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More than 700 visitors attend Alresford Art Society exhibition

Alresford Art Society organisers are delighted with their 2022 exhibition which showcased 120 works of art and welcomed more than 700 visitors. With exhibits in watercolour, oil, acrylic, pastel and mixed media, as well as sculpture, wire and mosaic, there was truly something for everyone. Indeed, 543 visitors took part in the People’s Choice competition, voting for their favourite exhibit, with Jeannie Pakenham of ...

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‘Our Idea Here in Ibiza Is to Mix Business and Pleasure’: A New Island Art Fair Woos Visitors With Evening Hours and a Resident D.J.

Ibiza is not typically known for art. As one of the world’s preeminent clubbing destinations, the island has a reputation as a hedonistic party paradise, which makes the rarified, sometimes sterile atmosphere of Europe’s art galleries seem like a world away.  But that’s beginning to change, thanks in part to CAN (Contemporary Art Now), a new art fair that took place on the Balearic ...

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An Artist Trapped Goldfish in IV Bags for a Museum Show in Korea. They Were Released After Visitors Complained About Them Dying

Since the end of last month, 15 goldfish had been slowly dying at the Jeonnam Museum of Art in Gwangyang, South Korea, trapped inside an installation by the artist Yu Buk. On Tuesday, in response to accusations of animal cruelty, the animals were removed from the piece—after one-third of them had already died. The sculpture, titled Fish, featured 15 intravenous solution bags hanging from the ...

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This year’s Borders Art Fair attracts thousands of visitors

THE return of Borders Art Fair last weekend has been hailed as a tremendous success, attracting thousands of visitors to browse, buy and chat to artists and makers. Preliminary estimates suggest that over 3,000 visitors invested around £130,000 in art and craft from the Borders and beyond. More than 70 individual artists and makers, galleries, studios and collectives took part in BAF, which returned ...

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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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Gardiner art installation allows visitors to add their own heartbeat

TORONTO -- There’s something new beating under the Gardiner Expressway and you can add your own heartbeat to the installation. The Canadian premiere of Pulse Topology is a stunning interactive work of art using light and sound created by Mexican-Canadian media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Using touch-less biometric technology, visitors can add their heartbeat to the 3,000 lights that hang from the bottom of the ...

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Switzerland Has Given an Eleventh-Hour Reprieve From Costly Additional Testing for Art Basel Visitors Who Received the AstraZeneca Vaccine

Art Basel has updated its health and safety advice for fairgoers after Switzerland changed its policy to allow people vaccinated with AstraZeneca outside of the E.U. to get the country’s Covid certificate. From today, September 20, foreign visitors who were vaccinated abroad with any jab approved by the European Medicines Agency (including AstraZeneca) will be able to obtain the certificate allowing them to enter ...

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