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Throckmorton Fine Art to feature Pre-Columbian art and artifacts at the 61st Annual Winter Antiques Show

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Throckmorton Fine Art will be presenting an important selection of Pre-Columbian art and artifacts at the 61st Annual Winter Antiques Show. This is the gallery?s 29th year participating in New York?s best known art fair. Among prized examples of Pre-Columbian art at the Throckmorton stand is a Mayan Middle Classic Mosaic Mask, dating to 600-900 CE. Show More Summary

Inside-Outside: A group exhibition on view at Klein Sun Gallery

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Klein Sun Gallery is presenting Inside-Outside, a group exhibition with paintings by Chen Yujun, Lu Zhengyuan, Huang Yishan, and Tang Yongxiang. Through cutting-edge contemporary paintings, the show encourages viewers to re-evaluate their first assessment and examine the ways in which the objects linger in one?s mind. Show More Summary

World's top marques set to dominate RM's Arizona Biltmore Sale

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

RM Auctions will present an incredibly diverse roster of 127 blue-chip motor cars and select memorabilia at its 2015 Arizona sale. Returning to the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, January 15 ? 16, entries for the 16th annual auction span...Show More Summary

The Princess and the Pontiac: 1936

June 3, 1936. San Francisco. "Woman in Pontiac made into bed." Some cars are better at stopping than going. 8x10 nitrate negative. View full size.

GOP American?

11 hours agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

North Korea has reiterated its denial that it hacked Sony Pictures and has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States. One wonders who the FBI water boarded to point the flying finger of blame at Kim Jong-un. We know he's miffed, but the possibility that the hacking code was written on a PC with North Korean locale is no smoking gun. Show More Summary

Théodore Rousseau

Étienne Pierre Théodore Rousseau was one of the first of the French painters to be attracted to the gnarled trees, bolder-strewn hillsides and deep forests of Fontainebleau, and after visiting frequently, one of the first to move to the small nearby village of Barbizon, where he became one of the premiere painters of the Barbizon […]

The Advantages Of Shooting With A Rangefinder And How To Use One

Ever wonder what it was like to shoot with a rangefinder? In this quick little vignette produced by Leica, street photographer Craig Semetko takes us on location as he wonders the city showing viewers the benefits of using a rangefinder firsthand. Semetko also explains how to use one, which is a slightly different process than your [...]Show More Summary

Craig Ferguson’s final show: Epic celebrity sing-a-long and Bob Newhart-themed ending

16 hours agoArts : Arts Post

It wouldn’t be the last episode of Craig Ferguson’s talk show if it wasn’t completely crazy. “The Late Late Show” wrapped up on Friday night with plenty of inside jokes, from the “What did we learn on the show tonight, Craig?” song to Secretariat the dancing horse. Plus, one epic celebrity sing-a-long to Dead Man Fall’s […]

These students are real GEMS: Girls Exploring Math and Science

16 hours agoArts / Museums : Beyond Bones

On February 21, 2015, The Houston Museum of Natural Science will celebrate our tenth year hosting Girls Exploring Math and Science (GEMS)! GEMS highlights student projects covering science, technology, engineering and math. It aims to increase interest in STEM through student presented projects, … Continue reading ?

Writer’s Favorite Lens – The Canon 24-105mm f/4

I like shooting all manner of outdoor scenes. I am a sucker for landscapes and seascapes, which almost always require a wide-angle lens. I really enjoy exploring new cities with my camera, which also requires a wide-angle lens but can also be helped by a little zoom to capture details. Show More Summary

What I’ve Learned So Far: Twenty; “Gravity; A Force of Nature, Not a Way of Life”

One of the more difficult things to wrap our arms aroun […] Categories: Essays What I've Learned (Read more...)

Da Vinci fire follow-up: Good urbanism not just architecture and bars

17 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

Federal investigators have concluded that the massive downtown Los Angeles fire that consumed much of the Da Vinci apartment complex was arson, as The Times reported earlier this week. Which means that the Da Vinci and its developer, G.H. Palmer Associates, will continue to generate headlines...

Review: Molly Shanahan's unusual 'Virtuosity'

The distinguishing characteristic of Molly Shanahan's choreography is that it has no distinguishing characteristics. Or, more accurately, it's distinguished by its flow, its lack of demarcation, its delicious, collapsing uncoiling. Movement pours out of her dancers, with only the barest of...

Lovely to look at

18 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1898 American actress and singer Irene Dunne was born.

Eccentric Habits of the Tech Elite

We all have our own quirks. Some find solace in 90s music. Some enjoy touching … Read more posts by Claire Jariss Manlapas

Capitol Chill: 1940

Circa 1940. "Washington snow scenes. U.S. Capitol, East Front, at night in winter." 8x10 inch safety negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

Life, tissue culture and ethical ambiguities. An interview with Svenja Kratz

The artist has worked with media as diverse as fetal calf cells, human blood, maggots, multi-component 3D Human Skin Equivalent models or taxidermied insects. She is currently participating to Experimenta Recharge biennial of media art...Show More Summary

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