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Artist Ondine Viñao's New 'Holy Fools' Exhibition Will Not Cure Your Fear of Clowns

Artist Ondine Viñao's New 'Holy Fools' Exhibition Will Not Cure Your Fear of Clowns

When Bruce Nauman debuted his now infamous Clown Torture in 1987, a postmodern notion of the once generally beloved circus performer had already begun to set in, somewhere between camp and creepy. His repetitive, four-channel sequence was meant as something of an artistic self-reflection, but was also intended to elicit discomfort in the viewer - which it did, and still does.

 

 

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Charles Fréger's 'Fabula' Opens This Week at the Armani/Silos Museum in Milan

Charles Fréger's 'Fabula' Opens This Week at the Armani/Silos Museum in Milan

With holiday travels behind, we enthusiastically return to the international cultural whirl that is our lives the other 50 weeks out of the year. And the first show to have decisively caught our attention is Charles Fréger's Fabula, opening this Friday at Milan's striking Armani/Silos museum.

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'BlackBook Presents' Gallery Opening in Brooklyn Pulls the Art World Crowd to DUMBO

'BlackBook Presents' Gallery Opening in Brooklyn Pulls the Art World Crowd to DUMBO

Last night on a cold, quiet New York evening, the art world descended in throngs upon DUMBO, Brooklyn for the opening of BlackBook Presents, a new experiential art gallery. The cobblestone streets and gallery were filled with art world glitterati, goths, cool kids, fashionistas, collectors, techies, and suits.
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Watch: Video of 'BlackBook Presents' Art Gallery Opening in DUMBO

Watch: Video of 'BlackBook Presents' Art Gallery Opening in DUMBO

Wednesday evening, the art world cognoscenti, as well as many of New York's most notable influencers in media, entertainment and fashion gathered at the new BlackBook Presents Gallery and Event Space in DUMBO, Brooklyn, for one of fall's most buzzed about events.
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Report From Art Basel: Chinese Artist Liu Bolin and Ruinart 'Disappear' From the Cultural Cognoscenti

Report From Art Basel: Chinese Artist Liu Bolin and Ruinart 'Disappear' From the Cultural Cognoscenti

In the whirlwind of Art Basel soirees hitting South Florida this week, renowned Chinese artist Liu Bolin, who is sometimes known as the "Invisible Man," performed a live exhibition, as he was painted amongst a large scale installation of the Ruinart iconic rounded champagne bottles. Cognoscenti from the fashion, art and philanthropy worlds gathered in the Miami Botanical Garden to witness his creation process firsthand.

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