Tag: Big

Margaret Keane, ‘Big Eyes’ Painter, Dies – ARTnews.com

Artist Margaret Keane, whose paintings of big eyed children were incredibly popular in the ’50s and ’60s, died on Sunday at 94, the New York Times has reported. Keane’s paintings were fabulously successful with the public, who not only bought her paintings, but the plates, prints, and a whole range of franchised home goods decorated in her signature style — waifs and children staring ...

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Lausanne Makes a Big Bid to Become a Swiss Art Destination – ARTnews.com

Please don’t mind the gap between Lausanne’s nine-platform train station and Plateforme 10, the city’s brand-new museum district, where three local institutions recently merged to become one. Billed as one of the few museum districts in Europe, this cultural campus takes up 270,000 square feet (the equivalent of 5 football fields) of a former train repair station and includes the institutions Cantonal Museum of ...

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Pocatello art studio has new location, big plans

POCATELLO — A fire that gutted his business hasn’t stopped Sixes Creatives co-owner Josh Pohlman from chasing his vision. The February fire left Sixes, Polhman’s art studio, a charred husk, with Pohlman and his business facing an uncertain future. But less than four months later, Sixes has a new location on Yellowstone Avenue and a full slate of future plans. The new location gives ...

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Big Artifact Find at the Egyptian Saqqara Necropolis—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 PAST IS NEVER DEAD. Egyptian officials said that archaeologists have made big finds at Saqqara, a necropolis near Cairo, the Washington Post reports. Among the items they have unearthed, which are believed be some 2,500 years old, are 250 sarcophagi and 150 bronze statues. “In one of the wooden sarcophagi, we found, for ...

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NFTs Win Big at the Webby Awards – ARTnews.com

This year, the Webby Awards, which recognize “excellence on the Internet,” gave special mention to NFT projects—an unusual designation, since art is not often given these prizes. Artist Takashi Murakami received a Special Achievement Webby for his contributions to the space with his NFT projects. The Lifetime Special Achievement honor was awarded to the creators of the NFT, Anil Dash and Kevin McCoy. “I ...

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The Back Room: Tiny Slices of Art, Big Business

Artnet’s Spring 2022 Intelligence Report, out in just over a week, will examine what happens when the art market tries to become the stock market. The longstanding conversation about art becoming an asset class accelerated during the pandemic, and Katya Kazakina took a deep dive into the end game of this trend: fractionalized art ownership, a model that lets people invest in shares of ...

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Japan Is Trying to Lure a World-Class Art Fair to Tokyo With Tax Incentives and a Big Open Art Space. Will the Gamble Pay Off?

For at least a year, Japanese authorities have been vying for a bigger spot in the booming international art market. They have worked to make it easier for galleries to transact at art fairs and free port areas already by easing tax rules and importation duties. The country now seems to be making an even more concerted push, with Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs inviting international art fair ...

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