Rotimi Fani-Kayode Captures the Abundant Glow of Black Queer Life

In Tranquility of Communion, soul-stirring photographs blend Yoruba cosmologies, queer desire, and Baroque theatricality. by Alexandra M. Thomas4 hours agoPrint Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member » Rotimi Fani-Kayode’s photographs flood Hales Gallery with the serenity and intimacy of the late queer Yoruba artist’s infinite lifeworlds. Tranquility of Communion immerses the viewer in Fani-Kayode’s potent aura, a follow-up act… More Rotimi Fani-Kayode Captures the Abundant Glow of Black Queer Life

Polish Politicians Sue Artist-Activists for Mapping “Atlas of Hate”

Six local governments sued four artist-activists who created the Atlas of Hate, an interactive map charting the country’s anti-gay zones. by Hakim Bishara5 hours ago Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member » A group of local governments in Poland that had declared themselves as “free from LGBT ideology”  are waging a battle in court against four… More Polish Politicians Sue Artist-Activists for Mapping “Atlas of Hate”

Sweltering Photos Capture the Charred and Molten Rock Rippling Down from an Icelandic Volcano

JUNE 29, 2021 GRACE EBERT Whether shooting in the harsh snowy regions of Greenland or on the basalt-lined waters of Iceland’s Stuðlagil canyon, Jan Erik Waider highlights the textures and fleeting shapes of the earth’s landscapes. His photographs often isolate monumental subject matter like glaciers and deep, rocky canyons in a way that makes the abstracted forms appear like mysterious,… More Sweltering Photos Capture the Charred and Molten Rock Rippling Down from an Icelandic Volcano

A Bookmark Illustrated by Van Gogh Has Been Discovered After 135 Years

JUNE 29, 2021 GRACE EBERT In 2021, it’s rare to stumble upon a work by Vincent van Gogh that hasn’t been previously identified, but researchers recently uncovered a few early drawings slipped inside one of the Dutch artist’s books. Now on view as part of Here to Stay at the Van Gogh Museum, the newly discovered bookmark has… More A Bookmark Illustrated by Van Gogh Has Been Discovered After 135 Years

Hybrid Auctions Are Now the Norm. Will Galleries Follow Suit?

BYMarion Maneker, Angelica VillaJune 29, 2021 4:23pm One of the surprises following last year’s global lockdown was how well the art market seemed to function in a state of semi-suspended animation. There’s a variety of explanations for the industry’s unexpected ability to survive. There are macroeconomic factors involving stimulus packages and governments further easing already lax… More Hybrid Auctions Are Now the Norm. Will Galleries Follow Suit?

Stolen Picasso, Mondrian Paintings Recovered in Greece Nearly a Decade After Heist

BY ALEX GREENBERGERPlus IconJune 29, 2021 12:56pm Nearly a decade after they were stolen from Greece’s largest public museum, paintings by Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso have been found. Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sports said that the works had been found in a forest after a 49-year-old man confessed to the theft on Monday. After his confession, he brought… More Stolen Picasso, Mondrian Paintings Recovered in Greece Nearly a Decade After Heist

BLACK AND WHITE AND RED ALL OVER: DENIZ GÜL AT SALT GALATA

By Kaya GençPlus IconJune 29, 2021 11:27am Linguistic experiments and architectural interventions have defined Turkish artist Deniz Gül’s practice for the past decade. In 2011, Gül lined up a coffin, a vitrine, a door, a closet, and a safe in Istanbul’s Arter gallery, inviting viewers to imagine a conversation among them. Symbolizing the claustrophobia of Turkish bourgeois life,… More BLACK AND WHITE AND RED ALL OVER: DENIZ GÜL AT SALT GALATA

Lucian Freud’s Portrait of David Hockney Sells for $20.7 M. at Auction

BY ANGELICA VILLAPlus IconJune 29, 2021 10:35am A portrait of David Hockney by Lucian Freud sold at Sotheby’s in London during a British modern art evening sale on Tuesday for £14.9 million ($20.7 million) with buyer’s premium. The portrait is now the sixth-most expensive work by Freud to ever sell at auction. Both Freud and Hockney are among Britain’s most… More Lucian Freud’s Portrait of David Hockney Sells for $20.7 M. at Auction

Jan Fabre to Stand Trial for Sexual Harassment, Artist Hamlet Lavastida Arrested in Cuba, and More: Morning Links from June 29, 2021

BY THE EDITORS OF ARTNEWSPlus IconJune 29, 2021 9:00am To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines ANOTHER WIN FOR THE GREEK POLICE. Hot on the heels of arresting two on allegations of illegally attempting to sell an ancient Roman sculpture, they have recovered a Picasso portrait and a Mondrian landscape that were stolen almost a decade ago, the Guardian reports.… More Jan Fabre to Stand Trial for Sexual Harassment, Artist Hamlet Lavastida Arrested in Cuba, and More: Morning Links from June 29, 2021

An Artistic Cosmos

Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) is one of the world’s most important contemporary artists. Since the 1960s, she has been actively engaged in realising exhibition projects and crafting mesmerising spaces. This summer, Gropius Bau, Berlin, presents Germany’s first comprehensive retrospective of her work, recreating some of Kusama’s most iconic shows. Titled A Bouquet of Love I Saw in… More An Artistic Cosmos

Nandi Bushell y Matt Helders interpretan canciones de Arctic Monkeys

Los músicos interpretaron «I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor» y «Brianstorm». POR GABY FLORES LUNA Nandi Bushell, famosa por interpretar reconocidas canciones de rock, se asoció con el baterista Matt Helders, de Arctic Monkeys. A través de sus redes sociales, la instrumentista de 11 años compartió un video en el que se muestra un… More Nandi Bushell y Matt Helders interpretan canciones de Arctic Monkeys

Back to One, Episode 160: Frank Mosley

by Peter Rinaldiin Columnson Jun 29, 2021 actor, Back to One, Frank Mosley, Podcast For the past decade, Frank Mosley has been independent cinema’s go-to actor. Upstream Color, Thunder Road, Some Beasts, Chained For Life, Freeland, The Ghost Who Walks are just a few examples of films that benefit from the authenticity, deep-rooted intensity, and “all-in” approach he brings to every performance. His talents extend to the… More Back to One, Episode 160: Frank Mosley