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Why NFT’s Aren’t BS

On November 15, 2017, the painting Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci sold for a $450,312,500, the highest price ever paid for a painting. It is currently believed to be aboard a yacht in the Red Sea owned by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. We are used to sky high prices for physical pieces of art. But until recently, […]

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The Painting I Love the Most

I’ve always found Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon particularly beautiful. When you walk into the room where it lives in the Museum of Modern Art, it’s impossible not to be drawn to it. The bright, rose color, the striking jagged shapes, and the eyes of the women staring back at you always hold me rapt. I particularly liked to go to […]

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The Art Piece I’m Loving Lately

I came across this beautiful art piece recently. It’s a mixed media piece made of acrylic paint, paper, and safety pins. It is in the silhouette of a girl seen through a fence. It appears to be meant to evoke the many people coming to the southern border for asylum in recent years. I spoke with the artist, Amy Putman, […]