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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…

How Henri Matisse Revolutionized Traditional Art

One of the first artists to step away from traditional painting altogether was French artist Henri Matisse Photo: The Parakeet and the Mermaid,” 1952–1953 by Henri Matisse. Accompanied…

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:…

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…

Curia: New Curated Streamer Forgoes Algorithm

“There’s no algorithm here”: Curia aims to bring the human touch back to at-home viewing with curated collections of films that change monthly. 22 September 2021 | Chris…

Christie’s Auction to Offer Paintings by Radiohead Artist Stanley Donwood

The artist behind Radiohead’s album covers since The Bends in 1996 is selling a series of six huge dystopian paintings at Christie’s online auction next month.  Photo: Stanley Donwood, Residential…

BB King: Were any of his 15 children actually his?

A new biography says paternity would have been impossible for the musician because he was sterile due to illness and an accident Photo: Bluesman BB King performing during…

Reclaimed three-wheel ‘meter maid’ cars all the rage in San Francisco

Many in San Francisco are reclaiming former Go-4 and Cushman parking enforcement vehicles for transportation and personal expression Photo: Maxime Philippe with her Go-4 Interceptor in San Francisco.Credit…Carolyn…

The Beach Boys / Feel Flows: The Sunflower & Surfs Up Sessions

Forget the hyperbole. The music was always (and remains) solid and this reissue has been orchestrated by the record label that rejected it to begin with. Photo: Iconic…

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