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The Internet Is Gleefully Superimposing Bernie Sanders’s Disheveled Inauguration Photo Onto Famous Works of Art—See the Memes Here

From youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman’s awe-inspiring performance to Jennifer Lopez’s unique rendition of “America the Beautiful,” there were more than a few show-stopping moments …

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Explore Vermeer’s ‘Girl With a Pearl Earring’ in Incredible Detail with an Interactive 10-Billion Pixel Panorama

Last year, researchers released records from nearly two years of analysis of Johannes Vermeer’s most-recognized artwork, “Girl With a Pearl Earring.” While their findings didn’t …

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Critic Antwaun Sargent Joins Gagosian as Director and Curator

Gagosian, one of the world’s biggest galleries, with over a dozen locations, has named Antwaun Sargent a director and curator, according to the New York …

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Bernie Sanders Stars in Art History’s Greatest Artworks in New Viral Meme

In art history courses, Joseph Kosuth’s One and Three Chairs (1965) is a staple. It is, to some degree, exactly what it sounds like—a piece …

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Nominations Open for 2021 Arts and Business Partnership Awards (Virtual)!

Thursday, January 21, 2021 Category:  Americans for the Arts News pARTnership News Americans for the Arts annually honors the best businesses partnering with the arts …

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Cecily Brown

Cecily Brown is the first British contemporary artist commissioned by Blenheim Art Foundation to create a site-specific body of work for Blenheim Palace, an English …

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Photographer Monica Carvalho Combines Like Objects into Surreal Photo Manipulations

Influenced by artists like René Magritte and Chema Madoz, Swiss-born photographer Monica Carvalho began to see the possibilities that photography presented. Not satisfied with taking …

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Artist Spent 50 Hour Process of Folding an Origami Samurai from A Single Square Sheet of Paper

Finnish origami artist Juho Könkkölä has just released images of an origami samurai made from a single piece of paper. Taking over 50 hours to …

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1-54: Photography to See

1-54 is a destination to discover contemporary art from Africa and the African diaspora. This year’s Paris edition is now open online. The fair is …

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President Biden Picks Oval Office Art, Inauguration Spotlights Paintings, and More: Morning Links from January 21, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines PERFORMERS WERE THE STARS OF YESTERDAY’S INAUGURAL ACTIVITIES, with singers like Lady Gaga, Jon …

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Caldwell Arts Council’s Exposures Photography Competition Winner Announced

BEST OF SHOW: “Reflection” by Lily Laramie, Lenoir NC Photographers from Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba counties in North Carolina were invited to enter the …

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Art Basel Postponed from June to September

Art Basel, the preeminent global contemporary art fair, has announced that it is pushing its 2021 flagship iteration from June 17–20 to September 23–26 owing …

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Three Millennial Women at the Helm of This Visual Arts Agency Explain How They’re Helping Artists Realize Their Power

While artist collaborations with businesses are nothing new, it’s rarely clear exactly how these arrangements come together. Enter the Honey Pump, a visual art agency …

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The Blue Hour: Lyrical Illustrations Catalog a Menagerie of Specimens in Earth’s Rarest Pigment

All images © Isabelle Simler, shared with permission French illustrator and author Isabelle Simler deftly renders the liminal time surrounding dusk through a poetic exploration …

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Meet the Jury of the 2021 AZ Awards!

We’re breaking with tradition – in a good way. In 2021, the AZ Awards will be juried by 10 design world luminaries rather than five. …

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Art Industry News: Meet Lawrence Jackson, the Photographer Chronicling Kamala Harris’s Historic Vice-Presidency + 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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Expectation

The painting depicts a lilac. In the background, the mountains and the girl with an umbrella. I wanted to convey the beauty and harmony of …

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Art Basel Has Again Postponed Its Flagship Swiss Fair, Rolling Out Three Online Viewing Rooms Instead to Keep Business Afloat

In another blow to Art Basel and its owner, MCH Group, the art fair’s organizers have postponed its flagship edition in Switzerland for the second year …

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Hyperloop Mojave Desert Campus by Panda Labs: Architecture in a Constant Evolution of Adaptation and Regeneration

Co-existing with its unique topography, climate and splendid scenery; Hyperloop Desert Campus is an iconic campus in one of the most sublime and reminiscent places …

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The Boat Trip

Two young women sit on the bow of a small boat. Painted on a fine textured, professionally stretched canvas, using Michael Harding artist quality oils …

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Cthulhu Turkey: It’s a Turkey Stuffed With Octopus That People Actually Make

People are weird. They cook and eat the strangest things. This time it’s an octopus stuffed inside a turkey, sitting on top of crab legs, …

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Mid-Afternoon Stroll

A woman, whilst walking, takes momentary refuge from the sun, finding some shade between the whitewashed walls of some steps. Painted on a fine textured, …

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Zombie Engagement Photos Capture Undying Love

Ben Lee, was determined to have an engagement photo shoot that kept his manliness in tact, so he decided his moment of undying love with …

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Photographer Spotlight: Antonio Chicaia

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“The Bushfire, The Flood, and The Virus” by Photographer Lisa Sorgini

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Juxtapoz Shop Exclusive: Carissa Potter “I’ve been waiting for you for so long” Print

We are excited to announce our newest print release, exclusive to Shop.Juxtapoz.com, Carissa Potter’s I’ve been waiting for you for so long. Her work has become internationally …

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Are You Choosing Through Fear? Or From Truth?

An artist recently told me that for years there was a battle inside her head as both hemispheres of her brain struggled to control her …

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In Five Short Years, the Berlin Program for Artists Has Helped Dozens of Art-School Graduates Find Their Way. Now, It Faces an Uncertain Future

The halls of the Gropius Bau in Berlin are unusually quiet and the lights are mostly off these days, as museums in Germany remain closed. …

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Dreamlike Iconography

Dino Kužnik is a New York-based artist with a background in photojournalism and graphic design. Originally from Slovenia, his personal work captures American landscapes and …

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”so super sorry sir!”: Michael Stamm @ Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles

Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present ”so super sorry sir!”, a series of new paintings by New York-based artist Michael Stamm. This will be the artist’s first …

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The Photographs of a Mythical 19th Century Jewish Immigrant

Los Angeles-based artist Stephen Berkman’s immersive photography installation, Predicting the Past: Zohar Studios, The Lost Years, is a tribute to Shimmel Zohar, a mythical nineteenth-century …

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The Photographs of a Mythical 19th Century Jewish Immigrant Photographer

Los Angeles-based artist Stephen Berkman’s immersive photography installation, Predicting the Past: Zohar Studios, The Lost Years, is a tribute to Shimmel Zohar, a mythical nineteenth-century …

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Mie Yim’s “Psychotropic Dance” @ Olympia, NYC

“I know it may be over-used, but this new work really is an embodiment of quarantine,” Mie Yim wrote to the gallery as they were …

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‘It’s About Being Hopeful’: Rising Star Artist Honor Titus Serves Up an Ace of a Debut Painting Show in Chelsea

The stretch of 19th Street west of 10th Avenue was clogged with construction on a Monday in January when Honor Titus, wearing a North Face …

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Trends to Watch in 2021

From fresh visions of landscapes to renewed enthusiasm for colored pencils, these are the trends we expect to see across contemporary art in 2021.

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Trends to Watch in 2021: Colored Pencil Revival

This January, Artsy is launching a series of three features to spotlight the trends we’re watching in 2021. Using our internal data, each of these …

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RIP to Pop Surreal Legend, Van Arno

We are saddened today to learn of the passing of Los Angeles stalwart and one of the legends of pop surrealism, Van Arno. As one …

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Now on Artnet Auctions: Learn The Story Behind Andy Warhol’s Iconic Image of Mao Zedong

Andy Warhol’s iconic depiction of Chairman Mao Zedong is an instantly recognizable image—both of subject and creator. While the opportunity to collect a well-known work …

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Longtime MCA Chicago Chief Curator Departs to Lead Museum Exchange Startup

After 10 years at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Michael Darling, the institution’s chief curator, is leaving his post to join a startup called …

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An Art Dealer in Milan Has Been Convicted of Trying to Sell a Forged Josef Albers Painting

An Italian art dealer has been convicted of attempting to sell a forged Josef Albers square painting for €320,000 ($387,000).  The Court of Milan found …

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A Short Film Chronicles Mural Fest Kosovo, Void Projects’ Initiative to Infuse a War-Torn City with Public Art

 “At that time it wasn’t easy for me to be in the public with my camera because the country was very sensitive to reporters …

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Robert S. Duncanson Painting Presented to Biden Administration

Following his inauguration this morning as the forty-sixth president of the United States, Joe Biden was presented by Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri with …

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Landscape by 19th Century Black Abolitionist Painter Heads to U.S. Capitol as Inaugural Gift

Alongside two U.S. flags and a pair of commemorative vases, newly sworn-in President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris received an artwork as a …

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Why England’s Sutton Hoo Burial Remains One of the Greatest Archaeological Finds

In 1939, a select group of guests were invited to attend a party in Woodbridge, England, a small town just eight miles from the North …

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This Photographer Spent Three Years Shooting One Gritty Midwestern Block—See Images From His Powerful Series Here

In his captivating and gritty black-and-white photographs, Jon Luvelli details the overlooked stories and rural idiosyncrasies of Midwestern American life.  Luvelli (who goes primarily by …

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MCA Chicago Chief Curator Michael Darling to Depart for Start-Up

Michael Darling, chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, is leaving the institution to serve as a cofounder and the chief growth officer …

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Rhizome Is Partnering With Hyundai on a Series of Ambitious New-Media Exhibitions Over the Next Two Years

Rhizome, the New Museum-affiliated digital arts organization, has partnered with the Hyundai Motor Company on a multi-year initiative to support a series of new media …

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The Bronx Comes to LA: John Ahearn and Rigoberto Torres @ Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles

Charlie James Gallery is very proud to present The Bronx Comes to LA, a two-person show celebrating the artistic partnership of seminal New York artists John Ahearn and Rigoberto Torres, …

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A NEW BEGINNING

In the language of flowers, bougainvillea expresses a sense of welcome, making it perfect for making guests feel welcome and comfortable. That is why I …

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Why a Republican Senator Gave President Biden a Civil War-Era Painting by a Black Landscape Artist as an Inauguration Gift

As part of his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States today, Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden received a bounty of …

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