Tag: Pop

10 Times Art Infiltrated Pop Culture in 2021, From Beeple’s ‘Tonight Show’ Appearance to Damien Hirst’s Drake Cover Art

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: It’s been a weird year. That was true in the art world, too, where prices soared despite an economic crisis, immersive experiences drew crowds during a global pandemic, and something known as “non-fungible tokens” became the most coveted artworks in the world. A wild ride it all turned out to be—and it wasn’t just industry insiders ...

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The Andy Warhol Foundation Wants to Take a Lawsuit Against the Pop Artist to the Supreme Court + 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 Friday, December 10. NEED TO READ Portugal Accused of Botching Venice Biennale Selection – Bruno Leitão, the curator of the Venice Biennale’s Portuguese pavilion, has accused the country’s ministry of culture of violating its duty in ...

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Justin Bieber’s Lawyers Tried to Shut Down a Gallery Show by an Artist Impersonating the Pop Star to Sell $100,000 Paintings

When a press release went out from one “Harry Gablowsian,” hundreds of pop fans RSVP’d for the new gallery’s opening reception: “Justin Bieber: Paintings From Space.” The artist was promised to be present. Though most in the art world easily saw through the ruse—Harry Gablowsian, of course, is a play on the world’s preeminent mega-dealer Larry Gagosian—the exhibition made headlines in the New York ...

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7 Indispensable Histories of Pop Art – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission Mention Pop Art, and Andy Warhol usually springs to mind. Warhol brought glitz and glamour to an early-1960s New York art world tired of Abstract Expressionism’s dour vibes, but he didn’t invent Pop Art; in fact, his first works in that vein came ...

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Warhol in Tehran: Iranians flock to American pop art exhibit

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iranian hard-liners, now back at the helm of the country, may regularly rail against the poisoning of Islamic society by Western culture, but in Tehran, Iranians are flocking to the contemporary art museum to marvel at American pop artist Andy Warhol’s iconic soup cans.The circular floors of the Iranian capital’s Museum of Contemporary Art display a sprawling line-up of 18 classic ...

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Galleries Pop Up in Beijing, Ancient Ski Discovered—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 A THURSDAY ARTIST BLOTTER. Anicka Yi is in London, readying her show in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. She keeps quiet about the exact details of her latest work in a Guardian interview, but says the museum “does lend itself to being infected with a biological agent—that was a very good point of entry for me.” Marina Abramovic is in Kyiv, ...

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International Pop Art Duo, FriendsWithYou, Bring Giant Inflatable Characters to Hong Kong for Interactive Experience in West Kowloon Neighborhood

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Locals and visitors alike will be spotting colorful and charismatic characters hopping on and off Hong Kong’s trams and Star Ferry over the next several weeks. These eye-popping artistic creations from international pop art duo FriendsWithYou (US-based Samuel Borkson & Arturo Sandoval III) are an imaginative partnership with the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) to promote the “Hong Kong Neighborhoods – West ...

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This N.B. artist is making playgrounds pop with 3D paintings

A big blue dolphin and a posse of glittering goldfish have taken up residence on the playground on Miramichi's Nelson Rural School.  It's one of the latest murals by local artist Allie Howe, painted in a way that gives the illusion the creatures are just below the "water" in the pavement.Allie Howe painted this 3D mural on the playground at Nelson Rural school in Miramichi earlier ...

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Art Industry News: Pop Artist Peter Max’s Children Are in a Colorful Battle to Control His Empire + 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, July 28. NEED-TO-READ The Fall of the Artists Pension Trust – The experimental (but for-profit) artist fund, which was established in 2004 to offer artists financial security, is facing a revolt from participants. Some ...

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