Friday, February 26, 2021 Category: Americans for the Arts News Thanks to the continued commitment from this year’s organizational partners—and in response to the financial challenges that many are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic—opportunities for full registration support to attend the National Arts Action Summit are available for anyone who would otherwise be unable to
February 26, 2021
As the second choreographic center of its kind in the country, NCCAkron often asks what it means to be a “national” center that is neither in the physical center of the country nor the perceived center of the dance universe. Being based in Akron affords us (and by extension, the artists with whom we work)
All images © Studio Lernert & Sander Exuding elegance and obscurity, Foggy Flowers is a two-photograph series by Sander Plug and Lernert Engelberts that centers on our collective outlook for the future through a blur of frosted glass. The duo, who work under Studio Lernert & Sander, unearthed the delicate shots from their archive—the images were
Gay guys on the shore of the Black Sea Images from a British photographer Martin Parr who visited Yalta, Russia, in summer 1995. At that time, Ukrainian Crimea was still absolutely Soviet, people on the photos look exactly like the ones from the Soviet epoch with lots of interest in all possible western stuff. However,
Art Industry News: Damien Hirst Declares ‘I Love the Crypto World’ and Offers to Sell His Artworks for Robo-Money + Other Stories
Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, February 26. NEED-TO-READ Staff Cuts Loom at the V&A Museum – The Victoria & Albert Museum may cut 20 percent of its curators and conservators,
President Biden Stops Trump Architecture Order, Swiss Museum Reopenings, and More: Morning Links from February 26, 2021
To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines PRESIDENT BIDEN HAS REVOKED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER signed by President Trump that called on the federal government to create buildings in classical architectural styles, NPR’s Elizabeth Blair reports. Trump signed the order, “Promoting Beautiful Federal Civic Architecture,” last December (apparently taking a break from advancing election conspiracy theories).
Spanish Artist Prudencio Irazábal’s New Paintings Have Gem-Like Luminescence. See His Captivating Works Here
Spanish artist Prudencio Irazábal’s intensely luminescent artworks can give the impression of being somehow magically lit from within. Currently on view at Majorca’s Galería Pelaires in “The Grammar of Extension,” Irazábal’s most recent acrylic-on-wood works are dexterous—and mystifying—unions of light and color. The radiating colors of these canvases appear, in effect, not fixed, but fluctuating,
Art Historian Darby English on Why the New Black Renaissance Might Actually Represent a Step Backwards
This article is part of a series of conversations with scholars engaged with Black art for Black History Month. See also Ologundudu’s interviews with Richard J. Powell and Bridget R. Cooks. *** Darby English understands the power of art. The author of To Describe a Life: Notes from the Intersection of Art and Race Terror (2019)
Natalia Ivanova is a Paris-based Russian photographer and documentary filmmaker who started the Les origines de la beauté (The Ethnic Origins of Beauty) project back in 2012 (previously). In it, she photographs women from various ethnic groups around the globe, highlighting their uniqueness and beauty, and proving what a beautifully diverse world we live in.
Snow Cuteness or Unusual Winter Hobby: Artist Creates Tiny Snow Sculptures in Dreary Russian Neighborhoods
Zubaidat Omarova, native to Dagestan who lives in Moscow now, has an unsual and cute hobby – she makes popular cartoon and movie characters from snow. It takes the author 1,5-2 hours to make one sculpture. Unfortunately, these creations do not live long. Children are those very little vandals. They find it rather entertaining to