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Art Basel Is Pushing Next Year’s Hong Kong Fair From March to May as Travel Uncertainty Lingers

Now that all three editions of Art Basel have been canceled in 2020—in Hong Kong, Basel, and Miami Beach—organizers are looking ahead to 2021 and …

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Galleria Borghese’s New Director Is a Caravaggio Scholar of Worldwide Renown. Here’s How She Plans to Lead the Museum

The Galleria Borghese in Rome is perhaps most famous for holding the largest number of Caravaggio works of any public collection in the world, with …

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Mudam Luxembourg

Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean presents the launch of “Me, Family,” an online platform presenting works by 24 artists from 14 countries. Accompanied by …

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Glenn Brown

For his fifth exhibition with Galerie Max Hetzler, “And thus we existed”, Glenn Brown will present a selection of new and recent paintings, drawings and …

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Me, Family. Portrait of a Young Planet, 2020.

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Me, Family

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Editors’ Picks: 18 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From a Talk With Ruth Asawa’s Children to a Virtual Trip to Manifesta

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. In light of the global health crisis, we are currently highlighting …

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Marlene McCarty on the US presidential election

Artforum has invited artists to share a text, image, or video in the immediate wake of the United States presidential election and will be posting their …

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Cloaked in Neon, Tate Britain Celebrates Diwali Through an Eclectic Technicolor Installation

“Remembering a Brave New World.” All images © Chila Kumari Singh Burman, courtesy of Tate Britain A new installation by artist Chila Kumari Singh Burman …

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Murmure Paints the “Dung Beetle” in Bayonne, France

Clearly, this was not the year to enjoy street art festivals, though there was plenty of material for comment. In fact, maybe it was time …

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Pace Launches Internal Investigation Following Workplace Abuse Allegations

Just days after Pace Gallery on Friday announced that it had begun a legal investigation of Douglas Baxter and Susan Dunne, two of its top …

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Pace Gallery’s Longtime President Is Taking an Indefinite Leave of Absence Following Misconduct Allegations

Douglas Baxter, a Pace Gallery president at the center of allegations of workplace misconduct, has announced that he will take an unpaid leave of absence …

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ARTnews in Brief: Room57 Gallery Opens in New York—and More from November 16, 2020

Monday, November 16 Room57 Gallery Opens in New York Room57 Gallery, which will explore the intersections of art and design in an immersive environment, opens …

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Artists Take on Intimacy, Voyeurism, and Suspense in White Cube’s New Alfred Hitchcock-Themed Show—See Highlights Here

“Rear Window” online at White Cube Through January 19, 2021   What the gallery says: “In the 1954 thriller, a photojournalist is confined to his New …

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Titus Kaphar was named one of WSJ. Magazine’s 2020 Art Innovators.

Portrait of Titus Kaphar in his studio. Courtesy Mario Sorrenti for WSJ. Magazine. Titus Kaphar was named WSJ. Magazine’s 2020 Art Innovator and is slated …

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Dispute Over Allegedly Forged Frans Hals Painting Heads Back to Court in U.K.

A legal dispute over an allegedly forged Frans Hals painting that passed through Sotheby’s is back in court, according to a report by the Art …

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$10 M. Botticelli Painting Reportedly Disappears Amid Legal Dispute

As part of an ongoing legal saga, a Sandro Botticelli painting disappeared, with one of its co-owners being unable to locate it, according to a …

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Starchitect David Adjaye’s Museum of West African Art in Nigeria Will Be Literally Built Into the Ruins of the Former Benin Palace

The forthcoming Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA) in Benin City, Nigeria, is sitting atop a treasure trove of cultural heritage.  Valuable archaeological remains from the …

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Rare Roman Vase Found at Ancient Grave Site in France

A rare vase from the late Roman period was discovered in central France during the excavations of an ancient grave site, according to the French National Institute …

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Radio Juxtapoz, ep 058: It’s Still Life with Jillian Evelyn

It is, indeed, still life. Life is happening perhaps in new ways, and sometimes it seems like it’s moving at a weird pace and a …

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Archaeologists Have Unearthed More Than 100 Painted Sarcophagi—Some With Mummies Intact—in an Ancient Necropolis Near Cairo

Ancient Egypt is yielding some not-so-ancient discoveries. Archaeologists recently excavated more than 100 painted sarcophagi—some of which hold mummies—in Saqqara, an ancient burial ground south …

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A Hedge-Fund Manager Whose Company Sold a Fake Frans Hals at Auction Is Appealing a Court Order to Return $6 Million to Sotheby’s

The investment company Fairlight Art Ventures is appealing a December court ruling ordering that it reimburse Sotheby’s $6 million after the auction house sold on …

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Jil Weinstock Named Director of Baxter St at CCNY

New York arts nonprofit Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York has named Jil Weinstock director of the organization. Weinstock, who will assume …

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Under UV Light, Platypuses Radiate a Fluorescent Green-Blue Hue—But Scientists Aren’t Sure Why

From left: visible light, ultraviolet light, and yellow-filtered UV light. Photo by Jonathan Martin The platypus has puzzled researchers for centuries. From its venom-filled spurs, …

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Marina Xenofontos

The materials and techniques on view in “But we’ve met before,” Cypriot-born artist Marina Xenofontos’s first solo exhibition at Hot Wheels Athens, offer traces of …

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Ivan Kožarić (1921–2020)

Modernist sculptor Ivan Kožarić, a leading figure of contemporary Croatian art for more than six decades, and who repeatedly defied convention through playful, sometimes impossible …

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Artists Try to Look to the Future as Armenia and Azerbaijan Reach a Ceasefire, But Much of Their Cultural Past Has Already Been Destroyed

“I don’t know which day of war it is today… I stopped counting,” Anna Kamay, an independent curator living in Yerevan, Armenia, told Artnet News in …

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A Year in the Art World

“This book is the product of obsession, experience and curiosity,” says curator, writer and art historian Matthew Israel in the introduction to A Year in …

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RISD Continuing Education Launches Winter Term With 100% Online Courses and Certificates

Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education announces more than 60 online courses for adults and teens this winter, as well as eight certificate programs, …

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The Art of Craft: How Designer Bina Goenka Teamed Up With the Gemfields Jewelry Company to Create a Collection for a Good Cause

This fall, the UK-based colored gemstones miner Gemfields announced a collaboration with Space for Giants, a nonprofit organization that fundraises for wildlife conservation projects across …

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With Tourism on Hold, the de Young Museum Is Turning to Its Own Backyard With an Invitational Show for Bay Area Artists

When San Francisco’s de Young museum first announced an open call for an invitational exhibition, curators expected a few hundred submissions. Instead, some 6,000 artists …

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How the Work of Americans for the Arts Is Addressing the Urgent Challenges of 2020

Americans for the Arts is committed to a vision of the arts being recognized as integral to the lives of all people and essential to …

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Symmetrical Typewriter Sculptures by Artist Jeremy Mayer Merge the Organic and Manufactured

“Untitled II” (2020), typewriter parts and aluminum, 65 x 65 x 12 inches “There’s nothing unnatural about mechanical components,” Jeremy Mayer says. For decades, the …

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Art Industry News: Meet the Banksy of Italy, a Mysterious (and Controversial) Street Artist Prowling the Streets of Rome + 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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Why the Art World Shouldn’t Be Congratulating Itself on Donald Trump’s Defeat

Turn your mind back to 2016 and Donald Trump’s shock election. He had been treated as a joke and a freak, with little serious chance …

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PURPLE FLAVOR

purple flavor: inspired by the purple colors of plums, which transport us to the romanticism without epoch or the time.

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The Case for a Smithsonian American Latino Museum, Italy’s Answer to Banksy, and More: Morning Links from November 16, 2020

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. News Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ken Salazar—two prominent U.S. politicians—make the case for a Smithsonian museum …

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Golden Summer

representation of the fields of cultivation and harvest in the summer here in Germany, full of color and the magic that this has

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Look out

beautiful sunset on the island of Madeira,Portugal. A dog looks nostalgic as the sun sets at night

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Oktober in Möhringen

An impressionistic interpretation of the fields of Möhringen in October, the sunlight and the trees full of color

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Thought-Provoking Illustrations By Elia Colombo Might Take A Minute To Understand

The world, especially in the crazy year of 2020, never fails to leave room for social criticism—it’s like you don’t even have to try hard …

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An Interview with Tyler Quarles + Baro Photo Contest

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Google Maps Gives Bird’s Eye View of Phallic Field on Prince Edward Island in Canada

A Stratford, Prince Edward Island, property owner has taken manscaping to a whole new level. Jamie Rix cut part of an overgrown soybean field into …

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“The Sapper” by Photographer Bharat Sikka

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Hungarian Artist Creates Detailed Steampunk Spiders Out of Various Mechanical Parts

Hungarian artist Peter Szucsy has a very unusual yet fascinating hobby – he assembles all kinds of mechanical parts from vintage watches, cameras, and medical …

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Artist Barbara Franc Creates Gorgeous Animal Sculptures

Animals are a magnificent force of nature, guided by instinct and intelligence. With all the beauty and variety they offer, it’s no surprise that the …

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2021 Lavazza Calendar: The New Humanity

January. (Photo by Denis Rouvre/2021 Lavazza Calendar) With the world feeling more distant than ever, photographers were this year called on to translate their vision …

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Talisman: Liz Hernández @ Pt. 2 Gallery, Oakland

Pt. 2 Gallery is pleased to present Talisman, a solo exhibition of new sculpture and painting by the Oakland based artist Elizabeth Hernandez. For her …

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SELF MUST DIE: Derek Fordjour @ Petzel Gallery

Petzel Gallery is pleased to present SELF MUST DIE, a solo exhibition event by New York-based artist Derek Fordjour. The show, Fordjour’s first with the gallery, …

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