QATAR / Doha: The Christie's world president, Edward Dolman, goes to Qatar
At 51 years old, Edward Dolman gives up his post at the famous auction house to become the authority of museums of Qatar.
CHINA / Beijing: Ai Weiwei, released under strict conditions
The Chinese artist detained since April has been released on the 22nd June 2011, obligated to respect certain strict conditions.
UNITED STATES / New York: Hans-Peter Feldmann, a $100,000 artwork
At the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the artist's installation comprises of one hundred thousand bank notes.
CHINA / Beijing: Buren protests against Ai Weiwei's arrest
Along with Anish Kapoor, Daniel Buren too cancels an exhibition planned in China out of support for Ai Weiwei.
GREAT BRITAIN / London: Anish Kapoor and Ai Weiwei
Anish Kapoor stands up and speaks out against the detention of Ai Weiwei, who has been held by Chinese authorities for 3 months.
FRANCE / Bordeaux: Evento 2011
The 2nd edition of EVENTO, taking place from the 6th October 2011, in Bordeaux, give its carte blanche to Michelangelo Pistoletto.
FRANCE / Paris: A new president for the Palais de Tokyo
Frédéric Mitterrand proposed to the President of the Republic appointing Jean de Loisy in command of the Palais de Tokyo.
FRANCE / Wingen-sur-Moder: Lalique Museum Opening
The Lalique Museum is due to open its doors to the general public on the 2nd July 2011 in Wingen-sur-Moder, Alsace.
ITALY / Venice: Rachel Harrison, 2011 Calder Prize
The Calder Foundation and the Scone Foundation have announced the 2011 Calder Prize Laureate, Rachel Harrison.