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Tandoor II

A small sketch in the village in the picture – an Uzbek tandoor – an oven for baking Uzbek bread, it surprises me that over …

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TREE IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE

This picture appeared in the summer plein air in my neighbor’s house at noon trees in front of the house green trees and a red …

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Hamlet Lavastida Freed after Three Months’ Imprisonment in Cuba

Artist Hamlet Lavastida, a member of Cuban artist-activist group 27N who was arrested in June as he returned to Cuba from a residency at at …

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Is Jeff Koons as Passionate About Uniqlo as He Sounds? Why Is This Unicorn Named After Picasso? + Other Questions I Have About the Week’s Art News

Curiosities is a column where I preserve for posterity the “you can’t make this up” parts of the art news. Below, here are some questions …

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Editors’ Picks: 11 Events for Your Art Calendar, From a Show About Texas on Governors Island to a Truly Bonkers Dog Dinner

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our …

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A Danish Museum Lent an Artist $84,000 to Reproduce an Old Work About Labor. Instead, He Pocketed It and Called It Conceptual Art

A Danish artist was given tens of thousands of dollars by a museum to reproduce an old sculpture. Instead, he pocketed the money and called …

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AI Analysis Says National Gallery’s ‘Samson and Delilah’ Painting Isn’t a Rubens

A painting attributed to Peter Paul Rubens, Samson and Delilah (1609–10), that hangs in London’s National Gallery has long been under suspicion as to whether it is …

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Evoking Dutch Genre Paintings, Intimate Scenes Peer into the Lives of Mushroom Characters

“The Nap” (2021), oil on cradled wood panel, 16 x 20 inches. All images © Bella Ormseth, shared with permission In her ongoing series Human …

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ARTnews in Brief: Miles McEnery Gallery Now Represents Enrique Martínez Celaya—and More from September 27, 2021

Monday, September 27 Miles McEnery Gallery Now Represents Enrique Martínez Celaya Miles McEnery Gallery in New York now represents Los Angeles–based artist Enrique Martínez Celaya, who will …

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Mexico Recovers 16th-Century Manuscripts Looted from National Archives 

Several 16th-century manuscripts believed to have been taken from the National Archives in Mexico City have been recovered via a joint operation by the Mexican …

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Dutch Art Thief Gets Eight Years For Stealing Van Gogh, Hals Paintings

A Dutch art thief has been found guilty and sentenced in connection with the night thefts last year of two paintings, by Vincent van Gogh …

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Vintage Cars, Palms & Backyard Pools in Californian Inspired Paintings by Danny Heller

Danny Heller is a Californian native artist, inspired by older things like homes, publics buildings, furnitures or cars that tend to have a story. “I …

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Nastia Zhegal

There seems to be a tendency among contemporary Eastern European artists toward a specific Surrealist operation that, in his time, Georges Bataille termed “base materialism”: …

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Sun and moon

Sun and moon Fabric, Japanese beads, Czech beads, Austrian crystal pearls, Italian sequins. Sculpture on a Japanese pin, can be attached to another fabric or …

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Spectacular Winning Images of The Bird Photographer of the Year 2021

With over 22,000 images entered into the competition this year, Bird Photographer of the Year is pleased to present our winners. Celebrating bird life from …

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The National Gallery’s Prized Peter Paul Rubens Painting Is Actually a Fake, New Artificial Intelligence Testing Has Found

A series of tests using artificial intelligence have found that the Peter Paul Rubens masterpiece Samson and Delilah (ca. 1609/10) at the National Gallery in London is most …

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Amazing Photos of the Third Generation of the Ford Thunderbird, 1961-1963

The third generation of the Ford Thunderbird is a personal luxury car produced by Ford for the 1961 to 1963 model years. It featured new …

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What Sold at Art Basel in Basel 2021

Unomalanga, 2021. Nicholas HloboGoodman Gallery “We didn’t know what to expect.” “It’s great to be seeing art in person again.” These two phrases seemed to …

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The Art of Japanese Portrait Photography by Kishin Shinoyama

Japanese photographer Kishin Shinoyama has dedicated his practice to exploring intimacy and the human body, as well as documenting his home place of Tokyo. His …

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A Serial Art Thief Has Been Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Stealing a Van Gogh and Frans Hals Worth a Combined $20 Million

A Dutch man has been found guilty of stealing pricey paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Frans Hals on separate occasions last year.  Referring to …

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«The Star of the Pink Planet» violet gold black wall abstract fluid art

This work is from the ‘Fantastic Luxury of Being’ Art Collection! I created a pink planet with pink seas and a bright golden star! These …

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Artist Hamlet Lavastida Released After Three Months of Imprisonment in Cuba

Artist Hamlet Lavastida, whose imprisonment in Cuba became a flashpoint for a burgeoning political movement seeking artistic freedom in the country, was released after three …

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Meet Alora Young, Youth Poet Laureate and National Arts & Humanities Month Ambassador

Monday, September 27, 2021 Category:  Americans for the Arts News Americans for the Arts is thrilled to collaborate with Alora Young, the 2021 Youth Poet …

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Lili

In this series of works I fantasize about alien beauties, inspired by the magnificent work of Kurt Vanegut “The Sirens of Titan”. In my art, …

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Market Brief: What’s Fueling Nigerian Artist Dennis Osadebe’s Global Demand

Hope, 2019. Dennis OsadebeAvenue des Arts The latest Collector demand for Dennis Osadebe’s radiant works depicting stylized scenes of contemporary Nigerian life surged on Artsy …

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How the Fondation Louis Vuitton and an Army of Conservators Persuaded Russia to Green Light a Landmark Exhibition of Modern Art

Russian brothers Mikhail and Ivan Morozov amassed one of the world’s strongest collections of Impressionist and Modern Art. But their world-leading collection was nationalized in …

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Juraj Gavula

In the late 1950s, Juraj Gavula left his native Ruthenian village of Čabiny in what is now northeastern Slovakia to become an artist in Bratislava. …

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“Prizing Eccentric Talents”

From the street, I’m not sure I’m at the right address. A large frosted window is framed in two-tone blue, with Greek signage that reads …

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Colorful Raw Wool Is Twisted into Expressive Busts by Salman Khoshroo

All images © Salman Khoshroo, shared with permission Complementing his series of raw wool portraits, Iranian artist Salman Khoshroo shapes chunks of dyed fibers into …

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Art Industry News: The British Museum Is Minting NFTs of Its Art—Because of a Cold LinkedIn Message From a Start-Up + 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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The Day I met You

The artist leaves the interpretation of this artwork entirely to the imagination of the observer.

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AI Tech Casts Doubt on Rubens Painting, ‘Whitest White’ Paint Invented, and More: Morning Links for September 27, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE GENUINE ARTICLE? On Friday, the Vatican Museums opened a tantalizing show with a …

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Artist Spotlight: Jiayue Li

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Emily Carr University Spotlight: Zara Huntley

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“Annihilation of Humanity”: The Superb Metal Bands Logo Design by Irina Voland

Do you like heavy metal as much as I do? If your answer is yes, then you’ll be impressed with these beautiful logos created by …

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Ashley / beaitiful woman witj vitiligo / modern nude painting / body positive art

In my art, I explore the human body, I believe that every body is beautiful, regardless of weight, age, skin color. I work every day …

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Stories Untold

Smoke billows from car bonnets. Figures stand in rivers and lakes. Headlights pierce through tree trunks. Prague-based Martin Stranka’s (b. 1984) images appear like stills …

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Time to Slow Down

We live in a fast-paced world. Everything from food and clothing to news and entertainment is produced, packaged and marketed for our convenience. But how …

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Shaina McCoy: It’s a Family Affair

My conversation with Shaina McCoy happened about a week after Father’s Day. I had spent that previous Sunday morning going through old pictures, aiming to …

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Jean Jullien’s “Paper People” Come to Life @ Parco Museum, Tokyo

Jean Jullien has been able to balance two aesthetics in his work for years. There are the observational, humorous and cartoon-like works that made him …

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If you feel more than butterflies in your stomach: New Works by Thomas Lerooy

Back in December 2019 we visited Thomas Lerooy’s studio in Brussels and were fascinated by the new body of oil paintings he was experimenting with at the …

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Mirror Window Door: New paintings by Kara Joslyn @ M+B, Los Angeles

M+B is pleased to announce Mirror Window Door, an exhibition of new paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Kara Joslyn. This is Joslyn’s second solo exhibition with the gallery, and will run …

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Legendary Cinematographer Roger Deakins on Getting Rejected from Film School and Releasing His First Book of Photographs at 72

Shortly before Roger Deakins sat down for this interview about his new book of photographs, Byways, the cinematographer received an email from director Denis Villeneuve, with …

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In Pictures: See the Highly Ambitious, Two-City Jasper Johns Retrospective at the Whitney and the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Between its two parts at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, “Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror” has a …

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Abundant woman

A beautiful painting on the background of a woman decorates our holidays. This painting appeared in the fall, the woman looks beautiful and brooding, patterns …

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Kim Tschang-Yeul: The Stillness of Water, 2021. Video by Hyunjung Rhee.

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Modern Logos in Chromatic Style by Martin Naumann

Designer Martin Naumann imagined what the logos of world-famous brands would look like in a futuristic-neon style. Martin Naumann is a multidisciplinary artist, and graphic …

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Artsy Insider: Two Artists Seeing Major Sales at Art Basel in Basel

By order of appearance: Lynda Benglis, SERPENS, 1982. Courtesy of Cheim & Read; Kerry James Marshall, Untitled (Exquisite Corpse), 2021. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery; …

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Fulfillment

Fulfillment (composition №38) The golden light of confidence illuminates the path to the intended goal, it indicates the direction and does not allow one to …

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Rose Apples

Quotation: “Rose apples have several health benefits which may include controlling diabetes, improving digestion, reducing toxicity, promoting heart health, and boosting immunity. Despite the name, …

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