November 17, 2020

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5 Artists to Follow if You Like Cy Twombly

Untitled , 1984. Cy TwomblyWallector Untitled from On the Bowery, 1969-1971. Cy TwomblySusan Sheehan Gallery In this monthly series, Artsy’s Curatorial team features a group of five emerging and noteworthy artists who are working in a similar style or spirit as a well-known or established artist. This month, we focus on Cy Twombly, the late

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Montreal Painter Marie Rioux’s Haunting Landscapes Invite Viewers to Contemplate Their Place in the World. See Images Here

“I like to observe, contemplate, and sometimes my eyes latch onto something and seize upon an incongruous detail and I find it magnificent,” the Montreal-born artist Marie Rioux says of her artistic process. “Marie Rioux: Suspended Times,” currently on view at Toronto’s Abbozzo Gallery, brings together a series of landscapes painted by the artist over

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Thousands of US Museums Could Close Forever as the Financial Effects of Lockdown Turn Existential, a New Report Finds

Eight months since museums across the US were forced to abruptly close, institutions have lost millions of dollars and are struggling to survive, according to a new report from the American Alliance of Museums. Roughly 30 percent of US museums remain closed today, and those that have resumed public operations are averaging just 35 percent of

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Daniel Arsham joined the Cleveland Cavaliers as creative director.

Portrait of Daniel Arsham. Photo by James Daniel Arsham has joined the Cleveland Cavaliers as creative director and minority partner in a landmark deal bridging the worlds of contemporary art and professional sports. Arsham’s position, believed to be the first of its kind, will focus on developing a visual identity across all aspects of the

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A Fire Has Destroyed a Historic Theater at Jacob’s Pillow, the Massachusetts Haven for Avant-Garde Dance

An early morning fire on Tuesday ripped through the 230-seat Doris Duke Theater at the renowned venue Jacob’s Pillow in western Massachusetts, which has hosted innovative projects by creators like Trisha Brown, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg. The blaze destroyed a building that has seen hundreds of performances since 1990. A National Historic Landmark and

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Illuminated Figures Consider the Relationship Between the Body and Soul

“Vessel of the Universe (Sisidlan ng Kalawakan)” (2020), soldered metal, glass, LED strips, and electrical fittings, 64.5 x 47 x 12 inches. All images © Joshua Limon Palisoc, shared with permission Joshua Limon Palisoc draws on the tenets of Filipino Psychology to inform his life-sized figures that radiate from the inside. Using mesh-like forms of

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Enzo Mari

Triennale Milano’s exhibition for Enzo Mari, planned before the artist’s death last month at age eighty-eight, is joined by another unexpectedly commemorative show at Galleria Milano, its first

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