The French are a defiant lot when it comes to business and culture, but COVID and new EU movement regulations have cancelled FIAC Paris the last major fair of the year to announce it will not be taking place in October.
Art Basel has had a very tough year. Could it be the Murdoch curse? Due to the COVID pandemic’s impact, Art Basel has announced the cancellation of its Miami Beach fair.
Frieze has announced the cancellation of the ninth edition of the Frieze New York art fair. It falls in line with health and safety guidelines regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID19) with restrictions on gatherings of more than 50 people.
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The artist Christo has pulled out of his ‘Over The River’ project in protest to the Presidency of Donald Trump.
A planned Berlin exhibition of Western Modern Art from the collection of the Tehran museum has been cancelled. The paintings were collected by the wife of Iran’s late shah and featured masterpieces by Monet, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Francis Bacon, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. It is thought to be one of the largest and most valuable collections of Western contemporary art in the world. The works of art have spent decades hidden away in storage, in the Iranian capital Tehran.
The Hackney WickED Art Festival will not go ahead this year. Instead, Hackney WickED CIC will curate a programme of smaller events that focus on the pillars of engagement: Art Exhibitions, Open Studios, Performance, Music, Film and Development. The evolution of Hackney WickED as an art organisation, although free-natured spirited, spontaneous and self-expressive will be […]
The British Council’s exhibition of YBA (Young British Artists) has been cancelled due to a lack of funding and sponsorship. The exhibition was expected to be one of the features of the UK-Russia Year of Culture. The British Council said it ‘hoped the exhibition would eventually go ahead’. “Our partner and host venue, the Ekaterina […]