Tag: desire

Mike Goodlett ‘Desire Itself’ at Institute 193, Lexington, KY – ARTnews.com

“Desire Itself,” an exhibition of works by Mike Goodlett, who died this past June at age sixty-three, was a memorial of sorts. Staged at Institute 193 in the artist’s hometown of Lexington, Kentucky, the show comprised seven of his “shadowbox” dioramas made between 2001 and 2007. To create them, Goodlett extracted thousands of pages from his journals and intricately folded them into the shapes ...

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Paul McCartney Says That John Lennon’s Desire to Make Art With Yoko Ono Really Did Break Up the Beatles + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 13. NEED-TO-READ Danish Artist Hires Lawyer to Fight His Sculpture’s Removal in Hong Kong – Jens Galschiøt has hired a lawyer to liaise with the University of Hong Kong, which has demanded The Pillar of ...

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Wong Ping’s Animations Explore Desire, Demonstrations, Deviance – ARTnews.com

In “Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor,” catharsis was an exorcism gone awry. The Hong Kong–based artist’s titillating animations, six of which were recently on view at the New Museum, are set in a technicolor dreamworld on the fringes of a dystopian city where a cast of oddball characters attempts to peel back the layers of their desire and navigate taboos. The protagonist in the ...

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Kaari Upson, California Artist of Desire and Disturbance, Dies at 51

Kaari Upson, an American artist whose uncanny sculptures, videos, drawings and performances probed the dark sides of domesticity and desire, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Manhattan. She was 51. The cause was metastatic breast cancer, said Claire de Dobay Rifelj, a director at the Los Angeles arm of Sprüth Magers, the gallery that represents her.Ms. Upson, one of the most significant artists ...

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Manuel Mathieu’s Paintings of Trauma and Desire – ARTnews.com

Pareidolia, the brain’s tendency to find familiar patterns or images in the visual world, wasn’t always understood as a natural cognitive function: finding a human face in the passing clouds was once considered a sign of losing your mind. Staring at the work of the Haitian-Canadian painter Manuel Mathieu, who lives and works mostly in Montreal, is often like having that instinct teased. What ...

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Tattoo artist sees bump in desire to erase hateful skin art – News – Athens Banner-Herald

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont tattoo artist who has long offered free removal or covering of hateful skin art like swastikas, SS lightning bolts or the words "white power" says he's seen an uptick in business recently following George Floyd's death.Alexander Lawrence, who runs Mountainside Tattoo from a storefront in the village of Bellows Falls, Vermont, says he's always offered to remove ...

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