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Art & The World

Art and the World is the evolution of Joelle McTigue’s Twitter account (@joellemctigue) that began in 2009 to share events, artists, art spaces, and galleries in the Los Angeles art scene. While covering the city, its art world matured from old-school cool and hipster independent spaces to blue-chip gallery rows.

Contemporary art has adapted in 2020 with virtual worlds. Explore art fairs, talks, and exhibitions as we virtually connect art and the world.

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Futures Digital Festival: RESET

Across Europe
5-31 October 2020

The photography festival’s theme this year is RESET to address 2020’s changes and how art is responding to them. How are the artists dealing with this time of change? Will this year shift the way we produce and experience art?

Co-funded by Creative Europe and features Futures’ member artists and its a consortium of 12 Futures members; which includes British Journal of Photography (UK), The Calvert Journal (UK), CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia (IT), Hyères Festival (FR), FOMU (BE), Fotofestiwal Lodz (PL), PHotoESPAÑA (ES), PhotoIreland (IR), Photo Romania Festival (RO), Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center (HU), Eurokleis (IT) and Triennial of Photography Hamburg (DE).⁠

The Expos are two online exhibitions curated by Salvatore Vitale. The Assembly are talk series held by Future members throughout the festival via Zoom and Future’s social media channels.

Rashid Johnson Waves at Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth London - Art & The World

Rashid Johnson: Waves

Hauser & Wirth London

6 Oct – 23 Dec 2020

Waves reveals the constant evolution of Johnson’s work and his ability to confront the spaces we negotiate. Jumping off from his Anxious Men series, the exhibition centers around expanded ceramic tile mosaics and paintings that render escapism and anxiety. “I am interested in how these recurring themes are able to pivot in order to speak to the times we live in,” Rashid Johnson.

The exhibition is at both Hauser & Wirth’s London locations. Due to Covid restrictions, you need to register on Hauser & Wirth’s website to visit.

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