October 8, 2020

D’ette Nogle

For her Berlin debut, American artist D’ette Nogle takes Sigmar Polke’s 1963 painting Schrank (Wardrobe) as inspiration and title, developing his one line and two keyholes into a three-room presentation

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Azu Nwagbogu Curates “The Medium is the Message” @ Unit London

Unit London has just opened a fantastic group show, The Medium is the Message, featuring a wonderful mix of emerging artists “exploring artistic mediums and the role pigment plays in the expression of identity.” Many of the artist you may recognize from our IG over the past year, but for us, its fantastic to see how curateor

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Benny Andrews: Portraits, A Real Person Before the Eyes @ Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, NYC

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is pleased to present its third solo exhibition for Benny Andrews (American, 1930–2006), showcasing portraits—a vital and constant genre throughout the artist’s oeuvre. Benny Andrews: Portraits, A Real Person Before the Eyes will feature 35 portraits, represented by paintings and works on paper created between 1957 and 1998. The exhibition will be accompanied by a

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Vivobarefoot to Sell Shoes Hand-Painted with Basquiat’s Most Iconic Designs

The iconic designs of Jean-Michel Basquiat have found a new canvas. On Wednesday, the footwear brand Vivobarefoot unveiled a new collection featuring recognizable motifs from three of the artist’s best known works. According to the release, each pair is hand-painted and stitched in Ethiopia, using leather ethically-sourced from local farmers. A portion of contributions will

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Latin American Art

‘We as Artists Need to Intervene’: Watch Rafael Lozano-Hemmer Build an Interactive Art Installation That Straddles the US-Mexico Border

If you happened to be in El Paso, Texas or Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua back in 2019 and looked up at the night sky, you may have seen what looked like search lights beaming over the landscape as voices echoed across the US-Mexico border. Those lights were part of a large-scale outdoor installation by Mexican-born artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer,

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Art News

P&G Continues to Make Music with Cincinnati Music Festival and ArtsWave

They say, “The show must go on!” And thanks to some intrepid partnerships in Cincinnati, the show did just that. Thursday, October 8, 2020 Category:  Americans for the Arts News pARTnership News From July 23-25, Cincinnati Music Festival held a Virtual Weekend to bring people together through music. With the support of presenting sponsor P&G,

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A record-setting Matthew Wong painting led Christie’s contemporary day sale.

Matthew Wong’s Shangri-La, 2017. Courtesy Christie’s. Matthew Wong’s 2017 painting Shangri-La sold for $4.4 million at Christie’s October 7th post-war and contemporary day sale, shattering its high estimate of $700,000 and setting a new auction record for the late artist. This is the ninth work by Wong to appear at auction since his death in

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Veteran Guggenheim Curator Nancy Spector Has Been Cleared of Racial Bias Allegations—But She’s Leaving the Museum Anyway

The Guggenheim Museum announced today that its longtime chief curator, Nancy Spector, is departing the museum after 34 years, and that an independent investigation has found that she did not mistreat a guest curator, Chaedria LaBouvier, based on her race. The announcement provided little clarity into the months-long dispute, which began in June, when LaBouvier lodged complaints, including

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