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London’s Royal College of Art—whose graduates include Tracey Emin and David Hockney—doubles size of its Battersea campus

The Royal College of Art (RCA) is today unveiling its £135m campus development in Battersea, south-west London. It is designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the Basel-based architects who were responsible for Tate Modern’s 2016 extension. Both buildings share similar textured brickwork on their facades.The UK Treasury made an unusually large £54m “matching” grant, which encouraged private donors. Most important was a £15m donation ...

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David Zwirner Faces Roadblocks in Planned Hamptons Artist Retreat – ARTnews.com

The Hamptons is a battleground of epic proportions: the world’s rich fight to develop the highly sought after land of the East End while planning boards raise infrastructural and environmental concerns, creating bureaucratic stalemates. David Zwirner, the owner of the mega-gallery of the same name, has found himself caught in throes of this very problem as he attempts to set up an artist’s residency ...

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Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron nearly gets into physical fight with artist at London Gallery Weekend

It may have only been a small pop-up exhibition that ran from last Wednesday to Sunday, but Jake Chapman’s first solo show since severing his artistic partnership with his brother Dinos (tellingly titled Me, Myself and Eye), was always going to attract attention. At the private view, a high-profile crowd packed out Paradise Row Project’s temporary Mayfair space to view the unveiling of some ...

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Lincoln Center Announces Public Art Commissions for David Geffen Hall – ARTnews.com

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its collaboration with the Studio Museum in Harlem and Public Art Fund, all in New York, to commission new site-specific artworks by Nina Chanel Abney and Jacolby Satterwhite. The pieces will inaugurate the opening of Lincoln Center’s new David Geffen Hall in October. Lincoln Center is a roughly 16-acre complex that is home to internationally renowned performing ...

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Dealer David Zwirner Creates Consignment Tool—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines CLICK AND SELL. Dealer David Zwirner has created a new tool that allows people to submit photos of work to his gallery (via phone or computer) for potential resale, Melanie Gerlis reports in her Financial Times column. This is the latest tech innovation from Zwirner, which also runs an online selling platform, called Platform, that presents work from smaller galleries. ...

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L.A.’s David Kordansky Gallery Opens Its New York Space – ARTnews.com

Even though the city has long nurtured generations of pioneering artists, much has been written about how Los Angeles has finally arrived in recent months amid the arrival of major enterprises, including Lisson and David Zwirner. But the reverse has happened this week in New York when the L.A.-based David Kordansky Gallery opened a 5,000-square-foot branch in Chelsea. As part of New York Art ...

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David Kordansky Gallery Now Represents Guan Xiao – ARTnews.com

Ahead of the opening of its first outpost in New York, the Los Angeles–based David Kordansky Gallery is eyeing an expansion of its presence in Asia. Beijing-based multimedia artist Guan Xiao is now represented by the Los Angeles stalwart, joining a roster that includes Derek Fordjour, Huma Bhabha, and Lauren Halsey. Guan, who will have a solo show at Kordansky’s New York outpost in ...

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Burning Man Artist David Best Will Build—and Then Burn—a Massive Covid Memorial Temple in England

In May, a monumental temporary wooden sculpture will be erected to honor U.K.’s losses during the Covid-19 pandemic. And then it will be burned. Titled Sanctuary, the intricately-carved, 22-meter (65-foot) wooden piece is designed by the California artist David Best. The structure will echo the temples Best has previously built at Burning Man in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, where a “Temple Burn” has long ...

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