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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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“Donkeeboy and Donkeemom” on inspiring new generation of artists

“Donkeeboy and Donkeemom” on inspiring new generation of artists - CBS News Watch CBSN Live A mother-and-son team has been hard at work, painting murals that blend art, pop culture and social commentary—creating inspiring works that become treasured features of their neighborhoods. From Houston, Mireya Villarreal has their story and the story behind their unusual names. Be the first to know Get browser notifications ...

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British New Generation Sculptor Dies at 87 – ARTnews.com

Phillip King, a sculptor who was an integral member of the British art scene’s New Generation during the 1960s, has died at 87. His gallery, Thomas Dane, confirmed his passing on Thursday. In a statement, Thomas Dane wrote, “We were blessed to have worked with Phillip in the last eight years of his life, during which time he re-taught us that art and sculpture-making ...

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How a Rising Generation of Dealers in Ghana Are Seizing the Moment

It was the summer of 2018 and David Omari, a 20-year-old business student at the University of Ghana, Legon, was sitting in his bedroom scrolling through Instagram. Discovering work on the platform by artists in Ghana, and across Africa, had become his favorite pastime. While not from a family with any particular artistic leanings—his father and mother run a fishing company—Omari loved the art ...

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Gallerist Chantal Crousel On Four Decades of the Art Market in Paris and Passing the Reins of the Gallery to the Next Generation

Nothing predestined Chantal Crousel to become one of the most successful gallerists in Paris. Born in Belgium as the daughter of a bank manager, Crousel was working in Brussels as a secretary for a forklift truck company when, one day, she spotted a drawing by Man Ray in a storefront window. This serendipitous acquisition propelled Crousel to move to Paris, study art history, and ...

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Vale Kate Daw, who lead a generation of creatives at VCA

With the Melbourne art world already low from a suite of COVID-belly punches, the news this week of the passing of artist and mentor, Dr Kate Daw (1965-2020) was especially hard felt. Esperance-born Daw was a seminal arts figure in Melbourne for many decades, as an artist, educator and advocate, most recently holding the position of Head of VCA Art at the University of ...

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