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‘Shang-Chi’ masters the art of the Marvel origin story

Review by Brian Lowry, CNN “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” conjures a slick addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one that owes less to the comics than most of its predecessors. The movie not only strikes a welcome blow for inclusion with its predominantly Asian cast, but deftly juggles epic world building with lighter comedy in a way that should appeal ...

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Mercedes Azpilicueta’s Textiles Retell the Story of the Lieutenant Nun – ARTnews.com

Catalina de Erauso was a seventeenth-century Basque nun who escaped her convent, traveled to South America, and became a murderous, womanizing conquistador, under various male guises. The so-called Lieutenant Nun has been the subject of plays, novels, and films, but her transgressions are relayed in a more unconventional, fragmented mode by artist Mercedes Azpilicueta in her beguiling exhibition “Bondage of Passions” now at Gasworks ...

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How a passion for Art shaped Jermine Hodge’s story – News Room Guyana

By Akeem Greene From rags to riches. It is a common theme some millennials use to aptly describe a transformation in their financial status in society. For Jermine ‘Adept’ Hodge, his riches are not in finances- well, just not yet- but in the value of hard work and apprenticeship, which have resulted in life-changing circumstances. The 28-year-old Guyanese takes homage to a statement: “The ...

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Winston Churchill, Angelina Jolie and an $11.5 million painting of Morocco: Exploring the fascinating story behind this week’s biggest art news

DUBAI: “Happy are the painters, for they are never alone.” While many of us could mistake this famous quote for a comment by countless artists, you may be surprised to learn it was said by none other than  Britain’s wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, whose passion for painting recently made headlines around the world. Earlier this week, a painting of Marrakesh by the famed World War ...

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Duped You: The Story Of Knoedler’s $80m Art Fraud

Made You Look: The True Story About Fake Art, is a new to Netflix documentary. It charts the demise of Knoedler New York’s oldest commercial art gallery. It’s a fascinating insight into America’s most significant art fraud. This $80m deception duped some of the world’s highest-profile Experts, Collectors, Museums, even the Chairman of Sotheby’s, Dominico De Soles, who purchased one. “It was credible, to ...

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Sunday Story: Art With Heart

Art has long been viewed as a source of healing and joy. When Short Pump resident Yvette Wolfe’s father received a cancer diagnosis in March 2020, her daughter Ellie, 14, wanted to do something to cheer him up and turned to her love of art to brighten up his home. This lit a spark for her to paint more, and at the onset of ...

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