Tag Archives: Art

Southeast Asian Opening for Asia Contemporary Art Week

New York, N.Y.  On view at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery in Chelsea, NYC: Cutting-edge work by emerging and established artists from Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Ten innovative artists use photography, video, painting and installation to articulate their experiences navigating the complex social, historical and political legacies of their respective communities. A catalog […]

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The Broad in L.A. to Present Inaugural Public Programming

Los Angeles, CA. Following its September opening in downtown Los Angeles, The Broad has announced an inaugural season of public programming which will include conversations, performances, musical artists, film screenings and family weekends. The Broad’s public programming will bring fresh perspectives to the ideas and creative practices of the artists in the Broad collection through […]

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China Returns Passport to Artist, Critic Ai Weiwei

Beijing, China. Four years after his passport was seized by Beijing authorities, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has gotten it back. Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei. The 57-year-old artist and government critic made the announcement Wednesday on the social media site Instagram, posting a photo of himself holding up the document, with a simple caption […]

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Royal Imagery of Hunt in Indian Art to be Explored in Exhibition at Met

New York, N.Y.  The expression of imperial authority is a universal aspect of royal imagery of the hunt, with rulers pursuing prey serving as metaphors for power and martial prowess. This theme is celebrated throughout the history of Indian art and found its fullest expression in the later courtly arts of manuscript painting. Opening on […]

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Fountain House Gallery Honors Boosters of Artists with Mental Illness

New York, N.Y.  Fountain House Gallery, New York City’s premier venue representing artists living with mental illness, recently held its End of Annual Meeting Season Celebration. I’ve come to know this yearly event as an effervescent evening of cocktails, music, and a splendid array of more than 100 original artworks exhibited for sale by Gallery […]

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NYC’s Delhi Art Gallery Opens First International Gallery

New York, N.Y.  India’s Delhi Art Gallery has announced the opening of its first international venture, a stunning, 7000-square-foot gallery space in the iconic Fuller Building on New York’s Madison Avenue, beginning March 18, 2015. Its first exhibition, India Modern, will preview on the evening of March 17 for select, by-invitation only, guests.  I was […]

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In NYC: Fountain House Gallery Presents “In the House”

More than a gallery. A movement.

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Andrew Sands: Morality and the Arts

Bangkok, Thailand.  The stuff of art is an important business. Good art is transformative. It is likely to change our minds and broaden our horizons. In so doing, it instructs us on how to live, love and work with one another. Hinting at the life worth leading, it challenges norms and gives sustenance to the individual […]

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