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Top 3 Corporate Collections

The top three corporate collections are owned by UBS, Deutsche Bank, and Progressive Insurance. UBS Art Collection. Why do corporations collect art? It seems, even large corporations want to put something on the office walls (seriously), per Jacqueline Lewis, the UBS curator for the Americas. The idea of creating interesting and stimulating environments for clients and […]

Jim Campbell: SFMOMA’s 2012 Bay Area Treasure

The Modern Art Council for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has a wonderful tradition of selecting and honoring a local, community based artist from the San Francisco Bay Area. In years past, honorees include Robert Bechtle, Manuel Neri, Nathan Oliveira, Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Serra, Sara Little Turnbull, Lawrence Halprin, Ruth Bernhard, Larry […]

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Art Dubai opens March 21

The largest and most established contemporary art fair in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, Art Dubai takes place every year in March at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, and has become a cornerstone of the region’s fast-growing contemporary art community. The sixth edition of Art Dubai, March 21-24, 2012, features over 75 galleries, a new […]

Shepard Fairey designs ‘Person of the Year’ for Time magazine

When Time magazine, voice of the establishment, chooses “The Protester” as its person of the year,  only one artist is really suitable for the job of creating the publication’s inevitably ironic cover. Shepard Fairey, designer dissident, stepped up to the plate. Ai Weiwei he’s not. The Los Angeles graphic designer, 41, whose thriving youth-market business, Obey […]

E.S.P. TV at INDEX in GENERAL, Berlin, Dec 10

E.S.P. TV at INDEXinGeneral Dec 10, 8 PM Live Performances and Taping  ::  Dec 11, 2-6 PM Additional Exhibition Hours General Public Schönhauser Allee 167c, 10435 Berlin Index Festival (NY) showcase with live performances by Robert Heel (electronics) and Victoria Keddie (electro acoustic composition for strings), live video mix by E.S.P. TV’s Scott Kiernan, sound and video installation, and festival documentation //Date: […]

Gerhard Richter at the Tate Modern

Spanning nearly five decades, and coinciding with the artist’s 80th birthday, Gerhard Richter: Panorama is a major retrospective exhibition that groups together significant moments of his remarkable career. Since the 1960s, Gerhard Richter has immersed himself in a rich and varied exploration of painting. Gerhard Richter: Panorama highlights the full extent of the artist’s work, which has encompassed a diverse range […]

Martin Boyce wins 2011 Turner Prize

Martin Boyce, forty-four, an artist known for creating sculptural installations that pay homage to Modernist design, has won the prestigious 2011 Turner Prize. The forty-thousand-dollar award was presented by Mario Testino at the Baltic Center for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England. Charlotte Higgins of The Guardian quotes the judges as praising Boyce’s work for “opening up of a new […]

Larissa Nowicki: PULSE Miami 2011 Prizewinner

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair announced today that Larissa Nowicki, represented by Man & Eve Gallery (London), is the winner of the 2011 PULSE Prize. Nowicki’s intricate sculptures crafted through carefully woven pages of books have drawn heavy interest through the run of the PULSE fair, including an acquisition by the Maison Particuliére, Brussels, which showed […]

Dale Chihuly

LONDON – Halcyon Gallery will open its new gallery on New Bond Street on 5 December 2011, with an inaugural exhibition by Dale Chihuly. The artist comments, “Returning to London to show this important collection of work is truly exciting. The inaugural exhibition at Halcyon Gallery, in such an incredible building, presents the ideal space to show […]