Not Just Bags on Shelves: Tsatsas Meets Vitsœ in Munich's Museumsquartier

17 November 2014 No Comments

A temporary exhibition featuring designs from the family-owned leather bag manufacturer Tsatsas is now on display at an unusual location, namely the showroom of British furniture manufacturer Vitsœ in Munich, Germany. [...]

Artist Ai Weiwei @Large on Alcatraz

11 November 2014 No Comments
27 September 2014 - 26 April 2015

@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz is an exhibition of new works by the renowned Chinese artist, in situ at the infamous and former United States Penitentiary. Raising questions about human rights and freedom of expression, @Large resonates far beyond the bounds of Alcatraz Island. [...]

Dressed to Kill: Portraits of Bullfighters by French Painter Christian Gaillard

20 October 2014 {2} Comments
16 October 2014 - 28 October 2014

French painter Christian Gaillard creates detailed realistic portraits of bullfighters, focusing on the intricate embroidery of their extravagant ‘traje de luces’, or ‘suit of light’. [...]

Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto

12 October 2014 {1} Comment

A pioneering contemporary artist, Tokyo-born Motoi Yamamoto carves monumental two dimensional sculptures of entire oceans, shattered planets, typhoons, mountain ranges, fractured staircases and vast plains of brain-like coils using just the one medium: SALT. [...]

Marc Giai-Miniet’s Nightmarish ‘Theatre of Memory’ on Show in New York

07 October 2014 {1} Comment
11 October 2014 - 08 November 2014

With his eerie twists on children’s dolls houses, French artist Marc Giai-Miniet’s dioramas, or miniature 3D theatres or boxes, are disturbing metaphors for the human condition that succeed in rattling our curiosity wide-awake. [...]

When Colour Occupies Space: Paint Chip Art by Peter Combe

27 September 2014 {1} Comment

Whilst from afar they may look like sepia-toned photographs, from up-close they reveal themselves to be mesmerising full-spectrum colour sculptures on a tiny scale. Discover the unique three-dimensional visual artworks of San Francisco-based artist Peter Combe. [...]

Shigeru Ban Wraps Up the New Aspen Art Museum

16 September 2014 No Comments

Set against the backdrop of Colorado’s Ajax Mountains, the new state-of-the-art Aspen Art Museum (AAM), entirely designed by 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Shigeru Ban, opened its doors last month. [...]

The Peculiar Fragmented Portraiture of Michael Mapes

04 September 2014 {2} Comments

American artist Michael Mapes creates fragmented 3D portraits of people, including aristocrats from the Dutch Golden Age and just as an entomologist would, puts together fragments or miniatures of photos in small cabinets. [...]