Today's post is the first of a two-part interview with holistic nurse Lisa Wayman, who also is an artist with a special interest in art's role in improving patient outcomes.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 28, 2012 at 7:02am — No Comments
Today, Monday Muse offers a 20:30-minute excerpt from the fascinating film "The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg" by Jerry Aronson.
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Martha Graham is the source of Thought for the Day:
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If you refrained from feasting on stuffing and turkey and apple pie, today's edition of Saturday Sharing offers you several additional courses, starting off with Baking for Good, where you can turn photos into edible treats. If you're more inclined to sit back and be awed, check out Andre Ermolaev's images of Iceland, the 13th Century church that's now a bookstore, and the new visualization lab at Brown University. If you have any energy left, file an answer to OED Appeals.…Continue
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Today's All Art Friday spotlights are on Mary Brodbeck's woodblock prints, Cecile Chong's Asian-inspired encaustics, James Welling's reimaginings of Andrew Wyeth in inkjet prints, and Lisa Hammond's ceramics (video included).
The roundup highlights exhibitions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts ("High Fiber"), National Academy Museum & School of Fine Arts ("John Cage: The Sight of Silence"), and Fowler Museum ("In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st Century Haitian Art").…Continue
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Today's post features Lebanese-Egyptian artist Bahia Shehab's TED Talk in which Shehab talks about how she went from creating her installation 'A Thousand Times No' to stenciling the letterform lam-alif (Arabic for "No") on walls and in the streets of Cairo. I've included a poem I wrote after watching the talk.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 21, 2012 at 6:32am — No Comments
This week's edition of Saturday Sharing puts a foot in the past, exploring Wonders & Marvels, the custom hand-made, David Foster Wallace's archives, Einstein's brain, The Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things, and one of the last remaining typewriter-repair shops.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 17, 2012 at 7:02am — No Comments
Spotlights are on glass artist Judith Finn Conway and her Chesapeake Bay series; Alice Whealin and her abstractions on acetate, mylar, and polyester film; New York City-based nonprofit Art Resources Transfer; the e-journal "Interpreting Ceramics"; New Museum's "First Look: New Art Online" monthly series; and Federico Pietrella's ink-stamped artworks. A video of the latter is included.
The roundup highlights exhibitions of work by Edouard Manet (Toledo Museum of Art), fiber artist Ted…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 16, 2012 at 5:54am — No Comments
Posted 'What Girls in a Poppy Field Know', inspired by Canadian painter Edmund Montague Morris's painting 'Girls in a Poppy Field', and dedicated to my father and all veterans whose memory we honor:
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You might want to call today's Saturday Sharing the Global Edition. You'll find links to the worldwide initiative One Billion Rising, the multilingual portal Europeana, Venture Lab, which allows you to take free online courses and collaborate with other students who may be anywhere in the world, and the extraordinary "Big History" project known as ChronoZoom. Other items include The Dance Oral History Channel and Samuel Silva's ballpoint pen drawings.…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 10, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
All Art Friday spotlights vegan taxidermy of sculptor Aimee Baldwin, printmaking resources, the Oregon History Rocks Billboard Art Competition, and French artist JR's global project "The Wrinkles of the City'" (video included).
The roundup highlights exhibitions at Brady Art Gallery, GW University (Jules Olitsi), New York Public Library (Charles Dickens), Portland (Ore.) Museum of Art (Anna Fidler), Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (group show on the map as art), and The Bascom…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 9, 2012 at 6:19am — No Comments
I am attracted to books by their covers. In fact, in addition to buying books I want to read, I collect print books by my favorite authors from a certain period and by certain…Continue
In the All Art Friday spotlights today are the American Institute for Conservation, the traveling exhibition "Four Qua4tets", Lorenzo Duran's cut-leaf artworks, The Art Dossier, Art Nerd New York, Amsterdam-based Noor (a photography collective), Brazilian Harding Meyer's oil portraits, and a video with paper engineer Matthew Shlian.
The roundup highlights exhibitions of the work of Alison Stigora (Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts), Ewan Gibbs (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston),…Continue
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Some artists use paint. . . and then there is New York Jennifer Rubell, who uses food, usually in staggering amounts. Watch her take on the Goldilocks story here:
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This week's Saturday Sharing leads you to and then away from the Shakespearean Insulter, into the realm of color, alien civilizations, and origami bonsai. You might find the Infinite Atlas a help.
This week's edition of All Art Friday puts the spotlight on Hall Art Foundation, the Fifth Annual James Renwick Alliance Day exhibition and sale, the 25th Annual Washington Craft Show, Transformational Threads, and a workshop with Seth Apter and two other artists that will culminate in creation of a hand-made book.
The round-up highlights exhibitions at the Society of Illustrators in New York City (children's book illustrations), SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia (Lynda…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 26, 2012 at 5:27am — No Comments
Today's post features a talk by psychotherapist, author, and lecturer Thomas Moore on art, dreams, spirituality, and our need for emptiness.
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New Yorker contributor Judith Thurman provides the Thought for the Day:
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A new edition of All Art Friday is posted. Today's spotlights are on Artists Against Fracking, #OpenCurating, the Peekskill Project V, and a documentary about George Bellows. A call is out for fiber artists seeking studio space in the greater Washington, D.C., area. The roundup highlights exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art ("Shock of the News"), Spanuolo Gallery at Georgetown University (drawings by plastic surgeon David Hidalgo), Seattle Art Museum ("Going for Gold", textiles),…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 19, 2012 at 4:43am — No Comments
I've posted an interview with figurative painter Evy Laureau, an art instructor at a correctional facility.
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