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Heroes Turn Into Villains in Danny McDonald’s First Solo Show

In his first solo show in Milan, Fire Sale on Earth presented by Ordet, American artist Danny McDonald showcases some of his more interesting pieces that offer a satirical commentary on America’s current political climate. McDonald presents commentaries on modern day life and politics through his artworks. Having always been interested in different heroes and villains in American consumer culture, the artist has repurposed and reimagined their prescribed roles. See Also: Hong Kong Hosts Cyberpunk...

Monet and Koons Set World Records in Art Auctions

A painting by Claude Monet, one of the Meules (Haystacks) series, depicting rural life near his home in the Normandy region, has set world records by selling for $110.7m (£85.7m). Shortly after, a sculpture by US pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1m (£71m), breaking the record price for a work by a living artist. The Monet painting from 1890 was the first Impressionist work to achieve over $100m. It was last auctioned in 1986,...

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