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Exhibition explores art of artists who helped make Mystic the destination it is today | Stonington

MYSTIC — Amelia Onorato stood in the center of the main gallery of the Mystic Museum of Art one warm afternoon last week with a broad smile upon her face.Onorato, the museum's exhibitions manager, was clearly delighted to be telling stories of the painters and paintings included in this summer's special summer exhibition, "The Founders: Reclaiming Mystic’s Artistic Roots."The exhibit, explained Onorato as she walked through ...

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White House helped form ethics agreement with art gallery that’s selling Hunter Biden’s paintings, sources say

Sources told CNN the White House was involved in forming an agreement between a SoHo New York Gallery owner, Georges Bergès, and Hunter Biden in an effort to address any ethics concerns. Hunter Biden's artwork is set to be displayed and sold in September at a private and confidential opening in Los Angeles, followed by an invite-only event in New York, a Georges Bergés ...

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The Chicago-Based Scientist Who Helped Find Art-World Frauds | Chicago News

Rembrandt van Rijn, “Christ In The Storm On The Sea Of Galilee,” 1633. The recently released Netflix documentary series “This Is a Robbery” explores the twisted story surrounding the theft of 13 pieces of art from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990. One of the potential paths to recovering the $500 million in stolen artwork involves scientific analysis of paint chips, with microscopic detective work ...

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Richard Nonas, Whose Hand-Wrought Sculptures Helped Define Post-Minimalism, Has Died at 85

Anthropologist turned Post-Minimalist sculptor Richard Nonas died in New York on May 11. Nonas, age 85, died unexpectedly but peacefully in his sleep, according to his New York gallery, Fergus McCaffrey. The artist’s passing was first reported by ARTnews and Artforum. A New York native, Nonas was born in 1936 and studied literature and social anthropology in college. He then worked as an anthropologist, conducting field work ...

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Artist Charles Gaines on a CalArts Fellowship He Helped Create – ARTnews.com

If you want to diversify the art world, you need to begin by diversifying the art schools. During my 30 years teaching at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), the absence of race-based scholarships made that goal impossible. Minority applicants were less likely to be able to attend an expensive private art school without scholarship support, and we lost many applicants primarily because ...

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Poster artist helped connect candidates, voters in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — For some, helping to get out the vote during Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoffs meant writing checks for… ATLANTA (AP) — For some, helping to get out the vote during Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoffs meant writing checks for campaigns. Others signed up to canvass neighborhoods or make calls for campaign phone banks. Brandon Litman took a different approach by making thousands of ...

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