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Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013

Below are BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com's most popular articles from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Anne Frank Exhibition in Australia Sets a Regional Record
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2013

The Anne Frank Exhibition in Ballarat has reached 33,503 visitors, setting a record for the highest attended regional showing of the travelling exhibition in Australasia. Two Men And A Truck is a major sponsor of the worldwide exhibition's tour of Australia, which launched in Melbourne's Jewish Holocaust Museum in February. Founder and brand ambassador Richard Kuipers is also a member on the exhibition's board. 'We were not anticipating such an overwhelming response in this regionAl Gold mining city, but the exhibition in Ballarat exceeded all expectations,' he said. 'We give our thanks and appreciation to all the volunteers at the Gold Museum who worked harder than usual to accommodate all the visitors, particularly during the school holidays.' The next stop for the exhibition is the Portland Art Centre in Victoria on August 19, where it will be on show until September 13. The exhibition is coordinated by the Anne Frank House and is designed primarily for 11-18 year olds. Ronald Leopold, general director of the Anne Frank Foundation based in Amsterdam, said Anne Frank's diary written during World War II is unfortunately still relevant for all young people throughout the world. 'It is still happening in the world that we are living in - like exclusion on the basis of ethnicity or religion, isolation, expulsion, torture, murder and yes - mass murder,' he said. 'This exhibition raises the question how we can arm ourselves against the resurgence of Nazi ideology in contemporary disguise.' Chairman of the Anne Frank in Australia, Boyd Klap, who is based in New Zealand said the exhibition has a message for everybody. 'To me the most important message is for young people, because we are now 70 years later and we don't want the story to be forgotten.' Two Men And A Truck has sponsored the Anne Frank Exhibition as part of our Moving Together corporate and social responsibility program, which aims to empower ourselves and staff to act strategically for the environment and the community on three levels: Within our business In the local community In the greater community. To find out more, please go to our website www.twomen.com.au (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Janet Echelman and John Grade to Open International Sculpture Symposium at Art Miami Basel Week, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2013

Cynthia-Reeves has announced Janet Echelman as the keynote speaker at this year's International Sculpture Center Symposium in Miami, along with an artist's talk by John Grade on Monday, December 2nd, 2013. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Art Basel Week: Gentle Giants Will Visit the Miami Design District
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2013

As a pioneer of the Miami Design District's art scene, Bernard Markowicz has been hosting opening exhibit events every year during Art Basel Week at his gallery, Markowicz Fine Art. This year he is presenting 'The Art Garden', a public installation of monumental sculptures by Israeli-French artist Idan Zareski from his 'Big Foot Family' series, featuring three of Zareski's signature gigantic sculptures, at an empty lot that will be transformed into an art showcase for everyone to enjoy. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Bambi Artist's Art from London Appears in the Miami Design District
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2013

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5) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Galerie Lelong at Art Basel Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2013

Galerie Lelong New York and Paris will feature program highlights for Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 including work by new gallery artist Zilia Sanchez, a selection of pastels by Sean Scully in Art Kabinett, and a new outdoor sculpture by Ursula von Rydingsvard as part of Art Public. Having been one of the early supporters of Latin American art, Galerie Lelong will exhibit work of some of the region's most vital figures including Alfredo Jaar, Cildo Meireles, Ana Mendieta, and Helio Oiticica. Also on view will be artists spanning generations and continents including Petah Coyne, Gunther Forg, Lin Tianmiao, David Nash, Emilio Perez, Jaume Plensa, Kate Shepherd, and Kiki Smith. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 FLAUNT Magazine to Present AFFORDABLE CARE Group Art Show, 12/3-8
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2013

Flaunt Magazine and Wildfox, in association with 3P Productions, are pleased to present a three day public art exhibition, 'Affordable Care,' a group show taking place during Miami Art Week a Mana Wynwood (318 NW 23rd Street, Miami, FL. 33127) in the Miami Art District, December 3 - 8, 2013. The indoor/outdoor exhibit is free and open to the public during the day and will feature two private evening events. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Ethos Contemporary Art Joins Amazon Art
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2013

Ethos Contemporary Art today announced that Amazon.com has approved the gallery to join Amazon Art, a new online fine art sales channel for the world's largest e-retailer. Ethos within Amazon Art will be offering original fine art from world-class artists, such as Pierre Henri Matisse, Georgeana Ireland, Lisa Palombo, Dick Marconi, and several others, on Dec. 1st., just before Cyber Monday, the single largest online commerce day of the year. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Judaica on View during Hanukkah at Met Museum, 11/27-12/5
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2013

On the occasion of Hanukkah-the Jewish Festival of Lights, celebrated this year from the evening of November 27 through the evening of December 5-two medieval depictions of the Temple menorah are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Additional works of Judaica will be on view during and after the holiday. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Steve Wynn Unveils Floral Sculptures by Preston Bailey
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2013

As part of the resort's continued commitment and appreciation of public art, Wynn Las Vegas unveils two floral installations conceptualized by acclaimed event designer, Preston Bailey. The visually stunning hot air balloon and animated carousel will indefinitely reside in the atrium at Wynn Las Vegas. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/24/2013 - 12/1/2013 Jaume Plensa Wins Velazquez Visual Arts Prize 2013
by Kaitlin Milligan - November 27, 2013

Galerie Lelong is pleased to announce that Jaume Plensa has received the Velazquez Visual Arts Prize 2013 from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain. The jury awarded the prize to Plensa for 'the coherence of a career in which he has thoroughly reinvented the plastic language of sculpture, integrating poetry and conceptualization in designs of great aesthetic intensity.' The prize was established in 2002 by the Spanish Culture Ministry to reward the achievements of artists in the visual arts. Plensa also recently received Spain's National Award for Graphic Arts (2013) and National Award for Plastic Arts (2012). (more...)



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