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Featured on Lonely Planet, Jan 12, 2021

Miami opens new art center with boundary-breaking exhibitions

Tapping into the growing trend of multisensory experiences, Superblue – a new company and venture in experiential art – is launching its first art center this spring in Miami. It will open with a bang by hosting large-scale works by Japanese art collective teamLab, known for their multi-channel exhibitions that combine technology, nature and light; and stage designer Es Devlin, the woman responsible for setting showstopping scenes for stars and designers like Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, The Weeknd and Louis Vuitton. Also on the bill is James Turrell, the celebrated installation artist from the Light and Space movement.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on The New York Times, Jan 10, 2021

Entrepreneurs Bet Big on Immersive Art Despite Covid-19

Entering what was already a crowded market for companies specializing in experiential art, Superblue had plans to dominate the field with installations by experimental artists like Nick Cave, James Turrell, Es Devlin and teamLab. But the multimillion-dollar venture in Miami stalled before it started; the city’s surge in coronavirus cases forced Superblue to postpone its anticipated opening from December to March. Unfazed by the delays, the company says that it has attracted stronger interest from investors and is planning for two additional centers in unnamed cities.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on PENTA, Jan 6, 2021

Superblue to Launch Experiential Art Venue in Miami

The Miami show, titled “Every Wall Is a Door,” was originally scheduled to open on Dec. 22, but was postponed until “early spring.” It will feature works by James Turrell, “the father of experiential art, in our minds,” Dent-Brocklehurst says, as well as teamLab, a group out of Tokyo that is probably the most well-known in the field of experiential art. Also featured will be Es Devlin, who is breaking into the field, “but who is brilliant and incredibly thoughtful,” she says.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Art in America, Jan 4, 2021

THE BLOCKBUSTER AVANT-GARDE

Visitors to teamLab Planets, an art venue in Tokyo run by the eponymous art collective, can wade in a knee-deep pool of water, where images of koi fish projected onto the water’s surface dart around their legs, leaving trails of multicolored light in their wakes. Reach down to cup a koi, and it bursts into flowers—cherry blossoms in the spring, sunflowers in the summer—that scatter in the pool. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on araandorra, Jan 3, 2020

Les exposicions que no et pots perdre aquest 2021

Si la pandèmia no espatlla els trànsits de les obres, l’any serà ple de grans exposicions d’artistes que generen cues: Sandro Botticelli, al Museu Jacquemart de París (setembre-gener del 2022); Dürer a la National Gallery de Londres (març-juny); Vermeer a la Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister de Dresden (març-juny); Yayoi Kusama a la Bauhaus berlinesa (març-agost). Picasso és un clàssic d’aquestes llistes, i Barcelona tindrà un paper destacat en una de les seves exposicions de l’any: l’Art Gallery d’Ontario recuperarà a la tardor la gran exposició sobre l’època blava de Picasso que es va haver d’ajornar per la pandèmia. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on MY MODERN MET, Dec 31, 2020

Dazzling Projections Transform Iconic Japanese Garden Into an Immersive Art Installation

Digital art and design collective teamLab will soon transform an iconic Japanese landmark. The creative firm has recently released images of the new Kairakuen Garden installation which seeks to show guests how “nature can become art.” By using their signature projection techniques, teamLab demonstrates that art can interact with the outside world in a minimally invasive way. They are doing so by projecting artwork on to the 3,000 plum blossom trees for which the garden is known. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Robb Report, Dec 27, 2020

Forget Canvas and Sculpture, This New Miami Center Taps Blue-Chip Artists to Create Experiential Works

Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst’s résumé comes dripping with art-world cred: She launched Pace London, helped get the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow off the ground and did time with both Gagosian and Sotheby’s. Now she has teamed with her former boss at Pace Gallery, president and CEO Marc Glimcher, to found Superblue, an independent new concept that straddles the divide between art and entertainment. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Time Out, Dec 25, 2020

10 things to look forward to in 2021 in Tokyo and Japan

Art collective teamLab is back again with a brand new exhibition at Ibaraki’s Kairakuen Garden, famous for its 3,000 plum blossom trees that bloom in late winter. From February 13 to March 21 2021, the digital art installation will coincide with the 125th Mito Plum Blossom Festival, so you’ll be able to enjoy workshops and events, or just picnic next to teamLab’s rainbow egg-like sculptures and floral projections. (Excerpt from the text)