Cannupa Hanska Luger Revives Ceramic Tradition at Center for Craft – ARTnews.com

Paraphrasing psychologist G. Stanley Hall, Allen Eaton—author, curator, and staunch advocate of the early 20th-century Craft Revival—remarked that, with handicrafts, “we rehearse the activity of our ancestry.” This image of making as playacting, or as a form of discovery, also captures how craft often works to canonize tradition even as art more broadly tries to break with it. “Mįhą́pmąk” at the Center for Craft ...

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Yale Center for British Art hosts Steve McQueen symposium

Filmmakers and curators came together for a two-day symposium to celebrate the works of British filmmaker Steve McQueen. Dorothea Faith Robertson 12:21 am, Nov 07, 2022 Contributing Reporter Yale Center for British Art Artists, curators and scholars came together last week to celebrate the works of renowned British filmmaker Steve McQueen. McQueen became the first Black filmmaker to win the Academy Award for Best ...

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France’s Bonisson Art Center and Fluctuart Make Art Accessible to All – ARTnews.com

France is hardly immune to the private museum phenomenon. In recent years, collectors have been opening spaces to showcase their treasures and share their interest in a certain area of art or their commitment to a cause. In May, Korean artist Lee Ufan opened a museum for his art in Arles. Art critic Alexia Guggémos, who focuses on smiles throughout art history, is preparing ...

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A New Kind of Cultural Center Opens in the West Village – ARTnews.com

The Center for Art, Research, and Alliances (CARA) opened this past weekend in a burst of song from South African artist and composer Neo Muyanga, who staged multiple performances of his new piece A Mass of Cyborgs. A collaboration between Muyanga and the Unsung, a collective of Black singers, the innovative choral work brought together Muyaunga’s interest in the African diaspora, the slave trade, ...

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Bard College Receives Gift to Establish Center for Indigenous Studies – ARTnews.com

Bard College, home to the Center for Curatorial Studies, has made a major investment in the study of Native American and Indigenous art history. The school has announced a “transformational” endowment gift from the Gochman Family Foundation that will be used to establish a Center for Indigenous Studies. The gift will also support the appointment of the school’s first Indigenous Curatorial Fellow. Meanwhile Bard’s American Studies ...

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Jesse Krimes Wins $75,000 Pew Center Fellowship – ARTnews.com

The Philadelphia-based Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has named the recipients of its 2022 grants and fellowships cycle, which will distribute $9.5 million to local nonprofits and artists based in the city. As part of the cycle, the center will award 12 artists $75,000 fellowships. Those artists are Jesse Krimes, Odili Donald Odita, Camille Acker, Maia Chao, Sabaah Folayan, Denice Frohman, Adebunmi Gbadebo, ...

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News Center Maine features Intermedia students making art with nanocellulose – UMaine News

News Center Maine interviewed Alex Rose and Augusta Sparks Farnum, graduate students in the University of Maine’s Intermedia program, about their work using nanocellulose as a material for their art projects. Rose said that one of the things that she likes most about using the material is that it’s environmentally friendly and non-toxic, while Farnum noted that she hopes their art also helps scientists ...

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Korakrit Arunanondchai Stages Show at Seoul’s Art Sonje Center – ARTnews.com

The artist Korakrit Arunanondchai spent the last decade establishing himself as one of those very rare figures who is able to ride the international art circuit with apparent ease, landing in each new city with alluring new work—a heady video; denim paintings that he bleached, burned, and mended; or some rococo installation incorporating those things and a lot more. In 2019, alone, he appeared in ...

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