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Vietnam artist in race to ensure ‘heroic mothers’ not forgotten

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Source: Thejackartapost

On her trusty motorcycle, Vietnamese artist Dang Ai Viet travels around the Southeast Asian country in a quest to ensure that the thousands of women who suffered the loss of two or more loved ones during the Vietnam War are not forgotten.

The 75-year-old has painted the portraits of 2,765 of the women, who are part of a group known in Vietnam as “heroic mothers”, in recognition of their sacrifice during the war that ended in 1975.

Read more: https://www.thejakartapost.com/amp/culture/2023/03/29/vietnam-artist-in-race-to-ensure-heroic-mothers-not-forgotten.html

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Imahica Art presents “Neon Dreams: Through the Prism”: Where Art Meets Culture

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The art exhibit, “Neon Dreams: Through the Prism”, opened at the Imahika Art Gallery to provide a captivating window into one of the most influential art movements in 20th-Century Art.

Artworks from different artists brought together by Gabo Valenzuela is on display, whose vibrant often larger-than-life pieces incorporate imagery from everyday common objects to advertising, comic books, and video games.

By presenting these artworks, “Neon Dreams: Through the Prism”, viewers are invited to reconsider the boundaries between Fine Art and popular culture.

Read more: https://www.pressenza.com/2024/07/imahica-art-presents-neon-dreams-through-the-prism-where-art-meets-culture/

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ATC Acquires Majority Stake in Raw Power to Form UK Artist Management ‘Powerhouse’

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Source: billboard

Financial terms reveal that ATC paid £1.4 million ($1.8 million) for a 55% stake in Raw Power, which was founded in 2006 by CEO Craig JenningsRod Smallwood and Andy Taylor. Headquartered in London and with offices in Los Angeles, Raw Power’s other clients include The Mars Volta, The Damned, You Me At Six, Don Broco, Heartworms, Kid Kapichi, The Chisel and Refused.

Under the new partnership, Raw Power’s U.K. team, including Jennings and commercial director Don Jenkins, will relocate to ATC Management’s London headquarters. Both companies’ LA-based operations will also merge with immediate effect.

Read More: https://www.billboard.com/business/management/atc-raw-power-merger-uk-artist-management-powerhouse-1235684373/amp/

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Braille art gift for girl born without eyes

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Source: BBC UK

A one-year-old girl who was born without eyes has received a Braille artwork specially made by a blind artist.

Margot was born with a rare condition called bilateral anophthalmia, meaning her eyes and optic nerves never developed in the womb.

Read More: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cpdggljeg7eo.amp

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