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Dogman and Rabbit Girl in Spitalfields London.

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News

Austrian artist Nikolaus Gansterer is the third winner of Ireland’s MAC international prize, receiving a purse of $25,000. [Artforum]

The Pike County Juvenile Holding Center in McComb, MS has been transformed into an arts center. The use of the space was decided by local artist Calvin Phelps, who told Mississippi Today he’d walk past the old jail every day and think, “This should be the space.” [Mississippi Today]

Idea Capital has named nine Atlanta-based artists to receive grants totaling $18,000 for its 2018 award winners. [Press Release]

How Art Moves

At their Old Masters sale this May, Christie’s auction house will present a selection from the collection of Richard L. Feigen.
[ARTnews]

Richard M. Goldstein, CEO of Art Market Liaison, pens an opinion piece on how wealth managers can better capitalize on Art Basel Miami Beach. [Miami Herald]

Friday Reads

Critic Damien Cave reflects on South African photojournalist David Goldblatt, whose work is currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney: “His art ultimately — like good foreign correspondence — connects one country to others.” [New York Times]

A deep dive into the vibrant color palette of Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of James Baldwins’If Beale Street Could Talk, according to cinematographer James Laxton. [Vulture]

You may have seen the “dogman” and“rabbitgirl” sculptures throughout New York City. Here, a story on how their Australian creators, Gillie and Marc Schattner, made their animal counterparts a fixture of the city’s public art culture. [New York Times]

Christopher Knight reviews the Getty’s Sally Mann exhibit, A Thousand Crossings, writing, “The ‘landscapes’ of Mann’s intimate yet monumental human heads and bodies are endowed with a fitting gravity, nature being indifferent to our passing vagaries.”
[Los Angeles Times]

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