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From Olafur Eliasson to Gerhard Richter: the art exhibition to unite Europe | Art

When these are disproportionate projects with a geopolitical connotation, Walter Smerling has form. Between 2015 and 2017, the president of the Stiftung für Kunst und Kultur (Foundation for Art and Culture) in Bonn and a German statesman from the art world organized the largest Chinese art exhibitions in Germany and …

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Week Ahead: Turner Prize, University Strike, and Film Awards Ceremonies

Jo Grady. Artists will line up in hopes of winning the Turner Prize on Wednesday at the annual ceremony. Register now to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise One of the world’s best-known prizes for the visual arts, the Turner Prize aims to promote public debate around new …

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Stephen Sondheim, legend of musical theater, has died at 91

No one has instilled words and music with more wit, wisdom and warmth than Stephen Sondheim. The composer and lyricist died at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut on Friday at the age of 91. Rick Miramontez, a publicist for the current Broadway production of Sondheim’s musical “Company”, confirmed the news …

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A student “too poor” for a mortar trades his graduation gown for a BIN BAG in a university stunt

A STUDENT wore a trash bag for his graduation ceremony after claiming he was “too poor” to afford a mortar, cape and robe. Will Radford, 23, graduated in photography from the University of Gloucestershire. 5 Will had garbage bags covering his entire body except for his face and hands He …

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Horace D. Ballard on the First Americas and Creative Intentionality – ARTnews.com

Portrait of Horace Ballard. Photo Jessica Smolinski I am a curator of pre-1900 American art. Right now we are in that moment in history where, out of necessity, we are questioning everything. Coming to this moment, as the first African American to hold the position, means to me that there …

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Eddie Redmayne says playing trans woman in “The Danish Girl” was “a mistake”

Eddie Redmayne says he regrets portraying a transgender woman in the 2015 film “The Danish Girl,” calling the decision to do so a “mistake.” In an interview with the Sunday Times, the British actor spoke about his critically acclaimed portrayal of painter Lili Elbe, one of the first to undergo …

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The best editor of the Daily Mail has come out. What could this mean for the UK?

LONDON – Geordie Greig has always been a strange fit as the editor of the Daily Mail, Britain’s biggest tabloid. Trained at Eton and Oxford; a former editor of the company magazine Tatler; and a friend of writer VS Naipaul and painter Lucian Freud, Mr. Greig is a suave and …

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Sword novelist Wilbur Smith dies at 88

Wilbur Addison Smith was born January 9, 1933 in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia). It was named in honor of Wilbur Wright, the aviation pioneer. His father, Herbert, was a rancher who became a sheet metal worker. Her mother, Elfreda, was a painter who encouraged her to read. …

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Frida Kahlo’s self-portrait “Diego and I” sold at auction for $ 34.9 million

One of Frida Kahlo’s iconic self-portraits became a Latin American artist‘s most expensive work of art on Tuesday after it was auctioned for $ 34.9 million. The painting, titled “Diego and I,” features a bust of her husband Diego Rivera, painted with a third eye on her forehead, sitting on …

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Alexander McQueen unveils his pre SS22 collection for women

Inspired by the work of painter and poet William Blake, Alexander McQueen unveils his new collection. When a designer is looking to create a new collection, one of the most important concepts to grasp is where or who to draw inspiration from. And, proving that it is, Alexander McQueen unveils …

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