Tag: ARTnewscom

Sonia Almeida in Conversation with Athulya Aravind – ARTnews.com

Sonia Almeida Illustration by Scott Chambers In her paintings, Sonia Almeida often draws imagery from typographic sources such as Roman letters or a medieval anthropomorphic alphabet. The Portuguese-born, Boston-based artist is fascinated by linguistic rules and systems, which she explores in a rather associative manner. A bilingual professor of printmaking and book arts at Brandeis and the mother of a dyslexic child, Almeida spends ...

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Frank Bowling is Named the Winner of the 2022 Wolfgang Hahn Prize – ARTnews.com

Frank Bowling is the 2022 winner of the Wolfgang Hahn Prize, which is administered annually by the Museum Ludwig in Cologne. In recognition of the Guyanese-British artist’s innovative approach to painting, the institution will soon add his painting Flogging the Dead Donkey (2020) to its holdings. The acquisition marks the first of Bowling’s works to enter a public collection in Germany. Bowling will be ...

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7 Timely Histories of Performance Art – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission Performative is one of those art-world terms that, like curated, have migrated into general usage, promiscuously diluting its meaning in the process. As a descriptor, it has infiltrated practically every facet of contemporary society—certainly politics and business, as well as the broader vectors ...

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Erika Verzutti, ‘The Indiscipline of Sculpture,’ at MASP – ARTnews.com

Erika Verzutti’s first museum presentation in her native Brazil is a feast for the eyes: many of the seventy-nine sculptures on view, made between 2003 and 2020, comprise bronze or concrete casts of fruits and vegetables that have been cut, stacked, and painted. The show opens with Porn Star (2016), for which c were cast in bronze, splattered with pink and white acrylic, and stacked ...

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$546 M. Roman Villa with Caravaggio Heads to Auction—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 THE GREAT BEAUTY. What is better than a 16th-century villa in central Rome? A 16th-century villa in central Rome that features the only known ceiling mural by Caravaggio. That treasure is set to come to auction in January with an opening bid of €471 million (about $546.3 million), the Guardian reports. The structure was built by an Italian ...

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Tavares Strachan’s New Public Work Unveiled Outside Barclays Center – ARTnews.com

This weekend, colossal neon letters were installed in the plaza of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, a steel arena splitting the borough’s busiest streets. Those entering the arena will see the first half of the phrase (“You Belong Here”). Upon leaving the Barclays Center, visitors will see the second half (“We Belong Here”). Thousands pour through the Barclays subway station every day, some of whom invariably ...

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LACMA Receives Major Gift of Korean Art – ARTnews.com

Monday, October 25 LACMA Receives Major Gift of Korean ArtThe Los Angeles County Museum of Art has received a gift of 100 works of Asian art from local patron Dr. Chester Chang and his son Dr. Cameron C. Chang. The collection is comprised of 95 Korean artworks, among them paintings, calligraphy, sculptures, ceramics, and furniture. Also part of the gift are several Chinese, Japanese, and Tibetan ...

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Google Doodle Pays Homage to Surrealist Photographer Claude Cahun – ARTnews.com

On Monday, Google’s homepage paid homage to Claude Cahun, who was born on this day in 1894. Until recently, Cahun was regarded as a secondary figure within the Surrealist movement. Born under the Lucy Schwob, Cahun rejected gender constructs and imploded the division between masculine and feminine in her photographs. A Jewish refugee, she was also a political dissident and opposed German occupation during ...

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The Real Life Art Dealer Behind Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” – ARTnews.com

Few dealers have made as significant a contribution to the art market as Jospeh Duveen, who, in the first half of the 20th century, made a fortune by selling Old Master works to the ultra-wealthy. “Duveen—who became Lord Duveen of Millbank before he died in 1939, at the age of sixty-nine—noticed that Europe had plenty of art and America had plenty of money, and ...

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