Wednesday, October 21, 2020

David Altmejd Talks from His Studio During the Quarantine, and Art News of the...

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Vincent Namatjira has become the first Indigenous artist to win Australia’s Archibald Prize for portraiture. The exhibition entitled “Philip Guston Now” is a retrospective of Philip Guston that has been postponed for...
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
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.
Eniwaye Oluwaseyi, The Breakfast (2020). Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Destinee Ross-Sutton 2020

Speculation on the Black Artists Market and Art News of the Week 10 –...

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Luchita Hurtado died last August 13 at age 99 in his home in Santa Monica, United States. Tarek Atoui has won the Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation prize for 2022.
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.

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.

The Louvre Reopens and Art News of the Week 22 – 28 June

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The Louvre Museum in Paris, will open for the first time in almost four months. Christie’s will offer seminal paintings by Adrian Ghenie and Cecily Brown as part of ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century on 10th July 2020. Recently, the largest ceremonial site in the UK has been discovered buried right next to Stonehenge.
Visitors wearing face masks, Forbidden City reopening 1st May. Photo: Dailysabah

Forbidden City, House to The Palace Museum to Reopen to Public

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Forbidden City, Beijing reopened to the public on Friday 1st May after being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Past home to China’s emperors, the Forbidden City reopening allows only 5,000 visitors daily, down from about 80,000.
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Successful Women in Contemporary Art

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In London, the National Gallery, with a collection of over 2,300 works only has 24 by women. The good news is that the Baltimore and other galleries around the globe are seeking to redress the balance.