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Life In Stills: An Interview with Francisco Diaz Scotto, aka Pastel

As his stunning solo show comes to a close at Hashimoto Contemporary in SF,  Francisco Diaz Scotto (Pastel) speaks about a boldly powerful body of …

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Unchanged Landscape

Białowieża Forest, on the border of Poland and Belarus, is the largest surviving remnant of a vast area of primeval woodland that once stretched across …

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Storming of the Capitol @ Bronx Documentary Center

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Layman’s Terms, Tongue Tied: Aaron Elvis Jupin @ Moskowitz Bayse

Moskowitz Bayse is currently showing Layman’s Terms, Tongue Tied, first solo presentation in Los Angeles by Aaron Elvis Jupin. Comprising a body of inks on …

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Jonas Wood Paints “Plants and Animals”

Jonas Wood paints memories. Yes, that is simple speak, and maybe that won’t make it into the critical essay of Wood’s work when his musuem …

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Each tree has a bright character trait

Each tree has a bright character trait an original oil painting on canvas, painted with a palette knife and high-quality oil, for the interior or …

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Dealer Esther Kim Varet Has a Talent for Opening Galleries in Rising Art Hubs Before Others Do. Her Next Bet? Texas

In her decade as a gallery owner, Esther Kim Varet has demonstrated an oddly prescient knack for opening gallerIes in places where art scenes are …

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Black hat

The mysterious stranger comes out of the morning fog. Jar decorative details reveal the character character.

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NOT LETTING AUTUMN GO

I love poplars. They are my favorite trees. With their tall and straight structure, they look like royalties to me. They are strong and bold …

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Gordon Parks Foundation Names 2022 Fellows

The Gordon Parks Foundation announced textile artist Bisa Butler and photographer Andre D. Wagner as the recipients of its 2022 fellowships and named and author …

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Gordon Parks Foundation Names Bisa Butler, Andre D. Wagner, and Nicole R. Fleetwood as Fellows

The Gordon Parks Foundation—an organization that works in service of the legacy of the late, great photographer Gordon Parks—has named three new fellows for 2022: …

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Spain Investigates Banking Heir Paloma Botín Over Purchase of Looted Artifact

Paloma Botín, the daughter of Spanish Santander banking chairman Emilio Botín, and her husband Ricardo Gómez-Acebo, the Marquis of La Deleitosa, are the subject of …

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Khanyisile Mbongwa to Curate 2023 Liverpool Biennial

South African artist and independent curator Khanyisile Mbongwa has been announced as the organizer of the Twelfth Liverpool Biennial, to take place from June to …

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Turns Out the $100 Million Skull That Damien Hirst and White Cube Said They Sold in 2007 Still Belongs to Them

Damien Hirst, who in 2007 claimed to have sold a diamond-studded skull for £50 million ($100 million) to a group of anonymous investors, has officially …

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Hermès Is Suing a Digital Artist for Selling Unauthorized Birkin Bag NFTs in the Metaverse for as Much as Six Figures

French luxury brand Hermès is suing an artist for making knock-off handbags—in the metaverse, that is. The case reveals just how much of a Wild …

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Art Basel in, FIAC Out at Paris’s Grand Palais

Art Basel today revealed that it will be launching a new art fair this October at the iconic Grand Palais, located in Paris’s posh 8th …

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Park Avenue

View of Park Avenue in Manhattan from Pan Am Building. Frame is included.

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Biennale de Lyon Names Artists for ‘Fragility’-Focused 2022 Edition

The Biennale de Lyon, one of the most important biennials in France, has revealed the artist list for its 2022 edition, which is due to …

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Knit Coral Suits and Vibrant Marine Creatures Spring From Mulyana’s Whimsical Yarn-Based Ecosystems

All images © Mulyana, courtesy of Sapar Contemporary, shared with permission In Mulyana’s Fragile Ecologies, two figures cloaked in coral and algae tower over beds …

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Getting Experienced: The John Fluevog x Jimi Hendrix Collection

On the eve of a very special collaboration between Fluevog shoes and Jimi Hendrix, we sat down with John Fluevog and Janie Hendrix, Jimi’s sister, …

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Girl’s Dreams and Robots: Illustrations by Eri Cruz

Eri Cruz (EllieMapleFox aka Raw Sushi) is a Filipina artist who draws cute anime girls. We love anime girls, you love anime girls – what …

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Katarzyna Kobro, Pioneering Polish Sculptor, Is Celebrated in Google Doodle

Katarzyna Kobro, a Polish artist whose sculptures polarized critics in her home country during the mid-20th century, is the latest under-recognized artist to get a …

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Robert Indiana’s Lawyer, Accused of Overpaying Himself by Millions, Has Reached a Settlement With the Artist’s Estate

One chapter in the knotty, seemingly interminable legal saga over Robert Indiana’s estate has reached its conclusion. In April 2021, Aaron Frey, the attorney general …

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Picasso Heirs to Offer NFTs of the Artist’s Ceramic Work

The granddaughter of Picasso, Marina Picasso, and her son, Florian Picasso, will be releasing 1,010 NFTs of a hand painted ceramic work by Picasso at …

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The Melancholy of Dreams: Illustrations by Felicia Chiao

Felicia Chiao is an artist from California who sketches the life of a certain bald man. The little man is melancholic but sweet, and his …

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Google Doodle Honors Avant-Garde Artist Katarzyna Kobro, Whose Revolutionary Abstract Sculptures Were Destroyed by Nazis

Today’s Google Doodle honors Katarzyna Kobro, an avant-garde Polish sculptor and art theorist who was part of the Constructivist art movement in the early 20th century. Born in Moscow on January …

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Unicorns Are Jerks: Coloring and Activity Book by Theo Nicole

Unicorns are back and even bigger jerks than ever. The coloring book that exposed the cold, hard, sparkly truth is back, this time with more …

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The 2022 Whitney Biennial Artist List By the Numbers: An Older Crowd for a Traditionally Young Exhibition

Yesterday, the Whitney Museum released the artist list for its 2022 Whitney Biennial, curated by David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards. That biennial, titled “Quiet As …

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Photographer Captured Fascinating Photographs that She Found on Old Tombstones in Italian Cemeteries

According to a photographer Laura Signorelli: “I’m a 36-year-old Italian who is fascinated by the past and by many things that are death-related. That is …

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France Approves Return of Nazi-looted Artworks, Including Paintings by Gustav Klimt and Marc Chagall

France has finalized the restitution of 15 artworks sold under duress or looted by the Nazis, including paintings by Gustav Klimt and Marc Chagall. The …

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Cape Town–Based Curator Khanyisile Mbongwa to Organize 2023 Liverpool Biennial

The organizers of the Liverpool Biennial in the United Kingdom have chosen Khanyisile Mbongwa to curate the forthcoming 2023 edition, which will mark the 25th …

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Cielo Felix-Hernandez’s Pink-Hued Paintings Are Awash with Diasporic Nostalgia

The feminine urge to find safety in self , 2021. Cielo Felix-HernandezSargent’s Daughters Agua d Jamaica, Bendiciones del Piso q Camino, 2021. Cielo Felix-HernandezSargent’s Daughters …

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In ‘Architecture in Music,’ Striking Photos Reveal the Hidden Structures of Instruments

1780 Lockey Hill Cello. All images © Charles Brooks, shared with permission A cellist since childhood, Auckland-based photographer Charles Brooks spent twenty years performing with …

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United States Artists Fellowships Go to Olu Oguibe, Melissa Cody, American Artist, Lonnie Holley, and More

United States Artists, a Chicago-based nonprofit that focuses on direct-to-artist grants, has named the 63 artists that have won their 2022 fellowship awards, each of …

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Art Industry News: Melania Trump’s NFT Sale Came in 30 Percent Under Its Starting Bid Amid a Massive Crypto Crash + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need …

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Dense Fields of Colored String Comprise Expressive Portraits by Artist Joshua Adokuru

All images © Joshua Adokuru, shared with permission Blending sturdy metal with the soft warmth of wool, Joshua Adokuru winds vibrant fibers around precisely placed …

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Investigators Unable to Determine Cause of Glasgow School of Art Fire, Banksy Piece Is ‘Trapped,’ and More: Morning Links for January 26, 2022

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines A SHAKE-UP IN PARIS. Art Basel, which runs three of the …

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Good faith

It is a psychological fact and a moral virtue. As a matter of fact, it is the conformity of actions and words with the interior …

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The future is not a dream

A lot of things are not expected. Don’t think about anything. Just face life sincerely.

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Artist Spotlight: Tratos

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In an Audacious Coup, Art Basel Has Ousted FIAC From Its Home at the Grand Palais So It Can Mount Its Own Paris Outpost

Art Basel is moving to Paris. After a brief and bitter battle between FIAC and the Grand Palais, the historic French art fair has lost …

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The Procrastinating Artist

Is procrastination preventing you from creating a successful art career? Here’s how to fix it.     Many artists I know (including myself occasionally!) struggle with …

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Journeys to Acceptance

“For me, it’s not so much the baring of my body but the baring of my soul in the photos and drawings,” writes Brooklyn-born London-based …

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Binge Watch: Alvin Ong @ Yavuz Gallery, Singapore

It’s been over a year since we last featured the increasingly awesome works by Alving Ong, and almost two years after his last solo show with …

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Facing the Current: Yusuke Hanai @ Powerlong Museum, Shanghai

There hasn’t been many artists who have had the 12 months that Japanese artist Yusuke Hanai has had. From his memorable cover story with us, …

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Maja Ruznic “Consulting With Shadows” @ Karma, NYC

Karma is pleased to present Consulting With Shadows, a solo exhibition of paintings by Maja Ruznic. The exhibition will be held at 188 and 172 East …

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‘I Want to Replace Gauguin’s Work:’ How Chamorro Painter Gisela McDaniel Gives Survivors of Trauma a Voice With Her Empowering Portraits

On paper, Gisela McDaniel is poised to be the type of young artist who will explode on the market, with soaring auction results and impossible …

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The Descendant of Matisse and Duchamp Used to Be a Bon Vivant. Now He’s a Starmaking Art Dealer

“I have a theory about this parking spot,” Louis Shannon, the owner of New York’s Entrance gallery, said to me the other day on Ludlow …

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In Pictures: See Marcel Duchamp’s Passport, Christmas Cards, and Sketches in an Engrossing New Online Portal About His Life and Work

Three institutions have teamed up to launch a new digital platform offering unprecedented—and free—access to the world of artist Marcel Duchamp.  The Duchamp Research Portal, …

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Perfectly Preserved 2,000-Year-Old Roman Glass Bowl Unearthed in the Netherlands

A blue glass bowl estimated to be around 2,000 years old was unearthed by archaeologists excavating a site in Nijmegen, the oldest city in the …

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