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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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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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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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Art / Politics / Ideology
Conference

July, 18th–19th

Organized by: Frank Ruda, Jan Völker

Venue: Münzsalon Berlin, Münzstr. 23, 10178 Berlin.

In contemporary debates within philosophy as much as in the arts, it seems impossible not to confirm the assumption that art is political.… Read the rest

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Editorial board of e-magazine of Society for Aesthetics in Slovakia ESPES  (www.casopisespes.sk) has decided to dedicate autumn edition to the theme Faustian motifs in aesthetics, ethics, philosophy, literature and art of past and present. Aim of the decision is to create platform for interdisciplinary presentation of research approaches and impulses focusing on mutually stimulating and inspiring presentation of current forms and adaptations of Faustian and Mephistophelean legend.… Read the rest

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A reminder for members to book your place for our Annual Symposia.

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The morning session of the VAI / AICA presentation at Get Together 2014 is ‘Art in a Time of Transition’, a panel discussion focused on the notion that we are now living through a time of change.

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The morning session of the VAI / AICA Ireland critical writing strand of the 2014 Get Together is ‘Art in a Time of Transition’, a panel discussion focused on the notion that we are now living through a time of change.

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