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“Human Stream”

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments

“In keeping with the seasonal nomadic walks of her ancestors, Arezoo Moseni faces unexpected challenges that are both invigorating and at times dangerous. Her desire to walk the entire Island of Manhattan to complete Human Stream lends dimension to the scope of her quests. There is a strength and perhaps genius in her endurance. Her […]

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Tags: Arezoo Moseni · Arkitektur · Contemporary Art · Humanity · New York · Photography · Walking

Artists’ Contracts | Curators

August 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Based on a 1971 contract produced by exhibition organizer Seth Siegelaub and lawyer Robert Projansky, artist Maria Eichhorn took nine years to interview a group of artists and gallerists discussing the troublesome aspects of drafting contracts that may or may not have protected artists and their future gains. Two pictures in the book show Vassilakis […]

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Tags: Art · Art Market · Bern · Books · Business · Contemporary Art · Culture · Debate · Risk · Strategy · Theory

4 a.m. Manifesto

May 27th, 2009 · No Comments

A is for alba, currently on view at Wave Hill, is Ilene Sunshine‘s most recent magical site-specific installation. There has been a significant transformation in the way viewers experience this installation, since its opening in March and the seasonal change in the surrounding landscape. Similar to Santiago Calatrava who rises at 4 a.m., Sunshine is […]

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Tags: Arkitektur · Books · Contemporary Art · Exhibitions · Installation · Sculpture · Strategy

Libraries Day + Night

April 19th, 2009 · No Comments

A month ago Evan Mirapaul, the contemporary art collector and founder of Elements Quartet, pulled off a gracious last minute appearance in a revealing Artist Dialogue with brilliant librarian and artist Deirdre Donohue. He was ecstatically enthusiastic as he showed us his copy of The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel. National Library Week (April […]

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Tags: Books · Business · Community · Contemporary Art · Culture · Librarians · Libraries · Music · New York · Photography · Strategy

Contemporary Thinkers

April 3rd, 2009 · 7 Comments

Thanks to Diarmuid Costello and Jonathan Vickery students, art collectors and anyone else interested in understanding contemporary art, can tap into short and succinct explanations of theories by some of the major thinkers who have formulated their interpretations of art since 1960. This book is an explicative and critical index to the works and ideas […]

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Tags: Arezoo Moseni · Art · Basel · Books · Contemporary Art · Criticism · Culture · Education · History · Online Journals · Philosophy · Strategy · Theory

Thomas Hirschhorn

March 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

In his comical and dysfunctional Universal Gym, Hirschhorn brings back his usual low tech constructions made from cardboard, foil, glass, heart monitors, rubber, tape, trophies, wood, etc. overloading viewers with stuff of consumerism. The motionless figures are similar to stuffed museum specimen. The hearts are gouged out of their chests, and they seem distant. Love […]

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Tags: Arezoo Moseni · Basel · Body · Books · Contemporary Art · Exhibitions · Gym · Health · Installation · New York · Sculpture

Artists Work Classification

February 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

An in depth at times repetitive book classifying the activities determining the multifarious aspects and stages involved in an artist’s work before, during and after the production. Alison Gerber should be commanded for her three years of research leading to this timely publication tapping into a subject area in need of periodic updates and revisions […]

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Tags: Books · Contemporary Art

The Art Scene

January 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Over the past seven or eight years the contemporary art market has had an unprecedented rise in activities and prices. The irony is that if we were to look through the auction catalogues of contemporary art from fifteen or twenty years ago we will recognize works by artists who have lost their place in the […]

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Tags: Art Market · Bern · Books · Business · Contemporary Art · Culture · Museums · Strategy

“I Love My Librarian” Award Nominations + Article

January 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Anna Kiraly, Nicole Cohen, Olive Ayhens, Pradeep Dalal, Darcy Spitz, Stephen Spretnjak, Judith Linhares, Caryl Herzfeld, Patricia Dahlman, Marisa van Pol, Joan Grubin, George Stolz, Ilene Sunshine, Anujan Ezhikode, Tobi Zausner, Sandra Friedberg Despite the tight layout and typos, you can read quotes from the award winners in the January/February 2009 issue of American Libraries. […]

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Tags: Arezoo Moseni · Art · Community · Contemporary Art · Librarians · Love · New York

Art21 Guest Blogs

June 29th, 2008 · No Comments

My Art:21 Guest Blogs ….. 16 – 27 June 2008 Rotating selection of blogs by guests invited to write about anything that intrigues them. The editor of Art21 Blog is Kelly Shindler Director of Special Projects at Art21. Here is the list of the top 20 Art blogs compiled by Joy Garnett, Associate Library Manager […]

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Tags: Arezoo Moseni · Art · Art21 · Books · Community · Contemporary Art · Courage · Film · Installation · New York · Sports · Video