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Celebrating King the Activist (Not Just the Dreamer) in Art

Celebrating King the Activist (Not Just the Dreamer) in Art

Celebrating King the Activist (Not Just the Dreamer) in Art Celebrating King the Activist (Not Just the Dreamer) in Art “Let Freedom Ring” is the title the Brooklyn Academy of Music has given to its public exhibition of images by seven Brooklyn-based artists as part of its 35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The …

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Mike D Sells Hester Diamond's Art at Auction

Mike D Sells Hester Diamond's Art at Auction

Mike D Sells Hester Diamond's Art at Auction Mike D Sells Hester Diamond's Art at Auction Out with the (very) old at Sotheby’s. Source link

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What Art Does for Us

What Art Does for Us

What Art Does for Us What Art Does for Us Welcome. When I was 22, I was a factotum at a nonprofit theater in New York City. I made fundraising calls and addressed envelopes. The job was pretty humdrum, but it had one massive perk: I’d frequently get free tickets to shows I’d never be able to afford otherwise: Cherry …

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Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say

Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say

Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say In a hidden valley on an Indonesian island, there is a cave decorated with what may be the oldest figurative art ever glimpsed by modern eyes. The vivid depiction of a wild pig, outlined and filled in with …

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The Art of the Lie? The Bigger the Better

The Art of the Lie? The Bigger the Better

The Art of the Lie? The Bigger the Better The Art of the Lie? The Bigger the Better MOSCOW — In a cable to Washington in 1944, George F. Kennan, counselor at the United States Embassy in Stalin’s Moscow, warned of the occult power held by lies, noting that Soviet rule “has proved some strange and disturbing things about human …

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Curators Scour Capitol for Damage to the Building or Its Art

Curators Scour Capitol for Damage to the Building or Its Art

Curators Scour Capitol for Damage to the Building or Its Art Curators Scour Capitol for Damage to the Building or Its Art Barbara A. Wolanin did not leave her TV much on Wednesday afternoon, watching terrified, she said, as hundreds of Trump rioters rushed into the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building where eight large, framed historical paintings hang. She …

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San Francisco’s Top Art School Says Future Hinges on a Diego Rivera Mural

San Francisco’s Top Art School Says Future Hinges on a Diego Rivera Mural

San Francisco’s Top Art School Says Future Hinges on a Diego Rivera Mural San Francisco’s Top Art School Says Future Hinges on a Diego Rivera Mural The San Francisco Art Institute was close to losing its campus and art collection to a public sale last fall, when the University of California Board of Regents stepped in to buy its $19.7 …

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Art World Sets Plans for 2021 Fairs (in Pencil)

Art World Sets Plans for 2021 Fairs (in Pencil)

Art World Sets Plans for 2021 Fairs (in Pencil) Art World Sets Plans for 2021 Fairs (in Pencil) Thousands of well-heeled frequent fliers browsing around yet another exhibition center, in yet another country, eager to discover the art world’s next big thing … That was the fun of art fairs, the destination events that defined and fueled a global boom …

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Moynihan Train Hall Brings Art to Penn Station

Moynihan Train Hall Brings Art to Penn Station

Moynihan Train Hall Brings Art to Penn Station Moynihan Train Hall Brings Art to Penn Station Sunlight is not typically associated with the dingy basement vibe that envelops commuters passing through Penn Station. But natural light spills across the new Moynihan Train Hall through its massive, 92-foot-high skylight ceiling and illuminates another surprise: permanent installations by some of the most …

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Reviewing a Wild Year in Art With the ‘Culture Gabfest’

Reviewing a Wild Year in Art With the ‘Culture Gabfest’

Reviewing a Wild Year in Art With the ‘Culture Gabfest’ Reviewing a Wild Year in Art With the ‘Culture Gabfest’ STEVENS Doing a lot of this stuff does feel like homework to us, even if it might be interesting or fun homework. Since we’ve been stuck at home, I find myself less likely to want to stuff something new into …

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