On this day in 1520, Charles V, later Holy Roman Emperor, was crowned King of Germany. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcu3O8NoIHA Born on this day in 1797 soprano Giuditta Pasta http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyS0a1ihr-k Born on this...Show More Summary
On this day in 1938, the Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounced swing music.
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PARIS — About 60 artists and art critics allied with the French chapter of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) gathered in the Place Vendôme at mid-day Friday near where Paul McCarthy’s once mighty butt plug–based inflatable “Tree” had once stood and stooped. McCarthy himself was absent.
Droit de suite is the notion that artists, their heirs, and estates, should receive an Artist Resale Royalty every time one of their works is subsequently resold. American artists and legislators have been actively battling to introduce a national ARR for almost half a century. Here is our illustrated introduction.
A cosmic collection of sounds from space exploration is now available in the public domain. NASA has launched a sound library starting with over 60 samples of mission control, rockets firing, Sputnik beeping along in orbit, and the eerie harmonies of the universe.
Fall lingers, with warm days and fiery trees, longer nights and frosty mornings. Daylight has changed, striking us at more oblique angles, lengthening shadows even at noon. I follow my shadow farther and farther from my center, looking back to where I stand, doubling, tripling, multiply exposing and bodily reproducing fall days and perspectives. The […]
James Bowthorpe flew from the UK to New York last week to take part in The Feast, a two-day summit focused on creativity and social impact. Bowthorpe had a goal: to build a boat made from the waste of the conference, and then paddle it from Red Hook to Battery Park and back again.
On this day in 1793, Queen Marie-Antoinette of France was tried and convicted in a swift, pre-determined trial in the Palais de Justice, Paris, and condemned to death the following day.
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Does art school lead us to the fulfilling creative life we all hoped, or is it the most expensive possible qualification for a dishwashing job? Such are the very different pictures of life after art school, painted by two opposing reports:...Show More Summary
[Watch Video]“Dance: The Next Generation” is a 10-year program that not only teaches ballet, but gives students the discipline and confidence to succeed in school — along with a big opportunity waiting for those who complete the program successfully. Show More Summary
[Watch Video]Justice Edwin Cameron of South Africa’s Constitutional Court talks to senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown about the symbolism and importance of the high court’s art collection and the need to preserve it. When the Apartheid regime fell in 1994, South Africa established the Constitutional Court. Show More Summary
Here's CR's pick of the best ads that we've seen these week: including work for Facebook, Virgin America, Lacoste, Full Circle, Google, and the UK's Coastguard service. First up though, a Halloween-inspired film for Ikea...
Even after going mainstream, self-publishing is still associated with a myriad of stigmas. Here's a few to consider before you make the leap. Column by Brandon Tietz I remember the first time I saw a Jenna Marbles video. It was that one where she talks about how to trick people into thinking you're good looking. Show More Summary
MUCH has been made of the fun that "Birdman, or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance" pokes at artists, egos and the entertainment business. You are less likely to hear that part of what makes this film so intriguing is how closely it resembles another art form: the theatre. Show More Summary
The latest Envato Stories video comes from Hasselt, Belgium, where the team met up with Tuts+ video production instructor Jordy Vandeput. Jordy has been teaching on Tuts+ since the start of 2013, as well as running his own video production company. Since buying his first camera at the age of 12 Jordy has been passionate about filmmaking. Show More Summary
“My only commitment—my only doctrine—is to not let the dust settle,” says director/artist Steve McQueen, a sentiment that’s reinforced by his new video and sculptural works, which address racism and …
The ART21/CUE Book Club returns on November 13, with video and performance artist Kalup Linzy guiding our conversation.