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Traditional art and heritage festival

Celebrate the coal region and beyond with complimentary meals, folk craft demonstrations and music during the annual Traditional Arts and Heritage Festival. The festival will take place on September 18th from noon to 4pm at the Walk-in Art Center at Parkway 220 in Schuylkill Haven. The Walk-in Art Center is home to the Pennsylvania Folk Art Alliance region of the Burks, Schoolkill, and Lancaster ...

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Yellowknife artists explore Indigenous futures, with traditional materials

A group of artists in Yellowknife came together this summer to create a multimedia art piece that combines technology and moose skins. Showcased at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre along with a mixed reality exhibit exploring Indigenous Futurism, the art piece uses a traditional medium with an innovative twist.In the piece, 360-degree video footage of a hide tanning camp in Lutselk'e is ...

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Four Art Gallerists Create LGDR Consortium, Upending Traditional Model

In one of the strongest signs yet that the art market will not look the same after the pandemic — and in an apparent effort to counter the increasing dominance of mega galleries — four prominent dealers have made the unorthodox decision to consolidate under one roof.Dominique Lévy, Brett Gorvy, Amalia Dayan and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn in January will become LGDR, a consortium that ...

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How Black Art Promoters Are Urging Artists to Look Beyond Traditional White Gatekeepers

A few years ago, the former Atlanta art dealer Jeremiah Ojo was FaceTiming with an artist when he noticed in the background some figural paintings incorporating African fabrics. Thinking the work had potential, he reached out to the artist who made them, an MFA student by the name of Patrick Quarm. Ojo arranged for Quarm to show his paintings to a Houston-based collector of ...

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Traditional Art Buyers Shun NFTs—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 THE AMERICAN ART SCENE HAS LOST A LEGEND. William T. Wiley, an artist of wit and verve, and an art teacher of broad influence, has died at 83, the San Francisco Chronicle reports The Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at the University of California, Davis is at work on a Wiley survey that is scheduled to open in January. ...

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Outstanding ‘Second Careers’ exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art explores traditional, contemporary art from Africa

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Museum of Art has experimented from time to time with installations or temporary exhibitions that mix historical and contemporary art.But it has probably never done so well in this vein as it has in “Second Careers: Two Tributaries in African Art,’' a terrific show on view through Sunday, March 14, that displays nine examples of traditional African art alongside ...

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Head of Indiana museum resigns after job ad sought a director to uphold its ‘traditional, core, white art audience’

"We are ashamed of Newfields' leadership and of ourselves. We have ignored, excluded, and disappointed members of our community and staff. We pledge to do better," Newfield's board of trustees wrote in a statement Wednesday. Venable, 60, became the first president of Newfields, the 152-acre cultural campus home to the IMA and other galleries, earlier this month as part of a change to the ...

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Newfields: ‘We deeply regret’ job description that cited ‘traditional, core, white art audience’ – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Newfields apologized Saturday for a job description in a listing for director of the Indianapolis Museum of Art that explained one of the job duties as “maintaining the Museum’s traditional, core, white art audience.” Newfields is an 152-acre campus on the White River in Indianapolis that includes the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park and ...

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Traditional Gujarati art forms reinvented | Ahmedabad News

Ahmedabad: What if the traditional dhabla – quilt or blanket made of weft and warp of coarse fabric made by artisans in Kutch – are designed as un-stitched draped garment? Or namda, the art of felt on the sheep wool, is employed to wear saddle or stationery? These were some of the concepts explored by the students of National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar ...

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