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Weekly Link Roundup

It’s that time again. More fun and fascinating articles from around the Web about Art and the Art World. Click on the links to read more about the topics.

The most expensive artwork ever sold at a German auction house went for €4.3m. A Girl Blowing on a Brazier (La Fillette au braisier) by the French Baroque Painter Georges De La Tour. Read more here:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/georges-de-la-tour-painting-sells-for-record-eur4-3m

The pop star Ed Sheeran is donating an abstract painting he painted himself to charity. Read more here:

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/ed-sheeran-art-painting-auction-b1528823.html

A young self-taught artist from Cheltenham has found a global fan base for his photo-realistic drawings of ‘shiny’ objects. Read more here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-55190554

Painter Amanda Williams has an exhibition at Rhona Hoffman in Chicago up until 19thDecember. Read more here:

https://contemporaryartdaily.com/2020/12/amanda-williams-at-rhona-hoffman/

A long lost Flemish Painting by Jacques Jordaens was rediscovered in Brussels District Hall. Read more here:

https://artdaily.com/news/130874/Long-lost-Flemish-masterpiece-discovered-in-Brussels-district-hall#.X9DSAWj7TIU

The Tate Gallery has announced its second round of redundancies. This time they are cutting 120 jobs in an attempt to reduce losses:

https://www.apollo-magazine.com/the-week-in-art-news-tate-to-cut-120-gallery-jobs/

The artist Bosco Sodi has brought 24 giant clay orbs into a parking lot in Brooklyn as part of his ‘Perfect Bodies,’ outdoor exhibition:

https://www.artnews.com/art-news/artists/bosco-sodi-sculptures-perfect-bodies-brooklyn-1234578202/

The Editors at Art News choose the defining art events of 2020 amidst a global pandemic:

https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/most-important-art-events-2020-1234577832/

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