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Ilaria Bonacossa to direct Artissima art fair for the next three years.

by Anny Shaw/The Art Newspaper

The directors of the Fondazione Torino Musei have named the curator and art historian Ilaria Bonacossa the director of the next three editions of Artissima, the leading Italian contemporary art fair based in Turin. She is no stranger to the northern Italian city, having served as the curator at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo from 2002 to 2009.

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The Most Influential Living Artists of 2016.

by Artsy Editorial

The artists who most captured the public’s—and the media’s—attention were primarily dealing with key issues of our time: political persecution, racism, sexism, and climate change. And they were privileging and engaging vast audiences with content, not flash. If this is any indication of the direction that the art world itself is headed in, then art is poised to be more relevant and powerful than ever.

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Cindy Sherman, September 16, 2011, New York, New York, portrait by Jason Schmidt.


Five Trends Spotted at Art Basel Miami Beach.

by Rae Witte/AnOther Magazine

There was no shortage of variety on display: from large-scale installations in nearby Collins Park and SoundScape Park, to films, performances, photography, sculptures and paintings – and not to mention an alligator eating pasta. Having combed the fair booth by booth, AnOther came across five recurring trends, illustrated here for your viewing pleasure.

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The Playmate, 2012© Richard Prince, Courtesy of Carolina Nitsch


American Photo selects the very best photography books from 2016.

by Jack Crager/American Photo

2016 was an undeniably tumultuous year for the world, which has translated into a strong year for photo books. In time for the holidays we present the best new offerings, as well as highlights from our 2016 roundups in spring, summer, and fall.

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Les Savy Fav Crowdsurfer, 2014, © Ebru Yildiz


What is Appropriate?

by JÖRG HEISER/Frieze Magazine

What counts as an appropriate artistic response to legacies of fascism and genocide?

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Wilhelm Sasnal, Maus. From the series 'Maus', 2001. Oil on canvas, 50x40cm. Courtesy: Raster Gallery, Warsaw.

Wilhelm Sasnal, Maus. From the series ‘Maus’, 2001. Oil on canvas, 50x40cm. Courtesy: Raster Gallery, Warsaw.

 

 

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