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Acute Art director Daniel Birnbaum’s latest move ‘is almost like a thriller’

Daniel Birnbaum, the director of the technology company Acute Art, is not just a familiar face on the art-world circuit. The former director of the Moderna Museet in Stockholm is now also a novelist, having penned the book Dr. B., which, according to the publishers, is “a riveting story of émigrés, spies and diplomats that shines a light on a forgotten corner of World ...

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Could your art help move people out of their cars? | News

People in North Yorkshire are invited to create art that will inspire others to leave their cars behind and cycle or walk instead – and two £50 prizes are waiting for the best works. Our sustainable travel team is running the competition, which is open until Saturday, 30 April. Fiona Ancell, Team Leader, Safety and Travel Awareness, said: “We’re inviting entrants to create a ...

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NEWS | Plans for a library at Maylord Orchards and redevelopment of Hereford Museum & Art Gallery move forward

Plans for the Maylord Orchard Library and Learning Resource Centre, as well as the redevelopment of the Hereford Museum & Art Gallery have moved a step forward, with the expenditure required to instruct the technical project manager and design team to complete the detailed design stage of each project confirmed. The decision taken on the Hereford Museum and Art Gallery was that the redevelopment ...

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Cheltenham Art Gallery extension set to move ahead | South West Property News

Plans to build an extension to The Wilson Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum look set to advance. Rackham Planning was instructed by The Cheltenham Trust to work on the project, which proposes a partial change of use of the ground floor from a tourist information centre to an extension to the existing café. The primary use of the application site would remain unchanged. Minor ...

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Workers at Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts move to form union

Workers at the Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University in Columbus are the latest group of art institution employees to join the nationwide unionsing movement. Museum staff across departments including art handlers, curators and educators sent a letter to officials at the university and the Wexner Center on 4 March announcing their intentions to form a union with the Ohio Council ...

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Copper Country News | Globe public art projects on the move

Last Saturday morning, a band of community volunteers turned out for a clean-up at Globe’s Silver King stairway. Clearing weeds and trimming trees, they came to prepare the historic stairs for an upcoming beautification – one of a dozen public art projects a local organization has planned. That organization is “I Art Globe,” their aim is to instill hope in the community after two challenging ...

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A photographer’s backdrops move to the foreground – in pictures | Art and design

Photographer Katherine Anne Rose found her Glasgow studio filling up with rolls of coloured backdrops. She began layering the coloured backgrounds pinned up on her studio walls, cutting them into grid formations, snipping and layering. “What I do with this paper doesn’t really have a name,” she says. “It’s not origami and I struggle to even say what these are… so I call them ...

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Controversial Plans to Modernize Notre-Dame Move Forward – ARTnews.com

France’s National Heritage and Architecture Commission has approved proposed plans for Notre-Dame Cathedral’s restoration this past Thursday, the New York Times reports. Following the 2019 fire that engulfed the beloved Paris cathedral, French President Emmanuel Macron, along with a group of designers, proposed that Notre-Dame absorb modernizing touches, including a revamped spire. A major outcry ensued, with architects and other experts alleging that the ...

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Germany and Nigeria move close to return of Benin Bronzes

The governments of Germany and Nigeria have signed a memorandum of understanding for the return of more than 1,000 artefacts looted from the Kingdom of Benin, in present-day Nigeria. The memorandum was signed in Abuja by Andreas Görgen, the head of cultural policy at the German Foreign Ministry and by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Nigerian information and culture minister. The agreement also sets out a ...

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Big Brother Venice Is Using Cell Phone Data to Track Visitors’ Every Move in an Effort to Prevent Overcrowding + 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 Tuesday, October 5. NEED-TO-READ George Floyd Sculpture Defaced in Union Square – Just two days after it was unveiled in New York’s Union Square, a sculpture of George Floyd was splashed with gray paint. The nearly ...

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