Andrea Love (previously) is back with a new heart-felt animation detailing the journey of a six-year-old girl named Tulip. An adaptation of Hans Christen Anderson’s Thumbelina, the 8-minute short film will chronicle Tulip’s adventures navigating a dense garden after being born from a flower. “We wanted to create a contemporary adaptation of Thumbelina that allows Tulip to be a child, free from a love-story ending and able to find home in more places than one, while maintaining the original story’s themes of risk, adventure and magic,” a statement about the project says. More Continue reading
Christie’s London Evening sale of Contemporary art had few star lots—but only one that failed to find a buyer—yet it managed to pull in a total £56.2 million ($72.8 million), down little more than a quarter from the previous year’s comparable sale. Two lots, one by Christopher Wool and one by Glenn Ligon, were withdrawn […] Continue reading
Hockney Leads $119.8 M. Sotheby’s Sale in London But Cattelan, Banksy, Uecker, Martinez Make the Bigger SplashFebruary 11, 2020
Other top lots in the sale included work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon, Christopher Wool, and Yves Klein. Continue reading
Ask a Curator: Francesco Bonami on His Worst Studio Visit, Environmentalism and the Art World, and the Ghent Altarpiece LambFebruary 4, 2020
You have questions. The former Venice Biennale curator has answers. Continue reading
Moscow-based artist Nastasya Shuljak transforms packs of wool into sculptures of small animals and other whimsical creatures. Plants sprout from the heads of smiling trees and other natural spirits. Polar bears, foxes, hares, and other critters stare through inquisitive eyes applied to their tiny woolen faces. Shuljak’s toys are an exercise in the flexibility of the material and also a way to bring joy to all who meet them.
Shuljak, a former theater artist and art teacher, tells Colossal that the practice of making creatures began when friends gifted her some wool. More Continue reading