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Pedro Reyes’s anti-nuclear weapon art project takes over Times Square

The sight of a 30ft-tall mushroom cloud rising over Times Square might be especially ominous right now, with the threat of nuclear war having become disquietingly more real since Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered his army to invade Ukraine. For artist Pedro Reyes, commissioned to create the inflatable sculpture ZERO NUKES (2020) by the non-profit Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, making distant and abstract ...

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Stephanie Rosenthal Named Project Director of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi – ARTnews.com

The Guggenheim’s high-profile Abu Dhabi outpost, nearly 20 years in the making, has named a new project director to lead its final leg of construction. Stephanie Rosenthal will oversee the museum’s long-awaited opening on Saadiyat Island, home to cultural institutions including the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Rosenthal has served as the director of Gropius Bau in Berlin since 2018, following 10 years as the chief ...

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12 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From Andy Goldsworthy’s Latest Project to a Book Release by Ben Davis

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all ET unless otherwise noted.)   1. “Ben Davis in Conversation With Julieta Aranda and Naeem Mohaiemen” at Haymarket Books Artnet News’s own Ben Davis has a new book of essays, Art ...

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Swaffham art project launches Howard Carter centenary celebration

Work has begun on a community art project intended to celebrate one of Swaffham's most famous sons.The initiative is part of the Carter 22 programme which was launched by community and heritage leaders in the town in January.The scheme is intended to mark the centenary of the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb by archaeologist Howard Carter, whose family links to Swaffham date back to the ...

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‘What home means’ explored in art project

A project exploring what home means to people in the local area is culminating with an event in Aberystwyth later today. Home & Hinterland, a national project where three Welsh universities are linked to three arts centres, is running projects, exploring what home means to people. Aberystwyth University has been linked to Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Additionally, Bangor University has been linked to Pontio, and ...

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