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Choosing the right book for a vacation is as fun as the trip itself

Comment this story Comment I took a retired Chicago cop, a single Irish farmer, and some chaotic badass with me on my recent vacation to Portugal. They all appear in a novel by French called “The Searcher”, which I packed in my carry-on. Why would I bring a book set in rural Ireland to Portugal […]

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London-based Ukrainian artist wins artistic battle with landscapes from her home country

Using paint as her weapon of choice, Yana Litus drew inspiration from her own childhood memories to win an artistic battle. Through her paintings, she wanted to help Ukrainians. “Now is a difficult time… for all Ukrainians, we [are] misses our Ukraine, our native land.” “That’s what I wanted, to give some kindness and warmth.” […]

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What does a critic do in a warzone?

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do and provides a behind-the-scenes look at how our journalism comes together. A news agency needs all kinds of journalists and professionals to effectively cover a war zone: reporters and photographers who can gather information, local journalists and interpreters to access sources, security experts and drivers […]

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‘The Hunger of Crows’ is a gripping, character-driven political thriller from Alaska

“Hunger of the Crows” By Richard Chiappone; Crooked Lane Books; 2021; 304 pages; $27.99 Homer, Alaska doesn’t come to mind as an obvious setting for a political thriller, especially one where the outcome could determine a US presidential race. That’s why Homer makes perfect sense. When someone has something to hide and someone to hide […]

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Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Illinois for growing $1.34 billion jackpot

Can a winner remain anonymous? Each state that participates in Mega Millions oversees lottery operations within its jurisdiction, including sales, retailers, taxes due and other financial liabilities. Laws, including whether winners’ names must be announced, differ by state. In Illinois, winners of $250,000 or more can request to keep their name and location anonymous when […]

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Artist Shows Evidence ‘Call Of Duty Vanguard’ Stole His Samoyed Skin Design

Linen Voile The drawings Recently, Call of Duty Vanguard released a new upcoming Operator skin that was hard to miss. It was a “soldier dog”, a skin with the head of a flaccid dog and the body of a man. This initially sparked a debate about whether Call of Duty was getting too “clunky” with […]

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Tribute to Die Kunskamer, the gallery that changed the course of South African art

Created in 2014 and organized in collaboration with the Friends of Welgemeend and Strauss & Co, August Art Month always presents a thematic art exhibition presenting rare and important works of art from private collections. This year’s exhibition is titled Tribute: Erken/Verken (August 5-31) and celebrates the achievements of art market pioneers Louis and Charlotte […]

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Ocean Art Gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary

By: Frank Gromling Owner of the Ocean Art Gallery Ocean Art Gallery will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday August 6th at the Ormond Beach Mainstreet Art Walk. Owner and manager Frank Gromling invites all patrons and others enjoying the art walk to visit the gallery to view new artwork while enjoying live music and […]

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Rue Gobbee receives the 2022 Student Artist Award

Mayor Ding presents the 2022 Creative Student Award to Gobbee Street during the June 15 city council meeting. Pictured (left to right): Councilor Barnett, Commissioner Schlelein, Councilor Agrimonti, Gobbee Street, Mayor Ding and Commissioner Ward Each year, the Sonoma Cultural and Fine Arts Commission (Commission) hosts the Student Creative Arts Award program inviting applications from […]

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Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs awards $90,900 to artists and organizations promoting tourism and resilience

City hall press release Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs awards $90,900 to artists and organizations promoting tourism and resilience Artist Thomas Tran July 29, 2022 — The City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) is awarding $90,900 in grants to nine individuals and nonprofits focused on promoting cultural tourism and resilience in the […]

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Sloan named acting dean of the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Photo by University Relations Catherine Sloan Kathryn Sloan, who currently serves as Acting Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, has been named Acting Dean of the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, effective August 1, 2022. Sloan succeeds Todd Shields, who has served as dean of Fulbright College since 2014 and accepted the […]

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The Delightful Obsessions of Photography – The New York Times

One wall is lined with photos of industrial cooling towers, depicted in extremely detailed black and white. Another gives us 30 different views of blast furnaces, in factories in Western Europe and the United States. You can pretty much make out every bolt in their twisted piping. An entire gallery surveys the vast Concordia coal-fired […]

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Gallery Weekend Beijing offers welcome relief after six very quiet months for Chinese retailers

Even reduced due to travel and shipping restrictions, this summer’s Gallery Weekend Beijing (GWBJ) was a welcome burst of activity as the only major event in what turned out to be a very quiet semester for Chinese galleries. While art venues in the Chinese capital have been closed much more briefly and quietly than in […]

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East Florida State College | EFSC’s Cocoa Campus project, a catalyst for economic growth

EFSC’s Cocoa Campus project, a catalyst for economic growth Note picture: The artist rendering above shows the new main entrance to Clearlake Road and the STEM Building with science classrooms that are part of the Cocoa Campus Master Plan. See more images in our Flickr album. July 28, 2022 – Eastern Florida State College’s plan […]

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Best-selling authors explain how they organize their shelves and what’s on them

Shelfies by Elin Hilderbrand, Diana Gabaldon, Garrett Graff, Vanessa Riley, Emma Straub, Hernan Diaz, Jennifer Weiner, Chris Bohjalian and Christopher Buckley July 28, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. EDT Comment this story Comment My shelves are messy. It’s not just that I have too many books and too little space. I’m also just plain disorganized. It […]

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New director to lead SUU sports groups

Published: July 27, 2022 | Author: Kol Gibson | Category: Arts The Southern Utah University Music Department and Thunderbird Athletics are proud to welcome David D. Torres as the new Director of Athletic Groups. Torres comes to SUU with more than a decade of experience as a professional trumpeter and bandleader for marching bands and […]

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Art programs for children will be offered in August at the Quick Center for the Arts in Saint-Bonaventure

Jul 27, 2022 Above, Caitlin and Emma Webster of Bradford, Pennsylvania, attend a summer program at the Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure. The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University will host a series of drop-in programs and summer experiences in August to keep area children creative and […]

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New Vice President Christina Baum Leads UVU Through the Digital Crossroads | News @ UVU | News @ UVU

The phrase “digital transformation” may conjure up imagery of sparkling new technologies, but for Christina Baum, vice president of digital transformation (Dx) and chief information officer (CIO) at Valley University of the utah (UVU), digital transformation is much more than that. “I think it’s also the culture,” Baum said. “It’s the willingness to try new […]

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Diana Kennedy obituary | Food and drink books

Food writer Diana Kennedy, who died at the age of 99, focused almost exclusively on Mexican cuisine. In a surprisingly active career spanning more than 60 years, she published nearly a dozen books unmatched by any of her contemporaries, which investigated and described the long and complex culinary traditions of her adopted homeland. She was […]

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Facebook employees fear job losses and pay cuts

Comment this story Comment Facebook has a message for employees, a message delivered relentlessly by executives in recent weeks: It’s time to take shape. In a memo earlier this month, the company’s top human resources manager advised team leaders to return to the “rigorous performance management” practices Facebook used before the coronavirus pandemic, including giving […]

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News and Information – New Face for Newtown Mural

Leiataua learned of Dr. Pere’s passing around the same time the concept was forming. As the completion of the mural fell close to the date of Dr. Pere’s birthday, July 25, 1937, significantly, the blessing of the work took place on the same day this year to recognize the generous gift of Rose Father. The […]

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Dragon Ball Super Animator shares special art for Gohan and Piccolo’s new forms

Warning! Major spoilers for Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero to follow! A Dragon Ball Super animator celebrates the run of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero in theaters with a new look at Gohan and Piccolo’s latest transformations making their debut in the movie! The latest Dragon Ball Super movie has been hitting theaters in Japan […]

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‘Crash Course’ Trailer Explores the Twists of Student Life

A new drama series “Crash Course” will shine a light on student life with eight new faces. Created by Manish Hariprasad and directed by Vijay Maurya, ‘Crash Course’ is produced by Owlet Films. The Amazon original features eight new faces, including names like Mohit Solanki, Hridhu Haroon, Anushka Kaushik, Riddhi Kumar, Bhavesh Balchandani, Aryan Singh, […]

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Giraffe About Town: contemporary Water of Leith map on display in Castle Street

Register to our daily newsletter Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article. Over the next month, we’ll introduce you to these awesome creatures, their history, and where you can spot them. CALA Homes is proud to sponsor the Water Giraffe of Leith Register to our daily […]

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New Liberal Arts Courses, Digital Society a Big Draw | Pune News

Pune: New age courses have been introduced by many institutes and colleges at the undergraduate level and the enrollment has been overwhelming. Students taking these three-year courses can find jobs after graduation, which has fueled their demand, officials at several institutes said.Many colleges have also launched degree programs for students who have passed Std X. […]

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The October 1 Memorial Committee meets on Wednesday

The Clark County October 1 Memorial Committee will meet at 9am on Wednesday July 27in the Clark County Commission Chambers at the Clark County Government Center located at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway in downtown Las Vegas. The public can watch the Wednesday, October 1 Memorial Committee meeting live on Clark County Television (CCTV) and […]

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In Okinawa, Japan, women are reviving the art of hajichi tattooing

Comment this story Comment NAHA, Japan – Hana Morita was browsing Pinterest when she came across hajichi, a minimalist tattoo worn by Okinawan women on their fingers and hands. Once common on subtropical islands where traces of a distinct culture remain, the art had almost disappeared over a century of assimilation. As a fourth-generation Japanese-American […]

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Associate professor carries on mentor’s legacy

One day, when John Ellis was a child, a piano was delivered to his home in suburban New York. He came from the Everett Piano Factory in South Haven, where his grandfather worked. His mother, a clarinetist with a degree in music education from Western Michigan University, taught Ellis and his brother the basics of […]

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Opening of a new bookshop and art studio in Hastings town center

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) – ‘The Heart’s Desire’ is a new business opening soon in downtown Hastings. It will be a bookstore and an art studio rolled into one. Owner Dacia Wright told Local4 News that at first she had no plans to open a business. “I originally went to Hastings College to be an art […]

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Love and Thunder’s Gorr Terrifies in Horrific Early Concept Art

Thor: Love and ThunderGorr the God Butcher’s villain may have been scary in the movie, but an early image paints an absolutely terrifying version of him. Ken Barthelmeya character designer for a variety of films, including tomorrow’s war, Godzilla vs. Kong and the next Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, is no stranger to creating creatures […]

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Comic-Con 2022: First Ant-Man and the Wasp : Quantumania Art Surfaces Online

San Diego Comic-Con has typically hosted big reveals over the years and this year Marvel is just getting started. Ahead of the studio’s “mega-panel” on Saturday night, Marvel Studios head of visual development Andy Park unveiled the official first look at Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, including costumes for Stinger (Kathryn Newton) and Kang the […]

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Ozark Community Partners Help Veterans Heal Through Cooking Classes

When the community works together, great things can happen. This is exactly what is happening in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in Ozarks VA. A mutually beneficial partnership with VA, the University of Arkansas Extension and the Fayetteville Public Library brought veterans together to participate in Whole Health cooking classes in June. Linda Coble, Air Force Veteran “Before […]

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‘Strikethrough’ Chronicles History of Protest Art in the Bay Area and Beyond

A 2020 untitled ink print on vintage paper from the ‘Nia Wilson/Say Her Name/No Silence’ series by Hunter Saxony III, aka The Last Black Calligrapher in SF. | Courtesy of Letterform Archive A jumpsuit and gloves created by performance art group Brick x Brick for the 2017 Human Wall Demonstrations. | Courtesy of Letterform Archive […]

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NFTS comes for loyalty perks programs at brands like Budweiser

Alex Tai | SOPA Images | Getty Images NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, have come to nearly every corner of the internet and every company willing to throw money at what has been dubbed “Web3” – a hypothetical future version of the net based on blockchain technology. . As they do, Hanga new B2B startup in […]

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Geling Yan says a movie doesn’t credit her. The world of cinema shrugs its shoulders.

In 2018, as a famous Chinese director was preparing to shoot a movie, his team sent novelist Geling Yan a 33-page script with her name printed on every page. Ms. Yan said it made sense to her because she wrote the Chinese-language novel that inspired the film. But when the movie “One Second” was released […]

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Kansas exhibit unites the worlds of art and family into one big-hearted whole

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of expanding the conversation about how public policy affects the daily lives of people across our state. Huascar Medina is the Poet Laureate of Kansas. “Making It Work” is currently on display at Lawrence Arts Center. The exhibition delves into artists’ generative processes […]

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Alli Harvey, Traveling Landscape Artist

• A pending order from Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, on the trestle near Reno, photo by Alli Harvey. The Happy Artist pictured with Colorado Aspen in the Fall Commission, photo by Wes Hoskins The Airstream boneyard at P&S Trailer Service in Ohio, photo by Alli Harvey. The brand new Alli Harvey […]

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Perry Rubenstein, gallerist convicted of embezzlement, dies at 68

Perry Rubenstein, a gallerist who rose rapidly in the New York art world of the 1980s, then fell out of favor in the 2010s after a failed transition to Los Angeles ended in his conviction on two counts of embezzlement, died Thursday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 68 years old. Sara Fitzmaurice, […]

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Martial arts instructor offers free self-defense classes for women in West Philadelphia

By Napoleon F. Kingcade PHOTOS: Napoleon F. Kingcade Lawrence Whitaker, a martial arts teacher and 8th-degree master black belt, says the driving force behind his free self-defense classes for women began in 1998, when his sister was murdered by her boyfriend. It was then that Whitaker began holding workshops for young women to ensure they […]

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Putin’s book review by Philip Short

Comment this story Comment How did Vladimir Putin go from calculating pragmatist to reckless empire builder? And why did he embark on an unprovoked war that will leave Russia weaker, poorer, more isolated and de-globalized? As the Russian-Ukrainian war of attrition continues, Putin seems to have achieved the opposite of what he wanted. So far, […]

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China’s zero Covid restrictions have had a significant impact on the country’s commercial art scene

Galleries in mainland China are reeling from strict zero Covid restrictions in the first half of this year. According to the new report by researcher Wu Wenlong, published in the Chinese-language magazine art market, the period that saw severe lockdowns in cities like Shanghai and Xi’an and continued nationwide shutdowns saw sales decline from the […]

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South Lakes STEAM Team Designs New Artwork Installed on Lake Thoreau | Culture & Leisure

Leilani Hyatt Leilani Hyatt Leilani Hyatt AAs South Lake Drive passes over Lake Thoreau in Reston, motorists may notice something unusual sticking out of the placid lake: a large art installation, featuring two multicolored silhouettes with shimmering, rotating paneling in the middle . The sculpture was made by high school students from nearby South Lakes […]

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SCVNews.com | Two Local Programs Receive LA County Arts Grant

To support local nonprofit arts organizations and the communities they serve, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced $4,518,000 in grants through its Organizational Grants Program. The awards provide two-year grants to 227 organizations, including the ESCAPE Theater and the Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival. OGP is Los Angeles County’s longest-running arts grants […]

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Twenty-nine K-12 educators participate in the Bowdoin and Bates Multilingual Learning Institute

Margaret Boyle (standing) with some of the visiting educators at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art Pearce is the Curriculum and Instruction Coordinator for Federal Programs at Rio Rancho Public Schools, where she supports English Language Development Coordinators and World Language Teachers in her district, which is just outside of Albuquerque. She was one of […]

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Mosscape lets you design your own vertical wall garden moss art

“Look at the greenery on the wall, it makes the place so pretty, clean, fresh and gives off a serious Bali resort vibe!” With the beauty it can easily add to any space, it’s no wonder we see plant-themed decorations creeping into different places around us – from stalls in cafes to stores and even […]

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Memberships open for exclusive group support arts programs — The Amarillo Pioneer

Supporters of West Texas A&M University’s arts programs in the coming year will enjoy select admissions to an array of events, including the premiere of a documentary about one of the foundational philanthropists of the region. This year’s membership campaign for The Arts at WT: a series of subscriptions is now underway. Now in its […]

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Major Offsite Events That Don’t Require a Comic-Con Badge

Follow the category links below to check out our picks for pop culture, comics, music, art, food, drink, and fandom events so you can get a taste of Comic-Con. from San Diego. without a badge – plus some suggestions for pop culture offerings elsewhere in the area. COSPLAY/POP CULTURE | PANELS | BOOKS/ZINES | FOOD/DRINKS […]

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Command Control Center, Road Monitoring App Launched in Bihar | Patna News

Road Construction Minister Nitin Nabin, Additional Chief Secretary (Road Construction) Pratyaya Amrit and other senior department officials. PATNA: Minister of State Road Construction Nitin Nabin on Wednesday inaugurated a state-of-the-art command and control center (CCC) and launched a mobile road maintenance application, aiming at better monitoring of existing and future road projects. Speaking on the […]

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Create Waunakee enlists students for South Street mural design | arts and entertainment

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Art Gallery Management Software Market Size, Scope, Growth Opportunities, Trends by Manufacturers and Forecast to 2029 – This is Ardee

New Jersey, United States – The Art Gallery Management Software Market research guides new entrants to obtain accurate market data and communicates with customers to learn about their needs and preferences. He identifies direct business opportunities and helps bring new products to market. It identifies opportunities in the market. It aims to make changes in […]

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Innovative Mobile Application Distribution Market Strategy by 2031 – This is Ardee

This Mobile Application Distribution research report will give you in-depth insights into the Mobile application distribution market and it will also help you in strategic decision making. The Final Research Paper on Mobile Application Distribution is an extensive document comprising over 250 pages. All of our reports are commonly purchased across industries by executives, managers, […]

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Alum Illustrates New Book Telling the Story of Mamie Till-Mobley and Her Son, Emmett Till – VCU News

By Leïla Ugincius Emmett Till was 14 and visiting family in Mississippi in 1955 when a white woman accused him of whistling at her. Two of the woman’s relatives brutally beat the youth before shooting him and throwing him into a river. Once found not guilty in a jury trial, the men publicly admitted to […]

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Hawkins Named Crayola Creativity Ambassador

New July 19, 2022 Morehead State Arts Education Instructor Susan Hawkins (Class of 2010) will serve as the National Arts Education Association’s (NAEA) Crayola Creativity Ambassador. She received this honor after a nationwide search for arts leaders in education. According to Crayola, nearly 200 visual arts educators have applied […]

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Application now open for City of Lawrence Arts Grants – The Lawrence Times

Lawrence Town Hall (file photo August Rudisell/Lawrence Times) Share this post or save it for later The City of Lawrence is set to distribute $150,000 in grants to help the arts and culture sector recover from the pandemic — the application is now available online. The city will provide subgrants from its National Endowment for […]

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Alison Knowles explains how to make salad and other Fluxus events

Visitors to the Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive will soon see red. On the occasion of the opening of “By Alison Knowles: A Retrospective (1960-2022),” the artist sticks a large grid on the floor of the museum and invites visitors on July 23 to place a red object in each square. It […]

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Four faculty members earn tenure and promotions

Tenure and promotion to the rank of associate professor Ole J. Forsberg, Mathematics; Statistics Chair Forsberg earned a doctorate. in Statistics from Oklahoma State University while also holding a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Tennessee. He received his BS in Mathematics from the University of Portland. With a diverse background in applying […]

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Revolutionary-era rape narrative painfully relevant today

Bedlow’s defense team accuses Lanah of “screaming rape” to protect her character from defamation. Her six lawyers admit a seduction took place but maintain that Lanah consented, then later regretted her decision. They continue to slander her through hours of grueling court testimony for daring to associate with a man above her position. Like many […]

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The war in Ukraine is the real culture war

Between the sirens of air raids, amid updates from the front, push what saves. “I had the feeling in the early days, and even now, that there was sand in my mouth instead of words,” said Olena Stiazhkina, a famous novelist and historian, when we met to eat Crimean Tatars a few days after Kyiv’s […]

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DC’s pop-up festival celebrates black-owned businesses

Comment this story Comment About 80 Black-owned vendors and creators gathered in DC on Sunday for the first immersive Black on the Block pop-up festival, an LA-inspired event to showcase Black-owned businesses that often find limited access to exhibit their work. “It can be very difficult for black-owned businesses, especially small black-owned businesses, to get […]

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Crying in the Bathroom by Erika L. Sánchez book review

Comment this story Comment Erika L. Sánchez’s new book, “Crying in the Bathroom”, has arrived just in time. The essay memoir explores the National Book Award finalist’s experiences with mental health, first-generation trauma, femininity and, most notably, motherhood. “Choosing how and when to start a family is critical to our liberation as women,” she writes […]

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Portland-area summer learning programs are trying new approaches to spark teens’ curiosity and love of school

With summer programs for high school students in full swing across the metro area, many school districts have shifted focus to try to spark curiosity and inspire students who have fallen behind to pursue a passion. for learning. At Northern Clackamas, Beaverton and Portland school districts in particular, there are many opportunities to explore new […]

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The problem of commemorating floods but not droughts

When I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area 10 years ago, I bought a pair of rain boots. I wore them once. The area is currently experiencing what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calls a “severe drought.” In the past decade, California has experienced two spells of “exceptional drought,” the agency’s highest drought […]

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X-Ray appears to reveal a new Van Gogh self-portrait, experts say

AMSTERDAM — There were 35 known self-portraits of Vincent van Gogh in the world. That seems to have changed this week. “To this number we can now add another image,” said Louis van Tilborgh, senior curator at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, on Thursday. The National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh, with support from […]

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How Rapid City’s Summer Art Programs Help Kids Express Their Imagination

RAPID CITY, SD (KOTA) – The Dahl Arts Center located on Seventh Street in Rapid City offers summer art programs for children throughout the summer. Art classes range from drawing anime to making clay pottery. Even adults are allowed to have fun and test their imagination. “It’s like a community and you can come in […]

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Review: “Picasso’s War: How Modern Art Came to America”, by Hugh Eakin

Here we meet two other intriguing protagonists: legendary art dealers Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler and Paul Rosenberg. Kahnweiler and Rosenberg were both married Jewish gallery owners in Paris, vying for Picasso’s favors and trying to escape the rising tide of anti-Semitism in French society. At first they did most of their business in Munich and Moscow, by […]

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What can San Francisco learn from other world-class cities? Residents share global travel ideas

When Vincent Korta visited his family in Paris this summer, he frequently turned to Google Maps on his phone to see the fastest way to get to his next destination. Driving, walking, taking public transport or cycling? Almost every time, he said, the app recommended cycling. He often followed the advice – and he couldn’t […]

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When designing ‘The Sea Beast,’ the animators sweat the details

Thanks to Covid-19 testing, it’s normal for someone to have become intimately familiar with the inside of the human nose over the past couple of years. But while doing research for his new animated film, director Chris Williams delved deeper into the nostrils than most of us. “I watched videos of tiny cameras navigating the […]

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Free creative arts classes for seniors

The Mesa Arts Center now offers free creative arts classes for seniors. As part of Horizon’s AARP-sponsored monthly segment, we look at how programs like these can improve the lives of seniors. To learn more about the classes, Laura Wilde, head of the Mesa Arts Center Art-Studio, joined the show. These courses are offered to […]

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Mexican art of mariachi takes center stage on US stamps

There are few corners of the globe where the echoes of mariachi music have yet to reach, filling street corners with the sounds of the trumpets and guitars that form the backbone of the traditional Mexican genre. Now all that party fever is wrapped up in a tiny US postage stamp. The U.S. Postal Service […]

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The New York Times and Hasbro turn Wordle into a board game

Comment this story Comment The word of the day is “party”, apparently. The New York Times and Hasbro are turning Wordle, the popular word deduction game The Times acquired in January, into a board game you can play with up to four friends, the companies wrote in a press release Thursday. . The board game […]

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Where to See Art Gallery Exhibits in the Washington Area

Comment this story Comment Like much contemporary nature-themed art, the artwork “The Fragility of Their Nature: Ocean, Sky, Land” was conceived in the spirit of crisis. Still, the performance by four women from the District of Columbia Center for the Arts is sweet in tone. This likely reflects, at least in part, the fact that […]

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September workshops and event in Ballarat! – Event information

LIMITED PLACES REMAINING! Fiber Arts Australia is proud to bring you the finest fiber and textile artists from Australia and around the world With seven workshops held during our five-day event, there’s something for everyone and an amazing opportunity to connect and create with like-minded people and make your own mark at a Fiber event. […]

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Sunny Culture: Seven New Art Books to Celebrate Summer

Painted Island: Hydra through the eyes of a child Flux, MMXXI © Courtesy Annemarieke van Drimmelen and Jasper Krabbé In the group of Greek islands known as the Argo-Saronic Gulf, sun-drenched Hydra has long been a place where creative minds have come together. Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell and Leonard Cohen were all captivated by the […]

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The tech magic that unleashed your best

Last week, our On Tech Editor, Hanna Ingber, shared the story of her child who stumbled upon a design app that revealed her incredible taste in interiors. We asked for your own stories of the surprising ways technology has helped you unleash your creativity or discover new joys. You guys (sniff) the responses were lovely. […]

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A crumbling home in Chevy Chase, Maryland takes on new life

Chris and Allison Marvin lived in their home in Chevy Chase, Maryland for eight years before embarking on a renovation and creating a space for their artwork. The design team also added a loggia at the back of the house to blend in with the new dining room windows while creating a more usable outdoor […]

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MIT Welcomes Eight MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars for 2022-23 | MIT News

From space traffic to the evolution of viruses, from community journalism to hip-hop, this year’s cohort of the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Visiting Professors and Scholars Program will fuel an unprecedented range of intellectual pursuits during their time on the MIT campus. “MIT is so fortunate to have this remarkable group of individuals joining […]

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Techproof Me: the art of mastering constantly evolving technology

Every day we are bombarded with confident statements from enthusiastic technologists. Software is eating the world. AI will dominate the world. Everyone should learn to code. No wonder then that we develop a Fear of Missing Out (FOMO). TechProof Me is an antidote to that FOMO that envelops both techs and non-techs from time to […]

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The best beauty apps for summer 2022

The pandemic has given rise to an explosion of beauty apps, and now, top beauticians are going mobile. If you’re summering on a Balearic beach or in a breezy Hamptons house, now you can call a Lanserhof practitioner for a medical-grade facial, or Cindy Crawford’s makeup artist to give yourself a sultry smokey eye. “Our […]

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Beautiful designs for beautiful tapestries

While cartoons in the United States usually refer to humorous or satirical drawings, in the Renaissance era cartoons meant something quite different: preliminary sketches that served as studies for future work, or may – be works to be transferred to another medium. Raphael’s caricatures, in this case preparatory sketches for tapestries, are among the greatest […]

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‘The Art of Banksy’ exhibition arrives in Washington

Comment this story Comment One of the simplest forms of graffiti is “tagging”, i.e. writing a name or nickname on a wall, train car or any other publicly visible surface. For the British street artist and cultural prankster known only as Banksy, tagging has extended to a form of branding. Its brand images become recognizable […]

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Photograms made in Robert Rauschenberg’s swimming pool

Excerpted from “Past Paper//Present Marks”, published by Radius Books. (Jennifer Garza-Cuen and Odette England) July 13, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EDT Comment this story Comment For the past four months or so, I’ve been in a bit of a pickle. The brutal news cycle detailing global unrest and inner discord ate away any sense of […]

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‘Bull***t artist’: Donald Trump multiplies the attacks against Elon Musk

WASHINGTON: Donald Asset On Tuesday, attacks on Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk increased after Musk said Trump was too old to become the next US president and that Trump had to “sail into the sunset”. The former US president said Musk allegedly “begged” him for government grants, in a post on his own social media […]

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Spider Webb, tattoo artist with defiant streak, dies at 78

“His role model was PT Barnum,” Ms Sprinkle, who for several years let him use her New York apartment to do illegal tattoos, said in a phone interview. “He liked to put on a show. He was definitely a provocateur. Although Spider did not win the court battle, he and others ultimately won the war. […]

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Reviews | The delicate art of not running against Joe Biden

By signaling hisintention“To show up once again, Biden stopped anyone but a C-lister from running into him. But the more ambitious players in the party want an insurance plan in case fate or Joe himself knocks him out of the race. And a host of aspiring Democrats know this very well. The Key to Not […]

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VisCom Professor Adonis Durado aims to practice what he preaches to students, winning awards along the way

Adonis Durado Durado’s award-winning poster design for the annual Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW) Expo. Behind every exhibit to showcase the work of OHIO School of Visual Communication students is a team to promote it to the community. Adonis Durado, professor of visual communication, is one of the key players in teaching the students featured […]

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How a district used Covid funds to send kids to camp – on a college campus

By Carolyn Jones, EdSource Summer can be quite slow in Lodi if you are a teenager. There’s the pool, there’s pizza night at the teen center, and there’s TV. But 240 high school students from Lodi Unified escaped boredom this summer when they spent two weeks at the University of the Pacific, living in the […]

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Uber panic button: on paper for safety, but in the car only for show

PAINTED IN RED, the panic button is a crucial safety feature in vehicles used to transport passengers. Mandated by a notification following the rape in New Delhi of a passenger by an Uber driver, this button, intended to be installed in all commercial passenger vehicles – taxis and buses – should trigger an alert to […]

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Public Health – Pre-professional | Health Sciences

About the Prepublic Health Program On the campus Public health is the science and art of promoting and protecting the health of people and the communities where they live, work and play. Public health practitioners, educators, and researchers work to prevent disease, prolong life, and promote health at the community and population level. Conversely, in […]

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WNEU students meet the family of a local Ukrainian children’s book artist

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — Local students studying abroad got to hear first-hand the tragedies of war in Ukraine. Olena Stasuik visited Western New England University students at the Sant’Anna Institute in Sorrento, Italy. Her husband Max is a Ukrainian artist, he illustrates children’s books sold by the Spirit of Springfield. The proceeds from the book […]

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Morning Lookout: Zen and the art of parenting evenings; a focus on lactation

Good morning! Today is Monday July 11. Mark here, replacing a vacation testament, and I see a delightful weather report for us: Sunny with highs in the mid-70s around most areas of this beautiful place we call home. When I think of beautiful summer days, there are few places I’d rather hang out than under […]

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Black Adam Art Imagines a Comic Accurate Version of the Villain Sabbac Movie

New fan art for DC’s Dwayne Johnson star Black Adam imagines what Marwan Kenzari’s villain Sabbac might look like in the movie. New fan art for black adam imagine a comically accurate version of the villainous Sabbac. Directed by prolific horror director Jaume Collet-Serra, the upcoming DCEU feature marks the superhero debut of Dwayne “The […]

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Exit Interview: David Campbell, Mona Lead Designer

David Campbell never intended to stay at the Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) for a decade. He also didn’t initially see himself putting down roots in Tasmania when he started as Mona’s senior designer in September 2011. “When I first moved here I was planning to get back to Melbourne as soon as […]

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Newberry College and Newberry Hospital Partner to Establish Health Clinic

NEWBERRY — The partnership between Newberry College and Newberry County Memorial Hospital will come to fruition, literally, following a historic agreement finalized this month and signed on June 30. The partnership is designed to enable better growth, better access and more innovation in healthcare in the Midlands. The $500,000 agreement will make it possible […]

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Eid-ul-Adha 2022 mehndi designs: trendy henna art, DIY Arabic pattern for Bakrid

Bakra Eid 2022: Check out the latest, beautiful and trending mehndi designs to apply on full hands or just a beautiful one of these henna art bracelets, 5 minute arabic patterns, diagonal floral patterns and easy DIY styles but breathtaking before Eid-ul-Adha ByZarafshan Shirazdelhi It is the time of forgiveness and reparation as the ten […]

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Indigenous tribal elders share painful memories of boarding schools

ANADARKO, Okla. — Elders of Native American tribes who were once students of government-supported Indian boarding schools testified on Saturday to the hardships they endured, including beatings, whippings, sexual assaults, forced haircuts and painful nicknames. They came from different states and different tribes, but they shared a common experience of having attended schools designed to […]

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Book review: “The Shores of Bohemia”, by John Taylor Williams

THE SHORES OF BOHEMEAN: A History of Cape Cod, 1910-1960 By John Taylor Williams There is something ineffable about the appeal of the far reaches of Cape Cod for generations of writers, artists and architects. Maybe it’s just that, as Thoreau observed, “one man can stand there and put all of America behind him.” Perhaps […]

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Crystal City was an unrealized DC design by Frank Lloyd Wright

Comment this story Comment The legend clung to the massive oak tree that once stood in the nine-acre triangle of forest that grew incongruously on the corner of Connecticut and Florida Avenues to the northwest. The tree was known as the treaty oak, supposedly because Native Americans and white settlers negotiated agreements under its branches. […]

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The National Center for the Performing Arts presents a combination of Indian music, theater and music workshops!

MUMBAI: An NCPA presentation in association with Club Guy & Roni, Navdhara India Dance Theatre, Slagwerk Den Haag After the first three weeks of rehearsals and research in Mumbai, Navdhara India Dance Theater and Club Guy & Roni present an amalgamation of past repertoire and excerpts from Fortune’s works in progress. This first encounter with […]

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Lost your luggage while traveling by plane? Here’s what to do.

The Apple AirTag tracking device that Lily Datta placed in her luggage before leaving Cleveland on June 27 showed the suitcase had arrived in Paris the next day. This puzzled Ms Datta as she and her family had no intention of going to Paris. Their destination was Vienna, with stops in Washington, DC and Barcelona […]

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Saskatchewan and Alberta hand out top book prizes

Most likely Rubya novel by Lisa Bird Wilson about an adopted Indigenous woman’s search for identity, is the winner of Book of the Year at this year’s Saskatchewan Book Awards. Other winners include the first new novel in nine years by multiple Governor General’s Award winners Guy Vanderhaeghea saga of crime, punishment and the shadow […]

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Rogers network resumes after major outage that affected millions of Canadians

Rogers dominates the telecommunications sector in Canada Banking services down, transportation disrupted The outage renews criticism of competition in the telecommunications sector TORONTO/OTTAWA, July 8 (Reuters) – Rogers Telecommunications said its network was beginning to recover late on Friday after a 7 p.m. service outage at one of Canada’s largest telecommunications carriers shut down access […]

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Sistine Chapel Exhibit Comes to Indianapolis at Circle Center Mall

At Circle Center Mall, do as the Romans do: admire Michelangelo’s frescoes painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. You no longer have to be in Vatican City to see the historic works of art, thanks to Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The exhibition, which opened on Friday, which brings together the frescoes and personalizes them. […]

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Guggenheim director resigns

Richard Armstrong, director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, said he plans to retire next year, completing more than 14 years at the helm of the institution and its international offshoots. Armstrong, 73, whose tenure included resisting the pandemic and responding to calls for change around racial inequality, both internally and on museum walls, announced […]

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The art of playing link courses is a mystery even to many tour professionals, especially around the greens | Golf News and Tour Information

GULLANE, Scotland — Perhaps the greatest thing about links golf at the professional level is the series of questions posed to participants. They are not necessarily more difficult than any other week on tour. But they are different. Which, at least initially, makes them more difficult. There is a lot of evidence to this effect. […]

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The 3 Most Important Climate Laws You’ve Never Heard Of

Hello. It’s Friday. Today we are going to look at several discrete but important pieces of information climate laws that Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law this week. And we’ll hear about a sense of deja vu as monkeypox sweeps through the city, as well as confusion over how to get the hitherto rare vaccine. […]

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A Guide to Miami: Restaurants, Attractions and Where to Stay

Unlike many cities, Miami has exploded during the pandemic. Thousands of people have moved to South Florida where restaurants, attractions and retail stores have remained open as Miami’s tropical brilliance appears to be a panacea for life in lockdown. “The pandemic has pushed Miami stock values ​​up,” said Craig Robins, a real estate developer who […]

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Free artistic, cultural and musical events in the parks!

Arts in the Parks Events Event: Capoeira Rodas Organizer: Washington Capoeira Center Date(s) and time(s): Every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. from 05/01/22 to 10/09/22 except 08/07/22, 09/04/22, 09/11/22 Location: Judkins ParkDescription of the event: Capoeira music, songs, instruments, movement, history, language, cultural art, ritual experience and demonstration inviting children, adults and families […]

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Deciphering the challenge of Henry VIII’s first wife

It has long been an alluring and mysterious treasure of the British Museum: a collection of sketches for jewels and other lavish adornments, commissioned during the reign of Henry VIII from the artist Hans Holbein, for a time court painter. Some of the designs are coded numbers or symbols, entangling the initials of Henry and […]

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Goodwill of Orange County employees design buttons to show their pride

During Pride Month in June, Goodwill of Orange County held its first Pride & Ally button art contest for its employees. “The whole contest was really part of our commitment to our workforce to celebrate diversity within Goodwill of Orange County,” said Nicole Suydam, President and CEO of Goodwill of OC. Goodwill of OC employs […]

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Venture Connections of Vernon receives $5,000 grant for arts and music programs – Vernon News

Venture says thank you Picture: Contributed Venture Connections of Vernon gives a big thank you to Western Financial Group. Western Financial donated $5,000 to the Vernon-based nonprofit, which it used to purchase adaptive equipment, easels, audio instruments, karaoke equipment and additional program supplies. therapeutic art and inclusive music. Venture is a non-profit organization that has […]

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The October 1 Memorial Committee will hold two information sessions on the project process

Clark County will host two information sessions — one on Thursday, July 7, at 10 a.m. and the other on Monday July 11, at 4 p.m. – to answer questions about the October 1 memorial project and the methods of public involvement. Both sessions allow for virtual or in-person participation at the Clark County Government […]

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a tv book that doesn’t assume you’re an idiot

Still mentally scarred by the experience of my last vacation abroad – when Border Force mistook x-ray outlines of paperbacks in my luggage for packs of heroin, with unhilarious results – I didn’t yet compiled this year’s summer reading list. Maybe, as one of the officers kindly suggested, I should invest in a Kindle instead. […]

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Signage of Aboriginal art guides for this Canadian housing project

The complex is located on the Coast Mountain College campus in Terrace, which is located on the traditional territory of the Tsimshian Kitsumkalum people. The college itself serves 21 First Nations communities, with Indigenous people making up 48% of its student population. Wii Gyemsiga Siwilaawksat – which translates to “where learners are satisfied and at […]

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ON SCREEN: TRANSPARENT FLUIDITY – Barbara Mason

Barbara J. Mason PSA, PSSW, TX&N, DPS, APAA www.barbmason.com Barbara feels that her form of communication with the world is through the transparent expression of art with masterful skill and graceful fluidity. Barbara turns 25e plus years as a professional multidisciplinary artist. She is an internationally, nationally and locally award-winning pastel, watercolor and colored […]

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Towering theater director Peter Brook dies at 97

Placeholder while loading article actions Peter Brook, a visionary English theater director who staged groundbreaking productions on both sides of the Atlantic, helping to demonstrate his belief that the trappings of conventional theater – the red curtain, the music, the costumes, the spotlights – were inessential to the art form, died July 2 in Paris. […]

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“He is elegant, troubled and very sexual”: the museum of Mahmoud Khaled to an imaginary man | Art

Definition of a contemporary nightmare: you lose your phone and your most intimate details are made public. Such is the premise of an intriguing new exhibition by Egyptian-born artist Mahmoud Khaled titled Fantasies About a Found Phone, dedicated to the man who lost it. The artist, who is based in Berlin, has constructed an elaborate […]

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“In the NVIDIA studio” this week, graphic designer Xueguo Yang shares fractal art

Editor’s Note: This post is part of our weekly In the NVIDIA studio series, which celebrates star artists, offers creative tips and tricks, and shows how Nvidia Studio technology accelerates creative workflows. The coming together of art, math, and computers in the mid-1980s created a new genre of digital media: fractal art. In the NVIDIA […]

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Art and design students recycle and market clothes for Oxfam

Art and design students recycle and market clothes for Oxfam A group of visual arts and design students took part in a project to recycle and market a range of clothing for Oxfam. The 23 students from the city of Oxford College carried out the sustainability project as part of their experience working with the […]

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American museums celebrate Ukrainian culture

“5_Kravtsov_How King Pea hid in his bunker.tif” The Ukrainian Museum, NY Works by Nikita Kravtsov from “The War of the Mushrooms” exhibition at The Ukrainian Museum. Credit: (C) Nikita Kravtsov. Nikita Kravtsov / Courtesy of Ukrainian Museum “5_Kravtsov_How King Pea hid in his bunker.tif” The Ukrainian Museum, NY Works by Nikita Kravtsov from the exhibition […]