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Marlene Dumas | The Image as Burden 5 February – 10 May 2015

Tate Modern London Marlene Dumas is one of the most prominent painters working today. Her intense, psychologically charged works explore themes of sexuality, love, death and shame, often referencing art history, popular culture and current affairs. ‘Secondhand images’, she has said, ‘can generate first-hand emotions.’ Dumas never paints directly from life, yet life in all …

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Claude Monet | Water Lilies Sold | Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Nymphéas (1906) from Monet’s Water Lilies has sold tonight (Monday) for £31.7 million ($54 million) at Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art sale in London.   More ( http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2014/impressionist-modern-art-evening-sale-n09139.html )

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Celebrating the launch of our full website (www.artmattermagazine.com) today with the Damien Hirst installation from 1990, “1,000 Years” A telling quote about the piece from painter Lucian Freud who told Hirst, ”I think you started with the final act, my dear.”