Archive for March, 2017

Who Are Today’s Great Cultural Critics? (Are There Any?)

"Cultural criticism, we should remind ourselves, can be almost as important as the art itself, can indeed be part of the art. There have been great creative critics, from Alexander Pope (in The Dunciad, Epistle to Lord Burlington, etc) and Dr Johnson onwards, who combined the two arts with the skill of genius. Byron was another, in his English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, Vision of Judgment,... | Read More

Services Sat. For UTA Prof, Filmmaker, Junkyard Dog Andy Anderson

Services for Andy Anderson will be held Saturday. The long-time filmmaker and UT-Arlington professor died earlier this month. He was 70.

Andy Anderson’s memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Red’s Roadhouse.

Bart Weiss, head of Video Association of Dallas, was a long-time colleague and friend of Anderson’s. Long ago, he made this short for KERA’s... | Read More

A Long Tradition Of British Writers Collaborating In Pairs

"For more than 200 years, male British authors (usually poets, usually in pairs) have co-written or co-edited collections, anthologies or scholarly travel journals. It’s a tradition that is in surprisingly rude health, with recent examples and forthcoming festivities marking the 50th anniversary of a collaboration that sold shedloads."

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Black is Beautiful: The Art F City Goth Benefit

When: April 18, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Where: Collapsable Hole, 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY Tickets: $75-$2000

 

 

Do you have a pair of pleather pants that haven’t gotten enough wear lately? Is your black victorian lace dress collecting dust in the closet? Has corporate America kept you from realizing your desire to put... | Read More

NEWS: Liz Lerman Wins 2017 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

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Here’s A Problem: A Failure To Fail

"Learning resilience is fundamental to a successful career as a scientist. The experiments we try will fail many times before they work, whether as an undergraduate, a PhD student, or a postdoc gunning for a faculty position... But actually overcoming failure is challenging. Many students who began science degrees with me switched to other majors the first time a project failed. One failure... | Read More

Abelardo Morell at Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Read More... | Read More

Two Ways Of Documenting Uncertainty: ‘All This Panic’ And ‘God Knows Where I Am’

Two documentaries out now flex a bit of moviemaking technique: All This Panic, about young women exploring what life has to offer, and God Knows Where I Am, about a woman who's sure she's seen it all.

(Image credit: Tom Betterton/Courtesy of Dogwoof)

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Wexner Center Hires Lane Czaplinski As Director Of Performing Arts

The Wexner Center is about a $10 million organization, while On the Boards has a $1.7 million operating budget. “It’s a much bigger staff, much bigger institution,” Czaplinski said. “I want to work more on being a curator, being a producer, writing and making trouble in Ohio.”

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French Court Rules Buyers Must Pay Artist Resale Rights

A ruling by a French court this week has stipulated that artist’s resale rights must be paid by sellers, responding to recent moves by Christie’s asking buyers to pay these fees.  “If everyone follows the law and Christie’s decides not to, it obviously gives the company an unfair advantage in attracting collectors,” says Patrick Bongers of Galerie […]... | Read More
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