art July 2011

July 19 2011
design art news

INDIA / Calcutta: The KMOMA by Herzog & de Meuron

The city of Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) prepares to build the largest museum of modern art in Asia, to be completed in 2015.

July 13 2011
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FRANCE / Paris: 6,700 new photographs for the Centre Pompidou

The Centre Pompidou is getting ready to welcome a collection from Christian Bouqueret.

July 12 2011
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ITALY / Venice: Carsten Höller wins the Enel Contemporary Award

At the 54th Venice Biennial, the Belgian artist Carsten Höller was awarded the 2011 Enel Contemporary Prize.

July 08 2011
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SPAIN / Madrid: ARCOmadrid 2012 call for applications

ARCOmadrid, holding its 31st edition, will present its SOLO PROJECTS: FOCUS LATIN AMERICA programme.

July 07 2011
fashion design art news

THE NETHERLANDS / Cultural scene against cuts in funds.

Massive mobilisation of the Dutch cultural scene to protest against the reduction of the cultural bugdet.

June 28 2011
art news

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
art news

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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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 22 2011
art news

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 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
art news

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
art news

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
art news

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
art news

SWITZERLAND / Basel: Art 42 Basel

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

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