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NXT.ART FAIR 2022: The future of art is technology

The narrative is changing for the visual arts in Nigeria. A coalescence of curated conversations and an exhibition of varied art forms, including crypto art, marked the first edition of the NXT.ART fair and the beginning of technology-driven solutions for the arts. Reporting by Yinka Olatunbosun A pan-African platform, AfricaNXT is famous for its online […]

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Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art rejuvenates Sol LeWitt’s wall drawings

The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass Moca) has embarked on a major curatorial project to rejuvenate the wall drawings in its long-running retrospective dedicated to the late conceptual artist Sol LeWitt. The panoramic installation of 105 large-scale drawings the artist designed as diagrams between 1969 and 2007 spans nearly an acre and three stories […]

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here’s what’s sold so far

On Tuesday (through March 13), a large crowd of well-heeled showmen filled the halls of the luxury Madinat Jumeirah hotel for Art Dubai’s first day of previews. The 15th edition of the show is also its first return to “business as usual” since 2019. “This edition is one of the most vibrant I have attended,” […]

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In an old lens: Selim Süme at Versus Art Project

Artist Selim Süme stood in the gallery of Versus Art Project’s whitewashed apartment to greet a few travelers who had wandered around on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. He spoke clearly, and in several words, about his series of photographs, which according to his practice are about as significant as his chosen medium, namely the retro […]

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The feminist art of Mariella Bettineschi at the Dior Fall/Winter 2022 show

The feminist works of Mariella Bettineschi survey the guests of the Dior F/W 2022 show As guests gathered at Dior’s A/W 2022 womenswear show in Paris, duplicate pairs of eyes gazed at them from works by Mariella Bettineschi It wasn’t just red-lined walls that lined Dior’s A/W 2022 show in Paris, but duplicate pairs of […]

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London art gallery pulls sanity-cheating Van Gogh memorabilia from sale after backlash

An art gallery in London has recently come under fire for ridiculing mental health by selling memorabilia that directly reference the artist Vincent Van Gogh and his eventful life. The story of van Gogh’s left ear loss is known to many around the world. The artist is believed to have had a run-in with fellow […]

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How to turn your blank wall into an art gallery at home

Adding wall art is the easiest way to fix the balance of elements in a room. It adds color, style, and shape that brings your whole interior style together. It is therefore important to have some knowledge of the right wall decoration. There are different ways to do this, but it also largely depends on […]

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A fresh take on religious art as Pershore Abbey hosts exhibition by artist Oliver Jones

TWO IMPORTANT works of art by Shropshire-based artist Oliver Jones are on display at Pershore Abbey for a limited time. Divine and #motherandchild were selected because they have similarities to certain forms of religious art. They make no comment on creed or faith, but appear “at home” against the backdrop of the abbey’s impressive architecture. […]

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‘Virgin Islands Contemporary’ exhibition opens Friday at Cane Roots Art Gallery in Christiansted

“Afrocentric Woman” by Lucien Downes. (photo sent) Cane Roots Art Gallery on Company Street in downtown Christiansted opens Friday, 4-8 p.m., when the synergy of contemporary Virgin Island artists Lucien Downes and Augustin Kelvin Holder come together for its opening reception. DNA, biology, spirituality, expressionism, the world, freedom, moods and movement are some of them. […]

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How Black Artists Use Quote Art to Build on Each Other’s Legacy

“The Ethics of Quotation (Toni Morrison) 1987” (2021). (© Ja’Tovia Gary. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.) Black scholars have been talking a lot lately about the citation. (Check quote black women podcast which aims to make visible the knowledge production of black women, or read Katherine McKittrick, professor at Queen’s University poetic tweet that […]

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Art exhibit blends biology and Indigenous perspectives

CHELSEA KEMP/THE BRANDON SUN Curator Lucie Lederhendler stands next to works by Mary Anne Barkhouse, whose exhibit ‘opimihaw’ is on display at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba. Artist Mary Anne Barkhouse’s “opimihaw” exhibition at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is the culmination of a love affair with art and biology. ” Since I […]

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WHAT’S ON NOW // Six art exhibitions and public installations to see right now – Scout Magazine

Above: 900 oranges by Gathie Falk. All photos by Kristin Lim. Immerse yourself in the work of three prominent Vancouver artists, Evan Lee, Steven Shearer and Elizabeth Zvonar, in three solo exhibitions currently on view. Plus, new public art to see. EVAN LEE | Last chance to see the Evan Lee exhibition Forge at the […]

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Art for Aviara | InspireDesign An innovative vision for today’s hotel

Eaton Fine Art (EFA), an Austin-based full-service art consulting firm, presents its art curation for the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa, an iconic Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five Diamond hotel at Carlsbad, CA, which reopened in October 2020 after a major renovation. This spa and golf getaway offers 327 newly redesigned rooms and […]

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Art Galleries: Resident Studio Artists Featured in Windsor |

Note to readers: COVID-19 has caused some events to be canceled or postponed. Before attending an event in person, call ahead or check online to see if it will still be taking place. WINDSOR — The Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St., will feature works by resident studio artists at Windsor Station in an exhibition […]

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The collector Frédéric de Goldschmidt on the creation of a “seventh heaven” of art

Since November 2021, Frédéric de Goldschmidt has brought hundreds of people to his kitchen in Brussels, and even more to his living room – a superb double-height space, complete with a mezzanine. His bedroom has been taken over by a series of works dealing with place and memory, by artists such as Neïl Beloufa and […]

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Affordable, quirky art adds vitality and visual interest to a home: shop smart with these tips

Art dealer Heidi Lawrence calls it “going the loop”. Someone walks into her Lake Oswego gallery, nods when she says hello, then slides in to look at the paintings, sculptures and art glass. A card next to each piece has the price and description. When the visitor repeats a loop, it is to focus on […]

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Discover art with the Nambucca Valley Art Appreciation Group – News Of The Area

Gallery of band members looking in the Stringer Gallery at Nambucca Heads as part of a class called Treasures of Australian Art. HAVE you ever seen a painting in an art gallery and thought “I wonder what this is about?” If so, here is the opportunity to discover “the art”. The Nambucca Valley Art Appreciation […]

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Culture and collaboration inspire new art installation in Agassiz – Agassiz Harrison Observer

Agassiz artist Mike Ewards and Sto: lō artist Zack McNeill-Bobb stand tall with their collaborative sculpture titled “Squaring the Circle,” now on display in Agassiz Pioneer Park. The sculpture is part of the Kent District 125th anniversary celebration and represents different cultures and perspectives all living in one valley. (Photo provided / Sabina Iseli-Otto) Artist […]

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Artistic trends 2022: What will be the impact of the policy on the European artistic scenes?

When it comes to election slogans and winning policies, art and culture rarely figure high on the political agenda. While those in the arts Often lament the feeling of being politically out of sight, out of mind, the flip side is that too much government attention can quickly start to be suffocating. The right-wing governments […]

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Inside Baroque House, Sonia Ong’s new center of art, culture and hospitality

Sonia Ong is building a new hub for art, culture and hospitality. The founder of the Singapore Wellness Association offers Crystal Lee an intimate tour of the baroque house of Little India. Every house has a story. The story of 29 Rowell Road is one that its new owner Sonia Ong is piecing together as […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 26

Mary Cassatt – Pastels – Late Years / Studies of Mother and Child Some time ago we started an exploration of two-dimensional artistic media and focused on the lesser-known medium of pastel. Currently, a continuing look at a second famous female pastellist, Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera of Venice which has already been discussed at length […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 25

Mary Cassatt – Pastels – Late Years / Studies on Mother and Child Some time ago we started an exploration of two-dimensional artistic media and focused on the lesser-known medium of pastel. Currently, a continuing look at a second famous female pastellist, Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera of Venice which has already been discussed at length […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 24

Mary Cassatt-Pastels from the 1890s Some time ago we started an exploration of two-dimensional artistic media and focused on the lesser-known medium of pastel. Currently we are looking at a second famous pastellist, Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera from Venice which has already been discussed at length was the first.) The origins of pastels can be […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 19

Mary Cassatt-Becoming a Freelance Artist Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional artistic mediums – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel mediums. Now, to go ahead and explore a second famous pastellist – Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera from Venice which has already been discussed at length was the first.) […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 18

Mary Cassatt-The Early Years Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional art mediums – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel mediums. Now, moving forward after reviewing the major moments in the use of these special media through the latter part of the 19th century, we explore a second famous […]

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Talent showcased at the first annual Wildpine Resident Art Appreciation Show – Stittsville Central

(Ernie Allen, Anne Hearn and Annie Swinemar are three of four artists who exhibited their work for the Wildpine Residence Art Appreciation Exhibition on August 6, 2021. Photos: Stittsville Central) Anne Hearn, a resident of the Wildpine Residence in Stittsville, has been passionate about artistic creation from public school. She started painting in 1980 and […]

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Nana Sonoiki: Building the Bridge in the Business of Art Appreciation | The Guardian Nigeria News

Through The life of the guardian July 18, 2021 | 2:28 p.m. In Lagos’ contemporary art management space, a quiet renaissance emerges as a new generation of gallery owners change artistic and economic narratives. Nana Sonoiki, founder of newcomer The Art Pantheon, Lekki, Lagos is one of the new generation gallery owners and curators raising […]

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Why use pastel, part 14

Thoughts on Various Art Media: Why Use Pastel, Part 14 Summary from DaVinci to Holbein Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional art media – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel media. It was set aside to explore “An Artist’s Life”. Now let’s go ahead and start with a […]

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Northwest Coast art style reimagined in Luke Parnell’s new exhibit

Northwest Coast artist Luke Parnell views his creative process as a form of storytelling. While studying sculpture in his youth, Parnell, born in Prince Rupert, British Columbia in 1971, says his only references to artists working in the Northwest Coast style were the famous production of artists Robert Davidson. and Bill Reid. In his youth, […]

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Passing the torch of art appreciation through ‘Pushing the Boundaries’

“They 3 Body Guards”, wall hanging in oiled and welded steel by Kim Thoman. “Oh mom. Please! Not another ‘educational opportunity.’ My then 11-year-old daughter’s words were sweet. Barely audible. And I ignored them. We went to see an art exhibit that I had planned to review for the newspaper. After a 60 minute exposure […]

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Visit the Barnes Foundation of Philadelphia to relearn how to appreciate art

Albert C. Barnes’ collection of paintings began in 1912, purely as a hobby. He had no education or training in art history Mathur paul | Posted on 05/18/19, 12:29 PM Creation Barnes is home to an unforgettable collection of early Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Modernist paintings. It was created by one man, a self-made man, born […]

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Art style: what the most fashionable art fair enthusiasts from Frieze to New York wear to buy and sell art

There’s plenty to watch at Frieze New York this week, from Yayoi Kusama’s field of stainless steel orbs, to the sculptural, life-size recreation of a Red Grooms MTA bus, to a series of linen paintings by Jenny Holzer. which were inspired, in part, by the Mueller report. There was also another kind of visual inspiration […]

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The Onondaga Art Guild fosters a welcoming atmosphere for the appreciation of art

Watercolor. Oil. Acrylic. Sculptures. For art lovers in Syracuse, or for anyone who is generally curious, the Onondaga Art Guild exhibit and sale of artwork is a place to explore local creativity. Visitors can expect a range of works of art created by members of the Onondaga Art Guild, a group of artists who meet […]