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Kandinsky painting auctioned during WWII returned to Jewish heirs: NPR

A prized painting by Russian master Wassily Kandinsky, sold under duress during World War II, has been returned to the descendants of its former Jewish owners. oil painting, Bild mit Häusern (Painting with houses), was just one of the valuable art collections inherited by Robert Lewenstein and his wife Irma …

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Hans Holbein: truth in painting

An artistic vision is not worth much if there is no one to pay for it. A little less than five centuries ago, in February 1529, Hans Holbein the Younger watched the citizens of Basel occupy the churches, bludgeon their statues, smash their crucifixes and throw their altarpieces on flaming …

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Rare Franz Marc painting smuggled out of Nazi Germany to be auctioned for £35m

A rare painting by Franz Marc which was sold to German-American director William Dieterle in 1940 so it wouldn’t be destroyed by the Nazis is now set to go up for auction for £35million after being returned to the family of its original owner. The oil painting, named “The Foxes”, …

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The best closet organizers and storage ideas for your closet

Think of your closet as a metaphor for your mind: it works best when it’s organized and uncluttered. Most experts recommend taking stock of your wardrobe each season, cleaning out and donating what you no longer wear, alternating warm or cold clothes, and mending items that need sprucing up. Once …

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Make a fashion statement with these t-shirt design trends

Image source: pexels.com No matter where you are in the world, a t-shirt remains a fashion staple for many people. You can pair it with any garment because of its simplicity and versatility. You can slip on black jeans and pair it with a white t-shirt for that instant chic …

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6 small home business ideas

Here are 6 small business ideas; most of them can be started at home with very little money. Only the 4th requires a certain investment. These ideas for small businesses include dropshipping, print on demand, translation, website flipping, catering, and coaching. Houston, United States – January 8, 2022 / MarketersMEDIA …

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This Is The Most Incredibly Detailed Photo Of A Classic Painting Ever Made

With the last two years we’ve all had, it’s been hard to get out into the world and explore some of your favorite galleries and exhibitions. But fear not, because the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam might have the answer to our prayers. The museum has photographed one of Rembrandt’s paintings in …

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Library’s Jefferson painting draws criticism

Dec. 30—The Neill Public Library Board in Pullman will spend part of its meeting next week discussing a painting by Thomas Jefferson in the library that has drawn criticism from community members . The painting of the third US president is part of the library’s art collection that local artists …

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For Wayne Thiebaud, happiness was a solid morning of painting in his studio in Sacramento

By Jeremy Stone Special to Examiner Wayne Thiebaud wasn’t Gary Cooper or Cary Grant – but in 1961 he walked through Manhattan and walked into my parents’ lives like he was. His arrival from Sacramento to the gallery of my father, Allan Stone, was marked by dramatic caution. Wayne had …

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For Wayne Thiebaud, happiness was a solid morning of painting in his Sacramento studio

By Jeremy Stone Special for examiner Wayne Thiebaud wasn’t Gary Cooper or Cary Grant – but in 1961 he walked through Manhattan and walked into my parents’ lives as if he was. His arrival from Sacramento at the gallery of my father, Allan Stone, was a dramatic caution. Wayne had …

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‘Extremely rare’ 17th century painting of black woman placed under export bar by UK

British government officials have placed a temporary export ban on an “extremely rare” 17th century painting of a black woman and a white woman sitting side by side as equals. The work titled “Allegorical Painting of Two Ladies, English School”, was created around the year 1650 and was valued at …

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This ‘estate’ still isn’t like a Renaissance painting – ARTnews.com

HBO Succession is not a TV show with many memorable images – you often come back remembering biting one-liners and family betrayals instead of individual shots. But a composition from the prestige drama’s season 3 finale, an image featuring three members of the Roy clan on a Tuscan road, has …

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Art Teacher Says Creative Process of Painting and Drawing Linked to God’s Creation of the World

Jeff Merrill sits with his brush in his office, where he creates much of his work. Photo by Christal Lee Jeff Merrill sits with his brush in his office, where he creates much of his work. Photo by Christal Lee Creating works of art imitates the creative power of God, …

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Heirs sue to claim Mondrian painting from Philadelphia Museum of Art

But after the Nazis came to power, “Composition With Blue” was confiscated as “degenerate” in the ruthless purge of modern art from German museums orchestrated by Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. More than 20,000 works were seized from around 100 museums and stored in a wheat silo in Berlin. “Composition With …

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Artist wants Latinos to use paint as a healthy outlet

DURHAM, NC – One of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is that more people are struggling with their mental health. A CDC survey since the start of the pandemic, said Hispanic adults faced more symptoms of stress than any other racial or ethnic group. What would you like to …

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UK bans $ 10million export of Sargent paint – ARTnews.com

The UK government has imposed a temporary export ban on a John Singer Sargent painting of a 19th century British aristocrat valued at £ 7.5million ($ 10million). Officials said they hoped a UK buyer would pay for the work to prevent him from leaving the country Sargent painted the portrait, …

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A Van Gogh painting once seized by the Nazis has just been sold for $35.8 million

Very few people and property in Europe have survived the toll of the Holocaust and World War II – but Van Gogh’s 1888 ‘Wheatstacks’ are one of them. The iconic watercolor depicting colorful piles of wheat on a Provençal farmhouse has had a journey few works of art can match …

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Lamborghini ‘Minotauro’ exclusive finger paint revealed

The finger painting is representative of the fusion of man and beast. Image Credit: Provided The Minotaur is real. Well, sort of… recently Lamborghini, the Italian super car maker who named their vehicles after fighting bulls, revealed the artwork known as “Minotauro” at La Bullona in Milan. The mythical creature …

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Banksy’s self-destructive painting returns to auction

Three years ago, Banksy’s Girl with balloon sold for £ 1million at auction and quickly self-destruct. It was part of the plan – at least, it was Banksy’s plan, as he had a shredder installed in the frame and had a plan in mind to reflect on the role of …

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Banksy’s self-destructive painting returns to Sotheby’s – ARTnews.com

Barely three years ago, Banksy Girl with a balloon (2006) made headlines after selling for £1 million ($1.4 million) in an evening sale at Sotheby’s London. But it wasn’t the price that caused a stir, rather it was that the bottom half of the coin was shredded immediately after the …

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After 16 years, couple learn Maud Lewis’ beloved painting is likely a fraud

A Halifax couple are warning art lovers to be careful after learning their prized painting by Maud Lewis is likely a fraud. John and Sue Corbett bought Untitled: Seagulls and Lighthouses at an online auction held by Calgary’s Levis Auctions in 2005. Levis said the piece came from a private …

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MasterClass announces the first painting course with Futura

“A pioneer of abstract graffiti, Lenny has exhibited at institutions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and collaborated with iconic brands like Louis Vuitton, Nike and Supreme, “said David Rogier, founder and CEO of MasterClass. “He is completely self-taught in what he calls ‘metro school’ and …

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MFA Houston allegedly sold painting under duress during WWII – ARTnews.com

The Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, an organization that studies works looted during World War II, is asking the Museum of Fine Arts Houston to return an 18th-century painting to the heirs of a German Jewish collector. The MFA asserts that the sale of the work was …

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Pick up an old picture from a thrift store and paint your own monsters

MANSFIELD – A Field of Monsters, a community art project, needs everyone to have fun whether you know how to paint or not. Community leaders Bryan Gladden, Carmone McFarland and Mary Frankenfield ask people to take a picture from a thrift store and paint their own monsters on it. Other …

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The Wonderful World of Landscape Oil Painting – Flux Magazine

words Alexa Wang Source: unsplash.com Oil painting is one of the oldest types of artistic expression. The oldest paintings, like those of ancient civilizations, were made from natural pigments and are anything but photoshopped. These days, oil paintings are just as much art and art as they are painting. Oil …

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Sotheby’s auctions Picasso painting with NFT

After auctioning high-profile NFTs for millions of dollars, Sotheby’s is now using an NFT in a whole new way: to digitally “secure” a Picasso painting. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are a type of cryptocurrency that resides on a smart contract platform, usually Ethereum. Each NFT is unique and impossible to …

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Will the paint ever lose its luster?

Stop painting. Please. Stopped. Or maybe not quite. Maybe keep painting, but mainly working on how the painting is finished. The contradictory messages of a show about the death of painting, consisting mainly of paintings displayed in a room full of paintings, are not difficult to detect. In fact, irony …

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Janhvi Kapoor turns to painting in the midst of a pandemic and shares great works of art! – See photos | People News

New Delhi: Bollywood actress and star Janhvi Kapoor is very popular on social media with over 11 million followers. The “Dhadhak” actress often takes to Instagram to post pictures of her friends, tropical vacations and beautiful selfies. However, this time around, she decided to share her artistic side with fans …

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Breeders’ Cup announces winners of charity t-shirt design competition – horse racing news

Crelin’s winning design features a purple and gold color scheme, the iconic colors of the Breeders’ Cup, while the vivid jockey silks surrounding the globe serve as a symbol of hope and unity. The Breeders ‘Cup, one of the most prestigious international events in thoroughbred horse racing, today announces the …

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