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Diana Al-hadid’s “The Fates” at Secession in Vienna

Diana Al-hadid is an artist who’s work I first saw at the Marienne Boesky Gallery in New York. Her sculpture “Trace of a Fictional Third”(2011) absolutely took my breath away. (see my post here) Her latest exhibition “The Fates” just opened at Secession in Vienna. I really love her sculpture work. I am intrigued by the floral yet geometric composition […]

Interlude / Influence: Faculty and Alumni at Work

“Interlude / Influence” at the Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts

I had the great pleasure of going to visit the University of Alabama Birmingham’s brand new art building: The Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts. Currently on display on the exterior of the building is Amanda Bowder’s Magic Chromaticity, where the building is draped with fabric. Read about the fabric installation on AL.com. Another one of the […]

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Henrique Oliveira’s “Transarquitetônica” – Repurposed Wood Tunnels

I’ve had this sculpture/installation by Henrique Olivera in my inspiration folder for a while now. This massive winding sculpture is positively beautiful. It’s quite incredible how he can make wood seem so fluid. Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira (previously) recently completed work on his largest installation to date titled Transarquitetônica at Museu de Arte Contemporânea da […]

Olafur Eliasson’s “RIVERBED” at Denmark’s Louisiana

Olafur Eliasson has as fascinating installation at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art opening up tomorrow 8/20/14. As seen on Dezeen, the landscape of rocks and riverbeds contrast against the bright white stark walls. This is a super interesting installation for Eliasson. I’ve seen a lot of his spatial-installation work, but none have drawn so much on […]

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Berlin Gallery Week: Bjoern Dahlem

This weekend I had the insane pleasure of peeking in on Gallery Weekend Berlin. I got to see some incredible art. One artist in particular stood out to me: Bjöern Dahlem at Galerie Guido W. Baudach. His installation “Orbits of High Velocity Starts” is this gorgeous tangled floating wood with balls of various light fixtures […]

Top Down at Nuit Blanche by BRDGlab

It toronto this past weekend, I got to experience their annual one-night-only art event Nuit Blanche. Outdoor and indoor art installations all over the city! In particular, I enjoyed this installation titled “Top Down” by BRDGlab. In their words: This installation creates an artificial topography from our city’s diverse building heights and reduces that landscape […]

Damien Hurst: Tate Modern London

Damien Hurst’s exhibition at the tate modern was thrilling. It was outrageous, arrogant, outlandish, thoughtful, meticulous, grotesque, and beautiful. Butterflies paintings contrasted with paintings made from dead flies.. live flies, live butterflies, dead animals in formaldehyde, diamonds, and pills contrasted with cigarettes. wow. I still dont know how I quite feel about the exhibition other […]

Jean-Michael Basquait & Andy Warhol Exhibition – at Arken, Copenhagen

In my travels to Copenhagen, I was able to go to the fabulous museum of Arken. I was pleasantly surprised by this Jean-Michael Basquait & Andy Warhol Exhibition. I had not seen many of these collaborative paintings before, and was thrilled by the size of the collection as well as the include of famous pieces as well. Stunning.

Lambent Ways by Jason Burgess and Pat Potter

I had the awesome privilege of getting to attend the opening of Jason Burgess and Pat Potter’s installation in Anniston, AL called “Lambent Ways” – a celebration of light and life. It was stunning. I am so thrilled that it is installed in Anniston.  Here is more info and some of their video documentation: http://lambentways.tumblr.com – my photos from the […]