Tag Archives: installation

Nam June Paik - Becoming Robot

Visionary! Nam June Paik – Becoming Robot

Called the founder of video art, Nam June Paik loved TV-sets. He used them in various ways in his installations and later in his robots. The Asia Society in New York has now mounted a large retrospective “Becoming Robot”. > MORE Nam June Paik – Becoming Robot Editors:    Melissa Chiu, Michelle Yun Text by:    Kenzo […]

Tatiana Trouve: I Tempi Doppi

Unsettling: Trouve – I Tempi Doppi

The works of Paris-based artist Tatiana Trouvé are unnerving and create haunting situations that oscillate between the real, the imaginary and the illusory. In her art rational and irrational spheres connect. “I Tempi Doppi” is a large-scale presentation of her invariably site-specific works in eight installation rooms at the Kunstmuseum Bonn and is the first […]

Ai Weiwei: Evidence

Surveillance: Ai Weiwei

“Evidence” is Ai Weiwei’s largest one-man show ever now on display at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. It contains works and installations which were either designed for the Martin-Gropius-Bau or have not yet been shown in Germany. > MORE “This show reflects the work in past years. Most of them are new works. Some are related to […]

Mike Kelley

Anti-Establishment – Mike Kelley

Mixing darkness with off-the-wall humor. This book accompanies the largest Mike Kelley exhibition to-date, which tours Stedelijk Museum, Centre Pompidou, MoMA PS1, (where it is showing now), and MOCA Los Angeles.   > MORE Mike Kelley Editor:    Eva Meyer-Hermann Text by:    George Baker, Eva Meyer-Hermann, Brendan W Joseph, John C Welchman ISBN:    9783791352411 Publisher:    DelMonico Publ. […]

Charles Long

Abstract Sculpture by Charles Long

Jarla Partilager in Berlin is now showing a comprehensive overview of American artist Charles Long’s works from 1992 through the present – including sculpture in various media, stoneware and works on paper. At the core of Charles Long’s body of work is a dialogue between body and mind about the nature of objectness. The book […]

Beauty And Violence - Cornelia Parker

Beauty And Violence – Cornelia Parker

Thames & Hudson has just released the first extensive monograph on sculptor Cornelia Parker, one of the most interesting British artists today. Her sculptures and installations carry a complex mixture of beauty and violence. Cornelia Parker in an interview with Alastair Sooke: “Often in my work I take beautiful objects and do extreme things to […]

Konst 1998-2012 - Johan Thurfjell

A personal review by Johan Thurfjell

In ”Konst 1998 -2012” Swedish artist Johan Thurfjell summarizes, with a very personal tone of voice, 14 years of his art production. The book is a little gem, produced in 300 numbered copies. > MORE . Konst 1998-2012 – Johan Thurfjell Designed by: Alphabetical Order Text by: Johan Thurfjell Preface by: Power Ekroth ISBN: 9789163730689 […]

Asterisms by Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco

The tension between nature and culture; ”Asterism” contains thousands of pieces of debris from a soccer stadium and Mexican shoreline.   > MORE . Asterisms by Gabriel Orozco Text by:    Nancy Spector Publisher:    Guggenheim Museum Publishing year:    2012 Language:    English Pages:    120 Illustrations:    502 Exhibition:    Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin 2012 Additional Information: more information about Gabriel Orozco […]

Encyclopedia of Flowers Flower Works by Makoto Azuma

Floral Fury by Makoto Azuma

“Encyclopedia of Flowers” showcases the awesome floral installations of Japanese artist (also a florist at Jardin des Fleurs in Tokyo). Stunning work packed in a book designed by Kenya Hara. Makoto Azuma is a florist/artist creating what Japanese Shift magazine calls “punk art using plants and flowers”  > MORE Encyclopedia of Flowers – Flower Works by […]