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Art is a dream in which we imagine our future

The raid Shireen Abu Aqleh was covering when she was murdered took place in Jenin, the home of Palestine’s remarkable Freedom Theatre Photo: Tri-Continental Collage Art is a dream…

The Art of Psychogeography: How Places Make us Feel

Psychogeography describes the effect of a geographical location on the emotions and behaviour of individuals Photo: Constant (Constant A. Nieuwenhuys) Tate London 25 March 2022 | James Porteous…

Performer falls into museum’s ‘cherished installation’

Museum Director in Tehran fired after performer accidentally falls into a ‘art installation consisting of a 14 feet by 21 feet rectangle filled with oil. ‘…part of the…

Exhibit: David Hockney’s dazzling hues can make everything else look dull in comparison

‘..there’s a Hockney blue and a Hockney red, in fact a whole palette of bright subtle hues that are totally his own. ‘ Photo: Grand Canyon I, 2017,…

Watch: TCM Remembers (2021)

A yearly tradition, TCM Remembers celebrates the life and work of bright lights that will never fade. 22 December 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media #TCMRemembers the…

Art Exhibit: Bob Dylan’s ‘Retrospectrum’

Retrospectrum features over 180 paintings, drawings, ironwork, and ephemera, showcasing the development and range of Dylan’s visual practice, in tandem with that of his musical and literary canon.  Photo:…

The Queen of a Cherished New Orleans Restaurant Calls It a Night

For nearly 40 years, Upperline has been a showcase for JoAnn Clevenger’s vibrant art collection and effusive hostessing. Photo: W. Rush Jagoe V (cropped) 18 November 2021 |…

On Frida Kahlo: Forging her own identity

Her value is not in her stupendous auction prices, but in her hard-won road to artistic greatness 18 November 2021 | Guardian Editorial | The Guardian A late self-portrait…

Divorce American Style: Personal-art fire-sale auction nets $676.1 million

‘The energy in the room among specialists and onlookers was tense, as pressure mounted over the postwar trove that had been kept together for nearly five decades.’ Photo:…

Andy Warhol Exhibit Big Hit in Tehran

Photo: Fatemeh Rezaei, a retired teacher, stands next to a Marilyn Monroe portrait by American artist Andy Warhol at Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran, Iran, on…

Little Amal: Art is also About Telling Uncomfortable Truths

The puppet’s journey from Turkey to the UK charmed audiences – but also discomfited them. She is following the route that a child migrant from Syria might take….

Jim Jarmusch’s Collages Are Ready for Their Close-Up

The filmmaker has been quietly making small, eerie collages on newsprint for 20 years, with faces switched onto other bodies. Photo: “I can work on them anywhere,” Jarmusch…

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