Art

Portaits of Naomi Campbell at “Naomi: In Fashion” at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 2024.
Art

Fashion icon Naomi Campbell gets a major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Artsy

Naomi Campbell, the fashion legend and activist, is being celebrated with an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Krista LeRay is a needlepoint content creator who founded an online needlepoint store from her New York apartment
Art

The historic, aristocratic craft loved by Taylor Swift that's making a surprising comeback

BBC

Beloved by European royals and aristocrats – and recently seen on screen in Bridgerton – the traditionally fusty craft of needlepoint is increasingly popular with Gen Z and young millennials.

Banksy Gangsta Rat art piece
Art

Banksy Rat Collection Could Fetch £120k at Auction

BBC

A collection of the world-famous street artist is expected to sell for a massive amount when it's put up for auction next month in Los Angeles.

McSweeney 25th Anniversary Lunchbox
Art

McSweeney’s Celebrates 25 Years with a Lunchbox Issue

Print

Beloved publisher McSweeney surprises subscribers with a new issue that comes in the form of a fully designed and packed lunchbox.

Punchbowl mosque, in Sydney’s south-west, has been recognised in the 2024 RIBA architecture awards. The project took 17 years to gain council approval.
Art

Art museum and mosque among Australian projects recognised in UK’s RIBA architecture awards

The Guardian

Judges praise disaster-resistant gallery and bridge on Arthur Boyd’s NSW estate and ‘profoundly moving’ place of worship in Sydney’s Punchbowl

Flamingo
Art

An entirely real photo wins an AI photo contest – and photographers finally have something to smile about

TechRadar

Photography strikes back

Installation view of Pace Gallery’s booth at Art Basel, 2024
Art

What Sold at Art Basel 2024

Artsy

The 2024 edition of Art Basel’s flagship fair concluded on Sunday after a sunny week at the Messe.

Figurines are seen in front of displayed Adobe logo in this illustration taken June 13, 2022.
Art

US sues Photoshop maker Adobe for hiding fees, making it difficult to cancel

Forbes

The U.S. government sued Adobe (ADBE.O), opens new tab on Monday, accusing the Photoshop and Acrobat maker of harming consumers by concealing hefty termination fees in its most popular subscription plan, and making it difficult to cancel subscriptions.

Cara app - Screenshot of Cara.app homepage
Art

Cara: Why are Artists Moving to Cara.app?

Gonkbonk

Find out why hundreds of thousands of artists are signing up for Cara, the new art and social media platform taking a stand against AI models.

Tracey Emin, There was A moment when I believed (2024). Acrylic on canvas182.2 x 214.1 x 3.5 cm
Art

Tracey Emin Made a Dame in King’s Birthday Honours

Ocula

'People like me don't become dames, unless you're a sportsperson,' Emin said.

A self-portrait of Dora Maar from 1935
Art

Rare photographs by Dora Maar cast Picasso’s tormented muse in a new light

The Guardian

London gallery shows intimate images, including portraits of the artist, that reveal a great talent in her own right

View of the Acropolis ancient hill with Parthenon temple during a heat wave, 2023, Athens, Greece
Art

A Record Heatwave Forces Greece to Close the Acropolis

ARTnews

Those wishing to visit the Acropolis in Athens, Greece this week are out of luck, as the ancient site has been closed due to a record heatwave since Wednesday.

Lévy Gorvy Dayan's booth at Art Basel 2024 (13–16 June 2024)
Art

Art Basel in Basel Receipts: Defying the ‘Doom Porn’

Ocula

Iwan Wirth said sales at the fair supported his belief in the art market's resilience, but other dynamics are also in play.

Toronto, ON - June 9: Historic St. Anne's Anglican Church devastated by a 4 alarm fire.
Art

Fire Extensively Damages 116-Year-Old Church in Toronto, Destroying Group of Seven Murals

ARTNews

A recent fire in Toronto at a historic church built in 1908 has severely damaged the Canadian heritage site and destroyed religious murals painted by members of the Group of Seven.

“STAR OF THE UNBORN” (2024), pencil and ink on found paper, 16 x 20 inches
Art

Mesmerizing Pixelated Motifs Emerge from Sci-Fi Narratives in Drawings by Matthew Craven

Colossal

Neuromancer is one of the first science-fiction novels characterized as cyberpunk, a dystopic mix of rapidly advanced technologies and mass societal collapse.

Kempegowda airport photo by Ar. Ekansh Goel © Studio Recall
Art

Enter projects weaves fluid rattan interiors of SOM-designed kempegowda airport

Designboom

Hufton + Crow captures new interior images of the completed Kempegowda International Airport Terminal 2, designed by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM) and Enter Projects Asia.

Curator Avi Lubin (R) looks through works at Dov Heller's estate in Nirim, a kibbutz just a few miles from the Gaza border. COURTESY OF THE MISHKAN MUSEUM
Art

In New Exhibition Series, Curator Avi Lubin Centers Artists from Kibbutzim Along the Israel-Gaza Border

ARTnews

In his 1968 print Remaining Words, Israeli artist Dov Heller wrote in blocky Hebrew letters: “I finished reserve duty on Friday/I was in Gaza they threw rocks there/Today I want peace more than ever.”

People going to a fair
Art

From an Animatronic Gorilla to a Beaded Glass Cage—Here’s What Was Stealing the Scene at Art Basel Unlimited

artnet

Ambitious projects by Ryan Gander, Christo, Kader Attia, and Liza Lou had VIPs talking.

Graham Sutherland's portrait of Winston Churchill, painted to commemorate the-then Prime Minister's 80th birthday in 1954, was immortalized in the Netflix show "The Crown." Alex Bailey/Netflix
Art, Film & TV

Version of Churchill’s hated portrait immortalized in ‘The Crown’ fetches $840,000 at auction

CNN

“That is not a painting, it’s a humiliation!” Winston Churchill (played by John Lithgow) angrily tells the renowned painter Graham Sutherland (actor Stephen Dillane) in the first season of “The Crown,” Netflix’s six-series dramatization

Philip Guston, Orders, 1978. COURTESY HAUSER & WIRTH
Art

A First Look at the Big Ticket Artworks that Galleries Are Bringing to Art Basel

ARTnews

If one were to liken the marquee New York auctions in May to the homecoming game between rival high schools, then Art Basel is certainly the art world’s prom.

Louis Fratino, Metropolitan, 2019 VENICE BIENNALE. COURTESY OF SIKKEMA JENKINS AND THE ARTIST.
Art

LGBTQ+ Artists Having Institutional Shows This Pride Month

ARTnews

Like last year, 2024’s Pride celebrations come at a time when LGBTQ+ rights are under threat, made all the more alarming by the upcoming presidential election, in which the very existence of American democracy is at stake.

Edzi’u Photo by Rachel Pick
Art

Mark Your Calendar: Vines Art Festival is celebrating 10 years in August

The Georgia Straight

Vines Art Society is an arts organization born in response to the need for advocacy for marginalized artists and their wellbeing.

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, February 29, 2024. Photo: Ajay Suresh/Wikimedia Commons.
Art

Philadelphia's University of the Arts Closes Unexpectedly

ARTFORUM

The University of the Arts in Philadelphia will shutter for good June 7 after nearly 150 years in operation.

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 25: French police takes security measures near louvre pyramid as France raises alert to maximum after the terrorist attack in the Moscow concert hall that killed 137 people, in Paris, France on March 25, 2024. (Photo by Mohamad Salaheldin Abdelg Alsayed/Anadolu via Getty Images)
Art

Two 17th Century Paintings Looted by Nazis Are Donated to the Louvre by Jewish Heirs

ARTnews

Two 17th century paintings were recently donated to the Louvre Museum in Paris after experts identified the descendants of the original owner.

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