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PIZZA TIME

A popular Italian invention becomes a work of art at Marlborough

MERCOSUR BIENNIAL

With 69 Artists from 27 countries, art exhibitions, performances and a teaching program, the ninth edition of the Biennale of Mercosur in Porto Alegre, Brazil, promises to be a memorable event,

DAMIEN HIRST

PAUL KLEE

Tate Modern presents an opportunity to view the work of one of the giants of European modernism.

TASCHEN

The successful publisher has managed to place his books in the windows of the world's greatest bookstores

CLASSICAL MUSIC CALENDAR

Some tips to take full advantage of the marvelous season ahead of us.

AICHI TRIENNALE

This art festival brings together a selection of artists from different disciplines for the enjoyment of residents and tourists

YOKO ONO

A retrospective exhibition of the work of the iconic Yoko Ono hits Europe and the US

BARCELONA EXHIBITION

Barcelona celebrates its own artistic legacy through modernity and the avant-garde.

ART RIO 2013

Brazil's international art fair took place from the  the 5th to the 8th of September in Rio de Janeiro

VIK MUNIZ

MONIKA GRZYMALA

ART AT THE TABLE

Contemporary artists continue to blur the lines between art and design. Is it possible to admire a plate the same way one admires a painting?

MoMA

NEW MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

New spaces dedicated to culture around the world herald a new artistic boom. The world of culture is in luck.

DALSTON HOUSE

EMILIO AMBASZ

The project will cost 10 million euros (12.9 million dollars), which will be provided by the Emilio Ambasz Foundation.

POLARE MAASTRICHT BOOKSTORE

Located in a Medieval Dominican church, Polare Masstricht is one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world

BASQUIAT

BERGGRUEN MUSEUM

The Berggruen Museum in Berlin opens after two years of extensive renovations

SPRING AUCTIONS

WHITNEY MUSEUM

PIET PARIS

DANIEL BAREMBOIN

Daniel Baremboin, winner of the 2002 Prince of Asturias Concord Award, is an example of commitment and consistency

NEW WHITNEY MUSEUM

The Whitney Museum of American Art will open a new space in Manhattan's Meatpacking District

GRAND MAYAN MUSEUM

The Museum has four permanent exhibition halls dedicated to specific collections: archaeology, anthropology, ethnography, history and customs of the Mayan civilization in the Yucatan region

HYPERREALISM

American Hyperrealism in Madrid

JAMES TURRELL

James Turrell's installation at the Guggenheim New York

MEXICAN ART

ART EVERYWHERE

Art Everywhere is an art project to bring artworks to the streets of Britain

REMEDIOS VARO

Remedios Varo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico

LE CORBUSIER

Exhibition of the work of Le Corbusier at MoMA, New York City

VENICE BIENNIAL

2013 Venice Biennial

SÍVORI MUSEUM

Buenos Aires’s Eduardo Sívori Museum holds within its private collection more than 3,000 pieces of modern and contemporary art.

HOUSE OF ALBA

ANTONIO LÓPEZ

Spanish artist Antonio Lopez shows in Japan

ART BASEL SWITZERLAND

DYNAMO

dynamo exhibition of abstract and kinetic art at the Grand Palais Paris

CILDO MEIRELES

FROM COLLECTOR TO COLLECTOR

My series of interviews “From Collector to Collector” begins with a conversation with Tanya Capriles de Brillembourg, a Venezuelan art collector who lives between Caracas, Madrid, and Miami

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ

Annie Leibovitz to receive the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award in Humanities and Communications.

SALOUA RAOUDA CHOUCAIR

Tate Modern London presents the first major museum exhibition of the work of Lebanese artist Saloua Raouda Choucair.

ANTONI TÀPIES

From Object to Sculpture is the first large-scale display of Tàpies’s sculptures and objects, and covers nearly five decades, from the 1960s to the present.

EDVARD MUNCH

Norway`s museums open their doors to present the largest retrospective of one of  Modernism's greatest artists.

FOLDED BEAUTY

DAVID RODRIGUEZ CABALLERO

David Rodríguez Caballero blends painting and sculpture to create magnificent works of art.

VAN GOGH MUSEUM

TSANG TSOU CHOI

Tsang Tsou Choi (1921-2007), the self proclaimed "King of Kowloon", was born in a small Chinese village called Liantang in Guangdong province.

VENICE BIENNALE

The big news about the 55th Venice Biennale is the presence of the Vatican pavilion.

CALDER IN LONDON

Alexander Calder is considered one of the most significant artists of the 20th century

ART BASEL HONG KONG

Art Basel Hong Kong has positioned itself as the premier art fair in Asia

RICKY LAUREN

In her fourth book, Ricky Lauren reveals the secrets of her happy marriage and family life, with characteristic ease and elegance.

UGO RONDINONE

Human Nature consists of 9 colossal stone figures measuring between 16 and 20 feet in height, and weighting upwards of 30,000 lbs. each. It is on view at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan.

PUNK

MET MUSEUM NYC

MoMA

MANOLO VALDES

The Marlborough gallery sponsors the exhibition, which features artworks inspired by plants

AFRICAN TEXTILES

This exhibition explores the richness of African fabrics as a reflection of changing times, styles and tastes.

Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum, known as the "Dutch Art Temple" is one of the major art galleries in the world. It holds the largest collection of art in the Netherlands.

PICASSO MUSEUM, MALAGA

The Picasso Museum in Málaga has organized a busy calendar of exhibitions to  celebrate its 10th anniversary

FAKE ART

A large number of works exhibited in major museums and art galleries in the world are mere imitations; and this, at times, is discovered many years after the initial acquisition, and sometimes never.

Google Arts

In addition to the collections currently on public view in museums and other art spaces, Google Art Project shows works belonging to private collectors, which are not normally available to the public.

THYSSEN MUSEUM

Art Books

Assouline and their luxury books, Taschen Books, Olafur Eliasson and globalization and Monograph of Experimental Architecture.

FRIDA & DIEGO

PICASSO IN CHICAGO

GUTAI

The Guggenheim New York presents an exhibition of postwar avant-garde Japanese art.

SPANISH PHOTOGRAPHY

 A Look at Spanish Photography

AI WEIWEI

Ai Weiwei’s work is informed by provocation and dissidence

JAVIER VELASCO

CRANFORD COLLECTION

Cristina Iglesias

Spanish artists frequently achieve greater fame outside the borders of the European kingdom, before they find the recognition of their own countrymen. ,

HOUSE OF ALBA

Five centuries of artistic heritage from the House of Alba on view at the Cibeles Palace in Madrid.

Sipho Mabona

Origami is the Japanese name for the ancient art of creating elaborate figures with nothing more than your hands and a square or rectangular piece of paper.

Tamayo Museum

At a cost of $7 million and an expansion of 40% of its exhibition space, the museum is now able to properly display a larger number of Tamayo´s works.

Jaume Plensa

Jaume Plensa has been recognized in Spain with the 2012 National Arts Price and the 2013 National Graphic Arts Award.

KLEIN AND MORIYAMA

Klein and Moriyama were pioneers in graphic design for cutting-edge publications.

SALVADOR DALI

The Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid will pay tribute to one of the most masterful and prolific figures of the 20th century.

MUSEUMS IN QATAR

Sheikha Al Mayassa, only 29 years old, is already recognized as the most powerful woman of the art world in her native Qatar.

EL ATENEO BOOKSTORE

The bookstores El Ateneo celebrate 100 years of sharing knowledge.

VAN GOGH

Van Gogh´s Portrait of a Peasant travels from the Norton Simon Museum in California to the Frick Collection in New York.

PARK AVENUE ARMORY

The fair reflected today’s predominant trends among collectors.

HERMITAGE BARCELONA

The grand Russian museum recently started negotiations to open a franchise in Barcelona, Spain.

LIN TIANMIAO

PARIS BIENNIAL

The latest edition of the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris was considered one of the best since its inception in 1962.

SOUMAYA MUSEUM

The Soumaya Museum in Mexico City is part of the Carlos Slim Foundation, a non-profit institution founded by the man many consider the richest in the world

FÉLIX GONZÁLEZ TORRES

Plateau Gallery and Leeum Museum show Félix González Torres’ minimalist artworks in Seoul.

DANIEL BRUSH

The Museum of Arts and Design in New York presents an exhibition dedicated to the work of Daniel Brush.

CLASSICAL MUSIC MIAMI

The Miami Symphony will shine during the first weekend of March with Ravel, Mendelssohn, and the harp version of Concierto de Aranjuez, featuring Kristi Shade at the harp.

SLIM AARONS

Aarons was a fortunate photographer who travelled the world photographing jet setters, celebrities and the glamour set.

SALUSTIANO

His art is the result of an intellectual process, calculated and refined until it achieves the desired result.

PAMELA FIORI

Palm Beach is the holiday destination par excellence for the rich and famous. In the book In the Spirit of Palm Beach, Pamela Fiori has collected 159 illustrations that showcase the city’s elegance and charm.

VIDEO GAMES IN MoMA

“Criteria for the selections emphasize not only the visual quality and aesthetic experience of each game, but also the elegance of the code or the design of the player’s behavior—that pertain to interaction design."

ART IN MIAMI

New Work Miami 2013 will be the last program of exhibitions at the current Miami Art Museum site.

DEMO & MISSONI

In addition to Missoni, he has collaborated with other fashion brands like Scalpers, Suárez Jewelers and Omega.

Museum for Perfumes

The Museum of Arts and Design in New York presents The Art of Scent, 1889-2012 until February 2013. The exhibit elucidates the creation of scents and fragrances.

WINSTON CHURCHILL

In her recently published memoir, Mary Soames, the daughter of Winston Churchill, talks about her father with unparalleled love and devotion.

JUAN GATTI

Gatti has become one of the most influential graphic designers of his generation.

WARHOL FOUNDATION

The auction raised nearly $17 million.

ROY LICHTENSTEIN

The exhibition displays the first pop painting by Lichtenstein: Look Mickey (1961).

TATE LIVERPOOL

Tracing the Century features a number of works presented at Tate for the first time since their acquisition.

TATE ST. IVES

The exhibit explores the history of the colony in the context of modernity and contemporary art.

NEW MUSEUM KABUL

The building will be relatively simple, affordable and realistic to construct with local materials and knowhow.

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM NY

Matisse used his finished paintings to measure his artistic development.

IVÁN NAVARRO

The series «Nowhere Man» is on view for the first time in a US museum.
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