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World Art

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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Portrait of the Times , 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art @ Power Station of Art, Shanghai


Time: The Images of Chang Chao-Tang, 1959–2013 @ Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Chang Chao-Tang’s first comprehensive solo exhibition which presents more than 400 works of photography from 1959 to today, including a series of previously unreleased portraits, contact prints, as well as eight documentaries.

Everyday Life: 2013 Asian Art Biennial @ National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 5.10.2013 to 5.1.2014

Curated by Iris Shu-Ping Huang, the exhibition focuses on aesthetic depictions of ”everyday-ness”. Artists from Israel, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong and Taiwan are invited to produce new works locally.

A summer of light - James Turrell

Three major Turrell exhibitions in one go, spanning the United States (Guggenheim New York, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) during summer 2013.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back — Us and Institution, Us as Institution


Venice Biennale 2013 (1.6. - 24.11.2013)

The 55th Venice Biennale has announced the list of artists for Massimiliano Gioni’s “The Encyclopedic Palace”.

Louise Bourgeois’ complete prints and books are online

This website “MoMA - Louise Bourgeois: The Complete Prints & Books” is designed to highlight the artist’s creative process. It will eventually contain some 3,500 images, including evolving states and final compositions.

Zizhiqu (Autonomous Regions) @ Guangdong Times Museum


Turner prize 2012

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

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