Tribune Media Company, which owns the LA Times, is planning on redeveloping and restoring the newspaper's recognizable Downtown Los Angeles base, Times Mirror Square, but now it appears that several of the company's less recognizable properties are on the...
Lily Spandorf, an Austrian artist who emigrated to the United States in 1959, lived in Washington, D.C.'s Dupont Circle and worked as a contributing artist for the Washington Star newspaper from 1960 to 1981. Some of Spandorf's art,Show More Summary
One of the worst art heists in recent Italian history took place on November 19, when thieves made off with 17 Renaissance-era works by a range of European artists. As The Art Newspaper reports, citing Italy's Repubblica newspaper, three...Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_75450" align="aligncenter" width="598"] A then and now of Vermeer's Little Street. Credit: Rijksmuseum/The Art Newspaper[/caption] The original location of Vermeer’s “The Little Street” has been discovered. After...Show More Summary
The evolution of Hergé's work—from simple comic strips to sophisticated graphics—was influenced by a fascination with fine art and design. Since its first appearance in a Belgian newspaper in 1929, The Adventures of Tintin—the beloved...Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Rail, an art newspaper that a founder began mostly with money from a sold painting, is ready leave its month-to-month existence behind.
Julia Halperin, 'Bible museum founders may have illicit antiquities from Iraq' Art Newspaper 27 October 2015: In an interview due to appear in a forthcoming issue of the Atlantic, Steve Green, the chief executive of Hobby Lobby, denied knowingly acquiring illegal antiquities but acknowledged that some could have found their way into the collection. Show More Summary
Newspapers ‘entitled’ to concern over BBC news online 27 October 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Media captionBBC licence fee not settled says culture secretary The culture secretary has said newspapers are “entitled” to concern over the BBC’s online news operation. John Whittingdale said the BBC should “look at online provision and say: ‘Is […]
After three decades of construction, Alberto Burri's monumental land art installation "Grande Cretto" has finally opened to the public, The Art Newspaper reports.
Post Media Tablet art (courtesy of Garcia Media) Those wonderfully produced tablet editions of the Postmedia group in Canada have ceased to exist. Yet, other tablet editions in Canada appear to thrive. What gives? The Postmedia tablet editions are now history. Show More Summary
This week, thoughts on art school, Syrian refugees take over a Danish newspaper, the problems with the American Dream, the future of reading, and more.
Last week, a new effort called #CONNECTTHEWORLD was announced in full page ads in all the major newspapers. Founded by the Bill and Melina Gates Foundation, Facebook, and many others, CONNECTTHEWORLD said: "The Internet is critical to...Show More Summary
What part of the word "draft" does the Art Newspaper not understand ( Julia Michalska, 'G erman culture ministry tones down controversial cultural property bill', 15 September 2015) ?
Summary: Nine Gannett newspapers are taking monthly plunges into practicing journalism as a kind of performance art. They’re building around the four-year-old Arizona Storytellers Project of the Arizona Republic’s Megan Finnerty. Show More Summary
For book and art lovers, one of the most magical details J.K. Rowling included in the Harry Potter universe must have been the living pictures and photographs that hung on walls and filled newspapers. The rise of GIFs has brought this...Show More Summary
- The collection of rare books and manuscripts acquired by Aristophil, the French company run by Gérard Lhéritier, will be sold at auction according to a report in The Art Newspaper. French prosecutors have described the company's business model as a Ponzi scheme, and the founder is currently out on bail. Show More Summary
Why are there so many more books by comedians about their lives as comedians than seemingly ever before? Perhaps it's another sign of boom times. The usual gimmicky joke books for bathroom reading, Dave Barry columns and newspaper comic-strip collections have had to make space over the past few years in the comedy section of your local […]
Tune in to Midnight in the Desert with Art Bell tonight, Sept 3rd, 9pm -12am PST: Fortean investigator and former teacher, newspaper journalist Linda S. Godfrey is the author of sixteen books on strange creatures, people and places including...Show More Summary
Discussion of the difficulties of assessing the scale of the trade in illicit artefacts from Syria and Mesopotamia in the Art Newspaper, Dan Duray, 'Just what is Isil looting in Syria?' Art Newspaper 26 August 2015. They suggest that...Show More Summary
“Today, ambitious cartoonists bypass newspapers altogether for more flexible and expressive mediums: graphic novels, comic books, and online comics sites. With few exceptions, syndicated comic strips now seem like artifacts from the last century. The proliferation of anthologies that reprint the entirety of terminated strips speaks to the ongoing museumification of the medium.”