Archive for the "Artist News" Category

Le Journal de la Photographie on Rula Halawani’s Testimonies

05 September 2012

I am not feeling well so I was sent to an Israeli hospital to see a skin doctor. While walking towards the outside clinic I was very nervous, as I did not want to be checked by an Israeli doctor. It is true that it wasn’t the first time for me to be checked by […]

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Ziad Antar at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

30 June 2012 - 23 September 2012

‘Chicago has been acknowledged as one of the first cities to embrace the high rise building and it seems appropriate that the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago should play host to the exhibition Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity . This thematic exhibition has been curated by Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator, Joanna […]

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Amel Bennys Artist in Residence at the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut

16 May 2012 - 16 August 2012

The Foundation maintains residence studios for select visiting artists exemplifying the seriousness of purpose that characterised both Anni and Josef Albers. No aesthetic connection to the Alberses’ work is necessary; only the intention to work in a concentrated way on one’s art in idyllic conditions away from the art world. ‘Through learning, first, a clear […]

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Armen Agop in Yerevan Magazine

05 May 2012

After a jury awarded him first prize in the prestigious Umberto Mastroianni Award in 2010, Egyptian born artist Armen Agop recently installed his award-winning stone fountain in the Italian town of Barge, Piedmonte Italy.

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Ziad at the Triennale de Paris, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

20 April 2012 - 26 August 2012

The flagship event, marking the reopening of the Palais de Tokyo in 2012, proposes a large panorama of contemporary art at the intersection of the French art scene and global sites of production. Beginning within the interiors of the expanded and refurbished Palais de Tokyo, La Triennale is set in a series of overlapping cartographies […]

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Frieze on Ariel Orozco at Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome

01 April 2012

‘Ariel Orozco’s second solo show at Rome’s Federica Schiavo gallery, ‘Detra Del Cristal’ (Behind the Glass), dealt with issues of plenitude and scarcity, pre-emption and impotence, evoking both desire and lack in a consumer driven world. Playing on these elements the show expressed – via the presentation of a Champagne bottle, over 3000 glasses filled […]

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Elena Damiani, Reading Complex Act IV – Sans Titre, Government Art Collection, London

19 March 2012 - 05 April 2012

Curated by: Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk, Catherine Serrano In the wake of the digital turn, in this era of iPads and Kindles, the book is becoming a sensual luxury artifact, a precious and extravagant superfluity and an aesthetic emblem, subject to new levels of fetishization and bibliomaniacal fancy. With the recent advent of digital reading devices […]

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Ziad Antar Solo exhibtion, Sharjah Art foundation

16 March 2012 - 16 May 2012

Curated by Christine Macel, Chief Curator at Musée National D’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou Paris. While Antar began by randomly photographing the coast, he later worked to systematically document the coastline, Emirate by Emirate, completing the series as part of a Sharjah Art Foundation Residency in 2011. The resulting photographs portray the borders between each Emirate […]

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Ariel Orozco, Detrãs Del Cristal, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome

10 February 2012 - 25 March 2012

CURATED BY CHRIS SHARP Ariel Orozco’s second solo exhibition at Federica Schiavo Gallery is a stark and dynamic reflection on some of the contradictions, anomalies and paradoxes that have come to characterize our neoliberal reality and everyday existence. Blurring binaries of plenitude and scarcity, as well as preemption and impotence, the exhibition deftly plays a […]

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