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Hiwa K, When We Were Exhaling Images, 2017,
 various materials, Friedrichsplatz, Kassel, Documenta 14. Photo: Mathias Völzke
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Documenta 14, Kassel: 30 recommendations from 10 artists

After launching for the first time in Athens in April, the quinquennial art exhibition Documenta 14 has just opened across 35 venues and numerous outdoor sites in its home city of Kassel, Germany. Ten a-n artist members, who visited Kassel with the support of an a-n Travel bursary, pick their top three works from the vast city-wide programme.

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Top: Vauxhall Astra, 2014. Photo print on glass. Middle: Austin Allegro, 2014. Photo print on glass. Bottom: Volkswagen Camper 2014 (Heywood), 2014-2017. Photo print on glass
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NOW SHOWING #198: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of recommended exhibitions for the week ahead, including Katsushika Hokusai prints in London, Phyllida Barlow and Michael Armitage in Margate, and Alfred Wallis and Christopher Wood’s sea paintings in Cambridge.

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Marcus Orlandi Cabinet, courtesy Nunnery Gallery, copyright the artist
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2017 Bow Open Show line-up announced

19 artists from across London-based charity Bow Arts’ 13 studio sites have been chosen for the annual exhibition which this year is curated by East End-based sculptor Alex Chinneck.

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Juan Bolivar: 'Geometry Wars', solo exhibition at John Hansard gallery, 2008. Photograph: Steve Shrimpton. Courtesy: Juan Bolivar
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A guide for new curators 

Juan Bolivar, an artist and curator, explores the history and practice of curating, and provides ten key questions for independent curators and artists to help guide you in developing your first exhibitions. Bolivar’s painting practice runs parallel to his curating practice; first initiating TRAILER (2001-05) – an artist collective utilising temporary locations to stage exhibitions – and since, going on to curate over 40 exhibitions as an independent curator.

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Edith Dekyndt, One Thousand and One Nights, 2016, carpet of dust lit by a spotlight, 300 x 200 x 2 cm
57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Viva Arte Viva. Photo: Italo Rondinella; Courtesy: Venice Biennale
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Venice 2017 review: Viva Arte Viva – the International exhibition

Curated by Christine Macel, this year’s International exhibition at the Venice Biennale is conceived as a series of nine ‘pavilions’ that span the Giardini and Arsenale sites. Pippa Koszerek finds thoughtful inquiry in an exhibition that at times can feel muddled and historically naive.

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