New York dealer says she is “sick” of the current system
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Lucian Freud dies aged 88
Lucian Freud, a towering and uncompromising figure in the art world for more than 50 years, had died after an illness, his New York-based art dealer said.
"He certainly is considered one of the most important painters of the 20th and 21st Centuries," said Brett Gorvy, deputy chairman of the postwar art department at Christie's auction house in New York.
"He stayed with his figurative approach even when it was extremely unpopular, when abstraction was the leading concept, and as time moved on his classic approach has proven to be very important. He fought the system and basically won."
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The British Artist Damien Hirst has designed the artwork for Red Hot Chili Peppers new album 'I'm With You'.
The artwork, which can be seen on the right hand side of this page, shows a fly sitting on top of a pill capsule.
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Freed Chinese Artist Reported to Be Back at Work, Though Barred From Talking to Press
By EDWARD WONG
Published: July 6, 2011
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As much a life philosophy and an art form as an athletic discipline, parkour is the traversing and scaling of obstacles and barriers through running, jumping and vaulting. Parkour is set apart from political and religious factionalism, from violence and militancy.
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