News: April 2013

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    ‘The Lady and the Unicorn’ enchants Japan

    ‘The Lady and the Unicorn’, one of the most splendid European artworks of the Middle Ages, has left Paris for Japan until October 2013 – the first time the tapestry cycle has been out of Paris since 1973.

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    Quai Branly launches Philippines art

    Paris’s Quai Branly museum has a good track record of bringing the art of little-known cultures to the attention of worldwide audiences. The Philippines can hardly been described as ‘little-known’, of course, but – unbelievably, until now – its art and culture have not been the subject of any specialist exhibitions.

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    Paris museum welcomes the Mysterious Cities of Gold

    With museums around the world competing to find ever more imaginative ways to get new and younger audiences to visit their exhibitions, the Guimet in Paris has come up with treasure: its latest show celebtrates the ’80s Japanese-French animated series The Mysterious Cities of Gold, along with its recent sequel series.

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    Canal Mills in Leeds gets mural makeover

    Canal Mills in Leeds, imposing in its former grandeur as a textile mill and now a music and performance venue, has received a mural makeover by Yorkshire-based graffiti artist Phlegm.


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