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Rough Music at Cass Sculpture
Aug11

Rough Music at Cass Sculpture

New sculptural works fired in a wood-burning outdoor kiln are the highlight of Rough Music (27 August – 8 November 2015) at Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, Chichester, England. The exhibition title is a nod to an English folk practice in the 18th and 19th centuries. Individuals seen to have offended the community through some misdemeanour or other got subjected to public ridicule in rowdy and cacophonous performances outside...

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Courtauld conference celebrates William Fagg, Africanist curator and museologist
Apr21

Courtauld conference celebrates William Fagg, Africanist curator and museologist

William Fagg and the Study of African Art, an international conference at the Courtauld Institute of Art, celebrates Africanist William Buller Fagg (28 April 1914–10 July 1992) and his arguably immense contribution to the study and (perhaps equally important) appreciation of African art in Britain and elsewhere. Fagg was the Keeper of the Department of Anthropology at the British Museum (1969–1974) and, as it transpired, a pioneering...

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Christina Mackie’s ‘filters’ at Tate
Mar23

Christina Mackie’s ‘filters’ at Tate

Christina Mackie’s ‘filters
’ go on show at Tate Britain 24 March 2015. A commission supported by Sotheby’s

, Christina Mackie: the filters (24 March – 18 October 2015)  is a three-part installation by the artist inspired by her interest in colour and perception. The composition of dipped silk nets suspended over pans of semi-crystallised dye is anchored to the floor of the south Duveen Gallery. The aerial network...

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National Gallery receives gift of rare Renaissance painting
Mar23

National Gallery receives gift of rare Renaissance painting

A rare early Italian Renaissance painting that has never been exhibited has been given to the National Gallery by a private collector. Christ Carrying the Cross, now on display, was presented to the National Gallery by Angus Neill, who said of the gift, “For many years, regular visits to the National Gallery have given me great pleasure.  I hope that this gift goes some way to thanking the Gallery for all that it—and its...

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Guillaume Bottazzi’s monumental painting
Feb11

Guillaume Bottazzi’s monumental painting

French painter Guillaume Bottazzi’s new monumental painting is on display at La Défense, Paris. Commissioned by Sogecap and co-financed by Bouygues Immobilier, Sogeprom and Epadesa, the six-canvas polyptych comprises six canvases of six metres square. Bottazzi began painting it on 15 September 2014. Bottazzi creates works in situ in urban surroundings but insists on an aesthetically enriching non-provocative style which avoids...

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Tate IK Prize shortlist

Tate today (5 January 2015) announced the four shortlisted entries for the annual IK Prize. This is the second year of the prize which is supported by the Porter Foundation. The Prize is presented by Tate to a team, company or individual for an original idea that uses the power of digital to enhance the way people experience art.

The shortlisted proposals are: •    Artzoom for Digital Re-Sculpt, which uses 3-D printing technology to...

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