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California Palace of the Legion of Honor: The Visual Art of John Cage: To Sober and Quiet the Mind
Cage made his first etchings at Crown Point Press in San
Francisco in January of 1977, and he continued to work at
the press for two weeks every year until his death. A
Dia Center for the Arts: Mapping The Studio I (Fat Chance John Cage)
With seven projections and multiple audio tracks
of ambient sounds, Nauman, in his words, used this traffic as a way
of mapping the leftover parts and work areas of the last several
years of other completed, unfinished, or discarded projects...
Mobius: Drawing By Chance: Installation by Margaret B. Tittemore
Kettle's Yard Gallery, University of Cambridge: Starting at Zero: Black Mountain College 1933-57
Founded in North Carolina in 1933 by John Andrew Rice, a dissident Classical academic, it attracted a star-studded cast of teachers and students who forged a dramatic shift from a Eurocentric art world to a distinctly American one. Rice invited Jo...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 10 XX (Jujikan): Japanese Sound Art
These recorded sound pieces will play
on a rotating basis during regular Museum hours in the Phyllis Wattis
Theater, in the same format as last year's Jukebox program of recorded
acoustic art and experimental music by John Cage, Alvin Curran, B...
Chambers Fine Art: Viewpoints: Chinese Photography Today
Only in the work of Weng Fen, represented in the exhibition by two works of 2002, Bird's Eye View: Shenzhen and Bird's Eye View: Haikou , is there a glimpse of the overwhelming scale of urban developments in China today. The focus of his photograp...
Jan van der Donk: Hazel Larsen Archer: Trimming of this Photo is Forbidden
This show indeed documents the faces of the young Cunningham, the young Cage, de Kooning, Ruth Asawa, Dorothea Rockburne, Su san Weil, Robert Rauschenberg and Ray Johnson.
On view are also portraits of Josef and Annie Albers, Charles Olson and ...
Sara Tecchia Roma New York: THE SAND, THE LINE AND THE CONSEQUENCES: NEW PAINTINGS by Karina Wisniewska
1a: one or more independent melodies added above or below a given melody b: the combination of two or more independent melodies into a single harmonic texture in which each retains its linear character polyphony 2a: a comple...
Joan Miro Foundation: Sunflower
This idea of transformation is fundamental to his entire work, and the fact of converting a work of art – traditionally an aesthetic object destined only to be looked at – into an inhabitable object with a specific function reveals his capacity fo...
New-York Historical Society: Prints from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams: An exhibition of images celebrating music and musicians
Included among the 80 prints are portraits of musicians and composers
such as Paul Robeson, Arturo Toscanini and Dave Byrne; images that
illustrate specific music or songs, from C...
Raid Projects: LoFi: Steve DeGroodt and Brian Bosworth
As in the work of John Cage, boundaries which
formerly separated intention from accident, music from noise, and especially
the fourth wall between audience and performer begin to crack and crumble.
Steve DeGroodt has shown locally and int...
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: Sounds Like Art
Beginning in the post-World War II era, the work of John Cage made a case
for the idea that breaking down distinctions between noise and music would
open up possibilities for auditory pleasure. Random sonic juxtapositions
Columbia Museum of Art: Burn: Artists Play with Fire
Technique and theme merge in these dramatic works as artists explore such issues as cultural identity, environmental fragility and personal loss. Some of the featured artists include L.C. Armstrong, Chris Burden, John Cage, Willie Cole, Kathleen K...
Courtyard Gallery: Wang Shugang: Apartment Block Life
The phrase 'apartment blocks' refers to the vast labyrinth of numbered doorways in Chinese housing complexes represented here by bamboo cages. Each cage stands akin to the iron grilles adorning the exterior of Chinese apartment windows. This insta...
Haus der Kunst: Gerhard Richter. Abstract Paintings
The series "Cage" from 2006 and "Wald" (Forest) from 2005 - the latter on view for the first time in Europe - serve as the show's point of departure. The exhibition traces Richter's artistic development - represented in these series - to its roots...
Pan American Art Gallery: Maysey Craddock and Carlos Estevez
Maysey Craddock was born in 1971 and was educated at Tulane and Maine College of Art. Her solo shows have included shadow, at the Franny Koelsch Gallery in Houston in 2007, unsaid at David Lusk Gallery in Memphis in 2006, and Three Feet High and R...
Kiasma, Musuem of Contemporary Art: THREE WINDOWS - A HOMAGE TO ROBERT LAX
Nicolas Humbert has studied painting and filmmaking and has worked since as a freelance writer and film director.
Films: Wolfsgrub (1986), Vagabonding Images (1998) in collaboration with Simone Fürbringer.
Werner Penzel played...
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts: Elvis Has Just Left the Building - Urban Legends / Contemporary Myths
Sightings of extinct animals, conspiracy theories, UFO abductions, the ubiquitous
Elvis apparitions and other compelling myths from Australia and abroad are among
the topics tackled by the participants. Shifting from truth to fiction and back ag...
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane: Adam Donovan, Jondi Keane, Rodney Spooner, and Carl Warner
Adam Donovan’s exhibit, entitled Heterodyning Cage, combines the highly specialised field of scientific acoustics with the visual arts. His work is interactive, with gallery visitors becoming the subject of his work as a number of camera systems t...
Portland Museum of Art: Lasting Impressions: Contemporary Prints from the Bruce Brown Collection
As a teacher at Freeport High School and Curator of Maine Coast Artists in Rockport, Brown has educated many people about art and has also
assembled a phenomenal collection of contemporary prints on a limited budget. Brown began collecting in the...
Saint-Gervais - Centre pour l'Image Contemporaine: Call for Entries: 9th Biennial of Moving Images
9th Biennial - Sound System
exhibition - new spaces
festival - new ...
Auckland Art Gallery: Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things
Gimblett's work is rich and inventive. He is known for his great
technical and stylistic range: the monochrome, geometric abstraction,
the calligraphic and figurative expressionism all find a place in the
work. He uses novel shaped supports: ovals...
Sculpture Garden Park: nternational Sculpture Symposium - An Giang Hallmark II
An Giang province covers an area of 3,424 km2 with a population of 2,083,571 people.
An Giang is situated in the southwestern Vietnam, bordering Cambodia, upstream of the Mekong Delta river with fertile rice paddies in the Tu Giac Long Xuyen regi...
Haus der Kunst: Allan Kaprow. Art as Life
Allan Kaprow became well known in 1959 with his "18 Happenings in 6 Parts." With this event, he opened the Reuben Gallery in New York, which he helped to establish. "18 Happenings in 6 Parts" was performed on the 4th and 6th - 10th of October, on ...
Malmo Konsthall: SONIC YOUTH etc.: SENSATIONAL FIX
The first section of the exhibition explores the links between music and art in early-1980s New York. In those days, punk and atonal noise-rock inspired artists like Robert Longo, Richard Prince, Lee Ranaldo, and Kim Gordon to create music. Right ...
MASS MoCA: Fluxus Games Exhibition Mixes Hijinks and High Art
Created in 1961 by the artist George Maciunas, the term Fluxus was
originally intended as the title of a magazine that would document new art.
Fluxus, a word chosen by Maciunas for its connotation of change, became a
loose association of artist...
Irish Museum of Modern Art: Past Things and Present: Jasper Johns since 1983
Jasper Johns first came to public attention over 50 years ago, with his now-famous images of flags, numerals and impersonal household objects, or - as he described them - “things we already know”. Radically different from the prevailing Abstract E...
Embassy of Israel: Conversations with Kafka: Works by Jacob Porat
The longer one looks at the paintings, the more details are discovered and layers excavated, the complexity of the worlds depicted proliferates and deepens. The viewers bring themselves to the paintings. However, the more versed they are in Porat’...
Haus der Kunst: Jana Sterbak: I Can Hear You Think
Jana Sterbak’s works inhabit the border zone between installation, performance, video and film. They are characterized by a great diversity of materials and the unusual way they are used. Not only does Sterbak permanently extend the bounds of sculptu...
Stedelijk Museum: Mapping the Studio: Artists’ Relationships to Their Working Environments
One of the earliest and most crucial moments in the transformation of the studio are Bruce Nauman’s studio films (1967/1968). Nauman’s work clearly manifests the transfiguration of the studio from mythic ‘sanctuary’ to mundane workshop. A similar ...
Contemporary Arts Center: Loop: Back to the Beginning
Assembled by Klaus Biesenbach, Loop examines the phenomenon of cyclical time as illustrated by the repeated gesture or event. In each of the works included in this exhibition, time becomes a sculptural component. Time is chopped up, carved, compre...
Kunsthalle Zurich: Daria Martin: 16mm Films
Daria Martin's film-trilogy seduces and irritates through its exaggerated theatrical artifice as well as through its blunt exposure and its concurrent hermetic hiding of emotions. In «In the Palace» performers and objects are united in an indefina...
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art: Robert Rauschenberg: Current Scenarios
Rauschenberg made his Wadsworth Atheneum debut in 1964, in several guises. His legendary Erased de Kooning Drawing (1953) had its first public showing with other early work in the group exhibition Black, White and Grey: Contemporary Painting and ...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: Y E S YOKO ONO
Avant-garde figures such as John Cage, George Maciunas, Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman, Andy Warhol, and Ornette Coleman collaborated with Ono, and their resulting works are also represented. Accompanying the exhibition is the catalogue YES YOKO...
ZONE: Chelsea, Center for the Arts: Molly Davies: Retrospective of Video Installation Works
Ms. Davies work explores movement of the performing body and film, distilling the everyday to suggest undercurrents of desire, isolation and joy. Juxtaposing images to create layers of meaning, her work immerses the viewer into striking, poetic w...
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: Y E S YOKO ONO
The exhibition offers the first comprehensive reevaluation of Ono's work, exploring her position within the postwar international avant-garde, and her critical and
influential role in originating forms of avant-garde art, music, film ...
Lawrence Asher Gallery: Fumiko Amano: Heian Dream Series AND Art Weeks: God Only Knows (What I'd Be Without You)
"Which is more musical: a truck passing by a factory or a truck passing by a music school?" - John Cage
Every city is filled with sounds that combine to form a sonic landscape. I have spent time in many different cities...
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