Richard T. Walker’s Artworks at Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

New works by Richard T. Walker is on view at Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco through July 6, 2019. The exhibition, as per the gallery, continues the artist’s exploration of the intersections of landscape, photography, video, and sculpture and showcases installations and works on paper that incorporates etchings, screen prints, found and man-made rocks, branches, neon, […]

Liang Yuanwei’s Painting Gets Top Lot at Christie’s

Liang Yuanwei’s painting “Untitled 2013.17” will be featured in one of the top lots at Christie’s upcoming auction, “ICONOCLAST” that will take place on May 25, 2019, in Hong Kong. It will be presented in lot 15 with a pre-auction estimate of HKD 3,000,000 – HKD 4,000,000. “Liang Yuanwei is known for recreating delicate designs of […]

Imperial Gilt-Lacquered Wood Figure of The Medicine Buddha offered at Christie’s

A Highly Important And Monumental Imperial Gilt-Lacquered Wood Figure of The Medicine Buddha will be featured at Christie’s upcoming auction, “Glories of Buddhist Art” that will take place on May 29, 2019, in Hong Kong. The pre-auction estimate of the present sculpture is HKD 30,000,000 -HKD 50,000,000 and it will be offered for sale in […]

Gilt-Bronze Figure of Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara to be offered at Sotheby’s

A Gilt-Bronze Figure of Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara will be offered for sale at Sotheby’s upcoming auction, “Chinese Art” that will be held on May 30-31, 2019, in Hong Kong. The pre-auction estimate of the present sculpture is 400,000-600,000 HKD and it will be featured in lot 619 at the auction. “This finely cast gilt-bronze sculpture of Shadakshari […]

Germaine Richier’s Sculpture gets High Estimate at Christie’s

Germaine Richier’s sculpture, “Bullfighting” will be featured at Christie’s upcoming auction, “Post-war and contemporary art, evening sale” that will be held on June 4, 2019, in Paris and it will be offered for sale in lot 10 with a pre-auction estimate of EUR 1,500,000 -EUR 2,500,000. “’Bullfighting’ continues the research conducted by Richier by combining characteristic […]

Cheong Soo Pieng’s Painting Secures High Estimate at Christie’s

Cheong Soo Pieng’s painting, “A Chinese Vermillion Tone” will go under the hammer at Christie’s upcoming sale, “20th Century & Contemporary Art (Evening Sale)” that will take place on May 25, 2019, in Hong Kong. The pre-auction estimate of the present painting is HKD 500,000 -HKD 700,000 and it will be offered for sale in […]

Boris Grigoriev’s Painting offered for Sale at Christie’s

Boris Grigoriev’s painting, “Le Pouliguen” will be offered for sale in a featured lot at Christie’s upcoming auction, “Russian Art” that will be held on June 3, 2019, in London. The pre-auction estimate of the present painting is GBP 350,000 -GBP 550,000 and it will be featured in lot 89 at the auction. “’Le Pouliguen’ belongs […]

Pierre Soulages’ Painting Gets Top Lot at Sotheby’s Upcoming Sale

Pierre Soulages’ painting, “Peinture 130 X 89 CM, 2 Mars 1961” will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s upcoming auction, “Art Contemporain – Evening Sale” that will take place on June 5, 2019, in Paris. The pre-auction estimate of the present painting is 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 EUR and it will be offered for sale in […]

Pair of Wood Figures Of Standing Bodhisattvas to be Sold at Christie’s

A highly important majestic pair of “Wood Figures Of Standing Bodhisattvas,” will be offered for sale at Christie’s upcoming auction, “Glories of Buddhist Art” that will be held on May 29, 2019, in Hong Kong. The pre-auction estimate of the present sculpture is HKD 40,000,000 – HKD 60,000,000 and it will be presented in lot […]

New causes of autism found in ‘junk’ DNA

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Leveraging artificial intelligence techniques, researchers have demonstrated that mutations in so-called ‘junk’ DNA can cause autism. The study is the first to functionally link such mutations to the neurodevelopmental condition and the first clear demonstration of non-inherited, noncoding mutations causing any complex human disease or disorder. Vía Latest Science News — ScienceDaily http://bit.ly/30J73BH

5 Team Dynamics That Raise Real Barriers To Progress

Managing and motivating a team in a startup is more than just using the right interpersonal skills. It’s more than providing recognition, tangible incentives, and clear work goals. A key influencer of satisfaction and motivation, top-ranked by employees, is positive progress and the completion of meaningful work. Sometimes you have to manage progress, not people. […]

The Consequences of Helicopter Parenting: Taking Responsibility for Your Choices

We would certainly take objection to parents who are not teaching their children to read or do math because we know how difficult life will be without those skills. Why is responsibility any different? … source https://blogs.psychcentral.com/anger/2019/05/the-consequences-of-helicopter-parenting-taking-responsibility-for-your-choices/

After All The Wars, Do We Still Not Know What Good Men & Women Are Dying For?

Thumbing through the hundreds, no thousands of offerings on Netflix, I kept coming back to Sgt Wil Garner. As a strict rule, I don’t watch recent war movies. By recent I mean Vietnam to the present. … source https://blogs.psychcentral.com/life-loss/2019/05/after-all-the-wars-do-we-still-not-know-what-good-men-women-are-dying-for/

Yemen update: UNICEF chief condemns attack in Taiz that claims lives of seven children

Nowhere is safe in Yemen, the head of the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said, after an attack in the city of Taiz claimed the lives of 12 civilians, including seven youngsters – the latest victims of the country’s more than four-year war.  source https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/05/1039201

What do we know about the Louvre strike so far (and how long will it last)

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Thousands of tourists were left disappointed on Monday as reception and security employees at the Louvre in Paris went on strike, claiming the museum is “suffocating” due to overcrowding and is understaffed. Here’s what we know about the walkout so far. Vía The Local http://bit.ly/2JKjR5E

Nara deer dies with four kilos of plastic in its stomach, tourists cautioned to feed animals properly

Increasing numbers of the nationally protected species are being affected by plastic bag consumption. One of the highlights of a visit to Nara is the chance to walk amongst the city’s free-roaming deer. And with more than two million foreign visitors last year alone, some of the deer in the area have been so well-fed by […]

Naomi Osaka slams reporters who ask her to speak in Japanese with new Nike commercial

Osaka has just one word to say in response to all those annoying questions about her ethnicity and her love of katsudon. Since winning the Australian Open and the U.S. Open against her idol Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka has taken the top-spot in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings, becoming the first Asian to hold the top […]

China would not fall foul of US proposal to penalise currency manipulators, analysts say

China is unlikely to be too concerned over a proposal from the United States to impose tariffs on products from countries that it finds are manipulating their currencies, analysts said.While the proposal which was announced last week does not name China or any other country, its timing suggests that it is aimed at Beijing and […]

The Philippines vows to return 25 tonnes of trash dumped by Hong Kong

The Philippines has vowed to immediately send back to Hong Kong 25 tonnes of trash dumped in the Southeast Asian nation, officials said Monday, in an effort to change its status as the world’s third largest ocean polluter.John Simon, deputy customs collector for the Northern Mindanao region, told reporters the trash from Hong Kong – […]

Is the United States about to ramp up its Indo-Pacific strategy to contain China?

When US acting secretary of defence Patrick Shanahan steps up to address one of Asia’s biggest security forums this week, he is expected to reveal details of a “new” phase in the United States’ Indo-Pacific strategy.The strategy is mainly aimed at curbing Beijing’s growing clout in the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean, and […]

Climate Change: The Church of England’s Mission to Change Investment

Investment professionals are increasing the pressure on big corporations to do more to combat climate change. A small, but influential investor, the Church of England has become a leader in the mission to save the environment through finance. source https://www.spiegel.de/international/business/the-church-of-england-s-mission-to-change-investment-a-1269496.html#ref=rss

Junyao Moon-White Glazed Narcissus Bowl to be Offered at Sotheby’s

A Junyao Moon-White Glazed Narcissus Bowl will be offered for sale at Sotheby’s upcoming auction, “Chinese Art” that will take place on May 30-31, 2019, in Hong Kong. The present bowl will be featured in lot 335 at the auction with a pre-auction estimate of 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 USD. “This narcissus bowl radiates the essence of […]

Fu Baoshi’s Painting Secures High Estimate at Christie’s Upcoming Sale

Fu Baoshi’s painting, “Portrait of Du Fu” will go under the hammer at Christie’s upcoming auction, “Fine Chinese Modern Paintings” that will be held on May 28, 2019, in Hong Kong. The pre-auction estimate of the present painting is HKD 25,000,000 – HKD 30,000,000 and it will be featured in lot 1279 at the auction. “Unlike […]

Sadequain’s Painting to go under Hammer at Bonhams’ Upcoming Auction

Sadequain’s painting, “Sunrise” will be offered for sale in one of the top lots at Bonhams’ upcoming auction, “Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art” that will be held on June 4, 2019, in London. The pre-auction estimate of the present painting is £ 70,000 – 90,000 and it will be presented in lot 19 at […]

Richard Lin’s Painting Gets Top Lot at Bonhams’ Upcoming Auction

Richard Lin’s painting, “1.3.1964 — Painting Relief” will be offered for sale at Bonhams’ upcoming sale, “Modern and Contemporary Art,” which will be held on May 27, 2019, in Hong Kong and the pre-auction estimate of the present painting is HK$ 4,500,000 – 6,500,000 and it will be presented in lot 8 at the auction. “‘1.3.1964 […]

Gerhard Richter’s Painting “Fuji” to be Offered at Grisebach’s Upcoming Auction

Gerhard Richter’s painting “Fuji” will be offered for sale at Grisebach’s auction, “Contemporary Arts,” scheduled for May 31, 2019. The pre-auction estimate for the artwork is USD 337,000-449,000, and it will be available in lot 810 at the auction.“Fuji,” is painted with oil on Alucobond, a very smooth, composite material to achieve highly differentiated distribution […]

Laurence Stephen Lowry R.A.’s Painting “Old Dwellings” Snags Top Lot at Bonhams Auction

British artist Laurence Stephen Lowry R.A.’s painting “Old Dwellings” will go under the hammer at Bonhams’ upcoming auction, “Modern British & Irish Art,” scheduled for June 12, 2019, in London. The artwork’s pre-auction value is estimated between 400,000 GBP – 600,000 GBP, and it will be available in lot 37AR at the auction.The painting, made […]

Andy Warhol’s “Portrait of a Lady, 1985” Features in Ketterer Kunst Upcoming Auction

Andy Warhol’s “Portrait of a Lady, 1985” will be offered for sale at Ketterer Kunst’s upcoming auction, “Art of the 20/21 Century I,” slated for June 7, 2019, in Munich. The pre-auction estimate of the portrait is 400,000 EUR – 600,000 EUR, and it will be available in lot 168 at the auction.This arresting portrait […]

Günther Uecker’s “Reihung” up for Sale at Dorotheum’s Upcoming Auction

Gunther Uecker’s artwork “Reihung” (“alignment”) will be offered for sale at Dorotheum’s upcoming auction, “Contemporary Art I,” which will be held on June 5, 2019, in Vienna. The pre-auction estimate of the artwork is 400,000 EUR – 600,000 EUR, and it will be available in lot 225 at the auction.“Reihung,” produced in 1970, is registered […]

Giacomo Balla’s Painting Goes Under the Hammer at Dorotheum

Giacomo Balla’s painting “Primavera a Villa Borghese,” will feature at Dorotheum’s upcoming auction, “Modern Art” that will be held on June 4, 2019, in Vienna. The pre-auction estimate of the painting is 300,000 EUR to 400,000 EUR, and it will be available in lot 12 at the auction. “Primavera a Villa Borghese” (Spring in Villa Borghese) […]