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Should I Trust My Art Dealer?

Should I Trust My Art Dealer?

Renée Cox, “Raje for President” (1998) (image courtesy the artist) I have been an artist for more than 30 years. I have taught at New York University and Columbia University and was a visiting critic at Yale University. Principally, I’m a photographer. My work tackles womanhood, motherhood, race, colonialism, and feminism. My art is held...

Land Artist Mary Miss Files Suit Against Des Moines Art Center

Land Artist Mary Miss Files Suit Against Des Moines Art Center

The artist Mary Miss has filed a lawsuit in federal court to prevent the demolition of her outdoor installation at the Des Moines Art Center (DMAC), which the museum commissioned, but now claims is unsalvageable after years of decay.  The suit was filed today in US District Court for the Southern District of Iowa’s Central...

Akea Brionne’s Uncanny Rhinestone Tapestries Unsettle Memory and the Familiar — Colossal

Akea Brionne’s Uncanny Rhinestone Tapestries Unsettle Memory and the Familiar — Colossal

 Art #Akea Brionne #memory #portraits #surreal #tapestry #textiles March 29, 2024 Grace Ebert “Yakemein.” All images © Akea Brionne, shared with permission Woven into Akea Brionne’s glimmery Afro-surrealist tapestries is an impulse toward sustainability. With a degree in the subject and a practice rooted in research, the Detroit-based artist began considering how to minimize...

“Skin” by David de la Mano in Paris, France – StreetArtNews

“Skin” by David de la Mano in Paris, France – StreetArtNews

In the heart of Paris, a thought-provoking mural titled “Skin” emerges as a testament to the complexities of human existence. Created by renowned artist David Dela Mano, this mural serves as the centerpiece of an exhibition organized by the Roaming Gallery, captivating audiences with its profound exploration of borders. Located at 47 Rue Barrault in...

Canadian Arts Funder Faces Pressure to Divest From Israeli Weapons Supplier

Canadian Arts Funder Faces Pressure to Divest From Israeli Weapons Supplier

Filmmakers, artists, and writers in Toronto are campaigning for arts funder Scotiabank to divest from Israeli weapons manufacturer Elbit Systems. Today, March 26, a coalition of activists announced the launch of “No Arms in the Arts” — a multi-pronged effort targeting programs sponsored by the Canadian financial institution including the Hot Docs Film Festival, the...

A Dead Tree and Vivid Hues in Finsbury Park – StreetArtNews

A Dead Tree and Vivid Hues in Finsbury Park – StreetArtNews

In an unexpected corner of London’s Finsbury Park, a new Banksy piece silently confronts passersby with a jarring juxtaposition of life and decay. Unannounced but unmistakably Banksy, the artwork features a lifeless tree standing in stark contrast to a backdrop of vibrant green splatters—created, in a twist of irony, with a fire extinguisher. This vivid...

A Diverse Palette of Creativity, Connection, and Surprises — Colossal

A Diverse Palette of Creativity, Connection, and Surprises — Colossal

 #sponsor March 18, 2024 The Other Art Fair Jillian Tackaberry, “Another Dimension” (2021), acrylic on embroidery Art is in the air. The Other Art Fair returns for its sixth Chicago edition, taking place April 11 to 14 at Artifact Events in Ravenswood. Happening across a bustling art scene weekend, this is where you can...

Andy Warhol Museum Director Patrick Moore Will Resign in May

Andy Warhol Museum Director Patrick Moore Will Resign in May

Patrick Moore, director of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will step down from his position on May 31. He said the reason was he planned to relocate to Spain with his husband. Moore has been director of the Warhol Museum since 2017. He first joined the organization as its director of development before...

Fiction and Fact Intermingle at the First Look Film Festival

Fiction and Fact Intermingle at the First Look Film Festival

First Look is the Museum of the Moving Image’s annual celebration of experimental cinema. This year’s edition features an intriguing assortment of films that remix archival materials, blend nonfiction and fiction, or do both. Elene Asatiani and Soso Dumbadze’s Limitation (2023) reconstructs the timeline of the 1991 coup in Georgia entirely through found footage. Similarly,...