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Ancient World Dictionary Finished – After 90 Years

By: Sharon Cohen, AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP).- It was a monumental project with modest beginnings: a small group of scholars and some index cards. The plan was to explore a long-dead language that would reveal an ancient world of chariots and con...

The National Gallery of Denmark Exhibits Danish & Nordic Art 1750-1900

COPENHAGEN.- From the birth of Danish painting through the famous Golden Age of Danish art to the dawn of Modernism. All the major trends and movements within 150 years of Danish and Nordic art unfold themselves in a new, comprehensive display of th...

Exhibition of Prints by Pierre Alechinsky Opens at the Tel Aviv...

TEL AVIV.- Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents Pierre Alechinsky's 'The test of the Title'. Pierre Alechinsky (b. 1927, Brussels), an interdisciplinary artist who has worked in painting, drawing, print, writing, and filmmaking, studied book illustration an...

Art 42 Basel Features 20 Gallery-Curated Projects

BASEL.- The Art Feature sector at Art 42 Basel focuses on precise curatorial projects from artists of many generations. It is located alongside the Art Galleries sector on both floors of Hall 2 and presents 20 projects. With over 200 applications to ch...

Local Woman Immortalized in Bronze as Folkestone’s Mermaid

FOLKESTONE.- Georgina Baker has been selected as Folkestone’s answer to Copenhagen’s famous “Little Mermaid” statue. Local resident Georgina will strike the distinctive “Mermaid” pose as the model for a life-size bronze st...

Things Get Ugly, Sensual and Raw with "The Wild 80s" Exhibition...

COPENHAGEN.- The young eighties generation of Danish artists had a bone to pick with the cool, politicizing art of the 1970s. They visualized the new thinking on "the death of the grand narrative," the collapse of hierarchies of value, the elimination...

Olafur Eliasson Develops New Installation Specially for ARKEN’s Most Striking Gallery

COPENHAGEN.- Eliasson’s installation Din blinde passager (Your blind passenger) is a 90-metre-long tunnel. Entering the tunnel, your body is surrounded by dense fog. With visibility at just 1.5 metres, museumgoers have to use senses other than sig...

Olafur Eliasson Develops New Installation Specially for ARKEN’s Most Striking Gallery

COPENHAGEN.- Eliasson’s installation Din blinde passager (Your blind passenger) is a 90-metre-long tunnel. Entering the tunnel, your body is surrounded by dense fog. With visibility at just 1.5 metres, museumgoers have to use senses other than sig...

Hamburger Kunsthalle Opens First Major Philipp Otto Runge Retrospective in Thirty...

HAMBURG.- Marking the 200th anniversary of his death, the Hamburger Kunsthalle is presenting the first major retrospective exhibition in over thirty years dedicated to Philipp Otto Runge (1777–1810). Runge, who grew up in Wolgast, then lived in Co...

Dutch Painter and Cobra Movement Co-Founder Corneille Dies

AMSTERDAM (REUTERS).- The Dutch painter Corneille, co-founder of the avant-garde Cobra movement, died on Sunday at the age of 88, the Dutch Cobra museum said on Sunday. The Dutch news agency NOS said he had died in France, where he lived and worked. Bo...

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