Archive for March, 2010

Contemporary Art News

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

anish-kapoor-007<- Anish Kapoor has been commissioned to complete the largest piece of public art in the UK, intended for the 2012 Olympic Park.  The interactive tower is said to become a rival of the Eiffel Tower.  A short video accompanies the article on Guardian.co.uk.

  • The ACROmadrid show in February posted good numbers for sales in its 29th annual contemporary art auction.  Many of the artists polled said that they had better results than anticipated.  Read more on E-Flux.com.
  • The Irish Museum of Modern Art presents “Vertical Thoughts” an exhibit featuring artists who influenced composer Morton Feldman.  For more see E-Flux.com.
  • Marina Abramovic had an unexpected participator in her “The Artists Is Present” performance at the MOMA over the weekend.  For more, and a few words from this participator read here.
  • An exhibition featuring “Running Fence” by Christo and Jeanne-Claude runs from April 2 – September 26, 2010 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.  The exhibit will include photo and video documentation, preparatory drawings and some of the original materials from the project.  To read more on E-Flux.com click here.

Here’s lookin’ at YOU

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

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