The Death of Democracy

Review: Marcelo Gomes Returns to Honor Frederick Ashton

1 day ago   |   NY Times

At the Joyce Theater on Saturday, the Sarasota Ballet presented a program on the 30th anniversary of Ashton's death, with Mr. Gomes as one of the cast.
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New in Paperback: ‘Democracy in Chains,' ‘Black Mad Wheel'

4 days ago   |   NY Times

Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Who Was Illustrator August Bleser, Jr.?

Who Was Illustrator August Bleser, Jr.?

5 days ago   |   Art Contrarian

August Bleser, Jr. (1898-1966) was an illustrator active during the 1920s and 30s and probably beyond, for whom I can find no biographical information on the Internet. Well, I...
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Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,' Dies at 76

5 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

With hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” she defined a female archetype: sensual and strong, long-suffering but ultimately indomitable.
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"Time to Say Goodbye"

"Time to Say Goodbye"

5 days ago   |   Qiang Huang

Got on "Youtube", I searched "Time to Say Goodbye". When the beautiful voices of Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli permeated my studio, I felt tears in my eyes. This month of...
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Death Won Here: 1940

Death Won Here: 1940

6 days ago   |   Shorpy

July 1940. "Marker of accident on the highway in Bernalillo County, New Mexico." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
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Moshe Mizrahi, 86, Who Won an Oscar for ‘Madame Rosa,' Is Dead

6 days ago   |   NY Times

Born to a Jewish family in Egypt, Mr. Mizrahi was the first Israeli filmmaker to win an Academy Award and is still the only one.
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Memorial of St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr

Memorial of St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr

6 days ago   |   Happy Catholic

I could only thank him with my eyes. I was stunned and could hardly grasp what was going on. The immensity of it: I, the condemned, am to live and someone else willingly and...
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Fakir Musafar, Whose ‘Body Play' Went to Extremes, Dies at 87

7 days ago   |   NY Times

Mr. Musafar, a performance artist, practiced rituals like piercing and branding, believing they expanded consciousness and led to catharsis.
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Great First Lines: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

8 days ago   |   Happy Catholic

My name is Mary Katherine Blackwood. I am eighteen years old, and I live with my sister Constance. I have often thought that with any luck at all I could have been born a...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Korean girl with a bandana

Korean girl with a bandana

Vine charcoal mostly, done from a live model. 12x9 charcoal on paper Read more ...

A House of Small Talks / WARP architects

A House of Small Talks / WARP architects

© Prasanth Mohan, Running Studios Architects: WARP architects Location: Coimbatore, India Lead Architects: Pradeep Arumugam & Shanil Riyaz Area: 3850.0 ft2 Project Year... Read more ...

Streaks of Pink, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Streaks of Pink, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Streaks of Pink14x18 on canvas I created this at the Pottery Barn during my sale and demo. I had fun visiting with everyone and showing off my art. Thanks to everyone that... Read more ...

Microsoft Envisioning Center / Studio O+A

Microsoft Envisioning Center / Studio O+A

© Jeremy Bittermann Architects: Studio O+A Location: Redmond, WA, United States Design Team: Alex Bautista Area: 1556.0 ft2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Jeremy... Read more ...

Piet Mondrian - part 4

Piet Mondrian - part 4

Piet Mondrian in 1926 Piet Mondrian was the leading artist of the 'De Stijl' movement, a group of Dutch artists who produced strictly geometric, abstract art. Mondrian's early... Read more ...

This Lens Ring Box is a Sharp Way to Propose to a Photographer

This Lens Ring Box is a Sharp Way to Propose to a Photographer

Matt Zabloski of Kelo Designs has created a new mechanical camera lens ring box for people who want to propose to a photographer in style. Turning the aperture ring opens the... Read more ...

Interior View Painting, Still Life, Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting...

Interior View Painting, Still Life, Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting, “Painting my Painting” Narrative Art by Santa Fe Artist Judi Goolsby

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... Sense of Place Series 20"x20"x1.5"Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available Read more ...

Mixed media abstract collage, "Billboard 6" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

Mixed media abstract collage, "Billboard 6" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

This vibrant abstract has many papers collaged into it. The main vertical column of papers, slightly right of center, is made using my "sandwich technique", which I teach in... Read more ...

Recreational Villa Terschelling / 2by4-architects

Recreational Villa Terschelling / 2by4-architects

Courtesy of 2by4 Architects Architects: 2by4-architects Location: Midsland aan Zee, The Netherlands Contractor: Tuinte Bouw Area: 120.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Courtesy of 2by4... Read more ...

Temecula Valley Ten, by Carol Engles

Temecula Valley Ten, by Carol Engles

17 x 23 watercolor and pastel on paper. To purchase, contact me at: carol.engles gmail.com carolenglesart.blogspot.com California Abstract Artist Carol Engles Read more ...