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What Happens When A Novel You’ve Been Working On For Seven Years Finally Gets Published?

50 minutes agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Yaa Gyasi: “This novel was an attempt for me to say: We cannot look away when something like this is happening. We can’t look away. We don’t get to.”

Exhibition at Centre Pompidou offers a completely new approach to the work of the Belgian artist René Magritte

50 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

The exhibition ?Magritte: La trahison des images? offers a completely new approach to the work of the Belgian artist René Magritte. Featuring both well-known masterpieces and other less familiar works, all drawn from leading public and private collections, it offers a fresh look at one of the key figures of Modern art. Show More Summary

An Explainer: Why Your Social Media Feeds Exploded With Grief Over The Great British Bake Off

51 minutes agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Contestants never say things like ‘I didn’t come here to make friends.’ There are no irritating product placements and — perhaps most incomprehensibly to American audiences — no material riches to be won. That’s right: The winner of ‘The Great British Baking Show’ wins a title and an engraved cake stand, and that’s it.”

Christie's Hong Hong announces The Pavilion Sale including Chinese ceramics and works of art

51 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

On 4 October, 2016, Christie?s Hong Kong will host The Pavilion Sale, a continuation of this successful series, first introduced in October 2014. The specially curated sale of 198 lots include highlights offered from several privateShow More Summary

Is This Quiet Rule Change A Death Knell For Canadian TV And Movies – And Actors?

51 minutes agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“I began thinking about the ship of Theseus. The vessel in question was an ancient Greek ship kept afloat for generations by the replacement of any rotting plank and it is famous as a philosophical paradox: If every plank has been replaced, is it still the same ship?”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens "Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven"

52 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

Beginning around the year 1000, Jerusalem attained unprecedented significance as a location, destination, and symbol to people of diverse faiths from Iceland to India. Multiple competitive and complementary religious traditions, fueled by an almost universal preoccupation with the city, gave rise to one of the most creative periods in its history. Show More Summary

The International Ambassador For Louisiana Roots Music

52 minutes agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Dural took up the accordion in 1978 and founded Buckwheat Zydeco a year later. In 30 years of touring and recording he took zydeco to unexpected physical and musical places. From his take on Bob Dylan’s ‘A Night Like This’ for Australian TV in the ’80s, to ‘Hey Joe’ on David Letterman’s Late Show in […]

Rosa Barba installs a film sculpture in the Rotunda of the Schirn Kunsthalle

53 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is presenting Blind Volumes, an installation realized by Berlin based artist Rosa Barba (1972), from September 23, 2016 until January 8, 2017. In this work created specifically for the Schirn, in which...Show More Summary

An Actor Who Had To Hide Her Pregnancy Is Now A Break-Out Star In ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’

53 minutes agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“I’m sick to death of being asked to go on panels about why there aren’t more women in the industry. We all know there aren’t enough. It’s time we stopped saying, ‘Isn’t it a shame?’ I want to see actual physical change.”

NYCB – Stravinsky/Balanchine B&W 9/21 & 9/24 mat

53 minutes agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

It's no secret that more than a few of the balletomanes who love these Stravinsky/Balanchine Black & White programs bear the burden of geometriphagia – the uncontrollable feeding on geometric shapes. By now, readers know that Haglund has had the...

Exhibition at D. Wigmore Fine Art focuses on 1960s American Op Art

53 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

The 1960s was a rich period for geometric art in America. The presence of Bauhaus trained teachers in American art schools, new understanding of how the brain perceives color, and post-war advancements in plastics and paint lay the foundation for Op art, which questioned how we perceive space and movement. Show More Summary

From This Weekend’s AJBlogs 09.25.16

54 minutes agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Pap goes the easel: Painting After Postmodernism, Belgium-USA It’s being billed as a “manifesto exhibition,” and the curator, my friend, the art historian and filmmaker Barbara Rose, is happy to … read more AJBlog: Plain EnglishPublished 2016-09-25 They Could Have Danced All Night New York City Ballet opens its fall season  (September 20 to October […]

The First U.S. Dancer To Train In Cuba This Millennium

54 minutes agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“I love the culture here. … The kids here enter into the school to become ballet dancers. They’re not doing it for a hobby so therefore the training is really, really intense.”

Exhibition showcases Boston's hidden Renaissance manuscripts

54 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

Rarely seen, exquisite Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books make this a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books showcases over 65 Renaissance paintings hidden between the covers of rare books in Boston?s libraries and museums. Show More Summary

Should The Minnesota Orchestra Start Looking For A Successor To Osmo Vanska?

54 minutes agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Much remains uncertain about the future, with orchestras everywhere battling to stop declining attendance figures. In these rapidly evolving circumstances, the relatively short three-year extension to music director Osmo Vänskä’s contract, announced in May 2015, was probably the sensible option for management and conductor. Show More Summary

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