Titled ‘Freedom of Assembly’, Theaster Gates recently showed a new body of work illustrating his interest in labour, community and art historical traditions. The exhibition showed sculptures made from found materials and ‘paintings’ constructed as if building roofs. 15 more words
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This month I visited the Venice Biennale for the first time, traveling with my son, Ray. We took in as much art as we could find, got magnificently lost, feasted on fresh seafood and pizza, sipped spritz cocktails, and watched the theater of the street (art historians could be spotted in yellow patent leather shoes and ironic eyewear). 1,162 more words
After three years, art gallery White Cube will close its São Paulo location, published reports show.
White Cube São Paulo, the Brazilian offshoot of the leading contemporary gallery based in London, opened in a converted warehouse in the city center in December 2012, following a successful special project by British sculptor Antony Gormley. 246 more words
On Tuesday morning, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the four winning cities of its first nationwide Public Art Challenge. Winning cities include: Los Angeles; Spartanburg, South Carolina; Gary, Indiana; and a New York team from of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, according to a report from 359 more words