Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Visitors in the British Museum’s Egyptian galleries on Thursday. Photo: Tom Jamieson for The New York Times.

The British Museum Reopens and the Art News of the Week 24 – 30...

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Bansky had started an initiative with a rescue boat that will transport refugees from North Africa, crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. Art News of the Week 24 – 30 August
Bharti Kher. Photo: Courtesy the artist

Bharti Kher, Contemporary Indian Art

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Born in 1969 in London, United Kingdom, and from Indian parents, Bharti Kher is a contemporary British-Indian artist. Her areas of expertise are painting, collage, photography, installation, and she had worked with sculptures too.
Installation view, “Susan Chen: On Longing” at Meredith Rosen Gallery. Photo: Adam Reich

Susan Chen’s Portraits of Asian Americans and Art News of the Week 17 –...

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Ai Weiwei released CoroNation on August 21, a documentary that shows the closure that began in January in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Monet's Impression, Sunrise will be on display at the Shanghai Unique Art Museum from September 17th to January 3rd, 2021. Art Basel will open two online viewing rooms during the coming European autumn. Susan Chen’s Portraits of Asian Americans make their entries in the Meredith Rosen Gallery in New York. Art News week 17-23 August 2020.

Peter Paul Rubens, The Sensuality of Baroque

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A master of the baroque style, Peter Paul Rubens was a productive 17th-century Flemish painter. In his work, you can appreciate the emphasis on colors, sensuality, and movement. He worked constantly with portraits, landscapes, historical allegories, and mythological paintings.
MEMORY OF FOREST, NAOKO AND POTATO CHIPS. Photo: Artnet.com

Mitsuru Watanabe, Childhood’s Borrowed Sceneries

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Mitsuru Watanabe's art is composed of different elements. It feeds in part on the style and landscapes of the famous French painter Henri Rousseau, who was one of the greatest representatives of Naif art.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880-1881). Photo: Courtesy of the Phillips Collection, DC.

3 Things You Might Not Know About Renoir and Art News of the Week...

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This week the German government took a surprising measure related to the federal budget for art acquisitions. Researchers from the University of Rome have used a plaster cast of the skull of the Italian Renaissance master, Raphael, to make a 3D reconstruction of his face.

Mariko Mori, Between Art and Science

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Mariko Mori is known for her sculptures, videos, photographs, installations, digital images, and performance pieces. Her works usually include surrealistic and sci-fi pictures and gadgets. In her videos and performances, Mori appears disguised as a sexy cyborg, pop star, mermaid, or a futuristic goddess.

Contemporary Portraiture, Mixing Painting and Photography

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Portrait painting existed for centuries as an art form but with the advent of photography and new technologies, it was believed that this art would disappear forever. Then came the Internet and social networks and it seemed that portrait painting was a completely irrelevant art.

Paul Haim’s Secret Garden and Art News of the Week 20 – 26 July

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The life of an art historian has never been easy. Employment opportunities are almost insignificant in a market of falling demand, low salaries, and limited possibilities. Even under normal conditions, this career is a tough one, with long years of research and training.
A Surge of Power (Jen Reid) 2020, by prominent British sculptor Marc Quinn, which has been installed in Bristol on the site of the fallen statue of the slave trader Edward Colston. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images

Black Lives Matter Protestor Statue and Art News of the Week 13 – 19...

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This week we want to remember and celebrate Andy Warhol's artwork. He was surely the best-known representative of pop art. Caroline Busta discusses the waning influence of the art world on the contemporary imagination. The Black Lives Matter Protestor Statue was unveiled this week in Bristol, England. The gallery Hauser & Wirth is presenting two simultaneous exhibitions of the famous American artist Paul McCarthy this The Black Lives Matter Protestor Statue.