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New Evidence that Neanderthals Made Art

2 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Researchers have uncovered further evidence that human ancestors may have begun producing cave art earlier than previously thought. A

BWPA 2014

3 hours agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

This brooding image of a greylag goose visiting the River Thames in London entitled The Tourist was taken by Lee Acaster from Wortham in Suffolk. He was judged winner of the urban wildlife category and the overall winner of the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014, gaining the top prize of £5,000. Show More Summary

Tracing a Lineage of Tech-Minded Women Artists

3 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

It's hard now to go more than a couple months without stumbling across another exhibition showing "artists [who] question the boundary between art and technology." It's enough to make you never give another crap about the boundary between art and technology. But I'm not sure the artists involved in such shows really do either — at least not the ones in Coded After Lovelace.

Design Jobs: Innovative Kids, Niche Media Holdings, McKinsey & Company

3 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

This week, Innovative Kids is hiring a designer/art director, while Niche Media Holdings needs a promotions art designer. McKinsey & Company is seeking a senior designer, and Sterling-Rice Group is on the hunt for an art director. Get...Show More Summary

'Don't Take Nude Selfies' Is Not Good Security Advice (Op-Ed)

Don't say, 'She shouldn't have taken them.' The people who stole and leaked actresses' nude photos are the ones at fault.

Rosemary Rhodes Royston: Poet Interview

Please join me in welcoming Rosemary Rhodes Royston to Poetic Asides. I first met Rosemary at a writing workshop in North Carolina, so I’ll take all credit for her debut chapbook, Splitting … Read more

Two Met Opera Unions Ratify Contracts

5 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

Two unions represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees ratified the contracts negotiated with the opera late last month.

Sabrina Ratté’s Stripe Clouds

5 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

Like a TV screen gone kaput. Like a poison-filled horizon. Like a...? I don't know what's going on in this GIF exactly, but I like the haziness of it; that stands in contrast to so many of the hard-edge GIFs we typically see. Thanks, Sabrina Ratté. 

Remade Red Lion Pub purrs

To be a haunted pub, you're really supposed to be an old pub. London's Viaduct Tavern, known for its poltergeist activity, has been a tavern since 1875. New York's waterfront Bridge Cafe, wherein regular patrons swear they are being watched, had a former life as a brothel and provenance in...

This fall in London: The Kinks, Lindsay Lohan and the royal family

With the first rustling of autumn comes the beginning of what is invariably the most exciting season of the theatrical calendar. This year, it's looking a little bit rock 'n' roll — and a roster of compelling women is central to the most intriguing prospects. Here to illuminate the...

Roadside Attraction: 1952

"6 Oct 1952. Clara & Grace at chenille & souvenir shop south of _______." We're back with Hubert and Grace on their road trip from Minnesota, the day before this photo was made at Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Where are we now? 35mm Kodachrome by Hubert Tuttle. View full size.

Cover Girl

This is the latest issue of Craft&Design Magazine and here it is with an image of one of my wood fired costrels on the cover. Inside is an article all about yours truly and about me being the Craft&Design Selected … Continue reading...

Reemo Lets You Control Your House with a Gesture

Smarthome developer OpenHome has created Reemo, a bracelet that wirelessly controls your devices with a gesture.

The Walker Curates the News: 09.01.14

5 hours agoArts : Art21 Blog

“Do nests for humans really reduce our so-called footprint? Do we need woven wood to entice us to the forest?” Dushko Petrovich looks at the dark side of “natural architecture” …

Sony Set to Introduce New Interchangeable Lens Mount for Smartphones

According to SonyAlphaRumors, Sony is preparing to announce another addition to its line-up of professional lens mounts for smartphones. This time, however, the new mount allows you to switch out between the lenses offered on their E-Mount line. “These are the first pictures of the ILCE-QX1 E-mount camera. The third QX camera after the QX10 [...]Show More Summary

Blog tour: Damnation by Jo Noelle (+ giveaway & writing tip)

I’m so excited to share this book with you! I got to read a pre-release version of this book almost a year ago and I LOVED it. I’ve been waiting forever for it to come out so I could review it! I love the conflicts Cassie faces and how she learns and grows in a realistic way. Show More Summary

Hiiibrand Awards winners

I had the pleasure of sitting on the judging panel for the Hiiibrand Awards.

Larry David’s ‘Fish in the Dark’ to Open on Broadway in March

6 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

Mr. David's play will begin performances on Feb. 2 at the Cort Theater and open on March 5.

Canon confirms price drop on select EF lenses

Canon US has confirmed several price drops across its range of lenses, including several L-series models. According to Canon the price reductions are in honor of reaching a milestone - the production of 100 million EF lenses. Price drops range from a modest $40 up to $1000 off the original retail price, depending on the lens. Read more

Zeiss launches Loxia full frame lenses for Sony E-mount

German optical manufacturer Zeiss has announced a new range of lenses called Loxia, designed for full frame cameras using the Sony E mount – essentially the Sony Alpha 7 series at the moment. The Loxia 2/35 and Loxia 2/50 are based on the company's existing 35mm f/2 Biogon and 50mm f/2 Planar lenses from the ZM range. Read more

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