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“Reality Called. I Hang Up”: Hilariously Offensive Greeting Cards by Bluntcard

Bluntcard is a branded style of image and humor. The humor style is often truthful, abrupt, and can be insensitive. Mostly dealing with social issues, …

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Life on the Line: 10 Artists Spread Mental Health Awareness Across Toronto’s Subway

“Birdcage” by Marcia Diaz. All images © Twentytwenty Arts, shared with permission Through an eclectic array of illustrations and photographs, ten Canada-based artists are collaborating …

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Art Basel Hong Kong Postponed to May, Jordan Casteel Paints Barack Obama, and More: Morning Links from November 17, 2020

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. News Art Basel Hong Kong has been postponed to May, reshuffling the global fair calendar …

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Malaysian Artist Draws The Cutest Animals, Imagines Them Living In Our World

Malaysian artist Yee Chong draws the most adorable little digital creatures and brings them to life by inserting them into our real world. The artist …

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Art Basel Hong Kong Pushed Back Two Months Because of Covid-19

The 2021 edition of Art Basel Hong Kong—currently expected to be the first in-person fair to be held by Art Basel since 2019—has been pushed …

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“Awards for Good Boys” : Hilarious Illustrations by Shelby Lorman

We all know a Good Boy. He puts ‘Feminist’ in his Tinder bio, and then speaks over you on a date. He ghosts you. But …

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Cool Pics That Show Fashion Styles of the ’80s Young Women

Fashion of the 1980s placed heavy emphasis on cheap clothes and fashion accessories. Apparel tended to be very bright and vivid in appearance. h/t: vintag.es …

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“Oasis” by Photographer Matthieu Litt

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Photographer Spotlight: Salvatore Di Gregorio

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German Police Have Arrested Three Suspects in Connection to a Dramatic Jewel Heist From Dresden’s Green Vault

Nearly a year after a spectacular jewel heist in Dresden, police have detained a group of suspects in connection with the crime in Berlin. Police …

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Waterfalls

This extra large artwork was created by me in a single original. The technique is acrylic on canvas. The canvas is unstretched, without wooden frame, …

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Kitkat: Irrevocable fatwa [Limited edition artwork]

This concerns missing chapters of various Middle Eastern and African scriptures, in which the God-most-High makes clear the kind of bodily mutilation he has in …

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“In vain her feet in sparkling laces glow”: New Works by Polish Painter, Ewa Juszkiewicz

At the end of October, the world’s attention shifted towards Poland, where the largest demonstrations since the fall of communism in 1989 were taking place. …

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Coca-Cola: Liar [Limited edition artwork]

An appeal to that portion of the soft drinks market which is concerned with the ultimate nature of verification, and perhaps with verity itself. These …

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Xande: Designer Dread [Limited edition artwork]

Since the imagery of Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin and others, designers have wanted to capture dread in designer design; and now Xande appear to have …

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Saul Leiter’s Painted Nudes

In the early 2000s, Saul Leiter came to the fore as one of the most accomplished and surprising color photographers of the 20th century. Books …

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As MoMA Rehangs a Full Third of Its Collection, the Art of the Internet Age Takes Center Stage

For much of the Museum of Modern Art’s history, the story of art has remained static, with collection galleries left unchanged for years at a …

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Art Basel Is Pushing Next Year’s Hong Kong Fair From March to May as Travel Uncertainty Lingers

Now that all three editions of Art Basel have been canceled in 2020—in Hong Kong, Basel, and Miami Beach—organizers are looking ahead to 2021 and …

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Galleria Borghese’s New Director Is a Caravaggio Scholar of Worldwide Renown. Here’s How She Plans to Lead the Museum

The Galleria Borghese in Rome is perhaps most famous for holding the largest number of Caravaggio works of any public collection in the world, with …

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Mudam Luxembourg

Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean presents the launch of “Me, Family,” an online platform presenting works by 24 artists from 14 countries. Accompanied by …

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Glenn Brown

For his fifth exhibition with Galerie Max Hetzler, “And thus we existed”, Glenn Brown will present a selection of new and recent paintings, drawings and …

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Me, Family. Portrait of a Young Planet, 2020.

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Me, Family

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Editors’ Picks: 18 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From a Talk With Ruth Asawa’s Children to a Virtual Trip to Manifesta

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. In light of the global health crisis, we are currently highlighting …

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Marlene McCarty on the US presidential election

Artforum has invited artists to share a text, image, or video in the immediate wake of the United States presidential election and will be posting their …

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Cloaked in Neon, Tate Britain Celebrates Diwali Through an Eclectic Technicolor Installation

“Remembering a Brave New World.” All images © Chila Kumari Singh Burman, courtesy of Tate Britain A new installation by artist Chila Kumari Singh Burman …

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Murmure Paints the “Dung Beetle” in Bayonne, France

Clearly, this was not the year to enjoy street art festivals, though there was plenty of material for comment. In fact, maybe it was time …

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Pace Launches Internal Investigation Following Workplace Abuse Allegations

Just days after Pace Gallery on Friday announced that it had begun a legal investigation of Douglas Baxter and Susan Dunne, two of its top …

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Pace Gallery’s Longtime President Is Taking an Indefinite Leave of Absence Following Misconduct Allegations

Douglas Baxter, a Pace Gallery president at the center of allegations of workplace misconduct, has announced that he will take an unpaid leave of absence …

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ARTnews in Brief: Room57 Gallery Opens in New York—and More from November 16, 2020

Monday, November 16 Room57 Gallery Opens in New York Room57 Gallery, which will explore the intersections of art and design in an immersive environment, opens …

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Artists Take on Intimacy, Voyeurism, and Suspense in White Cube’s New Alfred Hitchcock-Themed Show—See Highlights Here

“Rear Window” online at White Cube Through January 19, 2021   What the gallery says: “In the 1954 thriller, a photojournalist is confined to his New …

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Titus Kaphar was named one of WSJ. Magazine’s 2020 Art Innovators.

Portrait of Titus Kaphar in his studio. Courtesy Mario Sorrenti for WSJ. Magazine. Titus Kaphar was named WSJ. Magazine’s 2020 Art Innovator and is slated …

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The Artist Who Gave Away His Dream

“I used to have a band,” he told me. He’d played lead guitar and sang. It was the 80’s and he worked hard, toured the …

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Dispute Over Allegedly Forged Frans Hals Painting Heads Back to Court in U.K.

A legal dispute over an allegedly forged Frans Hals painting that passed through Sotheby’s is back in court, according to a report by the Art …

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$10 M. Botticelli Painting Reportedly Disappears Amid Legal Dispute

As part of an ongoing legal saga, a Sandro Botticelli painting disappeared, with one of its co-owners being unable to locate it, according to a …

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Starchitect David Adjaye’s Museum of West African Art in Nigeria Will Be Literally Built Into the Ruins of the Former Benin Palace

The forthcoming Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA) in Benin City, Nigeria, is sitting atop a treasure trove of cultural heritage.  Valuable archaeological remains from the …

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Rare Roman Vase Found at Ancient Grave Site in France

A rare vase from the late Roman period was discovered in central France during the excavations of an ancient grave site, according to the French National Institute …

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Radio Juxtapoz, ep 058: It’s Still Life with Jillian Evelyn

It is, indeed, still life. Life is happening perhaps in new ways, and sometimes it seems like it’s moving at a weird pace and a …

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Jitish Kallat

The punning parenthetical in the title of Jitish Kallat’s virtual exhibition “Circadian Study (contact tracing)” alludes to both its predominant medium, drawing, and, with the …

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Archaeologists Have Unearthed More Than 100 Painted Sarcophagi—Some With Mummies Intact—in an Ancient Necropolis Near Cairo

Ancient Egypt is yielding some not-so-ancient discoveries. Archaeologists recently excavated more than 100 painted sarcophagi—some of which hold mummies—in Saqqara, an ancient burial ground south …

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A Hedge-Fund Manager Whose Company Sold a Fake Frans Hals at Auction Is Appealing a Court Order to Return $6 Million to Sotheby’s

The investment company Fairlight Art Ventures is appealing a December court ruling ordering that it reimburse Sotheby’s $6 million after the auction house sold on …

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Jil Weinstock Named Director of Baxter St at CCNY

New York arts nonprofit Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York has named Jil Weinstock director of the organization. Weinstock, who will assume …

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Under UV Light, Platypuses Radiate a Fluorescent Green-Blue Hue—But Scientists Aren’t Sure Why

From left: visible light, ultraviolet light, and yellow-filtered UV light. Photo by Jonathan Martin The platypus has puzzled researchers for centuries. From its venom-filled spurs, …

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Marina Xenofontos

The materials and techniques on view in “But we’ve met before,” Cypriot-born artist Marina Xenofontos’s first solo exhibition at Hot Wheels Athens, offer traces of …

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Ivan Kožarić (1921–2020)

Modernist sculptor Ivan Kožarić, a leading figure of contemporary Croatian art for more than six decades, and who repeatedly defied convention through playful, sometimes impossible …

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Artists Try to Look to the Future as Armenia and Azerbaijan Reach a Ceasefire, But Much of Their Cultural Past Has Already Been Destroyed

“I don’t know which day of war it is today… I stopped counting,” Anna Kamay, an independent curator living in Yerevan, Armenia, told Artnet News in …

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A Year in the Art World

“This book is the product of obsession, experience and curiosity,” says curator, writer and art historian Matthew Israel in the introduction to A Year in …

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RISD Continuing Education Launches Winter Term With 100% Online Courses and Certificates

Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education announces more than 60 online courses for adults and teens this winter, as well as eight certificate programs, …

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The Art of Craft: How Designer Bina Goenka Teamed Up With the Gemfields Jewelry Company to Create a Collection for a Good Cause

This fall, the UK-based colored gemstones miner Gemfields announced a collaboration with Space for Giants, a nonprofit organization that fundraises for wildlife conservation projects across …

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