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Painting bought by art historian Christopher Wright for $88 turns out to be worth over $54,000, Trending News

A painting bought by art historian Christopher Wright for $88 has turned out to be worth almost $55,000. He believed that the artwork was a copy of a painting by Sir Anthony van Dyck, but it was actually an original by the Flemish court painter to King Charles I in the 17th-century. Also see | World’s most famous stolen paintings that have never been found! ...

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Metro Vancouver artist turns trash into treasure by using plastic to create stunning art – BC

For the past year, Roger Brenninkmeyer has been turning people’s trash into someone else’s treasure. The Metro Vancouver artist is the founder and creative director of the Plastic Essence Collaborative (PECO), a Burnaby-based art company that turns plastic bags and overwrap into stunning pieces of three-dimensional artwork.“We can actually create new product out of something that is going straight to the garbage can,” ...

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Mexican doctor turns human DNA into personalised works of art

Image: Genoma23A Mexican doctor and exponent of ‘BioArt’ turns human DNA into personalised works of art.The Mexican doctor and researcher Juan Roldán, who has been living in Girona since 2008, has created the company Genoma23 to produce and sell personalised works of art made with human DNA.The idea was developed by Roldán using a mathematical algorithm that translates genetic information into unique strokes and ...

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Indiana Township neuroscientist turns her passion to art

YeePing Lucia Wong Yip, born in China and raised in Hong Kong, worked as a cancer researcher for nearly four decades before reigniting her childhood passion for art. Paintings by the Indiana Township neuroscientist-turned-artist are on exhibit at Cooper-Siegel Community Library in Fox Chapel. As an artist, Yip uses the name Lucia Wong. “I am inspired by my travels, looking at the beautiful scenery ...

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Sigur Rós Star Jónsi Turns a Gallery into a Volcanic Transport Station – ARTnews.com

It’s been a while since I felt content describing an experience as indescribable, but that is the word that presented itself most forcefully after walking into Icelandic artist Jónsi’s first New York gallery show. After a pandemic-induced spell limited to constrained screens and stereo equipment at home, it is really something to wander into the all-encompassing presence of sound generated by some 200 speakers ...

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Turns Out the Success of Artist Neo Rauch Is Based on a ‘Historical Misunderstanding,’ Per the New Yorker + 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, September 28. NEED-TO-READ Family Battle Over Looted Art Makes Trouble for Auction House – The heirs to a Lovis Corinth painting that was looted from their grandparents by the Nazis are battling Austrian auction ...

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Artist turns seafloor into art by creating underwater museums

Over the past 15 years, Jason deCaires Taylor has been transforming sea floors into public art spaces. The sculptor, environmentalist and underwater photographer has created projects that often explore the relationship between humans and the natural world. Taylor first created Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park, found just 15 feet down off the coast of Grenada. The project started with casting living Grenadians in plaster – after ...

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Saxon Reynolds turns forefathers’ rubbish into Wunderkammer treasure

When Saxon Reynolds's dad died in 2012, he inherited an abundance of materials, antique weapons, businesses and numerous pre-loved items.Both his father Garry and grandfather Clifford were collectors slash hoarders."Overnight I became the only son of an only son, who has inherited all of these things. Basically, anything you can imagine someone collecting, they collected," the assemblage artist and secondary art teacher said.As a ...

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Artist turns South Philadelphia art gallery into Bodega

Behind the gallery is a stockpile of prayer candles (Belladora) painted with religious images of Lugo’s own sly version. His distinctive style is to replace the person’s head with a teddy bear’s head. The soda machine in the corner is covered with graffiti stickers and topped with stacked rolls of toilet paper wrapped in a Lugo-designed package. Sean Lugo designed a rapper for toilet ...

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