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Next step, Sylvia Plath! Why it’s time to redesign the London Underground map | International Women’s Day

[ad_1] OWhen I was a baby feminist, I argued with friends that public space was political. I had been radicalized by my teenage years, sick to the teeth of street harassment from men who seemed to think the streets were theirs to roam freely, while women were relegated to decorating. It wasn’t a regular occurrence, […]

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Office lobbies become contactless due to Covid

[ad_1] After 9/11, the lobbies of many office buildings in the United States changed permanently as landlords tightened security, adding cameras, turnstiles, programmable elevators and other technological tools. Everyone who entered had to have identification, and the guards recorded who was coming and going. Now, as pandemic restrictions ease and workers begin to return to […]

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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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The radical woman behind “Goodnight Moon”

[ad_1] Brown usually took fifteen to twenty minutes to write the first draft of a story – they were often scribbled on the back of envelopes or on shopping lists. She then took a year or two to massage the rhythm and timing of the text. She claimed that she never had “any idea at […]

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Book Review | Artist Florine Stettheimer’s new biography goes beyond her bright and seductive colors to the social commentary below

[ad_1] Florine Stettheimer is the woman under the green umbrella, on the garden side of Asbury Park South (1920) – an exuberant Fourth of July scene, set on a golden beach in New Jersey. Her self-portrait is easy to spot because, as always, she is alone: ​​an elegant observer dressed in white. Nearby, Marcel Duchamp […]

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Art Cologne director thinks Parisians made a big mistake welcoming Art Basel into their midst + Other Stories

[ad_1] Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, January 31. NEED TO READ University of California Returns Massacre Remains to Wiyot Tribe The remains of at least 20 members of the Wiyot tribe believed […]

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Marcel Breuer’s home demolished on Long Island, angering conservationists

[ad_1] The house that made Marcel Breuer a leading post-war architect is gone, demolished earlier this month by its current owners after conservators tried to save the building. Historians said the loss demonstrated how changing housing market dynamics and loose landmark rules endangered modernist architecture. Breuer designed the building in 1945 for Bertram and Phyllis […]

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After nearly 60 years, one of Marcel Breuer’s last mid-century modern homes has been demolished

[ad_1] As is the case with so many homes, especially in the United States, the beloved Geller I home has changed hands a few times. The Gellers deeded their home to their son and his wife, Burton and Helene Geller, who sold the house in 1992 to Edward and Laura Labaton. Seeing that nearly 30 […]

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MSU senior selected one of five semi-finalists in the National Student Design Competition

[ad_1] Contact person: Christie McNeal Molly Taylor (photo by Robby Lozano) STARKVILLE, Mississippi — A senior from Mississippi State is one of five semi-finalists in the 2021 Steelcase National Student Design Competition, NEXT. Molly P. Taylor’s project, “NEXT: Self-Expressive Skincare,” was selected through an anonymous judging process from 995 entries representing 67 interior design programs […]

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‘Hawkeye’ Art Reveals Kate Bishop’s Unused Costume Design

[ad_1] Image via Disney Plus/Marvel Studios Some recently unveiled concept art for Marvel Hawk Eye The TV series reveals an unused costume design for Hailee Steinfeld’s Kate Bishop. Although Jeremy Renner’s Clint Barton is apparently the star of the show, Kate pretty much stole the show from the veteran Avenger as fans loved the already […]

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Sing Sing artists

[ad_1] Journalists incarcerated in San Quentin produce a monthly broadsheet. Cowboys locked up at the Louisiana State Penitentiary perform at the Angola Prison Rodeo (events include a barrel race and a game of poker in which four men play while seated at a table while a bull coward fights). Recently at the Sing Sing Correctional […]

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Met to pay museum guards more amid Covid shortages

[ad_1] While the Omicron variant has spread in recent weeks, other museums have experienced staff shortages due to the disease. For example, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington is closed until the end of the month, and its National Museum of Natural History was closed briefly due to a shortage of personnel […]

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Reliance acquires 73.37% in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in New York

[ad_1] Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), has entered into an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Columbus Center Corporation, Cayman Islands, for an equity consideration of 98.15 million of dollars (Rs 735 crore). Columbus Center is the indirect owner of a 73.37 percent […]

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Chicago cancels public school classes in Clash With Teachers

[ad_1] Mayor Eric Adams, right, and school chancellor David Banks welcomed children returning from vacation to a school in the Bronx on Monday.Credit…Carlo Allegri / Reuters In his first big test as mayor of New York City, Eric Adams is resisting pressure from city unions and elected officials to do more to stop the spread […]

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Hershey Felder’s latest musical film examines little-known librettist’s relationship with Mozart

[ad_1] Most opera and classical music lovers know the history of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his operas. But few people know about the colorful life of Lorenzo Da Ponte, who was the librettist of three of the composer’s best-known operas, “Les Noces de Figaro”, “Don Giovanni” and Cosi fan tutte. Da Ponte’s unusual life – […]

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Thomas Crow on Billy Apple

[ad_1] Billy Apple, Billy Apple Bleaching with Clairol Instant Cream Whip, November 1962, gilded gelatin silver print, 16 × 22 5⁄8 “. Photo: Richard Smith. ALTHOUGH IT WAS much more, Billy Apple had a convincing claim to have been the accomplished Pop artist, one who pursued its implications so thoroughly that he managed to escape […]

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Sabine Weiss Obituary | Photography

[ad_1] Photographer Sabine Weiss, who died at the age of 97, established her considerable reputation within the French “humanist” school of black and white photography, which aimed to capture the universal human experience through images. of daily street life. Images like that of a horse kicking his heel, strapped to a snow-covered wasteland by the […]

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The incredible new tower under construction in Denver which will be crossed by a huge CRACK

[ad_1] Pictured: The incredible new tower being built in Denver that will have a giant crack on its facade when complete ‘One River North’, in Denver’s River North Art District, was designed by Chinese firm Mad Architects The company describes the spectacular crack that crosses 10 floors of the building as a “landscape fault” The […]

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21 questions: Paula Scher

[ad_1] Photo-Illustration: Bordered; Photo: Christophe Garcia Valle new YorkThe “21 Questions” column is back with an eye on creative New Yorkers. Paula Scher, the graphic designer, painter, and Pentagram Partner – who created brand identities for MoMA, the Public theater, Shake Shack, and New York Department of Parks, among dozens of other organizations – currently […]

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Auburn University honors Kathie Lee Gifford and June Henton at 28th International Quality of Life Awards

[ad_1] Item body The College of Humanities at Auburn University honored Emmy-winning artist and philanthropist Kathie Lee Gifford and Dean Emeritus June Henton at the 28th Annual International Quality of Life Awards on December 6 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee. The International Quality of Life Awards, or IQLA, […]

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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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The adventures of Matthew Aucoin at the opera

[ad_1] Now, as the stage technicians busied themselves with last-minute adjustments, Aucoin crouched down in the Met’s cafeteria, feeling eerily calm as he waited for curtain time. “For a songwriter, the most real part of the process is the part where you’re alone with the blank page,” he said over the phone from the Met. […]

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What vacation events are happening in New York City? Our season guide

[ad_1] The wait is coming to an end. Not only is the holiday season making a comeback, but this year – thanks to vaccines and reminders – New Yorkers can (safely) return to most of their favorite holiday traditions. Most sites require proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative test from the past 72 hours, […]

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Jodi Picoult’s “Wish You Were Here” is a novel about life during the pandemic: NPR

[ad_1] Author Jodi Picoult attends STARZ “Outlander” midseason premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on April 1, 2015 in New York City. Evan Agostini / Evan Agostini / Invision / AP hide caption toggle legend Evan Agostini / Evan Agostini / Invision / AP Author Jodi Picoult attends STARZ “Outlander” midseason premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on April […]

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Miami design storyteller

[ad_1] MIAMI – This week’s iteration of Miami design, the show which will open its doors on Wednesday and will take place alongside Art Basel Miami Beach, will be notable for more than just the usual mix of items that blend art with function. It will also be the first edition whose content has been […]

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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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Priceless Roman Mosaic Spent 50 Years As A Coffee Table In A New York Apartment | Art and design

[ad_1] A priceless Roman mosaic that once decorated a ship used by Emperor Caligula has been used for nearly 50 years as a coffee table in an apartment in New York City. Dario Del Bufalo, an Italian expert on ancient stone and marble, described how he found the mosaic in an interview with 60 minutes […]

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Roosevelt statue to visit North Dakota Presidential Library

[ad_1] In June, the New York City Public Design Commission made its decision: after more than 80 years presiding over the entrance to the American Museum of Natural History, the bronze statue of Theodore Roosevelt, on horseback and flanked by a Native American and from an African man, descended. The statue’s future home has now […]

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Lido Pimienta on creating his inherently Colombian style

[ad_1] Lido Pimienta is used to being a “first”. After a much-loved historic performance at the New York City Ballet, Lido Pimenta, a Colombian singer and visual artist now based in Canada, was the first woman of color to receive an order to compose and sing an original song for the ballet. Pimienta, who is […]

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Nick Relph stalks delusional, unfinished New York as he gets up

[ad_1] British artist Nick relph enjoys wandering New York City under the cover of night, wandering near the city’s ubiquitous construction fences, doing something that seems at first glance – especially if you’re a police officer – immediately identifiable. He is holding a dark object in his hand. He slides it rhythmically up and down […]