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Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde

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Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde
15 March 2017 – 19 June 2017
Galerie 4 – Centre Pompidou, Paris

 

Digital technologies have revolutionised design and production, transforming the practice of architects, designers and artists. What is the status of the author-creator in the age of non-standard production and its unique but industrially manufactured objects? What is the status of the 3D-printed object, simultaneously everyday object, technological product, work of art, designer item, and architectural prototype? How come the digital age has seen it spread to every field of production? Described as a disruptive technology, 3D printing has become widely diffused over the last decade and a half, thanks open-source-software-based platforms, adopted throughout industry from aeronautics to biotechnology.

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From Poussin to Cézanne: Masterpieces of the French Drawing from the Prat Collection

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From Poussin to Cézanne: Masterpieces of the French Drawing from the Prat Collection
Museo Correr, Venice
From 18 March to 04 June 2017

 

On display at Museo Correr is an outstanding nucleus of 110 highly refined drawings from one of the most important private French collections: the Louis-Antoine and Véronique Prat Collection, which includes all the great masters from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, from Poussin and Callot to Seurat and Cézanne.

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David LaChapelle

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David LaChapelle
Casa Dei Tre Oci, Venice, ITALY
April 12- September 10, 2017

 

Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice hosts from 12 April to 10 September 2017, the surreal, baroque, and pop universe of David LaChapelle, one of the most important and irreverent contemporary photographers. The exhibition, curated by Reiner Opoku and Denis Curti, and organised by the Fondazione di Venezia and Civita Tre Venezie, will be presenting more than 100 images that follow the career of this American artist, from his early projects in black and white from the 1990s to the more recent works in colour, works which have largely become iconic and which have guaranteed him international recognition by both critics and the public.

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Hokusai beyond the Great Wave at The British Museum

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Hokusai beyond the Great Wave
The British Museum
From 25 May 2017 to 13 August 2017

 

Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely regarded as one of Japan’s most famous and influential artists. He produced works of astonishing quality right up until his death at the age of 90. This new exhibition will lead you on an artistic journey through the last 30 years of Hokusai’s life – a time when he produced some of his most memorable masterpieces.

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Metamorphosis. A look on contemporary sculpture

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Metamorphosis. A look on contemporary sculpture
Art Museum of Mendrisio
9 April – 25 June 2017

 

In April 2017, the Art Museum of Mendrisio opens Metamorphosis. A look on contemporary sculpture, a group exhibition with sculptures and installations. Visitors are taken on a journey through contemporary sculpture, created as complex forms that make their way back to organic structures and natural origins. It does so both through traditional materials, such as wood, bronze and marble, and through the characteristic materials of contemporary sculpture, such as, plastic and aluminium.

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Bruce Conner. It’s All True

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Bruce Conner. It’s All True
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
From 22 February to 22 May 2017

 

Bruce Conner is one of the most pre-eminent American artists from the second half of the twentieth century. This exhibition, the first to present his work in Spain, brings together more than 250 works which span his fifty-year career. Conner’s work emerged from the California art scene and addressed wide-ranging questions concerning American society in the post-war era. In his work he cultivated alternate mediums adopting different techniques and often creating hybrid pieces midway between painting and sculpture, film and performance, drawing and printing.

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The Roof Garden Commission: Adrián Villar Rojas, The Theater of Disappearance

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The Roof Garden Commission: Adrián Villar Rojas, The Theater of Disappearance
The Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, Gallery 926
April 14–October 29, 2017

 

Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas has created a site-specific installation for The Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The Roof Garden Commission: Adrián Villar Rojas, The Theater of Disappearance will be on view from April 14 through October 29, 2017 (weather permitting). Villar Rojas—known for his large-scale installations – has transformed the Cantor Roof. Sixteen sculptures that fuse human figures with replicas of nearly 100 objects from the Museum’s collection, occupying a new black, white, and gray tiled floor, the installation also encompasses an environmental transformation of the space, including an extension of the existing pergola and new plantings, public furniture, and a newly designed bar.
The exhibition is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Additional support is provided by Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky.

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