Friday, September 21, 2012

All Art Friday

All Art Friday

All Art Friday Spotlights

✦ The National Academies Press has published Convergence: The Art Collection of the National Academy of Sciences. This is the first publication to present a selection from the NAS collection, which includes paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography. Contributors of essays include E.O. Wilson and Lucy Lippard.

✦ Can you help? The North American branch of the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art is seeking the public's help in locating, documenting, and photographing Tony Smith sculptures. The 100th anniversary of Smith's birth is September 23. The INCCA's first Artist Research Project launched August 1.

Tony Smith WikiProject


INCCA on FaceBook 

✦ Wondering whether it's worth your time to download museum iPad apps? ArtInfo reviews 10 apps.

✦ Bamboo and rice paper kites are integral elements of Jacob Hashimoto's delightful installations. Here's a video of a recent exhibition (still photos) at Ronchini Gallery in London:

Nina Katchadourian's Finland's Longest Road (2000), a paper map fragment in a glass petri dish, is the length of the country's Highway E75. Her Seat Assignment, an ongoing series comprising photographs, video, and digital images, shows what improvisation can produce while trapped in-flight. Lots to explore on Katchadourian's well-organized Website. Work by Katchardourian currently is in the exhibition "united states: Artist's Projects", on view at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut. (Katchadourian's Monument to the Unelected can be seen at The Aldrich until mid-November.)

✦ There's still plenty of time to see "Monet's Garden" at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx; the exhibition continues through October 21. If you need a nudge to go, here's a brief introductory video with the exhibition's curator and Monet biographer Professor Paul Hayes Tucker:

Additional videos about the exhibition include Setting Up Monet's Garden, Installing Photographs of Giverny in the Ross Gallery, Monet's Garden in the Nolen Glasshouses, and Monet's Garden with Prof. Paul Hayes Tucker. In the latter (also on Vimeo), Tucker discusses Monet's life and work at Giverny.

Exhibitions Here and There

Nell Blaine (1922-1996) still lifes (oils, watercolors and pastels) are on view through October 13 at Tibor De Nagy Gallery, New York City. A selection of preview images from "A Glowing Order" begins here.

Tibor De Nagy on FaceBook and Twitter

✭ In Memphis, Tennessee, the Metal Museum continues through December 2 "Master Metalsmith: Eleanor Moty", who is credited for introducing photoetching into metalsmithing. Moty is the museum's Master Metalsmith for 2012.

Images of Moty's Work at Studio Jewelers, Wisconsin

"Eleanor Moty: Essential Elements", American Craft Magazine, January 31, 2011

Metal Museum on FaceBook, Twitter, and Tumblr

✭ Still Point Art Gallery is presenting a new online exhibition "Elements of Art: Texture" through November 6, 2013. The image gallery begins here. The exhibition's "Artists of Distinction" include painter Linnea Heide, fine art photographer Patrick Linehan, and ceramist Jarred Pfeiffer.

✭ New York City's NoHo Gallery opens October 2 with a show of work by colorist Joy Saville, an artist who pieces cotton, linen, and silk in beautifully impressionistic fabric constructions. The exhibition "Still" will run through October 27. 

✭ A stellar group of artists, Rosemary Feit Covey, Nathaniel Donnett, Victor Ekpuk, GA Gardner, Laurel Hausler (one of my favorites), Mario Andres Robinson, and Vonn Sumner, is featured in "Works with Paper", on view at Morton Fine Art, Washington, D.C., through October 9.

Here's a video of Ekpuk at work:

Morton Fine Art on FaceBook and Twitter

Morton Fine Art Blog

1 comment:

Louise Gallagher said...

What a brilliant idea to mount Monet's art amidst the very flowers in his garden -- how delightful!

Love the paper kites exhibit too.

Lovely All Art Friday!