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  • Spencer Tunick Nude Dead Sea

    Nudes on the loose in Dead Sea

    Photographer Spencer Tunick – who has found fame for his nude group shots in famous global landmarks – has undertaken one of his most ambitious projects yet, photographing a gathering of 1,000 naked volunteers at the Dead Sea as part of a project to get the landmark phenomena recognised as one of the new 7 Wonders of the World.

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    The Art Of Winehouse

    Troubled songstress Amy Winehouse is one of the themes being featured at the annual Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) exhibition.

    Winehouse is represented in two works of art, one called Excess and another called Celebrity 1.

    In Excess, Winehouse is shown in a statue crated by Guy Portelli which is said to be a comment on “contemporary living, youth culture and values”.

  • Dylan To Open Art Show

    Dylan To Open Art Show

    Folk legend Bob Dylan is set to debut his first art exhibition.

    The collection, showing at the Halcyon Gallery in London, will feature drawings and sketches made by the singer while he toured during the period of 1989 through to 1992.

    Paul Green, president of the gallery, said: “This is an incredible opportunity for viewing this powerful body of work which gives an insight into the artist’s soul.”

  • Harper’s Art

    Harper’s Art

    Peter HarperWith a diverse cultural background of Jewish mother and black father, US-based Peter Harper celebrates his heritage through his artwork.

    The brother of musician Ben Harper, 33-year-old Peter Harper’s work has been snapped up by some of Hollywood’s top stars including Danny Devito and Meg Ryan.

    His mother and grandparents opened the Folk Music Center in Claremont, California which has become not just a store but also museum and education resource for anyone interested in folk.

  • Debut For Dylan’s Art

    Debut For Dylan’s Art

    The first exhibition of rocker Bob Dylan’s artwork took place in a German museum on Sunday.

    The Drawn Blank Series event was held at the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz museum in the city of Chemnitz, where 170 of Dylan’s drawings and paintings are on show.

    All the work displayed was created between 1989 and 1992 for a book called Drawn Blank, which museum curator Ingris Moessinger saw on a recent visit to New York.

  • Eskenazi Wins Bronze Bid

    Eskenazi Wins Bronze Bid

    Artemis and the stagItalian-born, London-based art dealer Giuseppe Eskenazi has emerged as the buyer of the world’s most expensive Roman bronze figures.

    Eskenazi, who was bidding on behalf of a European private collector paid $28,600,000 at the Sotheby’s auction in New York.

    A jubilant Eskenazi is proud that his client got the special figure of Artemis and the stag said: “This is certainly one of the finest, if not the finest, bronze or any sculpture that I have seen in my 50-year career.”

  • New Jewish London Guide

    New Jewish London Guide

    Ken LivingstoneThe latest edition of the Jewish London Guide which covers arts and cultural events in the capital has been published.

    Supported by London Mayor Ken Livingstone, the guide is produced in association with Jewish Culture UK and offers 30 pages of events happening in the spring and summer.

    The guide features a range of activities from exhibitions and music to talks and family events.