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    SubmissionFriday:
Novela is a series of drawings, short stories, and gifs that depict the life of a couple whose time is measured by the moments before and after intimacy.Bruna Massadas, Just Watching TV, 2014, pen on bristol paper, 81/2 X 7 inches.

    SubmissionFriday:

    Novela is a series of drawings, short stories, and gifs that depict the life of a couple whose time is measured by the moments before and after intimacy.

    Bruna Massadas, Just Watching TV, 2014, pen on bristol paper, 81/2 X 7 inches.

    Posted on Friday, March 21st 2014

    #TBT x 3: In 1993, artist Rachel Whiteread became the first woman to receive the Turner Prize! In 2004, SFMOMA invited Whiteread to give an artist talk, in which she traced her artistic development from cast sculptures of domestic spaces and objects to her monumental public works. For your listening pleasure, we’ve just published audio from the talk→In 2009, Whiteread’s Contents was on view at SFMOMA alongside works by Anish Kapoor and Julie Mehretu in the exhibition Between Art and Life: The Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Collection. 

    #TBT x 3: In 1993, artist Rachel Whiteread became the first woman to receive the Turner Prize! 

    In 2004, SFMOMA invited Whiteread to give an artist talk, in which she traced her artistic development from cast sculptures of domestic spaces and objects to her monumental public works. For your listening pleasure, we’ve just published audio from the talk→

    In 2009, Whiteread’s Contents was on view at SFMOMA alongside works by Anish Kapoor and Julie Mehretu in the exhibition Between Art and Life: The Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Collection

    Posted on Thursday, March 20th 2014

    art21:

    "Paint is a very sensual material. It’s lovely to work with and lovely to look at." —Glenn Ligon

    Whatever Valentine’s Day means to you, there’s always room to get sensual with art!

    WATCH: Glenn Ligon in History [available in the U.S only] | Additional videos

    IMAGES: Glenn Ligon in his studio, Brooklyn, New York, 2011. Production still from the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 6 episode, History, 2012. © Art21, Inc. 2012.

    Posted on Tuesday, March 18th 2014

    Reblogged from Art21 on Tumblr

    mysell:

Last week, I made my way to SFMOMA, only to be told that it was closed for 3 years for remodelling, Next door however, some kind of party was being set up and this donkey was one of the props.

See, art will find you, no matter what! :)

    mysell:

    Last week, I made my way to SFMOMA, only to be told that it was closed for 3 years for remodelling, Next door however, some kind of party was being set up and this donkey was one of the props.

    See, art will find you, no matter what! :)

    Posted on Tuesday, March 18th 2014

    Reblogged from Keshav's Photo Parade

    "Theater & Reality at the 24th Street BART Plaza"

    galeriadelaraza:

    Amazing slideshow from this weekend’s “Inhabitant” performances! Big thanks to Mission Local for the coverage.

    Posted on Tuesday, March 18th 2014

    Reblogged from Galería de la Raza blog