How art helped me see the beauty in loneliness – The Guardian

The Guardian How art helped me see the beauty in lonelinessThe GuardianOlivia Laing's The Lonely City explores the connection between isolation and creativity. In this extract she examines its role in the work of Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol and others, and suggests we should all be a little less frightened of being alone…and more » art…

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How western art collectors are helping to fund Isis – The Guardian

The Guardian How western art collectors are helping to fund IsisThe GuardianArt collectors and art dealers must apply robust due diligence; purchasers should buy objects from reputable sources, investigate an object's history and procure all documentation, including all requisite licenses and customs forms. If these documents … art – Google News

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‘Saving’ art for the nation merely disguises the poverty of our museums – The Guardian

The Guardian 'Saving' art for the nation merely disguises the poverty of our museumsThe GuardianIf there is a work of art that's worth buying for Britain, it is surely Alberto Giacometti's Femme (1928-29). Just a quick look at a photo of this modern masterpiece will tell you it is special. There's a softness to it…

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Malaysian proverbs as smartphone art – BBC News

BBC News Malaysian proverbs as smartphone artBBC NewsThe 27-year-old said that while he was living in Italy, far away from Malaysia and at a particularly low moment, he sought solace in combining art and the proverbs of his childhood. "I began to lose myself but the proverbs reminded me of who I was. I ……

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Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art review – – The Guardian

The Guardian Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art review –The GuardianThere is a wonderfully nutty quality to some of the homages the French pioneers of modern art paid to him. Cezanne's The Apotheosis of Delacroix (1890-04) shows him and his fellow artists kneeling and praying as Delacroix is transported aloft.and more » art – Google…

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    Art Galleries Face Pressure to Fund Museum Shows – New York Times

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