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The Art World Before and After Thelma Golden

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Source: The New Yorker

More than seven hundred people came to the black-tie gala for the Studio Museum in Harlem last October. It was gala season, a time when, on an almost nightly basis, cultural institutions around the city congratulate themselves and raise money doing it, and this one draws the liveliest, the best-dressed, and by far the most diverse crowd of celebrants. Thelma Golden, the museum’s director, seemed to be everywhere at once as she moved around the room welcoming Spike Lee, Nicole Ari Parker, Questlove, Julie Mehretu, David Byrne, and many more. Golden, who is fifty-eight and five feet tall, with close-cropped hair and surprisingly large eyes, was wearing a long, sparkly dress. In this world, at least, she is one of those people who, like Elvis and Oprah, do not require a last name. “Thelma is the consummate New Yorker,” her friend Elizabeth Alexander, the president of the Mellon Foundation and the evening’s honoree, told me. “She can talk to anybody, and she’s hilarious in a New York way—precise, unpredictable, irreverent, keen, clickety-clack.”

Read more: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2024/02/12/the-art-world-before-and-after-thelma-golden

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What led Q Art Group’s Queenie Rosita Law to showcase overlooked artists from around the world

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Source: Tatler

When art takes you on an adventure

When she founded the Q Art Group, Queenie Rosita Law wanted to showcase both emerging and historically overlooked artists from around the world. Almost seven years later, the Hong Kong native has established her gallery as a benchmark for Central and Eastern European contemporary artists in Asia—and she teases that there’s more to come.

This week, as we highlight Law bringing European artists’ work to Hong Kong, we also want to bring your attention to the few Asian artists being exhibited in Italy during the Venice Biennale. But if travelling internationally isn’t on the cards this week, perhaps you could explore the world via wine: Tatler Dining’s Best Sommelier is all about ingenious wine pairings.

Read more: https://www.tatlerasia.com/newsletters/bot-hk-bot-queenie-rosita-law-interview

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World Art Day 2024: 10 Must-visit Art Galleries In India

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Source: CNBC

World Art Day is celebrated on April 15 every year. This day aims to create a bridge between artists and audiences and highlights their contribution to the development of the world. The day was officially announced as World Art Day in 2012 by the International Association of Art.

This date was specifically chosen to coincide with the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci, one of the most popular names in history, whose work continues to inspire and influence artists around the world.

Read more: https://www.cnbctv18.com/travel/culture/world-art-day-2024-10-must-visit-art-galleries-in-india-19395755.htm

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Art World Altered: Cryptocurrency Beyond NFTs

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Source: Robotics & automation nrws

In decrypting the influence of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) on art, cryptographic tokens rapidly reshape creative ownership. Driven by blockchain, these assets redefine traditional art markets.

Beyond the initial NFT wave, a deeper transformation converges technology, creativity, and decentralized governance. This article navigates crypto’s diverse impact on art, transcending narratives on NFTs.

Delving into the fusion of cryptocurrency and artistic creation unveils a complex tapestry, exposing intricate connections within the art sphere.

Read more: https://roboticsandautomationnews.com/2024/04/08/art-world-altered-cryptocurrency-beyond-nfts/82080/

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