Tag Archive "time"

Yoko Ono

The artblog Reader Advisor

[This weekend on the Reader Advisor: Cannes goes crazy about women’s footwear; an interview with Yoko Ono; and how to create your own replicas of famous art. — the artblog editors] Boston Blunder: FBI Races to Locate Missing Rembrandt and Durer, via Boston Herald Speaking of Art Crimes, Here’s How to Forge Famous Works!, via Bloomberg In the Wake of Chris Burden’s Death, Take a Look at His Seminal Piece Shoot, via New York Times Cutting Pieces: At 82, Yoko Ono Still Thrives, via the New Yorker American Museums Under Fire for Neglecting Nazi-Looted Art, via Time Flat Spat: Cannes ... More » »

Some of Mosher's images are distorted by movement and low quality capture devices.

Ted Mosher’s spontaneous photo journeys at Highwire

(Chip visits Highwire Gallery and sees photos and paintings by Ted Mosher that seem like they are trying to capture the future.–the artblog editors) Highwire Gallery on Frankford Avenue is currently showing new work by Ted Mosher, specifically a series of photographs and watercolors that he has assembled through a dual-process of capture and creation. On the walls of the long, narrow interior of the gallery hang alternating sections of watercolor paintings and small, square photographs arranged into rectangular groups of thirty images. Mosher utilizes a deceptively simple cell phone camera as the basis for his photographic excursions, as opposed ... More » »

Detail view of Phobos, left, and Epiphany: Father Time, right

Sacred geometry and travels through time and space with Dechemia at Rebekah Templeton

The experience of art in a gallery requires spending sufficient time to allow the senses to be lifted into the world of the work on the walls surrounding you. Artists Isobel Sollenberg and John Gibbons (collectively known as Dechemia) have embraced this understanding of art viewing, designing their pieces like parts of an environment that welcome and threaten to swallow you whole as they beckon towards infinity, as though one were looking into an enchanted well. Dechemia, which in Latin translates to “of chemistry,” are currently presenting new works in the show “Outside of Time,” up at Rebekah Templeton Contemporary ... More » »

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It’s About Time – APS Museum and Penn Museum tackle the big issue

Time, like death, is a subject certain to remain of eternal interest to artists, scholars, and the public at large; two exhibitions currently in Philadelphia approach the subject very differently. The delightful Tempus Fugit; Time Flies at the American Philosophical Society Museum  (APS Museum) through December 30, is an exhibition conceived of as poetry, rather than the more usual form of scholarly prose.  The artist Antonia Contro has selected works from the Philosophical Society’s collections that deal with aspects of time, and sensitively juxtaposed them with work of her own. She is interested in aspects of time explored by scientists ... More » »