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A Fossil Fuel Company Is Sponsoring the New ‘Energy Revolution Gallery’ at London’s Science Museum + 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 on this Wednesday, October 20. NEED TO READ Victims of Mass Oil Poisoning Occupy Prado Museum – Victims who suffered from an outbreak of illness caused by adulterated cooking oil in 1981 staged a protest at the Prado ...

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Polychrome Statues at the Hispanic Society Museum Stun – ARTnews.com

The Catholic Church is known for its love of sumptuous aesthetics where beauty and suffering meet, often to extreme effect. That tendency shows up in polychrome sculptures created in Spain and the Americas between the 16th and 19th centuries. These wood and clay depictions of tortured saints, painted in fleshy tones and exaggerated with drops of blood made from beaded glass, were created to ...

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Denver Art Museum to Return Antiquities to Cambodia—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 FOLLOWING THE PAPER TRAIL. The Denver Art Museum will return to Cambodia four antiquities that are linked to Douglas Latchford, the dealer accused of trafficking in looted material, the Washington Post and the Colorado Sun report. Latchford was indicted on trafficking charges in 2019, but died in 2020 before standing trial. His activities have come under renewed scrutiny during the Pandora Papers investigations, which identified ...

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Chicago museum fires all of it’s mostly White female, financially well-off docents for lack of diversity

The Art Institute of Chicago fired all of its trained volunteers and guides last month, who were mostly older White women, to diversify its team. "We were surprised, we were disappointed," Gigi Vaffis, president of the docent council, said in an interview with radio station WBEZ of the firings. "There is an army of very highly skilled docents that are willing and ready and able ...

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Two new solo exhibitions at Freeport Art Museum open Oct. 23rd | News

Two new solo exhibitions at Freeport Art Museum open Oct. 23rd | News | wrex.com We recognize you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore access cannot be granted at this time. For any issues, contact wrex@wrex.com or call 815-335-2213. Source ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Ghanaian Artist Atta Kwami Has Died, Julie Mehretu Joins Whitney Museum Board, Bisa Butler Portrait of Questlove Covers New York Times Magazine & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Atta Kwami, 2019. | Photo: Modern Painters, New Decorators, Courtesy Serpentine Galleries   UK-BASED, GHANAIAN ARTIST and printmaker Atta Kwami (1956-2021) has died. He was 65. Kwami’s paintings, murals, and kiosk sculptures are informed by the geometry and color of West African architecture and ...

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MMFA Re-opens Museum Shop to Sell Local Art

Posted: Oct 13, 2021 4:56 PM CDT Updated: Oct 13, 2021 4:07 PM CDT by Carrington Cole The Museum Shop at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is re-opening its doors to the public once again. The shop, that was closed due to the pandemic, has been under renovation and now open for business. The Museum Shop sells art made by local artists to ...

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