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Perkins Center Juried Exhibition - Moorestown, NJ

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http://www.artshow.com — $1,100 in awards + $600 Purchase Award. Deadline: September 18, 2016 Read More
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Goddess Rihanna is divine in Cambridge University show

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http://theartnewspaper.com — A new exhibition at the Museum of Classical Archaeology, University of Cambridge, entitled Recasting (5 September-15 October), brings together classic and contemporary works in a variety of media, demonstrating how todays art stars are in dialogue with Greco-Roman art and mythology. The exhibition takes the form of a series of interventions throughout the museums Cast Gallery, the organisers say, Read More
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Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy

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http://theartnewspaper.com — The Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi was declared safe today (24 August), after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook central Italy. The head restorer Sergio Fusetti surveyed the upper and lower churches at the Unesco World Heritage site for signs of damage in the early hours of the morning, the Italian news agency ANSA reports. The 13th-century monument to Saint Francis, which is decorated with la Read More
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Earthquake in Myanmar damages at least 100 Buddhist pagodas

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http://theartnewspaper.com — A 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Bagan, central Myanmar, has resulted in three confirmed deaths so far and has damaged at least 100 Buddhist pagodas and monasteries built between the 11th- and 13th-centuries, according to the countrys Ministry of Information. Tremors from the earthquake were also felt in Thailand, India and Bangladesh. Each year, tourists flock to Bagan to visit some of the esti Read More
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Almost 70% of smuggled objects seized in Syria and Lebanon are fakes, antiquities chief says

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http://theartnewspaper.com — Close to three-quarters of the artefacts seized in anti-smuggling operations in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon this year have proved to be fakes, Syrias antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim tells The Art Newspaper. Speaking ahead of his visit to Edinburghs International Cultural Summit this week, the director general for antiquities and museums also gives a relatively optimistic view of restorati Read More
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Centre Pompidou to unveil major donation of 20th-century Russian art

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http://theartnewspaper.com — The Centre Pompidou in Paris is due to receive a major donation of over 250 works of Russian art from the second half of the 20th century. The gift has been funded by the foundation of the Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin and donations by private collectors, artists and their heirs. Olga Sviblova, the director of Moscows Multimedia Art Museum, and Nicolas Liucci-Goutnikov of the Pompidou cur Read More
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Japanese fashion makes waves in Colorado

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http://theartnewspaper.com — As part of a budding focus on textile arts, costume and fashion, the Denver Art Museum in Colorado will explore how deconstructionist Japanese designers exploded the Paris fashion world of the 1980s with Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s-90s, due to open on 11 September (until 28 May 2017). This is Florence Mllers curatorial dbut at the museum since coming on board a year ago to expand i Read More
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15th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival - Indian Wells, CA

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http://www.artshow.com — 15 Category Awards. Deadline: October 17, 2016 Read More
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery to mount major Zaha Hadid show

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http://theartnewspaper.com — An exhibition of rarely seen paintings, drawings and digital works by Zaha Hadid is due to open at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London this winter (8 December-12 February 2017), throwing new light on the late British-Iraqi architects accomplishments as an artist and calligrapher. Hadid is closely associated with the Serpentine, joining the gallery as a trustee in 1996. She designed the i Read More
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Olympic boxer Joe Joyce puts paint—as well as people—on canvas

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http://theartnewspaper.com — Joe Joyce, a Team GB boxer who won a silver medal at the Olympic Games in Rio, is also a trained artist. Joyce, who fights at the super-heavyweight class, graduated from Middlesex University in 2009 with a BA degree in fine art. He arrived in London this morning (23 August) along with the other UK Olympians on the special gold-nosed jumbo jet. Joyces tutor at Middlesex, Steve Mumberson, an as Read More
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Scanner used to study the colour of stars reveals hidden images in Mexican manuscript

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http://theartnewspaper.com — A hyperspectral scanneran image analysis tool used by astrophysicists to study the pigments of unknown substances, such as the colour of starsmay be the key to deciphering ancient documents. In the Journal of Archaeology this month, researchers from the University of Oxfords Bodleian Libraries and universities in the Netherlands published their analysis of seven pages from one of the 20 survi Read More
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