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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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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.

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。

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...

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