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Book publisher Taschen celebrates the 200th title in its Basic Art series with a volume on the work of Gerhard Richter. The series began in 1985 with the very first original Taschen publication and inaugural Basic Art title, Picasso. Since then 200 titles, translated into some 20 languages, have offered an introductory who’s who of art history, architecture, and design, claiming to be the world’s best-selling art book collection. Each title from the Basic Art...

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The winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been revealed at a ceremony at the Natural History Museum, London, which develops, produces and exhibits the international competition. Hailing from the Chinese province of Qinghai, Yongqing Bao has won the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 title for his extraordinary image, The Moment, which frames the standoff between a Tibetan fox and a marmot, seemingly frozen in life-or-death deliberations. A powerful frame...

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The Classic Car Show is returning for its sixth year, with tickets to go on sale on the 30th October. This year the show is moving from Excel Docklands to London Olympia. See Also: Highlights at Cons Thoroughbred and Vintage Car Auction  The event, taking place from the 20th-23rd February 2020, will showcase a vast range of classic cars and vintage models. The Classic Car show is a must for discerning car collectors, owners, experts...

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Art fair Asia Now will celebrate its fifth show from the 16th to the 20th of October in Paris. Asia Now is the first European art fair to focus on Asia’s contemporary art scene. The fair will also expand this year, welcoming over 50 more of the most renowned galleries. It will present 250 artists from all over Asia, such as China, Korea, Japan and the Southeast. See Also: Hong Kong Cyberpunk Exhibition to Pay Homage...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Following his successful London shows, Marco Grassi’s Don’t Be Just a Pretty Face comes to HOFA Gallery, Los Angeles from 18th October-6th November, 2019. Italian contemporary artist Marco Grassi is set to exhibit his most recent art collection, Don’t Be Just a Pretty Face, in a solo show at HOFA Los Angeles in Fall 2019. This comes after the success of his solo exhibition at HOFA’s Mayfair gallery, London, in April this year. Marco Grassi...

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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...

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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...

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