Arts & Culture

11 August 2022

  • Banksy painting sprayed in West Bank resurfaces in Tel Aviv
    The relocation of the painting — which depicts a slingshot-toting rat and was likely intended to protest the Israel occupation — raises ethical questions about the removal of artwork from occupied territory and the display of such politically charged pieces in radically different settings from where they were created.
  • Setting sights, expanding horizons
    It’s an exhibition title that encapsulates timing and intention. In his 15th solo show/overseas debut that forms part…
  • Art in the park (and the metaverse)
    The annual fair Art in the Park makes a comeback to its home venue this week, while running…
  • Super-valued: Special copy of Marvel Comics #1 fetches $2.4M
    Published in 1939, Marvel Comics #1 introduced characters including Sub-Mariner and the original Human Torch, a precursor of the character of the same name that was later a member of Marvel's Fantastic Four. The book launched what became the Marvel universe of comics, movies, TV shows and video games.
  • At Ukraine’s largest art museum, a race to protect heritage
    The doors of the museum in the western city of Lviv have been closed since Russia's war on Ukraine began on Feb. 24, and heritage sites across the country face danger as the fighting continues.

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