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"Can only have been painted by a madman."

Words by Edvard Munch in tiny letters in the most famous version of "The Scream," The Art Newspaper reports. Can we be sure that the artist wrote these words? Mai Britt Guleng, the curator of Old Masters and modern paintings at the National Museum of Norway, says yes. First, the handwriting matches up to other samples of Munch's handwriting. Second, the writing is tiny: “Had this been an act of vandalism by another person, the size of the letters would probably have been larger and the whole tex...
Tags: Art, Writing, Law, Munch, Edvard Munch, Reuters, Don, Kiki, Ann Althouse, Insanity, Mai Britt Guleng, Guleng, The Scream, Destruction Of Art, National Museum of Norway

‘My Neighbor Hayao’ is Filled With Whimsical Art Inspired by the Works of Hayao Miyazaki

In 2017, Spoke Art Gallery held its first annual Hayao Miyazaki-inspired art exhibit in San Francisco, featuring art from over 250 artists who celebrated the legendary filmmaker with creations that brought guests into the whimsical worlds created by Miyazaki. Now, Spoke Art has collected the Miyazaki-inspired art into a book, My Neighbor Hayao: Art Inspired by the Films of Miyazaki, which goes on sale today. In the introduction for My Neighbor Hayao, curator Ken Harmon Hashimoto cites a scen...
Tags: Art, Books, Movies, San Francisco, Features, Ursula, Miyazaki, Hayao-Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, Cool Stuff, Ken Harman, Kiki, San Francisco Los Angeles, Spoke Art, Featured Stories Sidebar, Jorge R Gutierrez

An appreciation for the animated food in Studio Ghibli films

"Anime food is an escape for a lot of people. It has a very soothing effect," says Christina Song, curator of the anime feed Instagram @anime_food. Indeed, food is treated like a character in many anime films and TV shows, including the wondrous work of Studio Ghibli. For example, see My Neighbor Totoro (above) and Howl's Moving Castle and Kiki's Delivery Service (below). At Serious Eats, Kiera Wright-Ruiz explores "Miyazaki's Magical Food:" The food scenes in Studio Ghibli productions, p...
Tags: Food, Art, Post, Movies, News, Film, Animation, Cartoons, Anime, Miyazaki, Kiki, Chihiro, GKids, Dave Jesteadt, Christina Song, Kiera Wright Ruiz

Storm King Reopens for the Art-Starved

The pastoral sculpture park in New York’s Hudson Valley opens its gates, with new works by Mark di Suvero, Kiki Smith and Martha Tuttle — and new precautions.
Tags: Art, New York, News, Sculpture, Smith, Maya, Mark, Kiki, Hudson Valley, Lin, Paik, Tuttle, Storm King Art Center, Nam June, Martha Tuttle, Di Suvero

These Educators Are Using Hip Hop to Change Silicon Valley's Representation Problem

CodeScty uses hip hop to teach computational thinking. "Say your ABCs," Armando Somoza says. "It's usually in song form, right? Across countries and languages, we've seen the power in this mnemonic device, the power of call and response, the power of communal, creative learning experiences." Somoza and his cofounder Chenits Pettigrew have been artists and educators for nearly 20 years, and have long wondered why technology training programs so often ignore the simple structure that informs so ma...
Tags: Google, Design, Crowdfunding, France, New York City, Brooklyn, Silicon Valley, Drake, Babbel, Harlem, Nyu, Kiki, Rosetta Stone, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Pettigrew, Somoza

Traditions: Could Papier-Mâché Be the Perfect Medium for Our Times?

Most often associated with domestic craft, the humble art form makes its return.
Tags: Art, News, Sculpture, Smith, Eva, Kiki, Hesse, Claes, Oldenburg, Bread and Puppet Theater

Kiki Smith and the Pursuit of Beauty in a Notably Unbeautiful Age

In her four-decade career, the artist has gone her own way, creating unapologetically lovely work that feels particularly relevant.
Tags: Art, News, Sculpture, Smith, Ny, Kiki Smith, Kiki, Women and Girls, East Village (Manhattan

Translating an Iconic Figure into a Restaurant Concept, NYC's Brigitte: A meeting of the South of France and Brazil in the Lower East Side

There's an exuberance to the corner of Canal and Ludlow. Its neighborhood—a confluence of the LES, Chinatown and Two Bridges—has seen high-profile additions like the Metrograph join NYC staples like Bacaro. Dimes, Forgetmenot and Kiki's form a triangle...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, NYC, France, Restaurants, Brazil, French, Chinatown, Food-drink, Interiordesign, Kiki, Lower East Side, Brigitte, Metrograph, Newyorkcity, Brigittebardot, Anthonycoppers

Art Review: 30 Must-See Artists at the Armory Show

Brave the winter weather for Piers 92/94 in Manhattan, and you’ll find a great mix of works from Cuba, Norway, the Netherlands and more.
Tags: Art, News, Sculpture, Netherlands, Manhattan, Wiley, Smith, Textiles, Armory Show, Kiki, Paik, Obrist, Cuba Norway, Piers, The International Fair of New Art (NYC, Kehinde

My Favorite Art Books of 2017

2017 has been a pretty great year for art books, and I’ve managed to review some 20 titles more than last year, with the final count at 82 books. As we welcome 2018 here’s the round up of my favorite art books of 2017; I hope you’ll find something of interest in the list. ( do note that not all the books listed here were published in 2017. ) Enjoy ! – 1) Things From The Flood – Simon Stålenhag Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag’s follow-up to his previous art book Tales From The Loop ( one o...
Tags: Amazon, Art, Europe, Japan, Film, Book Reviews, Illustration, Animation, Vogue, Tokyo, Anime, Elle, Hellboy, George Lucas, Simon Stalenhag, Art Books

Nobuyuki Tani

Spoon & Tamago highlights the beautiful bike work of Nobuyuki Tani, and ex-Sony designer who ditched it all to concentrate on bikes — he also makes custom jobs, like the bike that was used in the live-action Kiki’s Delivery Service movie.
Tags: Travel, Design, Cycling, Bicycle, Sony, Bike, Kiki, Spoon & Tamago, Tamago, Nobuyuki Tani

BWW Interview: Sas Goldberg's Kiki Is Her Own SIGNIFICANT OTHER

What happens to a gay man looking for Mr. Right when his three best girlfriends marry off [Author: Naomi Serviss]
Tags: Theatre, Kiki, Naomi Serviss, Sas Goldberg

Review: Kiki and Herb: Seeking Asylum!

The downtown cabaret duo reunites at Joe's Pub following a nine-year hiatus.
Tags: Theatre, Herb, Kiki

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