Michelle Menzies, curator of the New Zealand Festival exhibition Cinema & Painting at Wellington’s Adam Art Gallery, wants to make one thing clear – it isn’t some kind of self-referential show. “This exhibition is not about paintings about films, or movies which represent paintings
Thor’s evil brother, Loki, took over the Marvel Studios presentation at Comic-Con on Saturday.
Max Gimblett’s highly successful career as an artist was in limbo for 20 years while a butterfly waited for wings. He tells the story to Diana Dekker
First it was China. Then India
The traveling exhibition of gouache cutouts done by Henri Matisse in his last years has been admired lately in Manhattan and Chicago, but at San Francisco's Museum of Art last week the show had a unique and poignant meaning.
Bangkok’s hottest hangout was actually born from “six months of despair and depression.” After completing a course of curatorial studies and unable to renew her Rockefeller Foundation research funds, Somrak Sila wondered what she could do to “bring art closer to Thai people.” Knowing that “another commercial gallery wasn’t the answer,” Somrak, 32, and three partners created WTF, tel: 662 6246. It’s a hipster-filled, three-story bar, caf, exhibition space and screening room with a dance floor
Sometimes a little space is all that’s needed to make things grow. That’s the principle behind New Delhi’s aptly named Greenhouse gallery.
Plans for a three-city exhibition of Michael Jackson memorabilia could be derailed by suspicion and distrust among Jackson’s mother, the men Jackson named as executors of his will and the promoter of his planned comeback concerts. A judge delayed his approval of the exhibition agreement between concert promoter AEG Live and the Jackson estate until Friday, when he will hear testimony about why Katherine Jackson thinks it should be renegotiated. Questions surrounding Michael Jackson’s death and AEG Live’s role in his last days are an “obvious source of tension” as Katherine Jackson objects to the agreement, Jackson attorney Burt Levitch said
Graffiti artist Banksy, famed for infiltrating museum collections without their knowledge and spray-painting public buildings around the world, is holding his first major exhibition in years. This time, however, the anonymous artist worked in tandem with the museum’s director of Bristol museum in the UK. CNN’s Max Foster got a preview of his largest project to date
Blind photography: the very concept sounds like an oxymoron. But an intriguing and often striking exhibition of photographs in Riverside, California, argues that it emanates from the core of contemporary art. The show “Sight Unseen,” at the California Museum of Photography until Aug.