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Pirelli HangarBicocca Presents the Largest-Ever Solo Exhibition by Cerith Wyn Evans  “....the Illuminating Gas”
Article date: Saturday, December 14, 2019

Pirelli HangarBicocca Presents the Largest-Ever Solo Exhibition by Cerith Wyn Evans “....the Illuminating Gas”

Conceived as a harmonious composition of light, energy, and sound, “….the Illuminating Gas” is the largest-ever solo exhibition by Cerith Wyn Evans (Llanelli, Wales, UK, 1958; lives and works in London) and it presents a selection of twenty-four works—earlier sculptures, complex monumental installations, and new productions—offering visitors a unique synesthetic experience.

Indonesian Cave Art Overturns Thinking on the Roots of Human Spirituality
Article date: Friday, December 13, 2019

Indonesian Cave Art Overturns Thinking on the Roots of Human Spirituality

A team of archaeologists led by Griffith University has discovered a cave painting in Indonesia that is at least 44,000 years old and which portrays a group of part-human, part-animal figures – ‘therianthropes’ – hunting large mammals with spears or ropes, casting new light on the origin of modern human cognition.

Erik Johansson Еakes Fotografiska to Places Beyond
Article date: Friday, December 13, 2019

Erik Johansson Еakes Fotografiska to Places Beyond

Managing to create places that challenge both reality and your imagination – that is what artist and photographer Erik Johansson does. His skilfully composed, surrealistic photographs invite the viewer to an exciting journey to fantacy. One where each detail is carved out to take you beyond reality, to the stories of the surreal reality. The stories that, among other things, are meant to make you reflect on what we are doing to the planet. Now opening Places Beyond at Fotografiska Stockholm.

Stolen Klimt's Portrait of a Lady Found by Gardener in Italy
Article date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Stolen Klimt's Portrait of a Lady Found by Gardener in Italy

Nothing was heard of Gustav Klimt's Portrait of a Lady after it was stolen nearly 23 years ago from a modern art gallery in Piacenza, northern Italy. There seemed little prospect of the masterpiece, valued at €60m (£50m; $66m), ever being found, reports BBC.

Giorgio de Chirico. Metaphysical Painting at the Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris
Article date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Giorgio de Chirico. Metaphysical Painting at the Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris

The exhibition Giorgio de Chirico. Metaphysical painting retraces the career and the artistic and philosophic influences of the artist Giorgio de Chirico from Munich to Turin, then to Paris where he discovered the artistic avant-garde of his era, and lastly Ferrare. The connections between the painter - discovered by Apollinaire and subsequently backed by the art dealer Paul Guillaume - and the Parisian cultural and literary circles will be highlighted as never before.

MoMA Presents Betye Saar : The Legends of Black Girl’s Window
Article date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

MoMA Presents Betye Saar : The Legends of Black Girl’s Window

After nearly a decade of focused work in printmaking, artist Betye Saar created her autobiographical assemblage Black Girl’s Window in 1969. This exhibition explores the relation between her experimental print practice and the new artistic language debuted in that famous work, tracing themes of family, history, and mysticism, which have been at the core of Saar’s work from its earliest days.

Verbier Art Summit Announces Full 2020 Programme
Article date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Verbier Art Summit Announces Full 2020 Programme

From 31 January to 1 February 2020, the Verbier Art Summit, Switzerland will present its fourth edition, in partnership with Jessica Morgan, Nathalie de Gunzburg Director of Dia Art Foundation in New York. The Summit is pleased to announce the full programme on the urgent theme: Resource Hungry: Our Cultured Landscape and its Ecological Impact.

The Keys to the Kingdom: Hassan Khan's Exhibition at the Palacio de Cristal in Parque del Retiro, Madrid
Article date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Keys to the Kingdom: Hassan Khan's Exhibition at the Palacio de Cristal in Parque del Retiro, Madrid

For his exhibition at the Palacio de Cristal in Parque del Retiro Khan takes the tumultuous populism of the present and its intriguing method of tapping into the grotesque as a starting point. The Keys to the Kingdom is an exhibition of song, flags, glass sculptures, computer generated murals and other forms that lies on the spectrum between the romantic and the vulgar, the sublime and grotesque. The exhibition enters the imaginary landscape of a political economy underpinned by slavery, exploitation and dehumanization.

Dive Into the Night Watch
Article date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Dive Into the Night Watch

Step across the red cord, take captain Frans Banninck Cocq’s hand, zoom in and let yourself be carried away into the world of the Night Watch. Operation Night Watch is the largest research and conservation project ever on 'the Night Watch'. The Rijksmuseum invites members of the public to watch the entire process at the museum and online.

'24/7' Exhibition at Somerset House Explores the Non-Stop Nature of our Modern Life
Article date: Monday, December 9, 2019

'24/7' Exhibition at Somerset House Explores the Non-Stop Nature of our Modern Life

24/7 takes visitors on a multi-sensory journey from the cold light of the moon to the fading warmth of sunset through five themed zones and contains over 50 multi-disciplinary works that will provoke and entertain.

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