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The transient graffiti of Montréal’s Tunnel de Rouen

As we begin to move into warmer, more outdoorsy months, so too does the artistic life of our cities shift gears. Outdoor performances, street musicians, and seasonal installations are all bound to return in full force soon enough. One of the most distinctive outdoors art practices has already come out of hibernation—graffiti. And no location […]

Group ‘Burnt Banksy’ destroy original Banksy for NFT auction

The presence of NFTs in the art world took a large uptick recently. While having existed since 2017, non-fungible tokens—unique digital files which are verified through a blockchain not dissimilar to cryptocurrencies—have been causing a buzz over the past month with high-profile artists such as Grimes making millions off of NFT sales. While there is […]

Art World Roundup: new exhibition highlights female artists, Banksy claims mural at Reading Prison, COVID-19 heads to the Smithsonian, and more

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we cover “Heart of the Matter,” a new online exhibition at the Gillian Jason Gallery in support of International Women’s Day, a Trump executive order that’s been walked back by Biden, and Banksy’s mural that appeared on the wall of Reading Prison. Also, why the Man Ray Trust tried […]

Art World Roundup: John Brandler buys Nottingham Banksy, D’Lan Contemporary launches new endowment, Venetian glass bead causes archaeological stir, and more

In this week’s Art World Roundup: Artfizz launches new art selling and buying platform that rethinks the secondary market, dealer John Brandler snags another Banksy, and D’Lan Contemporary announces a new endowment to support Australian Indigenous artists. Meanwhile, Dolly Parton has asked that Tennessee not move forward with a statue honouring her, the CEO of […]

2020 in clicks: 10 of Art Critique’s most-viewed articles from the year

As the clock ticks down on 2020, it seems appropriate to look back at the year in clicks. In other words, we’re taking a look at the articles that Art Critique readers were most interested in over the year. From activism in art to anticipated exhibitions, art market intricacies, and Wolfgang Beltracchi, here are 10 […]

Art World Roundup: CIMAM on dire position of Mexico museums, Pantone announces 2021 colour(s) of the year, and more

In this week’s Art World Roundup, CIMAM deems Mexico’s state museums an “ecosystem in danger,” four protesters face criminal charges after allegedly partaking in the toppling of Bristol’s Edward Colston statue, a number of works from the Royal Collection are on view at the Queen’s Gallery in London, and Banksy’s back at it with a […]

Art World Roundup: a discovery among the Nazca Lines, 5Pointz’s final victory, a misattribution at the Prado, and more

This week’s Art World Roundup takes a look at a new discover among the Nazca Lines, the Ernst von Siemens Art Foundation pledges €100,000 to restore artworks in Berlin, the Museo del Prado gets an attribution awkwardly wrong, a final victory for 5Pointz, and a new Banksy for Nottingham.   Researchers discover new Nazca Lines […]