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Maximum Overdrive: Hank Reavis @ New Image Art, Los Angeles

New Image Art is pleased to present Maximum Overdrive, the debut solo exhibition of airbrush painter Hank Reavis on view through August 28, 2022. This is …

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Femininity Reframed

“It’s as if we’ve been looking at the world with blinkers,” observes Aindrea Emelife, a London-based art historian, author and curator who sits on the …

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A Royal Affair Sparked the Vogue for Lover’s Eye Jewels in the 18th Century. Now the Fascinating Trend Is Experiencing a Resurgence

We dig into the long history of a trend that’s suddenly getting major attention. The post A Royal Affair Sparked the Vogue for Lover’s Eye …

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‘I’m Constantly Looking at Toys’: See Inside Artist Trenton Doyle Hancock’s Jam-Packed Studio, Which Is Brimming With Action Figures

The artist’s massive 1970s and ’80s toy collection is close to his heart. The post ‘I’m Constantly Looking at Toys’: See Inside Artist Trenton Doyle …

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In Pictures: How American Artists Captured the Allures of Spain and Portugal in Breezy Watercolors a Century Ago

The show features Impressionist works by Childe Hassam and others. The post In Pictures: How American Artists Captured the Allures of Spain and Portugal in …

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An Oxford University Scholar Has a Simple Solution to Solving the Parthenon Marbles Controversy: Make a 3D-Printed Copy

Roger Michel says the British Museum should display replicas and return the originals to Greece. The post An Oxford University Scholar Has a Simple Solution …

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Inside the Market: Szabolcs Bozó’s Playful Paintings Are Selling for Serious Sums at Auction

P.M.011, 2019 Szabolcs Bozó ART PLEASE The latest Szabolcs Bozó’s Piro Flamingos (2021) is a playful acrylic painting of a red flamingo in a top …

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Painted with Mesmerizing Precision, Innumerable Dots Cloak Stones in Hypnotic Patterns

All images © Elspeth McLean, shared with permission Concentric circles in bold gradients, spiraling lines, and bright radial motifs by Australian-Canadian artist Elspeth McLean transform stones …

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U.S. Sends Back 30 Artifacts ‘Ripped from’ Cambodia by Antiquities Dealer Douglas Latchford

The U.S. has sent back to Cambodia 30 artifacts that were allegedly stolen by Douglas Latchford, a late antiquities dealer who has been accused of …

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In Pictures: How Sibylle Bergemann, One of Germany’s Most Famous Photographers, Captured the Beauty of Everyday Life Behind the Iron Curtain

The East German photographer captured the pulsing subcultures and youth of her city and country. The post In Pictures: How Sibylle Bergemann, One of Germany’s …

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Tate Reaches Six-Figure Settlement with Artists in Lawsuit Over Discrimination Allegations

The Tate in London has reached a settlement agreement involving three artists who sued the British museum for breach of contract and discrimination earlier this …

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A Physicist’s Awe-Inspiring Photo of a Distant Red Star Went Viral on Twitter. Then He Revealed It Was Chorizo

Etienne Klein later apologized for the ungenu(sw)ine image. The post A Physicist’s Awe-Inspiring Photo of a Distant Red Star Went Viral on Twitter. Then He …

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Canada Moves to Alter Copyright Law to the Benefit of Artists

Canadian innovation minister François-Philippe Champagne and heritage minister Pablo Rodriguez are collaborating to draft a reform to the country’s copyright laws that would allow artists …

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Zoe Kahr to Lead Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art board of trustees announced Zoe Kahr as the institution’s next director beginning on November 1. Kahr will leave the …

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Arts Council England Issues New Restitution Advice for Museums, Replacing Outdated, Two-Decade-Old Guidance

The previous report was issued all the way back in 2000. The post Arts Council England Issues New Restitution Advice for Museums, Replacing Outdated, Two-Decade-Old …

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Ballroom Marfa Hosted Its Swanky Hamptons Benefit For First Time In Four Years

For the first time since 2018, Ballroom Marfa, the 19-year-old kunsthalle in far-west Texas, brought together supporters for a summer benefit on Saturday in Bridgehampton, …

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Double-Exposure Photos by Christoffer Relander Superimpose Everyday Scenes onto Human Silhouettes

All images © Christoffer Relander, shared with permission Spontaneity, honesty, and a desire for experimentation are at the heart of an ongoing project by  Christoffer …

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Jesse Stecklow entwines biography and biometrics in “Terminal”

Jesse Stecklow says he began planning “Terminal” at Mumok in Vienna in 2018. You could also say he started making it in 2014, the year …

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“Rest”

“Rest” is a group exhibition and performance series that ruminates on the faint and deep impressions of leisure, especially against the backdrop of work-from-anywhere culture. …

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London Museum To Return Ownership Of 12 Benin Bronzes in Long-Awaited Repatriation

London’s Horniman Museum and Gardens said last week that it would return to Nigeria ownership of 12 plaques from the Benin Bronzes, a cache of …

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What’s the Best Artwork to Cool Off With on a Hot Day? [Cartoon]

Art Whirled is a series of weekly cartoons on Artnet News that poke fun at the extremely ripe target of the art world and art …

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Art Industry News: Tate Shells Out a Six-Figure Settlement to Artists Who Sued Over Discrimination + Other Stories

Plus, a London museum will return historic treasures to Nigeria, and Ai Weiwei is curating a show of work by incarcerated artists. The post Art …

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Amorphous Ceramic Vessels by Julie Bergeron Merge the Shapes and Textures of Organic Matter

All images by Alain Delorme, © Julie Bergeron, shared with permission From her studio in Paris, artist Julie Bergeron hand-builds amorphous stoneware vessels that mimic …

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Memphis Brooks Hires LACMA Deputy as Director, Martha Stewart Interviews Ai Weiwei, and More: Morning Links for July 27, 2022

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE MUSEUM-LEADERSHIP NEWS DOES NOT QUIT. Last week, the Met said its director, Max Hollein, …

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Artist Spotlight: Cleo Peng

Cleo Peng is an illustrator based in New York City. She bring various emotions and stories into her world of creations.         …

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“Juliet’s Postcard” by Photographer Brian Van Lau

A selection of images from “Juliet’s Postcard,” the most recent series by photographer Brian Van Lau (previously featured here). Currently based in Seattle Washington, Lau …

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FUTURA Unveils His “TARPESTRIES” @ Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton

When you think of FUTURA, you always lean toward’s thinking of an artist ahead of his time. He is synonymous with experimentation, and his namesake was …

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Do No Harm: An Interview with Miss Bugs

“Imagine a world where Willy Wonka doesn’t want to give you a golden ticket; he just wants to get you hooked,” Miss Bugs tells me …

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Vaughn Taormina’s STILL LIFE @allcity.space, Brooklyn

Growing up in Detroit is a special and particular experience, one that can be both unique to the city and its specific qualities, and at …

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UnReal Estate X: Tim Doyle @ Spoke Art’s Pop-Up in Austin, Texas

Spoke Art is honored to announce UnReal Estate X – an all new solo exhibition a decade in the making. Longtime Spoke Art artist, Tim …

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Fresh Visions

It is an exciting time to engage with photography. On the one hand – as we are continually reminded – the digital world is now …

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Engaging with Nature

In the first half of the 19th century, much of western culture was witnessing the birth of photography. This was shaped by the currents of …

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Sleeping Waters: Charlotte Bories Creates the Most Beautiful Underwater Portraits

Charlotte Bories is a french artist from Paris, now based in Bali (Indonesia). In 2008, she graduated with a master’s degree in Art at College …

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Veronika Gilková’s Ethereal Photos Are Straight from a Dream

Veronika Gilková is a conceptual photographer who creates unusual photography, as if born in dreams or dreams. She graduated from UKF Nitra, Slovakia (2013), where …

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Richard Silver’s Stunning Vertical Panoramas of the Churches Around the World

Photographer Richard Silver (previously featured) has published a new series of vertical church panoramas. Despite only becoming a full-time photographer in 2011, his work has …

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NEOM and The Line: Saudi Arabia Plans to Construct the World’s Largest Building

Saudi Arabia will build one of the world’s largest structures spanning 121 kilometers in width and up to 488 meters in height, in the desert …

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Vintage Pictures of Snow King Chairlifts without Any Safety Bars that Look Very Unsafe, 1950-1970

Mashable/Wikimedia Commons/Flickr/Snow King Mountain Winter Resort These vintage photographs of Snow King chairlifts taken between the 1950s and 1970s show people riding in a very …

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Spectacular Winning Images of The Female in Focus Photography Award 2022

The Female in Focus international award from the British Journal of Photography and its publisher 1854 Media, was established to champion the work of exceptional …

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Simulation of Unreality: The Superb Bizarre 3D Concept Artworks of Olga Fedorova

Olga Fedorova is an artist from Moscow, based in Brussels, Belgium. Olga studied at Surikov Moscow State Academic Art Institute and La Cambre National School …

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Blue-And-Yellow Is the New Black: Graphic Posters by Pazza Pennello

Pazza Pennello is a Ukrainian painter, she participated in many domestic and international exhibitions. Her works are featured in the Saatchi gallery and French, Swiss, …

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WTFpots: This Artist Makes The World’s Ugliest Pots

Made by Sarah and sold on her Etsy store, these weird artworks really makes you think about the strange nature of human beings, as it …

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Stunning Vintage Photographs of San Francisco’s Sky Tram, 1955-1961

From late 1955 to 1966, an aerial tram ran from the Cliff House to Point Lobos. The Sky Tram opened on May 3, 1955. Up …

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Division of Birds: A Group Show at Paradigm Gallery Celebrates Feathered Life

Felicia Chiao. All images © the artists, shared with permission The Division of Birds, housed inside Chicago’s Field Museum, boasts one of the largest scientific …

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Archaeologists in Israel Uncover an Ancient Coin Inscribed With the Cancer Zodiac Sign

The coin was likely lost to the sea after a shipwreck. The post Archaeologists in Israel Uncover an Ancient Coin Inscribed With the Cancer Zodiac …

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From Notre Dame’s Dramatic Reopening to More Activists Gluing Themselves to Art: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Catch up on this week’s news, fast. The post From Notre Dame’s Dramatic Reopening to More Activists Gluing Themselves to Art: The Best and Worst …

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‘I Was That Viewer Who Didn’t Understand’: Watch Barbara Kruger Explain How She Found Her Voice as an Artist

As part of a collaboration with Art21, hear news-making artists describe their inspirations in their own words. The post ‘I Was That Viewer Who Didn’t …

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Uffizi Launches $51 M. Project to Safeguard Boboli Gardens Against Climate Change

The Uffizi Galleries in Florence, Italy, has unveiled plans for a €50 million ($51 million) landscaping project that aims to safeguard its beloved Boboli Gardens …

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A “Fantastic” New Show Celebrates the Black Diaspora with Myth and Magic

In the Hayward Gallery exhibition “In the Black Fantastic,” Nick Cave’s powerful, newly commissioned installation takes center stage. The piece, entitled Chain Reaction, features hundreds …

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Artist Recreates Old Ceremonial Portraits By Replacing Their Subjects With Cats

Probably, we all agree that one should treat a cat like a queen or king or dire consequences might follow. These graceful creatures have been …

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Human Ears and Animals Emerge from Dense Fields of Porcelain Foliage Sculpted by Melis Buyruk

“Habitat” (2021), porcelain, 18k gold, 101 x 101 x 10 centimeters. All images courtesy of Leila Heller, shared with permission Cradled within wooden boxes, leaves, …

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