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ArtStation Previews NFT Art Platform With Drops From Renowned Digital Artists Starting on Wednesday March 10 at 9PM PST

ArtStation Previews NFT Art Platform With Drops From Renowned Digital Artists Starting on Wednesday March 10 at 9PM PST

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ArtStation, a leading online community and marketplace for digital artists today previewed a new NFT art exchange, with its first exclusive collection dropping on March 10 at 9PM PST. The collection will feature work from Halo art director, Sparth; pioneer of digital painting, Craig Mullins; Emmy Award winners Bobby Chiu and Kei Acedera; Assassin’s Creed franchise art director, Raphael Lacoste; Scythe world creator...

Let It Show with Visible Mending – ARTnews.com

Let It Show with Visible Mending – ARTnews.com

Some 3,350 years ago, an ancient Egyptian used white thread to darn an indigo headcloth likely worn by none other than Tutankhamun. While simple, the tiny running stitches, contrasting with the deep blue of the headcloth (on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art), represent something quite remarkable: They may be the oldest surviving visible mend, according to Kate Sekules, a clothes historian and...

Mariane Ibrahim Plans New Gallery in Paris, for African Diaspora Art – ARTnews.com

Mariane Ibrahim Plans New Gallery in Paris, for African Diaspora Art – ARTnews.com

Two years after moving her fast-ascending gallery from Seattle to Chicago, Mariane Ibrahim will open a new location of her namesake enterprise in Paris with plans to further her focus on art from the African diaspora. The second location will welcome visitors in September to an inaugural group show in a renovated three-story space on Avenue Matignon in a 19th-century Hausmann building in Paris’s...

Amy Sherald’s Breonna Taylor Portrait Bought by Smithsonian and Speed – ARTnews.com

Amy Sherald’s Breonna Taylor Portrait Bought by Smithsonian and Speed – ARTnews.com

Amy Sherald’s portrait of Breonna Taylor will be jointly acquired the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., and the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, ensuring that the artwork will reach a wide audience for the years ahead. “I felt like it should live out in the world,” Sherald told the New York Times, which first reported the...

Karl Lagerfeld Collection to Sell at Sotheby’s – ARTnews.com

Karl Lagerfeld Collection to Sell at Sotheby’s – ARTnews.com

Sotheby’s has announced it will offer items from the estate of German designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died in February 2019, later this year at its Monaco outpost. The executor for the Chanel designer’s estate has chosen the auction house for the valuation of works from Lagerfeld’s eight residences across France and Monaco, a process which will take two months to complete, according to Sotheby’s...

What to Expect in the Age of Aquarius and 2021 – ARTnews.com

What to Expect in the Age of Aquarius and 2021 – ARTnews.com

The Age of Aquarius—made popular by the 1967 rock musical Hair—is a period of about 2,160 years that is characterized by the passage of the vernal equinox through the air sign Aquarius. Opinions differ about the exact timing of this passage, but it is undisputed that we are now in a transition phase from Pisces to Aquarius. Symbolizing the start of a new era,...

Metro Pictures to Close—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

Metro Pictures to Close—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines AFTER MORE THAN FOUR DECADES IN BUSINESS, the influential New York gallery Metro Pictures said that it will close its doors at the end of the year, Sarah Douglas reports in ARTnews. The gallery’s founders, Janelle Reiring and Helene Winer, said in a statement, “We are extremely grateful to all of the brilliant artists we have worked with over the...

Congressional Art Contest Open To High School Students

Congressional Art Contest Open To High School Students

March 8, 2021 By Mike Kruzman / news@whmi.comHigh school artists of all types across Livingston County can take part in a contest held by Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin. The 2021 Congressional Art Competition is now open to all high school students who live in or attend school in Michigan’s 8th District. This nationwide event is held every spring and is sponsored by the U.S. House...

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