Where do you go to get your contemporary art fix? Today we've rounded up six of our favorite Tumblr blogs that we think you'll enjoy. Day and day out, the people behind these sites find the most groundbreaking, exciting or intriguing pieces of art that’s meant to rattle our senses or mess with our minds.
See the list over at… Continue
Added by alice on July 19, 2012 at 9:00am —
If you're in Moscow, Russia or heading there, make sure to drop by the fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
which opened yesterday, September 22, and runs through October 30. Called "Rewriting Worlds," this year's show features art works by 64 artists and 16 art groups from 33 different countries like Chile, China, Japan,… Continue
Added by alice on September 23, 2011 at 9:00am —
Another photo of a pretty swimsuit model? Think again. In fact, gaze down at her cut-off legs and you might realize that what you're actually looking at is a hyperrealistic sculpture.
Like Ron Mueck, Carole Feuerman is a hyperrealist sculptor who creates mindblowing pieces of art. Having…
Added by alice on June 30, 2010 at 4:00pm —
A recent show in Florence (Italy) has me thinking about the interaction of historical periods of art in single spaces. We're not talking disruptions of the space-time continuum here, just a question:Is it a good idea to place contemporary art in historical spaces?
Here's the situation: In various locations around Florence, for an exhibit called "Alla Maniera di Oggi", contemporary artists were asked to produce… Continue
Added by Alexandra Korey on February 11, 2010 at 5:29am —
How do you make your home look clean, comfortable, contemporary and stylish? Just ask Frank Roop. If you've ever lustfully looked through interior design magazines like Elle Décor, House Beautiful, or Metropolitan Home you've probably seen his work. His calm, colored rooms are carefully put together. Frank began his firm in 1998 after a career in fine men’s specialty…
Added by alice on December 28, 2009 at 8:00am —
Frank and Jamie, 2002 Wax Continue
Maurizio Cattelan is one of those artists that we can't help but like. Known as the bad boy of the art world, Maurizio is an Italian born, self-taught artist who rides the fine line between funny and disturbing.
Here's a great line from Design…
Added by alice on October 10, 2009 at 2:30am —
If you happen to be visiting the Palace of Versailles this Fall, get ready for an extra treat. Starting Sunday, eight contemporary work of art have been installed in the palace, the royal gardens and courtyards for a show that will run from September 13 to December 13. French artist Xavier Veilha is the premiere artist this year. You'll see a sculpture called Le…
Added by alice on September 11, 2009 at 10:00am —
The Contemporary Art of Art Recycling. The furiously Limited Art Edition of FREITAG bags is made from banners of the world’s most sizzling Contemporary Art Museums. Beautiful!
via The Magenta… Continue
Added by Yasmine Zalek on July 25, 2009 at 12:25pm —
Banksy said: “This is the first show I’ve ever done where taxpayers’ money is being used to hang my pictures up rather than scrape them off.” “This show is my vision of the future, to which many people will say: ‘You should have gone to Specsavers’”
I´ve never been a big fan of Banksy, but he just won me big time with his latest work, the… Continue
Added by Daniela on June 23, 2009 at 11:30pm —
Pierre Huyghe, One Million Kingdoms, 2001
What happens when you take the the artworld’s most powerful figure (by ArtReview) and have him display his art for the world? You get a rare chance to see François Pinault's collection. Called the most important show of contemporary art ever seen, it is currently being held in Moscow at the Garage Center for… Continue
Added by alice on March 23, 2009 at 9:30am —
C E R A S O L I g a l l e r y presents;
DAVID O’BRIEN 'Explosions in a Mental Sky'
TOFER CHIN 'Double Dip'
March 14 – April 15, 2009
Opening Reception: Saturday March 14, 6 - 9pm
C E R A S O L I gallery is pleased to present a pair of exhibitions by two artists producing graphically bold works that blur the distinctions between the natural and… Continue
Added by mobileunderground on March 9, 2009 at 10:03pm —
Just a gorgeous set of pictures where stairs become like artwork. Here are just a few of my favorites from this… Continue
Added by alice on November 24, 2008 at 7:30am —
One year ago this Thanksgiving, Eugene, Sam and I headed down to beautiful Cancun for a nice long weekend getaway. One of the best parts of the trip, was staying at a hotel our friend Gary had recommended, Hotel Me by Melia Cancun
. The moment you… Continue
Added by alice on November 20, 2008 at 10:00am —
Who here is in need of a vacation? Let's all pack our bags and head off to Bali when the Alila Villas Uluwatu opens in the early part of next year. This development is going to offer three-bedroom contemporary Balinese villas for sale as well as offer hotel accomodations.
With Alila Villas Uluwatu, the architects wanted to create more than the usual… Continue
Added by alice on November 16, 2008 at 8:00am —
Ron Mueck's 'Mask II' - a widely-exhibited self-portrait of the artist sleeping
Yo Roger, do you think I can come crash at your place so we can go to the British Museum and see some contemporary art? An 18-carat gold Kate Moss (our "modern-day Aphrodite") in this contorted pose, a sleeping giant's head, Hirst's famous display of skulls? If I can't make… Continue
Added by alice on October 3, 2008 at 9:00am —
As I get older, I've started to notice that I've gained a great appreciation for things like art, wine, and classical music. Frankly, MTV seems to always disappoint me (what kind of Britney showing was that last night?!), I'd rather watch the newest show on Bravo (thanks sis for the heads up on Rachel Zoe's new show) or check out a festival or art… Continue
Added by alice on September 8, 2008 at 1:00pm —
(A stuffed squirrel apparently shooting itself at a kitchen table.)
Maurizio Cattelan is one of those artists that we can't help but like. The bad boy of the art world, Maurizio is an Italian born, self-taught artist who rides the fine line between funny and disturbing.
Here's a great line from… Continue
Added by alice on August 29, 2008 at 8:30pm —