Frank Stella, Star Sculptures, The Royal Academy Of Arts
Frank Stella’s Gigantic Star Sculptures Unveiled At The Royal Academy Of Arts
The Royal Academy of Arts has unveiled a new large-scale artwork in its courtyard, by the influential American artist Frank Stella. The 7-meter tall sculpture, titled Inflated Star and Wooden Star (2014). The objects are made of aluminium and teak wood. Conceived digitally, the image was modelled and refined by the artist to the verge of minimalism before it went into production.
DFACE and Other Street Art Stars Transform Destitute Miami School
Famed public murals and art galleries surround the Jose de Diego Middle School (JDD) in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, and though the area is experiencing a cultural revival, government cuts have left the school without an arts program. But defiant principal Dr. April Thompson-Williams set out to change that, the Huffington Post reports.
Africa’s political cartoons – in pictures
Tejumola Olaniyan founded Africacartoons.com, the first continent-wide digital encyclopaedia of political cartoons by African artists. He talks to African Digital Art about the collection.
Forgotten Portuguese Modernist gets Grand Palais show
The Grand Palais in Paris will pay overdue international attention to the Portuguese artist Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918) in spring next year. The survey, the biggest ever exhibition of the artist’s work outside Portugal, has been co-organised with the Lisbon-based Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Paris branch.
Masked Vandal Destroys Michael Asher Sculpture With Sledgehammer
Following preliminary investigations, police in San Diego, CA, are on the lookout for a masked vandal who took a sledgehammer to a public artwork by the conceptual artist Michael Asher on the University of California’s campus on January 13, San Diego 6 reported.
lana del rey’s sister and demi moore’s daughter in group photo show
For one weekend only, eight photos from eight artists including Alison Mosshart from The Kills, Scout Willis (daughter of Bruce and Demi) and Lana del Rey’s sister, Chuck Grant, will be on display at the Hoxton Gallery in London. The exhibition, 8 x 8, is timed to celebrate the latest photography launch from Impossible Project, the Berlin-based group who saved Polaroid film from extinction.