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A Hot Recently-Shuttered Downtown Gallery Threw An Opulent Brooklyn Gala For Itself

Alyssa Davis was a small gallery. So small, in fact, it used to run out of Davis’s apartment in the West Village. That is, before a private investigator hired by her building gathered enough evidence to shutter the space for violating zoning laws in April. Founded in 2016, the gallery was known to those in-the-know, …

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When a Contemporary Art Gallery Exhibits a Renaissance Artist

BIRMINGHAM, England — The Ikon Gallery is situated in the pleasant dockland development of Birmingham, a couple hours north of London by train. Its mission statement is to “encourage public engagement with contemporary art through exhibiting new work in a context of debate and participation.” Past exhibitions have included cutting-edge contemporary art from British artists …

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Feeling Overwhelmed Ahead of London Gallery Weekend? Here Are 3 Tips to Help You Navigate the Mammoth Event | Artnet News

This weekend marks the second edition of London Gallery Weekend, a city-wide spree of openings at 150 galleries across town. The largest of its kind, the decentralized event gives a snapshot of what is happening in the art world, from blue chip big hitters to emerging talents at non-profit spaces. The catch: it is enormous! To …

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Takeaway spoons, solitary confinement and a nuclear camera: 10 must-see shows at London Gallery Weekend

Lonnie Holley: The Growth of Communication Lonnie Holley grew up in 1950s Alabama scratching a living from selling people’s castoffs, and the self-taught artist’s intuitive, compulsively made assemblages still give new life to unwanted flotsam. Though his art is rooted in the deep south, it is Suffolk’s former military test site, Orford Ness – the …

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Welcome to the jungle: inside Mexico’s groundbreaking natural art gallery

Walking in, it is hard to tell where the jungle ends and the building begins. Thick green tendrils curl down from above, filtering light over paths of sinewy bejuco vine. Trees are everywhere: sprouting through the floor, bending polished concrete surfaces to their will and soaring towards the roof. The air is humid and carries …

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