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Jason Moran’s Jazz Journey at the Whitney Upends Space and Time
The pianist and conceptual artist engages with the physical history of jazz in collaborations with Kara Walker, Joan Jonas and other art world figures.
The Whitney show comprises works made with leading art world figures like Julie Mehretu, Carrie Mae Weems, Stan Douglas, Kara Walker and Glenn Ligon. I was wondering: Why are all these incredible artists linked to this one person? Adrienne Edwards, curator of… [+2066 chars]
Giovanni Russonello
2019-09-29 10:55:16




Judy Chicago on Rescuing Women from Art History’s Sidelines
Ms. Chicago, who has new shows in Los Angeles and Washington, talks about pioneering female painters.
Youve been a fan of her Awakening(Memory of Father), from 1943, for years now. My reading of the painting is that its a dreamlike scene, an abstracted landscape with day and night present at once. It has this form in the sky thats been described as a golden … [+1658 chars]

2019-09-19 22:59:42




Economy: Markets predict that Trump will be impeached but not removed from office
Traders are betting President Donald Trump will become the third president in American history to be impeached.
Markets do not crash because of impeachment, they crash because of recessions." Art Hogan, chief market strategist at National Securities Corporation
Matt Egan, CNN Business
2019-09-26 19:43:38




How the Silence Makes the Music
A brief, incomplete, very quiet guide to the history of music’s negative spaces.
One of the most arresting objects on display in the musical instruments galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a 2,000-year-old bell from Japan that was built to be mute. Dotaku bells such as this one still puzzle historians, but we know they were mad… [+1077 chars]
Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim
2019-10-03 03:04:57




The New MoMA Is Here. Get Ready for Change.
The expanded Museum of Modern Art reopens this month, putting Picasso and Monet next to more recent, diverse artists. Will audiences embrace its new vision?
The chair dangles in a gallery titled Before and After Tiananmen, exploring themes of modernization and urbanization in the years around the 1989 massacre. Its one of the bolder forays in the museums contemporary section, which makes heavy demands of American… [+1768 chars]
Jason Farago
2019-10-03 15:56:22




Frieze London Shows the Art World Has Cottoned On to Weaving
A special “Woven” section at the fair celebrates an art form that was long undervalued as a result of sexism and snobbery.
The initial idea was to respond to the current situation in the U.K. and how that is interwoven with its colonial legacy, said the curator of Woven, Cosmin Costinas. The use of textiles is at the core of art history here and all over the world, but it has als… [+1102 chars]
Amah-Rose Abrams
2019-10-03 16:15:34




Love Is a Battlefield
Loren Voss and Art Moore, both with military backgrounds and an interest in long conversations about war, married in Gettysburg, Pa.
After the ceremony, guests boarded buses for a tour of the enormous battlefield, which is now decorated with monuments, statues and plaques, almost like an art installation. The bus passed Civil War-era fences that had sharp wooden spears as long as surfboard… [+1464 chars]
Lois Smith Brady
2019-09-15 09:59:01




Deep Looking, With Vija Celmins
A ravishing retrospective of art, both intimate and cosmic, is at the Met Breuer. Bring your nose close. Let it slow you down.
In a recent profile of the artist by Calvin Tomkins in The New Yorker, for example, Ms. Celmins starkly observes that this show was too large in its West Coast debut at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. (I saw it. She wasnt wrong.) The New York version … [+1284 chars]
Roberta Smith
2019-09-28 09:39:23




Sweary self-help: The brief history of a very extra genre
It's tough to practice real self-care when the internet's obsessed with #selfcare. Let Mashable help with our new series Me, My Self-Care & I. What, and I cannot stress this enough, the fuck is going on in the world of self-help literature? After decades of s…
It's tough to practice real self-care when the internet's obsessed with #selfcare. Let Mashable help with our new series Me, My Self-Care & I. What, and I cannot stress this enough, the fuck is going on in the world of self-help literature? After decade… [+9110 chars]
Chris Taylor
2019-09-27 10:00:00




Know Your Rights: Photography in Public
The ubiquity of camera phones has turned every layperson into a semi-professional photographer, and social media makes it even easier to spread photographs and video over the internet like wildfire. Sometimes, those photos and videos even end up changing the …
The ubiquity of camera phones has turned every layperson into a semi-professional photographer, and social media makes it even easier to spread photographs and video over the internet like wildfire. Sometimes, those photos and videos even end up changing the … [+7569 chars]
Thorin Klosowski and Rebecca Fishbein
2019-09-25 14:15:00




The story of Sierra Leone's Krio people - in pictures
An exhibition in London is seeking to raise awareness of the history of Sierra Leone's Krio people.
Image copyrightMuseum of London The Krio people of Sierra Leone are partly descended from former enslaved Africans who fought for their British in the American War of Independence, in exchange for promises of freedom. After the American victory in 1783, the… [+5083 chars]
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2019-10-04 23:14:18




After a Renovation, a Storied Theater Hopes to Entice Paris
The Théâtre du Châtelet is reopening after a two-and-a-half-year makeover, with a new artistic director and an inclusive new mission.
Thats not an easy task, said Ariane Bavelier, the deputy culture editor of the French daily newspaper Le Figaro. There is always drama around the Châtelet. Scandal and outcry are in its DNA, she said, citing the premiere of Stravinskys The Rite of Spring in 1… [+1261 chars]
Roslyn Sulcas
2019-09-14 22:55:35




The Jewelry Designer Who Collects Other People’s Stories
Kim Dunham, who launched her custom signet ring collection three years ago, uses gold and sometimes gemstones to create wearable biographies.
On an overcast morning last month, Kim Dunham stood in herairy home office in Lower Manhattan flipping through manila folders arranged on an accordion-style rack. So, this is a client whos Native American, part of the Choctaw Nation, she says, pulling out a d… [+1687 chars]
Hilary Moss
2019-10-02 16:57:02

'We don't want another FyreFest': 'Storm Area 51' event cancelled over 'safety concerns' - Rawlins Review
'We don't want another FyreFest': 'Storm Area 51' event cancelled over 'safety concerns' Rawlins Review Two million people could storm Area 51 this week. Here's the history of humanity's search for aliens National Post Area 51’s secret history, explained by a…
We dont want another FyreFest: Storm Area 51 event cancelled over safety concerns AlienStock, a music-festival spinoff of the Storm Area 51 viral event, has been canceled out of fear for visitors safety amid armed and angry locals, military police, and punish… [+3179 chars]

2019-09-18 13:00:00




This Artist Paints Endangered Animals to Remind Us What We're Fighting For
Alexis Kandra has been drawing animals for years, but she never drew them with a moral message. They served as symbols—for danger, peace, or mystery. Kandra, a contemporary artist, is now painting animals to help raise awareness about their impending probable…
Alexis Kandra has been drawing animals for years, but she never drew them with a moral message. They served as symbolsfor danger, peace, or mystery. Kandra, a contemporary artist, is now painting animals to help raise awareness about their impending probable … [+2727 chars]
Yessenia Funes on Earther, shared by Andrew Couts to Gizmodo
2019-09-17 12:53:00




Make the Palace of Versailles yours on Google Arts & Culture
One of the first things I saw when I arrived at the Palace of Versailles in 2011 was a construction site. In partnership with Google, we were building the History Gallery, an exhibit that brought together our art collections and digital reconstructions of the…
One of the first things I saw when I arrived at the Palace of Versailles in 2011 was a construction site. In partnership with Google, we were building the History Gallery, an exhibit that brought together our art collections and digital reconstructions of the… [+1047 chars]
Catherine Pégard
2019-09-30 10:00:00




Ethiopian 18th Century crown to return home from Netherlands
Former refugee Sirak Asfaw found it in a suitcase and has protected the crown for the past 21 years.
Image copyrightAFP/GettyImage caption Sirak Asfaw, left, and Arthur Brand say they are waiting for the Ethiopian government to get in touch An 18th Century Ethiopian crown will finally be returned home after being hidden in a Dutch flat for 21 years. Eth… [+3378 chars]
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2019-10-02 11:36:57




36 train stations every railroad fan needs to see in his lifetime
If you find yourself travelling a lot, you should definitely explore some of the world's most remarkable train stations. Each station is a work of art, with a wide range of architecture and history to learn from. Here are the 36 must-see train stations around…
If you travel a lot, you're probably going to be in a lot of train stations on the way to your destination. But train stations can be destinations themselves. The best ones have expansive, stunning architecture, are easy to navigate, and are just plain eff… [+303 chars]
Jacob Shamsian
2019-09-13 20:53:00




The Art of Punctuation
A review of Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark, by Cecelia Watson.
From the cover of Semicolon(Ecco) Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark, by Cecelia Watson (Ecco, 224 pp., $19.99)Each of us has his or her own history with punctuation. For the first 18 or so years of my life I attempted to get by… [+7936 chars]
Joseph Epstein
2019-09-24 06:18:39




Get to Know the Female Entrepreneurs Who Are Reshaping the Business World
From our October/November issue, these powerful women are making their mark on business (and history).
October 8, 2019 15+ min read This story appears in the October 2019 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » As part of our inaugural list of 100 Powerful Women -- headed up by supermodel and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss -- the following 49 female founders, e… [+48792 chars]
Entrepreneur Staff
2019-10-08 13:00:00
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