Coupon, Pennsylvania — Local visual and musical artist and self-professed cultural dissident Valerie Sanders has run out of ways to express herself and grab attention in the fast-paced era of social media driven by the constant fear of missing out.
I personally do not understand the frenzied ado about Banksy and his or her art. It’s cute, sure. But it’s just… basic and quite unremarkable.
For an artist that’s known for his stunts, this could be Banksy’s most perfect art world prank.
After the gavel fell Friday at Sotheby’s auction house in London, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon was reduced to shreds — another apparent act in the disruptive career of the anonymous British graffiti artist.
A once-controversial nude by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani has become the one of the most expensive artworks ever to sell at auction.
The 1917 painting “Nu couché (sur le côté gauche),” which depicts a naked female figure in repose, sold for $157.2 million at Sotheby’s New York Monday evening, the highest auction price in the establishment’s history.
Performance artist Marina Abramovic has backed out of her grandiose plans for her upstate arts institute and questions loom over what happened to the $2.2 million she raised over four years for the project, including donations from the likes of Jay-Z and nearly 5,000 donors in a Kickstarter campaign.