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Late Tech Billionaire Paul Allen’s Collection Brings $1.5 B at Christie’s – ARTnews.com

Launching the fall auction season in New York on Wednesday evening, Christie’s anticipated sale of works amassed by the late tech mogul and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen fetched a collective $1.5 billion with fees. The result is the highest sum ever achieved for a single owner sale ever to come to auction. It surpassed the $922 million generated by the court-ordered sale of ...

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STEM investment brings state-of-the-art college labs to Anglesey

Brand new laboratories have been unveiled at Coleg Menai’s campus in Llangefni, as part of a £1.9m project to improve science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) facilities for college students. Grŵp Llandrillo Menai has secured over £1.2 million pounds from Welsh Government’s ‘21st Century Schools and Colleges Programme’ towards an ambitious project to upgrade 10 laboratories across three of its campuses. £386,000 has also ...

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London Frieze Week Evening Sales Brings In $210.5 M. – ARTnews.com

This past week, as Frieze London art fair at Regents Park was underway, Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips held mid-season evening sales of modern and contemporary art. Together, the auctions brought in a combined $210.5 million with premium. The three sales hammered just above the combined expected low estimate of £136.1 million ($154 million), marking a solid performance despite looming economic challenges. Christie’s White Glove ...

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Lidl demolition of former art college brings complaints from residents

Concerns about traffic, dust and even one house shaking have all been raised by residents who have mixed views about a new Lidl store on Green Lane in Linthorpe, near Middlesbrough. One person who is strongly opposed to the supermarket is 80-year-old former Linthorpe councillor Jackie Elder.She believes the plans are “preposterous” and is frustrated that more consultation has not been held before the ...

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‘Living Sculpture’ Daniel Lismore brings wearable art to London

British artist Daniel Lismore’s monumental pieces of “wearable art” featuring everything from rubbish to elaborate headgear studded with jewels took centre stage at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on Friday. Guests were invited to closely inspect the nearly 2-metre (6-foot, 4-inch) tall pieces, one of which was worn by Lismore, who calls himself “a living sculpture”. ​Buy Now | Our best subscription plan now ...

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Giraffe About Town: botanical sculpture brings beauty to Bruntsfield

Sign up to our daily newsletterLet us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article.The Giraffe About Town project is a partnership between the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) and Wild in Art and hopes to raise much-needed funds for wildlife conservation.The art trail will run until August 29 before culminating in a farewell weekend at Edinburgh ...

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Summer art show brings thousands to Bracebridge

Thousands have been passing through Bracebridge this weekend for one of the region's most significant art shows of the year. After two years of cancellations, the Muskoka Arts & Crafts Summer Show has returned to Muskoka. The event features over 150 artists, many from across the province. "The summer show is Muskoka Arts & Crafts biggest fundraiser of the year and ...

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Cuban-American artist brings past, present conflicts to life in new DeLand art exhibit

DELAND, Fla. – A new exhibition at the Museum of Art in DeLand is shedding light on cultural heritage, the environment and social justice.The solo exhibition, called “When There Is No Frontier,” includes more than 70 masterpieces by Cuban-American artist Reynier Llanes, who with a stroke of a brush reflects on the past and present.[TRENDING: Marion County woman wins $1M from Florida Lottery scratch-off ...

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BMW Brings Digital Art Into Vehicles with Artist Cao Fei – ARTnews.com

For years, BMW has stationed itself at the intersection of two equally popular worlds: automobiles and high art. That overlap is perhaps most famously embodied by the company’s Art Cars, for which artists collaborate with the German automaker to create a single, one-of-a-kind BMW model. Alexander Calder was the first to take on the challenge in 1975; since then, other participating artists have included ...

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