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Three to see

Three to See: New York

From Munch’s marvelous misery to the changing face of Mecca

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Venice Biennale 2019

Canada announces first presentation of Inuit art for 2019 Venice Biennale

Video collective Isuma will tell story of indigenous culture in Canadian pavilion

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In the frame

Did the artist Kudzanai Chiurai foresee the fall of Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe?

If ever there was a timely exhibition, Kudzanai Chiurai’s We Need New Names at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe is it.

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The Year In Review

The year in art: taking stock of Documenta, the Venice Biennale and Münster Sculpture Projects

Did the grand tour hit the mark?

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Education

New lease of life for life drawing classes?

Age-old practice is being ‘gradually reinvigorated', but new frontier is seemingly in 3D reprographic skills

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Exhibitions

Arson or art? Russian photographer in trouble for torching dilapidated houses

Foundation protecting the country’s cultural heritage to launch an appeal to the Culture Ministry

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Exhibitions

Qatar brings desert sands to snowy Berlin

Contemporary Art Qatar transcends cultural boundaries at the Kraftwerk

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

ARTificial intelligence

A string of shows across the US, starting in Miami, examines the impact of technology on identity and raises the question: what does it mean to be human?

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Exhibitions

Hirshhorn to show Lozano-Hemmer’s ‘Pulse’ works

Show will include several of artist's immersive works that use biometric technology

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Wolfsonian’s poster show to travel to New York and Germany

Works from Miami institution's collection are by Julius Klinger, master of 20th-century poster design

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Huge Frank Stella show highlights artist’s sense of ‘free play’

Studio materials and working archive are the focus of a 300-piece exhibition at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

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Exhibitions

The Warehouse goes Pop

Warhol, Johns and Lichtenstein are among the stars of a show drawing on the collection of Martin Margulies

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the Merrie Monarch's display of power at the Queen's Gallery to a family-friendly Winnie-the-Pooh show at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Exhibitions

Richard Wentworth and Kenneth Baker on Jasper Johns's retrospective at the Royal Academy of Arts

“So many tropes going on in his work, it would make a lovely laundry list,” says the British artist of his US counterpart

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Three to see

Three to see: Miami

From Chinese workshops to artists' studios, find out what to see beyond the fair

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Battle of the Brazilian Basquiat shows

Sao Paolo museum drops show after Banco do Brasil Cultural Centre decides to organise its own

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Exhibitions

Merrie Monarch’s collection goes on show at the Queen’s Gallery

Despite the dispersion of his executed father’s vast holdings, Charles II acquired a formidable set of works

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Send in the clowns: Ugo Rondinone at the Bass

New galleries open with first solo US museum show by the Swiss installation artist

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Museums

From Moomins to mobile phones: Finland celebrates 100 years of independence

Exhibitions at home and abroad mark centenary of country's split from Russia

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Exhibitions

The Portuguese empire navigates its way to Russia

Moscow show celebrates artistic achievement in Portugal and its colonies during the Age of Discovery

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Exhibitions

Abstract art can tell a story—and look good too

History, race and economics are examined in the works of four artists at Art Center/South Florida

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Exhibitions

The Hermitage's big Russian Revolution show that nearly didn't happen

Museum in tsars' Winter Palace, symbol of Bolshevik takeover, only decided how to mark 1917 centenary in February

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Exhibitions

Art made in Guantanamo is now US property

An exhibition in New York has sparked the Department of Defense to review its policy of allowing work created in prison art classes off the island

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Exhibitions

The top ten shows to see in Miami this week

From a look at artist’s studios at the ICA and Dara Friedman’s intimate films at Pamm, to Michele Oka Doner’s underwater explorations at the Lowe and the mystical artist Rafael Soriano at the Frost

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Exhibitions

Rasheed Araeen: still fighting art-world racism, 50 years on

Van Abbemuseum hosts first career survey of Karachi-born artist, who recently spoke to The Art Newspaper

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Rose Wylie’s parade of footballers and royalty to Arthur Jafa’s powerful video collage

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Exhibitions

Experience art like a 15th-century monk at the Frick

An upcoming exhibition pairs works by Jan Van Eyck and Petrus Christus, including a piece of devotional "clickbait"

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a precocious photographer to a 45th birthday

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Leonardo da Vinci

Bill Gates to send his Leonardo manuscript to the Uffizi

Codex Leicester will go on show in Florence for the first time in almost four decades

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Exhibitions

British Museum sends treasures to Mumbai for grand exhibition of Indian history

Encyclopaedic show was inspired by former director Neil MacGregor's A History of the World in 100 Objects

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Art market

Spotlight on: London Art Week Winter

Inaugural December event brings city's Old Master dealers out from the shadows with exhibitions at more than 30 galleries

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Exhibitions

Secret objects tell life story of Emirati conceptual pioneer Hassan Sharif

Sharjah show recreates late artist’s studio

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Museums

Marrakech bids to become hub for contemporary African art as museum plans relaunch alongside 1:54 fair

Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden will hold "international opening" in February

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The Buck stopped here

Kehinde Wiley talks politics, painting and portraying Michael Jackson as he unveils new works in London

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Exhibitions

‘Everything refers to everything else’: Vienna exhibitions reveal impact of other artists on Raphael and Rubens

Concurrent surveys in Austrian capital also show how travel inspired the Old Masters

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Modigliani’s "indecent" nude to two shows exploring very different relationships

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Photography

Photographer Lu Guang reveals how China’s love of bloodwood is destroying African forests

Collaboration with Greenpeace documents logging in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Exhibitions

Kehinde Wiley unveils debut film in London

US artist's new work examines migration, madness and colonisation in contemporary America

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Exhibitions

Largest survey of Qatari contemporary art to open in Berlin despite ongoing blockade

Exhibition is final event in Year of Culture partnership between Qatar and Germany

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Museums

Courtauld Institute sets its sights on £50m revamp­­—and sends art on tour

Two-year transformation, starting next summer, will open up the London gallery’s historic Great Room

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From an art history lesson in drawings to channelling grief through painting

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Architecture

Gazebo where Tamir Rice was shot is now at Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago

Theaster Gates and his Rebuild Foundation have organised a display and series of conversations around the disassembled structure, with hopes of rebuilding it outdoors this spring

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The Buck stopped here

Gilbert & George’s Fuckosophy fest at London's White Cube

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Exhibitions

Tate Modern takes special precautions to make sure its Modiglianis are real in market bedevilled by fakes

New exhibition will look at artist’s early sculpture and include nude from show once shut down for indecency

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Cultural policy

Germany plans mega-exhibitions to boost cultural presence abroad

Government initiative to co-ordinate museum loans worldwide revives an idea of the late Martin Roth

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Artist interview

Gilbert & George’s fuckosophy

Fifty years after they first met, the artists are being celebrated with eight international exhibitions of their Beard Pictures. Meanwhile, a new text work finds them in typically provocative form—it features 5,000 F-words

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Exhibitions

A matter of time: How long do you really need in Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Rooms?

Museums hosting the traveling exhibition of her immersive works think 30 seconds is enough—but they are missing the point

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Exhibitions

Soviet renaissance man El Lissitzky gets major double-show in Moscow

Exhibition of 400 works opens at State Tretyakov Museum and Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center

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Biennials & festivals

New Orleans triennial Prospect.4 looks to Louisiana history, warts and all

Event coincides with the city's tricentennial next year

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Exhibitions

Venetian mega-exhibition aims to highlight plight of European craftsmanship

Homo Faber's initiative, focussing on artisanal techniques, will take over the entire Fondazione Giorgio Cini next autumn 

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Pussy Riot's immersive penal colony installation to a final chance to see Francis Kéré’s Serpentine Pavilion

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Protest

'In Russia, either be brave or be silenced… there is no middle ground'

Russian art patron Igor Tsukanov has created a show at the Saatchi Gallery about artists who have risked protesting against conditions in Russia since 1991

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a divine Renaissance man to Indian Modernists

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Exhibitions

World tour of Cairo’s Surrealists comes to Tate Liverpool

Show examines role of Art et Liberté in international fight against fascism, nationalism and colonialism

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Private Museums

Rem Koolhaas transforms Paris building into moving gallery for French retail giant’s cultural foundation

Mobile floors in Lafayette Anticipations's central exhibition space will operate as ‘curatorial machine’, say organisers

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Exhibitions

Turin exhibition dwells on contemporary art's futile obsession with the new

OGR's first show remixes the city's collections from antiquity to present, reflecting on the over production of contemporary art and the fact nothing is new

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Who was Alina Szapocznikow? Survey of Polish artist’s radical sculptures comes to the UK

Underrated sculptor, whose fight against cancer is reflected in her art, goes on show at Hepworth Wakefield

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the British Museum's Lion Man to Matisse's studio studies at the Royal Academy

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Exhibitions

The man without a face: Jimmie Durham at the Whitney Museum

Questions about identity abound in the travelling retrospective of the American artist’s work

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Canadian artists to a Korean film-maker whose work deals with history and trauma

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In the frame

Here’s looking at the ‘real’ and ‘reel’ Casablanca

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In the frame

New-York Historical Society celebrates centenary of women’s suffrage in the state

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Art market

Private View: Peter Darach, Richard Diebenkorn and Lotte Laserstein

Noteworthy exhibitions at commercial galleries, from emerging names to forgotten talents

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Three to see

Three to see: London

Nothing is quite black and white at the National Gallery, while Marie Jacotey’s enigmatic illustrations provide further mysteries

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Exhibitions

Cornelius Gurlitt’s art hoard finally gets first public showing

Organisers hope two shows will lead to restitution claims from victims of Nazi persecution

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From abstract Mexico to a fairy-tale forest

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Commissions

Superflex to sail across the Pacific for eco-art initiative

Danish collective will board the Dardanella ship as part of latest environmental project led by TBA21-Academy

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Art market

Julia Peyton-Jones returns to the birth of Modern sculpture for first Ropac show

Former Serpentine director has co-organised an exhibition on Italian artist Medardo Rosso

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Conservation

Old Masters, new tricks: conservators unearth century-old collection’s secrets

Two years of investigation preceded the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition of highlights from the Johnson Collection

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Exhibitions

Pace Gallery remembers Elizabeth Murray with show of her 1980s work

The late painter’s shaped canvases, including some museum loans, are the subject of a survey in New York

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The Rachel Report

Ashley just wants to have fun

The Bali-based artist Ashley Bickerton has his first US survey at the Flag Art Foundation

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The Rachel Report

Getting high with JFK

Teenagers in California’s Coachella Valley have found a creative way of “engaging” with the art on view at Desert X

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Exhibitions

Prehistoric Lion Man points towards earliest notions of religion in new British Museum show

Earliest surviving figurative sculpture, carved from mammoth tusk, is among 160 objects in Living with Gods

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Protest

'In Russia, either be brave or be silenced'

Russian art patron Igor Tsukanov has created a show at the Saatchi Gallery about artists who have risked protesting against conditions in Russia since 1991

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Caravaggio

Galleria Borghese launches Caravaggio research centre—with a little help from Fendi

Roman museum aims to become the primary reference for scholarship on the artist

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The Buck stopped here

Icelandic songs and ancestral sausages mark end of Peter Liversidge’s Southwark show

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In the frame

A room with two very different views

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Cézanne’s ballsy portraits to a Tove Jansson survey showing that she was much more than Moomin’s mother

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From ancient Crete to contemporary China

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Artists

Lorenzo Quinn to follow in Christo’s footsteps by creating work for Lake Iseo

Italian artist known for submerging a giant pair of hands in Venice’s Grand Canal plans to install the steel sculpture next year

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Idris Khan recreates elements of Syria’s most brutal prison

New work is about how prisoners lost sensory perception and “eventually their minds”

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Exhibitions

Crowns made of chicken bones: on Eugene Von Bruenchenhein

A show of the artist's work in Sheboygan is sure to spur more interest in his art and life

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Imperial War Museum explores artists’ responses to war and terror after 9/11

Show of more than 40 artists includes Jenny Holzer, Grayson Perry and Gerhard Richter

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Soutine’s flushed-cheek portraits to Alex Katz’s 10ft-tall sculpture of his wife Ada 

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Pacific Standard Time

Antena Los Ángeles: el motor secreto detrás del alcance bilingüe de Pacific Standard Time

El colectivo está ayudando a museos a acceder a una audiencia hispanohablante con servicios de traducción e interpretación—pero están marcando el límite con espacios de gentrificación

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Pacific Standard Time

Antena Los Ángeles: the secret engine behind Pacific Standard Time's bilingual outreach

The collective is helping art venues access a Spanish-speaking audience with translation services

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

Celebrate Halloween with ghosts, spirits and souls

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Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei stopped from boarding flight from New York to São Paulo

Chinese artist was en route to premiere of his documentary Human Flow when staff wrongly claimed his visa was invalid

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Exhibitions

Plenty to chew on: on Theatre of the World at the Guggenheim

The show, which was met with protest before it even opened, packs a punch

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Exhibitions

Camille Henrot speaks about her major new show at Palais de Tokyo

French artist has filled the 13,000 sq. m space in Paris with an exhibition based on the days of the week

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Politics

LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner’s anti-Trump work adopted in Nantes

The protest work He Will Not Divide US has been moved four times after attacks by far-right extremists and vandals in the US and UK

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Exhibitions

Joseph Kosuth bathes gallery in signature neon for first Australian survey

Exhibition brings high priest of conceptualism to Melbourne International Festival

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Exhibitions

Sculptor Jean Arp gets major show in UK after 55-year hiatus

Artist's ideas on "borderless space" particularly potent against the backdrop of Brexit

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Sculpture

Long-lost Rodin sculpture turns up in New Jersey town hall

The bust of Napoleon Bonaparte has been authenticated and is due to go on loan to the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Exhibitions

Tracey Emin’s bed joined by Turner’s turbulent seascapes in Margate

New show at Turner Contemporary brings together artists who both once lived in seaside town

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From John Akomfrah’s video on the threat of climate change to Nick Goss’s paintings of a great flood via Katharina Grosse’s paint-splashed walls

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Exhibitions

Richard Avedon and James Baldwin's book on American identity revisited

A New York gallery show and new publication draw fresh attention to little known collaboration between the fashion photographer and African-American writer

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Podcast

Podcast episode five: what's the story behind the $100m Leonardo?

What will happen when the only painting in private hands by the Renaissance master heads to auction? Plus: the New Museum's big new show on gender, and our literary editor talks 18th-century princesses

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Museums

Tate St Ives’s cliffside extension set to boost local economy by £10.5m a year

New 500 sq. m column-free gallery makes space for performance art