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First Bangkok Art Biennale To Launch in 2018

by Alexandra_Munroe on May 20, 2017

Originally published by Art Asia Pacific.

The Bangkok Art Biennale Foundation is led by Poshyananda along with a number of international advisors, including Alexandra Munroe, senior curator of Asian art and senior advisor of global arts at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation…

The first Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB) will be held next year, from November 2018 to February 2019 in Thailand’s capital. The announcement regarding BAB’s first edition was made in Venice on May 13 at the Westin Europa & Regina Hotel, San Marco, by the Bangkok Art Biennale Foundation, which was co-founded by food and beverage mogul Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi and the former permanent secretary of Thailand’s Ministry of Culture, Apinan Poshyananda.

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Guggenheim Presents Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World Opening October 6, 2017

by Alexandra_Munroe on March 31, 2017

By Sarah Eaton
Originally Published on Guggenheim.org

Largest Exhibition of Contemporary Art from China Spanning 1989 to 2008 Ever Mounted in North America

Exhibition: Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World
Venue: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York
Location: Rotunda Levels 1–6, Tower Levels 5 and 7
Dates: October 6, 2017 to January 7, 2018

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“100 Secrets of the Art World” Book Launch

by Alexandra_Munroe on January 17, 2017
As a contributor, I’ve been invited to be on the panel for the launch of this delightful new book put together by my friends Thomas Girst and Magnus Resch.  I hope you can join us for what’s to be a very entertaining gathering.  
 
100 Secrets of the Art World”
Book Launch with Thomas Girst & Magnus Resch
Sunday, January 29, 2017
3:00 pm
MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101Invitation to join for the book launch of “100 Secrets of the Art World” with Thomas Girst and Magnus Resch.

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What do major contemporary artists consider their best kept secret? What is regarded confidential knowledge among the influencers of the global art market? In “100 Secrets of the Art World,” they all share their insights with you. This indispensable guide to contemporary art contains exclusive anecdotes, advice and personal stories from major artists, museum directors, gallerists, auction house insiders, collectors, and many more. Informative, thoughtful, and oftentimes critical entries make “100 Secrets” an entertaining read for anyone interested in contemporary art.
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With contributions by
Marina Abramovic, Jeff Koons, Ólafur Elíasson, Zaha Hadid, Larry Gagosian, Diana Widmaier Picasso, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Klaus Biesenbach; Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum; Venice Biennial, Frieze Art Fair, Berlin Biennial, Christie’s, Armory Show, Sotheby’s; Financial Times, The Economist, Artsy, The Art Newspaper, The New York Times, Artnet, BBC.

Please RSVP indicating either Ludlow House or MoMA PS1 at rsvp@magnusresch.com
Only a few limited RSVP seats available: first come first serve!
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Do Ho Suh on ‘Brilliant Ideas’

by Alexandra_Munroe on October 26, 2016

Originally published on Bloomberg.com

Born in 1962 in Seoul, South Korea, Do Ho Suh’s art is very much rooted by his own history of migration, having moved to the United States in his late twenties. From his sculptures, installations and drawings, his works explore the notion of personal space, the boundaries of identity, and the relationship between the individual and the collective body. He is best-known for his extraordinary fabric sculptures – carefully rendered full-scale replicas of personal spaces of the artist, from his childhood home in Seoul, to his New York apartment and studio.

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