A new poem for Halloween, in sestina form: "Mary Shelley Writes in Her Bedroom". The post also includes video of "Frankenstein" with woodcuts by Lynd Ward.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 31, 2011 at 1:56am — No Comments
A quote from Kukai is the Thought for the Day.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 30, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments
"Dehairing", a new poem for the T.S. Poetry Press Cashmere Writing Project:
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 29, 2011 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Halloween is nearing but don't let today's edition of Saturday Sharing scare you. Still, I hope something here jumps out at you. If you're game, surely you can find your way through the interactive hyperromance, listen to a video about doodling's benefits, watch a real-time data dump, select your choice of free stock video and stock footage for your next project, listen to a Book of Voices from e-Poets Network, or site on the edge of your seat through a showing of the animated short…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 29, 2011 at 7:53am — No Comments
Today's new edition spotlights the film "Doc", phenomenal photographer Joel Meyerowitz, the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, and a video overview of an Edvard Munch exhibition in Paris. The roundup features exhibitions in Joplin, Missouri (art by those affected by the May 2011 tornado); Milwaukee (Impressionists), Philadelphia (prints, drawings, and photographs), Portland, Maine (a Shaker collection), and Atlanta, Georgia (sculpture of Grainger McKoy + video).…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 28, 2011 at 6:35am — No Comments
Ever wonder what it takes to make, buy, and sell art? Sotheby's, the international art cataloguer and auction house, has created an online series Your Art World, comprising four short films intended to demystify or at least offer some insights into the creative process and collecting, buying, and selling art. Read more about the series here:…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 27, 2011 at 5:36am — No Comments
Tired of art biennials and looking for what he says he wasn't getting from them, Shea Hembrey came up with an idea to stage his own international art show. Eventually, he scratched that idea, deciding instead to create - and become - 100 international artists. Today's Wednesday Wonder post features the TED Talk he gave on how his made that idea a reality.…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 26, 2011 at 6:05am — No Comments
I've posted a new poem, "The Bad Cook":
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 25, 2011 at 6:25am — No Comments
Copper Canyon Press has published a bilingual anthology, Push Open the Window: Contemporary Poetry from China, comprising more than 100 poems by 49 poets born after 1945. It's a wonderful anthology. Here's a look at some of what it offers.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 24, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments
If nippy temperatures are keeping you indoors (it's very chilly here in the D.C. area today), take heart and explore Saturday Sharing. You'll find links to the first computer-written book, a site dedicated to J.D. Salinger, the Woody Guthrie Archives, blogs of the Library of Congress, a site for teaching American history, and some Edison Companies' downloadable films.…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 22, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments
Today's edition spotlights an arts investment model, ArtPlace; the Radev Collection; and a Gerhard Richter documentary (video trailer included). The round-up features exhibitions of the work by Ronnie Jolles, Alexandre Arrechea, Xu Bing (video included), Jane Hammond, Josepha Gasch-Muche, and a benefit show, Sitka Center's "The Ecology of Art".…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 21, 2011 at 5:48am — No Comments
Today's post features a brief video of the new Linn Meyers wall drawing at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 20, 2011 at 5:41am — No Comments
Do you knit? You don't have to be a knitter to enjoy this wonderful new book from Peggy Rosenthal, Knit One, Purl a Prayer: A Spirituality of Knitting.
My post of the book is here:
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 19, 2011 at 6:21am — No Comments
A new poem, "Snow and Ice", is posted.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 18, 2011 at 6:42am — No Comments
Today's post profiles award-winning artist Alison Clifford, who is deeply involved in creating interactive new media projects in which literature, including poetry, combines wih sound to highly imaginative, often engrossing visual effect. One of her projects uses an E.E. Cummings poem and another an Addie Tsai poem. Try them out yourself!…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 17, 2011 at 6:34am — No Comments
A quote from poet Adam Zagajewski is today's Thought for the Day.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 16, 2011 at 7:28am — No Comments
In this edition of Saturday Sharing, learn where at some thrown-out objects get a second, if virtual, life; experience the engrossing Pine Point Revisited site; check out a new e-magazine about all things collage; browse the new online journal Poecology; and view a wonderful animation of John Siddique's poem "Vine Moon - Fire".…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 15, 2011 at 6:25am — No Comments
Today's All Art Friday is resource-rich. The spotlights are on an online exhibition of the work of justly celebrated printmaker and sculpture Werner Pfeiffer, a show of the marbled page from Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, and a new book by Dutch photographer Charlotte Dumas. The round-up showcases exhibitions at the University of Texas/Austin (banned books), Ft. Worth's Modern Art Museum (Richard Diebenkorn), Orange County, Calif.'s Museum of Art (two generations of collaborating…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 14, 2011 at 6:39am — No Comments
"Where Soldiers Come From" is a new documentary by Heather Courtney that is opening around the U.S. A coming-of-age story, the film follows the lives of a group of teenagers who join the Michigan National Guard after high school and find themselves on active duty in Afghanistan, where their job is to uncover IEDs. Learn more about the film and see the trailer here:…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 13, 2011 at 6:38am — No Comments
Eugene, Oregon, resident Ken Standhardt takes his inspiration from nature to create functional hand-thrown and decorative stoneware. A brief profile and video feature about the artist are here:
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 12, 2011 at 6:39am — No Comments