Monthly Archives: May 2018

In the galleries: More than just selfies, more than just photos

Fithi Abraham’s “One/Many No.1,” acrylic on wood panel, on view at IAA at Hillyer. (Fithi Abraham/IAA at Hillyer) Now that every well-to-do person’s pocket holds a camera, self-portraiture has been democratized to the point of nausea. Maybe that’s why there … Continue reading

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How Our Ancestors with Autistic Traits Led a Revolution in Ice Age …

At Ancient Origins, we believe that one of the most important fields of knowledge we can pursue as human beings is our beginnings. And while some people may seem content with the story as it stands, our view is that there … Continue reading

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Topeka art studio celebrates fifth anniversary; owner continues to mix community service and art – The Topeka Capital

By Brianna Childers bchilders@cjonline.com When Alexander Lancaster was young, he was always told that he couldn’t earn a living creating art. But his mom encouraged him to follow his dreams, and after he moved to Topeka about 10 years ago, … Continue reading

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This 11-year-old sells ‘living paintings’ for thousands of dollars each

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Energy in the Brush: Contemporary Chinese Ink Paintings at Cantor

What most do have in common is they come from the home collection of Jerry Yang, former CEO of Yahoo, and his wife Akiko Yamazaki. “There is a certain way that you have to put energy into the brush,” Yamazaki says. … Continue reading

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Art and the Ascent of the Third Reich

Richard Oelze, “Expectation” (1935-36), oil on canvas (The Museum of Modern Art, New York, digital image © The Museum of Modern Art / Licensed by SCALA / Art Resource, NY) At a lecture on March 8 in connection with Neue … Continue reading

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A lifetime of art: How an 87-year-old brightens the walls of Savage Senior Living

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This Museum Director Is Working to Make the Art World More Equitable For Women

Forty years ago, there wasn’t one museum in the world focused solely on women artists. In the spring of 1987, when the National Museum of Women in the Arts opened its doors in Washington, D.C., that changed. From its start, … Continue reading

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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, May 21

Happy Victoria Day, everyone! Enjoy the holiday with our rundown of seven fun events happening in Vancouver today, May 21. The Brian Jonestone Massacre, Nature Walk and more to enjoy. For more things happening around town be sure to check … Continue reading

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12 Hats from Art History Fit for the Royal Wedding

Millions of viewers across the globe are predicted to tune in for tomorrow’s royal wedding, between American actress Meghan Markle and Prince Henry of Wales, otherwise known as Prince Harry. Some will watch for a glimpse of Markle’s much-anticipated gown; … Continue reading

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