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Jerome Delay/Associated Press A painting, apparently of President Jacob Zuma, was splashed with paint on Tuesday at the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg. The tussle over the painting is the latest battle over free speech in a country where the government has taken increasingly firm steps to squelch critics despite one of the world’s most expansive sets of individual rights, enshrined in its 15-year-old Constitution. At the center of the controversy is a six-foot-tall acrylic on canvas, called “The Spear,” painted by Brett Murray, an artist based in Cape Town. Painting of Zuma Draws Attacks in South Africa
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Anthropologists working in southern France have concluded that a 1.5 metric ton block of engraved limestone constitutes the earliest evidence of wall art. Their research, reported in the most recent edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows the piece to be approximately 37,000 years old and offers rich evidence of the role art played in the daily lives of Early Aurignacian humans. The research team, comprised of more than a dozen scientists from American and European universities and research institutions, has been excavating at the site of the discovery—Abri Castanet—for the past 15 years. 37,000 Year Old Art Reveals Complex Lives of Early Humans
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Supporting the arts is good business Slideshow MICZEK PHOTOGRAPHYJASON E. MICZEK - MICZEK PHOTOGRAPHYCarlos Evans is an executive vice president at Wells Fargo. MICZEK PHOTOGRAPHYJASON E. MICZEK - MICZEK PHOTOGRAPHYCarlos and Lisa Evans are pictured at their Charlotte home 11/10/2011 with a painting by West Fraser of Charleston, SC.
It was only in 1994 that the term ‘curator’ was first used in India, when art critic and cultural theorist Geeta Kapur was invited to select works from the collection of the National Gallery of Modern Art. This was the start of the curator being seen as a legitimate figure. She, among a host of other players, like gallerists, collectors and auctioneers, began to make their presence felt amidst the growing private sector and the art market. Importance of Curators in the Indian Art Industry « Breathe Arts
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Sacred Word and Image: Five World Religions exhibition at Phoenix Art Museum PHOENIX, AZ.- Sacred Word and Image: Five World Religions, an exhibition opening on January 4, 2012 at Phoenix Art Museum, features the written word and painted image as expressed in the cultures of Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity throughout the past 1500 years.
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Birger Sandzén in Colorado Denver Post: "This highly accessible exhibition is a must-see for Sandzen admirers, impressionism fans and anyone who enjoys rich, expressive paintings of the Colorado landscape." "With 66 paintings, watercolors, drawings and original prints, this is the largest Colorado exhibition ever devoted to Birger Sandzen .
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Masters & Pelavin and Art in a Box are pleased to announce our 2011 Benefit Holiday Exhibition & Online Sale to empower children at risk through art. Tribeca / Downtown - Masters & Pelavin - ART IN A BOX: BENEFIT EVENT
MIYAKO YOSHINAGA art prospects is pleased to present SUPERNATUREAL, a group exhibition that includes work by Osamu James Nakagawa, Ingo Günther, Terry Taylor, Yu Yamauchi and the collaborative team Robyn Voshardt & Sven Humphrey. In Project Room, we feature Landscape 2011; gelatin silver prints by Yojiro Imasaka. The exhibition is on view from December 15, 2011, through January 28, 2012. Chelsea - Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects - SUPERNATUREAL
Anne Tabachnick: Paintings Lori Bookstein Fine Art 138 Tenth Avenue, 212-750-0949 Chelsea December 8, 2011 - January 14, 2012 Reception: Tuesday, December 13, 6 - 8 PM Web Site Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to present a survey of paintings by Anne Tabachnick. Chelsea - Lori Bookstein Fine Art - Anne Tabachnick: Paintings
Rudolf Schenker at the Jerome C. Daniel Overlook on Mullholland Drive. The Scorpions made a stop in LA on their farewell tour around the world. Our documentary film crew was on location, and we bring you this report by producer Daniel Remsperger: Scorpions EN - DW-WORLD.DE
Rebranding Brussels Can graphic design breathe new life into a city? Mason Currey, Imprint Friday, Jul 20, 2012 12:00 AM UTC Entertainment Imprint, Europe, graphic design Illustrator fights back against Marvel Comics Arlen Schumer wants everyone to know that Stan Lee didn't create comic superheroes alone The father of film graphics - Imprint
Sotheby's important Russian art evening auction brings £5.6/$8.7 million LONDON.- This evening, Sotheby’s Important Russian Art auction which was exceptionally well-attended brought £5,597,000/$8,657,999 (est. £5,755,000-8,415,000).
Sotheby's New York announces the sale of the contract that founded Apple Computer Company NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 13 December 2011 Sotheby’s New York is to offer the founding partnership agreement of the Apple Computer Company – the firm that revolutionized technology, business, personal computing and the world. The 1976 document, which once belonged to Ronald G.
NEW YORK, N.Y.- Over Thanksgiving weekend, a team of practiced installers convened at Christie’s flagship headquarters in Rockefeller Center to begin construction and installation of one of the most anticipated exhibitions in U.S. auction history: the complete Collection of Elizabeth Taylor. The complete collection of Elizabeth Taylor opens December 3 at Christie's in New York
British Library puts 19th century newspapers online, plans to digitize 40 million pages
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Is Art Patron Ronald Lauder What's Wrong With America?, Occupy Wall Street Plans Gallery Of Its Own, and More
Major retrospective of art of painter Takao Tanabe opens at Burnaby Art Gallery
Occupy Wall Street Supporter Makes Jay-Z "Scrooge" Sculpture
Collection of 300 drawings made during Rodin's last thirty years on view at the Musée Rodin
Bonhams offers two masterpieces of American landscapes by Russian painter in $14 Million Russian sale
First individual exhibition in Poland of works by the world famous artist Wolfgang Tillmans
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Vatican to take legal action over Benetton pope-kissing ad - ITALY
Benetton ads draw criticism from White House, Vatican
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First ever overview of painted partying in the Golden Age at the Frans Hals Museum
Martin Lawrence Gallery marks 120th anniversary of Erté with retrospective exhibition
Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao shows Georg Baselitz' "Mrs. Lenin and the Nightingale"
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Unpopular choice for Biennale president withdraws
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How a Calligraphy Pen Rewrote Steve Jobs' Life
South Africa artifacts indicate a 100,000-year-old art studio - latimes.com
How small galleries can make a hit on the global stage
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Sketch-leaves for Elgar's unfinished masterpiece at Bonhams
Forgotten Jewish Dada-ists Get Their Due