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Her father’s in love with a 20-year-old boy toy. Her son is a queer studies major. In Joshua Harmon’s new comedy, it’s the middle-aged woman who feels left behind.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: theater, skintight (play), menzel, idina, harmon, joshua, roundabout theater co, pels, laura, theater, aukin, daniel

The effect would be similar to how YouTube tries to detect and block copyrighted audio and video from being posted on its site, but it would be applied to all types of content, including text, images, and software, as well as audio and video. Critics say this section of the proposal, Article 13, would lead to legitimate […]

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Categories: media, 06.20.18

At a Cannes Lions presentation this week, Live Nation unveiled the results of the experiment and, unfortunately for music-loving homebodies, they show that dragging yourself to a concert on a Friday will result in three times more emotional intensity than listening to a recorded album alone in your bedroom, wearing sweatpants and eating Wheaties.

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Categories: audience, music, 06.20.18

See images from one notable show every weekday. Read More The post ‘Picture Fiction’ at Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: pictures at an exhibition, kenneth josephson, museum of contemporary art chicago, picture fiction

Employer contributions to a residuals fund for musicians whose work is heard on the big and small screens hit a record $100 million last year, according to the latest report from the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund. Last year, the fund distributed more than $81 million to 17,000-plus musicians but is holding more than $5 […]

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Categories: music, 06.20.18

Many would argue that the ways we look at and interpret a painting, experience a performance or appreciate an architectural location have not changed in millennia. This may be true, but the ways we discover, research, plan and communicate our experiences have fundamentally shifted. Whether it’s because of search engines, social media, mobile devices or […]

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Categories: media, 06.20.18

Imagine the following scenario. A teacher in a German Musikhochschule is offered a paid week in a sunny resort. All she has to do is listen to hopefuls for a few hours a day and pick a winner from a list of students of the professor who invited her. If she plays ball, the chairman […]

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Categories: music, 06.23.18

Dedrick Devonshay Williams of Pompano Beach, Fla., was arrested on charges including first-degree murder. The rapper was shot and killed on Monday.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: rap and hip-hop, murders, attempted murders and homicides, xxxtentacion (rapper), williams, dedrick devonshay, florida

The future for jazz looks challenging, particularly as it is overtaken by (or absorbed) into hip hop, R&B or pop. Playing-gigs as well as teaching-gigs may become harder to come by. On the other hand, Berklee College of Music seems to be an agile institution, constantly making adjustments in its outreach, going outside the US to […]

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Categories: music, 06.20.18

"It is a fantastically stupid rule that when followed often has the effect of mangling a sentence. And yet for hundreds of years, schoolchildren have been taught to create disastrously awkward sentences like 'With whom did you go?' The origins of this rule date back to one guy you may have heard of. Of whom […]

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Categories: words, 06.12.18

An exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture captures what Oprah Winfrey and her TV show have meant.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: television, art, watching oprah: the oprah winfrey show and american culture (exhibit), national museum of african american history and culture, winfrey, oprah, the oprah winfrey show (tv program), women and girls, blacks

You might be forgiven, then, for thinking that Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 is about fighting the evils of censorship. After all, the back cover copy declares it to be a “classic novel of censorship and defiance” and it’s generally taught this way in high schools. But Bradbury himself never took this line. According to the Christian Science […]

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Categories: words, 06.14.18

This seductive documentary tracks the rise and fall of Elvis Presley, a tragic arc that the director Eugene Jarecki likens to that of the United States.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: movies, documentary films and programs, pop and rock music, presley, elvis, simon, david (1960- ), jarecki, eugene, the king (movie)

"Tolerance is deeply rooted in the canon of apparent modern ideals: as an inherent good, a necessary individual ethic, a pillar of Western civilisation and proof of its superiority. ... Yet tolerance, as an idea and an ethic, obscures the interaction between individuals and groups on both a daily basis and over the longue durée; […]

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Categories: ideas, 06.20.18

From major encyclopedic museums to university-run institutions, curators who are schooled in the art of ancient Mesopotamia, South Asia, Renaissance Italy, and many other eras and cultures across the globe are expanding and enriching how audiences experience art history. They’re also innovating the way that art is seen, understood, and disseminated.

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Categories: audience, visual, 06.20.18

The dynamic city abounded with art from China and abroad in March. Read More The post ‘Beijing Is Not a Static Place’: A Report from the Chinese Capital’s Gallery Weekend appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: dispatches, 5xberlin, 798 art district, amber wang, bao yifeng, beijing commune, boers li, cao mei, caochangdi, carsten höller, chen dongsheng, china guardian, featured, galleria continua, james elaine, jason jiang, jing art, lin han, linyao kiki liu, liu wei, long march space, lu jingjing, m woods, meg maggio, michael xufu huang, olafur eliasson, ole scheeren, paul mccarthy, pékin fine arts, philip tinari, red brick art museum, richard deacon, sarah morris, sishang art museum, song art museum, tang contemporary, telescope, ullens center for contemporary art, waling boers, wang zhongjun, wanwan lei, yan shijie, yang gallery, zhang yue, zhu jinshi

Any effort to fit the continent’s complexity between the covers of a magazine would be more than a little quixotic and fraught. Read More The post Africa Now: An Introduction to ARTnews’s Summer 2018 Issue appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: features, africa now, billie a. mcternan, closed, mariane ibrahim, mik awake, nana oforiatta ayim, robin scher, sean o’toole, touria el glaoui

NYC Pride can easily overwhelm even the most extroverted people. Here are five ways to take part away from the crowds.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: homosexuality and bisexuality, austen, alice, house museum, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community center, netflix inc, le poisson rouge, austen, alice, streisand, barbra, queer eye (tv program)


On ‘Art in the Age of the Internet,’ JODI, Renée Green, and more. Read More The post Reply All: Exhibitions Around Boston Survey Connectivity in the Digital Age appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: reviews, "art in the age of the internet 1989 to today", aajiao, adrian piper, andrea fraser, before projection: video sculpture 1974–1995, camille henrot, carpenter center for the visual arts, chris marker, ernst caramelle, erwin spuler, eva respini, featured, gerhard altenbourg, gregg bordowitz, hannah höch, harun farocki, harvard art museums, howdoyousayyaminafrican?, institute of contemporary art boston, inventur—art in germany 1943–55, jeffrey de blois, jill magid, jodi, jon rafman, judith barry, k. o. götz, karl hofer, lynette roth, lynn hershman leeson, maria vedder, mit list visual arts center, muntadas, nam june paik, rabih mroué, renée green, ruth hallensleben, siegfried lauterwasser, sondra perry, tony oursler

A growing network of booking agencies and community groups have made female artists more visible in Berlin, erasing the boy’s club atmosphere of the past.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: music, disc jockeys, berlin (germany), women and girls, bars and nightclubs, resident advisor ltd, kraviz, nina, egert, kersten


Using intricate choreography and cues, the Angel Shadows — dancers and puppeteers — propel the Angel into the air and operate her heavy wings.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: dancing, theater, elliott, marianne, kushner, tony, angels in america (play), malone, beth, todorowski, ron


Paul Rudd plays Berg in a new film. But for all his research, he could never get a clear picture of this World War II hero, intellectual and athlete.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: movies, baseball, actors and actresses, lewin, ben, rudd, paul, berg, moe, the catcher was a spy (movie), the catcher was a spy: the mysterious life of moe berg (book)

As the traveling punk-rock extravaganza begins its final full cross-country run, the women who performed on the male-dominated festival tell their stories.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: women and girls, pop and rock music, vans warped tour (music event), perry, katy, lewis, juliette, potter, shawna, meg & dia, no doubt (music group), paramore (music group), war on women (music group)

In the National Gallery of Art’s major survey of Cézanne’s stirring, troubling portraits, he treats family and friends with affectionate digs.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: art, museums, national gallery of art, cezanne, paul, cezanne, marie-hortense fiquet (1850-1922), cezanne portraits (exhibit)



She joins the institution following her time as director of curatorial affairs at the Baker Museum in Naples, Florida. Read More The post Gisela Carbonell Named Curator of Rollins College’s Cornell Fine Arts Museum appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: news, the talent, cornell museum of fine arts, gisela carbonell, rollins college

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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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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