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On the trail of Cambodia’s “looted” treasures: finances discovered

On the trail of Cambodia’s “looted” treasures: finances discovered

The Cambodian government claims that those stone relics, depicting heads of gods and demons, correspond to a set that was looted years ago from one of the nation’s sacred sites. It is unclear who edited the photo or for what reason, but the experts interviewed for this story concluded that the sculptures had been removed …

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‘I’m desperate’: how Gillian Wearing revealed our innermost thoughts |  Art and design

‘I’m desperate’: how Gillian Wearing revealed our innermost thoughts | Art and design

A the man in a suit and tie holds up a sign that says: “I am desperate”. A police officer sign says “Help”. A man in jeans and a striped shirt asks: “Will Britain get over this recession?” Two beaming women write: “Best friends for life! Long live the two of us “. The bride …

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I thought art required natural talent.  Then I learned to draw by myself |  Hobby

I thought art required natural talent. Then I learned to draw by myself | Hobby

AAfter a lifetime of scribbling on waste paper, a few years ago I finally started taking drawing seriously. I was traveling with a backpack and bought a box of crayons. I loved it instantly. I spent the rest of the trip sitting in the eaves and scribbling rickety buildings; in pubs by drawing fellow malformed …

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In a rural Minnesota town, old buildings take on new life as art spaces – InForum

In a rural Minnesota town, old buildings take on new life as art spaces – InForum

Starbuck’s Gloria Pfeifer (from left), Lowry’s Deb Holmes and Rose Meade of Glenwood, Minnesota pause to catch up before entering the old one-room school in Farwell, now an art gallery, in June.Emily Bright / MPR News Farwell, Minnesota, has a population of approximately 50. It has no traffic lights or a gas station. But as …

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The WT 2022-23 arts calendar includes music, art, theater and dance events

The WT 2022-23 arts calendar includes music, art, theater and dance events

CANYON – Students and faculty alike from West Texas A&M University’s Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts will offer a full roster of art exhibits, concerts and recitals, dance pieces and stage performances – from the murderous musical “Sweeney Todd” to the oldest continuous Christmas concert in the area and more, August through May. …

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Loveland’s Art in the Park displays the work of 180 artists: Loveland Reporter-Herald

Loveland’s Art in the Park displays the work of 180 artists: Loveland Reporter-Herald

Kiley Burke travels the country showing her interpretation of dream catchers that combine tradition with fantasy, lace and artificial flowers. “I actually really wanted one for my home and loved the traditional dream catchers, but they didn’t really fit my decor,” said Burke, owner of Thunder & Twine in Winston-Salem, NC. “I wanted to make …

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Behind the art: what makes “Portrait of Doctor Gachet” one of Van Gogh’s best works?

Behind the art: what makes “Portrait of Doctor Gachet” one of Van Gogh’s best works?

Every artist needs a muse. In the Dutch painter Vincent van GoghThe case was of his homeopathic physician and artist, Dr Paul-Ferdinand Gachet. In 1890, a few weeks before his death, the artist painted two portraits of Doctor Gachet. The first version of the portrait sold at auction in 1990 for $ 82.5 million ($ …

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