Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Understanding our mountain: Exhibition explores climate conditions on Mt. Washington through art and science

Midwestern African Museum of Art provides cultural unity

Buy Now. TESS WILLIAMS, Journal Star. Chris Phipps, vice president of Men with Dreams, raps to end the Black History reception at the Midwestern African Museum of Art on Saturday. Phipps volunteered to emcee for the event and specializes in gospel rap.
http://journalstar.com/news/local/midwestern-african-museum-of-art-provides-cultural-unity/article_ff63c459-14b4-5d93-92d5-69e795f4d84f.html




But the Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University is offering Granite Staters connection and understanding, through science and art, to a natural environment most people here have some personal experience with: Mount Washington.




Jaden Smith just leaving his art outside galleries now · Newswire ...



The Get Down star Jaden Smith is a well-known supporter of the arts; besides his work in the field of mind-blowing Twittery, Smith recently stepped up to raise ...


Shoving match erupts inside Minneapolis Institute of Art - Star Tribune

In a gallery of valuable 18th-century European art, three people who appeared to be neo-Nazis fought with several others in another group of activists, a witness ...
http://www.startribune.com/shoving-match-erupts-inside-minneapolis-institute-of-art-one-involved-had-look-of-neo-nazi/414817964/




Sunday, February 26, 2017

Vernon County artists to participate in Art Dash



This first-time event brings together local artists and community members/patrons for a spirited evening of socializing, food, cocktails and fine art. For more than 30 years, the Franciscan Spirituality Center has been a welcoming and peaceful space to ...
http://lacrossetribune.com/houstonconews/lifestyles/vernon-county-artists-to-participate-in-art-dash/article_8d3af592-9c11-5bc7-8473-692d3196ce89.html


New Piranha Movie Happening, Concept Art Unveiled

There are no sea creatures that can match the terror that was permanently placed in moviegoers when Steven Spielberg made Jaws, but if anything were to come close, it might be Piranha.




Mexican Village Art Colors Their World



Alan and Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg with items from their folk art collection, including “El Festín del Nopal,” a papier-mâché cactus bedecked with skeletons playing instruments, by Ricardo Linares Garcia.


London Sales Will Gauge Art Market's Health in Trump Era

LONDON - Sales next week of Impressionist, modern and Surrealist art in London will be the first major test of the international market since President Trump was inaugurated.




Friday, February 24, 2017

'Modern Art Blitz—The LA Invasion Exhibition' Is All Over the Art Map



Art critic and Coagula Curatorial gallerist Mat Gleason's web series, Modern Art Blitz, is an intentionally lo-fi, insightful series of artist interviews, shot on a couch in front of a green screen.


Check out some of the beautiful art inspired by 7 newfound planets in deep space

Thoughts of these newly-discovered planets outside of our solar system are enough to send even the most limited imagination wandering through the universe, right?




Corridor of art along Ohio 60



ZANESVILLE - The first of many sculptures that will make up the corridor of art along Ohio 60 from Zanesville to McConnelsville is under construction.


Louise Troy Kindergarten teachers need art supplies

Thanks to a tip from artist Bing Davis, I had the pleasure of visiting an unusual art exhibit at Louise Troy Elementary School in Dayton last year.




Thursday, February 23, 2017

New Book 'Identity Unknown' Rediscovers Women in the Art World



I used to come across such dismissive captions as an art student paging slowly and hungrily through art history surveys, intent on learning what the legendary modernist painters and sculptors looked like, where they hung out, how they interacted.


The Limit Does Not Exist: Tech, Art and Rock 'n' Roll

He's also the faculty director of the Brown Arts Initiative, which "seeks to cultivate creative expression and foster an interdisciplinary environment where faculty and students learn from each another, and from artists and scholars in a wide range of ...




#NBCBLK28: Activism through art: the living legacy of Richard Love

Art, friendships bloom during 24-hour theater project

MANSFIELD - A lot can happen in 24 hours. Friendships can form. Art can bloom. A total of 31 high school students learned all that and more at the first "24-Hour Theater Project.


NBCBLK28: Activism Through Art: The Living Legacy of Richard Love

"Not enough people tell the truth when they make songs, so I want every song that I make to be my living testimony." Those are the words of activist and advocate Richard "Testimony" Love, the creative program manager of Teens With A Purpose (TWP), ...




Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Sun Art's shares slide after it rejects reports of Alibaba talks

Arts Groups Draft Battle Plans as Trump Funding Cuts Loom

A prominent Broadway producer pledged to make the case for the value of the arts directly to the Trump administration. The St. Louis Symphony drafted an email urging its board members to call their elected representatives.




Hong Kong, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Shares of hypermarket operator Sun Art Retail Group Ltd <6808.HK> slid as much as 18 percent on Monday after it rejected media reports that it was in talks with Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd
http://www.nasdaq.com/article/sun-arts-shares-slide-after-it-rejects-reports-of-alibaba-talks-20170219-00110




Hutzler's flagship to reopen as part of Contemporary art installation ...



First floor of long-neglected Hutzler Brothers "Palace" building reopens with multi-layered art installation. Last June, when Michael Jones McKean stepped into ...


New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art Multitasks as a Workout Center

New York City's cavernous Metropolitan Museum of Art has been holding lively morning workout sessions this winter amid its prized masterpieces.




Monday, February 20, 2017

Karen Pence to raise awareness about art therapy as second lady ...



Karen Pence, Vice President Pence's wife, is planning on using her new office as the country's second lady to raise awareness about art therapy, according to ...


Art and fitness make successful combination

When Cathy Russell opened Art Zone in Nixa, in May 2014, she only planned on a part-time gig hosting children's birthday parties.




Sunday, February 19, 2017

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week



Lois Dodd's oil-on-linen “Pond,” from 1962. Credit All Rights Reserved, Lois Dodd/Licensed by VAGA, New York; Alexandre Gallery, New York.


Coleman captures 'magic' of art

What makes art good? It's a deceptively simple question. Art is supposed to be subjective, its value lies in the eyes of beholder.




Environmental warning as art exhibition: The Harrisons at Various Small Fires



The Harrisons' "Composting in the Pentagon With Worm Tailings," 2017. Wood, 2,000 red worms, steer manure, chicken manure, soil, compost and plastic sheeting.


Miniatures/student art on display through April 2

For more than a decade, the St. Augustine Art Association has partnered with the St. Johns County School District to provide free gallery space for the exhibit that showcases the wealth of artistic talent in local students.




Saturday, February 18, 2017

Techniques for titillation: A brief history of art and eroticism



Thus at the end of the 19th century, to borrow an expression from French philosopher Georges Batailles (author of the seminal text "Eroticism,") the "accursed share" of art -- the art that celebrates sexuality over fertility, that flouts the ideals of ...


Victoria Coates, an Art Historian, is Serving on Donald Trump's National Security Council

How exactly does an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance studies, with a stint as a consulting curator at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and a few art history books to her credit become a power player in national security? Well, it began ...




Mayor's Safe Art Space Task Force holds forum for public input



College students, artists and other supporters of Baltimore's arts community gathered Thursday evening at the War Memorial Building to discuss safe, affordable housing and workspaces for artists.


Underground Art

Contrary to what you may have heard, nothing is possible in New York City. Indeed, the bigger the project, the more impossible it becomes.
http://www.weeklystandard.com/underground-art/article/2006857




Friday, February 17, 2017

North America's Biggest Art History Conference Touches Down in New York



The annual College Art Association (CAA) conference is the continent's biggest gathering for art historians, critics, scholars, and artists.
http://hyperallergic.com/358741/caa-college-art-association-2017-conference/


Art Competition Open to Teens

The Livermore Public Library is offering an opportunity for teens to share their artistic talent with local artists and the Livermore community by sponsoring the 2017 Teen Art Exposition and Competition. The library invites Livermore middle school and ...
http://www.independentnews.com/community/art-competition-open-to-teens/article_93291ea6-f3cf-11e6-a5c4-a3f53900a53a.html




Thursday, February 16, 2017

'Doctor Strange' concept art stars Jedi-inspired Kaecilius



"Doctor Strange", released last year, also follows the story of Kaecilius (Mads Mikkelsen) and his followers called Zealots, who are determined to use dark arts to destroy our reality. Photo by: Marvel ...
https://www.cnet.com/pictures/closer-look-at-kaecilius-from-doctor-strange-concept-art/


'Art Heroes' To Be Rewarded After Stopping Newbury Street Heist

BOSTON (CBS) - New video shows a thief smashing into a gallery and stealing several pieces of expensive art. The man did not get very far thanks to a group of college students.
http://boston.cbslocal.com/2017/02/14/boston-art-heroes-rewarded-after-stopping-newbury-street-art-heist/




Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Shia LaBeouf's performance art protest of Donald Trump gets shut down



(JTA) - The “He Will Not Divide Us” performance art project to protest Donald Trump's presidency has been closed by New York City's Museum of the Moving Image.


Art Behind Bars

The Upper Left Studio in the old Vagabond building is currently hosting an art show. What is different about this art show is that all the art was created by the incarcerated. Studio owner Jaymi Goetze has gathered artwork from inmates at Clallam Bay ...




Masked Men Destroy Exhibition at Kiev Art Space



An art center in Kiev reopened an exhibition about the Euromaidan Revolution yesterday, following a vicious attack by a group of masked men one week ago.


Paws 4 Art benefits Humane Society of the Black Hills

At The Dahl Art Center's most recent Saturday Art Adventure, many hands crafted valentines for many paws. The Rapid City Arts Council paired with the Humane Society of the Black Hills to hold a special edition of Art Adventures, called Paws 4 Art ...




Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Making use of that contemplative space that's essential for creating art that lives



The boy was Jitish Kallat, now an established artist. “She seemed concerned about my future plans,” says artist Jitish Kallat, referring to his mother.
http://www.sundayguardianlive.com/art/8304-making-use-contemplative-space-s-essential-creating-art-lives


An Art Show Celebrates a Once-Maligned Material: Plastic

Equally influential on the art scene of the time was the Californian culture of “boating, surfboards and hot rods,” as Valentine puts it.




Students raise $2,000 for SPCA in 'Kindness for Paws' art show at ...



Families of elementary and middle school students descended on White Marsh Mall Sunday for the fourth annual Kindness for Paws Art Show, in which the ...


CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Suspect Robs Newbury Street Art Gallery

... five pieces of artwork from a gallery on Newbury Street in Boston in the hours after the New England Patriots' Super Bowl win.




Monday, February 13, 2017

Karen Pence Picks a Cause, and Art Therapists Feel Angst



Although art therapy is offered by a number of established medical centers, many Americans don't know much about it. Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy where mental health professionals use art materials to help patients explore feelings that may ...


The Week in Art: Martha Stewart at the Botanical Garden's Orchid Dinner and Jeff Koons at Sotheby's

Though it may seem that Armory Week and Frieze Week get all the action, the reality is that there is never a dull moment in the New York art world. From the East Side to the West Side, there's always something happening at the city's museums, galleries ...




Sunday, February 12, 2017

Art submissions deadline extended until Feb

25

The Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art has extended its deadline for artist submissions for the exhibition: 150 Artists, 150 Artworks, 150 Years of Nebraska in Miniature.


The 8 Rules Every Art Collector Needs to Know

Amassing an art collection can be an art unto itself. The challenges are many: What to buy? Where to acquire it? And how to compile a collection that possesses both value and meaning?




Saturday, February 11, 2017

Can China Save the Struggling European Art House?



When Chinese neo-noir Black Coal, Thin Ice won the Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear in 2014, the global art house community got a glimpse of a tantalizing future soon to come.


Raymond Pettibon, Wielding an Art Mightier Than the Sword

Some of these texts seem to be lifted from B-movie scripts, others from classical literature, still others from the sort of reactive interior rants that some of us drop into unguarded subway moments.




Vostell, Fluxus and the art of protest



James Rondeau, director of the Art Institute of Chicago, has issued a statement about the president's travel ban, noting that it "stands in conflict with the Art Institute's values and undermines the important principles of inclusiveness and diversity ...


Art helps both sides of any divide to understand each other

The Springfield Art Museum has recently joined the national conversation about the political role of museums, and art education in general, in our country's current fractured state of affairs. In fact, an interview between museum educator Kate Baird ...




Friday, February 10, 2017

Black History themed art exhibit opens at Albany Area Arts Council



There's a new art exhibit featuring African American culture just in time for Black History Month. Renaissance Connection teamed up Albany Area Arts Council for the second annual 'When Sistahs Gather' art exhibit. Professional artist Henrimae Bell and ...
http://www.walb.com/story/34451964/black-history-themed-art-exhibit-opens-at-albany-area-arts-council


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Goes Open Access | artnet News

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will allow anyone to download 375000 images of public domain artworks from its collection.




Raise Your (He)art Rate With A Workout At The Met



Seeing a great work of art might quicken your pulse, but now New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art is hoping you'll break a sweat, too.


Oprah Said to Snag $150 Million Selling Klimt to Chinese Buyer ...

The billionaire entrepreneur sold a Gustav Klimt painting for $150 million in one of the biggest private art deals of 2016, according to a person with knowledge of ...




Thursday, February 9, 2017

Art in the Subway



The new subway stops at 72nd, 86th and 96th Streets have drawn local tourists. Credit Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times. To the Editor: Re “City's Newest Culture Hot Spot: The 2nd Avenue Subway” (ThursdayStyles, Jan. 19):.


What Geneva's Art King Lost in Battle With Russian Billionaire ...

As he described the two-year legal battle with the man who had been his best client, art dealer Yves Bouvier contemplated the damage that has left him down by ...




Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Jupiter as Art: Amazing Images Star Space Cats, Jimi Hendrix and ...



This piece, posted to the gallery section of the JunoCam website, features an image of Jupiter captured by JunoCam. The description reads: "Space cat.


'Science as Art': OU Health Sciences Center researchers decorate new offices with art based on their projects

To decorate its new space, the Office of Research Administration team recently organized a “Science as Art” competition among researchers on campus.




Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Museum, seniors come together to create art



SAN ANGELO - When the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts found out that Andres Gonzales, a certified activity director with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Angelo State University, was interested in doing volunteer art classes at local retirement ...


Shad Fest art scholarship will give thousands to students

The 2017 scholarship is open to any high school senior intending to pursue a degree in the arts who lives in the communities served by the chamber - Lambertville, New Hope, Stockton, Frenchtown, Milford, Titusville, Center Bridge, Lumberville, Point ...




The Art of Morah: Inside the Kitchen and the World of Chef Stuart Cameron



Going to a great restaurant should be a sexy experience. For me, it's the combination of a serene atmosphere, surroundings that should look sultry but not like they are trying too hard, food that is light and scrumptious at once, and an attentive staff ...


The Enigmatic Art of Raymond Pettibon

In his art, Pettibon only sometimes addresses topical politics, or topical anything, but he knows his archetypes, and it's nice to have eschatological expertise on current events.
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/02/13/the-enigmatic-art-of-raymond-pettibon