Make no mistake about it: besides being a temporary escape, the Chihuly exhibition is an extension of US-Singapore diplomacy.
Chihuly may be a nature sculptor but his shiny maximalist aesthetic is far from naturalistic.
According to a countersuit filed by Chihuly, the man, a former contract worker, recently demanded the artist pay him $21 million.
Louisiana, like many states and municipalities in the US, has had a “Percent for Art” law on the books for years.
On this week’s art crime blotter: Forever 21 rips off an artist’s work for a T-shirt design, a museumgoer snaps off part of a Dale Chihuly sculpture, and two Goyas go missing.
On this week’s art crime blotter: cops catch Dale Chihuly employee stealing glass en masse, Nebraska teen lights sculpture on fire, and a Florida man’s tin-foil-wrapped house is not a hit with neighbors.
A road trip that encounters all kinds of art from Marfa to El Paso to Vegas.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — Curious what the Flaming Lips, the psychedelic rock band, would do with their own gallery? Then get to Oklahoma City, but be sure to catch an opening, because otherwise their Womb gallery is available for viewing by appointment. Over my holiday weekend visit to my (and the Flaming Lips’) home-state, I tried to see the Womb and a couple other downtown Oklahoma City art spaces, including [Artspace] at Untitled and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.
Boston’s Museum of Fine Art is asking visitors to donate so they can add the 42-foot-high, 10,000 pound, 2,400 piece “Lime Green Icicle Tower” sculpture that is a highlight of the current Dale Chihuly show.
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is going totally psychedelic, man. It’s like, all these colors swirling everywhere, all these curly pieces of glass like crazy mutant sea creatures. You feel me? Crowd-pleasing sculptor and glass artist Dale Chihuly has a big show up at the MFA, and it’s like, totally sweet.
The impressive performance of Ed Harris in Pollock is the first thing that pops into my head when I think about the intersection of fine art and film. However, there are many more examples of Hollywood getting all creative and artsy … And so I say to Hollywood: Enough. Let’s branch out, diversify, and push our art flicks into some exciting new genres …