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Breathing Light into distressed neighbourhoods

Some 200 abandoned homes in cities across New York State are being transformed into art installation as part of a new project entitled “‘Breathing…

Some 200 abandoned homes in cities across New York State are being transformed into art installation as part of a new project entitled “‘Breathing…

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London art project is a feast for the senses

It’s being described as a blend of performance art, food and heightened emotion – and definitely makes a change from the average night out.

It’s being described as a blend of performance art, food and heightened emotion – and definitely makes a change from the average night out.

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Visit Louise Bourgeois' cells in Denmark

Visitors to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art near Copenhagen are being invited to take a trip inside the mind of Louise Bourgeois.

Visitors to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art near Copenhagen are being invited to take a trip inside the mind of Louise Bourgeois.

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Culture across Europe: from Caravaggio to Doisneau

A cultural must when visiting the French capital – the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain is about to kick off with 180 galleries from 27 countries.

A cultural must when visiting the French capital – the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain is about to kick off with 180 galleries from 27 countries.

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Art and humour mix at Frieze London

Paintings, sculptures, performances – more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries are showcasing their works at Frieze London, one of the most important contemporary art fairs in the…

Paintings, sculptures, performances – more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries are showcasing their works at Frieze London, one of the most important contemporary art fairs in the…

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Body as a canvas the work of Eric Ceccarini

Belgian photographer "Eric Ceccarini":http://www.ericceccarini.com/ works as a fashion and advertising snapper.

Belgian photographer "Eric Ceccarini":http://www.ericceccarini.com/ works as a fashion and advertising snapper.

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Spain: Ai Weiwei and 'The Poetry of Freedom'

Cuenca, a fortified medieval city in central Spain is hosting an exhibition entitled ‘The Poetry of Freedom’ as part of a nationwide celebration of the 400th anniversary of the death of ‘Don Quixote’

Cuenca, a fortified medieval city in central Spain is hosting an exhibition entitled ‘The Poetry of Freedom’ as part of a nationwide celebration of the 400th anniversary of the death of ‘Don Quixote’

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Tate Modern pays tribute to Georgia O'Keeffe and her world view

One of the highlights of Tate Modern’s new retrospective exhibition dedicated to Georgia O’Keeffe is a piece called Jimson Weed, White Flower.

One of the highlights of Tate Modern’s new retrospective exhibition dedicated to Georgia O’Keeffe is a piece called Jimson Weed, White Flower.

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Italian 'poet chef' named world number one

Three Michelin-starred Massimo Bottura has come out on top in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list – the creme de la creme, produced by a British magazine.

Three Michelin-starred Massimo Bottura has come out on top in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list – the creme de la creme, produced by a British magazine.

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Rendez-vous: The best of Arts and Culture in Europe

From London to Yerevan in Armenia, Arles in the South of France and Basel in Switzerland, discover our weekly selection for Art lovers

From London to Yerevan in Armenia, Arles in the South of France and Basel in Switzerland, discover our weekly selection for Art lovers

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Christo's oil-barrel Mastaba dreams materialise in France

For 30 years, Bulgarian-born artist Christo has wanted to build a monumental ‘Mastaba’ – a type of ancient Egyptian tomb – out of oil barrels in the desert of Abu…

For 30 years, Bulgarian-born artist Christo has wanted to build a monumental ‘Mastaba’ – a type of ancient Egyptian tomb – out of oil barrels in the desert of Abu…

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Jeff Koons and his Play-Doh pile 'Now' in London

Newport Street Gallery in London presents 'Now' a solo exhibition of work by American artist Jeff Koons spanning 35 years.

Newport Street Gallery in London presents 'Now' a solo exhibition of work by American artist Jeff Koons spanning 35 years.

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Snakes on the Seine - Huang Yong Ping fills Grand Palais

The curators at the Grand Palais in Paris like to think big. Since 2007 they have challenged contemporary artists to fill the vast space under its

The curators at the Grand Palais in Paris like to think big. Since 2007 they have challenged contemporary artists to fill the vast space under its

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Ai Weiwei promises documentary to follow refugee shows

The Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has announced that he will release a documentary film next year on the refugee crisis. Ai, often described as

The Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has announced that he will release a documentary film next year on the refugee crisis. Ai, often described as

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New museum opens in Brussels' Molenbeek district

A new museum has opened in the Molenbeek district of Brussels, which, it’s hoped, will help shed the negative image of the area most recently linked

A new museum has opened in the Molenbeek district of Brussels, which, it’s hoped, will help shed the negative image of the area most recently linked

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Cairo feels the beat at contemporary arts festival

Contemporary dance, theatre, music, film and literature – it’s all come to Cairo for the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival. The festival is billed

Contemporary dance, theatre, music, film and literature – it’s all come to Cairo for the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival. The festival is billed

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Oldest art fair Art Cologne marks 50th anniversary

The 50th anniversary edition of Art Cologne was a special one, bringing together more than 200 galleries from 24 countries. Considering each gallery

The 50th anniversary edition of Art Cologne was a special one, bringing together more than 200 galleries from 24 countries. Considering each gallery

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Emin and Stone honeymoon in Hong Kong with new show

“I Cried Because I Love You” is the title of British artist Tracey Emin’s exhibition in Hong Kong. Once the “enfant terrible” of the Young British

“I Cried Because I Love You” is the title of British artist Tracey Emin’s exhibition in Hong Kong. Once the “enfant terrible” of the Young British

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Yoko Ono goes towards the light at Lyon's Museum of Contemporary Art

Lyon’s Museum of Contemporary Art is devoting three floors to the first retrospective in France dedicated to Yoko Ono. The exhibition opening filmed

Lyon’s Museum of Contemporary Art is devoting three floors to the first retrospective in France dedicated to Yoko Ono. The exhibition opening filmed

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Inside New York's newest art museum

The Met Breuer, which showcases modern and contemporary art, opens its doors to the public on March 18.

The Met Breuer, which showcases modern and contemporary art, opens its doors to the public on March 18.

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ARCO Madrid marks 35th anniversary

One of Europe’s biggest contemporary art fairs, ARCO Madrid celebrated its 35th anniversary this year. With more than 200 galleries from some 30

One of Europe’s biggest contemporary art fairs, ARCO Madrid celebrated its 35th anniversary this year. With more than 200 galleries from some 30