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Met Museum appoints Mexico City architect to lead major new project

Mexican architect Frida Escobedowho at 38 was the youngest architect to design the Serpentine Pavilion in 2018, has been selected to design the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new $500 million modern and contemporary art wing, the museum announced on Sunday. “This is a very large order,” museum director Max Hollein said in a phone interview. […]

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Next step, Sylvia Plath! Why it’s time to redesign the London Underground map | International Women’s Day

OWhen I was a baby feminist, I argued with friends that public space was political. I had been radicalized by my teenage years, sick to the teeth of street harassment from men who seemed to think the streets were theirs to roam freely, while women were relegated to decorating. It wasn’t a regular occurrence, but […]

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Directors of Russia’s biggest museums and art fairs resign en masse

Leading leaders of Russian arts and cultural institutions have resigned from their posts en masse following the country’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine. Most of the statements from these conservatives and managers suggest the decision to leave was voluntary, but there is evidence to suggest many were expelled by colleagues and bosses due to their perceived […]

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Ashland WWII Survivor Celebrates 95th Birthday With Book Signing

ASHLAND — Josianne Stone says she can’t write. She believes she can’t draw either, despite her collection of 200 hand-drawn drawings. On each of his designs, you will find three letters engraved on the corner of the frame, “GtG” – for “Glory to God”. A motto that Stone, 95, has adopted through his works and […]

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QNL Launches Online Course on Combating Art and Manuscript Trafficking

Doha: The Qatar National Library (QNL) yesterday launched an online course on “Combating Art Trafficking: Special Focus on Manuscripts”, as part of its role as a regional center for International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) for the Preservation and Preservation of Heritage Materials for Arab Countries and the Middle East. The three-day online […]

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Painter of Hard-Edge Abstraction Dies – ARTnews.com

Carmen Herrera, a Cuban-American artist whose avant-garde abstractions gained mainstream recognition in the final years of her life, died Saturday in her New York apartment at age 106. The news was confirmed by the Lisson Gallery, which represented her for a decade. “Carmen made living, ever-changing works, even when she seemed to have reached an […]

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‘I see rhythm taking a lot of really interesting risks’: Writer and curator Kimberly Drew on why she’s joining the gallery world

Writer and curator Kimberly Drew, author of That’s what I know about art and co-editor of the anthology Black Futuresjoined Pace Gallery as Associate Director. Social Media Manager at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from 2015 to 2018, Drew has more than ten years of experience in the art world, including at […]

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1stdibs spotlights Black Artist Fund grant recipients and other news – SURFACE

DESIGN SEND Our daily view of the world through the prism of design. BY EDITORS February 10, 2022 Darryl Westly, Board Member of the Black Artist Fund. Photography by Kendall Bessent … The Design Dispatch offers essential, expert-written news from the design world, curated by our dedicated team. Think of it as your cheat sheet […]

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The Whitney Museum will host a historic exhibit of Puerto Rican art made in the five years following Hurricane Maria

The Whitney Museum of American Art will mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria with the first major exhibition of Puerto Rican art to be held at an American museum in five decades. The exhibition, titled “No exists a poshuracán mundo: Puerto Rican art after Hurricane Mariawill bring together a cross-generational group of over 15 […]

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Art Cologne director thinks Parisians made a big mistake welcoming Art Basel into their midst + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, January 31. NEED TO READ University of California Returns Massacre Remains to Wiyot Tribe The remains of at least 20 members of the Wiyot tribe believed to […]

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Robert Indiana’s attorney, accused of overpaying himself by millions, has reached a settlement with the artist’s estate

A chapter in the knotty and seemingly endless legal saga over Robert Indiana’s estate has come to a close. In April 2021, Aaron Frey, the attorney general of Maine, where Indiana died in 2018, accused the executor of the artist to overpay himself and other legal representatives by approximately $3.7 million. Frey ordered that the […]

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Moe Brooker, painter, educator, civic leader, has passed away

Moe Brooker, a painter nationally known for his extraordinary use of color in abstract compositions, an educator who has taught at several art schools in Philadelphia and across the country, and a civic-minded public servant who chaired the Philadelphia Art Commission for nearly a decade, died Jan. 9 after a short hospital stay. He was […]

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Art Industry News: Oops! A Crypto Collective Paid $3 Million for a ‘Dune’ Book Because of a Basic Misunderstanding + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, January 18. NEED TO READ The dispute rages over the villa with Caravaggio’s fresco – Villa Aurora, a Roman villa with a ceiling fresco by Caravaggio, goes […]

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Tom Sachs’ NFT Rocket Factory wins the Wallpaper* Design Award

Tom Sachs’ NFT Rocket Factory wins Wallpaper* Design Award 2022 Tom Sachs’ brilliantly imaginative Rocket Factory marks the American artist’s foray into the world of NFTs and wins “Best Rocket Launch” at this year’s Wallpaper* Design Awards 2022 Tom Sachs is an art astro-conceptualist, NASA obsessive who designed and outfitted his own DIY space program. […]

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Incredibly creative and popular creative visual artists to follow on Instagram

Tired of staring at selfies, the same memes, “talking” huskies, and endless food pictures and videos on Instagram? Well, it’s time to refresh your list of “followers” by adding the brilliance of creative visual artists, whose works span the mediums of photography, multimedia, sculpture and more. To help you out, we’ve put together a list […]

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Artists respond to January 6 with brushes and ballots

Late Wednesday evening, January 5, dozens of art world insiders received a fundraising message from Nancy Pelosi. “I am in disbelief,” the text began. “Tomorrow is the anniversary of the violent and deadly insurgency in our nation’s capital, and multiple reports show Republicans surging ahead of the midterm elections. We must send a strong message […]

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French art fairs in disarray as their rival attacks slot machines

The year started in a spectacular fashion for the biggest French art fairs, the Fiac and Paris Photo. Just before the Christmas holidays, and without notice, their respective October and November slots at the Grand Palais and the Grand Palais Éphémère, its temporary replacement during renovation work, were put out to tender by the French […]

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So you want to be a video game artist … Paul Jones career guide will take you to the next level

Known for his work on video games such as ‘Batman: Arkham City’ and ‘Star Citizen’, UK-based Paul Jones, ‘The Ultimate Career Guide: Game Artist’ is the world’s premier guide on how to navigate the booming gaming industry, regardless of your level There was a time when veteran video game artist Paul Jones worked 84 hours […]

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Revered Ukiah Artist Exhibits Work at Medium Gallery – The Ukiah Daily Journal

At 99 years old, Adele Pruitt is still going strong – she still teaches numerous art classes and continues to create and sell her catalog of paintings, which range in style from abstract to realistic to haunting and evocative landscapes. . On the first Friday, January 7, the Medium Gallery exhibits a large selection of […]

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Stanley Whitney on Finding Your Way Through Erasure in the White Art World and Competition Among Black Artists

[…] Stanley Whitney, installation in Gagosian Rome. Photo: Matteo D’Eletto, M3 Studio. Courtesy of Gagosian and the artist. You finished school and in 68 you finally went to New York, which was very different from now. The art bar scene was still alive. Yeah, there were still the art bars. I was in Max’s Kansas […]

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Carmen Febo San Miguel ran a nonprofit arts organization in Philadelphia for 22 years. A look at the driving force behind Taller Puertorriqueño

For Carmen Febo San Miguel, former executive director of the non-profit arts association Taller Puertorriqueño, her 22 years at the helm of the organization can be divided into two periods: before the construction of the El Corazón cultural center, a community center of 24,000 square feet in Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood – and beyond. This final […]

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Francis spoke about the explosion of the contemporary art market and his “peephole” career going from artist to auction manager

You have been active as an artist and curator; you had a theoretical and artistic training Historical context. Wasn’t going to an auction house problematic? Many artists, art historians, art critics don’t like auction houses because the evaluation goes through the money. There was that old conflict between art and money, already Pliny in the […]

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Designers Héctor Esrawe and Brian Thoreen on Creative Partnership, the Importance of Process and the “Renaissance Moment” in Mexico

Five years ago, the Californian artist and designer Brian thoreen found himself at a crossroads, dividing his time between Los Angeles and New York, not wanting to be in either city. When a hurricane diverted his vacation from Yucatan to Mexico City, he immediately fell in love. After meeting the locally born multidisciplinary designer Héctor […]

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Can I earn royalties every time someone resells my NFT? + Other questions on artists’ rights, answers

Have you ever wondered what your rights are as an artist? There isn’t a clear manual to look at, but we’re here to help. Katarina Feder, vice-president of Artist’s Rights Society, answers all kinds of questions about the kind of control artists have – and don’t have – over their work. Do you have a […]

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Boosted by private sales and NFTs, Christie’s made $ 7.1 billion in 2021, its best results in five years

As the year-end results arrive for more and more art companies, it is clear that the increase in global wealth is having a major impact on the demand for premium art and products from luxury. And of course, no 2021 recap would be complete without a discussion of digital art and NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, […]

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Architects Jaqueline Lessa and Francisco Pardo on how looking to Mexico’s past helps them design for the future

Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Jaqueline Lessa created her architecture studio Between Lands (translation: “between the lands”) two years ago in order to answer human questions through craftsmanship. This philosophy is evident in all of Lessa’s work, from her airy, minimalist design for the Haight clothing store in São Paulo to her fluid exhibition decors […]

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Margaret ‘Maggie’ Bogdan | News, Sports, Jobs

MARQUETTE, MI – Margaret Frances Linn Bogdan passed away peacefully at Mother Teresa House in Lansing, Michigan on December 10, 2021. She had just turned 94 years old. Maggie, as she was known to almost everyone who knew her, was the oldest of four children born to her German-American mother and Chinese father. Her mixed […]

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His Instagram account was “Metaverse”. Last month he disappeared.

SYDNEY, Australia – In October Thea-Mai Baumann, an Australian artist and technologist, found herself sitting on a top-notch website. In 2012, she started an Instagram account with the handle @metaverse, a name she used in her creative work. On the account, she documented her life in Brisbane, where she studied fine arts, and her trips […]

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“Social detonator”: in the work and life of the artist, different classes collide

LONDON – When he was little Oscar Murillo told his best friend he was moving to London, but his boyfriend refused to take him seriously: their close-knit community in southwest Colombia was the kind of place where families stayed for generations, where almost everyone worked at the candy factory that dominated the city’s economy. The […]

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Inflation, Texas, Oysters: Your Friday Night Briefing

(Want to receive this newsletter in your inbox? Here is registration.) Good evening. Here is the latest at the end of Friday. 1. Inflation is increasing at the fastest rate in almost 40 years. The consumer price index climbed 6.8% during the year through November. Supply chain disruptions, rapid consumer demand and rising housing costs […]

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Artists Carlos Betancourt and Luvia Lazo on respecting the natural elements and cultural traditions of Mexico

Too often, photographer Luvia lazo sees people from her Zapotec community – a culture native to Mexico’s Oaxaca region – portrayed through an outsider’s lens. The purpose of her work is to add her perspective as an indigenous woman. In a recent series, “Kanitlow,” Lazo positioned his subjects to obscure their faces while highlighting cultural […]

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Artistic entrepreneur Maria Baibakova talks about building a collection focused on women and advocating for women artists

Moscow-born artistic entrepreneur, philanthropist and collector Maria Baibakova wears several hats. Applying her degrees from Barnard College, Courtauld Institute of Art and Harvard Business School, she directs Baibakov artistic projects, which she founded in 2008 to exhibit the work of pioneering artists around the world. The first non-profit helped transform the former Red October Chocolate […]

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Designers Alexander Díaz Andersson and Julian Mayor on the aesthetic rise of Mexico and the importance of craftsmanship (even in the metaverse)

When Swedish designer Alexander Díaz Andersson moved to Mexico 14 years ago, he had only planned to live there temporarily. Fast forward to today: Andersson is the Founder and Creative Director of ATRA, a furniture studio based in Mexico City, his adopted home. Over the years he has become an integral part of the country’s […]

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Cut a Banksy into 10,000 pieces (digital)

In the latest example of art market disruption, a prominent former auction manager teamed up with cryptocurrency experts in May to purchase Banksy’s painting from 2005. “Love is in the air”For $ 12.9 million and now plans to sell 10,000 coins in the form of NFTs or non-fungible tokens. The executive, Loïc Gouzer, who upset […]

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Miami design storyteller

MIAMI – This week’s iteration of Miami design, the show which will open its doors on Wednesday and will take place alongside Art Basel Miami Beach, will be notable for more than just the usual mix of items that blend art with function. It will also be the first edition whose content has been overseen […]

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Death of art critic Dave Hickey, known for his book “Air Guitar”

Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays spanned subjects ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died. His books, including “The Invisible Dragon: Essays on Beauty” (1993) and “Air Guitar: Essays on Art & Democracy” (1997), have won him legions of fans beyond connoisseurs of the art world. His elegant prose, […]

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Still fighting for the Turner Prize

Anish Kapoor, who won the award in 1991, said in an interview that he welcomed the political turn of the Turner Prize in the context of an art world “obsessed with money”. “I dare to think of it as an anti-capitalist movement in miniature,” Kapoor said, adding that all the candidates were “very clear that […]

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Someone San Diego Should Know: Nonie Cruzado

Nonie Cruzado is a rising star in the local and Filipino art world. His illustrations, animations, graphic arts and other creative works can be seen in films, global advertisements, art exhibitions and more. He perfected his imagination, when he was young, making his own toys and teaching himself art with all the materials he and […]

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NFT craze takes over Miami during art week

Otro Mundo NFT by Dagoberto Rodriguez at Miami Piero Atchugarry Gallery Prediction for Art Week 2021: Clear skies with a virtual storm from NFT. In normal parlance, this means that artists from Miami – including Carlos Betancourt and Krave, aka Daniel Fila – and far beyond will be “depositing” (posting) their latest digital artwork at […]

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Artist influenced by Carnegie Art and Natural History Museums presents his work – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man who grew up in Beltzhoover and used to come to Carnegie Art and Natural History Museums for art classes is now back at Carnegie with his own exhibition as a featured artist. Kristine Sorensen of KDKA walked through the exhibit with artist and art teacher Dr Sharif Bey on how […]

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Jennifer Packer: painting as an exercise in tenderness

The portrait is everywhere right now, in painting as well as in photography, and some of the best of them have a specific purpose: to make visible those who have been made invisible – on museum walls, in public culture, in speech. Politics -. This desire to honor and make people worthy through performance comes […]

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At the FIAC Art Fair, the ambitions are great. Can sales keep pace?

PARIS – It’s hard to escape the feeling of rivalry between France and its cross-Channel neighbor, from the Battle of Agincourt to the Napoleonic wars, including President Charles de Gaulle block the entry of Great Britain into the European Economic Community. And now that Britain has left the European Union, France is looking to gain […]

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Banksy’s Shredding artwork is auctioned for $ 25.4 million at Sotheby’s

LONDON – Banksy’s painting that sensational self-destruction three years ago after being sold for $ 1.4million at auction was resold Thursday by Sotheby’s for £ 18.6million, or 25.4million of dollars, a record for the artist. The work, re-titled by Banksy “Love is in the trash “, was estimated to sell for between $ 5.5 and […]

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What is Bearbrick, why is it so expensive and how to start collecting

When collecting something becomes a rage, no matter how simple, it becomes a cherished collector’s item in no time. The case of Bearbrick (stylized like Be @ rbrick) is one example. In case you’ve never encountered a cute, distinctive anthropomorphic bear figurine with a swollen belly, this is what a Bearbrick looks like. Image credit: […]

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Recognition, finally, after decades of decolonization of art

LONDON – Anglo-Indian artist Sutapa Biswas has always found herself playing a confrontational role in the British art world, forcing conversations about the empire and its legacies that the establishment preferred to dodge. But it looks like that may change. This year Biswas, 59, is the subject of two major British exhibitions, in parallel: at […]