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UCCA to Expand, Adjaye Designs Ghanaian Hospitals—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 THE ARCHITECTURE BLOTTER IS OVERFLOWING. Ghana said it will use a design by David Adjaye to create 101 hospitals throughout the country, Quartz reports. In France, on the Côte d’Azur, two storied modernist homes have reopened for tours after extensive renovations: Eileen Gray‘s E-1027, and Le Corbusier‘s Cabanon, according to Dezeen  (which has photos). In New York, the debate is raging about ...

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UCCA Center for Contemporary Art Expands to Chengdu, Shopping Mall

Beijing’s UCCA Center for Contemporary Art has announced that it will open a branch in the Sichuan province capital of Chengdu in 2024, The Art Newspaper reports, and that it will inaugurate a cobranded exhibition space in a Beijing shopping mall late this year. The Chengdu location will be the museum’s fourth: In addition to its original venue in Beijing, the museum operates outposts ...

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Inside the UCCA Edge, China’s Newest Museum – ARTnews.com

On Friday, the Beijing-based UCCA Center for Contemporary Art opened a hotly anticipated Shanghai outpost. Titled the UCCA Edge, the new museum—designed by SO–IL, the same Brooklyn-based architecture firm behind the K11 Art and Cultural Centre in Hong Kong and New York’s soon-to-open Amant arts center —contains nearly 60,000 square feet of gallery space and is sited in the city’s Jing’An district. The museum has ...

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UCCA Opens in Shanghai—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 CRYPTO PRICES DROPPED THIS WEEK, and the jury is still out on the longevity of the non-fungible-token market, but those tokens certainly keep generating news. Model Emily Ratajkowski sold an NFT of a photo of herself for $175,000 through Christie’s, in a move inspired by the use of her image by the king of appropriation art, Richard Prince. Architecture ...

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Peter Eleey Joins UCCA Center for Contemporary Art as Curator-at-Large – ARTnews.com

Peter Eleey, who stepped down last year as the chief curator of MoMA PS1 in in New York, has joined the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing as curator-at-large. In his new role, Eleey will develop the institution’s exhibitions, programs, and curatorial direction as it expands to Shanghai this year. According to a release, “he will also periodically organize exhibitions at UCCA and ...

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UCCA Beijing to Present Crypto-Art Exhibition – ARTnews.com

As many begin to explore how NFTs might change business as usual in the art world, the UCCA Lab, a Beijing-based division of the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art focused on collaborations with brands, will present what it billed as “the world’s first major institutional crypto-art exhibition” this spring. Opening March 26, the exhibition titled “Virtual Niche — Have you ever seen memes in ...

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