Yoko Ono's billboard text work is the veteran artist's contribution to the Serpentine Galleries' multi-year project "Back To Earth". Ono's "I LOVE YOU EARTH" was originally conceived as a on her 1985 album "Starpeace", and later translated into a public artwork.
It was donated to the museum in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the organization, which will be celebrated with an exhibition of every piece donated by the Foundation over its decades-long partnership with the Prado.
The non-profit organisation High Line Art, which commissions public art projects on and around the elevated park in Chelsea, will unveil Sam Durant’s Untitled (Drone) next month, a fiberglass kinetic sculpture resembling a drone that will be installed on an imposing 25ft-tall steel pole New York's elevated park.
The sale, capped by a marathon, three-way bidding war for one work that stretched over an hour, was conducted by the digital platform Nifty Gateway and auction house Sotheby’s—the house’s first foray into the booming market for nonfungible tokens, or NFTs.
“Today, land art appears as an almost perfect distillation of the art world’s history of male privilege, with its conviction that man is entitled to space to roam, to make his mark,” critic Megan O’Grady wrote in 2018.
The late artist Matthew Wong sometimes experimented in a bathroom at his family’s Hong Kong home, he said later, “randomly pouring ink onto pages—smashing them together—hoping something interesting was going to come out of it.” Cheim & Read will open an exhibition focused on his efforts in that unforgiving medium on May 5 in its Chelsea gallery.
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