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New Amsterdam museum opens with Warhol and Banksy shows
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New Amsterdam museum opens with Warhol and Banksy shows

April 9 is the opening date for a new contemporary art museum in Amsterdam. The Moco/Modern Contemporary Museum’s first exhibitions…
Sursock reborn as Beirut’s first interactive museum
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Sursock reborn as Beirut’s first interactive museum

From nighttime walks around the city to workshops on art conservation, Beirut's grandiose Sursock Museum reopens this week as Lebanon's…
How has art in Egypt changed since the revolution? – Video
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How has art in Egypt changed since the revolution? – Video

Since the outbreak of the January 25 revolution, Egypt's art scene has undergone dramatic changes.  Art has become the voice of…
Locals turn forgotten Liverpool streets into art prize favorite
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Locals turn forgotten Liverpool streets into art prize favorite

In Liverpool's Granby neighborhood, proud residents and a group of architects have brought back to life the area's four remaining…
Africa: ‘the next China’ for contemporary art
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Africa: ‘the next China’ for contemporary art

Giles Peppiatt, from Bonhams in London, had good reason to make the trip to Nigeria's financial capital, Lagos, for the…
‘What does a drawing want?’: Beirut’s second exhibit is both mysterious and topical
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‘What does a drawing want?’: Beirut’s second exhibit is both mysterious and topical

“What does a drawing want?” is Beirut in Cairo’s second exhibition, and its first group show. Presented as “a draft…
Daily notes of nonexistence: Constructing a communal history through a personal archive
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Daily notes of nonexistence: Constructing a communal history through a personal archive

“He swore it all took place under a giant glass dome,” reads a sentence printed in silver below a photograph…
Internet art in real life
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Internet art in real life

Internet art can bypass galleries, museums and the money that gives the art world its glamorous hierarchy of exclusivity. People…
Why water? Read CIC’s new book ‘Hydrarchy’ to find out
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Why water? Read CIC’s new book ‘Hydrarchy’ to find out

Robert Wedderburn’s mother was a slave who was sold by Wedderburn’s father, a Scottish plantation owner, when she was five…
In memory of Amal Kenawy: A poet, artist and friend
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In memory of Amal Kenawy: A poet, artist and friend

We first met almost 10 years ago on the street in front of the Townhouse Gallery; she was leaving, I…
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