• What Does It Feel Like To Actually Walk in VR World?
    by Carlos Zotomayor on October 17, 2021 at 3:19 pm

    Virtual reality or VR has improved by leaps and bounds since it was invented in 1968. The headwear has become a lot lighter, the graphics much better, and the controls way easier to navigate. On the other hand, one thing that hasn’t changed much over the course of half a century is how people navigate [...]

  • Caveat Venditor takeaways during the guilty pleas of New York ancient art dealers
    by Unknown on October 14, 2021 at 8:00 am

    New York-based ancient art dealer Mehrdad Sadigh, AKA Michael Sadigh, who had operated Sadigh Gallery out of the Jewelry Building (Buchman and Fox: 1910) on 5th avenue for decades before his August 2021 arrest, has appeared in the New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan this week and entered his guilty plea.At the time of his arrest, on August 6th,  Sadigh's warrant listed a host of alleged crimes including:Scheme to Defraud in the First […]

  • Weekly Web Roundup: Oct. 8, 2021
    by Ms. Ann Marie Watson on October 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Friday, October 8, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsCatch up on news about National Arts & Humanities Month, the National Arts Marketing Project Conference, the Arts + Business Partnership Awards, a new audit of public art monuments in the U.S., and our latest Member Spotlight.

  • maafa -- 10/18/22
    on October 18, 2021 at 7:20 am

    Today's selection -- from Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" by Zora Neale Hurston.  In 1859, Timothy Meaher smuggled 110 Africans from Africa up the Mobile River and sold them into slavery. Tried for piracy from 1860-1861, he was only fined for the kidnapping and enslavement of other human beings. Oluale Kossola [also known as Cudjo Lewis] was one of the men aboard his ship, the Clotilda. He told his story to Zora Neale Hurston in […]

  • Blinkity blank
    by Aeon Video on October 18, 2021 at 10:01 am

    The optical illusion known as persistence of vision bursts to vivid life in this Palme d’Or winner from 1955 - by Aeon Video Watch 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.

  • How to Improve Industrial Designs Nowadays
    by ID Blogger on October 15, 2021 at 6:03 pm

    How to Improve Industrial Designs Nowadays The job of an industrial designer is a challenging and exciting one. They are at the forefront of many consumer and productivity-based products vital for many industries. A competent industrial designer must adapt to the changing times in designing, drafting, refining, and testing. Every product on the market started with a concept. Whether it’s a piece of furniture, equipment, or an automobile, […]

  • A Colorful Series of Sugar Skulls Appear on New USPS Stamps Designed by Luis Fitch
    by Christopher Jobson on October 18, 2021 at 3:38 pm

    The United States Postal Service has issued a set of colorful postage stamps that celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), an annual holiday celebrated in Mexico and beyond on the first two days of November. The vibrant stamps depict a family of four calaveras (sugar skulls) designed by Minneapolis-based Chicano artist and designer Luis Fitch who has been obsessed with postage stamps since a young age. A chance encounter near a train […]

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  • ShowEast 2021 Canceled Amid Pandemic Complications
    by J. Sperling Reich on October 15, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    It is safe to say calling off this year’s ShowEast event was an outcome nobody wanted; not cinema operators, not studios, nor industry vendors and least of all the Film Expo Group, which organizes the conference. However, with changing travel... The post ShowEast 2021 Canceled Amid Pandemic Complications appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.

  • 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 […]