In an impassioned (but not quite scorched-earth) op-ed for The New York Times, Metropolitan Museum of Art director Thomas P. Campbell issued a swift and effective defense of public art in the United States. “Arts and cultural programming challenges, provokes and entertains; it enhances our lives,” he wrote. Show More Summary
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Who said great art can't be a sing-songy rhyme? The award-winning director of Boyhood and a bunch of other movies that make you cry recently produced an ad to help fight his home state's proposed anti-transgender bathroom initiative,...Show More Summary
Thomas P. Campbell: "I fear that this current call to abolish the N.E.A. is the beginning of a new assault on artistic activity. Arts and cultural programming challenges, provokes and entertains; it enhances our lives. Eliminating the N.E.A. would in essence eliminate investment by the American government in the curiosity and intelligence of its citizens."
This week we are happy to welcome José Mateo, Founder & Artistic Director of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre. José holds a BA in Art History from Princeton University where he began his formal training in ballet and modern techniques. ...Show More Summary
Ep #33 of The Limit Does Not Exist features Professor Butch Rovan, a performer, composer, media artist, and the faculty director of the Brown University Arts Initiative. Once a rock musician in Los Angeles, Butch now creates award-winning work at intersection of technology, code and composition.
Founded in 1992, HUF has grown to become one of the most iconic skatewear brands around. We caught up with their art director, Romeo... The post HUF Art Director, Romeo Tanghal, Chats to The Idle Man appeared first on The Idle Man.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville scoured the globe to find a respected international curator and scholar to be its next director: Caitlín Doherty. She has engaged with artists, students, and communities around the world throughout a career that spans Scotland, Ireland, Qatar, and the United States. Show More Summary
Directing "The Batman" is turning into the Defense Against the Dark Arts post (even more than "The Flash" movie). Just call Tom Riddle, already. Ben Affleck was supposed to direct the solo movie starring his DC Comics character, but then he dropped out. Show More Summary
The Ring and Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness is now in theaters everywhere. Fox is doping up audiences with the trailer and poster made entirely out of pills. It’s pretty cool. Trace reviewed the film and called it a “feast for the eyes.” In the film, “An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve […]
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Art Republik talks with the gallery's Director in Asia Pacific to find out more about the business and highlights from 2016
Delpozo's Fall/Winter 2017 collection premiered as one of the last shows of New York Fashion Week. And it was quite an artful collection. Creative director Josep Font took the Spanish label to new heights with this incredible ready-to-wear creation. Show More Summary
Legendary art director (A&F Quarterly, Calvin Klein) and photographer, Sam Shahid, is currently running a Kickstarter Campaign for his new book, And the Band was Playing a Gay Tune by Antinous Press. The project is a photo documentary...Show More Summary
In the preface to Louisiana Revy: William Kentridge ? Thick Time, Louisiana?s director Poul Erik Tøjner states: ?Everything is in motion for William Kentridge. Even when it stands still. His films unfold time, the instant expands, the past is drawn into the present and issues promises about the future, for who knows what motion will bring?... Show More Summary
The Times Square Alliance announced today that Debra Simon will join as the new Director of Public Art. Simon will be responsible for programming Times Square with installations and performance art from artists around the world. Simon...Show More Summary
Ava DuVernay has landed her first solo cover of ESSENCE magazine, and she’s opening up about what it means to be a successful black woman director in the current social landscape. The filmmaker, who grace has enjoyed a stellar year with...Show More Summary
The Cleveland Museum of Art has announced the appointment of Heather Saunders as Director of the Ingalls Library, the third largest art research library in the United States. With a collection of more than 500,000 volumes, subscriptions...Show More Summary
Thor: Ragnarok is possibly the most anticipated superhero movie of this year, and with director Taika Waititi at the helm, plus those hilarious shorts with Thor and his roommate Darryl, excitement is steadily building. This month’s Doctor...Show More Summary
Victoria Coates, who has written about Nicolas Poussin and the Syria's cultural heritage, is the National Security Council's new Senior Director for Strategic Assessments. The post Art Historian Appointed to Trump’s National Security Council appeared first on Hyperallergic.