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Art-Minded PR Giant David Finn Dies at 100—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 THE MESSAGING ARTIST. Public-relations legend David Finn, who cofounded the company Ruder Finn, and who also worked as an artist, died on Monday at the age of 100, the New York Times reports. Operating one of the postwar era’s most influential firms, Finn was involved in encouraging many of his clients to fund the arts, including Philip ...

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“Giant Doll” and “Nature Morte” by Ludo in Paris, France – StreetArtNews

Street artist Ludo just finished two murals in Paris, France. “Giant Doll” features the animatronic doll from Netflix hit series Squid Game with armed angels on both the doll’s sides. While “Nature Morte” features Ludo’s iconic imagery of and arrow + tulip hybrid shot through a skull.Most of Ludo’s work primarily focuses on the combination of nature and human technology. More specifically, he prefers to emphasize on ...

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International Pop Art Duo, FriendsWithYou, Bring Giant Inflatable Characters to Hong Kong for Interactive Experience in West Kowloon Neighborhood

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Locals and visitors alike will be spotting colorful and charismatic characters hopping on and off Hong Kong’s trams and Star Ferry over the next several weeks. These eye-popping artistic creations from international pop art duo FriendsWithYou (US-based Samuel Borkson & Arturo Sandoval III) are an imaginative partnership with the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) to promote the “Hong Kong Neighborhoods – West ...

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The Louvre Has Reunited Emperor Constantine’s Long-Lost Giant Finger With the Rest of His Body + 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, April 30. NEED-TO-READ Amsterdam’s Hermitage Is at Risk of Closing – The Hermitage Amsterdam has been devastated by lockdown measures and may not survive the fallout. It has already laid off 25 percent of ...

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A giant levitating tap spewing garbage: How a Montreal artist is raising awareness of plastic pollution

TORONTO -- An artist in Montreal is on a mission, in a big way, to raise awareness about plastic pollution. He has enlisted volunteers to build a massive installation around 10 metres tall. But despite the size, those working on it have sadly no shortage of material for the sculpture — it’s made out of trash. “We're building a three-story-tall art installation with plastic ...

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Giant painting of George Floyd murder displayed on Los Angeles billboard after being cancelled in Minneapolis

On 26 May 2020, people protested in Minneapolis against police violence after the death of George Floyd Photo: Fibonacci Blue The advocacy group behind a public work depicting the death of George Floyd says they still hope to show the piece in the city of Minneapolis even though the plan was thwarted last year. Don Perlis’s painting, entitled Floyd (2020), was shown in Times ...

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Mysterious Giant Buddha Statue Discovered in Chongqing, China

Mysterious Giant Buddha Statue Discovered in Chongqing, China By Justin Whitaker Buddhistdoor Global | 2020-12-18 | From artnews.com Residents of the large Chinese city of Chongqing, population 30 million, were surprised this week by the appearance of a 9-meter tall Buddha statue believed to date to the Qing dynasty (1644–1912). The statue, missing its head, appeared between apartment buildings dating to the 1990s that ...

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Giant Squirrel Art Exhibit at Airlie Gardens

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The summer art exhibit at Airlie Gardens has been stretched into winter this year. It got a late start due to the pandemic but the artists were determined to finish their creations, nonetheless. Once the exhibit was installed, the garden staff wanted to make sure it got its full glory and decided to extend it.“It does take a village for all of ...

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