Art World Roundup: working through the pandemic

For this week’s Art World Roundup, we look at the ways individuals and organizations are uniting to tackled issues around the COVID-19 pandemic. An auction offering unique experiences to support the International Rescue Committee Google and Sotheby’s have teamed up to present the Mayday COVID-19 Charity Auction – an event that will auction off unique […]

New Artist Relief survey finds that 62% of US artists are now unemployed

The pandemic has severely tested various aspects of life. In a few short weeks, everything as we knew it changed and many parts of life, which six months ago felt reliable, are no longer clear. One of the biggest worries faced by many is what the future has in store for their careers and for […]

Art World Roundup: Google Doodles to #SassiestObject

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we look at ways Google is saying thank you, the effects of global warming, art in celebration of Earth Day, a photographer’s glimpse of Hart Island, and the Yorkshire Museum’s #SassiestObject challenge.   Google Doodles: using animation to say thank you Let’s face it: being at home all the […]

Art World Roundup: from Banksy to John Oliver’s odd art interest

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we have artists who have taken a new approach to working from home, news of the passing of John Driscoll, a team of Alabama quilters making face masks, and John Oliver’s quest for an unusual artwork.   John Oliver’s quest for… rat porn? Sometimes you just see something you’ve […]

Art World Roundup: toilet roll, antiquites in Germany, and art-loving gerbils

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we cover antiquities with uncertain pasts, a case of restitution, toilet roll art, and an art gallery… for gerbils.  Thousands head to the Huangshan mountains, forcing more closures As countries around the world continue to ramp up lockdown scenarios, China was able to begin easing restrictions last weekend. With […]

Art Lesson: how the readymade made its way into the artworld

Purpose of this lesson: Art at home can seem impossible but it isn’t! For many artists, the things you’ll find at home are the perfect items to create art out of. So, for this art lesson, we’re looking at the history of the readymade and found objects. To do so, we’ll look at the humble […]

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 […]