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Rare treasures go on display for first time at Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

A new exhibition at Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, displays works rarely or never before seen in public. Chester Beatty?s A - Z: from Amulet to Zodiac, offers visitors an alphabetical tour of this world-renowned collection. Each...Show More Summary

Library of R. & B. L.: 20th C. manuscripts, autographs and first editions offered at Sotheby's Paris

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

After the success in March 2012 of the sale of part of the R. & B. L. Library, devoted to great 20th century artists, Sotheby?s ? in association with Binoche & Giquello and expert Dominique Courvoisier ? will offer another instalment of the collection for auction in Paris on October 7. Show More Summary

British Museum launches the Annual Review 2013/14 celebrating the successes of the previous year

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

2013/14 saw great successes in the temporary exhibition programme with nearly half a million visitors to the special exhibition Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum, sponsored by Goldman Sachs. Exhibitions on subjects as diverse as pre- Colombian gold and Japanese sex art also performed beyond expectation with around 90,000 visitors each. Show More Summary

Fine Arts Center in Provincetown honors late renowned artist Robert De Niro Sr.

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts announces details for its 5th Annual Summer Awards Celebration scheduled for Saturday, July 12. This year?s festivities honor the late renowned artist Robert De Niro, Sr., actor/arts philanthropist Robert De Niro, Jr. Show More Summary

Russians swear up a storm as Kremlin bans obscenities in films, theatre and the media

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Russians have endured countless crackdowns on their freedoms, but a legal ban on using their vast vocabulary of swear words has really got them hot under the collar. This month's law against swearing in films, theatre and the media has...Show More Summary

Exhibition of original photographs by Robert Stivers and Ruth Bernhard opens at Peter Fetterman Gallery

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Peter Fetterman Gallery presents two exhibitions of original photographs by American photographer Robert Stivers and 20th Century icon Ruth Bernhard. The simultaneous exhibitions of contemporary and modern works provide a broad coverage of each artist?s oeuvre. Show More Summary

Exhibition by Open Group, an artistic group formed by five young Ukrainian artists, opens at The PinchukArtCentre

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The PinchukArtCentre presents the second ?PAC-UA Re-consideration? project - an exhibition by Open Group, an artistic group formed by five young Ukrainian artists Yuriy Biley, Anton Varga, Pavlo Kovach, Yevgen Samborsky, and Stanislav Turina. Show More Summary

Under the Viaduct: Intervention Series curated by Savona Bailey-McClain and the West Harlem Art Fund

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The 2nd installment of the West Harlem Art Fund?s intervention series will begin on July 12, 2014 and coincide with City of Water Day organized by Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance. Beginning at 2 p.m., visitors can experience different works by artists both live and projected. Show More Summary

Lacoste Gallery exhibits works by New England painter Buzz Masters and ceramic artist David Peters

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Lacoste Gallery presents works by New England painter Buzz Masters and ceramic artist David Peters. Both draw inspiration from the natural world, and their work is intimately connected to it. Masters is a Maine-based artist who creates...Show More Summary

Diverse private collections added to Auctions America's flagship Auburn Fall Sale

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Auctions America announced an exciting group of private collections to be offered at the company?s flagship Auburn Fall collector car weekend, August 27 ? 31 at the historic Auburn Auction Park. Building on the success of private collections...Show More Summary

'Don't Stop Now: Fashion Photography Next' opens at Foam in Amsterdam

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Don't Stop Now: Fashion Photography Next exhibition, organised by Foam in collaboration with guest curator Magdalene Keaney, starts out from the fact that fashion photographers are first and foremost photographers. The exhibition provides a platform for a new generation of image-makers who work with fashion. Show More Summary

Karolina Halatek's 'Scanner Room' on view at Centre of Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle

16 hours agoArts : Artdaily

"Scanner Room" - an installation designed specifically for the gallery space that engulfs this space completely, creating an environment constructed by light and filled with it. The form is minimalist, its most important element is a constant, monochrome flow of light that materializes and diffuses itself subsequently. Show More Summary

What should you be measuring?

16 hours agoArts / Writing : Time to Write

The hot topic these days is quantifying aspects of your life: how far you walk, how long and well you sleep, how many calories you consume, your weight, your heart rate, and on and on. You now can record absolutely...

The Scope of Ai Weiwei’s Imagination

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

BERLIN — This is the final weekend to see Ai Weiwei: Evidence at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin. The German exhibition is a sweeping survey of mostly recent work that occupies 32,000 square feet of gallery space across 18 rooms.

Here’s what we learned about ‘Better Call Saul’ at the TV press tour

18 hours agoArts : Arts Post

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. — “Better Call Saul,” AMC’s new “Breaking Bad” prequel starring Bob Odenkirk as the shifty and inventive Albuquerque attorney Saul Goodman, is coming along, but you better not look for it this fall, the network announced Friday afternoon at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour. The show’s premiere, originally planned for […]

Hobnobby Lobby: 1953

Sept. 23, 1953. "Stevensville Hotel, Liberty, New York. General view. Herbert Phillips, client." Large-format negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

Google's wrong information about MOCA misleads museum-goers

19 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

Mark Twain wrote that there were three kinds of lies: "lies, damned lies, and statistics."

DxO FilmPack 4 and ViewPoint 2 updates provide compatibility with Photoshop CC

DxO has released updates for its FilmPack film emulation and ViewPoint perspective correction software, enabling them to be fully integrated with Adobe Photoshop CC 2014. Both are available as standalone applications or as a plugin for Lightroom and Photoshop. FilmPack v4.5.2 and Viewpoint v2.1.7 are available for download now. Read more

The World’s First Climate-Controlled City Is On the Way

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Dubai is a city of superlatives, so it is no surprise that the city will be home to a new project that is being trumpeted as both the world's largest mall and the world's first climate-controlled city.

Scriptnotes, Ep 152: The Rocky Shoals (pages 70-90) — Transcript

19 hours agoArts / Writing : JohnAugust.com

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Hi! My name is Craig Mazin. Aline Brosh McKenna: And my name is Aline Brosh McKenna. John: And this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Aline […]

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