Palo Alto Art Center kicks off ‘RESTART’ exhibition with opening reception | News

The "RESTART" exhibition includes Sammy Koh's Twilight - from darkness to light, 2022. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist. The Palo Alto Art Center is hosting its first juried exhibition in over a decade with art centered around the theme of resilience, hope, and renewal. The exhibition opened on June 25. The art center aims for the exhibition, titled "RESTART," to facilitate a ...

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Gulfport Arts Center holds Summertime Mini Art Camp

Looking to challenge and inspire your young artists? The Gulfport Arts Center has a camp for them. Summertime Mini Art Camps are in full swing tomorrow for the Gulfport Arts Center. For three weeks, camps will be happening on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The three camps will be divided by age level where they will learn about color, character ...

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Obama Presidential Center Director Previews Forthcoming Institution – ARTnews.com

Last September, the Obama Presidential Center, the future landmark to Barack Obama, the country’s first African American president, broke down in Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side. The 19-acre campus, designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and Interactive Designs Architects (IDEA), will consist of Obama’s presidential library and a museum focused on his administration, as well as a new branch of the Chicago Public ...

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Litchfield, Connecticut Has Become The Secret Center of the Art World – ARTnews.com

The opening of the Beecher Residency in Litchfield is final proof that Northwestern Connecticut has become the secret epicenter of the contemporary art world. During the endless hullabaloo at the start of the pandemic in 2020 about how all galleries were now relocating to Long Island and Floridian shores, the happy collectors, curators, critics and above all artists of Litchfield County just blithely carried ...

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A Former KKK Headquarters in Texas Transforms into a Center for Art – ARTnews.com

In 1921, white union workers at the meatpacker Swift & Company in Fort Worth, Texas, went on strike. Fred Rouse—a Black man with a family—was hired as a butcher by the company to replace those striking. On a December morning, he walked to the city’s Stockyards for work, crossing picket lines and racial lines. Walking home that night, he was attacked by strike agitators ...

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Lincoln Center Announces Public Art Commissions for David Geffen Hall – ARTnews.com

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its collaboration with the Studio Museum in Harlem and Public Art Fund, all in New York, to commission new site-specific artworks by Nina Chanel Abney and Jacolby Satterwhite. The pieces will inaugurate the opening of Lincoln Center’s new David Geffen Hall in October. Lincoln Center is a roughly 16-acre complex that is home to internationally renowned performing ...

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NFTs Take Center Stage at Brazil’s SP-Arte – ARTnews.com

“Every fair is doing NFTs now,” quipped Fernanda Feitosa, the director of São Paulo’s SP-Arte. “It’s good to have, for educational purposes.” At that fair, there were three booths focusing on NFTs, by the gallery Kogan Amaro Digital Art and the initiatives Aura.NFT and Tropix. All three booths featured Latin American artists from a range of backgrounds, from longtime net artists to newcomer crypto ...

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Stanford’s Cantor Center Names Director—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 GOLDEN STATE JOB MARKET continues to hum. Earlier this week, the Getty Trust announced it had hired Katherine E. Fleming as its next president and CEO. Now Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center has selected Veronica Roberts as its next director. Roberts, a veteran curator, comes to the museum from the University of Texas at Austin , where she is curator of modern and ...

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Lucas Museum’s Amanda Hunt Heads to Walker Art Center – ARTnews.com

Amanda Hunt, a star of the L.A. scene, will leave her post at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a forthcoming institution founded by George Lucas and Mellody Hodson. She is set to depart as that museum’s director of public programs and creative practice after less than two years for the Walker Art Center, a Minneapolis museum that ranks among the country’s top contemporary art ...

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