• Redux: Come, Be My Camera
    by The Paris Review on April 13, 2021 at 7:34 pm

    This week, we’ve lowered the paywall on Suzan-Lori Parks’s Art of Theater interview, a short story by James Salter, and a poem by Claribel Alegria.

  • Watch How Honey and Wax are Extracted From Honeycombs
    by Carlos Zotomayor on April 13, 2021 at 9:19 am

    It’s always good to learn something new every day, so I figure now’s a good time to talk about the birds and the bees. Well, actually, just the bees and how people extract their goods, to be precise. Blake of Daddykirbs Farm posts tons of videos on how he and his family have become self-sufficient [...]

  • Pixar’s Pete Docter’s 7 Steps To Discovering Your Story
    by Antonio Rengel on April 5, 2021 at 3:53 am

    WRITINGHow to write a story your audience can’t resistHow are stories made? Pixar’s Pete Docter — the director of such Pixar hits as Monsters, Inc., Up, and Inside Out, says a “story isn’t made, it’s discovered.”As a young animator, Docter believed Walt Disney woke up with fully formed stories in his head. When Pixar hired him at 21, he learned what looked like a flash of inspiration was a painstaking process.This is a process […]

  • Conference: IFAR's Provenance Research: Where Scholarship Meets Diligence
    by Unknown on April 14, 2021 at 9:24 am

    Provenance Research: Where Scholarship Meets DiligenceConference Date:  Tuesday, April 20, 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m EDT:Conference Location:  Online (video conference)Conference Fees: General Admission $10.00 + $2.24 Eventbrite Registration FeeIFAR Journal Subscribers $8.00 + $2.12 Eventbrite Registration Fee Full-Time Students with ID $5.00 + $1.94 Eventbrite Registration Fee Language(s): English Provenance -- the history of ownership -- […]

  • Request a Scholarship to the 2021 Annual Convention!
    by Jerelle Jenkins on April 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Monday, April 12, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsScholarships are available for those interested in attending the 2021 Annual Convention, happening virtually June 8-11. The deadline to request a scholarship is Monday, May 3 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

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  • Charting the Land of Great Loneliness
    by Carin Clevidence on April 13, 2021 at 7:42 pm

    At your wedding, you set out on a two-person expedition toward a place you try to envision but have never seen. Later, you may wake one morning alone under an alien sky and wonder how you ever came to be here.

  • mao and japan -- 4/13/21
    on April 13, 2021 at 7:20 am

    Today's selection -- from Year Zero by Ian Buruma. China’s Communist Party prevailed against Chiang Kai-shek and China’s Nationalists in some part because of the damage inflicted upon the Nationalists by Japan in World War II: "And in China? When the Japanese prime minister Tanaka Kakuei, in 1972, apologized to Chairman Mao for what his country had done to the Chinese during the war, Mao, who was not without a macabre sense of humor, told […]

  • Gardening with Nietzsche
    by Aeon Video on April 13, 2021 at 10:01 am

    ‘It creates for itself its share of joy on an inhospitable ground’ – why Nietzsche found plants an inspiration for livingBy 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 […]

  • Flowers Mutate into Peculiar Blossoms in 18th-Century-Style Paintings by Laurent Grasso
    by Grace Ebert on April 13, 2021 at 10:08 pm

    In Laurent Grasso’s Future Herbarium, small bunches of flowers evolve into bizarre forms with doubled pistils and petals sprouting in thick layers and tufts. Painted in distemper or oil, the transformed blooms are depicted as typical studies of specimens common in the 18th century. The mutations bring together historical aesthetics and transformations from an imagined future, provoking “an impression of strangeness where beauty and anxiety […]

  • 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 […]

  • Back with a (Cultural Recovery Fund) Bang: ECA Secures Funding
    by Helen Budge on April 14, 2021 at 9:00 am

    For a membership-and-events-funded organisation such as the Event Cinema Association (ECA), a consequence of 2020’s cinema-shutting pandemic resulted in, like for so many others, pretty much zero income. So some truly happy news in 2021 is that the ECA has... The post Back with a (Cultural Recovery Fund) Bang: ECA Secures Funding appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.

  • Arnold Joseph Kemp at JOAN
    by Contemporary Art Daily on April 13, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    Artist: Arnold Joseph Kemp Venue: JOAN, Los Angeles Exhibition Title: FALSE HYDRAS Date: March 4 – June 20, 2021 Note: A publication from the artist is available here. Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of JOAN, Los Angeles Press Release: JOAN is pleased

  • 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 […]