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UK Pop art pioneer Joe Tilson has died, aged 95

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Source: The Art Newspaper

The leading British artist Joe Tilson has died aged 95. His death was confirmed in an online statement issued by Cristea Roberts Gallery, who co-represent the artist. The gallery said in a statement that Tilson was “one of the founding figures of British Pop [and] an enthusiastic proponent of political activism, sexual liberation and social change”.

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Tel Aviv exhibition combines contemporary and historical art

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Source: The Jerusaleem Post

For months, the square in front of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art has been home to families of Gaza hostages. Artist Roni Taharlev, whose one-woman show in the Museum, Not this Light, the Other Light, is closing soon, after being extended twice, says that the sadness, the desperation, and the pain of the families seep through the museum’s walls and into the exhibition.

“It is impossible, and I do not wish to ignore it,” she says. “The Museum opened again; the square had already become ‘Hostages Square.’ I go through the square every time I come here, I visit the families sitting in their tents, and somehow it seems that the proximity changes the art.

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Mariah Nielson: Curator, Art Historian

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Mariah Nielson is the director of the JB Blunk Estate, as well as Blunk Space, a gallery dedicated to expanding the pioneering sculptor’s lasting legacy. She also happens to be his daughter.

What do you do?

Aside from my work with JB Blunk and Blunk Space, I’m also a curator and design historian.

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Source: The NationalTests to discover if paintings are by ConstableSource: The National

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“Groundbreaking” new methods could help establish if three further paintings by John Constable have been discovered, scientists said.

Pigments of the works are being tested at the University of Bradford to see if they were painted by the renowned 19th Century artist.

Constable, who lived between 1776 and 1837, was known for his landscape paintings of the English countryside.

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