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This is Oxfordshire
Feature: Modern Art Oxford marks 50 years with a look back, and forwardA POWERHOUSE of contemporary visual culture is celebrating its 50th anniversary
Feature: Modern Art Oxford marks 50 years with a look back, and forward
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 21 hours ago
A POWERHOUSE of contemporary visual culture is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new year-long exhibition. Since it opened its doors in 1966, Modern Art Oxford (MAO) has presented more than 700 events. Over the next 12 months, the gallery in... Read more
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Evening Standard
Out There: Our Post-War Public Art, exhibition reviewA wall filled with dramatic angular fibreglass panels sets the tone for this ex
Out There: Our Post-War Public Art, exhibition review
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
A wall filled with dramatic angular fibreglass panels sets the tone for this excellent exhibition that charts the rise and demise of Britain’s post-war public art — both free-standing sculpture and architecturally integrated into buildings. The wall... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
5 Cool Art Exhibitions to See Now in L.A.Art shows only become legendary once they’re gone. Funnily enough, it’s usually
5 Cool Art Exhibitions to See Now in L.A.
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
Art shows only become legendary once they’re gone. Funnily enough, it’s usually the ones no one went to that everyone says they saw. There’s no excuse to miss these five shows that will soon be disassembled. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. Edmund de... Read more
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Evening Standard
You can now find out what William Shakespeare's will includedWilliam Shakespeare’s final will is among a treasure hoard of documents linked
You can now find out what William Shakespeare's will included
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
William Shakespeare’s final will is among a treasure hoard of documents linked to the Bard’s life that went on show at Somerset House today. The collection, gathered from the National Archives, casts light on his rise to prominence in the cut-throat... Read more
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Evening Standard
States of Mind: Experiences at the Edge of Consciousness, reviewFrancis Crick, the joint discoverer of the DNA double helix, clearly didn’t cho
States of Mind: Experiences at the Edge of Consciousness, review
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Francis Crick, the joint discoverer of the DNA double helix, clearly didn’t choose an easy path. By 1978 he was a Nobel laureate who had become a demigod of science, yet despite approaching retirement age it was then that he made his first tentative... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Art-World Insider Who Went Too FarThe Geneva Freeport, which may be the world’s most valuable storage facility, c
The Art-World Insider Who Went Too Far
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
The Geneva Freeport, which may be the world’s most valuable storage facility, consists of seven beige warehouses and a large grain silo in La Praille, an industrial zone a short tram ride from the city’s lakeside panorama of banks and expensive... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Sadie Barnette's 'Superfecta' and the bets of the art world“Superfecta,” the title work in Sadie Barnette’s impressive Los Angeles solo ga
Sadie Barnette's 'Superfecta' and the bets of the art world
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
“Superfecta,” the title work in Sadie Barnette’s impressive Los Angeles solo gallery debut, casts a sharp and witty side-eye on the state of today’s art world. It’s a love-hate theme that runs through her show. At Charlie James Gallery, the word is... Read more
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Evening Standard
Electronic Superhighway, review: A trip in time machine of techIn a novel twist on the historical survey, Electronic Superhighway takes you in
Electronic Superhighway, review: A trip in time machine of tech
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
In a novel twist on the historical survey, Electronic Superhighway takes you in a time machine, beginning with the present and travelling back to 1966. It’s a “how did we get here?” show, with more than 100 works by 70 artists. You’re guaranteed to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A. Art Show 2016: A sneak peek inside, plus an outsider's take on the L.A. sceneThe Los Angeles Convention Center is frenetic with activity just hours before t
L.A. Art Show 2016: A sneak peek inside, plus an outsider's take on the L.A. scene
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
The Los Angeles Convention Center is frenetic with activity just hours before the L.A. Art Show is set to open. Artists and gallery owners race around in their booths, rearranging works and polishing frames; construction carts rumble by, carrying... Read more
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Evening Standard
John Akomfrah, exhibition review: Stirring and beautifulJohn Akomfrah’s Handsworth Songs, the documentary he made during the 1985 riots
John Akomfrah, exhibition review: Stirring and beautiful
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
John Akomfrah’s Handsworth Songs, the documentary he made during the 1985 riots in Birmingham and London, is a classic of its kind. Film remains his medium, but galleries rather than the cinema or TV are his natural habitat today. The gallery frees... Read more
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Evening Standard
Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, exhibition reviewThe premise of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse is that many modern
Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, exhibition review
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
The premise of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse is that many modern artists — besides Monet, who famously did it — gardened. How come? The fact that the essays in the catalogue don’t really come up with an answer to this question suggests... Read more
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Evening Standard
Russell Young, interview: the artist on new work, almost dying & ObamaIt was a decade that produced some of the world's most enduring cultural icons.
Russell Young, interview: the artist on new work, almost dying & Obama
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
It was a decade that produced some of the world's most enduring cultural icons. But for pop artist Russell Young, the biggest inspiration of the Swinging Sixties wasn't to be found in the rebelliousness of The Beatles or The Rolling Stones. Perhaps... Read more
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Evening Standard
Saul Leiter, Retrospective and Easter Rising, exhibition reviewsSaul Leiter: Retrospective The emergence of colour in photography has echoes o
Saul Leiter, Retrospective and Easter Rising, exhibition reviews
Evening Standard / Posted 12 days ago
Saul Leiter: Retrospective The emergence of colour in photography has echoes of that moment when Bob Dylan went electric. For some, colour betrayed the very essence of the medium. One of the greatest photographers, Walker Evans, even suggested it... Read more
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Evening Standard
Miró’s Studio, review: Throws compelling light on Miró’s imaginationIt took the great Catalan artist Joan Miró a long time to have the studio he wa
Miró’s Studio, review: Throws compelling light on Miró’s imagination
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
It took the great Catalan artist Joan Miró a long time to have the studio he wanted. From his early days in Barcelona through several years in Paris in the company of the Surrealists, Picasso and others, he flitted about from studio to hotel to... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Met Gets with ItThe Met is competing with museums around the world for works—and donors.Credit
The Met Gets with It
The New Yorker / Posted 16 days ago
The Met is competing with museums around the world for works—and donors.Credit Illustration by Tamara Shopsin; Source: Courtesy Fletcher Fund / Metropolitan Museum of Art (Statue) When the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s centennial came around, in... Read more
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International Business Times
Tate Modern: London art museum to host first exhibition of Instagram posts The first-ever Instagram series presenting as art will make its controversial m
Tate Modern: London art museum to host first exhibition of Instagram posts
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
The first-ever Instagram series presenting as art will make its controversial museum debut at London's Tate Modern. The intriguing series documents the life through photos of a young woman named Amalia Ulman who moves to Los Angeles from a small... Read more
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Evening Standard
Catastrophe: How Architecture Rebuilds Communities, exhibition previewThis September will mark 350 years since the Great Fire of London. Ignited by a
Catastrophe: How Architecture Rebuilds Communities, exhibition preview
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
This September will mark 350 years since the Great Fire of London. Ignited by a spark from a baker’s oven, the conflagration devastated the largely timber-built capital. Later this year the Museum of London will be among those marking the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Champagne Life, review: Commendable collection lacks sparkleThis is the first all-women exhibition in the Saatchi Gallery’s 30-year history
Champagne Life, review: Commendable collection lacks sparkle
Evening Standard / Posted 19 days ago
This is the first all-women exhibition in the Saatchi Gallery’s 30-year history, a commendable event in a still shockingly unequal art world. Champagne Life, its title laden with irony, doesn’t attempt to draw any conclusion about art made by women... Read more
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Daily Mail
Qatari royals in fight over $100 million Picasso sculptureAmerican art dealer faces off against Qatari royals in fight over Picasso sculp
Qatari royals in fight over $100 million Picasso sculpture
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
American art dealer faces off against Qatari royals in fight over Picasso sculpture worth more than $100MILLION that was sold twice Bust of a Woman (Marie-Therese), 1931, is on display at the MoMA in NYC Art dealer Larry Gagosian purchased... Read more
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TribLIVE
Picasso sculpture subject of court disputeNEW YORK — Pablo Picasso's 1931 sculpture Bust of a Woman, on display at New Yo
Picasso sculpture subject of court dispute
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
NEW YORK — Pablo Picasso's 1931 sculpture Bust of a Woman, on display at New York's Museum of Modern Art, has taken center stage in a Manhattan court in a dispute over its ownership. Art gallery owner Larry Gagosian says he agreed to buy the... Read more
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The Age
Passionately human: Peggy Guggenheim vs. today's mega art collectorsA recent documentary about the celebrated collector Peggy Guggenheim has yielde
Passionately human: Peggy Guggenheim vs. today's mega art collectors
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
A recent documentary about the celebrated collector Peggy Guggenheim has yielded fresh insights into her life and prompted a reassessment of how much the art world has changed since her heyday. Guggenheim died in 1979 at 81. For Peggy Guggenheim:... Read more

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