Circle billionaire art collectors as Megabucks masterpieces go to auction

The pillars of the art market are said to come down to the three elements: Death, divorce, or religion. In these dramatic instances of turnaround, financial risk, or both, old collectors are more motivated to unload their merchandise, and when they do, the results can be astounding. In May, Sotheby’s scored a big win at … Read more

Douglas Copeland’s new Metrotown sculptures a nod to Ford’s factory past (PHOTOS)

A pedestrian-oriented street view in Station Square redevelopment now completed It has recently seen a further enhancement of its public domain with important pieces of public art. Anthem Properties worked with renowned local artist Douglas Coupland to create four sculptures, spread across two locations within the redevelopment. Three sculptures are located outside JJ Bean Coffee … Read more

Leftist Palestinian attack!

This is an incredible New York Times story about Hollywood censorship. Meg Smker has made a documentary about four Islamist jihadists who are being deprogrammed in a Saudi rehabilitation center. Sundance accepted it. Some who watched the film said it was cool, but some right-wing voices might denounce it for humanizing jihadists. But this is … Read more

Six of the most misquoted movie lines ever

As a society, we love movies. From jaws to me star Wars, many famous titles will be discussed long after we leave this deadly dossier. Complemented by memorable stories, cinematography and performances, cinema has in many ways overshadowed novel and visual art as the primary means of communicating an idea or telling a good story, … Read more

Tāme Iti and the Art of Thriller

Allison Maw is a senior journalist at Stuff. Opinion: Journalists can generally talk for a minute or so on almost any topic, unless they have spent years covering a specialized area of ​​journalistic reporting. This is a joke that I often use to justify my lack of in-depth knowledge on various topics (sailing! grassland management! … Read more

Blonde: All Marilyn Monroe films are exploitative. But the new Netflix movie actually shows you inside her vagina

BLundAndrew Dominic’s new Netflix movie adds as much nuance to the idea of ​​Marilyn Monroe as it can be gleaned from a gynecological examination. The blockbuster star has long been established as a tragic figure, a woman who was abused by Hollywood studios, her husband, Joe Dimaggio, and her ailing mother as a child. Rather … Read more

Damien Hirst – Currency: Is setting fire to a multimillion-pound artwork a good idea? | Ents & Arts News

When he’s not keeping dead animals in formaldehyde or encasing skulls with diamonds, Damien Hirst is best known for his spots. Ostensibly, it appears to be a more innocent relationship, clusters of rainbow dots that make the beholder feel happy, rather than irritating that a shark pickled or chopped down the middle cow and calf, … Read more