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03/26/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
#fromthemagazine Are you really my friend? asks Maine-based photographer Tanja Alexia Hollander, who set out to meet and photograph all 626 of her Facebook friends. Since 2011, she has travelled across the globe, setting up in-person meetings to discover the ways in which relationships are defined, and the distinctions between private and online life, using photographs, video, data...
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03/26/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Born in Los Angeles in 1956, Christopher Williams has been represented by David Zwirner Gallery since 2000. Open Letter: The Family Drama Refunctioned? (From the Point of View of Production) is his eighth solo exhibition with the gallery, and his second presentation at the London location. It marks his first exhibition in the city since his major retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery in...
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03/26/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
#fromthearchives Lush, bold sets in complementary hues provide the backdrop for Parisian-born, London-based photographer, stylist and publisher Olivia da Costa’s vibrant compositions, which showcase her devotion to jewellery and the fashion accessory. Da Costa’s Please! magazine serves as a compendium of her exuberant vision.

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03/26/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
In 1972, curious about the problem of identity, Melissa Shook began an ambitious project of photographing herself everyday for a year. The sum of this impressive undertaking resulted in a compelling set of intimately scaled black and white photographs that range from the artist performing for the camera, to the camera describing the physicality of her being. Daily Self-Portraits is at Joseph...
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03/26/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
#fromthemagazine Since innovative photographic duo JUCO (comprising Julia Galdo and Cody Cloud first met at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2002, they rapidly became a powerhouse for creative responses to fashion and advertising. Custom-made sets are alive with intricate patterns and correlating colours, blurring the lines between fine art and commercial assignments.

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03/26/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Taking place from 25 to 26 May, the Future Now Symposium returns to York St John University for the second year running. Thursday sessions include Curating for the 21st Century Audience with Darren Pih, Exhibitions and Displays Curator at Tate Liverpool. In the age of funding cuts and readily accessible information, the notion of the modern museum is constantly under threat. Who has the...
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03/25/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
#fromthemagazine Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, launches a second series of monographic exhibitions under the title The Architect’s Studio, with a focus on the Chinese architect Wang Shu, who with his wife, Lu Wenyu, runs the Amateur Architecture Studio. The name reflects a practice based on local materials and culture, as a direct counterbalance to the monolithic, Western-inspired...
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03/25/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
This spring, Moderna Museet, Malmö, presents a comprehensive solo exhibition on Annika Eriksson. With subdued matter-of-factness and humour, the artist explores different forms of human interaction, effects of social transformation, and the complex interplay between humans and other animals. The exhibition, The Social, focuses on the last few years of her artistic practice. Until 4 June.

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03/25/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
#fromthearchives Characterised by superficial luxury, Austria-born Clemens Ascher’s photographic series is a bright depiction of utopia. With a thematic focus on staged worlds, the artist imposes perimeters on his figures and satisfyingly creates separated sections of colour. In The Garden depicts a fictional indoor garden complex that considers the concept of a designed reality.

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03/25/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
The New Art Gallery Walsall stages a major survey exhibition of work by artist Idris Khan. Open until 7 May, A World Within brings together significant bodies of work drawing on a range of interests including classical music, the history of art, literature, philosophy and religion. Whether working with photography, painting, sculpture, moving image or installation, Khan employs a continual...
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03/25/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
#fromthemagazine Belgian artist Reginald Van de Velde searches for perfectly still moments. In a constantly developing world, his photographs provide an oasis for reflection on the passage of time, offering a new perspective on previously abandoned settings.

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03/25/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Scarlett Hooft Graafland’s first solo exhibition at Flowers Gallery, London, invites the viewer into a surreal landscape where a diverse selection of people and objects are positioned in some of the most desolate corners of the world. Discovery offers a dreamlike collection of images which showcase over a decade of environmental exploration and creative composition from settings as far...
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03/24/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
KAAN Architecten designs Museum Paleis Het Loo, Apeldoorn, renovation and expansion. Following a tendering process, a jury unanimously selected the winning proposal by the architecture firm. The design, inspired by the layout and proportions of the Corps de Logis of Paleis Het Loo, incorporates all required facilities and spaces while expressing a grandeur fitting for one of the Netherlands’...
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03/24/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Melbourne Design Week hosted by National Gallery of Victoria until 26 March, examines the value of good design and showcase the work of regional and international creatives in a city-wide programme of exhibitions and events. An initiative of the Victorian Government, the 10-day event is comprised of talks by leading design experts, design-focused shows, tours, panel discussions and industry...
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03/24/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Bringing together a distinguished set of sculptures for the first time since their creation in 1956, Tate Modern, London, offers a fresh perspective on the work of Alberto Giacometti. As part of the gallery’s major retrospective, a restored series of plaster casts enlightens viewers to a distinctive career and the vast textural explorations which it encompassed.

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03/24/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Sarah Sze’s installation Timekeeper (2016) at Copenhagen Contemporary explores the origin of the moving image, and mirrors the endless flow of information that overwhelms us every day. Screens flicker and fade, and projected images race cyclically around the room. A whirring, clicking world of objects is arranged in accordance with a specific logic: that of a working desk, a site of the...
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03/24/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
#fromthearchives Australian artist Ben Thomas focuses on urban spaces. Having experimented in his earlier practice with techniques including tilt-shift and kaleidoscopes, the featured series Chroma I (2015) and Chroma II (2016) decode cities, highlighting colour and tonal flatness.

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03/24/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
LOOK: Liverpool International Photography Festival proposes a dynamic 10th year programme under the title Cities of Exchange: Liverpool/ Hong Kong. The festival has invited artists from both the UK and China to respond to the theme of exchange and topics including urbanism, social housing, architecture, commerce and colonialism. From 7 April to 14 May.

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03/24/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
#fromthemagazine In 1973 Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura headed the design for La Muralla Roja (The Red Wall) in Calpe, Alicante, which pays homage to the Arab Mediterranean, in particular to the adobe towers of North Africa. Evoking a constructivist aesthetic, interconnected patios pay attention to colour as a misleading element.

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03/24/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Hong Kong’s Art Week is in full-swing this weekend. To coincide the city’s hive of activity, we highlight ArtisTree’s collaboration with the Serpentine Galleries and Zaha Hadid Design on There Should Be No End to Experimentation, a unique show examining the late architect’s artistic works. Providing a creative alternative for those who are bound to the UK or the US, our 5 To See focuses on...
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