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Monday, October 7, 2013

Michael Peppiatt, Writer and Art Historian, London Jill Lloyd, Art Historian, London

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

This is our graduation film from Bezalel - Academy of art and design, Jerusalem 2013 This is the story of Barnie, a grown man, Play around with his childish reflection in an urban landscape. But the fun comes to an end when other adults around change him, and turn him into one of them. *The film was made ...

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Meet the Artist: Julie Bennett

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

In this film we catch up with British artist Julie Bennett to find out more about her gestural portrait paintings. Bennett's interest is in fashion and the cult of the celebrity in contemporary society. Looking at fame, glamour and beauty, Bennett translates every day faces into bold, aspirational multi-layered works of art. Watch this film ...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

This the official trailer for SIGN PAINTERS a documentary by Faythe Levine & Sam Macon. For information regarding screenings, and other news please visit About the project... There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with brush and paint. But, like many ...

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CityLeaks Preview 2013 presents Maya Hayuk

Friday, July 12, 2013

The American artist Maya Hayuk kicked off CityLeaks Urban Art Festival 2013 with an exciting solo show and a massive mural painting near Cologne’s Neumarkt. The solo show took place at ArtyFarty Gallery Cologne. CityLeaks is proud to have presented one of the worlds finest muralists and great personality of Maya Hayuk as the festivals opener ...

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e-David Robot Painting

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

e-David, our painting machine, uses visual feedback to create different kinds of paintings. We equipped a standard robot with all necessary means for painting. Five different brushes can be used, color can be selected from a repository with 24 colors, brushes can be cleaned and colors can be distributed precisely on the canvas. The machine watches ...

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BRÖTZMANN SOLO / Works 1959 – 2013

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Peter Brötzmann solo Works from 1959 to 2013 2. 7.–25. 8. 2013 Artist and musician Peter Brötzmann is one of the most important European representatives of contemporary improvised music, whereas his visual art production is less known to the public. He has been consistently active in the art field since the late fifties to the present day, occasionally ...

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Goya – Private life of a Masterpiece

Friday, July 5, 2013

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (30 March 1746 -- 16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. Goya was a court painter to the Spanish Crown, and through his works was both a commentator on and chronicler ...

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Freunde von Freunden – Karen & Christian Boros

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

In the Boros residence – a former Second World War air raid shelter built in 1942 in central Berlin – visitors can easily lose their way in the maze-like corridors of bare concrete. There, Christian and his wife, Karen, live with their son amidst paintings by Elizabeth Peyton and a series of installations by groundbreaking artists ...

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David Hockney discusses Lucien Freud

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

SAMO© – Jean-Michel Basquiat

Sunday, June 2, 2013

For this film, rather than making a direct homage to Basquiat's work, the filmmakers decided instead to try to re-create the world, which spawned SAMO. N.A.S.A. Is a DJ duo featuring Brazilian DJ, Ze Gonzales (aka DJ Zegon) and music producer Sam Spiegel (aka Squeak E. Clean), who are known for their collaborations with Kanye ...

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Joseph Loughborough: Defense of the Absent

Friday, May 31, 2013

Emerging from the Berlin winter, Loughborough presents a new body of work in his debut french solo exhibition presented by Galerie Grand'Rue. The multilayered charcoal drawings leap from expressive depictions of fleshy portraiture to embracing and confronting couples almost mechanically entwined. Then haunting symbolic monoliths of the human condition which often drift into abstraction contrast ...

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Helen Mirren on Vasily Kandinsky

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Filmed by Lost & Found Films. Produced by MoMA Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 1. 1914. Oil on canvas. Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund. Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 2. 1914. Oil on canvas. Nelson A. Rockefeller Fund (by exchange). Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 3. 1914. Oil ...

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The Private Life Of A Masterpiece – Goya’s Third of May 1808

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Originally Broadcast 2004.

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What Are You Doing After This

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Ivory & Black Soho – “What Are You Doing After This” – Group Exhibition in association with Vans Syndicate February 1st – March 8, 2013 Opening reception with the artists: February 1st, 7-9PM Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12-6 PM Ivory&Black Soho 94 Berwick Street, W1F 0QF, London UK Ivory & Black Soho in association with Vans Syndicate proudly present – “What ...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Static & Scrim Glen Baldridge Colby Bird Patrick Brennan David Kennedy Cutler Sam Moyer Sara Greenberger Rafferty Ryan Wallace January 31, 2013 - February 23, 2013 Opening reception: Thursday January 31, 2013 / 6 - 10pm For press and sales information please inquire with the gallery. COOPER COLE is pleased to announce Static & Scrim, our first exhibition of 2013. This group show features seven New York based artists who ...

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‘Francis Bacon: five decades’ curator Anthony Bond

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Curator of the 'Francis Bacon: five decades' exhibition Anthony Bond discusses what it's like to finally install the show at the Art Gallery of NSW.

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Gallery House Annual Exhibition

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Public Opening: November 29, 2012 exhibit at 5:00 – 9:00 p.m RSVP   Press Opening: November 28, 2012 at 1:00 – 5:00 p.m By INVITATION & RSVP Only In celebration of the grand opening and annual exhibition at Gallery House –“Miles to go Before I Sleep” is an homage to a Robert Frost poem; like the poet the artists’ works ...

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Neo Rauch

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Neo Rauch’s paintings are characterized by a unique combination of realism and surrealist abstraction. In many of his compositions, human figures engaged in manual labor or indeterminable tasks work against backdrops of mundane architecture, industrial settings, or bizarre and often barren landscapes. These figures, though squarely centered in his paintings, often have the appearance of ...

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Hiro Kurata “This Land Was Your Land”

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Ivory & Black Soho has just opened it's latest exhibition - "This land was your land" - by the japanese artist Hiro Kurata. The exhibition runs through the 5th of December and it's open to public from Tuesday to Saturday from 2 - 8 PM.  For the press release, opening night photos, gallery installation and video ...

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A Conversation with Julian Schnabel

Thursday, November 15, 2012

A documentary piece delving into the thoughts of the celebrated artist and Oscar nominated Director Julian Schnabel.  

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Francis Bacon – A Terrible Beauty

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Promotional Film by Feenish Productions for Francis Bacon A Terrible Beauty Centenary Exhibition 28th October 2009 - 7th March 2010 Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane for more information go to:

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Push – in Other Words

Thursday, November 1, 2012

For the past year, PUSH has been meticulously creating this body of work on canvas, wood panel and paper, the latter being a new medium for the artist. Triangular grids filled with bold and vibrant colors are chaotically aligned with muted and monochromatic splashes, creating stunning contrasts. The artist's disciplined handwork gradually builds a geometric ...

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Francis Bacon1988

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Francis Bacon1988

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Jenny Saville

Friday, October 5, 2012

Jenny Saville in conversation with Nicholas Cullinan 29/06/12

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Damon Soule

Friday, August 17, 2012

Damon Soule was born in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia. Soon after, in 1976, his family relocated to New Orleans, where he spent the majority of his childhood. Soule’s parents along with and several extended family members are also artists, making the visual arts part of the norm growing up. As a child Soule became so engrossed ...

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Making Future Magic: iPad light painting

Monday, August 6, 2012

This film explores playful uses for the increasingly ubiquitous ‘glowing rectangles’ that inhabit the world. We use photographic and animation techniques that were developed to draw moving 3-dimensional typography and objects with an iPad. In dark environments, we play movies on the surface of the iPad that extrude 3-d light forms as they move through the ...

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Word To Mother

Saturday, July 28, 2012

London-based artist Word To Mother was born and raised in an English seaside town. After attending art school for illustration, Word To Mother entered into the art world. Word To Mother creates work that combines many influences into uniquely layered paintings, often atop pieces of salvaged wood. Word To Mother has exhibited in both the UK and ...

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Aron Meynell

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Aron Meynell's work portrays the quiet and uncertain world of abandoned figures in insecure eerie environments, alongside the discovery of beauty and comfort within them. Meynell uses sleep and hibernation as a place for his characters to process discomforts, and to discover  treasures left behind from their decayed and neglected existence. The characters in Aron’s narratives are no ...

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Silvia Ji

Friday, July 6, 2012

Sylvia Ji was born in 1982, and raised in San Francisco, California, where she received her BFA at the Academy of Art University. Upon graduation, she relocated to Los Angeles in 2005 where she currently resides. Ji's work encapsulates an alluring beauty that is both cutting edge and a nod to time-honored technique. Her paintings are ...

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