October 21, 2020

Art News

Sotheby’s Livestreamed Paris to London Hybrid Sales Pull in $90 Million Led by a Picasso Head and Banksy’s Goof on Monet

As auction houses continue to forge ahead with hybrid physical and digital auctions amid travel restrictions, they are putting serious time, effort and money into pulling off hyped-up, seamless live-streamed sales. Today’s effort by Sotheby’s, which started with a sale of modern art in Paris before moving on to a second offering of contemporary art

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Latin American Art

This Photography Collective Captures the Nuances of Latinx Life. Now, a Berlin Gallery Is Debuting Their Work to the Public for the First Time

The photography collective South.Southwest has been on an ambitious mission to create a new canon of Latin American photography. The group, which formed several years ago under the patronage of the camera company Leica, brings together photographers from Brazil to Spain, including Sebastián Liste, Christina de Middel, Álvaro Ybarra Zavala, Laura León, Jesús Rocandio, Adriana

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Art News

No Memory Is Ever Alone: A Photographer Reimagines Family Moments Using Her Dad’s Old Slides

All images © Catherine Panebianco, shared with permission Jamestown, New York-based photographer Catherine Panebianco compresses the space between family memories and her life at present through her series, No Memory Is Ever Alone. The moving collection features vast landscapes and unoccupied rooms with Panebianco’s continued intervention: in each shot, she holds up a photographic slide of

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Overcoming Overwhelm

I recently suffered a crisis. My relationships weren’t connecting, my creativity wasn’t flowing. I was overwhelmed and overwrought. It felt like the work was stagnant and it became a battle to get through all the stuff that needed to be done. Have you ever felt like this? In times of crisis, I look for those

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Art News

An Eagle-Eyed Art Lover Rediscovered a Long-Lost Jacob Lawrence Painting After Recognizing It in a Friend’s Apartment

A sharp-eyed visitor to “Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle,” an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has identified a long-lost artwork by the pioneering African American Modernist that was hiding in plain sight across the park from the museum. The lost painting, which belongs to Lawrence’s “Struggle” series (1954–56), was missing for 60 years, and has now been

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Looking for a Museum Career? Here’s How Much Money You Can Expect to Make, According to a New Survey

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) has shared the results of its annual report surveying the salaries of curators, conservators, registrars, and other museum professionals across North America. It’s the organization’s first report on the topic since a public Google spreadsheet of anonymous museum workers’ wages circulated through the art world, stirring a debate

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