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Banksy art carved off wall in Lowestoft so it can be sold in US for millions | UK News

A building owner in Lowestoft has removed a portion of wall containing an original Banksy mural.  Workmen arrived over the weekend to carve away the artwork, which is expected to sell for millions in the US. The piece, depicting a child building a sandcastle with a crowbar, was one of 10 created in the area over the summer, during his Great British Spraycation.Following its ...

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The Nikes Michael Jordan Wore During His Fifth-Ever NBA Game Just Sold for a Record $1.5 Million + 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 Monday, October 25. NEED-TO-READ Museums in Central America Are in Financial Peril – A recent survey from the National Autonomous University of Mexico has warned that dozens of museums across Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean ...

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Authentic Warhol Sold Among $250 Fakes – ARTnews.com

New York Collective Hides Authentic Warhol in Sale of $250 FakesNew York art collective MSCHF is selling nearly 1,000 images of an Andy Warhol drawing—one of which is the original work itself—for $250. The group is selling the stash through a website called the Museum of Forgeries. MSCHF purchased Fairies, the authentic 1954 ballpoint pen drawing, depicting three winged figures; the collective said it ...

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Anderson Cooper Sold His Mom’s Art on Instagram for Years (Even From Baghdad) Under a Fake Name + 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, October 26. NEED-TO-READ America’s North Faces Its Own Monument Reckoning – Monuments in the American South explicitly champion proponents of slavery and the Civil War, but monuments in the North have their own dark ...

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The Most Expensive Works by Mark Rothko Sold at Auction – ARTnews.com

Mark Rothko’s abstractions, recognizable for their rectangularly shaped floating forms and thin washes of color, have been said by critics and historians to invoke the metaphysical. The Russian-American painter relied on these formal elements to imbue his canvases with grand meaning. He famously remarked his works comprise the basic tenets of human feeling: “tragedy, ecstasy, doom.” The artist is remembered for his disdain for ...

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The Most Expensive Yoshitomo Nara Works Ever Sold at Auction – ARTnews.com

Considered one of Japan’s most important artists alive today, Yoshitomo Nara has had a slow burn of a career. He is known for his images of menacing wide-eyed Manga-style children that tap into universal angst. The inspiration for these works, which he first began in the ’90s, ranges vastly, drawing disparate sources from rock music to children’s fables to Japanese cartoons and more. New ...

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Hunter Biden’s art massively overpriced, experts say: ‘What is being sold is the Biden name’

Hunter Biden's artwork, the prices for which range between $75,000 and $500,000, are highly overpriced and indicate that buyers will be paying for the Biden last name, rather than the art itself, experts say. Their assessments will likely add to what is a growing ethics problem for President Biden. Three art critics and one art professor – Geoffrey Young, Ben Davis, Tabish Khan and John Ploff, ...

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MFA Houston Allegedly Has Painting Sold Under Duress During WWII – ARTnews.com

The Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, an organization that researches works looted during World War II, is calling on the Museum of Fine Arts Houston to return an 18th-century painting to the heirs of a German-Jewish collector. The MFA asserts that the sale of the work was “legitimate” and that there is therefore no need to restitute the painting. In a ...

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