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art newsThe artists shortlisted for the ninth version of the Cardiff-primarily based international prize come from the Dominican Republic, South Africa, Japan, Puerto Rico, India and USA. The exhibition by shortlisted artists Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani opens at Turner Contemporary, with works spanning set up, video, sound and portray. The nominees of the Design Museum’s Designs of the Year 2019 have been announced.

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He has held three solo exhibitions at Valentine Willie Fine Art in Kuala Lumpur and has participated in group exhibitions in Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Vietnam. In 2004, he was an artist-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Centre within the USA. VALENTINE WILLIE FINE ART and TEMBI CONTEMPORARY are pleased to present Stefan Buana’s first solo exhibition in Singapore, ‘WAKE UP!

After an intensive nationwide search, The Figge Art Museum introduced that Michelle Hargrave will become Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the museum efficient December 9, 2019. A museum professional with twenty years of expertise, Hargrave at present serves as the Deputy Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, CT. “Her intensive background growing cultural establishments will serve her properly as she continues the expansion and success of the Figge,” said Ken Koupal, President of the Figge Board of Trustees.

From 2011 to 2018 Enwezor was the Director and Managing director of Haus der Kunst, Munich. Previously, he served as Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice President of San Francisco Art Institute, in addition to adjunct curator in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art on the Art Institute of Chicago and on the International Center of Photography. Doryun Chong is Deputy Director, Curatorial and Chief Curator of M+, a new museum of visual culture that may open its Herzog & de Meuron–designed constructing in 2020, in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District.

With Angus Montgomery Arts choosing up the MCH stake, Fair Director Jagdip Jagpal is confident that the twelfth version which takes place in January 2020 shall be another robust showcase of South Asian artwork. This week’s recommended shows embody Ian Kirkpatrick’s exploration of historical and trendy mythology at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe, an exploration of British artwork during the last 150 years at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, plus Mandy Barker’s pictures highlighting the current world crisis of marine plastic air pollution at Impressions Gallery, Bradford.