January 27, 2021

Art News

A Viking Archaeologist Shares 6 of the Most Fascinating Finds From a Slew of Recent Discoveries Made in Melting Ice

Global warming has unlocked hundreds of Viking artifacts from the ice of the Norwegian mountains in recent years. In November, archaeologists from the Secret of the Ice project, part of Norway’s Glacier Archaeology Program, discovered 68 arrows spanning a period of 6,000 years—a record for any frozen archaeological site—on the Langfonne ice patch, an ancient Viking hunting

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Reiulf Ramstad’s French Hotel Melds With the Rural Landscape

From a corten steel-lined walking path in rural France to an understated Oslo apartment complex, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter’s diverse projects are elevated by exceptional sensitivity to the environment that surrounds them. In Alsace, the Norwegian firm’s newest realized concept, the Breitenbach Landscape Hotel, is no different. A scattering of compact, chestnut-shingled dwellings populates a hill

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Mysterious Marine Ecosystems Populate Rich Paintings by Robert Steven Connett

“Devouring Star Jelly.” All images © Robert Steven Connett, shared with permission probes the ocean depths for Whether rendered as a snapshot of the ocean floor or a few drops of water under a microscope, the densely inhabited paintings by Robert Steven Connett (previously) are brimming with vitality. The Los Angeles-based artist probes the planet’s

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Life in the Past Through Stunning Color Photos Captured by Fred Herzog

Reader spruce, 1959. Fred Herzog was born in Stuttgart, Germany in 1930. Losing both his parents during and after the war, he immigrated to Canada in 1952 and settled in Vancouver the following year. Herzog studied photography magazines while working for the CPR steamship line and later was employed as a medical photographer. By day

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Berth

Excellent piece of original art. Handmade Signed Painting. Original Oil painting by Ukrainian artist Sergey Chernyakovsky Title “Berth” Size: 15.7″x23.6″ (40 x 60 cm) MATERIAL: canvas. oil WAS painted: in 2020. STATUS: Excellent new! Original Oil Painting on Canvas Signed artwork Bright colors of the painting make it a perfect home decoration ONE OF YOUR

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Inside the Deserted Louvre, Art by Incarcerated Artists, a Reattributed Rembrandt, and More: Morning Links from January 27, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE WORK OF INCARCERATED ARTISTS IS FINALLY RECEIVING widespread attention, thanks to projects like a major show at MoMA PS1 in New York that Nicole R. Fleetwood organized to accompany her book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration. One of the stars of the

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A Photographer Says He Shot the Highest-Resolution Images Ever Taken of Snowflakes—See the Stunning Pictures Here

You’ve probably heard that no two snowflakes are alike—but you’ve never seen crystal formations in such stunning detail as in a trio of three new photographs by Nathan Myhrvold, who claims to have captured the world’s highest-resolution images of snow. The challenges of photographing snowflakes are obvious. Both fragile and tiny, measuring just a few millimeters

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Art Industry News: FKA Twigs’s New Music Video Stars That Epic Monumental Fountain Sculpture by Kara Walker + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Wednesday, January 27. NEED-TO-READ Far-Right Party Wants to Erase Feminist Mural – A mural that celebrates historic female figures including Nina Simone, Rosa Parks, Frida Kahlo, and

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Wood Artist Jack Lebond Creates Fantastic Grenade End Tables

It’s a classy and elegant look that shows your houseguests or new romantic partners what they’re getting into. Etsy seller Jack Lebond of Austin makes these 18 and 24 inch tall tables out of plywood. They’re unfinished, so you can paint them however you like. I suggest bright pastels for the children’s bedrooms. More: Facebook,

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