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Latest News in Black Art: Roxane Gay Named Board President at Performance Space, Alexis Assam Joins Virginia Museum of Fine Arts as Assistant Curator, Emma Amos Catalog Wins Gold Medal & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Author and Art Collector Roxane Gay. | Photo by Reggie Cunningham   Appointments BESTSELLING AUTHOR and art collector Roxane Gay is the new president of the board at Performance Space New York. Located in the East Village, the nonprofit describes itself as “the birthplace ...

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Reno Tahoe moves to national prominence with the launch of a new fine arts and design exhibition

Shifting affluent populations from major US cities and a thriving fine art community make Reno Tahoe an ideal location as a rising arts and cultural centerPublished: Oct. 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM MDT|Updated: 19 minutes agoRENO, Nev., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Reno Tahoe International Art (RTIA) Show will take place September 8-11, 2022 at the Reno Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada. ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Victoria Ryan Sculptures Honor UK’s Windrush Generation, Addis Fine Art Opening in London, David Adjaye Designing Basquiat Exhibition & More

VERONICA RYAN OBE, “Custard Apple (Annonaceae), Breadfruit (Moraceae), and Soursop (Annonaceae),” 2021. | Courtesy the artist, Photo by Andy Keate   Public Art Huge Caribbean fruits and vegetables by British sculptor Victoria Ryan now grace Narrow Way Square in Hackney in East London. The marble and bronze works are the first permanent public sculptures in the UK to recognize the Windrush Generation. British sculptor ...

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Artsper Looks to the Future of Accessible Fine Art

Artsper is an online contemporary art marketplace that is committed to making fine art accessible. With original pieces starting at less than $100, this emerging platform has something for everyone. People tend to think of collecting art as an activity that comes with a steep cost, but Artsper enables its collectors to discover a variety of work regardless of budget and taste. With over ...

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Fine art exhibition honors artists of all ages, skill

PIQUA — The 29th Annual Piqua Fine Art Exhibition saw over 200 entries from over 100 artists — the largest exhibition the Piqua Arts Council has seen. “It’s the longest-running program of the arts council. It’s pretty awesome that this is the one that has survived. We have 120 artists represented in the show this year, and it’s just great to have everybody back ...

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Peninsula author offers collection of words, fine art

PORT TOWNSEND — Froonce: To frolic exuberantly with noise and energy. Eyeservant: A person who works only when someone is watching. Scaramouch: A braggart who is secretly a coward. These are a few entries in Joe Gillard’s “The Little Book of Lost Words,” a colorfully illustrated compendium of terms people used back in the 16th through 20th centuries. Gillard, who lives on a farm ...

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Walker Fine Art, Rule Gallery, David B. Smith Gallery and more

The good news: There is a slew of top-notch art exhibitions happening now in the region. The better news: Things have gotten a bit more casual lately. Thanks to a pandemic slowdown, many galleries that once asked visitors to make appointments in advance have loosened restrictions. Follow evolving mask guidelines, for sure, but enjoy the art at your leisure. And there’s a diverse lineup ...

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Restitution Experts Blast Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts for Refusing to Return a Painting Once Purchased for Hitler’s Museum

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is stubbornly defending its ownership of Bernardo Bellotto’s Marketplace at Pirna (ca. 1764)—a painting sold by a Jewish collector in 1938 to an art buyer for Adolf Hitler. The heirs of Jewish department store owner Max Emden have been seeking the work’s return since 2007. Two other Bellotto paintings Emden sold at the same time were restituted in 2019, after ...

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