Media

Museums

Harvard Museums launch Index Magazine

Harvard Museums launch Index Magazine

Posted September 30th, 2013

Art History, Magazines, Media, Museums

The Harvard Art Museums announce the launch of the digital magazine Index, which provides a dynamic and interactive space for readers to discover a broad range of content and media produced by staff at the Harvard Art Museums and from arts-related venues around the world…. Read More

Media

RIP Drawn Blog

RIP Drawn Blog

Posted June 12th, 2013

Blogs, Drawing, Graphic Art, Internet, Media

We’re sad to hear that Drawn, illustration blog numero uno, has closed it’s doors. Some folks are already looking for something to replace the beloved blog which has been a popular first stop for inspiration in the morning since 2005. Drawn maker and shaker John… Read More

Talks

Amanda Palmer: “Fear Not the Digital Present”

Amanda Palmer: “Fear Not the Digital Present”

Posted May 24th, 2013

Blogs, Inspiration, Internet, Media, Music, Networking, Talks

Another inspiring talk by Amanda Palmer (Piano-slayer, ukulele-freak, singer, blogger, lover of Neil Gaiman, and co-founder of the Brechtian punk cabaret duo, The Dresden Dolls) who is ruling the Internet when she has the time for it and George Takei is on a holiday. Amanda… Read More

Renaissance

Renaissance Workshop – A Curator’s Journal from Florence

Renaissance Workshop – A Curator’s Journal from Florence

Posted May 21st, 2013

Blogs, Curators, Media, Renaissance

Preparing a big exhibition can take years and lead you to all kinds of interesting places around the world. The Getty’s drawings curator Julian Brooks can tell you all about it and he’s actually doing exactly that right now on Facebook and Twitter where you… Read More

Portraits

Every Painter Paints Himself

Every Painter Paints Himself

Posted May 14th, 2013

Blogs, Education, Media, Portraits

The website Every Painter Paints Himself reveals the secrets behind true art in ways that, until now, only artists could. With short entries, encouraging you to spend more time studying images than reading the text, the site demonstrates the basic themes around which poetic painters… Read More

USA

First American Art Magazine – A uniquely indigenous voice to indigenous arts

First American Art Magazine – A uniquely indigenous voice to indigenous arts

Posted May 2nd, 2013

Contemporary Art, Magazines, Media, USA

First American Art Magazine’s pilot issue is now available online for free. A brand new publication, First American Art Magazine explores all aspects of Indigenous American art, from the visual to the literary. Unlike any other magazine on the newsstands, its focus is on Indigenous… Read More

Media

Contemporary And (C&) – New perspectives for African contemporary art

Contemporary And (C&) – New perspectives for African contemporary art

Posted March 7th, 2013

Africa, Contemporary Art, Internet, Media

Contemporary And (C&) is an international online platform for diverse and critical insights into, and perspectives on, contemporary African art. The project is initiated and published by the German „Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen“ – ifa (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations). C& gives established and emerging artists,… Read More

Media

When Art Critics Change Their Minds

When Art Critics Change Their Minds

Posted March 1st, 2013

Criticism, Media

When venerable critic Peter Schjeldahl’s blog post titled “Changing My Mind About Gustav Klimt’s ‘Adele’” appeared on the New Yorker’s website last June, we took note. Schjeldahl did not so much do a complete about-face on the glittering 1907 portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, the 25-year-old… Read More

Satire

Arty Bollocks Generator

Arty Bollocks Generator

Posted February 21st, 2013

Media, Satire

We bet you hate having to write your own artist statement. All those hours of trying to describe a piece of art and putting an emotional response into words. And then you end up with some unreadable hogwash about intercontextualisation or something like that. Well,… Read More