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British Museum shines spotlight on MENA artists in new exhibition

  Hengameh Golestan ‘Untitled (1979)’ This image comes from the self-taught photographer’s “Witness ’79” series, which documented a demonstration by more than 100,000 women on the streets of Tehran protesting the recently issued post-revolution ruling that women had to wear the hijab. “The mood was one of anticipation and excitement, and a bit of fear,” she has said of the protest. “We were actively ...

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Art and Science Share Spotlight at Museum in Pilsen | Chicago News

In Pilsen, scientists are currently exploring centuries-old paintings from colonial-era Mexico. They are searching for clues to find out more about the artwork. Chicago Tonight visited the National Museum of Mexican Art for a meet-up of art and science. The museum has been closed to the public for more than a year. But the staff stays busy – they’re assisting visiting scientists who hope ...

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Charcoal artist in spotlight at Harbor Art Gallery

PORT ANGELES — Harbor Art Gallery is featuring charcoal artist Lance Snider for the months of March and April. Snider will be at the gallery at 114 N. Laurel St., greet visitors Thursday, March 11, and Thursday, April 8. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Social distancing and masks are required. Snider said he has been obsessed ...

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Numbers game: UK cultural emergency funds in the spotlight

Is computer-assisted decision-making the way to go? Zoonar/Alamy Stock Photo Why are some organisations worth saving and others not, post the ravages of Covid-19? A software tool, Spotlight, developed by the Tory MP Michael Gove’s office—which claims to bring “greater confidence, efficiency and speed to decision-making”—has been used to vet applications for the government’s Covid-19 Cultural Recovery Fund, so far helping to allocate more ...

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World Wide Web of art for local league – Spotlight News

COLONIE — The Colonie Art League is pivoting. While the 46-year-old organization normally hosts its art shows in person, the pandemic has squashed the prospect this year. However, members are not allowing that to stop them from showing off their art. The Colonie Art League will host its annual holiday art show and sale virtually, from Dec. 1 to Jan. 31, 2021. To view ...

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‘Hope’ Artist Shepard Fairey Is Back in the Spotlight With a New Four-Letter Word on TIME’s Cover + 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, October 22. NEED-TO-READ Is the Black Lives Matter Movement Speeding Up Restitution Efforts? – Bénédicte Savoy, the academic who co-authored France’s major report on the restitution of African heritage, has said that the Black ...

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