Lights, Geometry and Kinetics at Frieze 2010

Fractal sculptures take center stage at London's biggest art fair

With the resurgence of handmade and traditional craftsmanship consuming the design industry, it came as no surprise that this year’s Frieze Art Fair was filled with beautifully-executed DIY style—from artworks as text to compositions crafted from beads. Juxtaposed against the handmade charm however, an exciting theme of lights and kinetic geometry married art and science for an innovative approach to sculpture. Olafur Eliasson‘s “Untitled Sphere” …

Art Basel 41 Highlights, Part One

Animated currency, she-beasts, Aitken's latest immersive video and pink crystals top our list of Art Basel favorites

One day, nearly 300 galleries and thousands of artworks later, check out below what caught our eye at Art Basel’s 41st event in Basel last month. Stay tuned for more in Part Two. “Hero No. 1” (2009), one of Zhang Huan‘s series of enormous, cowskin-covered sculptures from the Pace Gallery, has an imposing scale only rivaled by the curious expression of the she-creature’s face. Though …

Berlin’s Fourth Annual Gallery Weekend

40 galleries, 40 openings and three days of art in Berlin

Chalk it up to the Germans’ noted reputation for being efficient. The fourth annual Gallery Weekend is Berlin’s version of a power punch for denizens of the art world: 40 galleries and 40 openings over the course of three days. But beyond the obvious marquee names such as Damien Hirst at Haunch of Venison and Olafur Eliasson at Martin Gropius Bau, knowing where to go …