Today's All Art Friday spotlights a guide to New York City's public art; an interactive tool to map an exhibition of land art; the microWave project, which puts artists together with businesses willing to provide space for "pop up" shows; Installator, a site that shows you what's involving in installing art exhibits; and the new Bret Price sculpture "Hublot", acquired by the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. The featured video is KCET's "Jackrabbit Homestead".
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Illustrator and author Allen Say is the subject of an Oregon Art Beat profile I've made available today.
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Celebrating the conclusion of this month's "Trees" theme at TweetSpeakPoetry, I've posted an animation of the Todd Boss poem "The Trees - They Were Once Good Men":
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I've posted a new poem, "An Apple's Use", about the death of brilliant mathematician and philosopher Alan Turing. This year is the centenary of Turing's birth. I've included a number of resources, as well as an introductory video, about him.
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Today's post is the second in an occasional series presenting something about poets, poets, or poetry that you might not know.
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I've posted a new poem, "Tough Guy", in response to today's photo prompt of Orson Welles at Tess Kincaid's Magpie Tales.
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The Thought for the Day is a quote by Louise Nevelson. I've included a video excerpt from the film Louise Nevelson: Awareness in the Fourth Dimension.
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Today's edition of Saturday Sharing offers links to pictures, pictures, and more pictures. You won't be able to see them all in a day but start, perhaps with the New York City Municipal Archives Online Gallery, move on to the Image Archive at 50 Watts, and then take a turn around Pattern Pulp. The video feature: "Why Do Old Books Smell?"…Continue
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My poem "Walking Rain" is paired today with a Randall David Tipton watercolor for the Image-ine series at TweetSpeakPoetry:
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All Art Friday spotlights art books, "Desks as Portraits", Hung Liu's gorgeous paintings (and an interview with NEA), and the "Labyrinth" installation by Motoi Yamamoto (video), created with table salt. The round-up highlights exhibitions of the work of Patrick Graham (AU's Katzen Center, Washington, D.C.), Elizabeth Kray and Stanley Kunitz (Poets House. New York City), and James Havard (Zane Bennett Contemporary, Santa Fe). Also featured is an exhibition of African American quilts at…Continue
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Coral reefs have engaged the attention of Australian artist Lynette Wallworth for years, resulting in the creation of her film Coral: Rekindling Venus, for which I provide the trailer in today's post, which includes additional information about Wallworth and the film's fascinating Website.…Continue
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Today's Wednesday Wonder is Urbanscreen's installation light project for the Sydney Opera House. Watch as the opera house's "sails" collapse.
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I've posted a new poem, "Southern Dream Catcher", inspired by bottle trees.
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Monday Muse profiles Sydney Lea, Vermont's Poet Laureate, who succeeded Ruth Stone.
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Poet Kay Ryan provides the Thought for the Day:
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Explorers and the curious will enjoy today's finds, which include the Royal Society of London's online picture library and a showcase of Greco-Roman archival materials.
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Today's All Art Friday spotlights range from Anne Harris's unsettling paintings and drawings, to Mercury impact craters named after famous artists, to Mia Wen Hsuan Liu's "Guggen' Dizzy", to a wonderful William Wegman feature video.
The roundup highlights exhibitions of the work of Clyfford Still and Edward Gorey (Norton Museum of Art), Toulouse-Lautrec and his contemporaries (Milwaukee Art Museum), Canadian artists (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), and Isaac Julien (San…Continue
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For more than two decades, the much-honored, award-winning documentary photographer Maggie Steber has filmed in Haiti, concentrating her camera not only on Haiti's suffering and the evidence of the island nation's considerable socio-political problems but also on what she calls "the moments described by the beauty of the Haitian people". Today's post brings you Steber's moving film Audacity of Beauty.…Continue
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Meet wine glass harpist Robert Tiso. He's today's Wednesday Wonder:
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I've posted a "found" poem, "Natural Instincts":
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