From a Virtual Mona Lisa at the Louvre to the Death of Painter Ed Clark: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week
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From a Virtual Mona Lisa at the Louvre to the Death of Painter Ed Clark: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Still from Mona Lisa Beyond the Glass. Courtesy of Emissive and HTC Vive Arts. Have You Heard? – artnet News is debuting “Wet Paint,” an art-world gossip column by Nate Freeman that features such juicy tidbits as this past week’s star-studded nuptials between Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney. A Rare Rothko Comes to Market – Sotheby’s is offering a $35 million canvas by Mark Rothko , hoping to infuse an otherwise tame looking auction season with a rare surprise. Yayoi Kusama Soars – The incredibly popular Japanese artist will have a balloon float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, taking the form of a tentacled sun-face with polka-dot details. artnet’s Storied History – In a marathon six-part series , artnet News’s editor in chief interviewed company founder Hans Neuendorf about building the business throughoug the wake of 9/11 , market crashes, and the emergence of e-commerce . Virtual Mona Lisa – As part of its Leonardo anniversary exhibition, a new seven-minute immersive virtual reality experience at the Louvre gives museum goers a new taste of the enigmatic Mona Lisa . A Tale of Two Salvator Mundis – Although t he Louvre wasn’t able to secure the $450 […]

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