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BTS Leader RM Honored by South Korean Agency for Helping Preserve Korean Cultural Artifacts

RM, the leader of the pop group BTS, was recognized by a South Korean agency for his overseas efforts to help preserve and restore Korean …

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Anna Delvey Is Debuting New Paintings at a Secret Miami Party and Making an Appearance Via Zoom (Because She’s Under House Arrest)

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The banal spectacle of buying a Beckmann

IT TOOK TWO MINUTES and forty-eight seconds to settle on twenty million euros as the hammer price of the most expensive artwork ever sold in …

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$20.7 M. Max Beckmann Portrait Breaks German Auction Records

A self-portrait by the German Expressionist painter Max Beckmann may now be the most expensive artwork ever to sell at auction in Germany, according to …

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Archaeologists Ask Netflix to Reclassify Graham Hancock’s ‘Unfounded’ Netflix Docuseries ‘Ancient Apocalypse’ as Fiction

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Alia Ahmad’s Abstract Paintings Reflect Saudi Arabia’s Ever-Changing Capital

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Fearless Art Lovers Trekked by Boat to Half Gallery’s Pop-Up in a House on Stilts in Biscayne Bay. It Was Worth It

The exclusive painting event was held 1.5 miles offshore at one of the historic Stiltsville homes. The post Fearless Art Lovers Trekked by Boat to …

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Day in the Life: Follow Creative Director Pari Dust on Her Whirlwind Miami Schedule, From Fairs to Fashionable Soirées

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A Pre-Hispanic Mural Depicting Moche Warriors Has Been Rediscovered in Northern Peru After Being Lost for More Than a Century

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Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Feminist Cartoonist Who Depicted Personal Frustrations and Sexual Desires, Dies at 74

Pioneering cartoon artist Aline Kominsky-Crumb, whose self-deprecating drawings about frustrations and sexual longing made her a feminist hero, died from pancreatic cancer at 74 years …

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London National Gallery Cancels Pushkin Museum Deal Following Ukraine Invasion

London’s National Gallery canceled a plan with Moscow’s Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, to jointly organize an exhibition around modern art. The collaboration was …

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Trove of Rare Funeral Portraits and Coffins Unearthed in Ancient Egyptian Burial Site 

A vast funerary building dating to Ptolemaic Egypt and decorated with portraits of the long deceased was uncovered in the Garza archeological site. Heritage Daily …

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This Symbolist Masterpiece Was Expected to Be the Priciest Painting Ever Sold in Poland. Now, Police Are Trying (and Failing) to Seize It

Authorities believe the work may have been stolen. So far the seizure has been thwarted by a lack of proper packing materials. The post This …

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Phillips’ New Partnership With a Beijing Auction House Brings in a Modest $33.6 Million During Its First Evening Sale in Hong Kong

The sale is a collaboration with Yongle auction house and follows Phillips’ partnership with Poly Auction. The post Phillips’ New Partnership With a Beijing Auction …

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British Automaker Aston Martin Will Apply Its Car Design Mastery to the Creation of Its First Luxury Residence in Japan

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DRIFT Restages Drone Performance for Art Basel Miami Beach’s 20th Anniversary

If you just so happened to look up at the Miami night sky over the last three evenings at the right moment—say, between 7 p.m. …

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Jacolby Satterwhite, For Freedoms, Patrick Martinez, and More to Produce Art for LA3C, Penske Media’s New Culture and Creativity Festival

LA3C, an upcoming two-day culture and creativity festival launching later this month, will feature installations by a group of celebrated artists, including Jacolby Satterwhite, For …

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9 Call for Entry “What if’s” & How to Solve Them

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Environmental Activists Threaten to Start Slashing Paintings If Action Is Not Taken to Stop Climate Change

This year, some two dozen world-famous artworks, including pieces by Vermeer, Klimt, and and Munch, have been targeted by various climate activists groups. In a bid …

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To Bodily Go… Exhibition Looks at Nihilistic Depictions of the Human Body

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Damaged Copy of ‘Salvator Mundi’ Sells for More Than $1 M. at Christie’s

A damaged copy of Salvator Mundi, a painting attributed by some to Leonardo da Vinci, became a surprise hit this week during an online Christie’s …

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Australia’s Answer to the Guggenheim, the $228 Million Sydney Modern, Opens to the Public Nearly a Decade After Breaking Ground

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Pantone Names ‘Viva Magenta’ 2023’s Color of the Year, Prophesies the Rise of the ‘Magentaverse’

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The Art Stories Colossal Readers Loved Most in 2022

As we edge closer to the end of 2022, we’re taking a look back at some of the biggest hits on Colossal throughout the year. …

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While the Art World Headed to Miami, There was a KAWS: HOLIDAY Hot Air Balloon in Melbourne

While a large chunk of the art world headed ot Miami this week, AllRightsReserved and KAWS launched something into the sky. In Australia. The KAWS:HOLIDAY …

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Thousands of Used Tea Bags Assemble in Ruby Silvious’s Delicate Full-Size Garments

All images © Ruby Silvious, shared with permission When we steep a cup of tea, we typically toss out the bag once it has served …

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James Turrell Just Debuted a Brand-New ‘Skyspace’ Near Bergen, Norway, to Give Viewers a Fresh Lens on the Majesty of the Scandinavian Sky

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A $22 Million Max Beckmann Painting Sets a Staggering Record at a German Auction House in a Lively Night of Drama and Intrigue

A work by Kandinsky, which the Polish government alleges was stolen, was also included in the sale. The post A $22 Million Max Beckmann Painting …

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Comics Legend Aline Kominsky-Crumb Dies at 74, Pantone Picks Color of the Year, and More: Morning Links for December 2, 2022

The Headlines ALINE KOMINSKY-CRUMB, the celebrated and irrepressible underground comic artist whose work inspired generations of artistic descendents, died on Tuesday of pancreatic cancer at the home in …

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Judy Chicago and Nadya Tolokonnikova Team Up to Create a Feminist Blockchain-Enabled Artwork

As the feminist gains of the past 50 years are slipping away, most notably with the repeal of Roe v. Wade, feminist artist Judy Chicago …

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Thelma Golden and Anne Pasternak on Curating an Exhibition at Beth Rudin DeWoody’s Bunker Space: ‘Beth Is Not a Trophy Collector’

Since 2017, Beth Rudin DeWoody, who has ranked on ARTnews’s Top 200 Collectors list each year since 2005, has invited those in South Florida for …

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How should Ana Mendieta’s story be told?

HERE IS WHAT WE KNOW: In 1979, Ana Mendieta, a young, up-and-coming artist fresh off a solo show at the feminist co-op A.I.R. Gallery, met …

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The Power of Reflection

The mirror is a symbol deeply rooted in the history of art and literature. Readers might be reminded of the so-called “magic mirror” in featured …

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The Art of StorytellingThe December/January Issue

Art is about storytelling, and we all tell stories. There are the stories we tell about ourselves and the ones we tell about each other. …

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And Let It Remain So: Women of the African Diaspora

And Let It Remain So: Women of the African Diaspora at the Phoenix Art Museum brings together the work of five photographers who explore their experiences …

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“What Is It You Seek?” by Artist Hanna Lee Joshi

Hanna Lee Joshi (previously featured here).                                 Hanna Lee Joshi’s …

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Photographer Spotlight: Marco Argüello

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Valuations: Architect Germane Barnes on Blending Design and Black Identity, and the Miami Artists He Loves

We asked the Miami-based architect and designer about the things he values most—in art and in life. The post Valuations: Architect Germane Barnes on Blending …

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The Art Angle Podcast: Jerry Saltz on What It Takes to Be an Art Critic Today

The famed critic speaks about his new book ‘Art is Life,’ art writing in the social media age, and a lot more. The post The …

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A Court Threw Out a New York Nonprofit’s Lawsuit to Block the Smithsonian From Repatriating Its Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

The suit argues that the heirs of American slaves have as much right to the Benin bronzes today as the Nigerian government. The post A …

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Astrid Terrazas Creates Surreal, Mexican Folklore-Inspired Worlds Out of Her Basement in Ridgewood, Queens. She Invited Us Inside

The artist has work at Art Basel Miami Beach with PPOW gallery and the nonprofit Art in Common. The post Astrid Terrazas Creates Surreal, Mexican …

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Fabergé Has Collaborated With ‘Game of Thrones’ on a Dragon-Themed Jewelry Line Dripping in Diamonds, Rubies, and Sapphires

Daenerys Targaryen might have to add a few new things to her collection. The post Fabergé Has Collaborated With ‘Game of Thrones’ on a Dragon-Themed …

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NKSIN’s Peculiar Airbrush Paintings

Born in Fukushima, Japan, in 1994 as Shin Nakagawa, NKSIN is a self-taught painter that uses manly airbrush as a technique to create his peculiar …

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At Art Basel Miami Beach, a Tale of Two Markets: Lean at the Top, But Robust on the Lower End

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Polish Auction House Raided Again in Investigation Into Whether Painting Was Involved in a Crime

A painting by the Symbolist artist Jacek Malczewski was the subject of a legal standoff at a Warsaw auction house shortly before a major auction …

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Decades of Resistance in Haiti’s Streets Are Surveyed in Miami Photography Exhibition

In 1995, British photographer and curator Leah Gordon traveled to Jacmel, a port town in Southern Haiti, for the first time. Then as now, the …

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Dan Nadel on Aline Kominsky-Crumb

I LOVED GETTING a FaceTime call from Aline, phone propped up so I could see her face and environs. Can you see my cozy bedspread? …

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‘The Invisible Man’ Author Ralph Ellison Was Also a Prolific Photographer. A New Book Spotlights Hundreds of His Polaroids and Street Scenes

Ellison often collaborated with his lifelong friend Gordon Parks. The post ‘The Invisible Man’ Author Ralph Ellison Was Also a Prolific Photographer. A New Book …

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MoMA Trustee Leon Black Accused of Rape

Leon Black, formerly board chair of New York’s Museum of Modern Art and currently a trustee, is being sued on charges that he raped a …

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At the ICA Miami, a Daring Project Offers Up an Electric Car Like You’ve Never Seen Before

One striking thing about this past year’s Super Bowl were the commercials—specifically, the ads for electric vehicles. Since then, there’s been an onslaught of news …

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