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Artist James Perkins: ‘land art was ripe for me to make a contribution’

At a time when things feel so unstable, artist James Perkins’ silk totemic sculptures ground us to the earth and celebrate the beauty of time and space. In a meditative process that can take up to two years, Perkins uses nature as his paintbrush. He allows the sea salt, ocean spray, sun, rain, and hurricane-force winds …

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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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Why the long face? Artist pilloried after creating half-horse, half-man sculpture

In Irish mythology, a púca is a mischievous, shapeshifting spirit that can take the form of a horse and entice unwary travellers on to its back for a wild ride. Aidan Harte knows how that feels. Eighteen months ago the sculptor was commissioned to create a 2-metre tall bronze statue of a púca for the …

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Art Industry News: Bob Dylan Unveils His Largest Sculpture Ever, a Gigantic Train of ‘Serenity and Stillness’ + Other Stories | Artnet News

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Thursday, May 12. NEED TO READ U.S. Museums Free Deaccessioning Period Has Ended – The two-year period permitting museums to spend money generated from the sale of …

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Marianne Boesky Loses Her Legal Battle Against Artist Diana Al-Hadid Over an Artwork They Both Claimed Was Theirs | Artnet News

A ruling issued this week by the New York State Supreme Court pulls back the curtain on dealer–artist financing agreements and may have rippling implications for artists’ rights under New York law going forward. The decision, written by Judge Louis L. Nock in favor of sought-after artist Diana Al-Hadid in her legal battle against gallerist Marianne …

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