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Killeen High School art student wins top Temple College prize | Local News

Like most any student, one Killeen High School junior finds difficulty in motivating herself to put in the hours of study necessary to make the grades she wants to make.Unlike any other student, Amarilis Muniz Otero expressed those contradicting feelings into a compelling color pencil drawing that won an art award.At Temple College Art Competition held recently, Otero emerged as one of two Award ...

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Live from the Brooklyn Museum—Today’s Top Stories!

Most people don’t trust the news anymore, but everyone still seems to want a piece of it. Hedge funds are scooping up TV stations. Billionaires are buying newspapers and tech platforms. A few hours before Elon Musk finalized a deal to purchase Twitter, last month, a super PAC turned artists’ collective launched a news network in the lobby of the Brooklyn Museum. (Mission statement: ...

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Wajukuu Art Project Wins Top Award at Documenta 15—and More Prizes – ARTnews.com

Awarded this year on the occasion of the quinquennial exhibition Documenta, this year’s Arnold Bode Prize 2022 has gone to the Nairobi-based Wajukuu Art Project. The prize, which comes with €10,000 and is awarded by the City of Kassel, where the exhibition takes place. Founded in 2004 in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum, the Wajukuu Art Project was established by a group of artists as “a ...

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Arts Patrons Are Among Top Political Donors Ahead of Midterms – ARTnews.com

Arts benefactors rank among the top conservative donors pouring funding into the political circuit ahead of the U.S. mid-term elections. Ken Griffin, Larry Ellison and Stephen A. Schwarzman are each among the top 10 political donors backing Republican fundraising ahead of Tuesday’s election, according to recently released data by OpenSecrets, which tracks political funding. Together, the three have contributed $135 million to conservative-leaning groups. ...

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Why Hollywood Talent Agencies Are Teaming Up with Today’s Top Artists – ARTnews.com

Few visual artists are household names like Warhol, Basquiat, or Picasso. But if Hollywood’s top talent agencies have any say, contemporary artists could have more of that type of mass appeal by taking advantage of the full range of their creative pursuits. Earlier this year, United Talent Agency, one of the three major talent agencies, announced that it would open a three-story exhibition space ...

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What Did the ARTnews Top 200 Collectors Buy in 2022? – ARTnews.com

The collectors who rank on ARTnews’s annual Top 200 list are often avid travelers, heading to various locales around the world to see—and buy—great art. While the pandemic’s lockdown in 2020 brought all that to a halt, this summer’s loosening of travel restrictions in many countries saw these collectors go on the move once again. Many collectors, both those based in the U.S. and ...

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The ARTnews Top 200 Collectors List 2022 Edition: An Introduction – ARTnews.com

What are the world’s top collectors looking to buy in the next 12 months? Many won’t say. Asked whose work they’ll soon be on the prowl for, Seattle-based collectors Josef Vascovitz and Lisa Goodman told ARTnews, “Mostly it’s a secret—otherwise someone else will buy them first!” They were keen to admit, however, that they’ve purchased pieces by Betye Saar, Carolina Caycedo, and Peter Uka. ...

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ARTnews Celebrates Launch of the 2022 Edition of the Top 200 Collectors Issue – ARTnews.com

Last week, ARTnews celebrated this year’s Top 200 Collectors list (to publish online October 4) with a cocktail party at the New York City apartment of Roger Sant and his late wife Vicki Sant, veterans of the Top 200 list.   The co-hosts of the evening were ARTnews‘s Editor-in Chief, Sarah Douglas, and Luke Bahrenburg, Executive Vice President of Art Media, as well as Top ...

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