Arts agenda: Stanley Kubrick, Art Kyiv, Yixian Photo Fest
- Published: 29/10/2012 at 01:57 PM
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Take in Stanley Kubrick's cinematic and photographic span in LA, check out the Ukranian art scene in Kyiv, and glimpse a vision of nature and urbanism at China's Yixian Photo Fest.
US director Stanley Kubrick ©AFP PHOTO/STF
Stanley Kubrick / Bodies & Shadows: Caravaggio and his legacy
November 11, 2012 - February 10, 2013
and November 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA
Two new exhibits at LA's CMA. Opening first is the Stanely Kubrick retrospective, complete with scripts, props, photography, and unfinished film projects. Following soon after is an enticing overview of Carvaggio's work -- eight paintings in all -- supplemented by a further 48 from other European artists, all brought together to illustrate the turbulent Italian's lasting impact.
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Art Kyiv Contemporary
Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine
Billed as Ukraine's most important art fair, Art Kyiv this year presents modern and contemporary works contributed by 30 galleries from Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Italy, Germany and France, featuring the New Ukranian Figurative exhibit from some of Ukraine's best new artists, Vinogradov and Dubossarksy's X.Ten project, a retrospective on French-Hungarian artists Victor Vasarely, and an Italian Platform backed by the Aria Art, White Room, and Barbara Paci galleries. Russian realist and Parisian resident Eric Bulatov is guest of honor.
Synaesthesia: Music of Color and Mind
Muesum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania
The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and MONA combine for a weekend's exploration of sight and sound. Musical styles stretch from classical to pop, taking over the museum's usual spaces for a weekend.
The Interactions: 2012 Yixian International Photo Festival
Yixian Museum of Art and surrounding villages, Anhui Province, China
In a country of rapid societal, economic, and urban change, the Yixian Photo Festival this year explores ways that city and countryside can co-exist in a mutually beneficial manner, and is being held in tandem with the second Bishan Harvestival.
Tokyo 1955-1970 A New Avant-garde
November 18 - February 25
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
An upheaval in the Tokyo art world mirrored that felt by Japanese society at large, re-establishing itself as post-war turbulence settled, and the MoMA here pools works by key artists, graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, and architects, with a film retrospective running alongside from December to early February.
The Young Van Dyck
November 20, 2012 - March 3, 2013
Museo Nacional Del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Profiling the formidable Anthony van Dyck during his tenure under Rubens. It was the teen's work in Antwerp that brought him to the attention of the English royal court, and Venetian colossus Titian to the attention of young Van Dyck.
The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7)
December 8, 2012 - April 14, 2013
Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG)
Now in its twentieth year, the APT is marked by the unveiling of Michael Parekowhai's commissioned sculpture The World Turns. Gathering the work of 140 artists from 25 countries, including Papua New Guinea, Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Western Asia, APT 7 explores the significance of place during a time of rapid urbanisation and migration.
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