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In what has become a popular annual tradition, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards committee as announced the winners of its all-comers competition. The overall winner of this year’s competition is Mark Fitzpatrick, for his photograph entitled Terry the Turtle Flipping the Bird. Up against 7,000 entries from all over the world, Mark’s image emerged as a clear favourite with the judges. The image was captured when he was swimming with the turtles off Lady Elliot...

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A huge collection of boxed model trains and associated collectables – much of it in largely untouched condition – is expected to fetch over £10,000 at Ewbank’s Auctions in Surrey on October 28th. Built up over many years by a dedicated collector, the huge collection of models from brands including Hornby, Bemo and Tyco only came to light when his sister went to clear out his house after his death. Much of the collection is...

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Pseudonymous street artist Banksy’s 2005 work Show Me The Monet has sold for $9.8 million at Sotheby’s in London. The second most expensive Banksy piece the art world has seen at auction, the piece is a parody of Monet’s water lily paintings with added traffic cones and shopping trollies. Sotheby’s said the piece “presents a dialogue on the impact of the corporate world on our environment and the sacrifices made at the expense of so-called...

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To mark the centenary of Helmut Newton, one of the most important and controversial photographers of all time, Zebra One Gallery is curating a powerful retrospective of his most iconic, influential or rare images. Helmut Newton: 100 Years will launch at the Hampstead Gallery on 31st October – which would have been the late photographer’s birthday – and runs until until 14th November. The exhibition features 18 original, vintage silver gelatine prints showcasing the widely...

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One of Italy’s most enchanting secrets, San Clemente Palace is a city resort located on its own island in the Venice lagoon, just 10 minutes from San Marco Square via the hotel’s complimentary boats. A tranquil sanctuary on the doorstep of Venice, San Clemente Palace Kempinski is one of Italy’s most enchanting secrets. The stately resort immerses guests in the drama, glamour, and heritage of Venice. The 900-year-old landmark property is comprised of a series...

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The winners of this year’s Association of Photographers Awards have been announced in an online video. Following thousands of entries from both professionals and emerging photographers, the winners were chosen in each category by a panel of esteemed judges. Emerging Talent Curated by Katy Niker, Director, Katy Niker Ltd. “It was a huge honour to be asked to judge the first ever AOP Emerging Talent Award. The sheer diversity and & high standard of the...

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A new body of works from sculptor Susie MacMurray opens next week at Pangolin London. Murmur is a compelling collection of striking, tactile and thought-provoking sculptures and installations, alongside intricate drawings, and new bronze and silver works created in a first-time collaboration with foundry Pangolin Editions. Delicate, sensuous velvet contrasts with rusty barbed wire often reclaimed from battlefields or training grounds; soft round droplets of white wax are painstakingly placed at the ends of sleek...

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Celebrating the best of European design from pottery by Hans Coper to jewellery by Henning Koppel and furniture by John Makepeace, Lyon & Turnbull’s Modern Made auction on October 23rd brings to market important works from across the European design canon. (All images courtesy of Lyon & Turnbull) Works by Modern British artists are headlined by The Red Curtain, a key Camden Town school oil by William Ratcliffe (1870-1955). Dated to c.1916 (it was included...

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Marking its opening in Accra, Ghana, ADA \ contemporary art gallery unveils its inaugural exhibition, Gindin Mangoro: Under the Mango Tree, the debut solo presentation of Nigerian painter Collins Obijiaku (b. 1995). From October 15th to November 19th, 2020, the gallery will present the emerging artist’s new body of work, a selection of 17 intimate portraits delving into notions of Blackness, lived experience, interiority and identity. Debuting ADA’s program of curated exhibitions specializing in the...

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What will the art museum of the future look like, and will technology hinder creativity? Dr. Bob Sumner from ETH Zurich has the answers. In this interview, he talks about how the Princely Collections, the private bank LGT and ETH Zurich have created an app that unites art and technology and rejuvenates 400-year-old works of art with the help of Augmented Reality. First of all, what is Augmented Reality (AR)? AR is experienced when we...

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