Artist Ho Tzu Nyen digs through layers of history to create his own version of reality – 71Bait

It could be thoughts on the amorphous cloud that refer to the works of European masters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Gian Lorenzo Bernini and René Magritte, exhibited in the Singapore Pavilion for the 54 its use of chiaroscuro, or a video featuring a The book begins with a fountain of knowledge falling, reflecting how … Read more

Artist Ho Tzu Nyen digs through layers of history to create his own version of reality – 71Bait

It could be thoughts on the amorphous cloud that refer to the works of European masters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Gian Lorenzo Bernini and René Magritte, exhibited in the Singapore Pavilion for the 54 its use of chiaroscuro, or a video featuring a The book begins with a fountain of knowledge falling, reflecting how … Read more

Artist Ho Tzu Nyen digs through layers of history to create his own version of reality – 71Bait

It could be thoughts on the amorphous cloud that refer to the works of European masters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Gian Lorenzo Bernini and René Magritte, exhibited in the Singapore Pavilion for the 54 its use of chiaroscuro, or a video featuring a The book begins with a fountain of knowledge falling, reflecting how … Read more

The reconquest of female figuration through contemporary art – 71Bait

This year has proven to be one of female articulation. From this week’s highly-anticipated new exhibitions by Ariana Papademetropoulos and Shahzia Sikander, to lasting memories of the Venice Biennale’s cohort of female energy workers and recent exhibitions by Marnie Weber, Vanessa German and Kenturah Davis, the moment is right to get over To think about … Read more

Spotlight: The Uzbekistan Pavilion goes beyond art to activate connection and learning at the Venice Biennale – 71Bait

Every month, hundreds of galleries add newly available work from thousands of artists to the Artnet Gallery Network – and every week we spotlight an artist or exhibition you should know about. Check out what we have in stock and inquire for more with a simple click. What you need to know: The Art and … Read more

Spotlight: The Uzbekistan Pavilion goes beyond art to activate connection and learning at the Venice Biennale – 71Bait

Every month, hundreds of galleries add newly available work from thousands of artists to the Artnet Gallery Network – and every week we spotlight an artist or exhibition you should know about. Check out what we have in stock and inquire for more with a simple click. What you need to know: The Art and … Read more

Maurizio Cattelan has made it his mission to make this Wisconsin artist a household name – 71Bait

For most people who saw him in Milwaukee, Eugene von Bruenchenhein (1910-1983) made his living in a flower shop and then a bakery. After developing a respiratory problem, probably from flour dust, he stopped working at the age of 49 and lived on Social Security. But von Bruenchenhein had a very different life behind closed … Read more

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami wants the choice to reveal himself – or not – 71Bait

Warm gray tones convey the delicate features of a child’s face – tightly pursed lips, beady eyes – while drawing attention to its own materiality, while thick brushstrokes construct a captivating visage. The figure’s opaque expression acts as an entry point into Kudzanai-Violet Hwami’s large-scale work in acrylic and oil on canvas, The Marriage of … Read more

An intricate and colorful final hurray for the Rennie Museum in Wing Sang – 71Bait

Rennie, 66, is a real estate marketer who has made a fortune and spent much of it on a massive but meticulously curated contemporary art collection of nearly 3,000 works.Rachel Topham The final exhibition at Rennie Museum in Wing Sang is a complex and colorful reminder of what Vancouver is losing with the gallery’s closure. … Read more

E-waste as art? A new generation of environmental artists are bringing the sublime up to date – 71Bait

When Irish statesman Edmund Burke first described the feeling of “dread-tinged calm”, he did not characterize our contemporary reality, in which environmental crises are met with reassuring complicity. The year was 1757, and Burke was attempting to depict the profound effect of nature on a man experiencing its grandeur. He called this condition the sublime. … Read more