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Sale on the Voyager Golden Record 3xLP box set and The Family Acid: California psychedelic photobook!

After producing the Voyager Golden Record: 40th Anniversary Edition, my buddy Tim Daly and I launched a record/book label, Ozma Records, to publish creative works at the intersection of science, art, music, and consciousness. This weekend, we're having a special holiday sale on all of our releases! — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, Photography, News, California, Psychedelic, Tim Daly, Voyager, Voyager Golden Record


Researchers use CT scans to digitally peek at ancient Egyptian mummies

Three long dead Egyptians recently had their CT images taken. The scans revealed what was, and was not, done during their mummification. The finds shed more light on how the Egyptians were inspired by the Greeks and Romans. Beyond being great villains in horror films, mummies are excellent tools to learn about the past with. With these well-preserved corpses, you can learn about what people were like in life by reviewing what they left behind. If you get enough of them, you can start to make gen...
Tags: Art, Death, Religion, Egypt, Innovation, Archeology, Mummies, Giza, Alexander the Great, Saqqara


No nudes is good nudes.

I'm reading this NYT article by Roberta Smith about the rearrangement of the various permanent galleries at the Museum of Modern Art. I see what's going on here: The fourth-floor gallery, with a mix of what most people would recognize as Pop Art, was previously “From Soup Cans to Flying Saucers” and is now “Domestic Disruption.”... This gallery... is far less discombobulated than its previous iteration, corroborating more convincingly the internationalism that is a recurring subtext on this floo...
Tags: Art, Law, Museums, Naked, Breasts, Tom Wesselmann, Noah Purifoy, Paradox, Ann Althouse, Roberta Smith, Beatriz Gonzalez, Wesselmann


'Treasure trove' of unseen Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney writing found

Affectionate friendship between the two poets and artist Barrie Cooke, united by a love of fishing, revealed in a collection of correspondence that was believed lostA “treasure trove” of unseen poems and letters by Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney and the artist Barrie Cooke has revealed the depth of a close three-way friendship that one Cambridge academic has described as a “rough, wild equivalent of the Bloomsbury group”.Cooke, who died in 2014, was a leading expressionist artist in Ireland, and a pa...
Tags: Art, Europe, Books, Poetry, UK News, World news, Culture, Ireland, Art and design, Yorkshire, Cambridge, Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Hughes, Cooke, Pembroke College Cambridge


The racial wealth gap in real estate is growing. Here are 3 ways housing has been harder for Black Americans in 2020.

Black Americans pay higher mortgage interest rates on lower-value homes than white Americans, new studies find. Prostock-Studio/Getty Images The racial wealth gap in real estate between Black and white Americans seems to be worsening, according to two new studies and a recently filed lawsuit. On average, Black families pay over $60,000 more in lifetime homeownership costs than white families, according to MIT researchers. Meanwhile, their homes don't receive valuations as high as white hom...
Tags: Real Estate, Design, News, Washington Post, Housing, US, Trends, Wealth, Economy, Mit, Green, Chicago, Hud, Newark, Cnbc, Black


Brains have different beauty centers for art and faces – study

A new study shows that different parts of the brain are engaged when we look at beautiful faces or beautiful art.Reward pathways are triggered by looking at beauty in faces.Another part of the brain is involved in judging beauty in art, indicating existence of two "beauty centers". What makes something or someone beautiful to our minds? Is there an innate perception of beauty that's maintained throughout all scenarios? Interestingly, a new study concludes that our brains have not one but two se...
Tags: Psychology, Art, Biology, Neuroscience, Brain, Innovation, Research Digest, Tsinghua University China, Richard Prum, Human body, Hu Chuan Peng


Our brains have different 'beauty centers' for art and faces

A new study shows that different parts of the brain are engaged when we look at beautiful faces or beautiful art.Reward pathways are triggered by looking at beauty in faces.Another part of the brain is involved in judging beauty in art, indicating existence of two "beauty centers." What makes something or someone beautiful to our minds? Is there an innate perception of beauty that's maintained throughout all scenarios? Interestingly, a new study concludes that our brains have not one but two se...
Tags: Psychology, Art, Biology, Neuroscience, Brain, Innovation, Research Digest, Tsinghua University China, Richard Prum, Human body, Hu Chuan Peng


'Treasure trove' of unseen Hughes and Heaney writing found

Affectionate friendship between the two poets and artist Barrie Cooke, united by a love of fishing, revealed in a collection of correspondence that was believed lostA “treasure trove” of unseen poems and letters by Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney and the artist Barrie Cooke has revealed the depth of a close three-way friendship that one Cambridge academic has described as a “rough, wild equivalent of the Bloomsbury group”.Cooke, who died in 2014, was a leading expressionist artist in Ireland, and a pa...
Tags: Art, Europe, Books, Poetry, UK News, World news, Culture, Ireland, Art and design, Yorkshire, Cambridge, Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Hughes, Cooke, Pembroke College Cambridge


Producing Artistic Director – American Stage Theatre Company

American Stage Theatre Company (American Stage) is looking for an ambitious and entrepreneurial minded visionary to lead all aspects of operations and programming for this highly respected cultural bedrock of the St. Petersburg, Florida community. The Producing Artistic Director is the chief executive reporting directly to American Stage’s Board of Trustees and is responsible for ensuring that the company has the required capacity to execute an exciting annual plan of theatrical programs that re...
Tags: Art, Florida, Jobs, St Petersburg, Wilson, Board, Tampa Bay, Board of Trustees, St Petersburg College, St Petersburg Florida, Strategic Advisory Board, SPT, Management Consultants for the Arts, COVID, BIPOC, American Stage Theatre Company


Dean, School of Art – The University of the Arts

The University of the Arts seeks a visionary, imaginative and collaborative leader to join its team as dean of the School of Art. JOB TITLE: Dean, School of ArtDEPARTMENT: School of ArtREPORTS TO: Vice President for Academic Affairs and OperationsThe University of the Arts seeks a visionary, imaginative and collaborative leader to join its team as dean of the School of Art. Sensitive to the needs and horizons of creative practices, the dean will have the opportunity to lead and reimagine a Sc...
Tags: Art, Jobs, University, Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square, MFA, University of the Arts, School of Art, School of Arts, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Dean School of Art, The University of the Arts, OperationsThe University of the Arts, School of Art Sensitive, Critical Studies the university, Craft Material Studies



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