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  • Pocket-Sized Due Diligence: Interpol’s ID-Art App
    by Unknown on May 12, 2021 at 1:44 pm

    By: Aubrey Catrone, Proper Provenance, LLCCountless art transactions occur each week around the globe. Whether looking to acquire or sell an artwork, art market actors should always take the time to conduct due diligence. Verifying an art object’s ownership history contributes to an up-to-date understanding of clean title and authenticity. This knowledge remains vital to determining an object’s rightful owner as well as maintaining the […]

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  • Wolf Peach
    by Hillery Stone on May 12, 2021 at 12:46 pm

    We are biologically driven to make more of ourselves, and propagate the earth, and steer our sisters from madness.

  • monarch butterflies and latex -- 5/12/21
    on May 12, 2021 at 7:20 am

    Today's selection -- from The Language of Butterflies by Wendy Williams. Monarch caterpillars are killed by -- but also protected by -- latex: "Female monarchs lay eggs about the size of a pinhead on milkweed plants -- and only on milkweed plants. They deposit the eggs on the underside of a leaf, usually one egg to a leaf. Monarchs are not the only insects that use milkweed. Well over a hundred other species do, implying that at one time […]

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  • Another Hayride
    by Aeon Video on May 11, 2021 at 10:01 am

    How the New Age guru Louise Hay gained an ardent following across the US by teaching that self-love healed all – even AIDSBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon

  • Online Dating: Does Education Matter?
    on January 13, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    Online daters are most likely to contact people with the same level of education as them, but are less fussy about an intellectual match as they get older, according to new research.

  • 4 Ways to Maximize Business Profits
    by ID Blogger on February 26, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    In discussing strategies for startups and small businesses, there’s always a lot of talk about how entrepreneurs can obtain early funding. We talk about how common it is for startups to get off the ground with financial help from family and friends, for instance. In some cases, we highlight successful campaigns on Kickstarter as reasons to explore the crowdfunding route. And of course, there’s venture capital to consider. Securing adequate […]

  • Delightful Characters Spring to Life in Hand-Cranked Wooden Automata by Kazuaki Harada
    by Grace Ebert on May 12, 2021 at 8:28 pm

    Japanese woodworker Kazuaki Harada (previously) has spent the last few years designing these playful automata that activate with a simple hand-crank. Watch miners work in tandem, a figure cackle with unparalleled enthusiasm, and the devil aggressively play the fiddle, and make sure to turn your volume up, too—Harada often pairs an audio component with the mechanical movements for an additional dose of whimsy. For more of his quirky designs, […]

  • What’s happening with Haute Culture Textile Tours?! A not so easy post to write!
    by Donna on August 4, 2020 at 8:59 pm

    Hi Team! My incredibly lovely and supportive Haute Culture Community! It’s been a long old time since I’ve done this, and it feels great, and strange, and exciting, to be finally getting back to blogging. I’m sorry it’s been so long, but as we all know, things somewhat hit the fan over the last six months. After a period of serious and considered change, I finally feel like it’s time to reach out to you all about what I’ve been doing […]

  • Cinema Reopenings in Italy Point the Way for the Rest of Europe
    by Alice Tentori on May 11, 2021 at 8:17 am

    On 26th April 2021, Italian director Nanni Moretti had a special date: open the doors of his own cinema in Rome, the Nuovo Sacher, and greet the audience coming in after six months of darkness. Miles away through the north... The post Cinema Reopenings in Italy Point the Way for the Rest of Europe appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.

  • Suzanna Zak at Prairie
    by Contemporary Art Daily on May 12, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    Artist: Suzanna Zak Venue: Prairie, Chicago Exhibition Title: Flesh of Earth Date: April 10 – May 22, 2021 Note: press release available here. Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Prairie, Chicago Link: Suzanna Zak at Prairie

  • From the Archives: An Interview with Gerhard Demetz
    by Nastia Voynovskaya on May 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    It is often said that children are privy to a certain wisdom inaccessible to adults, that their naivete allows them to gaze at the world without the cynicism that comes from a long time of living in it. In his large-scale wood sculptures, Italian artist Gehard Demetz presents children as powerful figures — knowing, self-aware and bold. A master craftsman, Demetz creates his compositions within a surrealist framework, portraying his subjects […]