Category: Arts & Entertainment

Insider Trading on NFT Marketplaces Spikes Concern Over Regulation

On Tuesday, Twitter user @ZuwuTV, an NFT trader and collector, noticed that an employee for the popular NFT marketplace OpenSea seemed to be involved in insider trading. The $1.5 billion startup’s head of products, Nate Chastain, was suspected of using several secret Ethereum wallets to buy exclusive OpenSea NFT drops before they were officially listed…

Jack Shainman Gallery Adds Rising Nigerian Artist Ifeyinwa Joy Chiamonwu to Roster

New York’s Jack Shainman Gallery now represents the rising artist Ifeyinwa Joy Chiamonwu, who will have her first solo exhibition with the gallery in January. A self-taught artist who learned to hone her craft by watching art instructional videos on YouTube, Chiamonwu has quickly established herself as an artist to watch for her hyper-realistic portraits…

How I Made This: Erin Jane Nelson’s “One Entanglement, Under Clouds”

According to Erin Jane Nelson’s mom, the first word the artist said as a baby was flower. In the context of Nelson’s newest body of work, this is fitting. The pieces touch on invasive species, pathogenic fungi, sewer drains, frogs, national borders, climate collapse, colonialism, and—yes—flowers, obliterating distinctions between human and nonhuman worlds. Nelson’s exhibition…

Nearly 500 Counterfeit Francis Bacon Works Confiscated in Italy

A fake Francis Bacon work seized by Italian police. Courtesy Arma dei Carabinieri, Unit for the Protection of the Cultural Italian police have confiscated nearly 500 works of art believed to be Francis Bacon counterfeits. The artworks, along with various other personal effects that were seized, are worth about €3 million (approximately $3.5 million). Five…

The Best Kids’ Mask-Making Kits for Imaginative Dress-Up

Kids love dressing up in costumes and exploring different pretend roles. Art supports them in letting their imaginations soar, and mask kits give them the opportunity to create wearable art, a tangible expression of their dreams. Masks are fun and easy to make, and once created, they’re great for make-believe play, a crucial part of…

“YOU LIKE TO DRAW?” – Local Filmmaker Premieres Faith Based Film

Local Filmmaker To Premiere His New Family Film, “YOU LIKE TO DRAW?” SEPTEMBER 11, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local filmmaker, Todd E. Braley, is premiering his locally made family film “YOU LIKE TO DRAW?” September 11th, 2021, 7:00 pm at the Salvation Army Grand Junction Corps on N. 4th Street

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