Exhibitions

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Exhibitions

Plenty to chew on: on Theatre of the World at the Guggenheim

The show, which was met with protest before it even opened, packs a punch

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Imperial War Museum explores artists’ responses to war and terror after 9/11

Show of more than 40 artists includes Jenny Holzer, Grayson Perry and Gerhard Richter

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Soutine’s flushed-cheek portraits to Alex Katz’s 10ft-tall sculpture of his wife Ada 

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Pacific Standard Time

Antena Los Ángeles: el motor secreto detrás del alcance bilingüe de Pacific Standard Time

El colectivo está ayudando a museos a acceder a una audiencia hispanohablante con servicios de traducción e interpretación—pero están marcando el límite con espacios de gentrificación

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Pacific Standard Time

Antena Los Ángeles: the secret engine behind Pacific Standard Time's bilingual outreach

The collective is helping art venues access a Spanish-speaking audience with translation services

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

Celebrate Halloween with ghosts, spirits and souls

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Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei stopped from boarding flight from New York to São Paulo

Chinese artist was en route to premiere of his documentary Human Flow when staff wrongly claimed his visa was invalid

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Camille Henrot speaks about her major new show at Palais de Tokyo

French artist has filled the 13,000 sq. m space in Paris with an exhibition based on the days of the week

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Politics

LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner’s anti-Trump work adopted in Nantes

The protest work He Will Not Divide US has been moved four times after attacks by far-right extremists and vandals in the US and UK

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Joseph Kosuth bathes gallery in signature neon for first Australian survey

Exhibition brings high priest of conceptualism to Melbourne International Festival

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Sculptor Jean Arp gets major show in UK after 55-year hiatus

Artist's ideas on "borderless space" particularly potent against the backdrop of Brexit

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Sculpture

Long-lost Rodin sculpture turns up in New Jersey town hall

The bust of Napoleon Bonaparte has been authenticated and is due to go on loan to the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Tracey Emin’s bed joined by Turner’s turbulent seascapes in Margate

New show at Turner Contemporary brings together artists who both once lived in seaside town

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From John Akomfrah’s video on the threat of climate change to Nick Goss’s paintings of a great flood via Katharina Grosse’s paint-splashed walls

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Richard Avedon and James Baldwin's book on American identity revisited

A New York gallery show and new publication draw fresh attention to little known collaboration between the fashion photographer and African-American writer

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Podcast

Podcast episode five: what's the story behind the $100m Leonardo?

What will happen when the only painting in private hands by the Renaissance master heads to auction? Plus: the New Museum's big new show on gender, and our literary editor talks 18th-century princesses

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Museums

Tate St Ives’s cliffside extension set to boost local economy by £10.5m a year

New 500 sq. m column-free gallery makes space for performance art

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Exhibitions

Alfredo Jaar condemns “brutal” CIA torture chambers

Artist unveils his “black site” installation in Yorkshire as Guardian article reveals the suffering of prisoners shackled in dungeons in Afghanistan and Thailand

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Virtual Reality

Speaking with The Enemy: VR show at MIT brings people face-to-face with fighters

Visitors to war photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa’s project experience the humanity in people on both sides of conflicts

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Show by late curator Martin Roth goes ahead in Qatar despite Gulf blockade

German design survey has opened alongside Deutsche Bank collection exhibition in beleaguered state

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Museums

MoMA expansion is boon for Paris and Melbourne

Major loans from New York will be shown in both cities while the US institution adds one-third more exhibition space in Manhattan

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Exhibitions

Fever dreams: on Delirious at the Met Breuer

An exhibition on post-war art proves a little too ambitious

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Exhibitions

Massive Van Gogh show opens in Italy

Exhibition including 124 works is largest in Europe and America in almost 30 years

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Pacific Standard Time

Reviews in brief: our take on the top shows in Pacific Standard Time LA/LA

The Getty Foundation-backed series of exhibitions across Southern California this year looks at the cultural crosscurrents between Latin America and Los Angeles. Here, we offer capsule reviews of some of the most significant exhibitions

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Three to see

Three to see: Los Angeles

Lygia Clark’s spray gun painting is complemented by a survey of radical Latin American female artists

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Three to see: London

The unlikely friendship of Dalí and Duchamp is explored at the RA, while Superflex turn Tate Modern into a playground

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Frieze 2017

De Chirico enjoys a metaphysical moment in London

Artist’s profile is raised at Frieze Masters and in two exhibitions

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Frieze 2017

From Siberia with love

The mysterious Scythians—tattoos and all—are brought to life in show at the British Museum

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Museums

David Bowie blockbuster is coming to New York

The Brooklyn Museum will be the final venue for the internationally touring retrospective, launched in 2013

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Frieze 2017

Basquiat boom spreads with London show

Artist’s many influences explored in scholarly exhibition comprising more than 100 pieces at the Barbican

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Frieze 2017

Richard Long glories in mud in Lisson show

Artist made 60m-long mural at Store Studios in "a couple of hours"

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Frieze 2017

Abraaj Group Art Prize celebrates tenth edition

2018 award goes to Lawrence Abu Hamden

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Prizes

The four artists shortlisted for the 2017 Nationalgalerie Preis show their work in Berlin

The artists’ proposals range from videos of a talking earth and sun to a functioning hair and nail salon

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Frieze 2017

Get into the swing of Frieze week with these seven London shows

From Superflex’s playground at Tate Modern to a major Basquiat survey at the Barbican

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Tate Modern

Visitors clock in and make pots on Tate Modern’s factory production line

Installation developed by Clare Twomey explores issues around collective labour

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Cross-culture project brings leading South Asian artists to Manchester

New North and South initiative encompasses eight exhibitions and includes artists Raqs Media Collective and Waqas Khan

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Exhibition shines light on painter who gave up art to run London’s National Gallery

Frederic Burton spent late career acquiring some of museum’s best-known masterpieces

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From slick and surreal photographs at the Serpentine to art in canal boats for the Art Licks Weekend

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Kara Walker's violence to the Morgan Library's opulence

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Exhibitions

The unfinished work of political organising: on An Incomplete History of Protest at the Whitney Museum

A powerful institution admirably tackles the present moment

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Deh vieni, non tardar: opera for all at the V&A

London museum and Royal Opera House bring the elite musical form to the masses

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Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George take charge of their legacy

Shows in New York, Paris and London mark the artists’ 50th anniversary

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Pompeii

Pompeii to build contemporary art collection

Artists invited to create sculptural works with archaeological fragments held in deep storage

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Art market

Sotheby’s organises selling exhibition to commemorate a century of De Stijl

It is the only exhibition dedicated to De Stijl to be organised outside of Europe this year

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Greek show goes on despite slashed budget

With little money, the Thessaloniki biennial curators press on

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Jerusalem, a divided city, comes to life in two exhibitions

Exhibitions at the Israel Museum and the new Palestinian Museum offer differing perspectives

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How migratory birds helped an artist tap into Kosovan cultural heritage

Petrit Halilaj has made 500 sculptures based on images of Neolithic artefacts

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Museums

Guggenheim withdraws animal works from Chinese art show after ‘threats of violence’

New York museum made decision after initially resisting wave of protests

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Prizes

Turner Prize show takes on Thatcher, Reagan and racial politics

This year’s “quite radical” exhibition in Hull, featuring Lubaina Himid and Hurvin Anderson, touches on social and political topics

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Exhibitions

How New York made Mondrian truly Modern

The artist was brilliant long before he came to the city, but his US works are his greatest achievements

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Basquiat’s booming Barbican blockbuster to Jasper Johns’s first UK retrospective in 40 years

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Practical kitsch: on Ettore Sottsass at the Met Breuer

Disorientation over the designer's work has settled into quaint admiration

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Architecture

Four things to see during the Chicago Architecture Biennial

From imaginative scale models to a pop-up ‘freak’ show, we pick the must see projects around the city

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Podcast

Podcast episode two: Zeitz Mocaa and London autumn preview

The lowdown on the new Thomas Heatherwick-designed museum in Cape Town. Plus: London's most enticing shows this autumn

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Podcast

Podcast episode one: Nazi loot and Rachel Whiteread

Nazi-loot conference at London’s National Gallery. Plus: Rachel Whiteread on “mummifying the air” at Tate Britain

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Exhibitions

Picasso show to reunite trio of Marie-Thérèse Walter nudes for first time since 1932

Tate Modern exhibition will include several portraits of artist’s 22 year-old muse

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Museums

PST’s Radical Women speak out in day-long symposium at Hammer museum

The event embraced female artists from across Latin America, especially activists who might be considered “bad hombres and nasty women”

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Museums

New Saskatoon museum Remai Modern gives a taste of future programming in its inaugural exhibition

The Modern and contemporary museum will show Canadian and international artists including General Idea, John Baldessari and Rosemarie Trockel

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Alfredo Jaar reveals CIA’s torture chambers

The 101 trees in “garden of good and evil” will continue to grow at Yorkshire Sculpture Park long after artist’s solo show

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Story of Michael Jackson’s influence on contemporary artists to be told for first time

London’s National Portrait Gallery is to host exhibition featuring more than 40 leading artists including Andy Warhol, Isaac Julien and Faith Ringgold

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

What Basquiat absorbed from the New York School

Show at London's Barbican is first major survey on the artist since 1996

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Museums

Window dressing at the New Museum

The window display format is making a comeback with a new work by Alex Da Corte in the empty storefront next door

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In the frame

Martin Puryear came, he sawed, he conquered

US artist's solo show in London is a long time coming

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Exhibitions

Serpentine Galleries say that Grayson Perry show is the 'busiest' in its history

The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! broke records, officials insist

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Jasper Johns

Jasper Johns’s 60-year pursuit of the truth

Royal Academy in London brings together 150 works by the artist for major show opening this week

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Conservation

Rediscovered Mexican Old Master picture gets fresh look for Met show

A surprise find in the Bronx is now part of an exhibition on Baroque painter Cristóbal de Villalpando

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In the frame

Cai Guo-Qiang’s fiery works on revolution come to Moscow

The Chinese artist came to the Pushkin Museum this month bearing gunpowder and a deep love for Russian culture

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Pacific Standard Time

What to see at Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

Our Los Angeles correspondent Jori Finkel shares the shows that gave her a reason to linger during the opening week of the city-wide art festival

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In the frame

Goethe-Institut goes punk

Go underground and back in time to 1980s Germany at the Goethe-Institut in Washington, DC

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Exhibitions

Farhad Moshiri—dubbed Iran’s Andy Warhol—gets first major solo show in US

Exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh aims to go beyond Pop and kitsch labels to highlight complexity in his works

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Rachel Whiteread’s mummified air to the burial rituals of the mysterious Scythians

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An imitation, not a copy: Richard Shiff on what Bridget Riley learned from Georges Seurat

Riley had a formative encounter with the Pointillist's work early in her career

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Exhibitions

Robert Longo takes aim at enemies of free speech

Drawing of aftermath of Copenhagen attack post-Charlie Hebdo goes on show in London

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Ai Weiwei

Lest we forget: Ai Weiwei’s first show in Turkey is a meditation on refugee crisis

Chinese artist’s biggest exhibition to date uses porcelain as a way of bridging Turkey’s historic connections with the East

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Scythians

Elusive Scythians brought to life through show of archaeological discoveries

British Museum exhibition organised with Hermitage traces history of a culture with no written records

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Pacific Standard Time

Mapping out Pacific Standard Time's second act

How do you organise an event with more than 70 exhibitions?

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LGBTQ

First-ever museum show celebrating queer Asian art opens in Taiwan

Exhibition marks country's May ruling setting stage to legalise gay marriage

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Exhibitions

Grandma Moses: behind the folksy images, a canny operator

An exhibition in Vermont of the work of the early Outsider artist looks behind the icon of Yankee charm

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Lisson Gallery

Richard Long to create epic mud painting for Lisson in the Strand

Gallery's anniversary show in London to include Dan Graham's largest pavilion so far

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Giacometti’s reunited Women in Venice to an exploration of bird nests and egg collecting

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First major UK survey of Oceanic art comes to the Royal Academy in 2018

London institution will also host shows on Klimt and Schiele, Charles I and Tacita Dean as part of its 250th anniversary year

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MoMA comes to Paris—why the Fondation Louis Vuitton is partnering with New York’s mega-museum

New exhibition will look at the influence of the Manhattan institution as a “beacon for Modern art in the West”

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Politics

Female artists get the word out on political action with Times Square project

Artists Carrie Mae Weems and Wangechi Mutu have created new works for the show

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Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe coming to the Victoria & Albert Museum

Show featuring Mexican artist’s distinctive clothing, unseen for 50 years, is among highlights of museum’s 2018 programme

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Exhibitions

Protest is one thing, destroying art is another

Sam Durant’s Scaffold is a powerful work that should provoke anger about the death penalty, not the artist’s ethnicity

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Art market

Private View: Jordan Casteel, Leon Polk Smith and Jack Whitten

Noteworthy exhibitions at commercial galleries, from emerging names to forgotten talents

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Politics

Immigration politics loom large in Pacific Standard Time

Shows about the collapse of borders between North and South America now face a new reality

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Video, film & new media

How Pacific Standard Time plans to reframe film and video history

A group of exhibitions and programmes to artists from across the Americas

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Features

On the side of the angels

Vittorio Scarpati made a series of bold drawings in a New York hospital before he died of Aids, which also claimed the life of his wife, the writer and actress Cookie Mueller. Teeming with “piles of angels”, Scarpati’s drawings are being shown for the first time in 25 years in London this month

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Artist interview

Jenny Holzer: Words of Conflict

As three new commissions open this year in the UK and Abu Dhabi, the US artist reflects on the continued dominance of war as a theme in her work and says she longs for Trump to be “in the past tense”

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Doris Salcedo’s latest work: a memorial for drowned migrants

The water piece will fill Madrid's Palacio de Cristal, which is run by the Reina Sofia Museum

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Why Olafur Eliasson’s yellow room is coming to London's National Gallery

Visitors will experience monochrome world like the one Medieval monks wanted in “minimalist monasteries”

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In the frame

Thomas Hart Benton’s naval gazing

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Exhibitions

Visions of 18th-century France: how the Goncourt brothers taught America about Rococo

A focused show in Washington, DC, looks at why US collectors had a passion for French painting

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Five of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers to be reunited on Facebook

Willem van Gogh, the great grandson of Theo, the artist’s brother, will also speak in the presentation

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Works by Rachel Whiteread and Cornelia Parker to be shown for the first time in Saudi Arabia

British Council exhibition organised by six emerging Saudi women curators breaks new ground

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Anglo(art)phile Hilton Als to organise series of contemporary shows at the Yale Center for British Art

American author and critic has chosen painters Celia Paul, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Peter Doig for successive solo exhibitions starting next year

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Lost Keith Vaughan photographs go on show in London, capturing illicit love at a time when homosexuality was still illegal

Images, to be shown at Austin Desmond Fine Art, depict British artist with group of male friends on holiday at Pagham Beach in West Sussex

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Can graphic design save lives?

Wellcome Collection show will focus on designers’ work during times of war and plague

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Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: five must-see exhibitions

More than 70 institutions are presenting shows in the second edition of PST across Los Angeles