Auction review: "Hopper, Rosseau, and Jacobsen Pace Doyle Auction" of Americana May 5; top lot of the sale was this 10" x 14" charcoal drawing by Edward Hopper with a possibly restored signature; it sold for $53,550 (est $60/90,000) @ Maine Antique Digest
The 18-year-old Issaquah High School graduate recently earned a major national art award for her sensitive portrait of Minoru “Min” Yasui, an Oregon attorney and orchardist who spent more than half his life challenging the legality and constitutionality of the U.S. incarceration of people of Japanese descent during World War II.
However, in the sixties, different circumstances brought the work of two sculptors who with their works dignified the profession in Alicante, Adrián Carrillo, already mentioned in my text from the previous edition, and José Gutiérrez (Alicante, 1924-2002).
When you start “Self-Portrait, 1864 Self-Portrait, 1896 Self-Portrait,” the first poem in Ken Babstock’s Swivelmount, you might assume you’re heading into the realm of ekphrasis, a poet writing about a work of art — think Auden’s “Musée des Beaux Arts,” Ashbery’s “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror,” or the passage describing Achilles’ shield in the Iliad.
But more than a century and a half after slavery was abolished, there still remains an intense debate over whether the federal government should compensate the descendants of former slaves to atone for the country's legacy of slavery, in the form of reparations, and what form reparations should take.
The director of the National Museum of Modern Art at Centre Pompidou, Bernard Blistene, is leaving at the end of the month. Good bye, #bernardblistene , see you soon !
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In 2021 there is nothing particularly unusual about the fact that the Dublin firm of James Adam has already held a Paris preview for a sale of Fine Asian Art due to take place in Dublin on June 29 and 30.
Curated by Highsnobiety and presented during the time period formerly known as Paris Men’s Fashion Week, Not In Paris 3 is our third in a series of bi-annual digital exhibitions celebrating creativity in the age of remote interactions.
‘Glimpse’ is the ethereal, stuttering closer to Hypnos, the third project from producer Cosimo Damiano for Survive, the Milanese imprint headed up by Inner Lakes, stalwart of the Italian underground music scene and resident of Milan’s foremost cultural space Macao.
The Doodle art featured an homage to Black artistic contributions by alluding to decorative ironwork, which includes styles that can be found throughout southern architecture and was often forged by enslaved African Americans and unrecognized freedmen.
Interestingly, 13 years after this book was inscribed – on the evening that Wilde was found guilty of gross indecency (May 25th, 1895) – Daudet, at a dinner with Wilde’s first biographer Robert Sherard, remarked that he was “pleased with the verdict” and was said to “display no sympathy for a fellow writer” (€21,000-€29,000).
#OpenCall : @arts_of_the_working_class invites artists to propose an idea for a mural on the facade of @ateliergardens.berlin. Applicants are welcome to adopt, reinterpret, or open up the mural tradition by engaging with different mediums, styles, and approaches. Deadline: July ...
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. organized a five-city tour that begins June 18 at the Art Institute in Chicago, where the portraits will be displayed for about two months, until Aug. 15, before heading to other cities, PEOPLE reports.
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