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Created in response to the destruction of important cultural sites in the Middle East and Africa, a new foundation is funding projects that preserve humanity’s invaluable ancient monuments. The International alliance for the protection of heritage in conflict areas, or ALIPH, aims to support prevention, protection and restoration projects around the world.
Enrique Martínez Celaya’s ongoing examination of coming of age is the subject of his first solo exhibition at Denver’s Robischon Gallery,The Boy: Witness and Marker 2003 - 2018. Opening January 17, the artist says it is also his first exhibition “dedicated to the boy as image, concept and metaphor.”
Buckle your seatbelts because the Art History Babes are amped on Anselm Kiefer. We’re joined by artist, friend, fellow Kiefer fan girl, and all around quality human Faith Sponsler to discuss the complex and weighty work of this post WWII German Neo-expressionist.
An exhibition opening this week celebrates one of “Bill’s” life-long passions: his collection of fakes and forgeries, which he assembled over nearly five decades.
Now at Phillips’ New York gallery space, the AMERICAN AFRICAN AMERICAN selling exhibition examines the historical and social impact of African American artists from the 1950’s to the present. Open to the public through February 8, this major exhibition showcases 64 artists and over 60 works in a variety of genres.
Award-winning children's book author Oliver Jeffers brings a sense of curiosity and a narrative sensibility to a new series of oil paintings at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. For All We Know, examines the cosmos and our connections to them.
The study concluded that “There is no doubt about the existence of the Mona Lisa effect—it just does not occur with Mona Lisa herself.”
The folksy charm of Margaret Kilgallen will be on display starting this week in the first posthumous museum exhibition of the Mission School artist’s work, opening Friday at the Aspen Art Museum.
It is iconic, incredible, and unforgettable-- but is the work on view in Paris's Louvre Museum today the real deal?
In a new body of work from Dawoud Bey, the prolific portrait photographer explores blackness from a new angle: landscapes set at twilight. Night Coming Tenderly, Black, originally commissioned by FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial of International Art, and opening this week at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) shows Bey working with landscapes in the same intimate way he usually photographs people.