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Designing for Crisis

The London Design Biennale 2021 shows us what world-leading designers and artists are doing to highlight and combat the biggest challenges facing human society. This …

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Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung to Lead Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Polymathic curator and author Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung has been appointed director of Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Ndikung will take the reins from …

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Artist Recreated A Miniature Version Of The Town Of Castle Rock From Stephen King’s Novel

According to an artist Kassiopeya:”With my latest model, “Everything’s for Sale,” I return, once again, to the literal world of Stephen King, more precisely, to …

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A Napa Wine Family Has Given the Smithsonian’s American History Museum $4 Million Gift to Hire a Food and Drink Curator

The wine-making Winiarski family, who founded Napa Valley’s Stag Leap Wine Cellars, just gave the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History $4 million to fund a new …

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Norway Is Preparing to Open Its $723 Million Megamuseum, Home to ‘The Scream,’ After Seven Years—Get a Sneak Peek Here

Norway’s new National Museum finally has an opening date. Initially slated to debut in 2020, the museum in Oslo—officially called the National Museum of Art, …

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Interpol Debuts Stolen Artworks App, UT Austin Gets Robert Polidori Archive, and More: Morning Links from June 16, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines PHILANTHROPIST MACKENZIE SCOTT, THE EX OF JEFF BEZOS, just cut checks totaling $2.74 …

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Japanese Artist Creates the Most Amazing Wood Sculptures You’ll Ever See

A Japanese woodworker has developed a “three-dimensional wood inlay” technique that allows him to create exceptional artworks that require no coloring whatsoever. From intricate carpets …

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A Magical Series Captures the Gnarled Branches of Socotra’s Dragon Blood Trees

All images © Daniel Kordan, shared with permission Russian photographer Daniel Kordan (previously) is adept at locating extraordinary environments around the world—he captured this dazzling …

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Unevenly Stitched Jeans Will Make You Do a Double Take

Called “Slash Jeans”, the newest clothing items in Leje’s 2021 collection actually make your legs look like they’ve been slashed by a samurai or a …

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Art Industry News: ‘Hunter Biden’s Artwork Is Actually Good and Will Be Worth a Lot,’ According to the NY Post, Which Tried to Destroy Him + 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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Abstract rain from sky painting

Abstract rain from sky panting ___________________________ I love acrylic for its brightness and environmental friendliness, so I definitely used this kind of medium. The artwork’s …

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Eileen Agar: Muse of Anarchy

A survey of Eileen Agar’s art and life with the occasion of her retrospective at Whitechapel Gallery, London.

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“True West” by Photographer Anne Rearick

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“Heavy Lemons” by Artist Eric Yahnker

Eric Yahnker (previously featured here).                                         …

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The California Artist: Daniel Gibson “Ocotillo Song” @ Almine Rech, New York

When I think of the works of Daniel Gibson, I think of him as the quintessential California painter. His subject matter is one of the …

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Peace is the embodiment of the rich inner world

It is like a quietly elegant poem, flexible and leisurely.

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Lonsdaleite Year: Masato Mori @ Nanzuka Underground, Tokyo

Our long-time friends over at Nanzuka Underground recently opened a new flagship space located in Tokyo’s Harajuku District, with a solo exhibition of new works …

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New York Academy of Art and the Chubb Fellowship: Maud Madsen Shares her Prize

“We would sometimes have summer days when it was light outside until well after 11:00 pm,” Maud Madsen recalls about growing up in the northern …

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Yelena Yemchuk Explores The Often Elusive Nature of Identity

. In this series of images and in the film of the same title, the female figure acts as a threshold between two worlds. Mabel, …

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‘I Embrace Whatever Label Is Attached to Me’: Activist and Artist Gregg Bordowitz on Identity Politics and Why the AIDS Crisis Is Only Beginning

They could be six different people, some older, some younger. One seems tired; another one is entirely worn out. A third one strikes a pose. Maybe …

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From Lisson Gallery: Van Hanos “Conditional Bloom”

Lisson Gallery’s first exhibition with Marfa-based artist Van Hanos is comprised of all new paintings created in 2021. Defined only by its forsaking of serial style or …

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‘A Unique Find, Without Any Precedent’: Construction Workers Discover a ‘Minature Pompeii’ Buried in Verona

Construction workers renovating an abandoned cinema in the northern Italian city of Verona have stumbled upon what’s been dubbed a “miniature Pompeii” during excavations of …

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Raphaela Platow Named Director of Speed Art Museum

Louisville, Kentucky’s Speed Art Museum has chosen what Raphaela Platow as its next director. Platow, who since 2007 has served as director and chief curator …

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MacKenzie Scott Just Gave Out $2.7 Billion in Grants, Including Millions to Some of America’s Most Progressive Arts Organizations

There’s a major new arts philanthropist on the scene. MacKenzie Scott, a novelist who also happens to be the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff …

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‘My Whole Body Is Moving With It’: Artist Kennedy Yanko on the Performative Nature of Making Sculpture

Kennedy Yanko paints and sculpts to a kind of choreography. The Brooklyn-based rising star is known for her evocative and sensual sculptures made from paint …

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Metallic Specimens by Dr. Allan Drummond Perfectly Replicate Prehistoric and Modern Insects in Bronze and Silver

“Thorn,” bronze and sterling silver, approximately 4 x 2 x 3 inches. All images © Allan Drummond, shared with permission Dr. Allan Drummond works at …

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Historians Renew Debate Over Attribution of Possible Dürer Painting in German Church

An altar in a church in the German city of Crailsheim has once again become the subject of debate after some experts made a renewed …

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Inaugural Marian Goodman Gallery Initiative Fellowships Announced

Independent Curators International (ICA) has named four 2021 curatorial research fellows as part of the Marian Goodman Gallery initiative honoring the late curator Okwui Enwezor. …

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Latino Representation in Museum Leadership | Nonprofit Report

Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on Latino representation in museum leadership, with guests: Amanda de la Garza, Director of MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo Sylvia …

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The Smithsonian Will Stage a Blowout Show With Objects From Across Its Museums—and 5 New Artworks—to Celebrate Its 175th Birthday

To mark its 175th anniversary, the Smithsonian Institution is staging a massive celebration in the form of a sprawling exhibition featuring works from many museums under …

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The Smithsonian Will Stage a Blowout Show With Objects From All of Its Museums—and 5 New Artworks—to Celebrate Its 175th Birthday

To mark its 175th anniversary, the Smithsonian Institution is staging a massive celebration in the form of a sprawling exhibition featuring works from every museum under …

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The Scantland Family’s Major Gift Brings Leading Emerging Artists’ Works to the Columbus Museum of Art

Aaron Gilbert, Love Still Good, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and the Scantland Collection, Columbus Museum of Art. The Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) is …

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Authorities Raided a Hong Kong Show Commemorating the Anniversary of the 2019 Pro-Democracy Protests

An exhibition memorializing the two-year anniversary of the 2019 pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was raided by police this weekend, marking the latest in a …

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Svetlana Golovina

Born in 1948. Graphic artist. People’s Artist of Russia (2019), actress of Moscow Drama Theater of Ermolova, a member of Professional Artist’s Union of Russia. …

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The Inventor of the World Wide Web Is Selling Its Original Source Code as an NFT at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s London announced today that it will be auctioning off an NFT of the original source code for the World Wide Web, which, according to …

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A 79-Foot Labyrinth Crocheted by Ernesto Neto Hangs from the Ceiling of a Houston Museum

“SunForceOceanLife” (2021), 30 x 79 x 55 feet. All images © Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, shared with permission Brazillian artist Ernesto Neto (previously) is …

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12 Must-See Works from Leading African Galleries

At home, 1984. Redacted, 2021. Isabel Tueumuna KatjaviviStArt Art (Windhoek) Khala, Colour, Color (Swan Lake Series), 2018. Turiya MagadlelaKalashnikovv Gallery As part of its ongoing …

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Italian Artist Illustrates the Sad Truth of Modern Life

According to Marco Melgrati: “I’m an Italian freelance illustrator from Milan. I work mostly for magazines, newspapers, and websites. When I work on commission I …

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Rare Photographs Reveal British Soldiers Manning Anti-Aircraft Guns in Full Drag in World War II

This set of photographs, taken by John Topham while working in RAF intelligence, was censored by the British Ministry of Information when they were taken …

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Newly Commissioned Portraits of Black Historical Figures Now Hang in the U.K. Properties Where They Lived and Worked—See Images Here

A U.K. heritage charity has commissioned six portraits of Black historic figures who have ties to six of the sites it manages across the country. …

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Valentin Pavageau, the Traveler of a Psychedelic Universe

French illustrator Valentin Pavageau creates digital collages which allow him to mix multiple influences and aesthetics that he’s inspired by. “If you select your sources …

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Marta Sala, Grzegorz Siembida

Travis Jeppesen’s 2019 essay “Queer Abstraction (Or How to Be a Pervert with No Body). Some Notes Toward a Probability” asked whether nonrepresentational art could …

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Counterspace Unveils Their Fragmented Serpentine Pavilion in London

After a year’s delay due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 20th Serpentine Pavilion has finally opened in London’s Hyde Park. Designed by 31-year-old South …

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Bright Tufts, Coils, and Lengthy Stitches Are Embroidered into a Textured Typographic Series

All images © Panna Eszenyi, shared with permission Graphic designer Panna Eszenyi shifts her practice to a more tactile medium in a series that deftly …

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Handmade Evolving Digital Artworks, Painted Music and Performed Visuals

Infratonal is a Paris based creative working with digital technology to produce sublime experimental audio-visual art. “My name is Louk. I’m an artist based in …

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Editors’ Picks: 11 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From an Iván Argote Bus Tour to Juneteenth at the Brooklyn Museum

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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‘The Museum Has Never Been a Neutral Space’: Curator Laura Raicovich Takes Aim at Institutions

In 2017, Queens Museum director Laura Raicovich began organizing the program Art Space Sanctuaries, which seeks to create a safe environment among art and cultural …

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Notre-Dame Cathedral Seeks More Funding, Obama Portraits Tour, and More: Morning Links from June 15, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines WHILE BILLIONAIRES AND COMPANIES RUSHED to donate money to rebuild Paris’s Notre-Dame cathedral after it burned …

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INTRECCIO

My latest painting inspired by Giambologna’s sculpture “The Rape of Sabine”, from 1581-1582, Loggia dei Lanzi, Piazza della Signoria, Firenze.

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Art Industry News: Thousands of People Want Jeff Bezos to Buy the Mona Lisa… and Eat It? + 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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