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Chris Levine on creating his iconic portrait of Queen Elizabeth II: ‘I was the wild card’

Chris Levine on creating his iconic portrait of Queen Elizabeth II: ‘I was the wild card’ Ahead of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, we spoke to artist Chris Levine about the making of his iconic hologram portraits of Her Majesty. He reflects on two years of preparation, that fateful day in Buckingham Palace, and Lightness …

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Hauser and Wirth Is Opening a New Space Dedicated to Craft and Design in the Hamptons | Artnet News

As mega-gallery Hauser & Wirth is coming up on its 30th anniversary, co-founder Manuela Wirth says she made a concerted decision not to step out with a splashy party to celebrate. Instead, Wirth is going back to her roots as an arts and crafts teacher in her pre-gallery days by establishing the first U.S. outpost …

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Tia Blanco Is Much More Than a Competitive Surfer | The Inertia

“I love Bob Ross,” says Tia Blanco with a laugh. “He’s so good.” RAEN’s Tia Blanco walks us through her makeshift art studio at her home in Oceanside, California. She’s produced an impressive stockpile of completed canvases in the last few months. Her most recent addition is a walkway of purple trees. It looks like …

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Marvel Fan Art Shows All 6 Original Avengers’ Replacements In MCU Phase 4

Brand new fan-created art shows all six original Avengers and their respective Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 replacements together. All six original Avengers loom over their respective MCU Phase 4 replacements in new Marvel fan art. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is currently in a transition period after the culmination of the Infinity Saga. While the …

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Thor: Love & Thunder Art Imagines a Comic-Accurate Gorr the God Butcher

A new piece of Thor: Love and Thunder fan art imagines what Christian Bale’s Gorr the God Butcher could look like with a comic-accurate design. A new piece of fan art for Thor: Love & Thunder imagines what Gorr the God Butcher could have looked like if Marvel Studios followed his appearance in the comics. Thor: Love & Thunder is …

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Roman sculpture up for auction in US linked to disgraced dealer

An archaeologist is calling for a US auction house to withdraw a monumental Roman sculpture from sale, claiming he has photographic evidence of its direct link to a dealer involved with illicit trade. Prof Christos Tsirogiannis, whose academic research focuses on antiquities and trafficking networks, said Hindman Auctions in Chicago should cancel its auction of …

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Scarlet Witch Art Casts the Olsen Twins as Wanda Variants

Mary-Kate & Ashley star alongside their younger sister Elizabeth Olsen as variants of the Scarlet Witch in fantastic fan poster by samuel_cheve. Unlike the variants of Wanda seen in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness played by Elizabeth Olsen, some fantastic fanart imagines Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen as variants of the Scarlet Witch. The Olsen …

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‘The lady without legs or arms’: how artist Sarah Biffin shattered Victorian ideas about disability

She was born without arms and legs to a farming family in 1784 and, measuring just 37 inches in height as an adult, was put on show in touring fairground attractions. Billed as The Limbless Wonder, Sarah Biffin painted, wrote and sewed with her mouth and shoulder, alongside prize fighters, wild animals and other sideshow …

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