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Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Orangey at Metropolitan Museum of Art
Article date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Orangey at Metropolitan Museum of Art

This exhibition, the first in the United States devoted to Girault, and the first to focus on his Mediterranean journey, features approximately 120 of his daguerreotypes, supplemented by examples of his graphic work—watercolors, paintings, and his lithographically illustrated publications. Among the images he created are the earliest surviving photographs of Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, and Jerusalem and among the first daguerreotypes depicting Italy.

The Long Run's Art Experiments at MoMA
Article date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The Long Run's Art Experiments at MoMA

Innovation in art is often characterized as a singular event—a bolt of lightning that strikes once and forever changes what follows. The Long Run provides another view: by chronicling the continued experimentation of artists long after their breakthrough moments, it suggests that invention results from sustained critical thinking, persistent observation, and countless hours in the studio.


Dutch Art Detective Tracks Down Lost Picasso
Article date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Dutch Art Detective Tracks Down Lost Picasso

Dutch art detective Arthur Brand tracked down a lost painting by Pablo Picasso titled Buste De Femme, painted in 1938. The painting of Picasso's mistress Dora Maar was stolen from the yacht of a Saudi sheikh in France in 1999 and has been missing ever since. The stolen painting, valued at 4 million euros at the time of its theft, has now been transferred to an insurance company, the Volkskrant reports.

A Backward Glance: Giorgio Morandi and the Old Masters at Guggenheim Bilbao
Article date: Monday, March 25, 2019

A Backward Glance: Giorgio Morandi and the Old Masters at Guggenheim Bilbao

The Bolognese painter Giorgio Morandi represented everyday objects in his still lifes, distilling the mundane subject matter to its pure, essential form in his compositions. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, Morandi’s signature paintings and a selection of Old Master works that informed his artistic practice throughout his career.

Japanese Art Market Estimated at 246 Billion JPY
Article date: Monday, March 25, 2019

Japanese Art Market Estimated at 246 Billion JPY

Art Tokyo Association, the organizer of Art Fair Tokyo, Japan’s largest art fair, conducted the Japanese Art Industry Market Research Survey with approximately 20,000 people, estimating the scale of the art market in Japan to be 246 billion JPY.

Royal Academy of Arts Continues its Annual Celebration of Art and Creativity in Summer 2019
Article date: Sunday, March 24, 2019

Royal Academy of Arts Continues its Annual Celebration of Art and Creativity in Summer 2019

Building on the success of the 250th Summer Exhibition in 2018, coordinated by Grayson Perry RA, our annual celebration of art and creativity continues in 2019. Run without interruption since 1769, the Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission art show and brings together a collage-like display of art in all mediums – prints and paintings, film, photography, sculpture, architectural works and more – by leading artists, Royal Academicians and household names as well as new and emerging talent.

The 37-Metre-Long Work by KAWS was Floated out Into Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong
Article date: Saturday, March 23, 2019

The 37-Metre-Long Work by KAWS was Floated out Into Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong

Hundreds of Kaws fans flocked to the waterfront off Tamar Park in Admiralty on Friday afternoon for some rest and restoration as the American artist’s new 37-metre-long relaxation-themed sculpture floated out into Hong Kong’s iconic Victoria Harbour.

PinchukArtCentre Announces the Winner of the 5th edition of the Future Generation Art Prize 2019
Article date: Saturday, March 23, 2019

PinchukArtCentre Announces the Winner of the 5th edition of the Future Generation Art Prize 2019

Emilija Škarnulytė (Lithuania) is the winner of the Future Generation Art Prize 2019, the fifth edition of the global art prize for artists under 35, established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009. The winner was announced by the international jury at the award ceremony in the PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine on 22 March. Emilija Škarnulytė received a total of $100,000: $60,000 as a cash prize, and $40,000 to fund their artistic practice.

Nomura Announces the Creation of the Nomura Art Award, a US$1 Million Prize to Nurture Creativity in Contemporary Art
Article date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Nomura Announces the Creation of the Nomura Art Award, a US$1 Million Prize to Nurture Creativity in Contemporary Art

Nomura Holdings, Inc. announced it is creating the largest cash award in contemporary visual arts to encourage and nurture creativity. Each year, Nomura will present the Nomura Art Award to an artist who has created a body of work of major cultural significance. To help this artist take on new challenges and embrace change, the US$1 million prize may be used in whole or part to support an ambitious new project that the winner did not previously have the means to realize.

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