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Mixed martial arts: Volkan Oezdemir: “I had to be 100% dedicated to my sport”

Mixed martial arts: Volkan Oezdemir: “I had to be 100% dedicated to my sport”

Posted23 July 2022, 10:31 mixed martial arts: Volkan Oezdemir: “I had to be 100% dedicated to my sport” The 32-year-old from Friborg will meet Scotsman Paul Craig this Saturday at the O2 Arena in London. The opportunity to relaunch in the quest for the world title? The Swiss during his last outing in England, in …

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Antisemitic scandal at Documenta in Kassel: the director resigns |  Knowledge of the Arts

Antisemitic scandal at Documenta in Kassel: the director resigns | Knowledge of the Arts

Saturday July 16, Sabine Schormann, at the head of the fifteenth edition of the Documenta of Kassel, left her post. An interim director replaces her until September 30. The fifteenth edition of Documenta in Kassel (Germany) is still at the heart of the storm. Since the opening last June of the event, which counted among …

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Maurizio Cattelan case: justice confirms the artist against his former collaborator

Maurizio Cattelan case: justice confirms the artist against his former collaborator

The sculptor Daniel Druet, who claimed to be recognized as the “exclusive author” of the works he produced for the Italian artist, was dismissed. The Paris court on Friday confirmed the artist Maurizio Cattelan as the author of his works, and rejected the requests of another, Daniel Druet, who had made sculptures for him and …

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An exhibition on death and its ghosts enchants visitors and haunts religious people in Taiwan

An exhibition on death and its ghosts enchants visitors and haunts religious people in Taiwan

Chinese vampires, evil Japanese or Thai spirits… The exhibition on the Asian underworld arouses, by its success, the anger of Christians and Taoists. Jumping vampires from China, decapitated heads and detached organs that gravitate in the air… These attractions of an exhibition in Taiwan draw crowds, to the chagrin of religious groups who, outraged, call …

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The beauty of La Joconde and organic snails

The beauty of La Joconde and organic snails

A snail farmer from Drôme believes he has discovered the secret of the aesthetics of mona-lisa, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece. Its snail farming is used by the organic cosmetics industry. Artistic outrage or real intuition? Patrice Lambert is persuaded to hold “Mona Lisa’s beauty secret“, the famous Mona Lisa of Leonardo da Vinci, the Florentine …

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National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec |  This unfinished United States

National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec | This unfinished United States

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec is offering an exhibition this summer featuring 96 works from the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington. America. Between dreams and realities includes paintings, sculptures, works on paper and videos created in the XXe and XXIe centuries by 82 American artists. A pictorial and historical journey of these unfinished United …

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Paris: preview visit of the gigantic construction site of the Grand Palais |  Knowledge of the Arts

Paris: preview visit of the gigantic construction site of the Grand Palais | Knowledge of the Arts

Closed since March 2021, the Grand Palais, an emblematic monument of the capital’s heritage and culture, is continuing its transformation. Monday, June 25, the progress of this titanic project in the heart of Paris was unveiled to the press. Discover our preview visit. Eighteen months after the start of the pharaonic construction of the Grand …

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