artLIFE at heavybubble

Welcome to artlife where we post a curated selection of events, exhibitions, workshops, and doings by heavybubble and artists that use our services. Check out the  artist opportunities and events that catch our eye.

Another new art event in actually outside Philadelphia.

Philadelphia: Art in the Open (AIO) is Philadelphia’s first Arts festival that puts a contemporary twist on the plein air tradition of artists making art outside and on site. This coming spring, from June 9 – 12, 2010, professional artists will be challenged to create work in a range of styles and media, in public view–‘outside, on site’ along the tidal banks of the Schuylkill River, from the historic Water Works south to Bartram’s Garden.

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Have you heard about Philagrafika 2010: Philadelphia's international festival celebrating print in contemporary art. 1.29.10 - 4.11.10 ? Now you have. Don't miss the shows planned and unplanned that will be happening around this inaugural event.

Philagrafika 2010 is the first presentation of what will become a recurring event in Philadelphia, celebrating the role of print in contemporary artistic practice.

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You still have time to see the show. One of the most compelling painters. Dump all you know from your brain and see the work in a new light. This is a nifty little trailer that the Whitney put together for the exhibition.

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monumenta 2010 grand palais

paris 13 january - 21 february 2010

monumenta is one of the major international events in which an artist takes possession of an architectural space to develop his/her vision. The entire architecture of the building becomes a part of that artwork and creates dialogues between architecture, space and installation. Each year a leading international contemporary artist is invited by the french ministry of culture and communication to create an exceptional new work.

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You still have time to see it. One of  the most compelling painters. Dump all you know from your brain and see the work in a new light.
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postcard image, Stella Untalan :  rhythmic seasons
exhibition
January 8 February 28, 2010

Stella Untalan’s minimalist drawings create unexpected landscapes. Each drawing is a combination of pastel, graphite, and charcoal with rhythmic marks of subtle hue, often escaping their self-imposed grid.

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exhibition still lfe image for Singularity : Gigi Naftzger
exhibition
January 4 February 27, 2010

One way to orient oneself is by quiet, sustained looking.

At first glance one sees color and lots of it. The color fields in Gigi Naftzger's paintings create a restfulness that encourages one to linger, to look longer.

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28/11/2009 - 21/03/2010

Play Van Abbe ia an 18-month programme consisting of exhibitions, projects, performances, lectures and discussions, taking the collection of the Van Abbemuseum as a starting point. Play Van Abbe is subdivided into four parts, each with its own theme.

Part 1, The Game and the Players, begins on Saturday 28 November 2009 and runs until March 2010.In this first part of the 18-month programme Play Van Abbe, the museum focuses on the stories of artists and exhibition makers.

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Our good friend Peter Fraterdeus shared this link to this video of Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. producing 3000 photographs (-ish) prints and  35 handmade books, made over 2 month.

Every aspect of handwork is a joy to watch.

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dream lover by Sue McKee
exhibition
June 11 September 11, 2009

In Your Dreams
June 11 – September 11, 2009
50 Philadelphia artists showcase work related to dreams.

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artwork by Carol Wisker Artist, urban machine, mixed media. 12" x 12"
exhibition
July 8 July 29, 2009

The Legacy of Leonardo
This mult-media exhibition features the work of thirty two artists who are inspired by the life, art, and science of Leonardo daVinci. Carol Wisker received First Honorable Mention for her sculptures interpreting the idea of “machine”, one of Leonardo da Vinci’s many passions.

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Carol Wisker, Kali-ma (detail), mixed media, 27 x 25 X 9 inches, 1994-2009
exhibition
September 9 September 27, 2009

Heavybubble artist Carol Wisker has one of her mixed media pieces in another juried show! Her mixed media piece is named for the Goddess Kali Ma. Kali Ma has many interpretations. Come to the artist reception and chat with Carol about her interpretation.

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