Education in art is an important attribute that has the ability to play a huge role in both the workforce and in the everyday classroom. However, art classes seem to be disregarded and stigmatized as just "easy credit" or basic electives. Instead of being core classes, many school systems make them optional "side" classes. The vast list of art classes we have should find a spot in every student's schedule; the taking of at least one should be a graduation requirement, similar to the requirement of a civics class. … [Read more...] about Art in Schools
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Harris' work has always reflected her original beginnings in graphic design, and the latest work in A SHARED RETROSPECTIVE includes her drawings and ideas presented in small handmade sketchbooks. Complementing Harris' work will be several of Kaczmarek's sculptures influenced by her collaborative work with Harris over the years. … [Read more...] about A SHARED RETROSPECTIVE of Art and Collaboration at City Gallery
The two lovers travel to the Lake Como estate of by art collector and gallery owner Joseph (Mick), who reveals he is the patron of Jerome Debney (Donald Sutherland), a recluse who lives on the edge of his estate and is branded the 'J.D. Salinger of art.' … [Read more...] about Mick Jagger looks unrecognisable as he transforms into a scheming art collector for new thriller film The Burnt Orange Heresy
"Oh Jeff, this makes me so sad," another Twitter user wrote. "I literally just messaged her last night after watching her episode to tell her how beautiful she was. Breaks my heart, such a sweet sweet woman. Please do let me know if you hear of a service or memorial for her. #RIP Sweet Marsha." … [Read more...] about Marsha Kramer, ‘Modern Family’ Actress, Dead at 74
A recent survey reveals that nearly half the paintings in the National Gallery are Italian. Greece has more objects on show in the British Museum than any other country, with just a tiny proportion from Britain. In the V&A, however, almost a third of its collection is British. Maybe not that surprising, but an interesting snapshot (from builders Barratt London, who commissioned their survey, they claim, because of their love of heritage). Other countries’ collections are less diverse: 31% of the Louvre’s works are French, 60% in Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum are from Japan, while Madrid’s Prado is 44% Spanish. Cultural nationalism reigns. … [Read more...] about Can we rescue the arts – and arts funding – from perennial elitism?