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Volta New York 2019 Postponed
Article date: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Volta New York 2019 Postponed

Due to extraordinary circumstances VOLTA New York has been postponed for 2019. On February 20, the City of New York notified VOLTA's parent company that significant portions of Pier 92 — one of The Armory Show’s two piers (traditionally housed on 94 and 92) — were not structurally sound and would therefore not be accessible for their fair to take place.

Stamatina Gregory Curator of Eco-Conscious Curated Section
Article date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Stamatina Gregory Curator of Eco-Conscious Curated Section

Stamina Gregory was named as curator for the fourth iteration of the VOLTA fair’s critically received Curated Section. Ecological Dreaming presents the work of eleven artists engaging in ecological research through various modes: scientific methodologies, historical and decolonial study, phenomenology, language, grassroots legislation, and Indigenous frameworks of value and belief.

Carmignac Photojournalism Award: 'Arctic: New Frontier' by Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen
Article date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Carmignac Photojournalism Award: 'Arctic: New Frontier' by Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen

Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen (NOOR) were awarded the 9th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award dedicated to the Arctic. The endowment allowed them to carry out their pioneer double polar expedition 'Arctic: New Frontier'.

The Moon Exposition at Parisian Grand Palais
Article date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Moon Exposition at Parisian Grand Palais

The 50-year anniversary of the first human step on the Moon is an opportunity to study, present and celebrate the long history that links humans with this familiar celestial body, through the artworks and objects that embody the countless visions and emotions it has inspired.

The Collection of the Louis Vuitton Foundation: A Vision for Painting
Article date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Collection of the Louis Vuitton Foundation: A Vision for Painting

The Fondation Louis Vuitton displays a new selection of 70 works from the collection and gathers 23 international artists from the 1960s to the present day around one main theme : painting.

Premier Line-up of Galleries at the 2019 Edition of Art Basel in Basel
Article date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Premier Line-up of Galleries at the 2019 Edition of Art Basel in Basel

Art Basel announced details of its upcoming Basel show, taking place this June. This year, 290 leading international galleries will present works ranging from the Modern period of the early 20th century to the most contemporary artists. While galleries from Europe continue to be strongly represented, the show also features returning and new exhibitors from across the globe, including Asia, Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Africa.

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's Artistic Director, Dies Aged 85
Article date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's Artistic Director, Dies Aged 85

Lagerfeld, who was the creative director of the giant French fashion brand Chanel, missed his label's Paris Fashion Week show in January because he was unable to attend. It is understood he was admitted to the American Hospital in Paris on Monday and died there on Tuesday, according to local reports.

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Unveil New Acquisition by Dutch Master Rembrandt van Rijn, in its Exhibition Rembrandt, Vermeer & the Dutch Golden Age
Article date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Unveil New Acquisition by Dutch Master Rembrandt van Rijn, in its Exhibition Rembrandt, Vermeer & the Dutch Golden Age

Rare oil sketch will be displayed permanently at the museum after inclusion in the upcoming exhibition Rembrandt, Vermeer & the Dutch Golden Age: Masterpieces from The Leiden Collection and the Musée du Louvre.

Bibliothèque Nationale de France Presents Virtual Exhibition 'Carolingian Treasures  - Manuscripts from Charlemagne to Charles le Chauve'
Article date: Monday, February 18, 2019

Bibliothèque Nationale de France Presents Virtual Exhibition 'Carolingian Treasures - Manuscripts from Charlemagne to Charles le Chauve'

The Carolingian Renaissance produced exceptional manuscripts, many of which are kept at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Great manuscripts testify to the intellectual and aesthetic renaissance that crossed the carolingian Europe from the end of the eighth century to the end of the ninth century. The exhibition gives a possibility to rediscover the place of the book in the legacy of the famous Emperor Charlemagne.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Returns Coffin to Egypt
Article date: Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Returns Coffin to Egypt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that it has delivered the gilded Coffin of Nedjemankh, for return to the Government of Egypt by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, after having learned the Coffin was looted from Egypt in 2011.

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