The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Sunday, February 1, 2015


On the Blue Shore Of Silence: Benefit exhibition opens at Tracy Williams Ltd
Lawrence Weiner, STEEL PENNIES THAT DID NOT COME FROM HEAVEN STREW, AT THE LEVEL OF THE SEA, 2008. Language + materials referred to. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery.
NEW YORK, NY.- Tracy Williams, Ltd. and Fitzroy Gallery present On the Blue Shore of Silence, a benefit for Parley for the Oceans in support of their initiative, The Vortex Project. Titled after the poem by Pablo Neruda, this exhibition delves into the open sea. Featuring work by over 50 artists, the show consists of sculpture, photography, painting, video, and works on paper. As a group, the artworks are evocative- in some instances more in essence and atmosphere than in physicality- of the power and enchantment of the ocean.

In light of our waning oceans ecosystems, this exhibition will donate a portion of sale proceeds to The Vortex Project, in an effort to amend the devastation and restore bio-diversity in the sea. Together, we hope to initiate a greater discussion and deeper awareness surrounding ocean and marine life conservation.

Parley for the Oceans: Parley is the space where creators, thinkers, and leaders come together to raise awareness for the beauty and fragility of our oceans and to collaborate on projects that can end their destruction. Please learn more about Parley at www.fortheoceans.org. 

The Vortex Project: Founded in 2013 by the non-for-profit organization Parley for the Oceans,  with collaborators like Bionic Yarn, and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, with partner organizations including Plastic Pollution Coalition, The Ocean Alliance, MARE, and Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, the initiative addresses the fast-growing threat of plastic pollution. The Vortex Project retrieves plastic from the shorelines and oceans, recycles it, and turns it into smart consumer products to create funding and awareness. Details at www.thevortexproject.org.

Participating artists: John Baldessari, Martin Basher, Colby Bird, Barbara Bloom, Carol Bove, Jonathan Brand, Matthew Brannon, Ernst Caramelle, Ana Cardoso, Vija Celmins, Nicole Cherubini, Anne Chu, James Collins, Alika Cooper, Will Cotton, Anna Craycroft, Wim Delvoye, Steve Di Benedetto, Mark Dion, Richard Dupont, Keith Edmier, Michelle Elzay, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Joe Fyfe, Simryn Gill, Paul Heyer, Noritoshi Hirakawa, Veronika Holcova, Kyung Jeon, Michael Joo, Jon Kessler, Win Knowlton, Ivo Kocherscheidt, Kinke Kooi, T. Kelly Mason, Jessica Mein, Domingo Milella, Alyssa Pheobus Mumtaz, Murad Khan Mumtaz, Kate Newby, Tim Nickodemus, Rachel Niffenegger, Jennifer Nocon, Adam Putnam, Alexis Rockman, Alexander Ross, Mika Rottenberg, Brie Ruais, Dana Sherwood, Gibb Slife, Pat Steir, Tavares Strachan, Diana Thater, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Morgane Tschiember, Sandra Vasquez de la Horra, Marko Velk, Stas Volovik, Lawrence Weiner, Robin Winters.

Special thanks to: All the participating artists, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, Longhouse Projects, New York, Sperone Westwater, New York, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, Cheim & Read, New York, David Nolan Gallery, New York, Simon Preston Gallery, New York, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, PPOW Gallery, New York, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, Nicole Klagsbrun Inc., New York, McKee Gallery, New York, John Baldessari Studio, and Western Exhibitions, Chicago.





Today's News

June 30, 2014

French archaeologists discover an exceptional Gallic chariot tomb at Warcq in France

Exhibition examines Steichen's aerial war photography and celebrity photographs

Exhibition at Fundacion Mapfre includes over five hundred photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson

'Mind's Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne' opens at the Dallas Museum of Art

Sarajevo marks 100 years since assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand that sparked Great War

Metro Pictures exhibits Turner Prize nominee Tris Vonna-Michell's Postscript III (Berlin)

Retrospective survey of work by Albert Paley opens at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design

Exhibition illustrates the many important roles that photography played during the First World War

Celebrate Summer: A group exhibition of gallery artists opens at Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Georges Adéagbo: The Birth of Stockholm..! opens at Moderna Museet in Stockholm

Interactive exhibit at the National Postal Museum showcases the U.S. Postal Inspection Service

Korean Cultural Centre UK to fund Korean curatorial post at British Museum

'Pedro Paricio: Shaman' opens at Halcyon Gallery in London

The Brancusi Effect: Group exhibition opens at the Kunsthalle Wien

Solo exhibition of the work of Jim Lambie opens at The Fruitmarket Gallery

Broken. Slapstick, Comedy, and Black Humor: Goetz Collection at Haus der Kunst

Exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and installations opens at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

The Baltimore Museum of Art presents 21st-century paintings by Seth Adelsberger

Some Thoughts About Marks: Group exhibition opens at Jack Hanley Gallery

Major exhibition of Anne Collier opens at The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College

Raving Disco Dolly on a Rock n' Roll Trolley: Group exhibition opens at Envoy Enterprises

On the Blue Shore Of Silence: Benefit exhibition opens at Tracy Williams Ltd

Knight Webb Gallery presents the forgotten still life paintings by Paul Gildea

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Egypt conservationists to sue over 'botched' Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun mask repair

2.- Scrolls scorched by Vesuvius may be read again thanks to 21st century technology

3.- Italian government seizes more than 5,000 looted antiquities in record 45-million-euro haul

4.- Remains of at least five people found in Alexander the Great-era tomb in Amphipolis

5.- Munich poised to lift ban on Holocaust memorial project known as Stolpersteine

6.- Rare coin records smashed by Heritage Auctions at Florida United Numismatists Convention

7.- Bonhams to offer Alan Turing's hidden manuscript on the foundations of mathematics and computer science

8.- Jane Wilson, painter of luminous landscapes, dies at the age of 90 in New York

9.- First exhibition in the UK to examine Rubens’ influence on art history opens in London

10.- Paul Simonon presents a series of new paintings at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts



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, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site