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Publicly-funded museum defends unusual move of shutting on 19 February saying it is a "charity and has to generate over 70% of funds" [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: ART NEWSPAPER
Pointillist works are due to go on show at Gagosian gallery in Los Angeles next month [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: ART NEWSPAPER
New research shows that image licensing is barely profitable for some UK museums [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: ART NEWSPAPER
David Austen, Ocean, 2018. Oil on flax canvas, 60 x 54 inches. Courtesy of the artist and TOTAH. David Austenthe stars above the ocean the ocean beneath the stars February 15–April 22, 2018 TOTAH183 Stanton St10002 New YorkHours: Wednesday–Sunday 11am–6pm T +1 212 582 6111 info@davidtotah.com ​http://www.davidtotah.com Share TOTAH presents the stars above the ocean the ocean beneath the stars, an exhibition of paintings and films by David Austen, on view February 15 through April 22, 2018. The exhibition features selections from David Austen’s career-long engagement with painting and watercolors along with two films. This will be the London-based artist’s first New York solo exhibition, offering a view into to a fertile imagination that transitions effortlessly between the formal demands of different media. Austen’s works have a winsome quality about them that contrasts with the stark severity of their technical execution. Often presenting unsettling themes—such as a film about a smoking disconsolate moon, or watercolors of lonely, misshapen figures engaged in ritualistic acts—he confronts viewers with a world where there is no authentic resolution between the demands of the social world and the exigency of personal desire. Austen’s paintings and watercolors recreate situations where ambivalent interpersonal relationships bleed into the tactile qualities of each medium. In Ocean, a dark sky is illuminated by yellow stars reduced [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: Art Agenda Announcements


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