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Climate Activists Stage Glue Protest at the Uffizi—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines A STICKY SITUATION. Glue-wielding climate activists have hit another art museum, this time in Italy, the Associated Press reports. After a string of high-profile incidents in the United Kingdom in recent weeks that have involved protesters gluing themselves to the frames of famed artworks, hoping to draw attention to global warming, a man and woman ...

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Seeking to Cultivate Young Collectors, Art Intelligence Global Is Teaming Up With a Japanese Streetwear Brand to Stage Roving Shows

Art Intelligence Global (AIG), the advisory firm founded last year by former Sotheby’s bigwigs Amy Cappellazzo, Yuki Terase, and Adam Chinn, is moving into the gallery world—and they’re joining forces with a high-profile streetwear brand to do it.  Today, the company announced that it has partnered with the fashion label Onitsuka Tiger to launch Tiger Gallery, a roving art initiative that will put contemporary ...

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NFTs Take Center Stage at Brazil’s SP-Arte – ARTnews.com

“Every fair is doing NFTs now,” quipped Fernanda Feitosa, the director of São Paulo’s SP-Arte. “It’s good to have, for educational purposes.” At that fair, there were three booths focusing on NFTs, by the gallery Kogan Amaro Digital Art and the initiatives Aura.NFT and Tropix. All three booths featured Latin American artists from a range of backgrounds, from longtime net artists to newcomer crypto ...

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Whitney Workers Stage Union Event on Night of the Biennial Opening – ARTnews.com

Workers at the Whitney Museum in New York handed out leaflets Tuesday night in below-freezing temperature calling for support of their union as VIP guests arrived at an invite-only opening of the 2022 Whitney Biennial, the institution’s hallmark exhibition that occurs every two years. About three dozen Whitney workers and allied workers from other museums stood in front of the Whitney to call attention ...

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Nikita Gale Creates a Pressurized Stage for Anticipation at 52 Walker – ARTnews.com

Six aluminum bleachers dispersed throughout the gallery at 52 Walker in New York might initially have read as seating for a performance. At first dormant, the lighting program kicked into gear: luminous rays bathed the gallery in diffuse colors as they traced its perimeter, spotlighting the walls, floor, and ceiling, looking for a subject on which to settle. But there was no proscenium, no ...

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MoMA to Stage Extensive Wolfgang Tillmans Survey in September – ARTnews.com

Wolfgang Tillmans, one of the most influential photographers working today, will be the subject of a survey at the Museum of Modern Art. Set to open this September in New York, the show, titled “Wolfgang Tillmans: To look without fear,” will be one of the Berlin- and London-based artist’s biggest outings to date. After its run at MoMA, the exhibition will head to the ...

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Dallas Museum of Art to Stage Matthew Wong Retrospective – ARTnews.com

The late artist Matthew Wong broke into the art world around 2017 with his luminous landscapes: blue mountains blanketed with snow, frozen lakes, hypnotic skies composed of cobblestone brushstrokes. Melancholic and mosaic, his art was heralded as a worthy successor of Vincent van Gogh—with intriguing elements of Fauvism and Gustav Klimt. Wong was self-taught, and people responded to the earnestness of his feelings. In ...

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Selfridges Department Store to Stage Victor Vasarely Exhibition – ARTnews.com

In a mash of collaborations between art, fashion, and technology, the Selfridges department store in London has partnered with fashion brand Paco Rabanne and Fondation Vasarely to present “Universe,” a physical exhibition and NFT and metaverse venture marking the 25th anniversary of the death of famed Op artist Victor Vasarely. The collaboration to mount this exhibition comes after Paco Rabanne creative director Julien Dossena used several of ...

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Powerful oratory to take center stage at art center

A group of "voice artists" will gather at Shanghai Oriental Art Center on September 11 for a multimedia recitation entitled "The Power of Voice" that features famous literati's classic selections.The programs include selections from Kahlil Gibran's "The Prophet," Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl," Helen Keller's "The Story of My Life," writings by William Shakespeare and Paul Gauguin, as well as speeches ...

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Art takes center stage in downtown Aurora

Back along New York Street, Janice Rodriguez, working in her fledgling effort, has been under the guidance of a young but more experienced artist, Pierre Lucero. He has been involved with many artistic ventures in Aurora, including the Black Lives Matter murals on the wood that covered broken windows downtown after the unrest in the summer of 2020 following the death of George Floyd ...

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