VernissageTV Art TV

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Video podcast that covers opening receptions / previews of selected art venues and interviews artists and other protagonists of the world of contemporary art, design and architecture. Web site: www.vernissage.tv

Two new exhibitions have recently opened at the expanded and renovated Museo Tamayo in Mexico City: Olinka or Where Movement is Created, and Aurora: A Project by Pia Rönicke. Olinka runs until April 15, 2013, Aurora is on display until February 19, 2013. Olinka or Where Movement is Created is …
For the art fair NADA Miami Beach 2012, the artist Devon Dikeou created walk- in installation called Not Quite Mrs. De Menil's Liquor Closet. It's an interpretation of collector Dominique de Menil's famous closet in Houston, Texas, that's not only filled with alcohols, but also with artworks. In her own …
ShanghART Beijing presents ‘Zero’, the premiere of Zhu Jia latest photography and film work. The artist introduces a collage and overlap of images, which seem isolated in chronological order. Coming from the fragmentized remembrance of family history, the images emphasize the gap between memory and the construction of today’s reality …
Mixed media sculptor Jon Kessler takes us on a tour of his solo presentation at Salon 94′s booth at Art Basel Miami Beach 2012. The exhibition is titled The Future Was Perfect and showcases Jon Kesssler's latest kinetic artworks. Jon Kessler is best known for his kinetic sculptures that combine …
At Art Basel Miami Beach 2012, Fondation Beyeler presented two major works by Alexander Calder, Snow Flurry (1948) and Untitled (c. 1939). In this video, the president of the Calder Foundation, Alexander S.C. Rower, talks about the two exceptional mobiles, revealing some exciting background knowledge on the works. Alexander Calder's …
LED lamps are known to be not only much more efficient, but also to last much longer than the traditional light bulbs. To highlight this advantage by contrasting it, the Swedish design studio Front came up with the idea to create an LED lamp whose form is built by soap …
Chambers Fine Art presents ‘Like Moths to a Flame: Recent works by Ye Nan’, a solo exhibition of painting and performance, where Ye Nan (Hangzhou, 1984) combines his creative process with the principle of moths flying into flames, as if to signify some sort of inner connection between his work …
David Zwirner inaugurated the gallery's first European location with a solo exhibition of new works by the Belgian artist Luc Tuymans. The new space is located on 24 Grafton Street in Mayfair, London. The solo show presents a series of paintings entitled Allo! and visually refers to the final scene …
For the exhibition Dresdener Paraphrasen at the Kupferstich-Kabinett, which is currently a guest at the gallery Contemporary Fine Arts in Berlin, the artists Gert and Uwe Tobias took on a particular challenge: from the extensive holdings of the museum, the artist brothers selected unique masterworks of graphic art from past …
As part of the Frieze Projects program at Frieze Art Fair London 2012, the Turkish artist Aslı Çavuşoğlu presented the work Murder in Three Acts. Commissioned by Frieze Foundation and produced by Manifold Projects, the work was a real-time performance involving a professional crime drama crew and actors. Aslı Çavuşoğlu's …
Repeat to Fade at Mendes Wood Gallery in São Paulo (Brazil) is a group exhibition that deals with the transparency of information and the intangibility of image and object in the digital age. The title is derived from the musical direction “repeat to fade”, which iinstructs the player to play …
At Frieze Art Fair London 2012, London-based Stephen Friedman Gallery presented a solo exhibition with paintings by British artist Ged Quinn, entitled Ghosts and Benedictions. On the Preview day we had the chance to speak with the artist about his work. In this video, Ged Quinn talks about the exhibition …
Frieze Masters 2012 Oct. 12, 2012
In addition to the original fair for contemporary art in London, Frieze this year launched Frieze Masters, an art market for art ranging from the ancient era and old masters to art of the 20th century. This video provides you with a tour of the fair on the occasion of …
Dinner is served. Until 14 October Frieze Art Fair in London presents a diverse menu with the latest creations of the leading international artists. As in previous editions, the Frieze Art Fair offers something for everyone's tastes. Galleries such as Hauser & Wirth, Stephen Friedman, Pace, and Gagosian present the …
The current show at kurimanzutto gallery in Mexico City is a collaboration between the artists Rirkrit Tiravanija and Arto Lindsay. It's a reproduction of the apartment and of most of the objects of the artist and musician Arto Lindsay. The exhibition invites the spectator to inhabit and activate the work. …
One of the events that kicked off this year's Frieze Week in London is a group show entitled Bedlam. Organized by Lazarides Gallery and The Old Vic Tunnels, the exhibition's title refers to the term ‘Bedlam’, a term coined from ‘Bethlam’, London's Hospital for the clinically insane. Bedlam at Old …
Until November 3, 2012, the gallery Luisa Strina in Sao Paulo presents a group show that aims to examine “how contemporary artists address in their works, the social and labour dynamics as well as the intricate relations between production and consumption that are inscribed in the commodity.” The exhibition is …
Hands have no tears to flow. Reports from / without architecture is the title of Austria's contribution to this year's Venice Architecture Biennale. Commissioned by Arno Ritter, the Austrian architect Wolfgang Tschappeller has developed an exhibition that aims to shift the perception of buildings and concentrates on the people who …
On the occasion of his participation in the exhibition Sensing Place. Mediatizing the Urban Landscape at House of Electronic Arts Basel, we had the chance to talk to artist and scientist Mark Shepard. In this interview, he talks about his Sentient City Survival Kit, his participation in this year's Venice …
The exhibition Edgar Degas – The Late Work at Fondation Beyeler in Riehen (Switzerland) is the first show that is devoted exclusively to Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917) late work. It features more than 150 paintings, sculptures, drawings, pastels, prints, and photographs of the famous French artist, and explores in …