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Artist, filmmaker and Turner Prize winner Steve McQueen is to open his Year 3 exhibition at the Tate Britain on the 12th November. The exhibition will include a display of school photographs from two-thirds of London’s primary schools. “There’s an urgency to reflect on who we are and our future…to have a visual reflection on the people who make this city work,” said McQueen. The aim of the exhibition is to showcase the young faces...

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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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Photofairs in Shanghai will once again be opening to celebrate the coming together of 50 galleries. It will be held at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre, running from September 20th to 22nd. On show will be examples from 50 of the most significant and forward thinking contemporary galleries across China and around the world. Visitors will get the chance to view art from over 700 leading artists. Artists being shown include Gilbert & George, Irving Penn, Cory...

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Non-profit organisation Make-A-Wish Foundation is to hold a charity auction showcasing artwork from more than 20 international artists. The Art of Wishes Gala is to be held in the Royal Horticultural Halls in London on the 1st October and hosted by Make-A-Wish supporter and comedian David Walliams. The independent charity grants the wishes of critically ill children and supports their families in times of hardship and difficulty. See Also: Classic Marilyn Monroe Photographs for Online...

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The Victoria and Albert museum in London is going to be exhibiting highlights from regular Vogue photographer Tim Walker, running from the 21stof this month to March 2020. The exhibition, entitled ‘Wonderful Things’, will showcase some of the photographers most immersive and creative works. Paying Tribute However, the V&A plans not to just showcase these works, but to pay tribute to his imagination and creative process. The exhibition will include examples from collaborators and what...

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At the end of September, Margate welcomes the Art Car Boot fair for the second time since 2004. The seaside town provides a platform for established artists and creators to showcase their flair and contribute to the ever-growing art scene by the coast. Artists who attend will produce works of art specifically for the event and for £50 and under. The Ultimate UK Art Hub Once just known as a coastal getaway for city dwellers,...

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Sotheby’s New York’s “Selling Exhibition” celebrates the art of collecting with an assemblage of artworks and sculptures inspired by the tastes of two most influential lines of collectors, the Chatsworth and Cavendish families. Inspired by Chatsworth: A Selling Exhibition revisits the country house aesthetic, via its splendid collection of 18thcentury silver, commissioned portraits of nobility, captivating biblical paintings, diamond jewellery and domestic items. Original Compositions Giovanni Battista di Jacopo Rosso, otherwise referred to as Rosso...

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Henri Matisse is widely thought of as one of the great artists of the 20th century. His mastery of colour as expression, displayed through a body of work spanning half a century, has won him extensive recognition and respect among art critics and more casual art enthusiasts alike. He is regarded, along with his contemporary and friend Pablo Picasso, as responsible for revolutionary developments in both visual art and sculpture in modern art. This year, marking the sesquicentennial of Matisse’s birth, provides an opportunity to reflect on...

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In 2019, the Royal Collection Trust will mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci. With the last da Vinci to grace the open market fetching an impressive $450 million and brewing a worldwide media storm, the renowned polymath will receive his biggest exhibition in 65 years, Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing.  The RCT is partnering with 12 institutions around the UK to showcase 144 drawings by the...

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On April 2nd 2019, Sotheby’s is launching a Modern and Contemporary African Art auction to exhibit masterpieces by renowned Sudanese artists. The line up will include artwork from Ibrahim El Salahi and Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq, who helped found the Khartoum School in Sudan, alongside artwork from Salah Elmur and Hussein Shariffe. Formed in 1960, The Khartoum School was a modernist art movement formed to simulate the changing face of the newly independent Sudan, from Anglo-Egyptian...

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