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13 posts by Tim Cooke International
Bansky's Dismaland 'Bemusement Park'

A visit to Banksy’s Dismaland will slap you in the face with the sickly realities now hard-wired into daily experience

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St Ives, Cornwall, an artistic jewel

More than two decades after it first opened Tate’s new extension is set to offer more space for the inspirational work of the St Ives artists.

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Three art galleries on England’s south-eastern coast are lighting up summer with a series of exhibitions featuring LS Lowry, Bridget Riley and William Gear.

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Sean Scully (b.1945) A Happy Land, 1987 Collection: Tate © Sean Scully Photo © Sean Scully

Amidst a global tour marking his 70th birthday, Sean Scully’s Dublin homecoming is a special moment – the first living artist to have a major solo exhibition in the National Gallery of Ireland.

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Memorial pool on the site of the Twin Towers

New York’s 9/11 Memorial Museum on the site of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center is a tough visit.

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Picasso's Les femmes d'Algers sold for $179.3 million

Dramatic headlines as world record prices are paid in New York for both a single painting and a single sculpture.

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New York’s latest gallery – the $422 million Whitney Museum of American Art – will set the pace in the Big Apple with its edgy downtown location, bold design and adventurous programming.

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National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, USA

Impactful, courageous and a design triumph. The new National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta lays claim to the city’s pivotal role in the dramatic events of the 1960s – and broadens its remit to the universal theme of human rights around the globe.

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The tomb of Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King in Atlanta

Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site in Atlanta, Georgia, for a lesson in how the power of place, story, objects, thought and feeling combine to deepen meaning and to inspire present and future action.

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Almost 5000 museum professionals have gathered in Atlanta for the world’s largest annual museums conference – the overarching theme is The Social Value Of Museums: Inspiring Change.

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