The well-known Argentinian conceptual artist Marta Minujin has created a 7-story high Tower of Babel at Plaza San Martin in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She used 30,000 books donated by readers, libraries, and more than 50 embassies around the world. Minujin‘s creation celebrates the naming of Buenos Aires as the World Book Capital 2011 by UNESCO.
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This upcoming weekend there will be three major art fairs in San Francisco simultaneously run from the waterfront to the Tenderloin to SoMa. Before last year’s re-instatement of the San Francisco Fine Arts Fair (SFFAF), San Francisco had gone five years without an art fair.
1. San Francisco Fine . . . → Read More: Can San Francisco support three major art fairs all in one weekend (May 19 to May 22) ?
The San Francisco Fine Art Fair (SFFAF) will take place this week Thursday May 19 – Sunday May 22, 2011 at the Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center in San Francisco.
This is San Francisco’s largest annual event showcasing post-war and contemporary art. There will be 60+ galleries from around the world presenting 5,000 works of . . . → Read More: Event: San Francisco Fine Art Fair (SFFAF) at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, May 19 – May 22, 2011