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Christie's fine arts auction house, located at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Christie’s Auction Sets Record

Christie’s auction house hit record breaking numbers this week, bringing in more than $317,801,250 for American artwork. The big winner of the night was Edward Hopper’s iconic “Chop Suey,” which sold for an incredible $91,875,000. The 1929 oil painting is considered to be Hopper’s best work. The owner, Barney Ebsworth, was a Seattle-based travel entrepreneur […]

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A man twirling fire.

Check Out Phoenix’s Burning Man-Inspired Art Gallery

The esoteric artwork and counter cultural vibe of Burning Man can now be found at a giant warehouse in Phoenix. The Where?House art gallery has made its official appearance in Arizona, boasting 24,000 square feet and holding the title of the state’s largest art house. The Where?House is the brainchild of Walter Productions, a local […]

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A raised fist with the words

Non-Partisan Political Art Strikes a Nerve

Most roadside billboards tell a story—usually through advertising. But for a group of artists across America, those stories are told in the form of non-partisan political art. For Freedoms is a platform for creative civil engagement. Founded by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, For Freedoms spreads the message of non-partisan social activism and […]

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A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, a member of the British royal family.

Royal Portraits Now on Display in the US

For the first time in history, portraits of the British royal family are on display in the United States. For many of the images, it is the first time they have been transported outside of the United Kingdom. Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts has partnered with the National Portrait Gallery in London to feature 150 […]

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Marfa, Texas, as shown on a map.

Art Fair Coming to Small Texas Town

Marfa, Texas, may be small in terms of geography, but it’s big in the art scene. Boasting numerous art centers and exhibitions, the tiny west Texas town has seen an influx of renowned artists making the desert oasis their hometown. Beginning next spring, the municipality will host the Marfa Invitational art fair, founded by Kenneth […]

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Flowers, cards, and other gifts placed beneath the

Artists Create Portraits for Vegas Shooting Victims

October 1 will be the one-year anniversary of the worst mass shooting in United States history. Fifty-eight people were killed while attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Artist Ellen Abramo is commemorating the victims with portraits to be displayed in Las Vegas, giving life to the memories of […]

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The National Museum of Brazil on fire.

National Museum of Brazil Goes Up in Flames

A major fire broke out at the National Museum of Brazil, located in Rio de Janeiro, this past Sunday, September 2. The good news: it happened after visiting hours so there were no human casualties. The bad news: the Guardian reported that up to 90 percent of the museum’s collections and artifacts may have been […]

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An oil painting of the New York City skyline.

Burning in Water Gallery to Open More Spots in New York

The Burning in Water gallery will be opening two additional spaces in New York City, where it has been based since its opening in 2015. This expansion comes just months after the successful gallery announced a new space in San Francisco. Both spaces will be located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York, at 507 […]

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