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Art Basel Just Created a $1.1 Million ‘Solidarity Fund’ to Calm Uneasy Exhibitors Two Weeks Ahead of Its Marquee Swiss Fair

Art Basel is making a big investment to address dealers’ mounting concerns about the Delta variant’s impact on its flagship fair, which is due to open its doors in just two weeks. In a letter sent to exhibitors Monday and reviewed by Artnet News, Art Basel global director Marc Spiegler and head of European business and management Andreas Bicker announced that the fair has ...

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Edmonton creates public art fund to replace 30-year policy

The City of Edmonton is shifting its public art policy from a 30-year practice of tying funding to specific capital projects to a new funding reserve.  Council's executive committee agreed to the shift at a meeting Monday. The change means, starting in 2023, the city will transfer an annual amount into a single reserve pool for the public art program. Since 1990, the city's per-cent-for-art policy ...

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Art Industry News: Damien Hirst Got a $21 Million Loan From the U.K. Government’s Pandemic Relief Fund + 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 Friday, June 25. NEED-TO-READ Ethics Chief Says Hunter Biden’s Art Prices Are Fishy – Walter Shaub, the former director of the U.S. office of government ethics under President Obama, said that Hunter Biden’s art sales seem ...

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Smallen Fund Awardee Ortega ’21 Exhibits “A Tale of Two Bushwicks” – News

Hillary Bisonó Ortega ’21, an art and cinema and media studies major, received a Smallen Creativity Grant for her project “A Tale of Two Bushwicks,” a photographic documentation of changes in the neighborhood where she grew up. She describes the project below. Her work and that of 12 other senior art majors is on display at the Wellin Museum through May 20. Describe your ...

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Crypto Mogul Justin Sun Buys Picasso, Warhol Through NFT Fund – ARTnews.com

In March, Justin Sun, CEO of the cryptocurrency platform Tron, revealed that he had established an NFT investment fund focused on acquisitions of blue-chip art. Now, Sun’s recent purchases of works by Picasso and Warhol worth $22 million will be among the first pieces of art to be digitally registered on the blockchain via the new fund, titled JUST NFT, via a process known ...

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Holiday Fund: CSMA’s arts education moves from the classroom to online | News

When local schools and businesses closed their doors due to COVID-19 in March, the Community School of Music & Arts acted quickly to move its in-person art and music classes, lessons, camps and concerts to an online format.“Many of our offerings could be presented online with little disruption. Faculty members received training in best practices for online teaching, and staff made some adjustments to ...

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Artspace awarded ‘2020 VIA | Wagner Incubator Grant Fund’

Courtesy of Jessica Smolinski Last week, Artspace New Haven was named a recipient of the “2020 VIA | Wagner Incubator Grant Fund” awarded by VIA Art Fund and the Wagner Foundation and will receive $40,000 in grant money. Artspace is a contemporary non profit art organization in New Haven which supports emerging artists and engages community members. The grant it received comes from VIA ...

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Art of Caffeination Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Clever Coffee Playing Cards | Nation

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something new and exciting is brewing at Art of Caffeination, a new design business that focuses on products that are all things coffee. Its first product launch – a quick-reference deck of coffee playing cards – is designed for coffee lovers, enthusiasts and gamesters alike to not just have fun, but learn something too.“Sip to ...

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