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John Waters Gifts to Go on View at Baltimore Museum—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 GARDEN PARADISES. It has been a big week for art and parks! The Storm King Art Center in New York just announced a $45 million upgrade of its grounds, and now the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, Italy, has said it will spend €50 million (about $51.1 million) to renovate its glorious Boboli Gardens, according to the Art Newspaper . “Our objective is ...

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John Waters Will Get Hollywood Star—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 DIRECTOR’S CHAIR. Palais de Tokyo founder Jérôme Sans has been named to head Lago/Algo, a new cultural venue in Mexico City, ArtReview reports. The institution is backed by the OMR gallery and is part of an ambitious and controversial redevelopment of Chapultepec Park that is being overseen by artist Gabriel Orozco . Meanwhile, the Toronto Star reports that the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa has appointed an interim director ...

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[BN] Things To Do: John Mulaney, a country market and the return of art, music festivals | Entertainment

Visit the Downtown Country Market along Main Street in downtown Buffalo. Courtesy Buffalo Place Main eventsDowntown Country Market. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each Thursday through Oct. 20 on Main Street between Court and Church streets.This summer tradition officially opens in downtown Buffalo this week. Vendors will be selling fruit and vegetables, specialty food items, desserts and homemade bath and body products among other ...

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Artist Wendy Red Star Revises John Gast’s ‘American Progress’ Painting – ARTnews.com

Artist Wendy Red Star was usually a sleepy freshman during her 9 a.m. intro to art history class at Montana State University during the early 2000s. But one morning, her professor projected a slide of John Gast’s American Progress (1872) onto the lecture hall’s massive screen. It jolted her awake. The iconic painting is meant to promote the idea of Manifest Destiny, centering on ...

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John Kane Gets the Biography Treatment – ARTnews.com

These days, the painter John Kane is unfamiliar to many. But it wasn’t always that way. In 1927, the New York Daily News ran an article about Kane underneath the headline “Combines Art and Trade!” A photograph that came with the article showed the plainspoken artist at his easel, painting a quaint scene showing Pittsburgh, the Pennsylvania city he called home. Three years later, ...

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Duran Duran’s John Taylor Opens Art Exhibition in Aspen – ARTnews.com

As cofounder of the iconic new wave band Duran Duran, British musician and songwriter John Taylor is no stranger to the spotlight. But this month, Taylor vaults onto a different artistic stage with his debut fine art exhibition “Not Broken, Unfinished.” Throughout the pandemic, Taylor mined family pictures, personal memories, and his earlier formal art education to produce a new body of work. The ...

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Finding his Dene family brought colour into John Rombough’s art

"Everyone needs colour in their life," says Chipewyan artist, John Rombough.  For the 49-year-old contemporary Woodlands painter the colour came into his work in his early 20s after reconnecting with his birth father and his Dene roots in the N.W.T.  Rombough's most recent piece is a large acrylic on canvas he finished just a few days ago. "So it's a spring painting with the two ancestors welcoming ...

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Weekend: John Crace, Zoë Kravitz and the art of saying ‘sorry’ – podcast | Life and style

In this week’s episode, John Crace on Boris Johnson’s six-point plan for Ukraine turning out to be six vague principles (1m13s), Sirin Kale interviews Zoë Kravitz (8m40s), Annalisa Barbieri on why ‘sorry’ is the hardest word (25m28s), and Emine Saner on female standups from the 1960s (37m2s). How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know Source link

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Uovo Names John Auerbach, Former Sotheby’s E-Commerce Leader, as CEO – ARTnews.com

Uovo, a Queens-based fine art storage and services company with locations in Florida, California, Delaware, and Colorado, has named John Auerbach as its new CEO. Auerbach formerly served in an executive e-commerce role at Sotheby’s for two years, departing in 2019. Uovo has grown quickly since its founding in 2013, and it has said it wants to become a first-stop storage facility for institutional ...

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