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Art World Roundup: More COVID-19, COVID-19, and Kanye West

In this week’s Art World Roundup we bring you more COVID-19 news and a little bit of Kanye West’s early artworks. LA arts project helping feed the community Having provided food for some of the most at-risk individuals in LA County for 30 years, Project Angel Food  (PAF) has partnered up with the grantLOVE project […]

Kanye West gives $10 million to James Turrell’s Roden Crater project

Rapper Kanye West has given $10 million to American artist James Turrell to help fund his ongoing land art project. In a December tweet, West stated ‘This is life changing. We all will live in Turrell spaces,’ after visiting the artist’s monumental Roden Crater. The announcement was made on Monday with West stating that his […]

“Love is the Message, The Message is Death” by Arthur Jafa will be livestreamed for 48 hours straight this weekend

In 2016, off the heels of Donald Trump winning the US presidential election, artist Arthur Jafa debuted Love is the Message, The Message is Death, a video installation that compiles various photographs, video clips, and sounds depicting the lived Black experience in the US. Today, Jafa’s work is ever more poignant as recent events, including […]

KAWS painting sets artist record at $14.8 million

On April 1st, an artwork by the notorious street artist cum fine arts craze Brain Donnelly, better known as KAWS, set an artist record when his work THE KAWS ALBUM (2005) sold for HK$115.9 million ($14.8 million) and it was no April Fool’s joke. The artwork was one of 33 lots sold at Sotheby’s Hong […]

James Turrell’s “Roden Crater” will See the Light

Anticipation to experience James Turrell’s transformational artwork, Roden Crater, mounts as the artist announces a timeline to finish the 42-year project. The immersive artwork lies within a volcanic crater, a mile and half wide and a half-hour drive from Flagstaff, Arizona. Turrell recently announced that this career-long installation will be open to visitors in five years […]