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HAIRandNAILS Is the Minneapolis Gallery for Artists, by Artists

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From their roots in DIY art spaces, Ryan Fontaine and Kristin Van Loon, the duo behind HAIRandNAILS, champion an artist-first ethos in their gallery. Together, they melded their backgrounds—Fontaine’s in punk rock and experimental music, and Van Loon’s in choreography and performance—into an inclusive gallery experience. In a growing Minneapolis art scene, HAIRandNAILS has developed into a vital addition to its community.

Fontaine and Van Loon first crossed paths in 2013, when Fontaine attended Van Loon’s performance at the Walker Art Center. At that time, Fontaine was hosting pop-up galleries across the city, such as The Temporary Autonomous Museum of Contemporary Art in 2014. This predated his later venture, Oval Hedley, a semi-permanent gallery in Portland, Oregon, which he ran with his brother.

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Keswick gallery selected to host prestigious Secret Art Show

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Source: The Keswick Reminder

Keswick has been chosen as the venue for the first event to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Lakes Artists Society.

Northern Lights has sponsored a prize at the society’s annual summer exhibition for several years and it will host its first secret art show at its gallery in St John’s Street.

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Light show marks National Gallery’s 200th year

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The National Gallery has celebrated its bicentenary with a light show projected on the front of its central London home.

The display formed part of celebrations commemorating 200 years since the institution first opened. 

Throughout the year, the gallery will be holding events celebrating its past and looking forward to its future, including art installations across the UK, collaborations with social media creators and a free festival of art in Trafalgar Square in the summer for children and families.

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UK National Gallery celebrates bicentennial anniversary

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Source: The Xinhuanet

The commemorative activities will be held throughout a full year, from this May to May 2025.

LONDON, May 12 (Xinhua) — The London-based National Gallery of the United Kingdom (UK) kicked off a series of events to commemorate its 200th anniversary on Friday.

The commemorative activities will be held throughout a full year, from this May to May 2025, including an Art Road Trip across the country, a dedicated exhibition featuring 200 representative paintings, and online events and exhibitions.

Read More: https://english.news.cn/20240513/2896e7da175b4e41b117db1dd83c0afe/c.html

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