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Review: Reza’s ‘Art’ loses little of its bite in new Soulpepper remount Special

Toronto - It’s easy to satirize modern art, especially if you don’t get it. It’s harder to turn a disagreement on art into a funny, biting examination of male fragility. The latter achievement is why Yasmina Reza’s 1994 play “‘Art’” holds up well.

Inside Tate Modern's expanded cultural superstructure Special

London - One of London's most popular tourist attractions - Tate Modern - has almost doubled in size. The modern art gallery, housed in a disused power station, has opened up the underground part of the structure. The new aspects are bold and impressive.

Comics, narrative, and the unstable other in Who’s Hump? Special

Chicago - On September 24th Chicago’s LATITUDE gallery space will host a Winkelman-Milling Projects show called Who’s HUMP?, the latest in a series of WMP shows that spotlight art and artists exploring boundaries in the windy city and beyond.

Review: Barbara Kruger, an exhibition to question your mind

Oxford - Between June and August, American conceptual artist Barbara Kruger was the very special guest of Modern Art Oxford, one of the UK’s leading venues for modern and contemporary visual art based in Oxford, England, with a major exhibition of her works.

Mark Rothko painting defaced in London

London - A painting by the abstract painter Mark Rothko has been 'defaced'. The painting was hanging in London's Tate Modern museum of modern art.

Review: A visit to the Museum of Modern Art, New York City Special

New York - Already seen the Statue of Liberty? Viewed the city from the Empire State Building and strolled around Central Park? It’s time to head to the Museum of Modern Art for a whole day of perusing famous paintings and remarkable sculptures.

Damien Hirst to open his first art gallery

London - Damien Hirst, one of the most collectable of the modern artists, is to open a public gallery in south London. The gallery will house his personal art collection. The gallery is scheduled to open in 2014.

Elizabeth Taylor art collection sells at auction

London - Paintings from the art collection of actress Elizabeth Taylor have attracted substantial prices at this month's impressionist and modern art sale at Christie's in London.

Pop Artist James Rizzi has died

New York - James Rizzi the American 'Pop Artist' known for creating vibrant and colorful, almost cartoon-like drawings, has died aged 61 in New York.

Modern Art: sometimes good, sometimes bad. But who should own it?

London - Charles Saatchi, the advertising mogul of the M&C Saatchi agency, wife of the popular British cookery presenter Nigella Lawson and well renowned modern art collector, has criticised "vulgar" people who buy and sell contemporary art world.

Lawyer turned artist creates sculptures entirely from LEGO bricks Special

Little Rock - "Nathan Sawaya: Art of the Brick" is on exhibit at the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum and the pieces, created using Lego bricks, are much more than child's play.

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Odditorium opens in Times Square

“Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!” was the result of sports cartooning that got more attention for its bizarre content than its conventional material. Ripley was one of the fathers of modern art and media. A lot of his methods work as well today as ever.

New Art Museum In Paris Could Rival Centre Pompidou

PARIS (dpa) - From outside, the proposed new museum for contemporary art looks like a passenger steamer. Eventually it will be as big as the Parisian "culture machine", the Centre Georges Pompidou. The new museum is out of the project stage and has ...
 

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Barbara Kruger  “Untitled (You delight in the loss of others)”  1982
Barbara Kruger, “Untitled (You delight in the loss of others)”, 1982
Barbara Kruger
Untitled
Barbara Kruger, “Untitled (Titled)”, 2014, Installation view, Modern Art Oxford (Upper Gallery)
The sitter  Margareta Moll  was born in Mulhouse in 1884. She was a sculptress and painter and  with...
The sitter, Margareta Moll, was born in Mulhouse in 1884. She was a sculptress and painter and, with her husband Oskar, a pupil of Matisse. Both were early collectors of his work.
National Gallery
An image of inside the Tate pop-up shop  with a selection of art prints on display.
An image of inside the Tate pop-up shop, with a selection of art prints on display.
Barbara Kruger  “Twelve”  2004  Modern Art Oxford (John Piper Gallery)
Barbara Kruger, “Twelve”, 2004, Modern Art Oxford (John Piper Gallery)
Barbara Kruger
Barbara Kruger  Paste Ups  2014  Modern Art Oxford (Middle Gallery)
Barbara Kruger, Paste Ups, 2014, Modern Art Oxford (Middle Gallery)
Barbara Kruger

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