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‘Show Me Yours’: exploring the nude figure in novel ways

‘Show Me Yours’ is a group exhibition on at Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago. The exhibition, which features artworks by Bianca Nemelc, Jake Troyli, and Brittney Leeanne Williams, runs alongside a solo show of works by Cheryl Pope called ‘BASKING NEVER HURT NO ONE.’ Pope’s works explore the nude figure in a novel manner. The […]

A new exhibition captures the magic and power of tattoos across cultures

Fareed Kaviani, Monash University Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks, a suite of exhibitions at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum, offers visitors a chance to engage with tattoo on a level deeper than skin. Here, stories of culture, tradition and migration speak through embedded ink. Without personally experiencing a tattoo, it may be hard to understand why […]

Three year Smithsonian exhibition to highlight men of colour and their impact on history

In August, the Smithsonian will launch a long-term travelling exhibition highlighting African American men. Titled ‘Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.’, the exhibition will feature men of colour who are historic and contemporary icons linked to US history. The exhibition will kick off its 10-city tour at Cincinnati’s National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, an affiliate […]

Monet’s ‘Water Lilies’ hidden in plain sight

Water lilies and Claude Monet (1840-1926) more or less go hand-in-hand. One of the best-known and loved Impressionist painters, Monet’s most iconic paintings are those he did of the water lilies that inhabited the pond on the grounds of the house he and his family lived in in Giverny from 1883. The lily pond there […]

Olafur Eliasson heads back to Tate Modern with extensive survey

In 2003, Olafur Eliasson wowed Tate Modern visitors with his Turbine Hall installation The weather project (2003). Beginning July 11th, he’ll assuredly wow more guests with what Tate Modern is calling ‘an unmissable exhibition.’ Titled ‘Olafur Eliasson: in real life,’ the solo exhibition will be a comprehensive look at the artists body of work as […]

Mona Lisa moves! Well, ‘100 paces’ away…

Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa (c. 1503-1516) is getting some new digs, at least temporarily. On the evening of July 16th, the painting along with its bulletproof encasement will move from the large concrete wall it’s called home for 14 years. Its new location will be in the Medici Gallery of the Louvre but the […]

Frieze Sculpture hits Regent’s Park once again

It’s that time of year again! The time of year, that is, where Regent’s Park becomes an open-air art gallery showcasing a number of sculptures. As part of Frieze, Frieze Sculpture includes 23 sculptures presented by an array of galleries. Only in its third year, Frieze Sculpture has become a hit that inspired Frieze New […]