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Art Dubai 2022 opens new horizons for participating galleries

Art Dubai, the world’s leading platform for art and artists from the Middle East and the South, has opened up new creative and commercial horizons for the galleries featured in the largest-ever edition of the world art fair held this year. Participating galleries praised the event for its “positive energy”, the quality of […]

Postmodernism

What is the Art Renewal Center?

In the early 1970s, the great melodramatic artistic debates of the 20th century were running out of steam: abstraction versus representation, competence versus theory, popular versus elite. But for New Jersey-based food maker, art collector and millionaire Fred Ross, the debates never ended. It represents a crossroads in the history of art, far from the […]

Visual arts

Potpourri of art, artists in the city

Delhi’s art scene is once again accelerating, and the ongoing Awadh Art Festival is adding momentum to the same. Composed of a mixture of artistic approaches and different mediums, this collective exhibition, in its fourth edition, presents 172 works by 86 artists. Among the lesser known and more seasoned artists, marauding the pandemic, we can […]

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Visionary artist Dan Graham, known for his glass pavilions and astrological prowess, has died aged 79

Famous American artist Dan Graham has passed away. His galleries have confirmed that he died on Saturday February 19 at the age of 79 in New York City – the cause of death has not been announced. He is survived by his wife, the artist Mieko Meguro. A true multidisciplinary, Graham has worked across sculpture, […]

Visual arts

Launch of the first NFT art forum in Saudi Arabia

Sotheby’s and the Visual Arts Commission of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture have announced a new digital arts forum in the kingdom as part of the ongoing public program for the Diriyah Biennale. The conference, dubbed the Digital Art Forum, which is a first of its kind for the kingdom, will be held from February […]

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Carmen Herrera, Cuban-born artist who rose to prominence at 89, dies at 106

At 94, Ms Herrera, Giacometti slim, with wire-rimmed glasses and shoulder-length bone-white hair, was housebound, a royal woman in a wheelchair, suffering from arthritis, but still painting. How had she persevered after decades of being unknown? “I do it because I have to; it’s a compulsion that also gives me pleasure,” she told The Times […]

Popular culture

The Andy Warhol exhibition opens in Fresno this weekend | Entertainment

Opening Saturday, February 5, 2022, the Fresno Art Museum will host Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop, Works from the Bank of America Collection. The exhibition will remain open until June 26, 2022. Featuring 94 works of art spanning forty years of photographic screen printing, the exhibition includes portfolios and individual prints by Warhol, […]

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Imagery Becomes Texture: The Latest from Corners Gallery | Art

ITHACA, NY – Founded in San Francisco in 1962 and based in New York since 1967, Artforum magazine has long been a fixture in contemporary – specifically, so-called “contemporary” – art. Known for its distinctive 10½ x 10½ inch footprint and bright, often garish visual content, the post was both widely read and widely mocked. […]

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Home Truths: How to Bring Your Home to Life with Art

Art performs many functions around the house. Interior designers rely on him to bring to life the pieces they’ve imagined since their first moodboards, sourcing trips and custom orders. For example, Francois Sultane and the Mlinaric, Henry and Zervudachi the studio uses illustrations to provide color and texture; Beata Heman and Luke Edward Room use […]

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KAWS launches its first major solo exhibition in London

Artist KAWS launches his first major solo exhibition in London, NEW FICTION, KAWS (Brian Donnelly b.1974) at the Serpentine. It will present new and recent physical and augmented reality works from January 18 to February 27, 2022. Brooklyn-based KAWS is considered one of the most innovative artists of his generation The exhibition is curated by […]

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Affordable, quirky art adds vitality and visual interest to a home: shop smart with these tips

Art dealer Heidi Lawrence calls it “going the loop.” Someone walks into her Lake Oswego gallery, nods when she says hello, then slides in to look at the paintings, sculptures and art glass. A card next to each piece has the price and description. When the visitor repeats a loop, it is to focus on […]

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Death of Wayne Thiebaud: the Californian painter was 101 years old

Wayne Thiebaud is deceased. He was 101 years old. A UC Davis faculty teacher for more than 40 years, Thiebaud died at his home in Sacramento on Saturday. His death was confirmed on Instagram by his Acquavella gallery. “It is with great sadness that we celebrate the passing of a truly remarkable man, Wayne Thiebaud,” […]

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Moroccan artist Nabil El-Makhloufi evokes the importance of “enigmatic situations” in his work

DUBAI: From a delicate figurative drawing by Kahlil Gibran to Etel Adnan’s tricolor painting “Planet 8”, a recent exhibition at the Middle East Institute in Washington showcased the works of established and emerging Arab artists who have built their lives and their career in America. “Converging Lines: Tracing the Artistic Lineage of the Arab Diaspora […]

Postmodernism

Intellectualizing art: the work of Emre Hüner[Elektroisolazyon]’at Arter

In its conceptually freest and historically avant-garde form, experiencing the perplexity that contemporary art can instill is tantamount to living behind a language barrier. With only fragments of understanding and subject to frames of exclusivity, both mimetic when not entirely opaque, the heartbreaking charge of postmodern artists is that they support veils of darkness so […]

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Pace Gallery: Irving Penn: Photographism

Rhythm Gallery present Irving Penn: photography, an exhibition that brings together around 30 photographs, embodying Penn’s revolutionary photographic style. Stretching from 1939 to the beginning of the 2000s, the works presented will be accompanied by archival documents and rarely seen preparatory sketches, which articulate the notion of “photographism” of the artist. The exhibition proposes that […]

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Architects Jaqueline Lessa and Francisco Pardo on how looking to Mexico’s past helps them design for the future

Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Jaqueline Lessa created her architecture studio Entre Terras (translation: “between the lands”) two years ago in order to answer human questions through craftsmanship. This philosophy is evident in all of Lessa’s work, from her airy, minimalist design for the Haight clothing store in São Paulo to her fluid exhibition decors […]

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Eighty-year-old Delhi art gallery gets a facelift

Dhoomimal may be one of Delhi’s oldest galleries, but after renovation nothing is out of fashion The refurbished interiors of the recently refurbished Dhoomimal Gallery feature specific elements that allow contemporary art to be discovered Founded eight decades ago, the Dhoomimal Gallery in New Delhi is one of the oldest names in art sales. For […]