Sculpture

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Gandhi in heels? Maria Callas statue hits the wrong note
Critics compare figure of famous soprano erected in Greek capital to an Oscar statuette

Helena Smith in Athens

17, Oct, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Artist Basil Watson to design Windrush monument in London
Statue will pay tribute to generation who arrived from Caribbean, but its Waterloo location has been criticised

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

16, Oct, 2021 @8:21 AM

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From stargazing with the Mabo family to colonial artefacts, reappropriated: inside Tarnanthi 2021
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Festival puts the colourful and the uncomfortable of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art on show

Walter Marsh

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Atta Kwami obituary
Painter, printmaker and sculptor whose colourful work drew on the vernacular art of his native Ghana

Oliver Basciano

15, Oct, 2021 @4:24 PM

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Frieze, phones and avant garde fashion – the week in art
The Frieze art fair is in full swing in Regent’s Park, Martin Boyce is on the blower in Glasgow and Lucy McKenzie is playing tricks on the eye in Liverpool – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

15, Oct, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Cambridge college to be first in UK to return looted Benin bronze
Jesus College will give sculpture of a cockerel back to Nigeria, which could spark a wave of repatriations

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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From concealed penises to Barbra Streisand: how Frieze got its mojo back – review
After decades of fun, noise, fame and money, the London art fair has found its soul. But there’s still plenty of outrage and sleaze at the grown-up Frieze

Jonathan Jones

13, Oct, 2021 @4:57 PM

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K-boom! How the unstoppable stars of K-pop went gunning for the art world
First came K-cinema, then K-pop and K-TV. Now South Korea’s young stars are conquering the world with K-art. But what do their dark visions say about their nation’s psyche – and ours?

Stuart Jeffries

13, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Feted, forgotten, redeemed: how Edmonia Lewis made her mark
A bust rediscovered in a Scottish stately home has sparked fresh interest in the pioneering black US sculptor

Joanna Moorhead

10, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Statue of pioneering MP Barbara Castle joins recent memorials to prominent British women
Depiction of veteran Labour MP latest in series of sculptures of significant women, including Diana Princess of Wales

Vanessa Thorpe

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Shilpa Gupta review – rousing reminder that free speech used to be a noble cause
With the words of dissidents pinned to walls, this thrilling new show lays bare the censoriousness of modern culture

Jonathan Jones

07, Oct, 2021 @2:26 PM

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Cambodia celebrates return of ancient Khmer sculptures from Douglas Latchford collection
Collector’s daughter has promised to return more than 100 important sculptures acquired by her father

Anne Davies

06, Oct, 2021 @11:48 PM

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