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Xbox Controller joins V&A Collection
Article date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Xbox Controller joins V&A Collection

V&A announces it has acquired an Xbox Adaptive Controller as part of its Rapid Response Collecting programme. As the first adaptive controller designed and manufactured at large-scale by a leading technology company, it represents a landmark moment in videogame play, and demonstrates how design can be harnessed to encourage inclusivity.

Banksy's Choose Your Weapon in Christie's Contemporary Edition
Article date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Banksy's Choose Your Weapon in Christie's Contemporary Edition

Banksy leads the Christie's September Contemporary Edition, that comprises a selection of works created from the late 1960s up to 2017 by artists of the post-war period.

Dr. Adila Laïdi-Hanieh appointed as Director General of the Palestinian Museum
Article date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Dr. Adila Laïdi-Hanieh appointed as Director General of the Palestinian Museum

Taawon-Welfare Association has announced that Dr Adila Laïdi-Hanieh will be the new Director of the Palestinian Museum starting September 2018.

New Vision of Contemporary Collections in Centre Pompidou
Article date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

New Vision of Contemporary Collections in Centre Pompidou

The contemporary collections have been newly rehung. Rooms devoted to individual artists or distinctive themes offer insight into the key moments in the contemporary art of the last forty years.

President of Brazil, Louvre and British Museum React on Fire in Brazil's National Museum
Article date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

President of Brazil, Louvre and British Museum React on Fire in Brazil's National Museum

Brazil President Michel Temer: “It is incalculable for Brazil to lose the collection of the National Museum,” said the president. “Two hundred years of work, research and knowledge were lost. History can not be measured by the damage to the building that housed the royal family during the Empire. It is a sad day for all Brazilians.”

New Pricing System at Art Basel
Article date: Monday, September 3, 2018

New Pricing System at Art Basel

Art Basel has decided to introduce a new pricing system at all its fairs. Beginning with Basel in 2019, a sliding-scale pricing model will be introduced and applied, benefiting galleries with smaller stands.

New Pricing System at Art Basel
Article date: Monday, September 3, 2018

New Pricing System at Art Basel

Art Basel has decided to introduce a new pricing system at all its fairs. Beginning with Basel in 2019, a sliding-scale pricing model will be introduced and applied, benefiting galleries with smaller stands.

Rio’s 200-Year-Old National Museum Destroyed in Massive Fire
Article date: Monday, September 3, 2018

Rio’s 200-Year-Old National Museum Destroyed in Massive Fire

In a sad and shocking scene late Sunday (September 2nd), the National Museum of Brazil, one of the largest natural history and anthropological museums in the Americas, was destroyed in a massive fire that consumed the entire 200-year-old structure located inside Quinta da Boa Vista park in Rio de Janeiro.

Unveiling of Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi postponed
Article date: Monday, September 3, 2018

Unveiling of Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi postponed

A short announcement on twitter the Departement of Culture and Tourism of Abu Dhabi stated that the exhibition of Salvator Mundi by Leonardo Da Vinci has been postponed to a new date, yet to be announced. The painting was sold for $450m at an auction at Christies in november 2017.

Deadly Attack in the Communal Museum of Canneto sull’Oglio
Article date: Sunday, September 2, 2018

Deadly Attack in the Communal Museum of Canneto sull’Oglio

A deadly stabbing attack took place in the Italian city of Canneto sull'Oglio on Saturday, La Gazzetta di Mantova reported.

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