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Anna Delvey Unveils Surreal NYC Art Show of Sketches Drawn in Prison

“I’m a masterpiece! I’m a masterpiece! Look at me, I am Anna, ”shouted drag queen Yuhua Hamasaki as she riled up the crowd in full Anna Delvey garb at the imprisoned fake heiress’ one-night-only solo art exhibit. Hamasaki’s over-the-top impression of the subject of Shonda Rhimes’ Netflix limited series “Inventing Anna” was just the beginning …

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‘Bring them home’: Australian crowdfund campaign seeks to buy Wurundjeri art at New York auction | Art

One of Melbourne’s Aboriginal heritage councils is facing a race against the clock, in a bid to stop two culturally significant artworks being lost to Australia when they go under the hammer at Sotheby’s New York auction house next week. The two works – an earth pigment and charcoal on paper painting, and a carved …

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Why the long face? Artist pilloried after creating half-horse, half-man sculpture | Ireland

In Irish mythology, a púca is a mischievous, shapeshifting spirit that can take the form of a horse and entice unwary travelers on to its back for a wild ride. Aidan Harte knows how that feels. Eighteen months ago the sculptor was commissioned to create a 2-meter tall bronze statue of a púca for the …

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Anna Delvey makes virtual appearance at her NYC art show from federal lockup

Anna Delvey was back on the Manhattan art scene Thursday night – virtually – as the fake heiress remains in federal custody fighting an effort to deport her to Germany. Delvey, whose real name is Anna Sorokin, addressed her patrons on video during her one-night-only art exhibit at the Public Hotel in Nolita, according to …

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At 90, Gerhard Richter Comes Out of Retirement With a Show of New Paintings and Photographs in Switzerland — See Them Here

A show of new works by Gerhard Richter at the Fondation Beyeler in Switzerland has been met with some surprise. The German artist, who turned 90 earlier this year, announced his retirement in 2017. In the end, he hasn’t been able to stop making art. The room at the Beyeler, conceived by the artist himself, …

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Tiw Island artist Jennifer Louise Coombes designs AFL Indigenous football

Coombes was mentored in many traditional art mediums and cultural knowledge throughout her school years by elders from across the Tiwi islands, but began focusing more seriously on her art after designing the Indigenous guernsey for the Hawthorn Football Club in partnership with the club’s former star Cyril Rioli in 2018 and 2019. Since then, …

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Art Industry News: Actor Seth Green Pleas for His Stolen Bored Apes, Announcing ‘Frens It Happened to Me’ + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Thursday, May 19. NEED-TO-READ Ernie Barnes Estate Gets Gallery Representation – That was quick! A week after Barnes’s painting became the hit of Christie’s contemporary art sale, …

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