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Batman Fan Art Imagines Walker Scobell As Robin For The Sequel

Warner Bros. and DC Comics have been in the news a lot lately with the merger with Discovery now complete, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to stop anytime soon. Newly appointed CEO David Zaslav has canceled films like Batgirl and The Wonderful Twins for fiscal and budgetary reasons. Zaslav is looking for a […]

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Local Artist and Pastor Writes ‘Divine’ Book |

Writer, artist and interfaith minister Starr Regan DiCiurcio is displaying her book, ‘Divine Sparks: Interfaith Wisdom for a Postmodern World’, at her Queensbury home on Monday. GRETTA HOCHSPRUNG, THE POST-STAR QUEENSBURY — Starr Regan DiCiurcio thinks people shouldn’t be afraid of hot topics. “All too often people say, ‘Don’t talk about religion or politics.’ In […]

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Marvel Comics Signs Artist Behind ‘Miles Morales: Spider-Man’

San Antonio comic book artist Chris Allen has been following the adventures of Spider-Man since he was a child, retracing the comics of Spidey with his older brother Curtis in Florida. He now has the great power and responsibility to draw Spider-Man as an official Marvel Comics artist. Marvel recently named Allen a member of […]

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obituary of Michael Dawson | Poetry

In the dedication of the copy of Cave Birds belonging to my father, Michael Dawson, its author, Ted Hughes, wrote: “For Michael, who provided the incubator. It was a fitting tribute to Michael, who died at the age of 90. He was the founder of the Ilkley literature festival – and in 1975 he built […]

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Frank Auerbach: How the artist drew himself for Covid ‘plague years’ designs | Frank Auerbach

What do you do when you’re a portrait painter but no one sits down for you? Frank Auerbach, once described by the Tate as “one of the greatest painters living today”, has found an answer he never expected to find. At 91, he painted himself – and all thanks to Covid. For decades, the painter […]

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Books and Games Inspire Local Artists Exhibition | Derby News

Derby Public Library and Derby Arts Council invite the public to view and enjoy a new exhibition currently on display in the High Wall Gallery, ‘Magician’s Box’, featuring the work of local artist Katherine Conrad. Created in gouache, oil pastels and ink, the pieces are inspired by his connections to role-playing games, characters from folktales […]

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Book Notes | Culture & Leisure

“The Personal Librarian” recalls a quote from William Shakespeare: “A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” Belle da Costa Greene has changed her name to be more eligible to be hired for a position offered by JP Morgan. He was looking for one to organize a collection of rare manuscripts, books […]

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Chinese books and paintings on display in New Zealand exhibitions_Xinhua

Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2022 shows visitors to a China-themed book exhibition and international youth art exhibition A Better Eco-village to be held in New Zealand’s Waipa district , which will continue until September 19. (Xinhua/Lu Huaiqian) The exhibits will serve as a cultural bridge between China and New Zealand, said Waipa District Mayor […]

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Chinese Cultural Heritage Featured in Google’s Art Coloring Book Program

Google Arts & Culture has launched a mini WeChat program allowing users to create their own art featuring Chinese cultural heritage. [Photo provided to China Daily] In partnership with 10 Chinese museums and cultural institutions, Google Arts & Culture on Wednesday launched a WeChat mini program that allows users to celebrate China’s cultural heritage with […]

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Book review: Scotland’s Wings, by Robert Jeffrey

Robert Jeffrey describes his book as “just an enthusiast’s idiosyncratic look at the history of some of Scotland’s former experimenters, pilots, planes and aerodromes” – and his style is indeed quirky. His overview of Scotland’s rich aviation history contains entertaining reflections as well as some fascinating first-hand anecdotes and startling facts. However, even with the […]

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Encinitas author’s new book explores India’s ‘timeless wisdom’

Drawing on his own experiences of seeking “higher knowledge and self-realization” in India’s illustrious religious and spiritual traditions, Encinitas resident Alok Gupta has written a book titled “The Supreme Knowledge: The science and engineering of life and consciousness”. AuthorAlok Gupta (Courtesy of Alok Gupta) “I’m the kind of person who’s always been intrigued by the […]

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QUANTUMANIA Merchandise Art gives us a first look at MODOK

Following recent fan-art based on footage descriptions, we finally have our first official look at MODOK’s character designs thanks to some Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania the art of merchandise… Last month, we shared some MODOK fan art based on the descriptions posted online following Marvel Studios’ panel at San Diego Comic-Con. The image fooled […]

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Peterborough County artist works with hospice nurse on new book about loss

Life, love. The severity of grief and learning to let go. Uncomfortable truths and stark realities are confronted and explored in the newly released art book ‘Love and Loss’, a provocative and unflinching look at author Jocelyn Brown’s 16-year career as a healthcare nurse. palliatives in oncology. Drawn from Brown’s insights into his day-to-day work […]

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Israeli cartoonist says Marvel copied superhero Sabra, he’d sue if he had the means

An Israeli comic artist has been attracting attention since Marvel announced on Saturday that it cast actress Shira Haas for Israeli superhero Sabra. He claims the character is based on a superhero he created when he was 15, although he says he won’t sue the American entertainment giant because he can’t afford it. . In […]

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India’s Great Warrior King – Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

This biography aims to fill in the gaps left by previous biographers. It draws extensively from archival sources in the Marathi language, including letters written by Shivaji to his aides and opponents, official state documents, treaties, and tax office documents. Journalist and biographer Vaibhav Purandare is known for writing books about loved and hated public […]

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BOOK OF MORMON will play at the Morris Performing Arts Center in October

The American Theater Guild will present the nationwide tour of the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BOOK OF MORMON. This production is part of the BROADWAY IN SOUTH BEND SERIES and will be presented on stage at the Morris Performing Arts Center on October 14 and 15, 2022. Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON […]

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Jack Harlow took over Bloomingdale’s for BAZAAR’s Icons 2022 party

Jack Harlow had quite the summer. Since the release of his second album Go home, you miss the kids In May, the Kentucky rapper spent the season atop the Billboard charts with his hit single “First Class,” embarking on a world tour and even hosting the MTV Video Music Awards. To mark the end of […]

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Disney Publishing Worldwide unveils slate of books and covers at D23 Expo 2022

As part of D23 Expo 2022, Disney Publishing Worldwide has unveiled a list of books and their covers, coming soon as part of The Walt Disney Company’s new D100 celebration. What is happening: Disney Publishing Worldwide has unveiled the covers for Disney’s new D100 Celebration. The books invite fans to celebrate a century of beloved […]

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New book captures the multiple and lesser-known stories of 20th-century Indian art

The history of any art movement is rarely devoid of strife, conflict, and opposing thought. These are examples of how art reacted to the socio-political atmosphere of the time, showing how it was weaponized by those in power. The history of modern 20th century Indian art brings together several worlds: the dominant presence of the […]

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Arthur Cotton Moore dies; the architect designed Washington Harbor

Arthur Cotton Moore, a Washington architect who painstakingly renovated landmarks such as the Library of Congress and gave the capital a new waterfront destination with the development of the Port of Washington, preserving the city’s cityscape even as it l pushed to evolve, died Sept. 4 at his home in Washington. He was 87 years […]

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Director of gender studies selected as first democracy researcher of the 21st century

University of Arkansas In an effort to embrace democratic engagement and civic education through arts education and community engagement, INTERFORM has appointed Gender Studies Program Director and Communications Professor Lisa Corrigan as its first 21st Century Democracy Fellow. CEO Robin Wallis Atkinson said, “INTERFORM is so excited about this fellowship, […]

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A scholar finds a sketch of Michelangelo in the margin of a book

A drawing tucked into the margin of a 15th century edition of Dante divine comedy shows Michelangelo at work, says author and scholar James Hall who researched the sketch for his new book, The artist’s studio: a cultural history (Thames and Hudson). “The hitherto unrecognized sculptor can only be Michelangelo during or shortly after his […]

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Patricia Hruby Powell | | Books

Sharon Flake tells Char’s story in “The Life I’m In” (Scholastic 2021), a companion piece to her Coretta Scott King winner, “The Skin I’m In” (Disney 1998), about Maleeka. Char was the bully who caused Maleeka so much pain. The author admits to having a hard time liking his character, Char. Maybe it took him […]

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God Of War Ragnarok Art Book Spoiler Filled Pages Have Apparently Leaked Online

A game insider has leaked what looks like several new spoiler-filled pages from the God of War Ragnarok art book. The wait for God of War Ragnarok has been pretty brutal, but we’re only months away from release. As you’d expect from a big triple-A release, that means potential leaks have started popping up more […]

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Hulu’s ‘Alien’ Series Shows Concept Art of Xenomorphs and More

Check out the concept art of the next Extraterrestrial Hulu series in development from Noah Hawley who is known for Fargo and Legion. The art below features a look at a Xenomorph catching an unlucky soul. Additional artwork at AVP Galaxy reveals a Weyland-Yutani spacecraft, the USCSS Maginot, crashing into a city controlled by Prodigy […]

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Vote for the top 100 comic book writers and artists of all time!

Welcome to the Comics Should Be Good 2018 Top 100 Comic Book Writers and Artists poll! Welcome to our annual Top 100 survey! This year, you’re voting for your favorite comic book stories of all time! It’s time to vote for your ten favorite comic book writers and artists of all time! The first writers/artists […]

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CDI commemorating social justice mural with book signature and permanent art

Photo of the underpass by staff photographer Elle Su. The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) will commemorate the mural, titled “The Neverending Story”, by displaying canvas photographs of the mural and its collaborative painting process in its office. The office will also host a book signing event that lead artist De’Joneiro Jones created on […]

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Children’s book author Gabi Snyder helps children care about climate change

Gabi Snyder says many kids worry about climate change. “I want children to know that there is is hope and that they do not have to feel responsible for solving this giant problem alone. Photo courtesy: Gabi Snyder Gabi Snyder, author of the new children’s book Count on us!, moved from Austin, Texas to Corvallis […]

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Star Wars Concept Art Reveal

Leia and Han on the cover of The Princess and the Villain.Image: Penguin Random House / Lucasfilm One of the disadvantages of star wars episode vii come more than 20 years later Return of the Jedi is we missed a lot of great moments in life for Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo. When […]

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Check Out the Electric Performance of Bad Bunny’s “Tití Me Preguntó” at the 2022 MTV VMAs

Bad Bunny’s performance at tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards was the ultimate party. The “Moscow Mule” singer has been giving a performance from a distance since his World’s Hottest Tour stop at Yankees Stadium for the VMAs. For the big night, Bad Bunny performed his hit song “Tití Me Preguntó” with a team of backup […]

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The 5 Books That Changed Leila Mottley’s Life

When Mottley writes, as a self-proclaimed obsessional, it’s hard for her to focus on anything else, turning her from an extrovert into a full-fledged recluse. “I have to be part of their world, really, to tell the story in a way that does it justice, so I’m working really hard to immerse myself in it […]

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The story behind the cover of a new St. Monica book| National Catholic Register

When sacred and multimedia artist Jill Metz began her depiction of Saint Monica, little did she know that one day she would adorn a book cover or be named, The tears of the heart. The naming did not happen until Ascension Press contacted Metz earlier this year requesting the use of the image for What […]

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Ben Riggs’ book review of Slaying the Dragon

Comment this story Comment In 1970, Gary Gygax, a high school dropout, was fired from his job as an insurance underwriter. He got into shoemaking as his family – a wife and six children – struggled. Devout Jehovah’s Witnesses, they went door to door selling their faith in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Gygax spent weekends with […]

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New book about Blue Benn Diner serves up a slice of Vermont life

Vermont Business Magazine For generations, diner-loving foodies have flocked to the Blue Benn in southwestern Vermont, where they can sit at the counter worn by countless patrons, sip a bottomless cup of coffee and banter with the waitresses. Even today, despite a change in ownership, the Blue Benn remains a city haunt, prized almost as […]

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A vending machine for artists and creators | Chicago News

It’s a kind of art gallery inside a vending machine. There’s a new effort to raise the profile of artists and creators in Chicago and put money in their pockets. Producer Marc Vitali leans into the lighter side of buying artwork — and other fun stuff — sometimes just to go with your beer. TRANSCRIPTION […]

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The feminist novelist who turned “On the Road” on its head

In 1968, the British literary quarterly Scope, under the editorial auspices of JG Ballard, Edwin Brock and Martin Bax, held an infamous competition for the best work written while under the influence of drugs. Years later, in an interview for The Paris review, Ballard recalled that in terms of literary quality, “cannabis was the best […]

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Sword Art Online delays last minute new movie due to COVID-19

Sword Art Online has been hard at work on his new film behind the scenes, and until recently the project was set to drop this fall. However, a new report has confirmed that the movie will not be uploaded as planned. The A-1 Pictures team is delaying the release of the new film, and the […]

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See throwback cover for Britney Spears and the Elton John duo

The duo of Britney Spears and Elton John has an adorable cover art. The “Stronger” and “I’m Still Standing” singers unveiled the artwork for their single last Friday, ahead of the collaboration’s highly anticipated August 26 release. a color photo of young Spears in a pink dance costume and a black and white photo of […]

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K-boom! South Korean art and high culture come to Britain | South Korea

Kimchi, the fermented pickle, paved the way, establishing a taste for colorful Korean cuisine in Britain. It was followed by a wave of K-pop music hysteria among young people. Then came those two international screen hits, Bong Joon-ho’s astonishing 2020 Oscar winner Parasite and last year’s brutal tv series squid game. Today, South Korea’s influence […]

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Batgirl Fan Art Teams Up With Leslie Grace and Dylan O’brien as Nightwing

Warner Bros. Discovery and DC Comics made headlines when the studio abruptly shelved the upcoming Leslie Grace-led movie bat girl film. The newly merged studio’s newly appointed CEO David Zaslav has put a ton of stuff on the chopping block to save capital. Some of these victims were the wonder twins movie that would have […]

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A Reckoning makes self-reflection a work of art

The sight of his hands made her wet. His body felt deficient when he wasn’t there. For four years she lived in a state of uncertainty, unsure of how he felt about her. They saw each other intermittently, although each time it was Cole who instigated their meetings. Loading She was on the fringes of […]

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The wild and disconcerting work of Robert Colescott at the New Museum

Placeholder while loading article actions NEW YORK — The paintings of Robert Colescott, who died in 2009, refuse to behave. They are also difficult to love. A retrospective of his work at the New Museum, “Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott”, confuses nearly all the pieties about race and gender prevailing today, […]

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EXCLUSIVE Leila del Duca and Jason Aaron team up for volume 2 of “Once upon a time the end of the world” • AIPT

BOOM! Announced studios Once upon a time at the end of the world by Jason Aaron on Monday. Today, AIPT can exclusively reveal that the project will feature artist Leila del Duca in the second five-issue arc. The first arc of five numbers for Once upon a time at the end of the world will […]

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“In the End”, the memory of a sister by Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol

AS IT TURNS OUTThinking of Edie and AndyBy Alice Sedgwick WohlIllustrated. 259 pages. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $28. Growing up in the first half of the last century, Alice Sedgwick Wohl learned, among many other draconian rules of WASP etiquette, that “it was wrong to begin a letter or even a paragraph with the pronoun […]

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Frederick Buechner, religious novelist, dies at 96

“Contrary to popular religious belief,” he wrote in a 1994 essay for The Times, “I don’t think God changes things in the sense of making bad things happen to bad people and good things happen to good people, or to give victory to one side over the other in wars, or to pass a bill […]

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Business book of the year 2022 – the long list

Rising interest rates, runaway inflation, supply chain disruption, scorching post-pandemic labor markets and a backdrop of geopolitical and environmental crisis: stocks vying for this year’s Financial Times Business Book of the Year throw new light on some of today’s most pressing business issues. The 15 books, filtered by FT reporters from nearly 600 entries, include […]

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First novel by Sunderland artist Karen Trueman from KT Heart Art

A Northeastern artist-turned-author has published her first novel to help people deal with grief and loss. Karen Trueman, from Sunderland, made headlines in 2019 when her start-up, KT Heart Art, got people around the world to channel their inner artist by painting random, joyful messages on stones and hiding them in sporadic public places for […]

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I’ve Wrote 5,000 Blurbs For Books – And Yes, Sometimes They Lie

Almost as long as there have been books, they have been promoted by their authors and their publishers. The word “blurb” appeared relatively late in literary history, coined in a 1907 advertisement by American author Frank Gelett Burgess. He proudly declares, “Yes, it’s a BLURB!” All other publishers hire them. Why shouldn’t we?” and features […]

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Local Comic Book Artist To Feature In Time In Marvel Industry | Life

Laurelton, PA – On Saturday, September 10, comics artist and inker Keith Williams will give a presentation on working in the comics industry at the West End Library. Williams has worked on many notable comics, including Spider-Man, The Silver Surfer, Superman, The Hulk, She-Hulk, Warlock, Superman, The Mask, and the X-Men. The presentation starts at […]

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DC-Inspired Author’s Book Relies on ‘Beach Week’ Plot | Culture & Leisure

Author Aggie Blum Thompson had heard of “beach week,” but as writers do with juicy information and information, “I kind of filed it away.” Then, when the topic came up during the nomination hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Thompson said in a recent interview, his curiosity was piqued again. A resident of […]

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Redland College opens in Elmore County

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – It’s been a busy and exciting week for schools in Elmore County as the district welcomed back students and opened a brand new middle school. Redland Middle School serves students in grades five through eight. “We have 555 students as of yesterday afternoon,” said Chad Walls, principal of Redland Middle School. […]

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Arrow Artists will welcome Burwell’s children’s book author to the library

BROKEN BOW — The Arrow Artists will host children’s book author and illustrator Paula Warner at the Broken Bow Public Library on Tuesday, August 16 at 2 p.m. Warner, a former art teacher at Burwell, is now the author of “Introducing Sandy Crane,” a story about a sandhill crane aptly named “Sandy.” On Tuesday, Warner […]

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Hyundai Card Opens Art Library Full of Contemporary Art Books in Itaewon

The interior of the Hyundai Card Art Library in Itaewon, central Seoul. [HYUNDAI CARD] A library dedicated to art lovers has opened in Itaewon, central Seoul. Neatly stacked on its shelves are original art book publications – a significant amount of which are quite rare. Hyundai Card on Tuesday opened the Art Library, the fifth […]

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Michelle brings joy with a book of poetry and art…Dance in the Rain

SANDRA THE BLOOD [email protected] “My son, Aaron, is my biggest fan and also my biggest critic of my work. He is going to study abroad and will be sorely missed. I’m glad he witnessed today,” said said Michelle Joy, multi-faceted artist, poet, songwriter, who launched her first poetry and art book, Dance in the Rain, […]

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How to Read ‘Lord of the Rings’ and Other JRR Tolkien Books in Order

In 2017, when it was announced that Amazon had acquired the rights to the Lord of the Rings and planned to produce a new series adaptation, many fans were deeply skeptical. After all, less than two decades have passed since the release of Peter Jackson’s groundbreaking film trilogy, and after such a near-perfect adaptation, what […]

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Tim Winton on Blueback, Ningaloo and 40 years of writing

Tim Winton recalls a recent moment when he drove his elderly mother to the beach to help her swim. Her mother had been a swimming instructor when she was younger, but she was now too frail to swim on her own. As Winton and his wife held his mother in the ocean, they were both […]

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Award-winning artist Lex Lumiere has released three therapeutic art pocket coloring books

Award-winning artist, Lex Lumere has released three new therapeutic art pocket coloring books for children or teens suffering from PTSD due to the pandemic. The three books include: MAGIC The Black Lab Puppy, KHRISTIAN The Calico Kitty and TINK the tapping chihuahua. Therapeutic arts coloring books are a great way to work through your trauma […]

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Authors react with shock and sadness to closure of SAGE India’s book publishing division – Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

Reports suggest SAGE Publishing is closing its book publishing division in India. While company representatives continue to remain silent on this matter, we have contacted the authors whose books have been published by SAGE India. After Amazon’s decision to shut down Westland Books sent shockwaves through the Indian publishing industry earlier this year, another bombshell […]

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Mark Millar Finally Reveals His Plans For The Comic Book Sequel Alongside BATMAN Artist Jorge Jiménez

Mark Millar finally confirmed that a Nemesis sequel is in the works, although the writer will be joined by Batman the artist Jorge Jiménez in place of Steve McNiven. Find more details after the jump… Nemesis 2 was supposed to be released in 2012, with original creative team Mark Millar and Steve McNiven set to […]

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Two book covers are better than one with artist Gwenn Seemel

Book cover of the work “The Future we Need” on the cover by Gwen Seemel Our artist “Larry Jacobs”Democracy under fireThe book features illustrations by Gwenn Seemel on the cover. “Trump Tiki Torch was painted immediately after the former president’s infamous statement ‘great people on both sides’,” Seemel said. When Oxford University Press requested New […]

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from the memoirs of Fourth Plinth artist Samson Kambalu to a history of art through the ages without men

The Jive Talker or How to Get a British Passport, Samson Kambalu, September Publishing, 336pp, £12.99, pb The artist and academic Samson Kambalu has a blast winning the commission to occupy the fourth plinth with his Antelope sculpture due to be unveiled next month in Trafalgar Square, London. The coin recreates in bronze a 1914 […]

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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Filipino visual artists come together for ‘A Seat At The Table Book 2’ exhibition – Manila Bulletin

Agos Studio’s latest showcase will be part of the Ortigas Art Festival 2022 For the second time, Agos Studio brings together creatives for an exhibition grounded in honing the talents and skills of budding mid-career Filipino artists. Dubbed “A Seat At The Table Book 2”, the exhibition highlights the works of visual artists mentored by […]

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library of dreams

Among the many dreams of Vasanthan, an arts student at Madras Christian College, was the establishment of a library in his father’s village in Tiruchirappalli. But fate did not give him the chance to make it happen. The young man had a fatal accident. However, Vasanthan’s parents, Sudha and Mr. Ulaga Oli, who are also […]

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Book review | A hunter’s compelling defense, with advice for a more equal world

In late 2018, a furious controversy erupted when the tigress ‘Avni’ (woodenly referred to as T1 by authorities), mother of two cubs, was shot and killed in a very dramatic nighttime encounter in Yavatmal, Maharashtra. The tigress has been accused of killing (and eating) 13 people – poor and marginal farmers, living on the edge […]

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Book Review: Selma Blair’s ‘Mean Baby’ – A True Self-Reflection

By Henri Chandonet The memoir of actress and MS lawyer Selma Blair isn’t just another celebrity reveal, filled with smarmy complacency. Mean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up by Selma Blair. Knopf, 303 pages, $30. It’s rare to come across a celebrity memoir that isn’t filling columns in the tabloids, crammed with flimsy half-stories, listicles […]

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Why the Benue Book Arts Festival needs more support

At the fourth edition of the Benue Books and Arts Festival (BBAAF), although attendance seemed thinner than usual and half of the guest artists were absent, the conversations, which are relevant to contemporary times, flowed freely and intelligently, alongside the inclusion of the younger generation. With a focus on the theme “Art and Convergence”, the […]

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‘The Byrds: 1964-1967’, curated and annotated art book by McGuinn, Hillman & Crosby

Today, BMG announces The Byrds: 1964-1967a new 400-page large format collectible art book curated by the band’s three surviving founding members and available in three versions, including a Super Deluxe limited edition signed by Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and David Crosby. The Byrds: 1964-1967 is available for pre-order now at www.byrdsbook.com When the Byrds released […]

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The Guelph cartoonist was made Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, with a green and white striped medal presented by the Consul General of France Tudor Alexis | Books and authors

On learning that he was to be named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture, Canadian cartoonist Seth reacted: “Why me, of all people? It’s nice to imagine a scene in which anyone – literally anyone – who met him would respond with a single raised eyebrow and […]

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Margaret Keane, painter of sad-eyed wrecks, dies at 94

Margaret Doris Hawkins was born on September 6, 1927, in Nashville, the older of two children of David Hawkins, an insurance agent, and Jessie (McBurnett) Hawkins. Margaret and her brother, David, attended public schools. In a 1975 article for the Jehovah’s Witnesses publication Awake, she described herself as “a sick, often lonely and very shy […]

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Frank Moorhouse, Australian author and essayist, dies aged 83 | Australian books

Frank Moorhouse, the acclaimed Australian author and essayist best known for the Edith trilogy, has died aged 83. His publisher, Penguin Random House, confirmed on Sunday that he died that morning in a hospital in Sydney. The author of 18 books, in addition to screenplays and essays, Moorhouse has explored Australian identity through the career […]

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One-Punch Man Artist Reveals Dragon Ball Super: The Superhero Movie Reaction

One-Punch Man series illustrator Yusuke Murata is one of the most fan-loved manga artists in recent memory, and the artist has shared his recent thoughts on Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero! It’s been four long years since Dragon Ball Super hit theaters with Dragon Ball Super: Broly, but now it’s making its way across Japan […]

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Marina Warner sees the myths of our moment

Marina Warner, English writer, lecturer and former president of the Royal Society of Literature, is an authority on things that don’t exist. Magical spells, monstrous beasts, pregnant virgins – if the imagination can conjure it up, she probably wrote about it in one of her nearly forty books, which mine myths, folk and fairy tales […]

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Why Lidia Yuknavitch Aims to “Describe an Americanness” with a New Novel About America

In the novel “Thrust” by Lidia Yuknavitch, a myriad of species at different points in time conceives an ocean of characters. The multiple viewpoints, ranging from a girl named Laisvė who can time travel to laborers and immigrants who worked on assembling the Statue of Liberty, stem from Yuknavich’s curiosity “into what is possible with […]

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Patrick Radden Keefe has a big rule for his reading time

Describe your ideal reading experience (when, where, what, how). Like most people, I imagine: rope hammock, dappled sunlight, palms clapping. The big caveat is that my iPhone has to be dead or safe in some sort of vault so that when I grab it every five minutes – robotically, pathetically, like it’s a phantom member […]

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10 new books we recommend this week

CULT CLASSIC, by Sloane Crosley. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.) In her second novel, Crosley lends her trademark wit to the story of a reluctantly engaged woman who is still searching for a peculiar and elusive kind of love even as a high-profile cult stage a series. of seemingly chance encounters with her ex-boyfriend. “It’s […]

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German librarians have just discovered a drawing by Albrecht Dürer on the title page of a rarely consulted book from the 16th century

For centuries, an ancient Venetian book had sat on the shelves of a library in northwest Germany, rarely looked at and appreciated only for its advanced age. But hidden inside the volume may be something of great value, it turns out. During a recent inventory audit, researchers at the Oldenburg State Library found a small […]

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New Book Spotlights Influential LGBTQ Artists | Chicago News

From “Swan Lake” movies to “Frankenstein” movies to hitting the pop charts, the arts have always been deeply influenced by artists from the LGBTQ community. Now a book about to be released, “LGBTQ+ Icons” spotlights 50 trailblazing artists from around the world who have made indelible contributions to culture. We caught up with one of […]

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Norval Morrisseau, who created the Woodland art style, featured in Google doodle

A Winnipeg couple worked with the world’s largest search engine to pay tribute to one of the world’s most influential artists, Norval Morrisseau. Google doodles are changes to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, birthdays, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists. Blake Angeconeb and Danielle Morrison collaborated on creating a doodle for […]

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20th Anniversary Celebration of the Eric Carle Picture Book Art Museum

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you have a child, have spent time with a child recently, or have been a child for the past few decades, you probably know Eric Carle in some way. Chances are you’ve read The Very Hungry Caterpillar, […]

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Patricia Hruby Powell | Horrible but precious | Books

In a wealthy Chicago neighborhood in 1924, 19-year-old Nathan Leopold and 18-year-old Richard Loeb randomly murdered 14-year-old Bobbie Franks to show they could execute the perfect crime. In “Murder Among Friends” (Anne Schwartz Books 2022), award-winning non-fiction author Candace Fleming recounts each author’s family life as well as that of the victim in Kenwood, saving […]

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One Piece Art Gives Wano’s Finale A Traditional Makeover

The War For Wano arc has already ended in the pages of One Piece manga, with the anime still looking to translate some of the greatest moments of the fight between Luffy and his Straw Hat Pirates and Kaido and his Beast Pirates. While the Straw Hats are still feeling the aftermath of the Wano […]

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Binders Keepers create stunning art from old books

By Adrian PerronExcerpt from our June 2022 issue Photo courtesy of Chelsea Porter Five years ago, a cunning aunt taught Chelsea Porter the art of book folding, a meticulous process of cutting and folding pages into sculptural patterns and words. A lifelong bookworm, Porter completed his first drawing in a week: the word “READ,” to […]

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Foundation distributes books, shoes, uniforms to less privileged — Guardian Arts — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

As part of an effort to empower vulnerable people, the Sparkle Foundation recently distributed new uniforms, shoes, pairs of socks, schoolbags, textbooks and exercise books to 52 underprivileged children in the community. Iwelepe in Sagamu, Ogun State on Children’s Day. Speaking to The Guardian, the foundation’s founder, Ms Olasimbo Ojuroye, said a block of two […]

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John Hughes: I’m not a plagiarist – and here’s why | Australian books

After Guardian Australia revealed that parts of John Hughes’ latest novel The Dogs had been plagiarized from the work of a Nobel laureate, it said the error was unintentional. It was later revealed that other parts of the book were copied from classic novels, including The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina. Here we publish Hughes’ […]

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In ‘Corsicana,’ Will Arbery puts art, family and Down syndrome on stage

In a joint video interview with Will, Julia described him as “my favorite brother,” which wasn’t the only time they had a blast. (He’s her only brother.) She said they were always able to talk about “our feelings, our excitement, our sadness” and “our hearts.” Julia was about to make her first trip to New […]

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How to Get Tickets to the Ludacris Hip Hop Show in Iowa This September

If you see headlights and hear crowds in Clive on the last day of summer, it’s because Ludacris is passing. Hip-hop artist Ludacris will bring his DTP tour to central Iowa on September 22 when the pop icon arrives at the Horizon Events Center, 2100 NW 100th St., in Clive. Beginning his rise to fame […]

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American painter dies – ARTnews.com

Duncan Hannah, an American painter known for his depictions of idyllic landscapes and portraits inspired by adventure stories and classic films, has died, according to Paris reviewwho published his work. An exception among her peers, Hannah focused on figurative painting at a time when the New York art scene was embracing alternative mediums such as […]

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Yu Yu Hakusho Celebrates His 30th Anniversary With New Art

It has truly been thirty long years since Yu Yu HakushoYoshihiro Togashi’s anime has been hitting screens, and even longer since Yoshihiro Togashi’s original manga series first appeared in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, and now the franchise is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a special new art showing new looks for each of the […]

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Project Seeking Submissions From Artists Of All Ages To Create Historic Natural Areas Coloring Book – Penticton News

Picture: Contributed Two Penticton organizations are looking for artists of all ages to create images of trees for a coloring book that will showcase the area’s historic natural landscapes. The Penticton & District Community Arts Council (PDCAC) and the Penticton Museum & Archives are preparing the book for Historic Places Days, as part of a […]

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The Costa Book Awards announce a surprise end after 50 years of racing

The Costa Book Awards, a literary prize launched in 1971, have announced their abrupt end. No reason was given as to why the long-running awards were removed, however, as news spread online, authors and publishers reacted to the news. Scottish novelist Damian Barr tweeted: “Oh no! I was a judge this year – all the […]