25 Apr 19
Slayer of Windmills

Anthony Terenzio, The Blue Studio, 1976-77, oil on linen, 50 by 40 inches Two years after the painter Anthony Terenzio died in 2000, I went to his studio in rural Connecticut with his friend and former student – and my own long-time mentor and friend – Peter Devine. The line of connections between us three […]

24 Apr 19
something nice to say

tonight the sunset is brushwork on the sky, it feels like the london i came to visit as a child, like the start of every summer, the weird soft perspective of your own life <O> treating myself with care brexitcast, politico podcasts, the eu, spitzenkandidat, friends getting civil partnershipped putting my music on speakers for […]

24 Apr 19
Lubov's art blog

Research point 2 Look at the work of some of the 17th century Dutch still life and flower painters. Make notes on paintings that you especially admire and find out more about the techniques that were employed at that time. Research at least one painting that has iconographic significance. Which of the objects depicted carry […]

24 Apr 19
Mountain Democrat

After a lengthy Monday morning hearing, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors approved going forward with the Upper Main Ditch piping project on a 3-2 vote with Directors George Osborne, Mike Raffety and Pat Dwyer voting for it and Director Lori Anzini and board President Alan Day voting against. That vote came despite […]

22 Apr 19
Rose English UK

#NaPoWriMo Day 22 Poetry Challenge The prompt for the day shows, art and poetry can richly affect one another. Frank O’Hara’s poem, “Why I am Not a Painter,” speaks to this mutual engagement, as do explicitly ekphrastic poems (i.e., poems that are about a specific work of art), like Thom Gunn’s “In Santa Maria del […]

22 Apr 19
Critical Digital Arts

Due to the rapid development of digital technology, artificial intelligence has emerged as a hot issue in the digital society. There are many artists and artworks in the current art field trying to establish a connection between artificial intelligence and artistic creation. Artificial intelligence is a notion that completing things people require through machines and […]

22 Apr 19
My Undergrad blog

In the social block of the lectures, one of the artists which kept coming up was Mierle Laderman Ukeles. For her socially engaged works, Mierle undertook everyday tasks but carried them out with meticulous precision and dedication. ‘‘If urinals and soup cans can be art, why not an ordinary activity like sweeping?’, asked critic David […]

22 Apr 19
Priyam Pankhania

Visual culture (lecture) Culture – The behaviours, characteristics and beliefs a specific group of people have in different age groups, ethic groups etc. High culture – Linked with the elite, people associated with a high-status position such as arts, leisure sports such as hunting. It is argued they operate a system of social closure. system […]

22 Apr 19
Idle Ink

It happened this way. I’m a criminologist with research interests in white-collar crime and for the last few months I’ve been working on a new project – internet fraud. You know the sort of thing: you get an email from an Arnaud Sansculottes, ex-financial advisor to the ex-President of Haiti, soliciting your good offices in moving a […]

21 Apr 19
Dandelion Chandelier

New month, new books! Book Light is our curated list of the titles we’re most excited about that are being published in the coming month. We’ve also got a few thoughts on the perfect books to read in the month of May. Our intrepid team has been exploring the most-anticipated new books for May 2019 and here’s what we […]

21 Apr 19
Vic's Blog

There was once a man Who was pretty lame He made a beautiful painting look like a shame The poor Mona Lisa She now looks like a pizza A pencil made a mustache Made Marcel Duschamp get a lot of cash For saying a woman Has a fat a$$ The poor Mona Lisa She now […]

21 Apr 19
LGBT Romance Deals

Hey, everyone! Welcome to the brand-new LGBT Audiobooks newsletter! This is a weekly newsletter that goes out on Sundays, featuring some great audiobooks. This is run by the same folks who bring you LGBT Romance Deals, a twice a week newsletter with sales, new releases, and old favorites for you. Right now, the two are […]

21 Apr 19
Sustainable Fashion Design by Buddha Jeans

Refashioned, innovative design in the sustainable era. Part Two. The second post in the series from Green fashion to Refashioned examine sustainable fashion past history and the context.