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ArtPrize is coming to Dallas. Yesterday, the Grand Rapids-based 501-c3 announced via email that they have entered into a three-year charter agreement to launch and oversee a new, independent non-profit named ArtPrize Dallas. Following the format of ArtPrize Grand Rapids, the event will be held in the city of Dallas for 19 days, and will offer up to $500,000 in cash prizes and grants to artists. ArtPrize Dallas is slated to launch in April 2016 with Executive Director Ariel Saldivar at the helm. Prior to this, she worked as the Associate Director of the Dallas-based Goss-Michael Foundation.

Post image for Sotheby’s Shake Up: Chairman William F. Ruprecht Resigns

The rise and fall of Ruprecht’s empire.

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When viewed on a cell phone this bird’s throat looks like a ball sack. I know this because I spent the last 15 minutes chuckling about it with the AFC staff after a friend texted me the image. Naturally, we love it.

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“Trolling.”

If you say so.

Post image for TheArtBlog Co-Founder Libby Rosof Retires

Philadelphia’s well loved TheArtBlog announced today that co-founder Libby Rosof will retire from daily operations at the blog. The blog will continue to be helmed by co-founder Roberta Fallon.