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American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation - Washington City Paper (blog)

American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation - Washington City Paper (blog) | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Washington City Paper (blog) American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation Washington City Paper (blog) artsgrazer-renwick-CREDIT-joshua-yetman Capping off its fundraising goal for a $30 million renovation, the...
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articles/Artist who tested limits of freedom of expression in Cuba warned off Havana Biennial

articles/Artist who tested limits of freedom of expression in Cuba warned off Havana Biennial | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
articles/Artist who tested limits of freedom of expression in Cuba warned off Havana Biennial
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François Boutard's curator insight, January 7, 3:57 AM

La liberté d'expression artistique toujours difficile à Cuba 

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Mechanical wolf sculpture by Andrew Chase created from scrap metal

Mechanical wolf sculpture by Andrew Chase created from scrap metal | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Andrew Chase has created this robotic wolf sculpture from reclaimed materials. He uses discarded steel sheets, car parts and other industrial machinery to crea…

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Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum reopens

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum reopens | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it

The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in Manhattan reopens to the public today after a three-year? renovation.


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From the archive: The iconography of Allen Jones RA | Blog | Royal Academy of Arts

From the archive: The iconography of Allen Jones RA | Blog | Royal Academy of Arts | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Revisit this exploration of the meaning of Jones’s works, ahead of his first major retrospective in Burlington Gardens.
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See the Most Controversial Depictions of Jesus in Art - artnet News

See the Most Controversial Depictions of Jesus in Art - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
artnet News brings you some recent controversial depictions of Jesus, offering a different take on the usual nativity scenes.
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The Top 10 Digital Artworks of 2014 - artnet News

The Top 10 Digital Artworks of 2014 - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
From Mike and Claire's GIF characters to Seedfeeder's illustrations of sex positions, here are our picks for the best in digital art from 2014.
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The 10 Art News Stories of 2014 You Need to Know - artnet News

The 10 Art News Stories of 2014 You Need to Know - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
We looked at artnet News's 50 top performing stories and whittled that list down to 10. It includes stories on Richard Prince, Kara Walker, James Franco, and Kim Kardashian, of course.
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The 10 Biggest International Art Scandals of 2014 - artnet News

The 10 Biggest International Art Scandals of 2014 - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
What stories had the art world most abuzz in 2014? We pick out the ten most controversial, scandalous, and ridiculous topics artnet News covered this year.
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Olafur Eliasson on How to Do Good Art

Olafur Eliasson on How to Do Good Art | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
On the eve of his exhibition at the new Fondation Louis Vuitton, the artist discusses his work — which includes a school, an architecture practice, a charity, a cookbook and a herd of Icelandic sheep, and which is meant to make the world a better place. Really.
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The Most-Searched Artists in the US, According to eBay

The Most-Searched Artists in the US, According to eBay | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
What significance does Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi have to people in the state of Michigan? Why do the netizens of Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Wisconsin love Faith Ringgold?
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"I Like Art by Men Better": Gender by the Numbers at Art Basel Miami Beach

"I Like Art by Men Better": Gender by the Numbers at Art Basel Miami Beach | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
The last time I spoke with Micol Hebron, earlier this year, she was spearheading Gallery Tally, a project for which she and a small army of volunteers count the numbers of men and women artists on ...
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Art Collector Roman Abramovich Just Lost $450 Million - artnet News

Art Collector Roman Abramovich Just Lost $450 Million - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
As the ruble fell over the last two days, the loss to several Russian billionaires could chill the global art market boom.
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Cheat Sheet: The Royal Couple in NYC, Picasso Theft, and What's Wrong With Art Fairs - artnet News

Cheat Sheet: The Royal Couple in NYC, Picasso Theft, and What's Wrong With Art Fairs - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Here's all the art news you missed for the week of November 8-12, from Will and Kates visit to whats wrong with art fairs.
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India Art n Design inditerrain: Sculpting Sound

India Art n Design inditerrain: Sculpting Sound | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
In lieu of a typical white-cube gallery, Orproject transforms the soundscape of Beijing into a three-dimensional display installation for an exhibit on the city...

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theo jansen's strandbeest interpreted by 3D printing at art basel miami

theo jansen's strandbeest interpreted by 3D printing at art basel miami | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it

the larger-than-life, wind-powered creatures self-described by dutch artist theo jansen as a 'new species' have paraded florida's sandy shores for art basel miami beach.


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vincent leroy revolves red unicycle at denis rene gallery in paris - designboom | architecture & design magazine

vincent leroy revolves red unicycle at denis rene gallery in paris - designboom | architecture & design magazine | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
in the kinetic art gallery of paris' denise rené, vincent leroy presents his piece in motion titled 'red unicycle' to test visual and tangible experiences.
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Yayoi Kusama Crowds Become Security Nightmare in Mexico

Yayoi Kusama Crowds Become Security Nightmare in Mexico | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
As the touring Yayoi Kusama retrospective draws to a close, crowds at Mexico City's Museo Tamayo have proved more than the institution can handle.
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Europe's 12 Best Exhibitions in 2014 - artnet News

Europe's 12 Best Exhibitions in 2014 - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
artnet News’ European editors Alexander Forbes and Coline Milliard pick their favorite exhibitions of 2014.
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Bored Office Workers Re-Create Art Masterpieces - It’s Hilarious - artnet News

Bored Office Workers Re-Create Art Masterpieces - It’s Hilarious - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Francesco Fragomeni and Chris Limbrick got bored at the office and decided to recreate famous art masterpieces using only the materials they had at hand.
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Germany's Largest Exhibition by Artists for Artists - artnet News

Germany's Largest Exhibition by Artists for Artists - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Die Grosse (The Big One) is Germany's biggest and oldest art fair organized by artists for artists.
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How the Art of Social Practice Is Changing the World, One Row House at a Time | ARTnews

How the Art of Social Practice Is Changing the World, One Row House at a Time | ARTnews | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Social practice is going mainstream as more artists focus their work on making an impact on problems like homelessness and pollution. But the question of how to
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19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art

19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Today marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. Or, if you prefer, the most wonderful time of the year. 'Tis the season of rosy cheeks, icy sidewalks and hot chocolate, all the makings of a...
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François Boutard's curator insight, December 24, 2014 4:16 AM

Et oui ! : "19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art"

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Who Has the Cure for "Zombie Formalism"?

Who Has the Cure for "Zombie Formalism"? | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Since the artist and critic Walter Robinson wrote his now-(in)famous post “Flipping and the Rise of Zombie Formalism” in Artspace this past April, there has been an outpouring of writers, bloggers,...
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Top Ten Uber-Rich Collectors

Top Ten Uber-Rich Collectors | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
From Eli Broad to Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, these are the uber-rich collectors who are driving the top end of the art market.
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Museum Staff Replaced Collection with Forgeries, Then Sold Originals - artnet News

Museum Staff Replaced Collection with Forgeries, Then Sold Originals - artnet News | CONTEMPORARY ART | Scoop.it
Staff at Uzbekistan's Uzbek State Art Museum have been found guilty of selling original works and replacing them with with forgeries
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