Posts Tagged ‘ art ’

Heaven Is A Traffic Jam On The 405 — Short Film – YouTube

 

Mindy Alper, who has struggled with mental illness her whole life, uses drawing and papier-mâché sculpture for both therapy and communication.

Source: This Oscar-Winning Short Doc Animates the Life of an Unpretentious Artist

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MISHKA HENNER – JONATHAN LEWIS ​ AN ACT OF COLLECTIVE FAITH – galerieas

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Can an Art-Fashion Collaboration Really Help the People of Flint, Michigan? Artist Mel Chin Is Betting on It | artnet News

Chin’s diagram of the Flint Fit project. Courtesy No Longer Empty.

Artist Mel Chin has teamed up with fashion designer Tracy Reese for a public project that creates art, clothing, and jobs in Flint, Michigan.

Source: Can an Art-Fashion Collaboration Really Help the People of Flint, Michigan? Artist Mel Chin Is Betting on It | artnet News

The Powerful Reticence of Elizabeth Bishop | New Republic

Alice Methfessel/Courtesy Macmillan

The poet was reserved and private in an age of confession. Now, a new biography tries to reveal her secrets.

Source: The Powerful Reticence of Elizabeth Bishop | New Republic

Ethics | The MIT Press

The boundary of a contemporary art object or project is no longer something that exists only in physical space; it also exists in social, political, and ethical space.

Source: Ethics | The MIT Press

Reading Susan Sontag in Paris | Literary Hub

She writes in “Against Interpretation,” “Conversely, it is the habit of approaching works of art in order to interpret them that sustains this fancy that there really is such a thing as the content of a work of art.”

Source: Reading Susan Sontag in Paris | Literary Hub

New York’s New Institution Devoted to Arab and Islamic Art Seeks a Sense of Place

An installation view of Exhibition 1 at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art (all photos © Charles Benton unless otherwise noted)

Zarina Hashmi’s work that imagines “home” as an idea we carry with us sets the tone for the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art’s first exhibition in New York.

Source: New York’s New Institution Devoted to Arab and Islamic Art Seeks a Sense of Place

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