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Obama ‘Hope’ Work Sells for $735,000—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE KEY TO THE CITY. If the lawyer Frank Gilbert had picked a different line of work, New York City might look very different today. Many other parts of the United States might, too. Gilbert, who campaigned to prevent Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal from being demolished in the 1960s, and who was involved in crafting many preservation ...

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Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art Staff Decry Toxic Work Environment – ARTnews.com

Employees at the Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art (MMK) have for the second time alleged that the institution fosters a toxic workplace environment. A six-page letter signed by around 80 percent of the staff reiterated grievances against the toxic workplace environment that were first made in 2019, when the museum’s director, Susanne Pfeffer, was only a year into her tenure. The new letter detailed ...

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Art & Design students showcase work at Makers Fair – FE News

Students from our Level 3 Art & Design course recently had the chance to take part in a local Makers Fair, during Saltaire Arts Trail, a popular arts event run over the May bank holiday by Saltaire Inspired – an arts charity, creating quality contemporary arts events in unique settings. This was a fantastic opportunity for the students, gaining experience of running their own ...

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Artwey artists displaying work for Dorset Art Weeks

Colour and creativity will be promoted by local artists displaying work as part of Dorset Art Weeks. Some 50 artists from the community arts group - made up of Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester artists - will be taking part in the art extravaganza, which will be held across the county from May 14 to 29. They will be exhibiting their work through multi-artist group ...

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Iconic H. R. Giger Work Heads to Sale at New York’s Independent Fair – ARTnews.com

At this year’s Independent Fair in New York, there are the requisite “rediscoveries,” like Birgit Jürgenssen, straight from the Venice Biennale to Galerie Hubert Winter’s booth, and the semi-unexpected oddities, like Renate Druks’s perplexing paintings of cats, now on view in a showcase courtesy of the Ranch. But nothing makes an impression in quite the same way as a pair of outstretched alien hands ...

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Who is Henri Matisse? Why is His Art Work Important? – ARTnews.com

Ripe fruit, luxurious fabrics, comely women, a window with a view of an ultramarine sea: the world of Henri Matisse is one of pleasures. Along with fellow modernist Pablo Picasso, he is one of the giants of the 20th-century avant-garde, a perennial subject of blockbuster exhibitions whose cut-paper figures are among the most famous images in art history. According to several recent biographies, he ...

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Raymond Roussel’s Work Reshapes Our Understanding of Surrealism – ARTnews.com

IN THE SPRING OF 1912, Marcel Duchamp went to see a very strange play. It had been advertised around Paris with a poster displaying twelve disconcerting scenes: an earthworm playing a zither, a thermomechanical orchestra powered by an imaginary substance named “bexium,” a rolling statue made of whalebone corset stays, and other fanciful technologies, works of art, animals, and often unfortunate human beings (who were ...

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Artist Dineo Seshee Bopape’s Latest Work Focuses on Water and Memory – ARTnews.com

Artist Dineo Seshee Bopape’s latest work started with what on the surface seems like a straightforward invitation from curator Chus Martínez: come swim with me. The location was a world away for an artist from South Africa: off the Solomon Islands in Oceania. But the invitation hit close to home. “I’m not a good swimmer,” Bopape said, “but I was keen.” Bopape ended up ...

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