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A Hulking Sculpture Meant to Promote Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation Faces Demolition

ISTANBUL (AP).- A hulking sculpture meant to promote reconciliation between Turkey and Armenia became an accidental emblem of their historic enmity after workers erected scaffolding towers and began to demolish it this week. Then, the mood soured furt...

Third Streaming Presents an Exhibition of Alvin Baltrop "Photographs 1965 –...

NEW YORK, N.Y.- In the 1970s, the abandoned piers along the hudson river in manhattan became a conduit and locus for artistic experimentation. while Gordon MattaClark, Vito Acconci, Richard Serra, Dan Graham and many others produced collaborative and m...

United Kingdom Power Networks Formally Hands Over Switch House to Tate...

LONDON.- UK Power Networks formally handed over the western switch house behind Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall to Tate. The handover of the western switch house marks a key point in the delivery of the Tate Modern building project. Tate will now begin...

Neighbors Bid to Save ‘Oliver Twist’ Workhouse that Inspired Charles Dickens

LONDON (AP).- It's a battered brick building behind a high wall in London — austere, overlooked and slated for demolition. Look closer, and it's linked to one of Britain's greatest authors as well as to a shameful period in the nation's social his...

Los Angeles-Based Artist Walead Beshty’s "A Diagram of Forces" at Malmo...

MALMO.- This exhibition of the Los Angeles-based artist Walead Beshty (b. London, 1976) brings together works from the past ten years in a site-specific installation designed for The Malmö Konsthall. Walead Beshty’s works remind us how important ...

Tasende Gallery Presents Exhibition of Sculptures and Drawings by Mark di...

LA JOLLA, CA.-Tasende Gallery, La Jolla, presents an exhibition of sculptures and drawings by Mark di Suvero opening today, January 28, 2011 and continuing through March 12. The exhibit includes nine works on paper and six steel/stainless steel sculpt...

Tasende Gallery Presents Exhibition of Sculptures and Drawings by Mark di...

LA JOLLA, CA.-Tasende Gallery, La Jolla, presents an exhibition of sculptures and drawings by Mark di Suvero opening today, January 28, 2011 and continuing through March 12. The exhibit includes nine works on paper and six steel/stainless steel sculpt...

New Orleans Jazz Landmark Razed in Rebuilding Push

NEW ORLEANS, LA (AP).- New Orleans' heritage as the cradle of jazz helps it draw millions of visitors each year, and the city reminds them of that history with pamphlets, murals and bright neon. Yet numerous homes and music halls that incubated the art...

Chinese Avant-Garde Artist Ai Weiwei Under House Arrest, Not Allowed to...

BEIJING (AP).- Chinese avant-garde artist Ai Weiwei said Saturday that he has been placed under house arrest to prevent him from attending a party commemorating the forced demolition of his newly built studio in Shanghai. Ai, who has become known as m...

Chinese Avant-Garde Artist Ai Weiwei Under House Arrest, Not Allowed to...

BEIJING (AP).- Chinese avant-garde artist Ai Weiwei said Saturday that he has been placed under house arrest to prevent him from attending a party commemorating the forced demolition of his newly built studio in Shanghai. Ai, who has become known as m...

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