June 21, 2021

Nonprofit Art

How Collectors Can Advocate for a More Climate-Conscious Art Market

TERRAZA VAJA 6, 2020. Abel RodríguezInstituto de Visión Before the outbreak of COVID-19, the art world was just beginning to come to terms with yet another global existential crisis—the climate emergency. Between packing and shipping artworks, the amount of resources required to produce art fairs and events, and the jet-setting habits of collectors, art dealers,

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Nonprofit Art

Minimal Lines and Colorful Geometric Shapes Compose Luciano Cian’s Portraits

All images © Luciano Cian, shared with permission Rio de Janeiro-based artist Luciano Cian (previously) has an affinity for the bold blocks of color that compose his minimal portraits. Although he recently expanded his practice to include acrylic paintings and collage, Cian works primarily digitally, rendering anonymous figures with thin lines and vibrant, geometric shapes

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Wave Theory XL gallery canvas Science Art

Wave Theory Science painting by the artist Anastasia Vasilyeva. This artwork painted in a mixed media thechnique. I use acrylic and oil pastel. This combination makes an effect of a chalk writing. Oil pastel is much stable and good fixed on the painting surface. The painting size is 120x100x4cm. Anastasia paints relaxing blue lines and

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Art News

Restoring a Tradition Trump Skipped, Joe Biden Will Welcome Barack Obama to the White House to Unveil His Old Boss’s Portrait

President Joe Biden is welcoming his former boss, Barack Obama, back to the White House for the unveiling of the former president’s official portrait this fall, according to a report from NBC News. The unveiling will be a makeup occasion after former President Trump declined to invite Obama for the event, which typically takes place in the East

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Call For Artists

An E.U. Panel Has Stripped Banksy of Two More Trademarks in His Ongoing Battle With a Greeting Card Company

The European Union’s intellectual property office just reinforced last month’s invalidation of a trademark owned by the British street artist Banksy. The latest rulings issued from the office’s “cancellation department” this morning relate to two of the anonymous artist’s most famous images, Radar Rat and Girl with an Umbrella. The judgment was made in favor of Full

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Art News

Ecstatic Bodies

The title for the latest exhibition of work by Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955-1989), Tranquility of Communion, is taken from an essay the artist wrote the year before his tragic death. At 34 years old, he suffered a heart attack whilst recovering in hospital from an AIDS-related illness. “Perhaps they would recognise my smallpox Gods, my transsexual

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