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Born in Austin, Texas in 1984, the Haas Brothers— twins, Nicolai and Simon—started their career as an artistic duo in 2010. Their practice merges the worlds of fine art and functional design, though some of that function still falls within an artistic license, like that of their lamps whose bulbs are meant to dim.
There typically would be great anticipation leading up to Christie’s 20th and 21st Century Evening Sales, as works by Basquiat, Keith Haring, Monet, Ed Rusche, Van Gogh,
As spring settles in, another Met Gala has come and gone. However, this year’s annual benefit sparked some conversations challenging celebrity-watch culture amidst a time of serious political strife. How did what was once referred to as the “Oscars for the East Coast” suddenly amass this squabble? 
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Independent returns to Spring Studios in Tribeca—New York’s liveliest arts district—for the 2024 edition of the art fair, featuring works by more than 130 artists presented by over 85 galleries and nonprofits.
A small painting depicting Jesus in a crown of thorns before crucifixion will go on view at the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid (The Prado Museum) by the end of the month. Valued at around €1,500 by a Madrid auction house in 2021, the piece was originally thought to be from the “circle of José de Ribera,” a 17th century Spanish painter. However, experts didn’t let the painting remain in the catalog for very long. 
When American painter James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s (1834-1903) portrait of his mother, Anna Matilda McNeill Whistler, was exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1881, few could have predicted that it would become one of the most recognized images in the history of American painting.
In the spirit of the English poet Alexander Pope, art springs eternal, much like hope. Many artists have recognized the uplifting power of spring, particularly in times of societal and political upheaval. These ten artworks remind us that spring always follows winter's dark days of snow and ice.
An unidentifiable object has been recovered from a Roman excavation site in England and is now being put on display at the National Civil War Centre, Newark Museum in Nottinghamshire. This mysterious artifact, known as the dodecahedron– named for its twelve, pentagon-shaped sides– is the 33rd to be found in the 1700 or so years since their creation. 
Once known for her stylized portraits of the wealthy and famous, a musical about the life of Polish Art Deco painter, Lempicka, has secured three nominations since premiering on Broadway early last month.
San Francisco-based artist Clare Rojas explores the motif of dots, points, circles, and orbs in her new solo exhibition, “Clare’s Balls”. Presented by Jessica Silverman, the 23-piece show runs from April 25th to June 1st.
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