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Royal & Derngate And ETT Introduce August Wilson’s ‘Two Trains Running’ To UK Audiences | Arts

  Broadway classic Two Trains Running from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner August Wilson arrives in UK theatres for the first time, helmed by emerging director Nancy Medina.   Two Trains Running is set during the Civil Rights Movement in 1969’s Pittsburgh. It follows the story of restaurant owner Memphis Lee, who is forced to consider the possibility of[…]

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‘Women In Art’ Exhibition Fights Patriarchy At Paris Fashion Week | Arts

  There may be something to discover that could be more important than a catwalk, during an important fashion show. Indeed, this year’s Paris Fashion Week has given space to an exhibition led by women artists called Women In Art in a pop-up gallery curated by The House of Fine Art (HOFA).   The opening day of the exhibition will[…]

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Ai Weiwei Stages Guerrilla Protest In Munich Museum In Support Of Workers’ Rights | Politics

  Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei is well known, not only for his artworks but also for his political actions, for which he has been also arrested. The last political action in which he decided to involve himself was in Munich, at the Haus der Kunst. Ai reportedly criticized the museum’s management for buying expensive works of art “while[…]

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The V&A Announces ‘Tim Walker: Wonderful Things’ Exhibition | Arts

  It’s much more than a retrospective. The British photographer Tim Walker has delivered an entirely new body of works for his largest exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum.   Titled Wonderful Things, it’s the result of a Walker’s year exploration and research at the Victoria & Albert Museum .   He also met curators and conservators and visited[…]

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Artwork Depicting MPs As Chimpanzees Might Be The Most Expensive Banksy Ever Sold | Arts

  The most discussed anonymous artist Banksy has put up the painting Devolved Parliament for auction. The value of this work of art is impossible to define, but according to the auctioneer Sotheby’s, it could reach more than £1.5 million.   Banksy is well known for his political-themed artworks and for the powerful meaning they have: Devolved Parliament was painted[…]

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