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Contemporary photography is a difficult term to define. It does not permanently stick fast as a label on anyone particular image. It is a concept that changes as time periods change and move forward.
Last Thursday Phillips organized his evening sale of contemporary art and achieved a night of significant results. The Alison Jacques Gallery presents—in collaboration with the Gordon Parks Foundation—a two-part exhibition of works by Gordon Parks. Fred Wilson explains why we can’t take our eyes off the horrible parts of history. In an effort to safely reopen the Immersive Van Gogh exhibition in Toronto, circles have been added on the floor to help visitors walking to keep their distance.
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.
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.
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 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.
The New-York Historical Society announced this week a promised gift of 130 works depicting New York City scenes. The 2022 Bucharest Biennale edition will be curated by an artificial intelligence called J.A.R.V.I.S. Second World War Enigma machine on offer at Vienna’s Dorotheum.
Many Hong Kong artists are looking to balance both social activism and politics: refusing to make explicitly political art, but striving, however, to create art that says something and is notable in years to come.
Italian museums began to reopen, International Museum Day, how the Venice Art Biennale will be delayed, the rejection of artists by the British government's self-employment support scheme, UK galleries putting on virtual shows during the lock-in, US art dealers struggling to survive and how the Met is not expected to reopen before next August.
Many consider that photography is an art of our time. This is due to the fact that the world is adapting to living with technological help; for example, your phone, laptop and your computer. Many people work from these devices and, without these devices, would be unemployed. This links back to the fact that contemporary artists have adapted to using their cameras for creating art.
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