Meet NEW INC’s Class Of 2020-21

NEW INC was cofounded by Lisa Phillips and Karen Wong in 2014 and is the first museum-led cultural incubator dedicated to supporting innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurship across art, design, and technology. Under the directorship of Stephanie Pereira, the New Museum’s cultural incubator welcomes its seventh annual class this month. 64 members working at the intersection…

Discover Legendary Dancer & Choreographer Michael Clark Through The Eyes Of His Collaborators

This autumn, from 7 October 2020, Barbican Art Gallery stages the first ever major exhibition on the groundbreaking dancer and choreographer Michael Clark. Exploring his unique combination of classical and contemporary culture, Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer unfolds as a constellation of striking portraits of Clark through the eyes of eminent collaborators and world-renowned artists including Charles Atlas, BodyMap,…

What To Expect From June Art Fair’s First Online Edition

Founded as an independent project by galleries VI, VII, based in Oslo, and Copenhagen’s Christian Andersen, June Art Fair was conceived as a platform to promote the work of emerging artists and to encourage rediscovery of more established but under-recognised figures. Debuted during Basel Art Week in 2019, the first edition of June Art Fair…

Liz Johnson Artur, Rafael Pavarotti, Raul de Nieves & More Contribute Works To UNITY’s Amazon Rainforest Fundraiser

This month, the Rainforest Foundation introduces a new non-profit organisation, UNITY, bringing together artists from around the world with the mission of raising funds to help protect the Amazon Rainforest and the indigenous communities and organisations who serve and defend this vital land. The charity explains, “The Rainforest Foundation works on-the-ground to secure land rights…

Barbican Commissioned Artist Toyin Ojih Odutola’s Narrative Drawings Rewrite History

From 11 August 2020, Barbican Art Gallery hosts A Countervailing Theory, a site-specific installation for The Curve and the first-ever UK commission by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola. An epic cycle of new work unfurls across the 90-metre long gallery, exploring an imagined ancient myth conceived by the artist. An immersive soundscape by renowned conceptual sound artist Peter Adjaye fills…

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