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Deborah Boardman in Memoriam

by Jessica Cochran In her recent memoir poet laureate Elizabeth Alexander wrote of her deceased husband, “he left us with his eyes on the world.” He was a painter. Deborah Boardman (1958 – 2015), who once described herself as a “painter and…” worked in Chicago for nearly three decades. We saw her “eyes on the world” through solo exhibitions at […]

2015 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market “Putting on the Ritz”

Guest writer: Alyssa Springer Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 2015 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market “Putting on the Ritz.” It was another successful year, full of glitz and glamour to commemorate the 35th annual event, this year honoring all Nutcracker Market shoppers. The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market is a signature fundraising event […]

Subscribers Deserting Disney TV Networks

“Disney’s cable TV channels in general have been losing subscribers for two years running, presumably as consumers cord-cut or cord-shave, taking much of their viewing online with Hulu, Netflix and others.”

Met Museum Reconcieves The Whitney’s Old Home

“On March 18, the museum will unveil the Met Breuer, better known as the former home of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The Met’s annexation of the building prompted an initial burst of skepticism.”

last-picture-show: Wassily Kandinsky, Lever de Lune...

last-picture-show: Wassily Kandinsky, Lever de Lune (Moonrise), 1903

A Photographic Index of Illicit Objects Seized at the US Border

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

On the cover of Taryn Simon's Contraband is the corpse of a bird of prey, its body contorted over a nondescript envelope that was marked "home décor" and on its way from Indonesia to Miami, Florida, when it was seized at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Student–Robot Conferences at The School for Poetic Computation

Among the final student projects: a self-destructing robot, an aura-reading mirror, and a black metal font generator.

Dumbest Quotes of the Week. The GOP in full flight.

The Wonderland of Swedish Wooden Toys

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

From delicate dollhouses to globally recognized puzzles to small animal figurines, the vast variety of toys that have emerged from Sweden over time are more than just playthings.

Design Trends To Look For In 2016 (In The Form of Gifs!)

Design trends are developing in an exceptional speed and will continue to grow into the next year, with the increasing demands of the user. Here are a couple trends to keep in minds for a simple and worthwhile user-experience. Scrolling above clicking: the user today views all but buys selectively. Show More Summary

A Country to Give Thanks For

Rick McKee / Augusta Chronicle Making Sense by Michael Reagan The Middle East is in total chaos. Terrorism is only getting worse. We’ve got big economic, immigration and racial problems we can’t solve. And we’re in the middle of a presidential...Show More Summary

Black Friday + Cyber Monday Deals for Graphic Designers, Developers & Geeks

A huge compilation of the best online Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for graphic designers, web designers and geeks at heart. Get huge discounts on courses, fonts, software, hosting, electronics, ebooks and more Read More

Review: Marjorie Prime (Writers Theatre)

With Marjorie Prime, Director Kimberly Senior helms a story that’s accessible and compelling, even as the philosophical conundrums it poses become almost too weighty to wrap your mind around. Recommended. (read Catey Sullivan's entire review...)

Interesting Vintage Pictures Show Funny Moments of People Riding on Roller-Coasters

These 18 interesting vintage pictures show funny moments that people riding on the roller coasters in the past. Young Women riding on coaster at the Southend Fair in Essex, England, 1938 Young Women riding on coaster at the Southend Fair in Essex, England, 1938 Coney Island, ca. Show More Summary

Robert Doisneau’s Photographs of the Paris Natural History Museum During the Nazi Occupation

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

From 1942 to 1943, with Paris occupied by Nazi Germany, photographer Robert Doisneau documented the ongoing work of the scientists in the city's natural history museum.

DNA study confirms London was an ethnically diverse city from its very beginnings

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

A DNA analysis of four ancient Roman skeletons found in London shows the first inhabitants of the city were a multi-ethnic mix similar to contemporary Londoners, the Museum of London said on Monday. Two of the skeletons were of people...Show More Summary

Exhibition at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen celebrates painting as an art form

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

This winter?s exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek celebrates painting as an art form ? directly, openly and stripped of any framing devices and narratives. Quite literally, too: a special range of selected French masterpieces are...Show More Summary

Reimagined Milwaukee Art Museum Collection galleries reopen transforming the visitor experience

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Milwaukee Art Museum, the largest visual art institution in Wisconsin and one of the oldest art museums in the nation, reopened its Collection Galleries to the public November 24. The reopening is the culmination of a 6-year, $34...Show More Summary

Danish auction house Bruun Rasmussen stops ivory sales after social media protests

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Denmark's second largest auction house said Monday it had stopped selling ivory products amid a social media storm over its planned sale of two tusks belonging to an African elephant. The nearly two-metre (80 inch) tusks, weighing 28...Show More Summary

Cuban suspected of masterminding Havana National Museum of Fine Arts heist arrested in Greece

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Police in Greece on Wednesday said they had arrested a 36-year-old Cuban suspected of masterminding a massive art heist at the Havana National Museum of Fine Arts. A police statement said the man was arrested on Monday in Koropi, a rural area near Athens, in the home of a 40-year-old Greek. Show More Summary

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