May 12, 2022
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Oliver Hirschbiegel’s “The Painter” sets the stage for Van Gogh’s film

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German director Oliver Hirschbiegel, whose Oscar-nominated film “Downfall” shot his latest film “The Painter” in just four days. The docu-fiction, which premieres Saturday at IDFA, is a collaboration with German artist Albert Oehlen, who is played by Teutonic comedian Ben Becker (“Comedian Harmonists). Hirschbiegel and Oehlen are now working together on a film on...

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Facts About Writer James Baldwin | Mental Floss

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James Baldwin, born in Harlem, New York, on August 2, 1924, was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Baldwin worked in a variety of mediums; he was a novelist as well as an essayist and playwright whose work largely focused on issues of race, class, and sexuality in the mid-1900s. In...

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Landscapes of Ojibwa painter George Morrison adorn 2022 USPS stamps

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One of five forever stamps featuring a landscape by George Morrison, issued in 2022 (all images courtesy of the United States Postal Service) The United States Postal Service (USPS) unveils a new collection of stamps honoring distinguished Ojibwa artist George Morrison, whose abstract expressionist works challenged the largely exotic expectations of Native American art...

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Even with the writer’s involvement, this document seems vague and incomplete

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Nothing in the fuzzy artist profile documentary “Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time” comes close to the contagious spirit and accessibility of American author Kurt Vonnegut’s prose. Even the late Vonnegut (“Slaughterhouse Five”, “Breakfast of Champion”) objected, in a 1982 letter to filmmaker Bob Weide (read by voiceover narrator Sam Waterston), that “whatever is good...

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Hallowell approves $5,000 in TIF funds to purchase granite sculptures and mural

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Isabel Kelley’s “Bloom” granite sculpture is seen October 20 at Stevens Commons in Hallowell. Funds are raised to purchase “Bloom” and another sculpture to be installed in Granite City Park. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal HALLOWELL — Three major art projects are coming to Hallowell soon: two sculptures made during the Hallowell Granite Symposium in late...

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Hallowell Approves $ 5,000 in TIF Funding for Purchase of Granite Sculptures and Mural

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Isabel Kelley’s granite sculpture “Bloom” is seen on October 20 at Stevens Commons in Hallowell. Funds are raised to purchase “Bloom” and another sculpture to be installed in Granite City Park. Joe Phelan / Journal Kennebec HALLOWELL – Three major art projects are coming to Hallowell soon: two sculptures made at the Hallowell Granite...

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Matt Painter and Purdue Basketball officially sign threesome in upcoming 2022 promotion

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue coach Matt Painter announced that three high school players have signed their national letter of intent to join the team for the 2022-2023 college basketball season. Cam Heide, Fletcher Loyer and Braden Smith all submitted documents Tuesday to officially become members of the Boilermakers basketball program. The three players...

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Writer-Academician Mahul Brahma Launches New Book The Mythic Value of Luxury | Indiafleurit

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Calcutta: Writer, academician and communications expert Mahul Brahma’s sixth book, The Mythic Value of Luxury, has been launched virtually. Brahma, PhD, is Professor of Crisis Communication and Dean of the School of Media and Communications at Adamas University. His latest book was How to Communicate Strategically in the Business World. He holds a D.Litt...

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Richard Painter looks like he’s keen to run for Minnesota as an independent gubernatorial candidate

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Richard Painter, a law professor at the University of Minnesota and a former White House ethics lawyer for George W. Bush, said he was considering an independent campaign for governor. “The campaign for me is worth it if we have serious discussions about clean drinking water, clean politics,” Painter said on Friday. “I don’t...

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“The Americans” Writer Melissa James Gibson Signs Two-Year Global Agreement with Endeavor Content

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“House of Cards” and “The Americans” writer Melissa James Gibson has signed a two-year global deal with Endeavor Content, the studio behind Hulu’s “Nine Perfect Strangers,” Netflix’s “The Lost Daughter,” and “Ambulance. “from Michael Bay for Universal Pictures. The Canadian showrunner, playwright and producer said she was “thrilled with this opportunity to continue to...

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Artist captures animals in minimalist metal sculptures

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Seoul-based artist Lee sangsoo proves that you don’t have to be realistic to create stunning works of art. Instead, he masterfully bends, twists, and coils strips of spray-painted metal to capture the essence of different kinds of animals in minimalist abstract sculptures. While Sangsoo’s style may be simple, her portfolio proves the extent of...

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“Desperation Befell Me”: elusive painter Marlene Dumas on the struggle to paint through a year marred by tragedy

by on November 2, 2021 0

At first glance, 19th-century poet Charles Baudelaire and famous contemporary painter Marlene Dumas don’t seem to have much in common. But an unprecedented exhibition of Dumas’s work in Paris shows the fascinating overlaps between the two minds. Until January 30, 2022, the Musée d’Orsay is exhibiting 15 paintings by the famous artist inspired by...

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Gallery: Skylines as Sculptures by Gordon Binder

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Gordon Binder: Silver Skyline at Night, UP 292 During the pandemic, artist Gordon Binder deepened his knowledge and appreciation of leading contemporary artists, including Anne Truitt, Donald Judd and Ellsworth Kelly, drawing inspiration from what inspired them. Kelly, for example, was inspired by the shapes and forms that the artist saw in the skyline...

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Prominent Iranian Painter “Iran Darroudi” Dies Aged 85

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Prominent Iranian Painter “Iran Darroudi” Dies Aged 85 10/29/21 Source: Mehr News Agency Iranian painter, director, writer, art critic and university professor Iran Darroudi died on Friday morning at the age of 85 in Tehran. Iranian veteran painter Iran Darroudi died Friday morning of cardiac arrest at the age of 85. Iran Darroudi1936-2021 Iran...

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Lesser Known Facts About the Bengali Writer

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Bengali writer and poet Sukumar Ray was born on October 30, 1887 in Calcutta. He was from a Brahmo family. He was drawn to literature from childhood and later developed a serious interest in the same. It is one of the first Bengal gems that contributed immensely to Bengali literature. Having the privilege of...

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Prominent painter “Iran Darroudi” died at the age of 85

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Iranian veteran painter Iran Darroudi died Friday morning of cardiac arrest at the age of 85. Iran Darroudi was also a film director, writer, art critic and university professor born in 1936 in Khorasan in a prominent dynasty. Darroudi’s accomplishments include his 60 individual and 200 group exhibitions, art critics published in various newspapers,...

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the portrait of a writer at the end of her tether

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NEWSPAPERS: How to End a Story: Journals Volume III 1995-1998, Helene Garner, Text, $ 29.99 Helen Garner has always kept a succinct journal of what she felt and did. Indeed, when Monkey grip was published in 1975, it was accused of being the regurgitation of the journal: it wasn’t, but its emotional range and...

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prostoria 10 marks the decade of design with a climbing net pavilion, sculptures and an exhibition

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“It’s a mix of teamwork and living knowledge,” says the president of pistoria, talking about the furniture company’s journey through time from a small manufacturer of upholstered furniture to a formidable industrial company, Croatian company prostoria celebrates 10 years of rapid development in a exposure industrial history and philosophy. titled ‘prostoria 10’, the research-based...

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British artist Julian Opie’s animal sculptures, an Incheon-inspired work unveiled at the Kukje gallery

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A view of the installation of the exhibition “Julian Opie” at the Kukje Gallery (Courtesy of the artist and the Kukje Gallery) British artist Julian Opie presents his third solo exhibition at the Kukje Gallery in Seoul, following two solo exhibitions in the country in 2017 and 2018. Inspired by familiar subjects of everyday...

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See the recently discovered works of pioneer painter Hilma af Klint | Smart News

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Hilma af Klint, photographed in her studio circa 1885 Public domain via Wikimedia Commons Eight newly discovered works by groundbreaking Swedish modernist Hilma af Klint are set to be on display in Manhattan next month, Sarah Cascone reports for Artnet news. Scholars have traditionally credited male artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, and...

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Silverthorne writer and photographer Maryann Gaug wins awards

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Maryann Gaug – writer, photographer and videographer from Silverthorne – won several awards in a recent writing and photography competition hosted by Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers. According to a statement, Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers is an organization formed in 1973 of professional and semi-professional photographers, writers, filmmakers and artists with...

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The tab recruits a content writer

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We are looking for a talented writer who will post stories for our brand partners and write for our national site The Tab is hiring a content writer, who will write stories for awesome brands and write stories for The Tab’s national site. As a content writer, you will be responsible for writing all...

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A pilot turned painter creates religious art

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At the end of a tree-lined country road, alongside the stream and at the end of a gravel driveway is the studio of painter Henry Wingate. The foyer and hallway of the Madison House are cluttered with faces looking at framed portraits. The cavernous studio is full of larger-than-life paintings, costumes and easels. Busts...

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Comics illustrated by a Vietnamese painter published in Japan | Culture – Sports

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An illustration from the cartoon “Friends”. (Photo: Kim Dong Publishing House) Hanoi (VNA) – a Japanese comic called “Friends», Illustrated by a Vietnamese artist, was published by the Japanese publishing house Sunny Side. The Picture Book, or Ehon in Japanese, was written by Aihara Hiroyuki, a Japanese writer who has published over 100 Ehon...

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The art of the portrait painter

by on October 14, 2021 0

Jason Bouldin ’89 always notice the hands: how they move when a person speaks, where they stop, whether they are bent or open, agitated or silent, how they hold the chin or fall on the knees or reach over a table. For a portrait painter like him, each gesture offers a small universe of...

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The elusive anarchist icon “Peter the Painter” returns to Talsi / Article

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On Saturday October 16, an innovative exhibition will be inaugurated at the Talsi Regional Museum, whose name is “Nenotveramais” or “Elusive”. The exhibition is created by the museum in cooperation with representatives from various fields – writers, musicians, actors and others, and it is dedicated to the legendary Latvian anarchist Jānis Žāklis, once the...

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Cleveland Museum of Art has Cambodian sculptures that may have been looted, WaPo investigation reveals

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Click to enlarge Cleveland Museum of Art Digital Collection Shamvara and A Dakini, c. 1100. Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century. Bronze; overall: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1985.92 As part of the global survey from Pandora’s papers, The The Washington Post reported on Englishman Douglas...

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Here’s what Purdue coach Matt Painter said at the Big Ten Basketball Media Days

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INDIANAPOLIS – The Big Ten men’s and women’s basketball coaches have gathered at Gainbridge Fieldhouse for the 2021 conference Basketball Media Days. Purdue coach Matt Painter stepped onto the podium on Friday to answer questions. Here is the full transcript: Opening statement PAINTER MATT: Thank you. Like everyone who’s probably been here, excited about...

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