April 6, 2021

Art News

The Getty Has Partnered With the City of Los Angeles to Identify and Preserve Landmarks Related to Black History

The Getty has partnered with the City of Los Angeles to rethink how the metropolis identifies and preserves local Black heritage landmarks. The Los Angeles African American Historic Places Project, as the three-year initiative is called, will see the Getty’s Conservation Institute and the city’s Office of Historic Resources (OHR) work with communities and cultural institutions to

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Call For Artists

Inside the Market for Julie Mehretu’s Swirling Abstract Works

Julie Mehretu, installation view, from left to right, of Six Bardos: Transmigration and Six Bardos: Luminous Appearance, both 2018. © 2018 Gemini G.E.L. LLC. Courtesy of the artist and Gemini G.E.L. Julie Mehretu’s large-scale, explosive abstract artworks are often imposing and introspective, registering the movements and rhythms of contemporary life in paintings, drawings, and prints.

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Art News

A Chart Chronicles the Colors of Mister Rogers’ Cardigans from 1969 to 2001

Image via Owen Phillips It’s a beautiful day for a chronological look at the colorful range of cardigans beloved television host Fred Rogers slipped on during each episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Starting with blue near the beginning of the show’s run—the soft-spoken icon seems to have favored more pastels during these early days—the chart

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Bayeux Tapestry Condition Report Puts Historic U.K. Loan in Jeopardy

A historic loan of the famed Bayeux Tapestry may not come to pass after a condition report revealed damage to the artwork, which is believed to have been commissioned in the 11th century and which depicts imagery related to the Norman conquest of England. The Museums Journal reports that the 230-foot-long work has been found

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Nonprofit Art

Diversifying STEM Careers | Nonprofit Report

Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of providing support to underrepresented individual who wish to pursue STEM education with Tara Chklovski, Founder & CEO of Technovation and Sarah EcoHawk, CEO of American Indian Science & Engineering Society. The post Diversifying STEM Careers | Nonprofit Report appeared first on mOppenheimTV.

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Art News

Studio Visit: Artist Eric Standley Is Using Lasers to Carve Eye-Popping Paper Sculptures, and Reading Philosopher Peter Sloterdijk

Artifacts—that’s the word artist Eric Standley uses to describe his meticulously assembled layers of multicolor laser-cut paper. The designation is appropriate; Standley’s intricate artworks call to mind centuries-old global decorative motifs, from mandalas and the webbed arching of Gothic cathedrals, to Islamic prayer niches with organic, tangled carvings.  Eric Standley in his studio. Photograph by

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Purity

Do you know what a Russian bath is? This place is hardly considered sacred, where body and spirit are purified. The author devotes this picture not only to the purity of the body, but also to the purity of the thoughts of the soul. A beautiful girl (the author’s favorite plot) looks at a source

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