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Disused building in Guildford turned into New House Art Space

A disused building in the heart of Guildford has been turned into a creative hub where like-minded individuals, groups and organisations can share spaces and ideas.Named New House Art Space, it is now home to 20 studios, offering versatile space for people to work and thrive in.It has been launched by Dominique Frazer, founder of The Boileroom also in Guildford.READ MORE: The Ginistry is ...

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Oldest Building in the U.A.E. Discovered by Archaeologists – ARTnews.com

Evidence of an 8,500-year-old building was recently discovered in the United Arab Emirates, according to a statement released by the Emirati Department and Culture and Tourism yesterday. The archaeological dig uncovered the stone structure on the island of Ghagha, not far from Abu Dhabi. The ruins now constitute the oldest known structure in the Emirates. Though it had been previously believed that the region ...

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Publicist Gina Nanni on Building a Storied Collection With the Late Glenn O’Brien and Her Volatile Tom Sachs Work

MFA students at New York’s Academy of Art got a rare treat when they were invited to peer into the private collection built by the legendary New York writer and art world tastemaker Glenn O’Brien and his wife Gina Nanni, to select works to pair alongside their own for the school’s “Eye to Eye” exhibition series (on view through March 14). Nanni and her ...

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Serpentine Galleries Removes Sackler Name from Building – ARTnews.com

The Serpentine Galleries is the latest institution to strip the Sackler name from its building. Last spring the institution, which maintains two spaces in central London, quietly wiped the family from its online exhibition archive and rebranded its second location—formerly known as the Serpentine Sackler Gallery—as the Serpentine North Gallery, the Art Newspaper reports. However, the Sackler name remained displayed on the gallery’s façade ...

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Art Entrepreneur Maria Baibakova on Building a Female-Focused Collection and Advocating for Women Artists

The Moscow-born arts entrepreneur, philanthropist, and collector Maria Baibakova wears many hats. Putting her degrees from Barnard College, the Courtauld Institute of Art, and Harvard Business School to practical use, she runs Baibakov Art Projects, which she founded in 2008 to exhibit the work of pioneering women artists globally. The nonprofit’s debut venture helped transform the former Red October chocolate factory in central Moscow into ...

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Absent State Funding, Ghana’s Rising Stars Are Building an Art Infrastructure of Their Own to Cultivate the Next Generation of Creatives

On a newly tiled outdoor stage in a grassy plot of land just off Achimota Road in Dzorwulu, just outside of Accra, Ghana, a few dancers, and musicians are practicing amid six large Cor-Ten steel shipping containers—spaces used for rehearsals, classes, and research. The place is Terra Alta, a performing arts center founded in 2017 by artist and performer Elisabeth Efua Sutherland after she ...

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