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2009-08-24 16:28:57

Auction house Christie's in New York said a London artist's bronze sculpture of a cardboard box is expected to fetch $30,000 when it goes on sale next month. The auctioneers said Brillo 5, a cardboard box created by artist Gavin Turk, is expected to sell for at least $30,000 during the postwar and contemporary art sale Sept.

2009-05-30 15:35:03

Conceptual artist David Ireland, whose works earned him acclaim in San Francisco's Bay Area, has died at the age of 78, his sister Judy says. The Los Angeles Times reported Saturday one of Ireland's most memorable creations remains an 1886 Victorian house in San Francisco that he transformed into a large work of art echoing the memories of the home's former inhabitants. Times art critic Christopher Knight said in a 2005 review of Ireland that the artist routinely attempted to create an...

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2009-02-25 18:53:58

Organizers of the Venice (Italy) Biennale say they plan to bestow a Golden Lion Award for lifetime achievement to Japanese-born artist Yoko Ono. U.S.

2006-06-28 11:27:22

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Artist Damien Hirst's iconic pickled shark, part of the Britart sensation when it went on display in the early 1990s, is rotting. Hirst is in talks with the owner of the 1991 work, U.S.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.