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  • ThamesRiver Water High in Cocaine Please Drink Responsiblyy
    Thames River Water — High in Cocaine — Please Drink Responsibly is a presentation of objects and data by the visual artist, based in London, Lorenzo Belenguer to highlight the demonisation of South America as the leading producer of cocaine. As Belenguer adds: At the same time, the North is the primary consumer. The most impoverished farmers and traffickers in Latino America end being criminalised in sharp contrast with the wealthy middle-class consumers who are not. The installation will be included in a group show Neo Norte 3 in Helsinki at the Myymälä2 Gallery in the Design District...
    By: Lorenzo Belenguer
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    HISTORIC COLLECTION OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY CALIFORNIA ART OPENS SEPTEMBER 10 AT CMATO GIFTED: Collecting the Art of California at Gardena High School, 1919-1956 On View Through January 9, 2022 (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) – An exhibition often cited as comprising one of the greatest collections of early 20th century California art will go on view September 10, 2021 at the California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO). GIFTED: Collecting the Art of California at Gardena High School, 1919-1956 is organized by the GHS Art Collection, Inc., in association with the Gardena High School...
    By: California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks
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  • City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Announces Release of 2022-23 Cultural Grants Program Guidelines for Nonprofit Organizations and Festival Producers
    The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) released its 2022-23 Cultural Grants Program Guidelines for nonprofit organizations and festival producers seeking grant support for free and/or low cost cultural events to take place between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023. Guidelines and instructions for DCA’s 2022-2023 Cultural Grants Program can be found online at: Friday, August 27, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline for online submission of application materials. “Our Cultural Grants Program supports creative...
    By: Alicia Kaminsky
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  • Announcing the Representation of the Estate of Jack Wolfe at CK Contemporary 
    CK Contemporary is honored to announce its exclusive representation of the estate of  Jack Wolfe. Wolfe (1924-2007) was a pioneering American artist who consistently created bold, passionate, and expressive artwork.  Art History’s standard narrative often excludes purists and separatists who were unwilling or unable to navigate the priorities of the commercial market, and in the case of Jack Wolfe, it doesn’t fully acknowledge an artist who had a different concept of success. CK Contemporary is working directly with the Wolfe estate to help bring this artist’s significant legacy...
    By: CK Contemporary
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  • Corona Cityscapes: Photographs by Alexei Hay
    Tuesday, June 24 – Tuesday, August 31   Armed with masks, gloves, an 8X10 large format camera and a healthy dose of fear, during the first few weeks of New York City’s COVID-19 lockdown photographer Alexei Hay and master printer David Frawley drove a bucket truck to New York City’s busiest intersections. Rising several stories off the ground with the help of the truck’s hydraulic crane to photograph streets that usually embody the city’s hustle-and-bustle, Hay’s pictures instead display an eerie stillness. The stories his photographs tell are now familiar: Empty Manhattan...
    By: Nadine Johnson & Associates
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  • Seongmin Yoo Exhibition: Bondage to Freedom 8/7-9/2
    Seongmin Yoo is a Korean-born conceptual and installation artist that now lives in America. Known for her inventive use of space and materials, her body of work involves collage, painting, video, performance, and installation. Seongmin often utilizes traditional Korean techniques that her mother taught her.  Seongmin says she owes most of her success to the decades of experience and extensive knowledge gifted to her by her mentors. She will have an exhibition at the John Natsoulas Gallery from August 7th to September 2nd, 2021.    Seongmin's work deals with both her...
    By: John Natsoulas Gallery
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  • Athena Art Foundation Launch
    To celebrate Athena’s official launch on 28 June 2021, it will host a lecture by one of its rustees, Professor Sussan Babaie, on some of the magnificent 16th century illuminated manuscripts of the Shahnama (Persian Book of Kings) which are currently on display at the Epic Iran exhibition at London’s V&A. Sussan’s talk will be followed by a short Q&A. This month sees the launch of the Athena Art Foundation, a new venture that will harness twenty-first century digital technology to bring pre-modern art to a wider audience. One of its founders, Nicola Jennings, says ‘There...
    By: Albany Arts Communications
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  • The Healing Power of ART In Honor of Nature
    Manhattan Arts International presents “The Healing Power of ART In Honor of Nature” online exhibition, curated by Renee Phillips, that features painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, digital art, and mixed media by 75 artists from around the world. It is presented on The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS website, which is an initiative of Manhattan Arts International. About The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS website The website at serves as a catalyst for healing and raises awareness for positive change. We believe that art has the power to heal,...
    By: Manhattan Arts International
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  • The Shadow Self by Thelma van Rensburg
    I exIst  In multIples : A journey Into the shadow self   Childhood trauma caused by emotional and psychological abuse by a caregiver causes severe long term mental distress. Psychologists argue that severe emotional abuse or neglect in childhood causes a fragmentation of the self where certain parts of the victim’s self becomes disassociated or split off as a maladaptive protective response to the trauma.  The person disassociates the trauma and parts of him/herself to survive the trauma.  The traumatised parts therefore becomes part of the persons shadow self...
    By: Thelma van Rensburg
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