Lucy Skaer created these drawings consisting of rhythmic black sharpie spirals in grids, pictorial shapes, and patterns additionally filled in with graphite like a tapestry. She wove together different earlier drawings as a patchwork and utilized a few assistants to carry out the tedious, repetitive labor. Here, we see a play with drawing on paper … Read More
You are invited to Grey Paintings by Pablo Gonzalez Trejo at The Floor in Barcelona opening Friday October 18, 2013. Join Us The Floor Musitu 08023 Barcelona, Spain Phone +34 933 01 86 28 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dieter Roth did some art Defacing too, read this interesting artnet article here. The image above is of Dieter Roth by Arnulf Rainer and below from Dieter Roth.
Arnulf Rainer did some art Defacing and was once one of my favorites, I am not sure why I did not think of him earlier when I started blogging about Defacing. Read more on him here.
I found some art Defacing at the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora in Lisbon.
Lucian Freud exhibition at Centre Pompidou is solid… see it here via vernissagetv
We were invited to the opening reception of See Italy and Die at the Musée d’Orsay and it was OK… but what we really liked was to walk on an empty museum without guards…(defacing was not on my head… not really!… OK maybe just a little) We stumble into some beauties by Degas and others…
Giorgio de Chirico at the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris is a chilling representation of an artist’s life with his replays where he did his self forgeries to get back at critics and buyers… learn more, google.
Where else can we sit on a Le Corbusier couch and contemplate a Francis Bacon… Centre d’art Pompidou
Francis Bacon at Tate Modern was still great to see… I was very surprise not to see any Lucian Freud’s
Here are a few pics of Gerhard Richter’s artwork at a recently opened exhibition at the Marian Goodman Gallery in Paris… Some abstract paintings have titles like NETZ (Net), WEISS (White), DICKICHT (Thicket) and GESTEIN (Stone) that make discreet allusions to nature. Take a look…
Domfestner is a 20 meter high stained glass window at the Köln Dom Cathedral based on Gerhard Richter’s 1970 abstract work titled “4096 Farben” or 4096 Colors for those like me that don’t know German… this artwork features, squares of colors rendered from the color palette of a printing ink manufacturer and you can see … Read More
Check out William O’brien’s artworks at World Class Boxing in Miami via dig
Koln, originally uploaded by pablogt. Last weekend I had a nice love weekend with my girl in Koln were we visited the city (Gerhard Richter’s home town) and the Ludwig Museum where there was a Piet Mondrian exhibition with cool retrospective artworks and where it was very hard to take pictures, but I took some … Read More
Someone posted Matthew Barney’s Cremaster (4 and 5) xvids on quicksilver… check it out here and here, more on cremaster here
Check out this pdf full of cool art posters by air de paris…
Back in Paris and getting busy. A friend (Brent) invited me to see an exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay of swiss painter Ferdinand Hodler of the Modernist movement known for his portraits and landscapes. I have to say I did not know this painter… but some works were interesting to me…I found it coincidental how … Read More
DSC07103.JPG, originally uploaded by pablogt. The colors have arrived… go fetch here
P1030203.JPG, originally uploaded by pablogt. Sigmar Polke is the master… king of the biennale… it felt like he had the most wall space of any other artist, long time ago (97) I saw his retrospective in Germany with a title that never left me… The Three Lies of Painting, his exhibition made me changed my … Read More
P1030133.JPG, originally uploaded by pablogt. One of my teachers at Beaux Art Dijon, Eric Duyckaerts was selected to represent his native country of Belgium for the Venice Biennale 07 and I was happy to see his crazy philosophical work installed… he does philosophical art lectures as pieces of artwork (he talks about La Linea in … Read More
P1030210.JPG, originally uploaded by pablogt. A Cuban in Venice, the other day I was able to see the catalogue raisonne of Wifredo Lam and saw that he shot lots of what looks like super eight in Venice back on his days… It is a shame that this, my favorite and most influential Cuban artist is … Read More
The Venice Biennale is the 52nd International Art Exhibition with the subtitle Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind … it was interesting… yet it let me empty… It ends in a few days and here are a few pics (379) for you to review the artwork shown at this survey of contemporary … Read More
P1040128.JPG, originally uploaded by pablogt. Here are 441 pictures of the French art fair FIAC 2007 in Paris for you to review and see what I saw… I hope you can enjoy it.
Denied to participate but always fascinated by the superflat culture… Congratulations to the TM Sisters and David Leroi… Take a look at this video about Takashi Murakami’s theory of the super flat done by the BBC: Toying with Art