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15th annual exhibition of the Estonian Artists´Association

The 15th annual show of the Estonian Artists’ Association, which is taking place for the fourth time as the Spring Exhibition, opened on Tuesday 2 June 2015. For the first time, a selection of the artworks exhibited is also available online via NOAR.eu.
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Kumu to exhibit works by iconic punk rock artist Raymond Pettibon

Thursday (May 28) will see the opening of the exhibition entitled "Home and Away. Raymond Pettibon: Living the American Dream. Marko Mäetamm: Feel at Home." at the Kumu art museum in Kadriorg, with both Pettibon as well as curator Alistair Hicks slated for an appearance.
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Art must happen! NOAR´s official opening

Tallinn Freedom Square, 4 professional painters, street artist, 4 walls specially set up for this event– this is the official opening of NOAR.eu, the brand new platform for Estonian contemporary art.
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Art in America: In the studio Jaanus Samma

In the last few years, Estonia's Jaanus Samma (b. 1982) has emerged as one of the most widely recognized artists of Baltic Europe, primarily for his queer themes and interventionist methods rather than any particular medium or style.

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What is art for? Alain de Botton’s animated guide – video

In this exclusive video for the Guardian, philosopher Alain de Botton gives his top five reasons why art is such a vital force for humanity. Are we wrong to like pretty pictures? Why is some art painful to look at? Can art heal your feelings of urban alienation? Relax, watch …
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