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    A WORK OF ART: CANARY WHARF WELCOMES MEXICAN SCULPTURES – 24.08.15

    A WORK OF ART: CANARY WHARF WELCOMES MEXICAN SCULPTURES – 24.08.15

    Work by some of Mexico’s most admired modern sculptors will be on display in London for the first time in a free exhibition of Mexican contemporary art in the lobby at One Canada Square
    10/06/2016
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    Allegra Hicks

    Allegra Hicks

    Allegra Hicks is the designer and face behind the eponymous international luxury lifestyle brand that is recognised around the world for its beautiful textiles and prints.

    17/06/2016
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    Gae Aulenti the Italian architect and designer

    Gae Aulenti the Italian architect and designer

    Gae Aulenti the Italian architect and designer is well known for several large-scale museum projects. She turned the Beaux Arts Gare d’Orsay train station into the Musée d’Orsay. She is commemorated in Milan by the Piazza Gae Aulenti, dedicated to her in December, 2012 soon after her death there at the age of 84.

    07/06/2016
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    Iain Michael Brunt is delighted to be able to show this work from July 2016 in Berkeley Square, London: The Lost Fragment (a prosthetic fallacy) by Based Upon.

    Iain Michael Brunt is delighted to be able to show this work from July 2016 in Berkeley Square, London: The Lost Fragment (a prosthetic fallacy) by Based Upon.

    Based Upon's The Lost Fragment (a prosthetic fallacy) is over 3 meters in length, comprising 5 tons of granite and bronze. The work is Based Upon's second public sculpture, following the unveiling of the 10 metre high A Grain of Rice in Hong Kong last year. The Lost Fragment (a prosthetic fallacy) will preview at Masterpiece London (30th June – 6th July) before showing in Berkeley Square for the remainder of 2016.

    16/06/2016
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    July Newsletter

    July Newsletter

    We hope you’ve been enjoying the warm weather, although there’s been rain, it’s been altogether quite lovely, going out and enjoying the sunshine with that essential breeze, enjoying outdoor activities and spending time with loved ones. As is usual with the summer months, there will be plenty of fairs over the summer season, but there’s one in particular we think you’ll really love.

    Opening today, in London, “Masterpiece 2016,” with various pieces on display from antiques to art and sculpture. We’re looking at least 150 or more gallery exhibits, with opportunities to buy piece from the various disciplines featured. It’s a lesson in art and history, and promises to be a lively event, an opportunity to learn about your favourite art pieces or antiques, and learn a little more about things you knew nothing about.

    19/06/2016
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    Lorin Stein is Editor of The Paris Review.

    Lorin Stein is Editor of The Paris Review.

    Lorin Stein is Editor of The Paris Review.

    09/06/2016
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    Nicholas Serota

    Nicholas Serota

    Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of London’s Tate Gallery, says that: “Today art must know how to entertain.”

    Nicholas Serota, as director of the Tate Modern Gallery, you wanted to hold a retrospective of German artist Gerhard Richter’s work. This is an artist you have known and appreciated since you were the director of the Whitechapel Gallery more than twenty years ago.

    20/06/2016
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    Salvatore Settis has been Director of the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (1994-1999)

    Salvatore Settis has been Director of the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (1994-1999)

    Salvatore Settis

    Salvatore Settis has been Director of the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (1994-1999) and of the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (1999-2010), where he also taught Classical Archaeology and Art History.

    13/06/2016
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