Art


 

Grants Coordinator

The Shubert Foundation is the nation’s largest funder dedicated to unrestricted funding of not-for-profit theatres, dance companies, professional theatre training programs and related service agencies. In 2021, the Foundation awarded more than $32M in general operating grants to over 560 grantees. Ranging from $10,000 to $325,000, the grants benefit a broad spectrum of performing arts organizations, from large to small, covering a wide range of locations around the country, from urban to rura...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Foundation, Shubert Organization, Board Meetings, Microsoft Office Suite, Shubert Foundation


Hong Kong University memorial to Tiananmen Square victims is removed

Site of the Pillar of Shame at the city’s oldest university is under guard after workmen dismantled statueHong Kong’s oldest university has removed a statue mourning those killed in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989 and posted guards at the site where it has stood for more than 20 years.The 8-metre-tall (26ft) Pillar of Shame by the Danish sculptor Jens Galschiøt was one of the few remaining public memorials in the territory commemorating the bloody crackdown that is a taboo topic in mainland C...
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, Protest, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Art and design, Sculpture, Universities, Tiananmen Square protests 1989, Tiananmen Square, Hong Kong University, University of Hong Kong HKU, Jens Galschiøt, statueHong Kong


The Essence Of Who You Are

The essence of selfhood is neither a rational mind nor an immaterial soul. It is a deeply embodied biological process, a process that underpins the simple feeling of being alive that is the basis for all our experiences of selfhood. – Nautilus
Tags: Art, Ideas


The Essene Of Who You Are

The essence of selfhood is neither a rational mind nor an immaterial soul. It is a deeply embodied biological process, a process that underpins the simple feeling of being alive that is the basis for all our experiences of selfhood. – Nautilus
Tags: Art, Ideas


As Hollywood Withdraws From China

2022 will be a chapter marked not only by bilateral friction between the two superpowers, but by the Chinese film industry’s decoupling from the broader global film industry as a whole, as the country turns inward under President Xi Jinping. – Variety
Tags: Art, Media, China


Hollywood Has Been Hooked On China’s Money. That May Be Over

The reversal of fortunes in China has begun to accelerate in the past year. In 2021, just 25 U.S. movies were released theatrically in the country, many of which were minor indie titles instead of studio tentpoles. By contrast, some 45 Hollywood movies were shown on Chinese screens in 2019. – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Featured, Media, China, Hollywood Has Been Hooked On China


This Year In Art: Rise Of The NFTs

Nifty Gateway was quick to tout Pak as the most expensive living artist, surpassing Jeff Koons. Still, the Merge sale indicates that there is no shortage of demand for NFTs—and that, if anything, demand is only growing. – ARTnews
Tags: Art, Jeff Koons, Visual, Pak


Hong Kong memorial to Tiananmen Square victims is removed

Site of Pillar of Shame at Hong Kong University is under guard after workmen dismantled statueHong Kong’s oldest university has removed a statue mourning those killed in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989 and posted guards at the site where it has stood for more than 20 years.The 8-metre-tall Pillar of Shame by the Danish sculptor Jens Galschiøt was one of the few remaining public memorials in the territory commemorating the bloody crackdown that is a taboo topic in mainland China, where it cann...
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, Protest, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Art and design, Sculpture, Universities, Tiananmen Square protests 1989, Kong, Tiananmen Square, Hong Kong University, University of Hong Kong HKU, Jens Galschiøt


Sydney Theatres Band Together For Strict New COVID Policies

Their rules require all visitors to be fully vaccinated while on-site (excluding those under 16 years), and to wear masks while in the theatres and indoor spaces (except when eating and drinking and excluding those under 12 years). – ArtsHub
Tags: Art, Theatre, Sydney


Sydney Theatre Band Together For Strict New COVID Policies

Their rules require all visitors to be fully vaccinated while on-site (excluding those under 16 years), and to wear masks while in the theatres and indoor spaces (except when eating and drinking and excluding those under 12 years). – ArtsHub
Tags: Art, Theatre, Sydney


Pittsburgh Symphony Expands Its Diversity Fellowship Program

The program will support four new fellows each season by the year 2025, making it one of the larger fellowship opportunities in the country. – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Tags: Art, Music, Pittsburgh Symphony


Thirteen (Or More) Ways Of Looking At Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos

2021 is the 300th anniversary of the six extraordinary works. Mark Swed looks at the slew of recordings marking the occasion, from a spectacular period-instrument account to a reissued version from 86 years ago to a set of six new companion pieces. – Yahoo! (Los Angeles Times)
Tags: Art, Music, Bach, Mark Swed


Data: Impact Of Vaccination Rates On Attendance

The number of performances had the largest upside effect on ticket sales in September, with a 20% increase producing a 9% increase in ticket sales.  The price effect also increased a bit, with a 20% price discount increasing ticket sales by 7%.  We expect these trends to continue. – SMU Data Arts
Tags: Art, Issues


Was Don Quixote (And Was Cervantes) Nostalgic For Muslim Spain?

“Cervantes knew that after the terrible, dogmatic reality in which he lived, there would be imagination. But” — having spent years in Algiers — “the power, beauty, humor, and eloquence of Islamic Spain wasn’t something he had to imagine.” – Public Books
Tags: Art, Spain, Words, Cervantes, Don Quixote, Algiers


Lexington 3-Tier Rolling Cart by Simply Tidy $29.99 or 4-Tier $39.99 at Michaels!

Yay, there is a great Michael’s deal for the crafter. Lexington 3-Tier Rolling Cart by Simply Tidy is only $29.99 or the 4-Tier is $39.99! Free in store pickup today, or $9.99 same day delivery. Free Shipping $49+ Available:   Lexington 3-Tier Rolling Cart by Simply Tidy $29.99 Black Lexington 4-Tier Rolling Cart by Simply Tidy... Read More
Tags: Deals, Art, Crafts, Kids, Coupons, Michael, Online Deals, Michaels, Lexington, Michael's, Michaels Coupons, Black Lexington


Andy Warhol As Faithful Catholic

“Religion and sincerity go hand in hand, and neither one is particularly associated with Andy Warhol, whose name is synonymous with ironic, detached irreverence. But you don’t have to dig very deep in Warhol’s biography or catalog to find plenty of both.” – Artforum
Tags: Art, People, Andy Warhol, Warhol, Faithful Catholic


Hong Kong memorial to Tiananmen victims may be imminently removed

Hong Kong University ordered the removal of the statue Pillar of Shame from its campus in OctoberHong Kong’s oldest university erected security barriers around a statue mourning those killed in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989 and posted guards at the site late on Wednesday, in a move that prompted fears of the artwork’s imminent removal.The 8-metre-high Pillar of Shame by Danish sculptor Jens Galschiøt has sat on the University of Hong Kong (HKU) campus since 1997, the year the city was hand...
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Sculpture, Universities, Tiananmen Square, Hong Kong University, Tiananmen, University of Hong Kong HKU, Jens Galschiøt, OctoberHong Kong


The Abrupt Closing Of Circus Oz Reflects A Bigger, Wider Problem In Australian Arts

The larger issue is the years-long attempt by (mostly conservative) federal and state governments to make funding of arts groups contingent on corporate-style board governance rather than leaving control in the hands of artists. – ArtsHub (Australia)
Tags: Art, Theatre


Growing Trend: Young Architects Want To Unionize

It’s a trend at professions offering noneconomic benefits, a sense of mission at a nonprofit or the cachet of working in book publishing or television production. They rely on young employees toiling for meager wages and a chance to make it in a prestigious field. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Featured, Issues


Met Museum Slashes Visitor Capacity As Omicron Continues To Spread

Attendance will be limited to about 10,000 people per day, half the normal number during the December holidays. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Audience, Visual


Pandemic park life and a secret knitting cult: the best photography books of 2021

From meditative portraits that nod at the Dutch old masters to an incendiary, epic exploration of the Troubles, these are the volumes that resonated this yearMore on the best culture of 2021The photography book that I returned to more than any other this year was Encampment Wyoming by Lora Webb Nichols, an extraordinary record of life in a US frontier community in the early 20th century. Comprised of photographs by Nichols and other local amateur photographers, it emanates a powerful sense of pl...
Tags: Art, Books, Photography, New York, US, Culture, Art and design, Wyoming, Central Park, Nichols, Smallwood, Art and design books, Donavon Smallwood, Lora Webb Nichols, Central Park Smallwood


Why London Dance Companies Can’t Do A Good “Nutcracker”

London’s big ballet companies are not where anyone should hope to find an even tolerable Nutcracker. – Alastair Macaulay
Tags: Art, London, Dance


What Bob Iger Achieved In 15 Years As Disney’s CEO

He achieved quite a lot — far more than he, or skeptical observers, expected: rejuvenating the animation studios; acquiring Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and 21st Century Fox; opening major theme parks in China; pioneering in direct-to-consumer distribution; increasing Disney’s stock value by 400%. – Variety
Tags: Art, Media, China, Disney, 21st Century Fox, Bob Iger, Pixar Marvel Lucasfilm


The Ways “The Matrix” Has Bled Into Real Life

Those ways aren’t pretty: incels glommed onto the “red pill” idea; “free your mind” has been adopted by far-right populists; “post-truth” is now regularly applied to today’s media environment; deepfake videos resemble the way Morpheus’s group hacked the matrix. – BBC
Tags: Art, Media


All These Canceled Performances Are Really Hurting Broadway In The Pocketbook

Box office grosses are down by one quarter just from the previous week by nearly one half from Christmas week in 2019, the last one before the pandemic. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Theatre


Germany Hasn’t Canceled Performances Because Of Omicron, But …

… you can’t go and see them. No live audiences allowed. – Variety
Tags: Art, Germany, Issues, Audience


Britain Adds Another $40 Million To Arts COVID Relief

“U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has [announced that] … an additional £30 million in funding will be made available through the existing Culture Recovery Fund to support organizations such as theaters, orchestras and museums through the winter to March 2022.” – Variety
Tags: Art, Britain, Issues, Rishi Sunak


Baltimore Art Museums Close Through Christmas Due To COVID Surge

The Baltimore Museum of Art won’t reopen until Wednesday, Dec. 29 (although its gift shop and restaurant will keep running), and the Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is closed until Jan. 5. – The Baltimore Sun
Tags: Art, Baltimore, Visual, Baltimore Museum of Art


What modern apps would have looked liked on a 1990s Mac

Michael Feeney recreated modern MacOS apps to look like they're running on MacOS 9 at some vague moment in the late 1990s. His work is remarkably fastidious and completist, resulting in the development of a Mac OS 9 UI Kit. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Design, News, Nostalgia, Macs, 1990s, Michael Feeney, macOS


Dad hilariously re-creates his kid's drawings with Photoshop

Things I Have Drawn is the brainchild of a guy named Tom Curtis. Or, well, it's more the result of his kids, Dom and Al. They draw things, with all of the weird perspectives that child art tends to entail. And then dad takes those drawings, and re-creates in Photoshop, with eerily realistic rendering. — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Video, Kids, News, Photoshop, Illustration, Drawings, Dom, For the kids, Fun With Kids, Photoshopping, Awesome Kids, The Kids Are Alright, Illustrated Books, Drawing Instructions, Kids Today



Filters
show more filters
November - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
December - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
January - 2022
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31