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A Vase Kept in an Ordinary Kitchen Turned Out to Be a Qing-Dynasty Artwork Worth Millions

The artwork’s last owner purchased it for just a few hundred pounds.  Photo courtesy of Dreweatts When Mark Newstead first saw the blue-and-gold porcelain vase sitting in his friend’s kitchen in the late 1990s, he thought it looked familiar. Based on the colors, design, and shape of the vessel, the Asian ceramics and artworks consultant for …

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Artists and Fans Rally Around Halsey as TikTok-Label Debate Continues

The relationship between artist and label is often perceived as being between art and commerce, but it’s rarely that simple — and that ongoing push-pull has broken into the open with Halsey’s recent social media posts about her label apparently declining to release a new song until there was a viral TikTok “moment” to help …

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Tired of being ‘fetishized and invisible,’ Asian artists are changing the narrative

Written by Ann Binlot, CNN In much of Western art, Asian women have often appeared as one-dimensional characters — sometimes seen as meek and docile, and at other times hypersexualized and exoticized. But such portrayals fail to show individuals coming from a myriad of cultural backgrounds, their identities rooted in distinctly different countries and histories. …

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Nan Goldin, Faith Ringgold, and Other Artists Make TIME Magazine’s Annual List of the 100 Most Influential People of the Year | Artnet News

Time magazine has released its 2022 list of the 100 “Most Influential” people of the year, and in addition to bold-faced names like Volodymyr Zelensky, Zendaya, and Kris Jenner, there are a few noteworthy art-world stars including Faith Ringgold, Maya Lin, Francis Kéré, Nan Goldin, and Elizabeth Alexander. The annual list is divided into categories …

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First NFT auction to be held in Israel as local artists embrace new technology

The first auction of NFT works in Israel will be held this month, as many artists and collectors embrace the emerging technology. The May 30 auction, hosted by the Herzliya-based Tiroche Auction House, is dedicated to contemporary art and will be held in collaboration with prominent art galleries from across the country. 4 View gallery …

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Childhood Royalty Brand Lisa Frank Still Going After Artists as if They Own The Rainbow

Last week, illustrator and comic artist Geneva Bowers took to Twitter to voice frustration about recent copyright takedowns of her artwork by major companies like Nike and Lisa Frank. While Nike is certainly worth discussing, I want to focus on the Lisa Frank element, because the shoe company could try to stretch reasoning as to …

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Street and mural artists work to change narrative on Vancouver Chinatown graffiti – BC | Globalnews.ca

The Chinatown Business Improvement Association and Vancouver Mural Festival are trying to change the narrative in the heritage neighbourhood plagued by graffiti by building bridges through art. When members of the Chinese Community Policing Centre joined more than 100 volunteers Saturday for Chinatown’s annual clean up, they noticed a sign of change at the rear …

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