June 4, 2021

King Herod’s 2,000-Year-Old Roman Basilica Uncovered in Ashkelon

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Monday that archaeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old Roman basilica established by King Herod. Unearthed in Ashkelon National Park, the basilica, found with a nearby odeon (ancient theater), is the largest structure of its kind in Israel. King Herod the Great, who is perhaps best known from the Christian Bible

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Call For Artists

Inside My Collection: Rob and Eric Thomas-Suwall

Collectors Rob and Eric Thomas-Suwall accomplished quite a feat by becoming art-world fixtures while living in the remote city of Minot, North Dakota. Rob—an ear nose and throat surgeon—and Eric—a political theory professor—are well known for their Instagram account The Icy Gays, where they share pieces from their enviable collection of works by emerging female-identifying

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Call For Artists

Abstract Clusters of Feathers Ruffle Across Vibrant New Murals by Adele Renault

Artscape, Sweden. All images © Adele Renault, shared with permission Belgian artist Adele Renault (previously) has an unparalleled ability to turn an urban nuisance into an extraordinarily beautiful creature. Her oversized pigeons grace walls in cities around the world, creating public artworks that celebrate her favored subjects in the exact locations they’re often overlooked and

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Auction News

Market Brief: Christina Quarles’s Auction Ascent

Moon (Lez Go Out N’ Feel Tha Nite), 2017. Christina QuarlesPhillips The latest Last week, the Los Angeles–based painter Christina Quarles, known for expressive and fragmented figurative works exploring personal experiences with ambiguity and identity, became the latest rising star to join Hauser & Wirth’s roster. The international gallery will represent Quarles alongside London’s Pilar

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Art News

From Van Gogh Fever Sweeping the Nation to a Study About the Plight of Gallery Assistants: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

BEST Hallelujah, Corita Kent’s Studio Is Saved – The city of Los Angeles voted to save the artist nun’s studio from demolition, and will instead designate it as a landmark. Invisible Art – An Italian artist has sold a sculpture that exists only in his imagination… for $18,000. Reviving New York Culture – The Mellon Foundation is dispersing

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Centre Pompidou Heads to New Jersey

The Centre Pompidou today announced plans to open a satellite museum in a 100-year-old four-story industrial building in the Journal Square district of Jersey City, New Jersey. If the proposal is approved

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