Inside My Collection: Carla Shen

Carla Shen might be known best for her delightful Instagram account. Since 2016, she’s been posting photos of herself at gallery and museum shows wearing cleverly curated outfits that match the works on view. The project, which Shen insists is just for fun, brings a refreshing lightness to the art world and often lends exposure…

Class Struggle, Artists, And Changing The World

Struggle without class analysis results in the many empty institutional statements and surface-level concessions we’ve seen across the United States this past year. Class politics is less concerned with pushing for that first Black or female artistic director as it is in asking why we have to constantly fight so hard to include those people…

10 Standout Auction Lots on Artsy This Week

In this series, Artsy’s Curatorial and Editorial teams offer a look at the auction lots we’re currently watching on Artsy. This selection includes hidden gems, popular works with the most bids, and promising lots from the latest sales. Jadé Fadojutimi, Untitled (2016) Untitled, 2016. Jadé FadojutimiBonhams Bids on this work by the British artist Jadé…

Reconnecting: Linking The New Moral Purpose

“For all sorts of understandable reasons, we have become very wary of public and social norms. We are conscious of the legacy of appealing to such supposed norms in the context of gender and sexuality, conscious also of the persistent marginalising of persons who are neurologically atypical or living with learning challenges. The truth, however,…

10 Middle Eastern Artists to Discover

Thick as Thieves, 2020. Yasmine Nasser DiazOchi Projects For over 15 years, the prominent New York–based nonprofit ArteEast has prioritized its mission to promote the artistic scenes of the Middle East and North Africa. In doing so, it has organized artist residencies in the United States, hosted on-site professional workshops, and maintained a growing archive…

NFTs — Not Just For Art Anymore

“What we are primarily focusing on at Time is how NFTs relate to subscriptions, memberships, and access to unique experiences, which would allow us to drive recurring revenue streams, rather than one-time payments. A larger, longer-term opportunity is using blockchain technology alongside these tokens.” – Vanity Fair Continue reading: Click here Press Release Distribution Service

10 Highly Anticipated Pavilions at the Venice Biennale 2022

Sonia Boyce, installation view of For you, only you, 2007. © Sonia Boyce. All Rights Reserved, DACS/Artimage 2020. Photo by Mike Pollard. Courtesy of the artist. Even at the time of the 58th Venice Biennale in 2019, its theme, “May You Live in Interesting Times,” evoked an ominous foreshadowing. But two years on, with much…

How Helen Frankenthaler’s Color-Soaked Canvases Won over the Art Market

Portrait of Helen Frankenthaler at work in her studio, 1969. Photo by Ernst Haas/Hulton Archive. Image via Getty Images. This past June, at a Sotheby’s dedicated online sale of works from the collection of Ginny Williams, Helen Frankenthaler’s monumental 1975 painting Royal Fireworks went to the auction block with an estimate of $2 million to…

What It Means When an Auction Lot Is Withdrawn

“Monet Auction”, 2012. Dominic LewisAleph Contemporary This past October, a mid-season modern and contemporary evening auction at Sotheby’s made headlines—not because of the $283 million profit from lots including works by Van Gogh and Giacometti, but because of what was absent from the sale. Just two hours before the auction was scheduled to commence, the…

Leah M. Wendt in partnership with SHALOM Woolery’s newly released…

“Estercita’s Journey toward Shalom El viaje de Estercita hacia Shalom” from Christian Faith Publishing author Leah M. Wendt with the SHALOM Woolery of Kalamazoo, Michigan is an important lesson in… (PRWeb April 15, 2021) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/leah_m_wendt_in_partnership_with_shalom_woolerys_newly_released_estercita_s_journey_toward_shalom_el_viaje_de_estercita_hacia_shalom_is_a_clever_tale_of_salvation/prweb17860808.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Kimberley C. Cleare’s newly released “Strategies of the Enemy” is an…

“Strategies of the Enemy” from Christian Faith Publishing author Kimberley C. Cleare is a unique balance of personal experiences, study, and relevant Scriptures that examine the variety of ways the… (PRWeb April 15, 2021) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/kimberley_c_cleares_newly_released_strategies_of_the_enemy_is_an_intriguing_tale_of_the_authors_experiences_with_overcoming_oppression_and_spiritual_warfare/prweb17860848.htm Press Release Distribution Service

This ambitious Sci-Fi Game by 8 Circuit Studios is Bringing Space…

Project Genesis, a team based space combat FPS genre mashup by 8 Circuit Studios, will release its Hercules milestone on April 13, 2021. The Hercules milestone marks the eighth pre-alpha update for… (PRWeb April 15, 2021) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/this_ambitious_sci_fi_game_by_8_circuit_studios_is_bringing_space_combat_to_fps_players/prweb17861167.htm Press Release Distribution Service

The Pandemic Is Changing City Centers, And Britain’s Fabled Department Store Buildings Are At Risk

Of course, online shopping has done the most damage to physical stores. But do they need to be demolished? “Gems facing the wrecking ball include Birmingham’s mid-century Rackhams, which is currently home to House of Fraser, Debenhams in Taunton, which was built in 1938 and extended in the 1960s, and Marks & Spencer’s store near Marble…

How to Collect Works by the Young British Artists

Self portrait with dog, c2002. Damien HirstIBASHO IN OUT-XI, 2004. Rachel WhitereadLuhring Augustine The Young British Artists burst onto London’s art scene in 1988 when Damien Hirst brought together a group of fellow students from Goldsmiths College of Art to show their work in “Freeze”—an exhibition he set up in an abandoned warehouse. The group…

Budweiser Paints Lionel Messi Ads Over Iconic Murals In India

The outrage was so strong, including in statements by St+art India, that the beer company is backing down. Of course they can’t fix what happened, and “it remains unclear why Budweiser chose to paint over these specific wall, but amends are in place. Budweiser is now approaching the original artists from Bollywood Art Project and…

Women Pop Artists Are Finally Getting Their Due

Photo Op, 2004. Martha RoslerSeattle Art Museum One of Rosalyn Drexler’s friends clipped a newspaper review of her first-ever exhibition, in the 1950s, even though it pegged the artist as a housewife with a “lively imagination.” True, Drexler was married and her early sculptures were made at home with stuff from the family junk drawer.…

Please, Someone, Everyone, Save The ArcLight Hollywood’s Cinerama Dome

The flagship theatre was special for multiple reasons, but one is that Hollywood often doesn’t seem very, well, Hollywood. “The ArcLight Hollywood, by contrast, represented the living, breathing movie industry. It accomplished the rare feat of melding Hollywood the real with Hollywood the ideal. With its costume and prop exhibits in the lobby and its…

10 Must-See Shows from Middle Eastern Galleries You Can View Online

Mariam, Khiyam, Lebanon, 2019. Rania MatarEast Wing Over the past year, the art world has made a conscious effort to highlight voices beyond the narrow confines of the West, amplifying unheard voices and moving away from the long-dominant white male gaze. Perhaps one of the most exciting hotspots within our increasingly global art world is…

Boston Arts Academy Foundation Celebrates Students and Community…

Hybrid-virtual event will broadcast live on Saturday, May 1, 2021 on NECN and NBC10 Boston (PRWeb April 15, 2021) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/boston_arts_academy_foundation_celebrates_students_and_community_leaders_at_baa_honors_2021/prweb17866350.htm Press Release Distribution Service

The Top Streaming Services and TV Shows of March 2021, According to…

Watchworthy’s Cold Hard Data Unveils the Truth About What, Why, and Where Audiences Are Streaming in the Month of March (PRWeb April 15, 2021) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_top_streaming_services_and_tv_shows_of_march_2021_according_to_watchworthy_data/prweb17868638.htm Press Release Distribution Service

Finance Personality Crystal Oculee Launches Entertainment Webinar…

Finance personality Crystal Oculee who has appeared on major network television and has been featured in Entrepreneur and Redbook magazines today launched a series of webinars that explore the… (PRWeb April 15, 2021) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/finance_personality_crystal_oculee_launches_entertainment_webinar_series/prweb17871033.htm Press Release Distribution Service

5 Artists on Our Radar This April

“Artists on Our Radar” is a monthly series produced collaboratively by Artsy’s Editorial and Curatorial teams. Utilizing our art expertise and access to Artsy data, each month, we highlight five artists who have our attention. To make our selections, we’ve determined which artists made an impact this past month through new gallery representation, exhibitions, auctions,…

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