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Austrian experts identify new Mozart portrait

Austrian experts identify new Mozart portrait

Posted January 13th, 2013

Austria, Music, News, Portraits

Here we have a new picture of austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Researchers at Salzburg’s Mozarteum museum announced Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, that they have definitely identified the person in the picture as the musical genius. And it’s not any likeness either. They say that… Read More

Videos

“The Amazing Mr Bickford” by Frank Zappa & Bruce Bickford

“The Amazing Mr Bickford” by Frank Zappa & Bruce Bickford

Posted January 11th, 2013

Animation, Music, Surrealism, Videos

Zappa released this video “The Amazing Mister Bickford” in 1987, which was entirely composed of 1978 Bickford animations set to a soundtrack of Zappa’s orchestral music. “Do you have any idea what it takes to make a lump of clay do the things that Bickford… Read More

Videos

Video Artist Tony Oursler – David Bowie’s Puppet Master

Video Artist Tony Oursler – David Bowie’s Puppet Master

Posted January 9th, 2013

Music, Video Art, Videos

If you have been near the Internet this week, you must have heard of the video for “Where Are We Now”, a gloomy trip down memory lane and David Bowie’s Berlin years. It’s the first single from “The Next Day,” Bowie’s first studio album in… Read More

Videos

“Love With You” by Harald Haraldsson

“Love With You” by Harald Haraldsson

Posted January 7th, 2013

Iceland, Music, Projection Art, Videos

Icelandic artist Harald Haraldsson’s first music video is a collaboration between Reykjavik-based producer B.G. Baarregaard and singer/actor Alexander Briem. “A striking and upbeat music video that demonstrates Haraldsson’s ability to manipulate our visual perception—this time via everyday furniture,” writes The Creator Project. Haraldsson explains more… Read More

Videos

The Existential Adventures of Tim Maia: Nobody Can Live Forever

The Existential Adventures of Tim Maia: Nobody Can Live Forever

Posted January 7th, 2013

Animation, Brazil, Music, Videos

This is the story of Tim Maia, possibly the greatest (and craziest) soul singer you never heard of. Infamous in Brazil, Tim was a soul grenade that exploded in the 70s. He single handedly revolutionized Brazilian popular music and had the best time ever doing… Read More

Videos

BT – 13 Angels on my Broken Windowsill

BT – 13 Angels on my Broken Windowsill

Posted November 16th, 2012

Music, Videos

Grammy-nominated musician BT has collaborated with astro-lapse photographer Randy Halverson and said about the almost 14 minutes long video: “I’m always searching for people doing innovative things in other mediums.. particularly visual art to try and create a visual metaphor for what is happening sonically/musically…. Read More

Theatre

The true power of the performing arts

The true power of the performing arts

Posted November 13th, 2012

Dance, Music, Performances, Talks, Theatre

Arts administrator and live-theater fan Ben Cameron looks at the state of the live performing arts — asking: How can the magic of live theater, live music, live dance compete with the always-on Internet? In his talk, he offers a bold look forward. Cameron says… Read More

Popculture

Only surviving art from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at Sotheby’s

Only surviving art from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at Sotheby’s

Posted November 12th, 2012

Auctions, Collages, England, Music, News, Popculture

On 13th November 2012, Sotheby’s London will offer an image familiar to millions of music fans around the world – Sir Peter Blake‘s original 1967 collage for the insert for The Beatles’ legendary Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – one of the best-selling albums… Read More

Videos

The Koren Ensemble’s Interactive Version of Bowie’s “Life on Mars”

The Koren Ensemble’s Interactive Version of Bowie’s “Life on Mars”

Posted November 1st, 2012

Interactive Art, Music, Videos

The Koren Ensemble is a team of NY artists, producing original theatrical content, featuring contemporary music, video, and comedy. Daniel Koren and his gang have just uploaded an incredible interactive video that let’s you direct the ensemble’s version of David Bowie’s “Life on Mars”. Great… Read More