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REHEARSALS FROM THE KOREAN AVANT-GARDE PERFORMANCE ARCHIVE

EXPLORING KOREA’S PERFORMANCE ART SCENE FROM THE 60s AND 70s AT THE KOREAN CULTURAL CENTRE, LONDON: The 2017-2018 Korea/UK season at the Korean Cultural Centre in London continues with an unprecedented exhibition, running from 27th June until 29th July. “Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive” explores the development of South Korea’s performance art scene during the late 1960s and 1970s. Raised in an atmosphere of rebellion against a strict political regime and a social order that sought to restrict the very body and conscience of its people, South Korean artists turned to performance as a medium for creative expression. This exhibition focuses on how to engage with a non-Western history of performance art through a series of live events, arresting archival...

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A SUMMER OF ART IN LONDON

A CAREFULLY CURATED SELECTION OF ART EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS THAT SHOULD NOT BE MISSED: The summer of 2017 is shaping up to be one of London's best yet, with a plethora of artistic, musical and cultural events taking place across the city in both specially arranged open spaces and museums and art galleries. We've selected some of the most important exhibitions that London has to offer from June until September, so have a look below and plan your weeks ahead. THE UK'S FIRST MAJOR RETROSPECTIVE OF ALBERTO GIACOMETTI FOR 20 YEARS AT TATE MODERN: Celebrated as a sculptor, painter and draughtsman, Alberto Giacometti’s distinctive elongated figures are some of the most instantly recognisable works of modern art. This exhibition reasserts Giacometti’s place alongside the likes...

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. DESIGNERS AND ARTISTS BRING 3D PRINTING INTO SHARP RELIEF AT THE CENTRE POMPIDOU: The printed world isn’t flat. That’s the main takeaway of ‘Imprimer Le Monde’ (‘Print the World’), a mind-bending exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, where a striking selection of 3D-printed objects reflects the diverse and ambitious visions of designers, artists and architects. It’s the type of show that presents a myriad of entry...

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. TREVOR HORNE ARCHITECTS COMPLETES 12-SIDED ART GALLERY IN SOUTH LONDON PARK: The gallery's directors, Martin McGeown and Andrew Wheatley and architect Trevor Horne had been looking for a suitable gallery space for almost a decade, before eventually discovering the site in the park near Vauxhall underground station. "As architects our first instinct was to make a gesture to the park and bring people in," Horne told...

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ANISH KAPOOR AT LISSON GALLERY

ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL ARTISTS OF HIS GENERATION RETURNS TO LONDON:   Anish Kapoor has just opened a major exhibition of new work at Lisson Gallery London. Taking place from 31st March until 6th May, the show explores the affective nature of painting from the multiple perspectives of Kapoor’s varied working practice. His art evinces overlapping dimensions, at once image and object, illusion and representation, substance and skin, surface and depth. [caption id="attachment_5305" align="aligncenter" width="520"] First Site Studio, 2016; gouache on paper, 67 x 100.9cm (Image Courtesy of the Artist and Lisson Gallery London)[/caption] The exhibition debuts three large-scale, amorphous, hybrid forms that exist somewhere between paintings, sculptures and anamorphic objects. These signal an important development into sculptural objecthood from the expressive silicone...

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

Sony launches touch projector and more art world news

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. MARLBOROUGH CHELSEA IS NOW MARLBOROUGH CONTEMPORARY: Under the leadership of Max Levai, a single program will align gallery spaces in New York and London. Effective immediately, Marlborough Chelsea will be known as Marlborough Contemporary. This change signals the alignment of Marlborough’s contemporary programs in New York and London under the leadership of Max Levai and Pascal Spengemann. The New York space will continue to present a...

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. PENDA DESIGNS MODULAR WOODEN “VILLAGE” FOR BEIJING HORTICULTURAL EXPO: Architecture studio Penda has revealed plans to create a vast network of modular building blocks at the International Horticultural Expo 2019 in Beijing, forming a 30,000-square-metre exhibition space. Penda architects Chris Precht and Dayong Sun plan to build on their experience with modular construction to create the exhibition space for Chinese property developer Vanke. Their aim is to create an alternative to the traditional expo pavilion – typically an iconic piece of architecture, where visitors often have to queue to get inside. They instead want both the insides and outsides of their structure to be an exhibit. (Read the full story: Dezeen) [caption id="attachment_4640" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy: Penda[/caption] IN...

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NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. SAAD QURESHI AT GAZELLI ART HOUSE, LONDON: The third solo show of British artist Saad Qureshi will take place at Gazelli Art House from 3rd March until 16th April next year, to coincide with ‘Places for Nova’, his public commission for Land Securities in Victoria, opening early 2017. Known primarily for his ambitious sculptural works, drawing has always been a central part of Qureshi’s practice, and...

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NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. KATHARINA GROSSE AT GAGOSIAN NEW YORK: A prominent figure on the international art circuit, Katharina Grosse will hold her first gallery exhibition in New York and at Gagosian, following a series of significant public commissions in the U.S. in recent years. The exhibition will run from 19th January until 11th March at Gagosian West 24th Street, New York. Grosse approaches painting as an experience in immersive...

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