March 5, 2021

we the people

Ottograph has made artwork for clients like Greenpeace, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Mars, Ford, and Merecedes-Benz. Recently ottograph has been getting international acclaim for his ‘fight the virus’ campaign. this is a large canvas. acrylic, spraypaint and ink on canvas – signed -2021 certificate of authenticity included stretched: 85x150cm unstretched: 95x160cm coated with high quality lacquer

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Artist Transforms Famous Paintings Into Realistic 3D Furry Artworks

Furry Lisa (Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci) Classical art has been an inspiration for many artists who try to constantly bring the artworks back to life with an original spin. Turkish art director and illustrator Murat Yıldırım imagined how famous paintings would look if they were made of fur and as a result, six

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New Orleans Dealer Bill Rau on the Painting He Wished He’d Kept, and What Hurricane Katrina Taught Him About Handling the Pandemic

New Orleans’s M.S. Rau gallery is a jewel-box for the connoisseurship-minded collector. Founded in 1912, the gallery seems plucked from another era—brimming with a carefully curated assortment of artworks, antiques, and fascinating objects of esoterica, all meticulously researched and presented. “We’re a dinosaur,” Bill Rau, a third-generation dealer and president of the gallery, says. “We

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North American Art

Weekly Web Roundup: March 5, 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021 Category:  Americans for the Arts News This week: staff blogs on equity in grantmaking, the social impacts of COVID on intentionally marginalized communities, and new research on the power of the arts in economic recovery. Plus, nominate yourself or a colleague for our annual Leadership Awards!

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Art News

Sujata Setia Photographed Kids With Incredible Hair

PHOTOGRAPHS BY BUT NATURAL PHOTOGRAPHY (BUTNATURALPHOTOGRAPHY.COM). According to Sujata Setia: “I would not make little children wear wigs for the sake of photography,” was the very first comment I received when I started posting images of these beautiful children on my social media handles. And every time I deleted one such comment, another one cropped

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Matthew Griffin

Matthew Griffin wants a job that pays enough for him to get his teeth fixed. In fact, he’s made multiple video works about his proposal for arts funding in Australia to be scrapped in order to provide

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Art News

The Art World at Home: Dealer Rachel Lehmann Is Showing Ashley Bickerton Works and Daydreaming About an Extra Day in the Week

Nearly 25 years ago, art dealers Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin founded their eponymous gallery in New York. Their goal was to focus on contemporary artists and estates from around the world, which they have expanded upon by opening galleries in Hong Kong, Seoul, and, most recently, London in 2020. Recently, we caught up with gallery

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‘I’m Not Making Fun of It… Well, Yeah I Am’: Watch Artist John Feodorov Use Humor to Examine How the West Co-Opts Shamanism

For John Feodorov, spirituality is a thorny issue. The California-born artist is of mixed Native American and Euro-American descent, which provides the source material for his work addressing stereotypes of America, consumerism, and identity. Feodorov’s work highlights the vastly different values held by Western and Native societies—and specifically contrasts the “Disneyfication of nature” that appears

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