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- The Photographers and Designers Who Transformed American Magazinesby aperturewp on May 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm
An exhibition at the Jewish Museum shows how the American magazine has been a force field since the 1930s, with photography defining the “modern look” of a new era.
- A Message from Aperture Foundation’s New Executive Directorby aperturewp on May 10, 2021 at 2:41 pm
Sarah Meister reflects on the role Aperture has played throughout her life—and how photography brings us together, across continents and decades.
- The Post-Documentary Photographers Who Care about the Worldby aperturewp on April 30, 2021 at 5:20 pm
For a prophetic group exhibition about American life, Paul Graham considers images of tenderness and melancholy.
- How David Alekhuogie Navigates the Colonial Pastby aperturewp on April 30, 2021 at 5:09 pm
The LA-based photographer speaks about Walker Evans, Black aesthetics, and how a frightening encounter with the police informed his thinking about art.
- The Photographer Who Constantly Transformsby aperturewp on April 29, 2021 at 7:08 pm
In their portraits in the American West, Evan Benally Atwood builds a vibrant narrative about trans and Native lives.
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- Teen Shares Her Harvard Admissions Essay That Will Resonate With Anyone Who Lost a Parentby Sara Barnes on May 11, 2021 at 8:40 pm
Teen Shares Her Harvard Admissions Essay That Will Resonate With Anyone Who Lost a Parent View this post on Instagram A post shared by Abigail Mack (@abigail_vmack) When Abigail Mack sat down to write her college admissions essay, she began with a bold assertion: she hates the letter “S.” The essay, which she shared in a series of videos on TikTok, caught the attention of millions of people READ: Teen Shares Her Harvard Admissions Essay That Will Resonate With Anyone Who Lost a Parent
- Photorealistic Image Shows How George Washington Might Look if He Was Alive Todayby Emma Taggart on May 11, 2021 at 7:10 pm
Photorealistic Image Shows How George Washington Might Look if He Was Alive Today I created a photorealistic image of George Washington if he lived in the present day. from r/interestingasfuck George Washington served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797, but unlike modern-day politicians, there are no photos of him. In order to document his life, he patiently posed while his portrait was READ: Photorealistic Image Shows How George Washington Might Look if He Was Alive Today
- Amazing Restored Photos of Earth Taken by Apollo Astronautsby Madeleine Muzdakis on May 11, 2021 at 6:25 pm
Amazing Restored Photos of Earth Taken by Apollo Astronauts Most of us are accustomed to sunrises, however precious few people have ever had the chance to watch an “Earthrise.” In the 1960s, the astronauts jettisoned towards the Moon found themselves looking back at their home planet. Bill Anders, of the Apollo 8 mission, snapped the first images of an Earthrise as seen from lunar READ: Amazing Restored Photos of Earth Taken by Apollo Astronauts
- Massive Mural of Black Cowgirl Pays Tribute to Deep Ellum’s Rich Cultural Historyby Arnesia Young on May 11, 2021 at 4:55 pm
Massive Mural of Black Cowgirl Pays Tribute to Deep Ellum’s Rich Cultural History Designer, illustrator and street artist Tristan Eaton is perhaps most well known for his large-scale murals that can be found in cities around the world—including New York, Paris, and Shanghai. The artist’s signature collage style is instantly recognizable, with its bright, colorful imagery and dynamic compositions. In one of his latest commissions, Eaton’s canvas was READ: Massive Mural of Black Cowgirl Pays Tribute to Deep Ellum’s Rich Cultural History
- 10 AAPI-Owned Etsy Shops to Support During AAPI Heritage Month and Beyondby Sara Barnes on May 11, 2021 at 3:10 pm
10 AAPI-Owned Etsy Shops to Support During AAPI Heritage Month and Beyond The month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. During this time, we recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have enriched the United States’ history and are vital in its future success. Part of celebrating this time is learning the stories of people who are READ: 10 AAPI-Owned Etsy Shops to Support During AAPI Heritage Month and Beyond
- When They Were Youngby rfotofolio on May 9, 2021 at 1:44 pm
The young women that became our mothers. Thank you to everyone who shared images of their mothers and other important women in their lifes. Please click on images to see a different view.
- Spotlight on Robert Treatby rfotofolio on May 2, 2021 at 1:53 pm
Grieving Joy Robert’s portfolio Grieving Joy was selected by Christopher James for Outstanding Work in the 2020 Denis Roussel Award. “Gestural and organic photo-graphic drawings that illustrate the depth of the artist’s internal self and relationship to life-altering loss. I am deeply moved by this work and how humble and powerful it is simultaneously. It… Read More
- Douglas Nicolson Galleryby rfotofolio on April 29, 2021 at 1:09 pm
Douglas Nicolson’s portfolio was chosen as an Outstanding Work in the 2020 Denis Roussel Award. To learn more about the work of Douglas Nicolson please visit his page at Douglas Nicolson.
- Douglas Nicolsonby rfotofolio on April 25, 2021 at 1:35 pm
Douglas Nicolson’s portfolio was chosen as an Outstanding Work in the 2020 Denis Roussel Award. “Manifestations of Spirit, A range of work exploring the symbolic representation of self, creating psychological spaces between dreams and reality. I would recommend translating these beautifully crafted and graphic images into a printmaking medium such as intaglio where you could… Read More
- How We Metby rfotofolio on April 20, 2021 at 3:47 pm
“Alternative process and integrated media image making is not about the technique employed, the camera in hand, or the preference of digital or analog capture. Nor is it about the “artifact” or accident within the image that represents photography’s version of gesture that miraculously makes an image artistic and expressive. Alternative process and integrated media… Read More
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- Justine Neubergerby Vashti Ali on May 11, 2021 at 7:57 pm
“Firmament of Time,” Justine Neuberger’s first solo show in Italy, takes its title from a book by Loren Eiseley, a twentieth-century American anthropologist who privileged a contemplative approach in
- Art Asia Archive Names Christopher K. Ho Executive Directoron May 11, 2021 at 7:08 pm
The Hong Kong–based Asia Art Archive (AAA) has named Christopher K. Ho as its new executive director, ArtAsiaPacific reports. Ho, an artist, curator, and educator, will take up his post at the research
- New York City Launches $25 Million Effort to Put Artists Back to Workon May 10, 2021 at 10:21 pm
New York City officials on May 6 announced the $25 million City Artists Corps, which will create jobs for 1,500 artists and is inspired by the Works Progress Administration effort that characterized
- Penn State Board Gives New $85 Million Art Museum the Go-Aheadon May 10, 2021 at 9:40 pm
The board of the Pennsylvania State University on Friday voted 26–7 to approve plans for a new $85 million art museum meant to replace a crumbling 1972 structure, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
- James Hough talks to Nicole R. Fleetwood about drawing and desire in the carceral systemby Nicole R. Fleetwood on May 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm
AT THE AGE OF SEVENTEEN, James “Yaya” Hough was sentenced to life without parole in Pennsylvania, a state responsible for sentencing more Black youth to life than almost any other. Told that he would
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- As Part of $3 M. Initiative, Researchers Document Ancient Murals at U.S.-Mexico Borderby Claire Selvin on May 11, 2021 at 8:54 pm
The works facing environmental threats are between 1,500 and 4,200 years old.
- How the Museum of Chinese in America Emerged from a Fire and Pandemic Lockdownby Claire Selvin on May 11, 2021 at 7:59 pm
Last fall, the museum received a transformational $3.1 million grant to aid its recovery and map out its future.
- Small-Scale da Vinci Drawing Expected to Set New Auction Record This Summerby Tessa Solomon on May 11, 2021 at 7:45 pm
The work, Head of a Bear, could fetch over $16 million at Christie’s in July.
- Illegally Trafficked 2,000-Year-Old Greek Goddess Statue Returned to Libyaby Francesca Aton on May 11, 2021 at 7:14 pm
Experts from the British Museum aided its return.
- The Best Dowel Rods for a Variety of DIY Projectsby Claire Selvin on May 11, 2021 at 7:03 pm
If woodworking is your thing, it’s likely that one of the few pieces you don’t mind buying in prefabricated form is the dowel. These long cylinders can supplement craft projects (for instance, tons of DIY home decor), but they can also serve as the building blocks for your next complex, visionary sculpture. Wooden dowels are
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- An artist’s guide to writing successful applicationsby Stephanie Gavan on May 7, 2021 at 3:58 pm
A beginner’s guide on how to write artist applications for open calls, opportunities and competitions. A little planning goes a long way! Continue reading
- The contemporary comeback of craftby Stephanie Gavan on April 25, 2021 at 4:47 pm
The boundaries between fine arts and crafts practices such as ceramics, weaving, printmaking and glassblowing are becoming more and more blurred. Continue reading
- Cut and paste: 3 techniques to step up your collage gameby Stephanie Gavan on April 16, 2021 at 7:08 pm
We present three artists who us collage in surprising ways, along with three techniques that you can try at home. Continue reading
- The UK’s most exciting visual art festivalsby jadams on April 8, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Alongside its many museums, galleries, and commercial art fairs, there are a host of exciting visual art festivals in the UK. Continue reading
- How to get your artist website to rank in search enginesby chris kirkland on April 2, 2021 at 4:51 am
Tips on search engine optimization and getting your artist site to rank. Continue reading
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- BmoreArt’s Picks: May 11-17by Rebecca Juliette on May 11, 2021 at 11:26 am
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- The Good, the Bad, and the Flood Insurance: Protecting Your Art Against Disastersby Rebekah Kirkman on May 10, 2021 at 8:22 am
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- The Internet Is Exploding: 10 Must-Read Articles This Week 5/9by Rebekah Kirkman on May 9, 2021 at 8:49 am
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- The News: Maryland Vax Rate, Walters Workers to Unionize, Nurses’ War on COVIDby Rebecca Juliette on May 6, 2021 at 12:27 pm
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- Art AND: Gaiaby Rebekah Kirkman on May 5, 2021 at 8:30 am
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- Understanding your Market as an Illustratorby Matthew Rota on May 11, 2021 at 5:16 pm
The first step in identifying where your work belongs to ask yourself is: What kind of work do I love? I studied fine art in undergrad, and while I had taken illustration courses, my portfolio consisted of narrative drawing and painting with no real focus on any specific type of commercial client. I knew the The post Understanding your Market as an Illustrator appeared first on Art Business Journal.
- How to Ace Your Creative Job Interviewby Brian Young on May 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm
So you’ve landed an interview for a dream job. Learn more about successfully applying to creative jobs with these proven interview strategies. The post How to Ace Your Creative Job Interview appeared first on Art Business Journal.
- How to Hit a Home Run with Your Pitch Presentationby Rachel Wells on April 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Your best ideas are only as good as how well you can sell them, and mastering the art of the pitch presentation takes time, research, and devotion. The post How to Hit a Home Run with Your Pitch Presentation appeared first on Art Business Journal.
- Preparing your Artist Network for New Opportunitiesby Kevin Vaughn on April 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Developing an artist network builds camaraderie within your local community and enhances the possibility of landing new opportunities. The post Preparing your Artist Network for New Opportunities appeared first on Art Business Journal.
- Why You Need to Have an Artist Newsletterby Rachel Wells on April 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm
From building a subscriber list to email marketing services, our tips will get you up to speed on creating your own artist newsletter. The post Why You Need to Have an Artist Newsletter appeared first on Art Business Journal.
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- Sheikh Jarrah and the Renewed Israeli-Palestinian Violenceby Raja Shehadeh on May 11, 2021 at 9:06 pm
Until the evictions, unequal rights, and pervasive discrimination in Jerusalem end, clashes will continue.
- The Golden Globes Should Have Been Deplatformed Long Agoby Richard Brody on May 11, 2021 at 8:14 pm
The minor and troubled ceremony’s outsized role in Hollywood reflects other long-standing industry problems.
- Kevin McCarthy Forced to Fly to Mar-a-Lago to Sit and Listen to Things Trump Would Have Posted on Facebookby Andy Borowitz on May 11, 2021 at 4:20 pm
McCarthy said that the repeated summons to Mar-a-Lago were “in no way” interfering with his ability to attend to his duties in Washington.
- Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, May 11thby Johnny DiNapoli on May 11, 2021 at 2:20 pm
“I just need to go ahead and accept it—the Knicks are a good basketball team.”
- Jorge Luis Borges and Nancy Meyers Pitch a Movie (Because, Admit It, You’ve Watched Everything Else)by Nina Sharma on May 11, 2021 at 10:00 am
The Heroine stares at the hole in her country mansion’s back yard and decides to call an architect for whom every brick is the abyss of memory and every piece of mortar is a fragment of childhood.
- Photography Off the Scale: Technologies and Theories of the Mass Imageby Regine on April 14, 2021 at 1:40 pm
A book that unpacks the notion of the mass image through the lens of affective, representational, political, logistical and material economies
- Can technology bring back long-lost nature?by Regine on April 5, 2021 at 3:10 pm
While exploring the “de-extinction” movement, artists and designers are also questioning its motives, highlighting its shortcomings and challenging the promise that we can resurrect the animals and plants that we have driven to extinction
- Using art to study endangered indigenous rituals and musicby Regine on March 26, 2021 at 2:03 pm
Based on a collaborative and experimental approach, Robert’s projects attempt to translate sounds and rituals into tangible works of art that directly echo the traditions of the communities he meets
- A Bestiary of the Anthropocene. Hybrid plants, animals, minerals, fungi and other specimensby Regine on March 19, 2021 at 12:52 pm
Inspired by medieval bestiaries and observations of our damaged planet, A Bestiary of the Anthropocene is a compilation of hybrid creatures of our time
- How to prototype the artworld with blockchainby Regine on March 15, 2021 at 3:01 pm
The DAOWO Global Initiative asked groups of artists, curators and thinkers from Berlin, Hong Kong, Johannesburg and Minsk to design new prototypes to address key questions about the potential of blockchain to replace outmoded models, decentralise power structures and rewire the arts
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- Google to produce augmented reality-based microscope for cancer diagnoses in DoD projectby James Bourne on September 4, 2020 at 2:29 pm
Google Cloud is working with the US Department of Defense (DoD) to deliver an augmented reality (AR) microscope for cancer diagnoses. The project, for the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), more widely involves prototyping an AI-enabled digital pathology solution at select DoD facilities. The company cited research from the Veterans Affairs Center for Innovations in Quality,… Read more » The post Google to produce augmented reality-based microscope for cancer diagnoses in DoD project appeared first on Virtual Reality News.
- Why VR providers are pinning their hopes on profiting from ‘Zoom fatigue’by James Bourne on July 29, 2020 at 9:07 am
What is the latest marketing strategy for virtual reality software providers? If the Covid-19 pandemic will cause the new normal to become the normal full stop, Zoom and their ilk are not going to cut it long-term. Meet AfterNow. The California-based startup, which describes itself grandly as ‘building the future of human computing with augmented… Read more » The post Why VR providers are pinning their hopes on profiting from ‘Zoom fatigue’ appeared first on Virtual Reality News.
- ‘Bright future’ for AR and VR in 2021 and beyond, says Strategy Analyticsby James Bourne on July 14, 2020 at 3:23 pm
The short-term outlook for virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) may be a struggle, according to Strategy Analytics, but if organisations can ride out this wave then the future looks bright. The findings appear in the analyst firm’s latest report, ‘Short and Long-Term Impacts of Covid-19 on the AR and VR Market.’ Among the report’s… Read more » The post ‘Bright future’ for AR and VR in 2021 and beyond, says Strategy Analytics appeared first on Virtual Reality News.
- Magic Leap appoints former Microsoft exec Johnson as CEOby James Bourne on July 8, 2020 at 6:38 am
Magic Leap has appointed Microsoft executive Peggy Johnson as its new chief executive officer, replacing Rony Abovitz. Johnson was previously executive vice president of business development at Microsoft. In an interview with the New York Times (NYT), she said the time was right amid the Covid-19 pandemic to explore the promise of spatial technology, comparing… Read more » The post Magic Leap appoints former Microsoft exec Johnson as CEO appeared first on Virtual Reality News.
- VR motion sickness survey reinforces gender gapby James Bourne on July 6, 2020 at 10:50 am
In spite of virtual reality’s benefits and hype, one of its primary inhibitors remains the threat of motion sickness. A new survey finds it still plays a prominent role – with women more at risk than men. The survey, put together by VR Heaven and which polled almost 300 respondents, found that more than half… Read more » The post VR motion sickness survey reinforces gender gap appeared first on Virtual Reality News.