Art events for July, 2011

Muzeum Narodowe, Wroclaw: Golden Japan

25 July – 30 October 2011 Exhibition conception: Dorota Róz-Mielecka Images of Buddha, screens, lacquer wares, vases, kimonos – all gilt or decorated with gold. Alongside historic objects, the exhibition features contemporary objects: a mouse pad, a phone card, and facial tissues. Gold has always been very important in Japan’s art and culture. Glimmering and [...]

Athens: ReMap3

An international contemporary art programme Kerameikos-Metaxourgeio, Athens, Greece 12 September–30 October 2011 Opening: Monday 12 September, 17:00 www.remapkm.org ReMap is an international contemporary art platform open and free to the public, which is held bi-annually in the area of Kerameikos-Metaxourgeio in Athens, in tandem with the Athens Biennial. It is organized by ReMapKM, a not-for-profit [...]

Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art

Site Inspection The Museum on the Museum 22 July–23 October 2011 Little Warsaw, "The Body of Nefertiti (After the unification at the Egyptian Museum Berlin)," 2003. Photo: Lenke Szilágyi. Palais of Arts, 1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1. www.ludwigmuseum.hu Open: Tuesday–Sunday: 10.00–20.00 Closed on Mondays Curated by Katalin Székely with the Ludwig Museum's curatorial collective [...]

CCA Creativity Counselling for Artists@CCA Ujazdowski Castle++30

in collaboration with Anna Ptak Saturday /  30th of July  //  13 PM + 15 PM Sunday   /  31st of July  //  12 PM + 15 PM part of PUBLIC A-I-R, reflective picnic / micro-festival, 29-31 July 2011 http://csw.art.pl/index.php?action=aktualnosci&s2=1&id=426&lang=en posters by Postspectacle The deadline race, the competition for residences, biennials and funding are constantly inflating [...]

Istanbul Design Biennial: Imperfection

Birgit Lohmann, designboom editor-in-chief at Istanbul Design Symposium titled "Why Design? Why Biennial?" (2–3 December 2010), a pre-event of the Design Biennial. Istanbul Design Biennial announces its theme: Imperfection 13 October–16 December 2012 tasarimbienali.iksv.org/en The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and the Arts (IKSV), will present the first Istanbul Design Biennial, which will take place from [...]

Arsenal Gallery: The Journey to the East

Elene Rakviashvili, "Where You Belong" 2010. Installation. The Journey to the East 5 August–30 September 2011 Opening: 17:00 Arsenal Gallery in Bialystok Mickiewicza 2, Bialystok, Poland Installations in city space www.galeria-arsenal.pl Project is a part of the Cultural Programme of the Polish EU Presidency in 2011.

Et in Roma ego. Fontana di Trevi and Other Drawings by Franz Anton Grimm

Photo: archive of the Moravian Gallery in Brno 13.05.2011 – 14.08.2011 This time the selection from Grimm's collection of plans includes some of the architectural drawings made by Franz Anton Grimm in the second half of the 1730s in Rome during his studies in the studio of the renowned architect Nicola Salvi, who designed the [...]

The 15th Polish Poster Exhibition

7 July – 4 September 2011         Place: The Poster Museum, Wilanów Curator: Rafal Nowakowski The Polish Poster Exhibition is a periodic, nation-wide display organised every two years by the Poster Museum in Wilanów. All the works designed and printed in the last two years are accepted, thus the Exhibition concentrates the most celebrated [...]

Speaks for Itself – The Annual Exhibition of the Studio of Young Artists’ Association

16 July 2011 – 4 September 2011 The exhibition, housed on two floors of Building A of the Hungarian National Gallery, explores the current concerns of the young generation of Hungarian artists. The material for Speaks for Itself features a selection of works submitted in response to three questions concerning the newgeneration's interests and way [...]

The Power of Fantasy Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland

24 June 2011  -  18 September 2011     This major exhibition gathers many of the most significant works of contemporary art from Poland by a generation of artists who have made their careers since the fall of communism in the country in 1989. More than 30 internationally renowned artists such as Monika Sosnowska, Wilhelm Sasnal, [...]

The Treasures of the Spanish Crown

13 July 2011  -  9 October 2011     Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1 The Treasures of the Spanish Crown is an exhibition of masterpieces dating from 1470 – 1870 and lent to the National Museum in Krakow by Patrimonio Nacional de Espana (the Spanish National Heritage), the organisation responsible for administering Spain’s royal sites [...]

Moravian Gallery: Milena Dopitová- I’ll stay a little longer

15.07 — 09.10. 2011 Michal Ranný (1946 Brno – 1981 Praha), in whose memory the prize is awarded, was an important fi gure of modern Czech painting, a leading proponent of lyrical abstraction, whose work blends the natural with the existential. The prematurely deceased artist whose life and works inspired a number of other artists, himself followed [...]

Gallery 35m2: Strings on your fingers

Monika Žáková & Vladimír Houdek Strings on your fingers 14/7 — 14/8/2011 Opening on Thursday 14/7 from 19 hours

GALLERY THE WALL / PAVLA MALINOVÁ, TOMÁŠ ROUBAL

Artists: Pavla Malinová, Tomáš Roubal Openning Jully 7th 2011 at 7p.m. exhibition duration 7.7.2011 – 5.8.2011 Couple of young artist represents fresh expressive tendencies in contemporary Czech painting. Pavla Malinová has finished her studies at The Faculty of Arts University of Ostrava. Tomáš Roubal studied in AFAD Bratislava. In one week they are creating collaborative painting in total [...]

Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki

Hayv Kahraman, "Folding Large Sheet," 2008. Oil on linen, 132 x 218.4cm. Courtesy Hanan Sayed Worrell, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Disquieting Muses 5 July–4 September 2011 Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki Warehouse B1, Thessaloniki port area, Greece www.cact.gr Curator: Syrago Tsiara, Director CACT State Museum of Contemporary Art 21st Kolokotroni str. Stavroupoli 56430, Thessaloniki, Greece T [...]

The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana

23 September–20 November 2011 Brody Condon, The Twentyfivefold Manifestation, 2008.  Performance at Sonsbeek 2008: Grandeur.  Courtesy Sonsbeek 2008, Arnhem. The art event—the central theme of the 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana—experienced a remarkable development in the twentieth century and today appears as a privileged medium. It is employed as a medium by a [...]

Lithuanian pavillion at the 54th Venice biennale (2011)

Lithuanian pavillion at the 54th Venice biennale (2011) 2011.VI.04 – IX.18 Address of the Pavilion “Scuola S. Pasquale,” Castello 2786, Venice  What would the first national exhibition of Lithuanian art, held in 1907, look like if it were assembled today? In 1907, Lithuanian artists worked in different geographical contexts, yet they were united by their [...]

The Power Plant

The Power Plant

Anetta Mona Chisa and Lucia Tkácová, still from "Manifesto of the Futurist Woman (Let’s Conclude)," 2008.* Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central and Eastern Europe Co-produced by The Power Plant and the Art Gallery of Alberta 1 July–5 September 2011 Opening: 30 June, 8–11 PM The Power Plant 231 Queens Quay West Toronto, Ontario M5J [...]

Kordegarda Project: 52 Lazy Weeks. Paraarchitecture

bubu house

Bartosz Mucha, Bubu House, 2010, courtesy of the artist Bartosz Mucha 52 Lazy Weeks. Paraarchitecture 15.05 – 10.07 Bartosz Mucha’s 52 Lazy Weeks. Paraarchitecture at Kordegarda Project crowns a year-long project by the artist/designer/humorous observer of life. Starting from April last year, Mucha created one quasi-architectural design a week. The resulting 52 designs, depicted and [...]

ARITMIA_2011

  18 JUNE – 29 JULY 2011, 19:30 A contemporary art program The Institute of Contemporary Art Dunaújváros: ARITMIA_2011. Venue: ICA-D, Dunaújváros, Vasmű út 12.   PROGRAM Anyagismeret. An exhibition by four DLA students of the Art Academy, Budapest.  Artists: Gábor Áfrány, Réka Harsányi, Imre Lepsényi, Eszter Szüts Delete. A solo exhibition of Marianne Csáky.