Tag: Works

High Museum of Art Receives Gift of Works by Major Self-Taught Artists – ARTnews.com

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has long had a significant collection of work by self-taught artists in the American South, and this week, the institution received a gift of 47 pieces from the local collectors Harvie and Charles (“Chuck”) Abney that will further augment its holdings. The acquisition includes paintings, sculptures, and drawings by Lonnie Holley, Howard Finster, Henry Speller, Ronald Lockett, ...

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Works by musicians with UAB ties featured in Birmingham Art Music Alliance project – News

The double CD “Alabama String Quartets” features original music by composers living in Alabama — including Matthew Scott Phillips, Brian Moon, Chris Steele and Monroe Golden — performed by Amernet String Quartet. A new musical project spotlights original music by Alabama composers, and features musicians including University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty and alumni. “Alabama String Quartets” is a two-CD set of music composed ...

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Spanish Collector Faked Modigliani, El Greco, and Goya Works – ARTnews.com

An attempted €12.5 million (about $14.7 million) sale of fake works billed as paintings by Amedeo Modigliani, El Greco, and Francisco de Goya has been halted in Spain. According to a report by the newspaper El País, a collector from the Spanish province of Toledo had planned to sell the fake paintings in Switzerland, Mexico, and Germany, with the counterfeit Modigliani priced at €8.5 ...

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Basquiat and Beeple Lead 2021’s Priciest Works at Auction

Auctions at Christie's this month brought in results that rival the highest prices paid for contemporary art at auction in 2020. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Versus Medici (1982). Synthetic polymer paint and oil wax crayon on canvas. Courtesy Sotheby's. Just three months into 2021, works by Beeple and Jean-Michel Basquiat fetched prices that rival the most expensive contemporary art works bought at auction last year. Basquiat's ...

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Museum receives new art of African American works

PORTSMOUTH — The Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center announced a significant gift of art to its permanent collection. The gift is comprised of twenty-five works by African American artists, most of whom are from Ohio. “Over the past several years, the museum has been making a concerted effort to increase the holdings of works created by African American artists. This important gift adds ...

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Vatican Museums: The Works of Mercy #8

"Proclaiming Christ means showing that believing in Him and following Him is not only true and right, but also beautiful. At the heart of the Gospel lies the beauty of God's saving love, manifested in Jesus Christ who died and rose again." Inspired by these words of Pope Francis, the Vatican Museums and Vatican News have teamed up again to explore the masterpieces in ...

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Forman Arts Initiative and Philadelphia Foundation Launch Art Works, a New Grant Program to Support Arts and Culture in Greater Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Forman Arts Initiative (FAI) and Philadelphia Foundation are launching Art Works, a new $3 million grant program for community-based organizations and emerging artists. Art Works is designed to support arts, culture and creativity working in partnership with Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) and other under-served communities. This is the inaugural program from the Forman Arts Initiative and will provide ...

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