• Ian Davis Shows Off His Two-Fingered, Ninja Turle Hand Prosthetic
    by Carlos Zotomayor on January 22, 2021 at 1:35 pm

    We’ve all seen how prosthetics help folks with missing limbs, but we don’t always get to see them made by the same people who wear them. This could be because the limbs they are missing involve one or both of their arms, which a lot of people deem essential in making anything of value, much [...] The post Ian Davis Shows Off His Two-Fingered, Ninja Turle Hand Prosthetic appeared first on SolidSmack.

  • A striking blow to the prosecution for embezzlement of volumes stolen from the Biblioteca dei Girolamini in Naples.
    by Unknown on January 21, 2021 at 3:54 pm

    The Biblioteca dei Girolamini in NaplesIn a striking blow to the prosecution, former senator of Forza Italia, Marcello Dell'Utri has been acquitted by judges of the first criminal section of the Court of Naples of complicity in the embezzlement for the appropriation of thirteen volumes stolen from the Biblioteca dei Girolamini in Naples.  The theft was one of the most dramatic thefts ever to hit the rare-book world, with the prosecutor, Michele […]

  • Weekly Web Roundup: Jan. 22, 2021
    by Ms. Ann Marie Watson on January 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Friday, January 22, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThis week we announced registration and scholarships for the National Arts Action Summit, opened nominations for the annual Arts and Business Partnership Awards, looked back at a webinar chock full of guidance on applying for NEA grant funding, and teased a new blog series that will dive deep on data from our COVID-19 research studies and tell stories of the pandemic’s impact on […]

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  • The Requirement of Adequacy
    by Emily Franklin on January 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Your son will smile with half his mouth because he is seventeen and unaware of what sorrows lie ahead of him, and also because a girl in his Advanced Topics in Social Justice told him he looked cute doing so.

  • frank lloyd wright's early success -- 1/22/20
    on January 22, 2021 at 8:20 am

    Today's selection -- from The Vision of Frank Lloyd Wright by Thomas A. Heinz. Frank Lloyd Wright was a visionary rising star after he designed and built the Winslow House in the fashionable Oak Park suburb of Chicago. He was able to expand due to his initial success and excellent sales skills, but he also lost some very important commissions: "[Frank Loyd] Wright's first independent commission was for a very large and costly house for a […]

  • Gulf slave society
    by Bernard Freamon on January 22, 2021 at 11:00 am

    The glittering city-states of the Persian Gulf fit the classicist Moses Finley’s criteria of genuine slave societiesBy Bernard FreamonRead 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.

  • 5 COVID Compliant Ways to Attract More Customers
    by ID Blogger on January 6, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    5 COVID Compliant Ways to Attract More Customers 2020 was, for the most part, a year from hell. Our lives were turned upside down, people lost loved ones and we all had to learn to adapt to our new version of “normal”. For some of us with companies, COVID compliance can be tricky but we all need to find the balance between staying safe and staying in business. Here are 5 COVID compliant ways to attract more customers to your business in […]

  • Trimmed in Gold, Ceramic Vessels by Artist Yurim Gough Challenge Notions of Gender
    by Christopher Jobson on January 22, 2021 at 7:58 pm

    Through nine ceramic bowls, Yurim Gough untangles the complex narratives surrounding performance, appearance, and gender fluidity. Her identity-centric pieces—which are infused with layers of pencil renderings, thread, and other materials that can require nearly a dozen rounds of firing at multiple temperatures to complete—depict figures outfitted with ostentatious costumes and elaborately painted faces. Drawing on aspects of queer culture, […]

  • 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 […]

  • The UK Cinema Industry in 2020 – A Year to Learn From
    by Claire Beswick on January 18, 2021 at 3:03 pm

    It is quite revealing as to the state of the year when a third of the top 10 films of 2020 were in fact released in 2019. But 2020 was far from normal, as the latest annual summary from Comscore... The post The UK Cinema Industry in 2020 – A Year to Learn From appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.

  • Marie Angeletti at Édouard Montassut
    by Contemporary Art Daily on January 23, 2021 at 5:45 pm

    Artist: Marie Angeletti Venue: Édouard Montassut, Paris Exhibition Title: sexes Date: November 4, 2020 – January 30, 2021 Note: a press release is available here. Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images and link available after the jump. Images: Video:   Marie Angeletti, 2020, 00:47 (invitation) Images courtesy of Édouard Montassut, Paris. Photos by Marc Asekhame.  Link: Marie

  • 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 […]