20 minutes with: the prolific art collector Mohammed Afkhami – 71Bait

As the founder of Dubai-based investment giant Magenta Capital Partners, Mohammed Afkhami knows the art of the deal. And as a voracious collector, he also knows his way around art. Outstanding pieces from his 600-piece collection now form the basis of a new exhibition at the Asia Society Museum in New York. “Rebel, Jester, Mystic, … Read more

UWF students paint decorative murals on Shoreline Foods – 71Bait

What used to be empty walls along Pensacola’s shoreline Foods International Market & Deli has turned into a wide-open canvas for University of West Florida art students this summer. During a brand new, seven-week mural course, eight students created visual expressions of what Pensacola means to them. The store’s exterior now features landmarks such as … Read more

What I’m buying and why: Dubai-based collector Gaelle Alexis on art’s disruption of social mores and her latest acquisition – 71Bait

Lots of naughty women. That’s what you’ll find on the walls of the home of Belgian art collector and consultant Gaelle Alexis. While “misconduct” may seem like a rigid epithet to some, the works – by artists from Genesis Belanger to Jenna Gribbon – take on a transgressive cast in their setting in Dubai, where … Read more

Here are some of the Russian art collectors facing Western sanctions – 71Bait

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the UK, US and European Union (EU) have imposed sanctions on some of Russia’s most prominent figures and companies. Canada and Japan have also enforced economic restrictions. The move aims to freeze the oligarchs’ foreign-owned assets, which could potentially extend to some of the world’s most valuable … Read more

Art Market Analysis, Business Strategies with Top Key Players Art Galleria, ArtBase, ArtBinder, ArtCloud – 71Bait

Art market research: San Francisco, United States: The Art research report covers the global estimate of current market size, market situation, structure, products, leading industry players, segmentation by types and applications. The Art Market study focuses on the features that have a significant impact on the Art Market and could have a massive impact on … Read more

Father, art collector and friend of many dies after shooting at his home in central Pa.: “We are all living a nightmare” – 71Bait

Cory Heft came home with a stained glass fish a few weeks ago. “Hey, have you seen my new fish?” Heft excitedly asked his 14-year-old daughter and everyone else who had set foot in his home in South Annville Township. Heft hung the fish in his front window for all to see. Days after Heft … Read more

First Saturday Night Arts Alive | Art lives! – 71Bait

Eureka Main Street presents First Saturday Night Arts Alive on August 2 from 6-9 p.m. Our galleries, museums, theatres, bars and restaurants are open. Some companies continue to require everyone to wear masks and follow other COVID safety precautions to keep customers and employees safe. Please respect each company’s standards, be friendly and enjoy the … Read more

Curating Interactive Cultural Trails – The New Indian Express – 71Bait

Express Message Service South Delhi-based Shaleen Wadhwana experienced culturally diverse models of public engagement with history while pursuing a Masters in Art History from SOAS University of London in 2012. “I noticed that the guides in London were much more passionate, skilled and structured when dealing with the public. When I came back to India, … Read more

Family fun at the Illinois State Fair – 71Bait

Here’s how to best enjoy your trip to the Illinois State Fair in 2022 Many families from Champaign-Urbana make the annual trek to Springfield for the Illinois State Fair, conveniently held just before the start of the school year Does your family love rides, farm animals, fried food or high diving shows? Then the Illinois … Read more