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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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‘Extremely rare’ 17th-century painting of Black woman with White companion placed under export bar from UK

Written by By Sana Noor Haq, CNNA 17th-century painting showing a Black woman with her White companion has been placed under a temporary export bar to reduce the risk of the artwork leaving the United Kingdom. The anonymous painting, described in a statement by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) on Friday as "extremely rare," is valued at £272,800 ($362,060). The ...

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White House warns art world rife with money laundering as Hunter Biden sells paintings for $500,000

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The White House is warning that the art world is fertile ground for money laundering and other financial crimes as the president's son, Hunter Biden, is raising eyebrows by selling paintings for up to half a million dollars — despite lacking any formal art experience. The Biden administration released on Monday a national strategy to counter corruption, ...

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Artist shakes up New York art world with ‘Trump: Parallel Universe’ paintings showing Trump casting Biden out of White House | News

A Moldovan-born artist is making waves in the New York art scene with her collection of paintings titled "Trump: Parallel Universe," depicting the former president in all sorts of scenarios.Lena Ruseva, 44, is the artist behind the controversial works, which show Donald Trump in several drastically different scenes from history and theology, including Trump as an Egyptian sphinx, a Buddhist monk, and as Michael ...

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With a $10 M. Gift, Otis College Establishes Charles White Scholarship – ARTnews.com

A local philanthropist has given Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles a $10 million gift, part of which will go toward establishing an endowment for a four-year scholarship program in perpetuity named after artist Charles White, who taught at the school during the 1960s and ’70s. The donation comes from Mei-Lee Ney, who is the chair of Otis’s board of trustees, ...

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Chicago museum fires all of it’s mostly White female, financially well-off docents for lack of diversity

The Art Institute of Chicago fired all of its trained volunteers and guides last month, who were mostly older White women, to diversify its team. "We were surprised, we were disappointed," Gigi Vaffis, president of the docent council, said in an interview with radio station WBEZ of the firings. "There is an army of very highly skilled docents that are willing and ready and able ...

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Hunter Biden art show adds to White House ethics headache

Hunter Biden, President Biden's son and nascent artist, appeared at his first art exhibition last week where he mingled with prospective buyers. Hunter's art dealings – in which his paintings are priced at up to $500,000 – have alarmed ethics experts, particularly due to his lack of formal art experience. Hunter's attendance at the event came despite the White House previously saying that he would not ...

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Valley News – With artists from afar, White River Junction galleries bring the outside in

At tonight’s First Friday receptions in White River Junction, a pair of recently opened galleries will do something local art viewers don’t often see.Both Tourist, a gallery on South Main Street that opened in January, and Kishka Gallery & Library, which opened this summer on Gates Street, are exhibiting works by artists from far beyond the Upper Valley.For a show titled “Under Pressure,” Tourist ...

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