ANNOUNCEMENTS

ART-O-RAMA, Marseille - International fair of contemporary art

July 31, 2014
   

ART-O-RAMA 2014

ART-O-RAMA, first international contemporary art fair in the south of France, has been developing since 2007 a new format that makes it unique, an exclusive selection of international galleries made by a demanding artistic committee on the basis of a specific project. Each booth is considered as an exhibition space which architectural specificities lie on the gallery's curatorial proposition for our fair. We enable gallery owners to present... continue reading

SIGGRAPH

July 31, 2014
   

SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery: Acting in Translation

The SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery gathers and presents 14 outstanding, critical, innovative and  unique works and projects, incorporating the theme, Acting in Translation. While the essential aim of the Art Gallery is to provide a deeper insight into the relationships within art, science, technology, research, and societal developments, Acting in Translation concentrates on strong content and criticality in these works and projects, conveyed... continue reading

Times Square Arts

July 30, 2014
Alfredo Jaar, A Logo for America, 1987. Computer animation, 38 seconds. Commissioned by the Public Art Fund for the Spectacolor Sign, Times Square, New York, April 1987. Photo courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York. © Alfredo Jaar. Alfredo Jaar, A Logo for America, 1987. Computer animation, 38 seconds. Commissioned by the Public Art Fund for the Spectacolor Sign, Times Square, New York, April 1987. Photo courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York.
© Alfredo Jaar.

Alfredo Jaar’s 1987 Times Square A Logo for America revived

The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts, in collaboration with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are pleased to present a revival of Alfredo Jaar's iconic 1987 public intervention A Logo for America in Times Square this August. As part of The Times Square Alliance's Midnight Moment program, the work will premiere just before midnight on Friday, August 1, and play every night throughout the month at 11:57pm on over five... continue reading

REVIEWS

Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s “_/_____/_/__/________”
PROYECTOS MONCLOVA, Mexico City
(Background) Daniel Steegman Mangrané, Systemic Grid I, 2014. (Foreground) Daniel Steegman Mangrané, Systemic Grid II, 2014.

by ANA TEIXEIRA PINTO

The Phasmida are an order of insects whose rocking march always seems hesitant. Every step they take, “stick insects”—as Phasmida are commonly called due to their resemblance to sticks or leaves—will reluctantly stretch out a leg, making cadenced, side-to-side movements as if tentatively rehearsing the next. Biologists will tell you... continue reading

“New Dawn”
SILBERKUPPE, Berlin
View of “New Dawn,” Silberkuppe, Berlin, 2014.

by NATASHA GINWALA

When foraging for food in the wild, orangutans conduct an intriguing ritual known as the “fruit stare.”(1) It unleashes a mimetic contract hinged upon intentionality and co-presence. What makes the tree surrender its fruit? The practiced stare of the orangutan coaxes it into interdependency—and possibly, divulgence—while registering a temporal circuit... continue reading

David Horvitz
BLUM & POE, Los Angeles
David Horvitz, somewhere in between the jurisdiction of time (detail), 2014.

by ANDREW BERARDINI

Irregularly and perhaps just a bit irrationally, lawmakers and treaties carve hard demarcations of time from a spinning globe. Workers clock in there, the lunch hour is now here—Daylight Savings Time always confused the hell out of me. Whatever you think noon is, it’s now mostly an abstraction. Time zones... continue reading

DOSSIER

Mean Girls: Keren Cytter and “Vengeance”

by MELISSA GRONLUND

“I’m so excited,” a young woman says, about an advertising meeting that would make your eyes water with boredom. “Don’t worry, that’ll pass,” her older colleague replies. It’s a flat cliché, and he delivers it with a withering smile of self-congratulation. The woman appears put down, but you get the feeling that’s... continue reading

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