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Spike Lee, Mark Bradford Toast Gordon Parks’s Enduring Legacy – ARTnews.com

The photographer Gordon Parks worked so prolifically that it is hard to imagine one artist producing so many high-quality works. “When we talk about Gordon Parks, it’s as if we’re talking about half a dozen different people,” Laurene Powell Jobs, the billionaire who runs the influential philanthropic organization the Emerson Collective, told the 500 attendees at a gala hosted in New York by the ...

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Ukraine to launch NFT to mark history of Russian invasion | Ukraine

The Ukrainian government is to launch a non-fungible token marking the history of the Russian invasion with unique digital art, in its latest use of digital assets to fund its war efforts.The country’s deputy minister of digital transformation, Alex Bornyakov, said the NFT collection would be “like a museum of the Russian-Ukrainian war. We want to tell the world in NFT format.”NFTs confer ownership ...

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Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art Gets Nailed With a $10 Million Lawsuit Over a Mark Rothko Painting + 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 this Thursday, February 3. NEED-TO-READ Wide Gender Pay Gap Persists at Auction Houses – There has been little progress on closing the gender pay since 2018, according to newly released figures. At Bonhams U.K., the pay gap ...

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Outsider Art Fair Will Mark 30th Anniversary in New York – ARTnews.com

A rare art fair that trades transactional frenzy for folksy charm, New York’s Outsider Art Fair will mark its 30th anniversary in 2022 with a focus on guest-curated exhibitions to join booths presented by some 65 dealers from near and far. Slated for February 3–6 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, the fair will feature special thematic offerings including a major presentation of psychedelic ...

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The Most Expensive Works by Mark Rothko Sold at Auction – ARTnews.com

Mark Rothko’s abstractions, recognizable for their rectangularly shaped floating forms and thin washes of color, have been said by critics and historians to invoke the metaphysical. The Russian-American painter relied on these formal elements to imbue his canvases with grand meaning. He famously remarked his works comprise the basic tenets of human feeling: “tragedy, ecstasy, doom.” The artist is remembered for his disdain for ...

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German envoy unveils symbolic street-art painting to mark India-German friendship

ANI | Updated: Oct 03, 2021 17:24 IST New Delhi , October 3 (ANI): On the occasion of the 31st anniversary of Germany reunification, the country's envoy to India, Walter J Lindner on Sunday unveiled a symbolic street-art painting of India-Germany friendship on a wall at Delhi's Shiela Theater.At the event, Ambassador Lindner told ANI, "It is an important day for Germans as it ...

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How artist Ben Grosser is cutting Mark Zuckerberg down to size | Social media

When the history of the first decades of this century comes to be written, there will be few more telling artworks than Ben Grosser’s film Order of Magnitude. In the 47 minute video, Grosser, a digital artist and professor of new media at the University of Illinois, has spliced together every public instance in which Mark Zuckerberg has talked of “more” and “bigger”. The ...

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