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Art Bites: How the Art World Rediscovered Judith Leyster

Artnet News

Works by the supremely talented Dutch master have often been wrongly attributed to men. The post Art Bites: How the Art World Rediscovered Judith Leyster appeared first on Artnet News.

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Converting Boston’s offices to housing is tricky, but it’s starting to happen

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Advocates say conversions could kill two birds with one stone, warding off vacancies while adding desperately needed housing. Advocates say conversions could kill two birds with one stone, warding off vacancies while adding desperately needed housing.

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‘Like a child in a messy divorce’: Mary Beard and David Olusoga tackle Parthenon Marbles debate in British Museum panel

The Art Newspaper

Complexities of restitution, the relevance of the universal museum and burgeoning collections were all on the event's agenda

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Art Bites: Why Conservation of Velázquez’s ‘Las Meninas’ Caused a Nationwide Uproar

Artnet News

Spaniards argued that only a native could truly understand the pinnacle of Spanish art. The post Art Bites: Why Conservation of Velázquez’s ‘Las Meninas’ Caused a Nationwide Uproar appeared first on Artnet News.

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Getty’s PST Art initiative will open with a colossal Cai Guo-Qiang fireworks display

The Art Newspaper

The artist’s daytime fireworks event, incorporating drones and artificial intelligence, will take place in and above the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on 15 September

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A Former School in Upstate New York Is Now a Sprawling Arts Venue

Artnet News

The Campus has opened with six New York galleries jointly at the helm. The post A Former School in Upstate New York Is Now a Sprawling Arts Venue appeared first on Artnet News.

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Castle in war-torn Yemen partially reopens

The Art Newspaper

Emergency repairs at 11th-century fortress offer a ray of hope in country where dozens of historic sites are damaged or destroyed

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A new art fair will arrive in the Berkshires in 2025

The Art Newspaper

The Arrival Art Fair will hold its inaugural edition in June 2025 at Tourists, the popular hotel in North Adams, Massachusetts

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A New Show Explores Designer Kenzo Takada’s Fashion and Art

Artnet News

By embracing his Japanese roots, the designer Kenzo Takada took the Paris fashion world by storm with his colorful, exuberant vision. The post A New Show Explores Designer Kenzo Takada’s Fashion and Art appeared first on Artnet News.

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New date proposed for when Florence's Baptistery of St John was built

The Art Newspaper

The recent research also suggests that the famous Italian landmark was part of a broader building programme

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More than 100 Shaker items shine July 18 at Fred Giampietro

Auction Central News

BRANFORD, CT — More than 100 items created by New England Shaker communities appear as a featured group in New England Auctions – Fred Giampietro‘s Summer Americana Extravaganza, scheduled for Thursday, July 18. The complete catalog is now available for review and bidding at LiveAuctioneers. The first Shakers — officially known as the United Society […] The post More than 100 Shaker items shine July 18 at Fred Giampietro appeared first on Auction Central News.

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New beginnings for public art programme at Newfields

The Art Newspaper

More than a decade after it opened, the art and nature park at the Indianapolis institution has $3m in new funding and its first new show

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‘The More Repellent You Are, the More Attractive You Become’: George Condo on Contemporary Mythmaking

Artnet News

The artist opens up about his minimalist turn at the Deste Foundation, and distancing himself from Kanye West. The post ‘The More Repellent You Are, the More Attractive You Become’: George Condo on Contemporary Mythmaking appeared first on Artnet News.

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Ruins revived: when do overlooked buildings become valued again?

The Art Newspaper

"In England, we still like to talk about the 'dissolution' of the monasteries as if it was a gentle process.

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Did LACMA Show ‘Fake’ Korean Paintings? Experts Say Yes

Artnet News

The museum has reportedly cancelled publication of the exhibit catalog. The post Did LACMA Show ‘Fake’ Korean Paintings? Experts Say Yes appeared first on Artnet News.

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Marion Ackermann appointed first woman to run Berlin state museums

The Art Newspaper

Ackermann is to take up the post in June 2025 after nine years managing Dresden’s state art collections

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Justin Timberlake’s Viral Mugshot Is Now a Work of Art

Artnet News

An artist duo has created limited-edition prints based on the mugshot. They're now "flying off the shelves." The post Justin Timberlake’s Viral Mugshot Is Now a Work of Art appeared first on Artnet News.

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How Indian PM Narendra Modi’s weaponising of heritage backfired in Ayodhya

The Art Newspaper

The politician lost the Faizabad constituency in which he built the controversial Ram temple

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Marciano Art Foundation Names Hanneke Skerath Director, Years After Suddenly Closing Amid Union Drive

Artnet News

Skerath has long been an independent curator on the Los Angeles scene. The post Marciano Art Foundation Names Hanneke Skerath Director, Years After Suddenly Closing Amid Union Drive appeared first on Artnet News.

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Italian Renaissance armor leads the Fine Ancient Art and Militaria sale July 13-14 at Apollo

Auction Central News

LONDON, UK — One of the best-preserved Italian Renaissance armors in private hands comes for sale at Apollo Art Auctions in London this month. Part of the so-called Prince collection, it is estimated at £600,000-£1.2m ($760,000-$1.5m) on July 13 and July 14. While its commission is uncertain — it was perhaps made for Gonzalo Fernández […] The post Italian Renaissance armor leads the Fine Ancient Art and Militaria sale July 13-14 at Apollo appeared first on Auction Central News.

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Lacma accused of showing counterfeit Korean works

The Art Newspaper

A panel of Korean art experts have deemed four pieces displayed in a recent exhibition to be fakes

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Investor Recession Fears Are Starting To Ebb, Allianz Life Says

Private Wealth

A company survey found that the number of investors fearing an imminent recession is starting to drop.

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Martha Jungwirth: the Austrian painter looking to Goya and the horrors of Australian bushfires

The Art Newspaper

The octogenarian artist has quietly persevered with her often non-figurative painting—which she insists is not abstract—inspired by everything from domestic appliances to the terrors of Europe’s African colonisation

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Arts and Sciences

The Magazine Antiques

Long revered for his contributions to the field of ornithology, John James Audubon’s artistic influences and legacy receive proper vetting in a new book. The post Arts and Sciences appeared first on The Magazine Antiques. Arts and Sciences was first posted on July 8, 2024 at 8:00 am. ©2021 " The Magazine Antiques " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Late 19th-century Russian silver cycling trophy leads our five auction highlights

Auction Central News

Late 19th-century Russian Silver Cycling Trophy, $54,340 RIGA, Latvia – According to the engraved plaque, this Russian silver cycling trophy, offered for sale by Antiqon on May 18, was presented by Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich to the best cyclist in northern Russia and champion of the Tour of St Michaels. Mikhailovich (1869-1918), a passionate aristocratic […] The post Late 19th-century Russian silver cycling trophy leads our five auction highlights appeared first on Auction Central News

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Day in Review (July 8-11)

Conservation - Association of Research Libraries

Last Updated on July 8, 2024, 5:32 pm ET Sign up to receive the Day in Review by email. Jump to: Tuesday, July 9 | Wednesday, July 10 | Thursday, July 11 Monday, July 8 Top o’ the Review LIBER and DFFU Report: Public-Private Partnerships and Collaborations in the Context of Library Technology (LIBER: Association of European Research Libraries) Nominations Now Open for 2025 IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service (IMLS: US Institute of Museum and Library Services) Renowned Tech Analyst

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Insatiable demand for Princess Diana clothing and accessories created wild overperformances at Julien’s

Auction Central News

GARDENA, CA — Just a momentary glance at the completed catalog for Julien’s Auctions‘ June 27 Princess Diana’s Elegance & A Royal Collection is a marvel in itself: almost nothing sold within or below estimates. Instead, most star lots and some truly insane modest lots sold anywhere from two to twenty (or more) times their […] The post Insatiable demand for Princess Diana clothing and accessories created wild overperformances at Julien’s appeared first on Auction

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Museum Assistant

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University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge [link] We are inviting applications for the post of Museum Assistant, supporting two of the University Museum of Zoology’s key functions: Assisting with the care of our collections, and ensuring our visitors gain the best possible experience of their visit to the museum.

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Rockefeller Hires Former JP Morgan Team With $547M In Assets

Private Wealth

Rockefeller Capital Management has expanded its footprint in Boston with the addition of a former JP Morgan team that managed $574M in assets, according to a news release.

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Asymmetry Art Foundation Director Michèle Ruo Yi Landolt on Funding Projects That Reverberate ‘Over the Long Term’

Artnet News

'There needs to be a sensitivity and understanding when showing artists from Asian backgrounds,' she said. The post Asymmetry Art Foundation Director Michèle Ruo Yi Landolt on Funding Projects That Reverberate ‘Over the Long Term’ appeared first on Artnet News.

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Economy Will Be 'OK' With 5% Rates, Top BofA Strategist Says

Private Wealth

History shows that the U.S. economy can thrive with 5% interest rates, strategist Savita Subramanian said.

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Art We Love: A Spellbinding Ode to Creation

Artnet News

On Patricorel's 'Legalize' (2023). The post Art We Love: A Spellbinding Ode to Creation appeared first on Artnet News.

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Gilded Age Architecture and Art: A Journey Through America’s Opulent Era

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Just the name “The Gilded Age” invokes a sense of opulence and grandeur. And rightfully so; it was a vibrant period of American history that spanned the final decades of the 19th century. From the 1870s to 1900, the United States witnessed an incredible business boom that resulted in the creation of a new ultra-rich class. Correspondingly, this rise in wealth was reflected in both the art and architecture of the era, as patrons aimed to create increasingly lavish works of art and env

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Island Creek's new cannery launches local tinned seafood line

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The company has opened a cannery in New Bedford, the first to open in New England in nearly a century, they say. To start, they’re canning single-origin mussels, hardshell, surf and razor clams, oysters, trout and salmon. The company has opened a cannery in New Bedford, the first to open in New England in nearly a century, they say. To start, they’re canning single-origin mussels, hardshell, surf and razor clams, oysters, trout and salmon.

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Gilded Age Architecture and Art: A Journey Through America’s Opulent Era

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Just the name “The Gilded Age” invokes a sense of opulence and grandeur. And rightfully so; it was a vibrant period of American history that spanned the final decades of the 19th century. From the 1870s to 1900, the United States witnessed an incredible business boom that resulted in the creation of a new ultra-rich class. Correspondingly, this rise in wealth was reflected in both the art and architecture of the era, as patrons aimed to create increasingly lavish works of art and env

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Head of Frieze parent company Endeavor calls on Joe Biden to drop out of US presidential race

The Art Newspaper

Ari Emanuel is the latest important Democratic donor to criticise Biden since his age and mental fitness were called into question during a debate against Donald Trump

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