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"The priceless tome was brought to an Alençon (Orne, Normandy) auctioneer specialising in the sale of religious objects, by an anonymous owner several months ago. It was discovered to have been a collection of texts written in the scriptorium of the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey, and includes Latin writing from Saint-Aubert, Bishop of Avranches, the founder of […]

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Categories: words, 04.20.18

Mr. Corden said, “The boy is now fifth in line to the British throne — right behind Harry Styles. But ahead of me, which is annoying.”

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Categories: colbert, stephen, corden, james (1978- ), meyers, seth, o'brien, conan, trump, donald j, cohen, michael d (1966- ), late show with stephen colbert (tv program), the late late show with craig ferguson (tv program)

"The sprawling 1.5-million-square-foot National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, designed by Dutch firm Mecanoo Architects, was recently completed in the southern port city of Kaohsiung ... Slated for an October opening, the futuristic-looking mega space, called 'Weiwuying' for short, incorporates five performing spaces - including a 2,260-seat opera house, 2,000-seat concert hall (boasting a 9,085-pipe […]

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Categories: issues, 04.20.18

The artist, on his response to the migrant crisis: “In China we say, ‘When birds pass over the sky...’ I’m just one of the birds who made some sounds.”

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Categories: art, refugees and displaced persons, books and literature, immigration and emigration, princeton university press, ai weiwei

Monday Recommendation: McNeely & The Frankfurtians Jim McNeely, The Frankfurt Radio Big Band, Barefoot Dances and Other Visions (Planet Arts) McNeely fortifies his position in the upper echelon of jazz arrangers in this set of new pieces for ... read more AJBlog: RiffTides Published 2018-04-23 Brio and Blossom This week, the Cassatt String Quartet is having its […]

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Categories: ajblogs, 04.23.18

Final summations are expected to be presented on Tuesday, after which the jury will begin deliberating Bill Cosby’s fate.

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Categories: assaults, sex crimes, decisions and verdicts, temple university, constand, andrea, cosby, bill, o'neill, steven t (1953- ), steele, kevin r

Though Prince declined all testing at the Illinois hospital, the lawsuit contends the medical staff did not do enough to find the cause of the overdose.

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Categories: pain-relieving drugs, opioids and opiates, malpractice, suits and litigation (civil), pop and rock music, fentanyl, walgreen co., prince (1958- )


Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty" movie suggests that the only thing holding back regular-looking women is their belief that looking regular holds them back at all. That attitude puts the onus on individual women to improve their self-esteem instead of criticizing societal beauty standards writ large. The reality is that expectations for female appearances have […]

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Categories: ideas, 04.23.18

If the Pulitzer people had only bitten the bullet and done the equivalent of what the Nobel committee did for Bob Dylan and rock lyrics when they said, “You know what? We’re going to get dissed and ridiculed for even putting Dylan on the same level as John Steinbeck, but what the heck. Let’s just do it […]

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Categories: words, 04.20.18

Writing, like anything – from athletics to nuclear physics – depends on a basic degree of talent, which can be cultivated through training. So let’s stop pretending that devoting a year or two to studying writing in the company of others is anything other than a valid step towards a literary career.

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Categories: words, 04.20.18

Without ever intending it, experienced leaders often allow what they know to limit what they can imagine going forward; their knowledge can actually get in the way of innovation. Which is why, to summon the spirit of Proust, it’s so important for leaders to see their company and industry with fresh eyes — which means […]

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Categories: ideas, 04.18.18

The director credited Dustin Yellin, the institution's founder, with transforming what was once “a shack, an abomination to even walk into.” Read More The post Like a Cow Flies Over a Church: Pioneer Works Pays Tribute to Werner Herzog in Brooklyn appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: parties, dustin yellin, featured, pioneer works, werner herzog

In a groundbreaking study of more than two million books published in North America between 2002 and 2012, scholars found that books by women authors are priced 45% less than those of their male counterparts. The researchers, sociologist Dana Beth Weinberg and mathematician Adam Kapelner, both from Queens College-CUNY, say there is a lot more to the story […]

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Categories: words, 04.23.18

The erudite biography spans the 20th century, with stories of World War II-era sabotage and the U.S. civil-rights movement. Read More The post ‘A Moral Obligation’: In William Middleton’s ‘Double Vision,’ a Superb Portrait of Dominique and John de Menil, Patrons Who Funneled Oil Fortune Into Art, Social Justice appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: books, dominique de menil, double vision, featured, john de menil, william middleton

A new policy document – the European Agenda for Music (EAM) – stresses that music plays an important societal role around identity and inclusion, and recognises music’s “important” contribution to the economy.

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Categories: music, 04.19.18

The concept of cultivating plays was perfectly in line with the values of our maker-based community, and it was undeniable that Nashville has an appetite for new works. They embraced my play in no small part because they saw the playwright behind it. Like local honey at the farmer’s market, where it was made, how, […]

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Categories: theatre, 04.23.18



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The Russo brothers pushed to bring the Avengers series to a close — in a two-part extravaganza beginning with “Infinity War” — and Marvel listened.

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Categories: movies, marvel studios, russo, anthony, feige, kevin, russo, joe, downey, robert jr, avengers: infinity war (movie)

See images from one notable show every weekday. Read More The post Bouchra Khalili at Secession, Vienna appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: pictures at an exhibition, bouchra khalili, secession

As she prepares to retire, the orchestra’s archivist shares some favorites: a 1926 music video, the program from Leonard Bernstein’s debut and more.

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Categories: classical music, music, archives and records, new york philharmonic, beethoven, ludwig van, mahler, gustav, bernstein, leonard, pyongyang (north korea)


She will also be commissioned to create an exhibition for the institution. Read More The post Sophia Al-Maria Wins MCA Chicago’s New $100,000 Prize for Middle Eastern Art appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: news, the talent, dunya contemporary art prize, museum of contemporary art chicago, shulamit nazarian, sophia al maria

The National Geographic Channel anthology series tells the stories of great minds with great helpings of sex, romance, angst and political upheaval.

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Categories: television, banderas, antonio, genius (tv program), picasso, pablo, national geographic channel

A guide to the next seven days. Read More The post 9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: event horizon: art happenings around new york, "painted in mexico 1700–1790: pinxit mexici", brooklyn museum, david sale, david zwirner, fergus mccaffrey, gladstone gallery, gutai, huang yong ping, lawrence abu hamdan, madison avenue gallery walk, marlene dumas, metropolitan museum of art, perrotin, sculpturecenter, skarstedt, takashi murakami

Her first solo show at the London space will be in October 2019. Read More The post Thomas Dane Gallery Now Represents Dana Schutz appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: market, news, the talent, dana schutz, thomas dane gallery


Here's what we're reading this morning. Read More The post Morning Links: Creative Time Edition appeared first on ARTnews.

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The artist created Makrolab, 'an autonomous communications, research, and living unit and space.' Read More The post Marko Peljhan Will Represent Slovenia at 2019 Venice Biennale appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: 2019 venice biennale, news, makrolab, marko peljhan

On the third floor of the Selfridges department store in London, among the Marc Jacobs and Moschino couture, shoppers can now pick up a Ralph Lauren tie for 3 or a Zara skirt for 7. The bargains come courtesy of the US artist and writer Miranda July, who has set up a fully functioning charity shop inside the London department store.  The pop-up, which opened today (until 22 October) and was commissioned by the non-profit organisation Artangel, comes complete with the harsh strip lighting,...

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The Hong Kong and British socialite, fashion entrepreneur and early collector and supporter of Chinese contemporary art David Tang died on Tuesday 29 August aged 63. According to The Financial Times, where Tang penned a weekly advice column, he died  at Londons Royal Marsden Hospital from cancer. The UK-educated scion of a wealthy family originally from Shanghai, Tang founded elite restaurant chain China Club in 1991 and the fashion brand Shanghai Tang in 1994, both purveyors of a nostalgic...

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The fourth edition of the Folkestone Triennial, an exhibition of site-specific public art, includes artist-organised salsa dancing lessons, a floating house in the local harbour, and a declaration by Bob and Roberta Smith that the entire town has become an art school (see below). The festive atmosphere is the result of years of investment. At the turn of the millennium, this town in Kent, in south-east England, was in a sorry state. Folkestones grandeur is not so much faded as bricked up,...

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Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, Tate Modern (until 22 October) What a show! Each section and, indeed, pretty much each individual in this rich but rigorous celebration of black artists working in the US in the 1960s and 1970s, could spin off into a separate exhibition in its own right. The various responses to the black civil rights movement and what it meant to be a black artist in this turbulent time range through documentary, polemic, portraiture and abstraction,...

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Christies will add an extra night of auctions to its autumn calendar, introducing an evening sale of design and photography for the first time during Frieze week. On Tuesday 3 October, the auction house will also hold a new sale called Up Close, featuring masterpieces on a small scale, followed by Masterpieces of Design and Photography. The strength of our October sales last year, which totalled 91m overall, and the strong sell-through rate [90% by lot in the evening sale], convinced us...

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Former US President turned prolific portrait painter, George W. Bush, has painted the faces of military veterans for his follow-up show to world leaders at the George W. Bush Presidential Centre in Dallas. Proceeds from the exhibition Portraits of Courage (until 1 October) and its accompanying book go towards supporting post-9/11 veterans and their families. The 66 portraits and a mural confirm how Bushs confidence with paint on canvas has grown since his first works were leaked online in...

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After almost two years of debate, Italy has approved a new law relaxing the countrys notably stringent art export regulations. The market and competition legislation, passed by Italian parliament earlier this month and effective as of 29 August, extends the window during which private owners of works by deceased artists may self-certify them for export from Italy without a licence, from 50 to 70 years after they were made. The law further streamlines Italys bureaucratic licensing process...

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A new fine art, drawing and sculpture fair is due to open in Paris in November, filling the gap left by the Paris Tableau fair which folded two years ago. More than 30 international galleriesincluding Didier Aaron of Paris and Galerie de Jonckheere of Genevawill participate in the Fine Arts Paris fair held at the Palais Brongniart (8-12 November).   Officials at the Salon du Dessin, Pariss longstanding drawings fair which launched in 1991, are behind the new initiative. Diversity and quality...

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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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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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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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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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