Stop Painting recognizes art as an impossible endeavor that is perhaps most generative when its conflicts remain unresolved.
For a fleeting few hours, a procession of boats on the Grand Canal reenacted the full pomp and pageantry of 15th-century Venice.
The boats were temporarily prohibited from the lagoon city during the pandemic.
The creation of digital artworks made to be displayed anywhere is the latest development of a process begun hundreds of years ago.
The Social Public Art Resource Center is inviting the public to send photos of their loved ones to be included in an altar and virtual “Calling of the Spirits” ritual.
For over 30 years Sakuliu has used his art to retrace and revitalize his traditional Paiwan culture, even infusing it with a contemporary spirit.
Images from the city show lucid canals and the unprecedented return of wildlife to the city’s waters as gondola traffic has been brought to a halt.
The drawing, discovered by Dr. Sandra Toffolo, was made by Niccolò da Poggibonsi during a pilgrimage to Jerusalem from Italy in 1346-1350.
Artists in Paris, Mexico City, and Los Angeles began sending small gifts through the mail. The exchange grew into The Box Project, which gathers the work of 76 women artists working in three collectives.
Bloomberg says that a $500 donation to Save Venice will pay for a day of work for a professional conservator, while $1.1 million will single-handedly fund the restoration of one of the oldest basilicas in Venice.
The contestants in this year’s Gingertown competition recreated the lagoon city with jellybean canals, candy cane arches, and gingerbread walls.
After the Italian government declared a state of emergency and issued an international appeal for donations, locals are rushing to save the city’s libraries, museums, and churches.