Tag: Explore

In one of UK’s largest art commissioning programmes, 22 artists receive £2.5m to explore the impact of war

Artists such as Michael Rakowitz, Heather Phillipson and Cathy Wilkes will create ambitious new works for sites across the UK as part of one the largest art commissioning programmes seen in Britain. Twenty cultural organisations and 22 artists will take part in the latest phase of 14-18 NOW—the official UK arts programme for the First World War centenary—known as the IWM 14-18 NOW Legacy ...

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Watch Artist Tommy Kha Explore the Contours of Identity by Photographing Elvis Impersonators in Memphis

What makes a good self-portrait? Is it a moment when we look our best? A candid shot? For photographer Tommy Kha, portraiture, and self-portraiture in particular, are ongoing explorations of a person’s identity—both individually and as part of a collective. The Memphis-born artist, who was recently awarded the 2021 Next Step Award for photography, creates work that reflects his family’s history as Chinese-American immigrants who found ...

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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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GO ART! holds its first Explore Art! Festival in Batavia | Local News

BATAVIA — The Explore Art! Festival started out with a partial shutdown of Bank Street this afternoon, but the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council’s (GO ART!) hope is that it will grow.Today, for the first time, GO ART! held the event, which included music, crafts for kids, face painting for teens, chalk art and a book sale.“We obviously wish there were more people,” said GO ...

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ASU exhibit uses art to explore mass incarceration

September 7, 2021 'Undoing Time' opens Sept. 10; show is the first one ever to take over entire ASU Art Museum space The ASU Art Museum is opening a new social justice exhibit on Friday in which 12 artists have created new works that explore the tragedy of mass incarceration.“Undoing Time: Art and Histories of Incarceration” will run through Feb. 12. The show is ...

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Mural installations on Columbus campus explore art and activism

As students, faculty and staff return to The Ohio State University this week, colorful murals stand in popular destinations on campus. The artwork delivers a powerful message.The murals, installed in the plaza south of the Wexner Center for the Arts, Thompson Library and Hale Black Cultural Center, are part of a collaboration with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) to bring #ArtUnitesCbus, a Black Lives Matter public art ...

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Yellowknife artists explore Indigenous futures, with traditional materials

A group of artists in Yellowknife came together this summer to create a multimedia art piece that combines technology and moose skins. Showcased at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre along with a mixed reality exhibit exploring Indigenous Futurism, the art piece uses a traditional medium with an innovative twist.In the piece, 360-degree video footage of a hide tanning camp in Lutselk'e is ...

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Art Matters talk to explore ‘Ashes to Dust’

© PLATTSBURGH STATE ART MUSEUM AT SUNYA Sept. 2 Zoom talk, hosted by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, will discuss works such as Rockwell Kent’s “Lunar Disintegration” (detail), a 1937 lithograph. It was purchased with the Lola Downin Peck Fund from the Carl and Laura Zigrosser Collection, 1971-2-576. It is from the Rockwell Kent Collection, Bequest of Sally Kent Gorton. The Santa Barbara ...

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