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- New Brooklyn Museum Exhibit Explores the Cultural Memory of Stonewall
Artists born after the galvanizing moment in gay rights history, which took place 50 years ago, present their interpretations
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- A "Sunday Morning" sun in Florence
In Florence, Italy, street artist Sonja Samardjieva, from Macedonia, painted the "Sunday Morning" logo near the Piazza della Signoria. Don't miss our special broadcast, "A Sunday Morning in Florence," on May 19!
CBS News. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- Alfie Templeman: The fledgling star who needs a chaperone
At 16 years old, being the youngest artist at The Great Escape festival posed challenges for Alfie Templeman.
BBC News. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- Jeff Koons' "Rabbit," auctioned for $91 million, makes history
Jeff Koons' 1986 sculpture "Rabbit" made art history this week in New York City, breaking the record for the most expensive work sold at auction by a living artist. The final price was $91 million. Anthony Mason reports.
CBS News. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Desert Island Discs: Pat McGrath on diversity in beauty industry
Multi-millionaire make-up artist Pat McGrath says it is "fantastic" the beauty industry is more diverse.
BBC News. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Third-world conditions a reality even for Indigenous artists, Attawapiskat musician says
Adrian Sutherland, who fronts the Attawapiskat band Midnight Shine, says he is ready to add his voice to highlight some of the issues plaguing his community in northern Ontario.
CBC News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Meanwhile: I Wanted a Mobile Art Studio. So I Built One, in the Back of a Honda.
It's got custom cabinetry and enough juice to run color-balanced lights. See you on the road.
New York Times. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Jeff Koons beats David Hockney record for biggest sale by living artist
A stainless steel sculpture of a rabbit by American artist Jeff Koons has set an auction record in New York, selling for over $91m (£71m).
Sky News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- 'Voracious' Whitney Biennial Embraces Race, Gender Via Artists Emerging And 'Hiding In Plain Sight'
Buy your tickets in advance, as many days will sell out quickly. Curious visitors should allocate plenty of time to view live performances, provocative video and film installations, and peek outside via the higher floors. ...
Forbes. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' Fetches $91 Million, Auction Record For Work By Living Artist
Robert Mnuchin, an art dealer and the father of the Treasury Secretary, bought the sculpture for a client. Some art collectors consider the silver bunny to be the holy grail of Koons works.
NPR. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a living artist
A 1986 "Rabbit" sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York on Wednesday, a record price for a work by a living artist, Christie's auction house said.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Shocking footage shows the moment an acrobat falls after performing a somersault
An acrobat was lucky to escape serious injury after he fell during a circus stunt in Ohio. The artist performed a somersault on top of a spinning wheel and fell when he missed an attempt to land on it.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- U.S. Prepares Tariffs On Additional $300B Of Imported Chinese Goods
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative published a list of Chinese goods that would be hit with new duties, from artists' brushes to watches.
NPR. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Hypermobility: When being flexible may not be such a good thing after all
Performance artist Roxani Eleni Garefalaki, from Greece, suffered for years with joint pain and extreme tiredness - which turned out to be a rare disease. This is her story.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Eva de La O, Soprano Who Promoted Hispanic Composers, Dies at 88
She established Musica de Camara, a chamber ensemble, in 1979 to support classical artists and composers and expose new audiences to their works.
New York Times. Monday, 13 May 2019.
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