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Art News: Sand Sculpture Festival, Drag Queen On ‘AlterEgo’

Arts & EntertainmentOther Tampa Bay-area art news: St. Pete model appears in Paris fashion show, Ringling partners with Selby Gardens, colorful crosswalks. Posted Fri, Oct 15, 2021 at 11:06 am ETSand sculptures in past years have included this dramatic monkey duo captured at sunset by photographer Bernard Littlefield. (Bernard Littlefield/courtesy city of Treasure Island)TAMPA BAY, FL — If you're looking for a creative spark ...

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Pre-Hispanic Sculpture of a Woman to Replace Mexico’s Columbus Statue  – ARTnews.com

A statue of Christopher Columbus that once stood in at the center of Mexico City’s most prominent boulevard, Paseo de la Reforma, will be replaced by a replica of a pre-Hispanic carving of an Indigenous women, city officials shared earlier this week. The stone sculpture was unearthed earlier this year in January in the Huasteca region, along the Gulf of Mexico, and was dubbed ...

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Metropolitan Museum of Art to Return 10th Century Sculpture to Nepal – ARTnews.com

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it will return a 10th-century sculpture of a Hindu deity to the government of Nepal. Following a review of its provenance, researchers determined there were gaps in its ownership. The 13-inch square relief sculpture depicts Shiva at the center flanked by two disciples. The religious antiquity once resided in a shrine in ...

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Quirky art on the prairie, and more: Minnesota sculpture park celebrates 25 years

Just off Highway 8 in Shafer, near Taylors Falls in southeast Minnesota, Franconia Sculpture Park has been a part of the surrounding community and the Greater Minnesota and Wisconsin area for 25 years as an educational and recreational space for public art, as well as a day trip destination. It’s not only a gateway to contemporary art for visitors, but also a place where ...

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Birds in Art exhibition opens alongside rooftop sculpture garden // WJFW Newswatch 12

Birds in Art 2021 Photo by Cooper Henckel Story By Cooper Henckel Local News Published 09/12/2021 8:58PM Wausau - The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum opened "Birds in Art" a little earlier than usual Saturday morning. The extended hours for the weekend of September 11th celebrates the 46th collection of world-class avian artwork. Under a different name now, the exhibition's spirit has stayed the ...

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5 Artists Fusing Furniture and Sculpture – ARTnews.com

Everyday designs often bear inadvertent traces of the beliefs and values of the people who produced them. But sometimes, it’s hard to look critically at the things we interact with every day. Several artists are creating works at the intersection of furniture and sculpture. Working within a lineage that includes Donald Judd, Mona Hatoum, Kaari Upson, and Scott Burton, today’s artists prompt viewers to ...

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‘If a Waterfall Freezes, How Do You Read It?’: Watch Lynda Benglis Translate the Energy of Painting Into Boundary-Blurring Sculpture

When most people think of the act of painting, they envision a Picasso-like figure, perhaps wearing a Breton-striped shirt or splattered apron, appraising a canvas with palette and brush in hand. That couldn’t be further from the practice of Lynda Benglis. Though she is a self-proclaimed painter, Benglis is best known for her three-dimensional sculptures that take uncommon forms, made from bulbous lumps of latex, ...

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Rijksmuseum’s New Acquisition Is By ‘Father of Dutch Sculpture’ – ARTnews.com

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has now found that a 14th-century wooden sculpture added to its holdings this past March is the work of Claus Sluter, who is often termed the “father of Dutch sculpture.” Titled Calvary, the small-scale boxwood figure was made in the Netherlands between 1384 and 1482, and stands at nearly two feet high. It depicts the crucifixion of Christ with Mary ...

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