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Takashi Murakami’s Kaikai Kiki coming to Hollywood

murakami-goes-to-hollywoodMaking his way to the west coast, Japan’s version of Andy Warhol, Takashi Murakami, will bring his creative collective to Tinsel Town. Expanding his animation and artistic capabilities, a studio under the Kaikai Kiki firm has been leased on North Highland Avenue with their first scheduled project being a animated film based on Murakami’s “Planting the Seeds” shorts. The full article regarding Murakami’s expansion can be found at the Los Angeles Times art section.

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November 27, 2008 Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Artists, News, photography, raw art gallery, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Documentary Film ~ Robert Adanto’s The Rising Tide – Screened at Miami’s Art Basel

adanto_rising_tideRobert Adanto’s The Rising Tide, screening this weekend at Art Basel, captures the complex cultural implications of the global art market’s insatiable taste for Chinese Contemporary Art. Adanto’s documentary, recently screened at the UK’s China Now, as part of Constant Stream China 08 at the Royal College of Art, addresses China’s economic and cultural metamorphosis through the work of the Middle Kingdom’s most talented video artists and photographers.

November 27, 2008 Posted by | Art Exhibitions, Art Fairs, Artists, News, photography, raw art gallery | , | 1 Comment

The Louvre exhibits “Picasso and his Masters”

picasso_femme_dalgerCoinciding with the major exhibition “Picasso and his Masters” held at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, the Louvre presents around 20 painted and graphic variations on Delacroix’s Women of Algiers in Their Apartment (1834), executed by Picasso in 1954-55. On exhibition through 2 February, 2009.

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Singapore Art Museum (SAM) hosts Highlights from the Daimler Art Collection

warhol_mercedes_benzSingapore Art Museum (SAM) and Mercedes-Benz are proud to present is it tomorrow yet? Highlights from the Daimler Art collection (1926 – 2006), a collection spanning more than a century of art. The western blockbuster showcases 150 works drawn from key modernist art movements in Europe to contemporary art developments of today, and includes artists like Josef Albers, Nam June Paik and Andy Warhol. Engaging with ideas and works from the Bauhaus, concrete and constructivist art, minimalism in Europe and America, the show also features international contemporary photography, video and object art and a section looking at the history of the ready-made. On view 27 November through 1 March, 2009.

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