Archive for the 'Art' Category

An Alternative History of Greek Pottery Makes Women the Equals of Men

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Click Here to Read: An Alternative History of Greek Pottery Makes Women the Equals of Men: Mary Frances Dondelinger creates bowls, vases, and statues that masquerade as the relics of a previously undiscovered civilization by Karen Chernick on the HyperAllergic website on April 17, 2018.

Women near an altar. Interior from an Attic red-figure kylix, ca. 450 BC. From Vulci. Guglielmi Collection Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

 

New from IPBooks.net: A Path with No Name: A Collection of Poetry and Paintings by Mali Mann

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Click Here to Purchase:  A Path with No Name: A Collection of Poetry and Paintings by Mali Mann,

Praise for A Path with No Name: A Collection of Poetry and Paintings by Mali Mann

Impressive in the range of their subjects,forms,and moods,Mann’s poems leave a lasting mark on the readers’ senses!
Salman Akhtar , author of  Blood and Ink (more…)

 The Delights of Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons, in NYC for the First Time

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Click Here To Read:   The Delights of Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons, in NYC for the First Time: The Frick Collection hosts the North American debut of Francisco de Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons, a Spanish Golden Age series with mysterious origins by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on April 4, 2018.

Francisco de Zurbarán (1598–1664) Joseph. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

“I’m the Opposite of Donald Trump”: Yinka Shonibare MBE on His New Public Sculpture in NYC

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   “I’m the Opposite of Donald Trump”: Yinka Shonibare MBE on His New Public Sculpture in NYC: The British-Nigerian artist’s Public Art Fund commission, located just a few blocks from Trump Tower, is a tall, billowing form featuring a riotous patern inspired by Dutch wax fabrics by Jessica Holmes on the HyperAllergic website on March 26, 2018.

Wind Sculpture (Yinka Shonibare, 2014), Howick Place, London SW1 Photo: Ham. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Surrealism: A Conversation at London’s Olivier Malingue gallery

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Surrealism: A Conversation at London’s Olivier Malingue gallery Written by Emily Gosling on the Creative Boom website.
The Sun has Gone to Hell; Oil on Board Author: Rallé

The Beauty and Horror of Medusa, an Enduring Symbol of Women’s Power

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Click Here to Read:   The Beauty and Horror of Medusa, an Enduring Symbol of Women’s Power: Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores how the snake-haired Gorgon transformed from a hideous monster into a beautiful femme fatale by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on March 19, 2018.
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598–1680) and students. Head of Medusa. Marble, 1630. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Refereeing Trump

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Refereeing Trump: Richard Kraft has classified Trump’s daily actions “in the fashion of a soccer referee,” assigning yellow and red cards to the President’s conduct Louis Bury on the HyperAllergic website on March 16, 2018.

Carlos Ruiz receives a yellow card, Matt Reis also pictured. Photo: Jason Gulledge. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Zoe Leonard in Conversation with Rebecca Solnit

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Click Here to View:  Zoe Leonard in Conversation with Rebecca Solnit on Facebook.  The conversation starts after the 17 minutes and 41 seconds marker.

These canvases are inspired by the literary designs of Kafka and Freud

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Click Here to Read: These canvases are inspired by the literary designs of Kafka and Freud By Bhumika Popli on the Sunday Guardian Live website on March 18, 2018

International Women’s Day: Reflections from Natalie Portman, Maya Angelou and Other Renowned Women

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   19 Feminist Art Stories for International Women’s Day: In honor of the 19th Amendment, we’ve compiled some of our favorite stories that we hope will inspire you to uplift women everywhere on the HyperAlleric website on March 8, 2018.

Click Here to Read:  International Women’s Day: Reflections from Natalie Portman, Maya Angelou and Other Renowned Women by Marianne Schnall on the Huffington Post website on March 8, 2011.

International women day in Egypt. Photo: Al Jazeera English.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Hearing Poland’s Ghosts

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Click Here to Read: Hearing Poland’s Ghosts by Eva Hoffman in the New York Review of Books in the March 22, 2018 Issue.
Jewish wedding by Wincenty Smokowski (1858)

What Philip Johnson’s Glass House Says About the Architect

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Click Here to Read:   What Philip Johnson’s Glass House Says About the Architect by Anthony Vidler in Architectural Digest on February 28, 2018.

Glass House by Philip Johnson (exterior) in New Canaan, CT, USA.  Photo by Staib.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

What the Russian Revolution meant for modern art and culture

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Click Here to Read:  What the Russian Revolution meant for modern art and culture By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on February 28, 2018.

Soviet leaders Red Square, Moscow, USSR celebrating the second anniversary of the October Revolution. Photo: L.Y. Leonidov. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Neanderthals Were Artists Too:

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Reproductions at the Museo del Mamut, Barcelona 2011 Photo by Thomas Quine.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Click Here to Read: Neanderthals Were Artists Too: The discovery of the oldest cave art thus found suggests that Neanderthals may have been the first artists on Earth Jack Sjogren on the HyperAllergic Website on February 27, 2018.

 

A new exhibition in New York tells the story of Jews in space

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  A new exhibition in New York tells the story of Jews in space: The exhibition, “Jews in Space: Members of the Tribe in Orbit”, taps into a Jewish fascination with the stars that goes back many centuries by Sonia Zhuravlyova on the JC website on
February 26, 2018.

37 Artists Native to the Americas Weave Stories of Migration and Geography

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  37 Artists Native to the Americas Weave Stories of Migration and Geography: In a time of bald-faced white supremacy and discrimination, the Nebraska exhibition Monarchs feels vitally relevant by Jillian Steinhauer on the HyperAllergic website on February 14, 2018.

Native American Basket Weavers.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Searching for the Roots of Empathy in Rituals of Care

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Searching for the Roots of Empathy in Rituals of Care: In Kerry Tribe’s video we see both actors playing patients and medical students acting as though they were doctors, but the aim is for something real: empathy by Emily Wilson on the HyperAllergic website on February 8, 2018.

Photo: Pepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Gideon Rubin Explores The Sinister History Of Nazi Propaganda At Freud Museum

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Gideon Rubin Explores The Sinister History Of Nazi Propaganda At Freud Museum on the Artlyst website on February 13, 2018.

Photo: Dontworryifixedit. Public Domain  via Wikimedia Commons

4,400-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb Dedicated to Priestess Heptet Discovered

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  4,400-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb Dedicated to Priestess Heptet Discovered: In Heptet’s newly uncovered tomb, it’s all about the monkey paintings by Elena Goukassian on February 6, 2018.

Lady Meresimen, Singer of God Amon, giving presents to Osiris and the “Four Sons of Horus”  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Two rarely seen works by Salvador Dalí reach market for first time

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

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Click Here to Read:   Two rarely seen works by Salvador Dalí reach market for first time: Important paintings by Spanish surrealist, sold to Argentinian countess in 1930s, up for auction by Mark Brown on the Guardian Website on February 7, 2018.

Portrait of Salvador Dali, taken in Hôtel Meurice, Paris, 1972, Allan Warren