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The Art Angle Podcast: The Tragic Love Story of the Poet and the Painting Chef

Welcome to the Art Angle, a podcast from Artnet News that delves into the places where the art world meets the real world, bringing each …

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The Art Angle Podcast: The Tragic Love Story of the Painter and the Poet

Welcome to the Art Angle, a podcast from Artnet News that delves into the places where the art world meets the real world, bringing each …

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We Transformed Our Museum Into a Polling Place. Here’s Why Why Did It—and How It Will Shape What We Do in the Future

The night after the first US presidential debate, I felt like I was Zooming through mud. As I looked out at the grid of anxious …

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Meet the New Innovators: 5 Community Builders Who Are Redistributing Power in the Art World

A version of this article first appeared in the fall 2020 Artnet Intelligence Report, which you can download for free here.  By uniting disparate stakeholders in various …

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Kayode Ojo at Martos Gallery

Kayode Ojo gives us a glimpse into his show, “The Aviator” at Martos Gallery. The exhibition is on view through October 25, 2020.

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A Law Firm Has Cleared the Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts of Ethics Violations—But Critics Are Still Crying Foul

A law firm has cleared the Detroit Institute of Arts’s director and board chair of ethical misconduct that was alleged in a July whistleblower complaint, …

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San Francisco Institutes Universal Basic Income Pilot Program for Artists

The San Francisco mayor London Breed last week announced the implementation of a pilot universal basic income program for artists, with $6 billion earmarked for …

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Art in General, the Beloved Alternative Art Space That Gave Many Stars Their First Shows, Will Close Due to the Pandemic

It’s the end of the line for Art in General. Long one of New York’s most beloved, enterprising, and dynamic art spaces, its leadership announced …

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How Akris Creative Director Albert Kriemler Found Inspiration in the Work of Artist Imi Knoebel for His Latest Collection

Perhaps more than any other designer working today, Albert Kriemler, the creative director of the Swiss fashion house Akris, is deeply invested in art and …

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Donors Are Calling on the Government to Investigate the Baltimore Museum’s Planned Sale of $65 Million Worth of Art

Earlier this month, the Baltimore Museum of Art made headlines when it announced its intention to sell a trio of works worth around $65 million to …

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Galaxy ass II Chapter CCXL Opus 10

TITLE : GALAXY ASS II CHAPTER CCXL OPUS 10 TEMPERED GLASS PRICE 2395 EUROS + IVA Digital print. This masterpiece is printed in Germany with …

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Do You Hear That? It’s Life Asking You A Question.

What do you want to do when you grow up? Do you think we ever stop asking ourselves that question? It seems to be one …

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Galaxy ass II Chapter CCXL Opus 9

TITLE : GALAXY ASS II CHAPTER CCXL OPUS 9 TEMPERED GLASS PRICE 2395 EUROS + IVA Digital print. This masterpiece is printed in Germany with …

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Artnet Auctions Presents: How This Striking Photo by Vik Muniz Pays Homage to the Great Ed Ruscha

If you’re familiar with contemporary American art, an image of a Standard Oil station may immediately bring to mind Ed Ruscha. But the image above …

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‘I Want to Experience the Complexity of the World’: Watch Artist Liu Xiaodong Travel to the US Border to Paint Scenes of Moral Ambiguity

For contemporary artist Liu Xiaodong, personal history is the greatest source of inspiration. His childhood in rural China and his adolescence spent in Beijing studying …

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Jenny Holzer launched a new public artwork campaign encouraging voter participation.

Jenny Holzer’s YOU VOTE 2020, 2020. Photo by Jade Wilson. Jenny Holzer Studio has launched “YOU VOTE,” a series of public artworks on display in …

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Art in General, Crucial New York Alternative Space, to Close Because of Covid-19

Art in General, a 39-year-old alternative space that has formed a crucial nexus of the New York art scene since its founding in the 1980s, …

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Follow Colossal: Get the Best in Art, Design, and Visual Culture Directly to Your Inbox and Elsewhere

Photo © Jan Erik Waider During the last few months, Colossal has been evaluating our relationships with massive companies in lieu of more equitable options. …

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Investigation at Detroit Institute of Arts Finds No Misconduct on Part of Leaders

An inquiry into a whistleblower complaint involving Detroit Institute of Arts director Salvador Salort-Pons and board chair Eugene A. Gargaro found no misconduct by the …

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Art in General, Long a New York Stalwart, to Close after Forty Years

The long-running nonprofit exhibition space Art in General will permanently shut down operations as of October 31 owing to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. Founded in …

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Mantra’s Trompe L’oeil Murals Encase Enormous Butterflies in Vintage-Style Boxes

Torino, Italy. All images © Mantra, shared with permission Working with entomologists around the globe, the French street artist known as Mantra (previously) transforms brick …

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Raymond J. McGuire, Top Art Collector, Announces Run for New York City Mayor

What has been rumored for a year has now been confirmed: collector Raymond J. McGuire, who serves as the chairman of the Studio Museum in …

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Rosemary Mayer

Between 1972 and 1973, Rosemary Mayer constructed a series of innovative cloth sculptures dedicated to both forgotten and celebrated women of history. Hung, draped, and …

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Beloved Old Master Artemisia Gentileschi’s Life Story Is Dramatic Enough for a TV Series—and Soon, It Will Be the Subject of One

The life of Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1652), the great Baroque painter who is the subject of the London National Gallery’s much heralded exhibition, will be the …

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Caelum et Terram

Oversized contemporary abstract in oils. The title is Latin for ‘Heaven and Earth’. Deep, rich browns are used for the earth, leading to soft flashes …

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How Sanyu, the Chinese-French Modernist, Became a Market Sensation

The sale of Sanyu’s Quatre Nus at Sotheby’s salesroom in Hong Kong in July 2020. Courtesy of Sotheby’s. At a Sotheby’s Hong Kong evening sale …

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How Being Represented by Multiple Galleries Impacts an Artist’s Market

Idle Whims, 2018. Aida MulunehJenkins Johnson Gallery Age of Anxiety, 2016. Aida MulunehDavid Krut Projects In an increasingly interconnected and online art world, an artist …

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Former Baltimore Museum Trustees Decry Institution’s Plans to Sell $65 M. in Art

Former trustees at the Baltimore Museum of Art have called for an investigation into the Maryland institution’s plans to deaccession $65 million in art from …

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The root of evil is the narrow ego

Those who care about gain and loss are very complicated in their hearts, and they can not feel the pure beauty and pure happiness. The …

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“The total scab-free solidarity…”

During lockdown, curator Tiago de Abreu Pinto picked up the notoriously difficult 1996 novel Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. The result is “The total scab-free solidarity …

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Exhibitions and Events during Paris Art Week

Centre Pompidou Matisse, comme un roman Galeries du 20e siècle, 2ème volet Dust, the plates of the present Opening 21 October 11AM – 9PM (closed …

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Fairs to Visit during Paris Art Week

In today’s context, fairs have adapted and narrowed their formats to be able to take place. They offer a smaller selection of galleries and artistic …

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Paris Art Week: Itineraries

Several groups of galleries encourage the discovery of the Parisian scene through thematic, geographical, or event-based itineraries. Plusieurs regroupements de galeries encouragent la découverte de …

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Banksy Adds a Hula-Hooping Girl to the Streets of Nottingham, UK

We woke up this morning with a confirmation that a new work seen on the streets of Nottingham, England was indeed a new Banksy. The …

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Surcos en la orilla

Con la voluntad de rescatar un momento de una porción de la naturaleza, se “recorta” un trozo de la orilla de la playa para llevarlo …

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Quaint Campsites and Forests Populate Miniature Scenes of Carved Wood

All images © Thibaut Malet, shared with permission Based in Montpellier, France, Thibaut Malet (previously) spent much of his childhood in his father’s workshop, which …

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Ribes Nigrum

These black currants were quite a challenge, as I am not an experienced watercolour painter. Especially the water drops on the berries, the crevices and …

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The Strongest Reactions to the Philip Guston Show’s Postponement Miss Two Key Points. Here’s What They Are—and Why They Matter

For the last weeks, the museum world has been locked in intense, multi-fronted debate over race, self-censorship, social justice, appropriation, cancel culture, and a lot …

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Storage, a New Artist-Run Space in New York, Wants to Offer an Alternative to Exploitative Gallery Models

When artist Onyedika Chuke emerged from months of lockdown in New York City, there was one thing he felt he needed to do—and it wasn’t …

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Sweet+/-Bitter 4

Limited Edition, Hand-Signed and numbered print from “Sweet+/-Bitter’s” serie. This print is limited to the following sizes (print image size) and editions: 12” x 12” …

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Sweet+/-Bitter 3

Limited Edition, Hand-Signed and numbered print from “Sweet+/-Bitter’s” serie. This print is limited to the following sizes (print image size) and editions: 12” x 12” …

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Sweet+/-Bitter 2

Limited Edition, Hand-Signed and numbered print from “Sweet+/-Bitter’s” serie. This print is limited to the following sizes (print image size) and editions: 12” x 12” …

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Detroit Institute of Arts Inquiry Finds No Misconduct in El Greco Loan and More: Morning Links from October 15, 2020

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. News An outside investigation of a whistle-blower complaint at the Detroit Institute of Arts found no misconduct regarding …

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Art Industry News: Shakespeare’s First Folio Just Sold for $10 Million, Making It the Priciest Piece of Literature Ever Auctioned + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need …

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Sweet+/-Bitter 1

Limited Edition, Hand-Signed and numbered print from “Sweet+/-Bitter’s” serie. This print is limited to the following sizes (print image size) and editions: 12” x 12” …

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“Kavana” by Photographer Hannah Altman

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Artist Spotlight: Russna Kaur

Russna Kaur                                               …

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Glowing in the Dark: Emma Kohlmann’s Unfettered Practice on Display @ Jack Hanley

Emma Kohlmann is a throwback type of artist, making expressive work just feels like an extension of herself, a constant stream of characters and shapes …

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Adrian Ghenie’s Belgian Comeback with Tim Van Laere Gallery

Adrian Ghenie has always been fascinated with the human figurebeen 12 years since then-emerging Romanian painter got an opportunity to have a solo exhibition at …

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Killing The Negative: A Conversation with Joel Daniel Phillips

On the eve of Joel Daniel Phillips’ beautiful new body of work, Killing the Negative, on view at Hashimoto Contemporary NYC by appointment from October …

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