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Art dealer Johnny Van Haeften has been joined by his daughter, Sophie Hawkins. With her background in fashion and interior design, she has brought a different aesthetic to the London gallery Art Market

Reinvent or die, say Old Master dealers looking to modernise

The market loves contemporary, so galleries change look and stock (Art dealer Johnny Van Haeften has been joined by his daughter, Sophie Hawkins. With her background in fashion and interior design, she has brought a different aesthetic to the London gallery) Published online: 27 January 2015
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Smithsonian accepts Mayor of London's invitation to launch satellite on British soil

Exhibits could feature space rockets, natural history, art and Dorothy's ruby slippers if $50m project takes off

Published online: 27 January 2015

UAE announces group show with 14 artists for its Venice pavilion

Some will also be participating in the Sharjah Biennial

Published online: 27 January 2015

Thirty years on, the great film that liberated artists to explore the Holocaust

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Polish artists share how Claude Lanzmann’s nine-and-a-half-hour epic has inspired them to create new narratives of the terrible events

Published online: 27 January 2015

Miroslaw Balka: what “Shoah” means to me

The Polish artist on the influence of Claude Lanzmann’s epic Holocaust documentary

Published online: 27 January 2015

Warhols, Warhols everywhere at Singapore fair

International names dominated, though sales were largely regional

Published online: 27 January 2015

Navarra’s new museum gets the royal treatment

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain open region’s first Modern art space

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Singapore Art Week stresses the Southeast Asian hub’s cultural and artistic diversity

Multi-media and multi-culturalism is the norm in a country known for its ethnic mix

Published online: 27 January 2015

Van Gogh to ‘Doudou’–Mons’s year as European Capital of Culture begins

Belgian city promises blockbuster shows but also new museums devoted to local traditions

Published online: 26 January 2015

From failed preacher to struggling artist, exhibition traces Van Gogh’s time in Belgian mining towns

Some of the few surviving examples of the Dutch painter’s earliest creative efforts are on view in Mons

Published online: 26 January 2015

BP’s Tate sponsorship smaller than expected

Campaigners force gallery to disclose it has received £4m from 1990 to 2006

Published online: 26 January 2015

 
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Bishops’ palace enters the digital age

The UK artist Charles Sandison has created an immersive, digital installation for the reopening of the Mudo Musée de l'Oise in Beauvais, which is housed in a 12th-century former palace of count bishops. The site-specific work, Axis Mundi, plunges the visitor into a darkened space illuminated >>>

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Waterloo at Windsor: 1815-2015, from Saturday, 31 January in Windsor

The victory won on 18 June 1815 at Waterloo (now in Belgium) by the armies of Great Britain, Prussia and their allies over Napoleon, ended 23 years of European warfare. To mark the event, the Prince Regent commissioned the portraitist Thomas Lawrence to paint the victorious leaders. As George IV,...

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