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Hong Kong Passes Film Censorship Law—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 ARTIST ACTION. With T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Peter Halley discussed six pieces of art and design at his Connecticut studio (by Ettore Sottsass, Robert Morris, and others). With Frieze, Laura Owens chatted about her show at the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles in France, which pairs her works with his . “His painting is—I hesitate to use the word—anal,” she said. Ai Weiwei penned an ...

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Meet the Man Filling the Internet with Art – ARTnews.com

People tend to think of Twitter as a frightening place filled with bad news and aggressive posturing. What if it could also be a a destination for art history? That was the idea Andrei Taraschuk had in mind when he created what he called “art bots,” or accounts intended to drop beautiful works from years past into users’ timelines. Taraschuk, who describes himself as ...

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A $550 M. Roman Villa Decorated by Caravaggio Hits the Auction Block – ARTnews.com

Always wanted to live like a Renaissance cardinal? Who doesn’t? The palazzos, the artwork, the scheming, the alchemy. If you happen to be a billionaire and feel like blowing a mountain of money on just one pretty incredible Renaissance-era house, you’re in luck. The Casino di Villa Boncompagni Ludovisi in Rome, otherwise known as Villa Aurora and Casino Del Monte, is going to be auctioned ...

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8 Standouts at the 2021 New Museum Triennial – ARTnews.com

The biennial circuit was dealt a blow by the pandemic, which made it nearly impossible to mount enormous editions of recurring showings of contemporary art amid restrictions of all kinds. But art lovers in the U.S. can take pleasure this month in the return of three such notable exhibitions: the Prospect New Orleans triennial in Louisiana, the Greater New York quinquennial at MoMA PS1, ...

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Kris Sowersby’s Typefaces – ARTnews.com

It’s likely you’ve seen one of Kris Sowersby’s typefaces and not known it—they’re used on the websites of Norwegian Air, Kinfolk magazine, the South by Southwest festival, and even here on ARTnews (“Editor’s Picks” and “Latest News” on the home page are in his font Domaine Display). Apple has licensed two—Founders Grotesk and Domaine Display—for use on its devices. In New Zealand, his home ...

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Kang Seung Lee’s Queer Archives and Intergenerational Care – ARTnews.com

The works of Kang Seung Lee evoke the intergenerational care required to preserve queer legacies. Using fragile materials—plants that can wilt and die, loose threads that can snag, dried flowers that can disintegrate—the South Korea–born, Los Angeles–based artist captures the precariousness of life and the fleeting nature of memory. In his graphite drawings, Lee laboriously re-creates photographs of queer artists who died from AIDS-related ...

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Crimean Artifacts Should Go to Ukraine—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 A WEDNESDAY RESTITUTION ROUNDUP. The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has given back to Turkey an ancient Anatolian gold ewer that it believes was looted, ARTnews reports. Meanwhile, a collector has returned a Mayan stone carving to Guatemala, which flagged it as stolen when it was set to appear at auction in Paris in 2019, BBC News reports. The National Museum of ...

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Artist Equity Firm ‘Lobus’ Taps Lucien Smith as NFT Director – ARTnews.com

Lucien Smith, whose abstract paintings have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars, is making another foray into the world of NFTs. Last week, Lobus, an equity management firm focused on artists and collectors, said it had picked the artist as the director of its Cultural Innovation Lab, a position that will see him pitch artists on using blockchain technology to manage their assets. ...

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