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Otherworldly Sandstone Pillars Appear Like Totems of Billowing Fabric

All images © Zac Henderson, shared with permission Between 140 and 180 million years ago, a cluster of Entrada Sandstone developed in a remote region of Utah. Wind, rain, and other elements have whittled down the formations over time, creating tall pillars that more closely resemble bunched fabric than ancient minerals. For his series DrapedContinue reading “Otherworldly Sandstone Pillars Appear Like Totems of Billowing Fabric”

Settlement Reached in Multimillion-Dollar Legal Battle Over Robert Indiana Estate

A three-year-long, multimillion-dollar legal battle between the estate of Robert Indiana and the Morgan Art Foundation, which represented Indiana during his lifetime and owns the copyright to much of his work, including his famed “LOVE” symbol, has culminated in a settlement. Various suits and countersuits that were pending in court were also dismissed. The newsContinue reading “Settlement Reached in Multimillion-Dollar Legal Battle Over Robert Indiana Estate”

Supporters Raise Over $30K for Bethlehem Arts Center Raided by Israeli Soldiers

An online fundraiser has generated more than $30,000 to help repair a Bethlehem arts center founded by Palestinian artist Emily Jacir, which was ransacked by Israeli forces last month. Israeli soldiers raided the Dar Yusuf Nasri Jacir for Art and Research (Dar Jacir) on May 15, causing damage to the building and confiscating equipment includingContinue reading “Supporters Raise Over $30K for Bethlehem Arts Center Raided by Israeli Soldiers”

ARTnews in Brief: Orange County Museum of Art Will Relaunch California Biennial—and More from June 14, 2021

Monday, June 14 Orange County Museum of Art Will Relaunch California Biennial in 2022 The Orange County Museum of Art in Costa Mesa, California, will bring back its acclaimed California Biennial, which staged its first edition in 1984. The 2022 California Biennial will be the inaugural exhibition at OCMA’s new 53,000-square-foot at the Segerstrom CenterContinue reading “ARTnews in Brief: Orange County Museum of Art Will Relaunch California Biennial—and More from June 14, 2021”

An Annual Exhibition Features Over 1,000 Illustrated Coasters at Nucleus Portland

Top left: By Kelly Louise Judd. Top right: By Lydia Nichols. Bottom left: By Mariya Pilipenko. Bottom right: By Molly Egan. All images via Nucleus Portland Each year Nucleus Portland tasks hundreds of artists with creating original works on a miniature canvas usually reserved for dewy beverages. Salut! harnesses the friendly camaraderie associated with theContinue reading “An Annual Exhibition Features Over 1,000 Illustrated Coasters at Nucleus Portland”

Detroit’s Electronic Music Scene, Seen Through Its Black Creators

Like so many people across the world, the first contact that artists Isaac Diggs and Edward Hillel had with the city of Detroit was through its music. Hillel’s first 45’s included Motor City greats like Diana Ross and the Supremes, Aretha Franklin, and Smokey Robinson; and Diggs discovered DJs like Underground Resistance, Theo Parrish, andContinue reading “Detroit’s Electronic Music Scene, Seen Through Its Black Creators”

“Every artist was first an amateur”

Ralph Waldo Emerson