August 2019 Art News

The High Museum of Art announces that Atlanta-based philanthropists Doris and Shouky Shaheen have donated their entire impressionist, postimpressionist and modernist painting collection, totaling 24 artworks, to the Museum.
Although revered by his contemporaries, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, the fiercely independent Hyman Bloom was relegated to the sidelines due in part to his mystical nature and reticence to engage in an increasingly celebrity-driven art scene.
The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has acquired A Rainbow Like You, a glass and light installation by artist Katherine Gray that was featured earlier this year in the exhibition Katherine Gray: (Being) in a Hotshop.
Elizabeth Otto's new book painstakingly details how the Bauhaus was much more than a design-centric school.
Christie’s is honored to have been entrusted with The Collection of Eileen and I.M. Pei, an exceptional selection of paintings, drawings, works on paper and sculpture assembled by the celebrated international architect and his wife over the course of their 72-year marriage.
In her genre-bending sculptures, Natalie Ball is playing with what we think we know. Subverting tropes about Native American identity and art by repurposing familiar materials, Ball points out the absurdity of our assumptions.
Senior staff members describe the demanding process of restoring the work, from matching its distinctive red color—a signature of Calder’s—to adjusting how its leaf-like plates “branch out” and move once installed.

ATLANTA ― This summer, the High Museum of Art presents “Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn from Atlanta” (June 1–Sept. 29, 2019), an exhibition featuring six Atlanta-based artists who address issues related to place, belonging and heritage in their work: Jessica Caldas, Yehimi Cambrón, Xie Caomin, Wihro Kim, Dianna Settles and Cosmo Whyte.

See how a plaster cast copy of Adriaen de Vries’ Seated Girl is brought to life. Requiring the creation of multiple parts which fit together like a jigsaw puzzle, the moulding process contains many fiddly stages.
At the age of 80, Judy Chicago has arrived.
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