I tried to see every piece of art in London in one day.
Many thanks to Hungry Man, 101, Art Fund, all of the museums/galleries and everyone else who made this possible.
National Art Pass – artfund.org/national-art-pass
The most recent instalment of Lost Paradise’s playful series The Smart Talk, sees two inquisitive gallery goers provide a beginners guide to the works of British-Indian sculptor, Anish Kapoor. Read more on NOWNESS – bit.ly/1W1J6ze
A short documentary about the Black Mountain College, a highly influential school founded in North Carolina, USA, in 1933 where teaching was experimental and committed to an interdisciplinary approach.
With the success of Pixar came an avalanche of computer-generated animation but not all animators are following the hi-tech pack. Monocle Films travels to the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and southern England in search of storytellers who think outside the computer box.
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The short film Wrinkles of the City relates the portraits from JR’s Istanbul project to the tales of the local elderly, thus reflecting the traces of time on the city’s architecture through each character’s intimate story.
JRが2008年に行ったプロジェクト「Wrinkless of the City」で描かれたイスタンブールの人々のインタビューを収録したショートフィルム。
The exhibition Constantin Brancusi and Richard Serra at Fondation Beyeler brings together the oeuvres of two of the most important sculptors of the 20th Century. About 40 exemplary pieces of Constantin Brancusi meet with important works by Richard Serra such as Strike, Olson, and Fernando Pessoa. More info: vernissage.tv/blog/2011/05/22/constantin-brancusi-and-richard-serra-at-fondation-beyeler/
Agnes Martin’s restrained yet evocative paintings came from her belief that spiritual inspiration rather than intellect created great work. In this film, which includes rare archive footage of the artist in her studio in New Mexico, her art dealer and confidant Arne Glimcher remembers Martin’s philosophical ideas about her work and her rigorous process in developing her paintings.
Tate curator Frances Morris also reveals the mathematical precision behind Martin’s abstract masterpieces, and the intense experimentation which led to her signature grids.