The role of public art in an age of austerity and superwealth



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As-it-happens update February 21, 2018
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When the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull reopened after a refurbishment in January 2017, it unveiled an expensive acquisition: an early Renaissance painting by the Sienese artist, Pietro Lorenzetti, of "Christ between Saints Paul and Peter". A gold decorated wooden panel by an artist ahead of his time, the ...
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Not everyone was feeling the abstract art though. Many Instagrammers said it was 'extra' or 'creepy'. One user defended the salon though, saying: 'Can you guys stop? Nail Sunny makes amazing nail art and puts so much effort into their work. 'I've been following them for a while and they do different ...
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Islamabad: Residents of the small fishing town of Pasni in the rugged Balochistan province are bewildered to witness something they've never seen before: 3D sand art. The appealing 3D artworks have been created by three friends — Zubair Mukhtar, Hussain Zeb and Bahar Ali — who have ...
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The first medium to be judged was that of "Art" representing acrylics, oils and water color pieces coming in from the community. The judges were Ripon artist Shirley Brocchini and noted valley landscape photographer Edward Mendes. A display near the front of the Ripon Community Center showed a ...
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