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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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A Major Museum Survey Honors the Four ‘Grandes Dames’ of Impressionism

Artnet News

The National Gallery of Ireland casts a light on Bracquemond, Cassatt, Gonzalès, and Morisot. The post A Major Museum Survey Honors the Four ‘Grandes Dames’ of Impressionism 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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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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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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“Holy Grail” of US Stamps Sells for $4.4 Million

WorthPoint

This one-cent Z Grill stamp was recently sold for $4.4 million. Image Source: Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries/ Fox News In 1868, you could buy a postage stamp for as little as a penny. Today, a first-class Forever stamp costs 68 cents, and USA Today reported that this price will go up to 73 cents next month. When this happens, it’ll mark the sixth time the U.S.

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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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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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How to Collect Pfaltzgraff Pottery in an Uncertain Market

WorthPoint

Stepping into the world of thrift and vintage, I’m immediately mystified by the shifting value of Pfaltzgraff pottery. Some pieces have exorbitant prices, while others are a steal, all patterns considered. What is causing this continual about-face, and what does the future hold for the oldest pottery company in the United States? The Yorktowne pattern by Pfaltzgraff is over fifty years old but has yet to fall from favor with collectors and resellers.

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'Mother Tongue' confronts the language of white supremacy in motherhood

Wbur

Artist Tanya Nixon-Silberg asked 14 mothers of color what phrases they heard growing up and what they say to their children now. The result is a textile project that explores what it means to decolonize parenting. Artist Tanya Nixon-Silberg asked 14 mothers of color what phrases they heard growing up and what they say to their children now. The result is a textile project that explores what it means to decolonize parenting.

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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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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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The Artisan’s Palette: Fine Arts Auction comes to Jasper52 July 2

Auction Central News

NEW YORK — Jasper52 has announced its next fine arts sale, The Artisan’s Palette: Fine Arts Auction, scheduled for 5 pm Eastern time on Tuesday, July 2. The complete catalog is now open for bidding at LiveAuctioneers. This monumental palace-size oil on canvas depicts Cleopatra testing poison on prisoners. Done in the manner of French […] The post The Artisan’s Palette: Fine Arts Auction comes to Jasper52 July 2 appeared first on Auction Central News.

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Fine Art Including Sporting Art and Dogs in Art

Maine Antique Digest

Doyle, New York City Photos courtesy Doyle Doyle held its annual sale of fine art including sporting art and dogs in art live in its East 87th Street salesroom in New York City Tuesday, April 16. A handful of bidders came and went during the two-and-a-half-hour auction.

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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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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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Chinese white glazed incised dragon vase tops $168K at Tenmoku Auctions

Auction Central News

FAIRFIELD, NJ – Estimated at $15,000-$20,000 but hammering for $135,000, the highlight of the May 29 Asian works of art sale at Tenmoku Auctions was a Chinese white-glazed and incised dragon vase. Converted into a lamp at some point in the first half of the 20th century (but not drilled to accommodate a wire), it […] The post Chinese white glazed incised dragon vase tops $168K at Tenmoku Auctions appeared first on Auction Central News.

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Illustration Art

Maine Antique Digest

Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas Photos courtesy Heritage Auctions The enduring appeal of illustration art was evident at Heritage Auctions’ recent auction of original works from famous illustrators whose works have adorned the covers and pages of magazine covers and pulp fiction novels and who have created pinup portraits and posters.

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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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Marilyn Monroe’s Final Home Declared Landmark, Saved From Demolition

Artnet News

The current neighbors wanted to knock the residence down to expand their estate. The post Marilyn Monroe’s Final Home Declared Landmark, Saved From Demolition appeared first on Artnet News.

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Paula Crevoshay jewelry showcased in New York July 3

Auction Central News

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, July 3, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present an auction titled Treasures of Time: Estate Designer Jewelry, featuring 225 lots of necklaces, earrings, bracelets, bangles, rings, and more that are certain to enhance your wardrobe. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. The three highlighted lots are all […] The post Paula Crevoshay jewelry showcased in New York July 3 appeared first on Auction Central News.

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Mid-Atlantic Festival Continues to Grow

Maine Antique Digest

Mid-Atlantic Antiques Festival, Poolesville, Maryland The fourth installment of the Mid-Atlantic Antiques Festival was held April 27 and 28 at Aix La Chapelle Farm, a working farm located in the outskirts of Poolesville, Maryland. The farm’s owners, Joy and Jon Siegel, are the developers and promoters of the festival.

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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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What Makes Melissa Cody’s Vibrant Art Tapestries So Powerful to Me

Artnet News

"Webbed Skies" at MoMA PS1 takes us on a journey from No Water Mesa to the Rainbow Road. The post What Makes Melissa Cody’s Vibrant Art Tapestries So Powerful to Me appeared first on Artnet News.

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Disney studio and theme park collectibles return to Van Eaton June 30

Auction Central News

STUDIO CITY, CA — Van Eaton Galleries returns as the premier auction house for authentic Disney studio- and theme park-used items for collectors worldwide. Its Popular Culture and Disney Parks sale, scheduled for Sunday, June 30, features a whopping 775 lots, with the catalog now available for review and bidding at LiveAuctioneers. Fans of park-used […] The post Disney studio and theme park collectibles return to Van Eaton June 30 appeared first on Auction Central News.

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SAA Urges Adherence to FOIA and FRA Rules by NIH

Society of American Archivists

June 24, 2024 — The Society of American Archivists (SAA) notes with concern the correspondence released by the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic from Dr. David Morens and other officials at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) referencing the use of private email accounts for the specific purpose of avoiding disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

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Stedelijk Museum restitutes Matisse Odalisque to Jewish arts patrons’ heirs

The Art Newspaper

Albert Stern, the former owner, sold the painting “out of necessity” in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, the Dutch Restitutions Committee says

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Iris Van Herpen Transforms Haute Couture Into a Sculptural Spectacle in Paris

Artnet News

The Dutch designer who made high couture for Beyoncé and Lady Gaga is making new sculptural works out of tulle. The post Iris Van Herpen Transforms Haute Couture Into a Sculptural Spectacle in Paris appeared first on Artnet News.

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Tom Wesselman’s Poster for the 1972 Summer Olympic Games leads our five lots to watch

Auction Central News

Tom Wesselman’s Poster for the 1972 Summer Olympic Games LONDON — For the 1972 Munich Olympics, various popular artists of the period were commissioned to design a series of posters for an advertising campaign which aimed to ‘represent the intertwining of sports and art worldwide’. Pictured is the entry from the American Pop artist Thomas […] The post Tom Wesselman’s Poster for the 1972 Summer Olympic Games leads our five lots to watch appeared first on Auction Central News.

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Private Equity Dives Into Sports Investing As Valuations Boom

Private Wealth

Sports team ownership, once the dominion of individual billionaires, is making room for private capital.

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Cancelling Kehinde Wiley shows ‘does a disservice to the audiences’, anti-censorship group claims

The Art Newspaper

The National Coalition Against Censorship is calling out museum leaders in Miami, Minneapolis and Omaha that cancelled or postponed Wiley’s exhibitions following sexual-assault allegations against him

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Why Did Ron DeSantis Cut All Florida Arts Funding? Because He Feared ‘Sexual Festivals’

Artnet News

The governor cast a serious shadow on the future of the arts in the Sunshine State. The post Why Did Ron DeSantis Cut All Florida Arts Funding? Because He Feared ‘Sexual Festivals’ appeared first on Artnet News.

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Masterpiece Onderdonk painting saved from thrift-store fate tops Heritage’s June 29 Texas Art Auction

Auction Central News

DALLAS — The painting was loaded into a trailer along with other donations and was headed to Goodwill. Once there, it would probably sit for ages and eventually, someone would notice its charismatic beauty and snap it up for a few dollars. Bluebonnet paintings — a mainstay of American West artists for a century — […] The post Masterpiece Onderdonk painting saved from thrift-store fate tops Heritage’s June 29 Texas Art Auction appeared first on Auction Central News.

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Spring Fishersville Show

Maine Antique Digest

Fishersville Antiques Expo, Fishersville, Virginia The 72nd biannual Fishersville Antiques Expo was held May 10 and 11 at the Augusta Expo Event Center in Fishersville, Virginia. Very few things have changed at Fishersville over the years.

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Siena's Baptismal font—decorated with Donatello reliefs—unveiled after three-year restoration

The Art Newspaper

The Renaissance marble structure, which is still used to baptise newborns, has been returned to its original splendour—thanks to porcupine quills and 3-D printers

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Why Louisa Gagliardi’s Luminous Canvases Are Captivating Collectors

Artnet News

The Swiss artist makes medium-bending paintings that reflect our chronically online age. The post Why Louisa Gagliardi’s Luminous Canvases Are Captivating Collectors appeared first on Artnet News.

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