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The International Association of Art Critics – Ireland (AICA Ireland) is the Irish section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).  Ireland has been an active member of AICA International from its foundation in 1948/1949 in Paris. The Irish membership includes leading critics, essayists, and theoreticians, as well as honorary life members.

AICA Ireland promotes professional practice and exchange among the professionals who work in the area of critical discourse, stimulating research and reflection within the visual arts, education and culture. Members are issued with a press card, updated with a yearly stamp, which is recognized for entrance to museums and art events around the world. AICA Ireland members benefit from quarterly meetings, a monthly newsletter, as well as additional events that support the practice of its members. Members are also informed of relevant international members activities in the bi-yearly AICA Newsletter and are invited to the Annual AICA International Congress, held in a different nation each year.

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talksandlecturesAt a time of much discussion about the centenary commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising and the foundation of an independent Ireland, a timely symposium on the work of German artist Jochen Gerz – now living in Sneem, Co, Kerry – looks at how people, places and art might be brought together in a meaningful way.… Read the rest

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MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine authorities recovered on Tuesday more than a dozen paintings, including a work by Pablo Picasso, from an office and residences of lawmaker Imelda Marcos, a day after an anti-corruption court ordered their seizure.

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As the hipsters of animation, Portland, Oregon-based Laika studios is not afraid to play on the fringe with its latest film “The Boxtrolls,” and its lead stars are not your average cute animated monsters.

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As the hipsters of animation, Portland, Oregon-based Laika studios is not afraid to play on the fringe with its latest film “The Boxtrolls,” and its lead stars are not your average cute animated monsters.

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China Minsheng Bank / Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum / International Association of Art Critics / Royal College of Art

Deadline 15th October, 2014
Application fee: none

These new annual International Awards for Art Criticism are open to candidates from anywhere in the world, writing in Chinese or English about any contemporary art exhibition held between 1 January and 30 September 2014.… Read the rest

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I CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL

ARTE POLÍTICO

Organiza: ASOCIACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE CRÍTICOS DE ARTE (AICA/Spain)

Colabora: MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFÍA 

Fechas: 6, 7 y 8 de noviembre de 2014
Lugar: Madrid, Auditorio Sabatini del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

El Congreso Internacional ARTE POLÍTICO tiene como objetivo debatir y definir, en la medida
de lo posible, el concepto “Arte Político”.

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What is the role of art criticism in a global environment? What new approaches can we suggest? And what methodologies do we need to develop, to deal with the diversities of expression and the complexities of the contemporary art world?… Read the rest

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courseworkshopstrainingThis workshop begins with a step-by-step introduction to etching tools and demonstration of the process using print portfolio and books to illustrate examples. Participants will then create their own unique prints using a scriber on a metal plate and printing the image on etching paper.… Read the rest

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Fragmentos de valoraciones realizadas por especialistas cubanos sobre el libro: “Arte cubano. Alegoría, género y mercado en los 90”, del crítico de arte, curador y editor: David Mateo (Presidente de la sección AICA-Cuba)

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Se trata de una recopilación de textos críticos que se mueven entre el artículo, la crónica y el ensayo, y que abordan un período importante en la historia de las artes plásticas cubanas, aunque de su lectura puede inferirse el signo de una época que, con fina ironía, ha sido llamada especial.… Read the rest