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We Fight to Build a Free World is an important artistic undertaking carried out by a group of artists who resist intolerance and Art News of the Week 5 - 11 October 2020
An article that appeared this week in The New York Times talks about how to get the most out of art, even when you are not sure if you will get it. Art News of the Week 28 September - 4 October 2020
Tracey Emin is a British conceptual artist born on July 3, 1963, in Croydon near London. She works with different techniques to achieve works with high autobiographical content. Tracey was part of the Young British Artists group and she was known as the "enfant terrible" of British contemporary art during the 1980s.
Kudzanai Chiurai is an artist and activist born in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe in 1981, where he currently lives and works. He became the first black student to graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Pretoria, South Africa where he has spent most of the last years.
Vincent Namatjira has become the first Indigenous artist to win Australia’s Archibald Prize for portraiture. The exhibition entitled “Philip Guston Now” is a retrospective of Philip Guston that has...
Damián Ortega is a Mexican artist born in Mexico City in 1967. He has lived between Berlin and Mexico since 2006 and currently presents his installations internationally. He is known for the quality and originality of his installations, such as Cosmic Thing presented for the first time at the 50th Venice Biennial in 2002.
Photographer Mohamed Bourouissa wins the German Börse 2020 award of $39,000 for his Free Trade 2019 installation. A politically-charged work that was first exhibited in a Monoprix supermarket in Arles, France.
Omar Victor Diop was born in Dakar, Senegal in 1980. Since he was a child, he had a great interest in photography and design, using this interest as a means to achieve to capture the diversity within modern societies and lifestyles in his native Africa.
A project is being prepared to take a laser scan of the city of Venice, Italy. The aim is to have a complete digital record of this ancient city that could soon be underwater due to rising sea levels. Art News of the Week 7 - 13 September 2020
The organizers of Art Basel Miami Beach have decided to cancel the event until next year. ‘Beyond the Streets’ will launch a new online art fair for December 5th and 6th. The Massachusetts-based Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum have named Sonya Clark as the winner of this year's $35,000 Rappaport Award.