What Is Art?

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What is Art at Reina Sofia

Temperatures in the Spanish capital will have dropped towards the end of September, when the Reina Sofia organizes an artistic experiment around the question ‘WHAT IS ART?’ During the public event on 28th of September 2013 16 different art experts – philosophers, critics, curators and artists – will be given a … Read More

Watermark

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XIaolangdi Dam on the Yellow River

Water. Our life is impossible without it, it’s the symbol of life. And at the same time it can be a very scary and powerful force that we learn to fear, be it on sea or in the shape of the weather. The Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky is exhibiting his work, entitled … Read More

David Bowie Is

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David Bowie is ... Watching You

Coming Sunday 11 August will be the last day of the exhibition ‘David Bowie Is‘ in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. With regular late night openings to cope with the demand and around 300,000 people having seen the exhibition until now, it has been one of the most … Read More

Walter de Maria Passed Away

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Walter de Maria Chicha Art Museum

Yesterday sculptor and composer Walter de Maria passed away at the age of 77. One of our favourite works of Walter De Maria can be found in the Chichu Art Museum on the island Naoshima in Japan. The installation basically consists of a sphere and a number of wooden panels in a … Read More

Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck

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Florentijn Hoffmans Rubber Duck

After having grown into a serious pop culture sensation in Hong Kong a larger version of Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck has now found a permanent home in Taiwan. Florentijn Hofman about his Rubber Duck: “The Rubber Duck knows no frontiers, it doesn’t discriminate people and doesn’t have a political connotation. … Read More

Art, Two Points at MACBA

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Art, Two Points

Want to escape the summer heat in Barcelona for a bit? The MACBA (Museum for Contemporary Art Barcelona) and CaixaForum just opened the joint exhibition “ART, TWO POINTS. BARCELONA LIVES CONTEMPORARY ART”. The exhibition shows an unusual journey through the art history of our time while exploring the tensions between the … Read More

The Melting Ceramics of Livia Marin

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Livia Marin Nomad-Patterns-4

The real beauty of art is often the element of surprise. Here’s a good example of it, the moment when you think: but of course. The artist is the London-based Chilean Livia Marin and the pictures shown here are representing pieces from her series called “Nomadic Patterns”. There are more … Read More

Simon Christen’s Adrift

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Simon Christen’s Adrift Emerge No 2

Every day in our life we can use five minutes of pure beauty. This is a gorgeous video by Simon Christen, a time-lapse project of the Golden Gate Bridge hidden in fog, shot under many early mornings. A video project showing great proof of perseverance, patience – and talent, which on … Read More

Umbrellas in Àgueda

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The streets full of colourful umbrellas are back in Àgueda for the AgitÀgueda festival until 28th of July 2013. The below photo was made by Patrícia Almeida. You can admire more of her beautiful photos on her Flickr account. AgitÀgueda is a yearly cultural event that takes place in Àgueda, a … Read More