September 20, 2021

Artists Practicing Creative Reuse & Spearheading Environmental Causes

Creative reuse is the happy medium of artists expressing themselves while showing concern and drawing attention towards the health of our planet. If you’re someone looking to dive into the world of creative reuse, here are five artists to help get your creative juices flowing. Guerra de la Paz Collective Founded by Alain Guerra and

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Golden twilight

Author’s work golden twilight.I was inspired to create a picture of nature and the house that I saw at sunset.

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Mexican Government Attempts to Halt German Auction of Pre-Columbian Artifacts

The Mexican government is making efforts to halt an auction of pre-Columbian artifacts in Germany this week. In a letter sent to the Munich-based dealer Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger, the Mexican Secretary of Culture Alejandra Fraustro said the archaeological objects had been deemed “national patrimony” belonging to the Mexican people by the Instituto Nacional de Arqueologia

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ARTnews in Brief: Nominees Named for 2021 Prix Marcel Duchamp—and More from September 20, 2021

Monday, September 20 Nominees Named for 2021 Prix Marcel Duchamp The Prix Marcel Duchamp, France’s top art prize, has revealed the nominees for its 2021 award. Up for the €35,000 ($41,000) purse are four artists: Julian Charrière, whose sculptural installations examine humanity’s ephemerality; Isabelle Cornaro, whose sculptures explore how found objects communicate meaning; Julien Creuzet, whose sculptures allude to his

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Art Basel Unlimited, the Fair’s Section for Oversize Works, Debuts With a $3 Million Bread House and a Whole Lot of Big Paintings

The Rhine is abuzz as collectors, dealers, artists, and hangers on arrive for the first Art Basel there in two years. Although travel and health requirements have been complex, they did not dissuade hoards of predominantly European VIPs from lining up at Unlimited, the fair’s section for oversize art, on Monday. A testament to pent-up

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An Austrian Civic Centre Adapts the Village Vernacular

A church spire rises above a cluster of gable roofs. From above and from afar, the view of central Großweikersdorf has remained (almost) unchanged for centuries. But look closer, and the little village north of the Danube River reveals a new kind of space woven into its historic vernacular. Designed by Viennese firm Smartvoll Architects,

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