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Art company behind ‘straight white men pass the power’ posters given £3million of taxpayers’ money

A poster pictured in London with the sentiment went viral after being shared on Twitter An art company which created posters telling straight white men to pass the power was given £3million in government funding.The controversial posters went viral when author Douglas Murray posted a picture of one taken in Southwark, London, on Twitter.Comments on the posters ranged from bemusement to fury at such ...

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Top dance school in Leeds scraps BALLET auditions branding it an ‘elitist white art form’

A top British dance school has dropped ballet from its auditions after branding it an 'elitist art form', built around 'white European ideas and body shapes'. The Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) reviewed the dance as part of a wider plan to 'decolonise the curriculum', and consider the impact of race and gender on dance.The Leeds-based school will no longer require ballet as part of ...

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Art Industry News: ‘Jumbo Photographs’ of Joe Biden Just Replaced Norman Rockwells on View at the White House for Four Decades + 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 Wednesday, July 6. NEED-TO-READ Those Just Stop Oil People Are Going So Fast We’re Losing Track – The new eco-activist trend of gluing your hand to famous paintings is spreading like, erm, wildfire. Here’s the ...

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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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