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Newly Discovered Ancient Egyptian Artifacts Go on Display – ARTnews.com

Ancient artifacts dating back approximately 2,500 years went on view earlier this week as part of a makeshift exhibition outside of the Step Pyramid of Djoser near Cairo, Egypt. The trove, according to the country’s antiquities authorities, was recently discovered at the site. The artifacts, all dating to roughly 500 BCE, include 250 painted sarcophagi with well-preserved mummies inside, as well as 150 bronze ...

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A Long-Lost Wax Sculpture by Salvador Dalí Goes on Display in Hawaii – ARTnews.com

Call it a second coming: a wax Christ figure by Salvador Dalí, long believed to be lost, has returned to art enthusiasts. The sculpture was discovered by a commercial gallery in Hawaii and put on display today, the anniversary of the Surrealist’s 118th birthday. The work, called Lost Wax, was found in the private collection of a U.S. collector, according to Harte International Galleries ...

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A Senior Citizen Stole a Jacket Artwork on Display at the Musée Picasso and Had It Altered to Fit Her

When Catalan artist Oriol Vilanova exhibited a jacket filled with postcards visitors could take at the Musée Picasso in Paris, little did he imagine that one person would take the liberty a step too far. But in late March, a 72-year-old woman took the blue work jacket, which had been hanging on a wall, home with her. According to French daily Le Parisien, she ...

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A Show of Palestinian Art is on Display in the 59th Venice Biennale – ARTnews.com

At the center of the Palazzo Mora in Venice is a live olive grove strewn with keys. Each key represents a Palestinian displaced during the mass evictions in 1948 and symbolize the intention to return home one day. A historic map of Palestine blankets the gallery floor; overhead, speakers play Palestinian oral histories spliced with traditional music. All of this is part of a ...

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M+ Museum Pulls Three Politically Charged Works From Display – ARTnews.com

Ahead of its long-awaited reopening, after a pandemic-related closure, Hong Kong’s M+ Museum has removed three politically charged artworks by Chinese contemporary artists from an exhibition dedicated to works amassed by Swiss collector Uli Sigg, whose donation of over 1,400 works helped form the basis of M+’s permanent collection. The three works are Wang Xingwei’s New Beijing (2001), Zhou Tiehai’s Press Conference III (1996), and Wang Guangyi’s Mao Zedong: ...

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Lockdown art inspired by area goes on display

TREMADOG artist, Russ Chester, has two major solo exhibitions in north Wales this year. The first, in Pwllheli’s Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw, started in March and runs until 8 May. The second, in Oriel Mon, Anglesey is on later this year. Speaking about the shows, Russ said: “I’ve been working for over three years towards the exhibitions and will have around 100 paintings of Pen ...

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Hundreds of art pieces go on display in Sarasota

Arts Center Sarasota new exhibits Four new exhibits, featuring hundreds of works of art, are now on display at the historic Arts Center Sarasota. SARASOTA, Fla. - Sarasota art lovers are in for a treat as the city’s oldest visual arts nonprofit puts hundreds of new pieces on display. Art Center Sarasota has been around since the 1920s and is hosting four new exhibitions. ...

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Oxford council launches art competition for city display boards

Artists could see their designs on display boards at big Oxford events as the council launches an art competition. Oxford City Council is inviting everyone, whatever age, to enter, whether existing artist, budding armature or complete novice. There are at least 15 winning spaces up for grabs and the winners could see their art on display at big events including May morning celebrations. The ...

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