April 10, 2015: Court Okays Artist’s Secret Photographs of Neighbors & Turkey Builds an Underwater Museum
In New York …
“Integer Overflow” opens at Causey Contemporary; Pratt MFA Exhibition opens at Pierogi; “Heike-Karin Foell, Marie Karlberg, Jack Shainman Gallery; “The Drawing Center.
A sculpture by Will Kurtz (foreground) and two paintings by Nicolas Sanchez (background) at Proto Gallery.
On Saturday, April 11th, “BARELY IMAGINED BEINGS” opens at Proto Gallery; “Graham Nickson: Spectrum” opens at Betty Cuningham Gallery; “
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In Dallas …
Dallas Art Fair 2015 opens at the Fashion Industry Gallery in Dallas’s Arts District and runs through Sunday, April 12th.
In Los Angeles …
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On Sunday, April 12th, The Pit.
In London …
Liu Ding opens at MOTINTERNATIONAL; Sprüth Magers; “Mythopoeia | Mequitta Ahuja, Kapwani Kiwanga, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Alida Rodrigues” opens at Tiwani Contemporary; “Pi ARTWORKS.
In Paris …
“Friedemann Heckel: LET EM TEL” opens at Galerie Thomas Fischer.
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In Amsterdam …
miart 2015 opens at fieramilanocity, Viale Scarampo, Pad. 3, Gate 5, and runs through Sunday, April 12th; Milan Image Art Fair opens and runs through through Monday, April 13th; “
On Saturday, April 11th, solo exhibitions from Wei Jia and Sun Yanchu open at Star Gallery.
In Tokyo …
Turkey is planning to build an underwater museum on the site of a ruined Byzantine basilica, which was discovered in Lake Iznik at the beginning of last year and dates back to as early as 313 CE. Preparatory research and surveyance is currently underway. (via The Art Newspaper)
Photographer has won a case against two of his neighbors, who sued the artist for secretly taking thousands of photographs of them and other residents of his apartment building. The ruling court cited Svenson’s First Amendment rights in its reluctant decision, but encouraged a legislative review of the state’s privacy laws. (via The Art Newspaper)
The Cleveland Museum of Art has received a $1 million donation from the Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust and the Swagelok Foundation, part of $11.8 million raised thus far in efforts to match a $19 million challenge gift. The institution has now raised close to $300 million towards a $320 million capital campaign. (via cleveland.com)
The Vatican will sponsor a pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year for the second time. Like its presentation in 2013, this year’s exhibition will aim to engage the “dialogue between art and faith.” (via The Wall Street Journal)
The International Center of Photography has secured a new 11,000-square-foot space in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and will move its museum into the building this fall. (via New York Observer)
Best of Instagram
Via @shaas: “We start today with light and movement. #galerianararoesler #OpenPlan section of #sparte2015”
Via @brooklynmuseum: “Hello! It’s @brooklynmuseum’s Instagram for a second time to show you the crocheted wonderland I’ve been working on for this year’s #bkartistsball.”
Via @sundaramtagore: “‘What Will You Leave Behind?’ This 45-foot/14-meter carpet of porcelain skulls by
“A Struggle to Secure Iraq’s Shared Past, and Perhaps Its Future” (via the New York Times)
“Here’s What One Artist Painted on the Walls of Facebook’s New Menlo Park Offices” (via The Observer)
“Hudson River School Painters’ Homes Make Way for Contemporary Art” (via Hyperallergic)
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