The Arik Levy Sculpture Park Opens In the South of France
A 20-minute drive from the Nice Côte d’Azur airport, the Arik Levy Sculpture Park will host seasonal exhibitions showcasing the artists’ monumental artworks, their home studio, and the verdant local landscape. Visitors will encounter an outdoor exhibition of more than two dozen artworks, including several from Levy’s well-known Rock series. In totemic stacks or crystalloid clusters, the sculptures look like enormous gemstones forged from industrial materials such as steel, bronze, and glass.
Capturing the Beauty of the Mundane in Southern Italy
Pigi Portolano documents daily life in Southern Italy. From his home base in Puglia, the Italian photographer wanders the streets of Bari framing the beauty of the mundane. Portolano’s photography captures a dusty kind of elegance in a part of Italy that is free of the guilty obligation to see world-famous sights. There is a joy in small things here, and while these photographs may have a whiff of the faded, they celebrate the beauty in the unexpected.
Dallas Museum of Art Presents Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity
Five years in the making and working across two continents, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) opened the doors to its Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search for Modernity exhibition this past weekend, and this is one you don’t want to miss.
Herschel Co.’s New Andy Warhol Bags Bring Vibrant Patterns to Classic Silhouettes
Herschel Supply Co.’s iconic bags just got a pop art reimagining. The Vancouver-based accessories brand, known for its stylish, no-fuss backpacks, has partnered with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts to create bold pieces inspired by the work of the pop art legend.
Galerie Philia: The Nomadic Contemporary Art Gallery
Galerie Philia has a vast roster of talents, emerging and established, each representing a measured eclecticism that embodies art in all its forms. And while Ygaël Attali curates exhibitions at each of his permanent locations, it is the nomadic exhibition, Transhumances, that is garnering plenty of chatter.
The Contemporary Remains of Abandoned European Villas
Italian photographer Nicola Bertellotti documents the contemporary remains of great European villas. Steeped in Romantic conceptions of the transient nature of beauty, Bertellotti’s project captures the nostalgia, sublimity, and precarious auras that emanate from crumbling structures.
Bitossi Marks Its Centenary by Opening an Archive Museum
Reaching 100 is an excuse to do whatever one pleases. For Bitossi, its centenary was a milestone marked by opening an archival museum. Montelupo Fiorentino, a town celebrated for ceramic excellence on the outskirts of Florence, is the birthplace of Bitossi and the site where a former ceramics factory has been transformed into an exhibition space.
The World of Nicolas Party: Exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Like his portraits, Nicolas Party’s landscapes and sculptures evoke tension between familiarity and strangeness. A biomorphic quality threads across his work, wherein figures are questionably human, and landscapes and objects feel somehow alive.