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An artist is spreading joy in her community with a miniature outdoor art gallery

(CNN) — An artist yearning to help people connect during the coronavirus pandemic has created a miniature art gallery that invites visitors to keep the art.

In December, Stacy Milrany put up a white wooden box that held an unexpected treasure in front of her home, nestled in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood.

Inside the box was a mini art gallery, complete with small shelves and easels that hold artworks. She called it the Little Free Art Gallery, inspired by the nonprofit organization Little Free Library which makes book-sharing boxes.

“During this pandemic, everybody has been trying to find ways to bring more light to each other, to bring some hope, to create more fun, especially through creative ways to connect with each other when we’ve been physically cut off,” Milrany told CNN.

“It’s a nice little surprise for people, but it’s also a joy for me to see creativity

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Colorado Springs artist awarded unrestricted $50,000 fellowship grant to continue his work

COLORADO SPRINGS — February is Black History Month, and News 5 is celebrating by spotlighting people of color making a difference in the community.

Award-winning playwright, poet, and Director of Fine Arts Idris Goodwin is one of 60 fellows to receive an unrestricted $50,000 fellowship grant from the United States Artists. The winners this year were chosen for their bold artistic vision and impact on society.

These awards aim to promote the work of these visionary practitioners to a broader public while allowing them to decide how to best support their lives.

“It’s about a diversity of artists dealing with a diversity of challenges. So maybe it’s rent, maybe it’s buying that studio, maybe it’s going toward that massive project that you’ve been desperately trying to make money for,” said Goodwin.

An anonymous person nominated Goodwin for the grant which is a culmination of hard work and perseverance.

“It’s

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Artist Teams up With Dog to Recreate Famous Paintings

Recreating “St. Veronica” by Jacques Blanchard (1633 – 1634)

In the spring of 2020, a creative challenge began to take over the internet. Known as the Getty Museum Challenge, it encouraged people from across the globe to recreate works of art using what they had on hand in their homes. (It came at a time when much of the world was in lockdown due to COVID-19.) Artist Eliza Reinhardt took part in the challenge with the help of her pup Finn… and they never stopped. For nearly a year, the duo has been recreating famous artworks each day and the results are magnificent.

Every morning, Reinhardt will decide on the painting that she and Finn will pay a unique homage to that day. She then goes through her ever-growing collection of props and arranges and assembles them so that they capture the essence of the chosen work. Finn plays an

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secret paintings from ‘trailblazing’ artist heading to Sydney

An exhibition that broke all attendance records at New York’s Guggenheim Museum two years ago will make its way to Australia in June.



a man standing in front of a mirror: Photograph: Dpa Picture Alliance/Alamy Stock Photo


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Art Gallery of New South Wales director Michael Brand announced Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings on Thursday, describing the large-scale exhibition as “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover the extraordinary artistic achievements of this trailblazing artist who stood for too long outside the accepted story of European modernism”.



a man standing in front of a building: Works by Swedish painter Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) hanging in the 2018 exhibition Paintings for the Future at New York’s Guggenheim Museum.


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Works by Swedish painter Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) hanging in the 2018 exhibition Paintings for the Future at New York’s Guggenheim Museum.

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More than 100 af Klint works will travel to Sydney, including her acclaimed The Ten Largest (1907), 10 expansive and brilliantly coloured canvases exploring the human life

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