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Giant Ninja Turtle Takes Over Minsk: Huge Leonardo Is Exploring the World of Soviet Architecture

Graph Kalligraph, a designer and artist from Minsk, launched an unnamed project. He placed a huge toy of Leonardo from “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” in …

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Top Collectors Don’t Like to Discuss Their Families’ Nazi Ties. Now, Artists Are Forcing Them to Confront the Past

Last fall, German-Jewish artist Leon Kahane installed a work down the street from art collector Julia Stoschek’s exhibition space in Berlin. Though it was not …

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“Sugar Fever Dream” by Artist Karla Marchesi

Karla Marchesi (previously featured here).   The exhibition Sugar Fever Dream by Brisbane-born, Berlin-based artist Karla Marchesi presents a range of hyper-natural Post-Humanist landscapes. These …

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Monochrome Visionaries

Primal Sight began in 2018 as a portfolio of images curated by Efrem Zelony-Mindell for the magazine Dear Dave. A year later, on the invitation …

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Tell Me All About It: Mando Marie @ Thinkspace Projects, Los Angeles

Thinkspace Projects is honored to welcome Mando Marie back for her second solo show with the gallery. Beginning on May 1st, enter the world of Mando Marie’s Tell Me All …

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Academy of Art University: The Subaru Project (Part 6)—The Big Pitch

For the past 5 weeks, we have been following the Academy of Art University’s Subaru Project, which saw the school’s Industrial design school and other participating …

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Mel Valentine and a Spotlight on Columbia College Chicago

“When it came time to pick a college, I was super torn between biology studies and art,” says Mel Valentine. “I ended up going to …

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SCAD Art Sales Hosts Spring 2021 Open Studios Event

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is pleased to announce the return of SCAD Open Studio this spring, a three-day event that starts today, …

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GRACE

“In the early foggy morning, while everyone is asleep, you can see grace itself.” + I create a calming atmosphere for people. I strive to …

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MYSTERIOUS FIELD

Greenish, reddish-orange colors and high contrast immerse you in your own memories. Suitable for those who are tired of the worldly bustle. I really like …

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FALL OF LIGTH

This painting was damaged during my move from Central Russia to the sea. Of course, I was very upset to see this. But then I …

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BREATH OF THE MOUNTAINS

“The next part of our adventure was a magnificent place in the heart of the mountains. The cool fresh air and clear water in the …

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BEYOND THE FOREST

“Finally, we reached the edge of the forest. Through the old spruce trees we saw a misty sea, the waves of which quietly washed the …

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Archaeologists Have Discovered 110 Tombs From Three Different Eras of Ancient Egyptian History in the Nile Delta

Excavations at an ancient site in the Nile Delta have uncovered no less than 110 tombs dating from three different periods of ancient Egyptian history. …

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The Art Angle Podcast: How Frieze Managed to Put Together the First Art Fair of the Pandemic

Welcome to the Art Angle, a podcast from Artnet News that delves into the places where the art world meets the real world, bringing each …

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From the Chic to the Spectacular, Here Are 17 of Art History’s Greatest Hats in Honor of the Kentucky Derby

The first Saturday in May brings with it the Kentucky Derby, better known to some of us as “Ridiculous Hat Day.” While for horseracing—and betting—enthusiasts …

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From the Chic to the Spectacular, Here Are Art History’s Greatest Hats in Honor of the Kentucky Derby

The first Saturday in May brings with it the Kentucky Derby, better known to some of us as “Ridiculous Hat Day.” While for horseracing—and betting—enthusiasts …

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From TOTAH: Mara De Luca – In the Studio

“I always want my paintings to feel effortless. If you see the labor then the beauty is not achieved. Like with ballet, you don’t want …

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Hawkins Bolden

When asked, “Is this art?”, as he was using a heavy ice pick to bore a hole, or “eye”, into an old metal can, Hawkins …

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STANLEY SPENCER’s SANDHAM MEMORIAL CHAPEL

Spencer painted these great big religious tableaux using local townsfolk, grannies, and postmen as models for his saints. I’ve long wanted to pay a visit …

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NYEGE NYEGE

The members of this Uganda-based label and artist collective embrace a broad variety of abrasive, frenetic, and experimental styles. A 2020 live session by HHY …

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Düsseldorf Committee Votes to Return Franz Marc Painting to Former Owner’s Heirs

A Franz Marc painting that has been the subject of a years-long restitution case will be returned to the heirs of its former owner, the …

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Phillips and Sotheby’s Announce Leadership Changes

Phillips and Sotheby’s, two of the world’s largest art auction houses, have recently announced changes in their top ranks that critics say reflect recent shifts …

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Former PS1 Curator Peter Eleey Joins Beijing’s UCCA Center for Contemporary Art

Peter Eleey, who stepped down last year as the chief curator of MoMA PS1 in in New York, has joined the UCCA Center for Contemporary …

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Germany Commits to Returning Benin Bronzes Starting in 2022

In a rare and nearly unprecedented step, Germany has promised to begin returning the Benin Bronzes held by state-run institutions in 2022. The push to …

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In a ‘Historic Milestone,’ Germany Will Begin to Return Benin Bronzes From Its Public Collections to Nigeria in 2022

In a major move, Germany says it expects to begin restituting its Benin bronzes to Nigeria next year. The decision was made after culture minister …

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William T. Wiley, Influential Bay Area Funk Artist and Educator, Is Dead at 83

William T. Wiley, a Funk artist whose offbeat art and influential teaching practice have inspired generations of artists in the Bay Area, has died at …

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Andrew Berardini on Desert X 2021

ON OUR LONG DRIVE through the desert of the Coachella Valley chasing the artworks and installations of Desert X 2021, my fifteen-year-old daughter and I …

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Out Now: The Interiors Issue 2021

“Care is not one moment, it is a thousand little moments. And you slice it and slice it so that it touches everything you do.” …

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The Next Course: Future of Hospitality

Early last year, Montreal restaurateur Erin Mahoney was putting the final touches on Joon, her Persian and South Caucasus cuisine destination — and her first …

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A Thousand Moments of Care: Siamak Hariri on Creating Healing Spaces

My pulse quickens. As I reach for the door, I notice my palms are starting to sweat. A familiar unease rises from the pit of …

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Naturehumaine Sculpts a Tripartite Home Around Sunlight

When “Let there be light” landed on the drafting table as a client request (rather than a celestial order), Naturehumaine responded to the challenge with …

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Food Waste in America | Nonprofit Report

Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on food waste in America with guests Stephen R. Shelley, President and CEO of Farm Share Inc; and Rick …

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An Almost-Demolished Dutch School and Daycare Gets a Luminous New Lease on Life

When school officials and community members in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden studied the old two-storey brick building on Willem Sprengerstraat, they didn’t see a …

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Wutopia Lab’s Satori Harbor Makes Reading Fun (Again)

China’s bookstores — once largely drab, state-run and pragmatic spaces — are slowly evolving to attract a new generation of social media–savvy clientele through daring …

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The Jewish Museum Frankfurt’s Thoughtful Addition and Expansion

Frankfurt’s original museum of Jewish antiquities — Germany’s first — was barely 16 years old when it was destroyed by the Nazis in 1938. By …

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A Rare Toshiba Typewriter from the 1950s Operates with a Trilingual Index of Thousands of Characters

 In the 1940s, Toshiba began producing index typewriters with massive, horizontal cylinders containing thousands of symbols. One edition, the BW-2112—watch the demonstration by the …

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Rick Santorum Said America Came ‘From Nothing.’ He’s Part of a Long History of Indigenous Erasure That Plays Out in Art and Life

Facing a small classroom, former Republican senator and current CNN pundit Rick Santorum stands at a podium emblazoned with the logo of the Young America’s …

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Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie Unveils $168 Million Renovation

The six-year renovation of Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie was declared complete today, and the institution has said it will welcome visitors in August. Restoration of the …

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Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie Unveils $168 Million Renovations

The six-year renovation of Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie was declared complete today, and the institution has said it will welcome visitors in August. Restoration of the …

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‘It’s a Kind of Meditation’: Watch Artist Guan Xiao Break Free of Her Phone—and Find Liberation in the Process

It’s not often that a millennial makes the decision, willingly, to go offline. But that’s exactly what Chinese artist Guan Xiao does everyday in her …

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Winter Nea The Sea

Original oil painting by Kestutis Jauniskis. Oil on stretched canvas with finished edges. This work is signed, titled and dated on the back with Certificate …

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France Will Allow Museums and Galleries to Reopen Next Month. Some Dealers Say It’s Still Not Soon Enough

French President Emmanuel Macron has given the green light for museums and other cultural businesses in France to reopen starting May 19. In a highly …

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A Bacchanalian Painting Once Thought to Be a Copy of a Poussin Has Been Reattributed to the French Master

For decades, a playful painting thought to be a facsimile of a Nicolas Poussin original sat in the storerooms of London’s National Gallery. But this …

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Why I Believe NFTs Will Benefit Artists

Looking back at Hollywood-wallpaper, 2020. Lin Ke 林科BANK/Mabsociety I am a believer in NFTs. I’m aware of the problems. The Ethereum blockchain they run on …

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Curator Rujeko Hockley on the Lessons She Brought From Her Early Job at the Studio Museum to Her New Role at the Whitney

Curator Rujeko Hockley has always woven art history into the fabric of her life’s pursuits. She described a turning point that came during while an …

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A Wood-Look Facade Gives this Eco-Friendly Home in Italy’s Abruzzo Region its Nordic Feel

The windswept shores of the Adriatic Sea may seem like an unlikely place to find a minimal, Nordic-inspired cottage, but Italian architect Valeria Aretusi has …

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PIG Design Erects a Steel Mountain for a Memphis Showroom in China

Bold geometric shapes, garish colour combinations, vividly stylized patterns and motifs — the instantly recognizable hallmarks of Memphis design are a far cry from understated. …

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With a Clever Facade Treatment, Heather Dubbeldam Revitalizes Her Firm’s Offices

To many passersby, the rundown three-storey building on a corner of a recently on-the-rise-again Toronto neighbourhood at best didn’t warrant a second glance. At worst, …

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Apples to Apples, But for Art? A New Card Game Asks Players to Find Connections Within Agnes Gund’s Storied Collection

Among art world cognoscenti, Agnes Gund is legendary as an art collector and philanthropist. Now, Gund—and her illustrious art collection—is also the subject of a …

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