Armory Show Brings Art World To New York This Week

If Richter in Europe, or even LA is a bit far away for you, than surely you can take advantage of this week’s art happenings in New York City. It is that time of the year again: The Armory Show – The International Fair of New Art, will be held March 5-8, 2009, and take […]

Modern Art of Jim Dine Goes Beyond Hearts and Bathrobes

4-part biography of Artist Jim Dine. Well-known living American Artist Jim Dine (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1935-) is often associated with pop art, however he seems to operate in a field of his own. While pop art reflects society’s consumerism, media and obsessions, Jim Dine instead displays the autobiographical. “Dine has often been out-of-step with the major […]

Gerhard Richter ‘Abstract Paintings’ on Show in Europe

Gerhard Richter Concurrent Art Shows 2009 The Abstract Art of Gerhard Richter (1932-, Dresden) is currently on show everywhere in Europe, it seems: * Richter en France, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France March 07 2009 – June 01 2009 * Gerhard Richter. Abstract Paintings, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany February 27 2009 – May 17 […]

Contemporary Art Dealer’s Gift to the British

Jackie Wullschlager at FT.com, in its section on art collecting, offers a landmark article ‘An Art Dealer’s Gift to the British’: “At a rowdy Gilbert and George opening in the mid-1970s, the two artists known as the “living sculptures” dared Anthony d’Offay, a shy, fusty dealer in English art, to kiss Anne Seymour, then one […]

‘Works on Paper’ Shows New Art This Weekend in New York

Perhaps because works on paper have traditionally been called ‘minor works’, the 21st rendering of the ‘Works on Paper’ art show in New York City might make a major mark. The reference of ‘minor works’ refers to a comparison to oils on canvas which usually steal the limelight and the wall space in galleries, mostly […]

50 Years of Abstract Art by Frank Stella: 90’s – Now

The ’90s: Stella as a 3D artist In the ’90s, Frank Stella has finally reached the edge of conventional painting. We can almost sigh with relief when this bird is finally flying beyond painting’s traditional limits: Frank Stella starts to produce massive metal sculptures that do not have to be hung on the wall any […]

Frank Stella’s K-series

This video is a real treat to Frank Stella admirers. It offers real good views and close-ups of the latest works by Frank Stella. In particular, it shows the 5 sculptures of Frank Stella’s Bali Series and 3 sculptures of the K- Series (courtesy Ficher Rohr Gallery, Basel) in a Frank Stella exhibition which was […]

50 Years of Abstract Art by Frank Stella: Late 60’s – ’80s

Abstract artist Frank Stella – the middle years of his career This article follows the article on Stella, the Minimalist’s early fame, and Frank Stella, the artist his is today, will be published later today. There were several phases to his ‘middle’ years, that bridge that transformation within his career. Late ’60/Early ’70s: Stella Introduces […]

50 Years of Abstract Art by Frank Stella: 50’s & 60’s

The American Minimalist Painter, Print-maker and Sculptor Frank Stella will be 73 this Spring, and he still seems to be full of life. “I don’t like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life.” artist Frank Stella once said. LEARN MORE ABOUT Black PaintingsRobert […]

Warhol-mania

Commerce Turned Art Turned Commerce…Warholmania. ‘I don’t know where artificial starts and real stops’ Andy Warhol once said. In my research for the feature article on Warhol, I could not help but being amazed with the wide range of products for sale carrying his name and or his art, or are inspired by his work. […]