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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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Albert Oehlen Brings Bizarre ‘Cofftea’ Beverage to Frieze New York – ARTnews.com

At Gagosian’s booth at Frieze New York, you can find an array of abstractions by Albert Oehlen, whose works have sold for sums in the low millions at auction. At most fair booths, this would be the main attraction, but here, it was something entirely different that was luring people in the event’s early hours: a functional vending machine plopped down in the center ...

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Macklowe Collection May2022 Auction Brings $246 M. Total at Sotheby’s – ARTnews.com

In one of the most widely anticipated auctions in the art market’s history, the second portion of the collection of divorcing New York real estate developers Harry and Linda Macklowe fetched a collective $246.1 million at Sotheby’s on Monday evening in New York. The night brought the vaunted Macklowe collection total to $922.2 million, making it the most valuable single-owner sale ever to be ...

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Record-Breaking Warhol Brings $318 M. for Ammann Collection Sale – ARTnews.com

Following the opening of New York Art Week that brought several fairs back to the city after pandemic-related delays, 36 works from the collection of the Zurich sibling art dealers Thomas and Doris Ammann brought in a total of $318 million at Christie’s New York on Monday evening. The grouping’s total fell squarely within its pre-sale estimate, which valued the collection at between $284 ...

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Picasso Portrait Brings Sotheby’s Hong Kong Evening Sales to $164.2 M. – ARTnews.com

On Wednesday evening in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s modern and contemporary art evening sales brought in a combined $164.2 million with premium, landing within the pre-sale estimate of HK$ 927 million–1.4 billion ($118 million–$178 million). Despite a tense political climate in the region amid strict pandemic-related measures in Hong Kong and Shanghai, the sale performed well, with high sell-through rates and records set for 14 ...

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Precious Okoyomon Brings Kudzu to the Venice Biennale – ARTnews.com

In the Arsenale portion of Cecilia Alemani’s main exhibition of the Venice Biennale, titled “The Milk of Dreams,” the best is quite literally saved for last. Just before the exit, Alemani has given Precious Okoyomon an entire sizable room all to themselves—something that few other participants in the main show can say. In the installation, titled To See the Earth Before the End of ...

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Firelei Báez’s Brings Afrofuturist Work to MCA Chicago Atrium – ARTnews.com

In another world, within the abyss of the Atlantic Ocean, is Drexciya, a civilization that would rival the lost city of Atlantis. It’s populated by peaceful amphibian people, the descendants of pregnant African women thrown overboard from slave ships to drown during the Middle Passage. Rather than succumb to death, the women were adopted by the water and their babies were born swimming. Drexciya ...

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Hew Locke’s Procession brings colour and conflict to Tate Britain | Art

Travelling from one end of Tate Britain to the other, bright, multicoloured figures are on parade as part of a major new public installation that addresses urgent contemporary issues including the climate emergency, Black Lives Matter and the invasion of Ukraine.Unveiled on Monday, The Procession by Hew Locke is made up of 150 life-sized figures staging a powerful and unsettling procession.Intricately handmade, with an ...

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