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Richard Saltoun Gallery Launches Hannah Arendt Programme

Mayfair gallery Richard Saltoun launches its year-long programme of exhibitions exploring the themes of Hannah Arendt's seminal book 'Between Past and Future'...

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The Fresh & Weird Creative Energy of New Contemporaries

In the midst of increasingly gloomy global news, the Bloomberg New Contemporaries online exhibition is everything we need...

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Tate Modern screens Shirin Neshat’s 1999 film ‘Soliloquy’

A rarely seen video work by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat is revived from the Tate's collection, and will be free to view (when the museum reopens) until the beginning of February...

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Holiday Song: Jim Sclavunos Supports Endangered Venues With Masterpiece.

Renaissance musician Jim Sclavunos hints at a solo album with the single Holiday Song....

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Larry Achiampong: Relics of Time

A new film by artist Larry Achiampong reflects on how the fragility of the present brings hope for a more liberated and accepting future ...

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MACRO Radically Rethinks the Role of the Museum

The Museum for Preventive Imagination project at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome explores dynamic and evolving exhibition formats...

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Trebuchet Podcast 13 – Surrealism with Barry Adamson

This episode features an interview with Sonic Artist Barry Adamson.  Barry Adamson has been creating all of his life. Perhaps his greatest creation is himself as a multi-disciplined artist. The...

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Philip Guston’s Restless Creativity

Hauser & Wirth continues its global series of exhibitions reflecting on the influence and creative processes of American painter Philip Guston ...

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Digital Art & Animation: Seeing the Past Through the Present

A review of ‘Drawing From Memory’ the third chapter of the Hirshhorn Museum’s online exhibition exploring how contemporary video, sound, and performance artists are reimagining historical...

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Painting the Collective: An Interview with Nengi Omuku

As Nengi Omuku’s solo exhibition 'Gathering' reopens in London, the artist...

Shot To Fame: Remembering Terry O’Neill

'One Year On' Box Galleries highlights the late photographer Terry O'Neill's...

The Digital Journey of Marjan Moghaddam

Marjan Moghaddam is a digital pioneer whose work has stayed true to the...

Dominic Harris: Life as Art as Interaction

Digital artist Dominic Harris creates beautiful work that captures the...

The Surrealist Practice of Twenty-First Century Populism

‘Surreal’ is a word that many increasingly reach for, a (hopelessly...

Decoding our futurist longings in the work of Tullio Crali

An exploration of the talent, impact and vision of futurist aeropainter Tullio...

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Oct 2 – Jan 17 Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976

Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London – 11:00 – 17:00

Italian Threads showcases 50 years of bold MITA commissions, encompassing the avant-garde movements of the day from Futurism to Abstract Expressionism.

Oct 24 – Sep 5 Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh – All Day

The exhibition is the largest and most comprehensive of the art of the legendary trailblazer to date.

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