1. Iraq’s religious and cultural heritage has become the latest taget of the militant group ISIS, which is destroying mosques, churches, and archeological sites.

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  2. Gallery Hopping through San Francisco

    This week we are ditching the humid temperatures of New York for the reliably crisp weather of San Francisco.

    First, we’ll swing by Haines Gallery, where they’re showing the most recent collection of bronze works created by Japanese artist, Yoshitomo Saito. The exhibition, Ethos in Bronze, will feature a selection of both free-standing sculptures and large-scale wall installations. Saito’s approach to sculpture making is unique because, unlike most contemporary artists, Saito casts bronze on his own.

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  3. Cupcakes, anyone? 

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  4. "The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent."David Hockney 

    Happy Birthday David Hockney! The famed British artist celebrates his 77th Birthday today. A painter and photographer, Hockney is renowned for his intimate portraits and naturalistic scenes of both the everyday and the artificial of California life. 

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  5. Admiring Parmigianino’s Schiava Turca before the show closes next week (at Frick Collection)

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  6. Everybody must have a fantasy.

    Andy Warhol 

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  7. “For the most part, I mine my own psyche, each piece is a bit of a self-excavation,” says artist David Buckingham about his Pop Art-infused work.

    Don’t miss the opening reception for David Buckingham: Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out at Caldwell Snyder Gallery on Thursday, July 10, from 6pm. 

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  8. “Everybody must have a fantasy.” - Andy Warhol 

    Summer, sun, and Pop Art: immerse yourself in our new Summer Pop auction 

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  9. Unlike in other countries, street art is pretty much accepted as being part of the urban ecosystem in Brazil - While some murals celebrate the World Cup while others deride greedy World Cup organizers.

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  10. Jamie Wyeth’s Portrait of John F. Kennedy (1967), which was commissioned by members of his family including Jacqueline and Robert Kennedy, is going on view at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in a few days

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  11. Beijing-based artist Ren Ri has a developed truly unique creative partnership, crafting his work in concert with a hive of bees. 

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  12. Crime in Art

    Would you like an art experience to go with the summer binge reading of crime fiction? Then Crime in Art at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow might be the exhibition for you. Here, horrific, eerie, and criminal artworks by some of the world’s most iconic artists are on display. Alongside Andy Warhol’s prints from the Electric Chair series, the exhibition includes large-scale presentations by artists such as Christian Boltanski, Taryn Simon, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Andres Serrano, and many more.

    Crime in Art is on view until Sept 28, 2014 at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow. 

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  13. Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

    Marc Chagall 

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  14. Spotlight: Art Galleries

    From Paris to Sydney, we are thrilled to spotlight the newest members of our Gallery Network. 

    1. Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko - Paris, France

    2. Galerie Mera

    3. j.a.m. gallery

    4Jensen Gallery - Sydney, NSW, Australia

    5. Maxime Groosman Art Trading - Zurich, Switzerland

    6. MDZ Art Gallery - Knokke, Belgium

    7. MFC - Michèle Didier - Paris, France; Brussels, Belgium

    8. J. Willott Gallery - Palm Desert, CA, USA

    Image: Exhibition View, Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko

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  15. "You wouldn’t take a portrait of a human being from a hundred feet away and expect to capture their spirit; you’d move in close." - Nick Brandt

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