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ARTS & CULTURE
Sunday, July 3, 2016

Europe’s Sunday Best


Visual arts – France

Jacques Chirac Celebrated at Musée Du Quai Branly

by Jake Cigainero • At a time when fear-monger politicians portray multiculturalism as a threat in order to further personal agendas, and as Europe and the US bluster about tightening borders, a Paris museum pays homage to a former French president who championed diversity.
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Visual arts – UK

Artists' Answers to the Brexit Vote

by Juliet Helmke • As the world reacts to the news that Great Britain has voted to leave the European Union, we turn to the soapbox of our age — social media — for the art world’s thoughts.
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Visual arts – Germany

Georg Baselitz Celebrates Heroes at Städel Museum

by Samuel Spencer • Frankfurt’s Städel Museum is showing 70 paintings and works on paper from German artist Georg Baselitz’s famed “Heroes” series.
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Architecture & design – UK

10 Things to Know About the New Tate Modern Extension

by Jana Perkovic • The Tate Modern extension’s name, origin, designers, cost, and much more detailed and explained.
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Performing arts – UK

Top Glastonbury Acts: Adele’s Tears, Muse’s Sweat, Wolf Alice’s Blood

by Mark Beech • Adele gave a tuneful, emotional performance. Muse delivered a sweaty sci-fi inspired set. Coldplay brought out Bee Gee Barry Gibb for an unlikely version of “Stayin’ Alive.” But, as ever at Glastonbury, much of the best music was away from the big stages.
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Lifestyle/ design – International

Ron Arad’s Crystalline Collaboration With Swarovski

by Laura Maggi • Ron Arad seemed to be all over Milan this past April. Swarovski debuted its new luxury home accessories brand, Atelier Swarovski Home, at the Salone del Mobile 2016, and Arad, who is a collaborator on the line, was there to present his latest designs. This packed agenda is typical for Arad, whose portfolio of projects is as eclectic as it is weighty.
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Travel/ ideas – UK

16th Century Tube Passengers Captured on London Underground by Matt Crabtree

by Robert Michael Poole • Lost in the Underground on the daily commute, Londoners often daydream of being in another place. But for photographer Matt Crabtree, they are simply in another time.
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