Archive for July, 2019

Monash University Museum of Art opens a survey of contemporary artist book publishing

bookworks is a survey of contemporary artist book publishing that brings together six of the world’s leading exponents to Monash University Museum of Art from 24 July until 21 September 2019. The exhibition explores the thematic connections between books, art and publishing from the conceptual, technical and material form of artist books – their history, production, classification and... | Read More

Taryn Simon’s landmark performance work An Occupation of Loss released on vinyl by The Vinyl Factory

Recitations of grief and mourning recorded on the occasion of the London performance of Taryn Simon’s An Occupation of Loss will be released on limited-edition vinyl on 16 September 2019, published by The Vinyl Factory. Co-commissioned by Artangel and Park Avenue Armory, An Occupation of Loss was first presented in September 2016 at Park Avenue Armory, New York. The London performance took... | Read More

The 10th edition of Beirut Art Fair will take place from 18 to 22 September 2019

The 10th edition of Beirut Art Fair, the international modern and contemporary art fair with a focus on the scenes of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region), will take place from 18 to 22 September 2019 in Beirut. A space for artistic revelations, Beirut Art Fair celebrates its tenth anniversary this year and entrusts its artistic direction to Franco-Lebanese curator Joanna Abou... | Read More

Moscow’s Roma theatre plays on against troubled backdrop

With passionate songs, flowing dresses and the wild strumming of guitars, a Moscow theatre has staged colourful aspects of Roma culture since the shows' heyday in the early Soviet era. Calling itself the "world's only" Roma theatre, the state-funded Romen Theatre occupies a huge building close to the city centre and holds near-nightly shows. It was founded in the 1930s as a symbol of the... | Read More

World Monuments Fund names Bénédicte de Montlaur CEO

World Monuments Fund today named Bénédicte de Montlaur its next Chief Executive Officer. Ms. de Montlaur will become the fourth head of the world’s leading heritage conservation organization. Since 1965, WMF has partnered with local stakeholders to safeguard more than 600 sites worldwide, including Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the Forbidden City’s Qianlong... | Read More

Moderne Gallery makes trailblazing move

In January 2019 the renowned Moderne Gallery, established in 1984, as one of just five galleries in Old City Philadelphia, opened a new chapter in its history by being the first tenant to move into The Showrooms at 2220 (2220 East Allegheny Avenue, 19134), in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. Ever the visionary, Moderne Gallery’s Founder and Co-director Robert Aibel has always been... | Read More

Sydney Contemporary announces artists for its innovative Installation Contemporary program

Sydney Contemporary announced 15 Australian and international artists for their innovative and highly anticipated Installation Contemporary program being presented for the duration of the fair from 12-15 September 2019. Now approaching its fifth edition, Sydney Contemporary welcomes Installation Contemporary back this year as one of the highlights of the Fair presenting an opportunity for... | Read More

The CAPC invites Scottish artist Ruth Ewan to exhibit in its iconic nave

It Rains, It Rains, the first solo exhibition of the Scottish artist Ruth Ewan in France, borrows its title from the folk song ‘Il pleut, il pleut, bergère’ written by the French revolutionary poet, actor and politician Fabre d’Églantine, who is said to have calmly recited the lyrics before his execution in 1794. Ewan’s exhibition comprises the installation Back to the... | Read More

Show Up: Vincent Falsetta

At first glance, Vincent Falsetta’s studio doesn’t seem different than that of any other established painter, with its high ceilings and ample light.... | Read More

Breakout Hit: Lil Nas X Breaks 23-Year-Old Record For Most Weeks At The Top Of The Billboard Pop Charts

The breakthrough rapper smashed the record this week when the track spent its 17th week on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart – the only song to do so since Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s duet One Sweet Day set the record in 1996. – The Guardian

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