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Alexander Si’s Witty Portraits of White Culture – ARTnews.com

Alexander Si operates as something of an anthropologist, examining recent phenomena in popular culture. Si trained in media studies at the University of Toronto before completing an MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York, and now researches the impact of technology and media onour well-being. The multimedia artist is an observer who commands a deft ability to capture horrific qualities of ...

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‘White, middle class’ critics of River Cam public art that could cost £150,000 should consider views of working classes, says Cambridge city councillor

Critics of a ‘golden wave’ public art sculpture on the banks of the River Cam are predominantly “white, middle class people‘ who should consider the opinions of the working classes more, a councillor has suggested.Cllr Mairéad Healy (Lab, Romsey) was speaking at a meeting at which councillors approved spending between £80,000 and £150,000 in developer contributions on the controversial artwork, in addition to £120,000 ...

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‘Greenland Ice Sheet Imagined’ is a new art exhibition at Husson University’s Robert E. White Gallery

Exhibit features stark landscapes inspired by scientific papers and photos devoted to global warming BANGOR – Husson’s spring 2022 visiting artist, Alison C. Dibble, will be speaking at a community artist reception on Wednesday, March 23 from 2-3 p.m. at the Robert E. White Gallery, adjacent to the University’s Campus Center in Peabody Hall. Peabody Hall is located at 54 College Circle in Bangor. ...

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When Science and Art collide: White City Sculpture Challenge | Imperial News

Imperial’s Dreamteam will host their first student-led installation challenge this summer, driving synergy between art and science. The 2022 Sculpture Challenge will provide students the opportunity to collaborate and bring their vision to reality, resulting in the winning sculpture having a permanent presence at the White City Campus. The Challenge is to create an original work which will become a permanent installation on Campus. ...

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Turns Out the Diamond Skull That Damien Hirst and White Cube Said They Sold for $100 Million in 2007 Still Belongs to Them

Damien Hirst, who in 2007 claimed to have sold a diamond-studded skull for £50 million ($100 million) to a group of anonymous investors, has officially admitted that the deal never actually happened. In a profile published in the New York Times on the occasion of his first New York show in four years, Hirst said the work, titled For the Love of God and allegedly made ...

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Stanley Whitney on Finding His Way Through Erasure in the White Art World and Competition Among Black Artists

Stanley Whitney, installation at Gagosian Rome. Photo: Matteo D’Eletto, M3 Studio. Courtesy Gagosian and the artist. You finished the school and in ’68 you finally went to New York, which was very different from now. The art bar scene was still alive. Yeah, there were still the art bars. I was in Max’s Kansas City, Fanelli’s; in ’68 there was still kind of a Bohemian ...

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‘Black Bodies, White Spaces’ features some of the most important living Black artists

“Black Bodies, White Spaces: Invisibility & Hypervisibility” is a group show of contemporary Black artists unlike any that I’ve seen in a gallery space in Dallas.Curated by London-based Aindrea Emelife at the Green Family Art Foundation, it’s filled to the brim with large paintings by many of the most important living Black artists, including Nina Chanel Abney, Amy Sherald, Derek Fordjour, Jordan Casteel, Deborah ...

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Sculptor Angela Bulloch on Two Things She Needs to Create Her Colorful Sculptures: White Walls and Silence

In an era of continuous screen time and burgeoning virtual and augmented realities, Angela Bulloch’s entrancing, and sometimes destabilizing, sculpture creates a profound visual experience that is akin to the digital, but wholly physical. The Canada-born artist first came to prominence in the late 1980s while in art school in London, where she was associated with the so-called Young British Artists. Bulloch, who has ...

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