An Obama statue is removed from an Indonesian park, Mr. Brainwash takes on New York, Tarantino “inglouriously” rallies for Haiti, and Shaq Attack curates an art show–these were among the week’s news headlines. Read on for ArtWeLove’s news digest, now also available in email form—bringing a comprehensive roundup of the week’s art developments to your digital doorstep. If you aren’t signed up, click here. As always, we welcome your feedback at email@example.com.
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Kiki Smith‘s exhibition “Sojourn” opens this Friday up on the Brooklyn Museum‘s 4th floor, running until September 12 before traveling onward to Nürnberg and Barcelona. Don’t miss author and poet Victoria Redel‘s intimate reading this Wednesday night at Village Zendo in Soho, from 7:15-9pm. Click through for more…
RISD’s Museum of Art has a forthcoming exhibition, Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line, which starts February 19th. Also, to complement this upcoming exhibit, next Friday there is an event, The Primacy of Paper, which will feature works from artists Kiki Smith and Sol LeWitt. Robert Pollard is set to release a new solo album, We All Got Out of the Army, on February 16h. Click through for more…
On the BOMB Alerts docket today: EI-P is getting remixed with Bon Iver. Errol Morris wonders if a famous photo might have been a fake. NYT art critic Michael Kimmelman says of Kiki Smith,“she’s also the perfect illustration of how an artist, as opposed to an art historian, talks about art because she freely says what comes to her mind without worrying about whether it’s historically germane.” Perhaps he’s referring to a certain interview from 1994. Father of My Children, a critical darling at the London Film Festival, is based on(SPOILERS) real events in the life of Belá Tarr. Cosmetic designer François Nars is celebrating his company’s fifteenth anniversary with a giant coffee table book featuring Isabella Rossellini and Marc Jacobs in some seriously intense makeup. Raymond Pettibon is part of an all-star lineup at the Deitch Projects. And on a sad note, Nancy Spero passed away this past Saturday at NYU Hospital.
An ode to being human and the need to express one’s self, Our City Dreams tells the story of the loves and the sufferings of five women who chose to move to New York City. Tracing the lives of Swoon, Ghada Amer, Kiki Smith, Marina Abramovic and Nancy Spero. The documentary style film, directed by [...]
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