“My husband immersed himself in the role of a Swedish princess so deeply that he couldn’t leave it behind for a while,” said Maria Kigel, another founder, who photographed her husband in the guise of Ulrika Eleonora, an 18th century queen of Sweden, for the project. … [Read more...] about Life imitates art: Russian group attracts mock-up masterpieces on Facebook
Back for its fifth year, the newly expanded Art in the Garden is a unique showcase of art and nature, for all ages. Find a wide variety of juried art displayed by talented artists who will be on hand to meet with visitors in the "Artist Village" near the Margot Picnic Shelters. The Artist Village is a place where visitors and artists can mix, mingle, stroll, eat and shop! … [Read more...] about Art in the Garden This Weekend! And more… At the Arboretum, all kids 15 and under free with paid adult admission.
While attention is often focused nationally on behemoth enterprises such as Broadway, whose 600- to 2,000-seat theaters are likely to remain shuttered for months, it is the vast national constellation of small, medium and large nonprofits that Kaiser is keying on. The NEA has access to a relatively modest $75 million fund under the Cares Act for emergency grants to nonprofits. But if museums, theaters and symphonies end up in free fall, it is basically up to them to cushion the impact. … [Read more...] about Arts groups in distress call on a former Kennedy Center president for help
India Law Alliance, a law firm representing the company controlled by Modi that owns the artwork, said it was challenging the court order that allowed the auction. The case will be heard by the Bombay High Court on Wednesday, a lawyer at the firm told Reuters. … [Read more...] about RPT-India to auction fugitive billionaire’s art collection
While street art around the world is giving people something thought-provoking or entertaining to gaze at from behind their masks, it also can provide a glimmer of hope, like one mural in Los Angeles that implores passers-by: “Stay home, life is beautiful." … [Read more...] about AP PHOTOS: Street art offers beauty, a laugh, some hope