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Art Industry News: A Getty Family Scion Has Come Out in Support of Climate Activists’ Food-Based Art Attacks + 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, October 24. NEED-TO-READ The Turner Prize Show Is Not Getting Good Reviews – Guardian critic Laura Cummings, for one, was unimpressed by the Turner Prize‘s incoherence. She suggested that a conflict of interest among ...

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Podcast | Art and the British Royal Family; museums’ energy crisis; Fuseli’s The Nightmare

Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the proclamation of King Charles III, Ben Luke speaks to the former Surveyor of the Queen’s Pictures, Desmond Shawe-Taylor. They discuss the Royal Collection, the late Queen’s taste in art, the new King’s commitment to art education, and how the modern era compares to the past in terms of Royal patronage of visual art. Read all ...

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Andy Warhol Family to Sell Student Work—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 SEOUL MATES. Timed with Frieze Seoul, Christie’s and HomeArt will stage a pop-up show in Seoul that pairs the work of Francis Bacon and Adrian Ghenie, per Ocula. The exhibition ran in Hong Kong in May, and includes a reported $440 million of art. Other news from the South Korean capital: The credit card Hyundai Card has established an Art Library in the Itaewon neighborhood with ...

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The family who invented an art style: ‘He was so scared he would break the pen … now the children do it’ | Art

Sangita Jogi’s illustration Women Partying, a joyful depiction of an all-girl disco nightclub, looks very much like something you might see in Teen Vogue. In reality, it’s on the wall at the National Gallery of Victoria, as part of a new exhibition highlighting new acquisitions from contemporary Indian artists in rural, regional, and Indigenous traditions, some handed down for centuries. What is unique about ...

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Finding his Dene family brought colour into John Rombough’s art

"Everyone needs colour in their life," says Chipewyan artist, John Rombough.  For the 49-year-old contemporary Woodlands painter the colour came into his work in his early 20s after reconnecting with his birth father and his Dene roots in the N.W.T.  Rombough's most recent piece is a large acrylic on canvas he finished just a few days ago. "So it's a spring painting with the two ancestors welcoming ...

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Ifeyinwa Joy Chiamonwu on Depicting Family and Friends in Portraits – ARTnews.com

Ifeyinwa Joy Chiamonwu sees herself as “a vessel of her Igbo ancestors.” The Nigerian artist, who joined Jack Shainman’s roster last year, set out to honor this sentiment with “Genesis,” her debut at the New York–based gallery. For the exhibition, Chiamonwu aims to elevate and preserve her Igbo community’s rich tribal customs and cultural practices by depicting those closest to her, reimagined as traditional ...

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Green Family Art Foundation show spotlights emerging female artists

The Green Family Art Foundation's new show puts the spotlight on female artists' perspectives. Women of Now: Dialogues of Memory, Place & Identity features 28 works about the artists' experiences: confrontational, witty, repressed and evolving.This is the foundation's second show in a physical place. It's also the last show in its Design District home. The GFAF's new, permanent space will be on Flora Street ...

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Tate Has Become the Latest Institution to Quietly Drop the Sackler Name From Its Walls in the Race to Cut Ties With the Disgraced Family

Tate has joined some of the world’s top institutions and removed the Sackler name from its walls. The news comes amid the ongoing controversies surrounding members of the billionaire family’s ties with the opioid epidemic that has so far claimed 500,000 lives. The British institution, which already said in 2019 that it would no longer accept funding from the Sackler family, quietly took down ...

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