Monday, December 19, 2011

Highlights 2011

"A Perimeter for a room" (One thing to another)
Daniel Buren
Lisson Gallery

2011
Dear you!

Another year is soon over, it has been as exiting as exhausting. London has become my new beloved home... and at the moment I think I will never move from here... but, that is all relative, I guess.

There have been quite many Artistic highlights and rather difficult to bring it down to 10.
But bellow is another indication of a great year in art.

1. Tracey Emin proving she is the IT girl!
2. The most memorable opening ever: Ai Weiwei at the Lisson Gallery.
3. Tony Cragg's incredible sculptures at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
4. Having a chance to visit the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.
5. Grayson Perry at the British Museum. 
6. The wonderful Women Make Sculpture exhibit at the Pangolin Gallery.
7. Visiting Notre Dame du Haut, the amazing Le Corbusier chapel. 
8. Anish Kapoor's "Leviathan" at the Grand Palais in Paris.
9. Chantal Joffe at my favorite Gallery in London,Victoria Miro.
10. The beauty of The Alhambra of Granada, Part 1, 2, 3.

Artwork of the year:

"The Hours" By Christian Marclay, as part of the "British Art Show 7" exhibit at the Hayward Gallery.

In two days I will be flying off to the Dolomites, where there will be little Art (unfortunately) but lots of skiing and reading. I look forward to some days of contemplation before 2012 begins with a Big Bang. I am already thrilled to start the New Year with classes at Christie's and Sotheby's, studying Art Law and History.

Wishing you all the best during the Holidays! 
With Christmas and New Year Love
Kristin

31 comments:

  1. Takk for alle spennende kunstopplevelser du har gitt oss i år.
    Gleder meg til flere neste år også.
    En riktig god jul til deg og alle dine.
    Juleklem fra
    Terje Paasche

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  2. Brilliant that you have a good start in hand for the New Year. I wish you every success in 2012!
    Enjoy the Dolomites and return refreshed to life and to blogland!
    ¡Feiiz navidad!

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  3. Whoa art law?! Have fun darling and what I would have done to seen Ai Wei wei and Anish Kapoor's work this year!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  4. Fabulous list, darling!
    Love Corbu!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  5. well as the quote goes, when you tire of london you tire of life. i'm looking to move next year, i'm not ready for the big move to london yet though

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  6. great roundup!!! i'm sure you're going to have a great time off... take some images and share you're landscape with us!!!

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  7. Wow Kristin, 2012 sounds like it is going to be so interesting and stimulating for you!! I'm going to be studying as well... Social Sciences/Psych... we'll both be busy balancing family and study!! I hope you have a very restful and wonderful festive season! x Mika

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  8. I hope you and your family have a beautiful holiday!

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  9. Im so happy and excited for you Kristin! You shall be studying something you love next year and there can be nothing better than that! Wishing you happy holidays...have a great trip!
    Hugs,
    Persis.

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  10. A great year of art!! I hope you have a safe and fun time away!! Sounds great and good luck with your studies as well, very interesting!! Wish you lots of happiness, love and peace for Christmas and the New Year!! xx

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  11. amazing highlights of art in a year
    hope you're having a great holiday!

    xoxo
    join my chistmas giveaway

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  12. wow:) arte arte y más arte!
    I wish you and yours a lovely holiday seasons as well.
    wishing you joy, health, love each and every day.

    warmly,
    Elena

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  13. Tusen takk Terje and Matt, and thank you to the girls!!
    So excited about leaving for the mountains:)

    Happy New Year!

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  14. Visiting the Hermitage in St Peterburg would absolutely be THE highlight of a year for me - wow, that must have been mind-blowing.As for Tracey Emin - er, no - really, really not "my cup of tea" and totally overrated in my eyes. That's just me though ;-)

    Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and a very happy new year, it sounds like you already have great reason to be excited about it. Bisous xo

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  15. enjoy a beautiful, relaxing time in the dolomites, kristin!

    very happy christmas and new year to you and your family!

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  16. Have an amazing holiday!!

    xx
    Chantal

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  17. MANY THANKS LOVE, ENJOY YOUR WELL DESERVED BREAK, I WISH YOU A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS AND THE BEST YEAR EVER IN 2012, IT'S BEEN A PLEASURE MEETING YOU IN BLOGSPOT!!
    XXX

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  18. Kristin, I love your blog. And you have been tagged in blog. If you answer my questions, I will really appreciate. Thank you and have a nice Holiday.
    http://bizzem.tumblr.com/

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  19. Fantastic job!!

    Happy new year!!

    Salut, Francesc

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  20. Interesting post and beautiful photograph. All the best into 2012!

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  21. Best wishes...
    Greetings from France,

    Pierre

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  22. I look forward to more of your posts in 2012! Happy New Year!

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  23. Godt Nytt År kjære Kristin : )

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  24. Just wanted to come by and wish you a Happy New Year, I hope your enjoying it so far!! xx

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  25. London!! I envy you. I've never been there and am just aching to go. Enjoy, and happy new year. :)

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  26. Dear Kristine happy new year to you too and as the 2011, full of inspiration!
    A big hug,
    elena

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  27. Happy New Year! Are you going to be in NYC this year? I just moved here!

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  28. Happy New Year, sweetie:) Hope you are having a fantastic break and what a fantastic round up of 2011:) Muah

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