Tag: Walls

From West Bank ‘apartheid wall’ to gallery walls in Italy: Cake$’s activist art goes on show

DUBAI: Often referred to as the Marilyn Monroe of the East, the late Arab icon Hind Rostom left her mark on the region’s film industry, having starred in more than 70 movies. Born Nariman Hussein Murad in Alexandria, Egypt, on Nov. 12, 1929, her father was Turkish and her mother Egyptian. After her parents’ divorce, a young Rostom lived an unsettled life, following her policeman ...

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“Beyond Walls” by Saype in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – StreetArtNews

For the fifteenth stage of the global artwork “Beyond Walls” in Rio de Janeiro, Saype strives to bridge the impassable distance between Benin (tenth stage of the project) and Brazil. Thus allowing those who left across the ocean never to return, to feel again the desperate embrace of those who saw them drift away forever… from African origin to American destination, from light to ...

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“Beyond Walls” by Saype in Venice, Italy – StreetArtNews

Artist and innovator Saype presents his new creation, making Venice part of his Beyond Walls global human chain. The work, which is sailing through the Serenissima on the occasion of the Biennale Art, has been unveiled on April 21.Giant biodegradable landart painting by French-Swiss artist Saype from the Beyond Walls project on Friday April 15, 2022 on a floating barge in Venice, Italy. Extending ...

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Turkey’s Renown Conceptual Artist Ayșe Erkmen Reinstalls Gallery Walls – ARTnews.com

A trailblazing sculptor who first gained recognition in the 1970s, Ayșe Erkmen has become Turkey’s premier conceptual artist, exploring the foundations of art spaces via a series of interventions. In The House (1993), she lowered the lighting equipment in a gallery to a height of approximately four feet to create a novel spatial structure while making the room inaccessible. For the fourth Istanbul Biennial, Erkmen ...

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Tate Has Become the Latest Institution to Quietly Drop the Sackler Name From Its Walls in the Race to Cut Ties With the Disgraced Family

Tate has joined some of the world’s top institutions and removed the Sackler name from its walls. The news comes amid the ongoing controversies surrounding members of the billionaire family’s ties with the opioid epidemic that has so far claimed 500,000 lives. The British institution, which already said in 2019 that it would no longer accept funding from the Sackler family, quietly took down ...

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Deadline extended for Sequim’s ‘Art Show Without Walls’ exhibit

SEQUIM — The Sequim Arts Advisory Commission has extended the deadline for entries for the “Art All Over: The Art Show Without Walls Exhibit.” Entries for the indoor exhibit — including limited three-dimensional pieces that will be displayed in the Karen Kuznek-Reese Gallery at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St., in February — are due by Jan. 14. Entries for the outdoor ...

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Sculptor Angela Bulloch on Two Things She Needs to Create Her Colorful Sculptures: White Walls and Silence

In an era of continuous screen time and burgeoning virtual and augmented realities, Angela Bulloch’s entrancing, and sometimes destabilizing, sculpture creates a profound visual experience that is akin to the digital, but wholly physical. The Canada-born artist first came to prominence in the late 1980s while in art school in London, where she was associated with the so-called Young British Artists. Bulloch, who has ...

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Naama Tsabar’s Sonic Art Requires Viewers to Push Through Museum Walls – ARTnews.com

Sound travels through mysterious channels in Naama Tsabar’s latest exhibition, “Perimeters,” on view at The Bass in Miami through April 16. For the show, the Israeli-born, New York–based artist will occupy the museum’s galleries with new, site-specific iterations of four bodies of work. Tsabar’s art occupies an intersection of sculpture, performance, and architecture that will transform the museum itself into a playable instrument. Taken ...

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