Archive for the 'Art' Category

Emperor’s Ghost Army

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Emperor’s Ghost Army on the PBS Website Aired: November 12, 2014.

Smilevski: Adolfina is a metaphor for the people that are forgotten

Friday, November 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Smilevski: Adolfina is a metaphor for the people that are forgotten on the EurActiv website on November 14, 2014.

A Freud Museum Exhibition Plumbs Meanings

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

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Click Here To Read: A Freud Museum Exhibition Plumbs Meanings by Matt Beardmore in THe New York Times on November 13, 2014.

The exhibition “Vandal” at the Sigmund Freud Museum.Credit Oliver Ottenschläger

Anderson: Artists and the Stasi in Stalinist East Germany

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Anderson: Artists and the Stasi in Stalinist East Germany By Bernd Reinhardt on The World Socialist Web Site on November 12. 2014

The Earliest Known Artist’s Studio

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Earliest Known Artist’s Studio: The discovery of a 100,000-year-old art studio in Africa hints at when modern human behavior emerged By Erin Wayman on The Smithsonian website.

An abalone shell recovered from Blombos Cave and a grindstone covered in red ochre. Image © Science/AAAS

Europe the birthplace of art? Cave art shows Indonesia has a claim

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Europe the birthplace of art? Cave art shows Indonesia has a claim by Deborah Netburn in The Los Angeles Times on October 8, 2014,

Researchers have determined a hand stencil in an Indonesian cave to be nearly 40,000 years old. (Kinez Riza)

Modern Art Was Used As a Torture Technique in Prison Cells During the Spanish Civil War

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Modern Art Was Used As a Torture Technique in Prison Cells During the Spanish Civil War on the Open Culture website on October 29th, 2014.

10 Female Dadaists You Should Know

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: 10 Female Dadaists You Should Know By Alison Nastasi on the Flavor Wire website on November 1, 2014.

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Nobel Prize winner Kandel speaks on art and psychology

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Nobel Prize winner Kandel speaks on art and psychology by Mindy Rosengarten on the Student Life website on October 30, 2014.

Eric Kandel, a Nobel Prize-winning neuropsychiatrist, talks in Anheuser-Busch Hall on Tuesday night. Kandel spoke to a packed, standing-room-only crowd about the influences of psychological theories on the creation and enjoyment of art.

 

MOMA hails Henri Matisse with ‘Cut-Outs’ exhibition

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: MOMA hails Henri Matisse with ‘Cut-Outs’ exhibition By Patricia Reaney on the Reuters website on October 8, 2014.

Sculptor Jane McAdam Freud on war, family and getting to know her great granddad Sigmund

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Sculptor Jane McAdam Freud on war, family and getting to know her great granddad Sigmund by Bridget Galton on the David Key website on October 23, 2014.

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To Celebrate Its Jewish History, Poland Presents ‘a Museum of Life’

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  To Celebrate Its Jewish History, Poland Presents ‘a Museum of Life’ Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw to Unveil Core Exhibition By Rick Lyman in The New York Times on October 21, 2014.

NAAP Annual Conference Congratulates Josephine Meckseper

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

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SHAME, GUILT & PREJUDICE:Emerging Possibilities: Thn NAAP Annual Conference Committee
CONGRATULATES!!! Josephine Meckseper
NAAP’S MORNING KEYNOTE ARTIST PRESENTATION
On her commission for the New York TimesT Magazine 10th anniversary issue on newsstands October 19.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
at The Scholastic Center, New York City (more…)

Hyper-Parenting, Hannah Arendt, Trauma, Simone de Beavoir, EMRs from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Dear Colleagues:

To recover from the doldrums of reading about Ebola and the stock market, not to mention all the world political issues, I turned to our international website this week for solace – and found it. I hope that you will too. As usual, I will give you my personal choices, followed by the entire list. Enjoy.

My choices this week are:

1) In the event that you missed it, please read the note from Arlene Kramer Richards: COWAP Conference a Success
Click Here to Read This Article

2) The ART category contains some fascinating pictures of the Cosmos and History through time – worth looking at!!
Click Here to Read This Category (more…)

The Id and the Ego, Depicted in Color

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Id and the Ego, Depicted in Color By Nina Siegal in The New York Times on October 16, 2014.

Rashid Johnson’s ‘‘Untitled (daybed 5),’’ from 2012, will be among the works featured in the exhibition Mark Wallinger has created for the Frieze London art fair.
COURTESY RASHID JOHNSON AND HAUSER & WIRTH

Cosmos as Masterpiece In ‘Cosmigraphics,’ Our Changing Pictures of Space Through Time

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Cosmos as Masterpiece In ‘Cosmigraphics,’ Our Changing Pictures of Space Through Time By Michael Benson in The New York Times on October 13, 2014.

The universe is conjured into existence by an omnipresent creator. The 1573 image is the creation of the Portuguese artist Francisco de Holanda and one of hundreds in the book “Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time.” CreditBiblioteca Nacional de España

52 Colorized Historical Photos That Give Us A New Look At the Past

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: 52 Colorized Historical Photos That Give Us A New Look At the Past by Jake Heppner on the Distractify website on July 3rd, 2014.

Pain and palliatives: examining the human condition

Monday, October 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Pain and palliatives: examining the human condition by Kevin Karn on THe Vista website on October 10, 2014.

Cave Paintings in Indonesia May Be Among the Oldest Known

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Cave Paintings in Indonesia May Be Among the Oldest Known By John Noble Wilford in The New York Times on October 8, 2014.

Hand outlines found on a cave wall in Indonesia are at least 39,900 years old, researchers said. CreditKinez Riza

In a Mattress, a Lever for Art and Political Protest

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: In a Mattress, a Lever for Art and Political Protest By Rroberta Smith in The New York Times on September 21, 2014.

Emma Sulkowicz, left, and Gabriela Pelsinger carry a mattress on the Columbia University campus as part of Ms. Sulkowicz’s performance piece “Carry That Weight.”CreditJennifer S. Altman for The New York Times