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ArtElizabeth FazzareMelissa Cody. World Traveler 2014. Courtesy of the artistAnnie Albers Red Meander 1954. © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2024 Photo: Albers Foundation/Art Resource, NY. Photo: Tim Nighswander/Imaging4Art. Since the earliest days of textile art, believed to be around 10,000 BC, abstraction has been used to convey meaning. Although the theme of an abstract work is not so clearly communicated, these textures are embedded in the politics of their time. In ancient Andean communities, for example, colorful geometric patterns on wool were used to communicate messages across linguistic and geographic boundaries.…

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Richard Serra, the sculptor famous for his pioneering large-scale steel works, has died aged 85. His groundbreaking work, which transformed landscapes around the world with towering steel forms, established him as a leading figure in contemporary sculpture by the late 1970s. . His lawyer, John Silberman, confirmed it New York Times that the cause of his death was pneumonia. Serra was replaced by David Zwriner and Gagosian, who first presented his work in 1983.Born in San Francisco in 1938, Serra worked in steel mills in high school and studied at the University of California, Berkeley and Santa Barbara. Serra attended…

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Chanel has announced the 10 winners of its biannual Chanel Next Prize, which awards each artist with an unconditional prize of 100,000 euros ($108,000). From a video game designer to an opera singer, the winners include three visual artists: Georgian artist Tolia Astakhishvili, Brazilian artist Dalton Paula and Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen. The winners were chosen by a panel of judges, including Cao Fei, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Tilda Swinton.Along with the prize money, each artist will receive two years of mentorship with the luxury brand’s cultural partners, such as the Royal College of Art in London.“The Chanel Next…

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A Banksy mural in north London was dismantled shortly after its unveiling, covered in plastic sheeting and surrounded by wooden planks. The work is a stencil of a life-sized woman holding a pressure washer next to green paint in the shape of a tree leaf. The mural is on the wall of a residential building, next to a cherry tree whose branches were pruned using a method called pollarding, which can appear extreme. The British street artist uploaded photos of the mural to his popular Instagram page (12.3 million followers) on March 18, confirming that the work was real. A…

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In Return to Mu Village’s The Great Fairy Lake (2023), a two-channel video installation by Chengdu-based artists Cao Minghao and Chen Jianjun, a disembodied voice speaks over a rippled blue-grey lake, describing a Tibetan herders’ ritual intended to remedy disease and disasters caused by human environmental degradation. The aforementioned lake has already been the prey of these interventions: it is shrinking due to climate change. In the second channel, the shepherds solemnly perform the ritual against a lush grassy plain. “Its purpose,” the voice explains the ritual, “is to establish a relationship between humans and other non-human beings, visible or…

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In Return to Mu Village’s The Great Fairy Lake (2023), a two-channel video installation by Chengdu-based artists Cao Minghao and Chen Jianjun, a disembodied voice speaks over a rippled blue-grey lake, describing a Tibetan herders’ ritual intended to remedy disease and disasters caused by human environmental degradation. The aforementioned lake has already been the prey of these interventions: it is shrinking due to climate change. In the second channel, the shepherds solemnly perform the ritual against a lush grassy plain. “Its purpose,” the voice explains the ritual, “is to establish a relationship between humans and other non-human beings, visible or…

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In Return to Mu Village’s The Great Fairy Lake (2023), a two-channel video installation by Chengdu-based artists Cao Minghao and Chen Jianjun, a disembodied voice speaks over a rippled blue-grey lake, describing a Tibetan herders’ ritual intended to remedy disease and disasters caused by human environmental degradation. The aforementioned lake has already been the prey of these interventions: it is shrinking due to climate change. In the second channel, the shepherds solemnly perform the ritual against a lush grassy plain. “Its purpose,” the voice explains the ritual, “is to establish a relationship between humans and other non-human beings, visible or…

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In Return to Mu Village’s The Great Fairy Lake (2023), a two-channel video installation by Chengdu-based artists Cao Minghao and Chen Jianjun, a disembodied voice speaks over a rippled blue-grey lake, describing a Tibetan herders’ ritual intended to remedy disease and disasters caused by human environmental degradation. The aforementioned lake has already been the prey of these interventions: it is shrinking due to climate change. In the second channel, the shepherds solemnly perform the ritual against a lush grassy plain. “Its purpose,” the voice explains the ritual, “is to establish a relationship between humans and other non-human beings, visible or…

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A Cambridge council has ordered the removal of a faceless statue of Prince Philip. the guard. Years after initially being erected without permission, the statue will be removed from the site. The 13m monument depicting the Queen’s late husband in academic robes with an abstracted face stands outside an office block in Cambridge. Nadine Black, Cambridge city council’s head of public art, previously described it as “perhaps the worst quality work ever presented to the council”. “It is not site specific and it is a work that has already been purchased and has no relation to this site. The scale…

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A prop for one of the most memorable scenes in the 1997 film Titanic- in which Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jack selflessly freezes to death in the North Atlantic while Kate Winslet’s character, Rose, lies in a doorway and thus lives to tell her tale – sold at Heritage Auctions for $718,750. according to Entertainment WeeklyThe goal was the biggest draw of the evening, after the whip used by Indiana Jones in the second part of the series. Temple of Doomwhich sold for $525,000. The Great Door Debate is one of the most popular issues in modern film history, with everyone from…

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