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Sterling Ruby Embeds Neon Orange Monolith into Coachella Valley’s Desert Landscape

LOS Angeles-based artist Sterling Ruby has created ‘SPECTER’ — a neon orange monolith which appears as an apparent on in the desert. In realizing the composition of the artwork, Ruby wanted to create an optical illusion, as though something had been erased from the...

DISAPPEARING ACTS

Bruce Nauman Reappears: Pay Attention, lets us see with clarity where the artist stands and why he is pertinent to our wrenching moment. If art isn’t about life and death, and the emotions and ethics that surround them, what is it about? Style? Taste? Auction results?...

“Oh, aghast, demoralised, scared, disgusted, and a whole host of other things, it goes on … ”

Neon warrior Jenny Holzer on America today. From school shootings to #MeToo and outrage at Trump, Jenny Holzer has spent her life battling injustice. As the Tate focuses on eight pivotal moments, the artist looks back at an eventful career Jenny Holzer, now the...

teamLab | チームラボ

“teamLab: Dance! Art Exhibition, Learn & Play! Future Park” is a large-scale exhibition that is designed to stimulate people’s creativity and collaborative minds with a form of Future Park. Combining art exhibitions and futuristic amusement park, this exhibition...

The Artists at the Top of the Billionaires

Joseph Kosuth, the American conceptual artist has plenty of stories to tell – but when it comes to the meaning of art, he’s serious. Joseph Kosuth’s Self-Defined Object (Orange), 1966. Photograph: Zan Wimberley/Joseph Kosuth and Anna Schwartz Gallery Joseph Kosuth was...

Best Ready Mix Concrete

Marfa, TX. Donald Judd’s 15 untitled works in concrete were the first to be installed at the museum. The twenty-five centimeter thick concrete slabs from which the works were constructed were poured, fabricated and assembled on site – the open field on the eastern...

Real Player

Steven Spielberg debuted footage from “Ready Player One” at San Diego Comic-Con. The new video features characters from “Lord of the Rings,” “Back to the Future,” “Iron Giant,” and “Nightmare on Elm Street” while introducing fans to protagonist Parzival, played by Tye...

Chen Wei Recreates China’s Neon-Lit 90s Clubs

  The artist imagines the dancefloors where rebels, thinkers and creatives got together. “While they were once the realm of intellectuals and artists as a place to exchange ideas, nightclubs are no longer radical spaces,” says Chen Wei of the scene in China. Such...

LIGHT FANTASTIC

Minimalism thrives in New York's Hamptons. In the idyllic and also more than slightly insane seaside town of East Hampton, New York, just a mile away from waves crashing on to sandy shores and a rustic windmill that has turned in ocean air since 1806, austere...
Brands and Friends

Brands and Friends

Conceptualized for brand-conscious societies, Andre constructs complex witty tableaux as desirable as the products they parody. A major portion of Singapore pop artist Andre Tan‘s output riffs on the logos of international brands like HERMÈS, CHANEL, LOUIS VUITTON,...

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Night Falls

Night Falls

"Night Falls", a solo exhibition by Chen Wei at Ota Fine Arts Singapore showcases an installation work comprising of ten LED light boards that are positioned across the gallery space. Various color patterns appear on each LED board: every spark of light is part of a...

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Nicolas Jaar Surprise – Released  “Against All Logic”

Nicolas Jaar Surprise – Released “Against All Logic”

Nicolas Jaar Surprise-Released a New Album as “Against All Logic” Last Week FYF Fest 2017 - Day 2 Nicolas Jaar’s latest official release was 2016’s Sirens, an ambitious and often song-oriented album that incorporated elements of avant-garde classical music and...

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The C.U.R.E.

You don’t really need to be an enigma once Beyoncé has introduced you to the world, but Boots doesn’t care about mystery as a gimmick. After all, his real name and appearance are out in the open. Born Jordan Asher, the 28-year-old songwriter got his break when Beyoncé...

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KEEP IT ALIVE

KEEP IT ALIVE

Keep IT Alive is an exhibition of Alan Vega’s final work, a suite of haunting large-scale paintings he had completed just before his death in July, 2016. Born in Brooklyn in 1938, Vega is known first as one-half of the groundbreaking electro-punk duo Suicide, which...

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Kowloon Walled City Rebuilt in Japan

Kowloon Walled City Rebuilt in Japan

Kowloon Walled City was a largely-ungoverned densely-populated settlement in Kowloon City in Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, the Walled City became an enclave after the New Territories were leased to Britain by China in 1898. Its population increased...

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L. A. R I O T

L. A. R I O T

The 1992 Los Angeles riots, also known as the Rodney King riots, the South Central riots, the 1992 Los Angeles civil disturbance, the 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest, and the Los Angeles uprising,[1] were a series of riots, lootings, arsons, and civil disturbances that...

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XX to Marfa

The xx write a love letter to Marfa, Texas in ‘On Hold’ video. https://youtu.be/blJKoXWlqJk

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