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MATIAS FALDBAKKEN AT STANDARD (OSLO)

Matias Faldbakken, Four Flat Boxes, 2014
(courtesy of the artist and STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Photographer: Vegard Kleven; www.standardoslo.no)

Tonight! MATIAS FALDBAKKEN  STANDARD (OSLO) August 28 – September 27  Opening August 28th 7 – 9pm STANDARD (OSLO) is proud to announce its forthcoming exhibition of new works by Matias Faldbakken. Avoiding the angle offered by a title but recognizably adding to his analysis of half-heartedness as a work method, Faldbakken’s exhibition presents eight new […]

JANA EULER AT KUNSTHALLE ZURICH OPENING AUGUST 29, 6-9

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JANA EULER «Where the energy comes from» (30.08. – 09.11.14) Kunsthalle Zürich presents the first comprehensive institutional solo show by Jana Euler (born in Friedberg, Germany in 1982, lives and works in Brussels). The exhibition is entitled «Where the energy comes from» and comprises all new works created for this show. The exhibition and the […]

MICHAELA EICHWALD AT PALAIS DE TOKYO

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Michaela Eichwald, Der Aron Schreckmuster-Preis http://www.uhutrust.com/    

THE CHURCH OF NOTRE-DAME DU RAINCY

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The Church of Notre-Dame du Raincy is a modern church built between 1922-23 by the French architects Auguste and Gustave Perret. It is sometimes called the “Holy Chapel of Reinforced Concrete,” and it has the peculiar particularity of being the first place of worship built in France using grey cement. Le Corbusier was Auguste Perret’s assistant, who […]

MADAME DE POMPADOUR’S COFFEE GRINDER

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Last week I went to Le Louvre to visit the new installation of  the Department of Decorative Art from Louis XIV to Louis XVI. Three main chronological and stylistic sequences make up the exhibition. So perfect to have an overview and to clear your mind between French Kings. – 1660-1725: Louis XIV’s personal reign and the Régence – […]

THE CORPSE FLOWER

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This weekend, Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum), one of the largest flowering plants in the world, bloomed at the Huntington Library & Gardens. Titan Arum is also known by the nickname “The Corpse Flower,” for the awful scent it gives off. The plant only flowers every couple of years, for about two days at a time, and it […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | AUG. 18-22, 2014

1961 photograph by Ralph Crane documenting “Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood.”  

For Tales of Terror (1962) by Roger Corman

This week we started off with some documentation of Another Cats Show at 356 Mission, Los Angeles, announced an evening of powerpoint presentations at Machine Project by the Los Angeles Seminary for Civic and Embodied Art (LASECA), shared photographs from the Peter Hujar exhibition at Maureen Paley in London, watched the 1959 film The Savage Eye, […]