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Nalini Malani Wins $77,800 Joan Miró Prize

She will have an exhibition at the Fundació Joan Miró in 2020. Read More The post Nalini Malani Wins $77,800 Joan Miró Prize appeared first on ARTnews ... Read More

Staffsource: Ars staffers share their favorite books to get lost in this summer

Valentina Palladino reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all the things you've been meaning to do—like get ... Read More

Allbright opens Mayfair club with all-female art on the walls

Woman-only member's club Allbright has opened a venue in London's Mayfair with work exclusively by female artists across its five floors. The townhouse on Maddox Street is the second outpost ... Read More

Could an app help to prevent sexual and physical assault?

Bthere is a new tool that combines location-tracking, group-messaging and rewards to encourage young people to stick together on a night out and stay safe. The post Could an app ... Read More

New Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s First Order of Business Was to Hang This Powerful Artwork About ‘Redlining’ in Her Office

The work was rushed over from a South Side museum in time for the mayor's inauguration. The post New Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s First Order of Business Was to Hang ... Read More

In a Reversal, the Trump Administration Proposes a 25 Percent Tariff on Imported Chinese Art and Antiquities

Art supplies, paintings, drawings, sculpture, and artifacts over 100 years old may all be subject to the import tax. The post In a Reversal, the Trump Administration Proposes a 25 ... Read More

Nomura, the Company Behind the Biggest Monetary Prize in Contemporary Art, Just Awarded Two Grants to Emerging Artists

Cameron Rowland and Cheng Ran were each awarded $100,000. The post Nomura, the Company Behind the Biggest Monetary Prize in Contemporary Art, Just Awarded Two Grants to Emerging Artists appeared ... Read More

Art Industry News: A Mere Gust of Wind Could Make Notre Dame Collapse, Report Says + Other Stories

Plus, Tesla poaches its new social media manager from a UK museum and the Louvre struggles to secure major loans for its Leonardo show. The post Art Industry News: A ... Read More

‘There Is So Much at Stake’: As EU Elections Loom, Artist Wolfgang Tillmans Is on a Mission to Boost Voter Turnout

The artist has created a campaign that spans 24 European languages. The post ‘There Is So Much at Stake’: As EU Elections Loom, Artist Wolfgang Tillmans Is on a Mission ... Read More

Chinese Authorities Have Detained an Activist Filmmaker For Posting a Picture Referencing the Tiananmen Square Massacre

The country is cracking down on activists like Deng Chuanbin as the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square approaches. The post Chinese Authorities Have Detained an Activist Filmmaker For Posting a ... Read More

Udine 2019 Review: A FIRST FAREWELL, Tenderly Observed Drama About Uyghur Children In Xinjiang

Awarded the Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus section at the 2019 Berlinale, A First Farewell is a tenderly observed and quiet drama about the day-to-day struggles of China’s Uyghur ... Read More

Around Madrid: Prado Celebrates 200 Years, Artists Examine Patriarchy, and More

On Goya, Armando Andrade Tudela, David Bestué, Bernardí Roig, and the legacy of war in the Spanish capital. Read More The post Around Madrid: Prado Celebrates 200 Years, Artists Examine ... Read More

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids

Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the ... Read More

Sam Jacob Studio replaces mirrors with artworks in DKUK salon in south London

People look at artworks rather than their own reflections at DKUK, a hair salon in south London designed by Sam Jacob Studio. Set among a row of shops on Peckham's Queens Road, ... Read More

Hackney Half Marathon rebrands to make running more “inclusive”

The annual event takes place in East London annually — its new look aims to be flexible and adapt year-on-year, while helping running appear more welcoming as a group sport ... Read More

‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Trailer: The Crawleys Are Back

Focus Features and Carnival have released the first trailer for the Downton Abbey movie. Written by Julian Fellowes, who created and wrote Downton Abbey, the film was directed by Michael ... Read More

‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 Episode Trailers, Titles, and Descriptions Revealed

Fresh off the debut trailer for Black Mirror Season 5, Netflix has now released three new individualized trailers for the three episodes that make up the fifth season of the ... Read More

‘We Are Always Speaking to a Mass Audience’: MoMA Curator Thomas Lax on the Advantages—and Challenges—of Art in the Digital Age

The curator also tells us about how formative early experiences shaped his understanding of the world. The post ‘We Are Always Speaking to a Mass Audience’: MoMA Curator Thomas Lax ... Read More

Art Industry News: Will Franchise-Hating Generation Z Be the Savior of Small Galleries? + Other Stories

Plus, collectors Emily and Mitchell Rales are the buyers of that record-setting Lee Krasner painting and Leonora Carrington gets a biopic. The post Art Industry News: Will Franchise-Hating Generation Z ... Read More

Ai Weiwei Is Suing Volkswagen for Using His Installation of Refugee Life Jackets in an Advertisement

The artist says he is taking the company to court as a last resort. The post Ai Weiwei Is Suing Volkswagen for Using His Installation of Refugee Life Jackets in ... Read More

Cannes 2019 Review: A Thief Attempts To Recover His Booty In THE UNKNOWN SAINT

A thief speeds furtively across the Moroccan desert as the police close in on him. Spotting an isolated hill topped by a lonely tree, he stops to bury a bag ... Read More

Morning Links: Jazz Bagpiper Edition

Here's what we're reading this morning. Read More The post Morning Links: Jazz Bagpiper Edition appeared first on ARTnews ... Read More

We probably don’t descend from Australopithecus sediba

Enlarge / According to Du and Alemseged, A. sediba is probably not our direct ancestor. reader comments 7 with 5 posters participating Share this story Sometime around 2 million years ... Read More

Sans-Arc Studio’s Plaster Fun House takes cues from cruise liners

Sans-Arc Studio has added a playful kitchen extension to a cottage in Torrensville, Australia, which is characterised by white-plaster walls, arches and terrazzo. Named the Plaster Fun House, the home is ... Read More

Emily Oberman plays on royalty with Warner Chappell Music’s new logo

The Pentagram partner has given the 200-year-old publisher — home to songwriters and composers such as Beyoncé, Radiohead and Madonna — a regal rebrand. The post Emily Oberman plays on ... Read More

Exclusive: ‘Camp Camp’ Season 4 Trailer Embraces Animated Insanity

The first thing you should know about Rooster Teeth’s animated series Camp Camp is that it’s definitely not for kids. You’d be forgiven for not knowing that off the bat ... Read More

‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ Trailer: Kevin Costner Is a Heckin Good Pupper

20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for the upcoming bestseller adaptation The Art of Racing in the Rain. Based on the book of the same name by Garth ... Read More
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