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Armory Show 2020 Welcomes 183 Exhibitors from 32 Countries to New York

The 2020 edition of The Armory Show, taking place from March 5th–8th in New York’s Midtown Manhattan at Piers 90 and 94, will bring together 183 exhibitors from 32 countries, including 30 first-time exhibitors in an expanded curatorial programme. The upcoming edition will see 125 returning exhibitors, including 303 Gallery (New York), Sean Kelly (New York, Taipei), Victoria Miro (London, Venice), Galerie Templon (Paris, Brussels), and Zeno X Gallery (Antwerp). In addition, 30 exhibitors will...

Tate Modern Presents Major Exhibition of the Art of Steve McQueen

Tate Modern is to present the first major exhibition of the artwork of Steve McQueen in the UK for 20 years. The first major exhibition of his work here since he won the Turner Prize in 1999, it will feature 14 major works spanning film, photography and sculpture, including his first film shot on a Super 8 camera, Exodus 1992/97, and the recent End Credits 2012–ongoing, McQueen’s homage to the African-American singer, actor and civil...

Banksy Exhibition Comes to London – Someone Tell Banksy

A ‘sort of’ Banksy exhibition, The Art of Banksy, is coming to London after visits to Melbourne, Tel Aviv, Auckland, Toronto, Miami, Gothenburg and Sydney (but not Berlin, where it was cancelled). Curated by Banksy’s former agent, Steve Lazarides, the exhibition is described as ‘not authorized by Banksy and not curated in collaboration with the artist’. Opening on April 23rd 2020 at an as yet undisclosed venue in South Kensington, the exhibition will feature 80...

Art Basel Cancels Upcoming Hong Kong Show Due to Coronavirus Fears

Art Basel has announced the cancellation of its upcoming fair in Hong Kong due to the outbreak and spread of the new coronavirus. Art Basel Hong Kong was scheduled to take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from March 19 to March 21, 2020. Following the severe outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which has recently been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization, Art Basel announced that it...
Tamara de Lempicka Painting Sells for New Record Price at Christie’s

Life & CultureTamara de Lempicka Painting Sells for New Record Price at Christie’s

A painting by the Art Deco painter Tamara de Lempicka, Portrait de Marjorie Ferry (1932), set a new auction record for the Polish-American artist’s work, selling for £16.2 million ($21.1 million) at Christie’s evening sale of Impressionist and modern art in London this week. This beat her previous record, set only three months ago, when La Tunique Rose (1927) sold for $13.3 million at Sotheby’s in New York. Portrait de Marjorie Ferry (seen top of...
De L’Amour Exhibition in Paris Explores Love In All Complexities and Definitions

Life & CultureDe L’Amour Exhibition in Paris Explores Love In All Complexities and Definitions

An exhibition being held at the Palais de la Découverte in Paris is exploring love in all its complexities. Artists have been exploring love for decades. The De L’amour exhibition represents the line where art meets science through two different galleries. The first gallery, named the Gallery of Attachments,  is dedicated to love in the cultural sense, and how it is seen through the eyes of artists. In other words, the ‘romantic’ version of love...
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