ROBERT MELEE INSTALLTION AT DAVID KORDANSKY GALLERY IN L.A. Robert Melee, born 1966, attended The School of Visual Arts and works and lives in New Jersey. His work is often compared to that of John Waters and Andy Warhol due to its overt campness. His new installation exhibit is currently being held at the David Kordanky Gallery in Los [...]
Marwencol directed by Jeff Malmberg, is a a fantasy world created by Mark Hogancamp, and made it’s debut at SXSW this year, and just won the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature. Another screening has been added for tomorrow, Saturday March 20th at 5:00pm at the Alamo Lamar Theater. Mark Hogancamp at work in Marwencol
MARLENE DUMAS ‘ AGAINST THE WALL’ EXHIBIT Born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1953, Marlene Dumas received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Cape Town and had her first exhibition in Paris in 1979. Her works have since been shown in Basel, Amsterdam, The Tate Gallery London and at The Saatchi [...]
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILMS ON ART The 1st FIFA opened in 1981. Of a duration of 5 days, the 1st FIFA presented 50 films from 12 countries in one theatre, the Cinémathèque québécoise. It is in its 21st edition (2003), that the FIFA added 5 additional days to its calender, totalling 10 days of festivities. [...]
MUSEUM BLOG TO FOLLOW RESTORATION OF FAMOUS VAN GOGH ‘THE BEDROOM’ A new blog from the Van Gogh Musuem, will soon have weekly updates of the restoration work with pictures and video, that will allow art lovers to follow the restoration, step by step, of Dutch post impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh’s famous “The Bedroom”.
DRAWING NEW YORK Approximately 8.4 million people live in New York City, and Manhattan resident Jason Polan plans to draw them all. Polan, whose illustrations have been published in The New Yorker and shown in various galleries, hatched “Every Person In New York” in March 2008. “I love interactive projects,” says Polan, who studied art and anthropology [...]
THE HISTORY OF ST. PATRICK Patrick was born in Britian. His father was a wealthy alderman and a Christian. When Patrick was 16 years old, pirates captured him during a raid and sold him as a slave in Ireland. He served as a shepherd of an Irish Chieftain in Ulster. During his captivity, he dedicated [...]