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Before she was world-renowned as a pioneering feminist artist, Judy Chicago worked in abstraction, using pastel hues to form geometric patterns. A new survey at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, shows the artist moving into figurative works, finding a clear voice to explore the feminist themes that would come to define her work.
Art historian Jennifer Dasal explores Michelangelo's "The Last Judgment" in this episode of The ArtCurious Podcast
Corrie and Nat sit down with artists Jason Chase and Taryn Johnson to discuss the Boston art scene, how they created the world's blackest, little-black dress, and being a full-time artist & freelancer.
From Art Basel Miami’s 2018 showing, we’ve rounded up our favorite highlights, from new works fresh from the studio to up-and-coming artists.
Host Jennifer Dasal explores the history behind Munch's "The Scream" in this episode of A Little Curious
Statue of a Victorious Youth, one of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s prized possessions, is facing a new threat after 40 years at the Villa. Earlier this week Italy’s supreme court, the Court of Cassation, ordered the Getty to return the bronze statue, dated to 300-100 B.C., claiming the object as belonging to Italy’s cultural heritage. 
This week the Tate Britain announced Charlotte Prodger as the winner of its 34th annual Turner Prize, which is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year.

Carved with a scene depicting, on the left, an elaborately turbanned figure and, at right, a physician who holds aloft a flask, the wooden object seen above is, to put it quite bluntly, a 'piss-pot' lid or cover.
 
It was part of a sale held by Bonhams in London on September 18–one of their regular Oak Interior sales in which furniture or furnishings of all shapes and sizes are the core offering, but where candlesticks, pots, plates and all sorts of other household items are to be found.

Invader has been in Los Angeles before, notably in 2011 when the anonymous French street artist was arrested while “invading” a site with his mosaic-tile figures based on the popular 1980s video game, Space Invaders. With works on street corners and walls in roughly 30 countries around the world, Invader could not be contained in a single gallery, until now. 

Phillips’ recent two-day 20th Century & Contemporary Art and Design Auction event in Hong Kong, with an Evening Sale November 25th, and an inaugural Day Sale the 26th, reached combined sales of $19.7 million. The Evening Sale realized $13,130,939 and the Day Sale realized $6,570,358. Both auctions offered stellar examples of both Western and Asian art.