10 interesting links from around the Web #012

From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from a remembrance of migrant workers who died in Qatar, to Ukrainian art news, to Christmas art installations. This is a weekly feature, on every Monday. I hope you enjoy it.

  1. Dozens of Ukrainian Artworks Were Secretly Rescued From Kyiv Hours Before a Russian Missile Attack. Now, They’re Going on View in Spain
    Such an ambitious loan would normally take at least two years to approve and plan; this one was completed in a matter of weeks.
  2. Never Mind the Crypto Crash, Christie’s Is Powering on With a Sale of More Than 15 NFTs, Timed for Miami Art Week
    The Christie’s 3.0 marketplace continues its bid to become the go-to platform for high quality NFTs.
  3. World Cup: footballers and fans push back against Qatar’s anti-LGBT rules
    Rainbow hats and ‘OneLove’ armbands have become a new flashpoint for controversy at the 2022 football tournament
  4. 6 London Christmas installations for contemporary art lovers
    Explore our pick of the best Christmas installations for the art-, design- and fashion-minded
  5. Design Museum’s Objects of Desire exhibition explores “what surrealism is and why it matters now”
    Curator Kathryn Johnson explains the story behind surrealism and its impact on design in this video Dezeen produced for the Design Museum about its latest exhibition.
  6. Venice Biennale 2022 closing review: who, how and what on earth?
    As the sun sets on the 59th Venice Art Biennale (until 27 November), we look back on an edition filled with resilience, female power and unsurprisingly, lots of surprises
  7. Nan Goldin’s Refusal to Look Away
    Laura Poitras’s documentary All the Beauty and the Bloodshed – released in the US this week – explores the artist’s defiance against injustice and erasure
  8. A Paris Auction of Pre-Columbian Artifacts Went Ahead Despite Protests from Mexico. But It Turned Out to Be a Major Flop
    The sale’s total did not even reach half of the lower end of the pre-sale expectation.
  9. What Does the Rise of A.I. Models Mean for the Field of Generative Art? NFT Artists and Curators Weigh In
    A.I. models such as DALL-E have made generative art newly accessible.
  10. Remembering the Migrant Workers Who Died in Qatar
    “Cards of Qatar” features digital collectible FIFA World Cup 2022 cards that help us remember those who built the stadiums.

Image: Design Museum, London

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll take a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make the following week’s list.

By | 2022-11-28T11:25:22+01:00 November 28th, 2022|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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