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Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts launches triennial of art and technology Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts launches triennial of art and technology November 09, 18:25 The triennial featuring 130 artists and collectives from 28 countries will be held on January 18 – March 29 London’s National Portrait Gallery to close for revamp London’s National Portrait Gallery to close for revamp November 09, 16:00 The museum will be closed to the public from June 2020 to spring 2023 Google, Lin-Manuel Miranda and his father make Puerto Rican art online Google, Lin-Manuel Miranda and his father make Puerto Rican art online November 08, 21:00 350 artworks are already available online, while 40,000 more are going to be digitised and published German museums join fight against climate crisis German museums join fight against climate crisis November 08, 19:04 They call to create a central task force that would deal with the climate policy in museums 50 museums in US to display female art ahead of 2020 presidential election 50 museums in US to display female art ahead of 2020 presidential election November 08, 18:43 The Feminist Art Coalition (FAC) teams up with 50 museums to organise feminist art exhibitions, performances and other events in the months before the election New York’s biennial of performance art Performa to mark 100th anniversary of Bauhaus New York’s biennial of performance art Performa to mark 100th anniversary of Bauhaus November 07, 12:22 Performa 19 will run at locations throughout New York City until November 24 Hito Steyerl recalls her works from German federal institutions if Germany doesn’t stop selling arms to Turkey Hito Steyerl recalls her works from German federal institutions if Germany doesn’t stop selling arms to Turkey November 06, 13:53 The German artist thinks Germany helps the Turkish operation in the Kurdish-held areas in Syria Beirut art institutions closing to support nationwide protests Beirut art institutions closing to support nationwide protests October 25, 10:11 The Lebanese government has launched extensive economic reforms after mass protests started in the country Extinction Rebellion activists protest against National Portrait Gallery’s sponsorship deal with BP Extinction Rebellion activists protest against National Portrait Gallery’s sponsorship deal with BP October 24, 20:41 The Guardian: visitors of the BP Portrait Award exhibition applauded the protesters Banksy’s Gross Domestic Product store launches website Banksy’s Gross Domestic Product store launches website October 23, 15:52 To buy an item, buyers should submit a registration form. Winners will be selected at random Artists and curators to run in Hong Kong’s district council elections Artists and curators to run in Hong Kong’s district council elections October 23, 15:17 The district council elections are scheduled for November 24 MoMA opening party after reconstruction interrupted by protesters MoMA opening party after reconstruction interrupted by protesters October 23, 14:36 Activists staged the second protest at the official opening of the museum on October 21, 2019 British Museum lends Assyrian collection to Getty Museum in Los Angeles British Museum lends Assyrian collection to Getty Museum in Los Angeles October 22, 9:07 The cost of the ancient sculpted reliefs is not revealed, but the Banquet Scene alone can cost about £100 million 100 German academics demand opening colonial-era collections to researchers 100 German academics demand opening colonial-era collections to researchers October 18, 12:49 Author of the open letter want “unrestricted” and “unchecked” access to inventories of African artifacts Vitruvian Man can finally travel to Louvre Vitruvian Man can finally travel to Louvre October 18, 12:35 A higher court overturned the ruling of the administrative court of the Veneto region Queer|Art awards Joan Jett Blakk for sustained achievement Queer|Art awards Joan Jett Blakk for sustained achievement October 18, 12:34 Queer|Art focuses on the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists National Gallery of Ireland awards Zurich Portrait Prize to Enda Bowe National Gallery of Ireland awards Zurich Portrait Prize to Enda Bowe October 15, 14:59 Bowe’s work is displayed at the Zurich Portrait Prize exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland along with 25 works from the shortlist. The exhibition will run until January 12, 2020 Paris to build new temporary venue for Grand Palais Paris to build new temporary venue for Grand Palais October 15, 13:03 Exhibitions, fashion shows and fairs will be relocation to a temporary pavilion on the Champ de Mars Russian art and theatre figures demand audit and apology from organisers of 8th Moscow Biennale Russian art and theatre figures demand audit and apology from organisers of 8th Moscow Biennale October 15, 12:29 An open letter to the organisers of the 8th Moscow Biennale was published on Colta website. New £20 note to feature William Turner New £20 note to feature William Turner October 11, 16:32 “The new £20 note celebrates Turner, his art and his legacy in all their radiant, colourful, evocative glory” more