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New Records Set for Lee Bontecou, Barbara Kruger – ARTnews.com

Auction Records Set for Barbara Kruger, Lee BontecouThis week, Christie’s began the fall marquee auction weeks setting records for several artists. Coming from a trove of Pictures Generation works sold by New Jersey–based neurosurgeon Abe Steinberger, Barbara’s Kruger’sUntitled (Your Manias Become Science), 1981, set a new record for the artist at $1.2 million. Later in the week, an Lee Bontecou‘s untitled abstract work made ...

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Tiona Nekkia McClodden Highlights Intimacy in Barbara Hammer’s Work – ARTnews.com

Translation and elation are the central themes of “Tell me there is a lesbian forever . . .,” an exhibition of the late feminist filmmaker Barbara Hammer’s multidisciplinary works and archival materials, curated by Tiona Nekkia McClodden at Company in New York. Lining the gallery’s walls, stairwell, and glass vitrines are pages from Hammer’s notebooks, showing drawings, poems, photobooth strips, and hand-scribbled missives. Hanging ...

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Barbara Kruger Talks Copyright—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 TODAY BRINGS A BOATLOAD OF FRESH ARTIST INTERVIEWS. Asked if she has ever taken copycats to court, Barbara Kruger told the Art Newspaper: “I don’t sue people. I will let all these corporations who are old-school robber barons do that. I think copyrights are euphemisms for corporate control on a certain level.” Kruger will open a ...

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The art of misinformation – Santa Barbara News-Press

KENNETH SONG/NEWS-PRESSDr. Steve Daniels wrote the News-Press in support of the vaccinations and their “undeniable effectiveness” against COVID-19. I occasionally read Andy Caldwell’s rants and find them humorous, but his column “Are the treatments as dangerous as the virus?” in the Aug. 15 News-Press raises serious concerns. Despite his attempt to avoid a firm position by instead posing rhetorical questions, the column’s potential to ...

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art hosts Grand Reopening

Santa Barbara - South County SANTA BARBARA, Calif. After a $50 million renovatio,n the Santa Barbara Museum of Art opened its doors for a free grand reopening celebration. AJ Porter is a UCSB student who enjoyed the free community day. "This is my first time here, and it's just really cool to see all the different art," said Porter. Visitors saw the transformation that ...

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art Reopens with Fresh Look and New Emphasis | Arts & Entertainment

When the newly renovated Santa Barbara Museum of Art reopens to the public on Sunday, some of the changes will be easy to spot. There’s a new grand staircase enticing visitors to the second floor. There’s a completely new gallery, which was carved out of wasted space. Another change is less obvious to the naked eye, but crystal clear if you look for it: a ...

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art opens rejuvenated lobby and galleries

A rendering of the renovated Ludlington Court gallery at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Courtesy of SBMA After extended delays related to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) in California will open its newly renovated main lobby and galleries on 15 August, completing the first two stages of a five-part master plan unveiled in 2015.The total cost of the master plan, ...

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