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Art Industry News: King Charles Becomes the First Monarch to Have His Art Sold at Auction—and for 10 Times Its Estimate + 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 25. NEED-TO-READ Artists Blast Gilbert & George’s Private Museum – Chika Okeke-Agulu and Candice Breitz called out the acclaimed U.K. artists for their remarks about the political situation in museums today. Gilbert & ...

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Does the Market Only Pay Attention to Art From the Middle East During Times of Conflict?

On January 28, 2011, Egyptian multimedia artist Ahmed Basiony, 33, returned to Cairo’s Tahrir Square to protest. Just like millions of other Egyptians, he demanded the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak and an end to his 30 years of autocratic rule. Basiony, known for his work in new media technology, screamed and yelled, until he was beaten by riot police and was shot dead ...

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Area teen’s art shows ‘joy through hard times’ (6 photos)

'Art helps me see that I am not my mental health issues. I can work with it and acknowledge it,' said Katelynn Adams If Katelynn Adams’ artwork and community involvement are any indication, the kids really are alright. Adams, 18, has chosen to pursue a career in curating art after volunteering at Midland's Quest Art School and Gallery inspired by curator Virginia Eichhorn. Adams has ...

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Art reflecting critical issues of our times

The Space & Gallery Association (SGA) Shanghai is presenting "Through A Glass and Darkly," a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculptures, photography and installations by eight well-known Chinese artists, offering an array of visual reflections on critical issues in art, life and society.As the title taken from a theological text suggests, the mirror image of ourselves through the reflection in others leads us to better ...

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Local art group born from lockdown ‘Strange Times Quest’ is taking part in Hampshire Open Studios

AN ART group that started in lockdown will be proudly showcasing its work as part of a county-wide initiative this summer. Artists, venues and galleries will be opening their doors to the public for Hampshire Open Studios from August 20 to 29. Winchester art group Strange Times Quest will be taking part, welcoming the public to St Mary’s Chapel Hall over the August bank ...

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A History of Art for Our Times

Charlotte Mullins is an art critic, writer and broadcaster. She has worked as the arts editor of the Independent on Sunday, the editor of Art Review, the V&A Magazine, Art Quarterly and is the newly appointed art critic for Country Life. She has written over ten books, two of which are art books for children, which were published under the pen name Charlie Ayres. ...

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