Contemporary art

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Robert Reed’s BOH Family Sunday experience+

I’ll have to admit that the possibility of hundreds of children swarming in to my installation made me nervous at...

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Artist in Residence Robert Reed: Update on my interactive mini-golf sculpture+

This was a very busy week of building the foundation for my interactive sculpture. I had lots of great visitors...

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Orvis Artist in Residence Robert Reed July5-Aug.13+

I was living in New York City and working  as a flight attendant for a major airline during the 9/11...

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HI’s top mural artists unveil mega mural today at 4pm+

Mural artist Estria, who, with Prime, created the two great murals behind our Academy Art Center last year, has spearheaded...

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Hoping for rain: Lynne Yamamoto’s new TCM installation+

On Saturday, TCM artist in residence Lynne Yamamoto‘s site-specific installation A House for Listening to Rain officially opened for business....

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Walking Landscape+

A few months ago I had a dream in which the mountains were floating, or maybe my body was floating,...

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Ernesto Pujol: In the gallery and around town+

New York-based artist Ernesto Pujol is nailing down the final details of his group performance Speaking in Silence, taking place...

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See Darren Waterston paint+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston is in the midst of painting a mural at The Contemporary Museum (Spalding House). He’s...

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What is landscape?+

In Gallery 30, red dirt is rapidly transforming into a miniature landscape, one cone and one mountain at a time....

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James Jack, Orvis Artist in Residence+

James Jack is the current Orvis Artist in Residence. He set up shop in Gallery 30 on May 14 and...

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Darren Waterston helps install ‘Forest Eater’+

Artist in Residence Darren Waterston spent a year traveling to Hawai‘i—visiting Volcano National Park and researching writings and images of...

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On view: Daniel Trivieri’s “Grouper”+

On view right now in Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert and Dorothy Vogel is a painting that appeals to...

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Artist in Residence Megan Bent: See her this Friday!+

The current Orvis Artist in Residence is Megan Bent. She’s doing cool stuff with long-exposure photography and light. She takes...

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In memory of Toshiko Takaezu+

In a tranquil corner of the Honolulu Academy of Arts is a mini petrified forest—three branchless trunks stand sentinel outside...

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Behind the art: The Vogels and Edda Renouf+

Our current special exhibition, Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, has a back story that is as...

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“Mark and…Responsive”!: Artist in Residence Katie Small+

“Mark and Respond” began with a performance class taught by Professor Mary Babcock at the University of Hawai‘i–Mânoa. I had...

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Maria getting married+

Since 2002, New York-based artist Maria Yoon has been married 45 times. It is part of her project “Maria the...

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Starlight Ball update: Yang Fudong’s ‘First Spring’+

Starlight Ball is this Saturday! It’s our “cool” gala, as opposed to the more traditional Kama‘aina Christmas held in December....

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Enter the Futurescape 2050+

If you never made it down to Gallery 31 to see Steve Coy at work on his “Futurescape 2050″ installation,...

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Head to the capital March 5 to see your art+

Last year, the Capitol held its first “Art at the Capitol”—an art open house at the Hawai‘i State Legislature. Spearheaded...

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Academy adds 2 graffiti murals to its collection+

The Academy invites you to Academy Art Center at Linekona to see two explosive murals by legendary graffiti artists Estria...

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Mika Tajima arrives tomorrow+

Mika Tajima, who was included in this year’s Whitney Biennial, touches down in HNL tomorrow. She’ll complete the installation of...

Read More+ 7 years ago