Art Breaking news from the art scene. Learn about new galleries, projects, shows, and exhibitions, as well as education and outreach initiatives. This section collects stories about art auctions, dealers, and distributors, as well as updates from respected museums and institutes. Get the latest information on festivals, contests and competitions for career artists and hobbyists alike. Both the visual and performing arts are represented, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theatre.

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31 May, 2017, 13:30 BST World Premiere: Chinese Multimedia Artist Cao Fei Creates First Digital BMW Art Car

Cao Fei (b. 1978) is the youngest and first Chinese artist to create a BMW Art Car. By employing augmented and virtual reality, the...


31 May, 2017, 09:00 BST BE OPEN Announces the Winner of 'Design Details' - an Open-call Devoted to Turning the Customary into the Unique

The BE OPEN Foundation is happy to announce the winner of its spring, global open-call BE OPEN DESIGN DETAILS, which saw several hundred visual...


30 May, 2017, 12:58 BST Tiger Beer and WWF Join Forces to Fight Illegal Tiger Trade

Partnership begins with a donation of USD 1M to WWF and a digitally-led campaign harnessing the power of art to raise awareness and fight illegal...


29 May, 2017, 14:20 BST EXPO 2017: Special Days Tickets Now On Sale

The organizers of EXPO 2017 have prepared an event-packed cultural entertainment program for visitors on the special event days. These...


28 May, 2017, 08:00 BST Transforming Kenyan Lives: 'Night Time Sun' Lights Up Hay Festival

- Jaguar Land Rover unveils unique Hay Festival art installation to celebrate 'Lighting up Lives' project in Kenya - 'Lighting up...


26 May, 2017, 09:07 BST Lights On! It's Time to Shine for Super-sized Vivid Sydney

Image gallery of Vivid Sydney available here Broadcast quality footage available here Vivid Sydney will bathe Sydney in breathtaking colour...


25 May, 2017, 08:23 BST Coloro, A Revolutionary New Colour System, Launches

Set to change the colour industry forever, Coloro enables fashion and textile professionals to realise their creative potential Ascential,...


25 May, 2017, 00:31 BST Audiovisual Creators Hail Stronger Rights for Directors and Screenwriters

Fair remuneration for film directors and screenwriters internationally came a step closer, as Colombia became the latest country to adopt...