As well as the trailer for the new season of STAR WARS: REBELS and a new poster for JESSICA JONES.
Jessica Walsh is a lovely designer hailing from New York where she’s built up a lxurious career for herself working for Sagmeister & Walsh. She’s a very talented designer with work ranging from web design, print design, and type design/illustrations. Show More Summary
As a former Art Producer, I have always been drawn to personal projects. A personal project is the sole vision of the photographer and not an extension of an art director/photo editor or graphic designer. This column features the personal projects of photographers who were nominated in LeBook’s Connections. Show More Summary
Douglas Druick, who first joined the Art Institute as a curator in 1984, was serving as acting president when he was appointed to succeed James Cuno as director of the institution in 2011. Artnet
Jeffrey Deitch, the former director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, is teaming up with the Angulo brothers, the young film buffs featured in the recent documentary "The Wolfpack," to create a gallery show based on the movie-related costumes, scripts and props that the Angulos created in their...
Zaeth Ritter Arenas, music director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Sinaloa de las Artes in Culiacán, was rushed to a hospital for emergency surgery on Sept. 27 but died a week later. (in Spanish; Google-translated version here)
Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director announced today his plans to retire from the Art Institute of Chicago. An internationally recognized scholar and curator who joined the Art Institute in 1985, during his distinguished...Show More Summary
As expected, Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive today took the stage at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Ive shared the stage with famed director, writer, and producer J.J. Abrams. During his time on stage, the Apple executive spent a decent amount of time […]
Jacob Jonas is the artistic director of Jacob Jonas The Company, a nonprofit arts company specializing in dance, visual content and community development. A couple of weeks ago, Jonas and his dancer girlfriend, Jill Wilson, visited the Getty Center with the intention of gathering content to post...
“Art is more important than politics,” Michael Moore told an audience at Lincoln Center during an extended director’s Q&A for the New York Film Festival. “If we put the politics first… and the art suffers as a result… then we have failed as political people.” …Read More
Salvador Salort-Pons: “I really see the DIA as playing a role in the city like town squares play a role in European cities. You go to Madrid, Rome, Barcelona or Paris, there are these main squares where people come and gather to talk, to drink coffee to read a newspaper. I see the DIA as […]
Balenciaga has a new creative director: Demna Gvasalia, the Georgian-born, 34-year-old founder of the Paris label Vetements. Gvasalia comes to Balenciaga with experience: a master’s degree from the Royal Academy of Fine Art in Antwerp, a stint at Maison Margiela (after Margiela himself had retired), and a year or so... More »
Phillipe Hong is an Art Director, UX Designer and Front-End developer currently working at Airtasker, Sydney. Being able to have the basic knowledge of fonts, colours, interaction and design is definitely one thing. But to be able to...Show More Summary
It’s all happening too fast for Alexander Shelley, newly installed music director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra (NACO) in Ottawa, and principal associate of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) in London. So he’s told his other orch, the Nuremburg Symphony, that he plans to leave in 2017. Shelley turns 36 tomorrow and is on […]
Douglas Druick, Art Institute president and director, told his board Tuesday evening that he will step down when a successor is in place. Druick, 70, has been in charge at the Chicago museum since 2011. He told staffers he felt it made sense to go now, before the museum gets into the next, five-year...
Susan Strickler, who has guided the Currier Museum as director and CEO since 1996, has announced her retirement as of June 2016. Upon her retirement, Strickler?s tenure as Director will be the longest in the Currier?s 86-year history. Show More Summary
Marc-Olivier Wahler (b. Neuchâtel, 1964) has been appointed as temporary advisor to de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam, as of today. The internationally oriented Swiss has previously been director of contemporary arts institutions including the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2006 ? 2012) and the Swiss Institute in New York (2000 ? 2006). Show More Summary
The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) released a list of protocols for museums to help protect artworks or archaeological objects that are currently at risk of destruction.
The hits keep coming for Susan Booth. The Alliance Theatre's artistic director, and guest critic for Best of Atlanta issue, was one of 13 recipients of Governor Nathan Deal's Award for the Arts and Humanities.…
Theaster Gates is an artist, urban planner, and professor and director at the University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life who believes in a culturally driven approach to urban redevelopment. Gates’ Rebuild Foundation has transformed vacant houses and former housing projects into cultural and arts spaces on Chicago’s South Side. Show More Summary