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Harvard Art Museums Receive Significant Gift of German Drawings and Prints
Article date: Monday, October 5, 2020

Harvard Art Museums Receive Significant Gift of German Drawings and Prints

The Harvard Art Museums announced an extraordinary gift of nearly 50 works by major figures in postwar German art from the collector Dorette Hildebrand-Staab, a member of the German Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum. The works include drawings by Georg Baselitz, Joseph Beuys, Antonius Höckelmann, Jörg Immendorff, Imi Knoebel, Sigmar Polke, and Eugen Schönebeck and others.

Witte de With Center Changes its Name
Article date: Friday, October 2, 2020

Witte de With Center Changes its Name

Kunstinstituut Melly will be the new name of the institution formerly known as Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art. This name has been arrived at through an extensive Renaming Process, involving over 280 participants. It is a name that has been chosen based upon its capacity to maintain accountability, vulnerability, responsiveness, and to ensure that we continue to become a more welcoming and daring cultural institution into the future.

Louvre Presents The Body and Soul: Italian Renaissance Sculpture from Donatello to Michelangelo
Article date: Thursday, October 1, 2020

Louvre Presents The Body and Soul: Italian Renaissance Sculpture from Donatello to Michelangelo

The Body and Soul: Italian Renaissance Sculpture from Donatello to Michelangelo exhibition, co-organized by the Castello Sforzesco in Milan, brings together over 150 artworks. It highlights the main characteristics of the new art style that spread throughout Italy in the second half of the Quattrocento (15th century), culminating in the early 16th century in what contemporary art historian Giorgio Vasari described as the “modern style”—the peak of Renaissance sculpture and Italian art.

Dame Vivien Duffield's Doundation Steps in with  £ 2,5 M to Safeguard Cultural Learning at 66 Organisations Across the UK
Article date: Thursday, October 1, 2020

Dame Vivien Duffield's Doundation Steps in with £ 2,5 M to Safeguard Cultural Learning at 66 Organisations Across the UK

The Clore Duffield Foundation, chaired by Dame Vivien Duffield, today announced a rescue package of £2,551,371 to 66 cultural organisations across the UK to support their learning and community work during the pandemic.

Sotheby’s To Offer A Rare Biblical Masterpiece By Rembrandt Van Rijn
Article date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Sotheby’s To Offer A Rare Biblical Masterpiece By Rembrandt Van Rijn

Sotheby’s announced that an extraordinary and rare biblical scene by Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn will be a highlight of our annual New York Masters Week sale series in January 2021.

Jasper Johnson's Flags 1 Leads 20th Century Sale at Christie's
Article date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Jasper Johnson's Flags 1 Leads 20th Century Sale at Christie's

Jasper Johns (b. 1930) Flags 1 signed and dated 'J. Johns '73' (lower right); inscribed and numbered 'I 36/65' (lower left) silkscreen ink on J.B. Green paper 27 ½ x 35 in. (69.9 x 88.9 cm.) Executed in 1973. This work is number 36 from an edition of 65 plus seven artist's proofs.

Armenia's Yerevan Biennial Statement on Crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh
Article date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Armenia's Yerevan Biennial Statement on Crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh

Following the embargoed press announcement of Yerevan Biennial's digital launch, The Time Complex, here you can find a statement from Artistic Director and Curator of Yerevan Biennial Art Foundation, Lorenzo Fusi, addressing on behalf of the entire team the current crisis in the Nagorno-Karabakh

Photo London Digital will Show up in October
Article date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Photo London Digital will Show up in October

Photo London presents the first international photography fair online, Photo London Digital. The Fair which will run from 7–18 October 2020, with two preview days on 5 and 6 October.

Phillips’ September Photographs Sale Achieves £2.7 Million Setting Nine New Auction Records
Article date: Monday, September 28, 2020

Phillips’ September Photographs Sale Achieves £2.7 Million Setting Nine New Auction Records

'Active bidding online and by telephone from a global audience across 28 countries led to strong results overall. The 12th edition of ULTIMATE, which was 92% sold, set four world auction records, including cover lot by Zanele Muholi whose first major UK survey is opening at Tate in November. The Marie & David Cooper Collection was 98% sold and saw world auction records for Mario Testino and Richard Avedon’s iconic 1959 portrait of Brigitte Bardot'.

MAMCO Geneva Presents Kristin Oppenheim's Exhibition
Article date: Monday, September 28, 2020

MAMCO Geneva Presents Kristin Oppenheim's Exhibition

Visitors entering the sound installation of seven musical sequences by Kristin Oppenheim (*1959) find themselves at the heart of the medium of song. The a cappella voice retains the essence of the original song: a short melody and one or two phrases. The artist appeals to the individual and collective memory by featuring a familiar tune, played on a loop.

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