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Halloween, a Celtic Tradition that Conquered the World
Article date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Halloween, a Celtic Tradition that Conquered the World

The festival of Samhain, the first day of winter, was marked on the 1 November. As with many traditional festivals it was the evening beforehand when most celebrating took place. The eve of this day, Oíche Shamhna, Hallowe’en, is still celebrated all over Ireland with feasting and games. The name Hallowe’en derives from it being the evening before the Feast of All Saints (The Hallowed Ones).

Art Basel and The Kitchen to Bring Multidisciplinary Installation by Mexican Artist Abraham Cruzvillegas to Miami Beach
Article date: Monday, October 29, 2018

Art Basel and The Kitchen to Bring Multidisciplinary Installation by Mexican Artist Abraham Cruzvillegas to Miami Beach

This December, Art Basel is partnering with curator Philipp Kaiser and The Kitchen, one of New York City’s most historic non-profit spaces, to present a new version of ‘Autorreconstrucción: To Insist, to Insist, to Insist...’ by Abraham Cruzvillegas. The multidisciplinary installation has been adapted specifically for Miami Beach and will combine elements of sculpture, performance, dance and music.

Orlando, Derby winner, 1844 by W.J.Shayer at Bonhams Auction
Article date: Monday, October 29, 2018

Orlando, Derby winner, 1844 by W.J.Shayer at Bonhams Auction

Orlando, Derby winner, 1844 by W.J.Shayer at British and European Art Bonhams Auction in November

Chop Suey, 1929 — the Most Iconic Edward Hopper Painting Left in Private Hands
Article date: Sunday, October 28, 2018

Chop Suey, 1929 — the Most Iconic Edward Hopper Painting Left in Private Hands

After touring to Paris, New York, Hong Kong and and Los Angeles, this masterpiece will be offered on 13 November from the collection of Barney A. Ebsworth. ‘In New York’s restaurants, women, especially young ones, were on public display as never before,’ explains Patti Junker, curator of American art at the Seattle Art Museum. ‘Hopper’s restaurant pictures all focus on these young working-class women, and thus they understand something essential about the character of the modern city in which he painted.

Jeff Koons to Hold Major Exhibition at Ashmolean
Article date: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Jeff Koons to Hold Major Exhibition at Ashmolean

A major exhibition of the work of Jeff Koons (b. 1955) will be held at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, in spring 2019. Curated by Koons himself together with guest curator Norman Rosenthal, the show will feature seventeen important works, fourteen of which have never been exhibited in the UK before. They span the artist’s entire career and his most well-known series including Equilibrium, Statuary, Banality, Antiquity and his recent Gazing Ball sculptures and paintings.

Artificial Intelligence Artwork sells for 432.000$ at Christie’s
Article date: Friday, October 26, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Artwork sells for 432.000$ at Christie’s

AI artwork sells for $432,500 — nearly 45 times its high estimate — as Christie’s becomes the first auction house to offer a work of art created by an algorithm. The portrait in its gilt frame depicts a portly gentleman, possibly French and — to judge by his dark frockcoat and plain white collar — a man of the church.

Hoda Afshar Wins the William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
Article date: Friday, October 26, 2018

Hoda Afshar Wins the William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize

MGA (Monash Gallery of Art, Australia) Foundation is thrilled to announce that Melbourne-based, Iranian-born artist Hoda Afshar is the winner of the $30,000 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize for her photograph ‘Portrait of Behrouz Boochani, Manus Island’ (2018). Shelley Horan, Darren Sylvester and Cyrus Tang are the 2018 recipients of the Colour Factory Honourable Mentions.

Doctors in Montreal Will Start Prescribing Visits to the Art Museum
Article date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Doctors in Montreal Will Start Prescribing Visits to the Art Museum

Laughter may be the best medicine but culture works wonders for health as well. That’s the thinking driving a new initiative in Montreal, Canada, where doctors will be able to prescribe free art museum visits to patients with a range of ailments, from depression to diabetes to chronic illnesses.

The Value of Freedom in Belvedere Museum
Article date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Value of Freedom in Belvedere Museum

The concept of freedom is constantly changing. This exhibition charts its psychological, cultural, religious, political and legal evolution against the backdrop of historical developments, to arrive at a contemporary understanding of what freedom means. Works by more than fifty artists shed light on this complex issue from various angles.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Enlightens Burrell's Collection of Medieval Treasures of £66 Million Cost
Article date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Enlightens Burrell's Collection of Medieval Treasures of £66 Million Cost

Collecting Medieval Treasures draws from the range of 9,000 objects collected by Sir William Burrell (1861-1958) to bring together works in wood, alabaster, stone, metal, ivory, ceramics and stained glass and also includes paintings and tapestries. The exhibition will run until 27 May 2019.

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