The See Red Women’s Workshop, which ran from 1974 to 1990, began with a newspaper ad calling for female visual artists "to combat images of the ‘model woman.’” The post The Radical Posters of a British Women’s Art Workshop appeared first on Hyperallergic.
(John Hinderaker) There was a bizarre incident at the Minneapolis Institute of Art today: a fight broke out in an 18th Century European art gallery. Almost equally remarkable is the manner in which my local newspaper, the Star Tribune,...Show More Summary
A new book is an ode to the lost art of newspaper ads for movies
Sometimes it's not easy separating life from art. The Dominican newspaper El Nacional learned that the hard way on Friday, after it accidentally published a photo of Alec Baldwin instead of President Donald Trump. Baldwin has made headlines for his spot-on impression of the former reality star. Show More Summary
Nigel Redden, in an op-ed in South Carolina's largest newspaper: "Whether presenting an opera by Antonio Vivaldi or a play by Samuel Beckett, the Festival depends on works created by artists from many parts of the world.... [Their] varied outlooks come from lives and personal histories that differ from many in the audience who […]
The Enterprise-Tocsin's police blotter just got a lot more artful.
Stacked in piles around the Hammer Museum on Friday was a 40-page tabloid newspaper of comic art by women of all ages, creeds and races reacting to the presidential election of Donald Trump. An inky black illustration by artist Sue Coe shows Trump in the shape of a tornado ripping the constitution...
We are all equally American. That’s the message artist Shepard Fairey and others are hammering home with a campaign titled “We the People,” which calls for posters printed in newspapers to be used as protest art Friday at inauguration demonstrations. In an interview with The Times, Fairey said...
[caption id="attachment_81225" align="aligncenter" width="640"] That bird in the background looks ominous.[/caption] Is it time to start worrying that Donald Trump will actually place an overall cap on deductions? The Art Newspaper has a piece on how this change could effect museum income. Show More Summary
"Critics at newspapers are dying off even faster than print journalism. Theatre critics, film reviewers, A&E editors, and arts writers of every kind have been stripped from dailies and weeklies around the country."
This week, the death of the newspaper arts critic, an interview with Lorna Simpson, good things that happened in 2016, populism in Trumplandia, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.
For the first time since the Beatles played Ed Sullivan, Boston doesn’t have a newspaper staffer dedicated to the pop music beat. The city has writers covering everything from Aerosmith to indie rock. They freelance for papers, contribute to online music magazines, pen posts for radio station websites, and blog. But none of them have staff positions. The six decades...
Tyrus Wong, the historically unrenowned artist who created the lyrical, elegiac aesthetic for Walt Disney’s “Bambi,” got his artistic start in the 1920s by dipping a brush in newspaper ink because he couldn’t afford art supplies. Wong, who died Friday, Dec. Show More Summary
"They could not afford ink or drawing paper.... From 1936 to 1938, Mr. Wong was an artist for the Works Progress Administration, creating paintings for libraries and other public spaces.... Mr. Wong... joined Disney in 1938 as an 'in-betweener,' creating the thousands of intermediate drawings that bring animated sequences to life.... Show More Summary
More mail coming our way on the contentious redesign of the NY Times arts section: For Dean Baquet Executive Editor Dear Mr. Baquet. While we have never met, I spent the last few decades at The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News, institutions that have also periodically redesigned themselves — and not always happily. That […]
ANKARA, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The Russian ambassador to Ankara was seriously wounded in a gun attack at a art gallery in the Turkish capital on Monday and was taken to hospital, NTV and other broadcasters reported. Hurriyet newspaper’sShow More Summary
The conservative student newspaper column is one of the most predictable genres of writing in existence. There’s an art to it—certain formal conventions to be followed, certain stock arguments and phrases that demand reuse. Stephen Miller,...Show More Summary
It's Mark Stryker, longtime arts writer for the Detroit Free Press. "Some of you will be surprised – maybe shocked – to learn that after 21 years as an arts reporter and critic at the Detroit Free Press, I am leaving the paper. Frankly, I’m kind of shocked to have just typed those words myself. […]
This time the Austin Statesman. "In an email exchange this week, Statesman Editor Debbie Hiott confirmed that, beginning in 2017, the local daily will no longer 'have a dedicated reporter covering only the visual and performing arts.' She attributed the move to a familiar culprit: the long, steady drop-off of advertising income that's had mainstream […]
It's the Edmonton Journal: "Theatre writer Liz Nicholls and music writer Sandra Sperounes and have both taken buyouts and will leave the paper on Dec. 2. The owners PostMedia announced in October it was going to cut staff across the board by 20%, voluntary buyouts first, layoffs if there aren’t enough volunteers."