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Jesse Williams Is Rapidly Building a Canon of African Diasporic Art – ARTnews.com

Before he ascended to the heights of Hollywood stardom as an actor and activist, Jesse Williams grew up in a household where art took center stage. His mother is an artist, and his wider family network included “boatbuilders, sculptors, painters, dancers,” he said. “I was surrounded by a lot of hands-on craftsmanship. Creativity was central to our home. We didn’t collect because we didn’t ...

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Art Industry News: The Frick Will Hang Queer Contemporary Artists Alongside Old Masters at the Breuer Building + 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, September 29. NEED-TO-READ Two of the Earliest Portraits of African Men Go on View Together – Albrecht Dürer’s 1508 sketch, which was discovered in his workshop when he died, and Jan Mostaert’s portrait, which dates ...

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One of Uruguay’s Most Prominent Artists Is Funding and Building the Country’s First Contemporary Art Museum

Pablo Atchugarry, one of Uruguay’s leading contemporary artists, is planning to open the nation’s first contemporary art museum in the resort town of Punta del Este. Dubbed the Museo Arte Contemporâneo Atchugarry, the project is an outgrowth of Fundación Pablo Atchugarry, which the artist founded 15 years ago to promote the visual arts in Uruguay. The foundation has since grown to include an auditorium, galleries, an ...

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Palmer Museum of Art celebrates groundbreaking for new building

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State celebrated the beginning of construction of its new building with a ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday, Aug. 27, at the new museum site neighboring the H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens in The Arboretum at Penn State. Construction of the 71,000-square-foot museum, which will replace the current building on campus, began in late July. The ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Curator Vivian Crockett Joins New Museum, Smithsonian Tackles Race, Mabel O. Wilson Wins Building Museum Prize, Beyoncé and Jay-Z Star in Tiffany Campaign With Basquiat Painting

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Scholar and Curator Vivian Crockett. | Photo by Ciara Elle Bryant   Appointments The New Museum in New York City announced the appointment of Vivian Crockett as curator. A Brazilian American scholar and curator, Crockett specializes in Latinx art and art of the African ...

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Hebrew Academy unveils state-of-the-art building | Education

Hebrew Academy unveils state-of-the-art building | Education | clevelandjewishnews.com We recognize you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore access cannot be granted at this time. For any issues, contact webinfo@cjn.org or call 216-454-8300. Source link

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St. Charles art project transforms part of municipal building

Anyone driving through downtown St. Charles on Friday might have noticed the St. Charles Municipal Building looking more colorful than usual. A fabric art piece sewn together by community members was draped over the southeast wall of the building Friday morning. The pieces making up the project -- titled "Our City Sunshine" -- were donated and sewn together by community members. "It's a celebration ...

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Artist Pamela Council Is Building a Joyous, Camp ‘Fountain for Survivors’ in Times Square

Artist Pamela Council is building their largest ever “Fountains for Black Joy” sculpture in New York City’s Times Square. The monumental structure will measure 18 feet tall and be enclosed within a grotto-like carapace covered in close to 400,000 colorful acrylic finger nails, a key material in the artist’s practice for the last 13 years. “Fountains have this way of working in culture as meeting ...

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