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An Indigenous Perspective On Frida Kahlo

Basically: “Kahlo, born to an affluent German father and mestiza mother (Spanish and Purépecha), adopted the popular fetishization and sanitization of the Tehuana favored by the cosmopolitan bourgeois, intellectual, and artistic circles of Mexico City.” – Hyperallergic Hyperallergic
Tags: Art, Mexico, Visual, Frida Kahlo, Kahlo, Purépecha, Tehuana, 07.04.21


Chekhov, Munro, And Endings That Change It All

If you want to be surprised, to have everything recast for you in light of new information, read Alice Munro’s stories to their ends. – LitHub LitHub
Tags: Art, Words, Alice Munro, 07.09.21, Chekhov Munro


Thomas Cleary, Who Translated Classic Works Of Eastern Philosophy, 72

Cleary “translated scores of Buddhist, Taoist, ancient Chinese and other texts into English, greatly broadening access to these works in the West.” – The New York Times The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, Cleary, Thomas Cleary, 07.10.21


Men Still Don’t Read Women

This remains true, with big financial and other consequences: “Why does this matter? For a start, it narrows men’s experiences of the world.” – The Guardian (UK) The Guardian (UK)
Tags: Art, UK, Words, Audience, 07.09.21


Is This 51,000-Year-Old Giant Deer Bone Carving Art?

Depends on whom you ask. “Dr. Terberger prefers to call it a complex decoration, perhaps a precursor to art.” – The New York Times The New York Times
Tags: Art, Visual, Terberger, 07.10.21


Will Indie Films Survive The Pandemic?

Independent film producers don’t have studios’ deep pockets – and “a loss of insurance coverage and a surge in production costs have created a heavy burden.” – Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Media, 07.09.21


How To Have A Massive Hit In England

Get your men’s sports teams to play well, and the rest follows. – The Guardian (UK) The Guardian (UK)
Tags: Art, Music, UK, England, 07.09.21


The NYer Short Story Cat Person Goes Viral Again

This time the discourse is about whether writers can, or should, use real-life details in their fiction. – The Guardian (UK) The Guardian (UK)
Tags: Art, UK, Words, 07.09.21


Are We In The Metaverse Now?

Have you played Animal Crossing during the pandemic? Zoomed into work? You’re in it. (We’re all in it.) – The New York Times The New York Times
Tags: Art, Ideas, Animal Crossing, 07.10.21


Celebrating LA’s Spoken Word And Poetry Culture

Summertime tells the stories of “a diverse community of young artists who turned to poetry as a way of coping with hardship.” – Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, La, Words, 07.09.21


Making Dance More Visible At The Venice Biennale – And Always

Royal Ballet choreographer Wayne McGregor is out to change how we all see, and feel, dance, especially after living through the pandemic. – The Observer (UK) The Guardian
Tags: Art, UK, Dance, Royal Ballet, Venice Biennale, Wayne McGregor, 07.10.21


Despite The Headlines, There Is No Debate Over Actual Critical Race Theory

CRT critics “aren’t arguing against anti-racist thinkers. They aren’t arguing against critical race theorists. These critics are arguing against themselves.” – The Atlantic The Atlantic
Tags: Art, Ideas, CRT, 07.09.21


One Of The Last Members Of Auschwitz’s Women’s Orchestra Has Died

Esther Bejarano played the accordion in the orchestra and then “dedicated her life to music and to the fight against racism and anti-Semitism.” – France24 France 24
Tags: Art, France, People, Auschwitz, Esther Bejarano, 07.10.21


Taking Photographic Inspiration From Ovid

The Metamorphoses is the classic work on nature and change, in both of which we’ve all been immersed for months. – The New York Times The New York Times
Tags: Art, Visual, Ovid, 07.09.21


A Famous Guitar Joins The Museum Of London

The Clash’s smashed guitar isn’t trash – it’s treasure. – The Guardian (UK) The Guardian
Tags: Art, Music, UK, London, 07.07.21


Four Years After Deadly Rally, Lee Statue Is Gone

Charlottesville removes Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson statues four years after white supremacists marched, and murdered, to keep them up. – Slate Slate
Tags: Art, Charlottesville, Issues, Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson, 07.10.21


We Will Soon Be Able To Fix Our Own Phones

Drop your phone? At long last, we’ll all be legally allowed to repair it. – The Verge The Verge
Tags: Art, Ideas, 07.09.21


Basque country hails ‘forgotten’ retelling of Picasso’s Guernica

Agustín Ibarrola’s 1977 version was painted as part of campaign to get the original returned from New YorkThe grief-snapped mother is still there, cradling her dead child 84 years on, as is the fallen soldier with his stigmata and the horse with its silent screams.However, the Guernica now on its way to a museum in the Basque country is not Pablo Picasso’s monochrome howl of anti-fascist fury but a retelling of the work intended to help bring the original to the market town whose agonies beneath...
Tags: Art, Europe, Painting, Spain, World news, Culture, Art and design, Pablo Picasso, Picasso, Guernica, Agustín Ibarrola


Basque museum snaps up ‘forgotten’ retelling of Picasso’s Guernica

Agustín Ibarrola’s 1977 version was painted as part of campaign to get the original returned from New YorkThe grief-snapped mother is still there, cradling her dead child 84 years on, as is the fallen soldier with his stigmata and the horse with its silent screams.However, the Guernica now on its way to a museum in the Basque country is not Pablo Picasso’s monochrome howl of anti-fascist fury but a retelling of the work intended to help bring the original to the market town whose agonies beneath...
Tags: Art, Europe, Painting, Spain, World news, Culture, Art and design, Pablo Picasso, Picasso, Guernica, Agustín Ibarrola


Man Arrested For Trying To Peddle Fake Basquiats And Harings

The FBI said, “Mr. Pereda conned art buyers, hoping his victims wouldn’t see the difference between real art and a forgery.” – The New York Times The New York Times
Tags: Art, Fbi, Visual, Pereda, 07.09.21


Cannes Away From Cannes Is Safer, And No COVID Tests

But a critic sees a lot fewer movies that way. – Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Media, 07.10.21, Cannes Away From Cannes


TypeO Loft: A Rural Retreat in Sweden Celebrates Scandinavian Design

Conceived as a different kind of hospitality and retail experience geared towards the ‘new normal’ in travel, TypeO Loft is a secluded rural retreat in the southern Swedish region of Skåne where guests can enjoy a simplified and slower existence, as well as purchase the loft’s curated selection of household goods.
Tags: Art, Sweden, Skåne, TypeO Loft



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