Tag: Good

Dorothea Tanning is a Good Artist—and What’s so Bad About That? – ARTnews.com

Recent assessments of Dorothea Tanning are so similar that there must be a playbook somewhere. Step one: commend her for living a long time (1910-2012). Step two: announce that she was married to a certain famous Surrealist painter (google it if you care that much). Step three: say that she was unfairly overshadowed by her husband (true). Step four: say that since she was ...

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The U.S. Has Banned Imports of Afghan Antiquities to Quash the Market for Illicit Artifacts, But Some Experts Say It Could Do More Harm Than Good

The US has implemented a set of “emergency import restrictions” on art and antiquities from Afghanistan. The rules, introduced by the State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, prohibit a broad range of Afghan artifacts from entering America through at least April 2026. Among the objects on the federal register’s designated list are archaeological material ranging from ...

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Some Good News | Scoop News

Friday, 18 February 2022, 7:54 amPress Release: Season Amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still things to look forward to. On 24 February 2022, a new gallery, Season, opens in central Tāmaki Makaurau at 6 Lower Albert Street, Commercial Bay. Co-director Francis McWhannell comments, “The downtown waterfront has long been the beating heart of the city, and despite the disruptions of ...

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Great Yarmouth art collection sold off for good causes

Published: 4:02 PM February 15, 2022 A town's public art collection amassed over 40 years has been sold off to benefit good causes.Some 37 paintings making up the permanent collection of the Great Yarmouth and District Society of Artists went under the hammer at Keys in Aylsham as there was nowhere to display them. Margaret Carver (left), chair of the Great Yarmouth and District Society of Artists, ...

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Good & bad news for Wellesley police: $150K donation from new resident; public art defaced

A new resident has donated $150,000 to the Wellesley Police Department for use at the chief’s discretion, according to town Executive Director Meghan Jop, who teased news of this “incredible” gift at this week’s Select Board meeting. Chief Jack Pilecki has indicated a desire to use the funds to support community policing initiatives, including the public art project that has focused on painting electrical ...

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Did Budweiser’s Tom Sachs Stunt Backfire? Is Damien Hirst’s Drake Cover Actually Good? + Other Questions I Have About Last Week’s Art News

Curiosities is a column where I preserve for posterity the “you can’t make this up” parts of the art news. Below, some questions posed by the events of the last week…   1) Can the Corporations Stop the Flood of Undesired Penis NFTs? On August 25, beloved multinational beer conglomerate AB InBev made corporate marketing history when its management authorized its marketing department to ...

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“Good Luck, Kid” by Joe Iurato in Aalborg, Denmark – StreetArtNews

American muralist Joe Iurato is another artist to join KIRK Gallery’s “Out in the Open 2021” Festival roster. His mural is entitled “Good Luck, Kid” which features his stencils and aerosol illustrative aesthetic.“Because I work with stencils, creating a mural at this scale is well planned out ahead of time and calculated precisely. A lot of the work for it happens in my studio ...

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