Tag: Expanded

Eva Hesse’s Newly Restored “Expanded Expansion” Encapsulates her Contributions to Minimalism – ARTnews.com

Delighting in internal contradiction and formal repetition—often to absurd or exaggerated effect—Eva Hesse softened Minimalism’s hard edges with pliable industrial materials that evinced her touch. In 1967, after attending a series of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) workshops, the artist began to sculpt with rubber latex; the following year, assisted by a technician, she added fiberglass to her repertoire. The archival instability of ...

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The web has expanded the reach of art but nothing beats standing in front of a Picasso | Kenan Malik

It is more than 30 years since I saw Pablo Picasso’s Guernica face to face, as it were, in Madrid’s Prado Museum, shortly before it was moved into the Museo Reina Sofia, where it still hangs. Painted in 1937 in furious protest at Germany’s bombing of the Basque town of Guernica at the behest of Franco’s nationalist forces during the Spanish civil war, Picasso ...

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BFI London Film Festival 2022 announces complete LFF Expanded immersive art and extended realities lineup

The BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, today announces the complete lineup for LFF Expanded, the festival’s immersive art and extended realities strand, which runs from 5 to 16 October 2022. Programmed by Ulrich Schrauth, the BFI’s immersive art and XR curator, this year’s programme showcases a rich selection of works from creators working at the forefront of emerging technologies, including interactive ...

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“Ceramics in the Expanded Field” Gathers Multimedia Uses of Clay – ARTnews.com

MASS MoCA curator Susan Cross drew the title of this exhibition, “Ceramics in the Expanded Field,” from Rosalind Krauss’s influential essay about sculpture— published in an earlier form in this magazine in 1979—that was initially inspired by John Mason’s ceramic installations. In returning to ceramics, Cross both highlights the medium and suggests that it has exceeded its own limits as a category, as Krauss wrote of ...

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Which Galleries Have Expanded to L.A.? – ARTnews.com

One of the biggest L.A. stories to coincide with the third edition of the Frieze fair here is the sheer number of galleries from outside the city—the majority of them headquartered in New York—that are opening branches around town. The mega-gallery Pace has acquired L.A. veteran Kayne Griffin and plans to launch a branch in the latter’s existing space; London- and New York–based Lisson ...

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As Part of Its Rebrand, Meta Is Launching an Expanded Art Program and Teaming Up With the New Museum and Other Top Institutions

Meta Open Arts, formerly known as Facebook Open Arts, is set to make a splash during Frieze L.A. as it announces a slate of new partnerships. Among its collaborators are the new Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) San Francisco, the New Museum’s New Inc. cultural incubator in New York, and the Park Avenue Armory’s presentation of Rashaad Newsome’s Assembly, The Pavilion of the African Diaspora. Leading ...

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The Year the Art Scene Rebounded, Expanded, and Surrendered to N.F.T.s

The pandemic is ongoing and confusion persists—and I’m not talking about the Omicron variant. You can’t discuss art in 2021 without mentioning N.F.T.s. Non-fungible tokens stormed the gates of the contemporary-art establishment in March, when Beeple, the nom de keyboard of the digital artist Mike Winkelmann, sold a crypto-art work at Christie’s for more than sixty-nine million dollars. As to the calibre of Beeple’s ...

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Arkansas’ Museum of American Art to be expanded by half – News

Safdie Architects has designed an extension of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas, a project that it originally designed. The 200,000 sq ft facility will gain extra galleries, educational facilities, event spaces, a café, and indoor and outdoor gathering spaces.A 65% increase in gallery space will allow two new galleries and extra room for temporary exhibitions and community displays. There will ...

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‘Expanded Cinema’ Writer Dies at 78 – ARTnews.com

Gene Youngblood, a media theorist who prophesied the rise of video art, digital art, and computer art, has died at 78. His wife Jane Youngblood wrote in Facebook post that he died on Tuesday of complications resulting from a severe heart attack. Youngblood is considered a giant within the fields of film studies and art history because of his 1970 book Expanded Cinema, which ...

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