Posts from August, 2010

Walls, ceilings and flaws: a book about murals published as a website


The Mural in America by Francis V. Connor, Ph. D. at muralinamerica.com


Where contemporary art can get knotted: Kathmandu


BravinLee Programs presents hand-knotted rugs by Nina Bovasso, Peter Halley, James Siena, and James Welling


Curved Forms, Out of the Loop: Portugal’s Nadir Afonso


Exhibition continues at Museu do Chiado through October 3


Brion Nuda Rosch’s multimedia installation is sprawling yet restrained


New York debut of San Francisco artist continues at DCKT through August 28


The Arts Died with Dada: Roy Harris and the Great Debate About Art


In depth review of the semiotician’s pointed pamphlet on the end of art criticism


The New Jerusalem: Israel Museum reopens


Rooms are curated by Yinka Shonibare, Susan Hiller and Zvi Goldstein, and there’s a monumental sculpture by Anish Kapoor


Caught in Hitler’s Web: Canadian Expressionists Oscar Cahén and Gershon Iskowitz


Through September 8 at Horton Gallery (Sunday L.E.S)


Our Bodies, Ourselves: elles@centrepompidou


Women Artists in the Collection of the Musée National d’Art Moderne, through February 21


The Next Great Reality TV Winner: Bravo’s Work of Art


Work of Art: The Next Great Artist is the best attempt so far to bring the art world to mainstream media. It earnestly tries to make the process of making art and discussing its merits and shortcomings more accessible to the general public, or at least, the reality TV demographic. The show has a diverse…


Off the Bed and onto the Wall: Artists who quilt


Assembling Narratives: Quilting Impulses in Contemporary Art at Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, April 11 – June 27, 2010