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art June 2011

June 28 2011
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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.


June 23 2011
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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.


June 22 2011
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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.


June 22 2011
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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.


June 15 2011
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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.


June 14 2011
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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.


June 09 2011
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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.


June 08 2011
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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.


June 08 2011
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ITALY / Venice: Rachel Harrison, 2011 Calder Prize

The Calder Foundation and the Scone Foundation have announced the 2011 Calder Prize Laureate, Rachel Harrison.


June 07 2011
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SWITZERLAND / Basel: Art 42 Basel

The 42nd edition of Art Basel takes place from June 15 through June 19, 2011.


May 27 2011
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FRANCE / Paris: eBay gives money to the Louvre

The fund of the Louvre, created at the end of 2009, will receive $3 milions from the founder of eBay, Pierre Omidyar.


May 26 2011
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POLAND / Kraków: Opening of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Kraków

The MOCAK had been inaugurated on May 19, 2011.


May 24 2011
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EUROPE : Le label du patrimoine

Spécifique à l’Europe, il vient d’être mis en place pour l’ensemble des 27 pays membres de l’Union européenne.


May 11 2011
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SPAIN / Barcelona: Loop Barcelona

The festival, dynamic and hybrid, is a place of diffusion, of exhibition and of development for art video.


May 10 2011
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FRANCE / Paris: Monumenta 2011

The Grand Palais has invited Anish Kapoor to present his new art work specially conceived for this space.


May 02 2011
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SWITZERLAND / Basel: Free Guesthouse at Art Basel

Guesthouse Basel announces a call for applications to fill 10 vacant residencies located at Art Basel.


May 02 2011
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FRANCE / Paris: ARTPARIS, a new chief curator for 2012

For the 2012 edition, which will take place at the Grand Palais, Guillaume Piens will be new chief curator of the fair..


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