June 21, 2022

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Aggressive Avians Dominate the 2022 Bird Photographer of the Year Contest

“Fight,” Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus, Finnmark, Norway, Erlend Haarberg, Norway, Category: Bird Behaviour From rival spotted redshanks to combatting spoonbills, quite a few finalists from the 2022 Bird Photographer of the Year contest center on avians as they fight for territory, food, and mates. The seventh-annual competition garnered more than 20,000 entries from 115 countries

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MVRDV Demonstrates the Potential of Rotterdam’s Roofscape

Rising 30 metres above street level, MVRDV’s Rotterdam Rooftop Walk installation gives pedestrians a new perspective on the Dutch city. Designed for Rotterdam Rooftop Days, the aerial bridge takes visitors through the city’s diverse roofscape, from department stores to government buildings. Winy Maas, a founding partner at MVRDV, explains that the project is a sequel

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John Waters Will Get Hollywood Star, Sculpture Stolen from Cincinnati Park, and More: Morning Links for June 21, 2022

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR. Palais de Tokyo founder Jérôme Sans has been named to head Lago/Algo, a new cultural venue in Mexico City, ArtReview reports. The institution is backed by the OMR gallery and is part of an ambitious and controversial redevelopment of Chapultepec Park that is being overseen by artist Gabriel Orozco . Meanwhile, the Toronto Star reports that

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Worlds in Collision: The Groundbreaking Work of Filipino-American Artist Carlos Villa

The first major museum retrospective of Filipino American artist Carlos Villa opened last week at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision celebrates the transformational and groundbreaking work of an artist, teacher, curator, and activist who broadened the horizons of 20th-century modernism and influenced a whole new generation of artists. After early success as

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“Post-Digital Intimacy”

The exhibition “Post-Digital Intimacies” brings together a selection of artists who examine the relationship between intimacy and technology. All of the works in the exhibition were produced in the past

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Russ Pope Curates “Conversations”

Subliminal Projects is pleased to present CONVERSATIONS, a group exhibition curated by Russ Pope. For his third curatorial project with Subliminal Projects, Pope once again brings together a selection of artists rooted in art & design, skateboard- ing, and surf, this time to investigate conversation and connection.

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Larry Madrigal’s “Work / Life” is On Display

The human body is a functioning production line comprised of flesh and blood and organs that churn out our very existence. Each of our individual cells is assigned a specific role in the womb. They trigger infancy, childhood, adolescence, and so forth. These cells do their jobs until they can’t, and when enough of our

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Hiroki Tsukuda “The Darkest Hour” @ NANZUKA Underground, Tokyo

NANZUKA is pleased to present The Darkest Hour, an exhibition of new works by Hiroki Tsukuda at NANZUKA UNDERGROUND. Hiroki Tsukuda was born in Kagawa in 1978, and since graduating from the Department of Imaging Arts & Sciences at Musashino Art University, has continued to base his practice in Tokyo. Tsukuda continues to receive high

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