Monthly Archives: November 2022

The Black-Owned Gallery That Transformed New York’s Art Scene in the ’70s and ’80s — Blind Magazine

As the civil rights and black power movements transformed the political, social, and cultural landscape of the United States in the 1960s, new spaces for the exploration of race, identity, and aesthetics emerged. With the flourishing of the Black Arts Movement, collectives like Kamoinge, AfriCOBRA and the Spiral Group, as …

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Richard Anderson, SF artist known as ‘Momo’, dies at 74

Momo, North Beach artist, born Richard Anderson. Photo: Denis Hearne Richard Anderson, known throughout North Beach as the “Momo” artist, has died. His death at age 74 was confirmed by District Three Supervisor Aaron Peskin, a friend and neighbor for decades. The artist with the singular name would have died …

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Latino cARTographies brings the museum to the community

Like Hispanic ppopulation in Houston equals (and by some estimates even exceeds) the city’s white population, it’s a great time to celebrate the accomplishments of the region’s Latino artists. Latino cARTographies does just that. Organized by the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Houston, Latino …

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Art Industry News: Italian Museums Could Raise Admission Fees to Fund Their Fight Against Climate Protesters + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, November 22. NEED TO READ Artists are fighting to change this mountain’s racist name – Artists, historians and activists have come together …

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Stagecoach Mercantile Scores Difficult First Year Downtown

Dirk Manning and Judi Taylor are well versed in antiques, jewelry and fine art. The two business partners ran successfully at the Galleria on 8th Street in the 1990s and early 2000s. From Southwestern French furniture and housewares to early American and rustic, they offered a unique shopping experience locally …

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Art Industry News: Banksy Encourages Fans to Shoplift, Guess After Brand ‘Helped’ Her Imagery + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, November 21. NEED TO READ Dutch man arrested for fraud linked to Dresden robbery – The 54-year-old was arrested after he was …

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Seattle Museum Month 2023: Perfect for Budget Travel

Bargain-seekers will want to start planning their trip to Seattle for February 2023, when Seattle Museum Month 2023 returns to deliver some of the best savings of the entire year. From February 1-28, guests staying at one of nearly 70 downtown Seattle hotels will receive a Seattle Museums Month Pass …

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IN-Q to promote the 2022 FIFA World Cup alive

Doha: IN-Q Enterprises WLL (IN-Q), the commercial arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qatar Museums (QM), promotes the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 to the fullest by creating moments with culinary experience extraordinary in the restaurants and authentic meaningful souvenirs from the gift shops of the museums. Enjoy Qatar’s museum …

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50 years of Glasgow Print Studio celebrated in new exhibition

A new exhibition celebrating 50 years of printmaking at the Glasgow Print Studio has opened at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The Love of Print will feature works of art created by famous Scottish artists over the five decades since its inception in 1972. The exhibition has been co-produced …

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How Seattle’s Central Neighborhood is Reclaiming Its Black Heritage

The central district of the city is experiencing a cultural revival with a selection of new restaurants, public spaces and artistic initiatives. Seattle is famous for its distinct neighborhoods. There’s quirky Fremont, rebellious Capitol Hill and historic Pioneer Square, not to mention the iconic Space Needle and the ever-popular Pike …

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Drake Helps Save Classic Art Museum – HotNewHipHop

Drake puts his money where the art is. The famous rapper has been revealed to be the surprise investor responsible for reviving a classical art museum. Drake’s arts and entertainment company, DreamCrew, acquired all the remnants of Luna Luna, an “artistic amusement park.” The company’s “global investment” in the art …

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Germany has injected more than 30 million euros of public money into the commercial art market during the pandemic. Was it really necessary?

A new investigative report titled “The Art of Lobbying” has challenged the allocation of funding in the German art world. When the pandemic threatened the future of cultural institutions in Germany, including its art market, the federal government rushed to support businesses with its mammoth program Culture Neustart (New Start …

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Art Around Town – Flagpole

ACE/FRANCISCO & OX FINE ART GALLERY (675 Pulaski St.) Franni Thrasher, aka “Heaven4theYoung,” presents a solo exhibition of oil and watercolor paintings, sculpture and film. To see by appointment until December 9th. [email protected] INDIGO ATHENS (500 College Ave.) New York photographers Lucy Reback and Megan Reilly share a collection of …

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Art, architecture and the perfect winter weather combine in Scottsdale, AZ

Hotel Valley Ho OH Pool, AZ. ©2011 Mark Boisclair Photography Inc. On a 72 degree November day with zero humidity, bright blue skies and a gentle breeze blowing through the shaded patio at Diego Pops where brunchers enjoy Brussels sprout nachos and spicy margaritas, it’s no wonder Scottsdale, AZ continues …

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Elizabeth Johns, art history

Elizabeth Johns, art history Elizabeth Bennett Johns, Emeritus Professor of Art History at the School of Arts & Sciences, died peacefully on September 12. Born in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Johns received her BA from Birmingham-Southern College, where she received her Phi Beta Kappa degree. She went on to earn a …

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Arts Council England pits London against regions in assault on culture

Arts Council England’s (ACE) latest funding scheme is a massive attack on the arts. Under the guise of a regional “race to the top”, major London-based arts organizations have been starved of funding and stripped of National Portfolio Organization (NPO) status in a devastating act of cultural vandalism. Major arts …

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China Grove Main Street study continues, Rock Lane warehouse under study – Reuters

China Grove Main Street Study Continues, Rock Lane Warehouse Under Study Posted at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 13, 2022 By Madeline Wagoner [email protected] CHINA GROVE — A plan for an IDI Logistics warehouse was presented to the China Grove Planning Board on Tuesday, along with a discussion on how …

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NIC Interviews Candidates for Executive Director at ‘Critical Moment’ in Museum’s Evolution

CASPER, Wyo.– Community stakeholders and museum board members were formally introduced to two shortlisted candidates for the position of executive director of the Nicolaysen Art Museum on Wednesday evening. The two candidates shared their experiences in managing art museum budgets, organizing exhibitions and thinking about the practical value of art …

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The New Jersey Art Fair You Didn’t Know About

Art Fair 14C returns to Jersey City for its fourth year this weekend, bringing together artists and galleries from across the Garden State as well as international and overseas creatives seeking alternatives to New York’s high entry barriers . Located in the historic Armory building in McGinley Square and named …

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Man repatriates 19 antiques after reading Guardian article | Inheritance

An American has returned 19 antiquities to the four countries they came from after reading articles in the Guardian about the repatriation of looted antiquities. John Gomperts, who lives in Washington, realized that ancient pieces worth up to £80,000 – including two Cypriot vases from the 7th and 8th centuries …

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Art Industry News: Is the Rococo Style an Antidote to Our Dark Moment in History? These Art Stars Seem to Think So + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Thursday, November 10. NEED TO READ The Moscow Biennale is canceled – The Russian Culture Ministry has canceled the ninth Moscow Art Biennale, …

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Early election results show local and state appetite to invest in youth

The results of the first elections show a clear trend: voters want more investment in youth programs and education, in Sacramento and California. Although it will be weeks before we know the final results, Sacramento Measure Lwhich would create a children’s fund for programs aimed at young people under the …

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Art industry news: Copycat climate protesters cling to Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup paintings in Australia + other stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Wednesday, November 9. NEED TO READ More Just Stop Oil Arrests and Actions – Two members of the press, a photographer and a …

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A new photo salon is coming to New York, but it won’t replace PhotoPlus

The group behind Photofairs Shanghai, Asia’s largest photography trade event, is holding their event in New York. Called Photofairs New York, it promises to be a new contemporary art fair dedicated to photo-based works. Photofairs New York will take place at the Javits Center – the former headquarters of PhotoPlus …

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Rez District incumbent spent campaign money on clothes, necklace and haircut

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Clair McFarland, Cowboy State [email protected] Clothes, a necklace and a haircut are among the campaign expenses of a sitting member of the Wyoming House of Representatives vying for re-election. Andi LeBeau, the incumbent and Democratic candidate for House District …

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Old Town North’s first chalk walk is a great success

Architect Anila Angjeli creating her “TuliPop” (Photo: Laura Plaia) Alexandria, VA – On Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the streets of Old Town North Alexandria were transformed into a unique art museum. Artists transformed sidewalks and parking lots throughout the area to bring the first annual …

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JKC Gallery “Twosday Talks” Monthly conference of photographic artists scheduled for November 8, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Trenton, NJ – The James Kerney Campus (JKC) Gallery at Mercer County Community College at 137 North Broad Street in Trenton is proud to present its upcoming photography presentation “Twosday Talks” on November 8, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. feature works and presentations by artists Mel Evans and Jackie Neale. The …

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At the Galleries: Fall into art with sculpture, jewelry and contemporary works

Victoria Galleries bring color and diverse media to the public this month. At the West End Gallery, Victorian artist Mary Ann Laing, inspired by the landscapes of Vancouver Island, offers her colorful and playful interpretations of beloved places. “My paintings speak of life. Ups and downs, light and dark, contrasts …

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Camden City School District plans $49 million renovation for Eastside High School

First, there was a new name to remove any connection to a shameful past. Now Eastside High School in Camden, formerly known as Woodrow Wilson High, is getting a facelift to renovate the nearly century-old structure. Standing outside the Federal Street building in East Camden on Friday, Superintendent Katrina T. …

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Art Basel and UBS Collector Survey Reveals Desire to Continue Buying Art

Collectors appear poised to continue buying art despite rising inflation, economic uncertainty and fluctuating currency prices, according to a report released Thursday by Art Basel and UBS. High net worth individuals surveyed globally in August expressed confidence in the market and said they plan to continue buying art this year, …

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Houston-based contemporary artist you should know: Ryan Hawk

The artists in the Gulf Coast continues to inspire with its unique and innovative approaches to materials, colors and today’s controversial issues. This fall, we asked visual artist Ryan Hawk to share five things he loves. Through sculpture and video, conceptual artist Ryan Hawk investigates …

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“Welcome to our park”: local nonprofit and artist beautify historic community park

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A local nonprofit and artist are teaming up to bring new art to a historic park. The Virginia Beach Seatack community has existed for over 200 years. Its community park has seen many changes during this time. Now, with a fresh coat of paint on …

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Matthew Wong’s Melancholy Art Continues to Captivate at First American Museum Exhibit in Dallas

Only one of Matthew Wong’s paintings entered a museum collection during his all-too-short life. He had sent his 2017 painting west at the Karma Gallery booth at that year’s Dallas Art Fair. It depicts a figure dressed in white seated on a hill beside a pair of flowers thrown aside …

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