Art

Ju Ming - Sculpting the Living World

Posted on May 24, 2014 by Toothpicker

Ju Ming's playful and interactive sculptures outside of the museum
 
Although I have seen some of the internationally renowned Taiwanese artist/ sculptor Ju Ming's distinctive sculptures before, I was not aware of what has achieved until I visited his first retrospective in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong museum of Art [...]

This post was posted in Hong Kong, Exhibitions, Travel, Art, Chinese art, Sculptures and was tagged with Hong Kong, art and design exhibitions, Ju Ming, sculptures


London winter 2013/14 art & design exhibitions

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Toothpicker

Main and bottom left: The new Serpentine Sackler Gallery designed by Zaha Hadid Architects opened in Sept 2013; Bottom right: Paul Klee at Tate Modern
 
I intended to publish this a while ago, but I have been traveling and it took longer than I expected to complete. It is a recap [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Architecture, Photography, British design, Fashion, Art, Design and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, architecture, fashion, photography


Viva Andalusia: Seville

Posted on January 24, 2014 by Toothpicker

Main and bottom right: Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza; bottom left: Palacio de San Telmo
 
Traveling is one of my life-long passion, so being able to travel for work is something that I love. However, in the last few years, my travels have revolved either around work or visiting family [...]

This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Art, Andalusia and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, architecture, museums, seville, Andalusia, Spain


Gaetano Pesce & Pop Art design

Posted on December 8, 2013 by Toothpicker

ScreenTalk with Gaetano Pesce  and Peter Lang at Barbican
 
Lately, I have been extremely busy and so I haven't been doing much apart from working or attending business-related events. Finally, I was able to take some time off because a while ago I had booked to see "Italy - The New Domestic Landscape [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Films & documentaries, Art, Italian design, Design and was tagged with London, short films, Italian design, Barbican


A week of art in London

Posted on October 28, 2013 by Toothpicker

What does the word "art" mean today? What I learned about art when I was a student seemed like a world apart from what I am seeing now in the art world. Yes, art is constantly evolving, but the function and meaning of art has also changed significantly especially in the past [...]

This post was posted in London, Art, Gardens & parks, Art fair, British art, Sculptures and was tagged with London, British art, art fairs, The other art fair, moniker art fair, Frieze sculpture park


Art licks weekend

Posted on October 9, 2013 by Toothpicker

Art on the tube: Stop, look, listen! performance at Bermondsey tube station; Bottom right: Ladyrinth by Mark Wallinger
 
As the art world gets ready for Frieze and many other alternative art fairs next week, a newly launched Art Licks weekend took place 2 weeks before the art craze week.
Art Licks is an artist-led [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Art, Theatre & performance art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, British art, performance art


Andy Warhol's Time capsules

Posted on October 6, 2013 by Toothpicker

Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal exhibition in Hong Kong ( Dec 2012 - March 2013)

 
I can't say that I am a fan of Andy Warhol, but after watching a documentary on the artist a few years ago, I started to change my opinion on the artist and his work. Earlier this year [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, ICA, Andy Warhol


In this place, in this time exhibition

Posted on September 7, 2013 by Toothpicker

 
Living in London means it is impossible to run out of cultural and arts events to see or visit. As much as I enjoy visiting the world-class museums and galleries, I still favour the more intimate, quirky and less touristy galleries dotted around the city.
I only found out about The Crypt gallery [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Photography, Art, Anything Japanese, Contemporary craft, Design and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, Japanese art


Alternative guide to the universe exhibition

Posted on August 21, 2013 by Toothpicker

 
I went to see the Alternative guide to the universe exhibition at the Hayward Gallery last month but I haven't had the chance to write about it. Since it is closing on Sunday, I want to write about it before it ends.
The art shown at this vast exhibition is usually considered as [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, outsider art


Marina Abramovic Institute

Posted on August 18, 2013 by Toothpicker

Previously, I have written about performance artist, Marina Abramovic's documentary, "The Artist Is Present". Now the NY-based artist is pledging on Kickstarter for backers to contribute towards her latest, ambitious and ground-breaking project, Marina Abramovic Institute.
The buzz lately has been mostly about the fundraising video featuring Lady Gaga naked practicing the performance [...]

This post was posted in Art, Theatre & performance art and was tagged with Marina Abramovic, performance art


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