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This personal collection of hundreds of Mr. Rollins’s recordings and notes reveal his quest to improve his stamina and power as a saxophonist.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: archives and records, jazz, new york public library, schomburg center for research in black culture, sonny rollins


How hyperspecific material makes local residents laugh on the national tour of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: theater, hedwig and the angry inch (play), mitchell, john cameron, morton, euan, dallas (tex), charlotte (nc), san francisco (calif), chicago (ill), boston

“Hello, Dolly!” producers and Tony producers seem to be at an impasse over the conditions under which Ms. Midler would sing at the awards ceremony.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: theater, tony awards (theater awards), hello, dolly! (play), midler, bette, pierce, david hyde, television, cbs corporation

This artist is planning to create a riverboat calliope installation with the jazz pianist Jason Moran at Prospect New Orleans, the art triennial.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: art, prospect new orleans, walker, kara, moran, jason (1975- )


This band’s latest release, “One More Light,” debuted at No. 1. Kendrick Lamar’s “Damn.” is No. 2 and Harry Styles’s solo debut slipped to No. 3.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: music, linkin park, one more light (album), billboard (magazine)

Mussolini's hometown is a font of fascist memorabilia and marches. "For Frassineti, Predappio’s mayor, building the museum has become an urgent matter, as a number of pro-fascist parades and visitors have drawn increased attention to the town. 'It is difficult for things to be any worse in Predappio than they are right now,' he says […]

Source Feed: ArtsJournal
Categories: visual, 05.29.17

Is there any future for human work? Or will robots take over all of it - or just the repetitive, dangerous, dirty jobs that humans would prefer not to do in the first place?

Source Feed: ArtsJournal
Categories: ideas, 05.28.17


"After learning the singing exercise solfeggio from an older brother, he took voice lessons at a school sponsored by the Works Progress Administration and at 14 was singing on a local radio station with the Pawtucket Boys’ Club Harmonica Band." And as a sophomore at Juilliard in 1948, he met the partner he finally got […]

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Categories: people, 05.26.17

The "one-man Renaissance" led quite the forging life. "Greenhalgh’s talent was broad: one month he was an Egyptian granite carver, the next an impressionistic sculptor, the next an American watercolourist."

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Categories: visual, 05.27.17


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Categories: visual, 05.28.17


The art world is skewered in The Square, the Swedish film that has scooped the Palme dOr at this years Cannes film festival. According to the UK newspaper The Telegraph, the movie, directed by Ruben Ostlund, is a blackly comic send-up of the art worlds pretensions and neuroses. It centres on the director of a contemporary art gallery who makes a splash with a new performance art space called The Square. Peter Bradshaw reports in The Guardian that the most excruciating part is a formal dinner...

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Nicholas Cullinan, the director of Londons National Portrait Gallery, has a new fanand she isnt holding back about just how much she likes him. The US singer and actress Courtney Love bumped into the charming scholar on her recent art jaunt around Europe, taking in a visit to the Venice Biennale. Seeing Nicholas prompted an outpouring of love and affection from Courtney who posted her homage on Instagram.Those rare moments in life that you run into your soulmate for the first time and you just...

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“Twilight” is in the rearview mirror, but he stands by the series even as he’s celebrated at Cannes for his turn as an inept bad guy in “Good Time.”

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: movies, pattinson, robert, good time (movie), cannes international film festival, cannes (france), the lost city of z (movie), twilight (movie)

Directed by Ruben Ostlund, “The Square” was a surprise winner of the Palme d’Or. With “The Beguiled,” Ms. Coppola became the second woman in the festival’s history to win the directing prize.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: movies, cannes international film festival, the square (movie), ostlund, ruben, the beguiled (movie), coppola, sofia, 120 beats per minute (movie), campillo, robin, the killing of a sacred deer (movie), zvyagintsev, andrey


What would you do if you had the opportunity to have not just a one-night stand, but a deep commitment that would go on for ten, 15, 25 years? asks Joseph Thompson, the director of Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA) in North Adams. This is the guiding philosophy behind the museums ambitious $65m expansion, due to open on 28 May. Since it launched in 1999, the institutiona converted textile factoryhas slowly been working to refurbish the 28 buildings on its sprawling...

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The figure of former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg loomed large at a recent hard hat press tour of The Shed, the multidisciplinary arts and culture centre under construction in Hudson Yards, due to open in 2019. And it was with good reason. Not only is the massive redevelopment project being built over the railway yards on Manhattans far west side one of the former mayors parting legacies, but The Shed had just received a $75m gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies, bringing its...

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A grant of $25,000 is not even a drop in the bucket of the US federal governments spending, around $3.5 trillion per year. But it was able to effect visible change in Fergus Falls, a small rural community in Minnesota with a population of 13,000, which received $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the government agency that funds art and culture across every congressional district in the nation, in 2011. The NEA, which had a $148m budget last year, and has been targeted...

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The newly elected French president, Emmanuel Macron, is due to meet Russias Vladimir Putin for the first time on 29 May at the Chteau de Versailles, where they will inaugurate a major exhibition celebrating the 300th anniversary of Peter the Greats diplomatic visit to France in 1717. The meeting falls on a Monday, when the palace and grounds are closed to the public. The show Peter the Great, a Tsar in France (30 May-24 September) is billed as an exceptional collaboration between the...

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Russias moral police are seeing penises everywhere and even a judge recently got fed up. On Thursday, 25 May, a magistrate in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk threw out a case against a woman who had been accused of deliberate desecration of a religious object for sharing an allegedly phallic image of kulich, a tall Russian Easter bread, adorned with the requisite eggs, on social media. Prosecutors called in a religion expert who said that overt sexuality had been condemned by Christianity...

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The Nancy Graves Foundation has named Sam Contis and Myeongsoo Kim as this year’s recipients of its annual Grants for Visual Artists program, which awards artists an unrestricted $5,000 prize.The foundation, which was established in 1996 after Nancy Graves’s death, has given … Read More

Source Feed: ARTnews
Categories: news, the talent, christina hunter, klaus von nichtssagend gallery, myeongsoo kim, nancy graves grants for visual artists, sam contis


Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Read More

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Categories: pictures at an exhibition, charlie james gallery, tucker nichols

How might the work of a contemporary artist trained in industrial design match up with a seminal mid-century sculptor trained under Brancusi? Reactions to that question—and many more—are on display in “Solid Doubts: Robert Stadler at the Noguchi Museum” in … Read More

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Categories: artists, dakin hart, featured, noguchi museum, robert stadler

South Africa’s Goodman Gallery announced today that it now represents Yinka Shonibare MBE, Samson Kambalu, Paulo Nazareth, and Grada Kilomba. They join a roster that includes Ghada Amer, Candice Breitz, William Kentridge, and Hank Willis Thomas.A few of the artists … Read More

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Categories: market, news, the talent, goodman gallery, grada kilomba, paulo nazareth, samson kambalu, yinka shonibare mbe


An Italian regional court has ousted five directors at Italys top museums, almost two years after they were appointed in an unprecedented shake-up of the countrys bureaucratic museums sector. The reform by the Italian culture ministry saw new leadersincluding, for the first time, seven foreignerstake the helm of 20 top institutions and heritage sites, such as the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence and the Galleria Borghese in Rome, in August 2015. But on 24 May, the Lazio regional...

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Thomas Kaplan, the US billionaire metals investor who owns more Rembrandts than anyone else, plans to send his collection of Dutch Old Masters to Russia as part of its world tour.  The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg is in negotiations to show the Leiden Collection in 2018, a spokeswoman says. The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow has also been earmarked as a possible venue, according to the Economist. The Pushkin could not be reached for comment. The New York-based...

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Dark Mofo, a festival hosted at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), announced today it is cancelling tickets to a performance by the Austrian Actionist Hermann Nitsch in Hobart next month. Organisers cancelled tickets to the performance scheduled for 17 June after they uncovered a plot to disrupt the event. Around 200 tickets are believed to have been obtained by people opposed to the performance by the 78-year-old artist.  Concerns that protestors would be inside the venue and make up...

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Expo Chicago has announced the exhibitors list for its sixth annual edition, taking place in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall September 13–17.This year’s lineup of 135 galleries—representing 58 cities from 25 different countries—marks the fair’s largest global showing yet. Galleries include such notable newbies … Read More

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Categories: news, expo chicago, expo chicago 2017

ROME (AFP).- Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini Saturday called for a US guns dealer to withdraw an advertisement using an image of Michelangelo’s David — but with the famed statue holding a bolt-action rifle. “The image of David, armed, offends and infringes the law. We will take action against the American company so that it immediately withdraws its (advertising) campaign,” Franceschini tweeted in the afternoon. His comments come after the Historical Heritage and Fine Arts Board in...

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Categories: arts policy

LONG BEACH, CA.- The Long Beach Museum of Art debuted 41 newly acquired art works in its latest exhibition entitled Enriching and Engaging – Selected Recent Acquisitions. The exhibition runs from March 7, 2014 – June 15, 2014. Among the artists featured in the exhibition are Keith Haring, Claire Falkenstein, and Rafael Soriano, the renowned Cuban artist whose work Añoranza Idealizada is being displayed for the first time. In addition, the Museum is the first institution in California to have a...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

SHANGHAI.- Like Buddhist pilgrims who trek across vast terrain in search of enlightenment, artists Chen Linggang and Liang Weiyuan find meaningful insight through process. Between the Lines: Reading Chen Linggang and Liang Weiyuan presents contemporary works on canvas that express creation and contemplation, transcending legibility to fuel interpretation and introspection. The works contain an innate sense of inquisitive calm, marking traces of the artists’ hands and minds while inspiring...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

OLD WESTBURY, NY.- The Amelie A. Wallace Gallery at SUNY College at Old Westbury is presenting Body Conscious, a group exhibition by nine internationally acclaimed artists with diverse and exciting practices. Body Conscious seeks to explore the way artists have addressed female body image in contemporary art. By tackling anorexia, dieting, obesity, etc., each of these artists attempts to articulate the Western obsession with the size of women’s body. According to the National Eating Disorders...

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Categories: photography

DALLAS, TX.- The Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Nasher Sculpture Center announced that together these three North Texas museums are adding more than a combined 1,700 high-resolution works of art to the Google Art Project. The Art Project allows online visitors to explore the museums’ paintings, sculptures, and other objects virtually. Highlights from the 1,200 images submitted by the Amon Carter showcase work by some of the greatest names in American art,...

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Categories: museums & galleries

OTTAWA.- The artists’ collective BGL, composed of Jasmin Bilodeau, Sébastien Giguère and Nicolas Laverdière, will represent Canada at the prestigious 56th International Art exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in Italy in 2015. The selection was announced by the National Gallery of Canadaon behalf of a jury of leading experts in contemporary Canadian art. The Venice Biennale is among the most prestigious contemporary art events in the world, and the only international visual arts exhibition to...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

LONDON.- Sotheby’s S|2 will present This Side of Paradise curated by Jane Neal, a leading expert on the contemporary art scene in Central and Eastern Europe and a celebrated curator. Featuring some of the most important contemporary painters working in the figurative tradition, This Side of Paradise offers a privileged view of artists who rather than follow the trajectory set by American Abstraction and Pop Art that dominated the latter half of the twentieth century, have instead committed to...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Los Angeles-based artist Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon works in sound, installation and sculpture. Gordon investigates sonic and architectural applications of cybernetic systems in the 20th and 21st centuries to technological design, from anechoic chambers to the military’s use of Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) speakers. Reverse engineering those implements of social control, often through the use of audio and spatial feedback systems that manipulate the visitor’s senses; the...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

GENESO, NY.- On March 29th, Cottone Auctions will be holding their annual Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction offering 500+ lots in Cottone’s 6000 square foot gallery at 120 Court Street, Geneseo, NY. This important estate auction will include original paintings by noted listed artists, several Tiffany lamps, silver, sculpture, Asian art, antiquities, art glass, Oriental rugs and period furniture. Internet bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com (formerly...

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Categories: art market

ROSLYN HARBOR, NY.- The first garden was Eden —a setting of flowers and plants for the creation of our world and mankind. Ever since, we have cultivated gardens simply for their beauty or for the sustenance they provide as food. Flowers have served as inspiration for painters and poets from time immemorial. From the mundane to the exquisite, flowers enhance every facet of our lives. Their physical expression may be found in gardens and outdoor parties of every kind, from the [...]

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

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