Tag: Artists

Mr. Eazi, Nigerian Music Star, Teams Up With African Visual Artists – ARTnews.com

Nigerian singer Mr Eazi, a global popstar known for hits like “Skin Tight,” “Bankulize,” and “Leg Over,” is collaborating with top African visual artists for his upcoming debut album, the artist told ARTnews. For the album rollout, Eazi will work with contemporary artists to create unique art pieces to accompany each song. The pieces will be tokenized and shared with the public through specially-curated ...

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Blooming Artists Exhibit combines art, science

PORT ANGELES — Elementary students are blooming with creativity in an exhibit at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The Blooming Artists Exhibit will be on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays beginning this Thursday and continuing through June 19. On Tuesday, the center at 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd. in Port Angeles hosted a reception for the student artists from ...

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Documenta Artists Respond to ‘Racist’ Vandalism of Exhibition Space – ARTnews.com

Following last week’s vandalism of a Documenta exhibition space, nearly every artist involved in this year’s edition of the famed recurring art exhibition, called for the increased protection of Palestinian participants. Days before their statement was published on the platform e-flux, Documenta filed a criminal complaint with the city of Kassel, Germany, where the show is held once every five years. Documenta reported that ...

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Cuban Dissident Artists Face Trial Next Week, Human Rights Groups Say – ARTnews.com

Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, a Cuban dissident artist, is set to stand trial in a Cuban court at the end of the month, human rights groups announced on social media today. Otero Alcántara, a visual artist and member of the San Isidro Movement, a collective of artists and dissidents fighting censorship in Cuba, was arrested last July amid island-wide anti-government demonstrations. Otero Alcántara has ...

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During Frieze New York, Brazilian galleries showcase the range of artists from South America’s biggest country

The Brazilian multimedia artist Paulo Nazareth traveled from Minas Gerais to New York on foot in his durational performance a decade ago and washed the dirt from his tired feet with the water from the Hudson River—only to walk back to his homeland to complete his artistic mission, Noticias de America. Nezareth is back in New York this week to inaugurate the Brazilian gallery ...

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From Latinx artists to new takes on Surrealism, curator Marcela Guerrero’s favourite works at Frieze New York

Marcela Guerrero, an associate curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, is spearheading two major exhibitions this year: No Existe Un Mundo Poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria and Martine Gutierrez: Supremacy. She was part of the team behind the seminal show Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925-1945 and as a curatorial fellow at the Hammer Museum ...

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