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April, 2019

  • 15 April

    FORMER MILITARY ISLAND TO HOST THE FIRST EDITION OF HELSINKI BIENNIAL

    In 2020 the island of Vallisaari off the shore of Helsinki, a short ferry ride from the Finnish capital, will play host to the very 1st edition of the new Helsinki Biennial. The biennial will be overseen by Helsinki Art Museum director, Maija Tanninen-Mattila and curated by the museum’s head …

March, 2019

  • 9 March

    AI WEIWEI OFFERS TO BUY TONS OF BUTTONS FROM A UK FACTORY

      A Brown & Co Buttons is a factory in Croydon, South London specializing in plastic, metal, glass, pearl and olive wood buttons and wooden toggles. The company has been in existence for the past 100 years and has been making huge sales ever since. Unfortunately, the company is closing …

February, 2019

January, 2019

  • 16 January

    Italy Declines to Lend Leonardo da Vinci’s Artworks to France

    Italy has stood ground on its firm decision of declining to lend the artworks one of its greatest natives, to France. What is termed as this year’s “greatest cultural event” at the Louvre Museum in Paris, is expected to mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci. However, an agreement …

  • 16 January

    RUBENS DRAWING PUT UP FOR AUCTION BY A DUTCH ROYAL

      An anonymous Dutch Royal has commissioned Sotheby’s in London and New York to sell a number of works of art from the collection of King William II of Netherlands (1792-1849).  Sotheby’s is a British founded American multi-national with its headquarter in New York City. It is one of the …