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A Beijing Museum Is Staging the World’s First ‘Major’ Crypto-Art Show, Featuring Artists Named Beeple, Fewocious, and Mad Dog Jones

Get ready for the world’s first NFT art exhibition, coming to the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. NFTs, short for non-fungible tokens, are …

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FIAC’s Digital Edition Clicks With Buyers, Thanks to a Curated Approach and a ‘Chance Encounter’ Button That Emulates the Fun of IRL Fairs

There’s been no shortage of grumbling about the never-ending parade of virtual art fairs and about how “online viewing rooms” (or OVRs) simply serve as …

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Majority of German Museums to Reopen March 8

The German government on March 3 surprised museums with the news that most will be allowed to open Monday, March 8, The Art Newspaper reports, …

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Harvard Can Keep Daguerreotypes Depicting Enslaved Africans, Despite Objections From One of the Subject’s Ancestors, a Court Has Ruled

Harvard University does not have to hand over a set of 19th-century daguerreotypes, thought to be among the first photographs of enslaved people in America, to …

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The New Issue of Create! Magazine Is Out Now

Cover image by Patty Carroll We’re delighted at the release of Create! Magazine’s Issue #24, which was curated in part by our editor-in-chief, Christopher Jobson. …

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‘The Fastest Way to Make a Populist Into a Humanist Is to Listen’: Artist Olafur Eliasson on How His Latest Work Encourages Empathy

In these turbulent times, creativity and empathy are more necessary than ever to bridge divides and find solutions. Artnet News’s Art and Empathy Project is …

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Completely Terrifying ‘The Last of Us’ Cosplay by Emma Franks

This horrendous creature is known as a ‘clicker’ in Naughty Dog‘s “The Last of Us.” In the game, you have to survive in a post-apocalyptic …

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Archaeologists Have Unearthed an Ancient Egyptian Pet Cemetery Where Cats Are Buried in Fancy Beaded Necklaces

A dig near the famous ancient Egyptian port city of Berenice has turned up a mysterious animal cemetery dating to the 1st century AD. It …

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Underdogs Announces “Online Viewing Room” Initiative with Weekend Add Fuel

This weekend, March 5—7, 2021, Underdogs will be launching a new initiative, the Online Viewing Room: an innovative platform created to connect our artists with …

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FEED YOUR SOUL

Feeding your soul, one of the most important things to do. I do it with my art a lot, and these two colours, green and …

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Italian Prosecutors to Drop Charges in Stolen Klimt Painting Investigation

A 24-year-old mystery surrounding the theft of a painting by Gustav Klimt in Italy remains unsolved. The Italian publication Arts Culture & Style reports that …

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Court Raises Bar for Some Immigrants to Avoid Deportation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday made it harder for longtime immigrants who have been convicted of a crime to avoid deportation. The …

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you’re the one that i want

Ottograph has made artwork for clients like Greenpeace, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Mars, Ford, and Merecedes-Benz. recently ottograph has been getting international acclaim for his ‘fight …

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New York’s Artechouse Is Staging an Immersive Instagram-Ready Experience Despite the Pandemic—See Images Here

For those who doubted that the experience economy would survive the pandemic, look no further than New York’s Artechouse, which had lines down the block …

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we the people

Ottograph has made artwork for clients like Greenpeace, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Mars, Ford, and Merecedes-Benz. Recently ottograph has been getting international acclaim for his ‘fight …

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Artist Transforms Famous Paintings Into Realistic 3D Furry Artworks

Furry Lisa (Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci) Classical art has been an inspiration for many artists who try to constantly bring the artworks back …

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New Orleans Dealer Bill Rau on the Painting He Wished He’d Kept, and What Hurricane Katrina Taught Him About Handling the Pandemic

New Orleans’s M.S. Rau gallery is a jewel-box for the connoisseurship-minded collector. Founded in 1912, the gallery seems plucked from another era—brimming with a carefully …

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Weekly Web Roundup: March 5, 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021 Category:  Americans for the Arts News This week: staff blogs on equity in grantmaking, the social impacts of COVID on intentionally …

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Varied Patches of Color and Textured Stitches Delineate Expressive Embroidered Portraits

All images © Brenda Risquez, shared with permission Brenda Risquez is deliberate in her use of texture, density, and color in her boldly embroidered portraits …

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Sujata Setia Photographed Kids With Incredible Hair

According to Sujata Setia: “I would not make little children wear wigs for the sake of photography,” was the very first comment I received when …

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Matthew Griffin

Matthew Griffin wants a job that pays enough for him to get his teeth fixed. In fact, he’s made multiple video works about his proposal …

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Xinyi Cheng on painting during the pandemic and communing with the unknown

Xinyi Cheng, winner of the 2019 Baloise Art Prize, painted much of what is currently on view at Berlin’s Hamburger Banhof last spring, during France’s …

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The Art World at Home: Dealer Rachel Lehmann Is Showing Ashley Bickerton Works and Daydreaming About an Extra Day in the Week

Nearly 25 years ago, art dealers Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin founded their eponymous gallery in New York. Their goal was to focus on contemporary artists …

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‘I’m Not Making Fun of It… Well, Yeah I Am’: Watch Artist John Feodorov Use Humor to Examine How the West Co-Opts Shamanism

For John Feodorov, spirituality is a thorny issue. The California-born artist is of mixed Native American and Euro-American descent, which provides the source material for …

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Oops! A New Documentary About the Knoedler Fakes Scandal Accidentally Included an Artist’s Trick Image as Real

Artist Joe Fig was just looking to unwind with his wife by tuning into Netflix last weekend when he got a shock. They settled into …

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No NFT Is an Island: Artists Discover Ways to Use NFTs to Support Their Practice

Non-fungible tokens — the images and multimedia attached to strings of Ethereum blockchain code that the art world has recently become obsessed with — function on …

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Dallas Museum Returns Sculpture to Nepal, Banksy’s Latest Work in England, and More: Morning Links from March 5, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART WILL RETURN A SACRED SCULPTURE to Nepal. …

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A Flurry of Feathers and Leaves Surround Spirited Birds in Fio Silva’s Vivid Murals

Castelar, Buenos Aires. All images @ Fio Silva, shared with permission Fio Silva tucks clusters of oversized birds and botanicals into otherwise stark urban spaces, …

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Art Industry News: Want a Free Multimillion-Dollar Manhattan Apartment? Just Become a Museum Director + 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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In Pictures: See the Highlights of the Frick Collection’s Suave Takeover of the Old Whitney Museum Building

The Frick Collection is one of New York’s most beloved art institutions because of its unique atmosphere. Few fans would ever want to get rid …

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Garrett Bradley, Rising Star Filmmaker, Gets Gallery Representation with Lisson

After her film Time became a critical sensation last year, Garrett Bradley has gotten representation at a a major gallery. Lisson Gallery, of London, New …

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Championing Creativity: Online with Bombay Sapphire

London-based art historian Katy Hessel launched @thegreatwomenartists in 2015 as a platform to share and learn from women in the creative industries. It has since …

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Street Scenes of the U.S. From the 1960s Through 30 Wonderful Color Real Photo Postcards

Wenatchee, Washington Postcards are always of great historical and social interest. In 1903 Kodak introduced the No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak. The camera, designed for …

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Hobo Symbols From The Great Depression: The Secret Language Of America’s Itinerant Workers

In 1972 American industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss (March 2, 1904 – October 5, 1972) published The Symbol Sourcebook, A Comprehensive Guide to International Graphic Symbols. …

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Hobo Symbols From The Great Depression : The Secret Language Of America’s Itinerant Workers

In 1972 American industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss (March 2, 1904 – October 5, 1972) published The Symbol Sourcebook, A Comprehensive Guide to International Graphic Symbols. …

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MEXICO 1

An original pencil drawing on high quality paper (30 x 42 cm) The Artwork is matted and framed under glass (approx size: 47 x 59 …

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Photographer Spotlight: Akilah Townsend

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10 to See: Women’s History Online

It’s Women’s History Month. Discover exhibitions, video interviews and book to explore this March. Learn about trailblazing photographers, cutting-edge pioneers and surrealist icons.  Hundred Heroines …

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Alic Brock’s Copped And Screwed Portraits @ The Cabin, Los Angeles

We’ve been enjoying all these compact, intimate presentations that La Brea Artist Residency has been putting together at The Cabin in LA, so we couldn’t …

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Rucking Fotten’s “A Poster Art Show” @ Spoke Art, SF

SPOKE ART is excited to share their next exhibition in San Francisco, Rucking Fotten’s A Poster Art Show. Known for their bold hyper colored designs …

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New Book: “Mona Kuhn: Retrospective”

Mona Kuhn: Works is the first retrospective by one of the most respected and widely exhibited contemporary art photographers at work in the world today. Over …

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Daniel Gordon’s Pop-Up Book of Houseplants

Inspired by his interest in the popularity of certain subjects on the internet—houseplants among them—Daniel Gordon meticulously cuts up pictures found online to create sculptural …

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The Art Angle Podcast: What Will Be the Fate of the Benin Bronzes?

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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Wet Paint: Artists Rally to Save André Leon Talley From Eviction, Art-World Chef Keith McNally Opens in Miami, & More Art-World Gossip

Every week, Artnet News brings you Wet Paint, a gossip column of original scoops reported and written by Nate Freeman. If you have a tip, …

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Meet Artist Kandis Williams, Whose Poetic Work Has a Sharp, Cerebral, and Radically Political Edge

At the center of Kandis Williams’s first solo institutional show, “A Field,” on view at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute of Contemporary Art through August 1, …

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Lee Krasner

Kasmin is pleased to announce Lee Krasner: Collage Paintings 1938–1981. Presented in collaboration with the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the exhibition will be on view at 509 …

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Miranda

City of Miranda in Molise, Italy

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8 Artworks From Artnet’s Gallery Network That Our Experts Are Loving This Week

Every week, we explore the thousands of galleries on the Artnet Gallery Network to highlight the spaces and artworks inspiring us right now. Take a look …

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Barbara Ess (1948–2021)

Barbara Ess, a boundary-pushing photographer, musician, and writer, and the creator of the No Wave experimental media zine Just Another Asshole, died today at the …

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