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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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Urban regenerators Assemble wins Turner prize

Collective Assemble that uses art and design to tackle urban dereliction becomes first non-artists to win Turner prize.

Two young curators Christopher Y. Lew and Mia Locks co-curate the upcoming Whitney Biennial in 2017

Two young curators Christopher Y. Lew and Mia Locks have been appointed to curate the upcoming Whitney Biennial in 2017. The Whitney Museum of American Art takes on an innovative and experimental approach to present a survey of the most recent developments in American art.

The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8), 21 November 2015 – 10 April 2016

With works by more than 80 emerging and established artists, performers and filmmakers from 25 countries, APT8 examines developments in the contemporary art throughout Asia and the Pacific, exploring how the human form can express cultural, social and political ideas in times of enormous change.

The new Tate Modern opens on 17 June 2016.

A new ten-storey building, designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron, has been created behind the original power station, with additional galleries and new places.

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.

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