March 5, 2021

Intense Natural Desire

I have used acrylic and enamel paints and various colors to make the composition and generate relief and shapes. I want to fuse a scene of struggle between the wild feelings that emerge in situations of silence. It is a painting that generates great beauty, due to its large enclosed forms, in such large dimensions.

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Parallells Worlds

I have used acrylic paints and various colors to make the composition and generate relief and shapes. I want to fuse a scene of struggle between the wild feelings that emerge in situations of silence. It is a painting that generates great beauty, due to its large enclosed forms, in such large dimensions. If you

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Barbara Ess, Experimental Photographer and Musician, Has Died at 72

The artist, musician, and educator Barbara Ess, a pioneer in the fields of experimental photography and film and a longtime professor of photography at Bard College in upstate New York, has died at age 72. The news was confirmed in an email announcement by Ess’s gallery, Magenta Plains in New York. “Ess was a radical

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North American Art

How Wifredo Lam’s Unique Strand of Surrealism Seduced Collectors

Untitled, 1972. Wifredo LamArt Of The World Gallery No artist better exemplifies the rising value of the Latin American art market than Cuban master Wifredo Lam. Last June, in Sotheby’s marquee virtual auction, his kaleidoscopic painting Omi Obini (1943) sold for $9.6 million, nearly doubling his previous auction record. It was the second-highest price ever

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Art News

From a Burnt-Up Banksy to the Trump Sculpture at CPAC: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

BEST Second Time’s a Charm – A second long-lost painting by Jacob Lawrence, hidden for decades in a nurse’s uptown apartment, was discovered in Manhattan. Ancient Auto Discovered – Archaeologists have unearthed the ‘Lamborghini’ of ancient chariots at Pompeii. Christie’s Carbon Goals – The auction house announced an ambitious plan to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2030.

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Art News

A Beijing Museum Is Staging the World’s First ‘Major’ Crypto-Art Show, Featuring Artists Named Beeple, Fewocious, and Mad Dog Jones

Get ready for the world’s first NFT art exhibition, coming to the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. NFTs, short for non-fungible tokens, are unique digital assets, individually identified on a blockchain, allowing one person to own a widely disseminated digital artwork. The show, titled “Virtual Niche—Have you ever seen memes in the mirror?,” is

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Art News

FIAC’s Digital Edition Clicks With Buyers, Thanks to a Curated Approach and a ‘Chance Encounter’ Button That Emulates the Fun of IRL Fairs

There’s been no shortage of grumbling about the never-ending parade of virtual art fairs and about how “online viewing rooms” (or OVRs) simply serve as another website. Nevertheless, dealers and collectors alike appeared this week to be enthusiastically embracing the virtual edition of the high-profile French fair known as FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain). The

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African Art

Harvard Can Keep Daguerreotypes Depicting Enslaved Africans, Despite Objections From One of the Subject’s Ancestors, a Court Has Ruled

Harvard University does not have to hand over a set of 19th-century daguerreotypes, thought to be among the first photographs of enslaved people in America, to one of the subject’s ancestors, a Massachusetts judge has ruled. In dismissing the case, the judge has ended one chapter of the lawsuit, which began in March 2019 when a retired

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