Rebekah Drysdale

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George Jenne

Civilian Art Projects in Washington, D.C. is currently presenting Don’t Look Now, a multimedia exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist George Jenne. Don’t Look Now consists of manipulated movie posters, sculpture, and graphite drawings, all reflecting the artist’s interest in the horror movie genre. Jenne sees a correlation between the unease and trauma delivered by such films and the unsettling experience of early adolescence. The artist states[…..]

Ignacio Uriarte

Ignacio Uriarte began his career in business administration before quitting “to work as a full time artist,” as he describes in his statement. Translating his administrative expertise to a creative context, Uriarte incorporates the quotidian tools and habitual methods surrounding the office environment into his artistic practice. His materials include Bic pens, Xerox machines, ink cartridges, and other office paraphernalia; his process is driven by[…..]

Miami Art Fairs: Tom Sachs and the Neistat Brothers

The Art Video Program at Art Basel Miami Beach, curated by New York’s Creative Time, presented three short films by Tom Sachs and the Neistat Brothers at the Oceanfront area last night, Waffle Bike, Obstacle Course, and Space Program. The Neistat Brothers (Casey and Van), based in New York, have made several short videos and have a new show coming out on HBO. They started[…..]

2009 Art Basel Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach, a cultural and social highlight of the contemporary art calendar, opens today at the Miami Beach Convention Center, drawing legions of artists, curators, critics, collectors, and dealers from across the world. With over 250 exhibitors from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, the show will exhibit works by over 2,000 artists. This year’s program includes the new Oceanfront area[…..]

Fouad Elkoury

The Third Line in Dubai is currently presenting What Happened to My Dreams?, Fouad Elkoury‘s latest photographic series. The artist, who lives between Paris and Beirut, earned a degree in architecture in 1979, but later turned to photography. He covered the Israeli invasion of Beirut in 1982 and has since been photographing war torn areas and landscapes in the Middle East. What Happened to My[…..]

MOMA: New Photography 2009

The Museum of Modern Art in New York is currently presenting New Photography 2009, this year’s installment of a series that began in 1985 with the aim of exhibiting the most compelling recent work in the field of contemporary photography.  Organized by Eva Respini, Associate Curator in the Department of Photography at MoMA, the exhibition brings together six young artists, Walead Beshty, Daniel Gordon, Leslie[…..]

Bill Viola: Bodies of Light

Internationally acclaimed American artist Bill Viola has worked with video for over 35 years, creating immersive installations that surround the viewer with image and sound.  Driven by interests in sense perception, collective memory, subjective thought, and the universality of the human experience, Viola has produced videotapes, architectural video installations, and flat panel video pieces, as well as works for television broadcast.  His practice, stunning in[…..]