Art agenda: Keith Haring, Singapore Art Prize, Jeff Koons

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Jeff Koons' "Balloon Dog" (1994-2000), part of the Pompidou exhibition, Nov 26, 2014 - Apr 27, 2015 (Balloon Dog (Magenta), 1994-2000 © Jeff Koons)

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The De Young Museum in San Francisco acommodates the Keith Haring show "A Political Line," Singapore's annual Art Prize descends upon the country's Art Museum, and a Jeff Koons retrospective is displayed within the Pompidou Center, Paris, France.

Keith Haring: The Political Line
November 8, 2014 - February 16, 2015
De Young, San Francisco

A retrospective of distinctive iconography from Keith Haring (1958-1990), straddling the realms of social advocacy and aesthetic experimentation with 130 pieces that encompass print, painted canvas, graffiti and sculpture.
deyoung.famsf.org/haring/about


Signature Art Prize

November 14, 2014 - March 15, 2015
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Fifteen finalists for the SAP go on display from November, with the winners announced on January 22, 2015. Thailand, South Korea, Pakistan, Japan, New Zealand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Australia, India, Bangladesh and Taiwan are represented, with two finalists each from China and Singapore. A public vote is being held both on-site and online.
singaporeartmuseum.sg/apbfSAP2014.html


Jeff Koons
November 26, 2014 - April 27, 2015
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

A 35-year retrospective on Jeff Koons' controversial and influential working life, and the first major one to take place in Europe, with "Balloon Dog," "Rabbit" and "Equilibrium" among the famous works on display.
centrepompidou.fr/en


A Korean Contemporary Artist: Byungki Kim
December 2, 2014 - March 1, 2015
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

With the aim of showcasing the painted work of leading art history theorist Byungki Kim, says MOCA, this exhibition collects examples of his output from the last 50 years in order to demonstrate his ability to balance seemingly contrasting values such as nature and culture, rationality and irrationality, and tradition and modernity.
moca.go.kr/eng


Takahiro Iwasaki: Itsukushima Reflection Model
December 5, 2014 - April 5, 2015
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

Iwasaki's famous "Reflection Model" series visits Melbourne, his suspended frames styled after traditional Japanese constructions but created to include what would be their own reflections, were they floating on Japan's Inland Sea rather than in the air of the NGV International's exhibition space.
ngv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/exhibitions/takahiro-iwasaki


The Four Gentlemen
December 5, 2014 onwards
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

Exploring the significance of plum blossoms, orchids, bamboo and chrysanthemums in traditional Chinese painting, where each of the flowers represents a different quality and, together, were considered to imbue blessings upon recepients or -- in the case of artworks -- the appreciative viewer. Over 60 works from the Ming dynasty to modern times.
lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Arts/en_US/web/ma/exhibition.html


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