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Makeup Artist Keeps Transforming Herself Into Characters And Celebrities

Meet Charlotte Roberts (previously featured), an 18-year-old who refutes the idea that makeup is meant to only subtly highlight someone’s features. For this girl, makeup …

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Jodie Foster Holding a Lamb in a Promo Shoot for “The Silence of the Lambs”

Over the years, Hollywood has seen some of the best psychological horror films but no other film has reached the heights like the 1991 movie …

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This Artist Makes Alternative Posters For Horror Films And TV Series In The Form Of Clay Sculptures

According to Lizzie Campbell, a Clay artist & Illustrator: “I’m a polymer clay artist and illustrator and for around 6 or 7 years now, I’ve …

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A $550 M. Roman Villa Decorated by Caravaggio Hits the Auction Block

Always wanted to live like a Renaissance cardinal? Who doesn’t? The palazzos, the artwork, the scheming, the alchemy. If you happen to be a billionaire …

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FLOWERS FOR DREAM – Blossom tied flowers bouquet as a still life in a flower vase

Still life. This painting shows a colorful bouquet with some leaves in a vase. The artwork was painted with quick brushstrokes and surfaces in acrylic …

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Colorful Patterns of Stained Glass Nestle Within Repurposed Sea Defense Timber

All images © Louise Durham, shared with permission Based in the coastal town of Shoreham-by-Sea, England, artist Louise Durham creates towering wooden sculptures of reclaimed …

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With a Knockout Show of Vividly Painted Religious Sculptures, New York’s Hispanic Society Comes Back to Life After a Four-Year Closure

For more than four years, the galleries at New York’s Hispanic Society of America have been closed to visitors, its historic Beaux Arts halls in …

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Art Industry News: After Shocking Japan With Her Rebellious Marriage, Will Princess Mako Find a New Home in the Art World? + 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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Dutch Court Says Crimean Artifacts Should Go to Ukraine, YSL Dress Soars at Auction, and More: Morning Links for October 27, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines A WEDNESDAY RESTITUTION ROUNDUP. The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has given back …

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“All Is One”, A Project by NYC-Based Photographer Dasha Dare

Exploring the force of creativity and union to navigate dystopian times.

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A 4,250-Year-Old Looted Vase in the V&A Collection Has Been Restituted to Turkey

A golden ewer dating to around 2500 BC has been returned to Turkey after the Anatolian object, on long-term loan to the V&A and a …

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“Daydreams” by Artist Katia Lifshin

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“Personas” by Photographer Elijah Barrett

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Old door in Georgia 2

I really like old doors and windows. There is some mystery in them. The watercolor is painted on Saunders Waterford paper. The painting will fit …

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A Curious Spirit

Art and science are often viewed in opposition. Yet creative minds have always been responsible for technical innovations the world over: from Leonardo da Vinci’s …

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Memories in Paper

Don’t be fooled. The work of Thomas Demand (b. 1964) may, at first glance, appear to show empty mundane-seeming interiors. In fact, these are highly …

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Gillian Laub “Family Matters” @ International Center of Photography

For the last two decades, American artist Gillian Laub has used the camera to investigate how society’s most complex questions are often writ large in …

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“The Velvet Underground” Documentary and a Pivotal Moment in NYC Art’s History

Regardless if you care for the music or not, The Velvet Underground were a pivotal American band, connecting the certain dots between rock n’ roll …

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Baton Rouge Gallery Announces Call to Artists for Surreal Salon 14

Baton Rouge Gallery – center for contemporary art (“BRG”) is proud to announce it is now accepting submissions for Surreal Salon 14, the juried exhibition …

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Earth Hymns: A Conversation with Martyn Cross

There is a great deal of intimacy, mystery, curiosity, and intensity in the delicately crafted works by Martyn Cross, whose first solo exhibition outside of …

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What New Source of Funding Will Shake Up the Art Industry in the 2020s? We Asked 9 Experts to Choose

One hundred years ago, the Western art market was fueled by the newly rich families of robber barons who had made their fortunes in steel, …

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Any resemblance with Milan Kundera’s novel is purely coincidental 🙂

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At the Shed, Instagram-Ready Art Collective Drift Serves Up a Spectacle Made of Floating Pillars and Lightweight Ideas

I’m a bit split about “Fragile Future,” the slick collection of installations by Amsterdam-based experience-art duo Drift (a.k.a. Lonneke Gordijn, Ralph Nauta, and their “multidisciplinary …

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Veteran Dealer Tyler Rollins Is Leaving the Commercial Art World to Run a Foundation for Spirituality and the Arts

After more than a decade as an art dealer and gallery owner specializing in contemporary Southeast Asian art, Tyler Rollins is leaving the commercial art …

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London’s Victoria and Albert Museum Returns Artifact to Turkey

On Tuesday, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum returned an ancient Anatolian gold ewer to Turkey. Dating back to more than 4,000 years ago, the golden …

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David Grundy on A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle

JOHN COLTRANE IS OFTEN HELD UP as a sui generis figure, A Love Supreme his magnum opus. Yet overemphasizing the Coltrane’s individual aura obscures the true …

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In Storage or ‘In Situ’? 75-Year-Old Artist Guillaume Bijl Works From Home Surrounded by His Weird and Wonderful Large-Scale Sculptures

On Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Belgian artist Guillaume Bijl has created a fortune teller’s den, decked out with glowing neon signs and embroidered floor pillows …

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Shattered Porcelain Fragments Are Elegantly Bonded in Kintsugi Sculptures by Yeesookyung

“Translated Vase” (2018), ceramic shards, epoxy, and 24K gold leaf, 102 × 77 × 77 centimeters. All images by Yang Ian, courtesy of Massimo De …

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Ancient Egyptians Were Embalming Their Dead Dignitaries a Millennium Earlier Than Previously Known, Experts Find

New evidence reveals that ancient Egyptians were using advanced mummification techniques a full 1,000 years earlier than previously believed, which could dramatically alter our knowledge …

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Frank Bowling Wins 2022 Wolfgang Hahn Prize

Guyanese-born, London-based artist Frank Bowling has been announced as the winner of the 2022 Wolfgang Hahn prize. He will receive the award at a ceremony …

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“Our Task Was Only To Entertain” by Artist Sophia Lapres

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See Sculptures by Kehinde Wiley, Alison Saar, and More Commissioned for Destination Crenshaw, L.A.’s $100 Million Black Arts Initiative

The City of Los Angeles’s Cultural Affairs Commission has approved plans for the initial stage of Destination Crenshaw, the $100 million public art and environmental revitalization project that …

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Frank Bowling Wins Museum Ludwig’s Wolfgang Hahn Prize

Frank Bowling is the 2022 winner of the Wolfgang Hahn Prize, which is administered annually by the Museum Ludwig in Cologne. In recognition of the …

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‘Abstract Landscape III’

‘Abstract Landscape III’ 60×40 cm 23.6×15.7” Oil on canvas Ready to hang • Additional borders of the canvas are painted so it can be hung …

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‘Sea shore’

In this painting, I have depicted the moment before the storm. The clouds are gathering over the sea. The sea begins to worry and very …

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‘Most Rock Guys Do Art When They Don’t Tour’: Alice Cooper on Collecting Warhol, Collaborating With Dalí, and His Own Budding Painting Practice

Rumor has it that Andy Warhol first got the idea to depict electric chairs as part of his iconic “Death and Disaster” series after seeing …

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‘Ocean wave’

In this painting, an ocean wave moves towards the viewer, sea foam playfully spreads along the shore. Someone will feel fear, someone will feel the …

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Stunning Shots from the 2021 Close-Up Photographer of the Year Competition Unveil Nature’s Minuscule Details

Johan De Ridder’s “Triplets in Green.” All images courtesy of CUPOTY, shared with permission Salamander silhouettes, an ant clutching a snack, and the diverse findings …

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Dodie Bellamy on Judy Chicago’s Forever de Young

GIDDY FROM SIPPING FLUTES of the de Young Museum’s prosecco, my friend Karen and I quickly realized that from the VIP section, the view of …

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Market Brief: Do Ho Suh’s Finely Crafted Sculptures Are Resurgent at Auction and Selling Out at Fairs

Hub-2, Breakfast Corner, 260-7, Sungbook-Dong, Sungboo-Ku, Seoul, Korea, 2018. Do Ho SuhLehmann Maupin The latest Do Ho Suh’s ghostly, meticulously crafted recreations of architectural details …

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What Does the Basketball World Want With Warhol’s Pee? Did Art Just Die at Giza’s Pyramids? + Other Questions I Have About the Week’s Art News

Curiosities is a column where I comment on the art news of the week, sometimes about stories that were too small or strange to make …

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Editors’ Picks: 12 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From a History of Christo in New York to a Spooky Mausoleum Tour

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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Is there a soul in the world?

The paradise of religion is so beautiful. Are the people of Elysium earthling or aliens? Earthlings, where on earth do they live? The earth’s crust? …

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Print Studios Across Europe Will Welcome 30 Refugee Artists for a New Residency Program That Aims to Help Them Share Their Stories

Five printmaking studios across Europe have joined hands to launch a new initiative offering residencies to 30 artists who are refugees or migrants to create …

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Hundreds of Ceramic Marine Creatures Radiate in Gradients to Show the Effects of Coral Bleaching

Detail of “Revolve” (2021), glazed stoneware and porcelain, 168 x 335 x 35 centimeters. All images © Courtney Mattison, shared with permission Two new site-specific …

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Art Industry News: Anderson Cooper Sold His Mom’s Art on Instagram for Years (Even From Baghdad) Under a Fake Name + 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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Artist Hides Clever And Funny Signs Around His City For People To Find

Streets can get quite boring, I mean, we see them every day. The same sidewalks, the same crosswalks, and signs. However, there are certain ways …

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This Artist Shows What Everything Would Look Like If It Had A Cat’s Face

Are you a huge cat lover and would want to be surrounded by them at all times? Well, you’re not the only one! Galina Bugaevskaya …

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Stunning Vintage Black-and-White Photos of Edwin Smith

Kentish Town station, London Edwin Smith (born Edwin George Herbert Smith) was an English photographer best known for his distinctive vignettes of English gardens, landscapes, …

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‘Vote Leave’ Campaigners Have Shortlisted Venues in Two U.K. Cities as Potential Sites for a Brexit Museum

Campaigners who voted for the U.K. to leave the European Union are inching forward on plans to create a Museum of Brexit. Organizers have narrowed down …

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