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Cultural Asset Identification & Building Inclusive Creative Economies

In early 2021, we published an outline of the goals and commitments Americans for the Arts is making towards supporting the development of an inclusive …

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‘It’s Just a Different Way of Reaching People’: KAWS on Why He Teamed Up With ‘Fortnite’ to Bring His Work Into the Virtual World

At first glance, KAWS’s new show at London’s Serpentine Galleries appears to be a retrospective. It features more than 20 paintings and sculptures, all on loan …

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Tender Embroidered Portraits by Ruth Miller Are Tinged with Expressive Colors

“Congregants,” 20 x 35 inches. All images © Ruth Miller, shared with permission Beginning with a line drawing in pencil, U.S.-based artist Ruth Miller renders …

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Hilton Als on Curating a Show Inspired by Toni Morrison for David Zwirner: ‘It’s Filled with a Lot of Emotion’

Unlike Beloved (1987), which is studied in high schools across the U.S., and Song of Solomon (1977), which won a National Book Critics Circle Award …

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Infinitely Dancing Hearts: Hirshhorn and Albright-Knox Museums Jointly Acquire Kusama ‘Infinity Room’

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, have jointly acquired Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored …

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The Superb Graphic Novels and Character Art Works of Jordi Lafebre

Jordi Lafebre is an illustrator and comic book artist from Barcelona who draws very kind and warm stories. His works include such graphic novels as …

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Netherlands Approves Controversial $199 M. Rembrandt Buy, Tracey Emin Slams Boris Johnson, and More: Morning Links for January 20, 2022

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines DUTCH MASTERS. The Senate in the Netherlands gave the go-ahead for the government’s purchase …

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Intriguing Female Portraits by Ilya Ozornin

Artist Ilya Ozornin draws girls who are both beautiful and mysterious. Each of his ladies seems to keep a secret, trying hard not to give …

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Artist Spotlight: Helena Margrét Jónsdóttir

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Gagosian to Open New Outpost in Swiss Mountain Town, Tapping ‘Rich History of Collecting’

Gagosian, one of the world’s largest art galleries, with 19 locations worldwide, will add another outpost to its empire. Next month, the gallery will open …

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Butts on Things: Illustrator Brian Cook Draws Butts on Everything

Because Everything Looks Better with a Butt In Brian Cook’s debut collection of fun, offbeat illustrations, beers have rears, Tetris® becomes Butris and balloons bear …

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Forrest Gump Rear Wiper Decal

If you are an avid Forrest Gump enthusiast, this is the perfect gift for yourself. Extremely friendly Forrest Gump Waving Arm Wiper is guaranteed to …

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Portrait – Царевна Лягушка

Portrait /modern art- Царевна Лягушка I read a lot of bedtime stories as a child. And I associated myself with their heroes. I thought that …

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The Birth of Consciousness

When and how and why particular kind of monkey started to develop conscious mind is among the greatest mysteries. How conscious are we now? How …

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America in Crisis

In 1969, a groundbreaking photographic initiative was conceived in the US. Its goal: to assess the state of the nation. Titled America in Crisis, the …

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Christie’s Is Adding a Twist to Its Traditional London Sale: A Shanghai Event Aimed at Keep Young Chinese Buyers Engaged

Christie’s is bringing its traditional spring London evening sale beyond London. The auction house will add an installment in Shanghai on the same night in …

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Ghost Stories: A Conversation With Miko Veldkamp

There are virtually infinite ways in which one can examine and/or talk about the complexity of the human condition and for many that involves speaking about their …

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New Book: “Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde”

From an upcoming release with Taschen Books: At the vivid intersection of cinematic and graphic design history, Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde gathers 250 film posters from the Soviet Union …

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Cho Gi-Seok “Coexistence” @ Fotografiska New York

Cho Gi-Seok’s photographs are characterized by deliberately worked-out compositions, where each choice – everything from light to colors, props and clothes – have been carefully …

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An Enterprising Cohort of Young International Galleries Is Teaming Up to Open a Shared Exhibition Space in Collector-Rich Cologne

Proving that necessity is, as ever, the mother of invention, a group of young galleries from North America and Europe have responded to pandemic uncertainty …

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Art Dealer Eva Presenhuber Will Open Her Second Gallery Since the Beginning of the Pandemic, This Time in Vienna

Veteran dealer Eva Presenhuber is opening a new gallery in Vienna, in her native country of Austria. The new location—the second Presenhuber will have opened …

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‘We Don’t Do What We Do on Our Own’: Rookie Gallerist Hannah Traore and Veteran Curator Isolde Brielmaier on Mentorship in the Art Industry

Isolde Brielmaier, the newly appointed deputy director of the New Museum, is regarded by many young art-world stars as a deeply impactful guide and mentor. …

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Bird of Happiness

Abstract Painting on canvas The concept of the piece is to show motion through feelings linked with personal experiences, love, mood, passion. The playfulness of …

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Emotions of Flowers

LARGE Original Abstract Painting Vibrant, colourful and expressive original painting, one-of-a-kind and 100% hand painted. Title: “Emotions of flowers” Size: 35.4″ x 43.3″ x 1.2″…….90 …

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Reporting on the Climate Crisis | Nonprofit Report

Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on environmental journalism, with guests; Benjamin Strauss, CEO & Chief Scientist of Climate Central & Meaghan Parker, Executive Director of …

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Nathalie Bondil Settles with Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Nathalie Bondil, the former director and chief curator of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) who sued that institution’s board of directors for wrongful …

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Tiny Superheroes in Superb Comic Art by Dan Hipp

Dan Hipp is a comic book artist who draws cute art with Marvel and DC superheroes. Hipp also worked as art director on the wonderful …

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Protesting Lockdown Measures, Dutch Museums Open as Gyms, Salons

A number of arts organizations across the Netherlands today opened their doors in entirely new and unexpected capacities today in order to protest what they …

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“Bury Me In a Donut”: Colorful Coffins Lighten Mood at New Zealand Funerals

When the pallbearers brought Phil McLean’s coffin into the chapel, there were gasps before a wave of laughter rippled through the hundreds of mourners. The …

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How to Design a Nuclear Reactor – an Illustrated Rough Guide, 1956-1998

Sizewell B PWR, Nuclear Engineering International – The World’s Reactors, No. 83, Sizewell B PWR, Sizewell, Suffolk, UK. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering, December 1982 …

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Have Your Bread and Read By It Too: PAMPSHADE Turns Leftover Loaves into Offbeat Lamps

All images © PAMPSHADE Yukiko Morita works against the grain with her collection of bread-based home goods. The baker-turned-designer launched PAMPSHADE back in 2016 after …

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French Photographer Sophie Fontaine Shoots Poignant Portraits In Film

Her words are poetic and she shoots film, may sound a bit familiar but Sophie Fontaine shows us something dramatic and unexpected in her artworks. …

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Following a Trail of Ancient Ostrich Beads, Scientists Discover the World’s Oldest Social Network

Scientists have discovered what may be the world’s first social network, a chain of trade and communication that connected ancient humans across southern and eastern …

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Butterfly and flowers

Butterfly and flowers Acrylic primer on canvas, oil The background of the butterfly is metal paint, changes color depending on the lighting. 40x40cm

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Hossein Valamanesh, Artist Who Evoked Migrations by Minimalist Means, Dies at 72

Hossein Valamanesh, an Iranian-born, Australia-based artist whose poetic works commented on the struggles of immigrants, died this past weekend age 72 from a heart attack, …

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Water lilies. Experimental abstraction on rice paper

Experimental abstraction on rice paper. Water lilies Rice paper, ink, gouache. The painting is duplicated on the second layer of rice archival paper. 110x70cm

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Paula Rego’s Darkly Ambiguous Paintings Reflect on Abuses of Power

Portrait of Paula Rego with Stray Dogs, 1965. © Manuela Morais. Photo by Manuela Morais. Courtesy of the artist and Kunstmuseum Den Haag. In The …

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South Africa Has Halted an ‘Unfathomable’ Auction of Nelson Mandela’s Personal Belongings in New York

Guernsey’s auction house in New York has called off an auction of Nelson Mandela’s possessions. The South African government objected to the sale, which was …

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Pity

Title:”Pity” Date:2020 Size:150 by 180 cm Original oil painting on canvas Artist:Tsarkova Olga

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Sacred Wine Profane wine

Interpretation and elaboration of the mosaics of Santa Costanza in Rome which in the fourth century AD decorated the vault of the Mausoleum, depicting scenes …

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Cynthia Chavez Lamar Becomes First Native Woman to Lead a Smithsonian Museum

Cynthia Chavez Lamar (San Felipe Pueblo) has been named the director of the National Museum of the American Indian, which has locations in Washington, D.C., …

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Art of Bug (mini 21)

30*30cm, cotton stretched canvas, 2022. Oil, canvas. The artwork is signed on the back and accompanied with a certificate of authenticity. The canvas is stretched …

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A Russian Artist Left a Giant Poop Sculpture on a Hallowed St. Petersburg Burial Ground—and Now He’s in Deep, Er… Poop

Some artworks are clever; others are just plain shit. The newest effort by Russian artist Ivan Volkov is sort of both. Last week, the Moscow-based …

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A Russian Artist Left a Giant Poop Sculpture on a Hallowed St. Petersburg Burial Ground—and Now He’s in Deep Shit

Some artworks are clever; others are just plain shit. The newest effort by Russian artist Ivan Volkov is sort of both. Last week, the Moscow-based …

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Ousted Director Nathalie Bondil Has Settled With the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Ending Her Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Former Montreal Museum of Fine Arts director Nathalie Bondil has reached a settlement in her wrongful termination and libel lawsuit against the museum. The terms …

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The Netherlands Makes a Controversial Decision to Buy a Prized Rembrandt for a Whopping $198 Million

The Dutch government, in association with the Rembrandt Association and the Rijksmuseum, has controversially agreed to pay a staggering €175 million ($198 million) for a …

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Phoenix Art Museum Names Jeremy Mikolajczak Next Director

The Phoenix Art Museum in Arizona has named Jeremy Mikolajczak as its new director. Mikolajczak, who begins in April, replaces Tim Rodgers, who was at …

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Diminutive Figures Traverse Vibrant, Post-Climate Disaster Environments by Seonna Hong

“Kid World” (2021). All images © Seonna Hong, courtesy of Hashimoto Contemporary, shared with permission In Late Bloomer, Los Angeles-based artist Seonna Hong wades into …

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MoCA Cleveland Picks Megan Lykins Reich to Fill Director Role Left Vacant Amid Controversy in 2020

Megan Lykins Reich has been named the new executive director at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, whose leadership role has been vacant for a …

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Long day’s journey into tomorrow

A visual poem about existence, about the days of our lives. This image was taken on the shore of the Black Sea in Mamaia, Romania. …

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