Opening Reception: Thursday, 28 February, 6-8 PM New York, 19 February 2013—Lehmann Maupin is honored to present the first solo exhibition of Chinese artist Liu Wei’s work in the United States, on view at 540 West 26th Street from 28 February through 23 March 2013. The exhibition will feature an amalgamation of multi-media works created [...]
Admit it, we’ve all wondered what would happen if we microwaved something that we know should never ever enter a microwave. Thankfully the curious people behind Tumblr blog, Microwhat have quenched our thirsty imagination with their range of eye-pleasingly bright images detailing the
Last year around this time we introduced you to Chad Wys‘ controversial art. Since then he produced a series entitled ” Nocturne”, that I really liked. Taking portraits from the Renaissance era he uses a process he refers to as deconstruction to “understand how culture interacts with the visuality that permeates there”. Having studying art [...]
Yves Netzhammer Located in Paris’ most prestigious and emblematic sites and infused with its history and cultural life, FIAC has become one of the art world’s premier international events of the fall calendar. FIAC collaborates with Paris’ highest acclaimed art institutions to develop a roster of the most up and coming artists. Here is a [...]
Wim Delvoye is a belgian artist inspired by the flemish art, developed according to the actual globalized economy. Well know for his Cloaca machine which represents a human digestive tract that creates real poo, or for the tattooed pigs, Wim Delvoye has been invited by the Musée Rodin in Paris as part of their programming on contemporary [...]
Ivan Navarro’s work strives to engage the viewers interaction and highlight the social and political implications that result in his compositions. Transforming conventional objects into light sculptures is the language Navarro uses to shine light on his fears. “I make spaces in a fictional way to deal with my own psychological anxiety,” Navarro says.
Vanessa Beecroft is known for her performance art based on social and cultural commentary. Her images are extremely striking and her concepts deeply evolved. “There is a passive aggressive beauty to this art,” said Roberta Smith for the New York Times, and I couldn’t agree more with that comment on a general social perception of her art, but to me it mixes so many of the elements that I lust for in life, art, and expression things such as color…
Artist John Kirchner uses his art as a means to bring attention to the material things our society holds reverence to. He takes Classic ideas and bastardizes them by implementing imagery of modern lifestyle such as the bookcase filled with wonder bread and selected Classic works of literature…