Salvador Dali Museum

The US art community can rejoice: a renewed Salvador Dalí museum (nicknamed, ‘the Dalí’) has just opened on its new premises: 1 Dalí Blvd, St. Petersburg, Florida, this January 11,’11 at 11:11.   The Dalí’ Museum, A New Era In line with Dali’s amazing sense of lines and space, the museum is an  amazing structure […]

New Job 2011: Chairman at the Pratt Institute?

Yes, believe it or not, but the School of Art and Design at the Pratt Institute is looking for new chairmen or chairwomen for three of their departments: Art and Design Education Fashion Design Film/Video and Photography   All three departments are located on Pratt’s historic 25-acre campus in the culturally rich and diverse neighborhood […]

Rose: Post-war Contemporary Artist Isa Genzken at New Museum

Isa Genzken’s 28-foot Rose II Arrives on the Bowery Acclaimed German Artist’s First Public Sculpture in the US. Genzken’s Rose is the second work in the New Museum’s Rotating Façade Program Last Saturday, November 13, 2010, the New Museum unveiled acclaimed German artist Isa Genzken’s first public artwork in the United States, installed on the […]

Frida Kahlo

Celebrating Frida Kahlo’s 103st birthday, we thought to highlight her on the blog today. Art by Frida Kahlo is Art on Frida Kahlo     Articles Featuring Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo Auto-biographical Artwork A glimpse of the real life of Frida Kahlo (video) The life of Diego Velasquez         Art Books on […]

Andy Warhol Arrived in Vienna With 35 Cars

What I’m referring to of course is the current Andy Warhol exhibition ‘Cars’ that the Albertina in Vienna is putting on currently till May 16 2010.   The show is called ‘ANDY WARHOL. CARS’, and holds works by Warhol, Fleury, Longo and Szarek. The Albertina expains: “CARS presents works from the Daimler Collection, by artists […]

Art Basel Miami Beach 2009

Art Basel Miami Beach 2009: The 8th Edition of America’s Most Prestigious Art Show, Featuring Totally New Exhibition Design and the Launch of the Oceanfront Area From December 3 through 6, 2009, Miami Beach, Florida, will be home to the 8th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the international art show. More than 250 leading […]

Pop Art by Robert Rauschenberg Celebrates Earth Day

As an artist and as a citizen, Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was deeply concerned with how his art could help change the world for the better. During his lifetime, his artwork addressed issues of environmentalism, war, racial equality, nuclear disarmament, apartheid, economic development, and artists’ rights – an array of big-picture social and political themes that […]

Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair in April: Sweet Spot in New York to Visit

The 12th edition of the Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair (SOFA) in New York City is poised to present a great range of arts and design of value in today’s international markets. The show is scheduled for April 16-19, 2009 with an Opening Preview Gala on Wednesday, April 15 at the historic Park Avenue […]

Contemporary Art (Graffiti on Canvas) by Jean Michel Basquiat

I thought to feast the eye and nourish the soul with some paintings by Jean Michel Basquiat today. It’s Friday after all. I know that Basquiat’s work is not everybody’s cup of tea, but I personally love his work because it is vibrant, articulate, offers social commentary and is overall interesting: there’s stuff to see […]

Modern Art of Jim Dine Goes Beyond Hearts and Bathrobes – 4

This concludes the four part biography of Jim Dine. Jim Dine as Artist Today To conclude this article, here is a video of his show in New York City December 2008-February 2009. This show was the first New York show in 4 years at Pace. Jim Dine’s work is shown around the world, however, he […]