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A book containing two personal entries by Rembrandt will travel outside of the Netherlands for the first time since its creation in 1652, as part of Dulwich Picture Gallery’s forthcoming exhibition, Rembrandt’s Light (4th October 2019 – 2nd February 2020). The Album Amicorum (‘Friendship Book’) of Rembrandt’s influential friend and patron, Jan Six (1618-1700), will be displayed on the page showing the intricate drawing, Minerva in her Study, 1652 (Collectie Six, Amsterdam). This and Homer...

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Audrey Hepburn, who was at the peak of her fame in the 1950s and ‘60s, is remembered for movies as diverse as Roman Holiday, Sabrina, The Nun’s Tale, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and My Fair Lady. She became not only a world-celebrated actress, but also a style icon, her images reproduced thousands of times.  Added to the International Best Dressed List in 1961, Hepburn was associated with a minimalistic style, usually wearing clothes with simple silhouettes...

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Running currently and on show until October 27th 2019 at the Royal Botanical Garden, Kew, a major exhibition of the work of celebrated glass sculptor Dale Chihuly features artworks in locations. One of the world’s most celebrated contemporary glass artists, Seattle-based Dale Chihuly has a 50-year career using glass, paint, charcoal, graphite, neon, ice, and a lightweight polymer he developed and named Polyvitro. Glasshouses The body of work currently on show at Kew Gardens demonstrates...

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The 58th Venice Biennale opens on Saturday May 11th, with Great Britain represented by Irish artist Cathy Wilkes. The biennial contemporary visual art exhibition consists of two parts, the first a huge central exhibition organised this year by invited curator Ralph Rugoff, the director of the Hayward Gallery in London. This exhibition is titled May You Live in Interesting Times – a reference to the supposed Chinese curse that entered common parlance after Sir Joseph...

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AYE Project Space, a well-established Beijing-based gallery, is making its debut in Hong Kong with a dazzling pop-up exhibition, Angelus Novus, featuring the works of both Chinese and Western contemporary artists, including representative works of German Neo-expressionist masters. Held from March 26th to 31st, this co-production of Michael Werner Gallery and AYE Gallery will be held concurrently with Art Basel HK, with a shuttle bus to the venue in Chai Wan from the convention centre....

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New York, yes, Paris, maybe, but you wouldn’t think the tiny Welsh town of Blaenau Ffestiniog likely to be the centre of a million-pound art investment fraud. In fact the Insolvency Service, a government agency connected to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, has wound up two fraudulent art investment schemes, one in Blaenau Ffestiniog, the other in Birmingham. Between them they appear to have abused at least £1.4m of investors’ money. Halifax...

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Over 140 artists will take over the iconic Truman Brewery for the 34th edition of The Other Art Fair, presented by Saatchi Art. With an exciting new programme of events including guest exhibitions, site-specific installations, engaging workshops and curated projects addressing the fair’s global 2019 Greener Future theme, the fair offers a dynamic and immersive presentation of some of the most exciting and adventurous emerging artists from around the world. Overseen by The Other Art...

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The Folio Society has announced the latest titles in its catalogue of science fiction classics with new illustrations; Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys illustrated by Francis Vallejo, Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes illustrated by Tim McDonagh, and H. G. Wells’ The Time Machine and The Island of Doctor Moreau illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith. Founded in 1947, The Folio Society’s stated goal is to “create beautiful and authoritative editions of great literary works for readers”....

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A forthcoming book tells the remarkable story of the Sikh Empire’s meteoric expansion in the late 18th century and its collapse half a century later, through a spectacular selection of over 100 rare and beautiful objects from the world’s finest private collection of Sikh art. Davinder Toor, widely acknowledged as the world’s leading collector of Sikh art, shares the history of some of the most fascinating items in his own privatecollection in the lavishly illustrated...

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