Hotel des Arts

Date: Thursday, June 3, 2010 Time: 5:30pm – 10:00pm Location: Hotel des Arts Street: 447 Bush Street City/Town: San Francisco, CA, USA

Spring is here and the creative heat is rising at the Hotel des Arts. Join us for art gazing and friend finding at the First Thursday in June with a line-up of over 50 works of art from 5 countries. Internationally recognized as one of the leading art hotels in the world today, we pride ourselves on being creative collaborators with emerging artists everywhere. Some painted rooms are imaginative installations and others, edgy graffiti inspired works of art. And now, the public passageways feature artwork comparable to any gallery featuring emerging art in Union Square. Many of the rooms that featured newly emerging talent just a few years ago, are now recognizable names, with the next contenders lining up and hanging in the halls. The most successful and actively contributing artists, at our now monthly exhibits, will be given top priority for merchandising and room projects.

Featured artists include: Kellyann Gilson-Lyman, Connie Noyes, Warner Williams, Jeanette Luchese, Penelope Moore, Aaron Memmott, Laura Makinen, Craig Britton, Marie Kazalia, Larisa Colantonio,  Claudie Bastide, Denisse Ogata Benjamin L.M. Judith Basler, Whitney Vosburgh, Ernesto Evengelista, Bob Beardsley, Sona Mirzaei, Arthur Pusher’

The Hotel des Arts is now curated by S.C.R.E.A.M. iNC, There is space for a few more artists and creative community co-curators. Please direct inquiries to  http://www.screaminc.net/

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Subject: ABAD Omaha, Nebraska JULY 31, 2010 : Call For Art Works

OPEN CALL FOR A BOOK ABOUT DEATH POST CARD

Single Postcard Work
SIZE : 4 X 6 INCHES
BASED ON THE THEME “A Book About Death”

Mail your postcard to:
RNG Gallery1915 Leavenworth St.
Omaha NE, 68102

Artists Robert Gilmer and Louise Millmann will feature a new exhibition of A Book About Death from the Emily Harvey Foundation Gallery in New York City, along with new works.

It will be featured as part of their upcoming exhibition entitled “Til’ Death Due Us Part” at the RNG Gallery in Omaha, Nebraska.

The exhibition opening will be July 31.

IMPORTANT: ONCE YOU’VE sent your 4×6 postcard to the RNG Gallery, please SEND YOUR IMAGES TO vivmaudlin@yahoo.com IN JPEG FORMAT APPROX 900 x 600 PIXELS – OR around 200K.

They will be posted on the A Book About Death, OMAHA BLOG http://www.facebook.com/l/cf5b8;abookaboutdeathomaha.blogspot.com/

NOTE: The only requirement is the text A BOOK ABOUT DEATH, must be seen somewhere on the postcard. (ANY LANGUAGE.) All postcards will be exhibited in the RNG Gallery, Omaha Nebraska along with the complete original set of cards from the NYC “A Book About Death” exhibition, curated by Matthew Rose

DEADLINE for submissions: JULY 19, 2010

Postcards will not be returned. They will become part of the “A Book About Death” collection at the RNG Gallery in Omaha, Nebraska.

History of the project so far : http://www.facebook.com/l/cf5b8;abookaboutdeath.blogspot.com/

http://www.facebook.com/l/cf5b8;abookaboutdeatharchive.blogspot.com/

http://www.facebook.com/l/cf5b8;abookaboutdeath.net/

“A Book About Death” is a collaborative project conceived by American artist Matthew Rose for the Emily Harvey Foundation in New York City, where the original exhibition took place from September 10 – 22, 2009. The Omaha Exhibition is curated by Robert Gilmer and Louise Millmann and assisted by: Honey Millmann and Viv Maudlin. Info: vivmaudlin@yahoo.com

Please spread the word across the planet. Thank you…

Also, exhibitions are in the works for Montreal, Beijing and other cities. If you are an artist involved in this project, or a curator interested in putting together and exhibition, please get in touch.

write an art review

Frieze Writer’s Prize 2010
Closing Date: 25 June 2010

http://www.frieze.com/writersprize

Frieze Writer’s Prize was established in 2006 by frieze magazine to promote and encourage new critics from across the world.

This year, the prize will be judged by philosopher and critic Boris Groys; writer and novelist A.M. Homes and co-editor of frieze magazine Jörg Heiser.

• Entrants must submit one previously unpublished review of a recent contemporary art exhibition, approximately 700 words in length.
• Entries must be submitted in English, but may be a translation (this must be acknowledged).
• Entrants must be over 18 years old.
• To qualify, entrants may only previously have had a maximum of three pieces of writing on art published in any national or regional newspaper or magazine. Previous online publication is permitted.
• The winning entrant will be commissioned to write a review for the October issue of frieze and be awarded 2,000 GBP.
• Closing date is 25 June 2010.
• Entries should be emailed as a word attachment to writersprize@frieze.com. Please do not send images.