Tag Archives: Jean Tinguely

Installation view of 'Jean Tinguely,' 2015, at Gladstone Gallery, New York. DAVID REGEN/COURTESY GLADSTONE GALLERY, NEW YORK AND BRUSSELS

‘Perfectionism Is All Too Human’: Matthew Weinstein on Cary Smith and Jean Tinguely

It’s generally accepted that improvisation signifies humanness and, conversely, that perfectionism signifies its repression. But perfectionism is all too human. Perfectionism carries with it the inevitable defeat inherent in the striving for ideals. It can be an expression of humility … Read More

Installation view of Olivier Mosset's one-person show at Kunsthalle Zürich at Museum Bärengasse.KUNSTHALLE ZURICH

Olivier Mosset on Working for Jean Tinguely

Olivier Mosset worked for Jean Tinguely when he was very young. A longtime fan of Mosset, I e-mailed him to ask him why he gravitated toward Tinguely at such a young age. What did Tinguely represent to him at that … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Arnold Odermatt, Stans, 1987, gelatin silver print.  COURTESY GALERIE GP & N VALLOIS, PARIS

‘Carambolages’ at Galerie Georges-Phillipe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Carambolages” is on view at Galerie Georges-Phillipe & Nathalie Vallois in Paris until Saturday, May 23. The exhibition features works around impact, collision of media, fragile equilibrium, or accident. The … Read More


At the Menil, an Exhibition Inspired by Gandhi

The show maps depictions of nonviolence in art over 14 centuries Read More

Andy Warhol, Iolas, 1974, synthetic polymer paint and silk screen on canvas. ©1974 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION.

‘Alexander the Great: The Iolas Gallery 1955–1987’ at Paul Kasmin

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s Black Ceremony, 2011, commissioned by Mathaf:  Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar.

Under Destruction

Playing on the pervasiveness of images of destruction and devastation in the news and in Hollywood movies, artists are making works that range from violent to chillingly disquieting
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