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GI Registration Of Basohli Paintings, Pashmina To Prevent Counterfeiting, Ensure Access To Global Market: LG

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Source: States Times

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said that both the exclusive products ‘Basohli paintings and Pashmina’ have received GI registration to prevent counterfeiting and to ensure access to the global market.
“I am extremely grateful to every stakeholder for their contribution in making Basohli Mahotsav the cradle of unique cultural and artistic heritage of the country”, he said while participating and addressing the gathering during the ongoing Mahotsav.
Sinha joined the large number of enthusiastic citizens to celebrate the rich heritage of Basohli.
“The uniqueness of Basohli manifests beautifully in world-famous paintings, which infused new dimensions to Pahari Art and created its own distinctive style”, the Lt Governor said.
He congratulated the J&K Administration and Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) for their collective endeavour to popularize the cultural and historical identity of the region and ingenuity of Basohli’s craft and art.
The Lt Governor said the unique endeavour is aimed to promote workmanship of artists and weavers so that their priceless products are acknowledged and admired globally.

Read more: https://statetimes.in/gi-registration-of-basohli-paintings-pashmina-to-prevent-counterfeiting-ensure-access-to-global-market-lg/

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Saturday Art Market opens May 25 at Big Ole Park

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Source: Echo Press

The Saturday Art Market is an exciting opportunity for locals and visitors to gather at Big Ole Park on the north end of Broadway in Alexandria every Saturday this summer.

Attendees will be able to visit with local artists and shop their offerings. Coffee and food items will be available near the market and there will be live music every weekend.

The Art Market, which is held next to Alexandria’s Farmer’s Market, runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May 25 through Aug. 31. Music will run from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each Saturday.

Read more: https://www.echopress.com/news/saturday-art-market-opens-may-25-at-big-ole-park

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Art Market Seeks Its Footing After Stumbling Sales and a Hack at Christie’s

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Source: The New York Times

Estimates are still soaring past the $20 million mark and canvases still bear the signatures of dependable ringers like Warhol, Basquiat and Picasso. But there is a shadow looming over the spring auction season that begins Monday.

A cyberattack at Christie’s brought down the company’s website on Thursday, and as of Sunday morning, Christie’s had not yet regained control of it. On Sunday evening, in his first public statement since the cyberattack, Guillaume Cerutti, the chief executive of Christie’s, confirmed that eight auctions would proceed as scheduled, with bidding in person and by phone (the rare watches sale has been postponed until May 14). A place-holder website was set up allowing access to the digital catalogs, but did not allow online bidding. With the site down and questions still unanswered about the fate of confidential data, analysts are uncertain about the impact on buyers and sellers.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/12/arts/design/will-auctions-revive-art-market.html

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Art Market Seeks Its Footing After Stumbling Sales and a Hack at Christie’s

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Source: The Newyork Times

Estimates are still soaring past the $20 million mark and canvases still bear the signatures of dependable ringers like Warhol, Basquiat and Picasso. But there is a shadow looming over the spring auction season that begins Monday.

A cyberattack at Christie’s brought down the company’s website on Thursday, and as of Sunday morning, Christie’s had not yet regained control of it. On Sunday evening, in his first public statement since the cyberattack, Guillaume Cerutti, the chief executive of Christie’s, confirmed that eight auctions would proceed as scheduled, with bidding in person and by phone (the rare watches sale has been postponed until May 14). A place-holder website was set up allowing access to the digital catalogs, but did not allow online bidding. With the site down and questions still unanswered about the fate of confidential data, analysts are uncertain about the impact on buyers and sellers.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/12/arts/design/will-auctions-revive-art-market.html

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