As voracious corporations suck the lifeblood out of print newspapers, a golden age of creative online journalism is also blooming. The art of podcasting is one example, with diverse content increasingly accessible via an abundance of free apps. Show More Summary
When Claudia Cassidy, this newspaper’s chief arts critic for the mid-section of the 20th century, and arguably the most powerful female employee of the paper’s Colonel McCormick era, died in 1996, the New York Times ran an obituary: “Claudia Cassidy, 96, Arts Critic,” read the headline, “Did Not...
Journalists arrested Police on the night of January 23 detained ?shak Karaka?, chief editor and columnist for the online newspapers Halk?n Nabz? and Art? Gerçek, at his Istanbul home as part of a sweeping crackdown on people who have criticized Turkey's military intervention in Syria, the daily Evrensel reported....
Journalists jailed Istanbul authorities on January 18 ordered Veli Haydar Güleç, the former board member for the shuttered TV10, and Veli Büyük?ahin, a former TV10 chairperson and current columnist for the online newspaper Art? Gerçek, to be held in pre-trial detention, Art? Gerçek reported....
The Please Remember collection includes 17th-century slave shackles, Frederick Douglass' newspaper, and an Obama poster. The post Eugene Robinson’s Collection of African American History and Art Goes to Auction appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Alex Farquharson, the director of Tate Britain, is planning a complete rehang of the gallery, five years after the last major transformation of the displays in 2013. In an interview with The Art Newspaper, he outlines a new vision for the collection based on three “pillars”: art and society, history and the present, and Britain […]
"Eleven years ago, when Baltimore's two largest art museums" - the Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art - "joined a nationwide trend by announcing that they would drop admission fees, the news was applauded in newspapers from New York to Detroit to Jackson, Miss.... [But] after initial surges in attendance, museums […]
While you can't judge a book by its cover, you can definitely appreciate its cover art. With that logic, it's no surprise then that some of the greatest book (and album, magazine, and newspaper) covers of all time are suddenly popping...Show More Summary
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: ___ Nov. 28 The Vicksburg Post on the Museum Art Educator of the Year: Regardless of their profession, people like to be recognized by their … Click to Continue »
“We’ve heard about theater critics being laid off, we’ve heard about newspapers cutting back on the space they’re willing to devote to arts coverage. It seems like that’s something we hear from theaters across the board in Michigan....
Image Left: Christos Tsirogiannis, Frieze Masters 2017Image Right: Gianfranco Becchina Archive On October 22, 2017, the Guardian newspaper reported on two ancient Greek marble lekythoi identified as having once passed through the hands of convicted antiquities dealer Gianfranco Becchina. Show More Summary
books0977: Neue Zürcher Zeitung (1928). Otto Baumberger (Swiss, 1889-1961). Wolfsberg, Zurich. Poster. Baumberger artfully presents profile silhouettes reading newspapers. Perhaps the three heads reinforce the newspaper’s claim of appearing three times a day. Show More Summary
Plagiarized speeches. Unpaid tax returns. Inflammatory rhetoric captured in an old newspaper clipping. For decades, political operatives have embarrassed and discredited their opponents through the dark arts known as opposition … Click to Continue »
Peter Preston, who was editor of The Guardian for 20 years (1975-95): "If a film critic, say, has real value, then it's in the build-up of recognition and trust between them and the reader. Week by week, you share the critic's views and check them against your own cinema-going experience.... [Critics'] eye on the […]
The new format for THE ART NEWSPAPER IS just awful. I'm hoping that "beta" means they still have things to sort out in relation to the new format for The Art Newspaper. I'm not a subscriber but I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
It should come as no surprise, but French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo is stirring up controversy once again. For the most recent cover, the outlet portrays victims of Hurricane Harvey with art of neo-Nazis drowning (above) and a caption that translates to: "God Exists! He Drowned All the Neo-Nazis of Texas." Obviously, this has caused a huge [...]
Vicious infighting and internecine backbiting have riven a California white supremacist group with one leader challenging another to a no-holds-barred Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight. Now, the alt-weekly newspaper The OC Weekly is offering a $1,000 prize to whoever wins that fight, should it ever...
Another serious newspaper decides it can do without the arts. Read the grim editorial rationalisation here.
There is nothing like a good murder story to sell newspapers. And a good story needs an eye-catching headline. The Victorians mastered this art and nowhere was the genre better demonstrated than during the 1870s in the Illustrated Police News. Show More Summary
In late July, a newspaper reported that the 14th edition of Mexico City's revered SITAC contemporary art symposium had been cancelled, but it's more complicated. The post A Major Art Symposium Goes Awry in Mexico City appeared first on Hyperallergic.