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Medieval Art’s Enduring Hold on Pop Culture | Smart News

Frontispiece; Title Page (1893), Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris for the Kelmscott Press Courtesy of the Getty From Harry Potter to Game of Thrones, pop culture is saturated with medieval imagery. Now, a new exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum, “The Fantasy of the Middle Ages,” explores this connection by juxtaposing medieval art with the modern creations it inspired. “I think the project of ...

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FRONT Triennial opens July 14-16 with regionwide art exhibits promoting a healing vision amid culture wars

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Transformer Station gallery in Ohio City was a blur of activity last week.Art handlers were busy installing artworks big and small for the upcoming FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, an 11-week extravaganza of local, national, and international art officially opening July 16 at 30 venues across Northeast Ohio.The opening will follow two days of previews intended for out-of-town ...

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‘Sonic Detective’: The artist using sound to expose crimes | Arts and Culture News

Athens, Greece – Beirut-based sound artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan has become known as the “Private Ear”, as his research-based, investigatory work has been used to investigate killings and expose other human rights abuses. Sonic Detective, a retrospective of two key audio-visual works by the 37-year-old Jordanian-born artist, is now on show at the newly-revamped National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens – which ...

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Biden Approves Research Panel Seeking to Establish Museum Centered on Asian American Culture – ARTnews.com

President Biden signed a law Monday establishing a commission of experts to study the creation of a museum dedicated to Asian American and Pacific Islander history. The group, which will include experts of AAPI history and museum administrators appointed by lawmakers, will weigh various factors related to how the proposed institution would be funded and managed. If realized, the institution will be apart of ...

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Alexander Si’s Witty Portraits of White Culture – ARTnews.com

Alexander Si operates as something of an anthropologist, examining recent phenomena in popular culture. Si trained in media studies at the University of Toronto before completing an MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York, and now researches the impact of technology and media onour well-being. The multimedia artist is an observer who commands a deft ability to capture horrific qualities of ...

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Cultural venues to receive £128 million to improve access to arts and culture

Access to arts and culture in areas with low levels of cultural engagement to be boosted through the £30.8 million Cultural Development Fund Local library services to be improved with £20.5 million Libraries Improvement Fund Urgent museum maintenance and infrastructure works to be funded through £63.3 million Museum Estate Development Fund Cultural venues including museums, galleries and public libraries are to benefit from up ...

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German Culture Minister Sides with Documenta in Anti-Semitism Row – ARTnews.com

In an interview with the press agency dpa this week, German cultural minister Claudia Roth defended the famed quinquennial Documenta, which is currently facing allegations of anti-Semitism from Jewish advocacy groups. Documenta first came under scrutiny in January, when the group Alliance Against Anti-Semitism Kassel accused the quinquennial of “involvement of anti-Israeli activists,” referring to the Palestinian roots of two artists in this year’s ...

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Derricks Adams to Create Archive Focused on Black Culture in Baltimore – ARTnews.com

Artist Derrick Adams has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in New York to develop an archive that aims to document the activities of Black artists and creatives in Baltimore. The archive aims to catalogue records and materials related to the work of past and current Baltimore-area creatives, as well as other figures spanning science and sports. In ...

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For this international MUN student, Inuit art exhibit is a chance to unlearn and relearn region’s culture

I recently went to The Rooms in St. John's, to see a new exhibition I had been looking forward to viewing, called Helping Hands: 30 Years at Kinngait Studios. Master printmaker William Ritchie kept a copy of every print he worked on at the studio in Nunavut. His donation of nearly 400 prints — by dozens of Inuit artists — is one of the largest and most significant ever made ...

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Timmins news: Indigenous artist workshop Northern College teach culture painting

Northern College's Indigenous Services Department hosted an art lesson for students and staff to learn more about Indigenous art and culture.  Local artist Justice Sutherland guided the participants through the painting of a turtle and a medicine wheel. Sutherland says she turned to art to learn more about her Indigenous roots. “My grandfather who was from Fort Albany-- he unfortunately passed ...

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