June, 2024

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A piece of the action: museum partnership in New York invites visitors to take home fragments of digital artworks

The Art Newspaper

The Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) and the Tezos Foundation have teamed up to offer the public a chance to acquire—for no cost—parts of works projected onto a screen in the lobby

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See Frida Kahlo in Her Element in a New York Show of Rare Photographs

Artnet News

Fifty photographs of the Mexican artist are now on view in "Frida Kahlo: Forever Yours" at Throckmorton Fine Arts. The post See Frida Kahlo in Her Element in a New York Show of Rare Photographs appeared first on Artnet News.

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How Boston's Eliot School desegregated — and resegregated

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Since the end of mandatory busing in 1988, white students in the Boston public schools have tended to 'cluster' once again in a small handful of select schools, due to parent choice, persistent neighborhood segregation — and district policy. Since the end of mandatory busing in 1988, white students in the Boston public schools have tended to 'cluster' once again in a small handful of select schools, due to parent choice, persistent neighborhood segregation — and district policy.

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Announcing the AASLH 2024 History in Progress Award Winners

Conservation - American Association for State and

For nearly eighty years, the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has presented Leadership in History Awards to establish and encourage standards of excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people. Today, AASLH announces the winners of the History in Progress awards.

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New Era for American Ceramics

Maine Antique Digest

Crocker Farm, Sparks, Maryland Photos courtesy Crocker Farm “This was our third-highest-grossing sale to date,” stated Mark Zipp of Crocker Farm following the family operation’s spring sale, which made $1,753,470 (including buyers’ premiums). There were 525 registered bidders for the spring auction.

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Taking the Train at the Shelburne Museum

The Magazine Antiques

A traveling exhibition highlights the heyday of the American railroad through art. The post Taking the Train at the Shelburne Museum appeared first on The Magazine Antiques. Taking the Train at the Shelburne Museum was first posted on June 24, 2024 at 5:27 pm. ©2021 " The Magazine Antiques " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Art of the Ice Age has a lot to teach us—it’s time the British Museum dedicated a gallery to it

The Art Newspaper

The museum is only one of two institutions in the world to see Ice Age art as part of human cultural endeavour, but it needs a proper space to explain and explore this

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Myrtle the Turtle celebrates 54 years in Boston

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We're talking about Myrtle the Turtle, the oldest and most famous inhabitant of the New England Aquarium’s ocean tank. Over the decades, Myrtle has contributed to scientific research, been an ambassador for green sea turtles in the wild and become a cultural touchstone. We're talking about Myrtle the Turtle, the oldest and most famous inhabitant of the New England Aquarium’s ocean tank.

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Announcing the AASLH 2024 Leadership in History Award Winners

Conservation - American Association for State and

For nearly eighty years, the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has presented Leadership in History Awards to establish and encourage standards of excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people. Today, AASLH announces the Awards of Excellence winners for this year.

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Auction Prices Realized, June 2024

Maine Antique Digest

Here are a few notable prices of antiques sold recently at auction, as provided by press releases. All prices include the buyer’s premium when charged. We’re always looking for news of prices realized at auctions, particularly unusual or top lots. Send pictures, complete descriptions, and information to A.P.R.

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Florida governor Ron DeSantis vetoes $32m in state arts funding

The Art Newspaper

Museums and other cultural institutions will lose out on millions in promised grants that were originally in the state budget before it was sent to DeSantis to sign

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‘We are not seeing the picture Rubens intended’: conservation reveals drastic changes made to acclaimed Judgement of Paris

The Art Newspaper

More than a year of meticulous research and work has led to the painting being glowingly restored—while revealing amendments by an unknown artist that “changed the narrative completely”

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Who is Takako Yamaguchi, the Under-Sung Painter Causing a Frenzy at Auction?

Artnet News

After decades of quiet work, her evocative paintings breaking auction records and surpassing high estimates mark a sensational turn in the artist’s career. The post Who is Takako Yamaguchi, the Under-Sung Painter Causing a Frenzy at Auction? appeared first on Artnet News.

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Four Overlooked Women Abstract Expressionists Are Spotlighted in London

Artnet News

The exhibition shows how the principles of Abstract Expressionism were applied to the medium of collage. The post Four Overlooked Women Abstract Expressionists Are Spotlighted in London appeared first on Artnet News.

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Barbara Gladstone, Influential New York Art Dealer, Dies at 89

Artnet News

In an era of ever-expanding mega galleries, she took a different approach. The post Barbara Gladstone, Influential New York Art Dealer, Dies at 89 appeared first on Artnet News.

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Two (or more) into one: Urs Fischer invites owners of his digital sculptures to have them remade into a new work

The Art Newspaper

The maverick artist is working with 1OF1, collectors of high-level digital art, to offer owners of his "CHAOS" video sculpture series the chance to have them "fused" into new animations

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Brauer Museum Shutters Amid Deaccessioning Controversy

Artnet News

The university still plans to go ahead with the sale of three artworks, citing a budget shortfall and possible soup activism. The post Brauer Museum Shutters Amid Deaccessioning Controversy appeared first on Artnet News.

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Staff at the American Folk Art Museum vote unanimously to form a union

The Art Newspaper

The institution’s new union, formed under UAW Local 2110, will represent workers across departments including curatorial, information technology, retail and more

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Art Bites: Inside Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Recipe Collection

Artnet News

A posthumously published cookbook includes directions for making stewed eels, rum punch, and a dessert known as 'The Convent Serpent.' The post Art Bites: Inside Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Recipe Collection appeared first on Artnet News.

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Victory without damage: ‘Just Stop Oil’s climate activism is one of the most successful disobedience campaigns ever’

The Art Newspaper

The climate catastrophe has been brought to the forefront of the public mind without causing serious harm to the targeted works, says John Paul Stonard

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The Hunt: A Vincent van Gogh Masterpiece That Was Lost to Conflict

Artnet News

Investigators have put forth several theories about what might have become of the rare canvas. The post The Hunt: A Vincent van Gogh Masterpiece That Was Lost to Conflict appeared first on Artnet News.

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As winner of renamed ABS Digital Art Prize is announced, have we reached a turning point for conversations around NFTs and culture?

The Art Newspaper

Geneva-based RVig, who was awarded the prize for a piece inspired by Baudelaire, is hoping for a more nuanced understanding of what NFTs bring to the art world

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Are the Basel Fairs Eating Each Other? Kenny Schachter Has a Theory—and News of a Big Bezos Art Deal

Artnet News

Fresh from Switzerland, our columnist also reports on the Digital Art Mile, which ran alongside the main event. The post Are the Basel Fairs Eating Each Other? Kenny Schachter Has a Theory—and News of a Big Bezos Art Deal appeared first on Artnet News.

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Medieval Game Pieces Emerge From the Ruins of a Mysterious German Castle

Artnet News

Among them are a six-sided die and a chess piece whose surface is worn from use. The post Medieval Game Pieces Emerge From the Ruins of a Mysterious German Castle appeared first on Artnet News.

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Is This Pissarro Print Worth $28,000—or $530? At 1stdibs, Dealers and an Algorithm Clash

Artnet News

Start-ups are using AI to value art, with mixed results. One project has some sellers in revolt. The post Is This Pissarro Print Worth $28,000—or $530? At 1stdibs, Dealers and an Algorithm Clash appeared first on Artnet News.

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Unnerved by bankruptcy, doctors and patients are leaving Steward hospitals

Wbur

Since the private, for-profit hospital chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month, doctors are departing, and patients are seeking care elsewhere, according to employees and Massachusetts health care leaders. Since the private, for-profit hospital chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month, doctors are departing, and patients are seeking care elsewhere, according to employees and Massachusetts health care leaders.

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Ansel Adams’s Estate Rebukes Adobe for Selling A.I. Images in the Style of the Late Photographer

Artnet News

"You are officially on our last nerve with this behavior," the estate wrote to the company on Threads. The post Ansel Adams’s Estate Rebukes Adobe for Selling A.I. Images in the Style of the Late Photographer appeared first on Artnet News.

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Qatar Museums and Venice's new protocol of co-operation includes aim of restoring 'symbolic parts of the city’

The Art Newspaper

Renewable five-year agreement, announced during Art for Tomorrow conference, covers collaboration on regeneration of cultural heritage, art publications and connections between Venetian and Islamic architecture

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'A little masterpiece': Titian's youthful canvas of 'The Rest on the Flight into Egypt', goes for auction at Christie's

The Art Newspaper

The Venetian master's exquisite early depiction of the Holy Family, once recovered in a bag at a bus-stop seven years after being stolen from Longleat House, is estimated to fetch £15m-£25m in London sale

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Tate director Maria Balshaw criticises British Museum’s sponsorship deal with BP

The Art Newspaper

In an interview in the Observer newspaper, Balshaw also discussed the controversy around Tate Britain's Hogarth show, which one art critic described as "wokeish drivel"

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Centre Pompidou must not close for five years, say French critics and curators

The Art Newspaper

An open letter has called for the public to have access to the complex during its major forthcoming renovation—and for the role of Paris’s state institutions to be protected as a result

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‘I Paint What I Witness’: For Half a Century, Artist Neil Jenney Has Blazed a Trail of His Own

Artnet News

Working from SoHo and Connecticut, the artist paints the world with a gimlet eye. The post ‘I Paint What I Witness’: For Half a Century, Artist Neil Jenney Has Blazed a Trail of His Own appeared first on Artnet News.

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The Hunt: The World’s Most Valuable Stolen Painting

Artnet News

Vermeer’s domestic scene has an estimated value of $250 million. The post The Hunt: The World’s Most Valuable Stolen Painting appeared first on Artnet News.

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‘I don’t think art in itself can change anything, but.’ Five decades of Peter Kennard’s art and activism

The Art Newspaper

The UK artist, whose work has been turned into placards and posters, is having a retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery in London

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This 4,000-Year-Old Labyrinthine Monument Is the First of Its Kind to Turn Up in Crete

Artnet News

The structure was discovered by workers installing a radar system for a forthcoming airport. The post This 4,000-Year-Old Labyrinthine Monument Is the First of Its Kind to Turn Up in Crete appeared first on Artnet News.

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Ballet dancer, Bond villain and bold painters: the art of the Trinidadian brothers best-known for their work on stage and screen

The Art Newspaper

Boscoe and Geoffrey Holder, whose art is on show at Victoria Miro, had a remarkable range of talents beyond painting, from music to dance, acting and costume design

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How John Singer Sargent Turned His Sitters Into Stars

Artnet News

The 1896 portrait of Adèle Meyer and her two children was an immediate sensation when it debuted at the Royal Academy. The post How John Singer Sargent Turned His Sitters Into Stars appeared first on Artnet News.

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