Art

24 things you won’t know about homeownership until after you’ve bought your own home, as discussed in this viral thread

An old saying goes that in a lifetime a person must build a house, plant a tree and raise a child. Modernity makes its own adjustments – for example, the position of childlessness is very respected today, and planting trees is very correct from an ecological point of view. The house stays – and everything …

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Curators discover a rare Chinese “magic mirror” – one of only three known in the West – in the depths of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s storage

Curators at the Cincinnati Art Museum have discovered that an unassuming bronze disk in the museum’s 100,000-strong collection is actually an extremely rare magic mirror. Magic mirrors, also known as transparent or light-penetrating mirrors, were first made in China during the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD), according to the museum. “When light is …

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Felipe Pantone’s manipulable works reflect the digital revolution at Tokyo’s Common gallery

Felipe Pantones exhibition ‘MANIPULABLE’ in the COMMON gallery From June 3 to July 17, 2022, Tokyo-based Gallery Common will present Felipe Pantone’s Solo exhibition Manipulatablewith new kinetic works in one complete interactive installation Place. marking the Argentine-Spanish artist As the first major exhibition in Japan since 2014, the show reflects on themes of dynamism, transformation …

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Miniature monuments by an artist for great memories

As the saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and nobody embodies that sentiment more than sculptor and filmmaker Lydia Ricci. From a pile of junk and everyday rubbish that has accumulated over the past 30 years, Ricci crafts imperfectly perfect recreations of everyday moments and objects. “I’ve been collecting my family’s scraps …

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New revelations about support for the anti-Israel BDS campaign put pressure on the besieged German arts festival

A banner of the Indonesian artist collective Taring Padi is wrapped at the Documenta arts festival in Kassel, Germany, June 20, 2022. Photo: IMAGO/Hartenfelser via Reuters Connect Germany’s flagship contemporary art festival, Documenta, is facing the withdrawal of federal funding after fresh allegations of anti-Semitism among its curators and exhibiting artists surfaced on Wednesday. Controversy …

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Stranger Things Season 4 Eddie Munson is honored with field art from Indiana

There is SPOILER ahead You haven’t finished watching yet stranger things Season 4 (and special stranger things Season 4, Volume 2). Those who watched stranger things Season 4 know that Joseph Quinn gave an incredible performance as Eddie Munson, the metal-loving, Metallica-playing dungeon master of the D&D group called Hellfire Club. Unfortunately, Eddie did not …

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Emma Talbot celebrates resilience and aging in her Whitechapel debut

art Charlotte Jansen Emma Talbot, installation view of The Age / L’Età, Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Emma Talbot” at the Whitechapel Gallery, 2022. Photo by Damian Griffiths. Courtesy of Whitechapel Gallery. “I see her as a kind of orthopedic samurai,” said artist Emma Talbot, gazing wistfully at a textile sculpture that is the …

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Florence Welch receives honorary scholarship from the University of the Arts

Florence Welch today (July 13) received an honorary fellowship from London’s University of the Arts. Welch was a student at the university, but dropped out after her formative year to pursue her music with Florence + The Machine. In an emotional speech, Welch spoke about her pride in receiving the scholarship after being disappointed at …

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