Kusama Decorates Condominium
According to The Wall Street Journal, a striking bumble bee-colored contemporary work by Kusama will serve as netting for a condominium construction site in the Meatpacking district starting this week.
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Nice detail of the back of Robert Arneson’s California Artist!
Keiichi Tanaami’s Films
Corbett vs. Dempsey is showing a selection of rarely seen short films and animations by Japanese artist Keiichi Tanaami. The screening offers a glimpse at Tanaami’s unique fusion of popular culture, commercial design, and avant-garde aesthetics.
The screening is happening on Friday, August 10, at 8:00 p.m.
Browse the broad spectrum of Asian Art.
Jean Pave Barbier
Though Andy Warhol’s portraits of Hollywood celebrities and pop culture icons are some of his best known works, he also created numerous portrayals of figures of the art world, including collectors, artists, Modernist intellectuals, and investors.
Pictured is a unique portrait of art collector Jean Pave Barbier (c.1980), now live on artnet Auctions.
The Post-Olympic City
Some former Olympic sites are retrofitted and used in ways that belie their grand beginnings; these sites are often turned into prisons, malls, and gyms. Other Olympic sites are unused for decades, and so they become tragic time capsules.
After the events are over and the medals have been handed out, what’s next? What happens to a city after the Olympics are gone?
On the occasion of the 2012 London Olympics, Storefront for Art and Architecture presents The Post-Olympic City, an exhibition with archival images, research materials, video, and Olympic ephemera, exploring the life of the post-event city. As part of the exhibition, Storefront will provide a live broadcast of the 2012 Olympic Games in the gallery.
The show opens July 7, 2012 at Storefront for Art and Architecture.
At Auction: A Canaletto
New Horse Guards from St James’s Park by Italian artist Canaletto (1697–1768), a rare view of the London landmark under construction in 1753, is being sold by one of Europe’s largest auction houses, Dorotheum in Vienna, on October 17, 2012. The work is estimated to sell for €2 to 3 million.
In the foreground of the painting is Horse Guards Parade, where monarchs traditionally take the salute at the Trooping the Colour ceremony on their official birthday. This vast parade ground has recently become more recognizable throughout the world as the 2012 Olympic venue for beach volleyball.