A summary of what is happening around the world of art - just click on our selected links to get a quick overview of some international art trends.
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The National Gallery Singapore opens its doors to the public on the 24 November 2015
The National Gallery Singapore which contains the largest public collection of visual arts from Singapore and Southeast Asia from the 19th century to the present day will open its doors to the public on the 24 November 2015.
1st Asia Biennial / 5th Guangzhou Triennial opens on 11 December 2015 till 10 April 2016.
Hou Hanru and Xiaoyu Weng join Guggenheim as Curators of Contemporary Chinese Art
In the Name of Art - Hong Kong Contemporary Art Exhibition@MOCA Taipei
America Is Hard to See @ Whitney Museum of American Art
"The museum’s inaugural show in its new building, 'America Is Hard to See', tells a different story of modern and contemporary American art than the lily-white version we’re used to" —The New Yorker
Marcel Broodthaers @ Fridericianum, 17 July to 10 October 2015
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of documenta, the Fridericianum will present an extensive survey exhibition of works by Marcel Broodthaers, one of the most significant representatives of the art of the 20th and 21st centuries, from all of his creative periods.
Venice Biennale, 9 May to 22 November 2015
The 56th International Art Exhibition titled All the World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor and organized by la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, will be open to the public from 9 May at the Arsenale. “136 artists have been summoned, of which 88 for the first time. They come from 53 countries, and many of them from geographical areas that we paradoxically insist on defining as peripheral. Of works on display, 159 are expressly realized for this year edition. This will also help us uncover the latest tendencies regarding the geography and routes taken by contemporary art.” - Paolo Baratta
Conflict, Time, Photography @ Tate Modern
The exhibition examines the relationship between photography and over 150 years of conflict around the world, since the invention of photography.
documenta 14 will open in Athens in April 2017 and be inaugurated in Kassel on 10 June 2017
Artistic Director Adam Szymczyk announced documenta 14’s twofold structure: In 2017, documenta 14 will establish a second site in Athens, bringing Kassel and the Greek capital onto equal footing as the two locations of the exhibition.
Disobedient Objects, 26 July 2014 - 1 February 2015 @ V&A
The exhibition will examine the powerful role of objects in movements for social change from the late 1970s to now, a time that has brought new technologies and political challenges. On display will be arts of rebellion from around the world including the Ikea stuffed wolf “Lufsig” tossed last December by anti-government protesters at Leung Chun-ying.