Monthly Archives: January 2016

Zurich celebrates a century since the birth of Dadaism and is still at the cutting edge of contemporary art

In a cobbled backstreet in the heart of Zurich’s medieval Old Town, a bunch of beatniks is celebrating the centenary of a club which changed the course of modern art. On 5 February 1916, Cabaret Voltaire introduced Dada to an … Continue reading

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Acclaimed artist guides budding teenagers at portrait workshop

Internationally-acclaimed Russian-British portrait artist Svetlana Cameron hosted a workshop for young artists interested in classical portraiture. The workshop, for teenagers aged 14 to 19, took place on Saturday at the Youth Arts Centre, in Douglas. The internationally acclaimed portrait artist … Continue reading

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Kansas Focus Gallery celebrating Kansas artists opens at Nerman Museum

A new gallery dedicated to artists with Kansas ties opens this week at Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, and there’s not a sunflower or dilapidated barn in sight. Instead, the inaugural exhibition in the Kansas Focus Gallery — a glass-fronted … Continue reading

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Why Taking Extended Maternity Leave Makes Finding a New Job Easier

Once upon a time I was an intelligent and intelligible adult. I even used to have conversations with other intelligent adults about business, politics, and deep existential topics. Analyze data? Run statistical models? Advise on acquisitions? Quantify market growth rates? … Continue reading

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Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial

Share X Domenico and Eleanore de Sole.Photo: Patrick McMullan. Eleanore de Sole, who along with her husband Domenico De Sole is facing off against former Knoedler Co. director Ann Freedman for selling them fake paintings allegedly by Jackson Pollock and … Continue reading

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Did Empire magazine just reveal one of the big spoilers of ‘Batman v Superman’?

As one of the foremost high-visibility fans of Zack Snyder‘s Man Of Steel, I have listened to several years now of people telling me why I’m wrong, and why Superman would never do the things he did in that film. … Continue reading

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A Still Life Explodes with Color in Tourist’s "To Have You Back" Music Video

Screencaps by the author London-based electronic artist Tourist, a.k.a., William Phillips, comes from the orbit of Disclosure and Sam Smith. For his latest music video, “To Have You Back,” which premiered earlier this week on NOWNESS, Phillips tasked artist Davy … Continue reading

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Faith shining through Quaker art

When people of a common faith stage an art show, will their faith be discernible in their art? Well, we’re about to find out as Carroll College hosts a show featuring Quaker artists called “An Exhibition of the Quiet Faith.” … Continue reading

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Religion briefs

Blessing of the Sea The annual Blessing of the Sea will be Sunday, Feb. 7, beginning with Evensong at 5 p.m. at The Cathedral Church of All Saints on Garden Street, St. Thomas, then at 5:30 p.m. proceeding to Main … Continue reading

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Meet Jason Kingsley, a successful British gaming CEO who’s also a practising knight and lives by a ‘Chivalric Code’

KasumiJason Kingsley, in full battle array. For most CEOs, their duties are simple. Build great products. Grow customer base. Maximise value for shareholders. But Jason Kingsley isn’t like most CEOs. As he sits at the helm of Rebellion, a successful … Continue reading

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