Video Preview of “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim”

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Opening today at the Guggenheim is Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim, an exhibition featuring over 170 modern works from the Guggenheim’s collection. More specifically, the exhibition focuses on six pioneering collectors and patrons, including museum founder Solomon R. Guggenheim, German‑born artist Hilla Rebay, artist and curator Katherine S. Dreier, German art dealers Justin K. Thannhauser […]

Kenny Scharf and his goal of making anti-elitist art

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Here’s an interesting video interview with Kenny Scharf about his painting “When the Worlds Collide” (1984), which is part of the new Whitney Museum show titled Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s. He offers some interesting anecdotes, such as pointing out the small homage to Keith Haring, who let Kenny use his studio to make […]

Science experiment sculpture shaped by chance

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Here’s a series of sculptures by artist Dylan Lynch that have an interesting process. They are smashed-up 55-gallon oil drums, but there’s something unusual about the process in which they are crushed. It’s a very scientific process, not accidental at all … scroll down for more. Lynch refers to these as “imploded drums” — and […]

Running water, pots and pans … installation art by Subodh Gupta

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Here’s a short video of an installation art work by Subodh Gupta titled “This is not a fountain,” which we saw on view at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery a while back. We’ve featured this art work before – in our feature about “10 Challenging Art Works for Art Collectors” as well as our feature […]