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A new exhibition has opened at the Saatchi gallery with the hope of offering an alternate vision: the Middle East as a source of lively, stimulating contemporary art — informed by conflict, certainly, but not consumed by it. The following images are taken from the exhibition. You can visit the website for an in-depth review of all the artwork on display.

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The Armory Show – The International Fair of New Art, has been the world’s leading art fair devoted exclusively to contemporary art since its introduction in 1999. The fair is the successor to the highly acclaimed Gramercy International Art Fairs that attracted thousands to their New York, Los Angeles and Miami shows between 1994 and 1998.

http://www.thearmoryshow.com/cgi-local/content.cgi?pg=1&p=8

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Shakespeare made up over 3,000 words. Einstein’s theories started out as ideas. Freud thought our dreams were of vital importance. But when it comes to a total disregard for facts, nobody quite tops Joseph Beuys, the very special 20th-century German artist. For instance, much of Beuys’s artistic output is based on one extremely tall story. When he was rumbled in the 1980s, having propagated his myth for over 30 years, nobody really minded – it simply became part of his oeuvre as an artist.

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