“In his book Wall and Piece, Banksy said “copyright is for losers” and the public was morally and legally free to reproduce and use any public copyright works.” https://www.smh.com.au/culture/art-and-design/copyright-is-for-losers-how-did-banksy-s-brash-claim-backfire-20210621-p582qp.html Continue reading Banksy loses copyright case
“The winner of the online auction, a European collector, agreed to pay $3.4 million (€2.9 million), 10 to 15 times more than the auction house had estimated and the most ever paid for a fake Mona Lisa, Christie’s said.” https://www.forbes.com/sites/graisondangor/2021/06/18/fake-mona-lisa-sells-for-34-million/ Continue reading Fake Mona Lisa sells for outstanding price
“Ron Sang was a keen collector of New Zealand art, sculpture and ceramics. He loved to group pots of the same colour together.” Ron passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, June 11, 2021, aged 82 https://i.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/latest/125451318/architect-ron-sang-patron-of-the-arts-leaves-a-monumental-legacy Continue reading Architect Ron Sang leaves a monumental legacy
The painting by rock icon David Bowie was purchased at a donation center at an Ontario landfill https://www.cnn.com/style/article/bowie-painting-landfill-trnd/index.html Continue reading David Bowie painting purchased for $5
Ngai Tahu visual artist collective Paemanu and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery have worked together to create ‘‘Hurahia Ana Ka Whetu, Unveiling the Stars’’ https://www.odt.co.nz/entertainment/arts/emblems-identity?fbclid=IwAR0QyUGSWELCXAPgqXpFZwvoFZMDLJtDP1hAe8KeSVHO4iD7B3b_tiheqBY Continue reading New Dunedin Public Art Gallery exhibition will reference the three runanga of Otago
Salvatore Garau reminds us there are no rules in the art world. https://i.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/arts/300325056/italian-artist-sells-invisible-sculpture-for-more-than-25000 Continue reading Invisible Art?