Banksy opens dystopian tourist attraction in Bethlehem
The elusive British artist has opened a hotel wedged up against the Israeli security wall that wraps around Bethlehem., just meters from the West Bank, in Palestine. The hotel has 10 rooms and apparently Banksy has said that anyone from both sides of the middle eastern conflict can stay the...
A few days after President Trump signed an executive order barring citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States, the Museum of Modern Art in New York responded by hanging work by artists from those countries. Now the Davis Museum at Wellesley College in Massachusetts is staging a protest of its own, saying that, fro...Read the rest of this post
The Gallery at Windsor is pleased to present Christopher Le Brun: Composer, a major two-part exhibition of renowned British painter and President of the Royal Academy Christopher Le Brun PRA. The Gallery at Windsor is part of a concurrent show exhibiting at Albertz Benda’s New York gallery and displays a body of work drawing from the connection b...Read the rest of this post
The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image of Obama’s face over the word “HOPE” quickly became the iconic image of the election, the rallying cry around which it was fought and won. It remains the enduring image...Read the rest of this post
A spokesman for Resign, Hirst’s company, told the Daily Mail, “Over the past year we have been trying to find a suitable partner for our part of the Southern Extension. Unfortunately in the current economic climate all the developers we spoke to felt it wasn’t viable to deliver the housing in keeping with our vision.”
Local ward member C...
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Bortolami is pleased to announce Ivan Morley’s second exhibition at the gallery. The exhi...
Great News The museum will receive the money over a five-year period.which was made in honor of the institution’s longtime president of the board Ruth Carter Stevenson. IT will establish an endowment to support future exhibitions and programming.
Arts patron Alice Walton, currently chairwoman of the board of directors of Arkansas’s Crystal Bri...
Billionare investor Len Blavatnik is suing David Wildenstein for $10 million, according to the New York Post. Blavatnik claims that Wildenstein reneged on the sale of a $79 million Manhattan townhouse.
Wildenstein’s lawyers argued in Manhattan Supreme Court that the suit, filed by Blavatnik’s company Access Industries, is “frivolous and ha...
John Kasmin was at the centre of London’s art scene web in the 1960s. Now his frank memories provide the thread for a fascinating installation at Tate Britain
‘If I’m talking strangely,’ says John Kasmin in the doorway of his west London home, ‘it’s because two of my teeth snapped off in a bread roll while I was looking at Vesuvius ...
First coined by the critic Roger Cardinal in 1972, the term ‘Outsider Art’ was originally employed as a synonym for ‘Art Brut’, a label created by Jean Dubuffet in to describe art formed beyond the boundaries of the mainstream art world. In the ensuing decades the label has broadened to encompass work by artists who have not had any formal...Read the rest of this post
In memory of the art critic and author, who died on 2 January at the age of 90, we take a look at a visit, in 1962, to the studio of sculptor Henri Presset
In his BBC series Ways of Seeing, broadcast in 1972, the late John Berger (1926-2017) discussed the transformation that came over Adam and Eve at the moment of the Fall — how, according to...
December 21, 2016 - February 19, 2017
BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY
Alex Face ALIVE exhibition will be on view from today until Sunday February 19, 2017. The gallery opens Wednesday to Sunday, 1PM - 7PM
Alex Face, Breathe (in the waterlilies pond), 2016, Spray paint and oil on Linen, 195 x 300 cm © Alex Face / Bangkok CityCity ...
'Endless Wave' - Print Edition'
Hand pulled 6 colour screen print - Black, blue, gold, aqua, red and pink
On 100% cotton somerset satin 410 gsm tub size - Hand deckled by artist
Size: 100cm x 100cm (39.37 x 39.37 inches)
Signed and stamped edition of 40
A rare footage from Banksy has just surfaced online. Sourced from an old VHS from BBC’s show “Shadow People”, this gives us some unusual insights on Banksy before he rose to fame. From catching a glimpse of his face to hearing his real voice, this video will be enjoyed by all of Banksy’s fans around the world.
For those of you who lived ...
Banksy can now, typically, be recognized by his stenciled graffiti works on public buildings, through which he frequently references classical artists and channels his beliefs (and his dark sense of humour); however when he first started creating street art, between 1990-94, his work was mostly freehand. Apparently he began switching to...
AUCTION – 4 June 2016
banksy girl with red balloon
An unsigned and slightly damaged ‘Balloon Girl’ by Banksy has sold for £23,750 at Bonham’s in Knightsbridge, demonstrating the continued demand for work by the UK street-artist.
Daniel Arsham's Future Relics are familiar and common objects that are obsolete in the future world. Future Relics 01 - 04 were each accompanied by a corresponding short film of the same name. Future Relic 05 provided a clue to its collectors, inviting them to engage in an interactive journey as archeologists of the future in sear...
Untitled (Janet, from the Men in the Cities Series) (1981/2016)
In the 1960s, Conceptualists dematerialized the art object, offering in its place the photograph (as material support). Certain among those to come up in the wake of that shift – e.g., Robert Longo, Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, and others associated with what cam...
scar Murillo untitled (2016) Oscar Murillo’s multi-faceted practice includes elements of painting, sculpture, installation, video and performance. Travel, migration, labor, and trade figure as central notions, which the artist explores in depth, thinking through the specific historical and geographical contexts of these conditions; his own cross-...Read the rest of this post
Last Wednesday during Christie’s Post War & Contemporary Art sale in London, a historic Banksy canvas came very close to tripling its high estimate of £50,000. Originally exhibited in 2002 at Santa’s Ghetto, a perennial winter group show (a modern riff of which occurred last December with Marks and Stencils) during those early, pre-hype years ...Read the rest of this post