THE ART NEWSPAPER: Fight to preserve Egypt’s ancient Jewish sites: New leader wants the government to recognise that “Jewish temples are like the pyramids and the Sphinx”— an important part of the country’s history (Lauren Gelfond Feldinger).The...Show More Summary
Here at Hyperallergic, we're big fans of The Art Newspaper, but we can't stop snickering at this Frieze New York Daily story about the blue-chip art fair (which ends today) being like "a search engine for art." That is, in fact, the title of the article.
From New York's "Picture Newspaper", the Daily News: " The New York Public Library’s newest branch is going to sparkle like fine crystal. " The W. 53rd St. center will be an airy, vibrant structure with multiple public spaces, modern...Show More Summary
"In the dark arts of political campaigns known as oppo research, the most basic tools of the trade include campaign finance reports, arrest records, lawsuits, old newspaper clips," the Daily Beast reports. "In Virginia, though, it seems...Show More Summary
British artist Kyle Bean made this series of brains out of household items for a piece in Men’s Health Magazine. The brains are made out of toothpaste, newspapers, and fruits and chocolate. via Colossal
Late last week Nashville resident Adam Holland arrived home with exciting news for his parents. His picture was in the local newspaper. The photo, taken nearly 10 years before during an art class for disabled students, showed Adam, then 17, proudly holding up his drawing and smiling. Show More Summary
When the New York Times deems a mixed martial arts (MMA) topic important enough to dedicate column space to, you know it's serious. The newspaper, which has won more Pulitzer Prizes than any other, does not routinely cover the sportShow More Summary
David LaFerriere has illustrated his kids' lunch bags with a Sharpie marker since 2008. And during those five years, none of his drawings have been the same "I used to work nights at a newspaper, and I'd be up early in the morning making my kids sandwiches," LaFerriere, a graphic designer at Wheaton College in Massachusetts, told Mashable. Show More Summary
I can admit it … I am a fan of comics. Whether in book form, or the strips you find in the newspaper, I will take the time to linger over both the stories, the art – and of course … Continue reading ?
When I was an undergraduate at UC Santa Cruz, I was the fine arts editor of City on a Hill Press, the student newspaper. As if eager to confirm what I wrote just yesterday (“The secret to understanding literature—any literature—is wide...Show More Summary
Interesting item from the Art Newspaper … some clipping along the way: In 1937, the Warburg Institute, recently arrived in London from Hamburg, found itself homeless. Permission was given for it to move into the Imperial Institute, but there was no shelving, which made the library unusable. Month after month, the director Fritz Saxl sent [...]
The Art Newspaper's annual museum attendance figures for 2012 were recently released and there were no real surprises, except that the Tate Modern has overtaken the National Gallery in the fourth spot, DC's National Gallery of Art slipped...Show More Summary
The Visitor Figures Survey (2012) - Exhibition & museum attendance conducted by The Art Newspaper provides a guide to which museums are doing well and which are experiencing a change in their... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Must-read: In The Art Newspaper, Blake Gopnik smartly slams the “exhibition-industrial complex” and especially museum-collection rental shows. LACMA tries something new and different with an installation of American art. (Hint: It includes...Show More Summary
Recently, The Art Newspaper reported that Human Rights Watch issued a warning to arts organizations about dealing with Qatar. According to The Art Newspaper, HRW consultant Nicholas McGeehan said: “The Qataris [have] projected an image of themselves as progressive and enlightened—whether… Continue reading ?
The Paris’ Louvre has topped a list comprised by the Art Newspaper that examines the most visited art museums of 2012. According to the annual survey, around 9.7 million people wandered into the French establishment, which is reportedly one million more than in 2011. The top five saw New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art come in [...]Show More Summary
The Boston Globe newspaper is leasing out its unused real estate to local businesses and art projects.
The Observer newspaper asked me what I would ask Peter Bazalgette, incoming chair of Arts Council England. I said: ”Why would a man who has spent his life at the very lowest end of public media [Big Brother] consider himself fit to be chairman of the Arts Council, which looks after the highest forms of national [...]
This week we'll be talking factory lines, outsourced production and the contemporary art system with artist Jeremy Hutchison. Last year, Jeremy was all over the blogs (including mine), newspapers and art exhibitions for his Err project. The...Show More Summary
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood told British newspaper The Independent he’s “going to twist [the] arms” of his bandmates into playing English music and arts festival Glastonbury....