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New exhibition casts cowboy culture in a new light

Creative Boom

Anthony Hurd, Howdy Stranger, 2024 With Beyonce's album Cowboy Culture riding high in the charts, the opening of the new exhibition Weird West couldn't be better timed. So it's the perfect time for the opening of a new group exhibition, Weird West , at Hashimoto Contemporary gallery in Los Angeles. Many of us love a good Western.

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'I destroy the work after an exhibition': Inside the weird worlds of artist JeeYoung Lee

Creative Boom

South Korean visual artist and designer JeeYoung Lee is returning to London's NOW Gallery with her upcoming exhibition, Maiden Voyage. I was a member of the school's filmmaking club, and we shot music videos and short films together. For this exhibition at NOW Gallery, in the 2022 version, I changed the material of the work.

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A new exhibition remembers Ray Harryhausen as a titan of cinema

Creative Review

Born in California, the filmmaker began experimenting with models as a teenager after discovering the work of special effects supervisor Willis O’Brien in the 1933 version of King Kong, which he ended up going to watch 33 times. The post A new exhibition remembers Ray Harryhausen as a titan of cinema appeared first on Creative Review.

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Northern Soul revived: Elaine Constantine's photographic journey into a British subculture

Creative Boom

The Ritz, Manchester, 1990s © Elaine Constantine In a new exhibition and book, the photographer presents her fascinating document of the northern soul scene of the 1990s, revealing its extreme aerobics and unstoppable energy. If it weren't for Northern Soul, my husband would never have been born. Until now, that is.

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Cultural festivals for the soul: 2024 events that celebrate art, design, and creativity

Creative Boom

Picture yourself wandering the labyrinthine alleyways of Venice during the Biennale, discovering hidden masterpieces around every corner, soaking in the electrifying energy of SXSW, where music, film, and technology collide in a vibrant Texan melting pot, or feeling the thrum of anticipation alongside aspiring filmmakers at Sundance.

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Semi-Permanent reveals stellar lineup for its Never Permanent festival in Melbourne

Creative Boom

It takes place at the beautiful Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, on Thursday 24 August and brings together an audience of 1,000 creatively attuned attendees from across Asia-Pacific. The Royal Exhibition Building, venue for the event, is a worth a visit by itself! You can buy tickets here. Who's speaking?

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Are we really that different?: An Exhibition You Can Eat

Design Milk

Recently we stumbled upon an installation presented by Gagosian as part of Social Works , a group exhibition curated by the newly appointed director/curator Antwaun Sargent, whose focus is on the relationship between art, desires, identities and representation. And with any luck, Pinch will be catering the opening!