“ECCE HOMO” by Igor Scalisi Palminteri in Palermo, Italy

“ECCE HOMO” by Igor Scalisi Palminteri in Palermo, Italy Italian artist Igor Scalisi Palminteri just worked on a new mural in Palermo, Italy. The thought provoking mural “ECCE HOMO” serves a complaint and reminder for the prevalent issues of social and scholastic injustice in the area. Many girls and boys in our neighborhoods do not …

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You can still own a Caravaggio, but it comes with a house (and a hefty price)

You can still own a Caravaggio, but it comes with a house (and a hefty price) It was heralded as the real estate deal of the century. Up for sale was a 16th-century, 30,000-square-foot villa in downtown Rome complete with a landscaped garden and a masterpiece painted on its ceiling — by Caravaggio. But when …

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Judy Glickman Lauder makes transformative promised gift to the Portland Museum of Art

Judy Glickman Lauder makes transformative promised gift to the Portland Museum of Art The Portland Museum of Art announced that Judy Glickman Lauder—photographer, collector, humanitarian, advocate, philanthropist, and community builder—has made a monumental gift of more than 600 works of art to the museum through a Promised Gift, immediately transforming and cementing the PMA as …

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Paul Sacaridiz named Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art

Paul Sacaridiz named Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art The Cranbrook Educational Community Board of Trustees announced today that, following a comprehensive national search, Paul Sacaridiz has been named the next Maxine and Stuart Frankel Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art. He will succeed Susan R. Ewing, who retired in May of 2021. Current Chief …

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Inscribed Lace Patterns Defy Expectations in Cal Lane’s Plasma-Cut Steel Tools and Industrial Objects

Inscribed Lace Patterns Defy Expectations in Cal Lane’s Plasma-Cut Steel Tools and Industrial Objects Using car hoods, shovels, and oil drums as her base, Canadian artist Cal Lane cuts generic lace motifs found on the shelves of mass-market retailers. Her quotidian designs adorn tools and commodities typically associated with masculinity, warping both assumptions about gender …

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Introducing London Art & Culture, A Weekly Newsletter Curating Events Around the City

Introducing London Art & Culture, A Weekly Newsletter Curating Events Around the City We’re launching London Art & Culture, a new weekly roundup of exhibition openings, artists talks, and other fun events occurring around the city. Similar to our edition focused on Chicago, we’ll share a short list of three to five happenings each Thursday …

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Human Minds Burst into Splashes of Color in Surreal Digital Illustrations by Carolina Rodríguez Fuenmayor

Human Minds Burst into Splashes of Color in Surreal Digital Illustrations by Carolina Rodríguez Fuenmayor Bogotá-based illustrator Carolina Rodríguez Fuenmayor draws portraits and intimate scenarios brimming with surreal elements and spots of color. In her digital pieces, Rodríguez Fuenmayor tends to obscure subjects’ faces with bright bursts, masses of florals, and whirlpool-like ripples that cloud …

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