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White Cube announces global representation of its first Artist Estate, American painter Al Held

White Cube announced Al Held (1928−2005) as the first artist estate to join the gallery. Led by John Good, Director of Artists’ Estates, White Cube will commence global representation of the Al Held Foundation in January 2019. A pioneer of hard-edged abstraction, Al Held created works of great complexity during his 50-year career. Born in Brooklyn in 1928, he attended the Art Students... | Read More

Ten leading street artists reignite the conversation on men’s mental health

This November, Sotheby’s and leading men’s health charity, the Movember Foundation, will offer ten powerful new works from the world’s most prolific street artists. Harnessing the distinct urban style for which they are famed, each artist has created an agenda-setting piece motivated by, and aimed at nurturing, open conversations surrounding men’s mental health and suicide... | Read More

Ruiz-Healy Art opens a group exhibition comprised of Mexican artists

Ruiz-Healy Art is presenting a group exhibition comprised of Mexican artists that the gallery has placed within some of the most prominent Texas public and private art collections. Made in Mexico honors the long history of cultural cross-pollination between the USA and Mexico and embraces the diversified practices of these artists. Made in Mexico refers to the interchange between traditional... | Read More

Barge built secretly for Napoleon Bonaparte in 1810 on the move again

A barge built secretly for Napoleon Bonaparte in 1810 to inspect his imperial fleet had its crown removed in a delicate museum operation Tuesday ahead of the vessel's move to a new home on the coast of Brittany. Since World War II the 18-metre (60-foot) craft has held pride of place at the National Naval Museum in Paris, its ornate crown topped by a cross and supported by four cherubim perched on... | Read More

PICKS: Cal Revely-Calder on Ben Sledsens at Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp

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A Completely Free Custom Suit is Within Reach: This $1,000-Plus Prize From Indochino is Available to PaperCity Readers — Enter Now

Menswear made-to-measure maven Indochino wants to make sure you don’t find just any suit, but the one that truly suits you best. These are truly affordable, designer worthy custom suits that make any man the best dressed guy in the room (and PaperCity readers have the chance to win one for free). Head online or over to the suit … Continued

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Celebrity Tattoo Artist Brings a New Coffee Shop and Vegan Restaurant to Deep Ellum: Former Pizza Spot Transformed Into an Edgy Healthy Living Mecca

Tiki Loco, a new coffee shop and vegan restaurant hybrid, is set to open its doors in Deep Ellum any day now. A creation from the mind of Ink Master celebrity tattoo artist Oliver Peck, the Mexican/Hawaiian styled spot will serve White Rock coffee, shaved ice, smoothies, fresh-pressed juices and vegan tacos. “Tiki Loco will fill … Continued

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Texas’ Top University Offers Free Tuition to Students Whose Families Make $130,000 or Less: Is the Push for Affordable College Finally Catching On?

Higher education is about to come at a lower cost at Rice University. And in some cases, lower even means free. So long, student loans. Hello, affordability? Rice is now offering the possibility of free tuition to students whose families make $130,000 or less per year under a new plan. The Rice Investment — a … Continued

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SLANT: And What of the Night?

Helen Shaw on Maria Irene Fornes... | Read More

State of the Arts Fort Worth: Emerging Creative Class

There’s a new generation of creatives in Fort Worth, and they’re putting their spin on all aspects of the city’s cultural life, from development and design to public art and curated events.

On September 28 at 6 p.m., KERA’s Art&Seek kicks off the first State of the Arts conversation of the season with “Trailblazers: Fort Worth’s Emerging Creative... | Read More

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