In the first group show of the year, Casey Kaplan brought together 13 artists for the group exhibition Rotary Connection, organized by gallery director Loring Randolph. Artists include RxArt friend Andrew Kuo, Julia Dault, Benoit Maîre, Marlo Pascual, and Isabelle Cornaro. The result is a fun multidisciplinary show exhibiting the diversity of the New York contemporary art scene.
Golden Girl, Julia Dault
Self-Portrait, Andrew Kuo
What do you get when you combine thousands of colorful polka-dot stickers, kids, and psychedelic Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama? The Obliteration Room, an interactive installation which is part of the exhibition "Look Now See Forever" at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art. Kusama brought her characteristic polka-dot aesthetic to a monochromatic, fully furnished white room, which served as a blank canvas. Over the course of two weeks, thousands of visitors were invited to collaborate in the transformation of the space, covering the room in a cacophony of color. Check the end results below!
This weekend, RxArt was in Miami for another installment of Art Basel. Artists like Nate Lowman, Aurel Schmidt, Scott Campbell, Brendan Fowler, Sam Falls and many more were represented at the fair. With all the events, booths, and parties going on, trying to see all the art becomes a hectic event. Below are a few selects.
Tonight marks the opening reception of Terry Richardson's "Mom & Dad" exhibition at Half Gallery. As the title suggests, the exhibition centers on photographs of Richardson's mother and father. In the artist's words, "My parents split up when I was four. It feels good for me to have them back together again, even if it's in a gallery and only for a little while." The floor of Half Gallery is strewn with photographs of the artist from childhood, while the walls feature a video piece and images of Richardson's parents. "Mom & Dad" will be up until December 4th. Don't miss the opportunity to catch a glimpse into the private life of one of today's most celebrated photographers!
Often called the queen of glitz and glam, Marilyn Minter returns to Salon 94 with a show two years in the making. The exhibition features five works - from painting to video - that showcases Minter's signature glamour and vitality. The central work is a 10-foot tall painting entitled Mercury, which portrays a baby happily splashing oozing silver paint; this is echoed in Minter's video, Play Pen, in which children gleefully smear and splatter shimmering silver liquid. Minter also presents photorealist paintings of heels splashing in metallic pools of paint.
The show is open until December 4th - check it out while you can!
RxArt spent the weekend in Greenwich, CT for the opening of David Altmajd's exhibition of sculptures at the Brant Foundation.
Keith Haring, often called “the Michelangelo of the New York City subway,” was formative in changing the face of New York City by legitimizing graffiti as an art form.
Pace Print's exhibition of Haring's prints and small-scale multiples focuses on prints created between 1983 and 1990 and feature his iconic graphic figures - dogs, dancers, and figures - in motion. The production of prints was an essential part of Haring’s work; as Pace Prints states, “He believed in the inherent democracy of creating limited editions that could extend the reach of his imagery in an attainable and affordable manner.”
"My contribution to the world is my ability to draw," Haring famously said. "Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times. It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic."
The exhibition includes a pop-up shop; items were created in collaboration with fashion designers Nicholas Kirkwood and Patricia Field. Keith Haring is open until December 3rd - see it while you still can!
Part two of our coverage of Frieze Art Fair! See Part one here.
Niki de St Phalle
Ugo Rondinone at Galerie Eva Presenhuber
Endgame by Mark Wallinger
Jacob Kassay at ICA London
Enoc Perez at Fagionato Fine Arts
Gavin Turk's 'Ajar'
'Circle Dance' by Tom Friedman. Cast from pie tins, cupcake wrappers, & baking pans! At sculpture park outside Frieze.
Who: Between the Lines 2 coloring book artist Tacia Dean!
Where: Tate Modern
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