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Repatriation, meet authentication: how a Hawaiian sculpture is raising curiosity

What happens when the authenticity of a repatriated artwork is called into question? That’s exactly what the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum (BPBM) in Honolulu may have to figure out after Marc Benioff, a tech billionaire, donated a wooden statue of a Hawaiian war god in 2018 that he’d purchased for $7.5 million. The 21-inch statue […]

Alain Gualina’s sea lanes

A bird flying across a dark sea is a familiar motif on almost all of Alain Gualina’s seascape photos, representing a call to freedom and hope and in some ways, his signature. Its recurring presence is certainly appropriate, an example of Gualina’s mastery at capturing images that are always disciplined without ever being rigid. The […]

The Saatchi Gallery makes way for King Tut’s Treasures

Between November 2nd,2019 and May 3rd, 2020, London’s Saatchi Gallery will hold an exhibition of the largest collection of King Tutankhamun’s treasures. ‘Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh’ will celebrate the 100th anniversary since the British explorer Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon made the historic discovery. When Carter and Carnarvon came across the boy king’s […]

Ding Yi’s grids

Until March 2, 2019 Galerie Karsten Greve is presenting a collection of pieces from Chinese artist Ding Yi which had been discovered by European audiences during the 45th Venice Biennale in 1993. Entitled Grids, this exhibition brings together more than 20 paintings on paper and canvass that feature the “+” sign which is sometimes positioned […]

Ghana to hold debut pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale

In a few short months, Ghana will make its debut appearance in the Venice Biennale with a spectacular selection of artists. Felicia Abban, John Akomfrah, El Anatsui, Ibrahim Mahama, Selasi Awusi Sosu, and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are the six artists representing the country for their first pavilion in the 58th edition of the esteemed collection of […]

Daniel Dezeuze, a tribute to painting

Until March 9th, Galerie Templon is hosting an exhibition called Daniel Dezeuze, From a Certain Angle. It features a collection of pieces that Dezeuze has designed since 1970 and offers spectators the opportunity to delve into the world of an artist who continues to question the role of painting. By the end of 1970 Daniel […]

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready and artist Kate Neckel team up to face their fears in new exhibition

When Mike McCready, guitarist of the popular band Pearl Jam, comes up in conversation you might think artist, but usually it’s not in a visual artist context. That, however, may soon change as he and New York- and Seattle-based artist Kate Neckel have united to form a unique art duo called Infinite Color & Sound. […]