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Colombian Makeup Artist Creates Mind-Boggling Optical Illusions

Esther Aular, a talented makeup artist from Bogota, Colombia, has been attracting a lot of attention on social media because of her impressive optical illusions. …

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Colette Pierce Burnette Chosen to Lead Indianapolis Museum of Art

Colette Pierce Burnette has been named as the next president and chief executive officer of Newfields, the campus housing the Indianapolis Museum of Art. She …

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Collectors Flock to Comfort Food at Frieze New York, With Early Sales of a $1.3 Million Baselitz and Paintings of Interiors

Dealers welcomed crowds of eager buyers as Frieze New York returned to the Shed for the second year running. The post Collectors Flock to Comfort …

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At 90, Gerhard Richter Comes Out of Retirement With a Show of New Paintings and Photographs in Switzerland—See Them Here

The German artist hasn’t been able to stop painting. The post At 90, Gerhard Richter Comes Out of Retirement With a Show of New Paintings …

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6 Lower East Side Shows to See During Frieze New York

While big, international galleries flock to neighborhoods like Tribeca, the Lower East Side’s art scene still retains its edge. Here, emerging and mature artists with …

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Spectacular Winning Images of The Milky Way Photographer of The Year 2022

The Milky Way photographer of the year winners are selected every year by the travel blog Capture the Atlas. The Milky Way season ranges from …

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A To-Scale Sculpture of the Solar System Covering Six Miles of Terrain Shows Just How Small and Fragile Earth Really Is

Artist Oliver Jeffers wants us to acknowledge that we are alone in space. The post A To-Scale Sculpture of the Solar System Covering Six Miles …

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Interview: Trevon Latin Questions His Impulse to Solve Problems, Navigating Loneliness, and the Idea That Everything is Drag

“Untitled (Michael)” (2021), oil on canvas and fabric stretched on panel. 36 inches. Photo by Jason Mandella, courtesy of the artist and Perrotin For Trevon …

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The 10 Best Booths at Frieze New York 2022

Rachel Uffner Gallery’s booth at Frieze New York. Courtesy Rachel Uffner Gallery. On Wednesday, Frieze New York returned for its second edition at its new …

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Cajsa von Zeipel’s Baroque Sculptures of Queer Young People Make an Impression at Frieze New York

There aren’t many provocative works at this year’s Frieze New York, which on the one hand is a reprieve, given that dealers sometimes resort to …

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A British Surgeon Bought a Chinese Vase for a Few Hundred Pounds in the 1980s. It Just Sold for $1.9 Million

It turned out to be from the 18th-century Qianlong period. The post A British Surgeon Bought a Chinese Vase for a Few Hundred Pounds in …

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Angelyne’s prescient art of self-promotion

NOW THAT THE TRUE IDENTITY of the eccentric Los Angeles personality Angelyne has been exposed, one crucial question still remains: Is she a celebrity, or is …

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‘No One Should Have the Power to Kill Us All’: Artist Pedro Reyes Is Mounting a Global Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Reyes’s installations are on view now at Frieze New York and in Times Square. The post ‘No One Should Have the Power to Kill Us …

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Want to Smell Like Cleopatra? Researchers Are Combining Ancient and Ultra-Modern Techniques to Recreate Historical Scents

Old pots, ancient trash pits, and even human teeth are treasure troves of evidence. The post Want to Smell Like Cleopatra? Researchers Are Combining Ancient …

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The Forecast Is Gloriously Stormy for Carla Chan’s Elemental Offerings at Frieze

The Hong Kong artist harnesses turbulent weather in stunning digital projects for La Prairie. The post The Forecast Is Gloriously Stormy for Carla Chan’s Elemental …

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Archaeologists Have Discovered the 4,000-Year-Old Tomb of an Egyptian Dignitary Who Guarded Royal Documents

The unfinished decoration suggests he died before the tomb was completed. The post Archaeologists Have Discovered the 4,000-Year-Old Tomb of an Egyptian Dignitary Who Guarded …

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Womp Womp: Turns Out This Mural Londoners Thought Was a Banksy Is Actually Just a Tribute by a Local Fan Artist

A Banksy work in the same spot disappeared nine years ago. The post Womp Womp: Turns Out This Mural Londoners Thought Was a Banksy Is …

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Art Industry News: Actor Seth Green Pleas for His Stolen Bored Apes, Announcing ‘Frens It Happened to Me’ + Other Stories

Plus, auction star Ernie Barnes gets new gallery representation, and Gurr Johns launches a new art-lending business. The post Art Industry News: Actor Seth Green …

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Crystal Young Honored with 2022 Alene Valkanas State Arts Advocacy Award

Thursday, May 19, 2022 Category:  Americans for the Arts News The Alene Valkanas State Arts Advocacy Award honors an individual at the state level whose …

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Greece and UK Agree to Discuss Repatriation of Parthenon Marbles

In a landmark agreement, the UK will hold formal talks with Greece in regard to the repatriation of the Parthenon marbles, which Greece has actively …

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Adriane Jefferson Honored with 2022 American Express Emerging Leader Award

Thursday, May 19, 2022 Category:  Americans for the Arts News The American Express Emerging Leader Award recognizes visionary leadership by an individual who is a …

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Julie Garreau Honored with 2022 Selina Roberts Ottum Award for Arts Leadership

Thursday, May 19, 2022 Category:  Americans for the Arts News The Selina Roberts Ottum Award for Arts Leadership recognizes an individual working in arts management …

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Welcome to 2072: Send Your Artwork to the Future with The Time Capsule Project

It’s 2072. We solved world hunger, you can teleport to Mars, and we really did figure out how to make gas from compost like in Back …

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$24.3 M. Michelangelo Sells at Christie’s in Paris, Denmark’s ARKEN Museum Gets New Director, and More: Morning Links for May 19, 2022

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE BEAT GOES ON. Despite the absolute slaughterhouse in the stock market …

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Artist Spotlight: Juan de Dios Morenilla

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Booooooom x Capture Photography Festival: Philotheus Nisch Interview

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“Promise Witness” by Ryan Whelan @ pt.2 Gallery, Oakland

It was cold on the mountain as a North Pacific gale seated itself on our coastline. The subalpine flowers accumulated their share with little persuasion. …

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LaKela Brown’s “Second Growth” @ 56 Henry, NYC

56 HENRY is pleased to present Second Growth, an exhibition of new work by LaKela Brown.

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Pablo Barba: Live, Laugh, Love

There’s a manic energy to these paintings by Chilean painter, Pablo Barba. Yes, the scenes feel familiar. They are dinner scenes, the classic petit genre style of …

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René Groebli: L’oeil de l’amour (The Eye of Love)

Born in Zurich in 1927, René Groebli is recognized as a master of color, yet he has practiced all genres and followed the stylistic and …

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SCAD at Photo London

The Savannah College of Art and Design was proud to present work by alumnus Shine Huang (M.F.A., photography, 2017) and faculty members Josh Jalbert and …

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Visualising the Impossible

Katie Paterson’s (b. 1981) new exhibition, Requiem, at Edinburgh’s Ingleby Gallery, includes amongst its source materials the dust of ground-up microplastic from the world’s deepest …

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After Two Years on Hiatus, the Taipei Dangdai Fair Returns to Carve a Niche in an Increasingly Fragmented Asian Market

As uncertainty grows in Hong Kong, collectors are turning toward fairs in cities like Taipei and Seoul. The post After Two Years on Hiatus, the …

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Phillips’s $225 Million Evening Sale Marks Its Biggest-Ever Night, Led by an Astounding Basquiat

Basquiat’s ‘Untitled’ alone drew $85 million on an evening the house’s deputy chairman Robert Manley called ‘historic.’ The post Phillips’s $225 Million Evening Sale Marks …

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Ernie Barnes Estate Gets Gallery Representation Following Auction Surprise

One week after a painting by Ernie Barnes became a surprise hit at a Christie’s auction, the artist’s estate has inked a representation deal with …

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Sandra Benites, MASP’s First Indigenous Curator, Quits amid Censorship Kerfuffle

Sandra Benites, a member of the Guaraní Ñandeva people who in 2019 became the first Indigenous curator hired by the Museu de Arte de São …

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Preetika Rajgariah

Preetika Rajgariah’s exhibition “Pleasure Tense” offers a delicate layered inquiry into the connections between touch, texture, and selfhood. The artist collages family and community-sourced saris …

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In Pictures: See Neon Art, Vibrant Landscape Painting, and VIP Visitors at the Opening of Frieze New York 2022

We went to Frieze with a real, non-iPhone camera to capture a sense of the vibe. The post In Pictures: See Neon Art, Vibrant Landscape …

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Artist Albert Oehlen Is Jolting Frieze Art Fair Attendees Awake With a Highly Caffeinated Bespoke Beverage

Careful, it’s fully leaded! The post Artist Albert Oehlen Is Jolting Frieze Art Fair Attendees Awake With a Highly Caffeinated Bespoke Beverage appeared first on …

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Warhol Foundation Commits $350,000 to Ukrainian Emergency Relief

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts today announced that it is committing $350,000 to four agencies supplying emergency relief to the visual arts …

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Marsha Pels’s Sculptures About Loss Stun at Frieze’s Section for Young Galleries

If much of Frieze New York is given over to blue-chip businesses, the “Frame” section for younger galleries contains a much different vibe. Presentations by …

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The Whitney’s Union and Supporters Protested Outside the Museum’s Annual Gala Following a ‘Lowballed’ Wage Offer

The offer was “tone-deaf in terms of what is going on in this whole sector,” said the union’s president. The post The Whitney’s Union and …

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Albert Oehlen Brings Bizarre ‘Cofftea’ Beverage to Frieze New York

At Gagosian’s booth at Frieze New York, you can find an array of abstractions by Albert Oehlen, whose works have sold for sums in the …

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Plufl – The World’s First Dog Bed For Humans

Inspired by the comfort of the classic dog bed, a couple of obviously extremely bored university students designed Plufl, the world’s first dog bed for …

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“Between your eyes and the images I see (a sentimental choice)”

Nine drooping tulips, languidly rendered by Elené Shatberashvili in Flowers, 2021–22, announce the nine young artists gathered here. All oil painters and recent graduates of Paris’s …

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Artist Started Recreating Famous Paintings Together With Her Dog During Quarantine, And They’re Still Going Strong Two Years Later

Whistler’s Mother, 1871 By James Mcneill Whistler vs. Whistler’s Mother, 2022 Many of the greatest art pieces in the history of art were in some …

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Garments of Grass and Flowers Fuse Jeanne Simmons’s Body to the Landscape

“Grass Cocoon” (2018). All images © Jeanne Simmons, shared with permission “When we spend a lot of time in a place, and if we are …

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NFT Artist Refik Anadol’s First Supporters Were in the Tech World. All of a Sudden, He’s Become a Star at Auction, Too

The former artist-in-residence at Google says developing new ideas requires working across disciplinary boundaries. The post NFT Artist Refik Anadol’s First Supporters Were in the …

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The Superb Bizarre Make Up Concepts by Tanya Savostyuk

Tanya Savostyuk is a Belarusian make up and digital artist based in Batumi, Georgia. She uses innovative techniques to create her design concepts: mixing real …

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Prominent Indigenous Art Curator Sandra Benites Quits One of Brazil’s Top Museums Amid Accusations of Censorship

The controversy surrounds photographs of the Landless Workers Movement (MST), a left-leaning agricultural movement. The post Prominent Indigenous Art Curator Sandra Benites Quits One of …

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