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ArtDependence to Open its First Physical Concept Store in Antwerp, Belgium
Article date: Thursday, December 9, 2021

ArtDependence to Open its First Physical Concept Store in Antwerp, Belgium

ArtDependence, an online art magazine renowned for providing premium news content and features on contemporary art from around the world, has announced the opening of its first physical concept art store in Antwerp, Belgium.

The Future Should Always be Better: A Text-Based Artwork by Sharon Lockhart at Middelheim Museum, Antwerp
Article date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

The Future Should Always be Better: A Text-Based Artwork by Sharon Lockhart at Middelheim Museum, Antwerp

On display until 30 March 2022 on the façade of the historic Middelheim ‘castle’, is a text-based artwork by US-American artist, Sharon Lockhart.

Preparatory Sketch Found Beneath The Night Watch
Article date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Preparatory Sketch Found Beneath The Night Watch

A previously hidden sketch has been discovered during examinations of Rembrandt’s The Night Watch.This allows us to look over the artist’s shoulder, as it were, and watch as he takes the first steps in the making of a masterpiece.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the Establishment of the James Van Der Zee Archive in Partnership with The Studio Museum in Harlem
Article date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the Establishment of the James Van Der Zee Archive in Partnership with The Studio Museum in Harlem

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and Mrs. Donna Van Der Zee jointly announced today the establishment of the James Van Der Zee Archive at The Met, a landmark collaborative initiative to research, conserve, and provide full public access to the remarkable catalogue of photographs by James Van Der Zee (1886–1983).

Pak’s Experimental Ethereum NFT Drop 'Merge' Sells for Nearly $92M
Article date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Pak’s Experimental Ethereum NFT Drop 'Merge' Sells for Nearly $92M

Noted NFT artist Pak sold nearly $92 million worth of “mass” tokens for his experimental Merge NFT project on Nifty Gateway.

Tate Britain Commission 2022: Hew Locke
Article date: Monday, December 6, 2021

Tate Britain Commission 2022: Hew Locke

Guyanese-British artist Hew Locke (b.1959, Edinburgh) will be the next artist to undertake the annual Tate Britain Commission, to be unveiled in March 2022.

Hirshhorn Wins Approval for Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Sculpture Garden Revitalization
Article date: Monday, December 6, 2021

Hirshhorn Wins Approval for Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Sculpture Garden Revitalization

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has successfully completed the public consultation process for the revitalization of its Sculpture Garden.

Lawrence Weiner (1942-2021)
Article date: Friday, December 3, 2021

Lawrence Weiner (1942-2021)

Lawrence Weiner, an American conceptual artist best known for his public installations featuring poetic words and phrases with graphic accents has died at 79. He passed away December 2, 2021.

Art in Fiction: Mona Lisa Smile
Article date: Friday, December 3, 2021

Art in Fiction: Mona Lisa Smile

When artworks feature in works of fiction – be it novels, films, theatre pieces, poems, – they can serve multiple purposes: they can be mere decorations, function as a conversation piece, or they can play an important metaphorical role. Let’s take a closer look at one specific artwork in the 2003 film titled Mona Lisa Smile.

North Sea Crossings – New Exhibition Exploring the Long History of Anglo-Dutch Relations from 1066 to 1688
Article date: Friday, December 3, 2021

North Sea Crossings – New Exhibition Exploring the Long History of Anglo-Dutch Relations from 1066 to 1688

North Sea Crossings, a new exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, will trace the long history of Anglo-Dutch relations. The exhibition is a pioneering collaborative project with the University of Bristol and the University of Cambridge.

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