Zakaim Fine Art until 14th October 2009. The exhibition presents an exclusive selection of his most celebrated portraits available as limited editions to the public for the very first time. Brad Pitt, Jack Nicholson, Angelina Jolie and Keira Knightly are just some of the many celebrities featured. In the Mood follows [...]

Philippe Starck’s Design For Life reality TV show

September 14, 2009 Art News No Comments

Starck’s new series, which begins on BBC2 tonight, is called Design for Life. Following the tried and tested format, he takes 12 young British designers, sets them challenges and each week eliminates the weakest. The winner becomes part of Starck’s “tribe” for six months, their triumphant concept given the opportunity to join the world’s most [...]

Gagosian Retail New York

September 14, 2009 Art News No Comments

Over at CoolHunting they have a sneak preview of the new Gagosian retail space which is set to open in the next week in New York City. Designed by Dan Rowen Architect/MNDesign in collaboration with Gagosian Gallery, the space is spare, bright and successfully feels more retail than gallery. The space focuses primarily on the [...]

Design 21 Announces Call for Entries for UNESCO’s Dream Center Logo Competition

September 14, 2009 Art News 1 Comment

DESIGN 21 believes in the potential of design to improve life, but it also recognizes the power of branding. In order to help UNESCO’s mission of providing arts education to children around the world, DESIGN 21: Social Design Network – an online platform founded by Felissimo and UNESCO – is hosting a competition to increase [...]

Nadav Kander Obama’s People at Flowers Gallery Private View Tuesday 14th September

September 14, 2009 Art News No Comments

Selection from Obama’s People 2009Archival pigment Prints Barack Obama II 2009 Chromogenic Print 152 × 122 cm ‘Obama’s People’, photographic portraits of the 53 members of President Obama’s cabinet. Through to 10th October 2009

Dane Mitchell Wins Art Competition Using Other Contestants Trash As His Entry

September 14, 2009 Art News, Events No Comments

A New Zealand artist has caused a bit of controversy amongst the artistic community after winning a contemporary art award utilizing the discarded materials of his competitors. Dane Mitchell’s “Collateral” recently beat out 282 other pieces to win the 2009 National Trust Waikato Contemporary Art Award, as well as $15,000. It was created after Mitchell [...]

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{VIDEO}: Ai Weiwei stars in secret crowdfunded sci-fi flick

April 17, 2014

{VIDEO}: Ai Weiwei stars in secret crowdfunded sci-fi flick

Sand Storm by filmmaker Jason Wishnow, imagines a not-so distant apocalyptic future, with Ai WeiWei starring as a water smuggler in a world where water is scarce. The short film was made in China over the course of the year, all while trying to keep the production under wraps and away from the attention of government officials.

NY Art News: Christie’s to offer a previously unseen masterwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat

April 16, 2014

NY Art News: Christie’s to offer a previously unseen masterwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat

On May 13th, Christie’s Evening Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art will present a major painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat.

ART NEWS: Jeremy Deller and eight high profile artists join together for new show to highlight plight of species on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species TM

April 16, 2014

ART NEWS: Jeremy Deller and eight high profile artists join together for new show to highlight plight of species on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species TM

Synchronicity Earth – a London-based charity that funds and seeks investment in the most important conservation initiatives globally – is hosting a programme of events throughout the year to mark the IUCN’s Red List’s 50th anniversary.

ARTNEWS: Lucy Clout has won the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Award

April 16, 2014

ARTNEWS: Lucy Clout has won the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Award

Lucy Clout has won the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Award

Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 50: ‘Volcano in the Garden’

April 16, 2014

Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 50: ‘Volcano in the Garden’

One door closes another door opens… Although a number of meritorious small galleries have closed recently, there’s a new trend towards auction houses putting on curated exhibitions of selling art as if, in effect, they’re commercial galleries who don’t represent artists.

ART/TECH: Shapeshifting Furniture from MIT

April 15, 2014

ART/TECH:  Shapeshifting Furniture from MIT

Cool Furniture that transforms based on its reaction to Nature …

ARTIST OPPORTUNITY: The WW SOLO Award 2014

April 14, 2014

ARTIST OPPORTUNITY: The WW SOLO Award 2014

The WW SOLO Award is an annual structured opportunity, created to provide support, development and exposure for a contemporary artist of any age, working in any medium.

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