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NIGEL COOKE EXHIBITION AT BLUM & POE Nigel Cooke exhibition is currently showing at Blum & Poe till February 12, 2011. Cooke’s paintings, “hybrid theatrical spaces” as he has called them, often depict fantastic graffiti-strewn architecture and supernatural landscapes. Rendered in a naturalistic style that bounces back and forth between affirmation and complication of the [...]

Fossilized, the first solo US exhibition of work by Jens Praet is opening at Industry Gallery January 15, 2011, 6-8 PM, and running until February 26, 2011. The Belgium-born, Florence-based Praet has shredded and recycled copies of Art in America, Capitol File, Details, Fast Company and Robb Report mixed with clear resin to create five different designs [...]

EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT THREATENS TO TAKE BACK OBELISK IN CENTRAL PARK The Egyptian government official charged with protecting his country’s ancient monuments is threatening to take back an iconic obelisk in Central Park unless New York City takes steps to restore it. Zahi Hawass, secretary general for Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, wrote in a letter [...]

DENNIS HOPPER’S FINE ART COLLECTION GOING UP FOR AUCTION Dennis Hopper shot two bullet holes through an Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong. Instead of earning the wrath of Andy Warhol, the infamous pop artist called the Easy Rider star a collaborator. So Warhol. Variation of Warhol’s Mao Mao is among 300 works of fine art [...]

A solo exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Carol Peligian ‘Sosomuch’ opens at DEAN PROJECT Gallery January 6th and runs through February 12, 2011. This is first solo exhibition of this New York based artist with the gallery for which the selected works were made between 2008-2010. All works in this exhibition are a continuation of Peligan’s exploration [...]

ANDY WARHOL: MOTION PICTURES EXHIBIT AT MOMA Currently running at MoMA till March 21, 2011 are Andy Warhol’s black and white silent films, both daring and experimental in their subject and theme. Although these films were originally shot at sound-film speed (twenty-four frames per second), Warhol specified that prints be projected at a slower speed of sixteen [...]

Heather Carson LIGHT ACTION: light/ALBERS Exhibition at Ace Gallery has been extended till January 2011. Heath Carson‘s formal and conceptual investigations into the properties of light draw together the historic strands of East Coast Minimalism and West Coast Light and Space. Throughout her international career as a lighting designer for thirty years in theatre, opera, video, dance and [...]


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