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National Accolades

WAG Wins Three National Outstanding Public Art Project Awards!

We are proud to announce that three of Weingarten Art Group’s 2016 Houston public art installations have received Outstanding Public Art Project Awards by Americans for the Arts! Our installations “Enchanted Promenade,” “Firmament” and “Trumpet Flower” are among 49 selections honored by the Public Art Network’s Year in Review program, which were chosen by a jury…

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WAG on the Road

Photos: Art Basel 2017 in Switzerland

Commerce traded on all price levels at this year’s international contemporary art extravaganza, Art Basel, in Switzerland. Splashy eight-figure art sales launched the first VIP day, and a very gratifying secondary market rounded out the fair.Savvy dealers profited from showcasing quality collections from artists both emerging and erstwhile. Artists enjoying fresh publicity from recent museum exhibitions attracted…

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On Our Radar

New artist visionary for the ages? Mark Bradford interrupts, disorients and provokes visitors at Venice Biennale

Who: Mark Bradford is an American artist with a socially engaged art practice. His work explores urban identity, history, and experience through abstract mixed-media collage. He informs his practice through his personal dedication to his local community in LA. About the artist: Born in 1961, Mark Bradford grew up in an old boarding house in…

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Damien Hirst makes a comeback but with controversy

Who: Damien Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur and art collector. His work most often takes the form of immersive and darkly humorous installation, sculpture, and assemblage. About the artist: Damien Hirst was born in Bristol and raised in Leeds. He pursued a B.A. in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London. He was a prominent member…

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