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John Minihan on writers and photography

[ad_1] “You can’t claim to have seen something until you photograph it” – Emile Zola Sixty years of photography, more than half a century, is a very long time, not only to have survived as a photographer, but to have perpetuated in a profession in constant evolution. Today, with the advent of smartphones and high-definition […]

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Met Museum appoints Mexico City architect to lead major new project

[ad_1] Mexican architect Frida Escobedowho at 38 was the youngest architect to design the Serpentine Pavilion in 2018, has been selected to design the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new $500 million modern and contemporary art wing, the museum announced on Sunday. “This is a very large order,” museum director Max Hollein said in a phone […]

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Community Arts Council book sale fundraiser is back – Port Alberni Valley News

[ad_1] Our annual giant book sale is back! After two years without an indoor event, the Community Arts Council is thrilled to finally hold its annual fundraiser May 6-7 at Alberni Athletic Hall. We have a lot of books for sale this year and are always looking for more donations. Please drop off all your […]

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Smithsonian to return most of its Beninese bronze collection to Nigeria

[ad_1] The Smithsonian Institution, one of the world’s largest cultural organizations, said on Tuesday it planned to return most of its collection of bronzes from Benin to Nigeria, a sweeping move that would punctuate a month-long institutional review of its collection practices and the ethics behind them. The Smithsonian has a collection of 39 Benin […]

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Major Collection of Black Poems and Books Arrives at LSU: ‘Poetry is the History of Mankind’ | Education

[ad_1] LSU has obtained one of the largest collections of African-American poetry in the country, including a book that once belonged to Frederick Douglass and a collection of works by 1950 Pulitzer Prize-winning Gwendolyn Brooks. The collection, assembled by collector and book dealer Wyatt Houston Day, includes more than 800 works from the 18th century, […]

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“Kind of a dream come true”: Ackland Upstairs shines a light on NC’s black feminisms and more

[ad_1] A brief climb to the second floor of the Ackland Museum of Art leads museum visitors to Ackland Upstairs, an evolving exhibit where the art changes every eight weeks. The space, separated into galleries, contains works of art by different artists – all from different mediums. The current facility opened on January 10. Many […]

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New Book Featuring Artist’s Paintings of NYC Bar Culture Dedicated to His Late Wife

[ad_1] Hopefully the viewer will take away a glimpse of New York culture and a sense of optimistic healing through art and social contact. NEW YORK (WEB PR) February 22, 2022 New York artist, Michael Dolen, shares original drawings and paintings that highlight the characters who work and frequent the bars and pubs of […]

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Painter of Hard-Edge Abstraction Dies – ARTnews.com

[ad_1] Carmen Herrera, a Cuban-American artist whose avant-garde abstractions gained mainstream recognition in the final years of her life, died Saturday in her New York apartment at age 106. The news was confirmed by the Lisson Gallery, which represented her for a decade. “Carmen made living, ever-changing works, even when she seemed to have reached […]

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Stephanie Selby, ballerina who inspired many, dies at 57

[ad_1] Stephanie Selby, who was the leading subject of “A Very Young Dancer,” a book that inspired a generation of budding ballerinas and future dance stars, but who abruptly abandoned the world of ballet and disappeared from view, died on February 3 in Cody, Wyo, she was 56 years old. The cause was complications from […]

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‘I see rhythm taking a lot of really interesting risks’: Writer and curator Kimberly Drew on why she’s joining the gallery world

[ad_1] Writer and curator Kimberly Drew, author of That’s what I know about art and co-editor of the anthology Black Futuresjoined Pace Gallery as Associate Director. Social Media Manager at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from 2015 to 2018, Drew has more than ten years of experience in the art world, including […]

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The Elmhurst Art Museum at Twenty-Five: Executive Director John McKinnon appreciates the past and looks to the future

[ad_1] “Ascension Descension”, installation view/Photo: David Wallace Haskins In the light of the Elmhurst Art MuseumOn the occasion of the museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary, Executive Director John McKinnon addresses the museum’s three core ideals – art, education and architecture – of their commitment to exhibiting works by contemporary Midwestern artists to the McCormick House by Mies […]

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NMSU Art Museum Received $300,000 Andrew W. Mellon Grant

[ad_1] LAS CRUCES — The New Mexico State University Museum of Art is among a select group across the country to receive a competitive grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The art museum was among those invited to apply for a grant of between $150,000 and $500,000 from the Mellon Foundation’s Art Museum Futures […]

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THE MUSEUM OF ART AND DESIGN AT THE MDC OPENS A NEW EDUCATION LABORATORY

[ad_1] Miami, January 27, 2022 – Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) to Miami Dade College (MDC) launches a new multi-purpose Education Lab on the third floor of the College Freedom Tower, National Historic Landmark. Adjacent to the Museum Galleries and designed and executed by the Miami studio AMLgMATD, the lab will host educational programs […]

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The William King Museum of Art Offers Spring Art and Design Classes | Sunday stories

[ad_1] ABINGDON, Va. — The Art Lab at the William King Museum of Art offers more than 70 art and design courses for the spring semester. Art Lab is the center of learning at the William King Museum of Art, where students, creators, educators and the public can connect, learn and grow. Art Lab offers […]

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Moe Brooker, painter, educator, civic leader, has passed away

[ad_1] Moe Brooker, a painter nationally known for his extraordinary use of color in abstract compositions, an educator who has taught at several art schools in Philadelphia and across the country, and a civic-minded public servant who chaired the Philadelphia Art Commission for nearly a decade, died Jan. 9 after a short hospital stay. He […]

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Snow closes businesses and causes delays at COVID-19 testing site

[ad_1] CLEVELAND – Following an overnight winter storm that dumped more than 10 inches of snow across many northeastern Ohio towns, businesses, parks and institutions announced closures on Martin Luther Day King Jr. due to heavy snowfall and winter conditions. Cuyahoga Countythe Walker Cleveland Community COVID-19 Testing Center at the WO Walker Building garage will […]

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NMSU appoints Kevin James Comerford Dean of Library

[ad_1] LAS CRUCES — Following a nationwide search, New Mexico State University has selected Kevin James Comerford as the next Dean of the NMSU Library. Renay Scott, NMSU’s vice president for student success and acting provost, announced Comerford’s appointment to campus on Jan. 14. He will begin his new role on March 15. “NMSU has […]

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50 Cape Cod, Islands Cultural Programs, Events Win Local and State Grants

[ad_1] Dozens of Cape Cod cultural organizations are starting the year a little better funded thanks to recent award announcements by the Cape Cod Foundation for the Arts and the Mass Cultural Council. The Cape Foundation has selected 42 nonprofit cultural organizations and artists to receive a total of $ 77,800 in grants for a […]

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10 Must-See Cape Cod Jan 7-13

[ad_1] The theatrical year opens with ‘Art’ The Barnstable Comedy Club will present the first local theater show of 2022, featuring Yasmina Reza’s award-winning comedy “Art”, which emphasizes friendship and the nature of art. The show – which won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1998 and the Olivier Award in England in 1996 […]

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Names in bold give Los Angeles a new cultural hub

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES – On a clear December morning, Los Angeles’ biggest hits glow from the roof of the Audrey Irmas Pavilion: You can see the Hollywood Sign, the Griffith Park Observatory, even a snow-capped Mount Baldy, all without squinting. The pavilion, a futuristic three-story trapezoid with a paneled event center, sunken garden and rooftop […]

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longtime art teacher hosts book signings | Life

[ad_1] KC Kiner Wortman, a former resident of St. Joseph and a graduate of Bishop LeBlond High School, recently returned to the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art to welcome a signing of her recently published book. Wortman has been working as a professional artist since high school. After college, she opened a studio where she taught […]

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The Islamic art of Cartier exhibited in Paris at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

[ad_1] Pen box would have belonged to Mirza Muhammad Munshi, Deccan, India, late 16th early 17th century. Muhammad Yusuf, Feature Writer From October 21 to February 20, 2022, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris presents “Cartier and the arts of Islam: At the sources of modernity”, a major exhibition which traces the influence of […]

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Is Disney the fairy godmother of the Met?

[ad_1] “Inspiring Walt Disney: French Decorative Arts Animation”, Which opened this month at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a classic holiday exhibit: family-friendly, frothy, not asking for much weight. And like the holiday season itself, its promise is a bit overrated. The exhibition traces, often in granular detail, the disparate elements of European aesthetic […]

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exquisite works presented in the exhibition “2021 Biennial Juried Exposition”

[ad_1] For a taste of some of Ohio’s best artists, head downtown and stop by the Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery – or head to the gallery’s website for an online tour. – and discover the exhibition of the biennial 2021 jury. Be prepared to want to spend some time with this rich exhibit featuring […]

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Benefactor creates the first scholarship program for senior liberal arts graduates

[ad_1] “It’s hard to quantify the power of a program like the one Rhea Schwartz and Paul Wolff created. The Schwartz Fellows program will be one of the college’s largest and most prestigious undergraduate awards, ”said Clarence Lang, Susan Welch Dean of the College of the Liberal Arts. “This means that from now on, some […]

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Billionaire Michael Steinhardt Returns $ 70 Million In Stolen Relics

[ad_1] Michael H. Steinhardt, the billionaire hedge fund pioneer and one of New York’s most prolific antique collectors, handed over 180 stolen items worth $ 70 million and was banned for life from ‘acquire more relics, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said in a statement on Monday. . The prosecutor’s office struck a deal with […]

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Cambodian effort to find artifacts will not end with the death of the informant

[ad_1] Cambodian officials say a Reform looter who ran a network that looted Khmer-era temples for two decades, ending in the late 1990s, has died, but they will continue to use the testimony he has provided as they work to recover more stolen artifacts. The man, Toek Tik, 62, has spent the past two years […]

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How to Use Tik Tok, Instagram, and Other Social Media to Start a Business

[ad_1] Gen Z grew up on social media – we’ve been building our list of friends and followers since we were young. So, for students who want to try their hand at starting a business, they have a ready-made customer base and marketing platform. Social media platforms recognize this potential and have deployed tools of […]

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Children’s holiday gift books

[ad_1] LITTLE WOMANThe complete novel, featuring the letters and manuscripts of the characters, written and folded by handBy Louisa May AlcottOrganized by Barbara Heller Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy may seem too modest, serious, and marriage-minded to appeal to the youngsters of 2021, and yet the March Girls fandom is strong. Love, rivalry, independence, ambition, […]

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New children’s books from San Antonio writers, artists released just in time for the holidays

[ad_1] San Antonio artist Noé González Garza drew on his own memories for the illustrations for “Glove for a Lady,” a new children’s book about a visit then-President Lyndon Johnson made to a Cotulla school in 1966. “I remember you could feel the excitement, the energy, because Cotulla is a city at a traffic light,” […]

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Alice Waters helps museum meet the tastes of art lovers

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES – As The Hammer Museum comes out of closure from last year’s pandemic, it has assembled a range of big names who it hopes will draw crowds to its campus down the street from the l ‘University of California at Los Angeles: Cézanne, Manet, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec. And the Waters. It would be […]

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Artist influenced by Carnegie Art and Natural History Museums presents his work – CBS Pittsburgh

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man who grew up in Beltzhoover and used to come to Carnegie Art and Natural History Museums for art classes is now back at Carnegie with his own exhibition as a featured artist. Kristine Sorensen of KDKA walked through the exhibit with artist and art teacher Dr Sharif Bey on […]

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AbStranded exhibit’s combination of art and music enriches visitor experience

[ad_1] Get the latest Syracuse news delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Almost a year ago, composer and violinist David Fulmer walked into the Everson Museum of Art and unwittingly discovered a new concert scene. “In the museum, there were only good sight lines. I could see all the art and […]

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Special exhibition celebrates 10th anniversary of Gund Gallery

[ad_1] GAMBIER, Ohio – The Young But Mighty Gund Gallery at Kenyon College celebrates 10 years of existence with an anniversary exhibition that samples some of the best in its collection while seeking public and artist engagement. “Call / Response: Gund Gallery Celebrates 10 Years”, which runs through April 3, on the university campus, showcases […]

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Photo exhibitions focused on marginalized people

[ad_1] This article is part of our last Fine Arts & Exhibitions special report, on how artistic institutions help the public to discover new options for the future. During the pandemic, Isolde Brielmaier, general curator at the International Center for Photography, began to wonder how black photographers were navigating this crisis – particularly as the […]

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“A Great Friendship”: Japanese and Southern Cultures Mix in Northeast Mississippi | Local News

[ad_1] Mieko Kikuchi remembers what it was like to come from Japan to the United States. Kikuchi, Renasant’s Japanese liaison and board member of the Japan-America Society of Mississippi, said she was an active member of her community when she lived in Japan, but needed the help from her friends when she moved to the […]

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Recognition, finally, after decades of decolonization of art

[ad_1] LONDON – Anglo-Indian artist Sutapa Biswas has always found herself playing a confrontational role in the British art world, forcing conversations about the empire and its legacies that the establishment preferred to dodge. But it looks like that may change. This year Biswas, 59, is the subject of two major British exhibitions, in parallel: […]