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Rare bronze penny sells for more than $200K at auction

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A rare 1943 bronze Lincoln penny has sold for more than $200,000 at a Florida auction. The penny which was mistakenly printed and was received by Lutes Jr as change from his school cafeteria and then he decided to hold on to it. Heritage Auctions says more than 30 people bid on the rare coin […]


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Kanye West Plans to Donate $10 Million to Unfinished James Turrell Work

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kanye West decided to become a patron by donating $10 million to Turrell Art Foundation After spending a few days in December with the artist James Turrel. Kanye’s generous donation will go toward Turrell’s ambitious unfinished land work that has been in progress for almost five decades. Since the 1970s, Turrell has been working on an extinct […]


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Virgil Abloh & Louis Vuitton Unveil Special Artworks to Celebrate SS19 Collection

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Virgil Abloh and Louis Vuitton are celebrating the moment in an artistic form. Louis Vuitton has installed a massive new window installation at its New York 5th Avenue space and Los Angeles Rodeo Drive to celebrate the upcoming collection. The artwork stands 12 stories high and features a multi-colored model inside a display box. The […]


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Beyoncé and Jay-Z help Louvre museum break visitor record in 2018

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In 2018 a record of high of 10.2 million visitors visited the Louvre museum, which is a 25% increase from what they had in 2017 and this is down to power  couples Beyoncé and Jayz video Apeshit which was shot at the Louvre Museum in Paris which went viral and featured some of the super […]


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The Largest Pablo Picasso Exhibition to open in China

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The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Bejing will host “the most significant exhibition of work by legendary artist Pablo Picasso ever to take place in China,” You can bow according to the museum. In conjunction with the Mussśe Picasso in Paris, the exhibition spans nearly three decades of Picasso’s career (between 1893 and […]


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The first 2020 Toyota Supra to be auctioned for charity

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Toyota announced today that it will auction off the first 2020 Supra at the Barrett-Jackson vehicle auction in Scottsdale, Arizona on Jan. 19, 2019. The proceeds will be split in half, between the American Heart Association, which promotes heart health, and the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which helps veterans and their families. Although no specs have […]


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Einstein letter doubting God auctioned for $2.89Million

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A handwritten letter by German physicist Albert Einstein has been auctioned by Christie for a whooping $2.89 million Dollars. In the letter sold on Tuesday, dated 1954 and written in German to philosopher Eric Gutkind, Einstein said he did not believe in God. “The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product […]


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France agrees to return stolen African artwork to Benin

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France president Emmanuel Macron agreed to return 26 royal statues from the Palaces of Abomey — formerly the capital of the kingdom of Dahomey — that were taken by the French army in 1892 and are now housed at Paris’ Quai Branly museum. The decision came as Macron received the findings of a study he […]


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Sotheby’s To Auction off an 18-Karat Gold Ford GT Model

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A solid gold 2006 Ford GT is being offered by Sotheby’s in a single-lot sale that runs online November 23 through December 3. Commissioned by a descendent of Henry Ford to commemorate the centennial of the Ford Motor Company, the unique miniature car is made entirely of two-toned 18-karat gold save for its functional rimmed […]


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Young Thug As Paintings” Exhibit to Premiere During Miami Art Basel

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Young Thug and Netherlands-based artist Hajar Benjida have announced an art exhibit opening during Art Basel Miami Beach that will display photos of Thug juxtaposed with similarly-composed historic paintings. Benjida has curated Thug-painting comparisons since 2016 on her popular Instagram account “Young Thug As Paintings.” Thug’s record label 300 Entertainment and imprint Young Stoner Life […]


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Artist Buys $730,000 Banksy & Reveals Plan to Paint Over It

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An American Artist Ron English, who just bagged himself a Banksy for the sweet sum of $730,000 has vowed to paint over the artwork in an act of protest, Sky News reports. The piece, which is titled “Slave Labour,” was originally painted on the side of a Poundland (the UK equivalent of a dollar store) […]


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Artist Turns Recycled Plastic Packaging Into Renaissance Costumes

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artist Suzanne Jongmans has created elaborate renaissance outfits using recycled modern packaging materials such as plastic, bubble wrap and styrofoam. Spanning across two series titled “Mind Over Matter” and “Kindred Spirits,” the images fuse the past with the present by reshaping contemporary materials into historic forms and shapes. The models are shot in classic portraiture […]


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Rare KAWS Calvin Klein Ad Street Art Sells for $127K at Auction

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A super-rare KAWS “disruption” artwork from 1997 showing one of the artists’ signature companions curling itself like a snake around Christy Turlington on a vintage Calvin Klein advert has just sold for $127,000 at auction in Tokyo, Japan.  The auction took place at SBI Art Auctions Harajuku and dates back to the time the artist used to crack open […]


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GRAPHICS DESIGNER SHOWS WHAT CURRENT TECH WOULD LOOK LIKE IN THE ’90S

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Graphic designer Thomas Ollivier has just released a series of images that merges nostalgic technology with its superseded, present-day equivalents. Titled the “Re:Birth” series, the set of images feature modern-day tech companies along with the physical products (post-internet) that would best take their place in terms of function. Ollivier gives us an Instagram disposable camera, […]


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Artist Banksy Creates Replica Separation Barrier For London’s World Travel Market

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The annual World Travel Market is an exclusive U.K. event for the global travel industry, and for this year, the elusive street artist Banksy will be in attendance. In an Instagram post, Banksy wrote, “Opening my first ever stall at a trade fair next week… We’ll be at the Palestine stand giving away free stuff, […]


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Wolfgang Tillmans Launches First Solo Exhibition in Ireland

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Seminal multi-genre artist Wolfgang Tillmans is the subject of a new solo exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, Ireland. Entitled “Rebuilding the Future,” the momentous presentation features over 100 works that showcase Tillman’s signature techniques across various mediums such as photography, installations, as well as recorded music. One noteworthy piece is […]


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First AI portrait sold by Christie’s for $432,500

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The artwork was created by a collective named Obvious. The three members of Obvious, a trio of 25-year-old French students, used a type of machine learning algorithm known as a GAN (generative adversarial network) to create the picture. The network was trained on a dataset of historical portraits, and then it tried to create one […]


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World’s largest performing arts centre opens in Taiwan

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A performing arts centre designed by Dutch architect Mecanoo has opened in the southwest Taiwan province of Kaohsiung. Opened on October 13th 2018, the scheme is set across a subtropical park in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, occupying a former military training base to symbolize the city’s transition from a major international harbor into […]


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Gucci Unveils New Marina Abramović-Themed ArtWall in Shanghai, China

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After revealing a series of ArtWalls in Milan, New York, London and Hong Kong, Fashion brand Gucci has unveiled another large-scale mural dedicated to Marina Abramović. The new walls are a reference to “The Artist Is Present,” an exhibition curated by Maurizio Cattelan that takes its name from Abramovic’s 2010 work, one of her most celebrated […]


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Banksy Artwork Self- Destructs After selling for $1.4million

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A rare piece of artwork from notorious street artist Banksy went up for auction last night — only to self-destruct moments after it was sold. According to The Art Newspaper, copy of one of Banksy’s better-known works – the “Girl with a Balloon” painting – was auctioned at Sotheby’s in New York City, garnering a […]