Charlotte Wittesaele

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Report: Qatar ramped up culture spending to $1.3bn in 2012

Qatar spent more than QR5 billion (US$1.3 billion) bringing cultural items and equipment into the country in 2012, as it strives to develop into a …

Spatial Confessions – BMW Tate Live: Performance Room

To the rescue of civilisation man | Tate

Italians call the great fourteenth-century authors Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio <i>‘i tre coronati’</i> - the three crowned laureates. In Britain, during …

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Europe’s 10 Most Important Auction Houses

Analysis<p>Which ones you need to know.<p>,<p>Jean-Michel Basquiat, <i>Sans titre (Self portrait with tie)</i> (1985)<br>Photo: courtesy Tajan<p>To the vast majority of the …

Michelangelo's snowman and other great lost works of art

Michelangelo once made a snowman. It's recorded by the art historian Giorgio Vasari that "one winter, when a great deal of snow fell in Florence, [Piero de' Medici] had him make in his courtyard a statue of snow, which was very beautiful". Nothing else is known about the snowman. All that is known …

In Mexico, Artists Can Pay Taxes With Artwork

The country has lost billions to tax evasion, but it's gained thousands of paintings and sculptures.<p>MEXICO CITY—On a rainy Friday night in Mexico’s capital, Antonio ‘Gritón’ Ortiz poured himself a glass of tequila. Across the room, “The Girl from Ipanema” quietly seeped from a paint-splattered …

Art Dealer Accused of Selling Millions in Fakes Arrested in Spain

A Spanish art dealer suspected of selling millions of dollars of counterfeit work over a period of more than 15 years was arrested in a luxury hotel …

New Study Suggests Artists’ Brains Are More Fully Developed

Art World<p>,<p>According to a recent study, artists may have increased neural matter in areas of the brain that are linked to fine motor skills and visual …

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U.S. stocks fall to session lows, Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 0.7%

May 22, 2018<br>3:48 PM<p>May 22, 2018<br>3:41 PM<p>A stronger dollar and rising Treasury yields are stoking fears that turmoil in Argentina and Turkey could spread to other emerging markets.<p>May 22, 2018<br>3:27 PM<p>This daughter is concerned her mother is being taken for all she is worth.<p>May 22, 2018<br>3:08 PM<p>Arne …

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The 26 Best Cities In The World To See Street Art

The street art world has undergone a massive shift in the past few years, with famous figures like Banksy and Shepard Fairey elevating the medium to mainstream consciousness. What was once a clandestine act of art vandalism is now, more often, a celebrated form of public art, popping up in major …

Why This Movie Perfectly Re-Created a Picasso, Destroyed It, and Mailed the Evidence to Picasso’s Estate

Inside the world of legal art forgery, for the sake of movies—what led Julian Schnabel to wreck a fake Picasso, Scarlett Johansson to learn paint grinding, and George Clooney to fill a room full of fake, styrofoam frames.<p>Imagine this: You’ve just spent three weeks painstakingly replicating a …

The Beginner's Guide To Starting An Art Collection

<i>This article originally appeared at GQ.com. Check out GQ's How To Index for the best men's style, grooming, and lifestyle tips.</i><p>If the art world feels like a cold, intimidating, and often very closed place—well, it kinda is. But it's also a wonderful world to wade into, from the thrill of the hunt …

Why sex should never be whitewashed from the art world

Is it merely prurient to want to know who a famous artist slept with? I don't think so. Personally I love to know what made the masters tick, and by tick, I mean get aroused. Many people see this kind of curiosity as superficial, sensationalist and irrelevant to the higher world that is art. I've …

We have to recognise the huge value of arts and culture to society

Last week I witnessed the unveiling of an extraordinary sculpture at Heathrow's new Terminal 2. Slipstream is inspired by the aerodynamic path of a stunt plane and it's an apparently fluid, 78-metre, 77-ton "whale" of riveted aluminium that's emerged from the imagination of its creator, Richard …

Artist's Statements of the Old Masters

To be successful as an artist in this day and age it is crucial that you justify your work as being contemporary. To be "contemporary" your work needs to be explained and justified in the language of postmodern theory. As works of art have evolved to require less skill in their making, artists have …

The Top 12 Album Covers Designed by Famous Artists

Art World<p>Iconic album covers from Banksy and Blur to Gerhard Richter and Sonic Youth.<p>,<p>The overlap between visual art and music has always been …

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Art Detective scheme calls on public to help identify UK's mystery paintings

The smartly dressed man with frown lines and a bristling moustache is as much a mystery as the rollicking scene in Vulcan's forge, where a cherub is in imminent danger of being clouted by the blacksmith's hammer. They are among thousands of enigmatic paintings, hanging in galleries, council …

Who Are the Most Influential Women in the European Art World?

Galleries<p>The 25 European Art World Women You Need to Know.<p>,<p>artnet News continues its celebration of the art world’s most influential women, this time …

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Why Gagosian is the Starbucks of the art world – and the saviour

The art dealer Larry Gagosian is to open two new galleries in New York, bringing the total number of Gagosian galleries around the world to 14.<p>Is the Gagosian empire like the Starbucks of contemporary art? A megalomaniac attempt to corner the art market?<p>It may seem so, but this chain store of …

Are Chinese Collectors Driving Global Art Market Rebound?

Analysis<p>,<p>Global art sales took a major hit from the 2008 global financial crisis, as we all know, but the new TEFAF art market report finds that …

Fine Art

Report: Super-rich, favoring just a few artists, drive art market

Culture Monster has seen a picture of the global art market, and it looks very much like a portobello mushroom.<p>The glimpse came not in a photograph, painting or drawing, but from the 83-page annual "TEFAF Art Market Report" issued recently by the European Fine Art Foundation.<p>It found that the art …

Sarah Moon in Color

Sarah Moon’s ethereal and elegant work is usually classified as fashion photography, but her attraction to an abstract, painterly aesthetic has long pushed her most artistic work beyond the scope of a fashion shoot. Much like Lillian Bassman and Deborah Turbeville, Moon—who came to prominence in …

Honey-Almond Popcorn (+ At the Drive-In)

I am, what one might call, a workaholic. I never intended for it to be this way but as I added projects, tacked on a new business, and took the …

Cardamom Hazelnut Granola

Ingredients<p>1 cup raw hazelnuts<br>• 2 cups rolled oats<br>• ¼ teaspoon sea salt<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cardamom*<br>• 2 tablespoons orange zest<br>• 6 T honey or maple syrup<br>• ¼ cup …

California Barley Bowl (from Whole-Grain Mornings)

Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cup cooked pearled barley*<br>• 1 cup alfalfa sprouts<br>• 1 ounces goat cheese<br>• 1/4 cup sunflower seeds<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• Pinch red pepper flakes …

Three-Grain Maple Granola

Ingredients<p>2/3 cup rolled oats<br>• 2/3 cup barley flakes<br>• 2/3 cup kamut flakes<br>• 1 cup pecan pieces<br>• ¼ cup nut oil (pecan or walnut)<br>• ¼ cup maple syrup<br>• pinch of salt<p>…

Spinach-Pesto Pasta with Roasted Red Peppers and Ricotta

Ingredients<p><b>Pesto:</b><br>• 1 clove garlic<br>• 1/4 cup fresh basil<br>• 1 cup fresh packed baby spinach<br>• 2 tablespoons hazelnuts<br>• 1/4 cup parmesan cheese*<br>• 2 tablespoons olive …

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pablo picasso - thinking of you - Photo Willy Maywald - 1947<p>See more<p>December 1879 – 29 June was born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland, and is …

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