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Black Luminosity foregrounded visibility as an act of refusal

The group exhibition at SMAC gallery, curated by Gcotyelwa Mashiqa, revisited the chromatic and social properties of blackness in contemporary South African visual art The post Black Luminosity foregrounded visibility as an act of refusal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Tim Clark, Friday, Visual Art, Colour, Jacques-louis David, Blackness, Ralph Ellison, SMAC, Art Exhibitions, South Africa (country, Young Gifted and Black, Smac Gallery, Zandile Tshabalala, Mary Sibande, Alexandra Karakhashian


The nexus between photography and ukuthakatha

The language in isiZulu to describe, interpret and understand photography is revealing The post The nexus between photography and ukuthakatha appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Photography, Article, Friday, Zanele Muholi, isiZulu, Top Six, Art Exhibitions, South Africa (country, Sibusiso Nyembezi, Trajectory of a Street Photographer


Sixosh’ abathakathi: Ukuthwebula and the photographic image

The language in isiZulu to describe, interpret and understand photography is revealing The post Sixosh’ abathakathi: Ukuthwebula and the photographic image appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Photography, Article, Friday, Zanele Muholi, isiZulu, Top Six, Art Exhibitions, South Africa (country, Sibusiso Nyembezi, Trajectory of a Street Photographer, Ukuthwebula


Beyond Frieze: Art Highlights in LA

Site-specific installations, large-scale sculpture, surreal digital self-portraits and other must-see work In a few days, Los Angeles will briefly become the center of the art world. With art fairs Frieze, Felix and Art Los Angeles Contemporary in Hollywood and Spring Break in DTLA, the weekend of 14 February is slated to be an exciting one for art enthusiasts. But LA is an art-centric city all year, and …
Tags: Art, Photography, Hollywood, Design, Exhibits, La, Los Angeles, Culture, Sculpture, Exhibitions, Illustrations, Performance, Paintings, Portraits, Art Festivals, Art Fairs


Pioneering Immersive Artist Lucio Fontana at LA’s Hauser & Wirth

Timeless experiential artworks from the avant-garde Italian artist Installation art isn’t new, though it’s perhaps been garnering more attention over the past few decades, as technology rapidly improves and expands. Light and Space artists have been concerned with the transformation of physical environments since the 1960s, tapping into a centuries-old practice through inventive uses of glass, neon lighting, and various other techniques and materials. One …
Tags: Art, Design, Interviews, La, Los Angeles, Culture, Exhibitions, Galleries, Art Shows, Hauser And Wirth, Hauser, Wirth, Lucio Fontana, Art Exhibitions, Immersive Art


Non-Profit Contemporary Art Space SculptureCenter’s Winter Programming

Two shows that explore disbelief and reference the institution's past SculptureCenter has had many locations and transformations in its time, but has always made an incomparable impact on the NYC arts community. Originally founded in 1928, as The Clay Club by sculptor Dorothea Denslow, its intention has always been focused on artists both established and emerging that refuse to play it safe. In 2001, the …
Tags: Design, Exhibits, NYC, Culture, Queens, Exhibitions, Galleries, Long Island City, Art Exhibitions, SculptureCenter, Group Shows, Dorothea Denslow


Downtown For Democracy’s “ABORTION IS NORMAL” Art Show

Works by Nan Goldin, Barbara Kruger and others in a show that's meant to inspire activism and normalize women's reproductive rights Organized by political action committee Downtown for Democracy, the ABORTION IS NORMAL show featuring work by powerhouse artists including Nan Goldin, Barbara Kruger, Marilyn Minter and Cindy Sherman opens today and is both a cultural event and a political call to action. Curated by …
Tags: Health, Art, Photography, Gender, Politics, Design, Activism, Interviews, NYC, Culture, Artists, Exhibitions, Photographs, Paintings, Galleries, Cindy Sherman


Overdue Attention for Overlooked Women Old Masters

Several significant exhibitions of Old Masters have been announced, and while large shows of Renaissance and Baroque paintings aren’t anything new, this recent spate are solely focused on women painters of the eras. From Washington DC’s National Museum of Women in the Arts to London’s National Gallery and Madrid’s Museo Nacional del Prado, shows dedicated to artists including Sofonisba Anguissola, Lavinia Fontana, Judith Leyster, Rachel …
Tags: Art, Gender, Design, London, Exhibits, Painting, Culture, Washington Dc, Artists, Exhibitions, Renaissance, National Gallery, Madrid, Paintings, Galleries, Art Galleries


Frieze London: Jonah Freeman + Justin Lowe’s COLONY SOUND Exhibition

Diving into a fictional saga throughout an 11-room experience Stepping inside of Marlborough Gallery during Frieze London is a jarring otherworldly adventure. Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe have created an 11-room immersive installation (on now through 19 October) that takes up both floors of the gallery. The invite promised a multi-sensory experience of COLONY SOUND, with Ghetto Gastro responsible for “finesse.” A soundtrack created for …
Tags: Art, Design, London, Culture, Galleries, Art Shows, Installations, Lee Scratch Perry, Frieze, Jonah Freeman, Justin Lowe, Marlborough Gallery, Art Installations, Frieze art fair, Art Exhibitions, Frieze London


London’s Goldsmiths CCA’s “How Chicago! Imagists 1960s + ’70s” Exhibition

"When you don't have the spotlight on you, you can take more risks" Goldsmiths, University of London, has long been an iconic part of the UK art scene—it was the school that many of the YBAs, Young British Artists, came out of in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Since last year, the university also has its very own arts institution, the Goldsmiths Centre for …
Tags: Art, UK, Design, London, Chicago, Culture, Art Shows, Art Institute of Chicago, Goldsmiths University, Goldsmiths, Goldsmiths University of London, Art Exhibitions, Art Movements, Artist Collectives, Goldsmiths CCA, Goldsmiths Centre


DABSMYLA’s “Things That Can’t Be Seen” Exhibition, LA

A colorful, fantastical study across paintings, prints and ceramics For husband-and-wife art duo DABSMYLA’s latest show, the pair has transformed a corner of Los Angeles into a vibrant, playful wonderland. Curated by Beyond The Streets founder Roger Gastman, the show—titled Things That Can’t Be Seen—combines bright, cartoonish floral studies with imagined scenes that ruminate on creative life. The 20+ large-scale works evolve their characters and world from the …
Tags: Art, Design, La, Los Angeles, Culture, Artists, Exhibitions, Ceramics, Galleries, Art Exhibitions, Roger Gastman, Beyond the Streets, DABSMYLA


Entering this mind-blowing mirrored room is like walking inside a diamond

Inspired by the path of light traveling through a diamond, Artist Chris Cheung and his art group XEX created a trippy, LED-lit room clad with tessellated mirrored panels. Prismverse invites visitors to enter and get lost in its dizzying vortex of shimmer and color. Cheung (also known as honhim) installed LED bulbs in the flooring to reflect light off of the mirrored geometric panels that line the walls. The interactive installation simulates the experience of walking through a brilliantly-cut...
Tags: Art, Design, London, Architecture, Gallery, LED lighting, Interactive Art, Cheung, Art Installations, Chris Cheung, Art Exhibitions, Honhim, XEX, Prismverse, Prismverse art installation, Dr.Jart


A librarian’s journey: from America to Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah University of Science Technology (KAUST) is based in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, on the east shore of the Red Sea. It was founded by King Abdullah and opened its doors in 2009, with the vision of being a destination for scientific and technological education and research, to inspire discoveries that address global challenges, and striving to be a beacon of knowledge that bridges peoples and culture for the betterment of humanity. In the middle of the KAUST campus sits the university libr...
Tags: Google, Books, Featured, Saudi Arabia, Stanford, America, Mit, United States, Middle East, Oxford, Literature, Uruguay, Intellectual Property, Kazakhstan, Open Access, King