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Photo London

Photo London reacts to surge of interest in vintage photography

Fair is responding to market’s current return to tradition, while Brexit looms large in the minds of exhibitors

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Biennials & festivals

Whitney Biennial aims to focus on artists but—as protests mount—it cannot escape politics

The Whitney Museum has turned to two in-house curators to put together a show that celebrates diversity in American art—but as in 2017, the biennial is already mired in controversy

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Jannis Kounellis

Arte Povera at Prada: first major survey of Jannis Kounellis since his death opens in Venice

The Fondazione Prada exhibition of the Greek-Italian artist has been organised by veteran curator Germano Celant

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Costume Institute

Bold, ironic and camp: Met show explores exuberant expression in fashion

Costume Institute's new exhibition Camp: Notes on Fashion examines camp from the 17th century onwards

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Venice Biennale 2019

Made in Britain: what to expect from the British, Scottish and Welsh Pavilions

Cathy Wilkes, Charlotte Prodger and Sean Edwards are all showing new work at the 2019 Venice Biennale

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Venice Biennale 2019

Exhibitions during the Venice Biennale: a festival of painting

Among the many official “collateral” exhibitions connected to the Biennale and independently organised shows, painting is noticeably abundant

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Venice Biennale 2019

Director's cut: Ralph Rugoff picks the artists to watch in his 2019 Venice Biennale show

The artistic director selects five artists, all born in the 1980s, with a big presence in his exhibition

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Winogrand's little-known colour photographs to Miró's mammoth canvas

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Venice Biennale 2019

Five of the weirdest pavilions and shows at the 2019 Venice Biennale

From Hillary Clinton’s emails in a supermarket and a beach of opera singers, to the world’s largest plane carrying “all of Ukraine’s artists”

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Art market

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening this May

New commercial gallery shows—from a new space in south London to an apartment show in San Gimignano

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Venice Biennale 2019

The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale

From a psychedelic furry grotto to a Tintoretto tribute—what to see at the pavilions and beyond

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Exhibitions

Twelve exhibitions not to miss during Frieze New York

From the Leipzig School artist Neo Rauch at the Drawing Center, to Nari Ward at the New Museum, there's plenty to see around New York City during Frieze

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Honey I shrunk the art: the ultimate alternative biennial opens in Los Angeles

Dollhouse-sized paintings and installations replace big artistic statements and egos

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Havana Biennial opens amid controversy

Works on view draw on themes of collaboration and agency, at the same time the government seeks to control what art can be shown on the island

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Sydney Biennale

Indigenous and First Nation artists to take centre stage at next Biennale of Sydney

Artistic director Brook Andrew aims to counter the dominance of Northern American and European narratives

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Civil War references hide in plain sight in American pre-Raphaelite art

Landscapes on view at the National Gallery contain hidden historical clues

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Forty years rocking the foundations in Los Angeles

The Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates its anniversary by looking back over the past four decades

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How Caravaggio brought naturalism to Naples

Museo di Capodimonte examines the huge influence that the Old Master had on Baroque artists active in the city

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At the Queens Museum, an artist unearths the names and stories of buried women

Alexandria Smith threads religious and African American cultural themes in her memorial installation

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Art fairs

ArteBA unfazed by uneasy Argentine recovery

The 28th edition of the fair opens this month as the Argentine economy continues to struggle—but the cultural sector remains upbeat

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Germany

New Berlin exhibition exposes Emil Nolde’s Nazi ties

Show at the Hamburger Bahnhof explores how the German artist hid behind Hitler's "degenerate" label

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There is more to Edvard Munch than just The Scream

A British Museum exhibition explores the personal philosophy behind the Norwegian artist’s work, as well as his printmaking techniques

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The all-too-human Shinto gods descending on Cleveland

Exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art aims to bring the Japanese belief system and its often quarrelsome deities vividly to life

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Private view

Private View: must-see gallery exhibitions opening this April

New commercial gallery shows—from East African scenes to Freud’s sitter

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Lift-off for the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing

New exhibition in Zurich exploring artistic engagement with the Moon will be joined by more lunar-themed shows launching around the world

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Art fairs

Big-hitters join Miart for first time

Hauser & Wirth, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac and other well-known galleries have joined the Milan fair

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Exhibitions

Out of time? London’s recent queer past comes under the spotlight at the Whitechapel Gallery

A new exhibition examines how the community has been affected by rapid development and gentrification in the UK capital

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She persisted: DC’s National Portrait Gallery looks at the history of the women’s vote

One of the longest reform movements in American history, which continues to be an issue today, is explored in the show

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MFA Boston dissects the coded language of gender-bending fashion

Exhibition delves into Western pop culture’s great moments of binary disruption

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For Gauguin, portraits reveal more about the artist than the model

A forthcoming exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada aims to show how the painter explored his own identity through his subjects

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Naples museum explores Antonio Canova’s love for—and reinvention of—ancient sculpture

Exhibition includes more than 110 works with key loans from the Getty and the State Hermitage Museum

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Ernesto Neto's São Paulo retrospective to present interactive installations with an indigenous focus

Exhibition includes Brazilian artist’s large-scale, immersive sculptures, and his work with the Huni Kuin people

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Masp retrospective to explore Lina Bo Bardi's legacy and influence on Brazilian art

The Italian architect, who made Brazil her "adopted home", designed the eclectic São Paulo museum in the late 1940s

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Art Basel in Hong Kong 2019

US-China tension creates buyer’s market in Hong Kong

Despite a burgeoning arts scene in the city, worries persist that the trade war and economic uncertainty could affect business at Art Basel in Hong Kong

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Six exhibitions to see during Art Basel in Hong Kong

Escape fairtigue with gallery shows across the city, from Mary Corse and Louise Bourgeois to Tishan Hsu and Richard Lin

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Overlooked, but not forgotten: Tishan Hsu presents first solo gallery show in over 20 years

His most recent works are on display at the gallery’s Grand Marine Center venue, while earlier pieces are on view at its stand at Art Basel Hong Kong

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Society’s veiled gender violence laid bare in Hong Kong exhibition

This graphic show in the former police station Tai Kwun comes with age restrictions

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Emma Kunz and the art of healing: drawings used in rituals come to London

Serpentine Gallery presents the first major UK exhibition of the mystical Swiss artist’s work

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St. Louis show sniffs out why Egyptians smashed noses

Exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation explores how Pharaohs and Christians alike went in for vandalising and “killing” icons

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Art fairs

From a change in sponsorship to new directorship, Art Dubai prepares to open after year of upheaval

Co-directors Pablo de Val and Chloe Vaitsou reshuffle the fair's layout and focus on art from the Global South with guest stars from Latin America

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Exhibitions

Ilya Repin remains the provocateur in Moscow show

Visitors of a certain age may well be shocked to find that ultimately the Russian artist loathed the Bolsheviks as much as he did the tsars

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Grandmaster flash of the Mediterranean—Joaquín Sorolla comes to London's National Gallery

The enormously productive painter wielded the fastest of brushes on often huge canvases, suffusing them with Spanish sun and colour

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Art market

Asia Week’s 10th anniversary brings classic and contemporary offerings

Our picks of highlights from commercial galleries participating in the event

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TEFAF Maastricht 2019

Still life thrives and Group Zero nails it: expert collecting guides for Tefaf Maastricht

Dealers tell us the hot trends and what to buy at the Dutch fair

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Exhibitions

The music of Mark Rothko finally sounds in the land of Mozart

First exhibition in Austria reveals Abstract Expressionist’s identification with the work of the Old Masters

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Agnes Pelton show looks to introduce the visionary but little-known painter to a new generation

Phoenix Art Museum hosts first US survey of the Californian artist in more than two decades

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Dia show aims to place Charlotte Posenenske firmly among stars of minimalist sculpture

It is the first large-scale US exhibition of the German artist's work

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Commercial galleries

Private View: our pick of March gallery shows around the world

New commercial gallery shows—from sculpture to shipwreck paintings

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Art market

Collaboration is key at New York's ADAA Art Show

Co-presentations and “collegiality” prove strengths of the 31st edition, which runs through 3 March

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Ai Weiwei show brings out tensions between Canada and China

Survey at Gardiner Museum ranges from artist’s broken Han Dynasty urn to zodiac signs

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Art fairs

From poaching to plastic: London's Collect craft fair takes on politically charged topics

Fifteen artists show conceptual craft and design works, some of which reflect current concerns

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Triennale di Milano

Why Milan’s triennial is a matter of life and death

Human extinction and planetary devastation are tackled in the XXII Triennale di Milano—but the message is one of hope through innovation

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Biennials & festivals

Honolulu Biennial focuses on indigenous artists and local issues

The second edition of the biennial takes a proudly Pacific-centred view

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Exhibitions

Burst of Venetian colour in largest show of Titians in Germany

Exhibition about the Venetian Renaissance at Frankfurt’s Städel Museum also includes works by Giovanni Bellini and Jacopo Tintoretto

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Antonello again? Sicilian master's golden moment continues in Milan

More than two-thirds of Antonello da Messina’s 35 accepted autograph works are reunited for a show at Palazzo Reale

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Ancient Egypt

Tutankhamun treasure tour exhibition drums up funds for new Egyptian museum

Travelling show of 150 artefacts started in Los Angeles and is going to Paris and London

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Iranian artist and activist Siah Armajani builds bridges in New York

The artist will recreate one of his best-known works in Brooklyn Bridge Park to coincide with his retrospective at the Met Breuer

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Lucas Blalock gives ‘pathetic’ objects a new lease of life at the ICA LA

More than 20 photographs are included in the artist’s first solo exhibition at a US museum

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Botticelli’s violent stories have a contemporary resonance in #MeToo era

“Spalliera” panels depicting parables are reunited at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for the first time in 500 years

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Diane Arbus's nudists, drag artists, carnival folk and street urchins are laid bare in London show

Exhibition at the Hayward Gallery uses a distinctive layout to encourage visitors to get up close to US photographer’s early 35mm works

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15 must-see Rembrandt shows during the 350th anniversary of his death

Two exhibitions to be held at the Rijksmuseum this year will provide a cohesive overview of Rembrandt’s life and work

Supported byRijksmuseum

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Have Brooklyn and Boston bagged Frida Kahlo blockbusters?

Shows at the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston explore the Mexican artist’s love of fashion and “arte popular”

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Don McCullin on why he is showing at Tate Britain even though he is ‘not an artist’

The photojournalist also reflects on his career and reveals the most important stories he covered

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Theaster Gates on how his new show was inspired by the eviction of 45 people from an island in Maine

The Chicago-based artist's exhibition in Paris examines the forced removal in 1911 of the inhabitants of Malaga Island

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Leonardo da Vinci

Twelve Leonardo shows to open simultaneously in the UK to mark 500th anniversary of artist’s death

Drawings from the Royal Collection go on show around the country this week before larger surveys in London and Edinburgh later in the year

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New London shows lift the lid on Boilly, the prolific painter of Parisian life

Exhibition at the National Gallery and a display at the Wallace Collection focus on artist virtually unknown in the UK

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A careful collector’s gift of African objects and Modern art is celebrated in Detroit

New exhibition is dedicated to Margaret Demant—a passionate booster of the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection

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When Saharan sands glittered with gold: how the world's largest desert was a major medieval trade route

New exhibition at the Block Museum of Art looks at the artefacts that flowed through the region assisted by the spread of Islam

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Bicentenary events aim to reignite John Ruskin’s radical flame

The work of the influential—but now underappreciated—polymath, whose followers included Gandhi, is the subject of several shows this year

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More to Viennese Modernism than Klimt and Schiele: new show on forgotten female artists

Organisers had to delve deep into the Belvedere archives and visit artist's descendants to assemble the exhibition

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Lucio Fontana survey shows how sculpture sowed seeds for artist's slashing series

Exhibition at the Met Breuer argues that the Italian-Argentinian's early sculptures and decorative pieces inspired his works to come

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Adelita Husni-Bey on traumatised lawyers and undocumented immigrants

The New York-based Italian artist tells us about her new film installation in her New Museum show

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Tate Modern takes a ‘slow look’ at Pierre Bonnard’s fleeting moments

Exhibition aims to reassess French artist’s reputation and revel in depth and detail of his work

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Art fairs

New York's Winter Show gets a facelift at 65

Formerly The Winter Antiques Show, the grande dame of New York fairs has dropped the word "antiques" in the hopes of drawing a younger crowd

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Exhibitions

Grace Wales Bonner explores black spirituality for London show

Mystical rituals lie at the heart of the fashion designer’s first major exhibition taking place at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery