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British Museum to Sell NFTs of Hokusai Works, Including ‘The Great Wave’

The British Museum will sell NFTs of Hokusai’s works, including The Great Wave Off Kanagawa (1831), with the help of a new French start-up, ArtConnection. The sale is being done in concert with the British Museum’s exhibition of the Japanese artist’s work later this week.

The idea to help cultural institutions sell NFTs came to Jean-Sébastien Beaucamps amid pandemic-related... | Read More

“The Fountain Show II”

The fourteen works by as many artists assembled for this cybernetic exhibition form a circuit through a townhouse living room and its back garden. Talking back in commoditized voices to land art, the ... | Read More

New Museum to Launch $400,000 Art Prize for Sculpture Commission by Women Artists

The New Museum in New York will start a biennial art prize for sculpture by women artists, with a first winner to be named at the end of 2022. Titled the Hostetler/Wrigley Sculpture Award after its benefactor, the Hostetler/Wrigley Foundation, the prize will recognize five artists over the next ten years. Each winning project will be allotted $400,000 for its production and... | Read More

The Picture of What Is to Come

In 2005, Ikea conducted an experiment on its customers in the pages of its annual catalogue. Near the end of the dining room and chairs section, on page 204, the company placed a rendering of the Alfons, a boxy and inexpensive pine chair, among photographs of other seating options. The marketing department wanted to see if anyone could tell the difference between pictures of real... | Read More

The Picture of What Is to Come

In 2005, Ikea conducted an experiment on its customers in the pages of its annual catalogue. Near the end of the dining room and chairs section, on page 204, the company placed a rendering of the Alfons, a boxy and inexpensive pine chair, among photographs of other seating options. The marketing department wanted to see if anyone could tell the difference between pictures of real... | Read More

“Mou Mou” by Elian Chali in Rabat, Morocco

Argentinian artist Elian Chali recently worked on a mural project entitled “Mou Mou” in Rabat, Morocco. The mural is made of acrylic paint that stretches over 50 x 8 meters of the building’s facade. The project was done in collaboration with Jidar Festival, curated by Salah Malouli.

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Artists Makes Off with $84,000 (as Art), Swiss Museum Leader Battles Critics, and More: Morning Links for September 28, 2021

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GREAT ARTISTS STEAL. As far as artist’s statements go, it is hard to beat Jens Haaning’s. “The work of art is that I took their money,” Haaning recently told the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, after keeping 534,000 kroner (about $83,900) that a... | Read More

Artists Makes Off with $84,000 (as Art), Swiss Museum Leader Battles Critics, and More: Morning Links for September 28, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter.

The Headlines

GREAT ARTISTS STEAL. As far as artist’s statements go, it is hard to beat Jens Haaning’s. “The work of art is that I took their money,” Haaning recently told the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, after keeping 534,000 kroner (about $83,900) that a... | Read More

6 North Texas Arts Venues Say This Year Was About Survival. What Will 2022 Bring?

Editor’s note: As the pandemic continues, KERA and The Dallas Morning News are collaborating to document its impact on North Texas’ arts and culture scene. The Morning News’ Michael Granberry talked to North Texas arts venues to understand the state of their finances and plans for the future.

As a seasoned veteran of the theater, David Lozano is no stranger to tragedy. He knows... | Read More

Coverage: “Subliminal Matrix” Solo Exhibition by Zhang Ji at Volery Gallery, Dubai

Last September 22nd, Volery Gallery opened Subliminal Matrix, a solo exhibition by Beijing-based Chinese painter Zhang Ji. This exhibition showcases a precisely calibrated selection of 12 paintings, created from 2018 – 2020, which demonstrates Zhang’s wholehearted engagement with the very structures and systems of painting. Subliminal Matrix is a collaboration of Volery Gallery... | Read More

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