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Global ART Journals

The End Of The Art World (As We Know It)
vor 8 Stunden 2 Minuten
Via this year’s deeply reimagined Sydney Biennale, now called NIRIN: “The impact of COVID-19 is both a significant challenge and a threshold for new beginnings. An international art world ...
Listening To The Sirens’ Call
vor 8 Stunden 32 Minuten
What a music critic who lives close to a major hospital hears in, and beyond, the now-constant sirens. “Most American ambulances contain an ‘electronic box in each vehicle, which comes ...
Beloved British Children’s Author Jacqueline Wilson Talks About Her Own Plot Twist
vor 9 Stunden 2 Minuten
The author is on her 111th novel – she long ago stopped buying her signature chunky silver rings for each book – and this one might be her most personal. “Wilson is the fairy ...
Michael McKinnell, Bold Architect Of Boston’s Democratic City Hall, Has Died At 84
vor 9 Stunden 32 Minuten
McKinnell was a 26-year-old graduate student and a teaching assistant for architect Gerhard Kallmann when the city hall competition arose. Their “heroically sculptural and democratically open ...
The Planned Online Six-Hour Epic Pauline Oliveros Opera
vor 10 Stunden 2 Minuten
The founder of Opera Povera posted the idea to perform an Oliveros opera, and the opera world responded quickly and in numbers. The plan for the participant opera and fundraiser for musicians: ...
Is It Great Or Terrible That Quibi Is Launching In The Middle Of The Pandemic?
vor 10 Stunden 32 Minuten
Quibi – whose ads you’ve likely seen if you’ve been online at all in the past four months – was meant to be a short-form video platform that people watched in moments of their ...
Online Dance Parties Are The New Clubs, Workouts, And Social Life
vor 11 Stunden 2 Minuten
Dance classes, “clubbing” from home, and other dance-related videos (and Instagram Stories, Zooms, etc.) are keeping loneliness at bay as nearly everyone has orders to shelter in place. ...
Arlene Schnitzer, Gallery Pioneer And Massive Funder To The Arts In The Pacific Northwest, Has Died At 91
vor 11 Stunden 32 Minuten
The influence of Schnitzer – whose name is on the Oregon Symphony’s hall – on the Portland and Pacific Northwest arts scene can hardly be overstated. “Schnitzer was a towering ...
Agatha Christie Is (Still) The Best-Selling Novelist Of All Time
vor 12 Stunden 2 Minuten
Sure, Shakespeare and the Bible outsell Agatha Christie, but otherwise, she’s the tops. “Agatha Christie’s novels have sold more than one billion copies in the English language and ...
Hollywood’s Costumers Are Still Sewing, But Now It’s Face Masks For Survival
vor 12 Stunden 32 Minuten
Tens of thousands of Hollywood and theatre workers are out of work right now. But they’ve found a rallying cause: “With no end in sight to the crisis, costumers — whose job is to create ...
Suellen Rocca, Fiercely Original Artist And Member Of Chicago’s Hairy Who, Has Died At 76
vor 13 Stunden 2 Minuten
Rocca and five others, former classmates from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, “came together under the sway of influences as disparate as Dubuffet, Native American art, ...
Zoom Seemed Too Good To Be True
vor 13 Stunden 32 Minuten
And, turns out, it was. This is why New York just banned it as a tool for teachers: “Zoom contains a number of critical privacy and security flaws, as educators have been learning the hard way. ...
The Drum Dance Group That Isn’t Letting A Little Thing Like Social Distance Get In The Way
vor 14 Stunden 2 Minuten
The group is called Huqqullaaqatigiit, and the drum dancers have been getting together every week for more than a decade to preserve language, music, and the words of elders in the community. Last ...
Julia Alvarez Says That We Should Rely On Literature To Get Through This
vor 14 Stunden 32 Minuten
Alvarez, the author of In the Time of the Butterflies and the new Afterlife, isn’t trying to be facetious or to downplay the importance of health care workers or grocery clerks. But, quoting ...
Chinese Film Industry Restarts, If Slowly
vor 15 Stunden 2 Minuten
Given strict health controls by the production teams, including quarantines for the entire film crew, “studios have reopened in Ningbo, Shanghai, Qingdao and Xi’an, and TV series such as ...
MoMA Has Canceled All Educator Contracts, Saying It May Not Need Educators For Years
vor 15 Stunden 32 Minuten
The email was grim, and employees who had done all of the prep work for April tours aren’t being paid for that work. On the other side of things for educators – though not for 76 other ...
The Errant Hydroflask In ‘Little Women’
vor 16 Stunden 2 Minuten
This is what happens when we’re all watching movies all of the time: A fan spots something off, makes a TikTok, and then the NYT reports on it. What the heck, we need humor, and this is faintly ...
Boston’s Principal Ballerina In Canceled Carmen Says ‘It Feels Like The Stage Was Pulled Out From Under Us’
vor 16 Stunden 32 Minuten
Lia Cirio: “For a few days I was really in wallowing mode, just watching Netflix and not being very active. But then my mom sent me a quote on Instagram that said ‘Victory comes from ...
How Are Bookstores Surviving, If They Are At All?
vor 17 Stunden 2 Minuten
Here’s what’s going on with some bookstores in Los Angeles. The Ripped Bodice in Culver City, which has a big Twitter following, offered a “care package” deal. Co-owner Leah ...
After The Kennedy Center Laid Off Many Of Its Employees, Congress May Ask For That $25 Million Back
vor 17 Stunden 32 Minuten
But much of the money is earmarked already, and may benefit furloughed employees: “About $7.5 million of the bailout will cover six months of benefits — pension, social security and health ...