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Seattle museum nixes showcase of Big Tech employees’ art amid backlash; and more from the world of art

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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Bill Perkins aces Ernie Barnes’ ‘The Sugar Shack\’ at Christie’s

Bill Perkins, the Houston-based entrepreneur and amateur poker player, fought off intense competition from another bidder at Christie’s evening sale on May 12 to win a masterpiece by the late African American painter Ernie Barnes, The Sugar Shack (1976), for $15.3 million. The work had been estimated at just $150,000 to $200,000, so the final …

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Anita Lal collaborates with Christie’s to present art from both ‘Islamic and Indian worlds’

Anita Lal, 73, fondly known by her initials, AL, is Christie’s London tastemaker for a Spring sale this week. The founder of Good Earth, the home goods and apparel company, that celebrated its 25th anniversary last year, has led many craft interventions. The brand was behind interior restorations like the Rajmahal Palace in Jaipur, a …

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Sotheby’s and Christie’s cancel Russian art auctions in response to war in Ukraine

Sotheby’s and Christie’s have both said that they are cancelling their upcoming auctions of Russian art due to Russia’s war on Ukraine, according to The Art Newspaper. The auctions, typically held in June, had been favourites of Russian collectors. “Sotheby’s will not be holding Russian art sales in June,” a spokesperson for the auction house …

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Wikipedia\’s first edit sells as NFT, bacteria make a Van Gogh, and meet… Pigcasso!

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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Rare Tagore painting up for auction in UK, NGMA connects art and nation-building, and more in Indian 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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Artist creates solid gold avo toast; \’White Male On Sale\’ NFT on the block

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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Princess Di\’s statue meets criticism; Indian artists\’ works fetch new records at auction

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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\’Invisible sculpture\’ faces copycat claims; Sudan sees revolution art; Banksy-hijacked work sells for millions

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 …

\’Invisible sculpture\’ faces copycat claims; Sudan sees revolution art; Banksy-hijacked work sells for millions Read More »