Tag: Battle

Art Industry News: FIAC’s Scorched-Earth Battle for the Grand Palais Rages On + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, January 17. NEED-TO-READ Documenta Responds to Allegations of ‘Anti-Semitic’ Connections – The Kassel quinquennial exhibition is dealing with criticism claiming that participants and board members have “anti-semitic” connections. The Alliance Against Anti-Semitism Kassel alleged that artists Lara ...

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The U.S. Supreme Court Will Offer the Final Word in a Two-Decade Battle Over a Nazi-Looted Pissarro Painting

A two-decade-long legal battle over a painting by Camille Pissarro will be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court on January 18. The work at the center of the dispute, titled Rue St Honoré, apres-midi, effet de pluie (1897), was sold by Lilly Cassirer Neubauer, a Jewish woman living in Berlin, for $360 to get visas to flee Nazi Germany. She never received the money. The painting eventually made ...

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Live Art Battle event coming to Pocatello this weekend

POCATELLO — Art Battle, a live art competition where artists create paintings on canvases in real-time, is coming to the Oasis Bar in Pocatello Saturday. The competition is part of a larger competition that stages fifty battles a month in cities across the globe. “Art Battle is kind of like the old b-boy breakdance format type thing where people would dance and then whoever ...

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‘Bob Ross’ review: Netflix’s ‘Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed’ documentary paints a complex portrait of the artist’s life, and the battle that followed it

"Bob Ross" begins by dutifully charting Ross' rise as a TV personality. He followed a stint in the Air Force by teaching art, using his soothing voice, trademark mane and knack for churning out landscapes at lightning speed to secure a spot on television hosting "The Joy of Painting."Ross achieved those breakthroughs with the help of a couple, Annette and Walt Kowalski, who championed ...

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Battle Creek artists combat social injustice through art

Color The Creek for Black Lives Matter 2020 Mural. Photo by Jaiyda Tyler.BATTLE CREEK— After years of civil unrest across the nation, Battle Creek artists have taken on covering the city in murals and quotes when social injustice has come to threaten their immediate community. For residents of Battle Creek, 2020 was the year that sparked change within the city. Residents set foot downtown ...

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Britney Spears Is Painting to Cope With ‘Feeling Overwhelmed’ by Her Conservatorship Battle + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, July 30. NEED-TO-READ Greta Thunberg Criticizes Science Museum’s Pact With Oil Company – London’s Science Museum is under fire following reports that it signed a sponsorship contract with the oil giant Shell that included ...

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Art Industry News: Pop Artist Peter Max’s Children Are in a Colorful Battle to Control His Empire + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 28. NEED-TO-READ The Fall of the Artists Pension Trust – The experimental (but for-profit) artist fund, which was established in 2004 to offer artists financial security, is facing a revolt from participants. Some ...

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