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Alyssa Monk: Be Still @ San Luis Obispo Museum of Art

The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art (SLOMA) is pleased to present the first museum retrospective by contemporary artist Alyssa Monks. The exhibition will bring …

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Did This 19th-Century Countess’s Artfully Posed Self-Portraits Pave the Way for the Contemporary Selfie?

An exhibition at James Hyman Gallery in London reveals the depth of the Countess of Castiglione’s creative endeavor. The post Did This 19th-Century Countess’s Artfully …

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Here’s What We Know About the Upcoming Salvador Dalí Biopic, Starring Ben Kingsley as the Legendary Surrealist

Barbara Sukowa co-stars as his muse and life partner, Gala. The post Here’s What We Know About the Upcoming Salvador Dalí Biopic, Starring Ben Kingsley …

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Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia Have Unearthed an 8,000-Year-Old Settlement That Includes an Tribute to the Deity Khaal

Also discovered at the site were the remains of Neolithic structures and a complex irrigation system. The post Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia Have Unearthed an …

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Brazilian Police Find Tarsila do Amaral Masterwork Under Thief’s Bed

Brazilian police earlier this week discovered a masterpiece by renowned Brazilian modernist painter Tarsila do Amaral under the mattress of a thief whose Rio de …

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Brazilian Police Discover $59.1 M. Stolen Painting Beneath Bed Amid Sprawling Investigation

Police in Brazil found a major work by Tarsila do Amaral, one of the country’s most important modern artists, beneath a bed on Wednesday during …

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Archaeologists Rebury ‘First-of-Its-Kind’ Ancient Roman Villa in England One Year After Its Discovery

The ruins of an ancient Roman villa in England have been reburied on the recommendation of the government preservation organization Historic England just one year …

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Kitchen Stitching: Pies, Pastries, and Chicken Wings Are Crocheted into Delectable Fiber-Based Cuisine

Healthy fibers meet delicious decadence in Normalynn Ablao’s crocheted provisions. The California-based crafter and pattern maker is cooking up spring rolls, pies, and party-sized platters …

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A Game-Worn Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls Jersey From His Final NBA Championship Run Could Fetch $5 Million at Sotheby’s

Jordan wore the jersey during the Chicago Bulls’s “last dance” run at a title, which resulted in a win over the Utah Jazz. The post …

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Penn Museum Moves to Bury Skulls of Enslaved People

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum) is petitioning the Philadelphia Orphans’ Court for permission to bury thirteen skulls at the …

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An Archaeology Museum Intends to Bury the Skulls of 13 Black Philadelphians From Its Collection. Not Everyone Is on Board With the Plan

An activist says the institution is rushing the decision and misrepresenting its process.  The post An Archaeology Museum Intends to Bury the Skulls of 13 …

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Andy Warhol’s Relatives Are Auctioning His Paintings From College

This fall, members of Andy Warhol’s family plan to auction a group of early paintings he produced while enrolled in art school that have been …

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Why One of New York’s Hottest Galleries Doubled Down on Chinatown Amid a Mass Exodus to Tribeca

Historically, when a young Manhattan gallery has experienced growing pains, it’s moved to Chelsea or, more recently, to Tribeca. Magenta Plains, a resident of Downtown …

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Sports and Art History Team Up in a Playful Twitter Account That Matches Life and Art

Top: “The Incredulity of Saint Thomas” (1675) by Mattia Preti. Bottom: Photo by Brad Smith/ISI Photo. All images courtesy of ArtButMakeItSports, shared with permission What …

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Did the Pandemic Put an End to Galleries’ Summer Holidays?

Where are Thaddaeus Ropac’s collectors during August? “They’re in the Hamptons, or the South of France, or on their boat,” according to the Austrian gallerist. …

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Billionaire Ken Griffin Outbid Crypto Collective for the U.S. Constitution to ‘Protect’ It

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Ken Griffin, CEO of the hedge fund Citadel, said he outbid a ragtag group of NFT and …

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An Enormous ‘E.coli’ Floats Through the National Museum of Scotland at 5 Million Times Its Actual Size

“E.coli”. All images © Luke Jerram. Photo by Neil Hanna, courtesy of the artist and National Museum of Scotland In the National Museum of Scotland …

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Art Industry News: Archaeologists Rebury an Ancient, ‘First-of-Its-Kind’ Villa in England to Protect It for the Future + Other Stories

Plus, artist Lubaina Himid wins a $200,000 prize and Qatar Museums goes big on public art for the World Cup. The post Art Industry News: …

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The Anna Weyant Media Circus Is A Window Into Art World Sexism And Power

“Painter Anna Weyant’s story sounds like a modern-day art fairytale,” writes Smithsonian Magazine about the 27-year-old artist whose work sold for $400 three years ago, …

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Warhol Family to Sell Student Work, Penn Museum to Bury Skulls of Enslaved People, and More: Morning Links for August 10, 2022

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines SEOUL MATES. Timed with Frieze Seoul, Christie’s and HomeArt will stage a pop-up show in Seoul that pairs the …

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Photographer Spotlight: Jonathan Jasberg

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Artist Spotlight: Peter Jojaio

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Aesthetica Art Prize:Tips for Submitting

There are just three weeks to go before the £10,000 Aesthetica Art Prize closes for entries on 31 August. Here is an essential guide to …

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The “Normal Life” According to Heesoo Kim

What is normal life? ““Most waking hours, I am in my studio,” Heesoo told us in the Summer 2022 quarterly. “The work draws me in, …

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Paul Wackers’ Gives “Everything Energy”

Paul Wackers can compartmentalize our domestic life with electricity and movement. His still-lifes are full of energy and density, like a dream world of a …

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JUST OUTSIDE YOUR CENTRE: South African Artists Keya Tama and Elléna Lourens Come to LA

Subliminal Projects is pleased to present JUST OUTSIDE YOUR CENTRE by emerging South African artists Keya Tama and Elléna Lourens. Since meeting in high school …

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‘Like a Phoenix Rising From the Ashes’: From Beyond the Grave, Austrian Actionist Hermann Nitsch Presented His Last Act of Blood, Rites, and Sacrifice

Fans, friends, and collaborators gathered on a sprawling estate in Austria to say goodbye to the acclaimed artist. The post ‘Like a Phoenix Rising From …

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‘We Take Ownership and Responsibility’: Indonesian Collective Taring Padi Reflects on the Scandal That Has Paralyzed Documenta

Members of the group discuss blind spots, censorship, and the need for dialogue. The post ‘We Take Ownership and Responsibility’: Indonesian Collective Taring Padi Reflects …

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For Years, Art Dealer Georges Lotfi Helped Investigators Root Out Antiquities Traffickers. Now Prosecutors Are Hunting Him

Investigators say the tipster became too assured of his own self-importance. The post For Years, Art Dealer Georges Lotfi Helped Investigators Root Out Antiquities Traffickers. …

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Delicate Lace Patterns Overlay Facades in Ornate Large-Scale Murals by NeSpoon

Yffiniac, France (2022). All images © NeSpoon, shared with permission Polish artist NeSpoon (previously) continues to add to her expansive collection of murals that merge …

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Antony Gormley’s Alan Turing Memorial Moves Forward Despite Concerns That It Will ‘Harm’ a British School

In spite of the objections from a group overseeing cultural heritage in the U.K., plans to install a 12-foot-tall sculpture by Antony Gormley commemorating mathematician …

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8,000-Year-Old Settlement Is Found in Saudi Arabia, Offering Rare View of Prehistoric Religion

An 8,000-year-old settlement has been discovered by a group of Saudi and French archaeologists working at a site southwest of the Saudi Arabian capital of …

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Issey Miyake (1938–2022)

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake, whose voluminous deconstructed clothes both defined the 1980s and stood in contrast to the excess that characterized the decade, died …

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Dealer Who Helped Agents Investigate Antiquities Smuggling Now Wanted for Selling Looted Art

Georges Lofti, an 81-year-old Lebanese art dealer and longtime source of information to authorities worldwide pursuing antiquities traffickers, is now the subject of an art …

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Auction Veteran Simon de Pury on the Bold Business Model for His Latest Auction, Which Benefits Artists Above All

The auction presents works exclusively by women artists made in the past three years. The post Auction Veteran Simon de Pury on the Bold Business …

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Lubaina Himid Wins Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize

The Contemporary Austin has named cultural activist and multimedia artist Lubaina Himid as the recipient of the 2024 Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation …

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A Cambridge College Will Install an Antony Gormley Sculpture Honoring Mathematician Alan Turing, Despite Resistance From Preservationists

Meanwhile, another sculpture by the artist on another Englland campus has drawn backlash for its design. The post A Cambridge College Will Install an Antony …

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Issey Miyake, Experimentally Minded Fashion Designer Whose Clothes Became Art, Dies at 84

Issey Miyake, a Japanese fashion designer whose avant-garde clothes and exhibitions garnered significant attention within the international art world, has died at 84. His design …

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Glass Pitchers and Vessels Encase Architectural Paper Sculptures by Ayumi Shibata

All images © Ayumi Shibata, shared with permission Tucked inside clear glass vessels are Ayumi Shibata’s regal architectural vistas and layered cities enveloped by trees …

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Balloons Inflate Around Copper Forms in a Playful Reinterpretation of the Enigmatic Venus Figures

All images © Reddish Studio, shared with permission Although research suggests the ancient Venus figurines were created as totems of survival amid a changing climate, …

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Art Industry News: Jim Carrey Has Teamed Up With His Daughter on a ‘Goon’-y New $50,000 NFT + Other Stories

Plus, Creative Capital names new board members and Canada considers a rewrite of its copyright laws. The post Art Industry News: Jim Carrey Has Teamed …

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Member Spotlight: Megan Berner

As Arts & Culture Manager for the City of Reno, Nevada, Megan Berner manages a public art collection of over 200 artworks, project manages all …

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Antony Gormley’s Alan Turing Memorial to Grace King’s College, Antiquities Collector Faces Charges, and More: Morning Links for August 9, 2022

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines INSIDE JOB? Officials in New York have obtained an arrest warrant for antiquities collector Georges …

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Lubaina Himid Receives $200,000 for One of the Art World’s Biggest, Most ‘Transformative’ Prizes

Lubaina Himid, an artist whose work has seen a surge in critical attention following her historic win of the Turner Prize in 2017, is the …

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Pompeii Archaeologists Have Excavated A 2,000-Year-Old Middle Class Home

Pompeii’s archaeological park announced Saturday that it had uncovered several furnished rooms and household objects in a middle-class home in the city, it said in …

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“Arnica” by Photographer Rosemary Haynes

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Artist Spotlight: Ruth Murray

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Photographer Spotlight: William Mark Sommer

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Tearing Up, Sticking Down, Peeling Back: An Interview with D*Face

Last week we previewed the triumphant return to Los Angeles by London-bassed street icon, D*Face. The artist has had a lasting impact in LA for …

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Radical Imagination: 7 International Women Photographers

What makes a photograph stand out from the millions that are created, consumed and shared every day? Radical Imagination: Seven International Women Photographers at The …

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