Sunday, August 20, 2017

Kara Walker, 'Tired of Standing Up,' Promises Art, Not Answers - The ...


In a statement, she expressed frustration at the idea that art could solve the nation's racial problems.and more »


Mercedes uses art deco inspiration for electric car concept
Luxury vehicles from the 1930s were nearly aircraft carrier-long. It was the art deco era dominated by seemingly never ending clean lines. So it's no surprise that the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is over six meters long (about 20 feet) and has ...and more »




Northwest Indiana experts weigh in as art, race issues converge in Confederate monument debate


A passerby stops to take a picture of the statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas Stonewall Jackson at the West Virginia State Capitol Complex on Wednesday in Charleston, W.Va. At a protest on Aug. 13, around 200 people gathered on the State Capitol complex ...and more »


In Serbian Refugee Center, a 'Little Picasso' Dreams of Art and Asylum
Farhad Nouri, 10, originally from Afghanistan, has won acclaim for his artwork, but he spends his days dreaming of asylum for him and his family.and more »




Saturday, August 19, 2017

Fall Art Preview


The most ambitious show of the season is the Guggenheim-filling “Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World,” which takes the Tiananmen massacre as its jumping-off point and traces the radical cultural transformations that followed through a ...


'Art of the Deal' Ghostwriter Thinks President Trump Will Resign Before the End of the Year
The ghostwriter of Donald Trump's famous memoir The Art of the Deal doubled down on his prediction that Trump will resign the presidency before the end of the year. "The snowball is beginning to gather momentum as it comes down the mountain," Tony ...




Friday, August 18, 2017

How Tattooed Mom became Philly's premier street-art museum


Camera icon ELIZABETH ROBERTSON. Tattooed Mom owner Robert Perry jumps from one amusement car to another in the upstairs street art gallery at the Tattooed Mom. by Samantha Melamed, Staff Writer @samanthamelamed | smelamed@philly.com.


One Art Lover's Crusade To Catalog The World
If you're a famous dead artist, nothing welcomes you to the canon quite like someone sitting down and meticulously recording every piece of art you ever made. These records become a compendium, often several volumes long, called a catalogue raisonné.




How The Blockchain Is 'Disrupting' The Art Economy As We Know It


Vincent Van Gogh, Sammy Davis Jr., Edgar Allen Poe and William Blake. What unites this list of stunning artists in their various fields? All of them died penniless, victims of an artist and patron society that largely ignored the artist while ...


Kara Walker: Art Can't Solve the Nation's Racial Problems - The ...
In the shadow of Charlottesville, viewers may to come to the artist's fall show expecting answers. Her statement acknowledges they may be disappointed.and more »




Thursday, August 17, 2017

Norton's after-school program takes art into community


The Afterschool Arts Outreach program — which provides teachers and supplies for about 600 kids ages 5-18 in underserved areas of the county — was recently named one of 50 finalists for the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.


Scotland Yard's Art and Antiques Unit heading for closure
Scotland Yard looks set to close its Art and Antiques Unit, according to a former head. Its three detectives have been reassigned to help the Metropolitan Police's investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire, in west London, which killed more than 80 ...




Wednesday, August 16, 2017

These incredible works of art will make you look twice


Now, nearly five decades after the term was first coined by art dealer Louis K. Meisel, the works of some of the movement's most influential artists are being displayed together at "From Lens to Eye To Hand: Photorealism 1969 to Today," a new ...


How A.I. Is Creating Building Blocks to Reshape Music and Art - The ...
An artwork created using DeepDream, which researchers at Google developed in 2015. The newer work at Google, with Project Magenta, involves music, and ...and more »