The Centre for the Living Arts announces the opening of Future Project (now until January 31, 2014), a nine month exhibition that examines future possibilities for the Gulf Coast, with focus areas that are both expected and unexpected. Show More Summary
So while Cariou v. Prince can rightly be considered a victory for appropriation art to some extent, what it is not is a victory for clarity, guidance and certainty in the very murky area of fair use and “transformativeness.” via theiplawblog.com. Show More Summary
When Larry Millard showed up in Coney Island in 1957, he was looking for work as a sign painter. His work was so impressive he was hired to do murals across the amusement area, particularly in the recently demolished Playland Arcade. Yet just as suddenly as he appeared, he vanished in 1960 and was never heard from again.
Connie Wolf, the John and Jill Freidenrich Director of the Cantor Arts Center, announces the launch of a comprehensive plan for the growth of the Cantor?s photography program. This will position the Cantor as a leader in the collection,...Show More Summary
All specialist areas represented by Hermann Historica ? antiquities, arms and armour, works of art, hunting antiques, orders and collectibles from military history ? reported excellent results, with numerous lots fetching many times their estimated price. Show More Summary
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has named filmmaker George Lucas the recipient of its 2013 Bay Area Treasure Award. The annual lifetime achievement award, organized by the Modern Art Council (MAC), SFMOMA?s premier fund-raising auxiliary, recognizes artists and creative leaders in the region who continually redefine the field of visual art. Show More Summary
The file-sharing activities of BitTorrent users have become the input mechanism powering an art installation currently underway in Canada. The Pirate Cinema, a control room featuring three large screens and viewing area, is displaying a mashup of content pulled from the top 100 torrent swarms indexed by The Pirate Bay. Show More Summary
A new HBO documentary looks at the work of street artist JR, whose giant portraits force people in troubled areas to confront the humanity that’s all around them. On the day "JR" found out he’d won the $100,000 TED Prize, the French paste-up artist found himself in China getting questioned by police for doing his thing on the streets of Shanghai. Show More Summary
The school which is run by Alpha Plus Group is reserved for children aged three to thirteen and is located upon a hill within a conservation area on the edge of Tonbridge in Kent. New wings, which include specialist art and science classrooms and a library,
Compared to most other areas of finance, venture capital is practiced as more of an art, as opposed to a science. For that reason, it’s often said that VCs learn the business best through an apprenticeship model, under the wing of a more experienced pro. The art of venture capital also means that for entrepreneurs [...]
A famous skate park on the South Bank of London may be turned into yet another stretch of retail sameness. Underneath the Southbank Centre, which is home to several performing arts centers, is a covered area that looks like a cross between a cellar and an overly graffittied parking lot. Show More Summary
Behold The Hounds of Geevor. These whimsical dogs are the work of British artist David Kemp, who uses found objects to create his art, “particularly discarded remnants of the mining industry in his area, on the Tinner’s Coast in Cornwall. Show More Summary
Thomas Williams Fine Art presents an important exhibition of paintings from the Bay Area School, featuring work by a distinct and powerful group of artists working in San Francisco during the 1940?s, ?50?s and ?60?s. It is the firstShow More Summary
Denver, Colorado has always been a breeding ground for mixed martial arts ever since the first UFC event was held there all the way back in 1993. Since that time, a slew of great fighters have come out of the area, and some of the best...Show More Summary
Despite big layoffs in other areas, publisher Electronic Arts is opening a brand new office in Los Angeles for Battlefield developers DICE, the Wall Street Journal reports. Read more...
The goal of the new convention center and surrounding support areas is to bring Miami Beach to the convention center, including the cool shade of tropical trees, art deco styling, human-scaled architecture, and pedestrian-friendly streets. Miami Beach Square
KANSAS CITY, M.O. — For more than 20 years, John O'Brien's Dolphin Gallery has been a cultural and community epicenter for Kansas City artists. Located in a huge white wall space in the West Bottoms, a historical area in downtown Kansas City, the Dolphin is the size of a barn, and embodies the charisma of an established Chelsea or Chicago River North gallery.
My favourite area of history for reading and writing has always been social history, regarding marriage, child rearing, domestic architecture, education, men’s and women’s careers, collecting in the arts, entertainment and transport. Show More Summary
The art of larging it up at press conferences Something for the Weekend, Sir? My career is taking a turn for the worse. No doubt some of you consider that getting paid to bash off 750 ill-judged and frequently inaccurate words every...Show More Summary
We knew this was in the works for a while now, it hasn’t exactly been a secret. But today Universal Studios has officially announced that they are building Diagon Alley in Universal Studios Orlando Resort. The new area will be built where the Jaws ride was formerly set, and will connect the two parks via [...]