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Pioneering Crafts Collector Sandy Grotta Dies at Age 87 – ARTnews.com

When Sandy Grotta began collecting American craft, there were no contemporary craft collectors. The year was 1957. She and her husband, Lou, stopped in to see “Furniture by Craftsmen” at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts in New York (today’s Museum of Arts and Design), then a non-collecting venue only in its second year of operation in a tidy townhouse next to the Museum of ...

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See “Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration” exhibition – News

UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will host “Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration,” exploring the work of imprisoned artists and the centrality of incarceration to contemporary art and culture, on view from Sept. 17-Dec. 11. Per UAB policy, media are not allowed on UAB’s campus or inside UAB buildings without an escort from our media relations team. In light of our ...

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Art Shipping in the Age of COVID Is More Expensive and Complicated Than Ever—and a Return to ‘Normal’ Remains Very Far Away

Earlier this year, when Miami-based art advisor Karen Boyer bought a painting for a client, the established London gallery she got it from confidently gave her a rough estimate of what it would cost to get the work across the Atlantic. So imagine her shock when the shipper sent a figure that was a full 50 percent higher. Boyer’s experience isn’t unique. Even as the ...

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BioWare Shares New Dragon Age 4 Art, Apologizes for Lack of Updates

BioWare executive producer Christian Dailey has apologized to fans for lack of Dragon Age 4 updates and its absence from the upcoming EA Play.In a tweet, Dailey reassured fans that the team has gained momentum and development is “making great progress.” However, there’s nothing to reveal at present and BioWare will share updates when the time is right.To make it up to fans, Dailey ...

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Sculptor Dies at Age 85 – ARTnews.com

Richard Nonas, who is known for a sculpture practice that examines notions of place, space, and time, has died at age 85. The news was confirmed by the artist’s gallery Fergus McCaffrey, which did not provide a cause of death. Over a career spanning six decades, Nonas became a major figure of the Post-Minimalist generation. Following a 10-year stint as an anthropologist working across ...

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Street Art in the Age of Basquiat: Rammellzee – ARTnews.com

The following is part four of a series of interviews with key figures in Jean-Michel Basquiat’s downtown New York circle in the 1980s. The interviews were conducted in February by Museum of Fine Arts Boston curator Liz Munsell and writer and musician Greg Tate, who together curated the exhibition “Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation,” on view at the MFA through July 25. ARTnews has ...

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Leonora Carrington’s Tarot Decks and New Age Novels – ARTnews.com

In 1949, seven years after fleeing a warring Europe for Mexico City, the artist and writer Leonora Carrington (1917–2011) read a very curious book. Robert Graves’s White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth, published a year earlier, was a mythographic account of the ways in which paganism underlies Christian belief. It posited the existence of a moon-affiliated “White Goddess of Birth, Love and ...

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