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Major court battle looms over NFT launch of August Sander photographs

Julian Sander called The August Sander 10K Collection a “pioneering step” into a “brave new world”. Now, he says, “it’s turned into a shit-show.”The collection was supposed to be historic. It would mark the first time the archive of a major figure in the history of photography would be made available as NFTs (non-fungible tokens), allowing a historically significant photography collection to be communally ...

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Jeff Koons Loses Legal Battle in Italy Over ‘Fake’ Work – ARTnews.com

Jeff Koons, whose sculptures and paintings have sometimes relied on appropriated imagery, has become known for complicating the meaning of a copy. While it’s usually the artist himself who decides what counts as original and fake in his work, this week it was an Italian court that had what may be the final word on one of the sculptures from his storied “Banality” series, ...

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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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