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Met Museum appoints Mexico City architect to lead major new project

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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John Wesley, an artist who could not be identified, dies at 93

[ad_1] John Wesley, a painter of flat, cartoonish figures who seemed to come not from the well of Pop Art but from a deeper, alien reservoir of the American unconscious inhabited by floating babies, rubbery nudes and the band’s hapless husband comic Dagwood Bumstead, died Thursday at his Manhattan home. He was 93 years old. […]

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The Elmhurst Art Museum at Twenty-Five: Executive Director John McKinnon appreciates the past and looks to the future

[ad_1] “Ascension Descension”, installation view/Photo: David Wallace Haskins In the light of the Elmhurst Art MuseumOn the occasion of the museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary, Executive Director John McKinnon addresses the museum’s three core ideals – art, education and architecture – of their commitment to exhibiting works by contemporary Midwestern artists to the McCormick House by Mies […]

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Book Review | Artist Florine Stettheimer’s new biography goes beyond her bright and seductive colors to the social commentary below

[ad_1] Florine Stettheimer is the woman under the green umbrella, on the garden side of Asbury Park South (1920) – an exuberant Fourth of July scene, set on a golden beach in New Jersey. Her self-portrait is easy to spot because, as always, she is alone: ​​an elegant observer dressed in white. Nearby, Marcel Duchamp […]

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A pandemic-informed Venice Biennale will shine a light on women

[ad_1] In the two years that New York curator Cecilia Alemani had to organize the 59th edition of the Venice Biennale – during which the pandemic forced a year-long delay and 400 studio visits had to take place on Zoom – the world has changed around her. People grappled with big existential questions about the […]

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Marcel Breuer’s home demolished on Long Island, angering conservationists

[ad_1] The house that made Marcel Breuer a leading post-war architect is gone, demolished earlier this month by its current owners after conservators tried to save the building. Historians said the loss demonstrated how changing housing market dynamics and loose landmark rules endangered modernist architecture. Breuer designed the building in 1945 for Bertram and Phyllis […]

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Artist Talk: Igshaan Adams | The Art Institute of Chicago

[ad_1] April 2, 2022 | 2:00–3:00 Talks Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Mario Todeschini. Join artist Igshaan Adams in conversation with Hendrik Folkerts, Curator of International Contemporary Art at Moderna Museet, as they discuss the artist’s exhibition lines of desire. In her tapestries and textile installations, Adams shows us the gaps: information seemingly absent, intentionally […]

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Samara Golden spills her “guts”

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — It’s a dizzying and disorienting experience, where moments of serenity juggle with feelings of disgust. Inaugurating the new Night Gallery warehouse space, which opens this weekend, artist Samara Golden has constructed a mirrored bedroom that creates the illusion of a skyscraper. Different floors provide competing images – from calm turquoise waters […]

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ArtSci Roundup: Small Island Big Song: Our Island, Photograph 51 and More

[ad_1] arts and entertainment January 20, 2022 Through public events and exhibits, connect with the UW community every week! Many of these opportunities are broadcast via Zoom. All UW faculty, staff, and students have access to Zoom Pro via UW-IT. Small Island Big Song: Our Island January 29, 7:30 p.m. | The Great Hall and […]

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FOG Fair, a 50,000 square foot cornucopia of contemporary art and design, returns to Fort Mason

[ad_1] By Max Blue Special for examiner The FOG Design + Art Fair opens this week at the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, Thursday through Sunday, with a preview gala in support of SFMOMA’s exhibits and educational programs on Wednesday evening. The fair, which launched in 2014, saw record attendance in 2020, then went on hiatus […]

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Israeli artist turns plastic pollution into ‘Earth Poetica’

[ad_1] JERUSALEM — When Jerusalem-based artist Beverly Barkat began creating artwork for the lobby of a building in the new World Trade Center complex overlooking Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan, she aimed to offer something a specific and impactful architectural point of view, big enough to connect with the space but not huge enough to […]

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French art fairs in disarray as their rival attacks slot machines

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Why curators, not just left-wing luvvies, care about funding the arts

[ad_1] Towards the end of January, voters in marginal seats might start seeing unexpected ads on their social media asking them to think about the arts when they put a pencil on their ballot in a few months. The Fund the Arts campaign, formed late last year by a group of artists, writers and other […]

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Journal “Modern worlds: Austrian and German art, 1890-1940”: a capital introduction to a myriad of movements

[ad_1] New York Here, the Neue Galerie is no longer “new”. The museum has also never been interested in new art, as in contemporary art. Inspired by art institutions of the old world, in particular the Neue Galerie in Vienna, founded in 1923, the Neue Galerie New York (which opened in November 2001) focuses on […]

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River City Photographic Art Artist of the Month for January at Vigo Library | the life of the valley

[ad_1] A mix of figurative and abstract photographic art by Sheila K. Ter Meer will be on display throughout January in the Gallery space of the River City Art Association’s Artist of the Month at the County Public Library of Vigo. The Brazilian native has been honored for her nature photographs in the TREES Inc. […]

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art treasures invisible for 50 years

[ad_1] The brilliant and cosmopolitan Australian painter John Wardell Power, who joined the avant-garde Parisian scene in the 1930s, has long been forgotten. Giving up a lifelong medical career as an artist, he studied under the direction of modernist pioneer Fernand Léger and exhibited in Europe and the United States, but his accomplishments were overlooked […]

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Names in bold give Los Angeles a new cultural hub

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES – On a clear December morning, Los Angeles’ biggest hits glow from the roof of the Audrey Irmas Pavilion: You can see the Hollywood Sign, the Griffith Park Observatory, even a snow-capped Mount Baldy, all without squinting. The pavilion, a futuristic three-story trapezoid with a paneled event center, sunken garden and rooftop […]

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The Islamic art of Cartier exhibited in Paris at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

[ad_1] Pen box would have belonged to Mirza Muhammad Munshi, Deccan, India, late 16th early 17th century. Muhammad Yusuf, Feature Writer From October 21 to February 20, 2022, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris presents “Cartier and the arts of Islam: At the sources of modernity”, a major exhibition which traces the influence of […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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9 reasons to visit Chengdu when China reopens

[ad_1] (CNN) – While China still hasn’t announced any solid plans to reopen its border to international leisure travelers, there’s no harm in starting to dream about your next visit now. There are hundreds of worthy destinations in the country to suit all tastes. Chengdu, the capital of the southwestern Sichuan province and the ideal […]

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Louise Fishman’s drawings, an intimate lens for her abstract paintings – ARTnews.com

[ad_1] “It is not easy to write about abstract painting,” the late artist Louise Fishman once said, expressing both general truth and personal concern. Perhaps finding that paper – a medium for verbal and visual articulation – was most helpful in helping him resolve this dilemma, Fishman annotated several of his works on paper with […]

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Mildura’s thriving art scene “hangs by a thread”

[ad_1] Mildura has long been seen as a thriving contemporary art destination, but the future of the city’s cultural scene is causing great concern with the closure of its last shopping mall. Key points: Art Vault, a gallery in Mildura, closed after 13 years One of the philanthropists who created the gallery says there has […]

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Mine of photographs sheds light on Bangladesh liberation war

[ad_1] NOTwhere one is quite sure how many people died in the Bangladesh War of Independence, which ended 50 years ago, in December 1971. Some say 3m; others claim a few hundred thousand. Clearer, however, is the mark of the bloodshed on the land. Its heroes are polite in art and popular culture. Conflict still […]

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Putin, boss of European unity? At this art exhibition, he is.

[ad_1] MOSCOW – With tensions rising between Russia and the West over Ukraine, the migration crisis in Belarus and the rise in natural gas prices, it might be surprising that President Vladimir V. Putin is godfather of an art exhibition celebrating European unity. But here is his name, posted on the wall at the entrance […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Ogden Names New Place of the Arts with Poetry, Music and Celebration | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] People gather at the new Dumke Arts Plaza for a grand opening ceremony in downtown Ogden on Friday, December 3, 2021. A crowd listens to Ogden Poet Laureate Abe Smith at the grand opening ceremony at Dumke Arts Plaza in downtown Ogden on Friday, December 3, 2021. The “Beacon” sculpture spans 25th Street during […]

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An “eye” for waste? This Latino artist hits the mark during Art Basel

[ad_1] Biking the streets of Miami gave David Anasagasti, an artist known as Ahol Sniffs Glue, the inspiration to place his ‘eye’ symbol on the city trash he finds and give his followers a chance to find and keep them. His new concept is now attracting international attention through an exhibition during Miami Art Week […]

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Cut a Banksy into 10,000 pieces (digital)

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Masters of 20th Century Design runs Phillips’ December New York auction

[ad_1] Jean Prouvé / Large wardrobe, model no. 150, 1950s / Estimate: 150,000 – 200,000Courtesy of Phillips Masters of 20th Century Design Lead Phillips’ December auction in New York With important works by Jean Royère, Jean Prouvé, Lucie Rie and Alberto Giacometti NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 23, 2021 – On Tuesday, December 7, Phillips will […]

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NFT craze takes over Miami during art week

[ad_1] 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 […]

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The challenges and bold goals of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

[ad_1] 20 November 2021 THE JAGED towers and palm-lined alleys of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi project (TAG) are inspired by the wooden dhows that ply the waters of the Gulf and the funnel-shaped wind towers, say barjeel, built to provide natural ventilation in old houses in the United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates). Designed by […]

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AbStranded exhibit’s combination of art and music enriches visitor experience

[ad_1] Get the latest Syracuse news delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Almost a year ago, composer and violinist David Fulmer walked into the Everson Museum of Art and unwittingly discovered a new concert scene. “In the museum, there were only good sight lines. I could see all the art and […]

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Special exhibition celebrates 10th anniversary of Gund Gallery

[ad_1] GAMBIER, Ohio – The Young But Mighty Gund Gallery at Kenyon College celebrates 10 years of existence with an anniversary exhibition that samples some of the best in its collection while seeking public and artist engagement. “Call / Response: Gund Gallery Celebrates 10 Years”, which runs through April 3, on the university campus, showcases […]

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The Portland Book Festival returns with six days of writers, classes and shopping in a hybrid event

[ad_1] “Be open to new things,” suggested Amanda Bullock when asked what the top tips were for people attending this year’s Portland Book Festival. The festival “is the perfect opportunity to discover something you didn’t know how to like”. The risk of disappointment is low, added Bullock, who runs the festival presented by Literary Arts. […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Photo exhibitions focused on marginalized people

[ad_1] This article is part of our last Fine Arts & Exhibitions special report, on how artistic institutions help the public to discover new options for the future. During the pandemic, Isolde Brielmaier, general curator at the International Center for Photography, began to wonder how black photographers were navigating this crisis – particularly as the […]

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Travel: Scottsdale, Arizona: “The Westernmost City in the West” | To travel

[ad_1] Around Scottsdale The heart of Scottsdale’s Old Town district is three blocks from Valley Ho. “The Westernmost Town in the West,” as the town calls itself, doesn’t disappoint in its options. catering and drinks. There are over 800 restaurants, including Craft 64, which serves wood-fired pizzas and microbreweries just one block from the hotel. […]

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LARC receives grant from Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation for art workshops

[ad_1] TORRINGTON – LARC received a grant from the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation to fund an art workshop at the Five Points Center for the Visual Arts. Twelve people from LARC’s Day Support Option (DSO) attend a weekly hour-long class at the new Five Points Arts Center on University Drive in Torrington. Classes are taught […]

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Recognition, finally, after decades of decolonization of art

[ad_1] 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: […]