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Tate Modern Enlightens Pierre Bonnard's "The Color of Memory" Exhibition
Article date: Monday, December 10, 2018

Tate Modern Enlightens Pierre Bonnard's "The Color of Memory" Exhibition

This is the first major exhibition of Pierre Bonnard’s work in the UK since the much-loved show at Tate 20 years ago. It will allow new generations to discover Bonnard’s unconventional use of colour, while surprising those who think they already know him.

Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac Introduces the Arts of the Great Island Madagascar
Article date: Monday, December 10, 2018

Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac Introduces the Arts of the Great Island Madagascar

This is an introduction to the arts of the Great Island Madagascar. Decorative arts, funerary sculpture, painting, photography and contemporary creations: more than 350 works raise the curtain on the art, history and cultures of Madagascar, a land of trade and influences.

Belgian Colonial Museum Re-Opens Amid Protests and Demands for Return of Artifacts
Article date: Sunday, December 9, 2018

Belgian Colonial Museum Re-Opens Amid Protests and Demands for Return of Artifacts

Belgium's controversial Africa Museum re-opened on Saturday after a five-year renovation, but protests and a request from the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the return of its stolen artefacts have overshadowed the site's unveiling.

Anish Kapoor Statement on Victory Over NRA Use of Imagery
Article date: Friday, December 7, 2018

Anish Kapoor Statement on Victory Over NRA Use of Imagery

"We are pleased to declare victory over the NRA. They have now complied with our demand to remove the unauthorised image of my sculpture Cloud Gate from their abhorrent video 'The Violence of Lies', which seeks to promote fear, hostility and division in American society."

Jules Achille Noël's Le Tréport at Christie's European Art
Article date: Friday, December 7, 2018

Jules Achille Noël's Le Tréport at Christie's European Art

The French artist Jules Achille Noël regularly travelled to Normandy to paint the charming towns, ports and cliffs. This work demonstrates the artist's fluid painting technique, bringing to life a social scene framed by the cliffs and calm sea.

Will the Kingdom of Tonga Disappear? Uili Lousi's Impact on the Fight Against Climate Change Through Art
Article date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Will the Kingdom of Tonga Disappear? Uili Lousi's Impact on the Fight Against Climate Change Through Art

Uili Lousi is among those people who impact the fight against climate change through art. Uili weaves all of his experiences into his artistic practice to create a vibrancy in his work that is described as energy. His work depicts the stillness of FATA-O-TU’I-TONGA in motion and non-motion, asking the question, if the Kingdom of Tonga will disappear.

Living Coral: Pantone's 2019 Colour of the Year
Article date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Living Coral: Pantone's 2019 Colour of the Year

“It represents a feeling that’s out there in the zeitgeist,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. If so, perhaps the world is calmer and happier than we thought; or perhaps in troubled times we crave the reassurance of a colour that is warm, natural and solid.

Paris Cultural Life on Hold this Saturday
Article date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Paris Cultural Life on Hold this Saturday

French authorities will close dozens of museums, tourism sites and shops on Saturday, including the Eiffel Tower and Louvre, fearing a recurrence of last week’s violence in Paris, officials said on Thursday.

The Aestheticized Interview with Kent Anderson Butler (USA)
Article date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Aestheticized Interview with Kent Anderson Butler (USA)

Kent Anderson Butler is a Los Angeles based artist working in a variety of mediums including video installation, performance and photography. "Currently, I am engaged in the exploration of the “human condition,” the “body” and the “spirit.” I am exploring the integration of how one can weave aspects of the “sacred”, the “environment” and the “body” within a contemporary cultural climate that increasingly ignores the invisible."

Turner Prize 2018: Charlotte Prodger Wins with iPhone Video
Article date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Turner Prize 2018: Charlotte Prodger Wins with iPhone Video

An artist who recorded a video-diary on her iPhone has won the £25,000 Turner Prize. Charlotte Prodger’s 32-minute film, BRIDGIT/Stoneymollen Trail, includes shots of her feet resting on a chair and scenes from walks through the Scottish countryside.

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