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Michael Rakowitz: Star Wars Meets Saddam

Michael Rakowitz?, Victory Arch, 2009?, plastic toys, books, wood, foam, plaster ?8’ x 18.5’. ?Installation view at Tate Modern?Courtesy of the artist and Lombard-Freid Projects.

Tate Modern, Level 2
January 22 - May 3, 2010
“The worst condition is to pass under a sword which is not one’s own,” the exhibition of works by Michael Rakowitz on view [...]



Tate Transformation Underway

On January 6, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, launched the start of preparatory building works on the new Tate Modern development. The event took place in the oil tanks of the former power station from which the new building will rise. Two of the oil tanks will be retained as raw spaces for art and [...]



Toronto Empire of Dreams

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art
June 19 - August 15, 2010
It is impossible in our current world to escape the influence of an environment altered by humans. Because of these created spaces, humans are changed physically, psychologically, and spiritually. The things that we build embody both our highest aspirations and our most base instincts to survive. [...]



Cory Arcangel: The Sharper Image

MOCA North Miami
March 11 - May 9, 2010
The first comprehensive US museum survey for the artworks of Cory Arcangel, a pioneer in the use of digital technologies in contemporary art, is on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami. The exhibition features significant works created from 2002 to the present, including new [...]



First Large-Scale Retrospective of Marina Abramović at MoMA

Marina Abramovi??, Holding Milk (The Kitchen Series), 2009. ?Still from video (color, sound). 12:43 min.?© 2010 Marina Abramovi?. Courtesy the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

March 14 - May 31, 2010
Marina Abramovi?, born in Yugoslavia in 1946, uses her own body as subject, object, and medium. She explores the physical and [...]



Minimalist Metal: Sardi and Larsen

Pan American Art Projects
March 13 - April 17, 2010
Pan American Art Projects has brought together two artists with a minimal aesthetic. Carolina Sardi and Ted Larsen come from different traditions but share a like-minded approach to their art. Each offer understated metal sculptures in a joint exhibition at the gallery from March 13 - April [...]



Renée Green: Endless Dreams and Time-Based Streams

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
February 20 - June 20, 2010
“Renée Green: Endless Dreams and Time-Based Streams” is on view at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco from February 20 - June 20, 2010. The exhibition was curated by Betti-Sue Hertz, Director of Visual Art at the Yerba Buena Center for [...]



The Armory Show takes over New York

Pier 92 & 94
March 4 - 7, 2010
The twelfth edition of The Armory Show is taking place from March 4 - 7. This year The Armory Show features 289 galleries from 31 countries.  The Armory Show is located on Pier 94, while The Armory Show - Modern is on display on Pier 92. Presentations range [...]



Thorsten Hasenkamm Presents His Recent Work at Harold Golen Gallery

 
September 12 - October 3, 2009
German artist Thorsten Hasenkamm (Paderborn, 1975) will present his works at the Wynwood Art District as part of the fall schedule of Harold Golen Gallery. Hasenkamm’s oeuvre is influenced by Expressionism, as well as by the visual language of comics, cartoons, animation, 50’s/60’s retro, and pro wrestling.
Through his prolific portfolio, [...]



The Venice Biennial

53rd International Art Exhibition - Fare Mondi // Making Worlds
June 7 - November 22, 2009
The 53rd edition of the Venice Biennial was inaugurated on June 7, under the direction of renowned curator, Daniel Birnbaum. Entitled “Making Worlds,” it assembles the projects of more than 90 creators from 77 countries, including first-time participation by Montenegro, Principality [...]