A view shows a recreation of "Female Torso" painting by Kazimir Malevich in Penza, Russia, in this undated picture obtained from social media. Participants of the Facebook group "Izoizolyacia", or Art Isolation, recreate art masterpieces using everyday items, amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Daria Lisitsyna/Facebook via REUTERS ( via REUTERS ) … [Read more...] about Life imitates art: Russian group attracts mock-up masterpieces on Facebook
Back for its fifth year, the newly expanded Art in the Garden is a unique showcase of art and nature, for all ages. Find a wide variety of juried art displayed by talented artists who will be on hand to meet with visitors in the "Artist Village" near the Margot Picnic Shelters. The Artist Village is a place where visitors and artists can mix, mingle, stroll, eat and shop! … [Read more...] about Art in the Garden This Weekend! And more… At the Arboretum, all kids 15 and under free with paid adult admission.
Since the average performing arts company entered the crisis with less than two months of cash reserves - the average orchestra had less than 15 days - the sector has been bolstered by private donations and other short-term rescue measures. Many patrons, for instance, have not asked for ticket refunds for canceled performances. And many arts groups have forestalled more severe damage through the federal Paycheck Protection Program, which offers eight-week payroll loans, much of the amount forgivable. For example, Adam Immerwahr, artistic director of the District of Columbia's Theater J, tweeted recently that of 202 theater leaders who were queried by the Theater Communications Group, "173 of them indicated they had received PPP loans." … [Read more...] about Arts groups in distress call on a former Kennedy Center president for help
India Law Alliance, a law firm representing the company controlled by Modi that owns the artwork, said it was challenging the court order that allowed the auction. The case will be heard by the Bombay High Court on Wednesday, a lawyer at the firm told Reuters. … [Read more...] about RPT-India to auction fugitive billionaire’s art collection
While street art around the world is giving people something thought-provoking or entertaining to gaze at from behind their masks, it also can provide a glimmer of hope, like one mural in Los Angeles that implores passers-by: “Stay home, life is beautiful." … [Read more...] about AP PHOTOS: Street art offers beauty, a laugh, some hope