Recent Art News – Link Roundup of The Best in Art News

Art News – Portraits of NHS Workers

It’s time for our weekly roundup of the best Art-related News from around the Web. What better way to start than with a tribute to our NHS workers?

The artist Aliza Nisenbaum has produced a series of portraits for the Tate Liverpool of doctors, nurses, porters and even a hospital chaplain. She based these paintings on Zoom calls and photographs. You can read more here:

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-england-merseyside-55277644

A masterpiece from Renoir is to go on show at the Ulster Museum in Belfast for the first time. ‘La Loge,’ is a picture of a couple watching a play at the theatre and is set to be unveiled Friday 18 December. You can read more about this here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-55267741

Maggi Hambling defends her nude sculpture of feminist icon Mary Wollstonecraft by arguing there are plenty of sculptures of men nude. You can read an interview with her here:

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/dec/16/plenty-schlongs-art-maggi-hambling-defends-nude-sculpture-of-mary-wollstonecraft

Berlin-Based Artist Tracy Snelling Received the 2020 Foundwork Artist Prize. Find out more here :

https://foundwork.art/artist-prize

Pantone announces its pandemic colours for 2021 – Ultimate Gray and a bright ‘lemon skin’ yellow. Fascinating reading here:

https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/pantone-gray-yellow-pandemic-colors-2021-1234579124/

The abstract Korean-American painter Young II-Ahn died over the weekend in LA at the age of 86. Read more here :

https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/young-il-ahn-painter-dead-1234579567/

Christie’s has reported a drop in sales for 2020 of 25% but forecasts $1.2Billion in private sales.

Find further information here:

Christie’s Reports 25 Percent Drop in Sales for 2020, Forecasts Record $1.2 B. in Private Sales

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