Italy donates ‘Bull of Nimrud’ replica to Iraq – more art news

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Italian soft power, near Italy Donation 3D-printed reproduction of the Assyrian Namrud’s bull The statue was installed in Iraq, where it was placed at the entrance Basra Museum, This 16.4 feet high statue was displayed earlier colosseum in rome and on UNESCO In Paris. Originally built in the 9th century BC, the ancient sculpture was destroyed Isis Along with other precious artifacts from the archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud, near Mosul, in 2015. from Italy civilization union encounter A fiberglass copy of the sculpture was created based on photo imagery after the attack, and the charity has called it “a small miracle of Italian soft power”.

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skin deep. tomorrow, performance artist wolfgang flatz He was prepared to auction off pieces of his skin for charity at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, which organized the sale. However, a spokesman for Christie’s, which was providing a charity auctioneer, has told ARTnews That, before the scheduled auction, an international collector purchased 12 lots to continue the work. Flatz’s tattooed skin would be turned over to its new owner after Flatz’s death, and in the meantime, the buyer would receive a “placeholder” life-size photograph in black and white, with the auctioned portion of the skin highlighted in color. Will go. Flatz has an exhibition at the Pinakothek der Moderne until May.

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organizer of Berlinale Five politicians from far-right party not invited to International Film Festival Alternative for Germany (AfD) from the festival’s opening ceremony next week. Their reasons are largely due to the AfD’s alleged “masterplan” for mass deportations, which organizers described as “blatantly undemocratic”. [The Guardian]

photographer weekend paris He died in Berlin on Monday at the age of 85. She was known for her photographs of everyday life in East Berlin and towards the end of her life received proper recognition for her work. [Monopol Magazine]

medals for 2024 olympics in paris include pieces of iron from Eiffel Tower In their designs, by the jewelery house Chaumet, [Artnet News]

A new survey of 1,234 arts workers by the nonprofit arttable Describes the systemic unequal treatment of women and non-binary people of color working in the culture sector of the United States. [Hyperallergic]

Japanese art group teamlab has opened a permanent new immersive digital art exhibit called “TeamLab Borderless” in Tokyo’s tallest skyscraper, Azabudai HillsWhich includes about 50 different establishments. [AFP]

french actress Judith Godreche has accused French ‘auteur’ filmmakers Benoit Jacquot (77) and Jacques Doillon (79) Sexual violence committed against her while acting in his films when she was a child. French prosecutors have begun investigating the allegations, and other French actresses have spoken publicly about sexual harassment by Doillon. Both men have denied wrongdoing. [AFP]

Despite the recent announcement of the end of the three-month long strike Pompidou Center In Paris, dissident union members who were left out of that deal are talking about possibly striking amid feelings of “betrayal.” [Le Quotidien de l’Art]

An amateur metal detectorist found a rare 3,000-year-old gold dress or cloak fastener in Staffordshire, England. This search, recently filed British Museum According to the report, it is believed to be originally from Ireland and is one of seven similar artefacts found in Britain. [BBC and Artnet News]


art-world ne’er-do-wells, columnist kenny schechter Record it all in a diary entry artnet news About his “Woody Allen-ish” entry into the Los Angeles art scene, at the time of a solo exhibition Pacific Design Center (PDC) Gallery, He also updates readers on the now defunct Dynamic Art Museum (dart) in Milan, which he informed of It is a complex scam. According to Shekhar, the “museum” had previously denied wrongdoing, and their management company has filed for “judicial liquidation” in Milan. Additionally, an unnamed contemporary art gallery with branches in L.A., Hong Kong, and Paris began paying most of the artists it owed for years after Schachter said he called the owner and described his misconduct in a column. Threatened to demonstrate. “Still, don’t underestimate the power of the keyboard,” he writes. Finally, we learn about the infamous dealer inigo philbrick Is in a halfway house in Rhode Island.

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