January 13, 2021

Art News

A Los Angeles Nonprofit Is Supporting Prison Abolition Through a Community Ceramics Practice

All images courtesy of People’s Pottery Project, shared with permission People’s Pottery Project (PPP) has a simple mission: “to empower formerly incarcerated women, trans, and nonbinary individuals and their communities through the arts.” The value of the Los Angeles-based nonprofit, though, reaches far beyond the ceramics studio where its members carefully sculpt and glaze dinnerware

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Antônio Henrique Amaral

The protean Brazilian artist Antônio Henrique Amaral (1935–2015) didn’t identify with any movement, though critics often tie him to neo-Cubism and Surrealism, with forays into Pop. And rightly so:

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Art News

Does This Look Like Princess Diana to You? The Internet Is Melting Down Over an Absurd Brazilian Wax-Figure Museum

A little-known wax-figure museum in Rolândia, Brazil, has become the subject of intense ridicule thanks to a rediscovered six-year-old video that’s putting audiences in stitches. Unlike Madame Tussauds, which goes out of its way to present lifelike sculptures, the Izidoro Armacollo wax museum has… different standards. Forget about visual faithfulness. What we have here are enormous claymation

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Marian Goodman Gallery Will Fund Research Fellowships for BIPOC Curators in Honor of the Late Okwui Enwezor

In honor of the late Nigerian curator Okwui Enwezor, Marian Goodman Gallery has launched a new initiative to fund career opportunities for early- and mid-career BIPOC curators. The program, funded by Marian Goodman Gallery and designed by artist Steve McQueen, will award two research fellowships with the non-profit Independent Curators International. The awards will be given

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Museum News

The Rijksmuseum Had Its Lowest Attendance Last Year Since 1964. But Its Digital Audience Has Grown by Leaps and Bounds

Amsterdam’s famed Rijksmuseum, which was closed for much of last year, had its lowest attendance in decades in 2020, with visitors dropping by more than 2 million to just 675,000. That’s the lowest total for the museum since 1964, when it had 686,553 guests. But one bright spot for the Rijksmuseum was its robust online presence, including

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Urban texture lux gold

Acrylic canvas 150 x 100 cm . The painting is made with acrylics and fine varnishes with a glass effect finish. The work is sent with a certificate of authorship and tracking number

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