Art History

Minneapolis holds rallies ahead of George Floyd death anniversary

George Floyd’s family members and those who have lost loved ones to police brutality gathered in Minneapolis for a march marking a year since Floyd’s death. Hundreds of people gathered for the rally on Sunday outside the courthouse where former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering Floyd by …

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Houston Grand Gala Ball Art Gallery names new Kinder building, raises $ 1.7 million

The third time proved the charm of the Museum of Fine Arts, the Houston Grand Gala Ball in 2021. Its original date was October 2020. Then, January 2021. Finally, on Saturday, event presidents Phoebe and Bobby Tudor hosted 300 museum patrons and donors at the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building …

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Ink Wonders of San Wu: Masterpieces of Ming Calligraphy

Zhejiang University An exhibition on the theme “Ink Wonders of San Wu” kicked off at the Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archeology (ZJUMAA) on May 18. offers to present a complete picture of the development of calligraphy centered in Wumen during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). The exhibition features 93 …

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Grandview Heights High School students attempt to ‘amplify’ racial justice issue with art exhibit

Two students from Grandview Heights High School staged an exhibit that transformed the school’s auditorium into an art gallery for three days. The exhibition, Amplify, was designed to highlight the work of Columbus-based BIPOC artists (black, native and color). The project grew out of an independent study class that gave …

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What should we call the great women artists?

Recent (mixed) reviews of the new biography of Stanford art historian Alexander Nemerov, Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York, called on the author to use the artist’s first name throughout his book. Some reviewers just mention it – a quirk – while others are either supportive or annoyed. …

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Rare Jerry Garcia Digital Art Piece “Gift” to be Unveiled as NFT in an Eco-Friendly Way

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Mission Based Jerry Garcia Musical Arts associated with the ecologically phase comrade Air platform to release a rare Jerry garcia digital illustration, “Gift”, on the Super rare Platform. The coin will be available as a non-fungible token (NFT) at May 5. …

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4 Yale professors obtain Guggenheim scholarships

Tisa Wenger, Isabela Mares, Marisa Bass, Robyn Creswell (courtesy Wenger, Mares, Bass and Annette Hornischer) 4 Yale college members just lately acquired Guggenheim Fellowships, prestigious grants awarded to those that have “demonstrated distinctive capability for productive analysis or distinctive artistic capability within the arts.” Three of the 4 – Robyn …

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Highschool pupil begins artwork workshop for Plano ISD friends with mental disabilities

When Rhea Rajani noticed her little sister Reena drawing on the partitions in anger, she didn’t see any act of disobedience. As a substitute, she noticed a chance to assist. Her little sister was born with Down syndrome and appeared to resort to drawings on the partitions in purple when …

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The Week in Black Artwork, March 29-April 4, 2021: Painter Dominic Chambers is now represented by Roberts Tasks, Lezley Saar joins varied small fires, Jenkins Johnson provides Lisa Corinne Davis to the checklist

This text will likely be up to date with the most recent black artwork information all through the week. March 31, 2021 Launch of the brand new African-American artwork public sale catalog Swannthe new catalog for the African-American artwork sale on April 22 at Swann Public sale Galleries presents 220 …

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