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Iconic Photographer Terry O'Neill Dies aged 81
Article date: Sunday, November 17, 2019

Iconic Photographer Terry O'Neill Dies aged 81

“Terry was a ‘historian’ whose camera captured the resurgence and energy of this revolution” notes Michael Caine. “I can think of no other photographer who has contributed so much to our heritage.” Terry O’Neill passed away, aged 81, quietly at home after a long illness.

Ed Ruscha’s Hurting the Word Radio #2 (1964) Sold for a Record 52 Million Dollars
Article date: Friday, November 15, 2019

Ed Ruscha’s Hurting the Word Radio #2 (1964) Sold for a Record 52 Million Dollars

‘Some artists do roses, but I work primarily with words’ — Ed Ruscha’s Hurting the Word Radio #2 (1964). On 13 November, this early example of Ruscha’s revolutionary ‘text’ paintings sold for $52,485,000 in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York — a new world auction record for the artist.

In 2020, the Zurich Art Prize Goes to Amalia Pica
Article date: Thursday, November 14, 2019

In 2020, the Zurich Art Prize Goes to Amalia Pica

Museum Haus Konstruktiv and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd announced the thirteenth winner of the internationally renowned Zurich Art Prize: In 2020, this art award goes to Argentine artist Amalia Pica. The prize is endowed with CHF 100,000, comprising a CHF 80,000 budget for the production of a solo exhibition and CHF 20,000 in prize money.

'Beyond Borders' Group Exhibition in London Responds to the Socio-Political Instability
Article date: Thursday, November 14, 2019

'Beyond Borders' Group Exhibition in London Responds to the Socio-Political Instability

This November, Unit London presents Beyond Borders, an iconic group exhibition with 14 artists at Unit London, Mayfair. From 28 November – 11 January, artists from across the world respond to the current socio-political instability we are facing. Putting an uplifting spin on a turbulent time, the exhibition celebrates diversity and focuses on what connects rather than divides us.

Competition Win for New Arctic Attraction “The Whale”
Article date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Competition Win for New Arctic Attraction “The Whale”

300 km North of the Arctic Circle, on the tip of the island Andøya lies Andenes. It is frequently visited by migrating whales, making Andenes one of the best places in the world to see this fabled animal up-close. The new Arctic attraction, The Whale, tells the story of the big inhabitants of this underwater world, rising as a soft hill on the rocky shore – as if a giant had lifted a thin layer of the crust of the earth and created a cavity underneath.

Thiebaud's Ripley Street Ridge Leads Contemporary Auction at Sotheby's
Article date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Thiebaud's Ripley Street Ridge Leads Contemporary Auction at Sotheby's

Wayne Thiebaud RIPLEY STREET RIDGE Estimate USD 1,500,000 — 2,000,000

Saatchi Gallery Welcomes Artists-in-Residence to Respond to Tutankhamun
Article date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Saatchi Gallery Welcomes Artists-in-Residence to Respond to Tutankhamun

Saatchi Gallery aims to bring contemporary art to a wider audience by providing an innovative programme platform for emerging international and local artists. For this year's Artist-in-Residence, Cyril de Commarque and British artist Kate Daudy will respond to the key themes explored in Tutankhamun: Treasure of the Golden Pharaoh.

Iniva Announces a New Artistic Director, Sepake Angiama
Article date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Iniva Announces a New Artistic Director, Sepake Angiama

Iniva (Institute for International Visual Arts) is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Artistic Director, Sepake Angiama. Sepake will officially start in the role at the beginning of January 2020.

Espace Louis Vuitton Seoul Announces an Exhibition Dedicated to Alberto Giacometti
Article date: Monday, November 11, 2019

Espace Louis Vuitton Seoul Announces an Exhibition Dedicated to Alberto Giacometti

For its opening, the Espace Louis Vuitton Seoul is proud to annonce an exhibition entirely dedicated to major artist Alberto Giacometti. For its very first exhibition, the Espace Louis Vuitton Seoul presents eight emblematic sculptures by Giacometti.

Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Article date: Sunday, November 10, 2019

Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress presents an in-depth look at the practice of the German artist between 1956 and 1968, a short but intense period, when she was active in making art. Using construction materials, serial repetition and industrial manufacturing, Posenenske developed a form of mass-produced Minimalism that addressed the social and economic concerns of her time, circumventing the art market and rejecting established formal and cultural hierarchies.

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