The author of the stunning collection Spectacle explores connections between visual art and the written word, experimental writing, Virginia Woolf, cowardice, and more.
Gallery1988 in Los Angeles recently held an exhibition of art inspired by the work of Bad Robot, featuring pieces based on the likes of Lost, Cloverfield, Super 8, and of course Star Trek. If you didn't have the opportunity to visit the exhibition, here is some of the cool, weird, and wonderful Star Trek art that was on show. Show More Summary
We skipped yesterday’s prompt on Diabetes Blog Week for our regular weekly advice column, so today we bring you two treats: First, our Sunday Funnies, addressing the Saturday D-Blog Week prompt… Diabetes Art. Hey, dance is an art form ya… The post Sunday Funnies: Ballroom Diabetes + Our D-Blog Week Faves appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made a quick return trip to Brazil last night (Sat., May 18, 2013), serving up another healthy helping of mixed martial arts (MMA) action, this time from Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina. In the UFC...Show More Summary
Morihei Ueshiba was a martial arts enthusiast and had heard of the reputation of jujutsu expert Sokaku Takeda who was conducting jujutsu seminars in Hokkaido and elsewhere. Benefiting from an introduction from a mutual acquaintance Kotaro Yoshida, Morihei seized the opportunity to meet Sokaku in person in Engaru, a nearby town, in the winter of… Read More
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
Wooden Surfboards reinvented Shaping surfboards is an art and there’s certainly some romanticism connected to it. You know: Creating something out of nothing, living close to the sea, hanging out with the surfers and being one, providing the base for awesome surf: Great surfboards in a variety of shapes, each made for a certain type of wave.. Show More Summary
Vine might be the communication tool of the future, but it’s not without its limitations. Not the least of which is how impossible it is to describe Vine in a Vine-length blurb. Irony, thou art cruel! More »
It may be a pure coincidence, but at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art they're displaying a tower of brains during APA week. Meanwhile, the DSM5 is officially out: And if that weren't enough chaos for you, we have the obligatory APA protesters. Show More Summary
Brazilians love their mixed martial arts and vicious knockouts. At UFC on FX 8, they got both. The country largely recognized as the homeland of the sport has produced a passionate and educated fanbase who always turn out when fisticuffs are on the menu. Show More Summary
The 20th Spectrum Fantastic Art Awards were announced this evening at the awards ceremony at Spectrum Live, a weekend long celebration of fantastic art, in Kansas City. Paolo Rivera won for his cover to Daredevil #10. The awards for comics are: Gold: Paolo Rivera, Daredevil #10 Silver: David Petersen, Mouse Guard Black Axe #4, Page 19 Jennifer L. Show More Summary
Electronic Arts (EA) has announced the Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders has been named the cover athlete for Madden NFL 25. Sanders beat out other NFL legends and took 58% of the final vote. EA says the game uses its Infinity Engine 2, which offers new features and improvements, including hard run cutting and improved blocking. Show More Summary
Photos: Henrik Petersson Add this to the list of amazing cityscape art we've featured on Neatorama before: Still Life by Petter Johansson of PJADAD, made as an advertisement for Atelier Food. Link - via Dezeen
There are perks to having a press pass; like getting to preview exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art with a small group, several curators,...
Now running at Blabbermouth, my reviews of the latest from H.I.M., Sevendust, The Ocean, Skid Row, Suicidal Tendencies, Anger as Art, Sacred Steel, Oceans of Slumber, Fall City Fall, the Dust reissues and Iron Maiden's "Maiden England '88" DVD.
UFC on FX 8: "Belfort vs. Rockhold" is in the midst of going down tonight (May 18, 2013) at Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina, Brazil, and the entire mixed martial arts (MMA) community is watching the organization's ninth free fight card...Show More Summary
The field of wood art, once called wood turning, has changed significantly over the past twenty-five years. Its first practitioners used a lathe to turn the wood while the artist shaped it. Since then, wood artists have created increasingly...Show More Summary
More than 500 valuable paintings and works of art have been stolen from a Budapest apartment belonging to a deceased collector, Hungarian police said Saturday, in series of robberies that apparently went undetected for years. "The police...Show More Summary
Driscoll Babcock Galleries, New York?s oldest art gallery, presents Refuge and Remembrance: Landscape Painting in the Civil War Era, an exhibition mounted from the gallery?s holdings of masterwork Hudson River School paintings. As the...Show More Summary
Any concerns about the health of the Chinese art market were put to rest at Bonhams yesterday. (16.5.13). Colin Sheaf, Bonhams Deputy Chairman and Head of Asian Art, commented: ?Last year we were concerned that the political transition in China would impact on the art market. Show More Summary