June 7, 2021

Art In Architecture

June 2021 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

“Enjoying the View” by Romain Laurent Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at hello@colossal.art. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.   Open Calls The Other Art Fair Featured

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Art News

Editors’ Picks: 11 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From a Talk With the Director of the Uffizi to a Musical Reflection on Agnes Martin

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. In light of the global health crisis, we are currently highlighting events in person and digitally, as well as in-person exhibitions open in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all EST unless otherwise

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A Letter From the Chair of Americans for the Arts

To all of those who champion and fight for the arts and cultural community in the United States; To all our members, our funders, our partners, and patrons who have generously supported Americans for the Arts; To the artists and arts professionals whom we represent: I have read your letters and comments over these last

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Art In Architecture

‘Everything Is Connected’: Collector and Curator Raquel Cayre on Why There’s No Point in Differentiating Between Art and Design

The Tomorrowists is a four-part interview series with young art world innovators who are hoping to shake up the art industry with cutting-edge initiatives and projects.   The curator, collector, and advisor Raquel Cayre, 29, has long viewed the art and design worlds as one in the same—two spheres whose differences are superficial, bound by

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Call For Artists

Innumerable Pieces of Dyed Clay Envelop Meditative Sculptures in Subtle Patterns and Gradients

“Clements Shade” (2020), porcelain ,29.5 x 16 x 43 centimetres. Photo by Mark Robson. All images © Alice Walton, shared with permission Thin ribbons of porcelain ripple across the surfaces of Alice Walton’s abstract sculptures. Gently sloped domes and pillars are covered in countless individual strips, which vary in thickness and length and add irregular

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Museum News

In Its Ongoing Bid to Draw Crypto-Collectors, Sotheby’s Unveils a Replica of Its London H.Q. in the Blockchain World Decentraland

The world’s oldest auction house has officially entered the newest realm of commerce. This week, Sotheby’s is opening a replica of its London galleries in the Ethereum-powered metaverse Decentraland. Created in 2015, Decentraland is a virtual reality blockchain platform where users create avatars to interact with one another, purchase goods and services, and create art.

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A Spanish Art Teacher and Her Students Staged a Silent Protest at the Picasso Museum to Raise Awareness of the Artist’s Treatment of Women

Last month, an art teacher and her students staged a demonstration at the Picasso Museum protesting the artist’s treatment of women. The group arrived on May 27 at the Barcelona institution with black-and-white t-shirts that read “Picasso, women abuser” and “Picasso, the shadow of Dora Maar,” referring to the artist’s one-time partner, whom he is believed to

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