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Upcoming: Anish Kapoor @ Martin-Gropius-Bau

Coming up this weekend on May 18th, the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin will be opening a new show from Anish Kapoor, one the most influential sculptors of his generation. The exhibition, his first major one in the city, will feature about 70 works spanning his diverse range of mediums including stone, steel, glass, wax, PVC skins, and high-tech material. Of particular interest will be the pieces that have been specifically designed for the venue. Those in the area should add this to their calendar of events and if […]

Openings: “Ghost in the Machine” @ New Museum

Last week, New York’s New Museum opened a new exhibition entitled Ghost in the Machine. The survey contains over 140 works of art by over 70 artists which explore the relationship between humans, machines and art. Taking over all three main gallery rooms, it providee a unique look at the digital age and its influence/interaction on the artistic movement. Spanning over 50 years with works from over 15 countries represented, this show is definitely a comprehensive feast for the senses. We saw traditional paintings, installations and […]

Openings: KAWS – “FOCUS:KAWS” @ Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

On Friday night, AM attended Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth where KAWS unveiled his latest show in the Lone Star state. The exhibition entitled Focus:KAWS is a mix of color and monotone works from the Brooklyn based artist including a previous series of tondos which made its way from this year’s Armory. In addition, the monocolor counterpart of the neon Dissected Companion from his showing with Honor Fraser also made an appearance. On display was also the black spongebob print which we told you about a couple days […]

Showing: Ai Weiwei – “absent” @ Taipei Fine Arts Museum (Part II)

In Part I of our visit to Taiwan to catch Ai Weiwei’s exhibition Absent at the TFAM, we gave you a look at the impressive sampling of the Chinese artist’s works from the early 80s to present day. Of course, AWW isn’t a man that rests on his laurels as he’s constantly looking at life from his unique artistic viewpoint, which brings us to his Forever Bicycles installation, a unique and completely new work created especially for the Taiwan museum. This sculptural piece puts together 1,000 […]

Video: Everfresh Gallery at the National Gallery of Victoria

Everfresh Gallery recently teamed up with the esteemed National Gallery of Victoria for their NGVSTUDIO program. Get a look at Meggs (who we last saw in Hong Kong at Above Second) and crew creating a nice mural for the progressive space. The museum is considering pursuing a larger urban art program, so if you live in Australia, or just want to see street art in more major institutions, hit up their Facebook or Twitter and let them know! Discuss Meggs here.

KAWS Giant Companion Comes to Aldrich Contemporary

It appears KAWS has gifted the Northeast with a Giant Companion for the Holiday Season. First featured during his Hong Kong exhibit, Passing Through (covered), the 16 foot fiberglass sculpture has concluded a long journey to the US by settling down on the snowy lawn of The Aldrich Contemporary Museum, where it joined the rest of the work already on display for the artist’s first museum solo exhibition (covered). A symbolic and triumphant ending, indeed, to a meteoric year from the multi-dimensional Brooklyn-based artist. While […]

Openings: “Dreams Deferred” @ The Chinese American Museum

Last week, the Chinese American Museum (CAM) in Los Angeles opened their doors to an art show focused on immigration reform. Although the bulk of the problems the Chinese in America have had with this topic has been in the past, it is always important to bring light to some forgotten history as there is much we can learn that we can apply to the controversial topic in the present. Dreams Deferred (teased) featured many compelling pieces from some artists that you will be sure […]

Openings: Oakland Museum of California with Group Show (including Barry Mcgee)

Tipped off by the good people at Hi-Fructose to a great show opening at the Oakland Museum of California, we were please to see that one of our friends, gamma888, had a nice photoset of pics from the show (especially of the sick Barry McGee installation). After two years of remodeling, the museum is reopening their Gallery of California Art to the public and for our readers in the Bay Area, definitely stop by to take a look for yourself. You can see more pics […]

Preview: Laurie Lipton – “Weapons of Mass Delusion” @ Grand Central Art Center

London-based artist, Laurie Lipton, is getting set to open her show this weekend at the Grand Central Art Center at Cal State Fullerton. This exhibition will include new and old works (some from her Liverpool show in November), featuring some of her signature incredibly detailed “drawings” that have to be seen to be believed. “Weapons of Mass Delusion”, opening May 1st, not only showcases Lipton’s rendering skills but also her biting social commentary including familiar scenarios such as impotent witnesses to a crime (seen above), […]