Archive for October, 2010

Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) Publishes Trevor Southey Reconciliation Art Book

Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) Publishes Trevor Southey Reconciliation Art Book

| October 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

A collection of Trevor Southey’s art would be lyrical and compelling in the absence of commentary or written authorial musings. Interleaf the artist’s own inward reflections, and you have the unique, forceful experience of Reconciliation. It is the rare opportunity to see how life impacts art, to discover the process whereby emotion is rendered as […]

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Berkeley Art Museum Presents Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945–2000

Berkeley Art Museum Presents Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945–2000

| October 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

With its undulating topography, diverse population, legacy of technical innovation, and reputation for providing safe harbor for liberal attitudes toward political, religious, and sexual orientations, the San Francisco Bay Area is both a haven and an inspiration for a variety of artists, perhaps none more so than those experimenting with alternative film and video. In […]

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Bodleian Library Publishes: The First English Dictionary of Slang 1699

Bodleian Library Publishes: The First English Dictionary of Slang 1699

| October 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

The first dictionary of slang, out of print for 300 years, is being published by the Bodleian Library from a rare copy unearthed in its collections. Originally entitled A New Dictionary of Terms, Ancient and Modern, of the Canting Crew, its aim was to educate the polite London classes in ‘canting’ – the language of […]

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CREATE Directory Arts and Culture organizations 2011 (second edition out)

CREATE Directory Arts and Culture organizations 2011 (second edition out)

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

CREATE, a civil-society organization based in Cameroon has released its second edition of the Directory of Arts and Culture Organizations active within the CEMAC Region made up of Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. The directory is a great resource for anyone interested in international cultural exchanges and a great reference […]

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Abstract Expressionism at MoMA By Ann Temkin

Abstract Expressionism at MoMA By Ann Temkin

| October 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

MoMA has published Abstract Expressionism at MoMA by Ann Temkin Beginning in the mid-1940s, works by then little-known American artists—including Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, David Smith, Lee Krasner, and Mark Rothko—became a part of the Museum’s collection. The achievements of this generation put New York City on the map as the center of the […]

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