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Mega-Gallery Hauser and Wirth Is Opening a New Space in Yet Another Posh Vacation Hub: Monaco

Lockdown-related travel restrictions over the past year have led to burgeoning art scenes in wealthy but formerly low-key enclaves like the Hamptons, Aspen, and Palm …

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The End

In this painting, I wanted to show you the moment when a man says goodbye to his life, when old age is replaced by infinity …

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Herds of Life-Sized Elephants Roam Through London’s Parks for a Global Conservation Project

All images © CoExistence, shared with permission Sixty migrating elephants pass between Piccadilly and Buckingham Palace in London’s Green Park in one of nine herds …

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5 Outstanding Artists From ‘Super-Rough,’ the Experimental Exhibition Takashi Murakami Curated for the Outsider Art Fair

“Super-Rough” is a pop-up, one-off extension of the Outsider Art Fair that displays a curated selection of highlights from galleries associated with the event. The …

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An Indigenous Film School in Ontario Goes to Venice

On Manitoulin Island, a modest building serves as the home of the Weengushk Film Institute, dedicated to teaching movie and television arts to Indigenous youth. …

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Phosphorescent Glass Sculptures Illuminate in Presence of People

In an ongoing series of conceptual artworks, Japanese artist Rui Sasaki creates stunning phosphorescent glass sculptures to ‘record and contain sunshine’. “I do not get …

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Looking Twice

Leo Fitzmaurice (b. 1963) has perfected the art of the double take. His sculptures, which are currently on view at Hull’s Humber Street Gallery, encourage …

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This Egyptian Photographer’s Series on the Giza Pyramids is Absolutely Breathtaking

Egyptian photographer Karim Amr has been sharing incredible photos of Cairo and the Giza Pyramid Complex on Instagram, where he started to amass a burgeoning …

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“Trans A.M.”: The Superb 3D Surreal Digital Art and VR Sculptures by Elena Romenkova

Elena Romenkova is a digital artist from St Petersburg, currently based in Vienna. Experimenting with the human form and glitch art through animation, Romenkova’s work …

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“Mirrorverse”: The Superb Glitch Artworks of Adrian Cain

Adrian Cain is an American artist influenced by the relationship between digital and nature. Using Photography and technological programs to create visions of a utopian …

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J. Hoberman on David Dufresne’s Monopoly of Violence (2020)

ESSENTIALLY A VEHICLE for solo performance, TikTok can make individual careers, but the humble Facebook-Twitter-YouTube ecosystem—identified by the British filmmaker Peter Snowdon as the vehicle for

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A night in the Garden of Eden.

One of a kind artwork This artwork is sold unframed. This is an original picture. The artwork is titled and signed on the back and …

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Third-Largest Diamond Found, Carnegie International Is on Deck, and More: Morning Links from June 17, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines LOVERS OF BRITISH PAINTING, REJOICE! Later this month, Sotheby’s in London will offer up a 2002 …

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Art Industry News: Seth Rogen’s Acclaimed Pot Art Enters New Territory as One Dank Vessel Sells for $10,000 at Auction + 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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Artist Spotlight: Mark Yang

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Photographer Spotlight: Kyle Jeffers

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Design History: Vico Magistretti

Although Vico Magistretti set out to be an architect, his approach and design execution allowed him to explore more avenues than such. He would be …

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“Hey Tomorrow, Do You Have Some Room For Me: Failure Is A Part Of Being Alive”: New Works by Arcmanoro Niles

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce Hey Tomorrow, Do You Have Some Room For Me: Failure Is A Part Of Being Alive, the gallery’s first …

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Circadian: Corey Lamb @ Hashimoto Contemporary, NYC

Part of the allure of Corey Lamb’s works, where bold subject matter writhes in colorful drama,  is that some of the most erotic elements almost …

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Windows and Worlds: Rebecca Ness @ Carl Kostyál, London

Almost one year to the date since her last solo show with Nino Mier in LA, Rebecca Ness will be opening her London debut with …

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The End of Procrastination

Procrastination is a word I often hear artists use. But procrastination can be about more than just postponing tasks and projects. It sometimes becomes a reason …

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Can Smell Be an Artistic Medium? A Perfume Expert Teamed Up With Joana Vasconcelos and Other Artists to Make ‘Olfactory Sculptures’

We have art for the eyes and music for the ears, but what about about creative stimuli for our sense of smell? Phillips auction house …

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The Obama Presidential Portraits Kick Off an 11-Month Tour in Chicago This Week. Tickets Are Already Selling Out

This week, the Obama Presidential Portraits go on view at the Art Institute of Chicago—the first stop on a 11-month-long, five venue tour. And the …

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In Pictures: See a Starfish Brooch by Salvador Dalí and Other Glittering Works From the Museum of Natural History’s Surreal Jewelry Show

Last week marked the long-awaited reopening of the Halls of Gems and Minerals at New York’s American Museum of Natural History. Among the many upgrades to the formerly dated space, …

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Orange County Museum of Art Nears Completion, Reveals Plan to Relaunch California Biennial

With construction of the brand-new $93 million Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) museum reported to be 75 percent complete less than two years after …

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Archaeologists Have Discovered Ancient Bronze Age Homes at Germany’s ‘Stonehenge’

Archaeologists have found evidence of ancient dwellings at a Bronze Age site known as the German Stonehenge. Located outside the village of Pömmelte, about 85 miles …

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Electric Company Uncovers Thousands of Millennia-Old Objects in Southwest England

An electric company in England has uncovered a host of millennia-old objects dating to the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Roman, and Saxon periods at a site …

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Triptych “Before and After”

This triptych “Before and After” is a story told in abstract drawings. It was made with thoughts about the past times. About those times, when …

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Director and Artist Robert Wilson Is Auctioning Off His First-Ever NFT: A Video Portrait of Lady Gaga

Robert Wilson is getting into the crypto art game—and he’s getting a little help from Lady Gaga. The influential theater director and artist recently minted …

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Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung to Lead Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, one of the most closely watched curators working in Germany today, will soon lead one of the country’s most important contemporary …

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MacKenzie Scott Grants Go to Studio Museum in Harlem, Souls Grown Deep, and More

MacKenzie Scott, one of the richest women in the world, promised to keep giving her fortune away “until the safe is empty” following her divorce …

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Nick Zedd

Droning, gratuitous scenes of violence and scumminess, nightmarish characters, and deep perversions, certainly, but, also, from this side of the “noughties,” a kind of charming …

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Notre Dame Raised Almost $1 Billion After Its Devastating Fire—But Now, the Church Says It Needs More

If there’s any restoration project in the world that should be flush with cash, you would think it would be Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which …

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“Only a Joke Can Save Us”

Fruit flies are preying on the flaccid corpses of Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, Margaret Thatcher, and Chris Patten. During my visit to this group show …

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Italian Artist Proves Tattoos Look Good On More Than People’s Skin By Putting Them On His Sculptures

Time and time again, people have proven that putting two seemingly unlikely things together can result in something even cooler than the original elements. Why …

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Sleek Wooden Ribbons Spiral in an Infinitely Looping Installation in Hong Kong

“Time Loop” (2021), 9.2 x 3.6 meters. All images © Paul Cocksedge, shared with permission A new installation by Paul Cocksedge (previously) creates an endless …

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Artists and Activists Are Decrying Hungary’s Sweeping New Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws as a Grave Threat to Freedom of Expression

Lawmakers in Hungary have just passed a controversial piece of legislation that has widely been condemned as discriminatory against the LGBTQ+ community. The international organization …

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Could Paris Challenge London as Europe’s Future Art Capital?

The stately mansion at 9 Avenue Matignon in Paris is steeped in history. Built in 1913 by architect René Sergent, who created commissioned work for …

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Designing for Crisis

The London Design Biennale 2021 shows us what world-leading designers and artists are doing to highlight and combat the biggest challenges facing human society. This …

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Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung to Lead Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Polymathic curator and author Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung has been appointed director of Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Ndikung will take the reins from …

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Artist Recreated A Miniature Version Of The Town Of Castle Rock From Stephen King’s Novel

According to an artist Kassiopeya:”With my latest model, “Everything’s for Sale,” I return, once again, to the literal world of Stephen King, more precisely, to …

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A Napa Wine Family Has Given the Smithsonian’s American History Museum $4 Million Gift to Hire a Food and Drink Curator

The wine-making Winiarski family, who founded Napa Valley’s Stag Leap Wine Cellars, just gave the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History $4 million to fund a new …

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Norway Is Preparing to Open Its $723 Million Megamuseum, Home to ‘The Scream,’ After Seven Years—Get a Sneak Peek Here

Norway’s new National Museum finally has an opening date. Initially slated to debut in 2020, the museum in Oslo—officially called the National Museum of Art, …

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Interpol Debuts Stolen Artworks App, UT Austin Gets Robert Polidori Archive, and More: Morning Links from June 16, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines PHILANTHROPIST MACKENZIE SCOTT, THE EX OF JEFF BEZOS, just cut checks totaling $2.74 …

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Japanese Artist Creates the Most Amazing Wood Sculptures You’ll Ever See

A Japanese woodworker has developed a “three-dimensional wood inlay” technique that allows him to create exceptional artworks that require no coloring whatsoever. From intricate carpets …

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A Magical Series Captures the Gnarled Branches of Socotra’s Dragon Blood Trees

All images © Daniel Kordan, shared with permission Russian photographer Daniel Kordan (previously) is adept at locating extraordinary environments around the world—he captured this dazzling …

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Unevenly Stitched Jeans Will Make You Do a Double Take

Called “Slash Jeans”, the newest clothing items in Leje’s 2021 collection actually make your legs look like they’ve been slashed by a samurai or a …

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Art Industry News: ‘Hunter Biden’s Artwork Is Actually Good and Will Be Worth a Lot,’ According to the NY Post, Which Tried to Destroy Him + 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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Abstract rain from sky painting

Abstract rain from sky panting ___________________________ I love acrylic for its brightness and environmental friendliness, so I definitely used this kind of medium. The artwork’s …

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Eileen Agar: Muse of Anarchy

A survey of Eileen Agar’s art and life with the occasion of her retrospective at Whitechapel Gallery, London.

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