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Tristan Und Isolde Is The Ultimate Opera

4 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“As well as enlarging – or perhaps subverting – the subject matter of opera, Tristan und Isolde also marked a turning point in the history of music. The opening chord in the prelude, the so-called Tristan chord, is seen by some as the beginning of modern music, introducing chromaticism, dissonance and, according to the composer […]

Lin Manuel-Miranda speaks about Puerto Rico, Humboldt Park and The Second City

Lin Manuel-Miranda speaks about his childhood in Puerto Rico, his recent visit to Humboldt Park and answers an audience question in these moments from "Lin-Manuel Miranda in Conversation with Chris Jones" at the Civic Opera House Sept. 23.

Ben Uri acquires Tam Joseph's 'Handmade Map of the World'

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Ben Uri announced the acquisition of British-Caribbean artist Tam Joseph?s The Hand Made Map of the World (2013), made possible through the generosity of the artist and Collection Patrons. An immediately arresting and thought-provoking...Show More Summary

Ottawa Over 100 Years Ago – 40 Rare Photos Show the Capital City of Canada Before 1900

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec. The city is the most educated in Canada, and also has the highest standard of living in the nation and low unemployment. Here below is what Ottawa looked like before 1900. Elgin St. Show More Summary

Ikon Gallery opens solo exhibition of work by New York based Lithuanian artist Žilvinas Kempinas

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Ikon, in collaboration with Galerija Vartai, presents a solo exhibition of work by New York based Lithuanian artist ?ilvinas Kempinas (23 September ? 27 November 2016). Comprising a number of installations it is characteristically elemental,...Show More Summary

mudwerks: dappledwithshadow: Horatio Henry Couldery(United...

4 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

mudwerks: dappledwithshadow: Horatio Henry Couldery (United Kingdom, 1832 - 1893)

Moscow Museum of Modern Art presents works from its collection in Dusseldorf

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Moscow Museum of Modern Art in partnership with the exhibition hall of the Dusseldorf Kunsthalle Kunst Im Tunnel presents the exhibition of Moscow artists ?? Following the Glamour? exploring the phenomenon of glamour as a response...Show More Summary

didoofcarthage: Statue of Leda and the swan. Found in 1775...

4 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

didoofcarthage: Statue of Leda and the swan. Found in 1775 at Villa Magnani on the Palatine Hill in Rome, Italy. Roman copy of a Greek original of the 300s B.C., attributed to Timotheos. Marble. J. Paul Getty Museum. 

Christie's to offer ensemble of 20th century works of art and design from the collection of Gordon Watson

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Christie?s will present a stunning ensemble of 20th century works of art and design from the collection of renowned antique dealer and TV personality, Gordon Watson, which will be offered in South Kensington on 13 October. A passionate...Show More Summary

Kunsthalle Bern opens exhibition of works by Juliette Blightman

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

One can experience events in a public space that appear intimate. More and more private things are being taken out of the protected space of the home and put on display. People expose themselves in ways that until recently were deemed awkward, but now appear normal to some. Show More Summary

Parafin opens first solo exhibition with Lithuanian artist Indr? Šerpytyt?

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Parafin announces its first solo exhibition with Lithuanian artist Indr? ?erpytyt?. This follows ?erpytyt??s inclusion in the Museum of Modern Art?s important biannual survey of new photography, Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015....Show More Summary

Sunday Mailbag- More Workshops?

Q: Are you going to do more workshops in the future? A: Yes, most definitely. Except this time I am taking my show on the road. in 2017 I am going to do several workshops in different cities around the country, and possibly even overseas. Show More Summary

David Wiesner

David Wiesner is a children’s book illustrator and author, known for titles like The Three Pigs, Flotsam, Mr Wuffles, Tuesday and Art & Max. His website doesn’t have a straightforward portfolio of artwork, but is instead arranged as archived articles, some devoted to a specific title, that include artwork. Wiesner varies his approach somewhat to […]

Eye Candy for Today: J.C. Schotel chalk drawing

Seated Woman Watching a Cradle, J. C. (Johannes Christianus) Schotel Black chalk on paper, roughly 11 x 10 inches (27 x 25 cm); original is in the Morgan Library and Museum, NY. There is a soft delicate feeling in both the rendering and quality of light in this drawing by the 19th century Dutch artist, […]

Art & Stevie: 1952

August 10, 1952. "Art Frandle and Steven Lee (10 months)." The latest dispatch from Blue Earth, Minnesota. Kodachrome by Hubert Tuttle. View full size.

Is connectivity more important than image quality?

In this photokina we’ve seen most camera makers making it bigger and better. But not necessarily faster. The new Fuji GFX medium format may be the prime example of that. Both camera makers and lens makers are putting full focus on developing features that relate to photos hard qualities: dynamic range, more megapixels, low light [...]Show More Summary

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