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Chinese Sculptor Moulds Memory of Mao

YAN'AN, CHINA (REUTERS).- Sculptor Wang Wenhai has dedicated his life to one man - China's controversial former paramount leader Mao Zedong. Since Mao's death in 1976, Wang has made well over 2,000 sculptures of the "Great Helmsman," most of them from...

Chinese Sculptor Moulds Memory of Mao

YAN'AN, CHINA (REUTERS).- Sculptor Wang Wenhai has dedicated his life to one man - China's controversial former paramount leader Mao Zedong. Since Mao's death in 1976, Wang has made well over 2,000 sculptures of the "Great Helmsman," most of them from...

Getty Research Institute Welcomes Exceptional Group of Scholars this September

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Artists mobilize a variety of intellectual, organizational, technological, and physical resources to create their work. This scholar year at the Getty Research Institute will delve into questions bearing upon the theme Artistic Practi...

Exhibition of Works with Lens-Based Mediaphotography, Video and Film by Berni...

METZ.- Berni Searle works with lens-based media—photography, video, and film —to stage narratives connected to history, memory, and place. While her work is intertwined with South African history that has emerged from a “life apart”...

Classic Photographs and Portfolios Stand Out at Swann Galleries’ Auction in...

NEW YORK, NY.- Swann Galleries’ May 19 auction of Important Photobooks and Photographs featured classic 20th-century images by celebrated photographers as well as desirable portfolios of their work. The sale’s top lot was the André Kertész ...

Secession Presents the Work of American Artist, Musician, and Composer Stephen...

VIENNA.- The work of American artist, musician, and composer Stephen Prina is characterized by his appropriation of works by other artists, which he then places in new contexts. This is also the approach taken in his new project As He Remembered It, de...

Secession Presents the Work of American Artist, Musician, and Composer Stephen...

VIENNA.- The work of American artist, musician, and composer Stephen Prina is characterized by his appropriation of works by other artists, which he then places in new contexts. This is also the approach taken in his new project As He Remembered It, de...

Collectors Group Acquires New Works by Ai Weiwei, Helen Pashgian, and...

SAN DIEGO, CA.- At the 2011 Collectors' Selection Dinner on Wednesday, May 11, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's International Collectors and Contemporary Collectors voted to purchase new works for the Museum's collection: two examples of Ai Weiwe...

Camden Arts Centre Presents Kerry Tribe: Dead Star Light

LONDON.- Camden Arts Centre presents a solo exhibition by American artist and filmmaker Kerry Tribe, on view from May 13 through July 10, 2011. Her large-scale projects in film, video, and sound form an ongoing investigation into memory, subjectivity a...

Andy Warhol’s First and Last Self-Portraits Fetch a Combined $66 Million...

NEW YORK, NY.- The market for important works by Andy Warhol, the reigning king of Pop, continued to reach new heights at Christie’s New York tonight, as bidders chased two iconic self-portraits by the artist, setting a new world auction record fo...

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