Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Surprising Evolution of Dinosaur Drawings

Many people visit the fossil hall at Chicago’s Field Museum for the dinosaurs; but a certain kind of art lover goes for the murals. Originally painted by the famed wildlife artist Charles R. Knight in the late 1920s, each of … Continue reading

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Was Winslow Homer the Greatest American Painter of the 19th Century?

Though Homer enjoyed early success, several of his most famous works come from his late career, after 1883, when he settled into a relatively solitary life by the sea in Prout’s Neck, Maine, where visitors today can make a pilgrimage … Continue reading

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‘Roots’ and landscapes featured in two Beacon exhibits

The work of Bibiana Huang Matheis, left to right, Helga Schuhr, Ilse Schreiber-Noll, and Silke Konschak is on view at the Howland Cultural Center through Dec. 3.(Photo: Bibiana Huang Matheis/Courtesy photo) Four artists who explore their cultural roots through a … Continue reading

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Get a Sneak Preview of Newaxeyes’ 2018 Debut LP, Black Fax

Tweet Seattle quartet Newaxeyes will release their debut album, Black Fax, on March 16, 2018, via Important Records. Produced by Master Musicians of Bukkake’s Randall Dunn (Earth, Sunn O))), Wolves in the Throne Room, etc.), Black Fax has been gestating … Continue reading

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Bengaluru festival celebrates experimental cinema | Business …

Dubbed as Indias first and only international biennial celebrating experimental films and moving image art in India, “Experimenta” kicks off on Tuesday. The festival offers over 70 contemporary and rare historical films from across the world over 6 days at … Continue reading

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The Devil is in The Black Rider’s Details

The Devil, incarnated in The Black Rider  as Pegleg (Rotimi Agbabiaka), immediately and matter-of-factly declares his intentions. In the first song he sings, “Lay down in the web of the black spider / I’ll drink your blood like wine.” He … Continue reading

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Andrzej Wajda’s ‘Afterimage’ tells artist’s tragic bio with skill and heart

The famed Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda (“The Promised Land”) was often regarded as “Poland’s man of memory.” His films depict life in Poland with a keen eye, detailing struggles from World War II to the Cold War. The last film … Continue reading

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Is contemporary art a new conformism?

This is the moment where the contemporary artist pipes up: “My work is not meant to be understood. It is avant-garde.” An underlying problem exists with this reasoning. In my opinion, the statue is not a provocation; it’s the biggest … Continue reading

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Gwangju Biennale – E

The 12th Gwangju BiennaleImagined BordersSeptember 7–November 11, 2018 Gwangju Biennale 111 Biennale-ro, Buk-gu61104 GwangjuSouth Korea T 82 62 608 4114 biennale@gwangjubiennale.org www.gwangjubiennale.org Instagram / Facebook The 12th Gwangju Biennale’s Imagined Borders is a guiding concept that responds to the current times of change … Continue reading

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PAX Collaborates with Celebrated Artists to Create Special Laser-Engraved Devices for the Holidays

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — PAX Labs, Inc., a technology leader creating premium vaporizers for dry herb and concentrates, today announced a partnership with three San Francisco-based artists to produce limited edition designs for the matte black PAX 3 … Continue reading

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