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Frieze London Announces Projects for 2016 Edition of Fair

June 27th, 2016

Outside the Frieze Fair, via Art ObservedFrieze London has announced its planned events and curated sectors for the 2016 edition of its annual fair in Regents Park.  For its 14th edition, the fair will feature over 160 galleries, its annual projects sections, and a new section called “The 90s,” organized by Geneva-based curator Nicolas Trembley to reflect on important installations and projects from that decade.
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Douglas Coupland Searching for Van Gogh Lookalikes

June 27th, 2016

VanGogh2Author Douglas Coupland is searching for a Vincent van Gogh lookalike, with the person most closely resembling the artist winning a $5,000 prize.  “I’m learning that most people have someone in their life who looks like Vincent van Gogh,” Coupland says. “It could be your next-door neighbor. It could be a guy at work. It could be you.”
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Rachel Whiteread Installs New Work on Governor’s Island

June 27th, 2016

Rachel Whiteread, via Evening StandardRachel Whiteread has installed a new installation on Governor’s Island, an immense, cast-concrete cabin that sits just at the edge of the island.  “I wanted to have something that was very humble but had a sort of idea of solitude and showed the city from a different angle,” Whiteread says. “I like the idea of being there on your own with the Statue of Liberty and the site of the former World Trade Center over the water.”
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