The National Palace Museum, Taipei, and the Gold Media Group will co-host the Renoir and Painters of the Twentieth Century Special Exhibition beginning May 25, 2013 to Sep. 8, 2013. The exhibition will introduce Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), a French impressionist.
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Dark charcoal skyscrapers loom on a studio wall; in another studio, women’s underwear hang from wires. These are just some of the projects by ten artists who are part of the citywide Season of Cambodia, a two-month festival of dance, music, film, visual art and theater.
The phrase ‘No one Harms Me’ comes from the insignia order of knight of the Thistle and from emblems from the Scottish regiments of the British Army. The words ‘No one Harms Me’ and image of the dried thistle is the point of departure for this exhibition.
Artist Sivabalan’s paintings remind you about nativity and rural Indian villages, which we rarely see in our concrete jungle lifestyle of today. Having grown in Kumbakonam, a town known for Chola temples, Sivabalan developed interest towards arts during his formative years.
Four distinct divisions of exhibition ideations bring together a, wonderful, amazing and diverse reckoning in this year’s Art Basel Fair at Hong Kong (May 23-26, 2013). Galleries, Insights, Discoveries and Encounters promise to create more than a murmur of appreciation, applause and candor.
For the Indian art scene, is vibrant enough to allow exciting experiments to take place. Ardizen is an enterprising initiative, definitely out-of-the-box. A young individual, a new company or somebody who is interested but not clued into the scene, can rent paintings from Ardizen.
The human figure is the leitmotif in Ramesh Chandra’s series of water colours on display at the Tangerine Art Space, Bengaluru, India. Ramesh uses the human figure to express human psyche, which he feels is full of conflicting emotions, of desire, lust, ambition and ego and the urge to suppress them.
Senthil Kumaran has done enough in photography to grab the attention of the National Geographic magazine and UNESCO. He focuses on photo journalism and wildlife issues. He was nominated among 114 young photographers in the world for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in 2005.
The Christie’s London presents the most important coffee-pot ever to come to the market in The Exceptional Sale on 4 July 2013 (estimate: £3.5 million – 4.5 million). This masterpiece by Paul de Lamerie (1688–1751) is set to become the most valuable piece of English silver ever to be sold at an auction.
If you feel like chasing the mythical unicorns, take the A train to 190th Street. More than 40 of the wondrous creatures have converged on the Cloisters, the Met’s Medieval-art branch in Fort Tryon Park. To celebrate the Cloisters’ 75th birthday, they’ve joined its most famous and beloved treasure, the Unicorn Tapestries.