Since 2005, New York City-based artist Fred Tomaselli has been adding colorful art to cover pages of The New York Times. His additions — mainly centered around the newspaper’s photos, but sometimes incorporating the entire front page — vary between abstraction and commentary. The series has been turned into an art book, Fred Tomaselli: The […]
Criticism of repeated delays in the UK ratifying the Hague Convention (Anny Shaw, 'Experts condemn British government for failure to ratify convention protecting cultural property' The Art Newspaper 21 July 2014)Politicians and leading...Show More Summary
Following reports of Italian art historian Germano Celant getting paid three-quarters of a million Euros (~$1 million) to curate a pavilion for the upcoming Milan Expo, The Art Newspaper conducted an investigation into the pay of independent curators.
Ever been quoted in the newspaper? Pretty cool feeling, right? Well, the next time your name appears in an article, your LinkedIn contacts could receive an email about it. LinkedIn recently acquired Newsle, a start-up that scans articles and blogs for mentions of specific people. LinkedIn wants to use the technology to share your “name drop” across... Read More
Chiara Longo and Gareth Harris report for The Art Newspaper in "Caravaggio to be buried in Tuscan Memorial Park" that the reputed remains of the 16th century artist found in a church four years ago will be interned on his birthday (July...Show More Summary
CHARLESTON, SC — Last week, we wrote about a deal between the News & Record in Greensboro, NC, and a local arts group in which the group will give the paper $15,000 to underwrite expanded arts coverage. We raised some concerns about the arrangement—as did several other critics. One of those critics was the News & Record’s former editor, John Robinson, and...
Julia Michalska reported July 2 for The Art Newspaper "Fraud investigation into German art advisor widens" that a 24-page criminal complaint alleges that Helge Achenbach 'defrauding the late Aldi-supermarket heir [and Trader Joe's] and art collector Berthold Albrecht of €18m'. Show More Summary
Julia Michalska reported for The Art Newspaper on June 11 in "Matisse painting in Gurlitt Hoard was Nazi loot, researchers find" that the painting by Henri Matisse titled Femme Assise (1921) had likely once belonged to Paul Rosenberg,...Show More Summary
"Art world paints Harris out of the picture" is the headline in one newspaper. Since his conviction for indecent assault, some art galleries have hastily removed all trace of his artworks from their catalogues. But is it right that a lifetime's art should be obliterated from the public consciousness because the artist who made the [...]
Out of Greensboro, North Carolina, comes some eyebrow-raising arts-journalism news: ArtsGreenboro, a nonprofit grant-giving arts organization, will underwrite a year's worth of arts coverage in the Greensboro News & Record, the third-largest newspaper in North Carolina, Jim Romenesko reported on his blog.
(June 21, 2014 05:45 AM, by Art Carden) ESPN confirms a report that Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas has defected. According to the Communist Party newspaper Granma, as quoted by ESPN.com: From the same source, Granma learned of the departure from the country, through unscrupulous, illegal human trafficking, of... (0 COMMENTS)
Thanks to a $3.89 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a Miami-based philanthropic group that focuses on media and the arts, Mozilla is embarking on a project that will help connect some of the world's topShow More Summary
Imagine you're an arts editor at a city's only weekly newspaper. You get lots of calendar submissions every week, you write short descriptions of the stuff, maybe you write a little capsule review if you've already seen it or a version...Show More Summary
The government of Senegal has ordered the closure or cancelation of all exhibitions dealing with homosexuality in the 2014 edition of Dak'Art, the 11th Biennale of Contemporary African Art, The Art Newspaper reported.
Sarah Bryden-Brown has been a newspaper reporter and editor (The Australian), magazine editor (donna hay and Family Circle), author (The Lost Art of Childhood, Random House, and Dad and Me, Harper Collins), before ditching old media for new when she joined the online start-up kidspot.com.au, which sold to News Corp. Show More Summary
In the late 1940s, 143 Alabama Street in Downtown was home to the Atlanta Constitution, one of the city's several daily newspapers. Between 1950 and 1960, Georgia Power executives worked in the five-story Art Moderne building.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
The Architects Newspaper has an in-depth look at how Renzo Piano's pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum uses motorized louvers to dial in the right amount of natural light for each exhibit. When the Kimbell commissioned the Italian architect, they...
by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor-in-ChiefToday the Norton Simon Museum here in Pasadena sent out an email to the community: Dear members and friends, You may have read in the newspaper that the Norton Simon Art Foundation is making a gift of its “Temple Wrestler” statue to the Kingdom of Cambodia. Show More Summary
A headline from a Capitol Hill newspaper declared that our current Congress could be the "worst ever". Another said negotiating political agreements is a "lost art". The whole country knows something is wrong with our government. It's time it's shown how to fix it, at least the U.S. Show More Summary
Lord Colin Renfrew has offered a comment on the Sevso hoard in the Art Newspaper. He revisits the multi-claimant scramble of a lawsuit which saw three nations attempting to wrest control of the hoard from the investment trust; and we learn perhaps why Hungary only purchased a portion of the silver: Through his lawyer, Peter […]