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Posted by ADMIN on Mar 03, 2017 Comments (0)
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Banksy hotel in Bethlehem The Walled Off Hotel

Banksy opens dystopian tourist attraction in Bethlehem

The elusive British artist has opened a hotel wedged up against the Israeli security wall that wraps around Bethlehem., just meters from the West Bank, in Palestine. The hotel has 10 rooms and apparently Banksy has said that anyone from both sides of the middle eastern conflict can stay the...

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Posted by news on Feb 20, 2017 Comments (0)
Category: Galleries

Protesting Trump, Wellesley’s Davis Museum Will Remove Works Made or Donated by Immigrants to the United States

A few days after President Trump signed an executive order barring citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States, the Museum of Modern Art in New York responded by hanging work by artists from those countries. Now the Davis Museum at Wellesley College in Massachusetts is staging a protest of its own, saying that, fro...

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Posted by admin on Feb 20, 2017 Comments (0)
Category: Events

Christopher Le Brun: Composer

The Gallery at Windsor is pleased to present Christopher Le Brun: Composer, a major two-part exhibition of renowned British painter and President of the Royal Academy Christopher Le Brun PRA. The Gallery at Windsor is part of a concurrent show exhibiting at Albertz Benda’s New York gallery and displays a body of work drawing from the connection b...

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Posted by admin on Jan 23, 2017 Comments (0)
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inauguration posters may define political art in Trump era by Shepard Fairey’s

The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image of Obama’s face over the word “HOPE” quickly became the iconic image of the election, the rallying cry around which it was fought and won. It remains the enduring image...

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Posted by ADMIN on Jan 16, 2017 Comments (0)
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Damien Hirst backed plans for Ilfracombe Southern Extension approved

A spokesman for Resign, Hirst’s company, told the Daily Mail, “Over the past year we have been trying to find a suitable partner for our part of the Southern Extension. Unfortunately in the current economic climate all the developers we spoke to felt it wasn’t viable to deliver the housing in keeping with our vision.”

Local ward member C...

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Posted by admin on Jan 15, 2017 Comments (0)
Category: Events

Ivan Morley at Bortolami, New York

BORTOLAMI
520 WEST 20TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10011 T 212 727 2050
WWW.BORTOLAMIGALLERY.COM
IVAN MORLEY
12 January

18 February 2017
Opening Reception Thursday, 12 January, 6
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8 PM
Bortolami is pleased to announce Ivan Morley’s second exhibition at the gallery. The exhi...

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Posted by admin on Jan 05, 2017 Comments (0)
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Amon Carter Museum of American Art Receives £15 Million

Great News The museum will receive the money over a five-year period.which was made in honor of the institution’s longtime president of the board Ruth Carter Stevenson. IT will establish an endowment to support future exhibitions and programming.
Arts patron Alice Walton, currently chairwoman of the board of directors of Arkansas’s Crystal Bri...

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Posted by ADMIN on Jan 04, 2017 Comments (0)
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Billionaire sues art dynasty over £63m deal to buy New York townhouse

Billionare investor Len Blavatnik is suing David Wildenstein for $10 million, according to the New York Post. Blavatnik claims that Wildenstein reneged on the sale of a $79 million Manhattan townhouse.

Wildenstein’s lawyers argued in Manhattan Supreme Court that the suit, filed by Blavatnik’s company Access Industries, is “frivolous and ha...

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Posted by ADMIN on Jan 04, 2017 Comments (0)
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The TOP Man of art dealers

John Kasmin was at the centre of London’s art scene web in the 1960s. Now his frank memories provide the thread for a fascinating installation at Tate Britain

‘If I’m talking strangely,’ says John Kasmin in the doorway of his west London home, ‘it’s because two of my teeth snapped off in a bread roll while I was looking at Vesuvius ...

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Posted by ADMIN on Jan 04, 2017 Comments (0)
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Outsider Art

First coined by the critic Roger Cardinal in 1972, the term ‘Outsider Art’ was originally employed as a synonym for ‘Art Brut’, a label created by Jean Dubuffet in to describe art formed beyond the boundaries of the mainstream art world. In the ensuing decades the label has broadened to encompass work by artists who have not had any formal...

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Posted by ADMIN on Jan 04, 2017 Comments (0)
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John Berger — A man who changed the way we saw

In memory of the art critic and author, who died on 2 January at the age of 90, we take a look at a visit, in 1962, to the studio of sculptor Henri Presset

In his BBC series Ways of Seeing, broadcast in 1972, the late John Berger (1926-2017) discussed the transformation that came over Adam and Eve at the moment of the Fall — how, according to...

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Posted by ADMIN on Jan 04, 2017 Comments (0)
Category: Events

Alex Face ALIVE F BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY

Alex Face
ALIVE
December 21, 2016 - February 19, 2017
BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY

Alex Face ALIVE exhibition will be on view from today until Sunday February 19, 2017. The gallery opens Wednesday to Sunday, 1PM - 7PM

Alex Face, Breathe (in the waterlilies pond), 2016, Spray paint and oil on Linen, 195 x 300 cm © Alex Face / Bangkok CityCity ...

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Posted by admin on Dec 13, 2016 Comments (0)
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KAI AND SUNNY NO COMMISSION LONDON

'Endless Wave' - Print Edition'
Hand pulled 6 colour screen print - Black, blue, gold, aqua, red and pink
On 100% cotton somerset satin 410 gsm tub size - Hand deckled by artist
Size: 100cm x 100cm (39.37 x 39.37 inches)
Signed and stamped edition of 40

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Posted by admin on Dec 10, 2016 Comments (0)
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Banksy Interview from ’95

A rare footage from Banksy has just surfaced online. Sourced from an old VHS from BBC’s show “Shadow People”, this gives us some unusual insights on Banksy before he rose to fame. From catching a glimpse of his face to hearing his real voice, this video will be enjoyed by all of Banksy’s fans around the world.

For those of you who lived ...

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Posted by Louis on Dec 10, 2016 Comments (0)
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Things You Should Know About Banksy

is Style

Banksy can now, typically, be recognized by his stenciled graffiti works on public buildings, through which he frequently references classical artists and channels his beliefs (and his dark sense of humour); however when he first started creating street art, between 1990-94, his work was mostly freehand. Apparently he began switching to...

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Posted by admin on Dec 10, 2016 Comments (0)
Category: Auctions

Banksy’s ‘Balloon Girl’ banksy girl with red balloon sells for £23,750

AUCTION – 4 June 2016
banksy girl with red balloon

An unsigned and slightly damaged ‘Balloon Girl’ by Banksy has sold for £23,750 at Bonham’s in Knightsbridge, demonstrating the continued demand for work by the UK street-artist.

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Posted by Admin on Dec 09, 2016 Comments (0)
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Daniel Arsham's Future Relic


Future Relic
Daniel Arsham's Future Relics are familiar and common objects that are obsolete in the future world. Future Relics 01 - 04 were each accompanied by a corresponding short film of the same name. Future Relic 05 provided a clue to its collectors, inviting them to engage in an interactive journey as archeologists of the future in sear...

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Posted by admin on Dec 06, 2016 Comments (0)
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Robert Longo


Robert Longo
Untitled (Janet, from the Men in the Cities Series) (1981/2016)

In the 1960s, Conceptualists dematerialized the art object, offering in its place the photograph (as material support). Certain among those to come up in the wake of that shift – e.g., Robert Longo, Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, and others associated with what cam...

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Posted by admin on Dec 06, 2016 Comments (0)
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Oscar Murillo untitled (2016)

scar Murillo untitled (2016) Oscar Murillo’s multi-faceted practice includes elements of painting, sculpture, installation, video and performance. Travel, migration, labor, and trade figure as central notions, which the artist explores in depth, thinking through the specific historical and geographical contexts of these conditions; his own cross-...

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Posted by admin on Oct 20, 2016 Comments (0)
Category: Auctions

Most Expensive Banksy sold

Last Wednesday during Christie’s Post War & Contemporary Art sale in London, a historic Banksy canvas came very close to tripling its high estimate of £50,000. Originally exhibited in 2002 at Santa’s Ghetto, a perennial winter group show (a modern riff of which occurred last December with Marks and Stencils) during those early, pre-hype years ...

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