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Google Adds Graffiti to Its Art Portfolio

Google Adds Graffiti to Its Art Portfolio | worldart | Scoop.it
The new Street Art Project includes graffiti and other works from around the globe, including some that no longer exist.
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Featured: Michael Taylor

Featured: Michael Taylor | worldart | Scoop.it
Michael Taylor is an artist living and working in Cape Town. A master of many trades, he works predominantly in painting and drawing, has a preference for short stories, collects wrist watches, and doesn't drink coffee.
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Portraits of artists as young activists

Portraits of artists as young activists | worldart | Scoop.it
Cape Town artist Khayalethu Witbooi decided to take the plunge into full-time art when he was retrenched, writes Penny Haw
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Ai Weiwei Interview: 'I Want To Put Up a Fight' - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Ai Weiwei Interview: 'I Want To Put Up a Fight' - SPIEGEL ONLINE | worldart | Scoop.it
Ai Weiwei of China is one of four artists who will represent Germany at the Venice Biennale in June. In a SPIEGEL interview, the artist discusses how he will participate in the event despite a travel ban imposed on him by the Chinese government.
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Bangladesh Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Bangladesh Pavilion at Venice Biennale | worldart | Scoop.it
Bangladesh will return to the Venice Biennale for the second time, with 8 local artists to represent the South Asian country, along with South African Gavin Rain and Italian Gianfranco Meggiato. Curating the exhibition is Francesco Elisei.
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Saving Basquiat: Seeing the Art Through the Myth-Making at Gagosian | Artinfo

Saving Basquiat: Seeing the Art Through the Myth-Making at Gagosian | Artinfo | worldart | Scoop.it
Works like "Eyes and Eggs," "Hollywood Africans," and "Riding With Death" tell the story of an artist torn between communities.
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Worldart :: Contemporary art by artists from South Africa and South African art news and services.

Worldart :: Contemporary art by artists from South Africa and South African art news and services. | worldart | Scoop.it
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Art South Africa - Features - Say My Name

Art South Africa - Features - Say My Name | worldart | Scoop.it
Art South Africa talks commercial street art and issues of naming with local artist Kilmany-Jo Liversage who was just exhibited at Worldart in her latest solo show, Moniker.
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The B’bos Kerels « Travels with Pierneef

The B’bos Kerels « Travels with Pierneef | worldart | Scoop.it
Carl Becker searches for the sites of landscape painter JH Pierneef's 1930s Station Panels...
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Art review: 'Art in the Streets' at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA | Culture Monster | Los Angeles Times

Art review: 'Art in the Streets' at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA | Culture Monster | Los Angeles Times | worldart | Scoop.it
LA Times review of MOCA street art show that opened last week.
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Graffiti and street art show to take over MOCA's Geffen Contemporary in 2011 | Culture Monster | Los Angeles Times

Graffiti and street art show to take over MOCA's Geffen Contemporary in 2011 | Culture Monster | Los Angeles Times | worldart | Scoop.it
Anyone wondering what Jeffrey Deitch's next step will be as the director of the Museum of Contemporary Art now has an answer. In two words: street art.
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How Do You Make Money Off Stolen Art?

How Do You Make Money Off Stolen Art? | worldart | Scoop.it
The problem with selling stolen art is that the source of its value - its fame - also makes it impossible to sell for its full worth.
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The Real Risks Of Buying Fine Art In Amazon's New Online Art Marketplace

The Real Risks Of Buying Fine Art In Amazon's New Online Art Marketplace | worldart | Scoop.it
Amazon Art's ingenuity may also be its downfall.
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Banksy's Slave Labour auctioned

Banksy's Slave Labour auctioned | worldart | Scoop.it
A Banksy artwork which had been withdrawn from auction in the US is put up for sale again in London.
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How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection

How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection | worldart | Scoop.it
Herb Vogel never earned more than $23,000 a year. He spent nearly 50 years in a one-bedroom apartment with his wife. They had just one indulgence: art.
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Worldart :: Contemporary art by artists from South Africa and South African art news and services.

Worldart :: Contemporary art by artists from South Africa and South African art news and services. | worldart | Scoop.it
An African artist representing in China
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Next generation turns its back on Emin and Hirst's conceptual artworks | Art and design | The Observer

Next generation turns its back on Emin and Hirst's conceptual artworks | Art and design | The Observer | worldart | Scoop.it
Tracey Emin is enjoying a retrospective at the Hayward, but the country's rising stars take a more practical approach...
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Kunskyk: Iemand wat sê presies hoe dit is: Beeld: Vermaak en Kuns: Nuus

Kunskyk: Iemand wat sê presies hoe dit is: Beeld: Vermaak en Kuns: Nuus | worldart | Scoop.it
Beeld: Vermaak en Kuns: Charl Bezuidenhout skryf oor die werk van Conrad Botes en ’n gedeelde verwysingsraamwerk.
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Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography – review | Art and design | The Observer

Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography – review | Art and design | The Observer | worldart | Scoop.it
As South Africa has evolved, its young photographers have had to find new ways of depicting the post-apartheid nation, as this major survey reveals, writes Sean O'Hagan...
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The Larry Gagosian Effect - WSJ.com

The Larry Gagosian Effect - WSJ.com | worldart | Scoop.it
How the powerful art dealer uses his global network of galleries and blue-chip clients to fetch ever higher prices for his artists. Can it last? (The Larry Gagosian Effect | Kelly Crow | WSJ | 01 April 2011: http://b.
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‘Sentiment verkoop kuns’: Rapport: Suid-Afrika: Nuus

‘Sentiment verkoop kuns’: Rapport: Suid-Afrika: Nuus | worldart | Scoop.it
‘Sentiment verkoop kuns’: Rapport: Suid-Afrika: Nuus. Sweer nostalgie en gierigheid saam om Irma Stern die duurste Suid-Afrikaanse kunstenaar te maak? Een bekende sê ja.
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