Art

Major court battle looms over NFT launch of August Sander photographs

Julian Sander called The August Sander 10K Collection a “pioneering step” into a “brave new world”. Now, he says, “it’s turned into a shit-show.” The collection was supposed to be historic. It would mark the first time the archive of a major figure in the history of photography would be made available as NFTs (non-fungible …

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Internationally-renowned art ‘visionary’ Mr Wanambi dies aged 59

He rubbed shoulders with royalty, commanded respect around the world and was beloved by his community. Key points: Mr Wanambi has been remembered as a revolutionary artist His works spanned bark painting, film-making and unprecedented digital art He won prominent awards and has been exhibited across the world Mr Wanambi, a Yolngu cultural leader from …

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Alabama cave’s ancient drawings revealed by digital scan technology

Archaeologists have found the largest grouping of cave art drawings made by Native Americans prior to the arrival of Spanish explorers. Scientists took thousands of high-tech photos to scan the ceiling of the cave in Alabama to create a 3D model. Inspection of the virtual cave ceiling revealed thousands of drawings, including several life-sized images. …

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‘You can’t get my colors in a paint store’: the sugar-coated creations of Lily van der Stokker | Art

Flowers blossom in bursts of cartoon euphoria throughout Lily van der Stokker’s new exhibition Thank You Darling. In one rectangular mural they repeat like absent-minded doodles in the margins of school notebooks. The word “THANKS” is painted in the mural’s corner in an apparently simple bit of gratitude for pretty colors and shapes. That work …

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Beware My Power Box Art

Warner Bros. has revealed the official box art for its upcoming animated DC film Green Lantern: Beware My Powerwhich tells the story of John Stewart’s very first adventure as an Emerald Knight. The 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray box art for Beware My Power sees John Stewart/Green Lantern taking flight, his power ring glowing bright. …

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Artist Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe on the Hidden Stories of Black American Cowboys That Fuel His New Paintings

When Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe was a kid growing up in Accra, Ghana, he loved to watch old Spaghetti Westerns on television or at the movie theater. “TNT movies” he called them, a nod to the station best known for its vintage cinematic offerings. Years later, he learned that the story of the American cowboy …

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Pokemon Fan Art Imagines What Poison Type Vulpix and Ninetales Would Look Like

Ever since the pokemon franchise debuted, fans have been creating art based on their favorite creatures. Sometimes this fan art imagines Pokemon taking on new roles, with many artists changing Pokemon’s types. pokemon fan nina1wolf1 recently took to Reddit to show off their latest piece of pokemon fan art, which imagines Vulpix and Ninetales as …

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Watch Louise Bourgeois Demonstrate How She Sculpted Her Own Hands

Although the Paris-born artist Louise Bourgeois is best known for her monumental sculptures of spiders and her intimately scaled works in bronze, stone, and wood, Bourgeois, who died in 2010, was also an accomplished painter and textile artist. Now, two separate retrospectives are dedicated to the artist’s lesser-known mediums. The show at the Hayward Gallery …

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