Category: Art News

Ethiopia Finally Seeing the Return of Magdala Treasures Looted by British Soldiers

A collection of Maqdala objects looted by British troops in 1868 became the bone of contention in April 2018, as the Ethiopian government pushed for restitution.Although the British museums contend that they do not have the authority to fully restore ownership to the Ethiopian government, the collection has finally been handed over to the present…

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British Museum’s Exhibit Sheds Light On How Nero Came to be Depicted as Evil Ruler

The infamous Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus is widely known for being the callous fifth emperor of Rome who payed the fiddled while Rome burned. Currently at the British Museum is an exhibit called “Nero: The Man Behind the Myth” to run up to October 24, 2021. Through an email, Project curator Francesca Bologna, clarified…

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SF Art Institute Looking to Sell Diego Rivera Mural

The San Francisco Art Institute has been facing financial difficulties made even worse by the pandemic, and is now planning to sell the Diego Rivera Mural. However, as word of the art institute’s plans to sell the 1931 artwork began to spread, the decision to do so has been receiving backlash from San Francisco’s public…

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Create Your Virtual Art Exhibit Online To Treat The People With Your Artistic Gifts

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, going outside our house is strongly discouraged. For some places where the rate of infection is steadily climbing up, strict lockdown measures are implemented, which means that malls, parks, and galleries remain closed. We don’t know when this situation will be over, and that is why we should start getting…

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Computer Graphics Paved A Way To The Scientists’ Lab

The graphics of computer games are often extremely complex. Special hardware and software are available to represent these virtual worlds. While some computer graphics appear simple such as those from the Rise of Kingdoms (check this one out), other computer games crash visual art and appear very realistic with all its 3D effects. Scientists have…

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The Art of Effective Communication with Staff

Regardless of the emphasis placed recently on the important function of employee participation in the achievement of a company (in terms of growth and financial returns), just 53 percent of associations measure employee participation, with just people that have elevated levels of involvement measuring it regularly, not only annually. It’s estimated that 15 percent of…

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More Artists Refuse to Exhibit Artwork in Tear-Gas-Tainted Whitney Biennial

More artists refuse to have their name and their artworks linked to the museum tainted with what fellow artist Michael Rakowitz call as “toxic philanthropy.” The move by the artists is in line with the calls for resignation of museum board vice chairman Warren Kanders, whose main source of wealth comes from being the chief…

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