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Déjà Vu, Syria And Multi-Media Photo Collages – The “Three In One” exhibit

<i>This post is updated with new images, latest on October 19, 2017</i><p>This “Three-In-One” exhibition opened on the “Night Of Culture” in Lund, September 16 …

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Snapchat Is Working With the Artist Jeff Koons to Create Augmented Reality Lenses

Attention artists: Snapchat wants to turn your work into augmented reality.<p>The app is working with American artist Jeff Koons to create AR world …

Augmented Reality

Jasper Johns, Something Resembling Truth, Royal Academy, London, review: He draws attention to the extraordinary nature of the ordinary

Abstract Expressionism hit New York with a great, arms-flung-out-in-all-directions uproariousness in the 1950s. Its noisy rebelliousness seemed the …

A Personal Portrait of Howard Hodgkin

Howard Hodgkin’s London home was like stepping into one of his most vibrant paintings. In this film, his partner Antony Peattie guides us through the …

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The ‘Winner Takes All’ Art Market: 25 Artists Account for Nearly 50% of All Contemporary Auction Sales

Analysis<p>Here's why the market is as top-heavy as ever—and what it means for the future.<p>& ,<p>Just 25 artists are responsible for almost half of all …

Hito Steyerl, Rosemarie Trockel, and Other Artists Protest Arms Manufacturer’s Sponsorship of Landmark Show in China

Art World<p>The sponsor, Rheinmetall, is reportedly involved in a controversial tank deal with Turkey.<p>,<p>A group of artists participating in a massive …

Germany

What to See at Frieze

Four days, 290 galleries. Holly Black spoke to the directors and curators behind London’s Frieze and Frieze Masters, who gave a sneak preview of what …

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See the Arresting Installations Inside the New Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art

Art World<p>Billed as the country's largest museum, the institution opens with a sprawling survey of African contemporary art.<p>,<p>All eyes are on Cape Town …

Inside Zeitz Mocaa: our guide to Cape Town’s new mega-museum

Will the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, which will open on 22 September in Cape Town, South Africa, set a new benchmark for private …

Museums

Germany to Bring International Contemporary Art to Beijing’s Forbidden City for the First Time

Exhibitions<p>artnet News talks to the curator behind "Deutschland 8," a vast cultural exchange initiative set for fall.<p>,<p>It will mark the first time a …

Is ‘Slow Art’ the Next Big Art Movement?

Art World<p>Arden Reed's new book makes the case that it is.<p>,<p>Not a day goes by without the publication of a new think piece calling for a need to slow …

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”Girl In Jibrin, Aleppo in Syria” At the liberation of Aleppo, December 2016 One the the images on show in my studio opening on the ”Night Of Culture” in Lund, Sweden, Saturday September 16, 2017 #aleppo #syria #war #terror #hope #suffering #documentaryphotography #littlegirl #smile #insecurity #humanitarian #blackandwhitephoto #lund #kulturnatten #kulturnatten2017 #lundkulturnatt #nightofculture2017 #exhibitionopening

U.N. Enablers of 'Aggressive War'

<b>Special Report:</b> U.N. investigative reports, like a new one condemning Syria for alleged sarin use, are received as impartial and credible, but are …

Déjà Vu, Syria And Multi-Media Photo Collages – The new show

It opens on the “Night Of Culture” in Lund, September 16 16-22, at Vegagatan 25.<p>The show has three categories:<p>• <b>Déjà Vu</b>.<br>Some earlier works that have …

Museum openings this autumn and winter

• <b>Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa</b><p><i>Cape Town, South Africa</i><p><b>What:</b> The nine-storey Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is housed …

A New Generation of Berlin Gallerists Wants to Beat the Odds by Working Together

Galleries<p>Just before Berlin Art Week, young Berlin galleries will present the city’s first non-commercial collaborative event.<p>,<p>Over the past 10 …

What’s the Best Work of Art You Saw This Summer? 18 Well-Traveled Experts Weigh In

Art World<p>In the first of a two-part series, Alfredo Jaar, Melissa Chiu, and others tell us about the most memorable art they saw all season.<p>,<p>Some …

Did Vermeer Trace His Golden Age Masterpieces? An Artist Puts the Theory to the Test

Art World<p>If Johannes Vermeer used a camera obscura, a new book may have figured out how he did it.<p>,<p>Leaving behind just 36 exquisite, immaculately lit …

Gerhard Richter’s Birkenau series goes on permanent display in Reichstag

Gerhard Richter handed over his four-part series Birkenau, the result of his decades-long quest for a creative response to the Holocaust, to the …

Cindy Sherman Just Made Her Instagram Account Public and It’s Amazing

Art World<p>The artist quietly made her account public, raising the question: can her posts be considered new work?<p>,<p>Before the age of social media and …

In pictures: the 'remarkable, powerful' works of Khadija Saye who died in Grenfell Tower blaze

Artists, critics and museum directors have been hailing the work of Khadija Saye, the 24-year-old photographer who died with her mother Mary Mendy in …

David Hockney gallery opens in Bradford ahead of artist’s 80th birthday

The city of Bradford is honouring its most famous artist son, David Hockney, by opening a permanent gallery in Cartwright Hall today (7 July) …

Issue 6

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“shoot” newsletter # 63

<b>Welcome to sh</b><b>oo</b><b>t</b> <b># 63</b> <i><br>Summer months of silence only means that a lot of exciting things are in the pipeline.</i><br>I welcome all new recipients – and here is …

Richard Serra Prints Translate the Artist’s Iconic Sculptures to Paper

Artsy Editorial<p>While Richard Serra is primarily known for his large-scale, site-specific sculptures in steel, since 1972, the artist has collaborated …

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Don’t Let History Forget This Incredible Female World War II Photographer

After trudging through the liberated concentration camps at Buchenwald and Dachau, photographing piles of human bones, S.S. officers in prisoner uniforms who attempted escape and failed, and glass-eyed, barely living prisoners standing around in groups, waiting to see what happens next—Lee Miller …

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Jeff Koons Radically Downsizes His Studio, Laying Off Half His Painting Staff

Art World<p>This marks the third round of layoffs in the painting department since 2015, sources say.<p>& ,<p>One of the world’s most famous and successful …