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  1. 2010 California Biennial

    2010 California Biennial

    The only exhibition of its kind in California, the California Biennial brings together a large cross-section of the State’s most innovative contemporary visual artists. The Biennial continues...

    01.01.10

  2. A Bittersweet Decade: The New Deal in America, 1933-43

    Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, A Bittersweet Decade: The New Deal in America, 1933-43 considers the impact of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs on American culture. The...

    01.09.09

  3. A Cold War Modern: Design 1945-1970

    Art and design were not peripheral symptoms of politics during the Cold War: they played a central role in representing and sometimes challenging the dominant political and social ideas of the age.

    01.09.09

  4. Abe's Penny Live

    Abe's Penny Live

    Kafka once said, "Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself." This April, Miami poets can ascend from the cold abyss. In partnership with O, Miami, a county...

    01.21.11

  5. Abe's Penny Live at Artseen in Miami
    Interviews

    Abe's Penny Live at Artseen in Miami

    The worlds of visual arts and creative writing intersect this month in Miami at "Abe's Penny Live," an event hosted by Brooklyn publishing house, Abe's Penny in conjunction with "O,...

    written by: Meredith MacKenzie
    04.18.11

  6. Alexander Calder in Focus

    Alexander Calder in Focus

    Though Alexander Calder began his career as an artist focused on drawing and painting, he is best known for creating colorful, whimsical stabiles, mobiles, and large-scale sculptures of natural...

    01.03.10

  7. Alexander Calder: A Balancing Act

    Alexander Calder: A Balancing Act

    This exhibition will feature a selection of the American sculptor's work from 1927 through to the mid-1970s. Many pieces will be from Jon and Mary Shirley's collection—many of which are...

    07.01.09

  8. Arch Students Build a Hive
    Travel Reports

    Arch Students Build a Hive

    This semester I had the opportunity to teach the first studio for the new three-year MArch grad program at Woodbury University with Rebecca Rudolph, in coordination with Kelly Bair (who taught...

    written by: Linda Taalman
    12.21.10

  9. Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective

    Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective

    Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective positions Gorky as a crucial founder of abstract expressionism, but also as a passionate and dedicated artist whose tragic life often informed his groundbreaking...

    08.06.10

  10. Art in Storefronts Community Celebration

    Art in Storefronts Community Celebration

    Central Market and the Tenderloin will come alive for the launch of the Art in Storefronts pilot program, which kicks off with eleven original window installations and two large-scale murals by...

    10.22.09

  11. Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity

    Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity

    This exhibition brings together over 400 works that reflect the extraordinarily broad range of the Bauhaus school's productions, including industrial design, furniture, architecture, graphics,...

    07.23.09

  12. Bauhaus: Art as Life

    Bauhaus: Art as Life

    The Barbican Art Gallery is presenting works from the famous German art school Staatliches Bauhaus that represents its take on the utopian societies they visualized after World War I. The Bauhaus:...

    07.13.12

  13. Bike Rides

    Bike Rides

    Organized by Aldrich curators Richard Klein and Mónica Ramírez–Montagut, with the advice of musician, artist, and bicycle advocate David Byrne, the exhibition explores the...

    10.04.09

  14. Birth of the Modern

    Birth of the Modern

    The exhibition “Birth of the Modern: Style and Identity in Vienna 1900,” will include more than 150 paintings, sculpture, works on paper, fashion, and decorative art objects. Among the...

    12.13.10

  15. Boolean Valley

    Boolean Valley

    Potter Adam Silverman and architect Nader Tehrani collaborated on this room-sized installation, which is comprised of 400 cut-clay objects that together form a topographic sculptural landscape. The...

    03.20.09

  16. Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

    Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

    In 1905 four architecture students founded a new artistic movement with an emphasis on vivid color and emotional directness. This group, called Brücke ("bridge in German), founded by Frtiz Bieyl,...

    03.22.09

  17. Carlos Bunga

    Carlos Bunga

    Trained as a painter, Barcelona-based Portuguese artist Carlos Bunga has expanded his practice to encompass multiple mediums and dimensions, including performance, sculpture, and video. In his...

    08.21.11

  18. Ceci n’est pas une rêverie: The Architecture of Stanley Tigerman

    Ceci n’est pas une rêverie: The Architecture of Stanley Tigerman

    The career of eminent architect and educator Stanley Tigerman is the subject of a retrospective exhibition opening at the Yale School of Architecture Gallery in historic Paul Rudolph Hall on August...

    08.24.11

  19. Charley Harper

    Charley Harper

    Charley Harper (1922-2007), over the course of a 60-year career as a prolific graphic designer, painter and illustrator, brought his unique, modernist style to a wide range of publications, such as...

    08.07.09

  20. Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    At the opening for sculptor Deborah Butterfield’s current show at L.A. Louver gallery, which runs through May 9, visitor after visitor walked up to the monumental bronze horses, leaned...

    04.27.09

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