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Nazym Rakhimberdiyeva and Kfir Moyal Joint Exhibition in Florida

The contrasting artwork of Nazym Rakhimberdiyeva and Kfir Moyal may at first seem an unlikely combination for an exhibition, yet the recent showing of these two great artists together at Moyal’s gallery in Miami Beach, Florida, could not have been a greater success. While Moyal is established as an artist dealing in pop art...

A BDSM Dungeon Transformed into Berlin’s New Art Space by Focusing on Art by Sex Workers

Berlin has long been a city where hedonism and culture have intertwined, from the Weimar Republic to the famous KitKatClub. Lady Velvet Steel is fascinated by that history, and the role brothels have played in it — so much so that she and art curator Lilith Terra have opened Studio Lux, a working BDSM dungeon and brothel, to the general...

L.A. Dealer David Kordansky Realizes a Years-Old Dream: Opening in New York

Even though the city has long nurtured generations of pioneering artists, much has been written about how Los Angeles has finally arrived in recent months amid the arrival of major enterprises, including Lisson and David Zwirner. But the reverse happened this week in New York when the L.A.-based David Kordansky Gallery opened a 5,000-square-foot branch in Chelsea.

Artist Precious Okoyomon Brings Perfect Flora and Butterflies to Venice Biennale

In the Arsenale portion of Cecilia Alemani’s main exhibition of the Venice Biennale, titled “The Milk of Dreams,” the best is quite literally saved for last. Just before the exit, Alemani has given Precious Okoyomon an entire sizable room all to themselves—something that few other participants in the main show can say. In the installation, titled To...

New Exhibition About ‘Legacies of the Great Migration’ Looks at Artists’ Personal Connections to a Steps of U.S. History

“It can be said that every Black person in this country has been impacted by the Great Migration,” said Ryan Dennis, chief curator of the Mississippi Museum of Art, referring to the exodus of more than 6 million African Americans from the Deep South to the North, Midwest, and West Coast, in search of opportunity and agency, from...

A Luscious Floral Art Show at the Mauritshuis Museum

To celebrate its bicentenary, the Netherlands museum looks back on the floral still life. The Mauritshuis museum in the Hague is in full bloom. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of its opening to the public in 1822, the museum has been transformed into a living bouquet, inside and out. The...

M.C. Escher’s illusionist art at Museum of Fine Arts in Houston

Houston will debut this major retrospective of over 300 works on paper and more than 100 of the artist’s carved wood blocks, constructed objects, and working tools HOUSTON—DECEMBER 17, 2021—The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is pleased to present the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of works by M.C. Escher ever held, from the...

Exhibitions to see during Art Basel in Miami Beach

From an overdue retrospective devoted to the Jewish painter Maryan to little-known installations by Betye Saar My Name is MaryanUntil 20 March 2022 at the Museum of Contemporary Art North MiamiThe Polish-born Jewish artist Maryan was a child when he arrived at the Auschwitz concentration camp and left Auschwitz in 1945 as the only...

Exhibitions to see in London this weekend

Rumour has it you’re keen to get out of the house. Well, fortunately – given that you happen to live in the cultural capital of the world – you currently have many excellent excuses to do just that, chief amongst them being a ton of excellent museum exhibitions promising to amaze you with flying robots; showcase the work...

Donatello exhibition is to open in Florence

The Renaissance master is "more important than Giotto, Raphael or Caravaggio" say the curators of the show, which will travel to Berlin and London. In his own time, the 15th-century Florentine sculptor Donatello was regarded as “the master of masters”, an artist so technically skilled in a range of materials, so expert at creating...

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