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Apostasy: Super A Explores Pop Contradictions @ Thinkspace Projects

“Before I started this series called Trapped. one of the returning subjects that always inspires me is contradiction,” Super A says on the precipice of …

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Prague Does Not Own Alphonse Mucha Masterpiece, Court Rules

The District Court of Prague has ruled against the capital in a case regarding a seminal cycle of paintings by the Czech Art Nouveau painter …

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Billionaire Collector Ronald Lauder Is Giving the Met More than 90 Rare Pieces of Arms and Armor in One of the Largest Donations of Its Kind

Ronald S. Lauder has promised to give 91 objects from his collection of European arms and armor to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, which …

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The Magnificent Stories Behind 5 Stunning Portraits, From ‘American Gothic’ to Leonardo da Vinci’s Vision of Cecilia Gallerani

In a beautifully illustrated new book, Portraits Unmasked: The Stories Behind the Faces, authors Francesca Bonazzoli and Michele Robecchi give readers a glimpse into the illuminating …

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Turi Simeti

A sixty-year career is a lengthy period, difficult to summarize in one exhibition. Dep Art Gallery attempts to do so, retracing the creative path of …

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Mosaic Frescoes at Kievskaya Metro Station in Moscow Are Wearing Face Masks and Remind Us About Safety

Now everything follows to modern realities: work on the construction site, animal care and even dancing – only with face masks. I believe, and hope …

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Lucy Sparrow Opens The Bourdon Street Chemist, a Fully Stocked Woolen Pharmacy and Surgical Unit

All images courtesy of Lyndsey Ingram, shared with permission Although Lucy Sparrow is adept at treating scrapes and bouts of indigestion, her medical specialty lies …

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Louise Nevelson’s Chapel, a Little-Known New York Gem, Is Launching a $6 Million Fundraising Campaign to Refurbish Its Sculptural Interior

Houston has the Rothko Chapel. Henri Matisse’s La Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence is in France. But did you know that New York has an …

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Art Historians Have Discovered an Exceptional Work by a Famed Flemish Old Master Hiding in Plain Sight in a Brussels Town Hall

Art historians in Belgium have uncovered a museum-quality work by the Flemish Baroque master Jacob (Jacques) Jordaens hanging in a town hall in Brussels. The …

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Art Industry News: Hey Minimalism-Loving Art Tourists, Guess What? Marfa’s Locals Hate You + 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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Victoria & Albert Museum Shifts Schedule, Art Basel Miami Beach Party Busted, and More: Morning Links from December 9, 2020

News Because of the pandemic’s financial impact, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum will be closed two days a week. [The Art Newspaper] A party in …

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Artist Perfectly Illustrates The Social Issues Of 2020

Decrease In Wildlife Deaths An editorial illustration about the massive decline in wildlife deaths on roads due to people staying home and traveling less during …

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Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas in Hilarious Illustrations by John Atkinson

Featured below is a list of brilliant last-minute budget-friendly gift ideas by John Atkinson. I hope some of these will save your Christmas! John Atkinson …

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Still Life with Bird

– acrylics and oil on stretched high quality linen -varnish -initials in front, description, date, artists stamp and signature on back

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Breathtaking Outdoor & Lifestyle Photography from All Over the World by André Alexander

André Alexander is a freelance photographer, brand ambassador for Nikon, author and speaker based in Nuremberg, Germany. Grown up close to the Alps, he discovered …

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Trees on the Hill

There is so much to be seen and found in every forest – reflections, shadows, contrasts. Forests are calm places, where meditation and regaining strength …

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Anne-Laure Lemaitre Curates “A Sign of Times” @ Hashimoto Contemporary, NYC

It’s incredible that in an era where words, the ability to read and comprehend the world around you is of the most importance with so …

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Artist Spotlight: Barry Yusufu

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Black Suns

Exploring the topic of Black holes. So distant and unreal, but yet – real and dangerous. Black holes are such temptation, they have such immense …

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Photographer Spotlight: Matt Dunne

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States of Disillusion

“I have been making pictures in the same general area in western Massachusetts for 25 years now. I drive around and around in my car, …

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Bad Reception: Eric White Tackles a New Angle of the Year that Was

A muffled phone call? Fuzzy video feed?  It’s always blamed on Bad Reception, our all purpose catch-all for what’s causing the bad communication. Once we …

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Book Review: “Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night”

There are certain painters who just have that magic aura to their paintings when you see them in person. A good Rothko can reveal that …

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Drei (Three)

The mysterious atmosphere of this picture is inspired by David Lynch’s films. As with Lynch, the artist creates a somehow threatening atmosphere, without it being …

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Nicole Eisenman’s Old Friend Keith Boadwee Didn’t Have a Career Like Hers. So She Gave Over Half Her New Show to Spotlight Him

In 2000, after seven years without seeing each other, Nicole Eisenman and Keith Boadwee ran into each other in Tompkins Square Park in New York …

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Can I Use Beyoncé’s Choreography in My Next Performance Without Getting Sued? + Other Artists’-Rights Questions, Answered

Have you ever wondered what your rights are as an artist? There’s no clear-cut textbook to consult—but we’re here to help. Katarina Feder, a vice …

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In 1963, a Group of Black Photographers Formed the Kamoinge Workshop in Harlem. A New Show Tells Their Remarkable Story

Perhaps the most famous photograph to emerge from the Kamoinge Workshop, founded by an enterprising group of Black artists in New York nearly 60 years …

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Jenny Holzer

Kukje Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Jenny Holzer. For more than forty years, language has been Holzer’s primary medium. …

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Led by Neiman Marcus’s Estimate-Smashing Alexander Calder Mobile, Sotheby’s Latest Hybrid Evening Sale Pulled in $63.4 Million

Sotheby’s capped off this most unusual 2020 with one final marquee livestreamed evening auction. Its inaugural Impressionist, Modern and contemporary sale brought in $52.9 million …

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Prosecutors Are Issuing Subpoenas to Sotheby’s and Christie’s as Part of an Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein’s Financial Dealings

Sotheby’s and Christie’s are the targets of subpoenas issued by prosecutors in the US Virgin Islands as part of an ongoing investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, …

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The Intrepid Treasure Hunter Who Found Forrest Fenn’s Buried Fortune Reveals His Identity—and What He Plans to Do With It

The hopes and dreams of thousands were crushed in June, when Forrest Fenn announced that his storied hidden treasure, said to be worth $2 million, …

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5 Artists on Our Radar This December

“Artists on Our Radar” is a monthly series produced collaboratively by Artsy’s Editorial and Curatorial teams. Utilizing our editors’ art expertise and our curators’ unique …

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Surreal Sculptures of Translucent Glass and Clay Explore the Body’s Transformative Processes

“Mother and Child” (2020), cast glass, ceramic, and oil paints, 18 x 27 x 7 inches. All images © Christina Bothwell, shared with permission “I …

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Impersonating a Property Owner, a Man Paid an Artist to Paint a Cookie Monster Mural in Peoria. The Town—and the Internet—Have Questions

Nate Comte, the owner of a commercial building at 1301 NE Adams, in Peoria, Illinois, was none too pleased to show up there shortly after …

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Phillips’s 20th century and contemporary auction achieved a record $134.5 million.

Amy Sherald, The Bathers (2015). Courtesy Phillips. Phillips’s 20th century and contemporary sale closed in New York yesterday with a final total of $134.5 million, …

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Ortuzar Projects

Ortuzar Projects is pleased to present “Frederick Weston,” an exhibition realized in collaboration with the late artist and Gordon Robichaux. Weston (b. 1946, Memphis; d. 2020, …

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My beloved ariadna in december

My beloved ariadna in december,Abstract Portrait of my collection.

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Is a Neo-Romantic Photography Movement on the Horizon? Art Dealer Neil Folberg Believes It’s Already Here

Neo-Romanticism may well be back in photography—at least according to photographer Neil Folberg, who is also the owner of the Vision Gallery in Jerusalem. But …

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“I’m just a painter all I have is paint and maybe a lil bit of hope:” Devin Troy Strother @ Eighteen Gallery (with new print)

I’m just a painter all i have is paint and maybe a lil bit of hope is Devin Troy Strother’s (born 1986, West Covina, USA) second solo exhibition …

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Artist Rose Feller on Why She is Using AI to Blend Her Own Works With Imagery From Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud

While on the surface the roles of artist and dealer can seem diametrically opposed, for Rose Feller, a Hungarian-born artist and the founder of Gloucester’s …

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Amy Lipton (1956–2020)

Curator, gallerist, writer, and non-profit director Amy Lipton, who operated a namesake gallery in New York’s SoHo and co-founded the ecological art nonprofit ecoartspace, died …

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Larissa Harris Appointed First Director of Teiger Foundation

The Teiger Foundation has named Larissa Harris its first executive director. In her new role, Harris will be charged with expanding the grantmaking initiative of …

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In the US Supreme Court, Germany Fights With Art Dealers’ Heirs Over the Fate of the $250 Million Guelph Treasure

It’s rare that any art-related case makes its way to the highest court in the United States. But the Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday …

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New Report Recommends Dutch Restitutions Commission Be ‘More Empathic’ In Handling Claims

A new report focused on the Dutch Restitutions Commission, a government apparatus that manages restitution claims involving Nazi-looted art in the Netherlands, urges the panel …

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2021 Creative Capital Award Recipients Announced

Creative Capital today announced $1.75 million in Creative Capital Awards. Thirty-five projects will each receive up to $50,000 in project funding, with career development services …

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Creative Capital Announces 2021 Creative Capital Awards

Creative Capital today announced $1.75 million in Creative Capital Awards. Thirty-five projects will each receive up to $50,000 in project funding, with career development services …

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Radio Juxtapoz, ep 060: Fintan Magee Keeps Making Sense

In the new short documentary on Fintan Magee, shot by Radio Juxtapoz alum Selina Miles, he sums up 2020 quite perfectly. “There is too much …

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Energetic Lines Circulate Through the Dynamic, Vibrant Portraits of Martin Satí

All images © Martin Satí, shared with permission Just as a ceramicist would smooth the harsh edges of clay, Martin Satí renders the supple contours …

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People Believe They’ve Noticed Art References In Popular Movies, Share Side-By-Side Pics On Twitter

3 — Shirley: Visions of Reality (2013), Gustav Deutsch | New York Movie (1939), Edward Hopper pic.twitter.com/VJK2IBbAYP — ✿ (@THECOCODIARY) November 28, 2020 You get …

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Beautiful Vintage Photos Show How Cool Moms Were in the 1960s

“Mom at a New Year’s Eve party at Aunt Mary & Uncle Frank Martinelli’s house on Redmont Rd., Dec. 31, 1965” The 1960s saw a …

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