Miquel Barceló (1983-2009)

“My life resembles the surface of my paintings”. (Miquel Barceló) To understand the mysterious, diverse and provocative creative experience of Miquel Barceló (Felanitx, Majorca, 1957) is the raison d’être of this exhibition. Organised by ”la Caixa” Social and Cultural Outreach Projects, the display offers more than 180 pieces, from the huge canvasses created from 1983 … Sigue leyendo

Five lives of an artist

TED talk with Indian artist Raghava KK With endearing honesty and vulnerability, Raghava KK tells the colorful tale of how art has taken his life to new places, and how life experiences in turn have driven his multiple reincarnations as an artist — from cartoonist to painter, media darling to social outcast, and son to … Sigue leyendo

Artvertiser

Art replacing advertisement The Artvertiser is an urban, hand-held Improved Reality project exploring on-site substitution of advertising content for the purposes of exhibiting art. The project was initiated by Julian Oliver in February 2008 and is being developed in collaboration with Clara Boj, Diego Diaz and Damian Stewart.

My favorite diary is Iván’s diary

“A veces cuesta mantener el equilibrio sobre esa insignificante línea llamada presente.” (Iván Solbes) Every morning I log into my Facebook account, reading the status updates of my ‘friends’ or their recently uploaded pictures from their holidays. Business as usual, sometimes interesting, mostly boring. It was a rainy November day when a friend’s news post … Sigue leyendo

Women/art/now

Opening of Bac!09 Pandora´s B Avoiding “victimism” as far as possible, the next Bac! Festival, hosted by the Centre de Cultura Contemporànea de Barcelona (CCCB), will present the work of key artists for a generation of women artists who are somehow involved in fighting for women’s role in art, in order to discover new paradigms … Sigue leyendo

Art & Copy

Todos los apasionados del mundo de la publicidad y la creatividad estaréis de enhorabuena, hablo en futuro a la espera de conocer su lanzamiento en nuestro país si es que llega a salir, que como es previsible llegará con el habitual retraso o directamente en DVD sin pasar por las taquillas. Art&Copy es un documental … Sigue leyendo

The 70s. Photography and everyday life

A nostalgia trip with PHotoEspaña Tired of the crisis? There isn’t anything more relaxing than reflecting the everyday life of the 70s, where sex, love and peace were the main topics. This is what is at least offering the collective exhibition of PHotoEspaña09, The 70s. Photography and Everyday Life co-produced by Centro Andaluz de Arte … Sigue leyendo

Malick Sidibé’s Bamako-Style

A metaphor of happiness and a joyful life. From 3 June to 26 July, Madrid’s art galleries take part in the PHotoEspaña 2009 agenda with photography and videoart programmes. 42 exhibition complete the 12th program of the Festival. One extraordinary exhibition of West-African artist Malick Sidibé can be seen at the Off Festival section at … Sigue leyendo

Fischli & Weiss with rats and bears at Reina Sofia

Are animals people? This exhibition by Peter Fischli (Zurich, 1952) and David Weiss (Zurich, 1946) organized by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, brings together a selection of pieces made by the artists themselves and centers around the protagonists in their first works, Rat and Bear. Present at different moments throughout Fischli and … Sigue leyendo

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