The architecture of the Thorncrown Chapel, with its wonderful soaring windows inviting the verdant depths of the Ozarks, is a study in instilling peace and harmony. However, a new plan that is being proposed is likely to shatter the tranquility by installing invasive power transmission lines just outside its pine and glass walls.
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Christie’s London offers a 3000-year-old Iron Age bracelet of solid gold at an auction in May. An exquisite solid gold bracelet made over 3000 years ago at the dawn of the European Iron Age will be among the highlights of the Antiquities sale on Thursday 2 May at Christie’s South Kensington.
North America’s Ellen Gallagher brings together imagery from myth, nature, art and social history to create complex works in a wide variety of media, including painting, drawing, relief, collage, print, sculpture, film and animation. From 1 May to 1 September 2013 Tate Modern presents the UK’s first major solo exhibition of her work
With 6.28 million visitors a year, New York’s Museum of Modern Art plans to move to a seven-days-a-week schedule starting Wednesday, after a similar announcement by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The MoMA said it was ending its traditional Tuesday closings due to strong public demand. The working days were reduced for cost- cutting
Multiple components converge to create in a show titled Confundo, which means “let us pour together”at Birla Academy Of Art and Culture, Kolkata. The participating artists are Abdus Sattar , Bikas Anando Setu,Dulal Chandrow Gain,Nazir Hossain Khan, Sahid Kazi,Manik Kumar Ghosh, Partha Kabiraj, Sujay Mandal,Tanmoy Kundu, Tusar Kanti Pradhan
Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad, presents a group show of paintings by some eminent and some upcoming artists.The show displays artworks of 15 artists from all over the country. The show titled, ‘ Reflections and Images’ and is on view till the 30th of April 2013. The works on display are paintings, sculptures and installation works
Missouri based installation artist Kendra Werst creates three dimensional site specific installations using colourful threads affixed to adjacent walls. The corners then come alive with colourful abstractions in the room. these 9 feet structures are a geometrical treat for the viewer. The unique structures hence created symbolize relationships and symbiosis in human interactions.
Artist Jacob Jebaraj who introduced art to differently-abled students, says it helps improve motor co-ordination skills in them. Jebaraj has been teaching art to the students of Vidya Sagar organization and has been successfully displaying and commissioning these works in companies like Ashok Leyland and Bank of Scotland.
The Korean Cultural Centre, New Delhi, presents an exhibition of Korean and Indian artists. The show titled, ‘Spirit of Forms’, is the brain child of two people,Prof.Man Yang Hwang and artist Kalicharan Gupta, an attempt to unify the two cultures through Art. The show is on view till 30th of April 2013.
Fisk University, Tennessee, is selling its collection of Renoir, Picasso,Diegi Rivera, Cezanne to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.This collection was a donation from artist Georgia O’Keefe from the Alfred Stieglitz collection and despite years of legal battles, it seems evident things will favour the sale to Crystal Bridges Museum.