“A Journey Through Modern and Contemporary Armenian Art” delves into an often-overlooked story – 71Bait

Published inSponsored This illustrated guide offers readers a broad and accessible introduction to the development of Armenian modern and contemporary art. Written by Dr. Iain Robertson and designed by Nona Isajanyan, A journey through modern and contemporary Armenian art (2022) precedes The Betrothal (1947) by Armenian-American painter Arshile Gorky at Yale University Art Gallery in … Read more

Killer Rabbits, Gassy Monks, and Rough Nuns: The Scandalous Art of Medieval Scripts by Prateek Dasgupta, MS | May 2022 – 71Bait

Welcome to the world of marginalia in the Middle Ages A rabbit on a human snail fights with a dog on a rabbit. Manuscript by Yates Thompson 1302–03, Metz, France. Image source: British Library. IImagine for a moment that you are a monk in a medieval European monastery. After your prayers, go to the library … Read more

The Ceccaldi sisters transform an abandoned house into a warm Kasano Hotel & Spa – 71Bait

While Léria and Lolla Ceccaldi accompany the surname into the 3rd generation of hoteliers, their childhood neighborhood in Calvi becomes the nesting place for their first hotel project. The Corsican town of Cavli clings to the importance of family and hospitality, and the Ceccaldis emphasize this at the recently opened Kasano Hotel and Spa, a … Read more

Selling works by William Barak violates “Aboriginal cultural doctrine,” says Australia’s Wurundjeri elder – 71Bait

Melbourne-based Wurundjeri Corporation is hoping to crowdfund $175,000 to secure the return of two never-before-seen works by William Barak, set to be auctioned at Sotheby’s New York today. But with a combined estimate of over $425,000, their bid seems unlikely to be successful. Corroboree (women in possum-skin cloaks) (1897; est $300,000-$400,000), an ocher and charcoal … Read more

Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker Receives France’s Highest Honor | business news – 71Bait

By THALIA BEATY, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation and a pre-eminent liaison and advocate for artists and arts institutions, has joined the exclusive company of global superstars like Stevie Wonder, TS Eliot and Meryl Streep to receive France’s top cultural honor. Walker was appointed Commander of the … Read more