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Naval Figureheads Restored and Shipping Out For Plymouth

In an ambitious sculpture conservation project, 14 monumental 19th century naval figureheads have been saved from decay and are to go on display in The Box in Plymouth, the largest museum and art gallery space opening in the UK next year.   The Box, a £40 million complex that completely transforms, extends and combines the original City Museum and Library buildings and St. Luke’s Church, to create new galleries, a striking elevated archive with learning...

The 65th BRAFA: A Subtle Mix of Stability and Novelty

The 65th BRAFA, (Brussels Art Fair), one of the leading European art fairs,  will take place on Sunday 26th January – 2nd February 2020 at a former industrial site in Tour & Taxis, Belgium. There will be 133 galleries in total, the same number as last year, with some new names and several returning galleries. Staying true to its roots it will once again offer a diverse range of artworks of the highest quality from...

Heroes Turn Into Villains in Danny McDonald’s First Solo Show

In his first solo show in Milan, Fire Sale on Earth presented by Ordet, American artist Danny McDonald showcases some of his more interesting pieces that offer a satirical commentary on America’s current political climate. McDonald presents commentaries on modern day life and politics through his artworks. Having always been interested in different heroes and villains in American consumer culture, the artist has repurposed and reimagined their prescribed roles. See Also: Hong Kong Hosts Cyberpunk...

Barcelona Gallery Weekend Picks the Best of 27 Galleries

Barcelona Gallery Weekend’s 5th edition will expand more than ever throughout the city and beyond with exhibitions and artistic interventions in public spaces The fifth edition of Barcelona Gallery Weekend will take place from 10th to 13th October 2019, with the participation of a total of 27 galleries from Barcelona, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat and Santa Margarida i els Monjos. With Composiciones, its programme of artistic interventions in public spaces, Barcelona Gallery Weekend 2019 will highlight...
Keith Flint Auction to Reveal Late Singer’s Most Eccentric Possessions

Life & CultureKeith Flint Auction to Reveal Late Singer’s Most Eccentric Possessions

Eccentric possessions of late Prodigy singer Keith Flint will go up for auction with Cheffins Fine Art on the 7th November, including his signature double cone septum nose ring. Flint, who was a singer, dancer and motorcycle racer, died in March 2019. The sale will reflect Flint’s love of art, fashion and music, giving the public a never before seen insight to his personal possessions and tastes. Fans will be able to bid on items...
Tim Marlow Appointed As Chief Executive And Director of the Design Museum London

Life & CultureTim Marlow Appointed As Chief Executive And Director of the Design Museum London

The Design Museum London announced on October 7th 2019 that Tim Marlow (above, image by Cat Garcia) has been appointed as the new Chief Executive and Director of the Design Museum. He replaces Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black who stepped down as Co-Directors. Tim Marlow is currently Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts. Tim Marlow, a curator, writer and broadcaster, was Director of Exhibitions at White Cube for over 10 years before moving...
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