• December 4, 2007

    Date posted: December 4, 2007 Author: jolanta

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    International Top News

    Gauguin’s Molars?

    Archaeologists have found what may be Paul Gauguin’s molars, the Canberra Times reports. The four rotten teeth were discovered at the bottom of a well that Gauguin built on Hiva Oa, on one of the Marquesas Islands in the Pacific Ocean. (Artinfo, December 4, 2007)
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    Miami Satellites

    There is no official count, but word is more than 20 fairs have sprung up around this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach, quite possibly the biggest tally ever for satellite offerings. A good chunk of those are first-timers in Miami—ranging from Art MB, a new incarnation of SeaFair, the art fair on a colossal, multi-million dollar yacht that has been sailing the high seas since September, to Takashi Murakami’s intrepid GEISAI Miami, featuring artists without gallery representation—and the sheer number of newcomers has taken even seasoned Miami participants by surprise. (Jacquelyn Lewis for Artinfo, December 4, 2007)
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    Openings and Art Events on Wednesday, December 5

    New York City:

    — "A Moment in Time Becomes Eternal," Group Show @ The Nippon Gallery at the Nippon Club  www.nipponclub.org 
    — Joyce Weinstein, "Country Fields," 6-8pm @ Ezair Gallery  www.ezairgallery.com 
    — Hee Sung Lee, "Key to the Universe," 4-7pm @ Treasure Room Gallery at The Interchurch Center  www.interchurch-center.org/  

    National:

    — "Photo Speak: Martha Rial," 7pm @ The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL  www.theartscenter.org
    — "Photo Collective Exhibition: Never Seen," Group Show, 5:30-7:30pm @ Oliver Arts Center, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA  www.cca.edu/
    — Kaliisa Conlon, "Chanteuse," 6:30pm @ Isabelle Percy West Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA  www.cca.edu/   
    — SCOPE Miami @ Miami, FL  www.scope-art.com/ 
    — GEISAI Miami @ Miami, FL  www.geisai.us/
    — Flow Miami Invitational Art Fair, 6-10pm @ The Dorset Hotel, South Beach, FL  www.flowfair.com 

    International:

    — Alex Kirkbride, "American Waters" @ Plus One Gallery, London, UK  www.plusonegallery.com/ 
    — Alek O., "Be Calm," 6:30pm @ Federico Bianchi Gallery, Gorgonzola, Italy  www.federicobianchigallery.com/

    Art Fair and Biennial Reminders from Art Fairs International

    — PragueBiennale3, May 16 to Sept 16, Prague, Czech Republic
    — Edinburgh Art Festival, July 26 to Sept 2, Edinburgh, Scotland
    — Art Nocturne Knocke, Aug 4 to 15, Knokke—Heist, Belgium
    — DigiFestival, Aug 15 to Sept 15, Florence, Italy
    — Helsinki Festival, Aug 17 to Sept 2, Helsinki, Finland
    — Montreal World Film Festival, Aug 23 to Sept 3, Montreal, Canada
    — ANTI Contemporary Art Festival, Aug 31 to Sept 30, Kuopio, Finland
    — The Mercosul Biennial, Sept 1 to Nov 17, Porto Alegre, Brasil
    — 10th Istanbul Bienniale, Sept 8 to Nov 9, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey
    — Time—Based Art Festival, Sept 9 to 18, Portland, USA
    — The Athens Biennial, Sept 10 to Nov 18, Athens, Greece
    — 20/21 British Art Fair, Sept 11 to 16, 2007, London, UK
    — Bienniale de Lyon, Sept 17 to Jan 6, 2007, Lyon, France

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