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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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Chainsaw artist Della Meredith turns ordinary wood into art

Dickinson, Texas-Some artists use brushes and canvases-but the media that Dela Meredith likes is much larger. This unique artist uses a chainsaw to turn an old tree into a wonderful work of art. Meredith, who lives near the Gulf of Texas, first carved Tiki and Pelicans and worked on woodworking. But in 2016, when she carved a five-foot-high sculpture of former Houston Texans player ...

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Napan Dan Knego turns castoff metal into art | Local News

“I have probably 70 in my house,” he said, “and then my wife said, 'That will be enough of that.'”From there, he moved on to building trees from barrel staves. A collection of the wooden trees are placed around his front yard, which can easily be seen by anyone passing on Browns Valley Road.Knego describes himself as a “recycling artist.” Many of his sculptures ...

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The Turner Prize Turns Toward Art Collectives, and Other News – SURFACE

The Design Dispatch offers expertly written and essential news from the design world crafted by our dedicated team. Think of it as your cheat sheet for the day in design delivered to your inbox before you’ve had your coffee. Subscribe now.  Have a news story our readers need to see? Submit it here. This year’s Turner Prize’s shortlist consists entirely of socially engaged art collectives. Following ...

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All Good News: OC holocaust survivor turns 100, keeps up passion for art throughout her life

ANAHEIM (KABC) -- She fled the Nazi's during world war two, moved to a foreign land and made Southern California her home. Now Desiree Engle is celebrating a milestone birthday: 100 years!"Somebody sent me a birthday card that says you may be 100, but you think you're only 40! That's exactly how I feel. Maybe 60!" laughed Engel.Desiree has an incredible story, dating back ...

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