Irish artist Niamh McCann on her exhibition ‘Hairline Crack’
03 February 2023 | 5:34 pm
It's sometimes said that art records what the history books cannot, giving us a sense of how it may have felt to live through a particular moment in time. It also allows us to question the official narrative of events.
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29 Aug 2020
Japan's Art Aquarium in Tokyo opens its latest goldfish exhibition, where thousands of colourful creatures splash in art forms designed by Hidetomo Kimura.
6 Oct 2020
Pyongyang's national art exhibition centre is showcasing paintings of former North Korean leaders to celebrate the 75th founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.
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Floyd Mayweather will return to the boxing ring in February for an exhibition bout against YouTube personality Logan Paul, the undefeated former world champion announced on Instagram on Sunday.
26 Mar 2021
Dozens of Muscovites rush to see the Russian edition of the renowned Body Worlds exhibition. Russian investigators have said they would look into the exhibition that displays corpses as artworks after complaints that it could insult religious believers.
29 Mar 2021
The crypto-art craze sweeps into Beijing as curators open one of the world's first exhibitions dedicated to blockchain art featuring coveted 'NFTs' or 'non-fungible tokens'.
23 May 2021
An exhibition of works by the anonymous artist Banksy is opening in London on Thursday 20th May. The ‘unauthorised’ exhibition is made up of works in private hands, but has come under fire from the artist. Organisers say it is an important opportunity for a wide audience to see ‘iconic’ works which would otherwise not be on public display.
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A new exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris is celebrating the divas of the region, from Oum Kalthoum to Dalida to Fairuz. These women were not just the greatest Arab artists of the 20th century – some of them were also pioneering feminists in deeply patriarchal societies. We give you a sneak peek of the exhibition, and delve into the ideas behind it, with co-curator Élodie Bouffard.
7 Jun 2021
Former welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather and social media sensation Logan Paul face off at Gianni Versace's Miami Beach mansion, three days ahead of their boxing match.
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10 Sep 2021
Christian Dior's hit exhibition tracing the history of the legendary French fashion house opens in New York this week with an American twist after record-breaking attendances in Paris and London.
16 Oct 2021
From an image of Hulk who suddenly leaps over your head to a painting that changes its colours, one Berlin street art exhibition offers visitors a chance to experience paintings in 3D. Called "Game Over", the exhibition inspired by video games is housed in a former casino stretching over 2,000 square metres (21,500 square feet) which is due to be torn down.
4 Mar 2022
After a 130 years away, 26 stolen artefacts from Benin are finally being displayed at home after having been returned by France.The pieces were looted by soldiers from the kingdom of Dahomey in 1892 and are now taking pride of place at the presidential palace.
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