Exhibitions

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Bomberg's love of the Renaissance to Bruce Conner's sexy music video

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Exhibitions

‘I mix the paint with rainwater, mud and fish glue': Vivian Suter on being back in the limelight after 30 years in rural Guatemala

She left Switzerland and art-world success behind, but with current and forthcoming shows in New York, London, Liverpool and Madrid, Vivian Suter is much in demand again

Analysis
The Year in Review 2019

Finally out of the shadows: the biggest exhibition trend in 2019

We look back at some of the best shows this year

Podcast

Bananaman: who is Maurizio Cattelan? Plus, art and comedy

Everything you need to know about the artist behind the infamous banana. Plus, we talk to UK comedians Rob Auton, Jenny Eclair and Annie McGrath about the charity exhibition Art is the Best Medicine. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Guercino drawings at the Morgan to meditations on Cézanne at Ceysson & Bénétière

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Public art

Andy Goldsworthy’s Walking Wall unites and delights in Kansas City

The artist’s fragmented installation for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has completed its trek through time and space

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Exhibitions

Treasure trove of Fijian artefacts to reveal a rich artistic heritage at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Exhibition includes 19th-century breast plates and clubs made from whale ivory, as well as a newly commissioned 26ft canoe

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Exhibitions

Sculptor Gego closes Brazil museum’s year of women artists

São Paulo survey at Masp shows work by one of the leading figures of the 1950s kinetic and geometric abstraction movement

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Censorship

Artists call for Kyrgyz minister of culture’s resignation in wake of censorship scandal

Open letter argues that censorship of the exhibition Feminnale violated a number of constitutional protections

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Exhibitions

Welcome to the world of Rufus Porter: painter, publisher and prophetic inventor

Legacy of 19th-century artist and maverick, who founded longest-running US magazine and foresaw networking potential of technology, is examined in new show

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Exhibitions

New perspectives on an Old Master: Andrea Mantegna show to open in Turin

Exhibition at Palazzo Madama promises an impressive number of works—and a fresh view of the Renaissance master's legacy

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019

Exhibition of art without borders comes to Miami's Dade College

In melting-pot Miami, group show focuses on work with themes of immigration and identity

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019

Major Jon Rafman show planned for Hirshhorn Museum

And Mickalene Thomas goes Pop in NYC

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the UK's hottest graduates to forgotten Indian masterpieces

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Musee du Quai Branly–Jacques Chirac

Quai Branly to send fragment of feather belt worn by first King of Tahiti back to Polynesia

Rediscovered maro 'ura will go on show at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands on long-term loan from 2021

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Exhibitions

#MeToo show manages to evade authorities in Shanghai

Previous iterations of the show were closed early by authorities

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Exhibitions

Collage is the thread in Sterling Ruby solo Miami show

Survey of California-based artist’s 20-year career includes work ranging from ‘radical ceramics’ and large-scale sculpture to drawing and photography

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019

Rubells’ new museum offers sweeping survey of contemporary art

Inaugural show in the Miami collectors’ new space, which opens today in the Allapattah district, features more than 300 works

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Discoveries

Conservator discovers secret scrawls hidden beneath Derek Jarman painting

Pleasures of Italy canvas on show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin throws light on late activist’s lovers and interests

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Museums

Michael Rakowitz wants to pause his video work at MoMA PS1 as a protest against museum's ties to 'toxic philanthropy'

"It's censorship", the artist says of curators' denials to suspend work that is part of show on the artistic legacy of the Gulf War

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Exhibitions

Rare outing for East India Company art at London's Wallace Collection

Exhibition curated by the historian William Dalrymple celebrates the artists behind the works of flora, fauna and daily Indian scenes

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Feliciano Centurión's blankets to a recreation of Valie Export's show at the 1980 Venice Biennale

Podcast

Troy: the show and the problem with BP sponsorship

We talk about the myth and reality of Troy presented in the British Museum's show and to an activist about ongoing protests relating to fossil-fuel companies' sponsorship of the arts. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Exhibitions

Was Peter great? Moscow exhibition details tsar’s huge cultural impact

An avid patron of the arts and sciences, the emperor gave Russian society a new perspective on the world and elevated the country’s place within it

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Uffizi galleries

Hong Kong plans 2020 Botticelli exhibition in unprecedented deal with Italy's Uffizi

This is the first time the Florentine museum has formed a long-term partnership with a foreign institution

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Exhibitions

Revellers and rivals: Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat reunited for major show

First museum survey exploring both artists together to open at the National Gallery of Victoria

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Exhibitions

In Miami for Art Basel? Eight shows to see outside the fair

From a travelling Stonewall survey to Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña's first major museum retrospective

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Restoration

Fresh meat: painting restoration reveals that hunk of beef thought to be cooked was actually raw

The 17th-century work features in a newly opened exhibition on art and food at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

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Exhibitions

Russia, Germany and France join forces for 'incomparable' travelling show of contemporary European art

Exhibition showing "unique slice" of art from Europe will coincide with the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Jockum Nordström's childlike collages to Leo Villareal's mesmerising light displays

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Exhibitions

The Big Review: Leonardo at the Louvre

This once in a lifetime retrospective has a freshness and coherence which appeals to public and scholar alike

Podcast

Dora Maar and Jann Haworth: acclaim at last

We take a tour of the Dora Maar show at London's Tate Modern, where the artist is finally getting her due, and talk to US artist Jann Haworth about her retrospective at Pallant House Gallery. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Exhibitions

Permanent Documenta exhibition opens at Kassel’s Neue Galerie

The show includes insights into preparations by the Indonesian art cooperative Ruangrupa for the 2022 edition

Podcast

Anselm Kiefer on why size matters

On the podcast, we speak to the German artist about his new works inspired by String Theory, now on show at White Cube in London

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Exhibitions

London exhibition examines 'tragic absurdity' at the Korean border

Group show at Korean Cultural Centre UK combines photography, installations and archival material to explore one of the world's most heavily militarised zones

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Private Museums

The Marciano masquerade is exposed

The art foundation, which has closed its doors, was never more than the shell of a museum

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Exhibitions

Terra Foundation plans 2024 sequel to Art Design Chicago

Yearlong 2018 effort drew 2.5 million people and brought attention to overlooked artists

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Censorship

Beijing officials deny permit for show of Chinese-American artist amid political tensions

Exhibition of Hung Liu at UCCA Center for Contemporary Art has been censored by the government at the last minute

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Exhibitions

Troy meets world: London show reconciles myth and reality of ancient city

British Museum exhibition will display work inspired by epic stories alongside artefacts from 19th-century archaeological excavations

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Monnaie de Paris

Monnaie de Paris venue cancels its contemporary art programme

Show dedicated to Kiki Smith will be last exhibition at the historic Paris Mint due to low visitor numbers

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Loans

Titian’s six epic mythological paintings to be reunited as Wallace Collection announces first ever loans

National Gallery in London will display the series next year and lend a Rubens work in return

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Exhibitions

Alfredo Jaar revisits Rwandan genocide 25 years after the atrocity

The Chilean artist’s harrowing project goes on show in the UK for the first time

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Roy Oxlade's energetic canvases to Nan Goldin's first UK show in almost two decades

Podcast

Anselm Kiefer interview. Plus, New York auction 'gigaweek'

We talk to German artist Anselm Kiefer about his new works inspired by String Theory and ask expert Scott Reyburn why the art market is treading water. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Rachel Feinstein’s first survey at The Jewish Museum to a superlative collection of drawings and prints at the Met

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Exhibitions

Queen Nefertari’s tomb brought back from the dead in Kansas City

Although the “Sistine Chapel of Ancient Egypt” is more than 3,000 years old, a new show aims to enliven it with sculptures, sarcophagi and a little help from a video game

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Exhibitions

King of the monarch collectors: George IV's lavish collection goes on show in London

The royal amassed works of art in every field from Rembrandt paintings to Sèvres porcelain

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Exhibitions

Dublin show presents Derek Jarman as you've never seen him before

The first major survey of the film-maker’s work includes experimental set design and never-before-seen paintings

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Exhibitions

Christian Boltanski’s labyrinth: Centre Pompidou show takes viewers on an immersive journey

Plans for the French artist’s retrospective show he is still open to taking risks and charting new territory­­

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The Buck stopped here

Steve McQueen's epic primary school portrait series unveiled at Tate Britain

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Exhibitions

South Asian group show brings post-partition politics to Cambridge

Exhibition at Kettle’s Yard brings together 11 artists from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to explore issues of borders and migration

Analysis
Salvator Mundi

Is the $450m Salvator Mundi really on a Saudi yacht?

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia’s luxury vessel has unexpectedly circumnavigated Europe and docked in the Netherlands

Podcast

Tutmania returns. Plus, Duchamp in the US

We review Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at London's Saatchi Gallery and talk about the Modern master Marcel Duchamp at the Hirshhorn Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Exhibitions

Marcel Duchamp’s box of delights opens at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Readymades, miniature reproductions, collaborations with Man Ray, and games of chess to feature in new show

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From an unflinching look at childbirth to sound performances on the Strand

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Photography

Martin Parr and Bernd and Hilla Becher remember a lost Wales

As part of a major photography launch at National Museum Cardiff, Wales' "last world" of industry is movingly resurrected, and the country of today celebrated

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Exhibitions

Met Costume Institute plans exhibition keyed to the museum’s 150th anniversary

Show, timed to spring gala, will analyse “the temporal twists and turns of fashion history”

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Discoveries

Revealed: the story behind the Gauguin paintings buried with a young boy in Tahiti

The artist befriended the child of his neighbours, and had given two paintings for the boy’s nursery

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Exhibitions

Photojournalist Shahidul Alam—who served time for his activism—gets retrospective at the Rubin Museum

After spending months in a Bangladeshi jail, the artist continues to speak out against injustice

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Exhibitions

The Big Review: the new MoMA

After a $450m expansion and radical rehang, has the 20th century’s emblematic museum found a place in the 21st?

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Exhibitions

Experimental art space in Tehran has been recreated in Pittsburgh

Two artists began a collaborative project after one was denied a visa to enter the US under Donald Trump's travel ban

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Exhibitions

Tutankhamun blockbuster will head to Boston

Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, which opened in London this weekend, will also tour to Australia, Japan, Canada and South Korea

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Women artists take over museum schedules in 2020 to coincide with US presidential election

Coalition of curators organise events and exhibitions of art by women at 50 museums

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Performance art

Artist reimagines Louisiana slave uprising with a different outcome

Hundreds to take part in re-enactment of America’s largest slave rebellion, ending with a victorious celebration in New Orleans

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Lucian Freud's stunning self-portraits at the Royal Academy of Arts to King Tut's treasures at the Saatchi Gallery

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Exhibitions

Twin shows finally give Victor Willing the recognition he deserves

Concurrent exhibitions at Hastings Contemporary and Turps track the influences of the Slade and Bacon to the playfulness of his later works

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Two Van Gogh exhibitions in a single week

After the Frankfurt show opens, another on still lifes comes to Potsdam—17 years after Germany’s last presentation on the artist

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Alexandre Singh's dark thriller at Metro Pictures to entrancing etchings at the Met, the best shows to see this Halloween weekend

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Exhibitions

‘Public art is propaganda, frankly’: Hank Willis Thomas discusses gun violence and the urgent need for alternative memorials

A host of the artist’s exhibitions and public projects open in various locations across the US open this year

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Biennials & festivals

Performa 19 to take viewers on a utopian journey back to the Bauhaus

The latest edition of New York’s performance art biennial commemorates the centenary of the ground-breaking art school

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Invoking his own great-grandfather, an artist considers the fragmented history of Syrian artefacts

A Met exhibition explores fraught acquisitions in museum collections with the aim of kickstarting new conversations

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Grand Palais

Paris to build temporary venue near Eiffel Tower to host Grand Palais's shows when it closes in 2021

Culture chief Chris Dercon says the new space will hold events during the museum's three-year refurbishment, including a collaboration with Unesco