“Crazy Quilt” C 1876, hand pieced silk with silk embroidery from the Denver Art Museum’s Neusteter Textile Collection, a gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Young. The museum will establish the Institute of Textile Art and Fashion with an endowment gift of US$25 million.


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The Denver Art Museum will expand its Textile Art and Fashion department into an institute with a US$25 million endowment gift from an anonymous donor, the museum announced Wednesday.

Of the donation, US$15 million will support ongoing programs and scholarships under the department, and the remaining US$10 million

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Some of the major auction houses and galleries are not yet on the “art market participants” list
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The UK’s implementation of the EU’s fifth Money Laundering Directive required art market participants (AMPs—those dealing in transactions equivalent to €10,000 or above) to register by 10 June 2021, after regulations were first introduced in 2020. Despite this lengthy lead in, HMRC data shows that 50% of participants were registered between April and June 2021, with 20% registered in the final month. Some of the major auction houses and galleries are not yet on the list (including Sotheby’s), seemingly a

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Photo: Estate of Charmion Von Wiegand; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Galley/The Whitney Museum

Over the last 18 months, art museums have taken an enormous hit to their audience, income, and programming. Most have had to postpone major shows. Some may be closer to the edge than we know. Galleries are hurting too, but museums are more fragile ecosystems than you might think. We’ve always needed museums to help us commune with our artistic ancestors and listen in on the group mind. These ten upcoming art shows at New York

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Street Art Portrait With Plants as Hair

Portrait inspired by Egypt Sarai

Brazilian street artist Fábio Gomes Trindade combines painting and nature to create singular works that are only complete when viewed together. With the help of tree branches that sit above his vibrant murals, he produces portraits where only part of the head is present—such as the face and a portion of the hair. But when paired with colorful flowering trees and green leaves, the portrait has a full, beautiful coif. It’s a clever and charming way to combine elements of the urban environment with the natural one.

Two of Trindade’s latest pieces are inspired by

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Jadhav*, 18, from Bangladesh, arrived in Italy 10 months ago, but is still haunted by memories of his journey with people smugglers across the Mediterranean Sea.

“There were 156 people packed into a small boat. There were women and children,” says Jadhav in broken Italian and Bengali translated on a smartphone app. “Waves were coming over the side. People were weeping. There was no hope of survival.”

Determined to seek a better life in Europe, Jadhav had flown to Egypt via Dubai before reaching Libya by land. He worked for a year in Tripoli – in a supermarket, as a

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Building 3 for Fortune Art Homestay in Xiyaotou Village / Wutopia Lab

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 
    225 m²

  • Year Completion year of this architecture project
    Year: 

    2021


  • Photographs Photographs:  CreatAR Images
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Text description provided by the architects. In this project in Xiyaotou Village, I confronted my identity as a stranger in the village and expressed a simple and direct gesture of how to understand or change the local landscape or activate local life as a stranger. It is a bit

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The New York art world is bringing the heat this Leo season. From Wu Tsang and Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s healing sonic cocoon at the Guggenheim to Martine Gutierrez’s iconic photographs at bus shelters across the city, there’s a lot of strong work to see and celebrate. Check out our selection below, and don’t forget your mask!

—Cassie Packard

Installation view, Martine Syms: Loot Sweets, Bridget Donahue (image courtesy the artist and Bridget Donahue, NYC, photo by Gregory Carideo)

When: through September 25
Where: Bridget Donahue (99 Bowery, Chinatown, Manhattan)

Drawing inspiration from a sale of Janet Jackson’s personal

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