Category: Exhibitions

The Hong Kong Museum of Art Has Received a Major $480 Million Donation of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy

The gift includes rare objects from the late Ming and early Qing dynasties.

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‘It Reminded Me of How We Started’: Why Kurimanzutto Is Bringing a Show About a Short-Lived 1960s Art Gallery to New York

David Medalla’s New York-inspired “Cloud Canyon” will star in an exhibition about the short-lived, globally networked gallery.

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The Woman Behind Iraq’s Pavilion in Venice Launches a New Initiative to Champion Artists From Conflict Zones

Tamara Chalabi is expanding the Ruya Foundation’s mission beyond Baghdad and Venice with the launch of Ruya Maps.

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Who Said Art Was Fun? This Year’s Liverpool Biennial Is a Tearjerking Journey Through Europe’s Dark, Violent Past

The largest art exhibition in the UK explores the scars left by Europe’s past—and offers a tentative look forward.

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‘We Can All Be in Different Worlds’: Ralph Rugoff’s Venice Biennale Will Respond to the Rise of Fake News

The artistic director of the Venice Biennale announces his show will be titled “May You Live in Interesting Times.”

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Michelangelo Mania Rocketed the Metropolitan Museum of Art to Break Its Record for Annual Attendance

The New York museum is on a tear, also scoring some extraordinary donations.

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Richard Wilson Will Fill the Hayward Gallery With Thousands of Gallons of Oil to Reprise His Most Famous Work This Fall

The artist’s celebrated installation “20:50” will play a starring role in the upcoming show, “Space Shifters.”

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Here Are the Top 5 Highlights of Frieze Sculpture 2018

The summer exhibition returns to Regent’s Park in London where the fair’s organizers hope it will be seen by 5 million visitors.

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Did René Magritte Change His Surrealist Style to Avoid Nazi Persecution? See the Evidence Here

SFMOMA brings together more than 70 works in a revelatory exhibition that traces the final 25 years of Magritte’s life.

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The 6 Must-See Performances—and a Special Fragrance—at the Estonian Chapter of the Baltic Triennial

Rising stars use song and dance, create a unique fragrance, and incorporate creeping insects to stage a memorable opening weekend in the capital city of Tallinn.

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See the National Portrait Gallery’s New Show of Michael Jackson-Inspired Art—It’s a Thriller

The museum explores depictions of one of the most recognizable figures in the world.

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SFMOMA Won’t Show the Three Works That Sparked Animal-Rights Outrage at the Guggenheim’s China Show

The museum will present the three controversial works as empty containers and blank screens to “encourage additional public conversation.”

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Rising Star Caitlin Keogh on How Vintage Fashion and Contemporary Poetry Inspire Her Hypnotic Paintings

The painter’s first solo museum show just opened in Boston.

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From Painted Kites to an Artist Studio Dedicated to Rejection, the Carnegie International’s First Round of New Projects Is Full of Surprises

The 57th edition of the Carnegie Museum of Art’s exhibition includes new works by Zoe Leonard, Postcommodity, and Joan Jonas.

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Review: Manifesta 12 Conjures Up a Natural Order in Extremis, From Erotic Plant Parties to Civilian Bombings

The sprawling exhibition on a botanical theme in Palermo is tightly curated, thoughtful and engaged with local and global issues.

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Can Yayoi Kusama Make the Rockaways This Summer’s Viral Art Destination? Klaus Biesenbach Hopes So

Get ready for the next unstoppable selfie sensation.

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‘The Project Is the City’: How Curators of Europe’s Roving Biennial Manifesta Took Inspiration From Their Sicilian Host City

Manifesta 12 puts the movement of people, capital, flora, and fauna taking center stage.

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‘The Heritage Has Been Lost’: Why an Émigré Opened the First US Museum Dedicated to Palestinian Art and Culture

The Palestine Museum US is opening in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

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