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

The Norwegian artist Børre Sæthre is known for his art installations that remind the viewer of the settings of science-fiction films. His latest installation that has just opened at Mudam Luxembourg is called Untitled (Wardenclyffe Tower). The title is derived from the eponymous tower by the famous inventor Nikola Tesla. …
The Musée d’art moderne Grand-Duc Jean (Mudam) in Luxembourg opens the 2012 program with a series of new exhibitions ranging from painting and sculpture to design and fashion. One of the shows presents a new work by New York-based artist Sarah Sze. Sarah Sze is known for her complex sculptures …
Gallery LEVY Berlin re-opens as Alexander Levy Gallery with a solo exhibition with new works by Julius von Bismarck, a young Berlin-based artist who became famous with his “Image Fulgurator“. For his new work, “Punishment I”, Julius von Bismarck went on a journey through Switzerland, South America and the U.S. …
The Poltergeist Experimental Group (PEG) Applied Spirituality and Physical Manifestation at Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst in Zürich, Switzerland is Swiss aritst Florian Germann’s first solo exhibition at an institution. The show looks like a mixture between sculpture exhibition, experimental design and home improvement. The starting point of Florian Germann’s works …
In this video, we attend the opening reception of Yngve Holen’s solo exhibition Sensitive to Detergent at Autocenter in Berlin, Germany. Yngve Holen was born in 1982 in Braunschweig, Germany. The artist lives and works in Berlin. Holen studied architecture at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria and …
The group exhibition The Historical Box at the gallery Hauser & Wirth in Zürich, Switzerland presents American artists who are not widely known, but who’s work is nevertheless seen as highly influential and relevant. Curated by Mara McCarthy, director of Los Angeles based gallery The Box, the show features work …
In 2008 the Guggenheim Museum in New York presented Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, a comprehensive retrospective of the Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang. On display were early works, gunpowder darwings, explosion events, installations, and social projects. Eight of Cai Guo-Qiang’s most important installations are on display, the most dominating …
The New York-based artist Sarah Sze is known for her complex sculptures and site-specific installations. Sarah Sze utilizes everyday objects in her installations such as tea bags, water bottles, light bulbs, and electric fans. Her works manipulate the space, be it a gallery, domestic interior or public space. For the …
For some people the best thing about Frieze Art Fair in London is the Frieze Sculpture Park. Located just a short walk from the main fair site in the beautiful surroundings of the English Garden the Sculpture Park provides the opportunity to enjoy contemporary art in a more relaxed way. …
Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist has some experience with unusual locations. She has been presenting her works in churches and on LED billboards, and her videos often emerge in unexpected places such as toilets, liquor bottles, and handbags. For her latest project for Fondazione Nicola Trussardi she uses the interior of …
Miroslaw Balka’s solo exhibition at Akademie der Künste in Berlin has its focus on the video installations (1998-2010) of the Polish artist. The video projection BlueGasEyes (2004) shows two flames of a gas stove in combination with the hiss of the gas. The viewer is confronted with the aesthetic beauty …
The Centre Pompidou currently presents the first French retrospective dedicated to the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition shows some 150 works dating from 1949 to 2011. The presentation of Kusama’s work is organized chronologically and divided into two major periods: Her years in New York (1958-1973) and in Japan …
The High Line in New York City is a rather new place for New Yorkers to relax and enjoy the city. The pedestrian walkway and park was created by the non-profit Friends of the High Line along a former elevated rail spur in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The first …
Robert Breer is considered as one of the most groundbreaking and celebrated experimental filmmakers in history, a pioneer in avant-garde animation. The Museum Tinguely in Basel now shows the most comprehensive retrospective of this work to date. The solo exhibition presents the paintings, sculptures and films of the American artist, …
Those who visit the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin these days might be a little confused by the sign above the entrance. What is Almech? Well, this is the name of the company of Polish artist Paweł Althamer’s father Adam Althamer. For his Deutsche Guggenheim commission, Paweł Althamer relocated the factory …
The current exhibition at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin has its focus on contemporary art from Poland. The participating artists are Michal Budny, Rafal Bujnowski, Hubert Czerepok, Slawomir Elsner, Michal Jankowski, Katarzyna Kozyra, Pawel Ksiazek, Dominik Lejman, Roman Lipski, Piotr Uklanski, Urban Art (Marek Pisarsky + Anne Peschken), and Artur Zmijewski. …
The exhibition Warhol: Bardot at Gagosian Gallery Davies Street in London brings together two icons: Andy Warhol and Brigitte Bardot. Based on a photograph taken by Richard Avedon in 1959, Andy Warhol created a series of portraits using the techniques and style he is known for. Five of the works …
The anthological exhibition Grata con Otros is being showed in the Cronopios Room of the Centro Cultural Recolta CCR in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It presents, for the first time, the whole of the artistic work of the multifaceted Graciela Taquini, referent and pioneer in the universe of the digital art …
Parallel to the solo show with works by Cory Arcangel, Lisson Gallery opened the seventh solo exhibition of Shirazeh Houshiary in the gallery’s second venue in Bell Street. Houshiary presents new works including sculpture, animation, and her first wall piece. Shirazeh Houshiary: No Boundary Condition / Lisson Gallery, 29 Bell …
The exhibition Kienholz. The Signs of the Times at Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt am Main presents the provocative and polarizing work of Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz. The show starts with early sculptures and installations by Edward Kienholz such as The Blue Wagon (1960), The Carnivore (1962), and The …