Contemporary Art

“Still Life”: the second iteration of an exhibition by Rhonda Holberton

CULT | Aimee Friberg Exhibitions presents Still Life, the second iteration of an exhibition by San Francisco Bay Area based artist Rhonda Holberton at Transfer Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). As virtual environments and autonomous bots infiltrate our homes, and the omnipresent computer in our hands change the role of the body— in all areas of life and commerce, Still Life is Holberton’s attempt to rediscover the value of the biological body through labor and material transformation.... READ MORE...

Artists and robots at Grand Palais in Paris

This exhibition is an opportunity to experience works of art produced with the help of increasingly sophisticated robots. Featuring works by some forty artists, it offers a gateway to an immersive and interactive digital world - an augmented body sensory experience that subverts our notions of space and time.... READ MORE...

Technology, art and contemporary culture. The Digicult experience

In the frame of the “Art Talks” series curated by Silvia Grandi at Alma Mater University in Bologna, Marco Mancuso will talk about the impact of digital technologies and sciences on art, design and contemporary culture, and about Digicult which is from 2005 one of the main online critical and curatorial platforms in the field.... READ MORE...

“William Kentridge: O Sentimental Machine”

William Kentridge brings his works into dialogue with the collection of the Frankfurt museum, which spans 5,000 years. Showing over 80 works and installations, the exhibition exemplifies the whole range of the South African artist’s oeuvre, focusing on his fundamental interest in the phenomenon of movement and its material-mechanic and optical-illusionist generation.... READ MORE...

“Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection” opens at GOMA

At Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) more than 70 sculptures, photographs, videos, drawings and a number of large-scale installations, including major new commissions will be among a range of immersive must-see artworks premiering in the major solo exhibition of Patricia Piccinini.... READ MORE...

Machine Art In The Twentieth Century: interview with Andreas Broeckmann

Starting from the assumption that machine art is not an artistic genre or category, but rather a “discursive formation”, in “Machine Art in the Twentieth Century” Andreas Broeckmann examines artworks from the twentieth and early twenty-first century in the light of new technologies developments, leading to a deeper investigation about the complex and articulate human-machine engagement.... READ MORE...

“Joan Jonas”: a groundbreaking survey at Tate Modern

Tate Modern presents the largest survey of Joan Jonas’s work in the UK, where key themes from Jonas’s five decades of performance will be explored reflecting the way she works across many different disciplines and combining a gallery exhibition, a ten day live programme featuring performances by the artist herself, and a film retrospective.... READ MORE...

Altered States: substances in Contemporary Art

An international group exhibition at Kunstpalais features artists who approach the topic of the omnipresence of substances and the consequences of their handling within society in a variety of media asking questions about their effects and potentials, economic interests and highly profitable black markets.... READ MORE...

LIVE WORKS Vol. 6

È uscita la sesta edizione del bando internazionale interamente dedicato alla performance art, indetto, promosso e sostenuto da Centrale Fies a cura di Barbara Boninsegna, Simone Frangi, Daniel Blanga Gubbay.... READ MORE...

On Tino Sehgal: May a new ground flourish again?

Curated by Luca Cerizza, a new performance by Tino Sehgal is ongoing at the OGR in Turin, returning to Italy ten years after his last solo show. Dalia Maini recounts a work that stages a complex choreography of fifty performers, a tangle of apparently human bodies and stories focusing on immateriality and physicality, and on communication as a visceral need.... READ MORE...

Allora & Calzadilla: Blackout

On view at MAXXI in Rome an exhibition that features the provocative works of Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla. The show opens with the dramatic situation of Puerto Rico and moves on to reflect the possibilities of artistic form within the current social-political situation of the globalized world.... READ MORE...

A major retrospective of Andreas Gursky

The UK's first major retrospective of Andreas Gursky has open at the newly refurbished Hayward Gallery in London. Curated by Gallery Director in collaboration with the artist, it features sixty-eight of the Gursky's ground-breaking photographs, from the 1980s through to eight new works which will be seen for the first time in this exhibition.... READ MORE...

Before Projection: Video Sculpture, 1974-1995

Between events and collateral programs related to the themes of the ICA Art in the Age of the Internet exhibition, 1989 to Today, a new exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Centre presents a revaluation of monitor-based sculpture since the mid-1970s with a tightly focused survey of works that have been rarely seen in the last twenty years, presenting both canonical artists and figures little known in the United States.... READ MORE...

Eva Kot’átková. The Dream Machine is Asleep

For her exhibition at Pirelli HangarBicocca artist Eva Kot'átková has developed an immersive new project that combines installation, sculpture, collage, performance, investigating the internal and external forces that influence human behavior, and exploring in particular our innermost thoughts and projections, the anxieties and phobias of contemporary life.... READ MORE...

Darren Almond: The light between us

In the context of Progetto XXI 2018 edition at MADRE in Naples there is an ongoing solo exhibition by Darren Almond. Promoted by Fondazione Donnaregina per le arti contemporanee, in collaboration with Polo museale della Campania and Incontri Internazionali d'Arte, the exhibition brings together works from different chapters of Almond's research, suspended between digital and analogue language.... READ MORE...

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