Ukraine tensions cast shadow over art world – Financial Times

Ukraine tensions cast shadow over art world
Financial Times
… Russian collectors. Wealthy Russian buyers, including Roman Abramovich and Alisher Usmanov, have helped to generate record prices for art sold in London and New York over the past decade, with a particular focus on Impressionist and modern works.

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Appreciating the art in forex – The Australian

Appreciating the art in forex
The Australian
… monitor these central bank portfolios and include this information in their future Australian dollar decisions. There is legitimacy in the belief that foreign exchange is more art than science and respecting this helps us connect to our investments

MACS 33rd Open Easter art exhibition: PHOTOS – Narooma News

MACS 33rd Open Easter art exhibition: PHOTOS
Narooma News
BEST IN EXHIBITION: Nicky Hall originally of Narooma now of Wolumla was named Best in Exhibition at at the Montague Arts and Crafts Society Easter Exhibition with her pastel of Wallagoot Beach. She is the owner of Valley Art in Bega. SELF PORTRAIT: …

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Art on the Frontlines – UConn Advance (blog)


UConn Advance (blog)
Art on the Frontlines
UConn Advance (blog)
One of Seth Tobocman's images on display at the Contemporary Art Galleries shows two men fighting while holding a tank and a bomb, with the words “Their Weapons Won't Save You!” In determining how it would collaborate with the Humanities Institute for …

Living with tailored art – Newcastle Herald

Living with tailored art
Newcastle Herald
MANY Novocastrians believe that our beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world, so it is unsurprising that the coastal landscape is a fast-growing trend in our art choices. Lara O'Donnell, interior designer at Habitat, says the artwork in the

How we made Performr, the art cruising app – The Guardian (blog)

How we made Performr, the art cruising app
The Guardian (blog)
It seemed to be a perfect backdrop to showcase some great new art that probes some of the related issues and also investigates new ways in which artists can connect with audiences. Working with Brighton-based app builder Surface Impression, which …

Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition 2014 opens | PHOTOS – Victor Harbor Times

Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition 2014 opens | PHOTOS
Victor Harbor Times
GOOLWA – A Victorian artist has won the coveted Alexandrina Art Prize in the Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition. The winner was announced at the exhibition's opening at Signal Point on Sunday, April 13. Maxwell Wilks received the top award for his …

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Ocean Art Gallery’s search for Victor Harbor hidden talents – Victor Harbor Times

Ocean Art Gallery's search for Victor Harbor hidden talents
Victor Harbor Times
Ocean Art Gallery is inviting people to venture up McLaren Lane from Ocean Street to find Victor's Hidden Talents. At the Ocean Art Gallery there will be an exhibition of two local artists, Margaret McEntee and Wendy Jennings. For many years both

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How the internet liberated Australia’s art history – The Conversation

How the internet liberated Australia's art history
The Conversation
In 2014 it is hard to remember how isolated research on art in Australia used to be. Before the web, when we were all in hard copy, it used to be almost impossible to find information on Australian art

Can Subversive Lobby Art Help Executives Feel Better About Their Day Jobs? – New York Observer

Can Subversive Lobby Art Help Executives Feel Better About Their Day Jobs?
New York Observer
The granddaughter of George Farkas, who founded the Alexander's department store chain, Ms. Glanzrock is a collector of modern art, a passion she said she inherited from her grandparents, who hung original works by Dali, Renoir and others in their home.