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Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Elects J. Tomilson Hill to Succeed William L. Mack as Chair of the Board of Trustees
Article date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Elects J. Tomilson Hill to Succeed William L. Mack as Chair of the Board of Trustees

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Board of Trustees announces today, effective as of November 1, the election of current Trustee J. Tomilson Hill to Chair of the Guggenheim Board of Trustees, succeeding William L. Mack who is being elected to Chair Emeritus after 16 years of service.

Infrared Scans Reveal Author of Hidden Graffiti on Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’
Article date: Monday, October 4, 2021

Infrared Scans Reveal Author of Hidden Graffiti on Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’

Following years of speculation, curators at the National Museum of Norway have confirmed that a small and barely visible sentence on Edvard Munch’s The Scream was penned by the artist himself.

UNESCO Requests the United Kingdom to Revise Its Position on the Parthenon Sculptures
Article date: Monday, October 4, 2021

UNESCO Requests the United Kingdom to Revise Its Position on the Parthenon Sculptures

UNESCO has urged the United Kingdom to reconsider its position and enter into a bona fide dialogue with Greece, concerning Greece’s request for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures.

NEH Awards $87.8 Million for Economic Recovery to Cultural and Educational Institutions
Article date: Monday, October 4, 2021

NEH Awards $87.8 Million for Economic Recovery to Cultural and Educational Institutions

NEH Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (#SHARP) grant awards will preserve humanities jobs and support the reopening and rebuilding of humanities programs.

Osinachi to Offer First African Artist’s NFT at Christie’s Europe
Article date: Friday, October 1, 2021

Osinachi to Offer First African Artist’s NFT at Christie’s Europe

Osinachi (Prince Jacon Osinachi Igwe), a Nigerian digital artist will be the first African artist to auction non-fungible tokens through Christies and in collaboration with 1-54 African Art Fair.

Katharina Grosse Elected as Chair of the Board of KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V.
Article date: Friday, October 1, 2021

Katharina Grosse Elected as Chair of the Board of KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V.

KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V., the support association of both KW Institute for Contemporary Art and of the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, has announced the internationally acclaimed artist Katharina Grosse as chairwoman of the board.

Presumed Lost Drawing by Rubens Returns Home after Four Centuries
Article date: Friday, October 1, 2021

Presumed Lost Drawing by Rubens Returns Home after Four Centuries

The Flemish Community has acquired a drawing by Peter Paul Rubens that was believed to be lost for 307,400 euros.

Symbolism of the Sea Shell in Botticelli’s 'The Birth of Venus'
Article date: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Symbolism of the Sea Shell in Botticelli’s 'The Birth of Venus'

Kitty Jackson takes art lovers and curious minds through the symbolism and meaning of the sea shells used by Sandro Botticelli in his work, 'The Birth of Venus'.

Bronze Statue of Scantily-Clad Woman Sparks Rage in Italy
Article date: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Bronze Statue of Scantily-Clad Woman Sparks Rage in Italy

A bronze statue of a scantily-clad woman to honour a 19th Century poem has sparked a sexism row in Italy, with politicians demanding its removal.

Under the Hammer: The Art of Muhammad Ali at Bonhams
Article date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Under the Hammer: The Art of Muhammad Ali at Bonhams

Bonhams has announced a forthcoming exhibition sale titled “TCM Presents…It’s A Knockout!” featuring works of the most important sports icons in American history, Muhammad Ali.

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