The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Sunday, October 23, 2016

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth to Focus on Gardar Eide Einarsson
Untitled (Logo), 2008, acrylic on canvas, 72 x 168 inches. The Stefan and Kadee Ratibor Collection.
FORT WORTH, TX.- The first Director’s Council FOCUS exhibition for the 2009-2010 season will feature the work of Norwegian-born Gardar Eide Einarsson, who often explores the complex relationship between individuals and institutions, and the painful limits of transgressing society-imposed boundaries.

The artist also has an interest in commonly used graphics and signs and how we collectively read and relate to them. Logo, 2008, for example, is an eerie black-and-white representation of the HSBC bank’s logo, conveying a dark and apt take on the banking industry.

Einarsson also has an ongoing fascination with American history, conspiracy and myth, and often focuses on archetypes of authority and outlaws or outsiders in his work. The Branch Davidians and the Unabomber, for example, have both been subjects of investigation. A current work in progress, To Be Titled (the black hand), which will be included in the Modern’s exhibition, characterizes his ongoing exploration into tragic forms of rebellion. It is a short film in which a fictional conversation takes place between Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald.

Einarsson currently lives and works in New York; his work was included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial. FOCUS: Gardar Eide Einarsson marks the artist’s first solo exhibition in an American museum.

Today's News

September 2, 2009

Major Exhibition of Paintings by El Greco Visits Mexico's Museum of Fine Arts

"Meier 75" Installation Celebrates Promised Gift of Two Richard Meier Drawings

David LaChapelle Shows his Surreal, Unique and often Humorous Pictures in Guadalajara

See Streeton, Roberts, Rubens, Van Gogh and Indigenous in a New Light

MoMA's Performance Exhibition Series to Continue with U.S. Premiere of Mark Leckey in the Long Tail

A Lost Picasso? Alloy Composition Profiles could Help Identify, Date and Authenticate Bronzes

Art Institute of Chicago Announces 500 Ways of Looking at Modern

Sotheby's Hong Kong to Hold Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale 2009

Art Theft Suspect Wanted by the Los Angeles Police Department

An Art is Born-Photography from Birth to 100 Years at Detroit Institute of Arts

The Cleveland Museum of Art Celebrates 20 Years of Chalk Festival

Allen Memorial Art Museum Explores Astronomy in Art and African Sculptures in New Exhibitions

Arts Council England Announces New National Leadership Team

Major Guillermo Kuitca Retrospective to Premiere at Miami Art Museum

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth to Focus on Gardar Eide Einarsson

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Takes Up Residence at the Art Institute of Chicago

Princeton University Art Museum Launches Late Thursdays

Bonhams Sails Into Autumn With Marine Art Lead By Montague Dawson

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- New light shines on Sandro Botticelli masterpieces at Florence's Uffizi Gallery

2.- Cincinnati Art Museum's Van Gogh exhibition brings guests Into the Undergrowth

3.- Degas retrospective debuts in the U.S. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

4.- Special exhibition features large-scale photography by Richard Mosse & Edward Burtynsky

5.- Nobel panel gives up knockin' on Dylan's door

6.- An unprecedented, international-loan exhibition of works by Claude Monet is at the Kimbell Art Museum this fall

7.- Exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek explores Rousseau's landscapes

8.- Yoko Ono unveils her first permanent US art installation

9.- ArtReview's annual Power 100 names Hans Ulrich Obrist as the artworld's most powerful figure

10.- British artist David Hockney makes a splash at Frankfurt fair with 2,000-euro book

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful