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Joseph Altounian’s Collection Pays Testimony to Friendship with Amedeo Modigliani

Joseph Altounian has long been regarded as one of the most renowned antique dealers of the 20thcentury, coming from a long line of antique dealers. Now his family will be showcasing his remarkable collection in an Artcurial auction on 17thand 18th September in Paris, taking place during the Paris Biennale, and featuring 400 pieces from the collection. Antiquarians The pieces create a dialogue between Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Haute Epoque and Modern Art and varies...

“Art The Arms Fair” Makes a Stand Against the DSEI Arms Fair

Led by volunteers, the biennial exhibition “Art the Arms Fair” (ATAF) makes a comeback this year on the 3rd to the 13th of September. ATAF presents an artistic viewpoint in opposition to the DSEI (Defence & Security Equipment International) arms fair taking place this year at ExCeL in London Docklands from the 10th  to the 13th of September. ATAF will present art works from artists across the globe; the line-up includes Peter Kennard, Guerrilla Girls and...

“L’Univers Lalanne” Will Feature the Works of Celebrated Parisian Artists, Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne

Celebrated Parisian artists, François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne, spent five decades working together at their house and studio near Fontainebleau. Now Sotheby’s will be providing observers and fans of Parisian art with a complete, first look into the influence of naturalism on Claude and François- Xavier Lalanne’s oeuvre. A total of 280 works are set to be exhibited from 19th-23rd October, followed by a two-day auction titled, “L’Univers Lalanne” from the 23rd to the 24th of...

Joan Miro Exhibition in France Celebrates Spanish Artist’s Creative Genius

From 29th June to 17th November 2019, the Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France is celebrating Joan Miró, a major player in the foundation’s creation alongside Marguerite and Aimé Maeght and their architect friend Josep Lluís Sert. The exhibition Joan Miró: Beyond Painting, curated by Rosa Maria Malet, former director of the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, gives visitors the opportunity to discover an essential aspect of the artist: his exceptional graphic work. A set of...
The Apollo 11 Moon Landing is Recaptured Through Customised Helmets in “One Small Step” Exhibition

Art FocusThe Apollo 11 Moon Landing is Recaptured Through Customised Helmets in “One Small Step” Exhibition

The fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on the 20th of July in 1969 is celebrated once again in the mesmerising One Small Step exhibition launched by The Other Art Fair. The exhibition features a total of twelve artists to reflect the twelve men to have walked on the moon.  The line-up includes an assortment of helmets from Anish Kapoor, Joana Vasconcelos, D*Face, Mr. Brainwash, Bran Symondson, UnSKilled Worker, Philip Colbert, Hayden Kays,...
César Pelli: The Architect of One Canada Square in Canary Wharf dies at 92

Art FocusCésar Pelli: The Architect of One Canada Square in Canary Wharf dies at 92

César Pelli, the architect of One Canada Square in Canary Wharf London, the second tallest building in the UK and major British landmark, has died at the age of 92. Born in Argentina, César Pelli held from an early age a definitive interest in architecture, which he pursued at higher education level at the University of Tucumán, in Northern Argentina. After the completion of his course, he worked as a project designer for Eero Saarinen...
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