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Edinburgh Festival: Biggest arts festival in the world begins

Shona McCarthy, chief executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, said: "After the challenges of the last two years, it feels more important than ever to celebrate the diverse selection of work on display at the Fringe, spanning the genres of theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals, opera, cabaret, variety, children's shows, spoken word, exhibitions and events. Source link

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Ai Weiwei’s Biggest Retrospective to Date, at the Albertina – ARTnews.com

When a 40-work survey of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei’s art traveled from Japan to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., a decade ago, the show drew massive crowds and made the artist a star. Earlier this year, a retrospective more than four times that show’s size opened in Vienna at the Albertina Modern to no such fanfare. What accounts for ...

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During Frieze New York, Brazilian galleries showcase the range of artists from South America’s biggest country

The Brazilian multimedia artist Paulo Nazareth traveled from Minas Gerais to New York on foot in his durational performance a decade ago and washed the dirt from his tired feet with the water from the Hudson River—only to walk back to his homeland to complete his artistic mission, Noticias de America. Nezareth is back in New York this week to inaugurate the Brazilian gallery ...

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Bored Ape Yacht Club’s New Metaverse NFT Could Be Biggest Mint Ever – ARTnews.com

Yuga Labs, the parent company of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT project, launched a new metaverse project Saturday called Otherside. For the project, the company sold 55,000 plots of digital land for the total equivalent of $320 million, making it possibly the largest mint of an NFT project to date. Otherside is a metaverse gaming platform in which users’ NFTs could be playable ...

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Venice Biennale Artist Louise Bonnet Is Relying on a Proven Tool to Get Ready for the World’s Biggest Art Show: Insomnia

Each week leading up to the 59th Venice Biennale in April, Artnet News brings you into the studio of an artist as they prepare for acclaimed exhibitions in and around the exhibition.   Born in Switzerland, Los Angeles-based painter Louise Bonnet is known for her grotesque, bloated figures whose contorted bodies remain eerily faceless. The resulting works are both darkly humorous, filled with pathos, and oddly relatable. ...

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Amazing collection of Cornish art sells for £1m at Cornwall’s biggest art sale ever

The personal collection of one of Cornwall’s most prominent arts dealers has sold for more than £1 million. Over decades, Jonathan Grimble accumulated a fine collection of some 300 or so Modern British, Cornish and St Ives School paintings, drawings and sculptures at his home overlooking St Michael’s Mount. The private collection was auctioned off in situ at Mr Grimble’s house in Marazion and ...

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Art Industry News: The Biggest Vermeer Show of All Time Is Heading to the Rijksmuseum + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Thursday, December 2. NEED-TO-READ Oman Will Participate in Venice Biennale for the First Time – The Sultanate of Oman will have its first-ever national pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale next year, which opens on ...

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