March 9, 2021

Museum News

Star Chicago Gallerist Mariane Ibrahim Is Opening a New Space in Paris as International Art Dealers Rush to the French Capital

Art dealer Mariane Ibrahim, who recently moved her influential gallery to Chicago from Seattle, has joined a growing number of gallerists expanding to Paris. As Artnet News reported recently, a combination of real-estate opportunities, Brexit fallout, and a renewed sense of vibrancy is turning the City of Lights into a veritable art-market hub. The new

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Closely Watched Chicago Dealer Mariane Ibrahim Joins the Growing Ranks of Gallerists Opening New Spaces in Paris

Art dealer Mariane Ibrahim, who recently moved her influential gallery to Chicago from Seattle, has joined a growing number of gallerists expanding to Paris. As Artnet News reported recently, a combination of real-estate opportunities, Brexit fallout, and a renewed sense of vibrancy is turning the City of Lights into a veritable art-market hub. The new

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Meticulous Digital Works Layer Petals, Leaves, and Natural Textures into Fantastic Creatures

Detail of “Kulu.” All images © Josh Dykgaaf, shared with permission Melbourne-based artist Josh Dykgraaf has a discerning eye for matching two seemingly disparate elements. In his ongoing Terraforms series, autumn leaves become feathers, magnolia petals wind into scales, and plumes form fins that swish through water. Each illustration merges flora and fauna into an

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The Smithsonian Adds the First Vial of COVID Vaccine Ever Distributed in the US to Its Collection

As the number of Americans vaccinated against the coronavirus rises above the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the US, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, in Washington, DC, has added objects from the country’s historic first distribution of the vaccine to its collection. This week marks the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization’s

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Wilhelmina Cole Holladay (1922–2021)

Wilhelmina Cole Holladay, who founded the world’s only museum devoted solely to the work of female artists, died March 6 at the age of ninety-eight. At the time that the National Museum of Women in the

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“Huguette Caland: Tête-à-Tête”

Curated by Claire Gilman with Isabella Kapur Huguette Caland made her first painting, the boiling monochrome Soleil rouge (Red Sun), in 1964, shortly after the death of her father, Bechara El Khoury,

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