December 2020 Blog Posts

From the late 1940s on, the term cybernetics began to be used to describe self-regulating systems that measure, anticipate, and react in order to intervene in changing conditions.
Here are the top ten stories Art & Object readers loved in 2020.
The groundbreaking designs of Pierre Cardin have been giving us a look at the future for nearly seven decades.
Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí may be best known for the dream-like paintings he created throughout his life, but the man was just as strange as his work.
The exhibition brings together eleven artists’ projects that respond to a world turned upside down.
Calling out modernist designs of the past seventy years, the order seeks a return to the Classically-inspired architecture of our founding fathers.

Rising prices on the art market make it increasingly difficult for public art institutions to acquire new works by celebrated artists. Now Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Kunstmuseum Bern have joined forces to acquire a work by El Anatsui from the Sigg Collection, a Swiss private art collection. El Anatsui, from Ghana, is Africa's most prominent contemporary artist, known for large sculptures made from recycled bottle caps. The work will be shown alternately in Bern and Amsterdam.

What's the point of making realistic paintings when photography can do the trick?
CARVALHO PARK is pleased to present Mimi Jung: The Subsuming Ellipse, marking the Seoul-born, Los Angeles-based artist’s second exhibition with the gallery and her first solo show in New York.
Engineer, Agitator, Constructor will showcase the activities of historical avant-gardes, including galvanizing works of Dada, Bauhaus, De Stijl, Futurism, and Russian Constructivism, and highlights such figures as Aleksandr Rodchenko, Lyubov Popova, John Heartfield, and Hannah Höch.