Tag: Bezos

Amoako Boafo’s Paintings Launched into Space on a Bezos Rocket – ARTnews.com

Last Wednesday, three portraits painted by the Vienna-based Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo were launched from Texas into space. They floated in the void before coming back down to Earth just eleven minutes later. The launch of the “Suborbital Triptych” (2021) was a collaboration between the Jeff Bezos-owned aerospace company Blue Origin and the aerospace technology company Uplift AeroSpace. The three portraits were painted directly ...

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Jeff Bezos Is Having Sky-Rocketing Art Star Amoako Boafo Paint One of His Actual Rockets + 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 Thursday, July 29. NEED-TO-READ Natural History Museum Sues Its Insurance Company – New York’s American Museum of Natural History has sued its insurer for denying coverage for losses sustained during its six-month closure due to ...

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Jeff Bezos Gives $200 M. to Air and Space Museum—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 NINE-FIGURE BILLIONAIRE JEFF BEZOS has given $200 million to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., “the largest donation to the Smithsonian since the founding gift from James Smithson in 1846,” the Washington Post writes. A total of $130 million has been earmarked for a Bezos Learning Center, and $70 million will go to the museum’s current ...

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Art Industry News: Thousands of People Want Jeff Bezos to Buy the Mona Lisa… and Eat It? + 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 Tuesday, June 15. NEED-TO-READ The Pompidou President Gives an Exit Interview – Ahead of his retirement later this month, Centre Pompidou president Serge Lasvignes reflects on what he has achieved since he took the role in ...

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