What's new in Fine Arts?
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A selection of projects and news about fine arts for AV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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Olafur Eliasson in the gallery, studio and real world

Olafur Eliasson in the gallery, studio and real world | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

The most comprehensive survey of Olafur Eliasson’s career to date has been published by Phaidon, conceived in close collaboration with the artist and his studio team, offering a broad yet detailed overview of the renowned artist’s 30-year oeuvre.

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The Artist Recontextualising the History of Art Through Collage

The Artist Recontextualising the History of Art Through Collage | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Matthew Craven’s new book looks at art history textbooks through a kaleidoscopic new lens


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The best outdoor art installations for 2018: in pictures

The best outdoor art installations for 2018: in pictures | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

From Yayoi Kusama’s first Boston-area Infinity Mirror Room, to Carsten Höller’s ‘art-slide’ in Miami, these are the best public art installations for the year


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A Student Thesis Has Become a Groundbreaking Show About How Black People Have Been Pictured Across Art History

A Student Thesis Has Become a Groundbreaking Show About How Black People Have Been Pictured Across Art History | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

An exhibition opening at the Wallach Art Gallery in New York explores the legacy of the black model for the development modernism and beyond.


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The Acclaimed Sculptor Martin Puryear Will Represent the US at the 2019 Venice Biennale

The Acclaimed Sculptor Martin Puryear Will Represent the US at the 2019 Venice Biennale | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Sculptor Martin Puryear will represent the US at the 58th Venice Biennale, curated by the Madison Square Park Conservancy.


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A Taiwan Installation Will Broadcast Sound Art to China on Monumental Loudspeakers Once Used for Anti-Communist Propaganda

A Taiwan Installation Will Broadcast Sound Art to China on Monumental Loudspeakers Once Used for Anti-Communist Propaganda | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Taiwan's supersized loudspeakers were built to broadcast messages to China during the Cold War. Now, they'll project sound art.

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Ramon Moscardó at Sala Parés, Barcelona

Ramon Moscardó at Sala Parés, Barcelona | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Sala Parés in Barcelona is holding a solo exhibition by German artist Ramon Moscardó

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Berlin Biennale: Smaller and Stronger

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The 10th edition of the Berlin Biennale is a bit smaller in scale than before, but remains cutting edge in terms of its sophisticated take on troubling issues like race

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Frank Stella

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A timely monograph, covering the landmark work and latest career developments of one of today's greatest living artists.
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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney on Her Uphill Battle to Found a Women's History Museum at the Smithsonian

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney on Her Uphill Battle to Found a Women's History Museum at the Smithsonian | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney's bill to create a women's history museum as part of the Smithsonian faces distinct challenges.

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Yayoi Kusama’s 1980s Nature Collages

Yayoi Kusama’s 1980s Nature Collages | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Omer Tiroche Gallery is celebrating the work of the Japanese artist with an exhibition of her 1980s collages at New York’s Armory Show.

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Janet Echelman installs huge netted sculpture above Madrid's Plaza Mayor

Janet Echelman installs huge netted sculpture above Madrid's Plaza Mayor | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

American artist Janet Echelman has suspended a woven sculpture made up of layers of brightly coloured polyethylene fibres above Madrid's Plaza Mayor.

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Inside Dr Frankenstein's studio: Glenn Brown on his macabre mashups

Inside Dr Frankenstein's studio: Glenn Brown on his macabre mashups | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Headless women, suffering ballerinas, Christ’s rotting feet … the onetime YBA reveals why he delights in turning paintings by old masters into new – and often repellent – works of art

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Five Pioneering Female Artists Who Changed the Landscape of the Art World

Five Pioneering Female Artists Who Changed the Landscape of the Art World | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

At Frieze London this year, one section received rave reviews – here, Holly Black considers five standouts from Social Work


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With His Viral Shredding Performance, Did Banksy Just Change the Market for Performance Art Forever?

With His Viral Shredding Performance, Did Banksy Just Change the Market for Performance Art Forever? | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Banksy's move actually has a lot to say about how the market, and the public's relationship to it, have changed in recent years.


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Sonia Kns's curator insight, October 11, 1:37 PM
Cette performance a-t-elle révolutionner le monde de l'art..?
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Art Industry News: David Hockney Designed a Stained-Glass Window for Westminster Abbey on His iPad + Other Stories

Art Industry News: David Hockney Designed a Stained-Glass Window for Westminster Abbey on His iPad + Other Stories | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Plus, Isa Genzken wins the $100,000 Nasher Sculpture Prize and why Roman Abramovich was denied a Swiss passport.


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Science and art collide in Conrad Shawcross’ latest show

Science and art collide in Conrad Shawcross’ latest show | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

What do you know about a tetrahedron? For rarely has a shape responded so strangely to growth, and never has it assumed quite so much importance. The Greek philosopher Plato, writing 2,400 years ago, identified the tetrahedron – a pyramid with fou


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The Actor Who Played Robocop Is Now an Art Historian, and He's Returning to Detroit to Face a New Threat: ‘The Crisis of Beauty’

The Actor Who Played Robocop Is Now an Art Historian, and He's Returning to Detroit to Face a New Threat: ‘The Crisis of Beauty’ | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

The actor who played Robocop, now an accomplished art historian, will participate in the sixth edition of Culture Lab Detroit.

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"Ranjani Shettar: Seven ponds and a few raindrops" at the Met

"Ranjani Shettar: Seven ponds and a few raindrops" at the Met | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

The Met Museum is hosting "Seven ponds and a few raindrops," an exhibit showing the installation works of Indian artist Ranjani Shettar.

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'I Want to Make Something That Seems Really Improbable': Watch Diana Al-Hadid Create Sculptures That Defy Gravity

'I Want to Make Something That Seems Really Improbable': Watch Diana Al-Hadid Create Sculptures That Defy Gravity | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

The Syria-born artist describes how she challenges the limits of sculpture to achieve seemingly impossible forms

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Art Thieves Prefer Sculpture Over Paintings and 4 Other Revelations From Interpol's Art Theft Database

Art Thieves Prefer Sculpture Over Paintings and 4 Other Revelations From Interpol's Art Theft Database | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

Interpol's art theft database has some shocking revelations about what is artworks are being stolen and where they are ending up.

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Can Crowdfunding Save Struggling Galleries? Postmasters Looks to Patreon Amid the Mid-Market Squeeze

Can Crowdfunding Save Struggling Galleries? Postmasters Looks to Patreon Amid the Mid-Market Squeeze | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

The 30-year-old New York gallery has signed onto the crowdsourcing site Patreon in hopes of staying afloat in a hostile market.

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“I’m All Too Human”: Artist Paula Rego on Depicting People

“I’m All Too Human”: Artist Paula Rego on Depicting People | What's new in Fine Arts? | Scoop.it

As her work goes on display as part of All Too Human at Tate Britain, we sit down with the inimitable Paula Rego.

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Ernesto Neto

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The Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto is creating a spectacular installation that will bring the spirit of the Amazonian rainforest—and possibly some of its inhabitants—to Zurich’s main train station this summer.
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