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American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation - Washington City Paper (blog)

American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation - Washington City Paper (blog) | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Washington City Paper (blog) American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation Washington City Paper (blog) artsgrazer-renwick-CREDIT-joshua-yetman Capping off its fundraising goal for a $30 million renovation, the...
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Drake to curate music for Sotheby's art show

Drake to curate music for Sotheby's art show | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
He's creating the soundtrack for an exhibition of black artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat and Kara Walker
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Palm Springs Art Museum opens 20th century art exhibition

Palm Springs Art Museum opens 20th century art exhibition | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Some of the most impressive works from the PS Art Museum's permanent collection on display
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Datebook: '80s L.A., women photographers, Inglewood's architectural stage

Datebook: '80s L.A., women photographers, Inglewood's architectural stage | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
The L.A. photographs of Robert Rauschenberg, images by female photographers and a benefit exhibition that pays tribute to filmmaker Isaac Julien. Plus, Los Angeles graffiti artists and a talk about the evolving streetscape of American cities. Here are six things to do in Los Angeles and beyond this week:
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Sonic Highways: Scott Benzel and the "Manifest Destiny Billboard Project" | Artinfo

Sonic Highways: Scott Benzel and the "Manifest Destiny Billboard Project" | Artinfo | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Scott Benzel discusses his inspirations, relationship with Mike Kelley, and how he conceptualizes his work.
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Highlights From Art Dubai 2015 | Artinfo

Highlights From Art Dubai 2015 | Artinfo | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
If Art Dubai 2015 opened on a weaker note than last year’s fair — commercially speaking — the event itself wasn’t to blame. The opening night crowd was noticeably smaller than in previous years, what
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Street artists transform blank walls into superhero playground - The Canberra Times

Street artists transform blank walls into superhero playground - The Canberra Times | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
With spray paint fumes and hip-hop beats wafting around the CBD it was hard to miss Tocumwal Lane on Sunday.
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Pop goes the art market

Pop goes the art market | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Prices have inflated to record levels—but that may not be good news for Sotheby’s and Christie’s.
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Artist's body painting transforms five people into a tropical frog

Artist's body painting transforms five people into a tropical frog | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
On first inspection, this picture looks like the a tropical frog sitting on top of a leaf in a far-flung rainforest. However it is actually an incredible illusion by Italian body painter Johannes Stoetter.
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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and singer Joan Baez get Amnesty's top rights award - Reuters

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and singer Joan Baez get Amnesty's top rights award - Reuters | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - Amnesty International has given its top 2015 human rights award to both Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, a fierce critic of Beijing who has been banned from leaving China after an...
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Real art gallery pops up in Leeds school

Real art gallery pops up in Leeds school | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Young curators from Parklands Primary School in Seacroft displayed 21 original pieces of art, including rare pieces such as ‘Standing Forms’, lithography by Henry Moore, ‘Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue’ by Piet Mondrian, and ‘The Sweetbowl’,...
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Contemporary Art Galleries | Sooo-Z Mastropietro | Call for Entries

Contemporary Art Galleries | Sooo-Z Mastropietro | Call for Entries | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Check out these contemporary art galleries! Artist Sooo-Z Mastropietro was accepted for the The Big C Artist Calls Juried Art Exhibition at these contemporary art galleries.
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Britain's Most Notorious Prisoner Gets Solo Show at London Gallery

Britain's Most Notorious Prisoner Gets Solo Show at London Gallery | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
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Charles Bronson, dubbed Britain's most violent prisoner, is getting a solo show at a London art gallery, CNN reports.
The exhibition will feature ten postcard drawings sketched by the convict.
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New Works by Nam June Paik Are Discovered at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

New Works by Nam June Paik Are Discovered at the Smithsonian American Art Museum | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
While inventorying the massive archival materials left by the artist, a researcher come across forgotten works of art

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Arnaud Brument Expert's curator insight, March 26, 5:47 AM

Vente #Artvideo 2 #Drouot par Maître Wapler

Lundi 30 Mars 2015

œuvres de Nam June Paik

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Deutsche Börse 2015: Russian photographer Nikolai Bakharev and his portraits of bathing Soviets

Deutsche Börse 2015: Russian photographer Nikolai Bakharev and his portraits of bathing Soviets | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
A series of semi-posed, semi-nude portraits of Russians at play, taken in the 1980-90s by a Soviet photographer in his downtime, have been nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.
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Ingrid Schaffner named curator of 57th Carnegie International

Ingrid Schaffner named curator of 57th Carnegie International | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
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Ukraine Museum Unearths Sophisticated Art Scene Suppressed by Soviet Regime | Artinfo

Ukraine Museum Unearths Sophisticated Art Scene Suppressed by Soviet Regime | Artinfo | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
A generation of Ukrainian artists was eviscerated under Soviet rule, and an exhibition at the National Art Museum of Ukraine revisits this brutal legacy.
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Eye on the Market: Sotheby's, Christie's, and Phillips Plan Photography Sales | Artinfo

Eye on the Market: Sotheby's, Christie's, and Phillips Plan Photography Sales | Artinfo | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
On March 31, Sotheby’s and Christie’s offer an array of classic and contemporary works in the category.
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Marc Chagall and the City of Vitebsk

Marc Chagall and the City of Vitebsk | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Marc Chagall was born to a Hasidic Jewish family in Vitebsk, a city in what is now Belarus near the border with Russia. The folklore and culture of Vitebsk profoundly affected his artistic career.
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step in stone Sculpture Design Competition 2015

step in stone Sculpture Design Competition 2015 | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Deadline: Monday 18 May, 5.30pm. A sculpture design competition, offering young budding designers the opportunity to design and develop an original sculpture to exhibit as part of the step in stone art Trail.
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From the Roden Crater to Business: Where Do Artists Often Stumble?

From the Roden Crater to Business: Where Do Artists Often Stumble? | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
The following post is part of a series of interviews with influencers in the contemporary art world.Crista Cloutier is a working contemporary artist and entrepreneur.
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UQ Art History graduate opens his own commercial gallery - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - The University of Queensland, Australia

UQ Art History graduate opens his own commercial gallery - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - The University of Queensland, Australia | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
RT @HASSUQ: #UQ grad opens commercial art gallery in Melbourne @uqalumni @ntgmelbourne @UQ_News http://t.co/tkCCFthsyU http://t.co/1aQc1ogW…
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CCP is now calling for Expressions of Interest from artists and curators to exhibit at CCP in 2016 on Artabase

CCP is now calling for Expressions of Interest from artists and curators to exhibit at CCP in 2016 on Artabase | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
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Talking With Guggenheim Artist Paul Chan About Fame, Failure, Politics - New York Observer

Talking With Guggenheim Artist Paul Chan About Fame, Failure, Politics - New York Observer | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
From the outset of his career, the Hugo Boss Prize winner has worked simultaneously as political activist and artist, equally engaged in the two parallel careers.
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artnet Asks: Zheng Guogu

artnet Asks: Zheng Guogu | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
 
Zheng Guogu My Teacher (1993)
Image: courtesy VW (Veneklasen / Werner) Berlin
Chinese artist Zheng Guogu is hard to pin down.
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Blinky Palermo At David Zwirner: A Cezanne for the '70s.

Blinky Palermo At David Zwirner: A Cezanne for the '70s. | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
THE DAILY PIC: Blinky Palermo is one of the few artists who passes what I call the Cezanne Test: His art is endlessly confusing and challenging, without ever quite making clear how it is it confuses.
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