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Serge Attukwei Clottey: Ghana's 'Yellow Brick Road' leads to a different kind of fairy tale

Serge Attukwei Clottey: Ghana’s ‘Yellow Brick Road’ leads to a different kind of fairy tale

There is a real yellow brick road forming in Ghana, and it shares at least one thing in common with the fictional road that gave it its name. Just like Dorothy in the story “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, who must follow a magical yellow road back to Kansas, Serge Attukwei Clottey – the artist …

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Anna Delvey makes a virtual appearance at her New York art exhibit from federal prison

Anna Delvey makes a virtual appearance at her New York art exhibit from federal prison

Anna Delvey was back on the Manhattan art scene on Thursday night – virtually – as the fake heiress remains in federal custody in an attempt to deport her to Germany. Delvey, real name Anna Sorokin, spoke to clients on video during her one-night-only art show at the Public Hotel in Nolita, according to the …

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Van Gogh's "Starry Night" reinvented by LEGO in 2,316 bricks

Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” reinvented by LEGO in 2,316 bricks

Written by Lianne Kolirin, CNN When the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York purchased “The Starry Night” from a private collector in 1941, the painting was not widely known. In the 81 years since, Vincent van Gogh’s masterpiece has continued to inspire everything from singer Don McLean’s 1971 hit single to mass-produced merchandise …

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Ex Harry and Linda Macklowe's art collection hits record $922 million

Ex Harry and Linda Macklowe’s art collection hits record $922 million

Billionaire mega-developer Harry and his ex-wife Linda Macklowe’s top-notch art collection has sold $922 million, making it the most valuable private collection ever sold at auction. The collection was sold in two parts by Sotheby’s as part of the exes’ bitter divorce. The first sale held in May brought in $676 million. A second auction …

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The Picasso portrait of his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter reaches 67.5 million dollars

The Picasso portrait of his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter reaches 67.5 million dollars

Written by Jacqui PalumboToyin Owoseje, CNN Pablo Picasso’s most curious painting of his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter, in which she appears as a sprawling sea creature, sold for $67.5 million, above the $60 million estimate . “Femme nue couche” (“Nude Woman Reclining”), made its auction debut on Tuesday at a Sotheby’s sale in New York. Ahead …

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The internet is trying to decode Elon Musk's recent tweet about an 18th century painting of King Louis XIV

The internet is trying to decode Elon Musk’s recent tweet about an 18th century painting of King Louis XIV

With Elon Musk’s $44 billion purchase of Twitter on hold, nothing, it seems, can stop the Tesla boss from carving his way to viral social media fame. On May 15, Musk sent some of his 93.6 million followers on a frantic guessing game after he posted an 18th century portrait of Louis XIV, captioning it: …

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