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'If This Has To Be A Big Swinging Dick Competition, I Promise You I Will Win': Sophia Bush's Speech To Her Chicago P.D. Bosses Should Be In A Museum!

Sophia Bush shocked fans of Chicago P.D. when she abruptly left the hit NBC cop show in May. But her leaving — strongly rumored to have something to do with star Jason Beghe's charges of "inappropriate behavior" — was not as sudden as many thought. Related: One Tree Hill Alums Confirm Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Mark Schwahn On [...]

Best of 2017: Our Top 15 Brooklyn Art Shows

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

From project spaces off the beaten track to nonprofits in Dumbo, galleries in Bushwick, and the Brooklyn Museum, there was so much strong work in the borough this year. The post Best of 2017: Our Top 15 Brooklyn Art Shows appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Untitled, Miami Beach's sixth edition closes with robust sales and record attendance

last monthArts : Artdaily

On Sunday, December 10, Untitled, Miami Beach closed its sixth edition with reports of strong sales throughout the week and an enthusiastic response from participating galleries, collectors, museum professionals, artists and the general public. Show More Summary

Exhibiion explores the lives and work of a number of women from the early history of psychoanalysis

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Freud Museum London?s exhibition ?So this is the Strong Sex?: Women in Psychoanalysis explores the lives and work of a number of women from the early history of psychoanalysis. An exciting collaboration with the Sigmund Freud Museum...Show More Summary

Chinese Buddhist art at Gianguan Auctions recalls Charles Lang Freer's passion

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

With the recent reopening of the Freer Museum of Art in Washington, DC, it is appropriate that Gianguan Auctions is bringing a strong slate of Chinese Buddhist art to the podium on Saturday, December. Mr. Freer was the intrepid early...Show More Summary

Calling Detroit’s 1967 Civil Unrest a “Rebellion,” a Museum Takes a Strong Stand

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

In an exhibition commemorating the uprising, the Charles H. Wright Museum takes a political stance in how it describes that history. The post Calling Detroit’s 1967 Civil Unrest a “Rebellion,” a Museum Takes a Strong Stand appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Metropolitan Museum Protests US Withdrawal From UNESCO

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“President Trump’s decision to withdraw from UNESCO undermines the historic role of the United States as a leader in this effort and weakens our position as a strong advocate for cultural preservation.”

Mickalene Thomas highlights her muses at the Georgia Museum of Art

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

The word ?muse? conjures an image of an ethereal ancient Greek figure, but artist Mickalene Thomas has a different, more grounded set of muses, comprising strong African American women, including her mother, friends and former lovers. Show More Summary

The Strong Museum’s Astonishing Collection of Over 500K Toys and Games From United States’ History

5 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The Great Big Story series Human Condition traveled to The Strong (a.k.a. “Museum of Play“) in Rochester, New York to take a look at their astonishing collection of over 500,000 toys, dolls, and games from throughout history in the United States. Ready your senses for nostalgia overdrive: the Strong Museum in Rochester, New York, has...

Play With Every Toy From Your Childhood at This Museum

5 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York, has a half million toys from all eras. Games, dolls, building kits, arcade machines, sports equipment, and more, including fads that soared and flamed out fast. In this video, Great Big Story gives us an overview of what the museum has to offer. -via Tastefully Offensive

Take a Tour of This Museum Filled With Every Toy From Your Youth

5 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York—also known as the “National Museum of Play"—is every toy-loving historian's dream come true.

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 19 - 25 August 2017

5 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here I am still blogging and Tweeting after I said I was taking a break! We're in London now (shown here are the British Museum and another famous place) now with strong Internet in our hotel. Tomorrow we leave for a minibus tour of Wales and I suspect that some...

Our favorite startups from 500 startups’ 21st class

Another season, another group of startups presenting as part of 500 Startups’ 21st demo day. This time around, 29 companies pitched on stage at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. We noticed strong trends in healthcare focused businesses as well as startups tackling international markets out of the gate. Show More Summary

Eclectic history of plywood revealed in new Victoria & Albert Museum exhibition

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

Light, strong, affordable and versatile, plywood is the unlikely material behind an eclectic array of groundbreaking designs to be celebrated in a world-first exhibition at the V&A this summer. From the fastest and highest-flying aeroplane...Show More Summary

Hepworth Wakefield Named 2017 UK Museum of the Year

7 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The museum won "Art Fund's prestigious, £100,000 first prize. The David Chipperfield-designed gallery in the Yorkshire town where the sculptor Barbara Hepworth grew up was competing in a strong field, which included London's recently expanded Tate Modern."

British Museum opens first exhibition in the UK to focus on the later years of Hokusai

8 months agoArts : Artdaily

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) has long enjoyed a strong international reputation and is considered by many to be Japan?s greatest artist. The British Museum is staging the first exhibition in the UK to focus on the later years of the life and art of Hokusai, featuring his iconic print ?The Great Wave? of c. Show More Summary

Gaming’s new hall of famers: Donkey Kong, Halo, Pokémon Red and Green, and Street Fighter II

9 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Drumroll, please. The new inductees for the World Video Game Hall of Fame have been announced, and the winners are Donkey Kong, Halo: Combat Evolved, Pokémon Red and Green, and Street Fighter II. The Strong National Museum of Play announced the inductees for 2017 at a ceremony in Rochester, N.Y., today in recognition of games that have […]

World Video Game Hall of Fame Inducts Halo CE, Street Fighter II

Each year, the Strong National Museum of Play inducts new games into its World Video Game Hall of Fame. This year, the winners are Halo: Combat Evolved, Donkey Kong, Pokemon Red and Green, and Street Fighter II. The winners were selected from a group of 12 finalists, and voted on by a panel of judges with experience in video games. Show More Summary

From Acoustic Mirrors to Kitchen Huts, Sculptures Take Root in Harlem Parks

9 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

A public sculpture series curated by the Studio Museum in Harlem showcases work by artists who have strong connections to the area. The post From Acoustic Mirrors to Kitchen Huts, Sculptures Take Root in Harlem Parks appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Halo, Pokemon, Street Fighter 2 and Donkey Kong inducted into Video Game Hall of Fame

Four new games (well, technically five) have been inducted into the Video Game Hall of Fame at the Strong National Museum of Play, New York. The four new inductees are Halo: Combat Evolved, Street Fighter 2, Donkey Kong (the arcade original), and Pokemon Red/Green (the original Japanese versions, hence no Blue). The other nominees this […]

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