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Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York

Until the 1960s, most public art in New York City was limited to war memorials, civic-minded murals, or relief sculpture embodying universal values like “Fraternity” or “Wisdom.” But the late 1960s brought a new era that embraced the individual artist’s voice and vision in the public realm. In the years since, hundreds of innovative art … Continue reading

Georgiou and Tolley: The World Lived Here, L8. Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

      ‘The World Lived Here: L8’  explores the individual lives and identities of the people behind the public face of the Granby Four Streets Community Land Trust in Toxteth, Liverpool 8. Residents worked with Darryl Georgiou and Rebekah Tolley, and photographer Andrew Jackson to create images, film and text to remember and redefine the … Continue reading

Magician Walks into the Laboratory: Georgiou and Tolley

  Q: What connects art and politics, paranoia and the paranormal?  A: Magician Walks into the Laboratory. Magician Walks into the Laboratory is an installation by artists Darryl Georgiou and Rebekah Tolley, in collaboration with actor and academic Jack Klaff. The departure point for the artwork is the collective paranoia of the post-1945 cold war spy activity … Continue reading

Art Commissions: Bloomberg New London HQ, Foster+Partners

Michael Craig-Martin, Olafur Eliasson, Arturo Herrera, Cristina Iglesias, David Tremlett and Pae White have been commissioned to create site-specific works for Bloomberg’s new European headquarters and the surrounding public realm. An additional new commission by Isabel Nolan for Bloomberg SPACE joins  an existing work by Ben Langlands & Nikki Bell. The building in the City of London, by Foster + Partners, aims to encourage collaboration and … Continue reading

Ernesto Neto: Ornellaia 2014 – L’Essenza.  Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista

The 9th annual Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista commissioned Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto to illustrate Ornellaia 2014 L’Essenza. The art project, launched in 2009, by Italian winery, Ornellaia, selects an artist each year to create an artwork to interpret the distinctive character of the individual vintage. Ernesto Neto turned to his current field of art research – shamanism as science, natural phenomena, … Continue reading