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Public art project hopes to build on legacy of Niagara Falls’ North End

For Niagara Falls residents in the community encompassing the stretch of Main Street between the Public Library and the Underground Railroad Heritage Center, hope has long been in short supply. Abandoned buildings and empty storefronts have given the area the appearance of a dilapidated ghost town, despite the region’s geographic proximity to the tourist hotspot that is the Falls themselves.  The Niagara Falls National ...

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Relative of Hilma af Klint Condemns NFT Project – ARTnews.com

Earlier this week, a partnership between Stolpe Publishing, Acute Art, and GODA announced that Hilma af Klint’s artworks from her series “Paintings for the Temple” (1906-1915) had been made into NFTs currently for sale at auction. But, amid the buzzy launch, a relative of af Klint spoke out about the project to Hyperallergic on Tuesday. “Even if you don’t believe in spirits, everyone carries ...

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Wajukuu Art Project Wins Top Award at Documenta 15—and More Prizes – ARTnews.com

Awarded this year on the occasion of the quinquennial exhibition Documenta, this year’s Arnold Bode Prize 2022 has gone to the Nairobi-based Wajukuu Art Project. The prize, which comes with €10,000 and is awarded by the City of Kassel, where the exhibition takes place. Founded in 2004 in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum, the Wajukuu Art Project was established by a group of artists as “a ...

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Berkeley students scream together for art project ‘OUTCRY’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K27GNY9x2d0 In October 2022, UC Berkeley students participated in OUTCRY, a series of more than 400 portraits of women screaming, created by artist Whitney Bradshaw. More than 100 photos from OUTCRY, including the students’ portraits, will be on display on BAMPFA’s huge outdoor screen through Nov. 8. (UC Berkeley video by Clare Major, Alan Toth and Roxanne Makasdjian)   “I like to encourage people ...

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Art show in Brampton will display work of project using What3Words

A new art exhibition will present the work of a community project as well as celebrate Hadrian’s Wall. Called the wall.three.words project, it is part of the Hadrian’s Wall 1900th anniversary festival, the anniversary of the wall’s erection. Over the last six weeks, schools, community groups, artists, and poets of all levels have been busy writing poetry, creating artworks, and engaging with Hadrian’s Wall ...

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Mexican government investigating collector who claims he burned a Frida Kahlo drawing for an NFT charity project

A Florida man who set aflame what appears to be a $10m Frida Kahlo drawing as part of an NFT (non-fungible token) launch is under investigation for federal crimes in Mexico.Martin Mobarak, a Mexican technology entrepreneur and creator of the cryptocurrency AGCoin, filmed his incendiary stunt on 30 July during a private event at his Miami mansion, Mexico Daily Post reported. Guests were invited ...

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