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

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