An interesting exhibition at the MoMa in NY. For centuries, humankind looked for explanation for everything that surrounded us. For some things we got answers, for others we invented mythology.
At the end of the month, The Tate Modern in London will open an exhibition called Voyeurism, surveillance and Camera. It treats the role of photography in the definition of Private and Public life.
This incredible exhibition gathers outstanding works by Matisse, Picasso, Van Dongen, De Vlaminck, Derain and many other contemporaries of theirs will be seen in a magnificent display from 6 March 2010 to 17 September 2010 at the Hermitage in Amsterdam.
This year, the spanish Bilbao Guggenheim Museum presents a retrospective on Rauschenberg work called GLUTS. Basically it is 55 metal sculptures created between 1986 and 1995. Until september 12th.
Marina Abramović is a serbian artist based in new york. She has been very active since she started her career in the 70’s. All her work is based on the relationship between Art and Performance.
Sabine Pigalle, when sophistication goes with purity and when sacred goes with pagan…
At Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland, there is one of the most astonishing exhibitions about Henri Rousseau artwork. It is the first time, for years, someone gathered so many master pieces from the “Douanier”. 39 paintings from the artist. The commissioners for the exhibition are Christopher Green and Philippe Buttner. This one wrote an article on Le Monde last month about the incredible collection. Henri Julien Félix Rousseau was born in May 21st 1844 and died in September 2nd 1910 in Paris. He is more than a Pionnier, Henri Rousseau could be considered as a Rebel with a cause! Being totally against the classical influence of the 18th Century, he considered himself as a Post-impressionist painter in a Naive or primitive manner. His speciality : painting incredible jungle landscapes and life scenes… It is an extraordinary work for someone who never went to a real jungle. Why this ? Some people…
1916: Le Corbusier builds a « Villa Turque » (Turkish Villa), the Villa Schwob, flanked by a pergola, in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland)
She is very well known for her work on family (her own) and her home land, Virginia. Her work generated a lot of controversia because of the uncomfortable reactions the photos caused.