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Categories: Cinema, Featured, Music & Sounds, United Kingdom, United States | 2 Comments

I was born after the 1960s. What I know is only from stories and grainy video, comprised of many heroic and striking moments, modern stories not unlike King Arthur’s Court or Hamlet. The difference is, these are modern stories from not that long ago, and you can see their effects clearly all around [...]

Categories: France, Painting, Spain, United Kingdom

Since the New York Times opened its complete archive on the web (previously it was only available as a web subscription), many people have been scouring the site for interesting history.
The first mention of Picasso comes on May 19, 1912, with this:
…it is to be regretted that this unquestionably talented artist, who is practically unknown [...]

Categories: Cinema, Germany, Multidiscipline, Performance, Romania, Theatre, United Kingdom, United States

Over the past few weeks, Elevator Repair Service has been in Portland and Seattle performing Gatz, their performance which involves the complete six hour reading of The Great Gatsby. I intended to go. But I just can’t bring myself to do it.
I’m up for any strange art thing, I mean I’m one of [...]

Categories: Sculpture, United Kingdom

I loved the multi-story slides at the Tate Modern in London. I figured they were art (being an art museum and all), but I didn’t learn until later that they were sadly only temporary.
The slides were created by German artist Carsten Höller.

Learn more from Tate Modern.