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Bob Ross: Breathing life into the soothing joy of painting

July 4, On This Day While famous in life, American painter, art instructor, and television host was fated to become even more popular posthumously on the internet. In fact, his videos have become hugely beloved for devotees of autonomous sensory meridian response or ASMR, which is a pleasant form of paresthesia (or tingling) often brought …

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Art pop-up exhibit to run in Brookhaven, The Vancouver Art Gallery to receive a fund of $29.3m, German Museums to Return Objects to Namibia, Cameroon

We are happy to curate trending stories for you from the many fascinating developments across the globe. Here’s the latest from the art world that you should not miss! The Vancouver Art Gallery to receive a fund of $29.3m from the Federal Government The Vancouver Art Gallery is going to receive $25 million in federal …

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The first major sports artist of the world died on this day

JUNE 20, ON THIS DAY Best known for his brilliantly coloured, expressionist paintings and illustrations that presented scenes of sports and entertainment, LeRoy Neiman passed away on this day, 20 June 2012. He worked both as an illustrator and as an artist whose paintings, prints, and drawings were shown in galleries and reproduced in numerous publications. …

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Bill Gates’ open dislike for NFTs, the Smithsonian to return Nigerian artifacts, and more art news

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE Bill Gates Slams NFTs Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has made no bones about his dislike for NFTS. During a TechCrunch talk on Tuesday, Gates said that NFTs are “100 percent based on greater fool theory.” “It has at its heart this anonymity through …

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Abramović to release her first NFT, Koons sculpture to be auctioned for charity, and more art news! 

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends …

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Remembering Gustave Courbet, the fore-runner of the Realism Movement, on his birthday

Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet, a painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting was born on this day, June 10, 1819. His works were to later influence the Impressionists and the Cubists. Born in a family that strongly held anti-monarchical sentiments, he grew up to be a politically active individual, and this attitude …

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Paula Rego, acclaimed Portuguese-British artist, dead at 87

Paula Rego, the acclaimed Portuguese-born British artist, has died at age 87 in her North London home after a short illness. Born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1935 during the dictatorship of António de Oliveira Salazar, she enrolled in a finishing school in England at the age of 16. She went on to study painting at …

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Celebrating Paul Gauguin, who brought Tahiti to life with his works

Paul Gauguin, the famed French Post-Impressionist artist was born on this day, June 7, 1848. A stockbroker with a lucrative income in Paris, Gauguin’s life took a turn when the markets crashed and his fascination with the art world – and his desire to become an artist himself – began to clash with his family. …

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Artworks seized from MET, Hause and Wirth new gallery, and seized antiquities in UK

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends …

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Years after planning, Human ant hill is finally opened to the public

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends …

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