Funds raised: $272,125Famed artist Andy Warhol is said to have produced nearly 130,000 images, only 17 percent of which had been printed at the time of death in 1987. Auction house Christie’s recently auctioned off 60 unique photographs taken by Warhol to raise funds for emergency relief to artists throughout the US.In collaboration with Warhol’s foundation for visual arts, the online-only sale raised a whopping $272,125, with 88% sold by lot and 142% by value. The top lots were Andy Warhol’s Self-Portrait which sold for $37,500; Flowers, which realized $16,250; Andy Warhol and Henry Geldzahler, which realized $15,000; Montauk Beach which achieved $10,000; and Archie, which sold for $9,375. … [Read more...] about Anish Kapoor tops 2020 Hurun India Art List; his artworks’ auction valuation worth Rs 44.39 cr
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“The Fame” was danceable and clever. “The Fame Monster” was an epic adventure into her darker mind. “Born This Way” brilliantly wove in elements of rock and house with her signature pop. Though she might have tripped over her disco ball on “ARTPOP,” the album still had direction and character. And “Joanne” was a deep, emotional set of songs that paved the way for the sound of “A Star is Born,” a flawless album that captures all the great sides of Gaga. … [Read more...] about Review: Pop star Gaga is back, but where’s the art or spark?
The problem was no one could tell when the performance had started. More importantly, no one knew when it was going to end. The best bet was June 1st, when Kanye had announced he would release his highly anticipated eighth studio album. It was always unlikely that this theory would pay off. For one, it would be extremely difficult to make a musically worthy album that also explained the particulars of your recently concluded piece of complex concept art. Also, as May went on, it became harder to square Kanye’s behavior with Wolff’s painstakingly explained theory. However, many fans clung to the explanations that Wolff laid out in his Twitter thread, and later in a piece he wrote for the music site Pigeons & Planes. … [Read more...] about Kanye’s New Album Is Out. So, How About That Performance Art Theory?
Her directorial play, Dekh Behen, was supposed to be staged in different parts of the country but it got pushed indefinitely early this year. Talsania believes that though nothing can replace the magic of watching a play live, she’s happy that the concept of virtual plays is catching up. “Watching theatre live is an experience is like no other. It is an indescribable feeling. Having said that, I feel art isn’t medium centric. Thus in times like this, we are trying to provide a slice a similar live experience with our live virtual play,” she says. … [Read more...] about ‘All of us are turning to the arts now more than ever’
"North Korea is the last bastion of the old Soviet-style communism," says Alexander "Sandy" Vershbow, U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2001 to 2005. "There is some intelligence collected about internal developments of North Korea, but it's still opaque. So the old techniques applied to the Soviet Union are still relevant to today's North Korea." … [Read more...] about Arcane Art of Kremlinology Remains Relevant for North Korea