January 27, 2021

Rocky coast

Excellent piece of original art. Handmade Signed Painting. Original Oil painting by Ukrainian artist Sergey Chernyakovsky Title: “Rocky coast” Size: 15.7″ x 23.6″ (40 x 60 cm) MATERIAL: canvas, oil, wooden stretcher WAS painted: in 2020. STATUS: Excellent new! Original Oil Painting on canvas Signed artwork Bright colors of the painting make it a perfect

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Ukraine Unveils Plans for a $100 Million Interactive Holocaust Memorial, But Faces Criticism Over Director’s Proposal to Experiment on Visitors

As the world recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in Kiev has unveiled plans for a major—and highly unconventional—memorial and museum complex in Babyn Yar, a ravine outside the Ukrainian city where Nazis executed 100,000 people. The $100 million project’s artistic director is the controversial filmmaker Ilya Khrzhanovsky, who is consulting with a

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Beyond KAWS: The Authentic World of Indie Art Toys

Chances are if you’ve come into contact with art toys it’s because of KAWS. Also known as designer toys, or urban vinyl, the art toy is designed by an artist and produced by small, boutique factories in a variety of materials and colorways. At least, that goes for the indie scene. For artists like KAWS,

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Oversized Butterflies, Moths, and Beetles Cloak Vintage Books in Paintings by Rose Sanderson

All images © Rose Sanderson, shared with permission Worn copies of World Books, agricultural texts, and classic novels become canvases for Rose Sanderson’s insect studies. Now a few years old, the expansive series boasts more than 100 paintings featuring beetles, moths, and butterflies that splay across the printed material. Each specimen is enlarged to showcase

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Hama Bead Erotica and Cheeky Fun with Hannah Ward

We were catching up on some afternoon art reading this afternoon and came across the Hama bead nude works and commissions of UK-based Hannah Ward on It’s Nice That. First off, we had to do a refresher on Hama beads: “Hama Beads are small, hollow, melt-together beads that can be used to create wonderful designs and beautiful artwork. They

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Swiss Museum Directors Join Forces to Call for End of Lockdown

A group of museums and exhibition venues in Basel, Switzerland, in conjunction with the city’s Conference of Museum Directors, has issued a call for the swift reopening of the nation’s cultural venues. In a letter released on Wednesday, the consortium argued that museums are necessary for the “mental well-being of all” and, when using the

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Christie’s CEO Guillaume Cerutti Faces a New Pandemic-Era Reality

Earlier this month, Guillaume Cerutti, CEO of Christie’s, participated in a webinar discussion as part of the “ARTnews LIVE with CEOs” series. At that event, video of the interview above, he talked about his company and how it is coping with the new realities of the global marketplace during this pandemic. During the webinar, attendees

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