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Did you know that Georgia O'Keeffe was a mentor to Yayoi Kusama? Or that Kusama performed the first gay marriage in the U.S.?
A new documentary seeks to better understand the art world superstar, and the struggles she overcame to achieve her current success. Click through the link in our bio for a preview.
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Shown here: Yayoi Kusama in the Orez Gallery, from "Kusama – Infinity." Photo by Harrie Verstappen, courtesy Magnolia Pictures.

This rare vintage print was a gift from Richard Avedon to his assistant—and is a highlight of our online auction, "Photographs: The Premier Sale." The original negative went missing in the 1990s and no further prints of this image can be produced. For a chance to collect this historic work, click the link in our profile.
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Shown here: "Dovima with Elephants" by Richard Avedon.

Gulp—the results are in, and fine arts majors have the worst job prospects in the United States, a new study finds. With low salaries and high unemployment rates, what makes so many students continue to take the plunge? Head to the link our bio to read on and find out.
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Shown here: The University of Arkansas's new art school. Courtesy of the University of Arkansas.

Are you in Amsterdam? Are you an avid photography lover? Then you need to check out Unseen Amsterdam.
Beginning today, @unseenplatform will host their seventh annual fair that brings together both established and up-and-coming international photography talent. Works of 146 artists will be represented in Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam—catch this now before September 23!

The Rencontres d’Arles is arguably the most important photography event of the year. But this year’s edition was marked by murmurs criticizing the lack of women photographers on view—just 34% of which are women. Head to the link our bio to read artnet News' deep dive into the controversy.
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Shown here: "Untitled" by Cristina de Middel and Bruno Morais. Courtesy of the artists.

The art world has spoken: The 80s are back in a big way. Take a blast into the past by visiting @galeriemaxhetzler's "True Stories, A Show Related to an Era – The Eighties." This multi-part exhibition highlights the significance of this unique moment in time, and is on view through October 27.
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Image: Liz Larner's "Verwoben - Head, Torso, Foot" (1989). Courtesy of Galerie Max Hetzler.

Let's get digital!
Our latest artnet Auctions sale explores the myriad ways contemporary artists have utilized new technology to evolve their practice. From David Hockney's iPad drawings to Jenny Holzer's LED sculptures, these works illustrate how deeply art and tech are intertwined.
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Shown here: "Dark Matrix" by Leo Villareal. Click the link in our bio to view this mesmerizing composition of moving light and software-controlled patterns.

Will this painting make David Hockney the most expensive living artist? 👨‍🎨
@christiesinc has just unveiled a blockbuster consignment for the fall auction season. Estimated to sell for roughly $80 million, Hockney's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" will be available at the house's New York November Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale.
Want to learn more? Click the link in our bio. #DavidHockney

Where does paint end and sculpture begin? For American artist Jim Dine, he "started to use paint in a way as though paint was an object itself.” You'll have the chance to decide for yourself at @galerie_thomas in Munich. @jimdinestudio created 15 brand-new paintings and three sculptures for the exhibition, live now through October 27, 2018. #jimdineatthomasmodern

100+ artists, 20+ venues. With only a few weeks left to explore #FRONTart2018, tag someone in Cleveland who needs to get out to see some public art! 📸
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Sculpture by #VirginiaOverton, image courtesy of @fronttriennial

The sea horizon is an endless source of inspiration for painter Miquel Gelabert. "The spectacular image when the sun rises in the midst of the sea," he remarked, "surrounded all around by the 360-degree horizon." Catch the show of the Spanish artist's latest work at Franklin Bowles Galleries in New York, on view through September 30. (And be sure not to miss the chance to meet the artist himself during a special reception on September 22 from 6-8 p.m.!)
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Shown here: "Paisatge de Juny 4" by Miquel Gelabert. Courtesy of @franklinbowlesgalleries.

Calling all Munich art lovers! There’s a new event in town.
The German city is hosting its first edition of @variousothersmunich, a cooperative project that showcases galleries, museums, and more from around the world—look out for participating artists like Jutta Koether and Sophie Calle. Beginning today, Various Others will run through October 21.
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Click the link in our bio to learn more. #munich #variousothersmunich #munichgallery #bavaria

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