• This Knife’s Edge Is Made Using Replaceable Utility Blades
    by Carlos Zotomayor on February 24, 2021 at 2:33 pm

    By now, a lot of people credit Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. As the saying goes, the best person for the job is a lazy person, because he’ll find the easiest way to do it. Now I’m not saying the founder of Experimental Fun is lazy, but he does come up with interesting ways to reduce [...] The post This Knife’s Edge Is Made Using Replaceable Utility Blades appeared first on SolidSmack.

  • Leon Russell
    by Tom Zimberoff on February 10, 2021 at 10:01 am

    A Rock ’n’ Roll Legend and A Pivotal MomentContinue reading on Storius Magazine »

  • The art of loss: Mourning "Charley Hill" the intrepid undercover agent who recovered Edvard Munch's "The Scream"
    by Unknown on February 25, 2021 at 8:10 am

    It's hard to write a second In Memoriam in less than one year for someone who spent a goodly part of their life dedicated to the recovery of stolen art. In the first days after Charles Hill's death, on Saturday, February 21st, words completely eluded me.  Trying to think of what I could write or should write, and knowing a man's successes are not a sum of his career, I also thought to his family trying to cope with his unexpected loss.  […]

  • Weekly Web Roundup: Feb. 26, 2021
    by Ms. Ann Marie Watson on February 26, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    Friday, February 26, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsIn a week when we’ve seen renewed attacks on Capitol Hill over federal arts funding, we are pleased to announce opportunities for full registration support to attend the National Arts Action Summit. Also this week: stories of community engagement and partnerships, arts marketing shifts for 2021, a revoked Trump executive order, and our plan to work toward a fully inclusive […]

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  • The Idiots
    by Amanda Goldblatt on February 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    I am an idiot who has been to a museum, and not just to take my picture with the Mona Lisa.

  • the greatest pitcher in baseball -- 2/26/21
    on February 26, 2021 at 8:20 am

    Today's selection -- from Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. Because of racism, arguably the greatest pitcher in baseball wasn't called up to the major leagues until he was 40: "LeRoy 'Satchel' Paige was one of the greatest baseball pitchers ever to step onto a mound. Yet, coming of age in the early twentieth century, when Jim Crow was at its cruelest, he never had the chance to become all that he could have been. ... […]

  • To the core
    by Julia F Christensen on February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am

    A devastating loss can shatter the façade we put up for others, exposing our deepest, rawest self. A work of art can do the sameBy Julia F ChristensenRead 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 […]

  • A Field of Dried Grass Is Suspended from the Ceiling in ‘French Exit’ by Artist Tadao Cern
    by Grace Ebert on February 26, 2021 at 4:31 pm

    In Tadao Cern’s sweeping installation “French Exit,” a cloud of feathery grasses looms over the room. The immersive artwork juxtaposes the ephemeral, dried material with the viewers who stand underneath as it creates a soothing and introspective space to consider the notions of farewells, whether it be the close of a party or more profound experiences, like the end of a relationship or death. Cern tells Colossal that the title refers to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Movie Theatres Schedule Dates For Reopening and Pandemic Recovery
    by J. Sperling Reich on February 26, 2021 at 7:29 pm

    There are finally some signs of hope for movie theatre owners who have been in various forms of forced hibernation for the past year due to the global coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 infection rates are declining, vaccination rates increasing and now... The post Movie Theatres Schedule Dates For Reopening and Pandemic Recovery appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.

  • Group Show at Tanya Leighton with Sadie Coles
    by Contemporary Art Daily on February 27, 2021 at 5:45 pm

    Artists: Oliver Laric, Sky Hopinka, Monster Chetwynd, Pavel Büchler, Alvaro Barrington, Michele Abeles Venue: Tanya Leighton, Berlin Organized With: Sadie Coles, London Exhibition Title: Galleries Curate: RHE – ‘Tempest’ Date: January 18 – February 27, 2021 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Vimeo:   Tempest,

  • 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 […]