August 6, 2022
  • August 6, 2022

Jeff Koons sends sculptures to the moon

by on April 11, 2022 0

This year, Jeff Koons will enter two arenas for the first time: the metaverse and the moon. The artist has announced that he will send 125 miniature lunar sculptures into space, each about an inch in diameter, which will remain on permanent display on the moon. The artwork aims to “explore the imagination and...

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Cassi Namoda changes what it means to be a painter

by on April 4, 2022 0

To burst Brief conversations with people who do things they are passionate about. Cassi Namoda. Photo: Alina Asmus “Some would say that your late twenties are a bit late these days to start a career as a painter, which is strange and unfortunate,” says Mozambican artist Cassi Namoda, 33. After studying cinematography at the...

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Artist Distorts Reality in Stunning Surreal Sculptures

by on April 4, 2022 0

Hong Kong-based artist Johnson Tsang creates porcelain artwork with a twist, often literally. He sculpts rubbery, lifelike human faces that are distorted in mind-blowing ways reminiscent of surrealist paintings. Looking at each is like looking into Tsang’s subconscious. In some of the busts, hands emerge from the head to manipulate the face, such as...

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‘Juntos’ to showcase sculptures by UNM art students

by on April 2, 2022 0

UNM sculpture students from Professor Randall Wilson’s Beginner and Advanced Sculpture Courses work on their projects. (Courtesy of Corrales Historical Society) These days, what could be better than a free event in a historic place? On Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10, the University of New Mexico Sculpture Program and the Corrales Historical...

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The African artist-writer who mapped new worlds

by on March 31, 2022 0

African art has had its place at the Museum of Modern Art since its inception – but not the African art you might think. In 1935, when the museum was nestled in a townhouse on West 53rd Street, curator James Johnson Sweeney organized “African Negro Art”, of which 600 specimens included painted Dogon masks,...

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Oh no, Jeff Koons sculptures go to the moon

by on March 29, 2022 0

Nowadays, outer space has become a destination of choice for people who hope to distinguish themselves as particularly rich and terrible. So the news that artist Jeff Koons will be sending lunar-journey sculptures for permanent installation on the moon almost makes too much sense. Maybe someone from Koons’ team read our 2018 report on...

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Companion Piece by Ali Smith – a writer for all seasons

by on March 25, 2022 0

Since 2016, Ali Smith’s fiction has documented a recent segment of the early 21st century fractured with humor and the slightly worn intellectual righteousness that characterizes all of his work. As an award-winning short story writer, novelist and essayist, she is known for her nimble and lively prose. Scottish-born Smith said of his approach,...

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A masterpiece by the first female history painter to be exhibited at a Paris salon is headed to the fine arts museums of San Francisco

by on March 23, 2022 0

the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco acquired Psyche bids farewell to her family (1791) by Marie-Guillemine Benoist-a rare work by a female old master and the first history painting presented at the Paris Salon by a female artist. “Marie-Guillemine Benoist is in some ways really an exceptional artist, but she also kind of...

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Crazy Rich Asians 2 sets Amy Wang as new writer

by on March 21, 2022 0

Warner Bros.’ The sequel to the hit romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” has a new writer in Amy Wang, who takes over after the first film’s screenwriters, Adele Lim and Peter Chiarelli, left over pay disparity issues. Wang, a Chinese-Australian writer, won a Cannes Lion award in 2018 for her short film ‘Unnatural’ and...

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Portland painter specializing in sea life art

by on March 19, 2022 0

PORTLAND – Crossing Corpus Christi at the South Padre Island Drive and Crosstown Expressway interchange, you might be used to seeing columns and walls full of sea life artwork. Local artist and business owner Dinah Bowman was responsible for the decorated concrete pieces. A lover of the ocean, she has used fish life, coastal...

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Life experiences led a San Diego writer to write a children’s book celebrating connection and diversity

by on March 12, 2022 0

Technically, Annette McKinney got her first paid writing job as a young child. Growing up, she and her family moved all over the world thanks to her father’s military career. Since they couldn’t visit their extended family very often, his mother started their “McKinney Family Journal”, chronicling their adventures around the world with the...

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How the silo, a new gallery run by a writer and a painter, sees defending artists as a “practice of art criticism by other means”

by on March 11, 2022 0

For some time, husband and wife duo Raphael Rubinstein and Heather Bause Rubinstein— an art critic and an artist, respectively — are planning to open an art gallery. The plan was to launch the silo: living with the art gallery next year, in 2023, at the 19th-century farmhouse that Raphael bought some 20 years...

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Pilot-turned-painter creates religious art

by on March 10, 2022 0

At the end of a tree-lined country lane, past the stream and at the end of a gravel driveway is the painter’s studio Henry Wingate. The foyer and hallway of the Madison home are crowded with faces gazing at framed portraits. The cavernous studio is filled with larger-than-life paintings, costumes, and easels. Busts are...

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Painter David Barber’s work on display at Bridport

by on March 8, 2022 0

A MAN’s artistic dream comes true after drawing inspiration from the West Dorset landscape to paint ‘beautiful’ pieces. Former teacher David Barber has launched his own exhibition on Bridport after spending his summer 2021 touring the West Dorset region and creating oil paintings. Mr Barber was invited to Dorset by Bryony Alsop, a storyteller...

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A look back at the 2022 Hoag Classic with longtime writer Randy Youngman – KCAL9 and CBS2 News, Sports, and Weather

by on March 7, 2022 0

Landlord and housekeeper caught by intruders in Studio CityThe two men allegedly stole the keys to the house from the owner’s wife, who had gone to a doctor’s appointment. reports Jeff Nguyen. 2 hours ago Amber Lee weather forecast (March 7)Temperatures will slowly warm up this week, but there is still a small chance...

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Frank Miller’s sister was key to Mission Inn’s success, says writer – Press Enterprise

by on March 1, 2022 0

A San Francisco newspaper called Alice Miller Richardson “one of California’s most successful and well-known businesswomen” – in 1910. Sounds like a pioneer, right? Yet a century later, Richardson is anything but famous, even in her hometown of Riverside. Richardson led the Mission Inn for 62 years, but virtually all the praise went to...

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Chocolate and gold sculptures are ‘bittersweet’ at Somerville Museum

by on March 1, 2022 0

Santiago Montoya, “Chocolate Hippo (I)”, 2022. Chocolate and 24 carat gold.Santiago Montoya for the Somerville Museum SOMERVILLE — El Dorado, the mythical city of gold sought after by the 16th century conquistadors in South America, was, like all paradises, only a dream. “Bittersweet,” Colombian artist Santiago Montoya’s exhibition at the Somerville Museum, reflects this...

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Nanaimo Painter Tom Shardlow Exhibits His Work in Ongoing Qualicum Beach Exhibit – Parksville Qualicum Beach News

by on March 1, 2022 0

A long-time gumboot artist and biologist will present a collection of Canadian landscapes at the Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery until the end of March. Nanaimo Tom Shardlowa member of both the Society of Canadian Artists and the Federation of Canadian Artists, hopes his works will capture the attention and emotion of viewers, just...

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Mary Anderson Clark’s Haven School Sculptures Illustrate Evanston’s Women’s Public Artwork

by on February 25, 2022 0

One of four sculptures in front of Haven Middle School. (Photo by Gay Riseborough) Evanston boasts several outdoor public works of art that are easily accessible for viewing. Four six-foot-tall Bedford limestone figures greet students at the main entrance to Haven School, 2417 Prairie Ave. The sculptures are by Mary Anderson Clark, a Chicago...

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NVIDIA Artists Create A Retro Writer’s Room In Omniverse With “The Storyteller”

by on February 17, 2022 0

Real-time rendering and photorealistic graphics were once tall tales, but NVIDIA Omniverse made them fiction. NVIDIA’s own artists are writing new chapters in Omniverse, an accelerated 3D design platform that connects and enhances 3D applications and creative workflows, to showcase these stories. Combined with the NVIDIA Studio PlatformOmniverse and Studio-validated hardware allow creatives to...

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Dan’s Cover Artist Halim Flowers Blooms

by on February 17, 2022 0

This week’s cover by artist/writer Halim Flowers is a message of love and hope – a message from a man who spent 22 years locked away in a place devoid of either and who now hopes to share her transformative message in the Hamptons, New York City, Palm Beach and beyond. Despite stellar grades...

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Writer’s job returns to Ariel Theater

by on February 17, 2022 0

Anna Ziegler (Photo by Jessica Nash) In her last Ariel Theater production just before the pandemic, Deborah Baer Mozes put on “Dov and Ali,” a show about the relationship between an Orthodox Jewish teacher and his Muslim student. The founding artistic director of the Main Line-based parlor theater company loved this piece because of...

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Artist Nayan Patel’s bizarre sculptures are designed to shock

by on February 16, 2022 0

In our tremor of youth this month’s issue, we spotlight a group of extraordinary artists from across the subcontinent and beyond, constituting up-and-coming musicians, up-and-coming role models and radical creatives who are reshaping the spaces and industries they inhabit. Discover a world animated by their dynamism diversity, innate individuality and general verve. Nayan Patel...

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