October 12, 2021

Since 1932

From the series “Spoils of a Brancaleone” The photography that supports the painting registers an old dated mark on a baroque sculpture in the interior of Colonial Brazil. The painting process used, which dissolves some parts and adds others, preserved this date, the same as the year of birth of the artist’s mother. Mixed media

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‘We Found It in Bubble Wrap’: A 17th-Century Tiepolo Drawing Has Been Rediscovered in the Attic of a Historic U.K. Manor

A rare Giovanni Battista Tiepolo work on paper has been rediscovered in the attic of Weston Hall, a historic U.K. home—and could fetch as much as £200,000 ($270,000) at an auction of the Sitwell family’s belongings. The pen-and-ink drawing, titled A Large Group of Punchinelli, is expected to be one of the highlights of the upcoming sale

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Three Young Black British Artists Boldly Reenvisioning the World around Us

Exterior view of “Young Black British Artists from London Galleries,” a collaboration between Artsy and W1 Curates, on the facade of Flannels on Oxford Street, London, 2021. Courtesy of W1 Curates. To be Black and to be British is so often intertwined with complicated notions or projections of wrestling with identity. It is unsurprising that

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Fiber-Based Wall Hangings Blend Weaving, Macramé, and Crochet into Striking Bouquets

All images © Alyssa Ki, shared with permission Opting for yarn and rovings of raw wool dyed in natural pigments, Korean-American artist Alyssa Ki crafts fiber-based wall hangings reminiscent of bouquets and overgrown patches of wildflowers. The perpetually blooming pieces blend multiple textile techniques and are teeming with macramé, needle-felted, and crocheted botanicals that sprout

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New Archaeological Find in Utah Suggests Humans Have Been Using Tobacco Since the Ice Age

Humankind’s addiction to tobacco runs deep: Archaeologists in Utah have discovered what appears to be the earliest known use of wild tobacco, stretching back 12,500 years—some 9,000 years earlier than the previously dated evidence. A team from the Far Western Anthropological Research Group in Henderson, Nevada, and the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado, found Nicotiana attenuata,

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This Artist Illustrates Adorable Glowing Monsters From Outer Space

According to Zuzana Ziakova, a digital artist based in Slovakia: “My name is Zuzana and you can remember my forest monsters I posted while ago. Today I want to introduce my creatures coming from the outer universe. They love to play with stars, moons, planets and other space objects. And of course, they glow. Maybe

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