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2013-06-18 20:21:02

VENICE, Italy, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wende Museum recently acquired a significant collection of early post-Soviet stock vouchers, privatization certificates, and Ponzi scheme coupons that dominated alternative currencies of the early 1990s in Russia. Vouchers and certificates, given to workers at the various factories and collectives as ownership shares, were bought or otherwise obtained by Russian businessmen who would be become known as The Oligarchs, including Mikhail Chernoi ,...

2013-06-04 08:26:14

VENICE, Italy, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American correspondent Suzy Kellems Dominik, founder and publisher of online magazine Of Wit & Will, shares an exclusive preview [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKIc7QEzloA] of the latest Louis Vuitton cultural space in Venice, which features their first Venetian exhibit titled Where Should Othello Go? The exhibit coincides with the opening of the 55th edition of the Biennale Internationale of Contemporary Art in Venice (from 1 June to 24...

2013-05-29 12:24:11

VENICE, Italy, May 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada and Canada Council for the Arts today announced the opening of Shary Boyle: Music for Silence, an exhibition of new work by Shary Boyle for the Pavilion of Canada at the 55th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia. Shary Boyle's installation at the Pavilion of Canada is presented by RBC Wealth Management and supported by major sponsor Aimia. Exploring ideas of silence, isolation and solitude,...

2013-05-01 12:26:19

LONDON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Join the thousands of art lovers who flock to enchanting Venice for the Biennale International Art Exhibition and save on summer holidays to Italy. The Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition is back for its 55th year. The major art presentation, which takes places once every two years, is organised by the prestigious cultural institution, the Venice Biennale. First held in 1985, this fantastic event sees thousands of art lover's...

2012-06-22 14:21:39

OTTAWA, June 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian artist, Shary Boyle of Toronto has been named as Canada's chosen representative to the prestigious 55(th )International Art exhibition at the Venice Biennale for 2013. Marc Mayer, Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada made a surprise announcement tonight at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art Toronto (MOCCA). Mayer spoke on behalf of the National Gallery of Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts who are again working in...

2011-06-01 08:24:00

VENICE, Italy, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) automated teller machine (ATM) is featured in a unique artistic creation by artists Allora and Calzadilla, which is on exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia in Venice, Italy. Allora and Calzadilla, well-known artists and innovative interpreters of contemporary art, were asked by the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) to showcase the best of American art at...

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2009-02-25 18:53:58

Organizers of the Venice (Italy) Biennale say they plan to bestow a Golden Lion Award for lifetime achievement to Japanese-born artist Yoko Ono. U.S. conceptual artist John Baldessari is also slated to be honored with a similar prize at the 53rd International Art Exhibition, known as the Venice Biennale, ANSA said. ''These Golden Lion career awards celebrate two artists whose avant-garde work has opened new possibilities of poetic, conceptual and social expression for artists all over the...

2006-08-25 18:10:17

ROME (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman will open Rome's first international film festival with her portrayal of U.S. photographer Diane Arbus, organizers said on Friday. Kidman plays Arbus in Steven Shainberg's "Fur," which premiers in Rome. "I love Italy and I feel great affinity with it," Kidman said in a statement issued by organizers of the Rome festival. "I am especially proud to be christening this important event." Kidman's presence in the capital will add to a...