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From 10 October, the Fondation Louis Vuitton is hosting a remarkable new exhibition to present works from New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The display—Being Modern: MoMA in Paris—will house artwork that has been acquired by the prestigious institution since its founding in 1929. A wondrous spectrum of genres and movements will be covered within the exhibit, from Pop Art to Minimalism and contemporary. Combined, these works will seek to create an overall vision...

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An announcement has been made for the official opening date for Louvre Abu Dhabi. The museum is set to be the first of its kind in the Arab world and its unique architecture sets it above from the rest. On 11 November 2017, the public will be able to enter the new universal museum that will exhibit human stories from across civilisations and cultures. There will be a great festival of opening celebrations that includes...

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A new Degas exhibit will premiere at the National Galley in September. This collection of drawings, paintings and pastels has rarely been viewed until now, making this an invaluable opportunity to see these works by leading French Impressionist. The pieces have been loaned from the Burrell Collection, and the new exhibition in London will be the first time the group of pastels has been shown outside Scotland since they were acquired. Marking the centenary of...

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Famous institutions across the country unveil their exhibitions to educate, commemorate and celebrate diversity in every form—leading the discourse on LGBTQ experiences, past and present. Love, Sex & Diversity is one such event.  This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act being passed in England and Wales—a law partially decriminalising homosexuality. This was a monumental landmark in the movement for equality, and has sparked the unveiling of exhibitions on the subject in...

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A once in a lifetime exhibition has been revealed in England; Charles I exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. The collection marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy and will take place 27 January—15 April 2018. King Charles I was revered as one of the most important and influential collectors of art throughout the history of the British monarchy. He commissioned the most notable contemporary artists of the era whilst collecting works from...

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The lengthy restoration of the British Museum’s famous Amitābha Buddha has recently been completed, giving visitors access once again to this vast and venerable masterpiece. Are you familiar with the jujube tree? Possibly not, because this is a very rare tree that has been cultivated in China for over 4,000 years for its edible fruits rich in vitamin C. Some 1,400 years ago it was not the Vitamin C that Chinese craftsmen were after, they...

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A rare chance to see the work of one of the greatest painters of the early Italian Renaissance, Sandro Botticelli, alongside pictures that show his lasting influence through the ages. The Victoria & Albert Museum is one of the great treasure houses of the world, crammed with an outstanding richness of arts and culture. As the world’s leading museum of art and design, the V&A’s objective is to enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice...

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Aptly titled ‘EXHIBITIONISM’, The Rolling Stones’ retrospective showcase at the Saatchi Gallery displays over 500 previously unseen artifacts from the band’s personal archives. The Rolling Stones, often referred to as ‘the world’s greatest rock band’, are taking over nine gallery rooms spread across two entire floors at the Saatchi Gallery. Showcasing hundreds of significant objects ranging from rare guitars and instruments to personal diaries, the exhibition gives a fascinating glimpse into the band’s 50-year history. Speaking about...

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“I never quite understood it, this sex symbol. I always thought symbols were those things you clash together! That’s the trouble, a sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing. But if I’m going to be a symbol of something I’d rather have it sex than some other things they’ve got symbols of.”—Marilyn Monroe in an interview for Life, 1962 In the year that she would have turned 90, the De Nieuwe...

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Botticelli Reimagined, an exhibition that will prove to be a treat for the eye and for the imagination will open at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London in March. Telling a story 500 years in the making, ‘Botticelli Reimagined’ will be the largest Botticelli exhibition in Britain since 1930. Including painting, fashion, film, drawing, photography, tapestry, sculpture and print, the exhibition will explore the ways that artists and designers have reinterpreted Botticelli. It will...

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