Dancing on the Ceiling

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    We’re pretty keen to feast our senses on this set up! Anri Sala has transformed Sydney’s highest vantage point into a world-first gravity-defying musical adventure. We’re not really sure how it works but there are 38 snare drums suspended in the Observatory Hill Rotunda beating a new interpretation of a Mozart Concerto as the 33rd Kaldor Public Art Project co-presented with Art & About Sydney. Along with epic views, free blankets and a picnic menu at the local pub, what’s not to like? Thanks to Concrete Playground for the heads up. Image: Project 33: Anri Sala, The Last ...
    #onshow . 24.10.17

    Shadow Play

    Thanks to Damon Belanger's surreal sidewalk transformations, loitering shadows are bringing smiles to the locals of Redwood City in California as part of the Redwood City Improvement Association. Standard street furniture has been humorously enlivened with unexpected features ensuring passersby make a double take. Check designboom for more. Images courtesy Damon Belanger.
    #onshow . 19.10.17

    Casting Queen

    London is calling, this time for Rachel Whiteread's retrospective at Tate Britain. The exhibition brings together 25 years of wondrous sculptural work referencing everyday objects and architecture through the master use of casting in plaster, concrete, resin, rubber and metal. Image: Rachel Whiteread Untitled (Pink Torso), 1995 © Rachel Whiteread. Photo: Seraphina Neville and Mark Heathcote © Tate.
    #onshow . 17.10.17

    Prints Charming

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    We're massive fans of Louise Bourgeois, so if MoMA's An Unfolding Portrait exhibition (through to 28 January 2018) doesn't give us impetus to get to New York, then we don't know what will. The newly opened show is drawn from her little-known print work, which is sure to provide further fascination with this profound and prolific artist. We highly recommend Hyperallergic's article about Louise's print legacy. Image: Louise Bourgeois. No. 5 of 14 from the installation set À l’Infini. 2008. Soft ground etching, with selective wiping, watercolor, gouache, pencil, colored pencil, and ...
    #onshow . 12.10.17

    Paradis Artificiels

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    Miguel Chevalier’s IN/OUT – Artificial Paradises is a jaw-dropping multi-sensory installation comprising immersive projections within a geodesic dome complemented by Jacopo Baboni Schilingi's sonic soundtrack. It's a kaleidoscopic sensory adventure fusing nature and technology, and one where we'd like to wile away some time. Marvel at its wonder at Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire through to 2 November 2017. Thanks to Frame for illuminating us. Credits: In/Out - Paradis Artificiels 2017, Miguel Chevalier. Oeuvre installation immersive. Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire (France). Musique : ...
    #onshow . 29.09.17

    Sip My Ocean

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    We can't wait for the doors to open to Sip My Ocean, an all encompassing exploration into the experimental video art and multimedia installation work of Pipilotti Rist. Think colourful kaleidoscopic projections and immersive environments that play to the heart. Check out It's Nice That for more info or head to the MCA from 1 November 2017 to 18 February 2018. Image: Pipilotti Rist, 4th Floor to Mildness from the Mildness Family, 2016. Installation view, Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, New Museum, New York, US, 2016. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth and Luhring Augustine, © the artist, ...
    #exhibition #onshow . 18.08.17

    Keep an Ear on it

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    There are endless reasons why it would be good to be in Italy and currently one of these is to be able to sample Studio Venice's changing array of musical performances taking place throughout the Venice Biennale. The brainchild of French artist Xavier Veilhan, the aim is to bring together musicians, sound technicians, programmers and producers to create music with audiences able to experience the process of making. Find out more on Vernissage. Oui oui!

    #onshow . 27.07.17

    Hope for the Future

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    Lidewij Edelkoort's prescient Earth Matters co-curated with Philip Fimmano has just touched down in Tilburg. We don't think we can better this succinct quote from Lidewij summing things up: “This young century has brought about a moment of reflection and radical change, making up for a century of ecological abuse, consumption, greed and violence. At this point, we feel the urge to explore alternatives and use natural ingredients, which gives us hope for the future.” See our earlier roundup. Image: DOSA, Light blessings sorting marigold petals.
    #onshow . 04.07.17

    Inner Wrap

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    Franco Mazzaucchelli's hauntingly beautiful installation feels part homage to Christo, yet on the inside. Installed and recently wrapped in Milan's Chapel of the Basilica di Sant'Eufemia, we would have loved to experience this first hand. We uncovered it via @a magcuratedby
    #onshow . 09.03.17

    Particle Decay

    Wiggin Out

    Particle decay fractal paradigm is the slightly confounding title of Paul Ferman's show at King Street Gallery. The sumptuous images have our full attention with the glorious detail and depth and sense of mystery.

    #onshow . 14.02.17

    Baldessari Meets Miró

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    Miró and Life in General is John Baldessari's latest exhibition, one that melds paintings from Miró with stills from Hollywood films. It's one for your London diary. It's on at Marian Goodman Gallery until 25 February 2017.
    #onshow . 20.01.17

    Big Day Out

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    It's a full day out at the Art Gallery of New South Wales with an array of outstanding shows. There's the always controversial Archibald Prize for starters along with the Wynne and Sulman, the Frida and Diego exhibition that we've already mentioned, and a compelling video work by German artist Julian Rosefeldt titled Manifesto featuring the inimitable and always great Cate Blanchett. Take a packed lunch!
    #onshow . 23.09.16