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Prioritizing Humanity Before Profits Through NFTs

Humanity faces more problems than climate change. The world faces some of the greatest challenges of our time: global hunger, growing inequalities and economic instability. Many believe that the root cause of all of the problems facing humanity is the expansion of the political power of elites as the distribution …

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False or Fortune? is the art world’s response to Line of Duty

Eight sets of False or Fortune? (BBC One) and the presenters obviously realized what viewers understood a long time ago: This is not an art award show, it is the most gripping crime drama on television. How else to explain Fiona Bruce’s repeated exclamations in last night’s episode: “We need …

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Belarusian sprinter at Olympics sells medal at auction to support athletes caught in crackdown

By Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber WARSAW (Reuters) – Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who was pulled from the Tokyo Olympics by the Belarusian team after criticizing her coaches, is auctioning a 2019 European Games medal to support athletes who say they have been targeted by authorities. Belarusian team officials took the 24-year-old to Tokyo …

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Princess Margaret’s bracelet, worn for her 19th birthday portrait, comes up for auction

Princess Margaret Rose of England Getty Princess Marguerite Princess Margaret was known for her glamorous style – and now a piece of her jewelry collection can be yours. A Cratier bracelet from around 1925 worn by Queen Elizabeth’s younger sister for her official 19th birthday portrait in 1949 will be …

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The back room: Rocky Mountain High

Lunch at the Aspen Art Museum at the Pine Creek Cookhouse. After ending July with a star-studded stay at Los Angeles, the art market wagon rolled up to Aspen this week for a little majesty of the Rocky Mountains. For those who couldn’t make the trip (and those in town …

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No justice for victims of fraud who receive poor service from police, watchdog says

Too many victims of fraud still receive “bad service” from the police and are denied justice, according to a watchdog. People are more likely to be victims of fraud than any other crime and the problem has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic, said Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Police and Fire …

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Indian art consultant Dev Bhojwani shares 7 tips for collectors, from avoiding fakes to spotting bias among advisors

Vishni Art Advisors and Consultants is not for everyone and they are proud of it. The London-based consultancy specializing in contemporary Indian art believes that uniqueness is what sets it apart. Founded by Dev Bhojwani, VAA&C aims to offer objective, researched and straightforward advice to potential and existing investors in …

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British author Neil Gaiman joins Spoonfuls of Northland talent for Great Plate ’21 Quarry Arts Center fundraiser

British author Neil Gaiman holds a plate designed by his son, while Great Plate coordinator and gallery manager Hannah Mitchell presents Gaiman’s design. Photo / Supplied An international bestselling author added his twist to this year’s annual fundraiser for the Quarry Arts Center in Whangārei. Popular British writer and television …

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Staubach and Pearson re-connect in digital project Hail Mary

DALLAS (AP) – Roger Staubach and Drew Pearson are always open to new ways to commemorate their famous Hail Mary touchdown that gave the Dallas Cowboys a playoff victory over the Minnesota Vikings in 1975. Nothing says “new” quite like a digital collector’s item known by a term that may …

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Swords of Stansted sells charity shop for £ 5 to £ 4,750

A £ 5 bargain at a charity shop that turned out to be a rare piece of maritime memorabilia auctioned off in Stansted for £ 4,750. The unpretentious poster purchased from Epping was a theatrical advertisement printed on board HMS Solved during his Arctic expedition in the 1850s. The bargain …

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