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The places you can’t go: Ellen Harvey recreates lost places

The Brooklyn-based conceptual artist Ellen Harvey started her Disappointed Tourist project in 2019, well before the pandemic. She was considering the political situation and the notion of nostalgia, and sensed that people were feeling traumatised. Her own neighbourhood was also becoming gentrified. “It was about what they were missing,” Harvey said in a recent interview….

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Picasso portrait of Marie-Thérèse to sell for $55m at Christie’s New York this May

Pablo Picasso’s 1932 Femme assise près d’une fenêtre (Marie-Thérèse) (Woman Sitting Near a Window), a portrait of his teenage lover and “golden muse” from a critical point in his career, will be featured in Christie’s newly rebranded 20th Century Art Evening Sale in New York on 11 May, with an estimate of $55m. “1932 was…

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‘Shameful vandalism and desecration’ : Met leaders condemn right-wing crowd’s assault on US Capitol

As law enforcement authorities across the US brace for the possibility of more violence related to Donald Trump’s defeat in the presidential election, the leaders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York today denounced the 6 January rampage on the US Capitol as “domestic terrorism” by “treasonous rioters”. “The attack on the United…

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Nicolas Holiber: Birds on Broadway ~ Audubon Sculpture Project NYC

by AFineLyne on March 17, 2020 Broadway Malls, Upper West Side, Audubon Sculpture Project, Birds on Broadway, Nicolas Holibe The National Audubon Society, Gitler &___ , New York City Parks Department,  NYC Audubon and the Broadway Mall Association have a very special installation scheduled for May 17, 2019. Ten sculptures in reclaimed wood to call attention to New York City’s climate threatened birds. We’ve…

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