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Rauschenberg Foundation Adds Three to Board, Including Glenn Lowry

February 22nd, 2019

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in New York has added collector A.C. Hudgins, art historian Kellie Jones, and Museum of Modern Art director Glenn Lowry to its board. “Kellie, Glenn, and A. C. are intimately involved with the creative lives of artists across the globe and firm believers that the foundation’s artistic and philanthropic programs must reflect Rauschenberg’s own fearlessly experimental and collaborative approach to living and working,” says foundation executive Kathy Halbreich.
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British Collection of Sculpture to be Catalogued Online

February 22nd, 2019

The full collection of sculpture in the holdings of the British Nation will be catalogued online, the Guardian reports. “The variety, the range, is just stunning and what is extraordinary is that it is going to be so much more global,” says Andrew Ellis, director of Art UK, the non-profit in charge of the project. “Paintings are predominantly a western European tradition but the sculpture collection we are bringing together is from across the world, and you can see that already. There are Buddhas, there are Hindu reliefs in Northampton from the 12th century and that is just the first thousand records.”
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State Hermitage Museum Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

February 22nd, 2019

The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg was evacuated on Thursday, February 21 due to a bomb threat, Artforum reports. A number of other institutions in the city received similar threats the same day.
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Jules de Balincourt

Jules de Balincourt image via www.vmagazine.com

[image via www.vmagazine.com]

Jules de Balincourt (born 1972 in Paris) is a French painter. He was educated at the California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco receiving a BFA (1998) and went on to study at the Hunter College, New York graduating in 2005 with an MFA. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He uses stencils, tape, knives and spray paint in the style of Outsider art.                       

Jules de Balincourt Cycles of Morning and Dyeing 2007 oil on panel image via jameswagner.com/2007

Cycles of Morning and Dyeing, 2007 oil on panel.

[image via jameswagner.com/2007]

Accidental Tourism and The Art of Forgetting image via www.artfacts.net

Accidental Tourism and The Art of Forgetting

[ image via www.artfacts.net]

De Balincourt founded the alternative art space Starr Space (formerly known as Starr Street Projects) in Brooklyn, NY. “Currently the space is used for dance and music performances, screenings, figure drawing, yoga, fundraisers and local church parties, and is constantly looking to expand in programming. “The future of the space, with hope, will encompass even more diverse happenings, leading to a regular congregation that reflects the quickening evolvement of the neighborhood.

[Bio via Wikipedia Entry ]

The Watchtower image via www.dailyserving.com

The Watchtower [image via www.dailyserving.com]

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