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Discovered After 70, Black Artists Find Success, Too, Has Its Price

Once on the margins, older African-American artists are suddenly a hot commodity. They are relishing the attention while dealing with the market’s grueling demands.
Tags: Art, Blacks, Binion, McArthur, Bowling, Frank, Edwards, Melvin, Gilliam, Sam, Whitten, Jack, Pindell, Howardena

Boeing Was ‘Go, Go, Go’ to Beat Airbus With the 737 Max

Caught short by its rival’s gains, Boeing raced to update its workhorse jet rather than design a new one. Workers describe a hectic project, but say they hadn’t felt safety was compromised.
Tags: Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Engineering and Engineers, Pilots, Design, Factories and Manufacturing, Airbus Industrie, American Airlines, EasyJet Airline Co Ltd

Guggenheim Museum Says It Won’t Accept Gifts From Sackler Family

The decision, which followed similar moves from British museums, highlights growing unease in the art world over the family’s links to OxyContin and the opioid crisis.
Tags: Philanthropy, Art, Opioids and Opiates, Guggenheim, Solomon R, Museum, Sackler, Mortimer D, Museums, OxyContin (Drug, National Portrait Gallery (London, Tate Museum Group

Boomer couple escapes harsh winters with minimalist van conversion (Video)

This tasteful van home features a comfortable interior, and includes a removable bed to allow for transporting larger cargo.
Tags: Design

Canvas in Hartford Authenticated as Van Gogh Painting

A still life of poppies from the collection Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut has been authenticated as an authentic Van Gogh, the Art Newspaper reports.  The piece was reviewed by the Van Gogh Museum, which evaluated multiple elements of the work to arrive at its decision to authenticate. Read more at Art […]
Tags: Art News, Minipost, News

First Inaugural Kazakhstan Pavilion in Venice Faces Controversy Over Curation

The launch of the inaugural Kazakhstan pavilion in Venice is facing controversy after the curators hired for the project were dismissed with a press statement posted on Facebook. “Was the project censored? Why did the incoming museum director decide that artists, curators and partners were simply not worth the basic professional courtesy of knowing if […]
Tags: Art News, Minipost, News

London Mayor Unveils Cultural Infrastructure Plan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has unveiled a plan to identify, protect and develop cultural performance and rehearsal space in the city.  “There is no single answer, and many of the conditions and challenges are outside the Mayor’s control,” the report reads. Read more at Arts Professional
Tags: Art News, Minipost, News

South London Gallery Returned Sackler Funding

South London Gallery returned a £125,000 award from the Sackler Trust last year, Art Newspaper has reported. The news comes after the city’s National Portrait Gallery also publicly rejected funds from the Sackler Trust.  Read more at Art Newspape
Tags: Art News, Minipost, News

Mary Boone Featured in The Guardian

Mary Boone is profiled in The Guardian this week, exploring her recent jail sentence and her hopes for the future.  “I had 49 wonderful years in art,” she says. “If I’m going to be the Martha Stewart of the art world, I would hope to do it with the same humility, humor, grace and intelligence that […]
Tags: Art News, Minipost, News

Nothing to See Here. Just a Massive Inflatable Mouse Floating on Hong Kong Harbor

"I wanted to create work that would make people think about relaxing"
Tags: Uncategorized, Art, Onetime, Overnight

Notes on the Culture: Why Baltimore Persists as a Cultural Beacon

The city (population 600,000) has produced an eclectic variety of artists, including John Waters, Joyce J. Scott, David Simon and Abdu Ali.
Tags: Art, Baltimore (Md, Waters, John (1946-, Culture (Arts, Scott, Joyce J, Divine (1945-88, Tyler, Anne

The pull of the earth: Luke Jerram’s ‘Gaia’ is heading to Liverpool Cathedral as part of River Festival Liverpool

The pull of the earth: Luke Jerram’s ‘Gaia’ is heading to Liverpool Cathedral as part of River Festival Liverpool The popular River Festival Liverpool is back in June and a huge 23ft replica of the earth will be one of the event highlights. Located in Britain’s biggest cathedral, Liverpool Cathedral, the artwork called ‘Gaia’ (meaning the […] The post The pull of the earth: Luke Jerram’s ‘Gaia’ is heading to Liverpool Cathedral as part of River Festival Liverpool appeared first on Artinliverpool...
Tags: News, Culture Liverpool, Gaia, Liverpool Cathedral, Luke Jerram, River Festival, Top

Lehmann Maupin to Stage Show for Studio K.O.S.

Lehmann Maupin will stage the first show dedicated to the K.O.S. artist collective following the death of founder Tim Rollins. The group is now known as Studio K.O.S.“We had been talking about this show since Tim passed away,” says Anna Stothart, the curatorial director of Lehmann Maupin. “We all knew that it was important to have […]
Tags: Art News, Minipost, News

The Tate Will No Longer Accept Donations from Sackler Trust

Following a meeting with its ethics committee, the Tate will no longer accept donations from the Sackler Trust. “The Sackler family has given generously to Tate in the past, as they have to a large number of U.K. arts institutions,” Tate said in a statement. “We do not intend to remove references to this historic philanthropy. […]
Tags: Art News, Minipost, News

Luc Tuymans, Painting’s Savior, Tries Something New

A major retrospective in Venice assembles more than 80 of the artist’s canvases, plus a huge mosaic of Italian marble.
Tags: Tuymans, Luc, Palazzo Grassi, Museum of Contemporary Art (Antwerp, Belgium, Art, De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art

Eye-popping 'maximalist' tiny house suggests that 'more is more'

Full of vibrant colors, patterns and eclectic decor, this tiny house is not as minimalist as its exterior might suggest.
Tags: Design, News

Drones are the new cost-effective way to monitor the environment

Conservationists, researchers and volunteers have spent countless hours on the ground keeping tabs on water quality in rivers across the country. Their work has been instrumental over the years, and new technology in the form of drones is making their jobs a whole lot easier. These unmanned aircraft, referred to as drones or UAVs, are easy to control and have become cost-effective in recent years. Environmentalists are using them to monitor ecosystems from the skies and are able to carry out th...
Tags: Design, News, Maryland, Virginia, Environment, Environmentalists, Drones, Pipeline, Federal Aviation Administration, Cunningham, Water Quaility, Ben Cunningham, Pipeline Compliance Surveillance Initiative

CRITIC’S pICK: A Lighter Matthew Barney Goes Back to School, and Back Home

The artist dances with wolves, and hunters, in his new film “Redoubt,” shot in his native Idaho. It’s the most emancipated work of his career.
Tags: Art, Barney, Matthew, Yale University Art Gallery, Sculpture, Dancing, Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming

Last Chance: Warhol at the Whitney: Why This One Work Is So Stirring

As the museum’s Andy Warhol retrospective ends its run, Holland Cotter revisits the exhibition through a work that showed the artist shifting gears.
Tags: Art, Museums, Whitney Museum of American Art, Warhol, Andy, Race and Ethnicity, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68

El Espace: How Will Netflix Do Justice to ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’?

One Colombian writer reflects on what the adaptation of Gabriel García Márquez’s masterpiece means for her culture and people.
Tags: Women and Girls, Hispanic-Americans, Art, Mexican-Americans

Hen Harriers on the verge of extinction due to gamekeepers killing illegally

A new study reveals that hen harriers are being killed at an alarming rate on U.K. grouse moors. Scientists found that gamekeepers are eliminating these birds, which are on the verge of extinction in England because they hunt red grouse. Conservationists have been tagging hen harriers in the U.K. for several years and discovered that 72 percent of the birds involved in studies have come up missing. The researchers believe the majority of these birds were killed illegally. Related: Don’t forget ...
Tags: England, Design, News, Animals, United Kingdom, Endangered Species, Don, Conservationists, Hen Harriers, Red Grouse

Wirral Borough of Culture awarded substantial Arts Council grant

Wirral Borough of Culture awarded substantial Arts Council grant Wirral’s year as Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture has got off to a flying start after securing a significant grant from Arts Council England. £130,000 from the Arts Council’s National Lottery Project Grants has been awarded to Wirral Council to support working with internationally-renowned artists […] The post Wirral Borough of Culture awarded substantial Arts Council grant appeared first on
Tags: Art, News, Top, Arts Council England, Wirral, Funding News, Fundig, Borough Or Culture, Wirral Borough Of Culture, Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture, Arts Council 's National Lottery Project Grants, Wirral Council

Seven artworks commissioned for 10th Liverpool LightNight

Seven artworks commissioned for 10th Liverpool LightNight Artists explore ‘Ritual’ at free late-night arts festival & new venue announced Taking place across 50 venues on Friday 17 May 2019 from 5pm until late, LightNight showcases the creative lifeblood of Liverpool when the city’s world-class cultural venues open their doors until late at night staging over […] The post Seven artworks commissioned for 10th Liverpool LightNight appeared first on
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, LightNight

Georgia O’Keeffe Reveals Inspiration Behind Some of Her Most Famous Paintings in Newly Uncovered Letters

“It is hazy – and my mountain floats out light blue in the distance – like a dream"
Tags: Art, News, Uncategorized, Georgia, Onetime

The Sonic-X is the first “self-sustainable” RV

But what does that mean?
Tags: Design, News

Shellworks creates sustainable packaging with seafood shells (Video)

This alternative to single-use plastics uses a range of custom-designed machines to create a recyclable and compostable bioplastic, sourced from discarded crustacean shells.
Tags: Design, News

J. Tomilson Hill Joins Guggenheim Foundation Board

Collector J. Tomilson Hill has joined the board of The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. “Tom is a skillful and deeply experienced leader in business and philanthropy, who will bring strategic insight and discerning guidance as a member of the Board,” said board chair William L. Mack and president Wendy Fisher in a joint statement. “Tom also is a […]
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Board, Tom, J Tomilson Hill, Wendy Fisher, J Tomilson Hill Joins Guggenheim Foundation Board, The Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation, William L Mack

Kehinde Wiley Launches Residency in Dakar, Senegal

Kehinde Wiley has launched a residency in Dakar, Senegal, called Black Rock Senegal. “Black Rock Senegal came out of a direct need to engage Africa in a much more personal way,” he says. “After years of exploring the continent’s many cultures and countries I had a personal desire to create a workspace in West Africa. As […]
Tags: Art, News, Africa, Senegal, West Africa, Art News, Minipost, Dakar Senegal, Kehinde Wiley, Black Rock Senegal

Brice Marden Gets Profile in NYT

Artist Brice Marden gets the profile treatment in the NYT this week, as the artist recounts his battle with cancer and his working process throughout.  “I guess I was lucky,” he says. “I have been able to work through it all. It hasn’t made me hurry things up. It hasn’t made me work any differently. It’s just […]
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Brice Marden

Japanese Corporation Announces $1 Million Art Prize

Japanese holding company Nomura Holdings, Inc. will launch the Nomura Art Award, a prize that will be given to “an artist who has created a body of work of major cultural significance,” a $1 million prize making it one of the largest in the world.  Read more at Art News
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Nomura, Nomura Holdings Inc

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