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“The artists understand the importance, and risks, in presenting their work. It’s a very significant thing for the Saudi government to push art—contemporary Islamic art at the front—on Trump at this time.” King Abdulaziz Center For World Culture The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Donald J. Trump
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The art Donald Trump saw during state visit to Saudi Arabia

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For Gilbert & George the dominant issue of our era is the clash between Islamic and Western cultures. “It’s not going to go away in a lifetime,” George says, adding that the pair “feel very privileged that we live in the turmoil”. White Cube
For Gilbert George the dominant issue of our era is the clash

Gilbert & George bring battle of cultures to Berlin church

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Matt Carey-Williams, who joined Phillips from White Cube in 2015, is going back to the gallery world and will start at Blain|Southern in London as a director in September.
Matt CareyWilliams who joined Phillips from White Cube in 2015 is going

Matt Carey-Williams quits Phillips for Blain Southern

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Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn in the Lake District of Northern England is under threat of being sold on the open market after Arts Council England
rejected a funding application for the site for the fourth time.
Kurt Schwitterss Merz Barn in the Lake District of Northern England is

Another barn storm over Schwitters

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According to the trade magazine Variety, participants edge along the US/Mexico border pursued by border guards and helicopters in the disturbing VR piece.
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According to the trade magazine Variety participants edge along the USMexico border

Life as a refugee: VR experience lined up for Lacma and Prada

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In the magazine section of our Venice Biennale app you will find highlights from The Art Newspaper’s preview of the Biennale, including an interview with Christine Macel, the director of this year’s main exhibition, curators of recent Biennales sharing their memories and much more.

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In the magazine section of our Venice Biennale app you will find
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05/21/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
With 85 national pavilions and more than 35 collateral events, the guide on our Venice Biennale app is compiled by our editors and expert contributors will help you get the most out of your limited time visiting the most important biennale in the art world.

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05/20/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Three to see: New York, from a fantasy sugar land to a socialist state
Three to see: New York from a fantasy sugar land to a socialist state

Three to see: New York

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05/20/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
As the third edition of Photo London gets into full swing in central London this week, a number of satellite events and shows will be competing for photography fans in the UK capital. Principle among these is Peckham 24 (19-20 May), a photography festival taking place over a period of 24 hours in Peckham, south London.
As the third edition of Photo London gets into full swing in

Photo London satellite shows: Peckham 24 leads the way as the UK capital gets snappy

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05/20/2017 at 08:26. Facebook
Venice is a compact city but it can be tricky to navigate. Visiting everything in two or three days is almost impossible with 85 national pavilions, more than 35 collateral events and many other must-see exhibitions on in the city until November.

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05/19/2017 at 14:57. Facebook
Conservators from the Manchester Museum removed a century of grime from around 25 objects used as life science teaching aids ahead of an exhibition opening this month that presents them as works of art. The treated pieces will be exhibited alongside pieces from Liverpool’s World Museum and those collected by George Loudon, a retired UK banker who amassed a sizable collection of contemporary...
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Conservators from the Manchester Museum removed a century of grime from around

Scientific models in the spotlight in Manchester

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05/19/2017 at 14:18. Facebook
The first ever sale of African art by Sotheby's London on 16 May reflected both the current interest in the art and the immaturity of this market, and posed the question, what is African art anyway.
The first ever sale of African art by Sothebys London on 16

Low total for Sotheby’s first African art sale (but what is “African” art?)

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05/19/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
“What would you do if you had the opportunity to have not just a one-night stand, but a deep commitment that would go on for ten, 15, 25 years?” asks Joseph Thompson, the director of MASS MoCA.
What would you do if you had the opportunity to have not

Massachusetts museum’s expansion enables artists to dream big

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05/19/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
Among the proposals selected from more than 100 submissions is Lumin, a mobile app tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts that uses augmented reality and 3D animations to guide visitors through the museum. Knight Foundation
Among the proposals selected from more than 100 submissions is Lumin a

Knight Foundation give $1.87m in grants to support digital projects at 12 museums

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05/19/2017 at 11:40. Facebook
The Tate in London and Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art Australia have acquired five works as part of a joint acquisition programme backed by Qantas, Australia’s national airline.
The Tate in London and Sydneys Museum of Contemporary Art Australia have

Anti-colonial Australian works among new acquisitions made by Tate and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

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05/19/2017 at 11:01. Facebook
Dr. Oetker announced last year that it had hired a provenance researcher to investigate its art collection. The research began in early 2015 and is expected to take at least until the end of 2017.
Dr Oetker announced last year that it had hired a provenance researcher

Dr. Oetker compensates Jewish heirs for silver windmill cup in collection

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05/19/2017 at 10:12. Facebook
It marks the highest price at auction for a post-1980 work of art, the second-highest price for any contemporary work and the sixth-highest price for any piece sold at auction. Sotheby's
It marks the highest price at auction for a post1980 work of

Basquiat skull painting sells for record $110.5m at Sotheby's

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05/19/2017 at 09:57. Facebook
Introducing our 2017 Venice Biennale Guide. Our new app is organised into five routes to help you find your way to the artists, national pavilions and shows that are making an impression.

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Introducing our 2017 Venice Biennale Guide Our new app is organised into
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05/18/2017 at 20:59. Facebook
Michel #Houellebecq—the controversial, award-winning French author of novels including Atomised and Platform—is showing his photographs, photomontages and installations at Venus Over Manhattan gallery in New York next month
Michel Houellebecqthe controversial awardwinning French author of novels includi

Michel Houellebecq's French Bashing show marks US debut

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05/18/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
As the third edition of Photo London gets into full swing in central London this week, a number of satellite events and shows will be competing for photography fans in the UK capital. Featuring Peckham 24, Foam Magazine, Seen Fifteen Gallery, Italian Cultural Institute London, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall.
As the third edition of Photo London gets into full swing in

Photo London satellite shows: Peckham 24 leads the way as the UK capital gets snappy

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