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CHINA Turkey Art

Lin Xue, Untitled (scroll no.2), 1995-98, ink on paper 457 x 152 cm PHOTO: eddielam@ imageartstudio Courtesy of Gallery EXIT and the artist  
Art institution
Times Museum in Guangzhou hosted the exhibition "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back—Us and Institution/Us as Institution."
Curated by Biljana Ciric, the exhibition featured the work of Southeast Asian and Chinese artists, exploring the differing institutional practices governing the production and criticism of art in the region. more
Collector
Dr. Gunnar B. Kvaran, director of Norway’s Astrup Fearnley Museet, will curate the Biennale de Lyon.
The Biennale, which lasts from September 13, 2013 to January 5, 2014, will display the work of over 70 artists and aims to promote the creation and dissemination of new artwork under Kvaran’s “narrative” structure and acquires special attention from LEAP. more
Gallery
Artist Shi Qing displayed four of his installation works at ShanghART Gallery in Beijing
The exhibition’s theme “Climate Theatre” was inspired by a World War I-era scheme to utilize more than 60,000 people to analyse global weather. more
Artist
The everyday and the core – Lin Xue’s untitled drawings
The esoteric work of reclusive artist Lin Xue received attention and praise from the international art community at the 55th Venice Biennale. Lin, a Chinese artist originally from Fujian province, creates ink drawings of flora and fauna. more
Other
The 5th Auckland Triennal
The New Zealand triennial was open to visitors from May 10 to August 11, 2013. Curated by Hou Hanru around the theme “If you were to live here…”, the show featured works from more than 35 New Zealand and international artists displayed across eight venues. more


RUSSIA Turkey Art

Olga Kroytor, performance July 26-28 / photo by Alexey Naroditski, Archstoyanie  
Art institution
Manifesta 10 will be held in State Hermitage Museum
Berlin based curator Kasper König has been selected as Chief Curator of Manifesta 10 to be hosted in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. The exhibition and program will take place 28 June – 31 October, 2014.
Collector
Festival of collectors in National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA)
The 7th Contemporary Art Collections Festival will take place in Moscow between August 3 and October 5, 2013, as part of the contemporary art exhibition series “Collections”. The festival will display private, corporate, and public collections of contemporary art, demonstrating collectors’ personal views on contemporary art practices, as well as a rare opportunity to see works by famous artists from private collections and museum holdings that are seldom on public display.
Gallery
The Art Moscow fair's budget is cut by one third
30 galleries will participate in the 27th Art Moscow Fair which will be held in September in the Central House of Artists within a new format. Vasili Bychkov, the director of the art fair, said that the budget needs to be cut by one third due to the damage caused by the previous fairs.
Artist
Olga Kroytor, young Russian artist, shocked guests at the art and architecture festival “ArchStoyanie” 300 km from Moscow in Nikola-Lenivets village
Olga Kroytor was lying in a field in a small grave under thick glass completely naked. It was her “No name” performance, which she enchanted to make people stop and think about beauty and meaning of life.
Other
The one and only Russian magazine on contemporary art - Artchronika - shuts down
While circulation of printed magazine discontinued, its Internet-based version had not shut down but maintained to operate entirely online.
You can read more Russian news on BLOUIN ARTINFO Russia, more international news on BLOUIN ARTINFO International.


MIDDLE EAST Turkey Art

Gahzel, Episode 4 Ajoon, c-print, 33x80.67 cm, 2013  
Art institution
50 of world's most innovative art galleries participate in Abu Dhabi Art's fifth edition
Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and sponsored by Bank Julius Baer Co. Ltd, Abu Dhabi Art announces a record return rate of galleries. more
Collector
Farjam Foundation celebrates the life and work of Farideh
Farideh Lasha was one of Iran’s leading female artists, and paved the way for a global appreciation of an Iranian cultural aesthetic. Her lifetime of works explore her love for nature and exposes her cultural identity and heritage. more
Gallery
Middle Eastern galleries to participate in abc berlin
The Saudi gallery Athr and the Dubai gallery Carbon 12 participate at abc berlin. more
Artist
Ghazel Solo show at Carbon 12 at Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
For the first time, Ghazel Solo is showing her new Me-series in a commercial Gallery. more
Other
Jean-Luc Moulène’s first solo exhibition at Beirut Art Centre
Known as a photographer, particularly for his series Objets de grève (2000-2003) and Produits de Palestine (2002-2004), Moulène’s documentary approach to photography has participated in questioning the function of the image, politically as well as the relationship between the photographer, the subject, and the spectator. more


TURKEY Turkey Art

Logo of The 13th Istanbul Biennial 2013  
Art institution
Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) presents the 13th Istanbul Biennial
The 13th Istanbul Biennial, titled “Mom, am I Barbarian?,” curated by Fulya Erdemci is focusing on the theme of public space as a political forum this year. more
Collector
ArtInternational Istanbul debuts with high profile galleries from all over the world
The contemporary art fair launching in September for the first time promises to become a key event on the global arts calendar. For the inaugural edition of the fair, ArtInternational is collaborating with various artists from around the world. more
Gallery
Istanbul Gallery Pi Artworks is branching out to London
Right in time for Frieze this year, Pi Artworks London will open in the beginning of October 2013. It will be located just off busy Oxford Circus and open with a group show including excellent Turkish contemporary artists. more
Artist
Ayşe Erkmen at the Barbican in London
This autumn, the renowned Turkish artist Ayşe Erkmen brings an ambitious new installation to The Curve of the Barbican in London. Interspersed throughout the 90-metre space Erkmen presents a series of scenic backdrops that are slowly lowered and raised by an automated fly system. more
Other
Anish Kapoor exhibits in Istanbul for the first time
Turner Prize Winner and one of the world’s most renowned contemporary sculptors Anish Kapoor will have his first major exhibition at the Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul opening on 10 September 2013. more


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Martin Klosterfelde closes his gallery (photo: private)  
Art institution
Art academy Kassel introduces Documenta professorship
Every five years Kassel is the stage of Documenta. A new guest professorship is intended to ensure that the world art exhibition stays in dialogue. more
Collector
New space for Haubrok collection
Berlin-Lichtenberg between concept art and car varnish: With a readiness to travel collector Axel Haubrok invests in a whole district. more
Gallery
Klosterfelde renounces : Berlin gallery owner quits
The Berlin art scene looses a significant gallery: Martin Klosterfelde closes after 18 years. more
Artist
Acquittal for artist Jonathan Meese after Hitler salutation
Showing a Hitler salutation is a criminal act in Germany. Except when it is art. But at what stage is it art? The municipal court of Kassel has decided for the case and has acquitted Jonathan Meese. more
Other
Modelled from language and hate: Erwin Wurm’s „word sculpture“ in Salzburg
Erwin Wurm settles the account with the art world and the artist’s existence with a Suada. In Salzburg his „world sculpture“ celebrates premiere. more


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