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Tests reveal secrets of four Vermeer paintings—including their authenticity—in Washington, DC show

Two of Vermeer’s disputed paintings have been scientifically examined for an exhibition that will open at the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington, DC in October. Girl with a Red Hat (around 1666-67) oath Girl with a Flute (around 1665-75) have in the past both been questioned by many specialists. The show Vermeer’s Secrets …

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Samuel Ross Black British Artist Grant Program 2022

Samuel Ross, the founder and Creative Director of A-COLD-WALL*, is re-launching the eponymously titled Samuel Ross Black British Artist Grant Program for 2022. With a focus on championing Black creatives, this fourth installment welcomes those in the fields of industrial design, graphic design, fine art, furniture, sculpture and fashion to submit their applications to become …

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Ryder Ripps Claims Lawsuit Over Bored Ape NFTs Is Silencing Him – ARTnews.com

Late last June Yuga Labs, the parent company behind the NFT projects Bored Ape Yacht Club and Crypto Punks filed a lawsuit against artist Ryder Ripps, who had created a NFT collection of his own that shared imagery with the former. On Monday, Ripps’ legal team hit back, claiming that the lawsuit was being used …

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The Lume Melbourne to open a new exhibition Monet & Friends Alive, after the success of Vincent Van Gogh

“For many [people] it’s been a bit of a sterile experience in a lot of galleries, especially because they find it a little bit intimidating, they don’t know what they’re looking at,” he said. Loading “We’ve hit on really looking at that visitor who doesn’t go to galleries all the time.” Art for non-aficionados has …

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Painting by New Zealand artist Charles Goldie goes unsold at auction

Webbs/supplied ‘The Whitening Snows of Venerable Eld’, is of Māori Rangatira Te Kamaka from Te Nehenehenui in King Country. An art piece from one of New Zealand’s most renowned artists went unsold after it failed to meet the reserve price of $700,000 on Monday evening. The painting by Charles Goldie, titled The Whitening Snows of …

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50 Photos That Provide “Alternate Angles” On Events, Places, And Things You Might Not Have Seen Before (New Pics)

It all depends on your perspective. Changing how you look at things—and we mean this quite literally—can really make you reconsider what you think you know… and spark your creativity while you’re at it. The r/AlternateAngles subreddit does exactly what it says on the tin, and it does it well. Members of the online community …

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We need to talk about The Weeknd singing karaoke in Texas

The Weeknd performs during The After Hours Til Dawn Global Stadium Tour at Mercedes Benz Stadium Thursday in Atlanta. Paul R. Giunta Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP ARLINGTON Something was missing Sunday night at AT&T Stadium. But no one in attendance seemed to notice. Or care. The Weeknd, the pop superstar who has topped the charts with …

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Stolen Picasso painting ‘worth millions of dollars’ found during drug raid, Iraqi authorities claim

Authorities in Iraq claim to have found a stolen Picasso painting during a drug raid conducted on Saturday in the central province of Diyala. The work—said to be worth “millions of dollars”—was in the possession of three people who were arrested for their involvement in the trade and transportation of narcotic drugs. “The anti-narcotics directorate …

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Everyone’s a cynic! Film, TV, music, books and art about pessimism | Television

Movie Taking place over one night in 2008, Margin Call is a taut display of sharp suits and sharper dialogue, in which the cantankerous colleagues at a Goldman Sachs stand-in have to decide between tanking their company or the world economy. It may lack the zany thrills of The Big Short, but by presenting the …

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