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National Gallery Chairman Resigns Over Princess Diana Interview – ARTnews.com

Tony Hall, former director of the BBC, has stepped down from his post as chairman of London’s National Gallery in the fallout over Martin Bashir’s interview with Princess Diana in 1995. Hall led an internal investigation in 1996 into Bashir’s methods for securing the interview with Diana, then the Princess of Wales. The investigation cleared Bashir of ethical wrongdoing, but a second inquiry concluded ...

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The (Remote) Interview: Art Gelis | News Center

Ready to expand his horizons after spending nearly two decades at a national lab, professor Art Gelis came to UNLV in 2018 and now is leading the university's nationally recognized radiochemistry program in the College of Sciences. Growing up  I grew up in Moscow, Russia. Degrees I received my bachelor of science degree from Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology as double major in physical chemistry ...

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Where art meets science: Interview with archeologist Sharada Srinivasan

Sharada Srinivasan is a professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) in Bengaluru and a new member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences.The renowned archaeologist Sharada Srinivasan, a professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) Bengaluru, is well-known for her scientific, metallurgical and artistic studies on Chola and Vijayanagara bronzes and the Nataraja which she has interwoven with her ...

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An Interview with Tony Cokes – ARTnews.com

Descriptions of Tony Cokes’s videos often start with what isn’t in them. Over the past two decades, he has eschewed representational imagery in favor of white text, excerpted from journalistic sources, presented on monochromatic screens, typically red or blue. The videos could be mistaken for examples of some strain of minimalist cinema or artifacts from the heyday of stripped-down Conceptual art. Yet in Cokes’s ...

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Oprah with Meghan and Harry: The art of the TV interview

For decades, the television interview has been its own artform, with interviewers whose fame often equalled their subjects. In 1953 CBS began broadcasting Person to Person, a puffy interview show hosted by the revered war correspondent Edward R Murrow, who chatted up movie stars and other public figures at home. The blurred line between news and entertainment goes way back. Such programmes could be ...

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Interview with Molly Giordano on Fostering a Community-Driven Museum – ARTnews.com

Illustration Denise Nestor. The 2020–21 issue of Art in America’s Annual Guide, released in December 2020, includes interviews with museum directors about how they responded to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Delaware Art Museum was about to embark on an ambitious reorganization of its permanent collection last spring when COVID-19 struck. Molly Giordano discusses how the museum adapted while continuing to form bonds with the community. I always tell ...

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Interview with Valérie Knoll on Curating Remotely – ARTnews.com

Illustration Denise Nestor. When the pandemic hit Europe and the United States in March, Kunsthalle Bern director Valérie Knoll was in the midst of organizing a solo exhibition with Park McArthur. The American conceptual artist had been working on a site-specific project, but found herself unable to travel to the Swiss institution. The Kunsthalle Bern was previously directed by famed curator Harald Szeemann, who ...

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Interview with Hugo McCloud on Painting with Plastic – ARTnews.com

Pushing the bounds of what a material can do is the basis of Hugo McCloud’s art. He has worked with numerous substances, primarily industrial and discarded, such as tar paper and scrap metal. Plastic—in the form of single-use plastic bags—is the medium of his latest “paintings,” on view in the solo exhibition “Burdened” at Sean Kelly in New York through February 27. Drawn to ...

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Debbie McGee brutally mocked by Jonathan Ross over distracting art in BBC News interview | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

A third said: “Think #DebbieMcGee is also embracing the trend as she’s got a portrait of herself peeking at the camera from the background #thismorning.”It appeared to be a self-portrait of the former magician’s assistant, with Debbie explaining how she had managed to get into the prestigious magic society. She said: “It’s unbelievable, I’m the first lady who’s ever got into that position.”Debbie continued: “I ...

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