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Manifesto: Art X Agency Exhibit

Manifesto: Art X Agency Exhibit

 Manifesto: Art X Agency is comprised of over 100 works of artists who used manifestos to deal with the social and political battles of their lifetime. A manifesto is a published declaration which aims towards a viewpoint or truth through music, writing or art in a unique way. Usually related to fighting authority to spread  a political and/or social message, this form of art captivates and ignites a wave of influence. Organized by the Hirshhorn’s Chief Curator Stéphane Aquin, the last day to see this great curation is on January 5th, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

Featured artists: Jean Arp, Giacomo Balla, Alexander Calder, Salvador Dalí, Helen Frankenthaler, George Grosz, Hannah Höch, René Magritte, André Masson, Joan Miró, Joan Mitchell, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock and Tsuruko Yamazaki.

 

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Independence Ave and 7th St. 

Washington, D.C. 20560

 

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Basquiat X Norton Museum of Art

Basquiat X Norton Museum of Art

From February 8th until March 18th, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach will be celebrating the life and works of Jean-Michel Basquiat.  The exhibition will feature Untitled, 1986, a classic painting, and a series of revealing sketches from private collections. Last year in May, Japanese billionaire, Yusaka Maezawa dropped a record $110.5 million on an untitled painting by the late legend who passed away at his prime at 27 from a heroin overdose. Up until this day, it is the he highest sum ever paid at auction for a work by a U.S. artist. Below are upcoming events at the Norton paying tribute to the young legend.

2/15 7:30 PM: Basquiat film (Free Admission/No RSVP required)

2/22 @ 7:30 PM: Downtown film (Free Admission/No RSVP required)

3/8   @ 6:30 PM : Lecture by Franklin Surmans

3/15 @ 7:30 PM: BOOM FOR REAL: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat film (Free Admission/No RSVP required)       

 

1451 S. OLIVE AVENUE, WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401
(561) 832-5196
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Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Looks like this is the music and arts event everyone is talking about. With one of the most diverse and top chart line-ups hitting the stage. This event is in April and all passes are no longer available. For more information and a clear detail of the schedule and line-up, check their website at coachella.com
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Art by Marisset

Art by Marisset

Tropical Madonna, (2010) Oil on Canvas, 30x40 El Secreto del Camafeo. (2013) Oil on Canvas, 25x35.5, Private CollectionSorrow of Lucretia, Mother of the Republic, (2012) Oil on Canvas, 30x40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the wake of Art Basel 2017, South Florida is being flooded by artists and enthusiasts from around the world. Miami being one of the hot spots causes traffic for everyone including locals and those commuting to and from work. With my love for art, I avoid the large crowds and simply visit the exhibitions on their down time. Above is the work of the great contemporary artist, Marisset. Born in Havanna, Cuba and emigrating to the U.S. with her family at the age of 3, she has become one of today's most striking creators in the art community. With work being exposed in galleries all over South Florida, her work is great to get a hold of.

For inquiries, send email to jbalynce@outlook.com

 Marisset's original artwork cannot be reproduced in any way and are covered by copyrighted laws.

 

 

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Art School Faculty: 5x5

Art School Faculty: 5x5

Diane Reeves, Choosing Joy, 2015, Oil on board

WHEN: SEP 9 - OCT 15, 2017

WHAT: Celebration of opening of new exhibition, Art School Faculty: 5x5

WHERE: BOCA MUSEUM OF ART

FEATURED ARTISTS: Carla Golembe, Chris Lopez, Lawrence Miller, Suzanne Scherer and Pavel Ouporov

*Admission will be free on September 9th courtesy of PNC Bank

 

For more info, visit bocamuseum.org

 

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Pop Up Shop Ladies Night

Pop Up Shop Ladies Night

5/10: Wednesday May 10th is Ladies Night at Wine Scene. Come out and shop, socialize,  and be pampered all in Palm Beach's favorite wine bar. With drink specials all night, you get to enjoy the great ambiance and local artist displays. In addition, there will be raffles from vendors plus more!

FREE COVER!!!
6PM-9PM
501 Fern St. Suite 104 West Palm Beach, FL 33401

www.winescenepb.com

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Private Vault at X Contemporary Miami Beach 2016

Private Vault at X Contemporary Miami Beach 2016

Private Vault is a moment for a dealer or your client to offer an art piece to the public without being overburdened by managing an entire booth for the duration of the fair.
This could be beneficial for a single painting, a rare work on paper, or a relief sculpture.  Your choice work can range from Modern to Contemporary.  Works by Matt Mullican, Mary Heilmann and Keith Haring are some of the first pieces to be on display.

For the newcomers, X Contemporary is an art fair and exhibition platform motivated by bringing historical context to the international art scene.  The second edition opens at the brand new Nobu Hotel Miami Beach from November 30 – December 4, 2016 under the new leadership of Executive Director Crystal Curtis and Consulting Curator Michael Klein.

To purchase tickets, click HERE.

For more information and how to participate, email kathleen@xcontemporaryart.com

 

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Creative Clash with Art and Pop

Creative Clash with Art and Pop

Join in the festivities at Magnetic's monthly Art Walk on the last Friday of each month which includes a Creative Clash & an artists’ reception in Suite 104 of the Pompano Citi Centre.

The event starts at 7:00 PM on July 29th and features fine art at the tempo of graffiti. It is a battle of six artists competing for the win at the end of the night.Who will be the  victor! Artists include SURGE, Marvel, CHNK and more!

This event is free, however, RSVPs are requested. RSVP HERE!!!

Show your Eventbrite ticket at Shishka Lebanese Grill to receive a complimentary fountain beverage.

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1999 Album Cover Artwork

1999 Album Cover Artwork

Being listed 163 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time,  Prince's 5th studio album, 1999, became his breakthrough album back in 1982. All of his album covers were unique in a certain way either focusing on art or fashion and also a hint of politics. The cover of the album features details from the front cover of his previous album, Controversy namely the eyes and the "Rude Boy" pin in the "1999", the jacket studs in the "R" and the smile in the "P". The "1" in Prince contains the words "and the Revolution" written backwards, both recognizing his backing band and foretelling the next four exploding years of his career.

R.I.P Prince Rogers Nelson  (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016)

 

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“The Movement Sort of Implies Life.”

“The Movement Sort of Implies Life.”

Photo: courtesy of White Cube © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2012.

This spin painting by YBA's own, Damien Hirst, Beautiful, shattering, slashing, violent, pinky, hacking, sphincter painting was completed in 1995 and is among one many paintings owned by recently legendary pop artist and art enthusiast, David Bowie who recently passed in January 2016 at the age of 69.

 

Diameter: 2134 mm | 84 in

 

Photo: courtesy of White Cube © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2012.

 

 
 David Bowie- Space Oddity

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