Archive for July, 2013

PC Acquire: Photographer Talya Arbisser

She%26rsquo;s a modern-day Ophelia who completely caught our eye and garnered the first-place prize (and a significant cash award) at the Visual Arts Alliance%26rsquo;s 30th Anniversary Show this past fall. So we bring you this image%26rsquo;s creator, July%26rsquo;s PC Acquire talent: Talya Arbisser, a bright light and rising star of the photo firmament. This 20-something Cornell grad did... | Read More

PC Acquire: Photographer Talya Arbisser

She%26rsquo;s a modern-day Ophelia who completely caught our eye and garnered the first-place prize (and a significant cash award) at the Visual Arts Alliance%26rsquo;s 30th Anniversary Show this past fall. So we bring you this image%26rsquo;s creator, July%26rsquo;s PC Acquire talent: Talya Arbisser, a bright light and rising star of the photo firmament. This 20-something Cornell grad did... | Read More

PC Acquire: Photographer Talya Arbisser

She%26rsquo;s a modern-day Ophelia who completely caught our eye and garnered the first-place prize (and a significant cash award) at the Visual Arts Alliance%26rsquo;s 30th Anniversary Show this past fall. So we bring you this image%26rsquo;s creator, July%26rsquo;s PC Acquire talent: Talya Arbisser, a bright light and rising star of the photo firmament. This 20-something Cornell grad did... | Read More

Why The Newport Folk Festival Is So Special

It isn't the biggest or the flashiest festival of the year, but Newport Folk, which NPR is covering all this coming weekend, is certainly one of the country's most prestigious and historic annual musical gatherings. Its legacy stretches back more than 50 years, with a long list of memorable performances from some of the most influential artists of all time: Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez... | Read More

Dueling Art Fairs

High season officially kicks off with the Houston Fine Art Fair (Thursday %26ndash; Sunday, September 19 %26ndash; 22) followed by the Texas Contemporary Art Fair (Thursday %26ndash; Sunday, October 10 %26ndash; 13) %26mdash; both attracting top collectors, socials and curators like Monet to Giverny. We%26rsquo;ll wear our tan and airy summer attitude to HFAF opening night Thursday, September... | Read More

Dueling Art Fairs

High season officially kicks off with the Houston Fine Art Fair (Thursday %26ndash; Sunday, September 19 %26ndash; 22) followed by the Texas Contemporary Art Fair (Thursday %26ndash; Sunday, October 10 %26ndash; 13) %26mdash; both attracting top collectors, socials and curators like Monet to Giverny. We%26rsquo;ll wear our tan and airy summer attitude to HFAF opening night Thursday, September... | Read More

Dueling Art Fairs

High season officially kicks off with the Houston Fine Art Fair (Thursday %26ndash; Sunday, September 19 %26ndash; 22) followed by the Texas Contemporary Art Fair (Thursday %26ndash; Sunday, October 10 %26ndash; 13) %26mdash; both attracting top collectors, socials and curators like Monet to Giverny. We%26rsquo;ll wear our tan and airy summer attitude to HFAF opening night Thursday, September... | Read More

New Music: Sebadoh, Moderat, Typhoon, The Civil Wars And More

On this week's episode of All Songs Considered: Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton offer up huge premieres, including a preview of '90s lo-fi rock pioneer Sebadoh's first new album in 14 years. There's also new music from folk duo The Civil Wars, which finished its new album just before going on hiatus, and pianist singer Lucy Schwartz. NPR's Sami Yenigun plays a song by Moderat, the electronic... | Read More

Here Come the Irascibles

New York, 1950. Twenty-eight abstract painters came together to protest the Metropolitan Museum of Art%26rsquo;s lack of commitment to the avant-garde. Fifteen in the group were recorded for posterity in a photo later branded as The Irascibles, snapped by lensman Nina Leen. The resulting image reveals reams about the talents who propelled Manhattan in the postwar years. In the front, Mark... | Read More

Here Come the Irascibles

New York, 1950. Twenty-eight abstract painters came together to protest the Metropolitan Museum of Art%26rsquo;s lack of commitment to the avant-garde. Fifteen in the group were recorded for posterity in a photo later branded as The Irascibles, snapped by lensman Nina Leen. The resulting image reveals reams about the talents who propelled Manhattan in the postwar years. In the front, Mark... | Read More

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