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Like ‘Wordle’, give ‘Artle’ a try

Free online games based on the “Wordle” concept have been multiplying in recent months. The latest has been created by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and aims to test the knowledge of art lovers, FMT reported. This new take on the concept is called “Artle”, bringing an arty twist to the hit...

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Departure of Sandra Benites the first Indigenous curator of Museu de Arte de São Paulo

Excluding photographs of the Landless Workers Movement (MST), a left-leaning agricultural movement influenced by Marxism and liberation theology from an exhibition titled “Histórias Brasileiras” (Brazilian Stories) at Brazil’s largest museum Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) became the reason for departure of MASP’s first Indigenous curator Sandra Benites and her co-curator, Clarissa Diniz. It...

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Colette Pierce Burnette appointed as the new CEO of Newfields after Venable resigned after controversy over racist job post

After the resignation of Charles Venable as the Director and Chief Executive of Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Colette Pierce Burnette is the new Director and CEO of Newfields, the artnet news reported. According to the artnet news, Venable resigned after the organization came under fire for a racist job posting calling for candidates...

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Nasty divorce leads to highest-priced auction in Sotheby’s history

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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George Gittoes Odessa Murals Draw Inspiration From The Hobbit Trilogy

Many artists from all around the world came out for the support of Ukraine amid the Russia Ukraine war through their own form of art. One such award-winning Australian artist George Gittoes in collaboration with local poet Viktor Solodchuk has created an outdoor mural titled Russian Offensive on a graffiti wall in Hrets’ka Square, Odessa,...

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Zapurza, Pune’s new art centre, to be inaugurated on Thursday

Pune is going to have a unique place to celebrate India’s vibrant culture. ‘Zapurza – The museum of art and culture’, set up by Ajit Gadgil, will be inaugurated on Thursday by legendary flautist pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. “We wished to create a special location for all different art forms in Pune,” Gadgil, the founder of...

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International Museum Day celebrations begin with exhibition on Brazil

By Rajesh Kumar Celebrating the International Museum Day, the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi has lined up a weeklong celebration with various activities and programmes. On 16th May, an exhibition titled ‘Brasilia 60+ and the construction of modern Brazil’ was inaugurated by Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to mark...

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Robbie Williams is back at Sotheby’s, this time with his own collection!

Boy-band superstar Robbie Williams is progressively moving towards contemporary arts at a pace that is astounding many. Once known for his voice, Williams perhaps wants to be now known for his colour palette and makes no bones about how he wants to pursue the arts in a bold, experimental, and no-holds-barred manner. With the unveiling...

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‘Missing’ Picasso spotted in Imelda Marcos’s home after son’s election win

The glimpse of a possible Picasso in the home of Imelda Marcos, the former First Lady of the Philippines widely accused of corruption, seen during a visit by her son, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr, after his election win has set off a flurry of speculation in the Philippines. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., is the presumptive...