Art appreciation

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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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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The Mexican Embassy hosts the “Trajectories” of the art icon Manuel Felguerez

One of Manuel Felguerez’s abstract compositions. Mohammad Yusuf, Feature Writer The Embassy of Mexico is currently hosting the eighth art exhibition hosted on its premises. Entitled “Trajectories”, it presents eleven masterpieces by the Mexican artist Manuel Felguerez. It runs until March 27. Felguerez was a visual artist, pioneer and a major figure in abstract art […]

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The flip side of the NFT art world: theft and plagiarism

It’s raining non-fungible tokens (NFT). A new NFT is “dropped” almost every two minutes, blowing up the crypto art scene like anything. According to DappRadar, a global decentralized app store, NFT transaction volume totaled more than $23 billion last year, an increase of more than 20,000% from less than $100 million in 2020. But this […]

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For the love of art: how NFTs are changing the way we appreciate art

CHAOS. Or maybe it’s every new beginning? Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are a game-changer for asset ownership. Now the purchase of any digital asset – a music album, a tweet, an unreleased section of the pulp Fiction screenplay – can be registered on a blockchain, a register that gives original works in the digital space a […]

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The 59th Armonk Outdoor Art Exhibition returns to the field!

The 59th Armonk Outdoor Art Exhibition returns to the grounds Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain or shine Explore the fabulous fine arts and crafts of 160 juror artists, enjoy family activities and a great selection of food and drink in a beautiful park. Security measures have […]