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Parkersburg Art Center readies ‘Celebration of Life’ | News, Sports, Jobs

“Summer Edition” by Patty Strewart. (Photo Provided) “Tiger Medallion” by Patricia Sutphin. (Photo Provided) “Summer Edition” by Patty Strewart. (Photo Provided)PARKERSBURG — A group exhibit opening will be Sunday at the Parkersburg Art Center. The opening reception for the Allied Artists of West Virginia group exhibit called “A Celebration of Life” will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the art center at Eighth and Market ...

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The Real Life Art Dealer Behind Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” – ARTnews.com

Few dealers have made as significant a contribution to the art market as Jospeh Duveen, who, in the first half of the 20th century, made a fortune by selling Old Master works to the ultra-wealthy. “Duveen—who became Lord Duveen of Millbank before he died in 1939, at the age of sixty-nine—noticed that Europe had plenty of art and America had plenty of money, and ...

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Ian Cheng’s Life After Bob – ARTnews.com

From 2001: A Space Odyssey to The Matrix, from Ghost in the Shell to Paprika (and its American counterpart, Inception), all the way to the German miniseries World on a Wire, the interaction between humans and artificial intelligences has been an inspiration for artists and filmmakers for decades. Artist Ian Cheng, whose work is rooted in live simulations, has been pondering this relationship in ...

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A Critic’s’ Life by Debra Bricker-Balken – ARTnews.com

He distrusted visual description—funny thing for an art critic to distrust—but let’s start with some, anyway. Thick hair, superhero jawline, impasto eyebrows, rugged mustache, six foot four (the better to glower down on civilization). In a 1964 portrait by his friend Saul Steinberg, he looks like Bert from Sesame Street, but as a younger man he’d been a great beauty. After his death in ...

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In Image Objects, Jacob Gaboury Shows How Computer Graphics Shape Life – ARTnews.com

In 2005, Ikea conducted an experiment on its customers in the pages of its annual catalogue. Near the end of the dining room and chairs section, on page 204, the company placed a rendering of the Alfons, a boxy and inexpensive pine chair, among photographs of other seating options. The marketing department wanted to see if anyone could tell the difference between pictures of ...

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Life Through Art is coming to Community Club

By Editorial Team | on September 16, 2021 “The Apple of My Eye” by Arleen Rueth Urban PSA Fall is upon as. It’s a time for apple and pumpkin picking, trick or treats and painting our favorite memories.  The Art Department of the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead is now offering its well- received art class, ...

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Janet Kraynak’s Contemporary Art and the Digitization of Everyday Life – ARTnews.com

In Contemporary Art and the Digitization of Everyday Life (UC Press, 2020), Janet Kraynak paints a grim picture of a world where the imperatives of surveillance capitalism have preempted democratic ideals. Thanks to social media, the public sphere has been replaced with emotional outbursts and opportunities for consumption. Museums have followed suit, relinquishing their mission to enlighten and challenge the public and offering mere ...

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Artist Bisa Butler’s “portrait quilts” celebrate Black life and history

Artist Bisa Butler has been called a modern-day Griot. But instead of using words to tell stories, she uses stitches and cloth. Her quilts have graced the covers of magazines, and she created the striking illustration for the soon-to-be-released book "Unbound," the memoir of activist and Me Too movement founder Tarana Burke. Butler's vividly detailed portraits often reimagine the lives of those they portray, and ...

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