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Crossroads art fair relaunches in London the week before Frieze

Crossroads announces a new artistic direction, returning to London from 30 September to 4 October at Victoria House Basement. The art fair is being transformed by new director Liv Vaisberg, who brings a vision for a curated fair to show emerging and mid-market galleries in the best possible conditions. Vaisberg comes to Crossroads having previously co-directed Independent Brussels and... | Read More

A new book celebrates the neglected work of 19th-century social realist painter Frederick Walker

Lund Humphries presents the first comprehensive survey of the neglected work of 19th-century watercolour artist Frederick Walker and his Idyllist contemporaries. This is the first book in over a century to examine the important work of the watercolour artist and illustrator Frederick Walker (1840–1875) and his closest artistic allies. He was greatly admired (and collected) by Vincent van... | Read More

‘Faraway Focus Photographers Go Travelling’ on view at the Berlinische Galeri

Travelling has been a major theme in photography for over a hundred years. As a genre, travel photography emerged around the same time as mass tourism in the late 19th century, when it reinforced expectations of foreign parts as somehow exotic. Only since the 1920s has travel inspired photographers to respond artistically to cultural, political and social conditions in other countries. These... | Read More

ICA Miami unveils inaugural program of its new permanent home, opening December 1, 2017

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami opens the doors to its new permanent home in the Miami Design District on December 1, 2017, with a bold inaugural program that reflects the museum’s commitment to championing new narratives in contemporary art and to providing a platform for the exchange of art and ideas. With more than double the exhibition space in its new permanent home, ICA Miami... | Read More

Art and craft meet in experimental textiles by international artists

This summer, the Katonah Museum of Art presents Wall to Wall: Carpets by Artists, an exhibition that studies some of the best contemporary art through the lens of craft: the woven carpet. Featuring seventeen artists from across the globe, the exhibition proves carpets to be a powerful agent of meaning today, one that cuts across subjects of design, art, décor, production, and geopolitics. The... | Read More

Display showcases the Heide Museum of Modern Art’s rich collection of works by various members of the Boyd dynasty

The third exhibition in the Making History series, this display showcases the museum’s rich collection of paintings, works on paper and ceramic objects by various members of the acclaimed Boyd dynasty and their close collaborators. With a focus on the achievements of the 1940s and 50s, the exhibition’s highlights include elegant art nouveau-style pots by family patriarch Merric Boyd,... | Read More

Exhibition presents a history of the Cobra movement

Cobra, the interdisciplinary and trans-national European avant-garde movement named after its home cities --- Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam – caused a revolution in modern art during just three years of creative activity (1948-1951) that continues to influence artists working today. A new exhibition at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale examines Cobra artists’ innovative use of... | Read More

Exhibition at Leopold Museum focuses on depictions of women as well as on works created by female artists

The series of themed presentations featuring the permanent collection continues with the exhibition Female Images – From Biedermeier to Early Modernism, which focuses on depictions of women as well as on works created by female artists from the 19th and early 20th century. In keeping with the emphasis of the Leopold Collection, the selected works hail from the period between 1830 and 1930.... | Read More

Exhibition focuses on artists who lived in Düsseldorf and worked together during the 1970s

The focus at this exhibition is on artists who lived in Düsseldorf and worked together during the 1970s: Michael Deistler, Bruno Demattio, Achim Duchow, Astrid Heibach, Candida Höfer, Christof Kohlhöfer, Ingrid Kohlhöfer, Klaus Mettig, Lutz Mommartz, Tony Morgan, Angelika Oehms, Sigmar Polke, Ulrike Rosenbach, Stephan Runge, Conrad Schnitzler, Emil Schult, Memphis Schulze, Katharina... | Read More

Exhibition highlights a major body of paintings by Monet produced in Giverny

The Vancouver Art Gallery is presenting the most comprehensive exhibition of French painter Claude Monet’s work in Canada in two decades. Claude Monet’s Secret Garden presents thirty-eight paintings spanning the career of one of the most important figures in Western art. Claude Monet’s Secret Garden culminates in a phenomenal body of work produced in Giverny, a small village in... | Read More
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