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Starchitect Jacques Herzog Says Creating Spectacular Buildings Is ‘Boring’ and ‘Stupid’ + 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 Monday, November 1.  NEED TO READ Can Afghan Art Survive the Taliban? – “It is not possible for the Taliban to live with art,” said Omaid Sharifi, an Afghan artist and activist among hundreds of ...

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The importance of creating art sustainably

.Dutch artist Claudy Jongstra is as well known for her commitment to sustainability as she is for her signature artworks and installations made from wool felt. Her work is instantly recognisable: large in scale, rich in texture and vibrant in colour.Not only is all of the wool for her projects sourced sustainably from her own herd of sheep but she also produces her own ...

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Artist turns seafloor into art by creating underwater museums

Over the past 15 years, Jason deCaires Taylor has been transforming sea floors into public art spaces. The sculptor, environmentalist and underwater photographer has created projects that often explore the relationship between humans and the natural world. Taylor first created Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park, found just 15 feet down off the coast of Grenada. The project started with casting living Grenadians in plaster – after ...

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‘Creating in COVID’: Art show features work of local artists, writers | News, Sports, Jobs

Kay Christy, of Shepherdstown, looks at art in the Creating in COVID show last Thursday. Tabitha JohnstonSHEPHERDSTOWN — Along with the health crisis the coronavirus has caused around the globe over the past year-and-a-half, the COVID-19 Pandemic has also majorly inconvenienced the livelihoods and hobbies of people — not the least, being artists and writers. Since the pandemic started, the work of many artists ...

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Creating stunning public art on utility boxes is catching on in area communities – Boston 25 News

ARLINGTON, Mass. — Beautiful murals and colorful paintings are popping up all over the area this summer.More communities are sponsoring programs to take ugly utility boxes and turn them into colorful works of public art.With the precision of a pencil and the stroke of a brush, Grace Willoughby is busy creating a work of art on a busy street in Arlington.“I just thought about ...

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