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Kobe Bryant Removed As Animation Festival Juror After Protest Over Past Allegations

A petition launched by "women and allies in the animation community" demanded "that accused rapist and sexual predator Kobe Bryant be removed" from the Animation Is Us festival.

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Echoing The Past, A Fort Worth Studio Find It’s Future

Welcome to the Art&Seek Spotlight. Every Thursday, here and on KERA FM, we’ll explore the cultural creativity happening in North Texas. As it grows, this site, artandseek.org/spotlight, will eventually paint a collective portrait of our artistic community. Check out all the artists and artworks we’ve chronicled.

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Frame of Mind: The Thorne Anderson Retrospective

This week on Frame of Mind, we sit down with photojournalist Thorne Anderson, who has worked with The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, and Time, Newsweek. The show airs Thursday at 10 p.m.

Anderson has traveled the world, also co-authoring  “Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq”, which highlights the... | Read More

Exhibition spanning three decades of Hannah Wilke’s work on view at Alison Jacques Gallery

Alison Jacques Gallery is presenting an exhibition spanning three decades of the American painter, sculptor, photographer, video and performance artist Hannah Wilke (1940 - 1993), in partnership with The Hannah Wilke Collection and Archive, Los Angeles. Wilke's firm legacy as a pioneering, often controversial, feminist and conceptual artist is evident not only in her early use of vaginal imagery... | Read More

Fall exhibitions pair pioneering female contemporary artists exploring themes of legacy, place, and culture

The North Carolina Museum of Art is presenting two special exhibitions, The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art and Candida Höfer in Mexico, October 13, 2018, to January 20, 2019. Alongside more than 35 paintings and sculpture by this founder of American modernism, The Beyond includes works by emerging artists including Louise Jones, Anna Valdez, and Britny Wainwright that evoke... | Read More

Tomás Saraceno to collaborate with Rolls Royce Art Programme

Tomás Saraceno is the latest in a host of eminent artists to join the Rolls-Royce Art Programme. The relationship between Rolls-Royce and Saraceno will adopt a double-aspect approach, with the marque becoming benefactor in part for his forthcoming ‘On Air’ show, which runs at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, from 17th October, 2018 until 6th January, 2019. In return, Saraceno will create a... | Read More

Exhibition at Scandinavia House presents the work of three Norwegian artists

Light Lines: The Art of Jan Groth, Inger Johanne Grytting, and Thomas Pihl opened at Scandinavia House on Saturday, October 13. This new exhibition celebrates three Norwegian artists who have influenced and continue to influence one another with work that employs the power of the reductive, sharing close ties to the New York community, and representing three generations: Jan Groth (b.1939), Inger... | Read More

Galerie Chantal Crousel opens exhibition of works by Anri Sala

What possible link could there be between a snail perched on the bow of a famous violin player, and a deformed wine glass that invites us to contemplate its unusual form, while impressing upon us that its inability to fulfill its primary function results from the form itself? If we are to answer this question raised by this exhibition by Anri Sala, we need to immerse ourselves in the context. The... | Read More

Sotheby’s third dedicated sale of Modern & Contemporary African art in London totals $3 million

Sotheby’s third sale of Modern & Contemporary African Art in London realised £2,274,625 / $3,000,230 (pre-sale estimate: £1.8-2.6 million), breaking 10 auction records in this category and setting three benchmarks for artists making their first appearance at auction. The top lot of the sale was El Anatsui’s Tagomizor, a hanging sculptural work made of aluminium bottle caps and... | Read More

Rare Charles Bruguier Singing Automaton Bird Box offered in Heritage Auctions sale

An extremely rare 19th-century bird box is among the most intriguing lots at Heritage Auctions’ Watches & Fine Timepieces Auction Oct. 24 in New York. The rarity of Charles Bruguier á Geneva Very Fine & Important Gold Singing Automaton Bird Box, No. 24, circa 1850 (estimate: $100,000-150,000) can be traced to the fact that Bruguier produced an average of just 27 such singing bird boxes... | Read More
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