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Bruce DeLaney, co-owner of Rediscovered Books in Boise, said Say's title has been a steady seller but not a best-seller despite being about a local artist. He said that might be because the James Castle Collection doesn't back the book. "If there was a James Castle book that they were excited about, ...

The Los Angeles artist Alex Israel credited Entertainment queen Oprah Winfrey as one of his biggest inspirations at last night's glitzy British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel (BFAMI) fundraiser at London's Dorchester Hotel (16 January). Describing Winfrey as arguably a performance artist, Israel said: ...
You may not be familiar with the name, but Barrington is the 61st golfer on show at Jumeirah Golf Estates every year. He is a trick shot artist who performs two shows a day during the tournament. Often, the pros can be seen casting looks over as Barrington works through his impressive repertoire of strokes.
A rendering shows what the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute will look like when completed in 2019. Developers are seeking artists and designs for a large piece of public art between the medical school building and a new office building planned next door. [Rendering courtesy of ...
"And one of the great things that I can do as an artist is that I don't have to answer to anyone in terms of my content. I don't have a corporate overlord or a Death Star to answer to, so I'm pretty much free to say what I want, and as long as I'm responsible to history, and science, and my ideas about that, ...

An Artist Reversed The Gender Roles In Sexist Vintage Ads To Point Out How Absurd They Really Are ... Eli Rezkallah is a 31-year-old visual artist/photographer who recently created a photo series entitled, "In a Parallel Universe" that reimagines sexist ads from the mid-20th century with the gender roles ...
Meet the Artist Painting the Aliens That Abducted Him ... Huggins was a trained artist years before he began illustrating his extraterrestrial experiences. ... His favorite artists are the Impressionists, including Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Claude Monet; his early paintings were mostly landscapes and portraits.
"These artists were producing artwork before there was Nebraska arts Council, before there was a museum in Kearney dedicated to Nebraska Art," he said. "They became ... "Our Artist in Residence program has provided artists in a variety of media the opportunity to spend time at Homestead. They have ...
I normally take that for granted, but as I saw several other shows at American Realness, the relationship between artist and audience was on my mind. Ms. Evans was on the less accommodating end of the spectrum. Her program note included an idea about taking internal physical processes and making ...
BANDON -- Southern Coos hospital & Health Center will host a show of artworks relating to the theme of all things food, "Bountiful Harvest" art, food for the soul. Make art about food: planning, planting, growing and harvesting food, food preparation, food on a table, people cooking or eating food.
Along with them, artists Brenda Pardo and Radu Gheorghe, a Bridgeport-based photographer, will feature pieces of their portfolios. While several of them have participated in other shows before, the JHouse event is intended to highlight local, up-and-coming artists, according to Fusciardi and Gillis.
Two iconic Michigan artists are in the spotlight, thanks to an important exhibition at the Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. The works of Jim Shaw and the late Mike Kelley are being displayed in an exhibition at the MSU Broad called "Michigan Stories: Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw." It is running ...
The Canadian artist, based in New York for some decades now, showed an expansive group of over 100 new photographs at documenta 14 in Kassel, 70 C-prints and a new film in the quinquennial's Athens chapter, and opened two solo exhibitions at both Buchholz Gallery's locations, in Berlin (during ...
More than a hundred well-known artists and writers defended her decision in a public letter. Soon thereafter, hip-hop star Vic Mensa published a powerful report in Time Magazine (video below) based on his experience in Palestine as part of a delegation of black American activists and artists organized by ...
Peggy Baity started her new business, The Art farm, to showcase the work of about 30 area artists. The store at 252 ... She previously worked for the Decatur Areas arts Council and said through her work she realized there are many talented artists in the Decatur area, but people are often unaware of them.
To help fulfill her psychological and physical journey, Argote has enlisted a crew of motorcycle-riding artists and collaborators including Alexandra Grant, Bill Kelley Jr., and Anuradha Vikram. In a Griffith Park parking lot, she will assemble a course based on the overlapping floor plans of her Pico-Union ...

It's just before Thanksgiving, and artist Christopher Marley is packing up items for a big exhibition outside Miami. Marley transforms poisonous snakes, tropical fish and exotic insects into works of art -- and he just realized he forgot to frame a foot-long isopod that's still in the freezer. He says the creature is ...
The Great Bay Stewards invites interested artists to email two representational digital photos of their art or fine crafts to art.show@greatbaystewards.org. The due date for the photos is Feb. 7 and all photos should be accompanied by the artist's last name, work title and medium. If the art committee accepts ...
A collaborative effort of 47 artists, including students from six area high schools as well as professionals, the mural was the brainchild and gift of Kim ... Artist Heidi Hernandez, who painted the faces of the girls killed in the church bombing, said, "It was an honor to be asked to be part of this magnificent mural ...
"artists study the human form to understand proportion, locomotion and perspective," he says. But when Lattimore graduated from the academy he was still thirsty for knowledge. "To be honest, I was frustrated by what I wasn't taught at the time," he says. "I wanted to be able to grind my own oil paint, create ...
The facial reconstruction class, only available to advanced students, is taught by Joe Mullins, a forensic artist who has worked for 18 years at at the National Center for Missing and Exploited children and whose connections led to the partnership with Pima County. Mullins used three previous classes to ...
While that brief addresses the legal issues, the artist's brief -- filed by Jeffrey Knowles and Julia D. Greer of Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP -- makes a more accessible argument about the importance of music to California and of payments to performers. "It's basically simple," Jefferson Airplane singer ...
"As an artist, I have to draw black trauma in a way that makes the audience feel something for the character. How do I make this pain convincing?" said Stacey Robinson, who, as he penciled the characters Medina created, felt his own range of emotions: "From joy and happiness, to me being in tears as I'm ...
Speaking to the Guardian, Spall joked: "I'm trying to tick off all the artists." Spall's performance in Mike Leigh's Mr Turner won him the best actor award at the 2014 Cannes Film festival. The Observer described him as "a giant" in a "visually ambitious biopic". The actor did extensive research for that role, even ...
"Take Me To The River" is a 1974 song from the legendary Al Green and guitarist "Teenie" Hodges. And though it wasn't a big hit at the time, this song's mix of religion and desire has become part of pop music's canon with versions done most famously by talking heads, Bryan Ferry, Foghat and Levon ...
... which sits in between a busy parkway and the Raging Waters Waterpark, where he painted a gentle scene of the fall colors changing along the creek. "It looks kind of mundane if you just take a peek at it," Neff said, dabbing oil paints onto his canvas. "But the artist's job is to make the mundane beautiful." ...
There, he encountered hip, young artists on the cusp of fame--abstract muralist Saul LeWitt and Post-Minimalist painter and sculptor Nancy Graves, among others. Abstract art intrigued him, but he was not willing to forgo landscape painting. On trips home to Virginia, he took photos of the wilderness he ...
Poets Respond to artists at the Studio Museum in Harlem ... (image courtesy the artist and Karma, New York, photo by Adam Reich) ... There has long been a kinship between poets and visual artists, and some of the best poetry (known as ekphrastic poetry) has directly responded to works of art, translating ...
The upcoming mixed-income project will join other recent improvements to the Garfield Boulevard corridor including the arts Block project from the University of Chicago and local artist Theaster Gates. Work will also soon start on the so-called Garfield Gateway project to overhaul the Garfield CTA Green ...
Marc Gumpinger, a Munich-based artist, longtime technologist and founder of gaming company Scoreloop, encouraged artists to find art-based ways to respond. He said it was incumbent on artists to be creative, by, for example, finding ways to make simple internet art that doesn't use much data, or finding ...
... adjacent to other Japanese artists, compares her aesthetic sensibility to other Japanese-American contemporaries. For example, Asawa is placed in conversation with Hawai'ian-born Japanese-American artist Toshiko Takaezu's voluptuous stoneware, which is glazed with a dynamic velocity similar to ...
Prominent artist Nancy Noel hopes the $2 million that she has now pumped into her historic studio building in downtown Zionsville will help attract a buyer for the 164-year-old structure. Noel bought the former church, constructed in 1854, in 2006 to house her studio/event center/restaurant and dubbed it ...
Andy Warhol, the anarchist American artist, director and producer, was a one of the most radical figures of his time. He was one of the leading personalities in the visual art movement which is known as pop art. Apart from the legendary artists many other artists are being showcased at the art fair. The fair ...
Winona artist Sarah Johnson paints at her home studio last week. Johnson loves a life full of ... Some people lead colorful lives as an artist. For Winona resident ... When it comes to identifying herself as an artist, Johnson hesitates because she doesn't like to create art "just for art's sake." It needs to signify ...
His friend, the historian Giorgio Vasari, said that Michelangelo complained of a material flaw in the marble that made construction near-impossible, though we know the artist was good at selecting his stone. Scholars now point to the possibility that something in the composition itself--perhaps Christ's leg, ...
NPR music welcomes 20 new artists to Slingshot, a collective effort among taste-making music stations to introduce exceptional emerging artists. Keep an eye out for new additions throughout the year.
Watercolorists, jewelers, ceramicists, photographers and other visual artists are invited to submit original works for the 2018 Laguna Art-A-Fair, a juried fine-art show that is one of Laguna ... A registration fee of $40 per medium is required, and separate booth fees are determined if an artist is selected.
Professional artists will paint other sea creatures for sponsorship, too, with the mural's planned completion set for the end of January. money raised from the mural will go toward creating a home for children rescued from sex trafficking, planned for somewhere in Palm Beach or Martin counties, Barletta said.
The sale capped a run of seasons where the Kippenberger market rose precipitously--an irony for an artist who lampooned both "try-hard" artists who sucked up to the market people and the market people who got suckered into buying any of it. All of Kippenberger's top ten highest-selling works at auction ...
Ana Kras has never been a coffee person: "I have a very strong intolerance to it," says the Serbian-born, New York-based artist. Instead, she favors a specific kind of chai latte that her friend and collaborator, the designer Beatrice Valenzuela, taught her to make on a trip to Los Angeles last winter.
This includes artist Audrey Handler, who has a 1966 work in the exhibition, only recently acquired by TMA. This early work not only demonstrates the presence of female artists at the very beginning of the Studio Glass Movement, but exemplifies the movement's conceptual wellspring, which deals with the ...
This Artist Builds High-Tech robots--Then Has Them Attack Each Other ... ("I spent a long time training it so it didn't panic around the machine," the artist affirms.) ... "The spark that started the tech revolution out there was that people didn't differentiate between creative artists and creative scientists.".
Multimedia artist Carrie Mae Weems hosted a day of music, art and talk in a public event called "The Shape of Things," exploring America's history of violence. Jeffrey Brown reports from New York about what inspired Weems to take on the project and what message the group of 50 artists wants to send.
Seven artists have received the award since 1991: Rafal Blechacz (2014), Kirill Gerstein (2010), Ingrid Fliter (2006), Piotr Anderszewski (2002), Leif Ove Andsnes (1998), Ralf Gothoni (1994), and David Owen Norris (1991). Levit will give his first public performance as the 2018 Gilmore Artist at 7 p.m. ...
Woodman's career followed "a slow but steady upward arc, beginning with her first studio sale of pottery in Boulder in 1957-58," MacMillan wrote. "She unquestionably ranks among the five most accomplished artists ever associated with Colorado, and she might even head the list." In Woodman's practice ...
It might seem that hand-threaded beads and blown glass wouldn't lend themselves to depicting rank ugliness. Nor to provoking unruly laughter. But Joyce J. Scott's art -- angry, raucous and shamelessly gorgeous -- proves just how sharp glass can get. The exhibition of her work now at Grounds for ...
Mason met her cadre of artists in New York City while plying her trade as a free-lance journalist with a niche for covering African American and Caribbean artists. "Now, I have moved my platform on to social media," said Mason of Sunshine Media and Communications, who represents local artist Gharan ...
Lance Wyman, an artist who designed graphics for the 1968 Mexico Olympics and has had his work in the Museum of Modern Art, created this piece for Clarity Pointe, a new assisted living and memory care facility in Alton. Alton is off Donald Ross Road in Palm Beach Gardens. The City Council approved ...
The Emerging artists chart uses the same formula as the all-encompassing Billboard Artist 100, which measures artist activity across multiple Billboard charts, including the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and the Social 50. However, the Emerging artists chart excludes acts that have notched a top 25 entry ...


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