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In perhaps the next inevitable step down a path paved by bitcoin, NFTs, and a boom in collectibles like Pokémon cards, shares of Pablo Picasso’s Fillette au béret will soon be available for purchase and trade by investors.
The J. Paul Getty Museum presents Artists as Collectors, an exhibition exploring how artists accumulated, cared for, and used drawings by other artists that they avidly collected, on view at the Getty Center through September 12, 2021.
On a visit to a museum, one usually hones in on the quest to take in as much art as possible. As one walks between galleries, absorbing centuries of art, an expected but often overlooked constant emerges—the picture frame.
The Spanish Galleon San José, which sank off the coast of Colombia in 1708, was rediscovered by Colombian officials in 2015 near Cartagena. For years, the San José was called the “holy grail of shipwrecks,” believed to contain plundered items—primarily gold, silver, and emeralds—worth an estimated $17-22 billion.
The Museum of Wild and Newfangled Art is currently designing an artificial intelligence curator for their final show of the year This Show is Curated by a Machine 🤖.
On a map of the United States, Louisiana appears to splinter off into the ocean, breaking apart into thousands of tiny, marshy pieces. And with every year, those pieces of wetland grow smaller and farther apart.
Giorno is recognized as one of the most innovative poets and artists of the twentieth century. His kaleidoscopic work fused and furthered poetry, visual art, and activism, pushing text off the printed page and into the social realm.
In December 2020, a competition was announced to design a new floor for the famous ancient arena. The winning entry, announced in May 2021, is by the Italian engineering practice Milan Ingegneria.
Recently the Royal Museums Greenwich announced the shortlist for its 2021 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The 30-plus images range from telescopic and seemingly space-bound to nature-infused skyscapes.
In Saudi artists Kawthar Smaren and Suliman Hilal’s photograph, they capture a convex mirror in a bedroom that features an Arabic statement that reads, “Souls may actually be farther than they look in reality.”