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Local art group born from lockdown ‘Strange Times Quest’ is taking part in Hampshire Open Studios

AN ART group that started in lockdown will be proudly showcasing its work as part of a county-wide initiative this summer. Artists, venues and galleries will be opening their doors to the public for Hampshire Open Studios from August 20 to 29. Winchester art group Strange Times Quest will be taking part, welcoming the public to St Mary’s Chapel Hall over the August bank ...

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French Authorities Detain Two Archaeologists, Including a Louvre Curator, as Part of an Ongoing International Art-Trafficking Dragnet

Two high-ranking archaeologists and curators are being held for questioning by French investigators as part of a probe into a global art-trafficking scandal that has implicated the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Met, and former Louvre director Jean-Luc Martinez. Jean-François Charnier and Noëmi Daucé are suspected of ignoring warnings about the questionable provenance of at least two allegedly stolen Egyptian antiquities worth millions, and urging ...

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Art Dealers Lie. A Lot. It’s Part of the Business—and the Truth Is Nearly Impossible to Prove. But We Found Some Receipts

The Art Detective is a weekly column by Katya Kazakina for Artnet News Pro that lifts the curtain on what’s really going on in the art market.   Why do art dealers lie?  The question inevitably makes people laugh. As in: Are you serious? Or: Is this even a question? And: Welcome to the art world!   There are lies of omission (withholding stuff) and ...

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Glasgow to Return Benin Bronzes as Part of the Largest Repatriation – ARTnews.com

Politicians in Glasgow have voted to return 17 Benin Bronzes in the city’s holdings, joining a host of international organizations that have taken steps to give back related objects over the past year. Last week, the Glasgow City Council elected to send the works back to Nigeria as part of a bulk repatriation of objects from Scottish museums. That repatriation, which also includes objects ...

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As Part of Its Rebrand, Meta Is Launching an Expanded Art Program and Teaming Up With the New Museum and Other Top Institutions

Meta Open Arts, formerly known as Facebook Open Arts, is set to make a splash during Frieze L.A. as it announces a slate of new partnerships. Among its collaborators are the new Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) San Francisco, the New Museum’s New Inc. cultural incubator in New York, and the Park Avenue Armory’s presentation of Rashaad Newsome’s Assembly, The Pavilion of the African Diaspora. Leading ...

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Art lovers can own part of an NFT of Gustav Klimt’s ‘The Kiss’

The Belvedere museum in Vienna collaborated with the artèQ investment fund to launch a nonfungible token (NFT) drop inspired by one of Austrian painter Gustav Klimt's most famous works "The Kiss." Released on Valentine’s Day, a digital copy of this early 20th century depiction of a pair of lovers was divided into a 100-by-100 grid of 10,000 individual pieces offered as NFTs.The cost of one NFT was estimated ...

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Brighton and Hove News » Whitehawk windows invited to take part in art exhibition

People living in Whitehawk are being invited to transform their windows into mini art galleries for a neighbourhood-wide art exhibition. Arts organisation Window Wanderland is looking for people to light up the windows of their homes, schools, businesses, and community spaces to create a walking art trail. The trail was founded in Bristol in 2015 by Lucy Reeves-Khan, and has since featured across the ...

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Artist Julie Murphy: Art is just part of my DNA

Artist Julie Murphy is committed to the importance of the arts for mental health. This is evident in her first solo exhibition, 'Myth and Memory', which opened at the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh last week and documents her inspiration from ancient healing myths and also learning from contemporary neuroscience. Here she talks to The Impartial Reporter about her biggest influences, her most recent work ...

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