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World Press Photo Events

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With around 100 local exhibitions produced every year, the World Press Photo exhibition tour of prize-winning photographs is the most popular traveling photo event in the world. Throughout the year, they also hold a variety of other events including lectures, workshops and associated exhibitions, photographer presentations, book launches and trainings.

The 2013 Exhibition of winning images from the 56th World Press Photo Contest is now on tour. Different museums, galleries and cultural centres holds this events, and you’re invited.

Check the availability near your city at :

http://www.worldpressphoto.org/events

Shows in December with Roman Klonek

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The next events are scheduled for December featuring the work of Roman Klonek who has a spot for old fashioned cartoons. You will find a bizarre balancing act between propaganda, folklore and pop.

DEC. 01 Pictoplasmas Kitchen Berlin
http://kitchen.pictoplasma.com/
DEC. 07 Giant Robot Los Angeles
http://www.giantrobot.com/events/gr2-post-it-show-8/
DEC. 08 Pretty Portal Duesseldorf
http://www.prettyportal.de
DEC. 15 Kunstraum 320 Koeln
http://www.kunstraum320.de

Arte Laguna Art Prize, the future of contemporary art

 

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Arte Laguna Art Prize is an important international competition – in its 4th edition – that is slightly changing the approach towards the contemporary art, giving an original look on the works of the young artists’ new generation, the "bigs" of tomorrow.

Since just a few days Studio Arte Laguna and the Cultural Association MoCA have officially opened the registrations to the 4th edition of the International Arte Laguna Art Prize, and the website dedicated to the prize – www.artelagunaprize.com – has already signed a real registrations’ boom in the three sections: Painting, Sculpture and Photographic Art.

This contest is aimed to be a reference point among emerging and already affirmed artists by encouraging a confrontation of different styles and techniques. Second goal is to help talented artists in the promotion of their creativity, by giving them the possibility to exhibit their artworks in expositive setting of high quality and to receive the attentions of media.

The interest that this prize, authentically venetian but with an international resonance, succeeds to originate in the contemporary art’s world is incredible, and is attributable in the first place to the innovative formulation chosen by its founders, that let it be a really accessible competition to any category of artist – just think that in the past edition among other artists appeared a horse – but it’s deserved above all to the concrete Prize’s range: the possibility to gain not only a monetary acknowledgment, but the only opportunity for any artist to see his own works exposed in the collective exhibition dedicated to the Arte Laguna Art Prize, than will be carried out in the Venice Arsenale in March 2010, and more ahead in the exclusive circuit of national and international Art Galleries, that have been involved in this competition.

 trikiArte Laguna Art Prize is divided – like in the previous editions – in three sections: Painting, Sculpture and Photographic Art, each of which is presided from a quoted Italian critical and curator. This year Igor Zanti for Sculpture, Viviana Siviero for Painting, and Alexander Trabucco for Photographic Art, supported by Stefano Coletto, curator of the Fondazione Bevilaqua La Masa of Venezia, Lorenzo Respi, curator of the Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro of Milano, and Rossella Bertolazzi, director of the European Institute of Design, will be engaged since the registrations’ closing (15th of November for the post registrations and 26th of November for the on-line registrations) in the selection of the 90 finalists – 30 for section – that will display their from the 6th to the 27th of March 2010 in the Venice Arsenale, after the official prize-giving event that will be carried out just in those immense spaces that during the last few years have watched the intense works of the greatest contemporary artists and architects.

Waiting for this date, Arte Laguna anticipates times for the conclusion of the Special Prize "Collezione Tenuta S. Anna – Business for Art", that offers the possibility to all the artists who registered with two works to the Painting Section, to participate for free also to this competition, with the topic: "Earth’s Colors". Registrations to this "wine" prize are opened until the 30th september 2009 for a very precise reason: the winner will receive not just a money prize of € 5.000,00, but above all the possibility to see its own works reproduced on the Tenuta S. Anna more prestigious wine labels, in limited edition and introduced in a very special occasion: Vinitaly 2010, the most important international wine exhibition.

For more information visit http://www.premioartelaguna.it/

 

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Art Dubai 2009

Art Dubai, the leading contemporary art fair for the Middle East and South Asia, is now accepting gallery applications for its 2010 edition. The fair has featured world-class galleries from over 35 countries alongside the groundbreaking Abraaj Capital Art Prize, the Global Art Forum, and a dynamic programme of curated projects.

Web: www.artdubai.ae

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