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Art World Roundup: looking at Air Jordans, ahead to next year’s Venice Biennale, and incredibly close at The Night Watch

In this week’s edition of Art World Roundup, we cover a major sale from Gagosian Galleries at New York’s online Frieze art fair, a pair of Air Jordan’s up for grabs through Sotheby’s, an Athens hotel faulted for blocking the Acropolis, Germany’s curator for their pavilion in the 59th Venice Biennale, a homegrown drive-though art […]

Anish Kapoor to unveil Vantablack art at Venice Biennale

Anish Kapoor isn’t one to try to please everyone with his art and in 2014, the artist ruffled feathers when he secured sole artistic use of Vantablack, a scientifically created pigment that is…incredibly black. In the next Venice Biennale, Kapoor is planning to show his first work utilizing the pigment giving the world a taste […]

Curator Cecilia Alemani selected as artistic director for the 58th Venice Biennale

The 58th edition of the Venice Biennale wrapped up only weeks ago, but planning is already underway for the next biennale set for 2021. Kicking off new announcements for the 59th International Art Exhibition, is the announcement of Cecilia Alemani as curator of the biannual event. Her appointment makes her just the fifth women to […]

Banksy’s unauthorized stint in Venice

The Venice Biennale is in full swing having attracted artists and art-lovers from around the world to view works by the biggest and best names in the art world. With pavilions from more than 80 countries and a massive, multi-artist exhibition, it’s like a snapshot of the world today through art and it carries a […]

2019 Golden Lion winners announced at the Venice Biennale

With the kick off of the 58th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale this past Saturday, a number of awards were announced during the official awards ceremony. Out of more than 80 countries with pavilions and 79 artists participating in the main exhibition, one pavilion and one artist were selected by jury for the […]

Shipwreck that killed hundreds shown at the Venice Biennale

Venice is a city known for boats. Throughout history, it has been a navel superpower, and today, given its 150 canals, boats are still a main way to travel – and not just for tourists looking for a romantic gondola ride. However, with the 58th Venice Biennale, another boat has graced the ‘City of Water.’ […]

‘Holding Up a Mirror’: Malaysia’s first Venice Biennale

For Malaysia’s inaugural pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, the theme and title of the exhibition, ‘May You Live in Interesting Times,’ is particularly fitting. For their first ever pavilion, the Malaysian National Art Gallery will present an exhibition by the name ‘Holding Up a Mirror.’ It will feature four […]