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Urban texture madera zen

Picture painted with acrylic paint on a wood base. It has texture and many shades. Shipped in an unbreakable polystyrene box.

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Why the Ten Percent Activists of the Art Industry Need to Work Together Towards Shared Sustainability Goals

In 2019, when the artist Gary Hume was having a show in New York, he asked his gallery, Matthew Marks, to ship his work from …

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In Situ @ Marianne Boesky Gallery, NYC

Marianne Boesky Gallery is pleased to present In Situ, a group exhibition featuring new and recent paintings by thirteen artists: Cecily Brown, Olivia Erlanger, Barnaby Furnas, Jammie Holmes, Forrest …

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Marcus Jansen: Power Structures @ Almine Rech, Paris

Any discussion of Marcus Jansen’s work would be invalid as long as there is no mention of his intense life journey, the circumstances that influenced …

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The Art World at Home: Art Dealer Khalil Akar Is Collaborating With Ava DuVernay and Making Nigerian Cuisine

Last year, Ava DuVernay, the acclaimed film director who came to widespread public attention through 13th, a film about race and mass incarceration, organized an art …

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Multiples, Inc. 1965-1992

Marian Goodman Gallery is very pleased to present the first historical exhibition of Multiples, Inc., the art publishing company founded by Marian Goodman and a …

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Longing for a Lavish, Period-Drama Lifestyle? At this Auction, You Can Buy Your Very Own Piece of English History

If binging on the TV show Bridgerton has you imagining a more opulent lockdown lifestyle, take heed! This month, from January 20–22, the English auction …

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A Los Angeles Nonprofit Is Supporting Prison Abolition Through a Community Ceramics Practice

All images courtesy of People’s Pottery Project, shared with permission People’s Pottery Project (PPP) has a simple mission: “to empower formerly incarcerated women, trans, and …

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Antônio Henrique Amaral

The protean Brazilian artist Antônio Henrique Amaral (1935–2015) didn’t identify with any movement, though critics often tie him to neo-Cubism and Surrealism, with forays into …

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Does This Look Like Princess Diana to You? The Internet Is Melting Down Over an Absurd Brazilian Wax-Figure Museum

A little-known wax-figure museum in Rolândia, Brazil, has become the subject of intense ridicule thanks to a rediscovered six-year-old video that’s putting audiences in stitches. Unlike …

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The Cheapo Beer Brand Natural Light Says Its New Marketing Stunt Is the Most Expensive Artwork of All Time

What’s the most ludicrous art-world marketing campaign of all time? Is it Maurizio Cattelan’s $120,000 banana, duct-taped to a wall at Art Basel Miami Beach? Is …

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Marian Goodman Gallery Will Fund Research Fellowships for BIPOC Curators in Honor of the Late Okwui Enwezor

In honor of the late Nigerian curator Okwui Enwezor, Marian Goodman Gallery has launched a new initiative to fund career opportunities for early- and mid-career …

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The Rijksmuseum Had Its Lowest Attendance Last Year Since 1964. But Its Digital Audience Has Grown by Leaps and Bounds

Amsterdam’s famed Rijksmuseum, which was closed for much of last year, had its lowest attendance in decades in 2020, with visitors dropping by more than 2 …

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Urban texture lux gold

Acrylic canvas 150 x 100 cm . The painting is made with acrylics and fine varnishes with a glass effect finish. The work is sent …

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Urban texture zen 20

Work painted with acrylic paint on wood. It has texture and many shades.

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Archaeologists Claim Pig Painting in Indonesian Cave Is World’s Oldest Figurative Artwork

As a craze for contemporary figurative painting continues on in the art world, archaeologists have uncovered what may be the world’s oldest representational artwork. In …

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Urban rose silver

Acrylic canvas of 150 x 100 cm. The painting is made with acrylics and fine varnishes with a glass effect finish. The painting is sent …

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Urban minimal Nordik blanc

Acrylic canvas 100 x 100 cm. The painting is made with acrylics and fine varnishes with a glass effect finish. The painting is sent with …

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Trends to Watch in 2021: Craft Figuration

This January, Artsy is launching a series of three features to spotlight the trends we’re watching in 2021. Using our internal data, each of these …

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Heidi Zuckerman Returns to Museum World, Taking Job as Director of Orange County Museum

After having briefly departed the museum world to launch her own digital platform, Heidi Zuckerman is returning to the institutional sphere. Next month, Zuckerman will …

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Aiming to Revise Canon, Arab Art Center Opens at NYU Abu Dhabi

New York University Abu Dhabi has opened its Arab Center for the Study of Art, which is dedicated to research on the visual art and …

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Studio Visit: Artist Davina Semo on the Lure of a Ringing Bell and Why She Always Looks Forward to Mondays

The ringing of bells can have so many meanings: the arrival of a new hour, the celebratory joy of a holiday, or the bliss of …

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‘For Our Own Trade’s Sake, We Should Sober Up’: The Chair of an International Art Fund Says It’s Time For the Art World to Embrace Transparency

Artemundi, an international art fund manager, has been in the business of managing art as an alternative asset since 1989 and has witnessed and weathered …

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A Drawing Believed to Be the Final Nazi-Looted Artwork in the Gurlitt Collection Has Been Returned to Its Rightful Owners

Germany has restituted the 14th and what is believed to be final work of art from the notorious trove of Cornelius Gurlitt, whose art-dealer father, Hildebrand, …

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Illumination Through Design

The first electric light was invented in the early 1800s by chemist and inventor Humphry Davy (1778-1829). It was a transformative moment. Since then, lighting …

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Street Artist Futura Is Suing the North Face Clothing Company for Allegedly Stealing His Signature Motif for a Line of Outerwear

Legendary street artist Futura is suing the North Face clothing company for allegedly knocking off his signature motif in a recent line of apparel. Futura …

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I Spent Two Hours Inside the Met’s New Augmented-Reality Experience. Here’s the Best and Worst From My Edutainment Odyssey

Yesterday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art launched “The Met Unframed,” an augmented reality phone experience extending its treasures to your smartphone screen. The initiative is …

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A Technicolor Flower Bed Sprouts From a 70-Foot-Tall Water Tower in Arkansas

All images © Justkids, shared with permission A drab water tower in Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, is overrun with a 70-foot-tall garden of technicolor flowers and …

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Marian Goodman Gallery and ICI Launch Emerging Curator Initiative Honoring Okwui Enwezor

Marian Goodman Gallery has announced an initiative in support of emerging BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) curators and honoring the late curator Okwui …

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Now on Artnet Auctions: Explore How German Artist Imi Knoebel Brings Architectural Elements to Painting

In his painting Chateau Lagrezette, artist Imi Knoebel manages to create an architectural experience. By displacing warmer colors like red, orange, and pink to the …

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Documenta 15 Faces Possible Postponement

Organizers are grappling with the realization that the fifteenth edition of Documenta, the internationally known contemporary art show held every five years in Kassel, may …

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Fondness.

Fondness. Pink. Sunny. Modern abstraction. Modern. The palette vigorously mixes light tones of pink, white, yellow and sprinkles it across the canvas. Painting is a …

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Abstraction 2021.

Abstraction 2021. Lighting is a bright yellow, sparkling with vitality, a combination of colors that conveys a message of strength and hope, which is both …

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A Cherished Diego Rivera Mural Is One Step Closer to Landmark Status, Roadblocking the San Francisco Art Institute’s Plans to Sell It

A mammoth fresco by Diego Rivera at the cash-strapped San Francisco Art Institute that the school’s board was considering selling to pay down its mountain of …

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Picasso

The series of paintings “Great Artists” is a manifestation of my passion for artists who have influenced the formation of my artistic vision. I was …

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New York’s ‘Vessel’ Shuttered After Suicide, Reviving Roman Emperor Caligula’s Garden, and More: Morning Links from January 13, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines FOLLOWING THE THIRD SUICIDE IN LESS THAN A YEAR AT …

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The 10 most read ARTSblog posts of 2020

“How do you measure … measure a year?” I won’t even try to measure the sum total of the dumpster fire that was 2020. But …

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Bold, Striking Portraits by Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe Render Expressive Subjects in Shades of Gray

“Red Bandana on Green Suit” (2020), oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches. All images © Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe courtesy of Roberts Projects, Los …

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Art Industry News: Documenta Is Likely to Be Postponed as Organizers Say Not Even 2022 Is a Sure Bet + 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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“Jesus Is Everywhere” Project Photoshops Jesus In Everyday Situations

For some unknown reason, David Soames, the person behind this site has spend countless hours photoshopping Jesus un various mundane everyday situations. Scroll down to …

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Before the Photoshop Era, Here Are What Manipulated Photos Looked Like in the Early 20th Century

“Pumpkins grown in Iowa soil are profitable” Photo manipulation dates back to some of the earliest photographs captured on glass and tin plates during the …

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Photographer Spotlight: Sasha Phyars-Burgess

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Artist Spotlight: Christopher Hartmann

Christopher Hartmann                                               …

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Urban Nordik 77

Work painted with acrylic paint on canvas has many textures and shades

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Photographer’s Stunning Shots of Gorgeous Mountain Temple Look Straight out Of an Anime

Impressive photographer Iori Takano focuses her camera lens on the striking seasonal scenery and vibrant natural color found across Japan, with a particular focus on …

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Jennifer Rizzo Curates “Lush” @ Hashimoto Contemporary, NYC

Have you tried to plant a garden, some flowers or even tried to keep a house plant alive during the pandemic? I have, on all …

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Tales for an Accelerated Culture from Douglas Coupland – Novelist, Visual Artist and Graphic Designer

Douglas Coupland is a Canadian author who is credited with popularising the terms ‘Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture’ and ‘McJob’ in his 1991 …

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Invader: Prints on Paper in Ljubljana, Slovenia

It’s been fourteen years since his first invasion of the Slovenian capital, and now the notorious Frenchman Invader is back in Ljubljana, this time with …

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Ana Leovy: Confetti in Cancún

Ana Leovy’s glass is half full, effervescent with bubbles, ready to toast the day and share the good news. Maybe on a solo stroll, maybe …

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Mark Steinmetz’s Berlin Pictures

From 2012 to 2019 Mark Steinmetz took photos on the streets of Berlin. This work now comes together in the book Berlin Pictures, published by …

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