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Art Musuem of Southeast Texas host first in-person family arts day since start of pandemic

For the last year, Kayley Thompson and the Art Museum of Southeast Texas adjusted their quarterly in-person family art days to take-home arts and crafts because of the COVID-19 pandemic.But on Saturday, Thompson, the Art Museum of Southeast Texas’ public relations coordinator, and the rest of the volunteer staff helped host the first in-person Spring Family Arts Day since the start of the pandemic. ...

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Samsung Family Donates 23,000 Works to South Korean Museums – ARTnews.com

The wait is over. Today the family of Lee Kun-hee, the billionaire Samsung chieftain who died last October, began detailing his massive estate, the gargantuan tax they intend to pay on it, and their philanthropic plans, which include gifts of some 23,000 works from his art collection to South Korean museums and hundreds of millions of dollars to medical causes. Samsung said in a ...

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Samsung family donating mass art trove to smooth inheritance

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung’s founding family will donate tens of thousands of rare artworks, including Picassos and Dalis, to help them pay a massive inheritance tax bill following last year’s death of company chairman Lee Kun-Hee. They will also give hundreds of millions of dollars to medical projects and research in an apparent attempt to improve their public image as they proceed ...

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Reuben Family Revealed as Buyer of $15.3 million van Gogh – ARTnews.com

The London-based Reuben family has been revealed as the buyer of a $15.4 million Vincent van Gogh landscape purchased during Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art sale in Paris on Thursday. Scène de rue à Montmartre (Impasse des deux frères et le Moulin à Poivre), from 1887, made its auction debut there after more than a century in private hands. A representative for the Reubens ...

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Works from Lanvin Family Collection to Be Auctioned In Paris – ARTnews.com

In the early 19th century, designer Jeanne Lanvin founded what is now France’s oldest couture fashion house, Lanvin, in Paris. Her daughter, Marie-Blanche de Polignac, would not only go on to take the reins at the house. She would also take up one of Lanvin’s other passions—art collecting.  Now, the Polignac Foundation, the holding entity responsible for the family’s assets, is selling five Impressionist ...

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Art runs in the family? Young Kanye West’s old art is making money now – Film Daily

Kanye West is adding yet another skill to his repertoire: he’s both a musical & visual artist. According to Page Six, an art collector named Vinoda Basnayake has acquired some works that West made when he was just a young teenager. Here’s everything we know about West’s blossoming art career. New art pieces Vinoda Basnayake discovered West’s paintings on an episode of PBS’s Antiques ...

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Penticton launching public art bingo game on Family Day – Penticton News

Family Day public art bingo Photo: Contributed Penticton running public art bingo as fun, socially-distanced Family Day activity. Family Day festivities in Penticton will look a little different this year, but the City still has an activity planned. The City has partnered with Spectra Venue Management to plan an "Active Art Adventure" bingo sheet, encouraging families to explore the City’s 22 public art sculptures ...

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Fire survivor opens Napa art gallery and studio at old Family Drug site | Local News

The gallery will be known as the House of Broken Dolly Art Foundation. Besides other artists, Chadwick also plans to support both women who have been abused and senior women facing cancer.She wants to create a collective space for all Napa artists, “so we can all heal together and help each other” process the fires and the pandemic, said Chadwick. The gallery will offer ...

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