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Miss Chelove: Decoding the hidden messages in one city’s street art revival

Written by Jacopo Prisco, CNNCita Sadeli saw the start of the pandemic from a different angle than most: standing on an articulated lift, hovering 120 feet above street level. She spent much of early March 2020 painting a mural on the exterior of Hotel Xena in downtown Washington, DC, watching from above as the coronavirus outbreak slowly caught the city in its grip."I started ...

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Art inspired by attack victim Yumnah Afzaal helps heal ‘deep wound’ for city’s Muslims

Eight months after she and three members of her family died in what police say was a hate-motivated attack in London, Ont., the legacy of 15-year-old Yumnah Afzaal continues to inspire change. On Saturday, a painting by artist Amer Sal Mohammed — who works under the name Amer SM — was unveiled at the city's White Oaks Mall. The artwork was inspired by a floor-to-ceiling ...

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10 Best Booths at Mexico City’s Zona Maco Art Fair – ARTnews.com

Arguably Latin America’s most important art fair, Zona Maco has been on hiatus as the country, and the world, weathered the pandemic, staging its last edition in February 2020. And since the pandemic is still not over, the fair made the necessary adjustments to ensure visitor safety. Aisles between booths were significantly widened, and masks were required—attendees for the most part were good about ...

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Hoping to Snag Art Basel–Bound Buyers, Berlin Dealers Showcased Their Emerging Talent for Fall Edition of the City’s Gallery Weekend

For Gallery Weekend Berlin, it seems the second time’s the charm. This year, the event decided to split off into two separate events, in April and September, in part to uplift galleries at a time of great uncertainty over fair calendar, but also because its usual spring slot has, for the past two years, coincided with significant health restrictions in the city. The weekend ...

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In Dubai, an art show’s return reflects city’s new normal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- It was a scene reminiscent of pre-pandemic Dubai: Art lovers dressed in designer clothes or alternative fashion, walking around in one of the city's many swanky locations. Bloggers, VIPs and influencers filming on their mobile phones. People mingling and laughing.The only difference? They all wore masks.After being canceled in March last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Art Dubai ...

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French Mayor Opens His City’s Museums, Defying National Guidelines – ARTnews.com

As museum directors across France implore authorities to allow them to reopen their institutions, one mayor in the country has taken matters into his own hands. Louis Aliot, the right-wing mayor of Perpignan, a city in the south of France, will let four museums begin welcoming visitors once more, effectively disobeying countrywide Covid-19 safety guidelines that are keeping museums throughout the country shuttered. “There ...

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Photographer captures city’s evolving nature

Organized by Shanghai Jiushi Art Museum and Shanghai Charity Foundation, a “Splendid Journey, Beauty and Love” by Yu Huiwen is currently underway at Jiushi Art Museum through the end of February.Yu, a member of Chinese Photographers’ Association, prefers to focus her lens on Shanghai’s urban development. The 63 pictures showcased at the exhibition are selected from photographs captured over the past decade.Yu has a ...

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