June 18, 2021

Art News

From Hunter Biden’s Life as an Artist to a Brazen Theft at an Italian TV Station: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

BEST Hunter Biden, Unfiltered – The first son spoke to Artnet News’s Katya Kazakina about his newfound love of painting, and how it’s helping him in his quest for “universal truth.” Robert Indiana Estate Reaches Settlement – The extensive lawsuits embroiling the late artist’s estate and financial backer came to an end after three long years. MacKenzie

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Museum News

An Eclectic Group Show Features Sound Sculptures, Collages, and Toy Assemblages for the Annual BBA Artist Prize

By June Lee. All images courtesy of BBA Artist Prize, shared with permission A broad, varied collection of work from 20 emerging artists converges in a group exhibition for the sixth-annual BBA Artist Prize. Living in ten countries and working across mediums, this year’s finalists include Steve Parker’s touch-activated horn sculptures, Fiona White’s vivid collaged

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Call For Artists

Traditional Chinese Characters and Motifs Cover Ming Lu’s Porcelain Busts and Ducks

“Dialogue, Reaching the Station We’ll Never Reach” (2019), blue and white porcelain, 26 x 18 x 18 centimeters. All images © Ming Lu, shared with permission Artist Ming Lu melds multiple facets associated with Chinese culture in her delicate blue-and-white porcelain works. She utilizes traditional craft techniques to sculpt ubiquitous cultural symbols often found throughout

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Call For Artists

What’s Driving the Explosive Market Rise for Aboudia’s Vibrant Works

Aboudia, Untitled, 2013. Courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. This past May, at a Sotheby’s online sale, bidders around the world all wanted the same painting: Untitled (2015), a technicolor canvas by Ivorian artist Aboudia Abdoulaye Diarrassouba, better known simply as Aboudia. This fierce competition drove the work’s final sale price to £163,800 ($231,355), over eight

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Call For Artists

The Digital Diaspora: Liberating Black Creativity @ Superchief Gallery

The Digital Diaspora is an art exhibition, public installation, and fundraising NFT auction taking place over the weekend of Juneteenth (6/19/21) in New York City. Celebrating the work of Black artists from around the world, The Digital Diaspora explores new territory in the avant garde NFT space. Curated by Award-winning artist and activist Diana Sinclair, TDD builds off the pioneering

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Watering Place

Watering Place (composition №36) A mountain river carrying its cool waters in the shadows of a grand cliff beckons casual travelers and animals. Images of all those far-off countries and hidden places in all the travel and adventure novels left unread yet. Linen canvas (cut, stretched and primed by the artist) and acrylic paints. Coated

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Call For Artists

“Exodar”: The Superb Dark Graphic Design Experiments of Tom Arena

Tom Arena is an allround creative from Geneva, Switzerland. He’s mostly known for his motocross and rave influenced graphic design work on Instagram. “An artist who likes to explore different approaches to graphic design and walk the corridors of the mind,” he describes himself. More: Instagram, Foundation “Ever since I was a child i’ve had

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