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Getty Museum to Return Illegally Excavated Orpheus Sculptures to Italy – ARTnews.com

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles will return a group of Orpheus sculptures to Italy after investigators said that the artifacts were illegally excavated and exported. In September, they will be sent to Rome. According to the museum, the Antiquities Trafficking Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office had first raised concerns about the terracotta sculptures, which are more than 2,000 years old. Timothy ...

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Sculptures turn heads at Shrewsbury art trail

A giant egg sculpture at Shrewsbury Castle has turned heads. Picture: Andy HughesGiant sculptures by Andrew Logan have been brought to the Shrewsbury by the town's business improvement district, in partnership with Shrewsbury Arts Trail. Also on the trail are pieces by the likes of Banksy, Andy Warhol and Damian Hirst.They are on display until the end of August and have now been featured ...

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Art Industry News: The Armory Show Is Playing Doubles With the U.S. Tennis Association to Serve Up Ambitious Sculptures at the U.S. Open + 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 Thursday, June 30. NEED TO READ Antwaun Sargent Gets the Profile Treatment – Ruth La Ferla goes long on Antwaun Sargent, the 33-year-old “part art nerd, part crusader” who is championing Black artists through his ...

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Coleman Collins’s DNA is a Material in Sculptures about Inheritance – ARTnews.com

Lately, Coleman Collins has been cutting, marking, and converting his DNA sequence into videos, sculptures, and prints. Using iterative processes, he tests the limits of his materials, producing errors, variations, and gaps that probe the concept of inheritance. These experiments are on view at the new location of the gallery Brief Histories as part of “Body Errata,” the artist’s first solo show in New ...

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Ruth Asawa’s intricate sculptures come to Modern Art Oxford

In a 1957 photograph by Imogen Cunningham, a baby drinks from a bottle of milk and children play, while their mother, the artist Ruth Asawa, studiously works on one of her sinuous wire sculptures. The image reveals how deeply life and art were entwined for the San Francisco-based artist, who made her studio in the family home where she raised six children. “Art deals ...

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Can Louise Bourgeois’s Paintings Unlock Her Sculptures’ Mysteries? – ARTnews.com

The works that come to mind when one thinks of Louise Bourgeois are her iconic sculptures of spiders, doll-like figures, and forms recalling genitalia. But before Bourgeois ever began working in three dimensions, she was a painter. Bourgeois’s paintings are now the subject of a small survey at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Looking at these under-recognized works, the show’s curators believe, can potentially ...

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Kristi Cavataro’s Stained Glass Sculptures – ARTnews.com

Untitled stained-glass sculptures by Kristi Cavataro in her 2021 exhibition at Ramiken. Photo Dario Lasagni/Courtesy Ramiken TACKED TO THE WALLS on either end of the South Bronx studio where sculptor Kristi Cavataro has lived and worked since graduating from Cooper Union in 2015 are two sets of exploratory drawings. On one side is an array of precise renderings showing complex configurations of three-dimensional geometric ...

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Three Ai Wei Wei Sculptures Stolen From Hamburg Gallery – ARTnews.com

Three glass sculptures by artist Ai Weiwei were snatched from an exhibition at a gallery in Hamburg, Germany, during a daytime heist. As of Friday, local authorities are still appealing to the public for any information that could lead to the perpetrator behind the theft at Lumas Galerie, which is located on the city’s upscale shopping street Neuer Well. Security alarms at the gallery reportedly did not alert ...

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Art Industry News: Who Said Head Sculptures Were a Bust? Suddenly Everyone Is Buying Above-the-Shoulder Statues + 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 Tuesday, April 12. NEED-TO-READ Bored Ape NFT Owners Sue OpenSea – Three former owners of Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs are suing the OpenSea marketplace for alleged negligence after they lost access to their Apes ...

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Contested Comfort Women Sculptures Will Again Go on View in Japan – ARTnews.com

A controversial survey of works addressing the history of censorship in Japan, titled “After ‘Freedom of Expression?’”, will be restaged in its entirety at a public gallery in Tokyo April 2—5. The restaging is the latest in a censorship scandal around the survey dating back to its opening at the Aichi Triennale in Nagoya in 2019. Three days after it opened, the exhibition was ...

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