Month: July 2021

Refreshing the Memory Wall: Public Art Commission’s Restoration of Trade Street Folk Art to be Celebrated in Early August | Arts

TOM PATTERSON Special Correspondent Two years after local officials and citizens began discussions about restoring a popular public artwork in downtown Winston-Salem, the project is complete. A public unveiling and related events are scheduled for the first week of August. The “Peace and Love Memorial Wall” faces the sidewalk on the east side of Trade […]

Art Association of Oswego to Host Member Exhibit, Small Art Sale, Raku Rendezvous | arts and entertainment

OSWEGO – The Art Association of Oswego has three upcoming events scheduled for July. The first will be the 31st Annual AAO Member Art Exhibition, which will be held from July 17 to August 15. There is an open call for members of the local community to submit original artwork for inclusion in this exhibition. […]

Audemars Piguet Art Commission: The moon is leaving us by Phoebe Hui

Audemars Piguet has long been an enthusiastic supporter of contemporary art, believing that, like mechanical watches, works of art represent much more than what you can actually see. To put this philosophy into action, the Audemars Piguet Art Commission is a bi-annual event that celebrates art across the world. Every two years, an artist who […]

Did the Nazis force an art sale? The question persists 88 years later.

The Nazi authorities dismissed Curt Glaser from his post as director of the Berlin Art Library in April 1933 because he was Jewish. He was also evicted from his home and, the following month, sold most of his art collection in two auctions. Since 2007, 13 private collectors or institutions – including the Dutch Restitution […]

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