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Conservators at the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Are Donating Their Face Masks and Gloves to Front-Line Medical Workers

Naomi Rea, March 18, 2020 Conservators at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam are rounding up their supplies of face masks and surgical gloves to donate to medical workers in hospitals, who are in urgent need of protective medical gear amid a global shortage. The Rijksmuseum’s technical art historian, Erma Hermens announced the initiative on Twitter following an internal conversation …

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Artists Are Rallying to Donate Their Masks & Other Protective Gear to Hospitals Facing Shortages in the US

The Mask Crusaders began as a listserv suggestion from artist Camille Henrot.Rachel Corbett, March 23, 2020 As the country struggles with the coronavirus crisis, artists and designers who work with plaster, wood, concrete, pigment, or other dust-generating materials may find that they are sitting on a treasure trove of vital resources: N95 respirator masks, gloves, …

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Girly Riser

“Krista Howard chose Railtown as the venue for the Howard495 art gallery-office she’s added to her 14-year business advising global collectors.” Malcolm Parry / PNG “GIRLY RISER: After 14 years as a global art adviser, Krista Howard has launched a physical gallery and office, Howard495, in the Railtown district. Her debut show, titled Girlie Pics, Someone …

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And so the decade ends with an unassuming banana.

I can’t close out the decade without talking a little bit about “the banana”.  Everyone, art world aficionado or not, has more than likely heard about Maurizio Cattelan’s conceptual art piece, Comedian, the humble fruit that gained notoriety and inspired 1,000’s of memes at Miami Basel this year.  “Comedian” now a sold-out edition of three, with one …

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Degas: A Superfan at the Opera, Where Art Tips Into Obsession By Jason Farago Nov. 15, 2019

Today’s “age of the fan” is not so new: Audiences have always held more sway over performers than we admit.  “Degas at the Opéra,” in Paris now and Washington in March, reveals the leering intensity rather than the sentimentality in Degas’s ballet and opera pictures. PARIS — You’ll find them up in the balcony, or …

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ANDY WARHOL – FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN WHITNEY MUSEUM NOVEMBER 12, 2018 – MARCH 31, 2019

It has been 29 years since the last Warhol museumretrospective in the US and whether you are a devotee or a detractor the current exhibition at the Whitney, November 12, 2018 to March 31, 2019, is poised to help you think differently about the Warhol you think you know. In the 1960’s one of the …

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