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MUMOK, Vienna: Reflecting Fashion

Yayoi Kusama, Untitled, 1966, Sammlung mumok, © Yayoi Kusama Reflecting Fashion Art and Fashion since Modernism 15.06 – 23.09.12 Opening: June 14, 2012–7.00 p.m. The exhibition will be opened parallel with the "Summer of Fashion" in the MuseumsQuartier. The exhibition focuses on clothing and fashion as an essential component of art, where particularly since the [...]

KUNSTHALLE Wien: The Circus as a Parallel Universe

Rona Yefman, Girl on Her Elephant (Detail), 2002 © Rona Yefman, Courtesy Rona Yefman und/and Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv The Circus as a Parallel Universe KUNSTHALLE Wien, hall 1, May 04th – September 02nd, 2012 Clear the ring for the world of acrobats, clowns, and exotic animals! Presenting a number of contemporary works of art, [...]

Istanbul Museum of Modern Art: La La La Human Steps

Aernout Mik, 1961, Refraction, 2004, 8’ 54”, Part of the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Guido van der Werve, 1977, Number Eight. Everything is Going to Be Alright, Finland, 2007, 16 mm film, HD 10’ Part of the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen La La La Human Steps A Selection From The Collection [...]

Idea becomes a machine that makes…money

The „neo”/”post” conceptual art has little in common with the conceptual art done at the end of the ΄60s. The complex idea behind the art work that challenged the „traditional status of the art object as unique, collectable or saleable” (Tony Godfrey, Conceptual Art”) became nowadays itself collectable and saleable. The intellectual labour of the [...]