Dustin Yellin, in collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, Droga5, Squint/Opera, Q Department, Mach1 and Vrai Pictures, today announced the launch of Procession, a new interactive artwork that lets anyone in the world place a Dustin Yellin sculpture in their immediate environment and bring the art to life through complete explorative immersion, revealing hundreds of narratives within the piece. Set to debut globally at this year’s Tribeca Festival, Procession is a groundbreaking augmented-reality (AR) app experience set in a utopian world where human-created climate change wreaks havoc as you watch. Continue reading
To celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community SKITTLES® is teaming up with critically acclaimed historian, author, educator and influencer, Blair Imani, to promote LGBTQ+ visibility, spotlighting artists, influencers and creators through the SKITTLES QueeR Codes program in cities across the U.S. and at SKITTLESQueerCodes.com. The program includes partnerships with four LGBTQ+ artists across the country who have created original murals that express what the rainbow means to them and how they celebrate Pride. Continue reading
The Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art (MMF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Monuments Men and Women Museum Network. The network recognizes the pre and postwar contributions of the 350 or so men and women – art professors, museum curators, archivists, and librarians – who greatly influenced the growth and success of many of the world’s leading cultural and educational institutions. Continue reading
ARTCELS in partnership with HOFA Gallery, launches ‘Catch Me If You Can’, an exhibition devoted exclusively to iconic works by Banksy, 8 – 15 October in London and virtually.
ARTCELS is a digital art investment platform designed to make blue-chip art investments more accessible. Subscribers can buy shares in the carefully curated portfolio of blue-chip artworks, and then enjoy their investments through global exhibitions. Read more
The Lexus Creates initiative is a new content series from the luxury marque. This social-media driven program engages participants in activities that both inform and delight, with subjects related to the Lexus brand hallmarks of design and craftsmanship. This is accomplished with the help of a range of partners who, through their unique talents, inspire participants to create, while also elevating the value of their craft. Read more
What was an abandoned grain silo is now the largest museum of contemporary African art in Africa. Continue reading
SHOWS: CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (APRIL 29, 2017) (REUTERS) – Comic book and science fiction fans and creators from around the world were in Cape Town this weekend for the second edition of the city’s Comic Con.
Venice Beach Freakshow performers and fans hold defiant last stand as it shuts down after 11 years, a bearded lady also get married
The Venice Beach Freakshow has shut down after 11 years, blaming growing tech company Snap for taking over their building. Performer Jessica Holmstead, the bearded lady, marked the day by getting married.
China Central Television (CCTV) – A temporary city of art has been created in the desert of South Africa during the annual AfrikaBurn event in the Tankwa Karoo in the Northern Cape.
A Polish artist shows his collection of Madonna images from around the world meticulously carved onto egg shells.