Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

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Yves Klein, Untitled Anthropometry, 1960 Hirshhorn Collection May 20 – September 12, 2010 One of the last century’s most influential artists, Yves Klein (French, b. Nice, 1928; d. Paris, 1962) took the European art scene by storm in a prolific career that lasted only from 1954 to 1962, when he suffered a heart attack at the age of 34. Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers is the first major retrospective of the artist’s work […]

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Gedi Sibony: My Arms Are Tied Behind My Other Arms, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

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  Gedi Sibony, Partly Me Manners, 2008 Door and paper, 88 x 24 x 4 inches. Vanmoerkerke Collection, Belgium January 23 – April 19, 2009 Gedi Sibony is one of the most promising young artists working today, and his unconventional sculptures propose a new way of looking at the world and thinking about art. For his first-ever solo museum exhibition, this New York-based artist presents a site-specific installation of new and recent works. Using materials […]

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Dia Announces New Director: Philippe Vergne

  Dia Art Foundation announced the appointment of Philippe Vergne as Dia’s new director. Mr. Vergne, currently deputy director and chief curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, assumes his post on September 15, 2008. He succeeds Jeffrey Weiss who left Dia in March of this year to resume his curatorial and scholarly career.  Mr. Vergne is a highly respected museum professional in the world of contemporary art. He joined the Walker in 1997 and […]

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