Tag Archives: Art

Stephen Burlingham Going Beyond Art for Youth with Cancer

New York, N.Y. Cancer. The word that terrifies us, at any age. But when a young person is struck by it, it seems all the more tragic. To help cope with this harsh reality, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who joined together to form WHO Cares and created The Lounge at Memorial Sloan […]

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America’s Quintessential Storyteller, Garrison Keillor, Signs Off

St. Paul, Minn. On the very last performance of “A Prairie Home Companion,” Garrison Keillor’s long-running public radio variety show famous for its tales from the fictitious Lake Wobegone, Minnesota, President Barack Obama phoned in.                                             […]

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Fountain House Gallery Presents “Perchance to Dream”

New York, N.Y. Fountain House Gallery (formerly Fountain Gallery), located at 702 Ninth Avenue NYC and representing artists living with mental illness, announces the upcoming exhibition Perchance to Dream: Visions from Fountain House Gallery Artists. The show will open with a Reception on March 22, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and will remain on view through May […]

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Fountain House Gallery Artists Shine at “Mad About Art”

New York, N.Y.  Fountain House Gallery’s recent Mad About Art event was a smash. This annual art auction and benefit is a perennial favorite on my calendar, and I was delighted to be among the nearly 400 guests who gathered at Metropolitan West to support the Gallery, New York City’s premier venue representing artists living […]

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Southeast Asian Opening for Asia Contemporary Art Week

New York, N.Y.  On view at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery in Chelsea, NYC: Cutting-edge work by emerging and established artists from Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Ten innovative artists use photography, video, painting and installation to articulate their experiences navigating the complex social, historical and political legacies of their respective communities. A catalog […]

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The Broad in L.A. to Present Inaugural Public Programming

Los Angeles, CA. Following its September opening in downtown Los Angeles, The Broad has announced an inaugural season of public programming which will include conversations, performances, musical artists, film screenings and family weekends. The Broad’s public programming will bring fresh perspectives to the ideas and creative practices of the artists in the Broad collection through […]

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China Returns Passport to Artist, Critic Ai Weiwei

Beijing, China. Four years after his passport was seized by Beijing authorities, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has gotten it back. Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei. The 57-year-old artist and government critic made the announcement Wednesday on the social media site Instagram, posting a photo of himself holding up the document, with a simple caption […]

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Royal Imagery of Hunt in Indian Art to be Explored in Exhibition at Met

New York, N.Y.  The expression of imperial authority is a universal aspect of royal imagery of the hunt, with rulers pursuing prey serving as metaphors for power and martial prowess. This theme is celebrated throughout the history of Indian art and found its fullest expression in the later courtly arts of manuscript painting. Opening on […]

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Matt Scott to Run Organization for Autism Research Marathon in NYC

Ugandan-Indian Filmmaker Mira Nair – Brilliant Thought Leader

Advocating Fair Trade, Hands In Attends NYC’s Fashion Event

Zuckerberg Pledges $3 Billion of his Shares to End Disease

Photo of the Day – Sept. 21, 2016

New Mobile App Harnesses the Power of Spare Change