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Sam Gilliam (1933–2022)

Sam Gilliam, who profoundly reshaped the idea of painting by liberating the canvas from the frame and painting in three dimensions, died of kidney disease …

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Heirs of Proust’s Cousin Sue Christie’s to Recover Looted Dutch Painting

The heirs of a French banker have filed a lawsuit to recover an 18th-century Dutch painting that had been consigned for sale at Christie’s and …

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Innovative Abstract Artist Sam Gilliam Dies at 88

Artist Sam Gilliam passed away on Saturday, June 25 at age 88. Throughout his seven-decade career, Gilliam reinvented and continuously reshaped abstract painting and sculpture. …

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8 Convicted After Stealing Banksy Artwork in France

Eight men were convicted for stealing a Banksy piece in a French court last week, the National reported. The piece was a painted figure on …

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A 546-Piece Puzzle Slots into a Hulking Simian with Moveable Limbs

All images © Mat Random A follow-up to his wooden geometric figures, Mat Random designed a similarly stocky simian with a DIY twist. The architect …

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One of the Oldest Known Mosques in the World Was Recently Discovered in Israel

A team of Israeli archaeologists recently discovered an ancient mosque in the Bedouin settlement of Rahat, in the Negev desert, The Times of Israel reported …

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Cuban Dissident Artists Sentenced to Prison, Drawing International Condemnation

Artists Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and Maykel Castillo Pérez received sentences of five and nine years in prison, respectively, following trials in Cuba. Their imprisonment …

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Meet Five Artists Who Are Recharging the Arts

Last December, CaFÉ opened Recharge the Arts, a call for entry which was originally intended to feature artwork throughout our website and our Instagram page. …

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Sam Gilliam, Groundbreaking Artist Who Brought Abstraction Into the Third Dimension, Dies at 88

Sam Gilliam, an influential painter whose canvases proposed new possibilities for abstraction, inspiring legions of artists, has died on June 25 at 88. David Kordansky …

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Artist Friend Spent Over 500 Hours On These Paintings Capturing The Suffering Of The Ukrainian People

Millions of people have been displaced by the war in Ukraine, causing unprecedented suffering and death. Over three million Ukrainians have fled to neighboring countries …

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This Artist Creates Superb Surreal Photomanipulations

According to Modifeye: “I like to tell a story through imagery. If I can get you to stop and think about one of my images …

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Spectacular Shortlist Entries of the 2022 Earth Photo Competition

A picture is worth a thousand words. Now more than ever, photography has the power to celebrate the natural world and create conversations about our …

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For the Birds: 33 Artists and Designers Reimagine Avian Architecture at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Olalekan Jeyifous’s “Birdega,” wool and metal, 16 x 16 x 16 inches. All images by Liz Ligon, © Brooklyn Botanic Garden, shared with permission A …

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Hyper Realistic Wax Figure of Anna Kournikova by Oleg Kulik

The Russian artist Oleg Kulik is a guy who knows how to create an “event” — he slaughtered a pig in the Regina Gallery in …

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Synthetic Nature

In 1992, a strange pine tree appeared in Denver, Colorado. Its goal: to remain as invisible as possible. A product of Larson Co., a company …

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Out Now: The AZ Awards 2022 Edition of Azure

Every year, we are beyond thrilled with the number of remarkable submissions to the AZ Awards competition. They come in from around the world; some …

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Radiant Installations and Projections Illuminate Sydney’s Architecture for an Annual Light Festival

All images © Vivid Sydney, shared with permission Following a two-year hiatus, Vivid Sydney (previously) returned this May with a spectacular display of light and …

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A Fluid, Undulating Surface Unifies Disparate Uses at Site Verrier

When the 250-year-old glass-making factory at the heart of Meisenthal, a village in Northeastern France, closed its doors in 1969, it didn’t stay empty for …

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Cultivating a New Housing Typology in Toronto Backyards

By this fall, green-thumbed Torontonians might be planting their backyard tulip bulbs next to new foundations. Surging populations and concerns about housing affordability are prompting …

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FBI Removes Debated Basquiats From Orlando Museum, Computer Art Pioneer Ken Knowlton Dies at 91, and More: Morning Links for June 27, 2022

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines UNEXPECTED GUESTS. On Friday, FBI agents visited the Orlando Museum of Art in Florida and confiscated …

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Artist Spotlight: Jarid del Deo

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“Like a River” by Photographer Daniel Jack Lyons

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Jenny Holzer: Righteous Rage

Here’s the shaggy dog, like a resort comedian of yore who must begin with a “funny thing happened on the way…” story: before I interview …

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Oli Epp Asks “Don’t You Want Somebody to Love?”

Oli Epp is all of the good things in a painting. There is a little weirdness, a little how did he do this, a little …

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Tony Toscani “Tarantula” @ Stems Gallery, Brussels

Though Tony Toscani is a Brooklyn-based painter the kind of isolation and dissociative malaise his paintings depict will be familiar to all. Toscani is a …

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Chris Regner “Atomized Antihero” @ Kravets Wehby Gallery, NYC

Kravets Wehby Gallery is pleased to announce Chris Regner’s Atomized Antihero in collaboration with A Hug From The Art World. On the occasion of Regner’s …

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100 Times People Didn’t Even Realize How Bad Their Tattoos Were

There are plenty of reasons why people might end up with a bad tattoo. Maybe they lack taste, maybe they went to the wrong studio, …

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Artists Reimagined Cats As The Zodiac Signs

Have you ever imagined cats as astrology signs? No? Well, in case you havn’t, the two talented sisters called “The Pulp Girls” did that for …

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Stunning Portraits of Black Women From the Victorian Era

During the Victorian era in England and the United States, aristocratic white women often had a very specific role to play: that of a wife …

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War and Peas: Brilliant and Funny Comics for Dirty Lovers

War And Peas is a hilarious cartoon series made by a two-headed squad of Jonathan Kunz and Elizabeth Pich. From the creators of the hugely …

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Super Antics: The Badass Comics by Kerry Callen

Kerry Callen is a talented illustrator and book author who loves depicting the humorous adventures of the golden age Superman, his friends, and all the …

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Fun with Shapes and Forms: Organic 3D Artworks by Roman Bratschi

Inspired by natural shapes, forms and patterns, Roman Bratschi is an experienced 3D illustrator and animation director, who kick-started his career as a graphic designer. …

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Last War Relicts: Otherwordly Concept Art by Michał Klimczak

Out of this world artworks by Michał Klimczak, a graphic designer and concept artist based in Krakow, Poland. More: Instagram, Behance Source

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Basically Alone We Are All: The Superb Embroidered Artworks by Cléa Lala

French artist Cléa Lala creates provocative mixed-media artworks combining embroidery and illustration. “I graduated in graphic design and applied arts from the public art schools …

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Two Dissident Cuban Artists Have Been Slapped With Lengthy Prison Sentences for Speaking Out Against the State

Artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and Rapper Maykel Castillo will serve five and nine years in prison, respectively. The post Two Dissident Cuban Artists Have …

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Documenta 15 Curators, Director, Apologize for Inclusion of Work Deemed Anti-Semitic

Indonesian curatorial collective ruangrupa, who organized the recently opened Documenta 15, and Sabine Schormann, the quinquennial’s director, separately issued statements apologizing for the inclusion

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CryptoPunks Spiked 957% The Day Before Noah Davis Announcment — And Insider Trading Rumors Followed

The day before NFT.NYC kicked off this week, the Web3 world saw a seismic shift — NFT guru Noah Davis announced that he was leaving …

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From Monuments Honoring the Windrush Generation to Thieves Sentenced for Stealing Banksy’s Art: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Catch up on this week’s news, fast. The post From Monuments Honoring the Windrush Generation to Thieves Sentenced for Stealing Banksy’s Art: The Best and …

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Indigenous Tribes to Jointly Manage Bears Ears National Monument

Representatives from five Native American tribes and US government officials on June 22 signed a historic agreement placing Bears Ears National Monument in the joint …

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James Perkins Buries Silk Canvases at the Beach to Make Vivid Abstractions

James Perkins in Fire Island, New York. Photo by Bryson Malone. Courtesy of the artist and Hannah Traore Gallery. James Perkins makes the ocean, weather, …

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An Anti-Money Laundering Bill That Could Have Profound Effects on the Art Market Just Took a Big Step Forward

The Enablers Act would require art and antique dealers to investigate potential clients and report financial wrongdoing. The post An Anti-Money Laundering Bill That Could …

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In a Reversal, the San Francisco School Board Has Opted Not to Remove a Controversial George Washington Mural From a High School

The historic frescoes depicting Washington’s life are safe—for now. The post In a Reversal, the San Francisco School Board Has Opted Not to Remove a …

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Chinese Artist Uses Illustrations To Inspire People To Love And Care For Themselves

According to Cheng Chi Sing aka Soolooka: “Hi~ I’m Cheng Chi Sing, Jessey, who is behind Soolooka, from Hong Kong. Thank you so much for …

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Bill Fontana Recorded the Vibrations of Church Bells Inside Fire-Damaged Notre Dame. Now, He’s Taking His Sound Installation on Tour

The installation captures the “spirit” of Notre Dame, the artist said. The post Bill Fontana Recorded the Vibrations of Church Bells Inside Fire-Damaged Notre Dame. …

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Photographer Takes Portraits To Express People’s Emotionality

According to Katarzyna Załużna: “In my life, I am confronted with various situations, events that trigger pleasant emotions, a sense of harmony, but there are …

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World’s Largest Private Ancient Arms Collection Was On Display For Attendees To Swing (And Purchase As NFTs)

If you wanted the chance to wield a medieval sword in person, you might have missed your shot; however, there’s still an opportunity to experience …

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Tiny Wasteland: Scenes from A Tiny World Where Everything Could Happen

According to Péter Csákvári: “I’ve spent 5 years creating this project called “Tiny Wasteland.” The series features miniature figures placed next to everyday objects in …

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Artist Creates Whimsical Fantasy Sculptures With Polymer Clay

According to Michelle Petersen: “I sculpt whimsical fantasy sculptures, figurines, and, depending on the season, holiday ornaments with polymer clay and acrylic paint. All of …

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Wonderful Photos of London’s Tube Riders From the 1960s to 1980s

For more than four decades, photographer Bob Mazzer has been taking pictures on the London Underground. h/t: vintag.es “There’s definitely a link between being born …

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Artist Sheree Hovsepian Shares a Peek of the Direction Her Work Is Taking Post-Venice. Hint: It Involves a Lot More String

The New York-based artist has a presentation at the Venice Biennale and a solo show opening at Rachel Uffner gallery this September. The post Artist …

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