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FBI Seizes 25 Basquiat Paintings Off a Florida Museum’s Walls

FBI agents loading Basquiat paintings into vehicles at the Orlando Museum of Art Photo by Orlando Sentinel / Getty Images Late last week, FBI agents entered the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) and removed 25 paintings attributed to Jean-Michel Basquiat, which were on display as part of a new exhibition of the late artist’s work. As […]

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Entertainment

Movies that Obliterate the Line Between High Art and Schlock

What makes a movie “good”? Groundbreaking craft? Complex characters? The simple ability to entertain? Ask eight people to define a good movie, and you will get eight different answers. The mental processes that result in the thumbs up or down verdict are defined by complex factors, both personal (i.e., individual taste) and social/institutional (i.e. the […]

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US

‘Phygital Art’ Exhibition in Hong Kong Opens a Door to the Metaverse

A portmanteau of the words’ physical’ and ‘digital,’ ‘phygital’ interactive artworks by local and international artists are the main draw at Symphony of the Future, a public art program combining art, lifestyle, and technology. Unveiled by K11 Art Mall in Hong Kong on June 23, the exhibition will be displayed at Avenue of Stars and Salisbury […]

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Science

Eerie Figures With Giant Heads Found Painted in a Rock Shelter in Tanzania

In 2018, archaeologists made a staggering discovery in Swaga Swaga Game Reserve in central Tanzania: 52 previously undocumented rock shelters, deliberately painted with rock art. Weathering had mostly destroyed all but a handful; but of those that were preserved, one was an absolute enigma.   The site, named Amak’hee 4, was elaborately painted with a […]

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US

Sheikha Hend Al Qassemi joins Web3 art tech startup Artfi

Sheikha Hend Al Qassemi Image Credit: Supplied The world is moving towards Web3 and Metaverse. And traditional businesses are marking their presence in the world of Web3. Artfi has built a strong team of advisers, investors and supporters. In the recent tweet, Sheikha Hend Al Qassemi, a member of the ruling family of Sharjah, has announced her […]

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Weird

The Japanese know what art is

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Entertainment

How David Bowie made his death a ‘work of art’ and left a ‘parting gift’ for fans

It was the first album to not feature an image of Bowie on the cover, instead it had just a simple black star. Privacy had always been a priority for the star and his cancer diagnosis would only be known to a select few people before his death. In the years prior to his death […]

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Entertainment

The 10 Best and Most Creative Art Competition Shows on Netflix

Netflix’s wide variety of streamable content that doesn’t rely on a loyal audience to keep up with new episodes each week allows for creative flexibility that regular broadcast television doesn’t always have. When it comes to niche competition shows, Netflix boasts its breadth of cooking and baking competitions but also provides a platform for other […]

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Life Style

Life, relationship and sensuality coach, Caleen Diedrick, finds home in art

Crashing waves, clean and cool air, sand or stones between your toes, the enticing aromas and the revelry of relaxation. There’s no denying the pleasure of the beach. But Caleen Diedrick took her love one step further, using the treasures she found by the sea to make art. A life, relationship and sensuality coach by […]

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UK

Kate portrait blasted by art critic as making her look like ‘strangely boring doll’

The new portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has produced a very mixed reaction. Some critics have praised the painting claiming that it captures the essence of the couple. Others have been more critical arguing that it isn’t an accurate representation of the Cambridges. Writing in The Daily Mail art critic AN Wilson […]