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Turner prize 2012

Elizabeth Price was awarded the Turner prize for her video installation "The Woolworths Choir of 1979 2012".

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/turner-prize-2012

Art of Change: New Directions from China @ Hayward Gallery

No more cynical realism or political pop. The exhibition focuses solely on contemporary installation and performance art from China by nine Chinese artists, dealing with instability, transformation, metamorphosis and impermanence.

http://china.southbankcentre.co.uk/

Shanghai Biennale 2012

雙年展以「重新發電」為主題,總策展人為邱志傑,聯合策展人包括德國Boris Groys、哥斯達黎加Jens Hoffmann和香港張頌仁。在展覽模式上,首次採用城市館模式,廣邀國際重要藝術城市參與,共同詮釋當代藝術的開放方式和本土內涵。



http://www.shanghaibiennale.org/

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

第四屆廣州三年展主題展<見所未見>將於2012年9月28日至12月16日在廣東美術館、廣州大劇院及正佳廣場等舉行。75位參展藝術家來自24個國家或地區。「未見」不但包含了「可見的」和「不可見的」,同時也指向一種對於事物本身是否存在的不確定性。

http://www.gdmoa.org/zhanlan/threeyear/shannianzhanlink/

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.

http://galleryoflostart.com/

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...

http://www.worldcitiesculturereport.com/

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.

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tanks-tate-modern/eventseries/tanks-art-action

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.

http://www.gwangjubiennale.org/eng/

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.

http://d13.documenta.de

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.

http://www.hamburger-kunsthalle.de/index.php/louise-bourgeois/articles/louise-bourgeois.html

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