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Anish Kapoor / Murcia / Islamic Mirror

Thu, 2008-11-27 21:07
  Se ha inaugurado el pasado día 25 la instalación que ha preparado Anish Kapoor en exclusiva para la ciudad de Murcia. La instalación ‘Islamic Mirror’, puede ser visitada en el Palacio de Santa Clara, un convento restaurado hace unos años, en el que sacaron a la luz los restos islámicos que dieron origen al actual convento. ‘Islamic Mirror’ es el primero de una serie de proyectos de intervención en el espacio público que, con carácter anual, organiza la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murc

Prada (Foundation)’s New Clothes

Wed, 2008-11-26 16:04
By Marina Cashdan Miuccia Prada recently commissioned Rem Koolhaas to create The Prada Foundation’s future home, exploring the relationship between historical and contemporary architecture and industrial and cultural sensitivities. Miuccia Prada and her husband Patrizio Bertelli’s Prada Foundation opened in Milan in 1993, and since then, the foundation has reached international art and cultural communities with their daring ventures and collaborations. Like major art institutions-who, unlik

Celebration x3

Mon, 2008-11-24 16:29
I used to be a bit of a culture vulture - went to concerts, museums and galleries, the opera and dance (modern, traditional ballet sort of bores me) – and most of the time, I went either with my mother or Ken. It was our "thing" and I have a lot of good memories connected to those outings. Like the time when mor - if you're new around here, that's the Danish for mom - and I were almost thrown out of the opera because we couldn't stop giggling at a particularly ridiculous performance. The time K

Anish Kapoor: Islamic Mirror

Mon, 2008-11-24 13:31
Images: Left: Detail of Islamic Mirror, 2008, by Anish Kapoor Right: View of the Santa Clara Convent, Murcia Anish Kapoor, Islamic Mirror Nov 25th 2008 - Jan 10th 2009 Curator: Rosa Martínez Sharq al-Andalus Hall at Santa Clara Convent, Murcia http://www.museosantaclara.com Opening: November 25th, 12:00 noon Project organised by Culture and Tourism Department of the Region of Murcia and co-produced by Bancaja Islamic Mirror (2008) by internationally acclaimed artist Anish Kapoor i

Beautiful and not in New York

Sun, 2008-11-23 22:13
We dithered and waffled on what to see in our day trip to New York last week finally settling on shows in Chelsea and Soho and work we thought talked to our concerns about beauty in contemporary art. Beauty is back of course, that's nothing any observer of the scene has missed by now, with gorgeous public art by Anish Kapoor and the embrace of beauty in even the most tetchy conceptual realms (Kara Walker). But is it "beauty" or beauty? Something wry and ironic or a new push to aesthetic pleas

Extraordinary sculpture highlight of Bonhams second Middle East auction

Sat, 2008-11-22 11:01
Anish Kapoor’s ‘Mountain’ estimated to fetch more than US$1.8million 22 November 2008, Dubai UAE - Bonhams, the international fine art auction house established in the UK since 1793, is expecting to achieve a price of more than US1.8 million for a key sculptural piece at its second Middle East sale on Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian, Indian and Pakistani Art at the One & Only Royal Mirage Hotel, Dubai on Monday 24 November 2008. The extraordinary ‘Mountain’ by Turner Prize-winning A

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

Sat, 2008-11-22 03:33
56 Leonard Street from david basulto on Vimeo. 瑞士建筑师事物所herzog and de mueron 在纽约的第一个高层公寓项目——56 leonard street, 一共57层,犹如砌积木般的每层都与上下有错落。底层的压扁的镜面金属球雕塑由艺术家 anish kapoor设计,将街角展现的同时也强调了建筑的入口。 http://www.56leonardtribeca.com 图片及文字来源:designboom 短片来源:archdaily 随机文章:The LM Project by Steven Holl 2008-11-08第11届威尼斯建筑双年展 11th Venice Architecture Biennale 2008 2008-10-08Jean Nouvel 赢得Tour Signal竞赛 2008-05-29巴黎街头一景 seen on the streets of paris 2008-05-15Edificio BIP by Alberto Mozó 2008-

56 Leonard Street -por herzog and de meuron

Fri, 2008-11-21 19:00
arquitectos suizos herzog and de meuron revelaron su diseño para 56 Leonard Street, su primera torre residencial en la ciudad de Nueva York. los 57 pisos está diseñado con cada palabra apilarse sobre un otro, cada uno ligeramente para crear espectaculares cantileveres. los arquitectos también han pagado especial atención a la construcción de la impresión sobre el nivel del suelo, mediante la creación de la sensación de permeabilidad cantilevered a través de secciones y encargó una escultura del

Luxury Housing for the Super Rich

Wed, 2008-11-19 18:28
A pretty fantastic video to introduce 56 Leonard Street, Herzog & de Meuron’s new condominium project in lower Manhattan, which features an Anish Kapoor sculpture at its base. [via link] VIEW Posted in Cultural Infusions, New & Notable Tagged: 56Leonardstreet, condominium, luxuryhousing, NewYork

56 Leonard Street de Herzog & De Meuron

Tue, 2008-11-18 02:20
Ya se ha empezado a construir en Nueva York (56 Leonard Street, Tribeca) el primer rascacielos de Herzog & De Meuron, y este es el vídeo promocional que Tronic Studio ha creado de dicha torre, un trabao de integración perfecta con la ciudad, y con cierta historia para explicar su concepto. Una vez más el trabajo audiovisual desborda a lo que representa. Es una idea de módulos apilados que dan como resultado un volumen irregular con muchos espacios en voladizo, nada habitual en la tipolog

RCA Secret - your chance to buy modern art

Mon, 2008-11-17 18:06
You have a couple more days left to register your interest in RCA Secret 2008. This intriguing art sale features postcards which have been painted or decorated by numerous artists, some well known (Grayson Perry, Tracy Emin,  Paula Rego and Anish Kapoor feature this year) and some less so. Musicians and fashion designers have also created some of the cards. There are 2,700 works available this year.Britart, photography, printing, there’s a huge selection of different styles and media. You pay

Travel Memoirs - July 26, 2008: Chicago

Mon, 2008-11-17 16:23
After the Book Arts Coterie (July 20th-25th) was over, I decided to take the optional excursion into Chicago. I have been to Chicago several times, and yet, there were so many things that I have never seen or noticed before. After our breakfast at Pam's house, we hopped into a car and went to the East Chicago station. This place has a large commuter parking lot which I'm sure it was pretty full during the week. But, there were plenty of spaces when we got there Saturday morning. After we found o

Paris | Fondation Vuitton | Frank Gehry

Sun, 2008-11-16 23:33
l'article du Monde ne fondation d'art contemporain peut en cacher une autre. Tous les regards se sont braqués sur le projet de François Pinault sur l'île Seguin, à Boulogne-Billancourt, et sur son abandon au profit du Palazzo Grassi de Venise. Mais M. Pinault n'est pas le seul à caresser des rêves de fondation. Bernard Arnault, son grand rival dans l'industrie du luxe et le négoce de l'art, constitue lui aussi une collection d'oeuvres et souhaite pouvoir la montrer. D'après nos informati

RCA Secret 2008

Fri, 2008-11-14 18:37
O RCA Secret não é somente uma exposição e sim um grande evento de arte para arrecadar fundos para os estudantes de arte do Royal College. O evento convida artistas conhecidos e estudantes de arte para produzirem uma obra de arte. As regras são bem simples: a arte deve ser feita num cartão-postal e a assinatura do artista tem que ficar atrás. A exposição abre hoje com 2.700 postais em que não é possível saber quem é o autor de cada trabalho. Entre os famosos tem Tracey Emin, Yoko Ono, Anish

Herzog & de Meuron Teams with Tronic for Flashy 56 Leonard Preview

Fri, 2008-11-14 17:07
We've been around the block a few times and seen our fair share of architectural animations, but this one seems particularly cool. The mega-firm Herzog & de Meuron hired the mega-motion graphics company Tronic to put together the film below to show off their new building, 56 Leonard Street, in New York. It's a whole slew of great eye candy. Our only question is why they decided to inflict great pain onto Chicago's Millennium Park "Bean" sculpture along the way. What did its shiny metallic self

Making £108,000 using secrets

Fri, 2008-11-14 10:52
Each year London’s Royal College of Art uses a secret sale to raise money and make a point about fame and the business of art. From today for a week, Londoners are invited to visit their gallery for the opportunity to view 2,700 pieces of art drawn on postcards. At the end of the week the postcards are made available in a sale where each postcard can be bought for £40. For the right piece of art, not a huge sum. What exactly is ‘the right piece of art?’ Unlike most sales, each artwork is not

Bailey and Perry join Secret Postcard sale

Fri, 2008-11-14 10:14
Artists Tracey Emin, Anish Kapoor and Yoko performer front to this year’s Secret Postcard discernment at the Royal College of Art (RCA).

RCA Secret 2008 viewing starts today

Fri, 2008-11-14 10:00
Viewing for RCA Secret 2008 starts today, 14th November. For those of you who aren't already in the know, RCA Secret is an exhibition of postcards which takes place at the Royal College of Art in London every year. Blank postcards are decorated by their fine art students, and also famous artists, but they are signed on the back. You pay £40 for each card, for the chance of winning an artwork by artists and designers such as Yoko Ono, Tracy Emin, Grayson Perry, Manolo Blahnik and Anish Kapoor, b

Under the Bean

Fri, 2008-11-14 04:27
Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor, Millennium Park. Michigan Avenue. See a full view of the stainless steel scultpure here.

In London, Purchase a Postcard Worth 42,000 British Pounds

Thu, 2008-11-13 18:06
In London, Purchase a Postcard Worth 42,000 British Pounds Posted by Pam Kent in Local Customs, Something Different, Exhibits, London Leave a Comment Grayson Perry, 2004 Forty pounds might seem expensive for a postcard. But what if the postcard turns out to be an original work of art by the likes of Anish Kapoor, Yoko Ono, Olafur Eliasson, Tracey Emin, or Paula Rego? An annual fund-raising event at London’s Royal College of Art, “RCA Secret,” gives people the chance to spot the work of fam