What to read this week? Here are the 8 most intriguing stories for art lovers for Monday morning.

 

A Complete Guide To Getting A Design Job In 2030

By Co.Design

‘There’s plenty of advice out there about how to land a great design job today—but what about 10 or even 15 years from now? Design is changing as fast as technology—and the UX, visual, and industrial designers of today may find themselves out of a job tomorrow. Designers will have to adapt with the times […]’

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Photo Westend61, Getty Images. Icons vasabii, iStock

 


Here Are the Finalists for Berlin’s Prestigious Preis der Nationalgalerie

By Amah-Rose Abrams & Hili Perlson / Artnet News

‘The finalists for the Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017 have been announced at a ceremony in Berlin tonight as Sol Calero, Iman Issa, Jumana Manna, and Agnieszka Polska.

A joint exhibition of works by the four women artists will be shown from September 29, 2017 to January 14, 2018 at Berlin’s Hamburger Bahnhof museum […]’

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Shortlist for the Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017. From left – Iman Issa, Agnieszka Polska, Sol Calero, and Jumana Manna.

 


Marina Abramović Still Doesn’t Give a Fuck

By James Yeh / Vice

‘Nearing 70, the artist who built a career off of subversive performance is still pushing boundaries, causing controversies, and influencing the youth.

“So, we’re in hell,” Marina Abramović begins, leaning across the table, “and the devil is sitting around, being bored […]’

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Marina Abramović

 


International Women’s Day 2017: 30 Female Photographers to Watch

By Lens Culture

‘To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, the editors of LensCulture have selected 30 female photographers whose work captivates and inspires us. These 30 women have created projects that were among the most popular projects published on LensCulture in the last year […]’

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Vintage family scenes, long-lost vacation souvenirs, bygone everyday life—suspended somewhere between truth and fiction, this project takes old images and fills them with new, strange vitality. © Weronika Gesicka

 


While The Iron Is Hot. The Case For The Women’s Strike.

Written by Dayna Tortorici / n+1

ON MARCH 8, 2017, women in the United States will be presented with an opportunity. A worldwide strike has been called for International Women’s Day (once known as International Working Women’s Day). In more than thirty countries, women will refuse to do work—any work, paid or unpaid—that they do not wish to do.

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Still from The Salt of the Earth

 


London Sales Suggest Strong Rebound For Art Market

Written by Anny Shaw / Artsy Editorial

If the past two weeks of auctions in London are anything to go by, the art market is looking up after more than a year in decline. The combined total for evening sales of Impressionist, Surrealist, Modern, post-war, and contemporary art at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Phillips, and Bonhams came in at £573.2 million, up 61.3% from the £351.4 million achieved in 2016.

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Courtesy of Sotheby’s.


International Women’s Day: How An Inspired Google Doodle Artist Created A Heroes’ Journey

Written by Michael Cavna / The Washington Post

YOU MIGHT NOT be familiar with all 13 pioneering women featured today on Google’s home page. That, in fact, is part of the point. To celebrate International Women’s Day, the team behind the slide show Doodle hopes to fuel the viewer’s own hunger for discovery.

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An image from Google’s slide show Doodle to mark International Women’s Day 2017. (Olivia Huynh/Google)

 



From the Contemporary Lynx archives:

FIVE FEMALE PHOTOGRAPHERS TO KEEP AN EYE ON

Written by Anna Dziuba / Contemporary Lynx

Female photographers are especially worth getting familiar with, because the so-called field of “female photography” has developed greatly and has surprised everyone with new attitudes towards old and established patterns. This is why we have compiled a list of Five Female Artists to Watch for you. Each of them is leaving her mark on the international photographic scene thanks to the creation of works which are often deeply personal. This group is a mix of well-known photographers, as well as those who have only just begun their attempts to rise to the international photographic elite.

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Fri 22 - Sun 24 April

Ilony Szwarc, I am a woman and I feast on memory, Photobook, courtesy of the artist

 

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