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Banksy: The stories behind his ‘Great British Spraycation’

By Orla Moore & Laurence CawleyBBC News, EastImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The couple are still dancing in the Banksy mural on Admiralty Road, Great YarmouthOver the course of a week last summer, a number of street art pieces appeared in seemingly random parts of Norfolk and Suffolk. The artworks were eventually verified by Banksy, but the fate of each piece varied drastically. What ...

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Inuvik’s Great Northern Arts Festival is back in full swing

For Roberta Memogana, the Great Northern Arts Festival in Inuvik is more than a celebration of art and music. Art is healing, she says.Memogana is an artist from Ulukhaktok, N.W.T. This year, she's taking a step away from the workshops she usually holds in order to serve as the festival's gallery manager."Art is almost a therapeutic," she said. "It's a learning process and mixing ...

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Anonymous, anti-capitalist and awe-inspiring: were crop circles actually great art? | Art and design

As the sun rose over Wiltshire, Hampshire and Gloucestershire in the summer of 1989, farmers discovered that their swaying fields of barley, wheat and oats had been used to host a new phenomenon: crop circles. They reached their apotheosis during those balmy months, thanks to a sudden proliferation and blanket mainstream media coverage, but the narrative was dominated by discussions of possible alien visitation ...

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“A Movement in Every Direction” Explores How the Great Migration’s Continuing Influence on American Life and Culture – ARTnews.com

In the years between the start of the 20th century and the mid-1970s, more than six million African Americans left the rural South in what is known as the Great Migration. Forced from their homes by limited economic opportunities and legalized segregation, they settled primarily in towns and cities in the North and West, creating a new Black urban culture. At the Mississippi Museum ...

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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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The Back Room: The Great Online Unknown

Would art and commerce be better off if everyone involved could remain anonymous forever? We were reminded last weekend that many boosters of NFTs, crypto, and the metaverse think so—and the turf war over the outcome puts high stakes on an art world increasingly bound up with tech. The flashpoint arrived when Buzzfeed News revealed the identities of two of the four founders of Yuga Labs, the entity ...

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Rachel Uffner’s Tastemaking Gallery Survived the Great Recession and the Pandemic. The Daily Grind Is Much Harder

Fourteen years ago, Rachel Uffner opened her gallery at the worst possible time. It was September 2008, the same month that Lehman Brothers collapsed. After five years as a director at the now-shuttered D’Amelio Terras Gallery, Uffner had decided to strike out on her own with a space on the Lower East Side. Her rent on Orchard Street was $3,000 a month—a pretty good ...

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Five great reads: animal attacks, the art of recovery, overlooked actors and an easy way to drink less | Animals

Hello, happy brunch-time and a big welcome back to everyone except La Niña, who I resent even when she’s watering my garden. This is Five Great Reads, a weekday summertime wrap of interest, service and sweet, sweet juice picked out by me, Alyx Gorman, lifestyle editor of Guardian Australia.You may notice today’s reads are arriving a little later in the morning. That’s because my ...

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Free Circus art show in Great Yarmouth

Published: 6:45 PM December 30, 2021 Ladies and Gentlemen, roll up, roll up and be dazzled and enchanted by a free exhibition which celebrates the circus and the town’s Greatest Showman in Great Yarmouth. Circus exhibition at Yare Gallery in Yarmouth. Byline: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Sonya Duncan There are two weeks left of the Circus exhibition at The Yare Gallery on South Quay which ...

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