washington, dc. A bill being considered by a House of Representatives committee last month could divide the art world into two camps: those who want to protect their creations from being used online and those who like to use the work of others. The… RSS – The Art Newspaper
cairo. The Cairo-based artist Ganzeer’s stencil of Egyptian riot police, bravely painted on the side of the Mogamma government building on Tahrir Square last month, is the latest in a long line of works of art that have flourished in Egypt’s streets… RSS – The Art Newspaper
sefton. Moves are afoot to allow a group of Augustinian nuns to sell 102 classical sculptures from Ince Blundell Hall, a Grade II-listed estate in the borough of Sefton, near Liverpool, in north-west England. This would result in the dispersal of… RSS – The Art Newspaper
Eyebrows have been raised at French billionaire François Pinault’s decision to launch single-artist exhibitions at his Venetian gallery, Palazzo Grassi, next year. The series of solo exhibitions kicks off in April with a show dedicated to the… RSS – The Art Newspaper
This is the latest demonstration that the people running Venice have lost all sense of the sublimity of the city in their charge. The area around St Mark’s basilica is already dominated by vast advertisements and now, to the side of the church, this… RSS – The Art Newspaper
GeneCell International Expands its Cord Blood and Dental Pulp Services to Costa Rica, Honduras, Peru and Puerto Rico
Miami, Florida (PRWEB) December 27, 2011
GeneCell International, an international leader in the processing and preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells, announced today the expansion of its services into four additional Latin American markets.
Each year, The Art Newspaper asks leading art writers, curators, gallerist and collectors to pick their favourite art books from the past year. To see what they chose and why, go to our RSS – The Art Newspaper
More than 100 zombie-like statues have taken over the Deutsche Guggenheim, but before you get out your survival gear and shotgun, the works are part of an installation by Pawel Althamer (until January 16). The Polish artist has “relocated” his… RSS – The Art Newspaper
Question by Critical_rationalist: What makes someone an art “expert” to determine the quality and meaningfulness of a work of art?
Isn’t all art and beauty in the eye of the beholder? If I think Magritte, Dix, Van Gogh, Monet, and Raphael are great and Harring, Pollock, and Warhol are totally over-rated, how is my opinion worth any less than someone who has taken lots of art appreciating and art history classes?
Who gets to determine what is great and important art and what isn’t?