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The Fourth Guangzhou Triennia l/ 28 September–16 December 2012


The Gallery of Lost Art

Some of the most significant modern and contemporary artworks have been destroyed, stolen and rejected over the last 100 years. The Gallery of Lost Art is a year long online exhibition which tells the stories of artworks that have disappeared.

World Cities Culture Report 2012

Many cultural elements shape a city. London has the most museums, Paris has the most art galleries, New York has the most theatres and Tokyo has the most bookshops...

The Tanks at the Tate Modern

Tate Modern opens the Tanks to the public on 18 July 2012. Converted by architects Herzog + de Meuron, the Tanks introduces live art into mainstream.

90 artists and collectives participating in ROUNDTABLE: The 9th Gwangju Biennale, 7 September to 11 November 2012

Six curators: Nancy Adajania/ Wassan Al-Khudhairi/ Mami Kataoka/ Sunjung Kim/ Carol Yinghua Lu/ Alia Swastika.
Six themes: Logging In and Out of Collectivity /Re-visiting History /Transient Encounters /Intimacy, Autonomy and Anonymity /Back to the Individual Experience /Impact of Mobility on Space and Time.

dOCUMENTA 13 @ Kassel, Germany

Organized in every five years since 1955 in Kassel, Germany, dOCUMENTA 13 will open to the public on 9 June 2012 and run for 100 days. Regarded as one of the key international exhibitions of contemporary art, the main direction of thought of the coming dOCUMENTA is Collapse and Recovery. Artistic Director Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev.

Louise Bourgeois: Passage dangereux @ Hamburger Kunsthalle

This year, Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) would have celebrated her 100th birthday. Hamburger Kunsthalle presents the exhibition "Passage Dangereux" to homage the artist. Curated by Brigitte Kölle, the exhibition includes her famous "Cells", "Passage Dangereux", "À l’infini" along with other installations, sculptures, tapestries, etchings and works made of fabric from the last 15 years in the life.

The Power of Doubt @Times Museum, Guangzhou


Ai Weiwei Absent Exhibition @ Taipei Fine Art Museum


Gerhard Richter: Panorama@ Tate Modern

Tate Modern’s comprehensive survey of the German artist Gerhard Richter. The exhibition highlights the full extent of five decades of the artist’ work from blurry Sixties paintings based on photographs to later abstract paintings.

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