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Kae Tempest: Artist formerly known as Kate Tempest announces they are non-binary

Kae Tempest: Artist formerly known as Kate Tempest announces they are non-binary

Kae Tempest: Artist formerly known as Kate Tempest announces they are non-binary Kae Tempest: Artist formerly known as Kate Tempest announces they are non-binary The artist formerly known as Kate Tempest has changed their name to Kae and their gender pronouns from “she/her” to “they/them”. The spoken word performer and rapper announced the news on Twitter on Thursday (6 August), …

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An Artist Having Fun While Waiting for Catastrophe

An Artist Having Fun While Waiting for Catastrophe

An Artist Having Fun While Waiting for Catastrophe An Artist Having Fun While Waiting for Catastrophe LONDON — The artist Heather Phillipson’s latest work is a 31-foot statue of a dollop of whipped cream, with a fly on it. This one hasn’t been easy. In March, the work was meant to be installed on an empty plinth in Trafalgar Square, …

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Comic-Con Is Online, and So Is the Artist Alley

Comic-Con Is Online, and So Is the Artist Alley

Comic-Con Is Online, and So Is the Artist Alley Comic-Con Is Online, and So Is the Artist Alley Like most large events, fan conventions including San Diego Comic-Con, WonderCon and Dragon Con, have shifted gears this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Some have been postponed or canceled; others have moved their programming online. While the panels and …

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Wiley: Grime artist denounced over antisemitic tweets comparing Jewish people to KKK

Wiley: Grime artist denounced over antisemitic tweets comparing Jewish people to KKK

Wiley: Grime artist denounced over antisemitic tweets comparing Jewish people to KKK Wiley: Grime artist denounced over antisemitic tweets comparing Jewish people to KKK Chart-topping grime artist Wiley has been criticised for posting a string of antisemitic comments on Twitter. In one of the tweets, Wiley, real name Richard Cowie, compared people of the Jewish faith to the Ku Klux …

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Luther Price, Experimental Artist and Filmmaker, Dies at 58

Luther Price, Experimental Artist and Filmmaker, Dies at 58

Luther Price, Experimental Artist and Filmmaker, Dies at 58 Luther Price, Experimental Artist and Filmmaker, Dies at 58 Luther Price, a multimedia artist and prolific experimental filmmaker known for his haunting, often transgressive work — as well as for never revealing his real name — died on June 13 at his home in Revere, Mass. He was 58. His death …

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EastEnders unveils stunning mural of black woman by London artist Dreph in new Albert Square set

EastEnders unveils stunning mural of black woman by London artist Dreph in new Albert Square set

EastEnders unveils stunning mural of black woman by London artist Dreph in new Albert Square set EastEnders unveils stunning mural of black woman by London artist Dreph in new Albert Square set A new mural by London-based visual artist Dreph has been painted onto the set of EastEnders. The BBC1 soap unveiled its new addition to Albert Square as filming …

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Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist

Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist

Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist Breaking the rules always came easy to Barkley L. Hendricks. One of the most influential artists and photographers of the 20th century, he was best known for his portrayal of everyday black life in the United …

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Manuel Felguérez, Mexican Abstract Artist, Is Dead at 91

Manuel Felguérez, Mexican Abstract Artist, Is Dead at 91

Manuel Felguérez, Mexican Abstract Artist, Is Dead at 91 Manuel Felguérez, Mexican Abstract Artist, Is Dead at 91 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Before he became one of the most important artists in Mexico, Manuel Felguérez built an eclectic résumé. He provided live bats to …

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Christo, Artist Who Wrapped and Festooned on an Epic Scale, Dies at 84

Christo, Artist Who Wrapped and Festooned on an Epic Scale, Dies at 84

Christo, Artist Who Wrapped and Festooned on an Epic Scale, Dies at 84 Christo, Artist Who Wrapped and Festooned on an Epic Scale, Dies at 84 Christo, the Bulgarian-born conceptual artist who turned to epic-scale environmental works in the late 1960s, stringing a giant curtain across a mountain pass in Colorado, wrapping the Pont Neuf in Paris and the Reichstag …

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Newly Minted Work by a Change Artist

Newly Minted Work by a Change Artist

Newly Minted Work by a Change Artist Newly Minted Work by a Change Artist This article is part of our latest Design special report, which is about crossing the borders of space, time and media. “Did you have beef or lamb?” It was the first question a design-world veteran asked when I mentioned I’d been to visit Johnny Swing in …

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