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The Louvre Reopens and the Art News of the Week 22 – 28 June

The Louvre Museum in Paris, will open for the first time in almost four months. Christie’s will offer seminal paintings by Adrian Ghenie and Cecily Brown as part of ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century on 10th July 2020. Recently, the largest ceremonial site in the UK has been discovered buried right next to Stonehenge.

Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography and the Art News of the Week 15 – 21 June

An exhibition of Akos Ezer will be available until June 27th at Galerie Droste in Paris. Hans Hofmann, one more artist in the long line of those who have not received the deserved recognition in his time.

Zhang Huan Pandemic Diary and the Art News of the Week 8 – 14 June

The removal of Robert Milligan's statue outside the Museum of London Docklands comes a few days after the effigy of another noted slave trader, Edward Colston, was torn down from its plinth and thrown into a river in Bristol by anti-racism protesters.

The Farewell to Christo and the Art News of the Week 1- 7 June

The mural painting was organized thanks to the help of the immigrant's rights organization "Make the Road New York and El Museo Del Barrio", and it is being painted on a city-owned parking lot between the Queens Museum and the New York State Pavilion.

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The Louvre Reopens and the Art News of the Week 22 – 28 June

The Louvre Museum in Paris, will open for the first time in almost four months. Christie’s will offer seminal paintings by Adrian Ghenie and Cecily Brown as part of ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century on 10th July 2020. Recently, the largest ceremonial site in the UK has been discovered buried right next to Stonehenge.

New Auction Records For Five Artists Despite The Global Pandemic

Just like everywhere else in the world, there has been a rush to get supplies to artists on lockdown so they can continue to produce work. Art galleries are focusing on online sales, content and maintaining contact with their audiences and collectors through various video platforms and social media.

Gisela McDaniel – Art as Therapy

Born in Cleveland and based in Detroit, McDaniel received her BFA from the University of Michigan. She describes herself as “a diasporic indigenous Chamorro feminist artist”.

Zanele Muholi – Confronting stereotypes in South Africa

South Africa is not an easy place to live of you’re a transgender or gay man and the series of photos called Beulahs 2006 shows the difficulties faced. The use of this name for the exhibition is interesting in itself - Beulah means married, a feminine given-name originated from a Hebrew word and used in the bible.

Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography and the Art News of the Week 15 – 21 June

An exhibition of Akos Ezer will be available until June 27th at Galerie Droste in Paris. Hans Hofmann, one more artist in the long line of those who have not received the deserved recognition in his time.

Kehinde Wiley: Without Saying a Word He Says So Much

Born in 1977, the decade of great creativity, to a Nigerian father and African American mother Wiley is a product of his environment. Growing up in Los Angeles, California in the 1980s had its own challenges. Art and art school presented a way out of the hood for Wiley and his twin brother.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the Art of Wrapping the World Together

Christo Vladimirov Javacheff was born in Gabrovo, Bulgaria on June 13, 1935, and died in New York on May 31, 2020. He had a long relationship with Jeanne-Claude who was born in Casablanca, Morocco on June 13, 1935, until his death on November 18, 2009.

Zhang Huan Pandemic Diary and the Art News of the Week 8 – 14 June

The removal of Robert Milligan's statue outside the Museum of London Docklands comes a few days after the effigy of another noted slave trader, Edward Colston, was torn down from its plinth and thrown into a river in Bristol by anti-racism protesters.

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