Article date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
FIAC in its 44th edition
This year, for its 44th edition from 19 to 22 October 2017 in Paris, FIAC will bring together exhibitors from 26 countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Kosovo, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, South Korea, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Article date: Friday, September 22, 2017
The 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art announces open call!
The 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art will take place in Moscow from June 8, 2018. The curator of the main project is Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti, a young independent curator from Italy. The theme proposed for the 2018 biennial is "Abracadabra."
Article date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Sky Mirror (for Hendrik) is a gift from Kapoor commemorating De Pont's twenty-fifth anniversary
"We are really happy to have connections with many artists. With Anish, it came to result in this amazing sculpture in front of the museum. We were both in our late 20s to early 30s when we got to know each other. This initial contact has remained over the years; he allows me to visit his studio, we can talk about things - it is not always goal driven and our conversations always remain open and interested." - Hendrik Driessen.
Article date: Friday, September 15, 2017
V&A is the world's first museum to collect social media applications
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A), today announced that it has added a version of WeChat (Weixin) to its collection, making the V&A the world's first museum to collect a social media application. WeChat is the most widely used social media application in China, connecting over 963 million monthly active users worldwide.
Article date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
EXPO ART WEEK is in full swing with EXPO CHICAGO fair as its centerpiece
The International Exposition of Modern & Contemporary Art, announces the return of EXPO ART WEEK, running Sept. 11 – 17, 2017, with EXPO CHICAGO as its centerpiece (Sept. 13 – 17). During EXPO ART WEEK the city’s most prestigious cultural institutions will highlight their unique programming and special events including museum exhibitions, gallery openings, artist talks, public art projects, open studios and outdoor installations, offering after hours for fair visitors.
Article date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The Missing Rembrandt: Theft at the Gardner Museum
On March 18th, 1990, several important paintings were stolen from the Gardner Museum in Boston. The collection included paintings by masters including Vermeer and Rembrandt. Shock over the loss of the works reverberated through the cultural community around the world. Since that day, there has been a continuing worldwide search for the missing pieces, but the crime has still not been solved.
Article date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
PAMM's hurricane-proof building reopens Thursday
Following Hurricane Irma, that hit the Florida Keys on Sunday last week as a Category 4 storm Artdependence Magazine reached out to Alexa Ferra, Associate Director of Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) Marketing and Communications department for a comment.
Article date: Sunday, September 10, 2017
The V&A is delighted to announce its 2018 exhibition programme
The V&A will host a hugely exciting programme of exhibitions in 2018. Exploring a diverse range of topics with contemporary relevance today, the V&A's exhibitions will showcase the future; look at how video games are redefining design; reveal how Frida Kahlo shaped her iconic image and persona, and explored the theme of identity; explore the intersection of fashion, nature and sustainability; transport visitors back to the glamour of the golden age of ocean liners; and celebrate the timelessness of Winnie the Pooh's much-loved classics.
Article date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI A film by Sophie Fiennes, in cinemas from October 2017
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (opening in cinemas nationwide on 27 October) re-invents the music film as an electrifying journey through the performance, private and public worlds of pop cultural icon Grace Jones, whose bold aesthetic echoes throughout the film.
Article date: Friday, September 1, 2017
Zaha Hadid Architects wins the Masterplan 2030 competition for the Old City Harbour in Tallinn's Port
The Port of Tallinn launched the competition for ideas for the development plans or Masterplan 2030 for the Old City Harbour in 2016. With the aim of finding a comprehensive, long-term solution to connect the city and its public spaces with the functions of the port, Masterplan 2030 will form the basis for the redevelopment in the port area into an urban space that is both attractive and easy to traverse.
Article date: Monday, August 28, 2017
Cosmoscow announces exhibitors for its 5th edition
This year Cosmoscow welcomes a record number of galleries (54) from Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Georgia, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, which will exhibit works by more than 150 artists.
Article date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Neue Nationalgelerie in Berlin being refurbished
"The refurbishment of the Neue Nationalgalerie is a very detailed process; it includes the refurbishment of all the constructional elements, the restoration of the visible surfaces, the renovation of the building facilities, and an improvement of the service areas." - sais Birgit Jöbstl, Director of Press, Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation.
Article date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
MoMA Renovation and Expansion Project
Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art, has recently revealed the completed renovation of the east end of the Museum’s campus and unveiled the full design of a multi-year expansion project, developed by MoMA with architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler.
Article date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Final Portrait - The story of Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti
The storyline of the movie starts with the short trip to Paris in 1964, "when the American writer and art-lover James Lord (Armie Hammer) is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush), to sit for a portrait."