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Les Demoiselles d’Avignon: Pablo Picasso\’s Controversial painting

“Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.”— Pablo Picasso After hundreds of sketches and several months of painting, Picasso changed the face of the Western art world by producing Les Demoiselles d\’Avignon. Les Demoiselles d’Avignon is a large oil painting created in 1907 by …

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Former Louvre Director Detained for Alleged Antiquities Trafficking Investigation

Jean-Luc Martinez, former director of the Louvre in Paris, was questioned by French authorities earlier this week to investigate an alleged trafficking ring of antiquities, The Art Newspaper reported.  Jean-Luc Martinez had held the position from 2013 until last year amid varied kinds of accusations and misgivings by those at the helm of the museum. …

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Digital, street, therapeutic, and protest: The many forms of art in the 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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