Weekend Art Digest: Vol. 13

Hand-picked content from the world of art for your weekend reading and viewing.

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A young woman in northeastern Italy stumbles upon her grandfather’s treasure trove of over 8000 stunning photographs taken throughout his life, “perfectly preserved in all their hyper-saturated Kodachrome glory.” So what happens next? Taylor Dafoe in artnet news takes us through the whole journey: from the discovery to the upcoming book launch.


The 2020 Yokohama Triennale is now open. Curated by New Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective, this edition is organised around the central theme of ‘afterglow’. Edward M Gomez in Hyperallergic takes us on a tour. 


Ai Weiwei is out with History of Bombs, his latest artwork. His chosen canvas? The floor of the Imperial War Museum, London. Jonathan Jones in The Guardian offers us a closer look. 


Ever wondered where the Stonehenge got its stones from? artnet news reports how scientists finally solved this age-old mystery, thanks to a 90-year old retiree. 


In STIR, art historian Yashodhara Dalmia explains the significance of the time period of 50s to 80s in Tyeb Mehta’s oeuvre, and the origin of his defining motifs - bull and falling figure


Image via Wikimedia Commons

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