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The art of travel and the travel of art.
Exhibitions, film festivals and art from around the world.
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Goya's terrifying Black Paintings

Goya's terrifying Black Paintings | Artravelist | Scoop.it
In 1819, Goya moved into a small villa called the Deaf Man's House. On its walls, he painted 14 terrifying paintings that he never spoke of and that art historians have been wondering about ever since.
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British postwar modernist public art: in pictures

British postwar modernist public art: in pictures | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Simon Phipps’ latest book – Concrete Poetry: Post-War Modernist Public Art – is the first photographic examination of modernist sculpture in a brutalist context, from Barbara Hepworth’s sculpture for Cardiff University to Victor Pasmore’s Apollo Pavilion in County Durham...
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We have liftoff: Edinburgh Observatory embarks on a new mission | Art and design | The Guardian

We have liftoff: Edinburgh Observatory embarks on a new mission | Art and design | The Guardian | Artravelist | Scoop.it
The City Observatory on Calton Hill was a decrepit ruin until arts group Collective decided to make it their spectacular new gallery, giving new life to a monument to the Scottish Enlightenment
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Leonard Cohen Art Exhibition Coming to New York City

Leonard Cohen Art Exhibition Coming to New York City | Artravelist | Scoop.it
The show, recently up in Montréal, is coming to the Jewish Museum on April 12
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When the avant-garde met E=mc2: the story behind Dimensionism | The Art Newspaper

When the avant-garde met E=mc2: the story behind Dimensionism | The Art Newspaper | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Supported by prominent figures in its day, the little known movement is at last being rescued from obscurity...
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Ara Güler obituary | Art and design | The Guardian

Ara Güler obituary | Art and design | The Guardian | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Renowned photojournalist who documented the life of Istanbul, his home city, in his poetic and poignant pictures...
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New Orleans Museum of Art Has Received Over 1,300 Photographs From the Collection of Tina Freeman

New Orleans Museum of Art Has Received Over 1,300 Photographs From the Collection of Tina Freeman | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Twenty-three of the photographs are currently on display in an exhibition titled "Past Present Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art." Read More...
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Picturing Mexico Through the Eyes of Lola Alvarez Bravo

Picturing Mexico Through the Eyes of Lola Alvarez Bravo | Artravelist | Scoop.it
La visitacio?n, ca. 1934, printed 1971. Brooklyn Museum. Los almiares (Labores), ca. 1940. Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-1993) was a singular figure in twentieth-century art, a woman whose independence defined the spirit of the era.
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How amateur sleuths finally tracked down the burial place of William Blake | Culture | The Guardian

How amateur sleuths finally tracked down the burial place of William Blake | Culture | The Guardian | Artravelist | Scoop.it
On the 191st anniversary of his death, fans and artists will unveil new headstone and pay homage to poet’s work
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Manhole covers: a window into a city’s soul – in pictures | Cities | The Guardian

Manhole covers: a window into a city’s soul – in pictures | Cities | The Guardian | Artravelist | Scoop.it
As Calgary begins phasing in a new series of artist-designed manhole covers, here are some of the best from around the world...
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Wes Anderson to Curate Exhibit at Vienna’s Art History Museum | AFAR

The acclaimed American filmmaker will curate his first-ever exhibition at Kunsthistoriches Museum in Vienna.
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An Art School Started by Marc Chagall that Became a Modernist Wasteland

An Art School Started by Marc Chagall that Became a Modernist Wasteland | Artravelist | Scoop.it
The Centre Pompidou examines the thrilling but lesser-known story of the People’s Art School, founded in 1918 by the painter Marc Chagall in his hometown of Vitebsk.
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8 Less-Known and Alternative Things To Do in Amsterdam - EuroTribe

8 Less-Known and Alternative Things To Do in Amsterdam - EuroTribe | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Checked off all of your travel guide's recommendations and are at a loss what-to-do-next?Follow this list of 8 alternative things to do in Amsterdam...
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Open Architecture’s ‘primal’ Dune Art Museum completed

Open Architecture’s ‘primal’ Dune Art Museum completed | Artravelist | Scoop.it
New York-founded architecture firm Open has designed a contemporary art museum that is carved into a dune along a beach in Qinhuangdao, north-eastern China.
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The Story Behind Degas' 'Little Dancer' Is Disturbing, But Not In The Way You Expect

The Story Behind Degas' 'Little Dancer' Is Disturbing, But Not In The Way You Expect | Artravelist | Scoop.it
What happened between Edgar Degas and his 14-year-old subject, Marie van Goethem? Writer Camille Laurens conducted years of research to find out.
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Margaret Tait’s Beguiling Films Show a Dogged Commitment to the Act of Looking | Frieze

Margaret Tait’s Beguiling Films Show a Dogged Commitment to the Act of Looking | Frieze | Artravelist | Scoop.it
A exhibition at Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art is part of a series of events across Scotland marking the centenary of the filmmaker’s birth
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's exotic art was inspired by cabaret, circuses and the travels of fellow artists | The Art Newspaper

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's exotic art was inspired by cabaret, circuses and the travels of fellow artists | The Art Newspaper | Artravelist | Scoop.it
New show explores the flights of fancy made by the Expressionist who never ventured outside Germany and Switzerland...
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Tate Liverpool to stage major Keith Haring exhibition | Art and design | The Guardian

Tate Liverpool to stage major Keith Haring exhibition | Art and design | The Guardian | Artravelist | Scoop.it
US artist, who died in 1990 aged 31, is best known for his visual motifs and Aids activism...
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Please don't wake the hippo! The V&A unpacks its glorious photography archive | Art and design | The Guardian

Please don't wake the hippo! The V&A unpacks its glorious photography archive | Art and design | The Guardian | Artravelist | Scoop.it
The museum now has a worthy space for its spellbinding collection, which spans the medium’s history – from the Queen’s hippopotamus to Paul McCartney in his dressing gown...
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Diane Arbus exhibition coming to London’s Hayward Gallery next spring | The Art Newspaper

Diane Arbus exhibition coming to London’s Hayward Gallery next spring | The Art Newspaper | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Show of early works by the US photographer will coincide with first Kader Attia survey in the UK...
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Lavinia Fontana Was the First Professional Female Artist. Now a Prado Show Will (Finally) Celebrate the Renaissance Pioneer

Lavinia Fontana Was the First Professional Female Artist. Now a Prado Show Will (Finally) Celebrate the Renaissance Pioneer | Artravelist | Scoop.it
The Madrid museum will mark its bicentenary with a show pairing her work with that of fellow female Renaissance artist Sofonisba Anguissola.
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The Drawings of Victor Hugo, at Hammer Museum

The Drawings of Victor Hugo, at Hammer Museum | Artravelist | Scoop.it
Showcasing Victor Hugo drawings, the upcoming exhibition at the Hammer Museum will shed new light on the acclaimed author's lesser-known artistic practice.
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11 Modern Artist Couples Who Shaped the History of 20th Century Art

11 Modern Artist Couples Who Shaped the History of 20th Century Art | Artravelist | Scoop.it
At the celebrated French cultural institution Centre Pompidou-Metz, on display is extraordinary survey on the relationships of leading modern artist couples.
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New Brighton revisited – three decades in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

New Brighton revisited – three decades in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian | Artravelist | Scoop.it
This group show brings together for the first time the New Brighton pictures of internationally renowned British photographers Martin Parr, Ken Grant and Tom Wood.Showing in the town from which the pictures stemmed, this exhibition records three decades of New Brighton through the eyes of the photographers...
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London’s National Gallery (Finally) Buys a Painting by Artemisia Gentileschi, Pioneering Female Artist of the Italian Renaissance

London’s National Gallery (Finally) Buys a Painting by Artemisia Gentileschi, Pioneering Female Artist of the Italian Renaissance | Artravelist | Scoop.it
London's National Portrait Gallery paid $4 million for a rare Artemisia Gentileschi self-portrait that was recently discovered in France.
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