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Over 70 works from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg appear alongside drawings and paintings from the Venetian civic collections, revealing shared aspects of collecting history between Venice and St. Petersburg.

For the first time in almost four decades, the National Gallery of Canada presents an exhibition devoted to Swiss-German artist Paul Klee. Paul Klee: The Berggruen Collection is on view till March 17.

From 1963 through 1968, Andy Warhol shot hundreds of movies. A selection of these now classic films are being screened throughout Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again, at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

The first solo exhibition in a New York museum of Argentinian artist Julio Le Parc celebrates the artist’s extraordinary gift to The Met of 24 works and also marks the occasion of the artist’s 90th birthday.

The cultural site ‘The Flight of the Pioneers’ is part of the ambitious Toulouse Aerospace urban project, which Toulouse Métropole is bringing into being in Montaudran, the historic birthplace of aeronautics.

The Tampa Museum of Art has announced the resignation of Seth D. Pevnick, Chief Curator and Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek and Roman Art, where he has served since 2009. Pevnick will join the Cleveland Museum of art as Curator of Greek and Roman Art in March 2019.

The North Carolina Museum of Art has acquired a long-lost masterpiece of American sculpture, Saul under the Influence of the Evil Spirit by William Wetmore Story. The statue was completed in Rome in 1865.

Christie’s will hold the auction of Peter Petrou Tales of the Unexpected in London on 30 January 2019. This eclectic sale gives an opportunity to travel around the world in 150 lots, spanning 3,000 years of history.

Tate has announced that it will be acquiring four watercolours by the renowned women’s rights campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst. These paintings from 1907 will be the first works by Pankhurst to enter Tate’s collection.

Tushar Joag who described himself as a public intervention artist has passed away. He was 52. He had also founded Public Work Cells, an organisation that aims “to create works of art that seek to make interventions in the urban space”.

Sotheby’s December auctions of Books & Manuscripts has concluded with nearly 700 works sold across six live and online-only sales for a total of $6.1 million.

The Norton Simon Museum announces a special installation of Titian’s Lady in White, c. 1561, on loan this winter from the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden.

The Board of La Biennale di Venezia has appointed Hashim Sarkis as Director of the Architecture Sector, with the specific task of curating the 17th International Architecture Exhibition to be held in 2020.

More than 85 well-preserved dinosaur footprints have been uncovered in East Sussex, representing the most diverse and detailed collection of these trace fossils from the Cretaceous Period found in the UK to date.

The 33rd edition of Dastkari Haat Crafts Bazaar would begin on January 1, 2019, in Delhi. It is a fortnight of cultural performances and a celebration Indian art, crafts and textiles.

Two screenprints by Andy Warhol were the top lots at Bonhams Prints and Multiples sale in London. Marilyn’s screenprint sold for an impressive £52,500 while Mao’s screenprint achieved £46,250.

An Anglo-Saxon gold pendant, found in Winfarthing, Norfolk and acquired by Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, is announced as the winner of Britain’s favourite work of art acquired for a museum with Art Fund support in 2018.

Buchmann Galerie presents an exhibition featuring new sculptures and drawings by Tony Cragg. A monumental sculpture from the new workgroup Skulls is one of the key highlights of the showcase.

From autumn 2019 Gemeentemuseum Den Haag will be known as Kunstmuseum Den Haag. The new name will make it clear that the museum is the leading venue for modern, contemporary and decorative art in The Hague.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces Vanessa German as the 2018 recipient of the Don Tyson Prize, a $200,000 biennial award for outstanding achievement in American art.

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