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Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief

Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief

Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief The longtime art collector and marketing executive Denise Gardner will become the chairwoman of the Art Institute of Chicago in November, perhaps the country’s first Black woman to hold that position on a major museum board. “It’s hard to avoid the historical …

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NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change?

NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change?

NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change? NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change? “It’s really a big boom and the prices have been going crazy. But it can’t continue like this,” Mr. Lemercier said. “So there’s a sense that there is a very limited amount of time …

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Breonna Taylor Show Puts Art Museums on a Faster Track

Breonna Taylor Show Puts Art Museums on a Faster Track

Breonna Taylor Show Puts Art Museums on a Faster Track Breonna Taylor Show Puts Art Museums on a Faster Track LOUISVILLE, Ky. — People talk a lot about getting back to pre-Covid normal. But our traditional art museums can forget about that. After a year of intense racial justice reckoning, a paralyzing pandemic and crippling economic shortfalls, aging hidebound institutions …

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Martina Batan, New York Art Dealer Consumed by a Cold Case, Dies at 62

Martina Batan, New York Art Dealer Consumed by a Cold Case, Dies at 62

Martina Batan, New York Art Dealer Consumed by a Cold Case, Dies at 62 Martina Batan, New York Art Dealer Consumed by a Cold Case, Dies at 62 Finding answers to the unsolved murder of her 14-year-old brother became a lifelong quest, ultimately chronicled in a documentary film. Source link

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Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project

Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project

Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project SEOUL — The couple saw brushes and paint cans in front of a paint-splattered canvas at a gallery in a Seoul shopping mall. So they added a few brush strokes, …

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Hired by the Empress of Art at Tehran’s Hidden Museum

Hired by the Empress of Art at Tehran’s Hidden Museum

Hired by the Empress of Art at Tehran’s Hidden Museum Hired by the Empress of Art at Tehran’s Hidden Museum On the edge of a vast park in Tehran sits a Neo-Brutalist structure the color of sand. Inside is one of the finest collections of modern Western art in the world. You enter the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art through …

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Winnipeg’s New Showcase and Meeting Place for Inuit Art and Artists

Winnipeg’s New Showcase and Meeting Place for Inuit Art and Artists

Winnipeg’s New Showcase and Meeting Place for Inuit Art and Artists Winnipeg’s New Showcase and Meeting Place for Inuit Art and Artists Winnipeg sits far from the territory of the Inuit. But the Winnipeg Art Gallery has long been the leading collector of their art. After decades of discussion, the gallery will open on Saturday in a new museum, Qaumajuq, …

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‘Insult to the Country’: Hong Kong Targets Art Deemed Critical of China

‘Insult to the Country’: Hong Kong Targets Art Deemed Critical of China

‘Insult to the Country’: Hong Kong Targets Art Deemed Critical of China ‘Insult to the Country’: Hong Kong Targets Art Deemed Critical of China HONG KONG — With its multibillion-dollar price tag and big-name artists, M+, the museum rising on Victoria Harbor, was meant to embody Hong Kong’s ambitions of becoming a global cultural hub. It was to be the …

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How Do You Stage a Global Art Show Now? In South Korea, Curators Press On.

How Do You Stage a Global Art Show Now? In South Korea, Curators Press On.

How Do You Stage a Global Art Show Now? In South Korea, Curators Press On. How Do You Stage a Global Art Show Now? In South Korea, Curators Press On. The New York-based artist Cecilia Vicuña had intended to perform in Gwangju, the latest milestone in a meteoric late-career rise. But the Chilean-born artist, 73, opted to stay home. “Now …

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Voice Mail Art Project Honors People of Color Killed by the Police

Voice Mail Art Project Honors People of Color Killed by the Police

Voice Mail Art Project Honors People of Color Killed by the Police Voice Mail Art Project Honors People of Color Killed by the Police For her son’s birthday, Gwen Woods left Mario Woods a voice mail message he’ll never hear. Mr. Woods was fatally shot in 2015 by police officers in San Francisco, but to celebrate his birthday last year, …

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