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

Argentinian artist Mariano Sardón’s solo exhibition at Ruth Benzacar Gallery in Buenos Aires (Argentina) consists of works that thematize information, technology and neuroscience. The show is entitled Morphologies of the Look (Morfologías de las Miradas). Some of the multimedia works presented were developed as part of a research project at …
Italian artist Massimo Bartolini’s work for dOCUMENTA (13) is an outdoor installation called Untitled (Wave). The work that is placed in front of the Orangerie in the Karlsaue Park consists of a pool in which a wave sloshes back and forth evenly and endlessly. Bartolini has first shown this work …
The artist duo Leo Chiachio & Daniel Giannone is known for their colorful embroidered work. Their current exhibition at Ruth Benzacar Art Gallery in Buenos Aires (Argentina) is entitled Bordatón and shows new hand embroidery tableaux, accompanied by porcelain works. With their show at Ruth Benzacar Chiachio & Giannone want …
One of the largest works at dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel (Germany) is American artist Sam Durant’s sculpture Scaffold. It’s located in a prominent place in Kassel’s Karslaue Park in front of the Aueteich pond. Sam Durant’s work for dOCUMENTA (13) is a huge sculpture that has a strong presence, but …
This year’s Whitney Biennial has a strong focus on performance. One of the performances that took place on the VIP opening on February 28, 2012 at the Whitney Museum of American Art was titled This Could Be Something If I Let It by Dawn Kasper with the support of the …
For the booth of the gallery David Zwirner, German artist Michael Riedel created a site-specific installation that plays with the fair’s and the gallery stand’s architecture. Three new silkscreen works that the artist presents at the fair are also part of wallpaper that covers the second wall of the gallery’s …
The first time we met Tim Spelios was when he performed at Alexis Hubshman’s legendary Grizzly Lodge at Scope New York 2007. The Cartoon Cover Band’s (Tim Spelios, David Weinstein, Matt Freeman) performance is one of VernissageTV’s all time favorites. So we didn’t want to miss Tim Spelios’ solo show …
The Managing Director of The Armory Show, Noah Horowitz, in conversation with Stefan Kobel (Art Dealers Forum). Noah Horowitz talks about first results of Armory Show 2012, and changes and challenges regarding The Armory Show and the art fair business in general. Interview with Noah Horowitz, Managing Director, The Armory …
Volta New York 2012 March 10, 2012
Impression from Volta NY art fair 2012. Volta NY is an invitational show of solo artists’ projects. It’s the American incarnation of the Volta Show that was founded in Basel in 2005. Highlights include Carl Emanuel Wolff’s Achse des Bösen at Schuebbe Projects; sculptures by Rachel Beach at Blackston Gallery; …
Interview with Dutch artist Rob Voerman (Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam) at The Armory Show 2012. Voerman shows a sculpture that’s made of cardboard and glass. Visitors can step inside the structure and watch the art fair bustle through green and white glass. A cocoon-like experience. Works by Rob Voerman are currently …
The Armory Show 2012 March 8, 2012
The Armory Show is one of the most important annual art events in New York City. In this video VernissageTV attends the Preview of this year’s edition of the international art fair. The Armory Show 2012 takes place from Thursday, March 8 to Sunday, March 11, 2012, on Piers 92 …
Spring/Break Art Show is a new curator-driven art fair in New York that runs concurrently to the Armory Show. The fair takes place in a schoolhouse in NoLIta. It opened with the Preview yesterday and runs until Sunday, March 11. The fair features projects of 23 curators and has the …
FG.Ft (Fad Gadget) is an homage to the founder of the British electronic group’s founder Frank Tovey on the 10th anniversary of the artist’s death. The group exhibition at Envoy Enterprises in New York brings together work by Terence Koh, Olaf Breuning, Lovett/Codagnone, Casey Spooner and many others who produced …
They did it again: After 2010, the art collective The Bruce High Quality Foundation once more challenges the Whitney Biennial with the Brucennial, and the 2012 edition is “harderer, betterer, fasterer, and strongerer”. The Brucennial beats the Whitney Biennial easily when it comes to the amount of paintings per wall. …
Whitney Biennial 2012 Feb. 29, 2012
The 2012 Whitney Biennial is the seventy-sixth in the ongoing series of Biennials and Annuals presented by the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. This year’s Biennial, curated by Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders, presents painting, sculpture, installations, photography, dance, theater, music, and film from artists at all …
For her first solo exhibition with the gallery Modern Art in London, the Scottish artist Karla Black presents new sculptures that utilize light and transparent materials. While the first room is almost empty with the work focusing on the display window, the second exhibition space is dominated by a structure …
O Castelo (Le Château) is a group exhibition at Galeria Luisa Strina in Sao Paulo, created by “Various Artists”. The remarkable thing is that these “various artists” are a group of 24 artists that are fictive, created by the artist Trudo Engels. The exhibition, curated by Catherine Bompuis consists of …
This video documents the unveiling of the Fourth Plinth statue Powerless Structures, Fig. 101 by the artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset. On February 23, 2012, the British actress Joanna Lumley unveiled the new temporary artwork for the Fourth Plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square. Conceived by the artist duo Elmgreen & …
The artwork that the London-based artist Conrad Shawcross has installed in the Grand Hall of the Mudam in Luxembourg is basically a giant machine that produces rope. Visitors are able to climb the hexagonal structure via two staircases and watch how the spinning machine slowly builds the rope. In this …
Until his untimely death in a plane crash in 2002 the young Luxembourg artist Michel Majerus was considered by many as a rising star of the art scene. In his mostly large-scale paintings and installations, Michel Majerus sampled the imagery of the various areas of life and social groups. Kraftwerk, …