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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Wrap Up

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 has wrapped up another successful edition. As their latest press release states: Art Basel’s 13th edition in Miami Beach closed today, Sunday, December 7, 2014, amidst strong praise from gallerists, private collectors, museum groups and the media. Highlights of the show included the introduction of the new Survey sector, which […]

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Khan Academy x Tate Britain

A most fabulous partnership with Tate Britain and the Khan Academy has resulted in being able to “walk through” 500 years of British art with the Tate’s curators. Check out the video below and I think you will agree that this is so cool!!! Director’s Highlights: Penelope Curtis: Join Director Penelope Curtis as she shares […]

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Gordon Parks Exhibition at the High Museum of Art

Gordon Parks: Segregation Story (Nov 15 – Jun 7) opened this past Saturday at the High Museum of Art and it a stunning look at reality of life under segregation. As the press release states: The images provide a unique perspective on one of America’s most controversial periods. Rather than capturing momentous scenes of the struggle for […]

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PBS Video: Kehinde Wiley – An Economy of Grace

PBS Video: Kehinde Wiley – An Economy of Grace A compelling look at one of the most intriguing, innovative and intellectual artists of the 21st century. You can sit and look at a Kehinde Wiley portrait for hours and still not discover all the intricate layers. Kehinde Wiley is taking portraiture to the next, next, […]

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Fashion x Art Mondays – Kara Walker

Fashion x Art Mondays – Kara Walker Kara Walker’s latest project “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby” (2014) at the soon to be demolished Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn is a gigantic work that uses the history of the sugar trade and translates it into a installation of disturbing beauty. Take a look at […]

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Pérez Art Museum Miami: Parodi Lecture in Philosophy of Art

Pérez Art Museum Miami: Parodi Lecture in Philosophy of Art For the recent Tenth Annual Parodi Lecture in Philosophy of Art at the Perez Art Museum Miami, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Artistic Director of dOCUMENTA (13) and guest professor in art theory and practices at Northwestern University, Evanston and Goethe University, Frankfurt, examined the question of the art exhibition […]

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The #Coolness – Clyfford Still

Clyfford Still, a contemporary of  Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko, rejected the art establishment when his career was blowing up. Watch STILL, a fantastic documentary about his life and works on your local PBS station. Here is a preview:   If you like this post and want to get updates from MoneKnows, please subscribe to […]