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Arson Suspected as 400-year-old Organ Destroyed in Nantes Cathedral's Fire
Article date: Saturday, July 18, 2020

Arson Suspected as 400-year-old Organ Destroyed in Nantes Cathedral's Fire

Contrary to the 850-year-old monument in the capital, which still had timber roof beams, the Cathedral of St. Peter and St Paul of Nantes had been renovated with concrete roof beams following a large fire in 1972 which had reduced the roof to ashes. The renovation was only completed in 2013.

Magnum Member Paul Fusco Died
Article date: Friday, July 17, 2020

Magnum Member Paul Fusco Died

Paul Fusco worked as a photographer with the United States Army Signal Corps in Korea from 1951 to 1953, before studying photojournalism at Ohio University, where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1957. He moved to New York City and started his career as a staff photographer with Look, where he remained until 1971.

Johny Pitts – Afropean: Travels in Black Europe Expected at Foam this Autumn
Article date: Friday, July 17, 2020

Johny Pitts – Afropean: Travels in Black Europe Expected at Foam this Autumn

In Afropean writer and photographer journalist Johny Pitts (Sheffield, UK) examines the life of black communities, traveling across Europe. In search of the "Afropean" identity he went across the continent traveling from London to Paris, via Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Stockholm, Moscow, Rome, Marseille, Madrid and Lisbon sketching an underexposed story about the continent in words and images.

The Van Gogh Museum has Dramatically Redesigned its Website
Article date: Thursday, July 16, 2020

The Van Gogh Museum has Dramatically Redesigned its Website

The Van Gogh Museum website, which is visited more than 8.5 million times every year, now features even more ways of inspiring visitors with Van Gogh’s life and work. The updated design is inspired by Van Gogh’s favourite colour palette.

Catalonia in Venice - air/aria/aire, Collateral Event of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia
Article date: Thursday, July 16, 2020

Catalonia in Venice - air/aria/aire, Collateral Event of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia

The Institut Ramon Llull presents Catalonia in Venice - air/aria/aire, a Collateral Event of the Biennale Architettura 2021 and an exhibition curated by architect Olga Subirós. The project reflects upon the central theme of the Biennale, ‘How will we live together?’, with an investigation into air as a common asset upon which our survival depends.

Lavender Beach by Milton Avery at Christie's American Sale
Article date: Thursday, July 16, 2020

Lavender Beach by Milton Avery at Christie's American Sale

Milton Avery (1885–1965) Lavender Beach signed and dated 'Milton Avery/1945' (lower left) watercolor and charcoal on paper 22 ½ x 31 in. (57.2 x 78.7 cm.) Executed in 1945. $100,000-150,000

Donation of More Than 300 Works by 103 Photographers Will Establish MoMA’s Gayle Greenhill Collection and Create the Gayle Greenhill Endowment Fund
Article date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Donation of More Than 300 Works by 103 Photographers Will Establish MoMA’s Gayle Greenhill Collection and Create the Gayle Greenhill Endowment Fund

The Museum of Modern Art has received a monumental gift of photographs from the Gayle Greenhill Collection, made in her memory by her husband Robert F. Greenhill. Gayle Greenhill (1936–2017) was deeply involved with the Department of Photography at MoMA from 1989 to 2013, serving as a member of the Committee on Photography for more than two decades.

Daniel Arsham to Release Brillo Box Edition in Collaboration with the Andy Warhol Museum
Article date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Daniel Arsham to Release Brillo Box Edition in Collaboration with the Andy Warhol Museum

Daniel Arsham and The Andy Warhol Museum are pleased to partner on the release of Arsham’s interpretation of Andy Warhol’s famous 1964 work, Brillo Box, which will be released for sale on the artist’s Instagram the week of July 13, 2020.

Victoria and Albert Museum will Reopen its Doors to Visitors in August 2020
Article date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Victoria and Albert Museum will Reopen its Doors to Visitors in August 2020

Victoria and Albert Museum will reopen its doors to visitors on 6 August 2020. As part of museum's phased reopening, visitors will initially be able to enjoy all of the ground floor collections, including our Cast Courts, Medieval & Renaissance and Fashion galleries, as well as Europe 1600-1815 on the lower ground floor.

Phillips Partners with British Vogue to Present 'The New Front Line'
Article date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Phillips Partners with British Vogue to Present 'The New Front Line'

This July, in collaboration with British Vogue, Phillips will premiere the work of celebrated photographer Jamie Hawkesworth in a virtual selling exhibition The New Front Line. Hawkesworth has selected 27 unique works to be made available for sale for the first time, with all proceeds going to the National Emergencies Trust. The portraits hail from his recent portfolio of front-line workers in the Covid-19 effort, which includes the iconic cover story for British Vogue’s July 2020 issue.

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