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British Couple Endures Nightmarish Consequences After Banksy Paints Mural on Their Home

Iftikar Ahmed A British couple has found themselves trapped in a “living nightmare” since enigmatic street artist Banksy adorned the side of their Suffolk residence with a massive seagull mural in 2021, according to reports in the Sun. Garry and Gokean Coutts, the homeowners, have been plagued by vandals and faced with a costly dilemma: …

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Climate Activists Indicted for Vandalizing Degas Sculpture at National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C

Iftikar Ahmed Two climate activists who vandalised a famous Degas sculpture at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. have been indicted by a federal grand jury. The charges include “conspiracy to commit an offence against the United States” and injury to an exhibit or property at the museum, as stated by the US …

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Mithu Sen’s ‘mOTHERTONGUE’ and Danelle Bergstrom’s ‘Afterglow’

Tsuktiben Jamir mOTHERTONGUE Born in West Bengal in 1971, Mithu Sen is a conceptual artist. With a focus on the “myths” of sexuality, language, market, and marginalisation, Mithu Sen creates conceptual and interactive multi-format expressions through drawings, performances, poetry, moving images, sculptures, installations, sound, and more, to explore and subvert hierarchical codes and rules. Mithu …

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Marie Antoinette’s Poodle Propels Mid-Season Old Masters Auctions in New York to Nearly $13 Million

Iftikar Ahmed Christie’s and Sotheby’s recently held mid-season Old Masters sales in New York, which collectively generated $12.9 million in sales. While this figure is modest compared to auctions featuring higher-value lots, specialists at both auction houses are dismissing concerns about the health of the Old Masters market. In recent years, the dominance of Old …

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Second Act of Art Vandalism This Month: Florida Man Crashes into 13-Foot Hunt Slonem Sculpture

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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Robbery at Satish Gupta’s studio in Gurgaon

Tsuktiben Jamir Satish Gupta is a multidisciplinary artist, renowned in India as a painter, sculptor, poet, printmaker, writer, talented draftsman, designer, muralist, ceramicist, and calligraphy. In his state-of-the-art outhouse studio in Gurgaon, Gupta immerses himself in work in a Zen and Shivam-inspired ambiance. He had purchased a specifically constructed, expansive, cool studio in Gurgaon that …

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Supreme Court Ruling: Andy Warhol’s Prince Illustration Infringed Photographer’s Copyright

Iftikar Ahmed In a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for copyright infringement and fair-use law, the Supreme Court has determined that renowned Pop artist Andy Warhol infringed on photographer Lynn Goldsmith’s copyright when he created an illustration of musician Prince in the 1980s. The court’s decision was supported by seven out of the nine justices, …

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AI Replacing Artist? The First Artificial Intelligence-Generated Statue Arrived in Swedish Museum.

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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